MEET OUR Officiants
Bob Mitchell, Phd - Reverend
Reverend, teacher, and life-long learner, Bob’s relationship skills have endeared him to many people in many different circumstances during the past 40 years. His calm, considerate manner, and his international experience, have given him particular expertise in conducting interdenominational and interfaith ceremonies. Bob’s goal is to create personalized ceremonies that couples will remember fondly for the rest of their lives.
— Bob Mitchell, PhD.
Catherine Fazzina, M.A. - Reverend
Reverend, notary, relationship support guide, Catherine’s experience with people, over the last 40 years, has prepared her with the genuineness and caring that are her strengths with couples. Whether officiating a civil, religious, or commitment ceremony, Catherine’s support comes through clearly as an expression of the couples love for one another.
— Catherine Fazzina, M.A.
Doug Rickenbach - Reverend
Reverend, life-long learner, coach, Doug’s leadership and organizational skills have enabled him to bring a calming and reassuring presence to many people in many settings. His background and demeanor have given him the ability to help couples overcome any anxieties they may have about their ceremony. Doug’s goal is to help the couple craft an appropriate script for their “special day” that will make it both a pleasant and memorable occasion which they can remember for the rest of their lives.
— Doug Rickenbach
Cynthia Mitchell, M.Ed. - Reverend
Reverend, spiritual director, relationship support guide, Cynthia’s work with couples spans over 35 years. As a former relationship therapist, she knows how to help couples embrace the gift of love. Differentiating between religion and spirituality, Cynthia offers a view of the spiritual life that opens people to marriage as a gift to transform their lives.
In my own marriage, I feel the desire of renewing our love each and every day and I want to be available to our couples not only at their wedding, but throughout their married lifetime together.”
— Cynthia Mitchell, M.Ed.
Lourdes Aldana – Reverend
Former travel agency owner, wedding coordinator and a Reverend for 15 years, Lourdes found her passion serving families in our community and building relationships between couples, parents and children.
Lourdes is fully bilingual in Spanish and English, allowing her the opportunity to also plan and officiate bilingual weddings. Her strength is that of creating a relationship with wedding couples and their families, giving them the peace of mind and the assurance that together they can make their wedding dreams come true. She has degrees in both Business Administration and Early Childhood Education.
— Lourdes Aldana
Heather Davis Desrocher - Reverend
Reverend, teacher, storyteller, organizer and mother, Heather’s positive outlook makes her both easy and fun to work with. Her enthusiastic, inquisitive and supportive nature help her work with couples, and their families, to create wonderful ceremonies and celebrations. Having worked as a Director of youth and family programs at a Spiritual Center, Heather especially enjoys working with children and families. Heather’s goal is to work with couples to create a meaningful ceremony that will be remembered and treasured.
— Heather Davis Desrocher