Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Levi Dodd

Head Pastor
Youth and Family minister

Levi grew up in Oak Ridge and has been serving in full-time ministry at Highland View since 2010. He is a father of two daughters, and a husband of over 20 years to his wife Erin Dodd. Levi focuses on teaching the character of God and the transforming power of knowing and being loved by Jesus.  He has been working with youth and families his entire career. 

Erin Dodd

Ministry, App and Web designer

Erin grew up in Oak Ridge and at Highland View Church. She has been on staff since 2008. Community events and new ministry opportunities have often been coordinated by her. Erin has been married to Head Pastor, Levi Dodd for over 20 years and is the mother to 2 beautiful daughters. She likes using her creativity in app and website design. 

Serina Olsen

Secretary

Serina has been a part of Highland View for many years, and became a staff member in 2018.  Serina supports  communication to and from the community and the congregation. She is a wife, mother of 3 and proud grandmother.  

Jackie Cornett

Preschool and Children's ministry director

Jackie has been preschool director since 2002, and children's ministry director since 2018. Jackie brings experience and energy to children's ministry, but most importantly the kids love her and her suckers! She is a wife and mother to 2 beautiful daughters. 

ray smith

elder

Ray Smith came to Oak Ridge in September 1970, just out of the US Air Force where he served in Vietnam. Highland View quickly became his church home. He has served the congregation as a leader for the youth program beginning almost immediately, and until a youth minister was hired. He has served  as elder for the past 30 +  years.  Additionally, he serves the Tennessee Children’s Home where he chairs the Board of Trustees. Ray has served as a Chaplain for the Oak Ridge Police Department for over 20 years and is now a Chaplain Emeritus. Ray is also the Oak Ridge City Historian and worked at the Y-12 National Security Complex for 48 years. He is retired now and enjoys traveling as well as spending time with the family he and his late wife, Fanny,  of over 50 years created.  That family consists  of two sons, two daughters-in-law, and seven grandchildren.

kevin and teresa reaves

elder

Kevin is Highland View's newest elder, serving in that capacity since 2014. He oversees ministries for Fellowship, Finance, and Missions and jointly oversees the Evangelism and Youth Ministries. Kevin and his wife, Teresa, have been active in the children's and youth programs at Highland View for over 25 years.

Johnnie and joeann moore

elder

 Joe Ann and Johnnie came to Highland View in 1979. They moved from Valdosta GA to Oak Ridge, TN. Both Johnnie and Joe Ann have made an impact on the community for 30 years. Joe Ann as a CNA and Johnnie at ORAU and Y-12.Johnnie helps weekly with our food pantry. Joe Ann's heart for her church family has been evident in her many relationships and ministries throughout the years.