OUR TEAM

Our shepherds devote themselves to prayer, to the ministry of the Word, and to equipping the believers to do the work of the ministry for glory of God.

  • Pastor Ben Ice - Elder for Teaching & Vision

    Ben's passion is to serve the church by God’s grace with God’s Word for God’s glory (1 Peter 4:10-12). 


    Ben grew up in Indiana, served as a pastor in South Carolina for 13 years, and has been serving at Lighthouse as the Senior Pastor since 2018. Ben has extensive training and experience in counseling. In 2005, with the help of ministry partners, Ben created and developed children’s discipleship materials called Truth Trackers. To learn more go to TruthTrackers.org. Ben and Dayna have five children.

  • Pastor Roger Willis - Founding Elder

    Roger and Kathy moved to Simi Valley in 1980 and started Valley Bible Church which later became known as Lighthouse Bible Church. Roger is still shepherding souls at Lighthouse through teaching, leading a grandparents ministry, and serving the church as an elder. Roger also serves many other churches across the state and country throughout the year. 

  • Ken Rushing - Chairman of the Elders


  • Norm Rice - Elder


  • Justin Provchy - Elder


  • Jorge Samaniego

    Discipleship Minister for the Sunday Gathering

    Jorge oversees all aspects of our worship gatherings including music, service order, A/V tech, Scripture reading, and corporate prayer. 

  • Kerry Gallacher

    Chairman of the Deacons


  • Josh Rivera

    Music Leader & Marketing


  • Brendon Helm

    Teen and Family Discipleship Director


  • Karl Walker

    Administrative Assistant


  • Paul Patingo

    Young Adults Leader