Church Council

Rick Clendaniel

Council President

Rick Clendaniel and his wife Charlene were active members of HTLC in the mid-90s before moving to Baltimore. They have been active members since moving back to Chapel Hill in 2004. In the 90s, Charlene and Rick were Sunday school teachers for the high school students. Since being back they have been regular volunteer cooks providing meals at the IFC Soup Kitchen, and Rick has volunteered for Habitat builds. They have 2 daughters, Lindsay and Meredith. Lindsay lives and works in Raleigh, and Meredith is a Junior at UNC. Rick is on faculty at Duke University in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program.

Sue Kirkman

Vice President and Liason to Church-Family Life Ministry

Sue Kirkman and her husband, John Krall, have been members of HTLC since moving back home to Chapel Hill (after years away) in January of 2013. John grew up in HTLC, and Sue and John were married here by Pastor Perry in 1982. Sue is a member of the Church Family Life Committee. She got her M.D. degree at UNC and is Professor of Medicine at UNC with a specialty in diabetes and endocrinology. Sue and John have two adult sons and a daughter-in-law.

Jeff Fuchs

Secretary and liaison to Stewardship committee

Jeff Fuchs and his family relocated to Chapel Hill in 1995 when Jeff accepted his current position as Director of University Bands at UNC and Jeff, Karen and Megan joined as members of HTLC/LCM. A member of the HTLC/LCM Strategic Planning team from 2013-2015, Jeff enjoys spending time with family and friends and spends way too much time on the local golf courses.

Linda Kinsinger

Linda Kinsinger is a retired physician who worked at UNC and in a national office of the Department of Veterans Affairs, since moving to North Carolina 30 years ago. She has been a member of HTLC/LCM for more than 20 years and has been active in a variety of roles, most recently including being an 8:30 Assistant Minister and singing with the 8:30 music group. She is married and has 3 sons and 2 step-children.

Ashley Watson

Since joining HTLC in 2009, Ashley has served as a Sunday school teacher and VBS volunteer and scheduled acolytes and crucifers. She helps with altar guild, youth group activities and is a member of the hand bell choir. Ashley and her husband, Paul, have three active teenagers. Paige is a freshman at UNC and Gregory and Sarah both attend Carrboro High School. Ashley holds a degree in Dental Hygiene from UNC and works for Durham Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and cheering for the Heels.

Al Goshaw

Al Goshaw and his wife Jene joined HTLC in the late 1970’s after moving to N.C.
from Geneva Switzerland. Jene was a financial advisor at Duke. She contributed to the
establishment of the HTLC and LCM endowment funds. His daughter Christina is an attorney in
Chapel Hill and his son David an environmental engineer working in Cary.
He has three grandchildren, Annabel, Calvin and Katie. He is a member
of the Duke physics faculty and does research in experimental elementary particle physics.