Church Staff

Associate Pastor Ben MyersBen Myers is our Associate Pastor of Discipleship. He was born in Pennsylvania, but grew up in Tennessee. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University and served as a Tennessee State Park Ranger.He and his family spent some time in Southern California while he studied his MDiv. at The Master’s Seminary.  During that time, he primarily served youth and children’s ministries.  Ben has been married to Jennifer for 17 years, and the Lord has blessed them with three beautiful daughters: Ceana, Ally, and Edyn. Ben has a deep commitment to God’s Word, and loves to see it impact the lives of God’s people. His favorite way to spend his free time is with his family, although he also enjoys many outdoor activities.

Marlene Markey, Office AdministratorMarlene M. Markley is our Office Administrator and Assistant to Pastor James Harmeling. She came to Southside Church from San Jose, California in March of 2005. Prior to coming to Southside, she worked for Los Gatos Christian Church (now Venture Christian Church) for two years as office manager and executive assistant to the senior pastor. Prior to coming to Los Gatos Christian Church she served as lead custom software trainer for MainStreet, Networks for six years. Marlene graduated (cum laude) from Meredith College, Raleigh, NC in 1992. She is married and has two grown children, three grandchildren and three step grandchildren.