The Church Relations office is staffed by Mike Williams,
Director, Trinia Huddleston, Church Relations Coordinator and
Diana Tocheff, Church Relations and
Summer Conferences Coordinator.
Dr. Mike Williams, Director of Church Relations, ext. 4111
is a 1977 graduate of MVNU and an elder in the Church of the
Nazarene. He has served as a pastor of urban and rural
congregations in Florida, Ohio, and Illinois. His pastoral
experience includes being a church planter and as lead pastor in
multiple staff settings. He has a range of experience at the
district leadership level and in various civic organizations of
the communities he served as pastor.
His primary responsibility is to oversee the Church
Leadership Network which works with local church pastors and
lay leaders on the MVNU region to help them be more intentional
in fulfilling their mission.
Williams and his wife, Kenna, reside in Mount Vernon, Ohio. They
have two children: Ben, a 2001 alumnus of MVNU who lives in
North Carolina with his wife Elliot, and Angela, a grade school
teacher in South Korea.
Trinia Huddleston, Church Relations Coordinator, ext. 4110
is a 1998 graduate of MVNU. She has served MVNU in the Special Events, Communications,
Alumni Relations departments and Marketing departments.
Some of Trinia's roles in Church Relations include: organizing and facilitating all Church Leadership events and many Church Relations events, and providing support for the Director of Church Relations.
Trinia and her husband, Joe, reside in Mount Vernon with their son Carter.
Tocheff, Church Relations/Summer
Conference Coordinator, ext.
Diana is a 1975 graduate of
MVHS. She has served at MVNU
since 1999 as Office Manager in
the Office of Academic Support
and Retention for 2 years,
Administrative Assistant to the
Chaplain for 10 1/2 years and in
Church Relations since October
Some of Diana's
roles in Church Relations include:
with Church Leadership and Church
Relations events; and providing support
for the Director of Church Relations.
Diana also serves as the MVNU Music
Department Ensemble Tour Coordinator and
MVNU Student Life Photographer
Diana and her husband, Dr. Bob Tocheff,
reside in Mount Vernon and have 4 grown
children: Michael McNeil (MVNU alumnus),
married to Anji Villa; Kyle and Becky
Tocheff (MVNU alumni) and their
children, Madelyn and Mason; Kim (Olivet
alumnae) and Adam Dillon and son, Johan,
and Clay and Katie Tocheff (MVNU