Joseph Lapp, lead custodian
Joseph Lapp, along with spouse Hannah Mack Lapp and daughter Johanna Lapp-Paynter, have been members of PVMC since 1987. Joe was called to EMU to be president from a 15 year practice of law in Souderton, PA. Having served as EMU president till June 2003, Joe began his third profession as a financial advisor/managing director with Everence Financial. He retired on December 31, 2018. Continuing many years of service even in his retirement, Joe enjoys providing custodial services at PVMC and transportation assistance at VMRC.
Don Burkhart, custodian
Don has been on the custodial staff since 2011. He has spent half of his life growing cut flowers in Lancaster, PA. He married his wife, Carol Gaeddert, in 1955. He and Carole currently reside in Park Place at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community.
John Fast, organist and custodian
John Fast has been organist at Park View Mennonite Church since 1996. In addition he has been on the custodial staff for a number of years. He has a Master of Music degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, and has taught in the music department at Eastern Mennonite University since 1975. Prior to becoming the regular organist at Park View he served as organist for a number of Shenandoah Valley churches. During his years in Harrisonburg he has been an accompanist for several local choral organizations. Married to Barbara Fast, a professor in the art department at EMU, the couple have two married children and three grandchildren.