Our Staff


Rev. Mark Conklin

Lead Pastor
Pastor Mark joined the Dorseyville Alliance team in the summer of 2016. A graduate of Nyack College, Pastor Mark received his M.A. of Pastoral Studies from Alliance Theological Seminary in 2003 and then served for thirteen years as lead pastor of Emporium (PA) Alliance church.  
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Leah Potter

Director of Worship, Youth, & Children’s Ministries
Leah first came on staff as worship leader in September 2018.  She and our multi-generational worship team use a range of voices, instruments, and songs to point us to Jesus.  At the start of 2020, Leah’s role increased to include oversight of youth and children’s ministries.  
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Mara Howell

Missions Resident
Mara joined the DAC staff in May 2021 for a 2-3 year Residency in preparation to work overseas. As Missions Resident, Mara uses her passion for Jesus and those who don’t yet know Him to help our church live on mission: reaching our neighborhoods and the nations for Jesus.
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Derek Howell

Pastoral Resident
Derek came on staff as Pastoral Resident in January 2024. Derek is passionate about the church living in authentic community and working together to impact the world for Christ.  We at DAC are excited to be a part of Derek and Mara’s preparation for overseas ministry.
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Dan Allshouse

Administrative Assistant 
Dan began his role as Administrative Assistant in June of 2024. Dan’s care for people and for building community further enhances the skills he brings to the office.
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Tammy Myers

Tammy joined the DAC staff as Custodian in the spring of 2022.  Her desire to care for her place of worship and her attention to detail are blessings to the DAC family.