Faculty & Staff

Pastor Barry RumseySuperintentent of RCS
Dr. Barry Rumsey, Superintendent of RCS, attended the University of Southern Colorado in Pueblo, Colorado, and the Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri, where he met his wife, Vicki, and earned a Graduate of Music diploma, in 1978. The Rumsey’s were married in 1976. Pastor Rumsey served eight years in churches in Missouri, Ohio, and Illinois as a Music Director, Youth Pastor, Associate Pastor, and Interim Pastor. In 1984, he was called to be pastor of the Community Baptist Church in Lenoir City, Tennessee. During his seventeen years as their pastor, he continued his education at the Covington Theological Seminary in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, earning a Bachelor of Ministry, and a Master of Divinity, in 1990. In 2001, he became the Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church of Ruskin. While here, he has continued with his education, earning a Doctorate of Ministry in Bible in 2006. Dr. Rumsey and Vicki have four grown children: Joshua, Alisha(Williams), Jonathan, and Abigail. They now have eight grandchildren.


Tim VanderveerAdministrator
Tim Vanderveer became the administrator at RCS in May, 2004. His prior teaching and administrative experience was spent at Temple Heights Christian School in Tampa, Texas Christian Academy, Arlington, Texas, and North Florida Christian School in Tallahassee. He earned his undergraduate degree at Baptist Bible College, Springfield, Mo., and completed his master’s degree in 1997 at Louisiana Baptist University. His wife, Debbie, teaches first grade at RCS. Their daughter, Tiffany and husband Josh, live in Crawfordville, Florida. The Vanderveer’s became first-time grandparents in February 2012 when Braxton Davis Helton was born.


Steve WeerMiddle School/ High School Principal
Mr. Weer became the MS/HS Principal at RCS in August 2012. His prior teaching and administrative experience was spent at Lakeside Christian in Clearwater and Providence Christian in Brandon, FL. He earned his undergraduate degree at Baptist Bible College in Clarks Summit, PA., and completed his Masters Degree in Ed. Admin. at Pensacola Christian College. His wife, Becky, teaches third grade at RCS. Their oldest daughter, Sara, is married to a music pastor and teaches at a Christian School in PA. Their oldest son, Ben, also teaches Elem. P.E. at RCS. Their daughter, Ashley, graduated from RCS and is presently at HCC in the nursing program.  David, the youngest, graduated from RCS in 2013.


Janet Hewett

Amella Short

Danielle Meza

Melissa Hughes

Debbie Vanderveer
1st Grade

Tenetia Faircloth
2nd Grade

Rebecca Weer
Third Grade

Cheryl Whidden
4th Grade

Coco Lewis
5th and 6th

Tara Tuch
5th, 6th Grade

Kent Alexander
9-12 History & Bible

Ben Weer

Cindy Cunningham
High School Math

Matthew Croxton
Middle and High School Science

Denise Suttle

Mary Millar
English, Drama, Yearbook

Theresa Spingler
7-8 Math, Computer

Diana Klink

Les Taylor
Financial Administrator

Joy Nichter
Cafeteria and After School Care
Ashley Weer
After-School Care

Maria Pinnell
Cafeteria & After School Care

Ed Pratt

John Keating

Betty Wears