Our Staff

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Rev. Augie Iadicicco, Pastor
Ordained in 2001, Pastor Augie began his ministry planting a new congregation near Phoenix, AZ until he came to Redeemer in early 2011. He also has served congregations in New York, Arizona, Missouri and Texas. Interestingly, each of Pastor Augie & Rachelle’s four children were born in one of those states! Pastor Augie and Rachelle (our Office Manager at Redeemer) have been married for 26 years. Before entering the ministry, he received an undergraduate degree in Physics and an graduate degree in Biophysics. His career includes software development for Motorola and work in gamma-ray astronomy for the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC. Pastor Augie brings a variety of life experiences to ministry and is driven by a passion to see people live lives with purpose and joy to the glory of God. To view Pastor Augie’s blog – CLICK HERE. Email him at – pastor@redeemerbythesea.org.
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Darjené Graham-Perez, Preschool Director
Darjene has been in the education field for the past 9 years in various roles from teacher to administrator.  She is married to an active duty Marine on board at Camp Pendleton and they have two daughters, ages 12 and 3. She is currently working on her doctorate degree at the University of Southern California in Educational Leadership.
She can be reached at MissDee@redeemerbythesea.org.
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Gary Wilson, Choir Director
Gary is a native San Diegian singing in church choirs since the age of 5 and has a BA in Music Education and a Masters in Education Administration.  Gary and Joan enjoy traveling and spending time with their grand daughters who live in Vista.  He also enjoys gardening, and taking care of his 1/2 acre of fruit trees. Gary and Joan both serve on the Board of the Redeemer Preschool, and Gary is currently serving as President of the Board. He has been at Redeemer for the past 8 years, and thoroughly enjoys directing the Chancel Choir, our Children’s Choir, and leading the hymns on Sunday mornings. 
He can be reached at gary@redeemerbythesea.org.
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Joe Flatt , Praise Team Leader
Joe grew up in Illinois, Indiana, and has a BA in Music Business from Valparaiso University. He  enjoys all types of music and teaches guitar lessons of all styles.  He also enjoys running, hiking, surfing, snowboarding, and skateboarding.
He can be reached at joe@redeemerbythesea.org.
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Heeya Kim, Organist
Heeya plays the organ for the 8:30am service. She also accompanies the choir.
She can be reached at heeya@redeemerbythesea.org.
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Rachelle Iadicicco, Office Manager
Rachelle is married to Pastor Augie, meeting him in high school. She has been the Office Manager at Redeemer since 2011 and has an MBA in Accounting. While she enjoys working with her husband, she loves working for the Lord even more. She also enjoys scrapbooking, jewelry making, traveling and spending time with her kids.
She can be reached at om@redeemerbythesea.org.
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Rhonda Sutherlin, Sunday School Director
Rhonda leads our 10:45am Sunday School making sure the kids have a great time learning about Jesus!
She can be reached at rhonda@redeemerbythesea.org.
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Kay Boland, Office Assistant
Since moving to CA, she enjoys spending time at the beach and exploring the area. She enjoys quilting, reading, and trying out new recipes. she is married to Ken and enjoys travel and spending time with her children. She can be reached at kay@redeemerbythesea.org.
Kerry Vara, Campus Administrator
Kerry is full Scottish (but was born in Jamaica), and moved to the United States when she was five.  She graduated from UCSD in 1998 with a degree in Communications.  After that, she worked for the Holiday Inn & Hilton hotels in Event Management before having three boys, Aidan, Cameron & Logan.  Kerry started working at Redeemer in 2017, but her children have been going to the preschool since 2012.  They enjoy their 2 miniature Dachshunds, Guinness and Red Dog, and T-Rex, the Crested Gecko.  Both her and her husband Scott enjoy traveling, reading and sports: Kerry manages an adult kickball team, & enjoys watching her boys play baseball, soccer, basketball & flag football. 
Sara Oliver, Office Assistant
Sara moved with her family from Cave Creek, AZ in the summer of 2016, and became a member of the church shortly thereafter.  She resides in Carlsbad, with her husband, Bryan and her son, Jax. Before becoming a Mom, she worked in Store Design/Project Management in New York.  She enjoys spending time with family, going to the beach and creating artwork. She is happy to be serving as part of the team at Redeemer.
For our ministry leaders, visit our Leader page.