Staff & Elders

Adam Tomlinson (Minister)

Adam grew up in Kenosha, WI, attending and graduating from Christian Life School. After developing a great relationship with his Youth Minister, he decided he wanted to pursue ministry. After graduating from Milligan College in 2012, Adam went on to begin working on his Master of Divinity degree at Emmanuel Christian Seminary. In 2014 he and his wife, Lauren, moved to New Hampshire where they served in ministry for 5 years before moving back to Tennessee to finish in MDiv in 2019. Adam and Lauren have three children: Nathanael (8), Caleb (5), and Junia (2). Adam enjoys disc golf, rollerblading, tabletop gaming, and spending time with his family. Adam cheers for the Cubs, the Packers, the Celtics, and the Badgers!

Need to get in contact with Adam? Email him

Family Minister – Currently Hiring!

Westwood is currently looking to hire a Family Minister. Would you like to work with us to help us grow our church, strengthen our ministry teams, and prepare for the future of the church in Madison? If so, we’d love for you to apply! Submit a resume, via email to Adam.  You can find the job description for the position and how to apply here.

Marion Greaser (Elder)Greaser Marion portrait 2014 02 21

Marion and Marilyn have been Westwood members since 1976. Marion grew up on a farm in Iowa and attended both Iowa State University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, receiving degrees in Animal Science and Biochemistry. He worked as a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison doing teaching and research before retiring in 2013. Marion considers that one of his spiritual gifts is being an encourager. He has served in a variety of leadership positions at Westwood through the years. Marion enjoys playing soccer as a hobby. Marion and Marilyn have two grown children (Suzi and Scott) and three grandsons (Arik, Karsten, and Davy).

Tom Sippy (Elder)tom-sippy

Tom has been a member since 1979 and has served Westwood in a variety of ways including the mission’s ministry and the men’s group. Tom grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and attended University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, receiving degrees in Finance and Accounting. He retired as an accounting manager for a health insurance company.

Tom is married to Ann who became a member in 1992. They have two adult daughters that are both active in ministry – Karen with Westwood and Laura, who is married to Andrew who serves as a youth minister in north eastern Indiana.

Rob Ehlers (Elder)Rob Ehlers

Rob and his wife, Gloria Jean, have been members of Westwood since 1986. They have a son Michael who is married to Nicole. They have two grandchildren named Josephine and James. Rob graduated from University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 1974 and worked as a civil engineering consultant for 34 years. Rob retired in 2009. Rob serves the church as a trustee and heads the property ministry.