Russell Herman has been the Pastor at Cloverdale United Reformed Church since August 2014. Russell was born in O’Neill, Nebraska and from age 3 on, grew up in Coon Rapids, Iowa. He earned degrees from Northwestern College (B.A. – majors in social studies & mathematics), Dordt College (M.Ed.), and Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary (M.Div.).
Prior to serving at Cloverdale, Russell was a high school social studies and math teacher for fourteen years in Orange City, Iowa. Russell is married to his college sweetheart, Laura and they have five children: Caleb, Nicolas, Anna, Lydia, and Seth. When not engaged in the life and ministry of Cloverdale, Russell also enjoys walks with his wife, reading, playing games with friends and family, running, hiking, and many additional outdoor activities.