The staff of Oaklette United Methodist Church includes the following:
Minister: Rev. Ned Alderman
Music Director: Dana Moody
Administrative Assistant: Eileen Ballance
Financial Secretary: Edna Bess
Nursery and Toddler Attendants: Calvin and Linda Gallop 
The Rev. Dr. Timothy (Tim) D. Hazlett came to Oaklette in July 2011. Prior to his presence with us, Tim served churches in both Virginia and upstate New York. He graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. In 1985, he graduated from the Methodist Theological in Ohio with a Master/s of Divinity. In 1997, Dr. Hazlett received his Doctoral of Ministry Degree in Church Growth and Evangelism from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Hazlett's wife is an Elementary school teacher. They have two sons, Alex and Andrew, and a dog named "Odo".
Music Director
Dana Moody has been involved in the music department at Oaklette UMC since a very young age.  She became organist at Oaklette in 1974 and later became director of music as well.  She graduated from Old Dominion University in 1980 with  a B.A. degree in music education and organ .  She has been teaching elementarty music in the Norfolk Public School system for the last 17 years.  Dana and Don, her husband, have 4 children and a son in-law; Megan, husband Jared, Evan, Kaitlin and Mary Beth.  They enjoy the outdoors life God has graced with in Aydlett, North Carolina where they enjoy their cottage on the Currituck Sound.  
Administrative Assistant 

Eileen Ballance joined the staff of Oaklette UMC as Administrative Assistant on May 16, 2016 after working as a Temporary Employee for a few weeks. Originally from Pennsylvania, she and her husband Lee live in Norfolk and own a NC Century Farm near Elizabeth City, NC. Eileen retired from Optima Health in 2014, and is a certified tax preparer. She is a Norfolk Master Gardener. She has two adult daughters and enjoys knitting, crocheting, quilting and gardening. Eileen is a member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church where she sings in the choir, leads the Communityh Garden Project, and is the Treasurer. 

Financial Secretary
Edna Bess came to work for Oaklette United Methodist Church in June of 2008.  Her previous job had lasted 35 years and she had not worked in a year.  Edna believes the Lord had this job waiting for her and feels that she is very blessed.  Her husband is retired from Ford and they have six grandchildren. . . well really only four, as two of them are bull dogs.  Their oldest grandson is going to Va. Tech in the fall.  They like old cars, so when they go on vacation they go to old car shows.
Nursery and Toddler Attendants
Calvin and Linda Gallop have been members of Oaklette United Methodist Church since their wedding in October of 1982. They have two grown children, Elizabeth and John, who were both raised within the embrace of the Oaklette congregation. In addition to serving as nursery attendants since 1992/93, Calvin has served on Board of Trustees and Linda has served with Altar Guild and Food Pantry.  Calvin is a retired Professional Engineer, with a mechanical engineering degree from ODU, and Linda has been an at-home wife and mother. In their free time they like to go camping.