November 2011

Kathy McAdams ’00 serves as Executive Director for Ecclesia Ministry, common cathedral in Boston, MA. “common cathedral” is the focus of the final of five videos titled Transforming Churches, Changing the World, produced by the Episcopal Church Office of Communication.

Jim Croom ’01 has received a call to serve as Rector at Holy Trinity in Wyoming, MI.

Vanessa Glass ’01 is the new Rector of St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Novato, CA.

Joanne Leslie ’01 was recently appointed as Archdeacon of the Diocese of Los Angeles.

Jan Olandese ’01 has retired from work as a Board Certified Chaplain. She is currently serving as an online faculty member for The Oates Institute (Oates.org) teaching Fiction as a Pathway to the Spirit (scholarly and literary analysis and criticism of fiction from a spirituality perspective) and has designed a new course on Spirituality of the Paranormal.

Thomas J. Ferguson ’02 has been called to serve as Dean of Bexley Hall an Episcopal Church-affiliated seminary in Columbus, OH.

Kaaren Ray ’03 is serving as Program Director of a new Madison County summer youth performing and visual arts camp called S.I.P.P.P (Students of the Integrated Peace Performance Project) in Madison, VA.

Lucinda Ashby ’04 is now the Canon to the Ordinary for Congregational Vitality in the Diocese of Idaho.

Dave Toycen ’04 received the Order of Ontario, Ontario’s highest honor, recognizing his contribution as a humanitarian leader working on behalf of children, families and communities in developing countries.

Ann Hallisey ’05 is Dean of Students at Church Divinity School of the Pacific.

Krista ’08 and Tom Fregoso ’08 are serving as Associate Rector and Youth Education Coordinator respectively at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Oakland, CA.

Tom Jackson ’08 has received a call to serve as the Episcopal Chaplain at Stanford Hospital and Clinics in Palo Alto, CA.

Heather Melton ’08 has received a call to serve as Rector at Christ Episcopal Church in Garden City, NY.

Lynne Sharp ’08 is serving as Associate Rector at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Burlingame, CA.

Melissa Smith ’08 and family welcomed their third son. Gilbert Gates Williamson was born on February 2, 2011.

Callie Swanlund ’08 has received a call to serve as the Associate for Formation and Family Ministry at Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Philadelphia, PA.

Debra Hawkins ’09 has received a call to serve as Priest-in-Charge of St. Andrew’s, San Bruno and St. Elizabeth’s, South San Francisco.

Silvia Miller-Mutia ’09 and family welcomed their third daughter. Lucia Ligaya was born on August 2, 2011.

Karen Watson ’09 has received a call to serve as Rector at St. Elizabeth’s in Holdrege, NE and St. Paul’s in Arapa, NE

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