VGEC Committee Report as of Tuesday, November 19, 2019 4:57:23 PM


Board

Description:
The VGEC board consists of nine elected members and two ex-officio members. Each year, three board members are elected from the VGEC membership for a three year term. This arrangement closely models the vestry election process in our parishes. Contact any member of the board using their contact information indicated below.

Photo Name Class Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
Mr. Scott Austin Smith

scott.austin.smith@me.com
2020 President Approved Trinity Church Wall Street, New York, NY 4175
Mr. Richard Parker

verger@hc-b.org
2019 Vice President Approved Church of the Holy Comforter, Burlington, NC 4730
Ms Diane Grayson Carlisle

verger@epiphanyseattle.org
2021 Secretary Approved Epiphany Parish of Seattle, Seattle, WA 4573
Mr. John T. Whitaker

john.whitaker@regions.com
2020 Treasurer Approved Christ Church Cathedral, Nashville, TN 4306
Mrs Vyonne Carter-Johnson

vyonne@vergers.org
2021 Member Approved Grace Episcopal Church, Houston, TX 4268
Mr. Barry S. Norris FVGEC

verger@churchoftheholyspirit.us
2019 Member Approved The Church of the Holy Spirit, Harleysville, PA 3793
Mr. R. Michael Sanchez

rmichaelsanchez@gmail.com
2020 Member Approved Christ Episcopal Church, Lake Oswego, OR 4906

Total Board Members: 7


Ex Officio

Description:
The two ex-officio members of the VGEC board are Immediate Past President and Chaplain.

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
  To Be Determined Immediate Past President      
Rev. Walter B. Kindergan

walt@vergers.org
Chaplain Approved Christ Episcopal Church, Pensacola, FL 3957

Total Ex Officio Members: 1


Unused (Honorary)

Description:
Honorary positions are no longer used. This category remains as MMS may have reports that are hard coded which include this committee. Scott will remove it when he can. 2018-10-17

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID

Total Unused (Honorary) Members: 0


Annual Conference

Description:
The Annual Conference Committee makes recommendations for future conference locations and works to assist each volunteer team of conference hosts plan and execute their conference. Contact the committee via email at conference@vergers.org

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
Mr. Richard Parker

verger@hc-b.org
Chair and Board Liaison Approved Church of the Holy Comforter, Burlington, NC 4730
Ms Melita Wade Thorpe

astronomygal1243@gmail.com
Member Approved St Andrew Episcopal Church, Saratoga, CA 5484
Mr. Darin K. Herndon

hdk26819@gmail.com
Member Approved St Augustine Episcopal Church, Oklahoma City, OK 4469
Mr. David L. Barr

DavidLBarr@msn.com
Past Conference Host Committee Approved St Johns Episcopal Cathedral, Denver, CO 5188
  To Be Determined Current Year Conference Host      
The Rev. Stacy Williams-Duncan

stacywilliamsduncan@gmail.com
Presenter Approved Little Fork Church, Rixeyville, VA 6613

Total Annual Conference Members: 5


Chapters

Description:
The Chapters Committee is responsible for Diocesan Chapters of the VGEC. Responsibilities include developing materials and standard procedures for groups interested in starting a chapter, providing VGEC resources including contact information for vergers in a diocese for chapter planning, and providing ongoing support through communication and training. Contact the committee via email at chapterscommittee@vergers.org.

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
Mr. Richard Parker

verger@hc-b.org
Chair and Board Liaison Approved Church of the Holy Comforter, Burlington, NC 4730
  To Be Determined Member      

Total Chapters Members: 1


Communications and Marketing

Description:
The mission of the Communication and Marketing Committee is to leverage all available communications media and technologies to spread the word about the ministry of the verger to everyone. This involves the vergersvoice.org blog, mailings, printed newsletters, the vergers.org web site, membership photo albums, the membership directory, and member head-shots, the facebook.com/vergerguild and twitter.com/vergerguild communities, supporting the Vergers Guild Shop, and anything else we can come up with! Contact the committee via email at communications@vergers.org.

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
Mrs. Eileen Brightwell Hicks

eobh55@gmail.com
Chair Approved Trinity Episcopal Church, Baytown, TX 3951
Mr. R. Michael Sanchez

rmichaelsanchez@gmail.com
Board Liaison Approved Christ Episcopal Church, Lake Oswego, OR 4906
Mrs. Eileen Brightwell Hicks

eobh55@gmail.com
Content Editor and Document Library Manager Approved Trinity Episcopal Church, Baytown, TX 3951
  To Be Determined Membership Directory Manager      
Mr. William Hooper Gleason

williamgleason@comcast.net
Online Photo Album Manager Approved St Johns Episcopal Cathedral, Denver, CO 143
  To Be Determined Print Media Manager      
Mr. R. Michael Sanchez

rmichaelsanchez@gmail.com
Social Media Manager and Webmaster Approved Christ Episcopal Church, Lake Oswego, OR 4906
Dr. Michael Malone

malonem@gmail.com
V-List Manager Approved Church of the Holy Cross, Poplar Bluff, MO 350
Mr. David Sanford Deutsch

dsd@his.com
vergersvoice.org Contributor Approved St Marks Church, Washington, DC 596
Mr. Scott Austin Smith

scott.austin.smith@me.com
vergersvoice.org Publisher Approved Trinity Church Wall Street, New York, NY 4175

Total Communications and Marketing Members: 8


Episcopal Relations

Description:
The mission of the Episcopal Relations Committee is to...

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
Mrs. Margaret P McLarty

mclartymp@aol.com
Chair Approved St Andrews Episcopal Cathedral, Jackson, MS 238
Mr. Scott Austin Smith

scott.austin.smith@me.com
Board Liaison Approved Trinity Church Wall Street, New York, NY 4175

Total Episcopal Relations Members: 2


Finance

Description:
Not on file

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
Mr. John T. Whitaker

john.whitaker@regions.com
Chair, Board Liaison, and Treasurer Approved Christ Church Cathedral, Nashville, TN 4306
Mr. Claude Duke DuTeil

dukeduteil@gmail.com
Financial Secretary Approved St Richards Episcopal Church, Round Rock, TX 4682

Total Finance Members: 2


General Convention

Description:
The General Convention Committee works with the National Church and the Host Diocese to ensure that vergers provide whatever service is requested. The committee also works to coordinate the presence of the VGEC in the Exhibit Area of General Convention. Contact the committee via email at generalconvention@vergers.org

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
Mr. Robert Richard Mikrut

vergerbob@comcast.net
Co-Chair and Board Liaison Approved Church of the Redeemer, Bryn Mawr, PA 585
Mr. Barry S. Norris FVGEC

verger@churchoftheholyspirit.us
Co-Chair and Board Liaison Approved The Church of the Holy Spirit, Harleysville, PA 3793
Mr. Claude Duke DuTeil

dukeduteil@gmail.com
Member Approved St Richards Episcopal Church, Round Rock, TX 4682

Total General Convention Members: 3


Governance

Description:
The Governance Committee ensures that the VGEC is operating within the guidelines set forth in the Governing Documents of the organization. Contact the committee via email at governance@vergers.org

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
Mrs Vyonne Carter-Johnson

vyonne@vergers.org
Chair and Board Liaison Approved Grace Episcopal Church, Houston, TX 4268
Ms Martha-Sue Blythe

blythems003@gmail.com
Financial Review Subcommittee Member Approved St Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church, Atlanta, GA 4812
Ms Ann Davis McClain

adsmcclain@gmail.com
Financial Review Subcommittee Member Approved St Peters Episcopal Church, Paris, KY 4177
Mr. R. Michael Sanchez

rmichaelsanchez@gmail.com
Member Approved Christ Episcopal Church, Lake Oswego, OR 4906

Total Governance Members: 4


Guild Shop

Description:
The Guild Shop Committee is responsible for making available to all vergers products and resources required for their ministry. The committee makes recommendations to the board as to the structure, processes, budget, and products available. Contact the committee via email at guildshop@vergers.org

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
Mr. Robert Richard Mikrut

vergerbob@comcast.net
Chair and Board Liaison Approved Church of the Redeemer, Bryn Mawr, PA 585
Mr. Barry S. Norris FVGEC

verger@churchoftheholyspirit.us
Shop Manager Approved The Church of the Holy Spirit, Harleysville, PA 3793
Mr. C. John Townsend Jr.

vixca@comcast.net
Member Approved Church of the Good Shepherd, Nashua, NH 46

Total Guild Shop Members: 3


Membership

Description:
The Membership Committee works to ensure that membership dues are collected, proper maintenance of the membership data is maintained, and that membership materials are appropriately distributed. The committee works to communicate with dioceses, parishes, and VGEC chapters to identify current and potential members. Contact the committee via email at membershipcommittee@vergers.org

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
Ms Diane Grayson Carlisle

verger@epiphanyseattle.org
Chair and Board Liaison Approved Epiphany Parish of Seattle, Seattle, WA 4573
Mrs. Betty Moore

vergerbkm@gmail.com
Membership Data Coordinator Approved Trinity Episcopal Church, Hattiesburg, MS 4024
Mrs. Cheryl Lee Cantrall

cnm.cantrall@verizon.net
Member Approved All Saints Episcopal Church, Lakeland, FL 315
  To Be Determined Technical Support      
Mr. Karl Allen Moore

karlbetty@msn.com
Membership Headshot Coordinator Approved Trinity Episcopal Church, Hattiesburg, MS 539

Total Membership Members: 4


Nomination

Description:
The mission of the Nominations Committee is to seek and recommend to the Board qualified candidates for board membership and to identify those current board members who wish to be nominated for reelection to a second term consistent with the VGEC bylaws. To this end, the Nominating Committee will seek to identify possible candidates, contact and recruit those candidates, inform them of the demands of Board service, and offer assistance in complying with the nominations process. Contact the committee via email at nomination@vergers.org

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
  To Be Determined Chair      
Ms Diane Miriam Grondin

dmgrondin@comcast.net
Member Approved Christ Church, Quincy, MA 4971
Ms Martha-Sue Blythe

blythems003@gmail.com
Member Approved St Martin in the Fields Episcopal Church, Atlanta, GA 4812
Ms Melita Wade Thorpe

astronomygal1243@gmail.com
Member Approved St Andrew Episcopal Church, Saratoga, CA 5484
Rev. Walter B. Kindergan

walt@vergers.org
Member Approved Christ Episcopal Church, Pensacola, FL 3957
Mr. Barry S. Norris FVGEC

verger@churchoftheholyspirit.us
Member Approved The Church of the Holy Spirit, Harleysville, PA 3793

Total Nomination Members: 5


Technology

Description:
Not on file

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
Mr. Darin K. Herndon

hdk26819@gmail.com
Chair Approved St Augustine Episcopal Church, Oklahoma City, OK 4469
Mr. Scott Austin Smith

scott.austin.smith@me.com
Board Liaison Approved Trinity Church Wall Street, New York, NY 4175
Mr. Darin K. Herndon

hdk26819@gmail.com
Acting System Administrator Approved St Augustine Episcopal Church, Oklahoma City, OK 4469
Dr. Michael Malone

malonem@gmail.com
MMS Approved Church of the Holy Cross, Poplar Bluff, MO 350
Mr. Karl Allen Moore

karlbetty@msn.com
Support Operator Approved Trinity Episcopal Church, Hattiesburg, MS 539

Total Technology Members: 5


Training

Description:
The Training Committee is responsible for administering the Training Course. It also makes recommendations to the Board about ways to improve the training process throughout the VGEC including online training and chapter/diocesan training. Contact the committee via email at trainingcommittee@vergers.org

Photo Name Committee Role Proposed/ Approved Parish ID
Mr. Claude Duke DuTeil

dukeduteil@gmail.com
Chair and Training Advisor Approved St Richards Episcopal Church, Round Rock, TX 4682
Mr. John T. Whitaker

john.whitaker@regions.com
Board Liaison Approved Christ Church Cathedral, Nashville, TN 4306
Rev. Walter B. Kindergan

walt@vergers.org
Member Approved Christ Episcopal Church, Pensacola, FL 3957
Mr. Kent David Wingerson

kdwingerson@gracecathedraltopeka.org
Member Approved Grace Cathedral, Topeka, KS 503

Total Training Members: 4