Lay Leadership

Cathedral Chapter

The Cathedral Chapter is the elected governing board of St. James Cathedral. Its members provide a vision for our life together. They oversee resource development, staff, facilities, and finances in support of the mission of the Cathedral.

The Senior Warden is the liaison between the congregation and the Dean. The Junior Warden is responsible for Cathedral's property and buildings. To reach members of the Cathedral Chapter, email Robert Black.

Officers (One Year Terms)

  • Erin Maus, SENIOR WARDEN         
  • Craig Elder, JUNIOR WARDEN
  • Jilliann Smith, SECRETARY
  • Paul Thompson, TREASURER

Cathedral Members

  • George Culver, Andrew Long, Joan Murphey, Jim Ortlieb, Charles Peterson, Alisa Roadcup, John Smagner, Nicole Spencer

Diocesan Members

  • Doreen Baker, Charles Lewis, the Rev. Kara Wagner Sherer


Cathedral Representatives

Diocesan Convention Delegates

  • Beverly Cox, Kevin Godsil, Mary Jo Hoag, Dawn Baity (Alternate), Nancy Bieschke (Alternate), Derek Walvoord (Alternate)

Finance Commission Members

  • Paul Thompson, CHAIR        
  • George Culver, Craig Elder, Anya Kleymenova, Erin Maus