Leadership

Clergy

We are proud to announce that St. Paul’s has called the Reverend Daniel Simons as Provisional Priest-in-Charge of St. Paul’s, beginning January 31st, 2020. For more about this exciting news, please see our transition update page.


The Reverend Louise Kalemkerian
Ordained in 1995 in Newark, Mother Louise came to the Diocese of CT in 1999, serving as the rector of Emmanuel Church in Stamford. Since 2003, she has been part of the life and ministry of St. Paul’s as an associate priest, while also serving as an intentional interim priest in various churches throughout Connecticut. Mother Louise continues to provide steady, supply clergy leadership at St. Paul’s, working closely with the Wardens and Staff.

 


Staff

Jake Street, Director of Music
Jake Street is an organist, harpsichordist, choir director, runner, advocate, and bubble tea enthusiast. He is a prizewinner in music criticism as well as in multiple international organ competitions, and holds degrees in music and keyboard performance from Holy Cross College, Oberlin Conservatory, and Yale University. He served as Organ Scholar at Trinity Church in Copley Square, Boston from 2012-13, and studied in Germany as a Fulbright scholar from 2013-14. He is currently the accompanist for the Fairfield County Chorale. When not at St. Paul’s, Jake is passionate about advocacy for mental health awareness and for survivors of sexual abuse. He enjoys running and reading about psychology in his spare time.


Marsha Dunn, Associate for Member Engagement & Administration
Hailing originally from Georgia, Marsha Dunn joined the St. Paul’s staff in February 2015 as the Parish Administrator.  She brings a warm, efficient and helpful presence to the St. Paul’s office and maintains organization over a variety of office systems each weekday.  In September, 2017 Marsha’s position was reconfigured to include the important oversight of St. Paul’s signature “Radical Welcome” and engagement. Her Sunday presence offers a consistent point of entry for newcomers and a touchstone for established members seeking greater involvement. Marsha is a lifelong Episcopalian who also serves in leadership roles at her home parish, Christ Church, East Norwalk. She can be reached in the parish office on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9am – 5pm.


Don Sileo, Coordinator for Worship
Don Sileo first came to St. Paul’s in 1996 to sing in the choir which he continues to do.  In 2003, he retired after 31 years as a middle school language arts teacher in Norwalk to open a bookstore at St.Paul’s on the Green which grew to become Gifts on the Green. His primary staff role today is as Coordinator for Worship.

 


Steven McCay, Facilities Manager
Steven
 McCay, a lifetime member of the Episcopal Church, made St. Paul’s his home parish in 2004.  He accepted the position of part time Facility Manager in 2006.  Steve’s responsibilities include oversight of the grounds and buildings and he serves as the main contact for organizations and individuals wanting to use space at the church.  He enjoys his work time almost as much as his time assisting with worship by offering his expertise in training worship ministers.

 


Ferbian Salkie, Sexton
Ferbian Salkie has served as part-time Sexton at St. Paul’s since January of 2013, and works to help maintain the large physical plant at St. Paul’s. Born in Jamaica, Ferbian has lived in the United States since age 11, graduating from Norwalk High School, where he also served in the ROTC. In 2005, Ferbian graduated from Porter and Chester Institute, where he studied to be a heating and cooling technician. Ferbian holds a full-time position with Ring’s End in Lewisboro, NY.

 


Vestry

Terri Polley and Anne Watkins, Wardens
Brad McKinney, Treasurer
Sandy Bria, Clerk

Vestry members: Carol Custus, Wally Frey, Mirella Gonzalez, Diane Jellerette, Ryan Kopreski, Donna Lewis, Bryan McBeth, Lynn Ryan, Rob Walker