Staff

STAFF

John Sutton, rector. I grew up in Piedmont, California, graduated from U.C. Berkeley, received an MBA and an MS in telecommunications from Golden Gate University, and a M. Div. from CDSP.  I was a telecommunications consultant and a Naval Officer before I joined the priesthood. I am happy to be a part of a warm and loving community of faith.
T.C Yao, associate. I was born and raised in Shanghai, China.  I came to the US in 1947.  I was trained as a chemist, working on the Research staff of Shell Development for many years. In later years I ran my own industrial x-ray laboratory. I and a number of others were recruited by Bishop Pike as a core of the so-called “tent-making clergy”.  I was ordained as a deacon in 1966, and as a priest in 1968.  I was the co-vicar of St. Giles Episcopal Church, Moraga, from 1968 to1972.  I have been an assistant at St. Anselm’s from 1972 to the present and an assistant at Church of Our Savior, Oakland, from 1968 to the present.
Naomi Chamberlain-Harris, deacon.  I was born and raised in Oakland, California.  In 2006 I retired from Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Walnut Creek and enrolled in the School of Deacons.  In December of 2009  I was ordained by Bishop Marc Andrus and began my ministry at John Muir Medical Center as a volunteer chaplain.  I also became the spiritual advisor to the consumers at Crestwood Healing Center in Pleasant Hill and began my ministry as the deacon at St. Anselm’s. It is a gift to be a part of the loving and caring community at St.
Anselm’s.
Carol Fontana, office manager. I graduated from Oregon State University where I met and married my husband.  We then relocated to Hawaii where I spent several years working in the travel industry and then as the office manager for a small architectural firm.  After 19 years in the islands we moved to the Bay Area.  I have been the office manager here since 1998 and have come to value friendship and fellowship that I have found at St. Anselm’s.
Doug Merrill, webmaster. I’m St. Anselm’s jack of all trades and master of none, especially this one.  But I’m trying.

 

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