Leadership

St. Michael’s leadership consists of a Rector and Associate Deacon who are primarily responsible for worship, pastoral care, and Christian formation and a Vestry, the formal lay leadership of the parish.

Hall Kirkham was called to be Rector in March 2012.

 

Clergy

 

Rector: The Rev. Hall Kirkham

Associate Deacon: The Rev. Jennifer G. Daly

 

Staff

Assisting Minister: Jennifer McCracken

Music Director: Frank Van Atta

Parish Secretary: Nanette Diaute

Sexton: Dennis Mackler

 

Wardens  & Vestry

Officer: Martha Cotton, Senior Wardern

Officer: Paul Needham, Junior Warden

Clerk: Lorna Martin

Treasurer:  Peter Millington

 

Martha Cotton, Senior Warden

Martha has been a member of St. Michael’s since 2003.  Currently serving as Senior Warden, she facilitates the Property Committee and chairs the Education Commission and is a member of Worship and Stewardship Commission.  She has served as head of the Altar Guild, coordinator of Epiphany School meal volunteers, Outreach Commission, Auction Committee,  the Rector Search Committee and vestry(2008-2011).  Martha taught for 38 years in the Boston Public School System. She is currently retired, but remains active in education.  She is an executive board member of the Boston Retired Teachers Chapter.  She is State President of Delta Kappa Gamma International, a society for key women educators.  She lives in Milton with her husband Matthew and Chocolate L,ab Georgia.  They have two adult children JP and Elizabeth.

 

Paul Needham, Junior Warden

 

Lorna Martin, Clerk

Lorna joined St. Michael’s in 1998; she has taught in the Church School for several years, serves as a member of the Education Commission, and was a member of the Vestry before becoming Clerk. Lorna is Director of Marketing for BSC Group, a Boston-based engineering consulting firm. She and her husband Josh live in Canton with their children Abigail and Benjamin.

 

Peter Millington, Treasurer

 

Stacey Brown, Vestry

Stacey has been a member of St Michael’s since 2008.  She has served as a member of the Christmas Auction Committee for three years, has taught in the parish’s church school, and is a member of the education commission.  Stacey works as a physical therapist at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital.  She lives in Milton with her husband, James, and children, Emma and Jameson.

 

Ken Conklin, Vestry

 

Lorraine Dee, Vestry

 

Tom Frongillo, Vestry

 

Bob Hamblet, Vestry

Bob has been a member of St. Michael’s since 2004.  He has volunteered in the nursery, in the Sunday school, and with the Youth Group.  He is the middle school head at Boston College High School.  Bob’s wife, Kate, has served on the St. Michael’s the vestry, on the Parish Life commission, and in the Sunday school.  She teaches at Milton Academy.  They live in Milton with their three children.

 

Mary Riffe Hiss, Vestry

 

Liz Iacobucci, Vestry

 

Norman James, Vestry

Norman has been a member of St. Michael’s since 1981.  He grew up in St. Louis, as did his wife Leslie.  He has been active in St. Michael’s affairs over the decades on various committees and commissions, both within the parish and on a diocesan level.  He lectors on a regular basis, preferring First Reading Old Testament stuff.  Outside the church, he and Leslie operate a tour guide business in Boston.  Norman also is a certified addiction counselor, working currently with Phoenix House in Quincy.

 

Jamie McKnight, Vestry

Jamie McKnight has been a member of St. Michael’s for over 15 years and began serving on the vestry in April of 2015. At St. Michael’s he has been most involved as the Coordinator of the Monday Lunch Program that serves lunch to the homeless and working poor at St. Paul’s Cathedral in downtown Boston on the first Monday of every month.  He has also served on the Nominating Committee and been a co-host of the Annual Auction.  Jamie is a professor at Boston University School of Medicine.  Jamie and his wife Natalie, the Dean of the College of General Studies at Boston University and a former vestry member, have two daughters, Emily and Annie.  They live in Milton.

 

John Rhee, Vestry

 

Christine “Kricket” Seidman, Vestry 

Kricket has been a member of St Michael’s since 1992.  Since then she has been a Church School teacher (4-6th grade), confirmad guide, soup kitchen shopper, and previously served on the Vestry.  Kricket is a cardiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and with her husband Jonathan she directs a biomedical research laboratory at Harvard Medical School.  The Seidmans have three adult children and live in Milton.