The vestry is an elected group of parish members who oversee the church and its operations.
This group of parish members ensure that the church obeys the denomination’s church doctrine.

Alvie Casey (2023)

Alvie is a life-long Episcopalian and a Tampa native. She was baptized at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, and she and her husband, Lee, married there in 1985. They joined St. John’s shortly thereafter. Their four children and two grandchildren were baptized at St. John’s. Their oldest daughter, Virginia Casey Galavis, graduated from St. John’s School,…

Laura Cruse (2023)

I am honored to be nominated for the vestry of St. John’s Church, a special part of the Body of Christ that has nurtured, supported, and grown with my family since 2004. My family has been a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church since 2004. I grew up attending the Methodist church in Temple Terrace…

John Giordano (2024)

John Giordano, his wife Ruth, and their family (Elizabeth Mackie, Mallory Curtin and Sam) have been members of St. John’s since 1991. He has been a member of the Vestry on two occasions, serving from 2002-2004 and again from 2012-2014. John was the Senior Warden in 2014 and a member of the St. John’s School…

Betsy Graham (2024)

Betsy and her husband Drew began attending St. John’s in 1998, a few years after moving to Tampa. Raised in the Presbyterian Church, she was confirmed at St. John’s in 2011 – the same year as her oldest son. Her involvement with St. John’s includes serving as a Sunday School teacher, assisting with Every Member…

Lockwood Gray (2023)

Lockwood is a 5th generation Floridian from the panhandle. He grew up in Pensacola being baptized and confirmed in the Episcopal Church at Christ Church Parish. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Business, Stetson University College of Law, and the University of Florida Graduate Tax Program. Lockwood and his wife,…

Richard B. Hadlow (2022)

Richard was born in Jacksonville, Florida, and moved to Tampa in 1978.  Richard is a graduate of Duke University (B.A.), Florida State University College of Law (J.D. with honors), and the University of Florida (LLM Taxation).  Richard is a partner at Holland & Knight LLP, practicing in the corporate and corporate finance areas. Richard, a…

Jan Kelley (2022)

Jan Abdoney Kelley has lived in Tampa most of her life.  Raised in the Methodist Church, she became a confirmed Episcopalian at Church of the Ascension in Clearwater shortly after she and her husband Rob married in 1985.  After moving back to Tampa, Jan and Rob joined St. John’s when their children began attending St.…