Fr. Daniel earned his Bachelor of Arts in English and Religious Studies from Westmont College in Santa Barbara in 2005 and his Master of Arts in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary in 2008, while working as a manager at Borders bookstore and a youth minister at Church of Our Saviour in San Gabriel. After receiving his Certificate of Anglican Studies from the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, he was ordained to the transitional diaconate by the Right Rev. J. Jon Bruno on June 8, 2013 and then to the priesthood by the Right Rev. Mary Glasspool on January 11, 2014 at St. John’s Cathedral in Los Angeles.
He earned his PhD in Christian Spirituality from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, where he has taught courses on Ethics, Church History, Mysticism, the Gospel of John and Comparative Theology. He has published academic articles on Julian of Norwich, Judaism, and the spirituality of prayer and regularly presents papers at academic conferences across the country.
Since 2012, he has been serving as the Director of the Marin Episcopal Youth Group and has assisted at several Episcopal parishes throughout the Bay Area, including St. Mark’s in Crockett and Christ Church in Sausalito, where he served as Curate for a year and co-directed the Children’s Eucharist service. He lives with his wife, Ashley, in Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto, where he can often be seen enjoying a slice of Cheeseboard pizza.
Margaret Trezevant – Deacon
Margaret and Rich are very happy to be joining the community at Church of the Redeemer. Margaret was ordained a Vocational Deacon in 2009 and has served at All Saints’ and St. Luke’s parishes in San Francisco. Following their move to San Rafael in 2015 Margaret served at Church of Our Saviour in Mill Valley until her retirement from formal parish ministry this past November. Margaret is a retired RN, and was the Nurse Manager of the Emergency Department at San Francisco General Hospital, which is where she met her husband Rich, who was a Firefighter-Paramedic with the San Francisco Fire Department. They met over gurneys when he would bring patients in to the ER. He retired as a Paramedic Captain. Margaret completed a dual master’s degree in Community Health and Adult Psychiatric Nursing at UCSF when she was the Nurse Manager of Homeless Programs for the San Francisco Department of Public Health.
Following her ordination she served for 6 years on the Board of Episcopal Community Services, and also coordinated weekly Eucharist services at the Next Door Homeless Shelter. Upon moving to San Rafael, she went on the board of the Ritter Center in San Rafael. She and Rich continue in their volunteer work with persons who are homeless. Margaret and Rich are also supporters of Episcopal Relief and Development. Margaret has traveled with them to Ghana and Israel. She and Rich support Project Pearls, an organization working with families who live on the garbage dumps in Manila, and Margaret travelled there in 2014 with parishioners from St. Luke’s. She also travelled to Guatemala last year to support the work of another DioCa| Deacon Phyllis Manoogian, who runs an after-school program, as well as other programs serving special-needs children in Guatemala City.
Jessica Luiz – Bishop’s Committee
Jessica is a recent college graduate from Chico State with a degree in Parks and Recreation. She is currently working as a Watershed Aid specializing in volunteer management. As a local to Glenwood neighborhood she grew up attending Redeemer and St. Dorothy’s Rest, a beautiful Episcopal summer camp near Occidental. She contributes event planning knowledge and a love for community to the leadership team.
Cindy Poulos – Bishop’s Committee & Secretary
Cynthia, less formally known as Cindy, has spent the last 18 years as a member of Church of the Redeemer, where she has found her spiritual family and home. When not helping out with Redeemer activities, she works part time as a freelance administrative assistant, designer, artist. She also loves hiking and volunteering at Halleck Creek Ranch.
Kelly is a long time member of the Church of Redeemer since 2000. She has served as the Senior and Junior Warden of the church vestry and enjoys serving the Redeemer community by organizing, maintaining, and coordinating the servicing of the buildings and grounds of the campus. Kelly is a Registered Investment Advisor and is looking forward to supporting the Pre-School community.
Originally from the East Coast, Redeemer’s Music Director has been active as a leader from both the piano and the organ, as a worship leader, and most recently as a composer. Justin maintains a busy teaching and accompanying schedule and collaborates with many local Bay Area artists; including in the group Sight and Sound, which strives to work with other artists, scientists, and technology experts to find new ways to make classical music more accessible and interesting in the modern era. Justin is interested in composing more and enriching the worship experience by weaving together music and spoken word.
Roy Falk – Webmaster
Roy is a retired guy who stays active in the community through various volunteer activities.