Staff and Clergy
Paul Fromberg, Rector, is a preacher, teacher, liturgist and artist. He has a degree in family and marriage counseling and has worked in Episcopal churches in Texas and California since 1987. Read his blog here. You can see a video of Paul talking about mission here.
Kerri Meyer, Associate Rector, is a former high school teacher and religious educator. She was ordained to the priesthood in the Diocese of California in June 2019. She received her M.Div from Pacific School of Religion in 2016. Kerri is also a composer of short songs for paperless music leading in worship and public action.
Sanford Dole, Music Director, is a composer and singer, and the director of the Sanford Dole Ensemble. He was a founding member of the male vocal ensemble Chanticleer.
Brian Koczan, Parish Administrator, recently transplanted from Indiana to Berkeley with his wife, who is a seminarian at CDSP. Brian enjoys tabletop gaming and performing music, and taught math and physics in a past life.
Retired Staff and Clergy
Sara Miles. After serving as our Director of Ministry for almost 10 years, Sara retired from St. Gregory's in 2017. You can find out more about Sara, her writing, and speaking engagements at her webpage.
Kelsey Menehan, Inward-Looking Co-Convener The ILC acts as the Chief Operating Officer of the parish, reviewing business practices to make sure we are working in a clear and transparent way.
Tim Yip, Outward-Looking Co-Convener The OLC acts as the liaison between the neighborhood and the rector, creating new relationships outside the church.
Burton Edwards, Sacred Space Commissioner The SSC helps coordinate a number of volunteer efforts around our buildings and grounds, and consults with the rest of the vestry and our staff on repair, maintenance, and capital improvements.
Linda Hall, Membership Commissioner works to help people at St. Gregory's to become active members of our community. This begins with ensuring newcomers have a good experience when they visit our church on a Sunday. The Membership Commissioner also ensures that visitors have sufficient information about sharing their life and work here. This includes both our membership packet and connecting with other people.
Katherine Krebs, Strategic Presence Commissioner The SPC is responsible for communicating about St. Gregory’s using all forms of media, in order to accurately portray a vibrant and relevant Christian community.
Keith Cobell, Money and Meaning Commissioner The MMC provides oversight, advice and input to St. Gregory’s annual budget process, and monitors expenses and revenue throughout the year. The MMC coordinates fundraising and is the interface between the vestry and the finances of the church.
Randy Bowman, Life Long Learning Commissioner
The primary role of the Lifelong Learning Commissioner is to pay attention to and support the efforts of all those contributing their passions and skills to learning and formation. This includes Godly Play, Little Friends of God, the Forum and other opportunities for adult learning and formation.
Joe Bolling, Vestry Secretary The VS records vestry meetings, maintains parish records and certifies parish reports.
Leesy Taggart, Vestry Treasurer The VT works closely with the vestry and the staff, and is responsible for the management of income and expenses. The VT prepares the annual parish report and provides reports to membership and to vestry.
Getting in touch
If you would like to schedule a meeting with any of the staff, please use the email links above.
Vestry members are also available for conversation: just click on their names to email.
Contact the office to get in touch with our assisting clergy.
You may also contact the staff and clergy by calling 415-255-8100, but email is much better!
We are in the office Tuesday - Friday, and all of us are together in the office for our weekly staff meeting on Tuesdays from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM.
In addition to scheduling an appointment, Paul, Kerri, and Sanford are each keeping office hours when we will plan on being at the church if you would like to drop in with or without notice for conversation, sharing work, bringing chocolate (just kidding - not really), or anything else. These times are for you!
St. Gregory's is blessed with many volunteer assisting clergy who occasionally preach, teach and preside, and who contribute to the life of the community.