Message from Connie jaquith
Chair of 2018 Stewardship Committee
2018 Stewardship Committee Members
Connie Jaquith, Chair, has been a member of St. Mark’s since 1986. She is a retired fund development officer, most recently at Bellarmine University, where she was Director of Major Giving for 15 years. In retirement, Connie enjoys volunteering on development committees of boards: Museum of New Mexico Foundation Board, LaFarge Foundation for Folk Art, and Daughters of the American Revolution National Development Committee in Washington, DC. She especially enjoys being lector and chalice bearer for St. Mark’s Saturday service and being an amateur, but serious, photographer.
Annie Ronald has been a member of St. Mark’s since 2004 and is a current Vestry member. Annie works in the psychology department of a multidisciplinary medical office, where she specializes in testing with young children. She and husband, Peter, attend Saturday services; Annie serves as an acolyte and enjoys leading hospitality efforts at St. Mark’s, as well as working in the church garden.
David Pearson is a retired funeral director. He has been a St. Marker for 50 years: former choir member, lay reader and chalice bearer, past Senior Warden and served on the Vestry under four different Rectors. David also served on the Board of Trustees of the Episcopal Church Home for thirty years and was past president.
Bob Shober joined St. Mark’s in 1990. He is a Vestry member and Treasurer of the church. He served three previous terms on the Vestry and one previous term as Treasurer. Bob is Managing Director for ProBank Austin, Louisville, which provides a variety of management, regulatory and educational solutions for financial institutions across the country.
Emma Elizabeth Carlton is a sophomore at Louisville Male High School, and says “I have been attending St. Mark’s since I was in my Mother’s womb!” She has focused her school career on gaining leadership skills, including Junior National Youth Leadership Convention, Presidential Inauguration Summit, and Province IV Leadership Conference. She is a current Youth Council member, life-long attendee at All Saints Church Camp, and attends youth gatherings. She plays field hockey, is a pep club and Y-Club (government/UN affiliated) member at school. She hopes to bring her unique generational perspective to the Stewardship Committee.
Harry Dumesnil grew up at St. Mark’s in the 1960s and 70s, and returned when he and his family moved back to Louisville from Philadelphia in 2003. He has served on the Vestry twice, holding offices as both Junior and Senior Warden. Other St. Mark’s service includes Brotherhood of St. Andrew and the Buildings and Grounds Committee. Harry is a Principal at K. Norman Berry Architects, a Louisville architectural firm specializing in commercial, educational and religious architecture.
Phil Scherer has been member of St. Mark’s since 1975. He is a former Vestry member and current Chair of the Endowment Committee. He serves as Chalice Bearer and Lay Reader at the 8:00 service at St. Mark’s. Phil is Chairman of Cushman & Wakefield /Commercial Kentucky, a full service commercial real estate company founded in 1973. He and his wife, Kathy, resided in Crescent Hill for 30 years before moving downtown in 2005.
Sam Lord began attending St. Mark’s with his father, Nathan Lord. Sam is a former Vestry member and currently serves on the Endowment Committee. He and the Lord family were early supporters of the Saturday evening service, where they have often served as Lay Lectors and Intercessors.