CLASS OF 2018 VESTRY NOMINEES
The next class of Vestry members for service from 2018 through 2020 has been approved by the Vestry and is listed below. These parishioners will be presented at the December 10 Annual Meeting, so please plan to join us as we give them a warm welcome!
Marilyn Kimball was born and raised on small farm in Michigan. She graduated from The University of Michigan with a degree in business and economics. She started a banking career in Michigan, then moved to Atlanta in 1984 for milder winters and career opportunities. Marilyn met and married Curtis Kimball; they have been together for 32 years. She spent almost 8 years in Portland OR before moving back to Atlanta. Marilyn joined Holy Innocents' Church and School in fall of 1995 - her son Neil was five years old then. She has been a Sunday school teacher, Foyers participant, Habitat volunteer, and for the last several years an active Altar Guild member and team leader. She also enjoys a full-time career at Suntrust Bank in the Private Wealth group, captains the neighborhood tennis team, and is part of a monthly book club that's nine years and going strong. She feels humbled and blessed to begin serving on the Vestry at HIEC.
Doug Peterson is a cradle Episcopalian born and raised in the Chicago area. He, his wife (Kim) and their three children (Douglas, Milly and Lucy) were members of his childhood church, Christ Church Winnetka, where Doug served three years on the Vestry during a time of rector transition and six years on the Benevolence Committee. Doug attended Wittenberg University (Springfield, OH) and received his MBA at Emory. He is a managing director with Valuation Research Corporation, a firm specializing in the valuation of privately-held businesses, equity interests and complex securities and business assets. The Peterson family started attending HIEC in 2016 shortly after moving to Atlanta, and Doug has enjoyed participating in Men of HIEC meetings and serving as a Sunday School teacher with his wife, while the kids are active in the children's and youth choirs and youth group activities.
Nicole Rash was born and raised in Walhalla, SC where she was as an active participant in St. John’s Lutheran Church. Nicole completed her pre-pharmacy studies at Clemson University and received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is a Regional Field Medical Director at Intercept Pharmaceuticals. Nicole has been attending Holy Innocents for about 6 years with her husband, John, and step-son, Alexander. She enjoys mission/charity activities and in the past has been responsible for coordinating the CAC Angel Tree for HIEC and has also volunteered with Parent Power through the Emmaus House. Her hobbies include running, gardening, and spending time with family and 3 dogs.
Lever Stewart and his wife Jan have been involved in both the Church and HIES for 20 years. Lever has been a Lay Reader all those years, plus acted as Chair of the Outreach Committee for 8 years. He also served on the School Board in the early 2000s and chaired the Living Our Mission Capital Campaign for the School. Holy Innocents has meant a great deal to both Lever, Jan, and their 3 children, and he is excited to get involved in helping set a new path at the Church with a new Rector.
Anna Devine (Youth rep- 2018 only)
Anna Devine is currently a 16 year old junior at Holy Innocents' Episcopal School and she has been a student at the school since 2005. Anna’s first church service was when she was six days old, and she has been coming to church, Sunday School and participating in our community ever since. Baptized and confirmed at Holy Innocents’, Anna has also been a lector since 2010.
Mary Margaret Perry (Youth rep- 2018 only)
Mary Margaret Perry has been a member of Holy Innocents’ all of her life. Currently, She is a sophomore at Walton High School where she is primarily involved in Student Government and the National Art Honor Society. She is a former lacrosse player and enjoys exercising, creating art, and hanging out with friends. Mary Margaret is looking forward to being one of the youth representatives on the Vestry this coming year.