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.

The Rev. Michael Cannon

The Rev. Michael Cannon is excited to serve as Associate Rector. Though a South Carolina native, Michael did much of his growing up in South Florida. He is a second-career clergyman, having spent 28 years in business prior to seminary. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from Washington & Lee University, and a Master’s…

Brett D. Divers, Senior Warden (2022)

Brett is a life-long Episcopalian and a Tampa native.  He was baptized at St. Andrew’s and served as an acolyte there for many years.  Brett and his wife, Pam, have two children, Ryan and Hayley, who were long-serving acolytes before leaving for college. Brett and his family usually attend the 9:15 a.m. service and have…

Suzy Lopez, Junior Warden (2021)

A former acolyte and lifelong member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Suzy is a second-generation graduate of St. John’s Parish Day School, and her father served on the Vestry in the 1980s. She attended Camp Kanuga for Boys and Girls at the Kanuga Conference Center, the Episcopal Conference Center for Western North Carolina, for ten…

Laura Hobby, Clerk (2021)

Laura Hobby has been a member of St. John’s since 1985 when her parents, Bob and Lynda Vawter, joined the church. St. John’s has been the center of her life since then. She married her husband, Clarke Hobby, at St. John’s and her children, Charles and Virginia, were baptized at the church. Laura’s involvement in…

The Rev. Dr. James Reho

Father Reho holds degrees in Asian Studies, Chemistry, and Divinity.  Prior to seminary, he was a researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory and then a chemistry professor and researcher at East Carolina University.  Since graduating from The General Theological Seminary and being ordained a priest in 2008, he has ministered and taught in churches, seminaries,…

Sarah Bricklemyer (2023)

Sarah Bricklemyer has been an active member of St. John’s Episcopal Church since 2004 when she moved to her husband Clayton’s hometown of Tampa. She was born and raised in Greensboro, NC, where her family was an active member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. She attended their parish preschool, served as an acolyte, and she…

Deacon Kathleen Moore

Kathleen Moore serves as St John’s Parish Deacon and also assists the Bishop as Archdeacon of the Diocese of Southwest Florida.  She grew up in the north of England and began her professional career in Europe as a teacher of English as a second language.  After coming to the USA in 1977, she spent more…

Paul Brokaw (2022)

I am a lifelong Episcopalian and have been a member of St John’s since 1990.  I grew up in Kansas, I was educated in Kansas and moved to the Kansas City area after college.  While living in the Kansas City area, my wife and I were members of St. Michaels and All Angels parish in…

The Rev. Donald P. Goodheart

The Rev. Donald P. Goodheart has led congregations from rural New Hampshire to Seattle, Washington in his 45 years of ordained ministry. Under his leadership St. Paul’s in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, grew to a membership of 2800, carried out a $14 million expansion of facilities, developed an Outreach Center, and started programs focused on spirituality…

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,…