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.

John Marston, Senior Warden (2018)

John has attended St John’s Episcopal Church since he was a child and married his wife Catherine here 30 years ago. He was in the choir until he was about 12 (and his voice changed) and has served as an usher over the last 10 or so years. John’s three children grew up in St […]

David W. Adams, Junior Warden (2018)

David and his wife, Tina, have been parishioners at St. John’s for 24 years.  All of three of their children, Marc (22), Molly (20), and Emmy (17), were baptized at St. John’s.  Molly and Emmy attended St. John’s Parish Day School.  David and Tina taught Sunday School when their children were young.  Molly and Emmy […]

Drew Graham, Treasurer

Drew grew up in Vero Beach, FL where he attended Trinity Episcopal Church. He has been a member of St. John’s since 1997. Drew has served…

Doug Arthur (2019)

Doug first joined St John’s when he moved to Tampa with his parents in 1979.  He graduated Plant High School in 1981 and moved to Chapel Hill to attend the University of North Carolina.  After graduating with a degree in Economics, he moved to Atlanta to work in the financial services industry and made All […]

Heddy Murphey Brown (2019)

Heddy Brown was born and raised in Tampa and is a graduate of St. John’s School, Plant High School, and Vanderbilt University.  Her professional experience is in marketing, newspaper reporting, and free-lance writing.  She is involved in the Tampa Bay community through philanthropic work as president of the Sumter L. Lowry Foundation and the Lowry […]

Dennis Carr (2020)

Dennis and his wife Erin moved to Tampa from Atlanta in 1999 and have attended St. John’s for over nine years. Dennis was born in Jacksonville and raised as a Catholic in the Tampa area where he graduated from Jesuit High School. He was confirmed in the Episcopal Church in 2010. Dennis has been an […]

Kim French (2020)

St. John’s parishioners for more than 16 years, Kim and her husband Stephen have two children—Virginia “Bradley” (St. John’s alumna and Robinson High School IB senior) and Emerson “Carter” (St. John’s 8th grader). The St. John’s Church and School community has been a constant blessing in their lives since moving to Tampa in 2001. At […]

Greg Hearing (2020)

Greg is married to Kamra and they have four boys who have graduated or are still attending St. John’s Episcopal Parish Day School. Greg grew up in Tampa and has attended St. John’s Church since 1972, serving in the choir for six years. He graduated from St. John’s in 1978 and, after graduating law school, […]

Stephen Leal (2019)

A native of Tampa, Stephen has been a member of St. John’s since 1994. He is a graduate of The Berkeley Preparatory School, Florida State University, and Stetson University College of Law. Stephen served as an Assistant State Attorney in the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office for six years before leaving to start his own […]