Staff & Vestry

2017 Vestry
Randal Hand, Sr. Warden
Joyce Lynagh, Jr. Warden
Carol Knight, Treasurer
Carol House, Registrar
Calvin Cook
Dawn Fitzgerald
Pat Pandolfini
Lindsay Rims
Bill Wiley
Edie Wood

Rector
The Rev. Dr. Fran Stanford has served as rector of Trinity since January 1, 2007. Fran was born in Memphis TN, the eldest of four children of Cooper and Jean Stanford. She received a BS from Memphis State University (now University of Memphis), and an MD from University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences. After a residency in Pediatrics and a fellowship in Neonatology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston Texas, Fran practiced Neonatal Medicine in Lexington Kentucky for seven years. She attended seminary at The Protestant Episcopal Seminary in Virginia, commonly called Virginia Theological Seminary, and received her MDiv. in 1993. Ordained deacon in 1993 and priest in 1994 by Bp. Don Wimberly, Bishop of Lexington, she began her ordained ministry at St. John’s in Lynchburg, VA. Dr. Fran moved to Maryland in 1997 to serve as rector of Harriet Chapel, Catoctin Parish, Thurmont, MD for seven years. She first came to Trinity as Interim Rector in 2005, and returned as rector on 2007.

Organist and Choirmaster
ValoriValori Pague Harding Pague grew up in Parkville, MD and attended church in Towson. Val studied piano and organ through private lessons and began playing the organ for a church in 1997. She expanded her musical knowledge through Essex Community College where she received an Associates of Arts degree. Valori continued using her talents for the church as Organist and Choir Director while simultaneously being employed in the banking industry from 1998-2013. Val has used her other musical abilities of singing, playing clarinet, ringing hand bells, and playing piano to accompany and direct small vocal groups and instrumentalist to further enhance the worship experience for the congregation. Valori lives in White Marsh, MD with her husband, Jason and their two sons Evan and Alex. She is employed with an insurance administration company in Towson and is a member of a church in Perry Hall. Valori loves the Lord and is happy to use her talents so that the church can lift their voices in praise to Him.

Trinity Church Day School Director

Chrissy Cook has been a part of the Trinity community for most of her lifChrissy Cooke. As an alumnus of the Day School and a member of the church, she feels like Trinity is a home away from home. Chrissy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Towson University and a Master’s Degree in School Administration and Supervision from the University of Notre Dame of Maryland. She is an experienced educator, beginning her career with eight years teaching in elementary school in Harford County and enjoying two wonderful years teaching preschool at Trinity Church Day School. Chrissy has been married to Calvin since 2006 and is the proud mother of Charlie and Henry. She is very dedicated to fulfilling the mission of Trinity Church Day School, maintaining a warm and positive school environment for all who pass through the doors.

 

Parish Administrator
Sandra Lancraft has served as Parish Administrator since May 2010.  Her first experience with Trinity began in the year 2000 when Lynn Abplanalp, former TCDS Director, encouraged Sandy and her family to participate in Trinity’s worship service, Candy Cane Christmas Bazaar and Country Fair. When the day school began its campaign for expansion, she served as the Capital Campaign Coordinator and became more familiar with those individuals who she now refers to as her parish family. Sandy, a former Connecticut resident, received her BS in Mathematics from UCONN which led to a professional career including work as a Senior Progammer Analyst in both Connecticut and Massachusetts. In 1993 Sandy and her husband Roy relocated to Maryland and currently reside in Phoenix. They have two children Michael and Erin, daughter-in-law Cassie, and two grandsons Maxwell and Oliver.