David Greig, People’s Warden
David brings a deep knowledge and love of the parish to his role on Corporation. Growing up at Saint Mary Magdalene’s, he climbed the ranks from boat boy to head server. He went on to write the parish history and has served as Contributions Secretary since 1994. Away from church, David is a training consultant. He and his wife, Julie Kretchman, have raised three offspring who are now young adults.
Alana McCord, Deputy People’s Warden
Alana has been a member at St. Mary Magdalene’s for 10 years, and has been involved in both Adult and Children’s Education, Social Justice issues, as a sidesperson, and as a Lay Delegate to Synod. She is a PhD candidate at the thesis stage at Trinity College, University of Toronto. Her dissertation is on the cultural Christianity of First World War Britain and Canada, and the way in which that culture was used to frame the War experience.
Joanne Christiansen, Rector’s Warden
Joanne happily retired from the property and casualty insurance industry in 2012. She has been involved in a wide variety of roles and responsibilities at St. Mary Magdalene starting in 1989. Since 2014 she has been actively working with the clergy at SMM in expanding the parish’s Adult Christian Formation programs. Through weekly study and discussion groups, formal lectures, quiet days of guided reflection and prayer, and other opportunities, our goal is to help people grow in the knowledge and love of God.
Elizabeth Salvaterra, Deputy Rector’s Warden
Originally from Kingston, Ontario, where she attended the Cathedral Church of St George as a child and young adult, Elizabeth became a regular congregant at SMM on her return to Canada after 20 years in the United States (New York and Ohio). Elizabeth has degrees in English literature and Public Administration. She lives with her husband Paul (and a dog and cat) in the West Bend neighbourhood of Toronto and is currently working at the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.
Anne Todd, Treasurer