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Meet our Board
Ex-Officio Chairman

Megan Traquair

The Rt. Rev. Megan M. Traquair was ordained and consecrated the eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California on June 29, 2019 at the Mondavi Center in Davis, CA.

Bishop Megan is an active follower of Jesus Christ and was raised in Santa Barbara when it was a sleepy town, graduated from Pomona College in Claremont and received her MDiv at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, IL. Ordained in 1992 in the Diocese of Los Angeles she has led congregations in Tucson, towns near South Bend and Indianapolis, and Los Angeles.

When she was Canon to the Ordinary in the Diocese of Arizona, she ran all aspects of clergy Transition (deployment). She coached clergy and congregations in Conflict Resolution and leads Strategic Planning. She has mentored locally-raised Hispanic clergy and supported the Hispanic Program Group in the diocese. She was a key developer of a non-profit management program for clergy: “Best Skills - Best Churches – What Seminary Didn’t Teach You.” By popular demand it recently expanded to include lay leaders and ecumenical leaders.

Serving churches both in rural and urban areas, Megan has an enduring interest in church growth and the active formation of disciples. She values preaching and good liturgy which speaks to the people and strengthens us for engaging with Jesus and serving the world.

Her interests include gardening, genealogy, hiking and history. Her husband Philip is a pediatrician at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. They have been partners and best friends as well as parents. They have two children: Hannah who teaches high school in Tucson, and Benjamin, who is an engineer in Colorado.




Ex Officio - Chancellor

Charles Mack

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Charles R. Mack is Chancellor of the Diocese and serves on and advises several Diocesan bodies.  He is a Deputy to General Convention.  He is also a member of St. Luke’s Church in Woodland, where he serves as chair of the Stewardship Committee and sings in the choir.

He grew up in Sacramento and has an AB from U. C. Berkeley and an LLB from Boalt Hall.  He served as County Counsel of the County of Yolo, where he retired as the longest serving ever county counsel in the State.




President

Gregg Wickham

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Gregg H. Wickham

Member and President

Occupation:   Self-employed general contractor

Past and Present Church Service:

  • Member, Grace Episcopal Church, Fairfield (since the 1980’s)
  • Vestry Member, Junior Warden, Senior Warden
  • Godly Play story teller
  • Licensed Lay Preacher
  • Choir member
  • Rector Search Committee
  • Delegate, Diocesan Convention
  • Presenting team, Episcopal Marriage Encounter

Other Background:

  • BA, English Literature, University of Tennessee
  • Veteran, United States Air Force
  • Former Scoutmaster, Boy Scout Troop 93, Fairfield
  • Former Chapter president, Business Networking International (BNI)



Vice President

Perry W. Polk




Secretary/Treasurer

Kathe Charters




About the Foundation Board

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Members of the Board of Directors of The Episcopal Foundation of Northern California are acknowledged leaders and have an understanding of stewardship, an interest in planned giving, a willingness to give active support to this ministry, and a commitment to attend necessary meetings and events.

Board Members represent all areas of our Diocese and bring a wealth of professional and volunteer expertise to this ministry.

Names of potential candidates for membership on the Board should be sent to:

The Episcopal Foundation of Northern California
Tel (916) 283-8216 | Fax (916) 442-6927 or email at
info@norcalepiscopalfoundation.org

Please include your name, address, phone number, church affiliation and a brief (2 -3 sentences) statement of the talents, gifts and skills this person would bring to the EFNC Board. Thank you.