Staff Directory

St. Paul’s Commons

Formerly known as the Cathedral Center of St. Paul

840 Echo Park Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90026
Phone: 213.482.2040
Fax: 213.482.5304

Staff listed by department

The Bishop’s Office

Bishop Diocesan
The Rt. Rev. John Harvey Taylor
ext. 243   |   

Canon to the Ordinary, Chief of Staff
The Rev. Canon Melissa McCarthy
ext. 231   |  

Canon for Engagement Across Difference
The Rev. Canon Susan Russell
ext. 223  |

Executive Assistant to the Bishop and the Canon to the Ordinary
Canon Abigail Urquidi
ext. 270   | 

Secretary of Convention
Canon Steve Nishibayashi
ext. 276   | 

The Ven. Laura Siriani


St. Paul’s Commons

Building Superintendent
Canon Luis Garibay
ext. 258   | 

Retreat Center Manager
Canon Anilin Collado
ext. 250    | 

Custodial Assistant
Mr. Bernardo Lopez
ext. 200   | 


St. Athanasius Church

The Rev. John Watson

Common Life / Communication & Public Affairs

Canon for Common Life
Canon Robert Williams
ext. 240   | 

Editor, The Episcopal News
Canon Janet Kawamoto
ext. 251   | 

Correspondent, The Episcopal News
The Rev. Canon Patricia McCaughan


Credit Union
(Episcopal Community Federal Credit Union)

Mr. Johnny Lee
ext. 286 |

Loan Services
Ms. Stacey Fusick
ext. 203   |   

VITA Program Administrator
Mr. Fred Zuno
ext. 203

Member Services
Ms. Margarita Mira
ext. 254


The Episcopal News

Canon Janet Kawamoto
ext. 251   |   

Senior Correspondent
The Rev. Canon Patricia McCaughan



Treasurer of the Diocese
Andrew Tomat

Chief Financial Officer
The Rev. Susan Stanton
ext. 233 |

Administrative Assistant to the Director of Finance
Ms. Julie Kelly
ext. 227   |

Ms. Martha Macias
ext. 268   | 

Accounts Payable Manager
Ms. Melania Garibay
ext. 214   |   

Accounts Receivable Manager
Ms. Carla Burgess
ext. 229

Formation and Transition Ministry

Missioner for Formation and Transition Ministry
The Rev. Canon Tom Quijada-Discavage
ext. 220   | 

Associate for Formation & Transition Ministry
The Rev. Norma Guerra
ext 222   | 


Human Resources

Missioner for Human Resources
Canon Anilin Collado
ext. 250   |   


Ministry Offices

PRISM Restorative Justice Director
Sharon Crandall
ext. 256 |

Seeds of Hope Executive Director
Steven Trapasso
ext. 235 |



Administrative Coordinator for Mission Congregations
Canon Clare Zabala-Bangao
ext. 248   |   


Secretary of Convention’s Office

Secretary of Convention
Canon Steve Nishibayashi
ext. 276   |  

Convention Coordinator
Samantha Wylie
ext. 276 |



Executive Director, Commission on Schools
The Rev. Ryan Newman
ext. 215   |