Irving, Texas

Clergy, Staff & Lay Leaders

Meet the clergy, staff and lay leaders at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer:

Victoria Heard

The Reverend Canon Victoria Heard joined Redeemer as its Sixth Rector on August 22, 2016.   The Rev. Cn. Victoria Heard was born and raised in Washington, D.C. and Virginia.  A graduate of the University of Virginia (where she met her future husband, then a graduate student) and the Virginia Theological Seminary, she was baptized,…

Jo Ann Howes

Jo Ann Howes has been the Office Manager at Redeemer since July 1, 2009. She attended Texas State University at San Marcos when it was Southwest Texas State Teachers College. Jo Ann also worked at and attended the University of Dallas where she met her husband, Robert. They live in Irving with two calico cats, Stratonice and BoBo, and attend…

Shanon Flowers-Tillery

I would like to formally introduce myself as the Director of Redeemer Montessori School. I am honored to serve the children and parents of RMS. I relocated to Texas at the beginning of August 2012 from Kansas in order to accept the position with RMS. I am originally from Houston, Texas, but my family moved…

Diana Gustafson

I graduated with a BS in Psychology from Angeles University Foundation in the Philippines and also have my M.Ed. from Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX which I received in 2010. In addition, I have my AMS Early Childhood credential from the Center for Montessori Teacher Education, New York which I obtained in 2005. I have…

Vestry

The 2017 Vestry Members of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer are: Ellen Batchelor, Ginny Bertrand, Steve Bunt (Senior Warden), Dick Comstock, Uzoma Duru, Mary Forrest, Terry Hogle, Joan Lamere (Junior Warden), Jackie Maki, Sue Sailer, Bill Thompson, Richard Wilson Bob Ware (Interim Treasurer, treasurer@redeemer-irving.org), Jan Davenport (Vestry Clerk)