The Chapter is the Cathedral’s board of directors.  It is charged with managing the temporalities of the Cathedral and has “such powers and duties as ordinarily pertain to Directors of California non-profit religious corporations.

Four members of the Chapter are elected by members of the Cathedral at each Annual Meeting.  The term of office is three years.

These are the qualifications for Chapter service, as stated in our by-laws:  “Any person who is eighteen (18) years or older, who is eligible to vote on Cathedral matters under Section 3.02, and is not a Cathedral staff member (paid or unpaid) or the brother, sister, spouse, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, daughter, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, parent, mother-in-law, or father-in-law of a Cathedral staff member, is eligible for election to serve as a Chapter member elected by the Members of St. Paul’s Cathedral.

According to the by-laws, A person is qualified to vote if that person:

Currently, Chapter meetings are scheduled for the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.  

Each Fall, a nominating committee is formed with the purpose of developing a slate of Chapter candidates to be presented at the Annual Meeting the following January.  To facilitate this process, the following two forms have been developed, to be completed by the nominator (self-nomination is also welcomed), and the candidate, respectively.

Chapter Members:

The Very Rev. Penny Bridges


Class of 2021:

Claudia Dixon
Clemente Leopoldo Guarneros Flores
John Will
Gerald (Jerry) Motto

People's Warden

Class of 2022:

Donne Purdue

Dean's Warden

Jairus Kleinert
Bob Knight
Margret Hernandez

Class of 2023:

Martha Curatolo
Rocky Ewell
Justin Lewis
David Spencer

Diocesan Representatives

The Rev. Andrew Green
The Venerable Pam Rieger

Bishop's Warden


Andrew Brooks


Betsey Monsell


Joyce Vogel