The congregation will elect five new members of the Congregational Council and hold its annual meeting at 1:15pm, Sunday, March 1, 2020 in the Parish Hall. A meet-the-candidate’s forum is scheduled for Sunday, February 23 at 1pm.
Gerald Baugh is the CEO of a music entertainment company, TLD3 Entertainment Group, which is bringing two powerful music streaming and social networking products to commercialization in StreamBeatz and Inpulze. Baugh has attended Trinity for the past seven years and has been a member of the Congregational Council the past two years. He has been an active participant in the new and growing Trinity Men group. Baugh has participated in countless innovative projects, and his two-person economic development team successfully secured $300 million of investment and new mixed-use projects including Hilton’s first LEEDcertified hotel. Baugh is an entrepreneurial leader and innovative and strategic thinker with excellent facilitation skills who gets things done. In addition, he is a private pilot who enjoys playing golf and listening to smooth jazz.
Heather Daly recently celebrated her 15th year as a part of the Trinity/St. Paul’s community. She works as an Attorney Advisor focused on worker health and safety for the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. Prior to focusing on public service, she practiced environmental, health, and safety law at two international law firms, Davis Polk & Wardwell and Latham & Watkins LLP. She is a graduate of Cornell Law School and Union College. An active advocate for people with disabilities, she assists the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, the Rett Syndrome Research Trust, and Girl Power 2 Cure with improving inclusion and access to care. She began life as part of the historic parish of St. George’s in Hempstead, NY, and now typically attends the 9:15am service with her family—Peter, Maisy, and Finn Barr Curry, and her mom, Alice Daly.
Felicia Eve and her family have been attending services at Trinity Church for more than 10 years, particularly the 9:15am service at St. Paul’s Chapel. She is the current president of the Congregational Council and chair of the Stewardship and Membership Standing Committee. Felicia owns String Thing Studio, a yarn shop in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Spanning more than 25 years at Trinity in diverse roles, including lay liturgical minister, Hospitality Committee chairperson (2011–2014), mission volunteer (12 missions), Holy Land pilgrimage co-leader (plus 5 more pilgrimages), youth ministry leader (Journey to Adulthood program), contributor to the Trinity News magazine, healing minister, prayer partner, and retreat leader, I have discovered the joy of growing into who God created me to be. In parallel, as a marketing Executive Director at Morgan Stanley, a global financial services organization, I have applied my creative mind, process skills, and consultative approach to deliver strategic marketing guidance to top-level financial advisors and to develop turnkey marketing programs that support them in their ongoing business-driven acquisition efforts. Abiding in Christ, in ministry and career, my lighted path unfolds, evolves, and yields.
Jordan works at Tishman Speyer at Rockefeller Center and has lived in New York since 2013. She most often attends the 9am Sunday service and volunteers as an usher, oblation bearer, and lector. She graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Jordan and her husband, Shane Sandridge, live in the East Village and enjoy golfing, Citi Biking, and cooking at home.
Scott Evenbeck has been a member of the parish since 2011. He has represented Trinity at Diocesan Convention and served many years as a Deputy to General Convention, co-chairing the committee on education. He is president of the Church Club and of U.S. Friends of Gladstone’s Library. He is vice chair of the Executive Council Committee of HBCU and a board member for the Association of Episcopal Colleges. He is president of Guttman Community College, earning his baccalaureate degree at Indiana University and his master’s and doctorate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Donato has attended Trinity Church Wall Street since 1988 and has been active through helping to set up the Brown Bag program, serving two terms on the Congregational Council, acting as representative to the Real Estate Committee, serving on the rejuvenation construction review committee, co-chairing the Visual Arts program, and volunteering at the 9am Sunday service. Donato has worked in IT software and services for more than 20 years, most recently with Kualitatem, providing strategy and thought leadership for organizations deploying digital transformation programs and enterprise applications modernization and launching new digital services: HBO, CBS, Cablevision, Freddie Mac, Penn Mutual, J.Crew, General Dynamics, and Barclays Bank. Donato lives on Staten Island with his family—Jennifer, Brielle, Olivia, and Matthew—and enjoys exercising,the outdoors, gardening, visual arts, cinema, music, and cooking. He is an inventor with a utility patent for a vehicle mobile camera mount that is currently being commercialized.
Joyce Coppin Mondesire has been an active member of Trinity Church for more than 35 years. She has served on a host of committees, been involved in educational matters for which Trinity is associated directly, and represented the church as a speaker, organizer, and committee member. Ms. Mondesire was a member of the Vestry for 10 years and, in former years, president and vice president of the Congregational Council. Most recently, she served again as member of the Congregational Council and chair of the Witness & Outreach Committee. Also, she has been a member of the Diocesan Trustees Council and served on its Congregational Support Plan Committee. In addition, she was a member of The General Theological Seminary Board of Trustees. She was one of the founders of the All Our Children program effort, and has participated in mission trips to New Orleans and Navajoland. Ms. Mondesire serves actively on the Rising Ground Board of Directors (previously called Leake and Watts), an organization founded by Trinity Church more than 100 years ago to help New York City adults, children, and families, including recent immigrants, to overcome adversity and thrive. She is a lay eucharistic minister and acolyte. Ms. Mondesire is retired after serving as an assistant professor of Educational Leadership at City College New York and Mercy College, high school superintendent, chief of human resources with the New York City school system, and many years with public schools. I believe that as a leader it is my duty with God’s help to use my energy, skills, and experience to right injustice, help those who struggle, and make a better place for all of God’s children.