Our 2018 Vestry



David Cowell Warden

dcowell@drew.edu, 973.226.1733
David has been a member of Saint Peter’s since 1977. He has served as Youth Leader, Sunday School Teacher, Vestryman, and Warden over the years, also as crucifer, lay reader, and chalicer. David teaches at Drew University as an Adjunct Professor, and serves as president of the local Grover Cleveland Society.

Mark Livingston

Warden, Finance markliv2003@yahoo.com, 973.455.7009
Mark is Senior Vice President and Senior Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch, and has served previous terms as Warden and on Vestry. He coaches the Denville Blue Knights hockey team as well as chairs the construction committee at the Convent of St. John Baptist, Mendham, N.J.

2018 Members

Michelle Spell


Debra Chance
Debra has been a member of Saint Peter’s since 2010 and taught Sunday School in past years. She currently serves on the Altar Guild, was elected to the Vestry in 2018 and is looking forward to this new adventure!


2017 Members

Pamela Au

Events PAu@its.jnj.com, 973.403.9294
A member of St. Peter’s for over 20 years, Pam has served as a member of the Health and Healing Cabinet, served as chair and co-chair of the Street Fair and volunteered at The Op Shop. Married to Stanley, their children, Ashley and Kendall, were acolytes and actively involved in SPY. She is a Director in the Technology organization at Johnson & Johnson and has led many cross-functional, global teams in the delivery of IT capabilities and services. Pam holds an MBA in Finance from New York University, Stern School of Business, and a BA in Government from Wheaton College, MA. Pam was elected to her present term in January 2017. Pam hopes to bring a passion for service and a dedication to the healthy growth of our parish family.

Pam Hope Bayard

Hospitality Pambayard@gmail.com, 973.226.2437
A life-long member of St. Peter’s for 56 years (& counting!). Pam’s parents Kay and Larry Bischoff joined the church sometime back in 1954. All three of their children were baptized at St. Peter’s. Pam and her husband Robert have two children: Kayla, 21 and Bryce, 17. She has served on many committees throughout her life – and currently serve on Vestry, Investment, and Outreach. Pam is also a Lector and Chalicer.

Kimberly Butler

Membership Development kimberlysbutler@gmail.com, 973.597-7775

Kimberly Butler has been a member of St. Peter’s for six years and loves the community her family has found in this parish. In addition to serving on Vestry, she chairs the Membership Committee, serves on the Communications Committee, helps with OpShop marketing and previously taught Sunday School.  While she “retired” 18 years ago, her professional background is in public relations and marketing in-house for Procter & Gamble and for clients including Sara Lee and Johnson & Johnson. Married to John, her family lives in Essex Fells and her two teenage children are active in St. Peter’s Youth Group (SPY).


Fr. Vince Corso

Christian Education info@fathervince.com 917.596.1282
Vince joined the Vestry in 2017 and is the liaison for Christian Education. He is also serves on the parish staff as a Pastoral Assistant. Vince, his wife Christine, and their children Julia and Peter have been parishioners of St. Peter’s for over 15 years. Vince is a member of the chancel and bell choirs and his wife, Christine, is on the parish staff and is a Lector. Their son, Peter, 17 is actively involved in chancel choir and SPY. Their daughter Julia, 19, rejoins the choir when she is home from college. Vince was a Franciscan Friar for 22 years and was ordained in the Roman Catholic Church in 1980 and is now an ordained priest in good standing affiliated with the International Council of Community Churches (ICCC) and a member of CITI Ministries. Vince holds master’s degrees in divinity and social work and is licensed to practice social work in New Jersey and New York. For 20 years Vince worked in the hospice and palliative care arena supervising chaplaincy and bereavement services and provided direct care to hospice patients and their family members. He now offers counseling to parishioners struggling with grief and other issues related to loss and transition.

Timothy Cutting

Stewardship tcutting@simon.com, 973 722-7082
Tim is serving his second term on Vestry and has been a life long member of St. Peters. He, his wife Stephanie and their 2 kids are active members of the church and its many ministries, following in the footsteps of his parents who came to the parish in the 1930’s. Stephanie is involved with the Op Shop which his mom ran for close to 40 years and his children both sing in the Children’s Choir. Tim currently serves as Chair for the 2017 2018 Stewardship campaign. His favorite ministry at St Peters is his involvement with Habitat for Humanity which his father started at St. Peters 30 years ago. The Cuttings reside in Basking Ridge.

Pat Sheeleigh

Communications, Social Media patkchas@verizon.net, 973.228.4362
Pat has been a member of St. Peter’s over 45 years, and has previously served on Vestry and as a Warden. She was a member of the 2017 search committee and served as overall Director of Search in 2002. Pat was an original member of Health Cabinet and volunteer at The Op Shop. Her daughter was one of the first two female acolytes at St. Peter’s.

2016 Members

Evan McLaughlin

Clerk, Liturgy, Music Liaison evanmclaughlin15@gmail.com, 973.403.8614
Evan works as the Music Ministry’s liaison to the Vestry, as well as singing in the Adult Choir. A member of Saint Peter’s since 1996, Evan teaches history at James Caldwell High School, and has recently completed work on his Master’s thesis at Seton Hall in Constitutional Law.

Serena Watkinson

Nursery School Liaison hop26@yahoo.com, 973.731.2879
Serena has been a member of the St. Peter’s family for 11 years. She was elected to the vestry in 2016, and helps connect St. Peter’s Nursery School with the Vestry. She is also co-chair of our Angel Food ministry with Maggie Wohltman. “St. Peter’s holds a special place in my heart and helps me remember what is important in my life.”