Vestry and Officers

The Vestry of St. James’ is elected by the congregation of the parish to attend to the financial affairs of the church, providing lay leadership to and oversight of the various parish activities and programs. Some members of the Vestry are elected every year, each member serving a term of three years.

Laura BatesLaura Bates
Senior Warden (Class of 2019)

Lifetime member of St. James’ Church
Laura is a cradle Episcopalian and is the fourth generation of her family to be a member of St. James’. She has served on the vestry several times, Sr. Warden four times, as well as serving on different committees; was Altar Guild Director and Choir Director. She has been active in the Diocese and was selected by Bishop J. Neil Alexander to be on the Diocesan Strategic Planning Commission in 2001. Laura is a native of Cedartown where she has lived and worked almost her entire working career.

King AikenKing Aiken
Junior Warden (Class of 2020)

Parishioner at St. James’ since: 20__
King’s bio is currently under construction…

Chuck MyersChuck Myers
Mission/Outreach Commission (Class of 2022)

Parishioner at St. James’ since: 2013
Chuck and his wife Lauren came to the Episcopal Church twelve years ago, after having been raised in the Baptist tradition. Chuck works for the Postal Service in Tallapoosa and Lauren is a teacher with the Haralson County School System. They have three wonderful children: twins Kate and Will (12) and Luke (8).

Martha MunteanMartha Muntean
Parish Life Commission (Class of 2022)

Parishioner at St. James’ since: 20__
Martha’s bio is currently under construction…

Bill FronBill Fron

Parishioner at St. James’ since: 2010
Bill came to St. James’ from the United Methodist church and has served the church as Treasurer for the past 4 years. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business and his Master of Science in Educational Administration from the University of Tennessee. Bill has been married to Faye since 1993 and they have five children and nine grandchildren.

Vestry Resource Materials