Richard Blumenaur – People’s Warden
Richard Blumenauer and wife Mary Shaw have two children, Kathleen and Harry, who are avid Sunday School participants. In 2007, Richard moved from Toronto where he previously attended Church of Our Saviour in Don Mills and held a position as a warden for several years. Professionally, Richard has worked in the Information Technology industry for many years and is currently an IT project consultant in Waterloo. Richard’s interests include history, classical music, building design and construction and, when time allows, a round of golf.
Tricia Siemens– Rector’s Warden
Tricia Siemens became a deputy rector’s warden in 2013 and full warden in 2017. She and her husband, Chuck Erion, have been members of Holy Saviour since 1986. Together they operated Words Worth Books in Waterloo, retiring in 2011. They have three children and seven grandchildren.
Tricia was the board chair for SHOW (Supportive Housing of Waterloo) when it built a 30-unit apartment building for the homeless in 2010. She was a recipient of the City of Waterloo Award in 2015.
Brent Hatcher – Deputy Rector’s Warden
Originally from Niagara, Brent Hatcher joined the Holy Saviour congregation in 1992 after moving to Waterloo. At the same time he joined the senior choir. He is also a member of the Generations Choir which he joined with his daughters, Emma and Maya. Brent recently retired after a 32 year career with the Waterloo Region District School Board, the last 14 years as a school administrator. He lives in Waterloo with his two daughters and his wife Anne. Brent’s been the Deputy Rector’s Warden since 2018.
Kristen Parsons – Deputy People’s Warden
Krista Parsons joined Parish Council in 2019 and became Deputy People’s Warden in 2020. Her professional and volunteer roles outside Holy Saviour with the University of Waterloo and Girl Guides of Canada, respectively, make her an excellent addition to the Holy Saviour leadership team. Krista officially joined Holy Saviour when she married into the Attridge family, long time Holy Saviour members. Krista is passionate about decolonization, social justice issues, environmentalism, and spirituality. In their spare time, Krista and her family enjoy getting out in nature with their loyal beagle and sitting around a lovely campfire.
Jeff Enns, Organist and Music Director
Jeff is a native of Waterloo where he studied organ, viola and composition at Wilfrid Laurier University. His music has been commissioned by choirs across North America and performed and broadcast around the world. He sings with the Elora Singers and the Canadian Chamber Choir, for which he is also composer-in-residence. Jeff teaches violin and viola at the Beckett School in Waterloo, and Rockway Mennonite High School in Kitchener, as well as maintaining a private studio. He was previously the music director at St. James Lutheran Church in Elmira for 14 years and Highland Road United Church in Kitchener for six years.