Volume 2, Number 7, Authors and Contributors

William Kopcha is a graduate student at the University of Connecticut in Chemistry and Materials Science. He grew up in Connecticut and Vermont. He attends Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Willimantic, Connecticut. He is an active member and former president of the University of Connecticut Orthodox Christian Fellowship. He is a frequent contributor to this blog.

Tatiana grew up in central New Jersey in the Diocese of New York and New Jersey.  She attended Boston College where she met her husband, Jeff.  They were married in October 2008 at Sts. Peter and Paul in South River, NJ.  Tatiana currently works as a consultant in the Human Capital practice at Deloitte and is working toward her masters in Organizational Psychology at Columbia University on a part-time basis.  In addition to her work with Saint Andrew’s Camp, she is on the board of directors of Project Lipstick, a non-profit based in New York City dedicated to helping women in shelters.  

Kimberly Metz is a parishioner at Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church in Bethlehem, PA.  A member of the Office of Young Adult Activities of the Diocese of Eastern PA, Kimberly is committed to guiding upcoming generations of youth by organizing church-related events and activities tailored to meet their educational needs. More information about Saint Tikhon’s Summer Camp is available at www.sttikhonscamp.org.

Luke Beecham is the Director of the Department of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministries of the Orthodox Church in America. He runs St. John Camp in Indiana. He is a member and subdeacon at Stephen the First Martyr Church in Crawfordsville, IN. He has been married to his wife, Janna, for nine years.