Volume 5: Number 3 Authors and Contributors

Protodeacon Peter Danilchick was ordained to the Holy Diaconate in 1975. He is presently attached to The Protection of the Holy Mother of God Orthodox Church, Falls Church, Virginia, Romanian Episcopate, OCA.  He is presently a member of the Board of Trustees of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVS), Crestwood NY. Protodeacon Peter holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and Syracuse University, respectively, and has attended the International Management Program at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland. He has 33 years of operations, planning, and general management experience with Exxon Mobil Corporation. Protodeacon Peter and his wife Tanya reside in Oakton, Virginia, and have three children and eight grandchildren.

Mrs Elizabeth Ketz lives in the suburbs of Minneapolis, MN with her husband and three children.  Growing up in Arizona, Elizabeth attended Arizona State University where she received a B.S. in Kinesiology. Since moving to Minnesota in 2004, she has nearly a decade of experience in coordinating and running fitness and exercise programs for the elderly at three locations in the Twin Cities metro area. 

Mr Andrew Boyd is the Director of Youth, Young Adult, and Campus Ministry for the Orthodox Church in America. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut’s School of Business and the Master’s of Divinity program at Saint Vladimir’s Seminary. He works in corporate communications in New York City and is a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Jersey City, NJ. 

Mr Nathaniel Kostick is a student at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN. In addition to his studies, Nathaniel is the sacristan and a church school teacher at St Mary’s Cathedral in Minneapolis.