Senior Warden

Irene Parker

Irene Parker has been a member of St Paul’s Episcopal Church since moving from Edison to Somerset, NJ in 2013.  She served as a Vestry member since 2018 before becoming Senior Warden in 2020.  As a member of the Finance Committee, part of her responsibility is to assist the Treasurer in overseeing the church Finances. As chairperson of the Transition/Discernment committee Rev. Kristen Foley was hired as our Priest-In-Charge.  Irene is an active participant in the Outreach Program Lunch On Us and also volunteers at both the Silent Auction and the Rummage Sale. 

In her professional life, Irene ran an Insurance and Financial Services agency with her late husband, Ray.  She was active in both the local and national chapters of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and served as the local President.

As an interesting aside, from 1985 – 1990, she was a professional tennis umpire certified by the US Tennis Association officiating at professional & amateur events.

Irene is dependable, competent and can always be relied on to help in any situation. She is a valued member of the St. Paul’s family.