Staff

Greg Clarke

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As Facilities Manager, Greg ensures that the buildings and grounds of Rolling Ridge are safe and in tip top condition.

Virginia Ferriman

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As Housekeeping Manager, Virginia works with her staff to make sure that all buildings are cleaned, towels are washed, and beds are made with fresh sheets so that you have a good night's rest while at Rolling Ridge.

Rev Dr Lawrence Jay

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As the Executive Director of Rolling Ridge, Lawrence works in partnership with the staff to ensure that the guest experience at the Ridge is top quality.  He also partners with retreat leaders to provide excellent programming at the Ridge, and is available to speak about the ongoing ministry and historic mission of Rolling Ridge as a place of rest, retreat, and transformation.  A trained spiritual director and ordained American Baptist pastor, Larry (as he is known by friends) is a graduate of UCLA, Golden Gate Seminary, Franciscan School of Theology, American Baptist Seminary of the West, and the Gateways to God Missional Spiritual Direction Program.  Eco-spirituality is his passion (and was his doctoral dissertation), encouraging everyone to live into the fullness of our connection with nature, God, and all people.  

John Kiemele

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John Kiemele is a wellbeing educator and spiritual director who currently companions individuals, teaches various seminars and lifestyle classes, leads contemplative retreats, and also serves as Program Director at Rolling Ridge Retreat Center.  With a focus on contemplative soul care, John gratefully walks alongside individuals, small groups, classrooms and congregations.  Recognizing how intentional pausing and listening unlocks life, John strives to engage the whole person – body, mind, soul – in the lifelong process of living well.  John received his PhD in education/spirituality from Talbot School of Theology, with post-doctoral emphases in Spiritual Direction, Mindful Self-Compassion, the Enneagram Spectrum, and Wellness Coaching.

Ellen Lewis

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As bookkeeper of Rolling Ridge, Ellen is the keeper of the kingdom when it comes to finances.  

Lee O'Brien

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As Director of Guest Services, Lee ensures that all details are in place for your event and generates the final invoice.  She also schedules all personal retreats.

Danny Smith

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As Director of Operations, Danny oversees registration for all our Rolling Ridge programs and ensures that all runs smoothly behind the scenes.