Greg Clarke

(978) 682-8815
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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

(978) 682-8815 ext 6
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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

(978) 451-4677
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As the Executive Director of Rolling Ridge, Rev. Dr. Lawrence Jay 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.  He is also Adjunct Faculty at Merrimack College in the Masters of Spirituality and Spiritual Direction programs.  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

(425) 412-0214
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John Kiemele, PhD, is a wellbeing educator and spiritual director who companions individuals, teaches various seminars and lifestyle classes, leads contemplative retreats, and also serves as Program Director at Rolling Ridge. With a focus on contemplative soul care, John walks alongside individuals and groups assisting them with life-giving connections and wellbeing practices. Recognizing how intentional pausing and deep listening unlocks life, John strives to engage the whole person – body, mind, soul – in the lifelong process of living well. He is Director Emeritus of a dispersed community of contemplative companions in the greater Seattle area called Selah Center, former Executive Director of SoulStream Initiatives in western Canada, and is an ordained clergy having served congregations across the US and Canada. John received his PhD in education/spirituality with post-doctoral emphases in Spiritual Direction, Mindful Self-Compassion, the Enneagram Spectrum, and Wellness Coaching.

Lee O'Brien

(978) 682-8815 ext 3
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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.

Michael Reed

(978) 682-8815 ext 5
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Rev. Michael Reed is the Associate Executive Director of Rolling Ridge, and an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church. He and his family moved to Massachusetts in 2021. Michael is passionate about the collective practice of Christian spirituality, especially through the teachings of Jesus.

Danny Smith

(978) 682-8815 ext 1
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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.