Ed is a lifelong Episcopalian who grew up in California. He and his wife Nancy joined Epiphany in the mid-1970s when they moved to Seattle. They have two grown children, Michael and Julie and five grandchildren. Ed has been on the Epiphany Vestry three times: in the 1980’s and 1990’s, and when Doyt first arrived in 2010–2013, serving as both Junior and Senior Warden. He also served as an Epiphany Parish “owner representative” for the building projects associated with the Epiphany Early Learning Preschool and the 100-year restoration project. Ed is a graduate of Cal State University–Northridge and is retired after 30-years as an administrator in both health care and social service organizations.