Staff and Leadership

Staff and Leadership

Rector

Rev. Joseph F. Maiocco III

I spent most of my life growing up in Southern California, went to college at W.V.U. and attended seminary at Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry.  I’ve had the privilege of ministering to many people in numerous places, starting out as Youth Advisor in the Diocese of Pittsburgh, serving as a Navy Chaplain at Pearl Harbor and during operations Desert Shield & Storm, traveling the Country as an Outreach Speaker for Food for the Poor, being Rector of Advent Episcopal Church…
Music Director

Glenn Saffran

I’m the Director of Music at St. John’s Episcopal Church who started piano and violin lessons at age six. Early accomplishments included performances of Bach and Vivaldi in elementary school. Continuing with instrumental and keyboard lessons throughout middle and high school, Glenn went on to Oberlin College and Conservatory where he majored in English Literature. Classes in the Conservatory included choral performance, music history and ethnomusicology. Glenn was a member and business manager of the Oberlin College Choir which performed at…
Accountant

Randy Stewart

Originally from North Carolina, my family moved to Naples in 1968.  Growing up here has been an awesome experience.   St. John’s Thrift Shoppe has been a client of mine since 1998 and the church since 2008.  I feel very fortunate to work with such a great group of people and get to associate with an amazing congregation.
Pastoral Caregiver

Becky Jarrell

I’m a native Hoosier who has been a Naples resident for 22 years.  I attended Marian University and Indiana University prior to beginning my family and career.  I’ve served as a Pre-School Teacher and Director and have been in ministry for the past twenty years.  Beginning with Children’s Christian Education Director, I’ve served three major denominations as Director of New Membership and Outreach Ministry, Director of Congregational Care and Director of Pastoral Care.  I’ve been a Stephen Minister for 20 years and a Stephen Leader for…
Youth Program Director

Dayna Sottosanti

I grew up in Connecticut where I also attended the University of Connecticut, and received my Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies. I have been teaching in a classroom since I was 18 years old. I continued teaching and mentoring children when I moved to Florida. I am blessed to be a part of the St. John’s Community as the Youth Director. I enjoy supporting and watching a child’s curiosity and explore their environment along with learning how…
Senior Warden

Jack Wert

As an Akron, OH native, I grew up in the Episcopal Church attending Sunday School, Cub and Boy Scouts, and served as an Usher and Vestry Member at Church of Our Savior. With a work background in sports, banking, ad agency and restaurants and hotels, I eventually ended up in Florida managing a Cleveland based ad agency’s Orlando office. I then had the opportunity to move to Naples to start the tourism bureau here in 2002. That is when Tona…
Junior Warden

Roger Stiefel

I was born and raised a Presbyterian in Fort Madison, Iowa. I graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College with a degree in economics and business. I am married (wife Susan) and have two daughters, J.J. who lives in Naples and Sarah who lives in Kansas City and three grandchildren. I am a full-time resident of Naples, FL having moved here in 2000 from Madisonville, KY.  There we owned and operated a True Value Hardware Store and a John Deere power equipment…
Treasurer

Bob Matthews

Bob and Susan Matthews began attending St John’s in 2012, following Bob’s retirement from a career in commercial banking. Bob and Susan are active in our ushering ministry, and Bob is a regular in our Acolyte and Lay Reader ministries.  He is also a regular attendee at weekly Men’s Bible Study meetings.  Bob served two years as Stewardship Chairman, and he currently serves as Chairman of our Finance Committee.  He can hardly remember a time when he has not served…