The Church Pension Fund announces the election of Canon Anne M. Vickers as chair of its Board of Trustees

Church Pension Group
Posted Jun 21, 2024

The Church Pension Fund (CPF), a financial services organization that serves The Episcopal Church, announced the election of Canon Anne M. Vickers, CFA, as Chair of its Board of Trustees (CPF Board) effective upon the close of the 81st General Convention of The Episcopal Church. She succeeds Canon Kathryn McCormick, who served as chair since 2022. In addition, the Rt. Rev. Austin K. Rios (subject to his reelection to the CPF Board) and the Very Rev. Sandye A. Wilson have been elected vice chairs. They succeed Canon Rosalie Simmonds Ballentine and the Rt. Rev. Brian N. Prior, who served as vice chairs since 2022 and 2018 respectively.

From left, Canon Anne M. Vickers, the Rt. Rev. Austin K. Rios and the Very Rev. Sandye A. Wilson

“We are pleased to announce the election of Anne, Austin, and Sandye as the new leadership of The Church Pension Fund Board of Trustees,” said Mary Kate Wold, Chief Executive Officer and President of CPF. “They are recognized leaders in the Church with years of experience on the board, and I am excited to continue to work with them on behalf of those who serve our Church.

“I want to thank Kathryn for her work over these past two years, particularly regarding her diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. She has advocated for ensuring that all voices are heard, and she leaves a legacy that has only made the board stronger.

“I also want to thank Rosalie and Brian for their support and dedication in their roles as vice chairs,” Ms. Wold concluded.

Canon Vickers said, “I have been involved with the Church since my early years, and it is an honor to serve as the next chair of the CPF Board. CPG will continue to play an important role as the Church evolves. I look forward to working tirelessly on behalf of the Church in this new role.”

 View an interview with Canon Vickers that will be featured in CPG’s upcoming 2024 Annual Report.

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The Church Pension Group (CPG) is a financial services organization that serves The Episcopal Church. It maintains three lines of business—benefits, property and casualty insurance, and publishing. CPG provides retirement, health, life insurance, and related benefits for clergy and lay employees of The Episcopal Church, as well as property and casualty insurance and book and music publishing, including the official worship materials of the Church. Follow CPG on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), YouTube, Instagram, and LinkedIn.


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