New SJCF Board Members Elected

St. John’s Church Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Mrs. Caroline Marvel, Mr. Ned Moore and The Rev. Amelie Wilmer to the Board of Trustees.

Mrs. Marvel is the Founder and President of Branding Marvel, a specialized marketing and advertising consulting firm started in 2015. With over thirteen years of experience in marketing and advertising, Marvel was previously an account supervisor with Barber Martin Advertising and an account executive with ToMarket. She holds degrees from the College of William and Mary and Johns Hopkins University.


Mr. Moore is the former President of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, where he worked with a statewide board comprised of corporate executives, college presidents and foundation representatives to expand awareness, interest and support of the private college sector in the Commonwealth. Previously, Moore served for twelve years as Vice President for Institutional Advancement for Randolph-Macon College in Ashland. He has been honored with the Nina Abady Award, the top annual career attainment recognition of the Virginia Association of Fund-Raising Executives, and the Distinguished Service Award from the Council of Independent Colleges, a national association based in Washington, DC. He has served on the boards of Richmond Goodwill Industries, Interfaith Housing Corporation, and the National Foundation for Independent Higher Education.

The Rev. Amelie Wilmer is the new Priest-in-Charge at St. John’s Church. Wilmer previously served as the vicar of All Souls since January 2012. Wilmer received her Post-graduate Degree in Anglican Studies from Virginia Theological Seminary and her Masters of Divinity from Union Presbyterian Seminary, and was ordained to the priesthood in 2011. She holds degrees in Economics/Political Science and Art History from Yale University.  In addition to previous careers in banking, she is a past president of the Junior League of Richmond, former chair of the Carver Promise and board member of the Urban League of Greater Richmond, and graduate of Leadership Metro Richmond. She served on the Executive Board of the Diocese of Virginia from 2013-2015 and currently serves on the board of the Diocesan Missionary Society and on the Editorial Review Board of the Interpretation Journal of Biblical Scholarship.

Douglas D. Monroe, III, President of St. John’s Church Foundation, said, “Caroline, Amelie and Ned have years of leadership experience and have made a commitment to serving the Richmond community, which is vital to the mission of St. John’s Church Foundation.  The expertise they bring to the board will help us continue to provide high-quality and engaging educational programs and to preserve St. John’s Church as a National Historic Landmark.”