STAFF

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Ann Kreucher, Office Manager

Ann takes amazing care of the office of St. Andrew’s parish and is an experienced office manager at a local physician’s office also. After moving to Lake Worth Beach in 2014, she began attending services and joined the choir. Ann was confirmed into the Episcopal Church in 2016 and now volunteers as a lay reader, Chalice bearer and Taizé musician, in addition to singing in the choir. A former mental health therapist and yoga studio owner, she also dances with Demetrius Klein Dance Company-DIY and teaches yoga twice a week.

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Tracy Simkowitz, Office Assistant

A proud New Jersey native, Tracy and her husband Mark have lived in Lake Worth since 1977. They have 2 sons and 4 grandchildren (also boys).  Tracy’s background includes serving as a library assistant in both Boynton Beach and Palm Springs and as a medical secretary for 20 years with Palm Beach Neurology. She is very involved in her synagogue serving on several committees and the executive board. Tracy is currently both the Executive Director and a dancer with Demetrius Klein Dance Company. Tracy is thrilled to be part of the St. Andrew’s family!

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Joanne Nelson, Organist

Joanne Nelson began piano studies in Kenya, East Africa, where she was born and raised. Winning the Head Cup in the Kenya Music Festival, in High School she played one of Rachmaninoff ‘s pianos that had been shipped to Nairobi for Mr. Foo Tsong. Returning to the United States, she was awarded a scholarship in piano at University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Always drawn to the organ, Ms. Nelson later enrolled in Boston University, graduating with a Master of Music degree with honors in Organ Performance. Her current interests include coaching piano and violin and introducing Dalcroze Eurythmics to new audiences. She also takes great delight in her family and is looking forward to serving as Organist at St Andrews Episcopal Church.