Clergy, Staff, & Advisory Board


The Rev. Dr. Gawain de Leeuw, OA, Vicar and Priest-in-Charge

Fr. Gawain (Gá wɪn  di Lé u) arrived at Holy Trinity in September 2021 after serving 22 years in parishes in White Plains, NY. He was raised in Rochester, NY and was graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in Philosophy. He received his M.Div. from the University of Chicago and D. Min. from Seabury, an Episcopal seminary.  His academic interests include mimetic theory, institutional economics, and American Religious History.  His book The Body of Christ in a Market Economy was published in 2019.  He was ordained in 1996.  

As a religious in the Order of the Ascension, his mission is to help build healthy and responsive communities through a commitment to hospitality and healing.

He is also a trained chef and sommelier. He cheers first for the Bills and Tottenham.  Introduce yourself and join him for a cup of coffee. 


Office & Maintenance Staff

Advisory Board

Pia Catton, Warden (to serve until 2024)

A Board member since 2018, Pia is currently serving as a Warden, filling the remainder of Abigail Snow's term. A professional fundraiser for (and fan of) the performing arts, she has served as Stewardship co-chair and is a frequent usher on Sundays. 

Leslee Warren, Treasurer (to serve until 2023)

Has been an active member of Holy Trinity for 24 years

Chris Edling, Class of 2024

An HTC member since 2019, Chris is a former Fulbrighter, WWOOFer, United Nations consultant, and Peace Corps Volunteer, he is passionate about service, community engagement, and cross-cultural exchange. 

Sarah Johnson, Class of 2024

Cecilia Malm, Class of 2025 

Cecilia Malm is currently Director of Development for United Women in Faith, an organization whose mission is to connect and nurture women so they can inspire, influence, and impact local and global communities. She is a member of the Board of Directors of The Church Club of New York and recently received a certificate in Ascetical Theology from General Theological Seminary. She has been a member of Holy Trinity Church Inwood since 2014.