The Rev. Lisa R. Neilson joined St. Martin’s in September 2019 as an Associate Rector. Lisa primarily oversees Pastoral Care, and she also oversees the Episcopal Church Women of St. Martin’s, Blanket Ladies, Saintly Stitchers, St. Clare’s Needlepoint Guild, Daughters of the King, OPUS and Seekers. I addition, Lisa assists other Clergy to support the Shepherd’s Guild. From July 2016 until coming to St. Martin’s, she served in College Station as Campus Minister for Texas A&M University and Blinn College. Lisa graduated from Syracuse University and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army. After serving as an Army logistics officer, she worked in management for BSNF Railway in Fort Worth. Lisa then earned her master’s degree in Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary. She is married to Bob, a retired Army officer, and has two adult children, Heather and Ian, and two grandchildren, Caleb and Peyton.