Fr. Jeff is the fifth rector of St. Andrew’s. He came to us in June 2010 after serving for five years as Rector of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Beaumont, California. Fr. Jeff earned his BA from DePauw University, his Master of Divinity degree from Seabury Western Theological Seminary in Chicago and he completed additional graduate work at The University of Notre Dame. Before he was ordained to the priesthood, Fr. Jeff had a long career as a TV comedy writer, working on many shows including “The Bob Newhart Show” and “M*A*S*H.” He and his wife Barbara live in Ojai. They have been married for 43 years and have two daughters, a son-in-law and three grandchildren, all of whom attend St. Andrew’s.