At-Large Vestry Member Valerie Garlick came to the St. Thomas community in 2019, introduced by her now husband (Mark Cicero). Born in CT and raised Lutheran, Valerie found a warm, intellectual, and welcoming match with St. Thomas. Valerie is an artist and serves on the faculty of a community college in Hartford. She lives in Westville with her family, including dogs, cats, and quail. She loves the outdoors and has a passion for local history and community conversations.