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Miguelina Howell serves as the Tenth Dean of the Cathedral and was Vicar of the Cathedral. Miguelina also serves as Chaplain to the House of Bishops, Faculty for CREDO, a Wellness Program of the Church Pension Group and serves as member of the Church Pension Group Client’s Council. She served as the seventh, and first female, Rector of the Church of the Epiphany, Diocese of Newark. Miguelina is originally from the Dominican Republic where she holds a license in clinical psychology. She earned a theological degree from the Centro de Estudios Teológicos and was ordained a priest in 2003. She served as member of the Episcopal Church Latino/Hispanic Ministries Missioner's Council of the Advice. Miguelina served as member of the Task Force for Re-imagining the Episcopal Church. She served in the Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic as priest-in-charge of three congregations, Executive Director & Administrator of the Diocesan Camp & Conference Center, and coordinator of Young Adult Ministries. Miguelina has also served as a member of the Presiding Bishop’ s staff, as a member of the Council of Advice of the President of the House of Deputies, and as a member of Executive Council of The Episcopal Church. A pastor at heart, Miguelina is committed to leadership development and collaborative ministry. She is passionate about social and racial justice as well as the intersection of spirituality and the arts. Miguelina is married to Daniel M. Howell. Miguelina and Daniel are the parents of three intelligent, handsome, and loving boys, Dominic, Darius and Dorian.