Prior to her appointment as the Tenth Dean, Miguelina served as Vicar of the Cathedral. Miguelina is originally from the Dominican Republic where she holds a license in clinical psychology. She was ordained in 2002 in the Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic. She is a member of the Episcopal Church Latino/Hispanic Ministries Council of Advice, member of the Board of the Society for the Increase of Ministry and was appointed to serve on the General Convention 2015 Task Force on Sustentability and Development of Latino/Hispanic Ministries. Miguelina serves as a faculty member of CREDO, a wellness program of the Church Pension Group. She was the seventh Rector of the Church of the Epiphany, Diocese of Newark, and served as a member of the Task Force for Re-imagining the Episcopal Church. In the Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic she was Priest-in-Charge of three congregations, executive director and 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 at the Episcopal Church Center, 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.