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Miguelina serves as the 10th Dean and was Vicar of the Cathedral. She is a Chaplain to the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Seminary of the Southwest and a member of the Governing Board of Directors of Hartford Stage in Connecticut. Miguelina serves as member of the Constituting Group for the Episcopal Coalition for Racial Equity and Justice. She leads spiritual retreats and serves as guest speaker and clergy mentor consultant across our denomination. Miguelina served on the Pension Group’s Client’s Council. 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. She served for over a decade 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 as the seventh 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. After licensing as a clinical psychologist, she earned a theological degree from the Centro de Estudios Teológicos and was ordained a priest in 2003. 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 is passionate about social and racial justice as well as the intersection of spirituality and the arts. She finds joy in crafting liturgies that bring people closer to God, self, and others. Miguelina is married to Daniel M. Howell. Miguelina and Daniel are the parents of three handsome and intelligent children, Dominic, Darius, and Dorian.