Clergy & Staff

Pamela Kruse-BuckinghamParish Administrator
Email or 510-525-1716

Pam is a non-profit ministry professional who has worked at several Parishes in the Diocese of CA, most recently at Christ Church Alameda. She served as the Parish Administrator of St. Alban’s from 2010 to 2012, and she is delighted to be back! Pam is a wife, mother of 3 daughters and grandmother of 4 granddaughters, aged 1-11. She is a 4th year EFM student and Mentor. In her spare time she loves gardening, writing/blogging, photography and travel. You can find her in the parish office Monday – Thursday, 9 am – 1 pm





Richard Cushman, Ph.D., Organist

Richard Cushman has been a church organist since his first years of high school.  He began to play professionally at. St. John’s Episcopal Church in Petaluma, where he conducted several choirs and oversaw a highly successful rebuild of the pipe organ. Though always dedicated to sacred music, Dr. Cushman devoted his graduate study (UC Berkeley) to renaissance . lyric and drama,especially sacred verse. He has taught at Stanford University, where he received the Walter J. Gores Award for Faculty Excellence in 1997. He has also taught at USF and the College of the Holy Names. Most recently, Richard has taught courses in literature at the College Preparatory School in Oakland, where he now teaches classes in classical Greek and Roman literature, Dante, Shakespeare and  early twentieth-century fiction. Among Dr. Cushman’s interests he counts tea, walking, gardening, and supporting young musicians.





Becky Osborn-Coolidge and Sondra Lavrov

Volunteer Parish Administrators

Becky and Sondra staff the office on Fridays. They produce our Sunday bulletins, manage filing and other important tasks. And, they are friendly people who love St. Alban’s! You can reach them at the Parish Administrator’s email address (see Pam, above).



Morel Briones


Morel has been keeping things clean and rolling along at St. Alban’s for well over a decade. A passionate bicyclist and skilled repairman, he keeps in shape peddling all over the Bay Area and beyond!