Catherine Curtis moved to Newport in 2012 and began attending services at Emmanuel Church in 2017. She was baptized at Good Samaritan in Paoli Pa but grew up in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. She was educated at Phillips Exeter and Yale University where she received a BA in Near Eastern Studies. Catherine has worked as a radio and print journalist, and arts educator and a gardener. She is also an artist whose work has been shown in galleries in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Her work is in the collection of the Rhode Island School of Design Museum. She raised her two boys, Nathaniel and Amory, in Providence, R.I. They both live in Cambridge Massachusetts. She is a member of the Emmanuel Church choir and hopes to attend the Royal School of Music-Newport course. Catherine will serve a three year term in a Vestry At Large position.