A dedicated member of the Episcopalian Church since the age of 15, Douglas Cadwallader developed a fulfilling career as a leader in the church. In May 1977, Douglas Cadwallader joined the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. Highly active in the functioning of the church, he served as Assistant Rector, Rector, and Reverend. Douglas Cadwallader served with the Episcopal Diocese of Texas until February 2010, when he retired from St. Thomas Church and School in Houston. During the course of his service as a religious leader, Douglas Cadwallader contributed to a wide range of humanitarian causes. In the 1980s, he was responsible for working with homeless people in affiliation with Houston’s Trinity Episcopal Church. His efforts involved helping to develop the Houston Food Bank. Douglas Cadwallader also contributed to numerous local community projects as an active member with the Rotary Club of Palacios, Texas. His community service experience includes serving in several annual fundraisers for the American Cancer Society. Educated at Louisiana State University, Douglas Cadwallader completed his undergraduate education with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Continuing his education at Virginia Theological Seminary, he earned his Master of Divinity in 1977. He later returned to Louisiana State University to earn his Master of Arts in Cultural Anthropology. Douglas Cadwallader would like to return to school to pursue further academic interests. Beyond his professional and academic interests, Douglas Cadwallader loves to travel the world, read historical novels, and stay active in his community. Douglas Cadwallader currently lives in Houston, Texas.