Rev. Tracey Lind

The Very Rev. Tracey Lind is Dean of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral as well as a city planner and author. Her ministry includes work for environmental justice, interfaith relations, sustainable urban planning, arts and culture, and the diversity of the Episcopal Church.Lind came to Trinity in 2000 and led the development of Trinity Commons, an award-winning, environmentally-sustainable campus that is home to Trinity Cathedral, the Diocese of Ohio, and three fair trade shops.As Dean of Trinity, Lind speaks, teaches and preaches around the country, including at the Chautauqua Institution, the Episcopal College Conference, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and a variety of churches, conferences, seminaries and theological schools.From 1989-2000, Lind was Rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Paterson, New Jersey. In Paterson she led the effort to revitalize a large multi-cultural urban congregation and campus and establish the St. Paul's Community Development Corporation. Prior to entering seminary, Lind worked in nonprofit management and community development. She continues that work as a board member to many nonprofit organizations including the Episcopal Church Publishing Company, Ten Thousand Villages of Cleveland, Hospice of the Visiting Nurse Association, Music and Performing Arts at Trinity, and The Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University.A native of Columbus, Ohio, Lind is an alumna of the Columbus School for Girls. She holds a bachelor's degree in urban studies from the Honors College at the University of Toledo, a master of community planning from the University of Cincinnati, and a master of divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York. She has also held the seminary's prestigious Maxwell Fellowship and received the Diocese of Newark's Canterbury Scholar Award.