The Rev. Laura Lockey (she/her)

Chaplain and Advisor

Laura is an Episcopal priest, and she served churches in Alaska and Mississippi before being called to campus ministry in Harrisonburg. All aspects of ministry bring her joy, and campus ministry is her passion. She is married to Russell, a Coast Guard veteran. They have 3 sons who are in college. She enjoys gardening, baking and road trips. 


Rebecca Shannon (she/her)

Senior Warden

Rebecca is a senior psychology major with minors in nonprofit studies and family studies with a family ecology focus. She loves the loving and encouraging atmosphere and inclusivity at Canterbury. When she is not at Canterbury or studying at Carrier library, she can be found working with her residents as a Resident Advisor, working out at UREC, or watching a good Disney movie.


Lynn Ashmore (she/her)

Junior Warden

Lynn is a senior Political Science major with a minor in public policy and administration. She loves how calm Canterbury is and says you can always find peace there. Lynn is also a part of the Marching Royal Dukes and the JMU pep band. 


Trinity Obaugh (she/her)

Vestry Member

Trinity is a senior Nursing major with a minor in Human Resource Development from Staunton, Virginia. She loves the warmth and fellowship found at Canterbury and looks forward to attending service every Sunday. In her free time, Trinity enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and watching movies. 


Mary Bennett (she/her)

Vestry Member

Mary is a senior Economics major. She loves Canterbury because it is a community based on loving one another. Outside of Canterbury, Mary can be found snuggling up on the couch watching Netflix with her adorable pets. 

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Mary Paige Fisher (she/her)

Vestry Member

Mary Paige is a junior nursing major who cannot wait to start nursing school this fall. She loves the compassionate, caring, and fun community Canterbury provides. When she’s not studying, she loves being outside, reading, hanging out with friends and family, and napping.


Elyse Rideout (she/her)

Vestry Member

Elyse is a sophomore nursing major from San Clemente, California. She loves Canterbury because it’s where she has met some of her best friends, but also because it is a great place to go both to study and to take a break from studying! Outside of Canterbury she can be found watching a good Netflix tv show or hanging out with friends somewhere outside.