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The Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California
The Right Reverend Megan M. Traquair was ordained and consecrated the eighth bishop of the
Episcopal Diocese of Northern California on June 29, 2019 at the Mondavi Center in Davis, CA.
Bishop Megan is an active follower of Jesus Christ and was raised in Santa Barbara when it was
a sleepy town, graduated from Pomona College in Claremont and received her MDiv at
Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, IL. Ordained in 1992 in the Diocese of Los Angeles she
has led congregations in Tucson, towns near South Bend and Indianapolis, and Los Angeles.
When she was Canon to the Ordinary in the Diocese of Arizona, she ran all aspects of clergy
Her interests include gardening, genealogy, hiking and history. Her husband Philip is a
pediatrician at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. They have been partners and best friends as well as
parents. They have two children: Hannah who teaches high school in Tucson, and Benjamin,
who is an engineer in Colorado. You may contact Bishop Megan at
Diocese of Northern California, The Right Reverend Megan M. Traquair