Leadership Bodies

Standing Committee

Purpose: The Standing Committee serves as the council of advice to the Bishop, and in the absence of the Bishop holds the ecclesiastical authority of the Diocese. The Standing Committee shall fill all vacancies that may occur during the recess of the Convention. (Diocesan Constitution: Article IX, Sects. 1, 5, 6)

NameYr. Term Ends
The Rev. Herb Bailey II, President2024
Mr. Wicks Stephens II, Secretary2024
The Rev. Andrew DeFusco2025
Ms. Ginger Weeber2025
The Rev. Clint Kerley2026
Mrs. Mara Bateson2026
The Rev. Cn. Karen Stevenson2027
Mrs. MJ Botula2027
Mrs. Delia Bouwers Bianchin, Chancellor 

Board of Trustees

Purpose: The powers and duties of the Board of Trustees shall be to collect, receive, hold, manage, and properly dispose of all property that is conveyed or transferred to the Diocese, for its benefit or the benefit of any of its congregations, bodies, or associations. (Diocesan Constitution: Article X, Section 2)

NameAppointed By(yr. term ends - # of terms)
Ms. Susan Hovanec, SecretaryDistrict 12026-2
Mr. Ross KucksDistrict 22026-1
The Rev. John BaileyDistrict 32026-1
Mrs. Winifred ShermanDistrict 42026-1
Mr. David GreeningDistrict 52024-1
Mr. Tom HayElected by Convention2024-2
Mrs. Diane Sykes-BookhammerElected by Convention2025-1
Mrs. Karen GowdyElected by Convention2026-1
Mr. Kirk Botula, PresidentBishop Appointment2025
The Rt. Rev. Alex CameronBishop, Ex-Officio 
Mrs. Sarah KwolekNon-Member 

Diocesan Council

Purpose: The Diocesan Council shall act on behalf of the Convention when the Convention is not in session. In particular, it shall evaluate the policies, programs, and other activities of the Diocese, make recommendations to the Convention, and give general oversight to the work, mission, budget and human resources of the Diocese. The Council shall perform such other functions and tasks as the Convention may assign to it. (Diocesan Canon: Canon VI, Section 1)

District 1
Ms. Judith Hall2024-1
The Rev. Glenn Crytzer2025-2
Mrs. Marianne Manasterski2026-1
District 2
Mr. Gary Bookhammer2024-2
The Rev. Dn. Marybeth Carey2024-1
Mr. Richard Martin2025-1
District 3
The Rev. Eric Rodes2024-2
Ms. Stacey Regan2024-1
Mr. Zachary White2026-1
District 4
The Rev. Colleen Klingensmith2024-1
Ms. Holly Ruble2024-1
The Rev. Douglas Blakelock2025-2
Mr. Tom Miller2025-2
Dr. Leslie Thyberg2025-2
Mr. Lawrence Silverstein2025-1
District 5
Mr. Mark Frost2024-1
The Rev. Michael McGhee2025-2
Mr. Don Klein2026-1
Ex-Officio Council Members
The Rt. Rev. Alex CameronBishop
Mrs. Delia Bouwers BianchinChancellor
The Rev. Herb Bailey IIStanding Committee President
Mr. Kirk BotulaBoard of Trustees President
Ms. Stacey ReganSecretary of Convention
Mrs. Sarah KwolekDirector of Administration

The Array

Purpose: If any charges are brought against any member of the clergy of the Diocese, the Array of the Diocese shall serve as the ecclesiastical trial court.

NameYr. Term Ends
Ms. Millicent Smith2024-1
The Rev. Bryan Jarrell2024-2
The Rev. Joshua Bennett2025-1
The Rev. Michael Hustead2025-1
Mr. Rea Redd2025-1
Mr. Tom Sands2026-1
Mr. Wallace Scott2026-2
The Rev. Andrew DeFusco2026-2