As Executive Assistant, Anita Lisk provides vital assistance to the Bishop in carrying out the vision and priorities of diocesan leadership. Among her many duties, Anita coordinates the visitations of all Virginia Bishops to congregations, schools and other diocesan organizations; coordinates the Bishops' travel and daily schedule; oversees a variety of functions required by the Canons; and works with diocesan staff, clergy and lay leaders to advance the mission of the Church.
Anita comes to the diocesan staff from St. James's Episcopal Church, Richmond, where she has served as the Parish Coordinator since 2001. Prior to her appointment as the Parish Coordinator, Anita served as St. James's Director of Christian Education for 3 ½ years.
Anita and her husband, Tom, joined St. James's shortly after moving to Richmond for Tom to begin his legal career. They have two adult children, Sarah and Matthew.