A-Z Staff Directory


Quimara Bedminster »

Finance Associate, x1051

Quimara Bedminster is the Finance Associate in the Treasurer's office of the Diocese of Virginia. Quimara provides benefits administration, maintains camp program finances, and assists the financial administrator.

The Rev. Canon Chanta Bhan »

Canon for Discipleship

Canon Bhan leads our ministry for discipleship of clergy and lay ministers in the Diocese. She works in partnership with congregations to support their work with children and family ministries, Shrine Mont Camps, Parish Youth Ministry, campus ministries, and adult formation programs. She supports vocational discernment for laity, networks of formation professionals, and opportunities for pastoral care for formation leaders. <br>

Nancy Chafin  »

Minister for Communications, x1029

Contact Nancy for assistance with church communicator trainings, best resources and vendors for church communications, media and public relations, and story ideas for the e-Communique.

Jennifer L. Cox »

Administrative Assistant and Shrine Mont Camp Registrar, x1052

As Administrative Assistant to James Williams and Shrine Mont Camp Registrar, Jennifer provides support with all administrative and operational tasks regarding Shrine Mont Camp.

Nerissa Crockett »

Project Manager, x1023

Nerissa Crockett is the Project Manager for the Diocese of Virginia, where she will assist with projects ranging from special events to developing and implementing processes and procedures.

Mark Eastham »

Secretary and Chief of Staff, x1030

Mark Eastham is Secretary and Chief of Staff. In this role, Mark coordinates diocesan convention, provides leadership and support to governance bodies of the Diocese, and oversees diocesan staff development.

The Rev. Canon d'Rue Hazel »

Canon to the Ordinary, x1012

Canon Hazel supports congregational development, works with congregations in conflict, oversees the work of congregational consultants, manages the Title IV process, and works with diocesan teams to identify and embrace new opportunities for the Church.

Stephanie Higgins   »

Minister for Diocesan Development and Congregational Stewardship, x1031

Contact Stephanie for assistance with starting your planned giving program, online giving, and for exciting ways to articulate the impact of your church.

The Rev. Dr. J. Lee Hill, Jr.  »

Canon for Racial Justice and Healing, x1050

The Rev. Canon J. Lee Hill, Jr. works with lay and ordained leaders to engage all congregations and diocesan organizations in the work of healing across racial and other divides. He supports existing ministries of racial justice and healing, works with groups across the Diocese in the development of new ministries, and facilitates courageous dialogue about race that is rooted in Christ and that honors different experiences.

Stas Jones »

Financial Administrator, x1022

Erin Monaghan Kamran »

Associate Minister for Communications, x1016

Contact Erin for assistance with sharing events happening at your church, questions about our website and for pointers on how to improve your church’s social media.

Anita Lisk »

Executive Assistant to the Bishops, x1048

As Executive Assistant, 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.

Nathan Madison »

Registrar and Historiographer

As Registrar and Historiographer, Nathan is the primary historical officer of the Diocese of Virginia. He is the official custodian of diocesan records and the Archives at Mayo House. Nathan assists congregations in exploring their history and also provides them with guidance on retention and preservation of administrative, fiscal, legal, and historical records and documents. Nathan conducts extensive historical research on behalf of the Diocese and assists in the production of the Annual Journal of the Diocese.

Bill Martin »

Assistant to the Secretary, x1025

Contact Bill for assistance with certificates of election for lay delegates and alternates to Annual Convention and governance questions.

Gloria Parham »

Administrative Assistant for Episcopal Ministries, x1053

Gloria provides invaluable support as an administrative assistant to the Minister for Vocational Development, Transition Minister and Canon to the Ordinary, particularly related to the ordination, clergy deployment, clergy disciplinary processes and the work of nurturing congregations and their leaders.

The Rev. Dr. Sarah Kye Price »

Vocations Minister, x1015

The Rev. Dr. Sarah Kye Price is the Vocations Minister for the Diocese of Virginia. In this role she manages the ordination process and supports the Commission on Ministry, its sub-committees and related programs.

Karen Smith »

Receptionist, x1010

As the Receptionist and minister of hospitality for the Diocese of Virginia, Karen is one of the first people you will meet or speak with at Mayo House.

Ted Smith  »

Treasurer, x1046

Ted joined the Diocese in May 2014. Prior to coming to the Diocese, Ted held finance roles in the non-profit and corporate worlds, including the University of Virginia Investment Management Company and Genworth Financial.

The Rev. Shirley Smith Graham »

Transition Minister, x1019

Contact Shirley if you are a congregation that is anticipating a clergy transition, a clergyperson discerning a call to a new ministry, or a clergyperson interested in interim ministry development or opportunities.

James Williams »

Director of Shrine Mont Camps, x1042

James Williams is the Director of Shrine Mont Camps, a foundational piece of youth formation in the Diocese.