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Elected & Appointed Officials

Officers of the Diocese Elected by Convention
(For terms expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2018)
Secretary to the Convention:  The Rev. Dorothy Sanders Wells
Assistant Secretary:  Ms. Elizabeth Gassler
Treasurer of the Diocese:  Mr. Josh Shipley
Assistant Treasurers:  Mr. Paul Calame, Jr. and Mr. Barney Rolfes

The Standing Committee

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2021)
Clergy:  The Rev. Noah Campbell
Lay:  Mrs. Lindsay Wilhite

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2020)
Clergy:  The Rev. Dorothy Wells
Lay:  Mrs. Martha Webb

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2019)
Clergy:  The Rev. Gary Meade
Lay:  Mrs. Stephanie Cheney

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2018)
Clergy:  The Rev. Dn. Dr. Randy McCloy
Lay:  Mr. Jim McGehee

The Bishop and Council

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2021)
Clergy:  The Rev. Don Brooks
Clergy:  The Rev. Scott Walters
Lay:  Mr. Cody Blue Miller

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2020)
Clergy:  The Rev. Kyle Stillings
Lay:  Col. Jim Danley
Lay:  Ms. Hallie Peyton

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2019)
Clergy:  The Rev. Barney Gordon
Clergy:  The Rev. Gayle McCarty
Lay:  Mrs. Kat Gordon

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2018)
Clergy:  The Rev. Alexander (Sandy) Webb
Lay:  Mrs. Marlene Shaw
Lay:  Mr. Scott Haight

Deputies to General Convention 2018
For 79th General Convention

Clergy: The Rev. Colenzo Hubbard
Clergy: The Rev. Cn. John Burruss
Clergy: The Rev. John Leach
Clergy: The Rev. Gary Meade
Clergy Alternate: The Rev. Chuck McMillen
Clergy Alternate: The Rev. Canon Chip Davis
Lay: Ms. Mary Beth Seltzer
Lay:  Mr. Andy Cobb
Lay: Mr. Scott Haight
Lay: Mr. Ron Edmonds
Lay Alternate: Ms. Jean Arehart

Trustees, University of the South

(For term expiring on December 31, 2020)
Clergy: The Rev. Amy George

(For term expiring on December 31, 2019)
Lay:  Mr. Bill Nichol

(For term expiring on December 31, 2018)
Lay: Mr. George Clarke

Disciplinary Board

(For term expiring on December 31, 2020)
Clergy: The Very Rev. Andy Andrews
Clergy: The Rev. Dn. Nancy O’Shea
Lay: Mr. Lee Sparks

(For term expiring on December 31, 2019)
Clergy: The Rev. Sandy Webb
Lay:  Mr. Edward I. Curry, III

(For term expiring on December 31, 2018)
Clergy: The Rev. Gayle McCarty
Lay: Mr. John McQuiston

Cathedral Committee

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2018)
Clergy: The Rev. Amy George
Lay: Mr. Betsy Kelly

NOMINATED BY THE COUNCIL AND ELECTED BY CONVENTION

West Tennessee Endowment Corporation (3 year terms; elected on rotating basis whereby 3 of its members are elected each year)

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2020)
Mrs. Peg Wahl
Mr. Tom Stephenson
Mr. Tony Graves
(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2019)
Mr. Matt Morice
Mr. Adam Patterson
Mr. Gary Wilson

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2018)
Mr. Lou D’Eri
Mr. Barney Rolfes
Mr. David Visinsky

NOMINATED BY THE BISHOP AND CONFIRMED BY CONVENTION

Commission on Ministry 

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2023)
Clergy:  The Rev. Jack Rogers
Lay:  Mrs. Ardelle Walters

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2022)
Clergy:  The Rev. Katherine Bush
Lay:  Ms. Gerri Endicott

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2021)
Clergy: The Rev. Canon Laura Gettys
Lay:   Dr. Jeane Chapman

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2020)
Clergy:  The Rev. Nancy O’Shea
Lay:  Mrs. Ebet Peeples

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2019)
Clergy:  The Rev. John Leach
Lay: Mrs. Ann Duncan

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2018)
Clergy:  The Rev. Terry Street
Lay:  Mrs. Diane Spence

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2017)
Clergy:  The Rev. Canon Chip Davis
Lay:  Mrs. Jan Jaeger

The Church Home

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2020)
The Rev. Dn. Richard Fletcher
Ms. Callie Smith

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2019)
The Rev. Bob VanDoren
Ms. Merilyn Mangum

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2018)
The Rev. Chuck McMillen
Mr. David Visinsky

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2017)
The Rev. Jay Biedenarn
Mrs. Claudia Haltom

APPOINTED BY THE BISHOP (for terms expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2017)

Chancellor of the Diocese: Mr. M. Anderson Cobb, Jr.
Vice-Chancellor of the Diocese: Mr. Michael Marshall
Registrar: Ms. Elizabeth Gassler
Historiographer: Mrs. Patricia L. McFarland
Archivist: Mrs. Patricia L. McFarland

APPOINTMENTS BY THE BISHOP (not subject to the actions of the Convention)

Finance Committee
 (For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2020)
Mr. Tom DeWitt
Mrs. Margaret McLean
The Rev. David Carletta
(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2019)
Mr. Lattimore Michael
Mr. Tony Graves

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2018)
Mrs. Mollie Newman
Mr. Len Grice
Mr. Doug Gordon

St. Columba Conference and Retreat Center

(Three persons, clergy or laity, each to serve for a 3 year term)

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2020)
The Rev. Hester Mathes
Ms. Mary Fortin
Ms. Blair Evans
Mr. Rob Norcross

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2019)
Mr. Brian Fisher
Mr. Thomas Robinson
Ms. Leslie Schutt
Ms. Anna Kathryn Word

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2018)
The Rev. John Burruss
Ms. Lisa Holt
Mr. Andy MacQueen
Mr. Michael Rowland

Standing Committee on Canons

(4 priests and 3 lay, one of whom shall be an attorney; staggered terms of 3 years)

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2020)
Clergy:  The Rev. Canon Chip Davis
Lay:   Mr. Roane Waring III

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2019)
Clergy:  The Rev. John P. Leach
Lay:   Mr. M. Anderson Cobb

(For term expiring upon adjournment of Convention 2018)
Clergy:  The Rev. John Burruss
Clergy:  The Rev. Jamie Cubine
Lay:  Mr. Dan Hatzenbuehler, Chair

APPOINTED BY THE BISHOP
Parliamentarian: Mr. M. Anderson Cobb, Jr.
Cathedral Committee Clergy: The Rev. Terry Street
Cathedral Committee Lay: Mr. Steve Kite-Powell
Church Attorney: The Hon. Albert C. Harvey

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