Karen Salter is the diocesan Director of Staff Development. She will serve in this part-time position for six months. During that time, Karen will focus on training, strengthening and helping to recalibrate the vital work of the diocesan staff.
Karen is a lawyer, mediator and consultant. She specializes in dispute resolution, diversity, racial equity and reconciliation, and church consultation. She has provided mediation, retreat leadership, mutual ministry review, congregational development, transition/search coaching and other services to more than 60 churches throughout Virginia and North Carolina. During her tenure as Director of Staff Development, Karen will continue her consulting and mediation work with congregations in the Diocese and beyond. Karen holds a bachelor's degree in social work from Virginia Commonwealth University and a law degree from Washington & Lee University.