Vicky Bickel is a member of the transition ministry team and assists Rev. Canon Pat Wingo and deputy director Ed Keithly with the ordination process, and supports the director of transition ministry, Rev. Dr. Mary Thorpe, with the search process for clergy and congregations. She is also the Diocese point person for information about or scheduling a Sexual Misconduct Prevention Workshop for a parish. Vicky has worked in the public, private and academic sectors providing administrative, organizational and graphic support.
The daughter of an Episcopal Chaplain in the Air Force, Vicky settled down in Virginia, graduating from VCU with a degree in Communication Arts and Design. Also considered an illustrator, she enjoys creating pen and ink stipple portraits, as well as dabbling in pottery and painting. Vicky resides in Ashland, is an active member of St James the Less and has two adult children and two granddaughters.