A-Z Staff Directory
- The Rt. Rev. Susan E. Goff, Bishop Suffragan and Ecclesiastical Authority, 800-DIOCESE x1011
- The Rt. Rev. Jennifer Brooke-Davidson, Assistant Bishop
- The Rt. Rev. Porter Taylor, Assisting Bishop
- Executive Assistant to the Bishops: Anita Lisk
Interim Canon to the Ordinary
Canon Abbott manages the Title IV process and supports congregational development by coordinating Mutual Ministry Reviews, working with congregations in conflict, overseeing the work of congregational consultants, and working with diocesan teams to identify and embrace new opportunities for the Church.
Minister for Christian Formation & Camps, x1042
Check out the Office of Formation website and the Shrine Mont Camps website to learn more about how Paris can help you and your congregation. Contact Paris with questions about anything related to “formation.” She can’t wait to help!
Transition Minister, x1019
As Transition Minister, the Rev. Sarah Brockenbrough manages and oversees the deployment and transition process for clergy and congregations to ensure a faithful and successful process of calling clergy to new cures in the diocese. She also assists clergy as they discern whether God is calling them to a new opportunity to serve, within the Diocese of Virginia or beyond.
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.
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.
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.
John Herrera is the Sexton of the Diocese of Virginia, where he oversees the upkeep and preservation of the historic Mayo Memorial Church House and its grounds.
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.
Minister for Missional Engagement, x1021
Contact Aisha for assistance with mission opportunities, Beloved Community, racial reconciliation and dialogue trainings, and creation care opportunities.
Financial Administrator, x1022
Communications Associate, 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.
Vocational Development Minister, x1015
Contact Ed about discernment and ordination; clergy support vehicles like Fresh Start, New Clergy Orientation, and New Rector Orientation; and placements for recent ordinands and associate rector searches.
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 Bishop Goff's 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.
Assistant to the Secretary, x1025
Contact Bill for assistance with certificates of election for lay delegates and alternates to Annual Convention and governance questions.
Registrar and Historiographer, x1045
As the registrar and historiographer of the Diocese of Virginia, Julia is responsible for developing an archives of diocesan records, researching historical topics for staff, and professional and non-professional scholars, and providing historical and archival assistance to congregations.
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 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.
Financial Associate, x1047
Contact Paige for assistance with processing enrollments, and making changes to medical, dental, life, and disability benefits.
Chief Shredding Officer
Monty is a Staffordshire bull terrier mix who came to Richmond from Cumberland County. He found his forever home with Bill Martin and has become the chief shredding officer at Mayo House and is a lovable mascot for the entire staff.