A-Z Staff Directory


The Rev. Canon Abbott Bailey »

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.

Paris Ball »

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!

The Rev. Sarah Brockenbrough »

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.

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.

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.

John Herrera  »

Sexton, x1028

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.

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.

Aisha Huertas »

Minister for Missional Engagement, x1021

Contact Aisha for assistance with mission opportunities, Beloved Community, racial reconciliation and dialogue trainings, and creation care opportunities.

Stas Jones »

Financial Administrator, x1022

Erin Monaghan Kamran »

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.

Ed Keithly »

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.

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 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.

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.

Julia Randle »

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.

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.

Paige Williamson »

Human Resources Information Specialist, x1047

Contact Paige for assistance with processing enrollments, and making changes to medical, dental, life, and disability benefits.

Monty »

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.