Regional Structures

Local, regional, diocesan- and national structures help us to do ministry together so that we may serve God and the world. The following section outlines basic regional and diocesan structure in the Diocese of Virginia.


The Diocese has 16 regions, determined by geography. Each region has a Regional Council, composed of members elected by the churches in each region. Each region has an elected President, who is a lay person, and an appointed Dean, who is a clergy person. To see the list of churches in each region, go to the Regional Ministry Resource Center. This site also provides handy tools for regional ministry.

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Region Deans and Presidents



The Very Rev. Kim Coleman (email)
Trinity, Arlington 
Appointed 2020


Alexandria Region


The Very Rev. Randy Alexander (email)
Dean | Appointed 2018
Immanuel on the Hill, Alexandria

Alexandria Region website

Ms. Susan Hahn (email)
Christ Church, Alexandria

Arlington Region


The Very Rev. Kim Coleman (email)
Dean | Appointed 2018
Trinity, Arlington

Mr. Peter Wehmann (email)
St. Andrew's, Arlington

Central Richmond Region 


The Very Rev. Dr. Charlie Dupree (email)
Dean | Appointed 11/2020
St. Paul's, Richmond

Mr. Larry Clark (email)
St. Philip's, Richmond

Charlottesville Region


The Very Rev. G. Miles Smith (email)
Dean | Appointed 2022
Grace, Keswick


Culpeper Region


The Very Rev. Ben Maas (email)
Dean | Appointed 11/2020
St. James, Warrenton

Ms. Cady Soukup (email)
Trinity, Washington

Fredericksburg Region


The Very Rev. Kyle Tomlin (email)
Dean | Appointed 2020
Church of the Messiah, Fredericksburg

Mr. Harry Dickinson (email)
Trinity, Fredericksburg

North Fairfax Region


The Very Rev. Fran Gardner-Smith (email)
Dean | Appointed 8/2019
St. Thomas, McLean

North Fairfax Region website

Mr. Kevin Swanson
St. John's, McLean

North Richmond Region


The Very Rev. Judy Davis (email)
Dean | Appointed 2020
Emmanuel, Brook Hill, Richmond

Mr. George Spagna (email)
St. James the Less, Ashland

Northern Neck Region


The Very Rev. Rod Gordon 
Dean | Appointed 2022
St. Peter's, Oak Grove

Ms. Linda Hutt
St. Paul's, Nomini Grove

Northern Piedmont Region


The Very Rev. Weston Mathews (email)
Dean | Appointed 5/2019
Grace, The Plains

Mr. Bruce LeLacheur (email)
Grace, The Plains
Northern Piedmont Region

Northern Shenandoah Region


The Very Rev. Susan MacDonald (email)
Dean | Appointed 2021
St. Paul's on-the-Hill, Winchester

Ms. Nadine Pluchinsky (email)
Grace, Berryville

Potomac Region


The Very Rev. Corry Weierbach (email)
Dean | Appointed 5/2019
Church of the Spirit, Alexandria

Mr. Jim Bailes (email)
St. Mark's, Alexandria

South Fairfax Region


The Very Rev. Susan Hartzell (email)
Dean | Appointed 7/2019
St. Peter's in the Woods, Fairfax Station

Ms. Cindy McLaughlin (email)
St. Barnabas, Annandale

Southern Shenandoah Valley Region


The Very Rev. Barbara Seward (email)
Dean | Appointed 11/2020
Emmanuel, Harrisonburg

Ms. Helen Penrod (email)
Emmanuel, Harrisonburg

Upper Tidewater Region


The Very Rev. Gary Barker (email)
Dean | Appointed 3/2019
Kingston Parish, Mathews

Ms. Mary Galloway (email)
Ware, Gloucester

West Richmond Region


The Very Rev. John Maher (email)
Dean | Appointed 2020
St. Francis, Manakin-Sabot

West Richmond Region Facebook group

Mr. Tom Crockett (email)
Christ Church, Glen Allen