Bishops & Staff


  • The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey W. Mello (he/his)Bishop Diocesan
  • The Rt. Rev. Laura J. Ahrens (she/hers)Bishop Suffragan


  • The Rev. Tim Hodapp (he/his)Canon for Mission Advancement & Coaching and Diocesan Transition Minister
  • The Rev. Harlon Dalton (he/his)Interim Canon for Mission Advocacy, Racial Justice & Reconciliation
  • The Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews (he/his)Canon to the Ordinary
  • Rosanna Rosado (she/hers)Canon for Mission Finance & Operations


  • Louisa Baker, PhD (she/hers)Director of Wellness Programs
  • Maggie Breen (she/hers)Northeast & North Central Region Missionary
  • Caela Collins (she/hers)Digital Storyteller
  • Derrick Da Silva (he/his)Controller
  • Theresa Dupont (she/hers)Director of Operations for Donations & Bequests
  • Greg Farr (he/his)Archivist & Records Manager
  • Roxana Flores (she/hers)Receptionist & Administrative Assistant and [Interim] Administrator for Licensing and Training
  • Robin Hammeal-Urban (she/hers)Pastoral Response & Discipline Resource Officer
  • The Rev. Stacey KohlSecretary of the Diocese and Convention
  • The Rev. Cn. Rebekah Hatch (she/hers)Dean of Formation
  • The Rev. Matt Handi (he/his)Operations Manager
  • Jon Heflin (he/his)Property Manager
  • Alison Hollo (she/hers)Senior Administrator, Office of the Episcopate
  • Bernice Jackson (she/hers)On Maternity Leave until November 28, 2023, Please Contact Roxana Flores
  • Debbie Kenney (she/hers)Administrator for Ordination Processes and Communications
  • Gigi Leackfeldt (she/hers)Data Analyst Manager
  • Trish Leonard (she/hers)Administrator for Suffragan Bishop and Diocesan Events Facilitator
  • Candace Naudé (she/hers)Accounts Manager
  • Kathy O'Hearn (she/hers)Staff Accountant
  • The Rev. Rachel Thomas (she/hers)Southeast & South Central Region Missionary
  • Deborah Tickell (she/hers)Northwest and Southwest Region Missionary
  • Jean Tomasco (she/hers)Human Resources Manager