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Executive Council

The Executive Council implements the work of the Diocese between Conventions. The Executive Council includes: Bishop José (chair); 18 elected members serving 3 year terms (1 clergy and 2 lay persons from every Deanery); the Dean of the Cathedral of All Souls (ex-officio); the Chancellor of the Diocese; and the Treasurer of the Diocese. Up to six meetings are held annually, plus an overnight retreat in January. Elected members having served a full term shall be ineligible for reelection for a period of two years. Likewise, Deans of Deaneries are ineligible.

 

President of the Executive Council – The Rt. Rev. José A. McLoughlin, Bishop 

Vice President of the Executive Council – Mr. Chip Myers

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Ms. Diane Mance
St. Matthias, Asheville - 2024–2026

 
The Rev. Amy Peterson
Trinity, Asheville - 2022–2024


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ASHEVILLE DEANERY

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Ms. Eve Walker
St. Mary's St. Stephen's - 2022–2024

The Rev. Logan Lovelace
St. Mary's St. Stephen's - 2024–2026

Ms. Deb Allen
St. James, Lenoir - 2023–2025

FOOTHILLS DEANERY

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MOUNTAIN DEANERY

Ms. Betsy Biega
Trinity, Spruce Pine – 2022–2024

The Rev. Allan McCaslin
Holy Cross - 2023–2025
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HENDERSONVILLE DEANERY

Mr. Gordon Hamilton
Good Shepherd, Tryon - 2022–2024

Justin Lovelace
Transfiguration, Saluda - 2024-2026
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PIEDMONT DEANERY

The Rev. John Simpson
St. Mark's, Gastonia - 2023–2025

Ms. Linda Harrill
St. Francis, Rutherfordton - 2023–2025

Ms. Sandy Smith
Redeemer, Shelby - 2024–2026
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WESTERN DEANERY

The Rev. Gaelyn Evangreene
St. David's, Cullowhee – 2022–2024

Mr. Michael Lodico
Grace Church in the Mountains – 2023–2025
 
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