The Executive Council of the Diocese

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 – Ms. Brittany Deal

The Rev. David Henson,
Trinity Asheville - 2019-2021
Ms. Regina Miller,
St. Matthias Asheville - 2019-2021
Ms. Nancy Davis,
St. Luke’s Asheville - 2020-2022


Ms. Brittany Deal,
Grace Morganton - 2019-2021
Ms. Irene Carey,
Ascension Hickory - 2020-2022
The Rev. Dr. Erin Kirby,
St. John’s Marion - 2021-2023


Dr. Sterling Hutcheson,
St. Mary of the Hills, Blowing Rock – 2019-2021
The Rev. Beth Turner,
St. Thomas Burnsville – 2020-2022
Mr. Horwood (Chip) Myers,
St. Mary of the Hills Blowing Rock - 2021-2023


Ms. Gloria Lyda,
St. Paul’s Edneyville – 2019-2021
Ms. Wanda May,
Holy Cross Tryon - 2021-2023
The Rev. Chip Broadfoot,
Transfiguration Saluda - 2021-2023



The Rev. Ron Taylor,
St. Peter’s by the Lake Denver - 2020-2022
Piedmont Deanery lay person,
unelected position, 2020-2022
Ms. Courtenay Smith,
St. Peter by the Lake Denver - 2021-2023
The Rev. Rob Wood,
Good Shepherd Cashiers – 2019-2021
Ms. Nancie Wilson,
St. David’s Cullowhee – 2020-2022
Ms. Dawn Armfield,
All Saints Franklin - 2021-2023


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