The Diocesan Office

Administration Team

  • DianeMcCarthySMALL.jpgDiocesan Secretary: Diane McCarthy
    • 01745 532591
      • Member of the Bishop’s Staff Team; leads the diocesan administration team to play its part in the formulation, development and delivery of diocesan strategy and policy to support God’s mission and ministry in North East Wales.


  • KarenWillliams2.jpgAdministration and Resources Officer: Karen Williams
    • 01745 532587
      • Diocesan / Cathedral Administrator and Chapter Clerk. Responsible for managing the programme of quinquennial inspections and diocesan elections.


  • Administrative Assistant: Pamela Thompson
    • 01745 582245
      • Provides administrative support for the office and deals with bookings for the Cathedral and the Dean’s Library.



  • Administrative Assistant: Siân Connelly
    • 01745 532582
      • sian.jpgProvides administrative support for the office, especially Lifelong Learning and Communication.





  • JanW.jpgChurches Conservation and Development Officer: Jan Williams
  • 01745 532584
  • Helps parishes to identify appropriate solutions for church buildings and sites that meet the needs of the parishes whilst conserving and enhancing their architectural and historical significance. Administers the work of the Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches.


  • Karen MauriceCommunications Officer: Karen Maurice
    • 01745 532588
    • Press Officer for the Diocese; editor of the Diocesan newsletter ‘Teulu Asaph’, the Diocesan directory and other occasional publications; webmaster.



  • RosWilliams.jpgDirector of Lifelong Learning: Roz Williams 01745 532593
    • Has strategic responsibility for Schools, Under 25s work and Adult Lay Training. Lead officer of the Board of Lifelong Learning and works closely with the local authorities on leadership and management issues in schools. Convenes the Diocesan Training Group.


  • GrahamW.jpgFinance Officer: Graham Walker
    • 01745 532590
      • Manages the financial and IT systems for the Cathedral and Diocese, including the calculation and collection of parish share. Plans and maintains the Diocesan budget and produces the accounts and financial statements for the Diocesan Board of Finance.


  • CaroleN.jpgFinance Assistant: Carole Nixon
  • Supports the Finance Officer; makes expense payments and maintains the ledgers and accounts for the Diocese.



  • Funding and Parish Support Officer: Tracey White
    01745 532589
  • TraceyWhite.jpgProvides resources for parishes seeking funding for projects; guidance on preparing applications and on Giftaid, VAT and parish governance issues; to enable parishes to teach Christian giving.




  • DewiThomas.jpgParsonage Board Inspector: Dewi Thomas 
    01745 532586

    • Has responsibility for the care of all parsonages within the Diocese. Manages the programme of maintenance, alteration, improvement and replacement of parsonages to ensure that parsonages are adequate and safe for our clergy and their families.


  • Parsonage Board Assistant: Rachel Cutler 
    Supports the Parsonage Board Inspector and administers the work of the Parsonage Board.


  • Simon CameronSchools Officer (Statutory Education): Simon Cameron
    • 01745 532594
      • Helps schools with curriculum matters, school improvement programmes and inspections. Co-ordinates the work of the Bishop’s Visitors to schools.




  • Sheridan GoodwinBusiness Support Officer: Sheridan Goodey
    • 01745 532592
    • Sheridan has responsibility for systems governance, asset management, the administration of the CRAMP scheme and the 21st Century Schools programme.  She will provide advice on Admissions and statutory and legal issues relating to the Church in Wales.


  • TimFeakSq.jpgUnder 25s’ Officer: Tim Feak
    • 01745 532595
      • Oversees, develops and sustains work with the U25s within the Diocese. Works with children and youth workers, develops partnerships with other organisations and increases the capacity of our network of volunteers.