Diocesan Secretary: Diane McCarthy
Administration and Resources Officer: Karen Williams
Administrative Assistant: Siân Charlesworth
Provides administrative support for the office, especially for St Asaph Cathedral and the Property Team.
Works with Mission Areas and churches to identify appropriate solutions for buildings and sites that meet current and future needs whilst conserving and enhancing their architectural and historical significance. Rachel administers the work of the Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches and manages the online faculties for the Diocese.
Communications Officer: Karen Maurice
Press Officer for the Diocese; editor of the Diocesan newsletter ‘Teulu Asaph’, the Diocesan directory and other occasional publications; webmaster.
Dementia Support Officer: Bob Friedrich
Bob supports churches to become dementia friendly, offering training, advice and support.
Director of Lifelong Learning: Roz Williams
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.
Diocesan Churches Inspector: Michael Plane
MIchael will be undertaking the Quinquennial inspection , working alongside the Churches Conservation and Development Officer, and your Church Architect to assist with the creation of development proposals, and working with each Mission Area to develop a strategic plan for property.
Diocesan Parsonage Inspector: Emyr Hughes
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.
Engagement Officer: Sarah Wheat
Lead officer for the Engaging Steering Group
Finance Officer: Graham Walker
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.
Finance Assistant: Adam Taylor
Supports the Finance Officer; makes expense payments and maintains the ledgers and accounts for the Diocese.
Funding Officer: Tracey White
Provides 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.
Funding Administrator: Martyn Schlangen
Provides advice and guidance for churches seeking funding for projects.
Provincial Safeguarding Officer: Wendy Lemon
Based in North Wales, Wendy deals with complaints or concerns arising in the Diocese of St Asaph as well as the dioceses of Bangor and St David’s.
Safeguarding Support Officer: Emma Leighton-Jones
Emma is responsible for administering the safeguarding programme in the diocese and supporting churches and Mission Areas in training and development for safe ministry.
Schools Officer (Statutory Education): VACANT
Business Support Officer: Sheridan Goodey
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.
Under 25s’ Officer: Tim Feak
Oversees, develops and sustains work with the under 25s within the Diocese. Works with children and youth workers, develops partnerships with other organisations and increases the capacity of our network of volunteers.