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Executive Board

(The Executive Board shall have charge of the development and prosecution of the work of the Church, subject to the provisions of the Constitution and Canons of the Diocese and to the direction of The Convention. It shall have the power and authority to implement and carry out the programs and policies adopted by The Convention and to act for The Convention between meetings thereof, except where the authority is reserved to the Standing Committee. The Bishop shall be the executive head of all such work, and the Board shall assist the Bishop in the administration thereof. (Canon 7.1)

Members of the Executive Board

Ex-officio with Vote

  • The Rt. Rev. Morris Thompson, Jr., President of the Board
  • President of Standing Committee: The Rev. John Miller (Church of the Holy Communion, Plaquemine)
  • Secretary of the Diocese: Marsha Wade (St. James, Baton Rouge)
  • Treasurer of the Diocese: Alan Brackett (Christ Church Cathedral, New Orleans)

 Elected Members with Vote

Class of 2019-2022

  • The Rev. Chris Duncan (St. James, Baton Rouge)
  • Nancy Hubbard (St. James, Baton Rouge)

Class of 2020-2023

  • The Very Rev. Tommy Dillon (St. Margaret’s, Baton Rouge, and Church of the Nativity, Rosedale)
  • Brother Todd van Alstyne (St. Anna’s, New Orleans)
  • James Wingate (St. Francis, Denham Springs)

Class of 2021-2024

  • The Rev. Lynn Hooks (St. Paul’s Holy Trinity, New Roads, and St. Mary’s, Morganza)
  • Keith Crawford (Trinity Church, New Orleans)
  • Dr. Jeanne Robertson (St. Paul’s, New Orleans)

Appointed With Vote

Ex-officio Without Vote


  • Cove Geary

 Heads of Diocesan Schools & Chairs of School Boards

  • Head of School, Episcopal School of Baton Rouge: Carrie Steakley
  • School Board Chair, Episcopal School of Baton Rouge: T’Lane Field
  • Interim Head of School, St. Martin’s: Ford Deith
  • School Board Chair, St. Martin’s: Patrick Comer

Staff Support Without Vote

  • Canon to the Ordinary: The Rev. Canon Shannon Duckworth
  • Canon Missioner: The Rev. Canon Allison Reid
  • Diocesan Administrator: Chris Speed


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New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: (504) 895-6634
Fax: (504) 208-3511

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