Archbishop Foley Beach, Bishop
Archbishop Beach serves as the diocesan bishop of the diocese. In 2010 he was consecrated as the first Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the South. After election by the ACNA College of Bishops, he began serving as Archbishop of the province in 2014.
Bishop Frank Lyons, Assisting Bishop
Bishop Frank assists Archbishop Foley in providing episcopal pastoral care and leadership including confirmations and ordinations, and leading the deans, along with other areas of leadership and care.
Mrs. Candace Champness, Diocesan Administrator
Office management, event coordination, parish relationships, bishops visit coordination, and ordinands process.
Canon Sean George, Canon to the Ordinary & Director of Communications
Staff supervisor, the ordination process, clergy credentialing, communications, clergy networking, clergy formation, event programming.
Mrs. Chris Johnson, Financial Administrator
Financials, reimbursement requests, reporting, liaison for insurance, coordinator for compliance, special projects, and our annual audit.
Mrs. Ivy Swann, Communications Associate
Parish and partner stories, editing, eNews contributor, online and social media contributor.
Canon Chris Sorenson, Canon for Church Planting
Church planting strategy, coaching, and assessment.
Deacon Katrina Payne, Assistant to the Canon for Church Planting
Administrative support for Church planting strategy, coaching, and assessment.
Deans are appointed by the Bishop to provide leadership and pastoral care to our regional clergy convocations.
(the Very Rev.) Eric Zolner
(the Very Rev.) Michael Novotny
Canon Chris Sorensen
(the Very Rev. Dr.) Mark Royster
(the Very Rev.) Aaron Wright
(the Very Rev.) Horace Tipton
(the Very Rev.) Michael Fry
(the Very Rev.) Chris Findley
(the Very Rev. Dean) Michael Guernsey
(the Very Rev.) Austin Goggans
Canons and Coordinators
Canon Jessica Greiner, Canon for Youth and Family Ministries
The Coordinator for Youth Ministry builds relationships between youth leaders in the diocese for the purpose of supporting and encouraging healthy youth ministry in and through the local parish.
Canon Ty Bragg, Canon for Prayer Ministries
the Rev. Canon George Ivey, Canon Missioner
The Canon Missioner’s role is to be an advocate in our midst for World Missions and missionary activities by and with ADOTS congregations and parishioners throughout the world
Mrs. Paulette Ivey, Coordinator for Life Issues
The Coordinator for Life Issues works with Anglicans for Life and Holy Cross Cathedral to raise awareness and inspired activism on behalf of the most vulnerable in our society.
the Rev. Canon Geoff Hatley, Canon for Spiritual Discernment
Canon Geoff serves the bishops by providing training for special pastoral intervention.