Executive Council

The Rt. Rev. Larry Benfield, Bishop

Ex Officio
Mr. John Tisdale, Chancellor
Mr. Ted Gammill, Treasurer
Ms. Linda Jones, Secretary
The Rev. Amy Dafler Meaux, Cathedral Dean
The Rev. Sam Loudenslager, Archdeacon
The Rev. Greg Warren, CM Board Chair
Ms. Kaki Roberts, ECW President
The Rev. Jason Alexander, Canon to the Ordinary

2022
The Rev. Mark Nabors (St. Alban's, Stuttgart)
The Rev. Peggy Cromwell (St. Peter's, Conway)
Ms. Donna Gilbert (St. Mark's, Jonesboro)
Ms. Melissa Simpson (All Saints', Russellville)

2023
The Rev. Betsy Baumgarten (St. Mary's, El Dorado)
The Rev. Mark Harris (Trinity, Searcy)
Harold Hedges (St. Michael’s, Little Rock)
Sammye Owen (Trinity, Pine Bluff)

2024
Ms. Martha Edwards (Christ Church, Mena)
The Rev. Evan Garner (St. Paul's, Fayetteville)
Ms. Megan Hargraves (St. Mark's, LR)
The Rev. Matthew Richardson (All Saints', Paragould)

Board of Trustees

Ex Officio
The Rt. Rev. Larry Benfield, Bishop
Mr. John Tisdale
Mr. Ted Gammill

Investment Management
Mr. Kelton Harrison

2023
Ms. Denise Chai (St. Michael's, Little Rock)
The Rev. Craig Gavin (St. Andrew's, Rogers)
The Rev. Greg Warren (St. Peter's, Conway)
Ms. Laura Wilkins (St. Paul's, Fayetteville)

2024
The Rev. Gene Crawford, St. Paul’s, Batesville
The Rev. Kevin Gore, St. Andrew’s, Mtn. Home
Mr. Jeremiah Moore, St. Alban’s, Stuttgart


Standing Committee

2022
Ms. Lara Flowers (St. Paul's, Fayetteville)
The Rev. Mike Lager (St. John's, Fort Smith)

2023
The Rev. Kate Alexander (Christ Church, LR)
Beth Matthews (Trinity, LR)

2024
Mr. Robert Newell (St. Paul's, Newport)
The Rev. Stan McKinnon (Grace, Siloam Springs)

Camp Mitchell Board

Canon 15, Section 4

Ex officio
The Rt. Rev. Larry Benfield, Bishop

2022
The Rev. Hannah Hooker (Christ Church, LR)*
Robert Seibert (St. Mark's, LR)*
Marcia Williams (Pine Bluff)

2023
The Rev. Michael Briggs (St. Bart's, Fort Smith)*
Jenny Knight (All Saints', Russellville)
The Rev. Greg Warren (St. Peter's, Conway)*, Chair

2024
Denise Chai (St. Michael's, LR)
The Rev. Marti Dalby (St. Francis', Heber Springs)
Craig Douglass (St. Mark's, LR)*
Margaret McLellan (St. John's, Fort Smith)

Board of Visitors Liaison
Allen Pettit (Christ Church, LR)

* Appointed

 

Commission on Ministry

Canon 12

2022
The Rev. Cindy Fribourgh (St. Margaret's, Little Rock)
Mr. Scott Darwin (St. Mark's, Jonesboro)

2023
The Rev. Peggy Cromwell (St. Peter's, Conway)
Mr. Roger Webb (Christ Church, Little Rock)

2024
The Rev. Mary Vano (St. Margaret's, Little Rock)
Ms. Alison Burroff (St. Mary's, El Dorado)

2025
The Rev. Michael McCain (St. Mark's, Little Rock)
Ms. Samantha Haycock (St. Paul's, Fayetteville)

2026
The Rev. Betsy Baumgarten (St. Mary's, El Dorado)
Mr. John Adams (St. Margaret's, Little Rock)

2027
The Rev. Mark Nabors (St. Alban's, Stuttgart and St. Peter's, Tollville)
Mr. Keith Berner (St. Paul's, Fayetteville)



Commission on Church Architecture and Allied Arts

Canon 17

2022
The Rev. Michael McCain (St. Mark's, Little Rock)

2023
Ms. Debra Roberts (Christ Church, Little Rock)

2024
Mr. John Allison (St. Margaret's, Little Rock)

2025
The Rev. Patricia Matthews (St. Mark's, Little Rock)

2026
Mr. Tom Fennell (Trinity Cathedral, Little Rock)


Bishop’s Committee on Liturgy and Music

Mr. Steve Bullock (Christ Church, LR)
Mr. Jeremy Oxford (St. Paul’s, Fayetteville)
Mr. John Stanley (Trinity Cathedral, LR)
Ms. Victoria Harden (Trinity Cathedral, LR)
The Rev. Rob Leacock (Episcopal Collegiate School)

Sewanee Board of Trustees

2024
Ms. Molly Nabors (St. Alban's, Stuttgart) beginning Oct. 2021
 
2023
The Rev. Marti Dalby (St. Francis', Heber Spr.)
 
2022
Mr. Thomas Christoph Keller (Trinity Cathedral)
 
2021
John Flynn (Bella Vista) through Sept. 2021

Commission on Constitution and Canons

Canon 33

2022
Mr. Keith Harvey (Christ Church, Little Rock)
The Rev. Mark Harris (Trinity Church, Searcy)

2023
The Rev. Elizabeth Henry-McKeever (St. Michael's, Little Rock)

2024
Ms. Julie Bridgforth (Trinity, Pine Bluff)
The Rev. Joyce Dalton (St. Stephen's, Jacksonville)



Deans of Convocations

Canon 32, Section 2

2022
The Rev. Patricia Matthews – Central (St. Mark's, Little Rock)
The Rev. Sara Milford – Northwest (All Saints', Bentonville)

2023
The Rev. Mark Nabors – Southeast (St. Alban's, Stuttgart)
The Rev. Matthew Richardson – Northeast (All Saints', Paragould)

2024
The Rev. Robert Odom – Southwest (St. Luke's, Hot Springs)



Board of Review

Canon 32, Section 2

2022
Mary Benjamin (Grace, Siloam Springs)
Lorraine Ferryman (St. John's, Helena)

2023
The Rev. Danny Schieffler (St. Mark's, LR)
The Rev. Stephanie Fox (Grace, Pine Bluff)

2024
The Rev. Kevin Gore (St. Andrew's, Mtn. Home)
The Rev. Patricia Matthews (St. Mark's, LR)
Ms. Brooke Augusta Ware (Christ Church, LR)


Keller Fund for Mission

Canon 32, Section 2

2024
Ms. Cheryl Kester (Grace, Siloam Springs)

2025
The Rev. Russ Snapp (Trinity Cathedral, LR)


Other Positions

Chancellor  Canon John Tisdale (St. Mark’s, LR)

Registrar  The Rev. Jason Alexander

Historiographer  Mr. Michael McNeely (Trinity Cathedral, LR)

Archdeacon  The Rev. Sam Loudenslager (St. Michael’s, LR)

Disaster Relief Coordinator  Mr. Don Caminar (Christ Church, Little Rock)

EfM Coordinator  Mr. Trent Palmer (St. Paul’s, Fayetteville)

Environmental Task Force  The Rev. Ragan Sutterfield (Christ Church, LR)