The Bishop’s Council of Advice

The COA meets bi-annually to support the mission of the Bishop Suffragan of the Armed Forces. The following are current memebers of the COA:

Convener RADM Chris Weaver (US Navy, Retired)

The Rev. Canon Carl Andrews (Col., USAF, Retired) Diocese of Colorado

Mr. Jefferey Dienno, Pentagon Episcopal Fellowship

CAPT Jerome Hinson, Chaplain US Navy

The Rt. Rev. Michael Hunn, Diocese of the Rio Grande

Col Daniel Karanja, Chaplain USAF

Lt. Gen. Frank Klotz (USAF, Retired)

The Rev. Paul Minor (COL, US Army National Guard) Co-Rector, All Saints’ Church Belmont

CH Christina Mucuuthi N’gethe (Federal Bureau of Prisons)

The Rev. Susan Sowers (COL, US Army, Ret.) Rector of St. Christopher’s, Pensacola, FL

MGEN Razz Waff (US Army, Retired)


Chaplain Selection Committee

The CSC meets each quarter to interview the applicants for endorsement for the chaplaincies.

Convener The Rev. Canon Leslie Nunez Steffensen (Former US Navy)

The Rev. Phillip Cato, PhD., (Chaplain, CAPT US Navy Reserve, Retired) Diocese of Washington

The Rev. Randall Haycock (Chaplain, MAJ US Army Reserves, Retired)

The Rev. Christopher Garcia, (COL US Army, Retired) Rector Christ Church Calvert, MD

The Rev. Canon Stuart Kenworthy (Chaplain, MAJ US Army National Guard, Retired)

The Rev. Ann Ritonia, (Former USMC) Rector St. John’s Ellicot City, MD

Mr. John Symons, Pentagon Episcopal Fellowship

ACDU Chaplains:

CDR Pratik Ray, Chaplain US Navy Reserves

LT Kenneth Orsbourne, Chaplain US Navy