Search committee for director of communication announced

October 21, 2008

The members of the search committee for a director of communication for the Episcopal Church have been announced by Linda E. Watt, chief operating officer.

The search committee will be chaired by Linda Hanick, vice president for communication and marketing at Trinity Church, Wall Street in New York City.

Search committee members are: the Rev. Scott A. Gunn, Christ Church, Lincoln, Rhode Island, and a member of the Episcopal Life board of governors; the Ven. P. Joyce Hardy from the Diocese of Arkansas and a member of the Episcopal Church's Executive Council; the Very Rev. Nicholas Knisely, dean of Trinity Cathedral in Phoenix, Arizona, and chair of the church's Standing Committee on Communication; Lorenzo Martinez, vice president of external affairs for Episcopal Relief and Development; the Rev. Dr. Charles Robertson, canon to the Presiding Bishop; the Rev. Canon Louis Schueddig, president of the Alliance for Christian Media in Atlanta, Georgia; Mary Ellen Sloane, principal, Meridian Communication, Lexington, Kentucky; and Richelle Thompson, communications director of the Diocese of Southern Ohio, based in Cincinnati.

"The members of the search committee are a wonderful group of professionals dedicated to the mission of the Episcopal Church and representing a cross section of communication skills and expertise," Hanick said.

Resumes and applications for the director of communication position will be accepted until Friday, October 31. The detailed job announcement is available here.