An Overview of the Office of Global Partnerships

January 23, 2012

We’d like to introduce you to the Office of Global Partnerships of the Episcopal Church. We’d love to hear from you!

Office of Global Partnerships

Lisa Denaro, Global Partnerships Team Associate

  • Contact Lisa about: General questions regarding the Office of Global Partnerships, logistics support for new missionaries
  • Phone: (212) 716-6114/(800) 334-7626, ext. 6114
  • E-mail:

Partnership Office for Africa

The Rev. Canon Petero Sabune, Partnership Officer for Africa

  • Contact Petero about: Relationships between the Episcopal Church and the Anglican provinces in Africa: Burundi, Central Africa, Congo, the Indian Ocean, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Southern Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, West Africa
  • Phone: (212) 716-6072/(800) 334-7626, ext. 6072
  • E-mail:

Partnership Office for Asia and the Pacific

Peter Ng, Anglican Relations Officer and Partnership Officer for Asia and the Pacific

  • Contact Peter about: Relationships between the Episcopal Church and the Anglican provinces and dioceses in Asia and the Pacific: Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, Australia, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Melanesia, Myanmar, North India, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, South East Asia, South India. Also, the Episcopal Diocese of Taiwanand the Churchof Ceylon. Relationships between the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion.
  • Phone: (212) 716-6317/(800) 334-7626, ext. 6317
  • E-mail:

Partnership Office for Latin America and the Caribbean

The Rev. Glenda McQueen, Partnership Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Contact Glenda about: Relationships between the Episcopal Church and the Anglican provinces and dioceses in Latin America and the Caribbean: Brazil, IARCA (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama), Mexico, and the West Indies
  • Phone: 011-507-266-2715 (Panama)
  • E-mail: or

Partnership Office for the Middle East

The Rev. Canon Robert Edmunds, Partnership Officer for the Middle East

  • Contact Bob about: The Province of the Episcopal Church inJerusalemand theMiddle Eastand the Good Friday Offering
  • Phone: (508) 627-0842
  • E-mail:

Partnership Officer for Province IX

The Rt. Rev. Wilfrido Ramos-Orench, Partnership Officer for Province IX

  • Contact Wilfrido about: Relationships with the dioceses in Province IX: Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador Central, Ecuador Litoral, Honduras, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. Relationships withCubaand the Reformed Episcopal Church ofSpain
  • Phone: (646) 234-6354
  • E-mail:

Ecumenical/Interreligious Relations Office

The Rev. Margaret Rose, Deputy for Ecumenical/Interreligious Collaboration

  • Contact Margaret about: Episcopal Church relations with other Christian communions and religions, opportunities for ecumenical and interreligious dialogue, and local, national, and international councils of churches
  • Phone: (212) 922-5354/(800) 334-7626, ext. 5354
  • E-mail:

Global Networking Office

Elizabeth Boe, Global Networking Officer

  • Contact Elizabeth about: Companion dioceses/relationships, mapping the global mission engagement of the Episcopal Church, World Mission Sunday, questions about how parishes and dioceses can connect globally
  • Phone: (212) 716-6381/(800) 334-7626, ext. 6381
  • E-mail:

 Global Relations Office

Lynnaia Main, Global Relations Officer

  • Contact Lynnaia about: The Episcopal Church and the UN, international women’s ministries, international peace and justice ministries
  • Phone: (212) 716-6128/(800) 334-7626, ext. 6128
  • E-mail:

Mission Personnel Office

The Rev. David Copley, Mission Personnel Officer and Global Partnerships Team Leader

  • Contact David about: Opportunities to serve as a Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) missionary or older adult missionary, currently serving missionaries, general questions about the global mission engagement of the Episcopal Church
  • Phone: (212) 922-5461/(800) 334-7626, ext. 5461
  • E-mail:

Yanick Fourcand, Mission Personnel Associate

  • Contact Yanick about: Questions about and support for currently serving missionaries
  • Phone: (212) 716-6126/(800) 334-7626, ext. 6126
  • E-mail:

United Thank Offering

Claudia Conner, Interim Coordinator of United Thank Offering

Michelle Jobson, United Thank Offering Grants Associate

  • Contact Michelle about: United Thank Offering grant application process and support, United Thank Offering materials
  • Phone: (212) 716-6022/(800) 334-7626, ext. 6022
  • E-mail: