Armed Forces and Federal Ministries

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 members 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. 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

The Rt. Rev. Carl Walter Wright

Bishop Suffragan for the Armed Forces and Federal Ministries