About the Foundation 

As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, the Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming exists to assist the mission and ministry of the Episcopal Church in Wyoming. We strive to support and inspire our congregations as we share in God’s work of ministry and outreach by raising, managing, and distributing financial resources. 

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Our Staff

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Katie Parrish

Executive Director for the Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming

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Kira Bachus

Grants Administrative Assistant for the Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming

Jessica Reynolds

Jessica Reynolds

Canon for Finance for the Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming

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Genie Osburn

Communications Coordinator for the Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming

Our Board of Directors

Chaired by the Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Wyoming, The Rt. Revd. Paul-Gordon Chandler, who serves as President, our Board of Directors consists of twelve volunteers members, of various backgrounds and expertise, who represent our churches throughout the state. These directors are assigned or elected by Diocesan Council, Annual Convention, Foundation Board, or appointed by the Bishop.

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The Rt. Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler

Bishop, Episcopal Church in Wyoming

President and Chair, Board of Directors,

Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming

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Rev. Dr. Jim Shumard

St. Mark's Church, Casper

2019-2022

 

John Angst

Diocesan Council Liaison

St. Thomas' Church, Dubois

2020-2023

 

Kim McAtee

Treasurer

Finance Committee Chair

St. Mark's Church, Casper

2021-2024

Steve Nickles

TAC Liaison

St. John's Church, Powell

2019-2022

 

Douglas Weaver

Development Committee Chair

All Saints' Church, Wheatland

2020-2023

Rev. Jimmy Bartz

Secretary

St. John's Church, Jackson

2021-2024

Ed Newell

Trinity Church, Lander

2019-2022

 

Tracy Swanson

Vice President

Investment Committee Chair

St. Peter's Church, Sheridan

2020-2023

Gary Hartman

Grants Committee Chair

St. Christopher's Church, Cheyenne

2021-2024

 

Sandy Caldwell

Lay Chaplain

Holy Communion, Rock Springs

2019-2022

Rev. Dr. Bernadine Craft

Nominating Committee Chair

Holy Communion, Rock Springs

2020-2023

Ruth Morton

St. Peter's Church, Sheridan

2021-2024

Our History

The Foundation for the Episcopal Church in Wyoming

was established in 1988 as a 501c3 charitable organization, supporting the ministries of the Episcopal Church in Wyoming. Since our inception, we have given over $33 million in ministry and charitable grants throughout the state and beyond. 

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