Bishop’s Staff

The Bishop’s Office Staff is here to serve the needs of our churches. Not sure who to contact? Call 401-274-4500 or email diocese@episcopalri.org and our Diocesan Administrator, Ruth Moulton will direct you to the right person.

Bishop

The Rt. Rev. W. Nicholas Knisely
401-274-4500 x223 | nicholas@episcopalri.org

Check out our Meet Bishop Knisely page for his Bio, blog, and to connect with him directly on social media.

Bishop’s Staff

The Rev. Canon Linda L. Grenz, Canon to the Ordinary
401-274-4500, x223 | linda@episcopalri.org

Canon Elizabeth Fornal, Canon for Program
401-274-4500, x225 | betsy@episcopalri.org

Ms. Karen Weavill, Director of Development
401-274-4500, x247
| karen@episcopalri.org

Ms. Kristen Orrall, Assistant Director of Development
401-274-4500, x247
 | kristen@episcopalri.org

Ms. Joannie Dorney Collins, Development Assistant
401-274-4500, x234 | joan.collins@episcopalri.org

Ms. Elizabeth Crawley, Executive Assistant to the Bishop
401-274-4500, x223 | liz@episcopalri.org

The Rev. Gillian Barr, Digital Communications Coordinator
401-274-4500 x228 | gillian@episcopalri.org

Young Adults, Youth, and Children

The Rev. Meaghan Brower, Episcopal Conference Center Director
401-473-8717 | meaghan@episcopalri.org

Episcopal Charities

Ms. Karen Weavill, Director of Episcopal Charities
401-274-4500, x247 |
karen@episcopalri.org

Finance and Administration

Ms. Ruth Moulton, Diocesan Administrator
401-274-4500, x221 | ruth@episcopalri.org

Ms. Joan DeCelles, Finance Director
401-274-4500, x229 | joan@episcopalri.org

Mr. Dennis Burton, Chief Financial Officer
401-274-4500, x227 | dennis@episcopalri.org

Ms. Regina Barattini, Finance Assistant
401-274-4500, x229 | regina@episcopalri.org

Mr. Chris DeCelles, Supervisor, Properties & Maintenance
401-487-7562

Mr. Andrew Lonardo, Properties & Maintenance
401-480-4090

Elected Officials

Mr. Robert Batchelor, CPA, Diocesan Treasurer
401-274-4500, x246 | bob@episcopalri.org

The Rev. Kevin Lloyd, Secretary of Convention