Lay Elected Leadership

2023 Cathedral Chapter

The Cathedral Chapter is the elected governing board of St. James Cathedral. Its members provide a vision for our life together. They oversee resource development, staff, facilities, and finances in support of the mission of the Cathedral.

To reach members of the Cathedral Chapter, email Robert Black.

Wardens & Officers    

  • Nicole Spencer, SENIOR WARDEN
  • Susan Fickling, JUNIOR WARDEN
  • Erin Maus, CHANCELLOR
  • Paul Thompson, TREASURER
  • Elizabeth Wakefield-Connell, SECRETARY
  • Alan Gunn, INVESTMENT OFFICER

 Cathedral Chapter Members

  • Lisa Ahmad
  • Nick Chabraja **
  • George Culver
  • Anne Driscoll
  • Olivia Elliott
  • Cilla Esiri-Olowopopo
  • John Fischer
  • Greg Gerber
  • Allen Moye

         ** Diocesan Member of Cathedral Chapter

Other Governance Leaders

2023 Diocesan Convention Delegates

  • Anne Driscoll
  • Susan Fickling
  • Nicole Spencer

2023 Finance Commission Members    

  • George Culver, MEMBER
  • Susan Fickling, JUNIOR WARDEN
  • Kevin Godsil, MEMBER
  • Alan Gunn, CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER
  • Nicole Spencer, SENIOR WARDEN
  • Paul Thompson, TREASURER
  • The Very Rev. Lisa Hackney-James, PROVOST OF THE CATHEDRAL (ex-officio)
  • Robert Black, CANON FOR FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION (ex-officio)
  • Christine Price, STAFF ACCOUNTANT (ex-officio)
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