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The Bishop and the Bishop's Staff ~ Diocesan Contacts

Alphabetical Listing

Ms. Karin Almquist

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Accounting Manager 23 Work Phone: 212-316-7534

Assists in developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying, and reporting financial information.

The Rev. Yamily Bass-Choate

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Liaison for Global Mission 2Global Mission Work Phone: 212-316-7432 Work Fax: 212-316-7405

The Rev. Yamily Bass-Choate assists the bishops in oversight of the diocese’s global mission connections and relationships. She also works with local communities of the diocese to foster and develop their ministry partnerships at home and abroad.

Ms. Gina Brown

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Receptionist 62Office Services Work Phone: 212-932-7326 Work Fax: 212-316-7405

Gina Brown is the receptionist at Diocesan House and is also responsible for general administrative duties.

Ms. Arlene Bullard

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Bishop Dietsche’s Assistant for Special Projects, Assistant to the Canon to the Ordinary 17Bishop Dietsche’s Office Work Phone: 212-932-7363 Work Fax: 212-932-7318

Arlene Bullard manages the diocesan database and bishops’ visitation schedule; provides support to the clergy spouse/partner group and Anti-racism Committee; coordinates training for Licensed Eucharistic Visitors, Licensed Eucharistic Ministers and Worship Leaders; processes all lay licensing, and takes on countless other assignments.

Ms. Charmagne Castillo

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Staff Accountant 29Administrative Office Work Phone: 212-316-7435 Work Fax: 212-932-7328

Charmagne Castillo provides support in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance office, most particularly with regard to accounts payable and cash receipts.

Ms. Michelle Chang

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Executive Assistant to the Bishop Suffragan and the Assistant Bishop 17 Work Phone: 212-316-7484 Work Fax: 212-316-7405

Michelle Chang provides a wide range of administrative and coordinating support for Bishops Shin and Glasspool, including organizing meetings, appointments and engagements and acting as the main contact person for the Bishop Suffragan’s and Assistant Bishop’s offices.

Ms Audrey Cousin

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Junior Accountant 30Administrative Office Work Phone: 212-316-7479 Work Fax: 212-932-7328

Assists with general accounting and administrative functions, including interacting with congregations regarding parochial reports and assessment inquiries.

Rachel Crosby

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Program Intern 60Episcopal Charities

Rachel joined Episcopal Charities through the New York Intern Program, and assists with all aspects of grant-making, workshops, and social media.

Ms. Mildney (Mai) Dal

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Senior Accountant 28Administrative Office Work Phone: 212-316-7434 Work Fax: 212-932-7328

MIldney Dal ensures the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions as well as assisting in reporting financial information.

The Rt. Rev. Andrew M.L. Dietsche

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Bishop of New York 10Bishop Dietsche’s Office Work Phone: 212-316-7413 Work Fax: 212-932-7318

Bishop Dietsche was consecrated a bishop in March, 2012, and was installed as the 16th Bishop of New York on February 2, 2013 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. For more about Bishop Dietsche, please click here.

Ms. Judith Douglas

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Executive Director 121New York Service and Justice Collaborative Work Phone: (646) 628-0283

Ms. Cassandra Eddington

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Program Coordinator 122New York Service and Justice Collaborative Work Phone: (646) 939-5062

Mr. Henry Enright

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Director of Development, Episcopal Charities 52Episcopal Charities Work Phone: 212-932-7376 Work Fax: 212-316-7431

Henry Enright heads the fundraising efforts of Episcopal Charities, helping to generate funding for grants to parish-affiliated outreach programs.

Ms. Gloria Fitzgerald

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Manager of Office Services 61Office Services Work Phone: 212-316-7422 Work Fax: 212-316-7405

Gloria Fitzgerald oversees office services and administration including phone and mail services for the entire Cathedral Close, Diocesan House reception, conference room calendars, meeting catering, and management of special diocesan events.

Mr. Andrew Gary

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Assistant to the Chief of Finance and Operations; Communications and Editorial Assistant; Safeguarding Online Manager 28Communications Office Work Phone: 212-932-7322 Work Fax: 212-932-7323

Andrew Gary assists the Archdeacon for Mission and the Director of Communications. Also manages Safeguarding Online, the newly implemented web-based sexual misconduct awareness and prevention training program, for the Transition Ministry Office.

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