Episcopal District Staff and Officers


Reverend Alvelyn Sanders Swafford

Executive Administrative Assistant


Ms. Nell Hayes

Administrative Assistant to the Bishop


Bishop Harry L. Seawright, Presiding Prelate

Reverend Sherita Moon Seawright, WMS - Supervisor

Mr. Harry Matthew Seawright, Staff Assistant

Mrs. Denise Searcy, Staff Assistant

Reverend Wm. Jermaine Richardson, Executive Director, Daniel Payne College Legacy Village Foundation, Inc.

Reverend Alfonzo Colvin, Facility Personnel, Daniel Payne Community Plaza

Mr. Kevin Carter, Director of Security

Rev. Dr. Letitia W. Watford, President, Presiding Elders Council

Rev. Gloria Hall, Treasurer

Rev. Dr. Rodney Smith, Assistant Treasurer

Rev. Maurice Wright, II, Chair of Finance

Rev. Brian Blackwell, Comptroller

Rev. Oliver Allen, Jr., Treasurer of the Ninth District Quadrennial Travel Fund

Mrs. Susie Jones Bonner, President, WMS

Mr. Davon Elder, President, YPD

Mrs. Debra Witherspoon, Director, YPD

Mrs. Bernella Knight Rose, President, Lay Organization

Mr. Terry Jones, Co-Coordinator, Sons of Allen

Mr. Robert L. Turner, Co-Coordinator, Sons of Allen

Mrs. Johnnita Bryant, President, Ministers' Spouses

Mrs. Hattie Nathan, Director, Christian Education

Rev. Deborah Peppers, Chair, Board of Examiners

Rev. Dr. Ronald Sterling, Dean, Board of Examiners

Rev. Dr. Patricia Outlaw, Dean, Nichols Thomas Grady Clergy Institute 

Rev. Dr. Ronald Sterling, Assoc. Dean, Nichols Thomas Grady Clergy Institute

Mrs. Sherryl Whiting, Coordinator, Christian Debutante-Masters Commission

Rev. Maurice Wright, II, Director, Evangelism Ministry

Rev. Dr. Carman Walker, President, Women in Ministry

Mrs. Geneva W. Lawrence, Co-Coordinator, Richard Allen Young Adult Council (RAYAC)

Mr. Harry Matthew Seawright, Co-Coordinator, Richard Allen Young Adult Council (RAYAC)

Dr. Monica Dillihunt, Co-Coordinator, Richard Allen Young Adult Council (RAYAC)

Rev. Dr. Ronald D. Sterling, Co-Director, Prayer Ministry

Rev. Raymond B. Swafford, Co-Director, Prayer Ministry

Rev. Maurice Wright, II, Co-Director, Music Ministry

Mr. Harry Matthew Seawright, Co-Director, Music Ministry

Rev. Roosevelt Williams, III, Director of Public Relations

Mrs. Marge Simmons, Editor, The 9th Hour Newsletter 

Rev. Jessica Durr, District Liaison, The Christian Recorder

Ms. Tammy Davis, Coordinator of Health Ministry

Rev. Warren Anderson, Chief Marshall

Rev. Roosevelt Williams, III, Co-Director, Technology

Rev. Carlton Worthen, Co-Director, Technology

Mrs. Allie Reddick, Reporter of Clergy Information

Ms. Nell Hayes, Co-Reporter of Clergy Information

Mrs. Bernella Knight-Rose, Chair, Scholarship Committee

Dr. Monica Dillihunt, Director of Education and Special Projects

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