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Staff Transitions at the Diocese of Olympia

Staff Transitions at the Diocese of Olympia

We have a transition to announce here at the Office of the Bishop. Grace La Torra, Dean of the Iona School, will be leaving the bishop’s staff at the end of the month. Of her time at dean, Grace says, “For the last four years I’ve had the honor of working with the Iona School of the Diocese of Olympia, first as a teacher and then as the Dean of the School. I’ve had the privilege and joy of walking

New Canon for Finance Joining the Office of the Bishop

New Canon for Finance Joining the Office of the Bishop

We are very pleased to announce the latest addition to the Office of the Bishop’s staff. Beginning on August 30, 2021, Charles Thorne will be joining us as our new Canon for Finance. The Canon for Finance provides oversight of all fiscal and accounting activities of the Diocese of Olympia including budgeting and forecasting processes, financial analysis, reporting, and financial planning, accounting operations, insurance needs, compliance with IRS, and applicable federal, state and local regulations, and risk management assessment. The

The Second Episcopate: Staffing Changes and Reorganization at the Office of the Bishop

The Second Episcopate: Staffing Changes and Reorganization at the Office of the Bishop

To the Faithful of the Diocese of Olympia, I write to share with all of you some changes in staffing and a reorganization within the Office of the Bishop. These changes were carefully considered in conjunction with our new vision, and the idea of the “second episcopate” that so many of you resonated with and which came out of our year of discernment and pilgrimage. I first want to thank the many of you that responded to the letter regarding

Staff Transitions at the Office of the Bishop

Staff Transitions at the Office of the Bishop

There’s a new staff transition to announce at the Office of the Bishop. Florence Caig, our staff accountant, is leaving this week. Her husband is in the military and has been transferred, so Florence and her family will be moving to Wisconsin. In the short time she has been with us, she has been a vital part of the staff at Diocesan House, an outstanding accountant, and a delight to work with each and every day. While we are sorry