We welcomed Interim Dean, The Rev. Dan Webster on February 11, 2018. Since then, we’ve:

  • Small Group Listening Sessions
  • Congregational Life and Development meeting with Chapter
  • Survey of Cathedral parishioners
  • Developed the online Cathedral Profile
  • Formed selection committee
  • Received applications from candidates (March through April 5, 2019)
  • Screened applications to narrow the list to those candidates who most closely match our OTM profile requirements

Upcoming Steps in Dean Search

  • Narrow the candidate list to top “X” candidates (May, 2019) 
  • Invite candidates to interview in person with the Dean Selection Committee (to be determined)
  • Convene the Cathedral Chapter and conduct additional in-person interviews (to be determined)
  • Possible additional Albuquerque visit by final candidate(s)
  • Elect Dean – Bishop and Chapter 
  • New Dean in place target August, 2019

Watch for further details as this process evolves.

The election of the Dean of the Cathedral is the responsibility of the Cathedral Chapter, which includes:

  • Wardens & Vestry of the Cathedral
  • DRG Bishop – Rt. Rev. Michael B. Hunn
  • DRG Chancellors – Karen Aubrey and Clyde Pine
  • DRG Treasurer – John Perner
  • Three at-large members elected by Convention: Canon Paul Shoemaker, David Martinez and the Venerable Patty Soukup

The Chapter has elected a Dean Search Committee to receive and screen candidates. The Committee will conduct interviews to narrow the list and present candidates to the Chapter. The Dean Search Committee is composed of:

  • Patrick Baldwin
  • Katy Braziel
  • The Rev. Canon Robin Dodge (Holy Faith, Santa Fe)
  • David Martinez
  • Vicki Reder
  • Stephanie Wilson-Scott
  • Neta Tuttle


A Prayer for the Transition Process (download a copy here)

O Faithful God, as your people, we cherish our memories and our history as a sacred gift. We ask you to guide us in our time of transition. We need your wisdom, that we might be receptive to change, conversion and growth. We need your grace to redirect our hearts that we may be willing to offer ourselves in joyful service. Do not allow fear, ignorance or pride to limit the work of your Spirit, nor custom to prevent the creativity within us from bearing fruit. Open our hearts to the call of the Gospel. Give us courage and renewed hope, that we may meet the challenge of being the church of our time. We ask this in Jesus’ name. Amen