Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
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Deans & Districts of the Diocese

Monroe District
Monroe County except the City of Rochester including Caledonia
Dean:   The Very Rev. Ken Pepin
Warden: Ms. Linda Ketchum-Pompilli

(The Very Rev. Ken Pepin, St. Luke's Fairport)


Northeast District 
Ontario and Wayne Counties
Dean: The Very Rev. David Hefling
Warden:  The Rev. Michael Laver

(The Very Rev. David Hefling, St. John's Canandaigua)


Rochester District
The City of Rochester
CO-Deans:   The Very Rev. Ruth Ferguson & The Very Rev. Leslie Burkardt
Warden:  Mr. Peter Barker


(The Very Rev. Ruth Ferguson, Christ Church Rochester and The Very Rev. Leslie Burkardt, St. Thomas Rochester)


Southeast District
Schuyler, Steuben and Yates Counties, except for Hornell
Dean:     The Very Rev. Dan Burner
Warden:   Ms. Pat Selwood

(The Very Rev. Dan Burner, St. Mark's Penn Yan)


Southwest District
Allegany and Livingston Counties, plus Hornell
Dean: The Very Rev. Ginny Mazzarella
Warden:  Mr. Robert Walker

(The Very Rev. Ginny Mazzarella, Zion Avon)


Diocesan Deans

Diocesan Dean for Discernment - The Very Rev. Debs Duguid-May / Trinity Episcopal Church of Greece


Diocesan Dean for Liturgy and Formation - The Very Rev. William O. Daniel, Jr., Ph.D. / St. Michael's Geneseo


Diocesan Dean for Transitions - The Very Rev. Virginia Tyler Smith / St. John’s Honeoye Falls


Diocesan Dean for Small-Church and Pastoral Development - The Very Rev. Canon Johnnie Ross / Grace and St. Andrews 

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