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The Rt. Rev'd. Clark WP Lowenfield
Bishop, bishopclark@dwgc.org

Bishop Clark Lowenfield is married to Tricia, and has 3 daughters Catherine, Nancy Page and Mary Moore. He has served as senior pastor of churches in South Carolina and Texas for over 30 years. Clark is a graduate of Amherst College with degrees in Political Science and Economics and The University of the South-School of Theology in Sewanee, Tennessee with a Master of Divinity.

College of Presbyters:
Fr. Stan Gerber, Dean, St. Timothy’s, sgerber97@aol.com

Fr. Stan Gerber is happily married to Mary for thirty six years now (1979), has one son, Nicholas and daughter-in-law Hillary, who have given Stan and Mary three beautiful grandchildren. Stan attended The University of Dallas for two years and completed his Bachelor's Degree at The University of Texas at Dallas in Philosophy. After studying for three years at the Anglican School of Theology in Dallas, he was asked by his new bishop to move to Austin where after three more years, he received his Master of Divinity in 1989.  Today he is the Rector of St. Timothy's Anglican Church in Spring. His favorite verse is Philippians 4:13, " I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

College of Deacons:
Dn. Lisa Schwandt, Dean, HopePointe, lisa@hopepointe.org

College of Laity:
Tommy Lamb, Dean, St. Timothy's, Tommy.Lamb@Staples.com

Tommy is currently Senior Warden at St. Timothy’s Anglican Church and a Regional Sales Director with Staples. He is married to Kathryn, his love for over 38 years, and has two children, daughter Patricia and son Kelsey and their spouses Josh and Taylor, and four grandchildren, Isabelle, Isla, Emma and Luca! Tommy enjoys the outdoors, particularly fishing and hunting, and loves to serve the Lord! His prayer is that the laity of the Anglican Diocese of the Western Gulf Coast, alongside our bishops, presbyters, and deacons, grows in relationship with God and one another, through His Son Jesus Christ, discerning His will for us as we build His kingdom with love, compassion and service. One of his favorite verses is Hebrews 11:1, "Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen."

Fr. Steven Saul, Canon to the Ordinary, steven@dwgc.org

Fr. Steven's passion is to support the credentialing process for the diocese and encourage and equip church planters during the early years as a diocese. Steven+ serves the Director of Church ReVitalization and Coaching  with the American Anglican Council and he believes that building healthy Christ-centered relationships is the key to health and success in the local church and the larger diocese.  Steven+ is married to Debbie and has two grown sons.  His favorite pastime is travel.  Most recently,  Steven+ had the opportunity to lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land and he also walked the Camino in Spain with his oldest son. His favorite Scripture verse is John 14:6, "Jesus said to him, 'I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.'"

The Rev. Canon Tony Tripi, Canon Missioner for Discipleship Partnerships, tony@dwgc.org

Tony is married to Janet, has 5 adult married children and 10 grandkids. His passion is Discipleship, Transforming Revival, and the City-wide collaborative engagement of the Church. After numerous years serving as a pastor, consultant, coach and college director he is delighted to now be serving our Bishop and the churches of the Diocese. His life verse has been Eph. 3:20, “Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us,…”

Fr. Perry Koon, Canon Missioner, perry@dwgc.org

Canon Perry has lived in Austin since 1996 and has been involved in 5 church start-ups.  He currently co-leads a cross-jurisdictional church planting initiative along the IH35 corridor (35for35) in the South Central Texas area, is the Assistant Rector at Resurrection South Austin and teaches 5th grade Reading and Social Studies in the Del Valle School District.  He competed a masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 1993 and worked in the Employee Assistance Program industry for 16 years.  He was ordained a presbyter in 2009.  He married Wendey in 1979 and they have two wonderful, funny daughters and two super cool granddaughters. Perry enjoys cycling, fishing and spending time on his deck with Wendey and their friends. His favorite verse is Mark 10:45, "For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Fr. Ernie Saik, Canon for Missions in Louisiana, ernie@holycrossbr.org

A native of Jackson, Mississippi, Fr. Ernie graduated from St. Luke's Seminary, Sewanee, Tennessee with a MDiv. in 1978.  Ordained a deacon in 1978 and priest in 1979.  He has served churches in Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana. On September 14 ,2014 he was the founding rector for Holy Cross Anglican Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  He served as rector until November 2015 when he retired and was appointed Canon Missioner for Louisiana by Bishop Lowenfield. He is married to his wife Brenda and they have two daughters, and 5 grandchildren. His favorite verse is Philippians 4:4, "Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say rejoice."

Fr. Nazir Masih, Diocesan Evangelist, rev.nazir@gmail.com

Fr. Nazir Masih is married to Agnes and has one daughter Samia Sumantha. Nazir attended St. Thomas’ Theological College at Karachi Pakistan and completed his Bachelor’s Degree and served the Diocese of Peshawar, Pakistan for fourteen years as a Rector. He is experienced Inter-faith Relationship dialogue. During the time of Rector of the parish, he was asked by the bishop to go to Seminary of the Southwest, Austin, USA, where after one more year, he received his Christian Education Certificate. He is now serving the Diocese of the Western Gulf Coast, Texas, USA. His mission is to bring people consistently back in the house of God. His favorite verse is Roman 12:1, "Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship."

Sandy Rambach, Executive Assistant to the Bishop, sandy@dwgc.org

Nancy-Page Lowenfield, Director of Communications, communicationdirector@dwgc.org

Nancy-Page comes to the Diocese after five years in the education world doing communications work for a large charter school district in Houston, Texas. She seeks to serve the Diocese through creating clear, engaging communication tools for congregations. In her spare time, she writes Bible studies and creates art at nancy-page.com. She is a member of Church of the Apostles- Houston. 

Greater Diocesan Leadership

Communication Team:
 Sandy Rambach, HopePointe, sandy@dwgc.org

Discipleship Development Team:
Bp. Clark WP Lowenfield, bishopclark@dwgc.org
The Rev. Canon Tony Tripi, tony@dwgc.org
Canon Preston Yancey, preston@dwgc.org

Finance Team:
Robert Shaw, HopePointe, robert@hopepointe.org

Leadership Development Team:
Bp. Clark WP Lowenfield, HopePointe, bishopclark@dwgc.org

Legal Counsel Team:
Walter Cooke, Esq., HopePointe
Darrell Jones, Esq., HopePointe

Mission Strategy Team:
Bp. Terrell Glenn
Fr. Mark Ball, Missio Dei, mark@missiodeihouston.org

Prayer Ministry Team:
Fr. Bill Kotlan, St. Timothy, billkotlan@gmail.com

Stewardship Development Team:
Darrel Jones, Esq