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The 26th Annual Convention
of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth

Nominees for Elective Office

Standing Committee • elect 1 clerical and 1 lay member  
Clerical nominees
Dr. Dickson

The Rev. Dr. R. William Dickson is the rector of St. Andrew’s, Fort Worth. At the diocesan level, he has served on the Committee on Constitution and Canons and the Clergy Conflict Resolution Group. He is the founder of Mere Anglicanism, an annual conference for lay and ordained Anglicans from around the world. He is a board member of Uganda Christian University.

 
fr. kresowaty The Rev. Edward Kresowaty is rector of St. Alban’s, Arlington. He formerly served at Good Shepherd, Granbury, where he was called as rector in 2000. He has served on the Executive Council and as Alternate Deputy to General Convention. His other committee service includes appointments to the Committee on Constitution and Canons, the Resolutions Committee, and the Clergy Compensation Committee.
Fr. Perkins

The Rev. Timothy Perkins, SSC, has been the rector of St. Mark's, Arlington, since August 1995. During his tenure, the parish has conducted three capital campaigns and completed several building programs, which have included remodelling of the parish hall, the building of a softball field, and finally, the construction of the new Church, which was consecrated in February 2007. He has served the diocese in many capacities, including two terms on the Executive Council. he has been co-chairman of the Christian Education Committee and chairman of the Diocesan Worship Commission. Since 2004 he has held the Bishop's appointment as Diocesan Liturgist.

fr. wooten The Very Rev. Scott Wooten is Rector of Good Shepherd, Wichita Falls. Fr. Wooten currently serves on the Commission on Ministry for the Priesthood, the Board of Managers of Camp Crucis and is the Dean of the Northern Deanery. He is the clergy representative to the Youth Commission of the Diocese.
Lay Nominees
Marsland Moncrief Marsland Moncrief is a member of St. Andrew’s, Fort Worth. She is a former Senior Warden of the parish and currently heads Women’s Ministries. She has served as a convention delegate and a member of the rector search committee. She has participated in Bible Study Fellowship and helped lead a parish day of prayer. Her civic activity includes leadership roles with the Fort Worth Opera, Symphony, Museum of Modern Art, and the Cliburn Foundation.
franklin salazar Dr. Franklin Salazar is a member of St. Alban’s, Arlington. He currently serves the parish on the Newcomers Committee, Folk Mass Choir, Lay Reader, Acolyte, and Chalice Bearer.  Dr. Salazar served as a Deputy to General Convention in 2000, 2003, and 2006. On the Diocesan level he serves currently as President of the Board of Trustees. His previous service includes membership on the Finance Committee and the Standing Committee of the diocese. He is the past president of the Executive Board of the Episcopal Center for Renewal.

Larry Votto

Larry Votto is a member of St. Laurence, Grapevine. On the parish level, he is a lay reader and catechist, and he has served on the vestry and acted as a delegate to the convention. He is a past member of the World Mission Committee.
Alternate Deputies • elect 4 clerical and 4 lay deputies    
Clerical Nominees
fr. atwood The Rev. H. Jay Atwood is Rector of St. Francis of Assisi, Willow Park, and has represented the Diocese as both a Clerical Deputy (2000 and 2003) and Alternate Clerical Deputy to General Convention (1994, 1997, 2006). Fr. Atwood was the Dean of the Western Deanery from 1995-2002. He has served on the Worship Commission, Evangelism Commission and has served on the Standing Committee on the Structure of the Church of the General Convention.  He also serves as Chaplain to the Texas Motor Speedway and to the Aledo Volunteer Fire Department.  
Fr. Bradley The Very Rev. Andrew Bradley is Rector of Good Shepherd, Brownwood, and Dean of the Southern Deanery . He has served on the Camp Crucis Board of Managers and as a Conference Director. His community service includes membership on the board of the Brownwood Chapter of the American Red Cross and the NOAH Project for Battered Spouses. He has served as Vice President of the Kiwanis of Brownwood and Vice President of the Brownwood Community Concerts.
fr. kresowaty The Rev. Edward Kresowaty is rector of St. Alban’s, Arlington. He formerly served at Good Shepherd, Granbury, where he was called as rector in 2000. He has served on the Executive Council and as Alternate Deputy to General Convention. His other committee service includes appointments to the Committee on Constitution and Canons, the Resolutions Committee, and the Clergy Compensation Committee.
fr. wooten The Very Rev. Scott Wooten is Rector of Good Shepherd, Wichita Falls. Fr. Wooten currently serves on the Commission on Ministry for the Priesthood, the Board of Managers of Camp Crucis and is the Dean of the Northern Deanery. He is the clergy representative to the Youth Commission of the Diocese.
Lay Nominees
toby matocha Toby Matocha has been a member of St. Peter & St. Paul, Arlington, for 11 years; she has been Senior Warden, Junior Warden, and president of the Newcomer Committee.  She has also served as a delegate to Diocesan Convention and participates in Vacation Bible School. She is a member of the Commission on Ministry for the Priesthood. Toby has been married for 13 years and is the mother of three. Her civic activities include PTA representative/coordinator and Project Safe Place representative.
Alann Sampson Alann Sampson is a member of St. Andrew’s, Fort Worth. She is a vestry member, Stewardship Committee chair, and Small Group leader. She serves on the Altar Guild and the Great Debate Committee and is a Stephen Minister. She has headed the Van Cliburn Foundation since 1994 (including the Cliburn piano competitions of 1997, 2001, 2005, and 2009). She spent 10 years in the banking industry. She has held civic leadership positions with the Curtis Institute, Streams and Valleys, the Fort Worth Symphony, and the TCU College of Fine Arts.
kay stromberg Kay Stromberg has been a member of St. Stephen}s, Hurst, for 22 years. She has served on the Vestry, as Senior Warden and has been an acolyte, Lay Eucharistic Minister, Bible Study Facilitator and has been on many St. Stephens Committees. On the Diocesan level, Kay has served on the Standing Committee, Executive Council, Commission on Lay Ministry, the World Mission Committee, has been a delegate to the Diocesan Convention and an Alternate to the General Convention. Kay is also involved in Circle of Friends, The Arts League and volunteers at Bishop Davies Nursing Facility.
Liz Young
Liz Young is a member of St. Andrew’s, Grand Prairie, where she has served on the Audit Committee, as a Youth Group Leader, Church School Teacher, and Choir Member. On a diocesan level Liz has served in the Diocese of Southwest Florida as a member of the Standing Committee and as Alternate Deputy to General Convention. In the Diocese of Fort Worth she has served on Executive Council, Communications Committee, and as Sexual Abuse Prevention Trainer. Her Civic activities include serving on the Board of Brighter Tomorrows Women’s Shelter. She is a member of Toastmaster CTM, and she has received the National Quality Achievement Award.
Ecclesiastical Trial Court • elect 1 clerical and 1 lay member    
Clerical Nominees
mr morse The Rev. Davidson Morse is associate rector at St. Andrew’s, Fort Worth, where he heads the Associate Vestry, the men’s group, and directs adult Christian Education. He is the former curate of St. Laurence, Grapevine. He has served as chaplain at Camp Crucis.  
Fr. Taylor The Rev. William Taylor is currently Associate Rector at Trinity Church, Fort Worth. He is a former Rector at St. Stephen’s, Hurst; Curate at St. Alban’s, Arlington. Fr. Taylor has served as Clerical Member of Ecclesiastical Trial Court, Alternate Clerical Deputy to General Convention, member of Executive Council and on the Finance Committee. His civic positions include serving on various non-profit boards in Arlington including United Way, The Volunteer Center and Mid-Cities Care Corps Board.
Fr. Wilson The Very Rev. Scott Wilson is Rector of All Saints’, Weatherford, and Dean of the Western Deanery. Previously he served in the Diocese of Dallas, then was called as Youth Missioner to the Diocese of Pittsburgh (PA). During his years in Pittsburgh, Fr. Wilson took youth on mission trips as far away as Johannesburg, South Africa. Much of his diocesan work in Fort Worth has been in the area of evangelism. He has developed TELET– The Episcopal Lay Evangelism Training for Episcopal parishes.
Lay Nominees
Dusty Fillmore Hartson “Dusty” Fillmore is a member of St. Andrew’s, Fort Worth. He has led a high-school Sunday School class for three years, he is a Small Group facilitator, and he serves on the parish vestry. He and his brother, Chad, are partners in the Fillmore Law Firm, and he has numerous professional memberships.
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Gary Werley joined Trinity, Fort Worth, in 1986. He has been an Alpha leader, vestry member, and usher, and has participated in ministries including Bible Study and Habitat for Humanity. He practiced law in a Fort Worth firm for 20 years and has worked for himself for the past decade. He founded legal clinics at the Presbyterian Night Shelter and Union Gospel Mission, and he has participated in Bible Study Fellowship, and he has had volunteer roles with Convoy of Hope and a Billy Graham Crusade. Gary and his wife, Cora, sometimes attend Good Shepherd in Granbury, where they have a lake house, and they are involved in the diocese's new church plant in southwest Tarrant County.
Trustee, University of the South • elect 1 clerical trustee    
  Fr. Duncan The Rev. Jonathan Duncan is diocesan curate at St. Alban’s, Arlington, where he focuses on youth and family ministry. He received a B.A. in Medieval Studies from the University of the South in 2005. In 2007, as a seminary student, he participated in a mission trip to our companion diocese of Northern Malawi. He is a priest associate of the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham.