ARDF's Global Council represents the Anglican Church in the developing world. They approve all ARDF development projects and provide guidance, accountability, and spiritual direction.
Our Domestic Leaders
Our US Board of Trustees provides oversight and strategic direction.
The Rev. Robert Richards
The Rev. Frank Myers
Faith Anglican Church
Ms. Janet Helms
Church of the Ascension
Mrs. Lynn Lawrence
St. Christopher’s Camp and Conference Center
Seabrook Island, SC
ARDF – Nationals
ARDF National Organizations promote projects and relief efforts out of Anglican churches with whom they have a relationship.
The Most. Rev. Dr. Glenn Davies, Board Chair
Mr. Kimberly Smith, Executive Director
The Rt. Rev. Charlie Masters, Board Chair
Mr. Claus Lenk, National Director
The Most Rev. Dr. Mouneer Anis, Representative
The Rt. Rev. Samy Fawzy Shehata, Representative
The Most Rev. Jackson Ole Sapit, Board Chair
Mr. Bwibo Adier, Board Secretary
Ms. Esther Musili, Treasurer
The Rev. Dr. Malcolm Reid, Representative
The Rev. William Haley, Representative
Canon William “Bill” E. Deiss, Executive Director
Bill lives in Alexandria, VA and is a member of The Falls Church Anglican Church, in Falls Church, VA with his wife Nancy. They have four children and nine grandchildren. Bill joined ARDF as Executive Director in 2014 after serving as the Chairman of ARDF’s US Board of Trustees for three years.
Linda Trostle, Office Manager
Linda and her husband, David, live in Harmony, PA, and are members of All Saints Anglican Church in Cranberry Township, PA. A graduate of Trinity School for Ministry, Linda enjoys biking, hiking, sports, and researching her family’s genealogy. Linda joined ARDF in 2019.
Christine Jones, Director of Mobilization
Christine was born in Delaware but now lives in Falls Church, Virginia with her husband, Andrew after many years living overseas. They are members of Restoration Anglican Church and have three children. Christine joined ARDF in 2016.
Kelli Hample, Development Associate
Kelli, her husband Tom, and daughter moved to Ambridge, PA from Charleston, SC for Tom to attend Trinity School for Ministry in response to his call to priesthood. Their sending church is The Cathedral of St. Luke & St. Paul and they now attend Church of The Savior. Kelli joined ARDF in 2017.
Emily Misner, Administrative Assistant
Emily and her husband Josh moved to Ambridge, PA in August 2018 where Josh is studying at Trinity School for Ministry. Their sending parish is The Community of St Columba in Missoula, MT. Emily is a composer and pianist, and enjoys running, rock climbing, and drinking tea. Emily joined ARDF in 2018.
Flora Galbraith, Development & Relief Manager
Flora and her husband Michael live in Baden, PA and are members of Church of the Savior, Ambridge, PA. They have 4 children and 9 grandchildren. Flora enjoys cooking, baking, canning, gardening and walking. Flora joined ARDF in 2011.