Powerful Partnerships. Transforming Our World.

 Our Global Leaders


Our Domestic Leaders

Our US Board of Trustees provides oversight and strategic direction.


The Rev. Dr. Malcolm Reid
Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church
Danvers, MA

Nancy Skancke, Esq.
The Falls Church Anglican
Falls Church, VA

The Rev. Robert Richard
Ambridge, PA


Mr. George W. Connors
The Falls Church Anglican
Falls Church, VA

The Rev. David Cumbie
Apostles Houston
Houston, TX

The Rev. William Haley
The Falls Church Anglican
Falls Church, VA


The Rev. Frank Myers
Faith Anglican Church
Cordova, TN

 Ms. Janet Helms
Church of the Ascension
Pittsburgh, PA

Mrs. Lynn Lawrence
St. Christopher’s Camp and Conference Center
Seabrook Island, SC


Ms. Barbara Nelson
Christ the King
Alexandria, VA

Mr. Larry Rice
St. Stephen’s
Sewickley, PA

The Rev. Andrew Rowell
Christchurch, Montgomery, AL


Mr. David Soutter
St. Michael's Church
Charleston, SC

Mr. John Westbrook
Restoration Anglican
Arlington, VA

Mr. Frank Woods
Christ Church Anglican
Phoenix, AZ



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.

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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.