Diocesan Synod members

Members of the Diocesan Synod are right at the heart of discussions about the mission and ministry of the Church. Clergy and lay members for the 2021–2024 triennium are listed below by area and deanery.

Ex-officio
 

Ex-officio
Bishop of Oxford, The Rt Revd Dr Steven Croft

Bishop of Dorchester, The Rt Revd Gavin Collins

Bishop of Buckingham, The Rt Revd Alan Wilson

Bishop of Reading, The Rt Revd Olivia Graham

The Dean of Christ Church, The Very Revd Professor Sarah Foot

The Dean of Windsor, The Rt Revd David Conner

Archdeacon of Oxford, The Ven Jonathan Chaffey

Archdeacon of Berkshire, The Ven. Stephen Pullin

Archdeacon of Buckinghamshire, The Ven. Guy Elsmore

Archdeacon of Dorchester, The Ven. David Tyler

Chancellor of the Diocese, HH Judge David Hodge KC

Chair of the Board of Finance, Sir Hector Sants

Chair of the Diocesan Advisory Committee, Mrs Abigail Lloyd

Chair of the House of Clergy, The Revd Canon Dr Geoff Bayliss

Chair of the House of Laity, Mr John Sykes

General Synod – House of Clergy
Members will be ex-officio members of the Diocesan Synod and continue as members until July 2026 when the General Synod will dissolve. Some members may have also chosen to be elected to a deanery in their own right.

The Revd Andrew Atherstone

The Revd Canon Mark Bennet

The Revd Ross Meikle

The Revd Joy Mawdesley

The Revd Jeremy Moodey

Vacancy

The Revd William Pearson-Gee

The Revd Canon Valerie (Val) Plumb

The Revd Canon Vaughan Roberts

The Revd Canon Toby Wright

General Synod – Proctor for Universities
The Revd Canon Dr Judith Maltby
General Synod – House of Laity
Members will be ex-officio members of the Diocesan Synod and continue as members until July 2026 when the General Synod will dissolve. Some members may have also chosen to be elected to a deanery in their own right.

Mr Peter Barrett

Dr Andrew Bell

Dr Gracy Crane

Miss Prudence Dailey

Mrs Julie Dziegiel

Prof. Helen King

Mr Daniel Matovu

Ms Jayne Ozanne

Mr Jacob Wigley

Bishop's Nominations
Mrs Sue Scane

Sir Hector Sants

The Revd Preb Jane Haslam

The Revd Canon Christopher Bull

The Revd Liz Jackson

House of Laity Co-Options

Ms Lucy Simmonds, Oxford

Mr Ronie Twumasi, Burnham and Slough

Mr Rick Mutwarasito, Milton Keynes

Mr Toby Townsend, Aylesbury

Oxford (City) Area
 

Cowley
The Revd Darren McFarland

The Revd Canon Dr Geoffrey (Geoff) Bayliss

The Revd Dr Laura Biron-Scott

 

VACANCY

Mr Millius Palayiwa

Oxford
The Revd Anthony Buckley

The Revd Dr Zachary (Zack) Guiliano

The Revd Dr Melanie Marshall

VACANCY

The Revd Catherine (Katie) Tupling

The Revd Will Lamb

 

Dr Felix Leach

Miss Irim Sarwah

Ms Gillian Hamnett

VACANCY

Dorchester Area
 

Abingdon
VACANCY

The Revd Philip (Phil) Parker

VACANCY

 

Dr Shirley Northover

Ms Alexandra Scott

Mrs Susan (Sue) Scott

Aston & Cuddesdon

The Revd Karen Charman

The Revd Michael Reading

VACANCY

 

Mrs Vicki Reay/Harman

Mr Mike Powell

Mr Simon Richards

Bicester & Islip
The Revd John Gareth Miller

The Revd Diana Glover

The Revd Peter Wright

 

Ms Alison Birch

Ms Tina Shaw

Chipping Norton
The Revd David Salter

VACANCY

 

Mr Roy Scott

Mrs Catherine Hitchens

Deddington
The Revd Alicia Baker

The Revd Sarah Sharp

The Revd Stephen (Steve) Short

 

Mr Stephen Birch

Mrs Lynne Philpot

Henley
VACANCY

VACANCY

 

Mr John Rogers

Mrs Judith Hogg

Vale of White Horse
The Revd Jeremy Goulston

The Revd Talisker MacLeod

 

Mr John Seedell

Dr Peter Foot

 
Wallingford
The Revd Jason St. John Nicolle

 

The Revd B Mark Bodeker

 

Mr Gordon Gill

Mr Sidney Gale

Wantage
The Revd Benjamin Tyler

 

VACANCY

 

Mrs Patricia (Pat) Hudson

Mr Hugh Rees

Witney
The Revd Andy Reid

VACANCY

VACANCY

 

Mr Robert Chapman

Mrs Rachel Vander Elst

VACANCY

Woodstock
The Revd Jeremy Auld

The Revd Harriet Orridge

 

Mr Michael (Mike) Holmes

Mr Oliver (Olly) Shaw

Buckingham Area
 

Amersham
The Revd Canon Edward Bowes-Smith

The Revd Margaret (Peggy) Ludlow

VACANCY

 

Mr Peter Flory

Mr Michael Hardman

Mrs Stephanie Summerell

Mr Lawrence Tebboth

Mr Edward Weiss

VACANCY

Aylesbury
The Revd David Kaboleh

The Revd Gemma Beesley

The Revd David Williams

 

Mr David Lillycrop

Mrs Ann Beaton

Mr Jason Beesley

Buckingham
The Revd Will Pearson-Gee

The Revd Rosamunde (Ros) Roberts

 

Mr Paul Hirons

Mrs Georgina (Georgie) Christopher

Burnham & Slough
The Revd Canon Janet Binns

The Revd Chris Ferris

Vacant

 

Mrs Julie Shields

Mr John Carey

Dr Anna Thomas-Betts

Claydon
The Revd David Meakin

VACANCY

 

Mr Stan Killick

VACANCY

Milton Keynes
The Revd Michael Benjamin (Ben) Thorpe

The Revd Gill Barrow-Jones

VACANCY

 

Mr Stephen Walker

Mrs Linda Kirk

Mursley
The Revd Canon Valerie (Val) Plumb

VACANCY

 

Mr Richard (Gavin) Merrylees

Lt Col (Retired) Lyndon Robinson (ex-officio Deanery Synod)

Newport
Fr Gary Ecclestone

The Revd Canon Christa Pumfrey

 

Vacancy

Vacancy

Wendover
The Revd Deiniol Kearley-Heywood

The Revd John Simpson

 

Mr Gavin Oldham

Ms Alison Kirk (ex-officio Deanery Synod)

Wycombe
The Revd Jonathan (Jonny) Dade

The Revd Keith Johnson

The Revd Canon Dave Bull

 

His Hon Christopher Tyrer

Dr Richard Gravina

Mrs Alison Wood

Reading Area
 

Bracknell
The Revd Dr Darrell Hannah

The Revd Catharine Mabuza

 

Mr Richard Hyslop

Miss Amanda Palethorpe

VACANCY

Bradfield
The Revd Mark Hopkins

VACANCY

 

VACANCY

VACANCY

Maidenhead & Windsor
The Revd Jeremy Harris

The Revd Ainsley Swift

The Revd Ian Miller

 

Mr Jim Tucker

Mr John Sykes

Mr Thomas Walton

Mrs Abigail Price

Newbury
The Revd Canon Mark Bennet

The Revd Julie Mintern

The Revd David McLeod

 

Mr Philip Read

Mrs Elizabeth Jones

Mr Mark Knight

Mrs Kathy Winrow

Reading
The Revd Desmond Banister

The Revd Ross Meikle

The Revd Michael (Mike) Smith

The Revd Andrew Bond

Vacant

 

Prof. John Missenden

Mr Mark Burton

Mr Peter Stratton

Miss Joan Walker

VACANCY

Sonning
The Revd Canon Richard Lamey

The Revd Katie Toogood

 

Mr Martin Hughes

Mr Peter Barrett

Mrs Anna Pearce

Mr Steven Curnow

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