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The Chapter

The Chapter is the executive governing body of the Cathedral, and  is responsible for the oversight of the day to day running of the Cathedral and its worship and each has particular responsibilities for the fabric, education, music and worship, marketing etc.

The Dean Canon Residentiary Canon Residentiary Canon Residentiary
The Very Revd Mark Bonney Canon James Garrard Canon Victoria Johnson Canon Jessica Martin

Non-residentiary Chapter

Canon Victoria Avery
Canon Tim Bellis
Canon Tom Buchanan
Canon Tim Walters

Administrator and Chapter Clerk

Canon Stephen Bourne

Cathedral Council

The Council's role is to further and support the work of the cathedral, spiritual, pastoral, evangelistic, social and ecumenical, reviewing and advising upon the direction and oversight of that work by Chapter. It meets twice a year, receives the budget and annual report and audited accounts and discusses matters brought to it by Chapter and gives its opinion on such matters. Members include the Lord Lieutenant and representatives of Chapter, the Bishops Council, Diocesan Synod, College of Canons, Local government, education, and the cathedral congregation. It is chaired by Lord Wilson of Dinton.

College of Canons

Up to 35 clergy or lay persons who work in the Diocese of Ely (including The Chapter members) are Honorary or Lay Canons of the Cathedral and members of the College of Canons.

Honorary Canons

Canon Paul Andrews
Canon Brian Atling
Canon James Blandford-Baker
Canon Mike Booker
Canon Matthew Bradbury
Canon Fiona Brampton
Canon Malcolm Brown
Canon Linda Church
Canon Nigel Cooper
Canon Richard Darmody
Canon Maggie Guite
The Venerable Alex Hughes (Archdeacon of Cambridge)
Canon Philipa King
Canon Bruce Kinsey
Canon Nick Moir
Canon Anna Matthews
Canon David Male
Canon Alison Myers
The Venerable Hugh McCurdy (Archdeacon of Huntingdon and Wisbech)
Canon Jeremy Morris
Canon Annette Reed
Canon Hugh Shilson Thomas
Canon Wendy Thomson
Canon Shamus Williams
The Rt Revd Lord Williams of Oystermouth (Master of Magdalene College)

Etheldreda Ecumenical Canons

Canon Eamon Duffy
Canon Paul Whittle
Mgr. Mark Langham

Lay Canons

Canon Stephen Bourne
Canon Paul Evans
Canon Sue Freestone
Canon Simon Kershaw
Canon Peter Maxwell

The resident Chapter are assisted in liturgical and pastoral work by the Priest Vicars and Accredited Lay Ministers.

Priest Vicars

Canon Chris Barber
Canon Bruce Curry
The Revd Nick Denham
The Revd John Hall
The Revd Alan Jesson
Canon Michael Law
The Revd John Sansom
Canon Nicholas Thistlethwaite
The Revd Tim Thompson
Canon Colin Travers

Cathedral Licensed Lay Ministers/Readers

Mr John Marshall

Children's Licensed Minister

Mrs June Massey