DAC officers


Coronavirus (COVID-19) and church buildings

  • Please see the dedicated web page on Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for church buildings in Lichfield Diocese
  • The DAC officers are working from home from 18th March 2020 – please use email in the first instance to contact them

Contact the DAC officers

The Lichfield Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC) and its officers constitute one of the Central Administrative Support Teams, which teams provide practical and administrative support across the diocese. The DAC officers help parishes to care for and develop their church buildings and churchyards, in the context of the diocesan vision of discipleship, vocation and evangelism (DVE), and provide administrative and casework support to the DAC.

The DAC officers comprise two members of staff (full time and part time), both with specific areas of casework responsibility:

Giles Standing

DAC Secretary

Giles is a statutory officer of the Lichfield Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC), appointed by the Diocesan Bishop. He can advise parishes on how to obtain the necessary permissions for works to their churches and churchyards, and online applications via the Online Faculty System (OFS).

Giles is the first point of contact and case officer for:

Contact should be made with Giles direct on these matters.

Office: 01543 622540 – telephone calls are being forwarded from 18th March 2020
Email: giles.standing@lichfield.anglican.org

Please note: There is a separate contact procedure for emergency works and urgent works to church buildings and churchyards.

Vacant

Assistant DAC Secretary
Contact days: Part time

Update April 2021:

  • The role of Assistant DAC Secretary is currently vacant
  • For List B and Additional Matter applications, please contact Clare Beavon, Diocesan Pastoral Officer

The Assistant DAC Secretary assists the DAC Secretary in the work of the Lichfield Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC). They can specifically advise parishes on List B and Additional Matter applications (Archdeacon's permission), and online applications via the Online Faculty System (OFS).

They are the first point of contact and case officer for:

Contact should be made with the Assistant DAC Secretary direct on these matters.

Please note: There is a separate contact procedure for emergency works and urgent works to church buildings and churchyards.

 

Funding or grant enquiry?

  • Please contact Fiona North, Parish Project Support Officer (part time) in the Finance Team, for advice on grants for community projects relating to church buildings

Existing faculty or legal enquiry?



Page last updated: 1st April 2021 12:57 PM