Staff & Leaders
The Very Rev. Troy Mendez was called to serve as the fourteenth dean of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral and began his term in January 2014. Prior to his arrival in Phoenix, Dean Mendez served at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Palm Desert, CA, and previously at the historic Church of Our Saviour in San Gabriel, CA. Prior to ordained ministry, he was a long-time parishioner and choir member at All Saints’ in Beverly Hills, CA. Dean Mendez graduated Cum Laude from Virginia Theological Seminary in 2009, and now serves there as a member of the Board of Trustees. Dean Mendez’s main call to ministry centers on guiding people into and through a life-long journey of partnering with the Living God. He is widely respected as a pastor, teacher and preacher. He is committed to and passionate about seeing the Church offer all people a sense of belonging, dignity, community and the grace of new life given to us in Jesus Christ.