Suffragan Bishop Jeff W. Fisher
The Rt. Rev. Jeff W. Fisher serves as the regional bishop of the Eastern Region of the Diocese. He was elected bishop suffragan and consecrated in 2012. In addition to his visitations to parishes and missions, Bishop Fisher serves as executive for pastoral ministries, including clergy and their families. He serves on numerous boards and institutions, including the Episcopal Church Women, Daughters of the King, Altar Guild, the Little Church Club, All Saints' Episcopal School in Tyler, St. Vincent's House in Galveston and St. James House, the diocesan retirement community in Baytown.
Bishop Fisher is known for his compelling preaching, his focus on evangelism and his encouragement of the laity. He teaches homiletics at the Iona School for Ministry. A graduate of The University of Texas, Austin, Bishop Fisher was previously CFO for Hand Benefits & Trust, Inc., Houston.
He received a Master in Divinity in 2004 and was awarded a Doctor of Divinity in 2013, both from Virginia Theological Seminary. Ordained in 2004, Bishop Fisher served as curate at St. Mary's, Cypress, before being called as rector at St. Alban's, Waco, where he ushered in a time of unprecedented growth.
Bishop Fisher and his wife Susan have two adult sons, Scott and John.