Staff Member: Carl Vessels, Ph.D.

Carl Vessels, Ph.D.


Deacon Carl was ordained as a permanent deacon on June 14, 2003 in the Diocese of Tucson. In 2006 he retired to spend more time in his ministry. He was the CFO and Administrative Services Director for the City of Safford. His wife, Carolyn, and he celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in Dec. 2009, and are involved in various programs in the Church that focus on strengthening marriages. Carl has a MBA and Ph.D. in business administration and is a CPA licensed in Arizona and California. In addition to his Diaconate duties, he is a Hospice Chaplain, a Chaplain for the Lions Clubs International, MD-21B, and a member of the Board of Directors for various charitable, non-profit organizations.

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