The Rev. Canon Daniel G. P. Gutierrez was appointed chairman of the ECS Board of Trustees effective July 1, 2016. Prior to his ordination, Canon Gutierrez, was a priest of the Diocese of the Rio Grande, canon to the ordinary, chief operating officer, and chief of staff for the diocese, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As part of his role in diocesan leadership, he also served as executive director of the diocesan conference and retreat centers and oversaw all aspects of ministry, human resources, budgeting, funds and investments, and capital campaigns within the diocese.
Gutierrez is a graduate of the University of New Mexico, where he earned bachelor’s degrees in history and political science in 1987 and a master of arts in public administration in 1992. In 2007, he earned a diocesan certificate in Anglican studies through the Trinity School for Ministry, and in 2011, he was awarded a master of theological studies degree from St. Norbert College. Gutierrez has been married since 1991 to Suzanne Fletcher Gutierrez, and they have one son, Jude.