New Dean in Salina May 10, 2018 Clips, News The Very Rev. David Hodges, president of the Saint Francis Foundation and chief development officer of Saint Francis Community Services, is the 18th dean of Christ Cathedral in Salina, Kansas. The Rt. Rev. Michael Milliken, Bishop of Western Kansas, installed Hodges on April 26. Before his appointment as dean on Jan. 1, he had served as the cathedral’s provost for 10 months. Before joining Saint Francis, Fr. Hodges served as vice president for external affairs at Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School in Birmingham. He also served as rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Church of the Holy Comforter in Charlotte.