Rt. Rev. Dr. Devsritha Valence Mendis [M.A (Sri Lanka) Ph.D.(Rome), B.Ph.& B.Th.(Rome)]
- Date of Birth : 21st May 1958 at Moratuwa
- Priestly Ordination: 21st July 1985 at St. Joseph’s Church, Wennappuwa
- Appointed as the Co-adjustor Bishop of Chilaw by His Holiness Pope John Paul II on the 17th January 2005.
- Episcopal Ordination : 2nd April 2005 at Our Lady of Carmel Cathedral, Chilaw
- .Installation as Bishop of Chilaw on 28th October 2006.
- Names of parents: Father -Mr. Warnakulasuriya Bertram Mendis
Mother- Mrs. Iranganie Mendis