Council of General Synod 2019 – 2023

The Council of General Synod was constituted at the forty-second session of General Synod in July 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

President The Most Rev. Linda Nicholls
Prolocutor The Rev. Dr. Karen Egan
Deputy Prolocutor Ms. Judith Moses
Chancellor Canon David P. Jones, K.C.
General Secretary The Ven. Alan T. Perry (September 2020 – present)
The Ven. Dr. Michael Thompson (2019 – August 2020)
Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer Ms. Amal Attia (November 2021 – present)
Ms. Hanna Goschy (2019 – August 2021)
National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop The Most Rev. Chris Harper (December 2022 – present)
The Most Rev. Mark MacDonald (2019 – April 2022)

Elected Members

Province of British Columbia and Yukon

The Most Rev. Lynne McNaughton, Bishop
The Rev. Marnie Peterson, Clergy
Canon Ian Alexander, Laity
Ms. Jody Butler Walker, Laity
Ms. Clare Urquhart, Youth (February 2021 – present)
Ms. Dale Drozda, Youth (2019 – January 2021)

Province of Canada

The Most Rev. David Edwards, Bishop
The Rev. Canon Paulette Bugden, Clergy
Ms. Margaret Jenniex, Laity
Ms. Ann Cumyn, Laity
Mr. Scott Wicks-Potter, Youth

Province of Ontario

The Rt. Rev. Andrew Asbil, Bishop
The Ven. Valerie Kerr, Clergy
Ms. Kim Chadsey, Laity

Mr. Paul Townshend, Laity (October 2021 – present)
Canon Hugh Mackenzie, Laity (2019 – September 2021)
Finn Keesmaat-Walsh, Youth

Province of Rupert’s Land

The Most Rev. Gregory Kerr-Wilson, Bishop
The Rt. Rev. Joey Royal, Bishop
The Rev. Amos Winter, Clergy
Ms. Freda Lepine, Laity
Dr. Michael Siebert, Laity
Mr. Chris Wood, Laity
Mr. Luke Gobbett, Youth

Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples 

Ms. Caroline Chum (July 2021 – present)
Ms. Sheba Mckay (2019 – June 2021)
The Rev. Canon Dr. Murray Still

Anglican Military Ordinariate

LCol the Rev. Canon Dennis F. G. Newhook

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
Mr. Chris Bishopp (July 2022 – present)
Ms. Pat Lovell (2019 – March 2022)


The Episcopal Church

Dr. Liza Anderson (October 2022 – present)
Canon Noreen Duncan (2019 – March 2022) 

The Primate’s World Relief & Development Fund

The Rev. Cynthia Haines Turner (November 2022 – present)
The Rev. Canon David Harrison (2019 – May 2022)