Moderator Nominees

The Moderator will be elected from among the Commissioners of the 43rd General Council.

All nominees are asked to submit a biographical statement (max. 500 words) and a personal statement about the major issues they see facing the United Church (500–1000 words) by June 1, 2018. We are posting links to this information below as we receive it.

(Nominees are listed below in alphabetical order. Watch this page for regular updates. You can also view the information in French.)

Moderator Nominee Richard Bott

Rev. Dr. Richard Bott *
Ordained Minister
Nominated by Vancouver South Presbytery (British Columbia Conference)


Moderator Nominee David Hart

Rev. David Hart *
Ordained Minister
Nominated by Halifax Presbytery (Maritime)


Moderator Nominee Cathy Larmond

Rev. Cathy Larmond
Ordained Minister
Nominated by Kent Presbytery (London)
Read Cathy's profile [PDF: 2 pp/196 KB]


Moderator Nominee Chris Levan

Rev. Dr. Chris Levan *
Ordained Minister
Nominated by Toronto South East Presbytery (Toronto)
Read Chris's profile [PDF: 3 pp/309 KB]


Moderator Nominee Dr. Colin Phillips

Dr. Colin Phillips *
Layperson
Nominated by Toronto South East Presbytery (Toronto)


Moderator Nominee Rev. Dr. Martha ter Kuile

Rev. Dr. Martha ter Kuile *
Ordained Minister
Nominated by Toronto South East Presbytery (Toronto)
Read Martha's profile [PDF: 3 pp/276 KB]


* Nominees must be Commissioners at the 43rd General Council in order to have their name appear on the ballot for Moderator. This individual is not currently a Commissioner.