Elected Members:

Three members elected by each Regional Assembly, at least one of whom will be clergy and at least one being lay. At least two of the elected members will be members of Synod at the time of their election. The elected representatives must be a member of a congregation within the Regional Assembly at the time of their election.

Appointed Members:

The Bishop will have the right to appoint up to six additional members.


Two (2) years.

Elected in 2021, serving through Synod 2023

Reverend Robert Porter (Leeds-Grenville)
Reverend Sandra Hounsell-Drover (Frontenac)
Aveleigh Kyle (Frontenac)
Reverend Noel Henry (Quinte)
Reverend Richard Hetke (Quinte)
Reverend Darlene Cunliffe (Hastings)

Elected in 2018, serving through Synod 2023

Katharine McLean (Leeds-Grenville)
Reverend Trish Miller (Leeds-Grenville)
Venerable Bill Clarke (Frontenac)
Peter Cory (Quinte)
Pauline Eskerod (Hastings)
Reverend Lynn Mitchell (Hastings)

Appointed by the Bishop, serving through Synod 2020

Joe Burnham
James Young
Maureen Butler (ACW)
Barb Gilbert
Reverend Jeff O'Hare


The Rt. Rev. Michael D. Oulton (Bishop of Ontario, Chair)
Mr. Garth Allan (Chancellor)
Mr. Alex Pierson (Diocesan Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer)
The Ven. Wayne Varley (Archdeacon of Ministry and Programs)
Mrs. Allison Filteau (Honorary Lay Secretary)
The Rev. Valerie Kelly (Honorary Clerical Secretary)