59 Line 4 North Oro-Medonte, ON L0L 2L0 | Phone: 1-800-268-3781

Shining Waters Regional Council Staff

PETER HARTMANS

PETER HARTMANS

Executive Minister, Shining Waters Regional Council and Canadian Shield Regional Council

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6117
Email: phartmans@united-church.ca
Teleworks and spends time in each region.

Peter provides leadership, counsel and support for the governance and administration of the Regional Councils.

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RACHAEL HOWES

RACHAEL HOWES

Executive Assistant and Administration, Canadian Shield Regional Council and Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 
6144
Email: rhowes@united-church.ca 
Works from the Main Office in Guthrie, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Rachael provides administrative support to the Executive Minister and the Shining Waters region.

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SUSAN WHITEHEAD

SUSAN WHITEHEAD

Executive Assistant and Administration Canadian Shield Regional Council and Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 705-474-3350  |  1-833-236-0281 Ext. 1
Email: swhitehead@united-church.ca
Works from the North Bay Main Office.

Susan provides administrative support to the Executive Minister and the Canadian Shield region. 

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JODY MALTBY

JODY MALTBY

Regional Staff Lead and Communities of Faith Minister, Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 
6226
Email: jmaltby@united-church.ca  
Teleworks and works from the Guthrie Main Office

Provides oversight and support to Regional Council staff and Community Ministry staff and committees; assists the region to develop and implement priorities, in partnership with the Executive Minister; provides support to Communities of Faith and Incorporated Ministries, working closely with the Pastoral Relations Ministers.

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DALE HILDEBRAND

DALE HILDEBRAND

Pastoral Relations Minister, Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6261
Email: dhildebrand@united-church.ca
Teleworks and works in the Toronto Office. Please call ahead to ensure office is open.

Fosters healthy pastoral relationships by assisting the Regional Council to serve, support and provide oversight to the Communities of Faith, and by encouraging and supporting ministry personnel toward health, joy and excellence in ministry practice. Responsible for all the Communities of Faith and ministry personnel in the region that are located south of highway 407.

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 TODD MCDONALD

TODD MCDONALD

Pastoral Relations Minister, Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6235
Email: tmcdonald@united-church.ca
Teleworks and works in the Guthrie Office.

Todd fosters healthy pastoral relationships by assisting the Regional Council to serve, support and provide oversight to the Communities of Faith, and by encouraging and supporting ministry personnel toward health, joy and excellence in ministry practice. Responsible for all the Communities of Faith and ministry personnel in the region that are located north of highway 407.

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SUSIE HENDERSON

SUSIE HENDERSON

Communities of Faith Minister for Equity and Innovation

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6262
Email: shenderson@united-church.ca 
Teleworks

Susie supports the regional council in planning and policy for equity and innovation and encourages and connects communities of faith as they adapt and experiment in changing times.

KAREN HILFMAN MILLSON

KAREN HILFMAN MILLSON

Minister, Communities of Faith Support and Cluster & Network Animation, Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6233
Email: khilfman@united-church.ca 
Teleworks and works in the Guthrie Main Office (14 hrs/wk).
CURRENTLY ON LEAVE.
Please contact Jody Maltby or Rachael Howes if you need assistance.

Walks alongside and engages in intentional conversations with individuals and communities of faith to encourage the emergence of clusters and networks at a grassroots level; and shares the stories from place to place. Karen will primarily focus on the area north of HWY 407 but clusters and networks know no boundaries so they develop where there is energy, interest and opportunity.  

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KIM UYEDE-KAI

KIM UYEDE-KAI

Communities of Faith Support, Anti-racism and Right Relations Minister, Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6173
Email: KUyedeKai@united-church.ca
Teleworks and works in the Toronto Office

Encourages and connects communities of faith in their work and supports indigenous ministries in their relationship with the region. Promotes and supports racial justice.

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BRI-ANNE SWAN

BRI-ANNE SWAN

Social and Ecological Justice and Communications Minister, Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6773
Email: bswan@united-church.ca
Teleworks and works in the Toronto Office

Encourages and connects communities of faith in ecological and justice work and supports regional networks. Promotes and supports racial justice.

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JEFFREY DALE

JEFFREY DALE

Minister, Faith Formation, Youth and Young Adults, Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 647.382.6824
Email: jdale@united-church.ca 
Teleworks and works in the Guthrie office

Jeffrey works with communities of faith and camping ministries, in networking and clustering , as well as with faith formation. He assists in the animation of children and youth ministries in the local community and throughout the region; oversees the Camp Awesome Program, Youth at the Regional Meeting, and youth engagement in arts and justice ministries.  

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DONNA RUTZ

DONNA RUTZ

Administrative Support, Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6145
Email: drutz@united-church.ca 
Teleworks and works in the Toronto Office. Please call ahead to ensure office is open.

Donna provides administrative support to the Shining Waters Region including pastoral relations and program support.

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JOAN BAILEY

JOAN BAILEY

Administrative Support, Canadian Shield Regional Council and Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 6138
Email: jbailey@united-church.ca 
Teleworks (part-time)

Provides administrative support to Ministry Personnel for marriage licenses in Canadian Shield Region and Shining Waters Region.

David Jagger

David Jagger

Stewardship & Gifts Officer, Shining Waters, Canadian Shield, Antler River Watershed, Western Ontario Waterways, and Horseshoe Falls Regional Councils

Phone: 519-570-6892
Email: djagger@united-church.ca
Teleworks and is available for consultations.

Supports churches and individuals in all areas of stewardship whether that be annual budget, outreach in your area or individuals leaving their legacy.  Why not give Dave a call and see how he can help you or your church undertake consequential acts of kindness and generosity.

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KELLIE MCCOMB

KELLIE MCCOMB

Office of Vocation Canadian Shield Regional Council and Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 416-231-7680  |  1-800-268-3781
Extension: 2034
Email:  kmccomb@united-church.ca

Supports the processes for the discernment and training of ministry personnel, the determination of their fitness/readiness for accreditation, the fulfillment of continuing education standards, and the formal processes for oversight and discipline of ministry personnel.

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