Minister, Social and Ecological Justice and Network Support, Shining Waters Regional Council
Bri-anne Swan (she/her) is the Minister for Social & Ecological Justice and Network Support. Before joining Shining Waters Region, Bri-anne served as the Community Minister with the Living Presence Ministry, a new and experimental ministry in East Gwillimbury. She has been involved with advocacy and accompaniment since her teens and holds a particular interest in issues and intersections connected to income inequality, scapegoating of vulnerable populations, and the criminal justice system. She is a friend and accompanier to men on Texas’ death row and continues to be humbled by the lessons on power, redemption and love she has witnessed through these relationships.
Bri-anne is a candidate for ordered ministry and is part of the diaconal program at the Centre for Christian Studies. In addition, Bri-anne is working towards her Masters of Theological Studies at St. Andrew’s College at the University of Saskatchewan.