Executive & Commissioners

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Chinook Winds Regional Executive


The following people serve as Chinook Winds Regional Council Executive:
Rev. Joanne Anquist, Presider
Treena Duncan, Executive Minister
Dr Kathy Yamashita, Lethbridge
Trudy Wesley, LLWL, Morley (photo unavailable)
Elaine Taylor-Kerr, Calgary
Rev. Taylor Croissant, Lethbridge
Rev. Dr Ohwang Kwon, Stettler, Erskine & Big Valley
Allan Buckingham, Banff
Shauna Getz, Calgary
Rev. David Holmes, Lacombe (photo unavailable)
Anne Yates-Laberge, Calgary (photo unavailable)
Rev. Kim Holmes-Younger, Calgary (photo unavailable)

General Council Commissioners

The following people were elected by the Chinook Winds Regional Council to be Commissioners to The United Church of Canada's 44th General Council Meeting which began meetings in 2022. Additionally, those with an * were appointed by the General Council (GC) Executive after nominations from Chinook Winds Region as part of efforts to increase the Council's diversity. The General Council meets every third year and these people remain as Commissioners until new ones are elected by the Region in 2025.
Tammy Allan, Ministry Personnel, Olds
Susan Brodrick, Lay, Calgary
Esther Crews, Ministry Personnel, Brooks
Taylor Croissant, Ministry Personnel, Lethbridge
Samuel Grottenberg, Ministry Personnel, Calgary
Hyon Heo, Pincher Creek*
Ohwang Kwon, Ministry Personnel, Consort, AB*
Francis Liu, Lay, Calgary
Vicki McPhee, Chinook Winds' Executive
Nancy Nourse, Local Arrangements Chair
Murray Speer, Ministry Personnel, Calgary
Abby Werenka, Lay, Springbank
Kathy Yamashita, Lay, Lethbridge