North Bay: 1-833-236-0281 | Thunder Bay: 1-833-236-0281 Ext. 6138

Canadian Shield Regional Council Staff

Peter Hartmans

Peter Hartmans

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

Phone: 1-833-236-0281 Ext. 2
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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Susan Whitehead

Susan Whitehead

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

Phone: 1-833-236-0281 Ext. 1
Email: swhitehead@united-church.ca

Works from the North Bay Office and provides administrative support to the Executive Minister, the Canadian Shield region and the Shining Waters region. 

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Rachael Howes

Rachael Howes

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

Phone: 1-833-236-0281 Ext. 7
Email: rhowes@united-church.ca

Works from the Guthrie Office and provides administrative support to the Executive Minister, the Shining Waters region and the Canadian Shield region.

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Lillian Roberts

Lillian Roberts

Minister for Pastoral Relations Canadian Shield Regional Council

Phone: 1-833-236-0281 Ext. 3
Email: lroberts@united-church.ca

Works from the North Bay office, supports communities of faith as they travel through the pastoral relations process in times of transition, serves as a resource to Ministry and Personnel Committees and supports ministry personnel to find health, joy and excellence in the practice of ministry in the Canadian Shield region. 

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Will Kunder

Will Kunder

Minister for Congregational Support (half-time) Canadian Shield Regional Council

Phone: 1-833-236-0281 Ext. 4
Email: wkunder@united-church.ca

Works from the North Bay office, provides support to communities of faith and also serves as the Office of Vocations Minister for Indigenous Communities of Faith in the Canadian Shield Region.

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Melody Duncanson-Hales

Melody Duncanson-Hales

Minister for Congregational Support, Youth and Stewardship and Mission Canadian Shield Regional Council

Phone: 1-833-236-0281 Ext. 6
Email: MDuncanson-Hales@united-church.ca

Works from the Sault Ste.Marie office, provides support to Communities of Faith, Stewardship and Youth, and serves as the Stewardship and Gifts Officer in the Canadian Shield Region.

Robert Smith

Robert Smith

Minister for Congregational Support West (half-time) Canadian Shield Regional Council

Phone: 1-833-236-0281 Ext. 5
Email: rsmith@united-church.ca

Works from the Thunder Bay office, provides support to communities of faith in the western part of the Canadian Shield Region.

Joan Bailey

Joan Bailey

Marriage License Admin Assistant (half-time) Canadian Shield Regional Council and Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 1-833-236-0281 Ext. 8
Email: jbaily@united-church.ca

Works from the Thunder Bay Office and provides administrative support to Ministry Personnel for marriage licenses in Canadian Shield Region and Shining Waters Region.

Marlene Britton-Walfall

Marlene Britton-Walfall

Office of Vocations, Canadian Shield Regional Council and Shining Waters Regional Council

Phone: 1-800-268-3781 Ext. 6102
Email: mbritton@united-church.ca

Marlene Britton-Walfall is a part of the General Council Office of Vocations staff deployed to Canadian Shield Regional Council and Shining Waters Regional Council.