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Opportunities to Serve / Nominations

Current Opportunities:

  • Two Lay people as Commissioners for General Council 44
  • EOORC President-Elect
  • Executive Team: 1 lay member, 1 ordained minister
  • Communications Leadership Team: 1 member
  • Nominations Leadership Team: 3 members, preferably one from the Ottawa area
  • Vision and Transformation Leadership Team: 3 members
  • Ottawa School of Theology and Spirituality: 1 representative (currently there are none)
  • More detailed list of current openings: EOORC Nominations 2022

See the current list of individuals nominated in the EOORC: EOORC Executive and Leadership Teams

Please complete your Expressions of Interest and send them to Karen McLean at klmclean16@gmail.com.

Alternates do not need to be members of EOORC but they do need to be members of the United Church of Canada within the bounds of Eastern Ontario Outaouais Regional Council. Meetings take place online using Zoom and start in February. If you do not have internet the Regional Council will do the best we can to help with that technology. See Position description listed below.

See the position description for General Commissioner Position Description_Commissioners_2021 March

Expression of Interest Forms

Expression of Interest for Leadership Teams and Executive Committee


Nominations Team

The Nominations Team consists of a small group who meet during the year to ensure there are sufficient people to fill the various positions on the Leadership Teams and the Executive of EOORC to enable the work of the church to be carried out in an efficient and effective manner.

The mandate is found on p. 34 of the Governance Handbook.

Leadership Team chairs will notify us and we will post positions under title

  • If you are interested in an opportunity, please fill out the Expression of Interest form and send it to
  • Karen McLean (secretary) klmclean16*gmail.com
  • Sue Hutton (Chair)             suehuttoneoorc*gmail.com
  • Susan DeHaan                      susandehaannana*gmail.com
  • Takouhi Demirdjian-Petro      revtakouhi*terrautopia.ca
  • Bronwen Harman                   bharman*xplornet.ca
  • Karen McLean (Secretary)     klmclean16*gmail.com

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