Officers and Directors

Officers of the Diocese

President of the Synod and the Bishop of the Diocese

  • The Most Rev. Colin R. Johnson, BA, MDiv, DD.

Suffragan Bishops

  • The Rt. Rev. Jenny Andison, BA (Hon) MDiv (York-Credit Valley)
  • The Rt. Rev. Peter DeC. Fenty, MDiv (Hon), BA, LTh, Dip.Th., DD. (York-Simcoe)
  • The Rt. Rev. Kevin Robertson, BA, MDiv (York-Scarborough)
  • The Rt. Rev. Riscylla Shaw, BA, MDiv (Trent-Durham)


  • Canon Clare E. Burns, LLB, LLM

Vice Chancellors

  • Canon Paul Baston, BA, LLB
  • Ms. Robyn Ryan Bell, BA, LLB, LLM


  • Canon Paul Baston, BA, LLB

Interim Chief Administrative Officer

  • Ms. Susan Abell, MSW

Interim Secretary of Synod

  • Pamela Boisvert, CAPM

Honorary Clerical Secretary

  • The Rev. Canon Claire Wade, MDiv

Honorary Lay Secretary

  • Mrs. Sarah McDonald, BSc, MA, OCT

Treasurer and Director of Finance

  • Ms. Kathryn Rogers, CPA, CA

Archdeacon of York

  • The Ven. Elizabeth J. Hardy, LTh

Dean of the Cathedral Church of St. James

  • The Very Rev. Andrew Asbil, MDiv

Directors of the Diocese

Director of Congregational Development

  • Canon Dave Robinson

Director of Communications

  • Canon Stuart Mann, BAA

Director of Human Resources

  • The Rev. Richard Dentinger, BA, MDiv, CHRL

Director of Stewardship Development

  • Mr. Peter Misiaszek, BA, MA, CFRE

Executive Assistant to the Archbishop

  • Mrs. Mary Conliffe, MDiv