2021 National Assembly

Executive Board Appointments

Philip Gunther

Rev. Philip A. Gunther is the Director of Ministry for the Saskatchewan MB conference. He has served in pastoral ministry for 25 years prior to this role and has held numerous national and provincial Conference roles. Gunther is a graduate of the Canadian Theological Seminary. He presently serves as the interim Saskatchewan representative on the CCMBC Executive Board and on the National Faith & Life Team and National Ministry Team.

Tim Doerksen

Tim is a farmer and rancher on a diversified Crop and Livestock operation in Alberta. He is a member of Gem MB Church in Gem, Alberta and he serves as Moderator for the Alberta MB Conference. Tim has a deep appreciation for community and values engagement and participation within the local church. Tim serves as the Alberta representative on the CCMBC Executive Board.

Notice of Motion

It is moved that the following individuals be received and elected, by ballot, as nominees to the following boards: Executive Board: Phil Gunther (SKMB representative) and Tim Doerksen (ABMB representative)

Comments

2 comments

  1. The lack of diversity on this Board is a bit concerning. Can we not do better in representing that we are a church for the nations? The imbalance of gender equity is also a concern. Three men for every woman. What is your plan to have this Board truly represent the people of the MB Church in Canada?

  2. I agree with the comment from Shelley. Adding two more men to the executive board at this time is not helpful.
    I would suggest that the election be postponed and that the nominating committee come up with nominees that are more reflective of the churches that they represent,

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