Rev. Dr. William Smith

As Executive Secretary, Bill serves as a liaison between the Bay of Quinte Conference and the General Council of the United Church as well as between the Conference and our presbyteries and congregations. He is a resource to Presbyteries and is responsible for the operation of the conference office. He supervises the other office staff.

Bill has primary responsibility for administration in matters related to the Conference and its Executive. He is also a support to the Conference President, and is staff resource to the Annual Meeting Planning Committee, the Finance and Administration committee and the Old Hay Bay Church . He also is a resource on church legal and polity matters and questions related to church property, church closure and amalgamations.

Bill brings to the Bay of Quinte Conference more than thirty-five years of pastoral experience. He has chaired three presbyteries and served and chaired a number of committees of the Presbytery, Conference and General Council.

He is a graduate of Carleton University (B.A.), Queens (M.Div.) and Ashland/Canterbury Seminary (D.Min.)