Council of Advisers – Ethics & the Treaty

The Council of Advisers for the Ethics & Treaty Project is a network of people (religious and indigenous leaders and representatives, ethicists, and others) whose values, work, and commitments are at the interface of ethics – notably stewardship and justice – and the future of the Columbia River.

 

INDIGENOUS

15 Columbia Basin Tribes  Jim Heffernan Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission |  Policy Analyst – Columbia River Treaty
 Keith Kutchins Upper Columbia United Tribes  |  Policy Analyst
Okanagan Nation Alliance
Canadian CRITFC
Shuswap
Sinixt  Virgil Seymour Arrow Lakes Facilitator, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

 

RELIGION / DENOMINATION

Anglicans – Episcopalians Archbishop John Privett Archbishop of Kootenay and Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon
Bishop Mark MacDonald National Indigenous Anglican Bishop, Anglican Church of Canada
Bishop James Waggoner Diocese of Spokane
American Baptists
Roman Catholics Bishop John Corriveau Diocese of Nelson
Bishop William Skylstad Emeritus, Diocese of Spokane
Sr. Sharon Park Washington State Catholic Conference, Executive Director
Friends Kate Hunter Clerk of the North Pacific Yearly Meeting Peace and Social Concerns Committee, Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
Jews
Lutherans Bishop David Brauer-Rieke Oregon Synod
Bishop Jessica Crist Montana Synod
Bishop Richard Jaech SW Washington Synod
Bishop Kirby Unti NW Washington Synod
Bishop Martin Wells E. Washington – Idaho Synod
Mennonites
Methodists Rev. Todd Scranton Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, Missoula
Rev. Jenny Phillips Minister for Environmental Stewardship and Advocacy, Pacific NW Conference of United Methodist Church
Rev. Dr. Grant J. Hagiya Bishop, Greater Northwest Episcopal Area, United Methodist Church
Mormons
Muslims
Presbyterians
Reformed Church
Unitarians Rev. Katherine Jesch First Unitarian Church of Portland
United Church of Christ Rev. Mike Denton Conference Minister, Pacific Northwest Conference, United Church of Christ

 

FAITH COALITIONS

Earth Ministry
Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon Jenny Holmes  Director of Environmental Ministries

 

ETHICS, TREATY, WATER

Gonzaga University Laurie Arnold PhD Gonzaga University, Director of Native American Studies;  enrolled member of the Lakes Band, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Brian Henning PhD Professor, Philosophy and Environmental Studies
University of Montana David Shively PhD Professor, Dept of Geography
University of Portland Steve Kolmes PhD University of Portland, Director of Environmental Studies Program, Professor of Biology, Molter Chair in Science