As Executive Secretary, Peter is a liaison between General Council and Hamilton Conference and between Hamilton Conference and the Presbyteries and congregations. He administers the Conference Office and supervises the staff team. Peter provides advice on General Council and Conference policies in order to ensure that these policies are lived out in the Presbyteries and congregations.
Discernment, decision making, and conflict resolution are other important areas for which Peter provides support and guidance to congregations and Presbyteries.
In addition to being a representative to General Council, Peter staffs several Conference committees, including Conference Executive, Finance, Agenda and Business, Archives, Coordinating Committee on Sexual Abuse Prevention and Response, Corporation Overview, Property, and the United Church Outdoor Ministries Corporation of Hamilton Conference. Peter is Persistent Friend to Erie Presbytery.