Bishop Ron Ferris serves as Assisting Bishop for Missionary Planning with the Anglican Network in Canada (ANiC). He is also a founding member of the College of Bishops of the Anglican Church in North America. He is a sessional lecturer in the Anglican Studies Program at Regent College Vancouver. Most recently he has concluded 8 years planting Church of the Ascension, an Anglican parish in Langley B.C. Prior to that he served 28 years as a Diocesan Bishop in the Yukon and Ontario. He and his wife Jan have 6 grown children, 7 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.