President, Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
Bruce J. Clemenger became president of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC) on June 1, 2003. He has served with EFC since 1992 and in 1996 he established the EFC’s Ottawa office and became the founding director of the EFC’s Centre for Faith and Public Life. He has served on the board of the Salvation Army Ethics Centre in Winnipeg, as an adjunct faculty member of Tyndale University College and Seminary in Toronto, and at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia. He is also a member of the International Council of the World Evangelical Alliance, where he is currently serving as secretary. He speaks and writes on religion, culture, ethics, and politics, and is regularly interviewed by both secular and religious media. Clemenger holds a Bachelor of Arts (honors) in economics and history, and a Master of Philosophical Foundations in political theory. He is currently working on a PhD in political theory, in which he is examining the accommodation of religious, cultural, and institutional pluralism within the context of political liberalism. Prior to coming to the EFC, Clemenger served with Samaritan’s Purse Canada, a relief and development organization.