Bill Welder has lived in Kelowna for most of his life. He married his wife, Gert in 1972 and they raised their three children in Kelowna. They now enjoy being grandparents to seven grandchildren. He currently works as a Power Engineer in Merritt, BC., and brings practical and managerial skills and experience to his position on the board. Bill became a believer in Christ in March, 1973. He has been an active member of this congregation ever since, serving on the Board of Trustees on and off over the years. Bill has also served as a volunteer in many roles with Bridges to New Life Society. Bill looks forward to serving the Lord in the capacity of a member of the Board of Trustees.