Wedding Officiants in Welland, Ontario

Genevieve Jones, M.A. (Guelph), B.A. (Hons) (Dalhousie)awardAdditional LanguagesBilingualEnglishFrench

Genevieve Jones

Having had the opportunity of traveling and working in Europe, and after becoming a mom, Genevieve and her daughter settled in Fonthill.  She has the gift of understanding different individual needs and enjoys conducting a wide range of ceremonies in her community.  You’ll discover immediately that she is an excellent multi-tasker, well versed in public speaking, and able to conduct your wedding ceremony in English or Spanish, or a blend of both. As an Appointed Designated Minister with a creative artistic soul, she would love to chat with you about your visions, ideas and philosophies on love and companionship. Find her on Instagram at @weddingthingswithg

Rock Aitchison, BA (Wilfrid Laurier)

Rock Aitchison

Rock looks forward to helping you personalize your wedding ceremony to create the perfect expression of your love on your special day. A resident of Ridgeway, he is willing to serve anywhere in the Niagara Region. Rock is an excellent communicator, and professional public speaker, who will bring a calming presence along with sensitivity, creativity, and purpose to your event. He will ensure your ceremony has the attention to detail and care it deserves. Rock is a real sports enthusiast and a certified coach. Playing basketball and coaching youth has always been a passion of his and a wonderful way to contribute to his community. He was an Assistant Basketball Coach for the Hong Kong Men’s National Team in the 1998 Asian Games in Thailand, and as a Flag Bearer for the Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies for the 2017 Provincial Championships. He’s also a big music buff and videographer.

Carole Rogers-Beaudoin, B.A. (Niagara), M.DivawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Carole Rogers-Beaudoin

Carole serves the Niagara area. She is an award-winning public speaker through Toastmasters. She is also a great counsellor, listener, and open to all. She feels it is important to help the couple stand out on their special day whether it’s a traditional, formal or themed wedding ceremony. No wedding is alike and your wedding ceremony should be as unique as you are. As a minister with Clergy Support Memorial Church, you’re guaranteed to get a kind heart and warm smile as well as a great, experienced officiant.

Jaclyn UguliniawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Jaclyn Ugulini

Born and raised in Thorold, nestled in the heart of the Niagara Region, Jaclyn is a lover of travel and dogs, especially her Boston Terrier, Oliver. She attended Queen’s University in Kingston where she graduated in 2010 and received her Bachelor of Science (Honours), with a Major in Biology. Through her schooling and travels she has met people from many backgrounds with differing stories of life and love. She believes everyone has the right to love whomever their heart desires, and she’s happy to perform the wedding ceremony of your choice. She promises to bring her enthusiasm, happiness and much more to your special day!

Michael Thomson

Michael Thomson

Michael would be honoured to perform your unique, memorable wedding ceremony. He is very proud of his daughter who is a French teacher, and his wife, who is a nurse working on the front lines. He enjoys spending time with his 2 grandchildren, sporting events, business networking, and attending auto shows and collector car auctions. Michael is a positive professional who respects the celebration of the bond of love between two people and would consider it a privilege to be chosen as your wedding officiant

Catherine SkinnerawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Catherine Skinner

Catherine Skinner is a mother, writer, coach and entrepreneur who lives in St. Catharines, ON. With a background in performance and extensive experience as an event producer and coordinator, she is perfectly at ease speaking in public and understands the nuances that each little detail lends to a special day. Catherine passionately believes in every person’s right to love, family, tradition and ritual however unique their approach may be. Large gatherings or small, traditional or non-conventional; whichever your choice, Catherine feels deeply honored whenever she can be a part of such cherished milestones. She is credentialed as a designated minister with Clergy Support Church.

Matthew HarbinawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Matthew HarbinMatthew will work with you to provide a unique wedding ceremony tailored to fit your personality, wedding theme, including highlights which make your love for each other unique. Matthew is an Environmental Consulting Scientist with a Bachelor in Physical Geography from Brock University and an Environmental Management Diploma from Niagara College. He and his wife live in St. Catharines, and when not out walking their two dogs, you will likely find them cruising on their motorcycles through beautiful wine country. Matthew believes in, and respects the power of love between any two people and would be honoured to perform the wedding ceremony of your dreams.

Tara JohnstonawardAdditional LanguagesEnglish

Tara Johnston

Tara has been living in the Niagara region for 20 years. She celebrates and supports any wedding ceremony of your choosing and can perform them in both Arabic or English if desired. She is comfortable in front of large crowds with her Honours degree in Dramatic Arts and a minor in Psychology from Brock University. Tara also has an Events Management Diploma from George Brown College. With her background in the events industry in Niagara and hospitality, she’s one of our most energetic officiants. You can find her at a theatre, volunteering around the community, at a museum and trying new foods. She also enjoys skydiving! Tara will bring enthusiasm, care and attention to your big day.