Wedding Officiants in Vancouver, British Columbia

Including: Anmore, Belcarra, Bowen Island, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Delta, Langley, Lions Bay, Maple Ridge, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Surrey, Tsawwassen First Nation, Vancouver, West Vancouver, White Rock

Angus ChanawardAdditional LanguagesCantonese

Angus ChanAngus lives in the beautiful River District in South Vancouver, and is passionate to be a part of what makes your cultural, spiritual or interfaith wedding ceremony a special one. He is fluent in Cantonese and English, easy going and approachable. He holds a Masters in Educational Psychology from Simon Fraser University. He enjoys maintaining a healthy and growing family lifestyle with his wife and son through spending quality time touring the city, swimming at the pool, and enjoying meals together. It is very important to him that you and your partner feel comfortable, and he looks forward to meeting with you to discuss your plans and wishes for your day.

Dr. Joanna SheppardawardWedding Industry Experts 2016 Winner

Dr. Joanna SheppardJoanna was recently voted by her peers as the ‘Most Popular New Wedding Officiant in BC’ at the prestigious international Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards. Joanna lives in Langley and is excited to be a part of your special day. As a University Educator in the Fraser Valley, Joanna appreciates the importance of meeting your needs in making your wedding ceremony personal, professional and inclusive for all. Joanna holds a PhD from the University of Toronto as well as Brock University (BPHED and M.A). She has traveled extensively educating others about the importance of living a healthy and happy lifestyle while participating in her own active adventures through hockey, softball, snowshoeing and hiking. Let Joanna help you create the spiritual, non-denominational or same gender wedding ceremony that you and your guests will always remember.

Joe Mcdermid

Joe McdermidJoe’s married and living in Vancouver with his wife and their young son. Working at a family business with a Marketing and Financial Management Diploma from UBC, Joe is also active in the community. As a Coach and Board member in Little League, he loves working with kids and seeing them develop as players and people. Joe is also a Board Member and active Firefighter with the Garibaldi Volunteer Fire Department. His goal is to make your choice of wedding ceremony the best possible start of a life together. He values and respects your individual requirements and would love to meet with you.

Tanyse Billas

Tanyse Billas(Pronouced Tannis). One of the most important occasions in your life is your wedding day. I have extensive experience as a Wedding Officiant and have performed a wide variety of traditional, civil, spiritual, interfaith as well as same sex wedding ceremonies. I am inclusive of all people and will be happy to perform your personalized ceremony, to reflect your own style. I live in Maple Ridge with my husband (we met at a wedding I officiated...he was a guest) and our two Alaskan Malamutes. I started running a few years ago, love my yoga classes and have a passion for good food. I look forward to getting to know you and help make your wedding wonderful.

Christian Sawka

Christian SawkaChristian was born, raised, and currently lives in Coquitlam. After completing a degree in Business Administration at Trinity Western University, Christian worked as a youth worker for five years before switching into the finance industry. He’s passionate about being an active member in his community, whether it is coaching or playing soccer, running youth nights or organizing a financial literacy camp for kids. Christian’s an experienced speaker, laid back, adaptable and his main goal is to help make your day about both of you. No matter the type of wedding ceremony, he will feel right at home in whatever setting you choose.

Arash AzadawardAdditional LanguagesFarsi

Arash AzadArash considers matrimony as one of the most sacred and beautiful attempts a couple can make to become one. I do welcome both English and Farsi wedding ceremonies. I’m comfortable performing traditional, spiritual and interfaith ceremonies in the location of your choice. On my down time, reading, hiking and serving my community are hobbies which allow me to be reflective. I’m sure you’ll find my many years of experience in public speaking enable me to contribute to one of the most important dates of your life. My goal is to take everything joyfully, seriously, and according to your plan in a warm, friendly, and stress free environment.

Tom Esakin

Tom EsakinTom embraces love as life’s deepest joy and welcomes officiating at your wedding as a celebration of love’s inclusiveness. He honours the design of “your” wedding in ways that genuinely-reflect who you are as individuals and who you want to be together in marriage. Tom is located in Vancouver and is professional, supportive, personally-engaging and experienced with public-speaking among small to large groups. With his breadth of interfaith knowledge and his life-experience having lived and worked in the UK, Mexico and Canada, Tom is at home with all types of wedding ceremonies. You can talk to him about spiritual, inter-denominational, multi-faith, multicultural, renewal of vows, same-gender, and traditional ceremonies.

Sharon MokawardAdditional LanguagesCantonese

Sharon MokA wedding marks the beginning of an important milestone in a couple's life. I will work with you to personalize your ceremony and guide you through the details for this memorable moment of your lives. I've had the honour of officiating same-sex marriages, fusing cultural traditions into inter-racial weddings and can conduct your ceremony in English and/or Cantonese. Together, we will craft a joyous ceremony. I love to travel, learn about local cultures and taste their foods.

Joel Rivera

Joel RiveraMy goal is to provide you with a wedding ceremony you will always remember. From inspirational, spiritual, cultural and same gender requests, I will work with you to ensure that you will enjoy and cherish the moment. I’m based in Vancouver, and I’m a Chartered Human Resources Professional (CHRP) working in the Hospitality sector for over 16 years. I know that it’s about people…understanding them and exceeding their expectations. I’m a proud Canadian having visited and/or lived in every province and territory in our amazing country. In my spare time you will likely find me out and about on the seawall or experimenting in the kitchen. I also enjoy camping, hiking and trying to play tennis.

Timothy Aldred

Timothy AldredTim was born and raised in Ontario and currently resides in Vancouver. Tim has been on our roster since 2013 and is a much requested wedding officiant. He has officiated at many weddings and looks forward to working with you to make your wedding day memorable and above your expectations.He brings both solemnity and humor to wedding ceremonies for hetero and same-sex couples. His prime objective is to incorporate your touches to the wedding ceremony whether it is non-denominational or one that requires a spiritual touch to it.

Patrick Tracy

Patrick TracyPatrick’s personal philosophy is that love should have no boundaries and the union of a couple should be limitless. As a much respected and experienced wedding officiant he takes great pride in providing couples with a traditional, spiritual or same-sex wedding ceremony. Originally from Edmonton, Patrick now lives in Vancouver, and provides his services to the Lower Mainland and surrounding areas. Patrick has served as a pastor, a police officer and now works in the security industry. He is also a volunteer chaplain to the RCMP in Burnaby. His mantra is simple: Food, Friends, Family and Motorcycles…Wherever we go, we enjoy life to its fullest.One couple said this: Patrick:was an amazing officiant to have for our wedding. From our initial meeting he took the time to really get to know us and listen to what we wanted from our ceremony before tailoring every detail to our needs. We highly recommend him to any couples in the Vancouver area looking for an officiant. Frank and Jasmine