At an Electoral Synod held at the Cathedral Church of the Diocese, Christ Church on November 30th, 2013, the Reverend Canon Melissa Skelton of the Diocese of Olympia in Washington State was elected. She was consecrated and installed the Right Reverend Melissa M. Skelton the 9th Bishop of New Westminster on March 1st, 2014.
On May 12, 2018 Melissa M. Skelton was elected Metropolitan of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC and Yukon which includes the honorific, Archbishop and the title. "The Most Reverend. She will be installed as Metropolitan, September 14, 2018 in Sorrento, BC.