Reverend Victoria Ingram
Reverend Victoria Ingram began serving the First
Unitarian Church of Hamilton on August 15, 2010.
“I’m honored to be the Minister of this
vibrant, warm, welcoming, and committed congregation.
Here you will find opportunities to connect with others
who share your values and live their convictions; people
of all ages and stages of life. First Unitarian is
a faith community full of possibility. You are
welcome here,” she says.
over 25 years of experience in human resources,
management, organization development, and program
management, Victoria felt the call to ministry and made
the commitment to a mid-career change in 2003. Her
previous work experience includes positions in
healthcare, education, social services, and member
service organizations. Her consulting clients
included Stanford University, California State
Automobile Association (AAA), Pacific Gas and Electric,
California Institute of Integral Studies, Sutter
Healthcare, and others.
completed her undergraduate studies in psychology at the
University of Oregon, with a Certificate in Women’s
Studies in addition to her Bachelor of Science degree.
In 1992, she was awarded a Masters degree in Education
from Oregon State University, focusing on adult
education, organization development, and public
administration. In 1998, Victoria completed
certification as an executive coach with the
Professional School of Psychology. She received a
Master of Divinity degree from Starr King School for the
Ministry in May, 2007. Previously she served as
parish minister for the Unitarian Universalist
Fellowship of Los Gatos, California (where she was
ordained in April, 2008), and as intern minister at
First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego,
Originally from Oregon,
Victoria and her husband, Carl, lived in California for
approximately 14 years, ten in the San Francisco Bay
area. They moved to Hamilton, ON in July, 2010.
Carl, who has earned a Ph.D. in organizational
psychology, now consults on leadership development and
provides executive coaching. When not at work,
they enjoy exploring museums, historical and cultural
sites, seeing classic films, and experiencing live music