|Denomination||Orthodox Anglican Communion|
|See||Orthodox Anglican Church|
|Period in office||2000 to Present|
|Predecessor||Robert J. Godfrey|
Scott Earle McLaughlin is the Presiding Bishop of the Orthodox Anglican Church, Metropolitan Archbishop of the Orthodox Anglican Communion, and the Chancellor of Saint Andrew's Theological College and Seminary. On 1 May 1999 McLaughlin was consecrated by Dr. Herbert M. Groce, Metropolitan Archbishop of the Anglican Rite Synod in the Americas. Bishop Groce was assisted by Bishop Larry Shaver also of the Anglican Rite Synod in the Americas, and Bishop Robert J. Godfrey of the Orthodox Anglican Communion. His apostolic succession is Anglican, Old Catholic, and Orthodox.   Bishop McLaughlin served as suffragan bishop until 30 April 2000, when Bishop Godfrey retired. McLaughlin was then elected Presiding Bishop of the Orthodox Anglican Church, and Metropolitan Archbishop of the Orthodox Anglican Communion. He is the fourth Archbishop to lead the Orthodox Anglican Communion, and the Orthodox Anglican Church.
Bishop McLaughlin was a signatory to the Bartonville Agreement, and a Covenant of Intercommunion with the Most Revd Augustin Bacinsky, Archbishop of The Old Catholic Church in Slovakia.