Our Team

Meet our staff

Regional Representatives

Kent Myers
Regional Representative
Prince Edward Island
Ian MacHattie & Brenda Leenders
Regional Representatives
Nova Scotia
Brian McCullum
Regional Representative
New Brunswick
Henry Reinders
Regional Representative
Ontario & Quebec
Gordon Janzen
Regional Representative
Manitoba & Northwestern Ontario
Rick & Jacquie Block
Regional Representatives
Saskatchewan
Terence Barg
Regional Representative
Northern Alberta & BC
Andre Visscher
Regional Representative
Southern Alberta & BC

Executive Office

Andy Harrington
Executive Director
Jim Cornelius
Special Advisor to the Executive Director

Human Resources & Administration

Sol Janzen
Director, Human Resources & Administration
Janelle Peterson
Administration Coordinator
Opeyemi Osho
Administration Assistant

International Program

Barbara Macdonald
Director, International Program
Matthew Van Geest
Program Manager
Rob Finlay
Senior Program Officer
Siggi Holzhaeuer
Senior Program Officer
Miriam Harder
Senior Program Officer
Silantoi Kisoso
Senior Program Officer
Kyla DeRoo
Program Support Officer
Theresa Rempel Mulaire
Conservation Agriculture Program Manager
Mueni Udeozor
Conservation Agriculture Program Coordinator
Michael Salomons
Agriculture & Livelihoods Technical Advisor
Grant Hillier
Food Assistance Technical Advisor
Cynthia Neudoerffer
Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator
Laura Normand
Results Measurement & Reporting Officer
Stefan Epp-Koop
Program Development Officer
Sharon Houle
Procurement Manager

Finance

Jeanne Turner
Director, Finance
Emily Martiniano
Accountant
Joyce Catli
Accountant
Tracey Stevens
Finance Officer
Natasha Fedak
Finance Officer

Public Policy

Paul Hagerman
Director, Public Policy
Carol Thiessen
Senior Policy Advisor
Nyambura Githaiga
Senior Policy Advisor
Andrew Defor
Public Policy Advisor
Naomi Johnson
Senior Policy Advisor
Charlene Wieler
Project Administrator

Resources & Public Engagement

Musu Taylor-Lewis
Director, Resources & Public Engagement
James Kornelsen
Public Engagement Manager
Roberta Gramlich
Senior Public Engagement Officer, Educators Program
Meagan Silencieux
Public Engagement Officer
Tami Duff
Resources and Public Engagement Department Coordinator
Julie Derksen
Supporter Relations Manager
Stephanie Ball
Supporter Relations Officer
Mike Shillinglaw
Graphic Designer & Web Manager
Amanda Thorsteinsson
Senior Communications Officer

Board of Directors | Executive Committee

Kenneth Kim
Board Chair
World Renew
Joanne Beach
Vice Chair
Christian & Missionary Alliance
David Adcock
Secretary
Emergency Relief & Development Overseas – PAOC
Jordan Webber
Treasurer
Canadian Baptist Ministries
Margaret Tusz-King
Executive Committee Member
United Church of Canada)
Rick Cober Bauman
Executive Committee Member
Mennonite Central Committee Canada
Guy Smagghe
Executive Committee Member
Presbyterian World Service & Development
Steve Matthews
Executive Committee Member
Adventist Development and Relief Agency Canada
Marion Ausmus
Executive Committee Member
Canadian Lutheran World Relief

Board of Directors | Board Members

Brian Hawes
Adventist Development and Relief Agency Canada
Terry Smith
Canadian Baptist Ministries
Karin Achtelstetter
Canadian Lutheran World Relief
Bruce Pate
Christian & Missionary Alliance
Joel Zantingh
Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada
Andrew Porterfield
Emergency Relief & Development Overseas – PAOC
Elaine Bumstead
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Canada
Alan Cristales
Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Canada
Afua Adobea Mante
Presbyterian World Service & Development
Cathy Campbell
Primate’s World Relief Development Fund
Will Postma
Primate’s World Relief Development Fund
Terry Lee Degenhardt
The Salvation Army
Brenda Murray
The Salvation Army
Michael Blair
United Church of Canada
Wayne Johnson
Tearfund Canada
George Lubberts
World Renew