Canadian Baptist of Western Canada

Staff Directory

  • Everyone
  • AB/NWT Regional Office
  • BC/Y Regional Office
  • Calgary Office
  • Communications
  • Executive Staff
  • Heartland Regional Office
  • Resource Ministries
  • Vancouver Admin Office
  • Majd AlAjji
    Refugee Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Sherry Bennett
    CFam Coordinator
    Sherry works part time as Children and Families Ministry Coordinator to support, resource, equip and network our churches in the area of Children and Family ministries.
  • Sam Breakey
    Church Health Strategist
    Sam supports churches by providing a comprehensive process of consultation, renewal and ministry review tailored to individual church congregations. He will facilitate a Church Health Engagement Process for local churches to lead them through visioning, times of transition and revitalization.
  • Mark Doerksen
    Heartland Regional Minister
    Mark's role involves encouraging pastors and church leaders and congregations in a variety of ways via resourcing, connecting, and networking.
  • Nataliya D’yachenko
    Financial Analyst & Accountant
    Nataliya is responsible for bank reconciliation, preparing financial reports and assisting in the yearly budgeting process.
  • Cindy Emmons
    Administration Assistant
    Cindy provides part-time administrative support in the Heartland Office.
  • Jenn Gurel
    Administration Assistant
    Jenn provides part-time administrative support in the Heartland Office.
  • Shelby Gregg
    Administration Associate
    Shelby supports special projects of the Executive Minister and the CBWC board.
  • Joell Haugan
    Heartland Church Planting Director
    Joell works in the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan to support church planting activities in rural and urban communities.
  • Louanne Haugan
    Director of Development
  • David Holten
    Church Resources Consultant & Senior Legacy Advisor
    David uses his wealth of financial and administrative experience to support churches in their stewardship of God’s resources. He is the author of the monthly newsletter Treasurer’s Corner.
  • Sue Hunter
    Administrative Assistant
    Sue performs administrative tasks in the Alberta Regional Office, including monitoring the pastoral settlement processes of the CBWC.
  • Dawn Johannesson
    Administrative Assistant
    Dawn’s responsibilities include assisting BC & Yukon Region churches and pastors, performing administrative work with the BC Convention and doing administrative work for Church Planting.
  • Tammy Klassen
    Youth Director
    Tammy coordinates the annual SERVE youth mission and the efforts of the Youth Leadership Team (YLT)
  • Victor Ku
    Director of Admin and Finance
    Victor directs the financial and administrative operations of the CBWC to ensure the effective and efficient stewardship of God’s resources for the CBWC.
  • Kim Li
    Data & Administration
    Kim looks after CBWC data management, data processing and systems that support the CBWC ministries. Kim also coordinates the CBWC Directory, Yearbook and Assembly Docket.
  • Jessica Lin
    Accounting Admin Assistant
    Jessica provides bookkeeping services to maintain accounts receivable, bank deposits, accounts payable and staff payroll.
  • Ruth Longhurst
    Administrative Assistant
    Ruth helps with reception duties in the Calgary office and provides overall office support, including managing CBWC archives and the CBWC Resource Centre.
  • Cailey Morgan
    Assistant to the Director of Church Planting
    Cailey facilitates communications for the Church Planting team. She also participates in the administration and planning elements of helping new churches flourish. Cailey also handles social media for the denomination
  • Rob Ogilvie
    Executive Minister
  • Rod Olson
    Director, Undergrad Initiatives – AUC
    Rod coordinates CBWC Bursaries, Urban Camping and Continuing Education.
  • Faye Reynolds
    Director of Ministry
  • Dennis Stone
    AB/NWT Regional Minister
    Dennis serves Alberta and the NWT as Regional Minister to support churches through pastoral care and by facilitating their work and ministry. He is also responsible for the pastoral settlement portfolio.
  • Mark Tubbs
    Administrative Associate
    Mark assists Executive Minister Jeremy Bell remotely and occasionally in the Vancouver office by monitoring and managing incoming and outgoing email communications.
  • Naomi Wakeman
    Administrative Associate
    Naomi provides support to communications projects in the Vancouver office.
  • Lydia Webber
    Webmaster
    Lydia works part-time as the CBWC’s webmaster. She is responsible for posting all content and keeping the website current.
  • Shannon Youell
    Church Planting Coordinator
    Shannon Youell is our CBWC Church Plant Coordinator and the Director for BC/Y.