Staff Directory

  • 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

    403.228.9559 ext. 309

    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.

  • 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

    403.228.9559 ext. 303

  • 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.

  • Esther Kitchener

    Executive Administrative Assistant


    In her role as Executive Administrative Assistant, Esther reports to the Executive Minister and works closely with Executive Staff, Senior Staff and the CBWC Board to support their work and the work of the Executive Minister. Esther works out of the Vancouver office.

  • 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

    403.228.9559 ext.313

    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

    403.228.9559 ext.319

    Jessica provides bookkeeping services to maintain accounts receivable, bank deposits, accounts payable and staff payroll.

  • Ruth Longhurst

    Administrative Assistant

    403.228.9559 ext. 301

    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 and planning for the Church Planting team. Cailey is also an active member of the Communication and Stewardship team for the CBWC.

  • Rob Ogilvie

    Executive Minister


    Rob is responsible to the Board for CBWC’s general operations, resourcing churches, and implementing the denomination’s vision, which is the collective will of the denominational churches in Assembly under the guidance of God.

  • Rod Olson

    Director, Undergrad Initiatives - AUC


    Rod coordinates CBWC Bursaries, Urban Camping and Continuing Education.

  • Faye Reynolds

    Director of Ministry


  • Larry Schram

    BCY Regional Minister


    Larry works with churches in British Columbia and the Yukon to ensure they receive the spiritual encouragement and administrative support they need to minister in their communities.

  • 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.

  • Jerry Wang

    Operations Manager


  • Lydia Webber


    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.