MCC Canada sponsoring denominations

MCC Canada is grateful for the support of our sponsoring denominations and their congregations and members:

MCC Canada

Leadership

  • Rick Cober Bauman, Executive Director
  • Joni Sawatzky, Executive Assistant
  • Pam Peters-Pries, Associate Director, Programs
  • Mark Epp, Director, Programs
  • Karen Grace Pankratz, Director, Human Resources
  • Melaney Reimer, Director, IT and Operations
  • Scott Campbell, Director, Communications and Donor Relations
  • Valerie Hagen, Director, Finance

Board of Directors

  • Peggy Snyder, Chairperson | Canadian Council of Anabaptist Leaders
  • Paul Gilbert , Vice Chair | Member-at-Large
  • Scott Siemens, Treasurer | Member-at-Large
  • Margaret Amanatides | MCC ON
  • Henry Buhler | MCC Manitoba
  • David Chow | Member-at-Large
  • Laurence Fontaine | Member-at-Large
  • Sandra Friesen-Peters | MCC Alberta
  • Cindy Klassen | Canadian Council of Anabaptist Leaders
  • Andrew Scanlan | Canadian Council of Anabaptist Leaders
  • Dan Siebert | MCC SK
  • Walter Thiessen | Eastern Canada
  • Peter Wolfe | MCC BC

MCC Alberta

Leadership

  • Thomas Coldwell, Executive Director
  • Orlando Vasquez, Associate Director (also Program Director)
  • Anne Boehlig, Administration Coordinator
  • Iliana Friesen, Human Resources Coordinator
  • Ron Janz, Accountant
  • Rose Klassen, Communication & Donor Relations Director

Board of Directors

  • Sandra Friesen-Peters, Chair | Evangelical Mennonite Church
  • Kris Peters, Chair Emeritus | Mennonite Brethren
  • Edwin Dening, Treasurer | Member-at-Large
  • Connie Grove, Secretary | Member-at-Large
  • Cindy Klassen, Director | Member-at-Large
  • David Zentner, Director | Member-at-Large
  • Barb Heidebrecht, Director | Mennonite Church Alberta
  • Bruce Erickson, Director | Mennonite Brethren
  • Marguerite Jack, Director | Mennonite Church Alberta
  • Robert Enns | Mennonite Brethren
  • John Bueckert | Evangelical Mennonite Church
  • David Kauffman | North West Conference
  • Maria Alejandra Toro | North West Conference

MCC British Columbia

Leadership

  • Jim Burkinshaw, Director of Finance & Administration
  • Melissa Giles, Director of Programs
  • Ron Ratzlaff, Interim Advancement Director
  • Wayne Bremner, Executive Director

Board of Directors

  • Peter Wolfe, Chair | Mennonite Brethren Conference
  • Terry Christie, Treasurer | Mennonite Church Conference
  • Ingrid Schultz, Secretary | Mennonite Church Conference
  • Tim Kroeker, Director | Mennonite Brethren Conference
  • James Toews, Director | Mennonite Brethren Conference
  • Don Klaassen, Director | Mennonite Brethren Church
  • Gerry Grunau, Director | Mennonite Church Conference
  • Karen Heidebrecht Thiessen, Director | Mennonite Church Conference

MCC Manitoba

Leadership

  • Darryl Loewen, Executive Director
  • Brad Reimer, Communications & Donor Relations Director
  • Carlee Friesen, Associate Director of Finance & Administration
  • Deborah Martin-Koop, Programs Director
  • Viniece Blain, Director of Social Enterprise

Board of Directors

  • Peter Kehler | Christian Mennonite Church
  • Ed Barkman, Personnel Committee | Evangelical Mennonite Conference
  • Murray Barkman, Board Development Committee | Evangelical Mennonite Conference
  • Rodney Stahn, Executive Committee | Evangelical Mennonite Mission Conference
  • Barry Dyck, Board Development Committee | Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba
  • Dan Block, Finance Committee | Mennonite Brethren Church of Manitoba
  • Kelsey Hutton, Board Development Committee | Mennonite Church Manitoba
  • Kevin Drudge, Personnel Committee | Mennonite Church Manitoba
  • Yvonne Stoesz | Mennonite Church Manitoba
  • Peter Nickel | Reinland Mennonite Church
  • Catherine Enns, Chair, Board Development Committee, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Personnel Committee | Director-at-large
  • Gerald Loeppky, Treasurer, Finance Committee, Executive Committee | Director-at-large
  • Henry Buhler, Vice-Chair, Executive Committee, Personnel Committee | Director-at-large
  • Janessa Giesbrecht, Secretary, Executive Committee | Director-at-large
  • Micayla McNaughtan, Student Representative | Menno Simons College
  • Volodymyr Shevchenko, Student Representative | Steinbach Bible College

MCC Maritimes

MCC Newfoundland and Labrador

MCC Ontario

Leadership

  • John Head, Executive Director
  • Kim Lester, Associate Executive Director
  • Wendy Adema, Program Director
  • Michelle Brenneman, Director of Human Resources
  • Jan Martens Janzen, Director of Social Enterprise

Board of Directors

  • Karen Cornies, Chair
  • Mike Tennant, Vice-Chair
  • Dave Tiessen, Secretary
  • Luke Jantzi, Treasurer
  • John Head, Ex-Officio/Executive Director
  • Margaret Amanatides, Additional Director
  • Anita Dong, Additional Director
  • John Friesen | Old Colony
  • Rich Janzen | Mennonite Brethren
  • Sherry Main | Be In Christ Canada
  • Keith Martin, Additional Director
  • Matt Miles | Be In Christ Canada
  • Madeleine Neufeld, Young Adult Rep | Conrad Grebel University College
  • Lynn Rempel | Mennonite Church Eastern Canada
  • Jonathan Shantz, Young Adult Rep | Conrad Grebel University College

MCC Quebec

MCC Saskatchewan

Leadership

  • Amanda Dodge, Program Director
  • Rick Guenther, Communications and Donor Relations Director
  • Eileen Klassen Hamm, Executive Director

Board of Directors

  • Dan Siebert, Chair of the Board | MB
  • Carlin Fehr, Vice-Chair | BIC
  • Christine Sommerfeldt, Treasurer | Member
  • Trevor Siemens, Secretary | MC SK
  • Leonard Bachiu, Member | MB
  • Denise Epp, Member | MC SK
  • Jacquie Block, Member | Alumni
  • David Epp, Member | MC SK
  • Peter Guenther, Member
  • Lyle Stucky, Member | Thrift
  • Ana Janzen, Member