Who We Are

We are a team of Canadians and Guatemalans working together to grow godly leaders by training Guatemalans for leadership while impacting North Americans for world missions

Our Guatemalan Leaders

These Guatemalans have grown into leadership positions in our programs and are now responsible for various areas in our ministry

Our Canadian Missionaries

These Canadians, many of whom have made Guatemala their home, support the Guatemalan leadership as they grow godly leaders

Our Canadian Office

Our Canadian Office works with the leadership team and missionaries in Guatemala and connects with our Canadian supporters in meaningful ways

Our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Impact Ministries Canada provides oversight for policy and financial decisions

Our Guatemalan Leaders

Ericka Cabnal de Beb

Operations Manager (Guatemala)

Pastor Hector Beb

Operations Manager (Guatemala)
Lead Pastor, Rio de Vida Churches

David Chitay

Academic Director, Vida Schools

Pastor Mynor Toc

Pastor, Rio de Vida Churches
House Parent, Vida Children’s Home

Julio Lem

Director of Hospitality & Transportation

Walter Dubon

Director of Construction & Maintenance

Jaime Cho

Business Manager

Our Canadian Missionaries

Les Peters

Founder
Field Director

serving in Guatemala

Rita Peters

Founder
Field Director

serving in Guatemala

Ruth Peters de Dubón

Sponsorship Coordinator (Guatemala)

serving in Guatemala

Julie Sawatzky de Lem

Assistant Director of Hospitality

serving in Guatemala

Julie McLaren

Operations Manager (USA)

serving from Canada

Scott McLaren

Operations Manager (USA)

serving from Canada

Our Canadian Office

Christina Alicandro

Operations Manager


Jessica Mazurek

Financial Manager


Annette Delbridge

Office Administrator
Sponsorship Coordinator

Deb Biscaro

Bookkeeper

Ruth Desterke

Teams Coordinator

Martha Sawatzky

Fieldworker Coordinator
VIDA Discipleship Coordinator


Mel Jackson

Events Coordinator

Dr. Chris

Dr. Chris Brandenburg

Medical Engagement
Coordinator

Michele Wiens

Communications
Coordinator

Dan Howell

Systems Administrator


Dean Davis

Web Developer


Our Board of Directors

President

Dr. Stephen Wat

Edmonton, AB

Vice-President

Jonathan Loewen

Kamloops, BC


Secretary

Connie Nelson

Edmonton, AB


Treasurer

Dr. Alex Mazurek

Vancouver, BC

Board Member

Dale Brown

Kamloops, BC


Board Member

Terry Hawley

Calgary, AB


Jeff
Board Member

Jeff Kuhn

Hope, BC


Board Member

Larry Schmidt

Pritchard, BC

Board Member

Les Peters

Tactic, Guatemala


Board Member

Rita Peters

Tactic, Guatemala


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