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Meet The BOARD

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Thomas Janzen


Thomas is a mechanical engineer focusing on agriculture and manufacturing. A willingness to serve leads him to be passionate about seeing the Word of the Lord spread throughout the nations and Christ’s name proclaimed to all.

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deborah olthof

Secretary/Vice Chair

Deborah is a lawyer with a general solicitors practice in Leduc, Alberta. She is enthusiastic about the promotion of literacy and equipping local believers in the Church.

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Shailene Caparas


Shailene is a CPA with an accounting firm serving churches and other charities. Compelled by the love of Christ and passion for spreading the Gospel, she founded a charity to support Christian ministries in the Philippines and Honduras.

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timothy Baribeau


Retired, Tim was a co-founder of a successful online Healthcare Education Software company. He has been actively involved in local church leadership since 1983 and is passionate about the Scriptures and seeing them distributed to all people groups.

Alex MAthew


With over 30 years of involvement in the Bible translation movement, Alex currently serves as the Director for Oral Bible translation (OBT) with Faith Comes By Hearing. Alex is passionate about building capacity in oral language communities to translate God’s word in a medium they can use in their daily lives.

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