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Meet The Team





Ted Seres

Ted is passionate about fulfilling the Great Commandment and the Great Commission, and seeing people connect with God in their own language. Before joining OneBook, he served as the National Director of the Canadian Bible Society. Ted is an ordained minister with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada where he has served in pastoral ministry missions with newcomers to Canada, First Nations leadership, and chaplaincy.


Lynette Dieleman

Program lead/
Prayer coordinator

Lynette Dieleman

Lynette comes to OneBook with experience in project management in Africa. She now enjoys living and working out of multi-ethnic London, ON. Over the years Lynette has been inspired by local communities who trust God and work together to overcome obstacles and achieve project goals.

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operations Lead

Laura Lapsley

In 2015, Laura became a part of OneBook after spending many years working in the technology/data management industry. She considers herself fortunate to collaborate with an extraordinary team, actively advancing the Kingdom of God on a global scale. Her responsibilities at OneBook include HR, Admin, Communications and overall Operations. Laura loves reading, travel, and watching the Toronto Blue Jays.




Finance lead

Canna Yang

Canna is passionate about helping people. She has been a part of the OneBook team for over 10 years, where she enjoys serving God with her accounting skills and seeing His great work around the world. Canna graduated from SAIT with an applied degree in Accounting.




Development/ Church Relations

Jerry Haasdyk

Jerry is a passionate advocate for Bible translation and literacy. For the past 33 years, he has served in multiple roles in project management and resource development within the Bible translation movement in Mozambique, South Africa, and Canada. He joined OneBook in 2007 when he was seconded from Wycliffe Bible Translators.






Donor Relations/
Graphic Design

Larry Fjeldstrom

Larry is passionate about building relationships with donors, and especially delights in thanking people for their giving and praying with them. Larry has been a part of the OneBook staff since inception. He currently serves through his skills in graphic arts and being the donor relations coordinator. He also assists in the finance area in various tasks like acknowledgements and receipts. 




Communications Coordinator

Julia Friesen

Julia is passionate about sharing individual’s stories. She finds it a delight, therefore, to support the OneBook team by sharing with others the transformative work of Bible translation—and the faithfulness of God. Julia has received a degree in English at Tyndale University and lives in Ottawa, Ontario. 

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