Executive Board

The Executive Board shall through prayerful discernment seek God’s leading to provide leadership to the Conference, its governance, policies, structures, and committees. It monitors outcomes, delegates management authority to the National Director, and measures performance and results.

The Executive Board as the board of directors of the Conference shall govern and oversee the affairs and assets of the Conference as required by the Charter and by virtue of law.  Without restriction, this shall include the following:

1
pray, support, and spiritually care for the churches;
2
select and engage a National Director;
3
delegate management authority and responsibility to the National Director as defined in the Governance Manual;
4
engage the National Faith and Life Director to fulfill the function of a National Conference Minister and chair of the National Faith and Life Team, based on the selection and nomination by the National Director;
5
oversee and ensure compliance with the Charter and these bylaws and implement any changes as required and approved by Members;
6
monitor performance and measure strategic outcomes;
7
oversee financial and operational matters, assume fiduciary responsibility for the Conference and the Collaborative Unified Strategic Plan, seek financial solvency and integrity;
8
represent the Conference externally by representing the Canadian MB Denomination publicly and at and within other organizations, which includes making public statements on behalf of the Canadian MB denomination;
9
provide strategic leadership;
10
provide direction in matters of congregational polity;
11
design board structure and governance processes;
12
meet at least four (4) times per year;
13
maintain and publish, for accountability to all Members, a current Governance Manual;
14
be accountable to the Conference at the National Assembly which will include publishing a copy of its meeting resolutions and current policies relating to finance and operations;
15
engage consultants, appoint commissions and create advisory and ad hoc committees as required;
16
appoint a parliamentarian to serve during a National Assembly and National Council meeting for the purpose of ensuring that decisions are in compliance with the Conference’s governing documents and that transactions are conducted according to commonly accepted rules of parliamentary procedure;
17
evaluate and improve itself as the governing board;
18
appoint the Finance and Audit Committee, a governance committee, and others as required;
19
ensure the effective functioning of all Executive Board Committees and teams; and
20
serve as the Conference-in-interim in emergency situations.

In addition, all members of the National Ministry Team may attend Executive Board meetings as guests without a vote. These non-voting board members and guests have the right to speak to any issue. Attendance by other staff members of the Conference or other Member Organizations is by specific invitation of the Executive Board.

Officers

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Ron Penner
Moderator
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Cam Stuart
Assistant Moderator
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Michael Dick
Finance & Audit Committee Chair; Treasurer
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Reg Toews
Secretary; Nominating Committee Chair

Provincial Representatives

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Sharon Simpson
British Columbia Representative
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Tim Doerksen
Alberta Representative
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Vacant Position
Saskatchewan Representative
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Dave Ens
Manitoba Representative
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Michelle Knowles
Ontario Representative
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Richard Lougheed
Quebec Representative
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Sam Reimer
Atlantic Representative

Members at Large

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Bonita Eby
Member at Large
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Jeff Dyck
Member at Large
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Robert Dyck
Member at Large

Staff Members

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Elton DaSilva
CCMBC National Director
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Ken Esau
Interim Director of Faith & Life

National Faith and Life Team

National Ministry Team

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Jim Bell
CCMBC / Legacy Chief Financial Officer
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Jason Krueger
Legacy Chief Executive Officer
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Kara Friesen
Executive Assistant to the National Director

Partner Organizational Representatives

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Michael Dick
Legacy Representative
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Ken Esau
NFLT Representative
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Vacant Position
Multiply Representative
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Tom Enns
MB Seminary Representative