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

Vida Schools
Vida Children’s Home

David Balaam

Academic Director

Jaime Cho

Schools Administrative Director

Pastor Hector Beb

Rio de Vida Churches

Pastor Mynor Toc

Rio de Vida Church (Mocohán)

Julio Lem

Transportation
Hospitality

Walter Dubon

Construction
Nutrition

Edgar Suc

Sustainability & Agriculture

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

Liz

Liz Lendvay

English as a Foreign Language Teacher

serving in Guatemala

Don Stephenson

Financial Manager
(Canada)

serving from Canada

Sandra Stephenson

Operations Manager  (Canada)

serving from Canada

Scott McLaren

Interim Operations Manager (USA)

serving from Canada

Julie McLaren

Interim Operations Manager (USA)

serving from Canada

Our Canadian Office

Sandra Stephenson

Operations Manager


Don Stephenson

Financial Manager


Annette Delbridge

Office Administrator
Child Sponsorship

Deb Biscaro

Bookkeeper

Kristyn Mackenzie

Teams Coordinator
Mission Engagement Coordinator


Martha Sawatzky

Fieldworker Coordinator


Mel Jackson

Events Coordinator

Michele Wiens

Communications
Coordinator

Dan Howell

Systems Administrator


Dean Davis

Web Developer


Our Board of Directors

Jonathan Loewen

Kamloops, BC


Dale Brown

Kamloops, BC


Larry Schmidt

Pritchard, BC

Dr. Stephen Wat

Edmonton, AB

Les Peters

Tactic, Guatemala


Rita Peters

Tactic, Guatemala


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