STAFF & ELDERS

STAFF

Matthew Eckert

Executive Lead Pastor
In 2004, after a rewarding 13-year career in domestic and international banking, Matthew joined Nort...

Josh Black

Director of Jr High and High School Ministry
With a deep love for Jr High & High School ministry, Josh accepted a position as the Director of Jr ...

David Cottrill

Director of Community Outreach
Believing that the church is the key to community transformation and health, led David to transition...

Janine Danowski

Administrative Assistant
In 2013, Janine finished off a fulfilling 15 year career with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ingersoll ...

Marilyn Delaney

Administrative Assistant
After working as a part-time Cytotechnologist (MLT) for almost 40 years and as an office administrat...

Madison Eckert

Director of Neighbourhood Engagement · Kids/Youth
Throughout her university career, Madison was involved in the after-school programs and summer Days ...

Jordan Elgie

Director of Worship Arts
In May of 2013, Jordan joined North Park as the Director of Worship of Arts. Prior to this, Jordan h...

Kelly Haas

Communications and Media Coordinator
Kelly graduated from Fanshawe College with an advanced diploma in Graphic Design and received Dean...

Trish Haq

Pastor of Care
After working for 5 years as a professional counsellor in private practice, Trish joined the North P...

Matt Loveday

Pastor of Family Ministries
Matt began his ministry as Pastor of Family Ministries at North Park in August of 2017. With a hear...

Paul McIlwraith

Teaching Pastor
Paul joined the North Park staff as Teaching Pastor in January 2013. Prior to that, he was a Pastor ...

Krista McLenaghan

Director of Children’s Ministry
Krista and her husband, Dean, started attending North Park in 2006. Krista’s desire as Director of...

Taurus Pan

Pastor of Chinese Ministry
Taurus (Liang) Pan was born and raised in China and immigrated to Canada in 1999. After a career in...

Gwen Robinson

Office Manager
Gwen joined the North Park Admin Team in May of 2018. She has many years of office and administrativ...

Shane Simms

Pastor of Adult Discipleship
Shane has served in pastoral ministry for more than 15 years in different capacities. He has devoted...

Wanda Silvester

Director of Admin & Operations
Wanda joined North Park as Director of Administration and Operations in 2007 and continues in that r...

Olivia Smit

Jr High and High School Ministry Assistant
After volunteering with both Jr and High School Ministry in a number of different roles, Olivia join...

Hannah Smit

Jr High and High School Administrative Assistant
Hannah has been attending North Park for most of her life, and has enjoyed being involved in numerou...

Cathy Thornton

Director of Preschool Ministry
Having grown up in a pastors family in small churches, Cathy first discovered her love for little on...

Melanie Smith

Facilities Team Leader
Melanie completed the Interior Design program at Fanshawe college in 1992. She has work experience i...

Ann Wiebe

Director of Welcome Ministry
In 1999, Ann began working with the small groups here at North Park. As the Director of Small Groups...

Lindsey Wilcox

Technical Assistant
Lindsey works at North Park as a part-time technical assistant and is responsible for overseeing the...

ELDERS

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Patrick Hoefnagels (Chair)

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Dennis Ensing


Karen Groeneweg, Elder Intern


Tim Grigg

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Sharon Howson-Jan

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Wayne Lem

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Ruth Oosterhuis

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Allan Pike

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Kenji Saito

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