LEADERSHIP OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
As a member of the Promise Keepers Canada team for over 20 years, Kirk Giles has become one of Canada’s leading Christian voices on the challenges and opportunities men face. He is a leader, teacher, and a man with vision for the importance of building God’s Kingdom. His two greatest desires in ministry is to see men walk with Jesus, and to see the local church be everything Jesus dreamed it to be.
Under Kirk’s leadership, the ministry of Promise Keepers Canada has continued to evolve in strengthening tens of thousands of men through electronic, print, and live events that ignite and equip men to have a godly impact, and through initiatives like The Fatherless Project which trains and connects men to mentor children and youth from father absent families.
Kirk is the developer of Blueprint—a framework for the discipleship of men in the local church, and the author of The King’s Men small group studies focused on the seven promises of a promise keeper.
In addition to his role at Promise Keepers Canada, Kirk has been actively involved in his community as a baseball coach. His greatest joy in life is his family. Kirk is married to Shannon and they have four children.
Rick VerkerkDirector, Conferences
Rick has been involved in para-church men’s ministry for many years and has a passion for seeing every man in Canada develop a relationship with God. Rick is married to Wendy and together, they have three sons.
Tel: 888.901.9700 x 300
Jeff StearnsContent Director
Jeff is married to Jacqueline and they have 5 children.
Tel: 888.901.9700 x 310
Bayne LeongDirector of Finance & Administration
Bayne is married to Vivian and they have three children.
Tel: 888.901.9700 x230
Mark FaasseDirector of Development & Marketing
Mark is from Sarnia, Ontario, and has been married for 27 years to his wife, Renee. Together, they have one adult daughter.
Mark has experience in the business world and the ministry world. He has worked in marketing for places like Federal Express and the Sawmill Creek Golf Resort. For nearly a decade, Mark has been involved in donor development for several organizations, including the Canadian Bible Society and the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada.
Tel: 888.901.9700 x330
Blaine is Senior Vice President of Fixed Income at Greystone Managed Investments Inc. in Regina, SK.
Bob RoebuckVice Chairman
Bob is CEO and President of Roebuck Garrett Investments Inc. and Roebuck and Associates Inc., in Mississauga, ON.
Jeff is a Chartered Accountant in Saskatoon, SK.
DeWayane is a Cora’s Restaurant franchisee from Conception Bay South, NL.
Greg is Vice President of Jade Transport Ltd. East St. Paul, MB.
Dean is the Executive Director of Ministry Development and Strategic Initiatives with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Gary is Co-Director of Street Invaders youth ministry in Gatineau, QC.
Dan is Senior Financial Consultant at Investor’s Group in Cranbrook, BC.
Larry is Director of the First Nations Alliance Churches of Canada.
VALUES OUR CORE VALUESRead our Statement of Faith
"Leave No Man Behind": To see every man become, grow, and live as a disciple of Jesus Christ.
To ignite and equip men to have a Godly impact.
To see men maturing in living out the Seven Promises while exhibiting the fruit of the Holy Spirit (Galatians 5:22, 23).