Ron Kinniburgh - Board Chair - Ron currently serves as the Director of Operations at RockPointe Church (Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination) in Calgary. Prior to joining the staff of RockPointe in early 2010, Ron held various positions in his 30 plus years as a Petroleum Engineer in the oil and gas industry in Calgary. Ron and his wife Shauna have four married children and six grandchildren. In his spare time Ron loves to spend time with his family, read, and garden.
Murray Moore - Murray Moore, a chartered accountant, works with a number of organizations in the area of finance and administration, including public accounting, property development, and oil and gas. He brings valuable experience to the C-Quest board through his years of involvement in accounting, administration, and non-profit management.
Brad Osborne - Brad Osborne, a petroleum engineer for over 30 years, runs a small oil and gas company in Calgary. Along with his petroleum career, Brad has been involved in real estate development. He is married to Linda and they have three children. Together they served on one short-term mission trip to Mexico several years ago. Brad has a passion to see people trained and equipped to be disciples of Christ.
Jim Postlethwaite - Jim was born and raised in Calgary. He and his wife Kathy have six adult children and one 2-year-old granddaughter. Jim has enjoyed 30 years in the oil & gas industry as a petroleum engineer, as well as being involved in real estate development. In September 2009, Jim started a general contracting business building & renovating houses. His dream is to utilize this business to help the homeless in Calgary and around the world. Since becoming a Christian in 1981, Jim has been active serving in various ministries such as church planting, outreach events, children ministry – for over 30 years, as well as using acting to teach Bible lessons. Jim’s life pursuit is to help as many people as possible make a life changing decision for Jesus Christ, the same one he made as a young man.
Rev. Dave Spate - David received his Master of Divinity from the North American Baptist Divinity School and his Doctorate of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary. He began his ministry as Youth Pastor at First Baptist Church in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan where God moved in wonderful ways in his life. He was involved in camping ministries, as well as city-wide and provincial ministries. Later he served for 23 years at Laurier Heights Baptist Church in Edmonton, first as a Youth Pastor and then Senior Pastor. David now serves as Lead Pastor at Brentview Baptist Church in Calgary where he uses plenty of real-life experiences in his innovative teaching and preaching style. His greatest joy comes when he sees others doing well in their spiritual journey. David’s puts a high priority on his role as a husband and father, and has been married to his wife Kathy for over 30 years. They have three children: Michelle (& Kai) Anderson, Matt & (Kassi) Spate, and Mark.
Thomas Hudel - Thomas was first introduced to the work of C-Quest by participating in a short-term family mission trip with his 7 year old son. This experience led to becoming a board member shortly after. Thomas is married with two children. He is currently an active member with the Calgary Fire Department, serving for the last 11 years. Thomas' past experiences include being a team member for the University of Lethbridge men's basketball team while completing a degree in Kinesiology, and participating in a mission's trip to Brazil with Athletes in Action. Thomas grew up on a farm close to Calgary and enjoys getting outdoors to explore the mountains.
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The C-Quest board consists of a seasoned group of veterans from ministry and church leadership, as well as from the private and public sector. The Board provides critical governance and counsel to C-Quest staff as it develops and grows through its critical early stages. These men serve with bold faith and share the same desire as the C-Quest staff, to see Christ known by the nations and to see God’s name glorified.