Ben Canney (’93), Admissions Coordinator
Since 2008 until March of this year, Ben Canney has been serving Kingswood University in the Enrolment Department. Over the last few years, he also worked with Caton’s Island as the Assistant Director. Ben is now the Executive Director at Camp Tulakadik in Cassidy Lake, New Brunswick, where he is serving full time with this ministry of the Atlantic Convention of Baptist Churches.
Mike MacNeil, Program Director and Professor of Praxis – Evangelism, Compassion Ministry, & Social Justice
Pray for Mike MacNeil, along with KU’s Men’s Resident Director, Nathan Maskery, son-in-law Kyle Belden, and KU students, Zach Otto and Austin White, as they are traveling in Asia for two weeks. You will be able to read about their trip to Myanmar next month.
Scott Rhyno (’15), VP for Development & Communications
Rev. Scott Rhyno graduated with Kingswood’s Class of 2016 on April 30. He earned the Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology degree. Congratulations!
Tyler Sears (’14), Director of Maintenance
Kingswood is saying “good-bye” this month to Tyler and his wife Hannah (Gilliatt ’16) as they head out to Thunder Bay, Ontario. The couple is part of a church planting team with the Central Canada District of The Wesleyan Church. Tyler will oversee building renovations for the new church plant, including remodelling the parsonage into a duplex to help generate income. Over the next year, Tyler and Hannah will also build relationships in the community, laying the groundwork for when Nathan Maskery, KU’s Resident Director for Men and a current student, along with his wife Vicky and four children, joins them after Nathan’s graduation.
Shelley Vail, Director of Financial Aid
Shelley Vail is the New Brunswick representative for the Canadian Association of Financial Aid Administrators. She is also a member of the Sussex Rotary Club and serves on the board of the PotashCorp Civic Centre. This month Shelley, along with Rev. Brittany Trafton, KU’s Director of Enrolment, is taking the Dale Carnegie course, which is world famous for helping employees become stronger leaders by maximizing their performance and adding more value to the organization.