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Leadership & Governance



Governors are typically appointed to a four-year term and may serve a maximum of two consecutive terms.



Our President

Bryce Ashlin-Mayo is President at Ambrose University. He is an ordained minister with The Christian and Missionary Alliance and former Dean of Theology at Ambrose University. 

He is the author of a number of publications, including:

  • Digital Mission: A Practical Guide for Ministry Online (Tyndale Academic Press, 2020).
  • Expedition: Following Jesus on a Mast-Raising, Sail-Setting, and Treasure-Seeking Journey to the Ends of the Earth (Incipiosermo Press, 2020).
  • Age of Kings: Pursuing God's Heart in a Social Media World. (Incipiosermo Press, 2018).

Bryce is married to Laurie and together they have three children.

President's Cabinet

Provost & Senior Vice President, Academic
Pam Nordstrom

Vice President, Student Life
Monique Verhoef

Executive Vice President, Operations
Myles Nelson

Vice President, Finance
Steve Larkin


Our Board of Governors

  • Debi Mills (Chair)
    Stony Plain, AB
  • Calvin Buss (Vice Chair)
    Retired Businessperson
    Vancouver, BC
  • Larry Koop (Secretary)
    Sundre, AB
  • Leonard Lam
    Lead Pastor
    Calgary, AB
  • Ilse Li
    Lay Leader, Edmonton Chinese Alliance Church
    Edmonton, AB
  • Janet Kirby
    Kelowna, BC
  • Howard Louie
    Vancouver, BC
  • Teresa Davidson
    Healthcare Executive
    Calgary, AB
  • Darren Herbold
    President, The Christian & Missionary Alliance (C&MA)
  • Bernie Van De Walle
    District Superintendent, Canadian Midwest District of the Christian & Missionary Alliance
  • Srimal Ranasinghe
    Urban Planning Consultant
    Calgary, AB
  • Alexandria Randell
    Calgary, AB

The composition of the Ambrose Board of Governors is defined in the Ambrose bylaws:

  • The president of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada (ex officio)
  • The national director of the Church of the Nazarene Canada (ex officio)
  • One member appointed by the National Board of the Church of the Nazarene Canada
  • Six members appointed by the Board of Directors of The Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada
  • One Christian and Missionary Alliance District Superintendent
  • Up to five members-at-large appointed by the Board