Albert Wai has been the longest and most valuable board member as the Treasurer of Lausanne Canada since 1998. Since graduating with an MTS from Tyndale Seminary in 2001, he has also held a number of positions, such as Honorary Director for MissionFest Toronto since 2004 (director since its inception in 1993); Alumni Association Chinese Chapter Committee Member of Tyndale Seminary since 2003 (Committee Chair 2004-6); Chair of Perspectives Study Program in Chinese (Ontario) since 2010; National Operations Co-ordinator for Canadian Tentmakers Network (1993 – 2005); among others.
Missions has been his passion since 1986 through his local church in Toronto before joining Showers of Blessing Evangelistic Ministry, Herald Monthly and most recently with SEND International of Canada as a missionary from 2001. He has gained much work and ministry experience through extensive travels in Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and Pacific Rim.
Robert Cousins is presently Director of Tyndale Intercultural Ministries Centre. He is a graduate of Ontario Bible College (BTh) and Wheaton Graduate School (MA in Intercultural Studies) and completing a D.Min (Tyndale Seminary) For 12 years, Robert and his wife Sheila served in theological education and leadership development with Africa lnland Mission (AIM) in Kenya and Tanzania. Robert served as personnel director of AIM (Canada) for 5 years and was seconded from AIM to MissionPrep, an inter-mission cross-cultural training partnership, where he served as Director for 8 years. Robert is presently Director of Tyndale Intercultural Ministries Centre (TIM Centre) seeking to engage and encourage multicultural leaders in global missions. Robert is adjunct professor at Tyndale Seminary, a facilitator for MissionPREP, Perspectives and has served on the Lausanne board for six years.
Ann Chow brings a unique mix of logistics, global missions and non-profit experience to the Lausanne Canada board through her work on Urbana missions conferences in operational and programmatic areas and a short stint on campus with Inter-Varsity from Urbana 96 to Urbana 12. Ann lives in Toronto and runs an independent contractor and consulting business, Ann Chow Event & Project Management primarily in the Christian non-profit sector in Canada and abroad. In addition to her Urbana experience, she planned program logistics for Cape Town 2010 with the Lausanne Movement and until recently with the World Evangelical Alliance as Director of Operations for their General Assembly in Seoul, Korea, now postponed.
Both her Masters of Arts in Theology from Regent College and Arrow Leadership training have provided a solid foundation for the many ways she ministers in Toronto. A chaplain through City in Focus, she teaches and mentors young professionals in Toronto. As an elder at Knox Presbyterian Church, she is grateful for the wonderful experience of providing leadership at the local church level. Ann has been a member of the Lausanne Canada board since 2010 and was a steering committee member for the Lausanne North American Younger Leaders Consultation in July 2012.