Board

Ted Dueck

Ted Dueck

Chair

Ted Dueck practices law and dispute resolution in Kitchener-Waterloo, as a civil litigator in the Superior Court of Ontario and as a Chartered Mediator with the ADR Institute. He has been active in church work and charitable boards and committees throughout his career, including lengthy service with Mennonite Central Committee (Ontario) and several years on the CBM International board, in Germany. In addition to his current role with cbm Canada, Ted is also a Trustee of the Waterloo Region Law Association.

Brenda Ben

Brenda Ben

cbm Canada

Brenda is a Chartered Professional Accountant, CA, and has spent the majority of her career in the insurance sector in many different capacities. She is currently VP, CRM and Business Solutions at a major Canadian insurer. Brenda lives in Waterloo with her husband, Michael, and they have two adult daughters.

Brenda has a passion for service and has served on several charity and non-profit boards. She joined the cbm Canada board in 2014. She and her husband have also developed a personal interest in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where they have visited several times and support local Congolese who run an orphanage, school and health clinic.

Ed Epp

Ed Epp

cbm Canada

Ed has worked in International Development for over 25 years, beginning with community based development in China, Jordan, and Lebanon; regional based management in the Middle East; global management as Director International Operations, and executive management as Vice President Resource Development and Executive Director. During that time Ed worked in three organizations – Mennonite Central Committee (1984-1998 as community worker, country representative, Middle East Program Director), Mennonite Economic Development Associates (1998-2009 as Director International Operations, Director Strategic Planning, Vice President Resource Development), and currently for cbm Canada (2009 to present as Executive Director).

He has been active in partner development, programs with a disability focus, agricultural and economic development including microfinance, and peace and justice. Ed was born and raised in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Robert Evans

Robert Evans

cbm Canada

Robert E. “Bob” Evans is a consulting economist who resides in Calgary. Bob joined the cbm Canada Board in 2006 and was elected Secretary of the Board in 2010. Bob is a member of cbm Canada’s Audit and Finance Committees.