Tyndale Board of Governors

The Board of Governors assumes ultimate responsibility for governance and stewardship of Tyndale University. This includes oversight of the overall mission, vision, strategic direction, faith commitment and financial vitality of Tyndale.

Meeting Dates | 2024

Board of Governors

  • January 25-26, 2024
  • April 25-26, 2024
  • October 17-18, 2024

Executive Committee

  • February 27, 2024
  • June 18, 2024
  • August 20, 2024
  • November 26, 2024

Ross Clark (Chair)

Ross Clark

Ross is a Certified Professional Accountant and holds a BA from the University of Western Ontario and an MTS from Tyndale. Ross has held a variety of financial and general management positions in his business career. He worked for five years for PricewaterhouseCoopers, including two in Torino, Italy before returning to Canada. Ross worked two years as Financial Controller of Sonco Steel Tube Limited, before becoming...

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Lucas De Freitas

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Lucas DeFreitas first came to Tyndale as an undergraduate student to complete his Bachelor of Religious Education (BRE) degree. He is now in his second year of the seminary’s MDiv Clinical Counselling program. In addition to his studies, Lucas has been actively engaged in various student supports and activities on campus. In the spring of 2020 he was selected to be a Resident Assistant (RA) for 2020/21, and then...

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Kim Fletcher

Kim Fletcher

Kim leads the strategic direction of marketing at Diabetes Canada. Her brand, communication and digital marketing teams are working to raise awareness for the over 11 million Canadians living with diabetes to support their care, prevention, and cure through advocacy, reducing stigma, and raising of funds to achieve a world free of the effects of diabetes. Kim’s passion is to aid purposeful brands in connecting with...

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Felicia Goodridge

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Felicia Goodridge is a dynamic professional with a diverse background encompassing science, technology, and business. Proficient in a diverse array of technical skills, operating systems, and programming languages, Felicia's expertise is well-rounded and versatile. Her academic journey is marked by a strong commitment to science, earning a Bachelor of Science from Wilfrid Laurier University. Currently pursuing a...

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Marina Hanna

Marina Hanna

Marina Hanna is the CEO and Product Developer at C’EST LA Beauty Company, a personal care and wellness brand based in Markham, Ontario. Marina founded C’EST LA in the fall of 2020 after graduating from Tyndale University with a BA in Philosophy (Christian Apologetics Concentration). She puts her heart into developing products that are ethical, sustainable, affordable, effective and enjoyable. She previously served...

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Marjory Kerr (President and Vice Chancellor)

Dr. Marjory Kerr

Dr. Kerr began her term as President and Vice Chancellor of Tyndale University on July 1, 2020. Tyndale’s rich history is rooted in its ability to meet strategic challenges and societal changes head on. Dr. Kerr is passionate about leading Tyndale in this new and exciting time in its history, strengthening and renewing its mission for the future. Through Dr. Kerr’s leadership, and in collaboration with the Board of...

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Joanna la Fleur

Joanna la Fleur

Joanna la Fleur is a speaker, podcaster, TV host, and digital communications consultant. With a Business Communications degree and a Masters in Theological Studies, she has been helping the Church communicate the best news in the world for over 15 years. You can catch her interviews with Christian creatives and communicators on the Word Made Digital Podcast, communications training on the Word Made Digital Tutorials...

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Samuel Mills

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Samuel is one of the Senior Pastors of Sanctus Church, a multi-site church in the Durham area. Samuel and his family immigrated to Toronto from the tiny island of Sri Lanka when he was five years old after escaping an ethnic civil war, where they narrowly escaped death. In his teenage years, Samuel experienced a call by God that ultimately led him into full-time ministry. He has been pastoring for 25 years, the...

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Beverley Muir (Secretary)

Beverley Muir

Beverley Muir is a retired school principal from the Toronto District School Board. Her formal education includes a BA and MEd from the University of Toronto. Beverley teaches in Tyndale’s Bachelor of Education program and has been a Tyndale Governor since 1995. Beverley also serves on the Board of Directors for Teen Challenge Canada.

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Geri Rodman

Geri Rodman

Geri is currently an executive and life coach working with global not-for-profit and for-profit executives and entry level employees. For 18 years, Geri served as the President and CEO of InterVarsity Canada, an organization that purposes to experience extraordinary transformation of youth, students, and graduates across Canada. Geri lived and worked in California and Bogota, Colombia and travelled extensively...

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Andrew Witt

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Dr. Witt joined Tyndale in the 2018-19 academic year and primarily teaches courses related to the Old Testament, hermeneutics, and biblical Hebrew. His research area is the book of Psalms, where he is currently working on a commentary for the Bible in God's World series (Cascade). He also is co-chair of the History of Interpretation session of the IBR annual meeting, with Dr. Marion Taylor (Wycliffe College, Toronto...

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Woody Wu

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Woody Wu is a Principal consultant at ProVenture, specializing in enterprise risk management and strategy for not-for-profit organizations. In this role, he partners with CEOs and senior teams to translate vision into strategic options and unblock critical paths to their realization. With over 10 years of experience in financial analysis, internal audit, agile transformation, strategy, and risk management, Woody is...

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Ashoor Yousif

Ashoor Yousif

Dr. Yousif is Assistant Professor of Christian History at Tyndale University. His teaching portfolio includes multiple universities and seminaries in Canada and the Middle East, including University of Toronto and Arabic Baptist Theological Seminary in Lebanon. His interdisciplinary research focuses on the history of Middle Eastern (Syriac) Christianity, Christian–Muslim relations, and Islamic religion and culture....

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