Meet Our People

International Oversight

[Max Chismon]
Max Chismon

International Director 

Max Chismon

International Director 

I am Max Chismon, the International Director of Simply Mobilizing. I work with an international leadership team in overseeing the work of Simply Mobilizing in over eighty countries worldwide. My wife, Dorothy, and I are from New Zealand, but have been based in the Philippines since the late 1970s. We have two grown-up children (both born in the Philippines) and five grandchildren.

[Lecille Garcia]
Lecille Garcia

Global Development Coordinator 

Lecille Garcia

Global Development Coordinator 

I am Lecille from Butuan City.  I serve as the SM Global Development Coordinator.  I have worked at the International Center for more than twenty years and have been involved in each of the phases and development of SM.  I have two grown-up children. My husband, Edgar, and I enjoy pastoring a growing church here in Butuan City.

[Peter McDougall]
Peter McDougall

International Manager 

Peter McDougall

International Manager 

My name is Peter McDougall, a New Zealander, living in Australia.

I have been the International Manager of Simply Mobilizing International since 2012, and am presently its Chief Financial Officer. In addition, I serve as Coordinator for Oceania, and National Coordinator for New Zealand.

[Ian Calo]
Ian Calo

Chairman, International Board 

Ian Calo

Chairman, International Board 

I am Ian Calo, of Butuan City. I am currently serving as the Chairman of the SM International Board. I have been involved with the development of Kairos course since its beginning. I am a member of the SM Philippines National team and serve as the Pastor of the Vineyard church in Butuan. I am also a permaculture farmer.

[Luke Chong]
Luke Chong

International Board Member 

Luke Chong

International Board Member 

I am Luke Chong from Singapore. I have worked in the banking industry for 27 years.

Since 2000 I have served as World Outreach International Executive Manager and as Development Officer in World Outreach Singapore.

[Sandy Eckelberry]
Sandy Eckelberry

International Board Member 

Sandy Eckelberry

International Board Member 

I am Sandy Eckelberry. I am from the States but have lived in the Philippines for many years. I have been involved with Kairos since the late 1990s, and have been a Head Facilitator since 2001. As a cross-cultural worker in the Philippines, my role is to mobilize individuals (both Filipino and international) for the Great Commission. I have served on the Davao Regional Training Committee since 2010.

[James Quisquirin]
James Quisquirin

International Board Member 

James Quisquirin

International Board Member 

I am James Quisquirin of Cebu, Philippines. I mentor young pastors and workers for the ministry, especially in missions, and serve as National Coordinator for Simply Mobilizing Philippines, Inc. by providing general oversight of the ministry, and facilitating Kairos and Empowered to Influence courses and training. I am presently the interim Global Regional Coordinator for the Southeast Asia team. I am married to Cecilia Quisquirin and blessed with three children, Mark, Ruth, and Philip.

[Raymond Valdez]
Raymond Valdez

International Board Member 

Raymond Valdez

International Board Member 

I am Raymond C. Valdez of the Philippines. I am a Kairos Head Facilitator and member of the Facilitators’ Training Team for National Capital Region in the Philippines.  Most of my weekends are occupied in mentoring HF Trainees and helping the Manila Regional Coordination Team (MRCT) in overseeing Kairos courses in Metro Manila and the neighboring provinces.

[Louella Yu]
Louella Yu

International Board Member 

Louella Yu

International Board Member 

I am Ma. Louella M. Yu, from the Philippines. I am a wife, mother, and lawyer. I graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 1995, and have been privately practicing law since passing the Philippine Bar in 1996. I honor God, adore my family, and enjoy civil and criminal litigation.

[Dorothy Chismon]
Dorothy Chismon

Council of Elders, Member 

Dorothy Chismon

Council of Elders, Member 

I am Dorothy, the Product Development Director. I oversee the development of the SM courses, programs and seminars. I work with a team at the international center in Butuan, as well as others who come to the center on a short term basis or work from a distance. My husband, Max, and I are from New Zealand. We have two grown-up children and five grandchildren.

[Ken Chua]
Ken Chua

Council of Elders, Member 

Ken Chua

Council of Elders, Member 

I am Ken Chua of Singapore. I am involved in the national team of Simply Mobilizing Singapore. I am also a member of the Council of Elders of Simply Mobilizing International. I pioneered and founded the Empowered to Influence course. In Singapore, I am involved in mobilizing the marketplace (workplace) ministry. I actively speak in churches, campus ministries, marketplace and business fellowships regarding marketplace ministry, as well as mentor younger professionals/workers on living for God through and in their labour.

[Linda Harding]
Linda Harding

Council of Elders, Member 

Linda Harding

Council of Elders, Member 

I am Linda Harding from the UK. I facilitate the development of Simply Mobilizing in Europe, mentor mobilizers, and provide guidance on growing a mobilisation movement for mission in Europe. I also serve as an advisor to SM internationally, and seek to encourage the development of level one mobilizers globally.

[Keith Koster]
Keith Koster

Council of Elders, Member 

Keith Koster

Council of Elders, Member 

I am Keith Koster of South Africa. I am the Southern African regional coordinator/South African national coordinator for Simply Mobilizing, as well as sit on the Simply Mobilizing Council of Elders. I also serve as the Senior Pastor of Petra Ministries in Johannesburg, South Africa.

[Ying Xian Chan]
Ying Xian Chan

Finance Administrator 

Ying Xian Chan

Finance Administrator 

My name is Ying Xian and I’m from Singapore. I serve with the Simply Mobilizing Global Development Team as the Finance Administrator. I am also part of the Myanmar New Nations Coordination Team and the Global Regional Youth Kairos Coordinator for East Asia. In Singapore, I serve with World Outreach Singapore as a Mission Mobilizer. My passion is to see believers, especially the younger generation, mobilized for God’s kingdom purpose.

[Kay Weavers]
Kay Weavers

International Translation Coordinator 

Kay Weavers

International Translation Coordinator 

I am Kay Weavers of New Zealand, and I serve as the International Translation Coordinator for Simply Mobilizing. My goal is to assist SM personnel around the world mobilize believers in their own culture, by supporting and encouraging them through the process of translating the Simply Mobilizing materials into their own language.

Since 2004, my husband Trevor & I have worked with the Kairos course in Europe, and for the last three years also in New Zealand. 




Global Regions

[Colin and Geof]
Colin and Geof

Global Regional Coordinators, Latin America 

Colin and Geof

Global Regional Coordinators, Latin America 

Colin

I’m Colin of Australia. I’ve been a missionary with SIM for over 20 years and part of my role is to develop Kairos in Latin America. I am also part of a task force for SIM International to facilitate mobilisation for new initiatives into communities where Jesus is least known.  I am passionate about seeing the church in Latin America and indeed all around the world, be mobilised to reach the unreached through sending, praying, going, welcoming and mobilising.

[Keith]
Keith

Global Regional Coordinator, Southern Africa 

Keith

Global Regional Coordinator, Southern Africa 

I am Keith of South Africa. I am the Southern African regional coordinator/South African national coordinator for Simply Mobilizing, as well as sit on the Simply Mobilizing Council of Elders. I also serve as the Senior Pastor of Petra Ministries in Johannesburg, South Africa.

[Sam]
Sam

Global Regional Coordinator,
East Africa 

Sam

Global Regional Coordinator,
East Africa 

I am Sam Ngugi, from Nairobi, Kenya. I am Director of the Missions Campaign Network (MCN), a mission agency that is focused on mission mobilization. I also serve as National Coordinator of the Kairos course in Kenya.

[Ebenezer<br>]
Ebenezer

Super Region
Coordinator,
Africa  

Ebenezer

Super Region
Coordinator,
Africa  

[Daniel]
Daniel

Global Regional Coordinator,
West Africa 

Daniel

Global Regional Coordinator,
West Africa 

[Linda]
Linda

Link Person and Adviser, Europe
  

Linda

Link Person and Adviser, Europe
  

I am Linda Harding from the UK. I facilitate the development of Simply Mobilizing in Europe, mentor mobilizers, and provide guidance on growing a mobilisation movement for mission in Europe. I also serve as an advisor to SM internationally, and seek to encourage the development of level one mobilizers globally.

[Peter]
Peter

Global Regional Coordinator,
Oceania 

Peter

Global Regional Coordinator,
Oceania 

My name is Peter McDougall, a New Zealander, living in Sydney Australia. I have been the International Manager of Simply Mobilizing International since 2012, and am presently its Chief Financial Officer. In addition, I serve as Global Regional Coordinator for Oceania, and National Coordinator for New Zealand.

[James Q.]
James Q.

Global Regional Coordinator (Interim), Southeast Asia 

James Q.

Global Regional Coordinator (Interim), Southeast Asia 

I am James of Cebu, Philippines. I mentor young pastors and workers for the ministry, especially in missions, and serve as National Coordinator for Simply Mobilizing Philippines, Inc. by providing general oversight of the ministry and facilitating Kairos and Empowered to Influence courses and training. I am presently the interim Global Regional Coordinator for the Southeast Asia team. I am married to Cecilia Quisquirin and blessed with three children, Mark, Ruth, and Philip.

[James C.]
James C.

Global Regional Coordinator (Interim),
East Asia 

James C.

Global Regional Coordinator (Interim),
East Asia 

I am James of Hong Kong. I currently serve as General Director of Asian Outreach Hong Kong. I took Kairos in 2007, and am thankful to the Lord for the opportunity to help several South East Asia countries as well as a few first-world countries to commence their Chinese Kairos course. I am a member of the Hong Kong Kairos NCT, and serve as coordinator of the China New Nations team until the China National Coordination team takes over.

[Marinda and Erika]
Marinda and Erika

Global Regional Coordinators, Eurasia 

Marinda and Erika

Global Regional Coordinators, Eurasia 

We are Marinda and Erika of Russia. We currently serve as the SM Global Regional Coordinators of Eurasia. We are also the executive directors of CrossMinistries, a ministry focused on mobilizing and training church leaders and young people to find their role in God’s mission locally and globally. We are both ordained pastors, and both have doctorate degrees in theology.




Country Leadership

[Eric Barry]
Eric Barry

National Coordinator, USA 

Eric Barry

National Coordinator, USA 

[Lorna]
Lorna

National Coordinator, Canada 

Lorna

National Coordinator, Canada 

I am Lorna of Canada. I work from Outreach Canada on the executive leadership, as well as lead a team focused on cross-cultural ministry in Canada and globally. From this position, I serve as the National Coordinator for Kairos Canada, and as the National Chairman of the Canadian Network of Ministries to Muslims. I am married to Phil and have three young adult children, one of whom is married.

[Belkys]
Belkys

National Coordinator, Venezuela 

Belkys

National Coordinator, Venezuela 

I am Belkys of Venezuela. I am a mobilizer. I coordinate the missions department in my church and am responsible for the work among two different people groups in my country: one reached, and one unreached. I serve as the National Coordinator for Simply Mobilizing in Venezuela.

[Claris]
Claris

National Coordinator, Botswana 

Claris

National Coordinator, Botswana 

[Kenneth & Glenys]
Kenneth & Glenys

National Coordinators, Zimbabwe 

Kenneth & Glenys

National Coordinators, Zimbabwe 

[Hildah]
Hildah

National Coordinator, Zambia 

Hildah

National Coordinator, Zambia 

[Claire]
Claire

National Coordinator, Mozambique 

Claire

National Coordinator, Mozambique 

[Pacifique]
Pacifique

National Coordinator, Rwanda 

Pacifique

National Coordinator, Rwanda 

I am Pacifique, a full time youth worker based in Kigali, Rwanda. I am the National Coordinator of Rwanda–seeking to see the church in Rwanda embracing the heart of God for all nations. I coordinate Youth For Christ activities as well, in addition to working with church leaders, youth workers, and professionals in the National Coordination Team for the growth of SM in Rwanda.

[Tariku]
Tariku

National Coordinator, Ethiopia 

Tariku

National Coordinator, Ethiopia 

I am Tariku of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. I serve in the Horn of Africa region with HOAEME (Horn of Africa Evangelical Mission Engagers) as the Executive Director. I am the National Coordinator for Simply Mobilizing, and run Kairos courses and training both in Addis and other regions.

[Sam]
Sam

National Coordinator, Kenya 

Sam

National Coordinator, Kenya 

I am Sam Ngugi, from Nairobi, Kenya. I am Director of the Missions Campaign Network (MCN), a mission agency that is focused on mission mobilization. I also serve as National Coordinator of the Kairos course in Kenya.

[Daniel]
Daniel

National Coordinator, Ghana 

Daniel

National Coordinator, Ghana 

[Adrian]
Adrian

National Coordinator, Romania 

Adrian

National Coordinator, Romania 

[Corné]
Corné

National Coordinator, Netherlands 

Corné

National Coordinator, Netherlands 

Since 1992 I’ve been involved with the work of Operation Mobilisation. I served on the DOULOS, and later on as a family with my wife and three daughters on the LOGOS II, and now we are based in the Netherlands. Here I teach, train and equip people for world missions. The Kairos course is a great tool used by God to mobilize people. Together with a committed team we develop the use of the course in the Netherlands. I serve as NC on this team.

[Flora]
Flora

National Coordinator, UK 

Flora

National Coordinator, UK 

I am Flora Davies of the UK. Having been a missionary for years, God challenged me through running Kairos courses to get involved with people from other cultures in my own city. I now work part-time with my church, reaching out to asylum seekers and refugees. My role involves both evangelism and pastoral work. In 2016 I had the privilege of baptising 13 converts from an Islamic background. I am also the National Coordinator for Simply Mobilising UK. I am married to Dick and we have two granddaughters.

[Darryl]
Darryl

National Coordinator, Norway 

Darryl

National Coordinator, Norway 

[Timo]
Timo

National Coordinator, Finland 

Timo

National Coordinator, Finland 

[Willem]
Willem

National Coordinator, Belgium 

Willem

National Coordinator, Belgium 

[Stefan]
Stefan

National Coordinator, Germany 

Stefan

National Coordinator, Germany 

[Nina]
Nina

National Coordinator, Russia 

Nina

National Coordinator, Russia 

[Chris]
Chris

National Coordinator, Australia 

Chris

National Coordinator, Australia 

[Peter]
Peter

National Coordinator, New Zealand 

Peter

National Coordinator, New Zealand 

My name is Peter McDougall, a New Zealander, living in Sydney Australia. I have been the International Manager of Simply Mobilizing International since 2012, and am presently its Chief Financial Officer. In addition, I serve as Global Regional Coordinator for Oceania, and National Coordinator for New Zealand.

[Kango]
Kango

National Coordinator, Indonesia 

Kango

National Coordinator, Indonesia 

[James Q.]
James Q.

National Coordinator, Philippines 

James Q.

National Coordinator, Philippines 

I am James Quisquirin of Cebu, Philippines. I mentor young pastors and workers for the ministry, especially in missions, and serve as National Coordinator for Simply Mobilizing Philippines, Inc. by providing general oversight of the ministry, and facilitating Kairos and Empowered to Influence courses and training. I am presently the interim Global Regional Coordinator for the Southeast Asia team. I am married to Cecilia Quisquirin and blessed with three children, Mark, Ruth, and Philip.

[Caleb]
Caleb

National Coordinator, Singapore 

Caleb

National Coordinator, Singapore 

[Jesse]
Jesse

National Coordinator, Malaysia 

Jesse

National Coordinator, Malaysia 

I am Jesse from Malaysia, and I function as the National Coordinator for Simply Mobilizing Malaysia. I also work as Chief Operating Officer of an international IT consulting company. I am passionate about mobilizing God’s people for involvement in His mission.

[Chaiyot]
Chaiyot

National Coordinator, Thailand 

Chaiyot

National Coordinator, Thailand 

[C.T.]
C.T.

Regional Coordinator, South India 

C.T.

Regional Coordinator, South India 

[Richard H.]
Richard H.

National Coordinator, Bangladesh 

Richard H.

National Coordinator, Bangladesh 

I am Richard of Dhaka, Bangladesh. I am a missions mobilizer, serving as the National Coordinator of Simply Mobilizing in Bangladesh. I am also the director of a national missions organization called “Connections.”

[Asif]
Asif

National Coordinator, Pakistan 

Asif

National Coordinator, Pakistan 

I am Asif, a Pakistani living and serving in Lahore, Pakistan. I am the Senior Pastor of International Christian Fellowship, an international church with more than 200 members from different parts of the world. I also serve as the National Coordinator of Kairos Pakistan, mobilising the church by offering courses, training facilitators and coordinating nationally the ministry of mobilisation. 

[Jason]
Jason

National Coordinator, Sri Lanka 

Jason

National Coordinator, Sri Lanka 

[Richard C.]
Richard C.

National Coordinator, Macau 

Richard C.

National Coordinator, Macau 

[Chi Leung]
Chi Leung

National Coordinator, Hong Kong 

Chi Leung

National Coordinator, Hong Kong 

[Ray]
Ray

National Coordinator, Taiwan 

Ray

National Coordinator, Taiwan 




International Center

[Max Chismon]
Max Chismon

International Center Director 

Max Chismon

International Center Director 

I am Max Chismon, the International Director of Simply Mobilizing. I work with an international leadership team in overseeing the work of Simply Mobilizing in over eighty countries worldwide. My wife, Dorothy, and I are from New Zealand, but have been based in the Philippines since the late 1970s. We have two grown-up children (both born in the Philippines) and five grandchildren.

[Dorothy Chismon]
Dorothy Chismon

Product Development Director 

Dorothy Chismon

Product Development Director 

I am Dorothy, the Product Development Director. I oversee the development of the SM courses, programs and seminars. I work with a team at the international center in Butuan, as well as others who come to the center on a short term basis or work from a distance. My husband, Max, and I are from New Zealand. We have two grown-up children and five grandchildren.

[Lecille Garcia]
Lecille Garcia

Global Development Coordinator 

Lecille Garcia

Global Development Coordinator 

I am Lecille from Butuan City.  I serve as the SM Global Development Coordinator.  I have worked at the International Center for more than twenty years and have been involved in each of the phases and development of SM.  I have two grown-up children. My husband, Edgar, and I enjoy pastoring a growing church here in Butuan City.

[Luchie Swinton]
Luchie Swinton

Resource Dev't Coordinator 

Luchie Swinton

Resource Dev't Coordinator 

I am Luchie Swinton from Canada, but currently based at the SMI Center in Butuan, Philippines. Although I trained and practiced as an occupational therapist, God also enabled me to learn about project management. It is these skills I am currently using at SMI for my short-term role as Resource Development Coordinator.

[Delora Simbajon]
Delora Simbajon

Communications Liaison 

Delora Simbajon

Communications Liaison 

I am Delora Sales Simbajon from the Philippines. I serve as SM Communications Liaison. I have been involved with Kairos since the late ’90s and at one point served as a missionary in Thailand for 3 years. Although my background is Psychology, I have also worked as a writer and associate editor for several years which has helped me prepare for my current role at SM. I also enjoy serving the local church with my husband, Daryl.

[Katherine Cuyuca]
Katherine Cuyuca

Global Desk
 

Katherine Cuyuca

Global Desk
 

I am Katherine Cuyuca of Butuan City, Philippines, and I serve as the Global Desk, handling the necessary communications to and from the SM family all over the globe. I also handle the set-up of the Course Manager for teams, and attend to issues encountered by users when they arise. In addition, I also work as administrative staff for the SMI Center.

[Bianca Malbas]
Bianca Malbas

Youth Mobilization Coordinator 

Bianca Malbas

Youth Mobilization Coordinator 

My name is Bianca, and I live in Butuan City, Philippines. I serve as Youth Mobilization Coordinator, helping launch the Youth Kairos course in new regions, shaping and developing the YK material, and training and mentoring young mobilizers globally. I wear a few other hats as well: as personal assistant to the International Director, and helping out in various ways in multimedia and communications at the SMI Center.

[Benjie Cuyuca]
Benjie Cuyuca

IT Coordinator 

Benjie Cuyuca

IT Coordinator 

My name is Benjie Cuyuca of Butuan City.  I serve as the Multimedia Coordinator at the SMI Center—overseeing the entire multimedia department, and coordinating with all the other staff regarding technical issues and making sure they are properly addressed.

[Reynald Guibone]
Reynald Guibone

Video & Graphics Editor 

Reynald Guibone

Video & Graphics Editor 

I am Reynald Guibone of Butuan City, and work as the video and graphics editor at the SMI Center. I also have  a passion for music and the arts and currently serve as part of our church music team.

[Virly Pabia]
Virly Pabia

Cashier 

Virly Pabia

Cashier 

I am Virly Pabia of Butuan City. I serve as the Cashier. I have been with SMI since 1996, it was known then as Living Springs School of Ministry. My husband Arman and I together with our two children also serve in our church.

[Nene, Eppie, Lando, Ram]
Nene, Eppie, Lando, Ram

Center Logistics Team 

Nene, Eppie, Lando, Ram

Center Logistics Team 

Nene, Eppie, Lando, and Ram are our logistics staff. They work to keep the SM International Center operating well in its day-to-day functions.