Meet Our People

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.