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.