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

General Manager 

Lecille Garcia

General Manager 

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

Chief Financial Officer 

Peter McDougall

Chief Financial Officer 

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.

[Geof Gunton]
Geof Gunton

(Acting) Int'l. Regions Coordinator 

Geof Gunton

(Acting) Int'l. Regions Coordinator 

[Katherine]
Katherine

Global Desk
Financial Administrator 

Katherine

Global Desk
Financial Administrator 

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.

[James Quisquirin]
James Quisquirin

Chairman, International Board 

James Quisquirin

Chairman, International Board 

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.

[Randy Hultman]
Randy Hultman

International Board Member 

Randy Hultman

International Board Member 

I am Randy Hultman of the USA. I serve on the USA National Coordinating Team which is my primary service, while also leading Kairos and General Courses throughout the year. I retired after a 40 year career in Information Technology management and joined the SMI International Board in 2019.

[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.

[Ma. Elena Bicaldo]
Ma. Elena Bicaldo

International Board Member  

Ma. Elena Bicaldo

International Board Member  

[Ritche Rivera]
Ritche Rivera

International Board Member  

Ritche Rivera

International Board Member  

[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.

[Daniel Appiah]
Daniel Appiah

Member, ILT
 

Daniel Appiah

Member, ILT
 

[Hugo Matos]
Hugo Matos

Member, ILT
 

Hugo Matos

Member, ILT
 

[James Chak]
James Chak

Member, ILT
 

James Chak

Member, ILT
 

[Erika Pretorius]
Erika Pretorius

Member, ILT 

Erika Pretorius

Member, ILT 

[Patki Kharmujai]
Patki Kharmujai

Member, ILT 

Patki Kharmujai

Member, ILT 

[Joel Kim]
Joel Kim

Member, ILT 

Joel Kim

Member, ILT 




Global Regions

[Mika Kosonen]
Mika Kosonen

Global Region Coordinator, Europe 

Mika Kosonen

Global Region Coordinator, Europe 

[Hugo Matos]
Hugo Matos

Global Region Coordinator, Latin America 

Hugo Matos

Global Region Coordinator, Latin America 

[Lorna Johnston]
Lorna Johnston

Global Region Coordinator, North America/Caribbean 

Lorna Johnston

Global Region Coordinator, North America/Caribbean 

[Keith]
Keith

Global Region Coordinator, Southern Africa 

Keith

Global Region 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.

[Daniel]
Daniel

Global Region Coordinator,
West Africa 

Daniel

Global Region Coordinator,
West Africa 

[Peter]
Peter

Global Region Coordinator,
Oceania 

Peter

Global Region 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 Region Coordinator, Southeast Asia 

James Q.

Global Region Coordinator, 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 Region Coordinator,
East Asia 

James C.

Global Region Coordinator,
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 Region Coordinators, Eurasia 

Marinda and Erika

Global Region 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.

[Joel]
Joel

Global Region Coordinator, MENA 

Joel

Global Region Coordinator, MENA 

[Patki]
Patki

Global Region Coordinator, South Asia 

Patki

Global Region Coordinator, South Asia 

[Sam]
Sam

Global Region Coordinator, East Africa 

Sam

Global Region Coordinator, East Africa 




Country Leadership

[Carmen]
Carmen

New Nations Coordinator, Nepal 

Carmen

New Nations Coordinator, Nepal 

[Willem]
Willem

New Nations Coordinator, Angola 

Willem

New Nations Coordinator, Angola 

[Nathaniel]
Nathaniel

New Nations Coordinator, Namibia 

Nathaniel

New Nations Coordinator, Namibia 

[Colleen]
Colleen

National Coordinator, United States of America 

Colleen

National Coordinator, United States of America 

My name is Colleen Di Raddo. I am the US-National Coordinator for Simply Mobilizing. I am a wife, grandma, daughter, sister and coach. I live with my husband and mother on the family farm in Maryland. I also serve as the Director of the Lausanne Global Council.

[Hugo]
Hugo

National Coordinator, Dominican Republic 

Hugo

National Coordinator, Dominican Republic 

[Keith]
Keith

National Coordinator, South Africa 

Keith

National Coordinator, South 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.

[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.

[Ebenezer]
Ebenezer

New Nations Coordinator, Nigeria 

Ebenezer

New Nations Coordinator, Nigeria 

[Dania]
Dania

National Coordinator, Brazil 

Dania

National Coordinator, Brazil 

[Elias]
Elias

National Coordinator, Mexico 

Elias

National Coordinator, Mexico 

[Hugo]
Hugo

National Coordinator, Dominican Republic 

Hugo

National Coordinator, Dominican Republic 

[Samuel]
Samuel

National Coordinator, Uganda 

Samuel

National Coordinator, Uganda 

[Mika]
Mika

National Coordinator, Sweden 

Mika

National Coordinator, Sweden 

[Maarit]
Maarit

New Nations Coordinator, Cambodia 

Maarit

New Nations Coordinator, Cambodia 

I am Maarit Pynnönen, New Nations Coordinator for Simply Mobilizing in Cambodia. We have Kairos in English and with Khmer Kairos we are in the process of pilot testing the Course.
My husband, Jouko, and I are from Finland, but have lived in Cambodia since 2013. We partner with local churches, teach the Bible and encourage people to participate in missions.

[River]
River

Regional Coordinator, NorthEast India 

River

Regional Coordinator, NorthEast India 

[Jay]
Jay

National Coordinator, South Korea 

Jay

National Coordinator, South Korea 

[Varya]
Varya

National Coordinator, Belarus 

Varya

National Coordinator, Belarus 

[Chad]
Chad

National Coordinator, Ukraine 

Chad

National Coordinator, Ukraine 

[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 

[Glenys]
Glenys

National Coordinator, Zimbabwe 

Glenys

National Coordinator, Zimbabwe 

[Hildah]
Hildah

National Coordinator, Zambia 

Hildah

National Coordinator, Zambia 

I am Hildah Chunga, the national coordinator for Simply Mobilizing in Zambia.
Simply Mobilizing is all about every believer living a life on mission with God and every Church to be a missional church facilitating God’s people on with God and empowering Mobilizers to function effectively in their God given ministries.

[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.

[Edward K]
Edward K

National Coordinator, Kenya 

Edward K

National Coordinator, Kenya 

[Fadil]
Fadil

National Coordinator, Gambia 

Fadil

National Coordinator, Gambia 

[Joel]
Joel

National Coordinator, Egypt 

Joel

National Coordinator, Egypt 

[Daniel]
Daniel

New Nations Coordinator, Jordan 

Daniel

New Nations Coordinator, Jordan 

I serve at Egypt NCT as the National Administrator.  MENA region has expanded our SM ministry in Jordan and I have served as the Jordan New Nation Coordinator since 2018. I am also serving as the translation coordinator  the MENA GRT. It has been so exciting to see the God has transformed the churches in the Middle East region. We are expecting greater work to be done in the future.

[Jonas]
Jonas

National Coordinator, UAE 

Jonas

National Coordinator, UAE 

I am Jonas Cuerbo Arcenal originally from Cebu, Philippines and currently base in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with my wife Mary Jane and are blessed with two children Zac Jacob and Zef Johana. I served as the City Coordinator, Dubai for a while as I responded to the calling with the opportunity to serve as National Coordinator for Simply Mobilizing in UAE. I believe that God has no Plan B but the Church be mobilized to active participation of the Great Commission towards fulfilling His Glorious Redemptive Plan in reaching all nations of the world.

[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.

[Rena]
Rena

National Coordinator, UK 

Rena

National Coordinator, UK 

[Darryl]
Darryl

National Coordinator, Norway 

Darryl

National Coordinator, Norway 

[Timo]
Timo

National Coordinator, Finland 

Timo

National Coordinator, Finland 

I am Timo of Finland. I went through Kairos in 2011, and it had a great impact on my life. Since then I’ve been on a journey to find out that mobilization is something that I am called to be part of. Currently I work as a youth pastor and I am involved in mobilization ministry in Finland and in Europe.
[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 Baskar]
C.T Baskar

Regional Coordinator, South India 

C.T Baskar

Regional Coordinator, South India 

[Richard]
Richard

National Coordinator, Bangladesh 

Richard

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. 

[Richard]
Richard

National Coordinator, Macau 

Richard

National Coordinator, Macau 

[Chi Leung]
Chi Leung

National Coordinator, Hong Kong 

Chi Leung

National Coordinator, Hong Kong 

[Alan]
Alan

New Nations Coordinator, Madagascar 

Alan

New Nations Coordinator, Madagascar 

I am Alan Webster from South Africa. I have been involved in SM since 2012 and have served in Egypt and currently the New Nations Coordinator for Madagascar. I work as a Missions Pastor in a Presbyterian Church. I am married to Andrea and we have 5 children.

[Colin]
Colin

New Nations Coordinator, Honduras, Ecuador, Peru 

Colin

New Nations Coordinator, Honduras, Ecuador, Peru 

I am New Nations coordinator for Honduras, Guatemala, Ecuador, Peru and now Spain. I am part of the Latin America Regional team as the Systems coordinator.

[Robyn]
Robyn

New Nations Coordinator, Solomon Islands 

Robyn

New Nations Coordinator, Solomon Islands 

[Sam]
Sam

New Nations Coordinator, Tanzania/Gabon 

Sam

New Nations Coordinator, Tanzania/Gabon 

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.

[Edmund]
Edmund

New Nations Coordinator, Francophone West Africa (Cote D'Ivore, Burkina Faso, Togo) 

Edmund

New Nations Coordinator, Francophone West Africa (Cote D'Ivore, Burkina Faso, Togo) 

[Daniel]
Daniel

National Coordinator, Ghana & New Nations Coordinator, Sierra Leone 

Daniel

National Coordinator, Ghana & New Nations Coordinator, Sierra Leone 




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 Coordinator 

Dorothy Chismon

Product Development Coordinator 

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

General Manager 

Lecille Garcia

General Manager 

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.

[Katherine Cuyuca]
Katherine Cuyuca

Global Desk
Financial Administrator 

Katherine Cuyuca

Global Desk
Financial Administrator 

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.

[Andrew and Kelly]
Andrew and Kelly

Product Development Staff & Administrator 

Andrew and Kelly

Product Development Staff & Administrator 

[Bianca Malbas]
Bianca Malbas

Communications Coordinator 

Bianca Malbas

Communications 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, and helping train and mentor YM teams 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/Multi Media Coordinator 

Benjie Cuyuca

IT/Multi Media 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, Philippines. I 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.

[Karen Acompañado]
Karen Acompañado

Video & Graphics Editor 

Karen Acompañado

Video & Graphics Editor 

My name is Karen, and I live in Butuan City, Philippines. I serve as the video and graphics editor at the SMI Center.  I am also the head of the multimedia ministry in our church.

[Virly Pabia]
Virly Pabia

Logistics Supervisor / Cashier 

Virly Pabia

Logistics Supervisor / 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.

[Lando & Ram]
Lando & Ram

Center Logistics Team 

Lando & Ram

Center Logistics Team 

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