Our People

Horizon’s faculty and staff are exemplary Christian leaders who are making a positive impact on our students. We are proud to say that our people are an institutional strength.

These people provide positive examples of a life devoted to God, they are knowledgeable, and they care. 
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Our student satisfaction rates with faculty and staff rank higher than other Canadian 4-year private institutions.*

*National survey conducted in 2021 by RNL

Our student satisfaction rates with faculty and staff rank higher than other Canadian 4-year private institutions.*

*National survey conducted in 2021 by RNL

Faculty care about me as an individual.

Horizon 92%
Other Institutions 74%

The campus staff are caring and helpful.

Horizon 98%
Other Institutions 79%

Students feel welcome on campus.

Horizon 98%
Other Institutions 73%

Administrators are approachable.

Horizon 96%
Other Institutions 70%

Nearly all faculty are knowledgeable in their field.

Horizon 96%
Other Institutions 85%

I am able to experience intellectual growth here.

Horizon 96%
Other Institutions 79%

Faculty

Jeromey Martini

Jeromey Martini, Ph.D.

President | Professor of New Testament

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Andrew Gabriel

Andrew Gabriel, Ph.D.

VP Academics | Associate Professor of Theology

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Susan Wendel

Susan Wendel, Ph.D.

Dean of the Seminary | Associate Professor of New Testament

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Leanne Bellamy

Leanne Bellamy, M.F.A.

Instructor | Academic Coach

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Harry Strauss

Harry Strauss, D.Min

Ministry Formation | Internship | MA Ministry Leadership

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Bob Williamson, M.A. (IP)

Dean of Students | Instructor

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Stephanie Christianson

Stephanie Christianson, M.A.

Instructor | Adjunct Faculty Advisor (On Maternity Leave)

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Heather Tomes

Heather Tomes, M.Ed.,
R. Psych. (APE) #772

Instructor | Counselling Program Coordinator

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Affiliate Faculty

Ron Kadyschuk

Ron Kadyschuk, Ph.D.

Preaching | Leadership

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Karina Dunn library director

Karina Dunn, M.L.I.S.

Library Director

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Adjunct Faculty

John Albiston, M.Div.

Models of Ministry

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Ryan Ball, Ph.D.

Old Testament

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Carmen Bellamy, M.T.S.

Biblical Studies

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Rob Chartrand, D.Min.

Preaching

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Murray Cornelius, M.C.S.

Christian Mission

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Martin Culy, Ph.D.

Biblical Studies

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Dale Dirksen, D.W.S.

Ministry Studies | Church History

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John Drisner, M.A.

Pastoral Studies | Pentecostal History

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Randall Holm, Ph.D.

Biblical Studies | Pentecostal History

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Steve Harris, Ph.D.

Theology | Ethics

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David Kentie, Ph.D. (Cand.)

Theology

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Carmen Kampman, M.A.

Leadership

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Darlene Klassen, M.Div.

Children’s Ministry

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Randy Klassen, M.Div

Anabaptist Studies

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Paul Magnus, Ph.D.

Leadership Studies

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Nathan McCorkindale, M.A.

Reason & Christian Belief

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Bruce Pringle, Ph.D.

Counselling

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Andrew Porterfield, M.Div.

Pastoral Studies

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Rick Schellenberg, S.T.M.

Anabaptist Studies

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Tim Thiessen, M.A.

Youth Ministry

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Jerry Thomas, M.A.

Pentecostal Studies | Church History

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James Thunder, M.B.A.

Indigenous Ministry

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Mark Wessner, Ph.D.

Biblical Studies | Leadership | Spiritual Formation

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Marvin Wojda, M.A.

Leadership & Administration

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Staff

Jan Andrae

Jan Andreae

VP Operations | Business Administrator

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Rianne Quiring

Rianne Quiring

Registrar

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Cathy Litzgus

Cathy Litzgus

Administrative Assistant

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Keldy Regier

Keldy Regier

Academic Administrative Assistant

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Jessie Van Roessel

Jessie Lysholm

Adjunct Faculty Advisor

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Heather Wood

Heather Wood

Associate Dean of Students

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Shawn Wheaton

Shawn Wheaton, M.A.

Vice President of Advancement

Kriston Martens

Kriston Martens

Community Relations

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Richelle Bekkattla

Richelle Bekkattla

Library Technician

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Larry Thomas

Larry Thomas

Payroll and Finance Assistant

Jayna Snider

Jayna Snider

Communications Coordinator (Contract)

George Dyck

George Dyck

Maintenance

Dawn Friesen

IT (Contract)

Tyrone Dyck

College Ambassador

Leang Sum

Janitor

Our student satisfaction rates with faculty and staff rank higher than other Canadian 4-year private institutions.*

*National survey conducted in 2021 by RNL

Faculty care about me as an individual.

Horizon 92%
Other Institutions 74%

The campus staff are caring and helpful.

Horizon 98%
Other Institutions 79%

Students feel welcome on campus.

Horizon 98%
Other Institutions 73%

Administrators are approachable.

Horizon 96%
Other Institutions 70%

Nearly all faculty are knowledgeable in their field.

Horizon 96%
Other Institutions 85%

I am able to experience intellectual growth here.

Horizon 96%
Other Institutions 79%