Aaron’s responsibilities include overseeing the financial well-being of the District, financial reporting and budgeting, financial policies, risk management, banking arrangements, and ensuring compliance with CRA and other government agency requirements. Church treasurers and pastors are welcome to contact him with questions regarding government reporting and compliance, taxes, payroll, and other finance or accounting related matters.
Aaron is happily married with 3 children and a granddaughter. He is a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (England) and holds a MCS degree from Regent College. The family immigrated to Canada in 1994 from Hong Kong.
Kar Park Chan
Assistant District Superintendent Chinese Ministries
Kar Park’s primary role is to assist the District Superintendent in providing leadership development, pastoral care, resources, board training, church planting, and he oversees church health for the Chinese churches in our district. He also assists with licensing and ordination interviews for our Chinese-speaking pastors.
Assistant District Superintendent Pastoral Wellness and Church Health
“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness…”
Brian’s primary role includes Pastoral Wellness and Church Health. His desire is to assist pastors towards a healthy pathway of soul care, and strong relationships with God and others. Church health is an area that needs continuous insight and encouragement. He is prepared to offer consulting, coaching, or counselling to church leaders.
Along with his primary roles, Brian is involved in a wide variety of ministry in the district ranging from leadership development, search team support, conflict resolution, and assisting the District Superintendent wherever needed. Above all, Brian loves to serve the bride of Christ with a heart of love and compassion.
Erin joined the CPD in 2014 and her responsibilities include executive administrative support to Brian Derksen, website and database management, document management, special projects, and clergy marriage licenses. Erin is married to Mike and has 2 soccer-loving children. She loves ministry, Starbucks with friends, and a good book.
Benefits Assistant & District Employee Benefits Plan Administrator
Nicki joined the Pacific District in 2008 to assist with the day to day administration of the District employee benefits. She serves as a vital front line contact with District personnel for enrollment and ongoing coverage in the District benefits plan. With attention to detail and commitment for accuracy, Nicki works with District personnel, insurance brokers, and insurance companies to ensure that any questions and problems are promptly and effectively dealt with.
When not in the office, Nicki is a busy mom to two daughters who, along with her husband, enjoys spending free time together. Nicki enjoys traveling, gardening, and the fun challenge of a DIY home project.
As District Superintendent, Errol is responsible to lead our District Office team and ministries in ways that provide the greatest lift, encouragement, and resourcing to our district pastors, elder boards, and churches.
Errol finds great joy in assisting our pastors and elders’ boards in resolving challenges and finding their way forward in both problematic and opportunity-rich contexts. He has embraced the ministry of reconciliation and actively looks for places where our reconciling God can be honoured by allowing Him to turn alienation into community. A local church pastor for 32 years, Errol brings the heart and sensitivities of a pastor/teacher to his role as DS. That role includes working with the Lead Team and others in direction-setting, church planting and ministry multiplication, pastoral placement, and increasing District Office capacity to deliver optimum service and care to our pastors, elder boards, and churches. He dreams of our district churches living out an identity as a Christ-centered, Spirit-empowered, Mission-focused movement of churches.
Errol is married to Marilyn and together they have two adult children and six grandchildren. He served churches in Abbotsford, Calgary, Milton, and Saskatoon.
Assistant District Superintendent New Leader Development
Dwayne’s role on the district team focuses on licensing, ordination, and leader development. He spends the bulk of his time overseeing the district’s licensing and ordination processes, and also functions as Office Manager of the District Office.
Dwayne is an experienced lead pastor and Leadership Development Coach. He served at Yarrow Alliance Church for 17 years as a music and lead pastor. He is skilled in developing non-profit organizations, coaching, discipleship, and pastoral counselling. He is a strong community and social services professional with a Master of Arts (M.A.) focused in Organizational Leadership from Trinity Western University.
Dwayne has been involved in missions work since 1989, travelling overseas for a year with the Continental Singers. He has been leading missions trips to Mexico since 2006 as well as participating in missions work in China. Dwayne is married to Charlene and has two children, Hayden and Brandon. As a family, they love to travel, particularly to places where scuba diving is possible.
Joanne joined the District Office in 2018. She is the first point of contact when you call or visit our offices. Aside from ensuring that our guests feel welcomed, Joanne is also the administrative assistant to Kar Park Chan and responsible for providing general office support. When not in the office, Joanne spends her time experimenting with new recipes and tackling DIY projects around the home.
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