TASK FORCE MEMBERS
Walt is a Minister Emeritus of the Christian Reformed Church. In his capacity as consultant for Pastor-Church Relations for Classis Alberta North (2009-2014), Walt has a DMin degree in pastoral leadership in the cultivation of healthy congregations. Walt received training and experience in the use of restorative practices. He has been part of the RPTF since its inception in 2015.
Liz Tolkamp is the Children's Pastor at Whilloughby CRC in Langley and serves as Faith Formation Coach for the CR Church in Canada. Liz is working on a degree in Restorative Practices and works to make it a part of her work with children.
Anthony works as a Youth Outreach Worker for Archway Community Services. He has a passion to restore the lives of the young people he works alongside and believes that Restorative Practices can help create more authentic relationships. Anthony is a member of Mission Hills CRC in Mission.
Sophia is an Educator at Surrey Christian School where they use restorative practices extensively in throughout their schools. Sophia is a proud grandmother and has a passion to teach younger generations how to live in community. Sophia is a member of Bridge CRC in Langley.
Martin works as a Christian Reformed Pastor and is a trained Specialized Transitional Minister. He is a Brekthru Leader Coach, and has training in mediation family systems, conflict coaching/transformation as well as restorative practices. Martin's deep calling is to come alongside individuals, groups/teams, and faith communities as they navigate being the people of God's grace through a variety of challenges.
BC Safe Church
Faye is the Abuse Prevention and Response Coordinator of Britiish Columbia for BC CR Churches. Faye has a passion to educate and cultivate safe communities. She helps to promote Restorative Practices alongside her work to reduce abuse in church communities. Faye is a member of New Life CRC, Abbotsford.