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Mike Ivancic

New City Church | Calgary

Michael Ivancic has a strong passion and desire to see Christians actively engaged and integrating their faith in every sphere of society. He has served as a Co-Director of the New Scholars Society (previous ministry of P2C), Church Planter, Senior Pastor and Sales Manager. He currently services both as a Senior Account Manager at Long View Systems and an Assistant Pastor of New City Church in Calgary, Alberta. He became a Christian in 1985 through the ministry of Power to Change while a student at the University of Western Ontario. He met and later married his wife Charlotte while jointly serving together on P2C staff. He has been married for 23 years and has three children, Josh (21), Michaila (19) and Elisa (13).


Ashwin Ramani

Centre Street Church | Calgary

Ashwin Ramani comes from the Southern part of India. He is the first in his entire family lineage to become a follower of Jesus. Ashwin came to faith in Christ at the age of 18 from a Hindu family. He persevered in the midst of family oppositions and answered God’s call to serve in full time ministry. Ashwin and his wife Aboli pastored a church in North-West India before coming to Canada for his higher theological studies. After graduating with a Masters in Divinity Ashwin is currently on staff at Centre Street Church. He has a deep burden to reach out to people coming to Canada from all around the world and is leading this ministry initiative at his church. Being a student of world religions he has a keen understanding of different faiths and an earnest desire to share the life changing message of the gospel. He also loves to passionately proclaim the truths of the Bible and challenge people to a deeper walk with God. Ashwin and Aboli have two little boys – Adarsh and Aarav!


Rick Franklin

Power to Change | Langley

Dr. Rick Franklin currently serves Power to Change as the Executive Director of Ministries, overseeing the 13 ministries of PTC and nearly 400 commissioned staff. He participates on the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and leads Domain Council. He is passionate about developing spiritual leaders and reaching people for Jesus in order to help transform Canada and the world for Christ.

Rick has been on staff with PTC/Campus Crusade for Christ for nearly 30 years serving in a variety of roles in several different countries, including Campus Staff (USC in southern California), Campus Director (Prague, CZ), National Training Coordinator and National Director in the Czech Republic as well as the Executive Director of Ministry Services with PTC in Canada. He holds a PhD in organizational leadership along with a ThM in systematic theology and an MDiv in pastoral care. He is married to his high school sweetheart and has four children ages 14 to 23.


Dorrie Manu

Power to Change - Students | Canada

Dorrie Manu works with Power to Change – Students as the National Director of Global Impact. She is responsible for summer projects and the STINT program. She has served as a Team Leader and Regional Training Director in East Asia for several years as well as locally on campuses such as Queen’s University, University of Waterloo, Université de Montréal, Concordia and McGill Universities. She did her undergrad at Queen’s University, finished her Master of Divinity at Tyndale in Spiritual Formation and her Doctorate of Ministry from Bakke Graduate University in Urban Transformation. She has been on staff for 15 years.
Dorrie is married to Eric and they co-direct a humanitarian NGO in Ghana, where Eric is from, called Foundation for the Development of African Culture and Heritage (FODACH). Dorrie enjoys long distance running, reading, travelling, having coffee with friends as well as musicals and concerts. Dorrie had tickets in London, England to see Michael Jackson on his final tour before he died suddenly. She is known for her wide smile, high heels and her special insight. You can find Dorrie on twitter at @dorrieraeb

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