Board of DirectorsJune 14, 2022 2023-11-14 11:27
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
The following people are the current Board members of Eston College.
Any questions directed to the Board may be sent to Chairperson, Jordan Gadsby.
Jordan Gadsby has served as the Regional Director for the Prairies with ACOP since 2021. He has also pastored the ACOP church in Nipawin, SK with his wife, Chantal, since 2013. They love Jesus, His church, and seeing the Kingdom of God revealed in our world. Jordan and Chantal have four children that they get to serve Jesus alongside.
Heidi and Chad live in Fredericton, New Brunswick with their four children Zoë, Eliya, Nate, and Violet. Heidi is a Pastor at Smythe Street Church. Her primary focus is overseeing and elevating NextGen (Birth through Grade 12) and Women Ministries believing in their full integration into the church body. Heidi completed a Bachelor of Education degree in 2005, was ordained with the ACOP in 2018, and is currently working on her Masters in Divinity through Fuller Theological Seminary.
Robert Deagle has enjoyed a career in agri-business, filling various roles in a retail farm equipment dealership. He is currently acting as a Branch Manager in Stettler, AB where he and his wife, Rhonda, reside. They both have always taken active roles in church life. Robert and Rhonda have been blessed with five children, all alumni of Eston College, and ten grandchildren.
Chris Drinnan has been an Eston College graduate since 2006. He has gone on to complete a Masters of Arts in Leadership and Ministry from Ambrose University and is currently serving as an Associate Pastor at Hillcrest Church in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Chris’ most rewarding work is done in a team and working with Students. Chris is married to Jenna and they have four young children at home.
Brenda and her husband Jeff both served in various roles at the college for many years and are also alumni of the college. Following Jeff’s retirement, they moved to New Brunswick where they are both actively involved in church lay ministry. Brenda is currently employed as an office assistant.
Kathy and her husband Keith currently reside in Eston. Kathy is a graduate alumni of the college and has previously worked at the college in administration and development. Kathy was part of the college team who initially worked toward becoming accredited. Both Kathy and her husband are active supporters of the college and love seeing what God has done, and is doing, in the lives of the college students and alumni.
Wes Mills graduated with a diploma from the Full Gospel Bible Institute in 1981 and received a Bachelor of Biblical Studies degree from Eston College in 2004. Wes also earned a Masters of Christian Leadership degree from Rocky Mountain College in 2006. Wes is ordained with the Apostolic Church of Pentecost of Canada and has served as the President of the denomination since 2004. In 2021 Wes was appointed as the World Pentecostal Fellowship Ambassador to Canada. Wes is married to Lois, also an Eston College Alumni, they have two adult sons, who are both Alumni of Eston College, and enjoy spending time with their five grandchildren. Wes & Lois reside in Calgary, Alberta and attend the Calgary Full Gospel Church.
Before serving as the Lead Pastor of Gateway church, Greg planted churches and served in every role he could in the local church. His passion is disciple making, ministry preparing, and cheering others on to live out their callings. The gifts and experience he brings to the Eston College Board come from training and experience leading in non-profits.
Julie and her husband, Scott, are both graduates of Eston College and reside in Regina. Julie is passionate about Christian Education and is an elementary teacher at Regina Christian School where her three children attend. The Sims Family has enjoyed being long-time members of the Regina Apostolic Church. Julie is thrilled to see Eston College staff and students make their home in Regina at RAC. She is honoured to serve on the college board and looks forward to witnessing how God is moving in and through the lives of the students and faculty.
Jori Stockdale is currently the Next Gen Pastor at Regina Apostolic church and has been serving on staff since 2005. She loves to see kids, youth and young adults grow as passionate disciples of Jesus and has counted it a joy to be able to see that happening in many students’ lives over the years. She has been connected to Eston by bringing students to retreats for many years, teaching at the college as visiting faculty, as well as being a student herself. Jori counts it an honor to serve the college in any way that is needed.