Our Field Team

Regional Director

Cory Vail Regional Director - Atlantic Canada / Directeur régional pour le Canada atlantique
Cory has been serving with Awana for many years, but has recently come on officially!
Joe Lee Regional Director - Alberta/NWT / Directeur régional pour l’Alberta et les territoires du Nord-Ouest
Joe came to Awana Canada in January 2016. As the Regional Director of Alberta/NWT, Joe is responsible for supporting our partnered churches and building the Awana Team.
Josh Walsh Regional Director - Ontario / Directeur régional pour l’Ontario
Josh is the Regional Director for Ontario. He came to the ministry in January of 2016 and brings a wealth of passion, experience and fun to the ministry.

Lise Lalonde Directrice régionale pour le Québec / Regional Director - Quebec

Lise est à titre de personne ressource pour toute la francophonie.
Lise is the resource person serving the whole Francophonie.


Dave Kinsey Regional Missionary - North & Eastern Ontario / Missionnaire régional pour le nord-est de l’Ontario

Dave and Joyce Kinsey grew up in the Chicagoland area. Saved in Awana Clubs at a young age, Joyce has had many years of experience as a clubber, LIT, leader and director. Dave has been serving with Awana Canada for 30+ years.

Leo Mak Regional Missionary - British Columbia / Missionnaire régional pour la Colombie-Britannique

Amy and I were born and raised in Hong Kong. Just a few words from our son Alan, during our visit to Vancouver some 20 years ago, ‘I like to study in Canada’, changed the lives of our whole family.

I started my Awana...


Ben Vine Advocate - Ontario / Représentant en Ontario
Ben Vine is our newest Advocate in Ontario. Ben has attended and served with Awana for years and is putting his passion for communication and relationship in to action!
Job Lee Advocate - British Columbia & BC Camp Registrar / Représentant pour la Colombie-Britannique et le greffier du C.-B. Camp

I design graphics and work on the technical side of event planning. I also work on the the national website. I am also currently a student in the Interactive Arts and Technology program at Simon Fraser University studying user experience design.

Joshua Kim & Lisa Lee Advocates - British Columbia (Korean Church Care) / Représentants pour la Colombie-Britannique
Leah Hyatt Advocate - Alberta / Représentante pour l’Alberta

Hi my name is Leah Hyatt. I grew up in the border town of Lloydminster in a loving Christian family. I feel as if I have led a Timothy life. (2 Timothy 1:5). I learned about faith, God’s greatest gift and love from birth which is Jesus...

Len & Shelly Hyatt Advocates - Saskatchewan / Représentants pour la Saskatchewan
Len and Shelley are enthused to encourage and equip churches to reach boys, girls and families with the gospel, to train and equip them to change our world for Jesus Christ through Awana.
Rebekah Abbott Advocate - Ontario / Représentante pour l’Ontario
Rebekah has grown up and lives with her family in London, Ontario. Growing up in a large Christian family, she attended church regularly and was heavily involved in many church activities.
Ruth Anne & Kyle Crouch Advocates - Ontario & OSC Director / Représentants pour l'Ontario et directeurs du Ontario Scholarship Camp

Ruth Anne and Kyle have served with the local church and in the Awana ministry for many years. They met at OSC and ended up getting married! We are excited to see their energy and passions advance the ministry in the Ontario region.

Zach & Brittany Mallett Advocates - Vancouver Island & BC Camp Director / Représentants pour l'île de Vancouver et directeurs du C.-B. Camp
Our Awana Advocates for Vancouver Island, Zach and Brittany Mallett, are excited to be the Directors for Awana BC Camp this summer! Together they have many years of experience in a wide variety of roles within Awana, and have spent countless...