Board of Directors

Ryan Michel, Board Chairman: Ryan is the Chief Executive Officer for Allstate Canada Group, a top personal auto and home insurer in Canada. He moved to Toronto with his beautiful wife, Jen, and five children in early 2011. As a Christ follower in executive leadership, Ryan is enthusiastic about Christians serving well in the marketplace. He is a graduate of Wheaton College and the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business as well as a Fellow in the Casualty Actuarial Society and Member of the American Academy of Actuaries.

Michael Misener, Board Treasurer: Michael is Senior Vice President, Investments and Credit at MCAP Commercial LP. Prior to joining the company, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Cameron Stephens Mortgage Capital Ltd, a leader in commercial and construction financing. Before that, he was Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of MCAN Mortgage Corporation, a federally regulated loan company and Mortgage Investment Corporation. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto, a Qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Mississauga.

Sandee Harder, Board Member:  Sandee is the Western Canada Director for Safe Families Canada. Before holding this position, Sandee was Regional Director for Safe Families Canada in Winnipeg. Sandee has worked for the Province of Manitoba as a Project Officer for 22 years as well as served with Youth for Christ and as Dean of Women at Okanagan Bible College.  Sandee is a strong advocate for engaging the Church in actioning God’s justice and mercy to those who are in need in the community. thereby fulfilling God’s command to “love our neighbour as ourselves”. Sandee holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Biblical Counselling and is a graduate of Providence Theological Seminary.

Jen Francis, Board Member:  Founder and former Executive Director of Safe Families Canada. Graduate of York University. Social Service Degree in International Development. Worked in Not-For-Profit, charity and Church sector