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Centre Staff

HELPING PEOPLE OVERCOME ADDICTION EVERY DAY

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Brent Cooper

Centre Director

Brent joined the Teen Challenge Saskatchewan team as the Director at the Men’s Centre in January, 2018.  He is a graduate of the Summit Pacific Bible College.  Over the past 30 years, he has been involved in various ministries including pastoral ministry and prison chaplaincy.
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Ben Bernard

Spiritual Formation Coach

Ben teaches weekly classes and provides one-on-one coaching to help students in their spiritual growth. Ben is a Teen Challenge graduate who has worked with men overcoming addictions for over 7 years.
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Randy Makinson

Student Life Coordinator

As an addict and graduate, Randy can personally relate to a lot of what students are going through. His success story gives new students the confidence to believe that they too will be able to overcome their addictions.
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Brent Kruger

Addictions Counsellor

Brent has been working at Teen Challenge since August 2012. He attended Pacific Life Bible College from 2011-2012 and took a counselling course. He graduated with honours and received a diploma for Professional Counselling.
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Cary Snyder

Development Officer

Cary is a graduate of the Teen Challenge program and has moved into a Leadership role with Teen Challenge Saskatchewan.
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Norm MacLaren

National Church Relations

Rev. Norm MacLaren has served as a lead pastor both in the Maritimes and in Ontario. After retiring from Crossroads, Norm joined the Teen Challenge Canada team and now serves in the area of National Church Relations.
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Iner Smith

Donor Relations

Iner currently follows up with individuals looking to give special gifts such as shares, stocks and estates to Teen Challenge Canada. Iner joined Teen Challenge Canada in early 2012 after having worked approximately 17 years with Crossroads Christian Communication and YesTV.
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