Staff

Kevin Kiers
Youth Ministries Director

Summer Camps, Missions & Outdoor Ministry
Kevin KiersKevin was born in Hagersville, Ontario and first the attended the Seventh-day Adventist Church when he was 11 years old at the Six Nations Native Reserve. He was Baptized when he was 12 when he attended Grandview Adventist School in Hamilton. After attending Kingsway College in Oshawa for two years, he went to Southern Adventist University where he graduated with Education. He taught in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan for three years and then at College Heights Christian School in Lacombe for nine years. He began serving as Youth Ministries Director in the Man-Sask Conference in 2009 and has enjoyed working with youth and young adults. Kevin loves whitewater canoeing, along with many other outdoor activies. He also enjoys hanging out with his wife, Lynae and his two daughters, Barbara and Bethany.

 

Lyle Notice
Associate Youth Director
Master Guides, Pathfinders, Adventurers & Community Services
342878_35_e9616dLyle grew up in city of Toronto. From a young age had a passion for the stage. He met a local actor by the name of Charles Officer who recommended him to an agent Lisa Burke. Lyle began acting and was destined to be star in Hollywood. One day as he was practicing method acting auditioning for a movie roll he was caught in a battle of spiritual warfare. After that experience he felt God calling him to ministry. In 2001 he enrolled at Canadian University College and prepared for pastoral ministry. Upon graduating in 2005 he then went on to Andrews University where he completed his Masters of Divinity. In 2008 he accepted a call to become the youth pastor at the Ottawa Seventh-day Adventist Church. He currently serves as the Associate Youth Director where he works with pathfinders, community outreach, local mission trips, disaster response and media ministry. Lyle is a bit of a bookworm who loves skateboarding, djing, breakdancing, social media, social entrepreneurship and social justice issues. He is married to Cheri who is a grade 6 teacher.

 

David Benjamin
Assistant Youth Director
Campus Ministry & Youth Evangelism
342878_36_e69f80David was born in London, Ontario, and at the young age of 5 years old, he moved to Trinidad with his parents and siblings, only to return to Toronto as a young adult. While attending secondary school in Trinidad, at the age of 13, he began playing trumpet, and still plays today. After attending College in Toronto, studying Computer Programming, he enjoyed a successful career as a Computer Programmer/Business Analyst for several years, before deciding to move to Alberta to pursue a degree in Trumpet Performance at Canadian University College. David grew up in the Catholic Church where he was actively involved in music and children’s ministries. He also served as an Altar Boy for several years. At the age of 16, after attending 2 evangelistic series held by the Adventist Church in Trinidad, decide to be baptized. He has since then been involved in Youth and Music Ministries in Trinidad and Ontario, and is absolutely delighted to be the Assistant Youth Director of the Alberta Conference. David is happily married to the woman of his dreams, Marlene; and together they have four children.