our elders

  • Terry Lee

    Terry is Lead Pastor and member of the BOE, since joining the church family in 2011. He and his wife Ann have 3 children, the older two are “launched” and their youngest is in high school. Ann works part time at Okotoks Chiropractic and Massage. Terry enjoys photography, skiing and music - he is volunteer Conductor and Musical Director of the Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra. 

  • Bill Black

    Bill Black is in his first term on OAC’s BOE having previously served on the Building Committee and on the Call to Grow campaign. A frequent participant on the worship team Bill is more familiar to many at OAC with a guitar strapped around his neck. Born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland Bill worked in the construction field there and has continued to do so in a number of different roles since he moved to Canada in 1991. He and his wife Richelle have 3 children. Richelle has a design background and works for a large American based manufacturer of commercial office interior systems. Currently the President & COO of the Calgary Construction Association Bill loves playing, collecting and listening to music, cooking and photography.

  • Colin Toffelmire

    Colin is "new-again" to our BOE, having served as Secretary to the BOE during 2 previous terms. He’s married to Jinny and they have 3 children and lead busy lives. Jinny works for the Town of Okotoks as an environmental and sustainability specialist. Colin is ‘Dr. T’, professor of Old Testament at Ambrose University in Calgary.

  • Cory Knutson

    Cory joined our Elder's board in 2020, but he and his family have attended OAC since 2014. He has been actively involved playing Bass on our worship teams, and helping with our tech systems, while his wife Crystal has been a key member of our KidZone team, and their 3 kids have enjoyed Quizzing and other church ministries. Cory works as a Master Electrician, and looks forward to being a servant leader through the Elder role at OAC.

  • Dave Vandermey

    Dave began serving as an Elder in September of 2018 after their family started attending OAC in 2013.  He's married to Francina, and they have 4 children, ranging from young teens to adult. Dave and his family are actively involved in ministry at OAC, ranging from musicians and sound techs to ushering, Kidzone and having run the Marriage Course.  Dave has his own excavation business (7 Contracting), and is well known for his daily Facebook 'views from the office' photos.  :)

  • Kevin McCubbin

    Kevin has agreed to serve on OAC’s BOE, having served multiple times over the past 15 years. He began following Jesus at OAC, through the ALPHA Course, over 20 years ago. He is married to Colleen and they've raised Kevin’s daughter, whose now in university. Colleen runs her own book publishing company. Kevin is a carpenter by trade, and works for Madison Avenue Group as a project manager. Kevin is an avid student of scripture and history, with a particular interest in the Protestant Reformation.