AoR-Canada Board of Directors

Daryl Becker

Daryl Becker has been involved with AoR-Canada since its inception in 2008, serving first as Secretary, then Chair, then interim Executive Director. Daryl has served for more than 20 years as a Lutheran school teacher, over half of those years in school administrative roles. This experience, as well as his current position as Executive Assistant for Parish & School Services of the Alberta – British Columbia District of Lutheran Church – Canada, have given him opportunities to grow in his understanding and practice of biblical peacemaking. In 2002, he received training through Peacemaker Ministries in mediating conflicts. He has also taken the Church Reconciler Training course through Ambassadors of Reconciliation. In 2010, Daryl received his certification as a Christian Conciliator from The Institute for Christian Conciliation (Peacemaker Ministries). In his District executive position, , he uses his experience and training in leading workshops, seminars, and practicums, as well working to help reconcile congregations and individuals in conflict.

Ted Kober

Ted Kober serves as Senior Ambassador for Ambassadors of Reconciliation (AoR). Since AoR’s founding, he served as President until 2015. Ted has published articles, Bible studies, devotions, and books including Confession & Forgiveness(CPH, 2002) Cultivating Lifestyles of Reconciliation (co-authored with Ken Sande; AoR, 2009), and Built on the Rock: The Healthy Congregation (CPH, 2017). He teaches in church-worker conferences, schools, universities, and seminaries throughout the world, and as an adjunct instructor for Peacemaker Ministries (US) and PeaceWise (Australia). He has equipped church body leaders from more than 35 countries. A Certified Christian Conciliator™ since 1992, Ted consults and conciliates in cases ranging from personal disputes to lawsuits and church conflicts. Prior to reconciliation work, he owned or managed more than 30 different companies, and he resolved fifty-nine legal disputes in one estate. He has served on more than 50 boards of directors, including for the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. A lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Billings, Montana, he occasionally plays organ for worship. He and wife Sonja live in Billings. They have one son and two grandchildren.

Brian Lewis

Brian Lewis serves as Ambassadors of Reconciliation - Canada as Executive Director. He is a retired banker and financial advisor. He currently serves the Alberta – British Columbia District of Lutheran Church—Canada at the Department of Stewardship and Financial Ministries as a member of the Church Extension Fund and Stewardship committees. Brian’s prime focus at AoR-Canada is forming a business plan to support and promote the reconciliation ministry.

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