The Board of Elders provides oversight of the ministry and operations of the church. It does this task principally by providing guidance and direction at a policy level. The Board meets approximately eight times a year and works closely with the Senior Pastor.
Howard Louie (Chair)
Howard has attended Tenth for over ten years at the 9:15 Mt Pleasant service with his wife, Teresa, and two daughters and has been part of a variety of ministries. He is currently on the Connections Team and has served on a variety of public and private boards.
Paul has attended the Kitsilano morning service with his wife and two children since 2014. Paul has an advisory business and enjoys surfing, skiing, great books, and coffee.
Elsie and her husband, Gavin, are blessed to have been a part of Kits since 2009 and Mt Pleasant before that. She enjoys being an IT executive as well as serving in Tenth Kids, Marriage Mentoring and Life Groups.
Stephanie is a Chartered Professional Accountant. She has attended Tenth's 11:15 Mt Pleasant service since 2008. She currently serves as part of the worship ministry.
Brent Hoshizaki (Treasurer)
Brent, his wife, Janice, and two daughters have been worshipping at East Van since it started and at Mt Pleasant before that. Brent works as a cross-border tax accountant and assists Janice’s leadership in a Burnaby missional community (life) group.
Kirsten Ickert (Secretary)
Kirsten, an elementary school teacher, attends Tenth Evening and has been co-leading the Connect Team and a life group since 2015. She's also involved with Soul Trios.
Patrick, his wife, Ju, and their two sons attend Kits. He loves playing the piano with the worship team and is currently CEO and President of Canaan Group, a logistics company.
John McNamee (Vice-Chairman)
John attends Tenth's 9:15 Mt Pleasant service with his wife, Mi-Jung, and two sons. He is a lawyer currently practising in the public sector. John has served on a number of non-profit boards and helps proofread the Tenth website.
Ken is the Senior Pastor of Tenth Church and an ex officio member of the Board of Elders.
Winnie attends Tenth's 9:15 Mt Pleasant service with her husband and three children. She is a family physician in Vancouver and involved in the teaching of students and young physicians. Winnie has been serving in our Tenth Kids ministry since 2011.