Christian School Foundation Team
Tony Kamphuis, President & CEO
After thirty-one years of experience in Christian education as both a teacher and administrator, Tony Kamphuis still has the passion of a recent convert, having only had the opportunity to attend Christian schools for his last years of high school. Tony fully appreciates how a thoughtful Christian education can have a powerful impact in the lives of individuals and in societies. Tony holds a B.A. from Calvin College, and a Master’s degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. Utilizing his experience in Fund Development, Tony’s goal as the newly-appointed President and CEO is to push the Christian School Foundation to the next level, impacting the world for Christ by equipping Christian schools to thrive.
Kevin teBrake, Director of Planned Gifts and Investments
Kevin teBrake is an experienced and motivated leader who has a passion for Christian education and stewardship. Kevin graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce and following that received his CMA (Certified Management Accountant) designation working in public accounting for 14 years. Kevin also graduated from McMaster Divinity College with a Master of Divinity leading him into parish ministry for 15 years. Having been blessed through Christian education as a child and teen, and seeing his children discipled through Christian education, Kevin recognizes the gift we have through the Christian schools. He has a passion for the work of the Foundation, and a passion to ensure each child and family have access to Christian schools.
Meghan Van Pelt, School and Grants Manager
Meghan Van Pelt is a graduate of Redeemer University where she studied History and Political Science. She was employed for several summers at the Peter Turkstra Library at Redeemer. In this role Meghan worked with the Charlotte Mason Digital Collection and introduced her research at the 2012 Childligh USA conference. She was also a contributing author in Essays on the Life and Work of Charlotte Mason. Meghan complete the Laurentian Leadership Program in 2013 where she interned at the Canadian War Museum.