Elders Team

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Bob Howard

CHAIR

Bob and his wife, Lorraine, have been attending Grandview since 1972, the year they were married. Their four children grew up in Grandview, but now live in other cities. Over the years he has served in a variety of roles including small group ministry and adult education. Bob is an actuary. He retired from Mutual Life/Sun Life after 40 years of service, but he continues to work as a consultant and as a volunteer.

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PETER BERNDT

VICE-CHAIR

Peter and his wife, Rosemary, have been attending Grandview since 1995. They have two children: Victoria is in university and Abigail is in high school. Both daughters attend the church as well. Over the past years he has served at Grandview as an elder previously, as well as an usher, church wide events planner, grounds keeper, and children’s ministry teacher. Peter is an elementary school principal for the WRDSB. He enjoys canoeing, spending time with his family and any type of sport.


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Stan Fowler

Stan Fowler and his wife, Donna, have been members at Grandview since 1993, when they moved here from Toronto. They have been married for 47 years, and they have four children and six grandchildren. Stan is a professor of theology at Heritage Seminary, and he served two pastorates prior to his full-time academic career. He has served as an elder during most of his years at Grandview. If you wonder why you haven't seen him at church recently, it is likely because he is preaching at other churches.

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Dale McQuiggin

Dale and his wife Kristen have been attending Grandview since 1997 and have two adult children. Dale has served at Grandview in Baptisms, Life Groups, on the elder's board and on various search teams over the years. Dale is employed as a Business Development Manager in the software industry. His interests include sports, reading, walking and enjoying time with family and friends.


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Tony DiGiacomo

Tony and his wife Bethany joined the Grandview family in 2007 and live in historic downtown Kitchener with their beloved dog, Ms. Madelyn. As a musician and Service Director, Tony has spent most of his ministry life at Grandview serving the Worship & Creative Arts department. Armed with his unique sense of humour, he is always working on a project somewhere within the community at Grandview and has a passion for mentoring and coaching young leaders. Professionally, Tony enjoys a career in the food industry as a Director for Loblaw Companies Ltd.

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Michael Lozinski

SECRETARY

Michael has been attending Grandview since 1994 and became a Christian in 1995. He and his wife, Kathy, had two children, now 19 and 16. She passed away in 2011 and Michael married Dayna in 2014. Over the years he has served as a sound technician, usher, greeter and librarian. Michael works as a senior IT Technician for the WRDSB. In the summer he likes to ride his motorcycle and manage one of our men’s slo-pitch teams. Winters see him curling and dreaming of the Maple Leafs winning a Stanley Cup…


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ANDREW PORTENGEN

Andrew and his wife Lauren joined Grandview in early 2015 and live in Kitchener with their pet rabbit Marbee. Andrew has been involved with the worship & creative arts ministry playing guitar and singing alongside his wife on Sunday mornings. Andrew works as a mechanical engineer in the construction industry at WalterFedy, just a short walk from his home. Andrew’s sense of humour and patient demeanour mean he is always ready to lend a hand. Always smiling and ready to listen, he is passionate about the various communities in which he is involved. Andrew also enjoys camping (trying to get his wife to join him), and often has his nose in a book.

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