~Pastor of Worship & Outreach Ministries, Westview Baptist Church
Rhys enjoys coordinating and overseeing the musicians and technicians for Sunday worship services at Westview. He loves planning big, outreach events for the Ranchlands and surrounding communities. Rhys lives in Evanston with his beautiful wife and two daughters. He has been serving at Westview since 2010 and is excited to be providing leadership to Westview Arts Academy.
~Founder & Director, Westview Arts Academy
Elaine has a BA from Muskingum University in Ohio where she studied English, education, and art, while also working for and participating in the theatre department there. She has ten years of teaching experience in public, private, rural, and inner-city settings. She also has seven years of experience working for Spread the Word Theatre, a former ministry of Wycliffe Bible Translators, in artistic and managerial capacities, as well as twelve years of experience volunteering for the Canadian Badlands Passion Play. She feels privileged to have travelled Canada from coast to coast with Spread the Word Theatre, to have met so many amazing people and artists along the way, and to be the wife of a very talented theatre artist and the mother of two creative and beautiful girls. Elaine is excited to be launching Westview Arts Academy with the help of so many amazing and talented people.
~Business Management, Westview Arts Academy
Tim is always looking for opportunities to help make organizations more efficient and add more value to their stakeholders. With over 18 years of diverse Information Management expertise, he is currently providing technical services to Westview Arts Academy. He is a self-proclaimed “serial entrepreneur”, seeing the future of what could be, even when things aren’t taking shape yet. He likes to solve problems with “out of the box” thinking. Tim is married to a lovely woman, favorite uncle of six, and has the patience of Job with the family cat. He is an internationally published author and he holds an Executive MBA from Athabasca University, Graduate Diploma in Management (Athabasca University) and Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from DeVry Institute of Technology.
~Pastor of Children & Family Ministries, Westview Baptist Church
Dawn has been serving at Westview with her husband and senior pastor Dayle Medgett since 1999 and loves working with kids. She has a heart for developing leaders and supporting new visions, which makes Westview Arts Academy a perfect fit. When she isn’t working, Dawn loves spending time with her two daughters and her grandson.