Our Board

Phil Reimer

Executive Director


Phil and his wife Jackie are the Founders of Next Step Ministries and have a passion to serve and support women exiting sexual exploitation in Calgary.


Marvin Poetker

Board Chair


Marvin has been on the board since the beginning of Next Step Ministries. He is the Western Canadian Sales Manager for Herman Millar Canada Inc.

Donna Hastings

Vice Chair


Donna is the CEO for the Heart & Stroke Foundation in Alberta, NWT & Nunavut. She bring over 25 years of leadership experience from local, national and global organizations to Next Step Ministries.


George McGregor

Board Treasurer


George has been on the board since the beginning of Next Step Ministries. George is presently the Project Manager for Red Dot Restoration in Calgary.

Krystal Clements

Board Member


Krystal is currently working with The Ride to Conquer Cancer. She brings a wealth of volunteer and fundraising experience to Next Step Ministries.


Ian Watson

Board Member


Ian joined the board in March 2017 after many years of supporting Next Step Ministries. He works at Imperial Oil as a geoscience supervisor and brings leadership, planning and execution skills to the team.

Margie Schellenberg

Board Secretary


Margie joined the Board in March 2017 as the Secretary after volunteering with NSM for the last year. She is currently a stay-at-home Mom and keeps busy supporting her family. Being a mother along with her previous work in the Oil and Gas Industry have honed her administrative and organizational skills which she now brings to the team.