Board of Directors

Every member of our board is dedicated to the fight against sexual exploitation

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.

George McGregor
Board Chair

George has been a member of the board since the beginning of Next Step Ministries. George brings 35 years of corporate and non-profit leadership, strategic planning, and pastoral care to Next Step Ministries.

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.

Ian Watson
Board Treasurer

Ian joined the board in March 2017 after many years of supporting Next Step Ministries. He works at Imperial Oil as a culture transformation manager 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.

Debbie Osiowy
Board Member

Debbie is a CPA and is the CFO at the Kids Cancer Foundation of Alberta. She has over 25 years of experience in the not for profit sector. She joined the Board in 2019 and is a passionate supporter
of our mission.