Meet the Board | Hungry For Life

Meet the Board

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Einstein

Harvey Adrian


Harvey has been involved in various roles of church and non-profit board leadership for years, and was an early supporter of HFL, contributing some resources to our initial board model and make-up. Harvey and his wife Darlene moved away from Chilliwack for a few years to be closer to their children and grandchildren, but in 2011 moved back to the area. Harvey also serves on the Board of Directors of the Briercrest Schools.

Kathy Krahn

Vice Chair

Kathy is involved in various volunteer areas of her local church (River of Life) and on the MCC Relief Sale Foods Committee. She has had the privilege of participating on several missions trips to Brazil and Ukraine over the last 6 years.  Kathy graduated from Columbia Bible College in 1986 and now lives with her husband Rob, and their two sons Derek and Karl in Greendale.

Nick Derksen


Nick is a local businessman who primarily focuses on development and real estate investing in Chilliwack. Prior to starting Summit Pacific Properties, he attended Ambrose University and was a youth pastor for 7 years. He brings a unique perspective from both the church ministry and business world. Nick and his wife Courtney are actively involved in leadership in the local church and running consistent mission trips to Mexico. Spending time with their 3 young boys Micah, Wyatt and Weston bring them the most joy.

Kelly O’Neill


Kelly works with the HR department at the University of the Fraser Valley. Kelly and her husband Chad moved from Ontario to British Columbia in 2005 and have had the opportunity to serve together in Haiti on two occasions with HFL. Kelly and Chad live in Chilliwack with their children, Dublin (b. 2009) and Teagan (b. 2011). The O’Neill family attends Sardis Fellowship Baptist Church and enjoys camping and playing sports together.

Dave Blundell


Dave gives leadership to the organization with the Board of Directors and through the Sr. Leadership Team. He was married to Heidi in 1997 and has two children, Caleb (1998) and Abby (1999). In addition to serving and leading at HFL, Dave loves to hang out with his family as well as read, write and coach baseball.

Beni Cobaschi


Beni was born in Romania and came to Canada with his family at the age of 15. He started his construction company after finishing high school and has been involved in the building and renovation industry ever since. He became involved with HFL as a participant on a trip to Kenya in 2008 and has participated in several short-term trips since. He now has the privilege to serve God’s kingdom as a board member. He and Diana, his highschool sweetheart and wife of 16 years, have two kids, Alice (8) and Caleb (7). Beni loves adventure, travel, skiing, and good food. 

Josh Greggain


Josh Greggain is a family physician in Hope, and the medical director of Fraser Canyon Hospital. He is married to an amazing woman, Jennifer, has two children, Darren and Elizabeth, and a three-legged-dog named Rudy. Josh and Jen were first involved with HFL on a mission trip to Haiti in 2004. He has been an active member of his local community, Crossroads Community Church, and on the board of Cascade Christian School. He has served on the mission field in short-term missions since 1997. He is looking forward to an opportunity to be serve in the board with HFL, seeking God’s continued direction for the organization.

Jake Oostenbrink


Jake works as a emergency physician at Chilliwack General Hospital, where he uses his skills to help those in need. During a missions trip to Kenya with his family a few years ago, he realized the importance of getting connected with trusted partners in the mission field. Since then he has gotten involved with and become a supporter of HFL. Jake and his wife Alma have three boys and reside in Chilliwack, where they attend Southside Church. Jake loves mountain biking, skiing and hanging out with his family.

Dwayne Toews


Dwayne is an Assistant District Superintendent, responsible for New Leader Development, with the Christian and Missionary Alliance’s Canadian Pacific District. Dwayne’s connection to HFL began years ago, as an original member of the Shekinah leadership team. He was the Worship Pastor for 6 years and the Lead Pastor for 12 years at Yarrow Alliance Church. Dwayne is passionate to see the local church engage in God’s mission around the world. Dwayne, and his wife Charlene, are active members at Chilliwack Alliance Church where Dwayne serves in worship ministry. Together, they have been involved in cross-cultural missions since 2006. They have two grown sons, Hayden and Brandon. Hayden is an civil engineer and Brandon is about to graduate with his BA in Music.

Yvonne Yua


Born in Malaysia and raised in Chilliwack, Yvonne now lives in Port Coquitlam with her husband Justin and their two kids, Bailey (2008) and Teddy (2019). She has been serving in the financial industry for over a decade and currently represents more than 400 clients across Canada, while leading a team of associates in her agency. Yvonne is an international speaker on financial literacy, entrepreneurship and leadership. She attends Coquitlam Alliance Church and is a champion for underdogs like orphans, widows, people with special needs, and those recovering from addictions & abuse. Yvonne first learned about HFL when Justin participated on a previous HFL Pastors trip to China. She has participated in several STM trips to Mexico, China and Ethiopia. Her family enjoys food, movies and traveling.