Jodi Greenstreet

Jodi's personal mission statement is:

 'to listen, learn and love with the heart and mind of Christ and help others do the same.' 

She graduated from Emmaus Bible College with a BA in Biblical Studies and an emphasis in youth ministry. Shortly after moving back home to Canada, she co-founded CrossTrainers Canada with her cousin, Patti LaRose in 2001. She served as CrossTrainers' Executive Director for 19 years and her heart beat remains intimately connected with CrossTrainers' mission 'Training people to live, love and lead for the glory of God.' 

Jodi is a Registered Psychotherapist with the CRPO as well as a certified trainer with Bridges out of Poverty and Getting Ahead Jodi has a private psychotherapy practice called Anchored Counselling & Psychotherapy with offices in Bradford & Innisfil Ontario.  

Above all, Jodi's passion is Jesus.  

Patti LaRose

Patti and Jodi are cousins and co-founded CrossTrainers in 2001. Patti currently serves as the Executive Director for CrossTrainers. She has been a part of WOW Living since it's inception in 2014 assisting with WOW Living conferences and retreats. She graduated from Brock University with an Honors BA in English Language and Literature and a minor in Math, then from the University of Western Ontario in 1998 with her BEd in Secondary Education. In 2003 Patti stepped out in faith trusting the Lord by leaving her high school teaching position of 5 years to follow Him in what He was calling her to in opening The Hub Youth Centre. She loves discipleship and small group teaching atmospheres and uses these gifts within CT and WOW Living often. She is a Registered Psychotherapist with the CRPO and has a private counselling and psychotherapy practice called Anchored Counselling & Psychotherapy with offices in Bradford & Innisfil Ontario.  

Ben Verkaik

Ben Verkaik is a lifelong resident of Bradford West Gwillimbury. Together with his wife, Jeannette, they raised their 3 children in Bradford West Gwillimbury. He is an honours graduate of Bradford District High School and earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, Chemical Engineering, at the University of Waterloo. He is a licensed Professional Engineer with over 35 years experience in manufacturing leadership.

Ben is currently serving as industry advisory member of the Bradford West Gwillimbury Economic Advisory Committee. He spent 9 years serving on church council at Springdale CRC and is currently attending Sovereign Grace Church at the 5th Sideroad and Canal Road. He has also served on the Board of Directors at King Christian School for 7 years and is currently the Board Treasurer. From 2011 to 2017 he was Chair of the Building Committee for the new King Christian School on Bathurst Street.

Ben is currently volunteering at the Out of the Cold Café (a daytime shelter in downtown Bradford) and at the Bradford Helping Hand Food Bank. He was a 3-time volunteer with World Renew Disaster Response Services rebuilding homes damaged by tornados and floods.

Lisa Apps

Lisa is a Jesus-following mom and wife to her family.  She lives in New Tecumseth and loves helping others in practical ways.  

She has been helping out with WOW for a couple of years, working on the trailer permits.  In the past she has served on the Board of the church she attended.

Lisa grew up on a sheep farm, near Wooler Ontario and then moved up to Alliston.  After a bit of time living in Toronto, she moved back to Alliston to be closer to family, while starting her own.

She went to Toronto Metropolitan University and graduated with a Bachelor of Architectural Science.  After more then a decade working as a project manager for a small design firm in Toronto, she started her own residential design firm - Merner Row Design.  

Today she is happy to help out where she can to get WOW Living into its new home.  

Darcey Mullen

As the owner of Big Yellow Bins, a successful dumpster service, Darcey loves to say he's the wealthiest garbage man you'll ever meet. Darcey brings a vast knowledge of business and finance to the WOW Living team as well as a passion for people. His down to earth and approachable personality makes anyone feel welcome around him. 

Darcey has a 'nothing is impossible' outlook on life and is a natural encourager. He is a man of great faith and is quick to point to God as his Rock and Provider.  

Darcey is married to Sandra and together they enjoy spending time on their farm and thinking of creative ways to bless others.