Meet the Board
Herb has been actively involved in church-based ministry for over thirty years.
His professional experience includes financial and operational leadership in transportation, retail, real estate and financial services. The last ten years have been dominated by roles that focused on strategic planning and cultural transformation.
He has a passion for music, languages, and travel (to name a few). His most significant passion is to daily live and demonstrate the unconditional love of our Heavenly Father.
REV. D. MARK GRIFFIN
Mark Griffin has been married since 1988 and has four children. Mark and his wife currently live in South Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where three of their four children live. Calgary serves as their home base while Mark travels.
Prior to this season the family spent 4 adventurous years living and ministering in Germany. Mark has been in vocational ministry for over 30 years; traveling, speaking, pastoring, training leaders, coaching, consulting, helping plant churches and doing missions. He has also been a ghost-writer authoring 3 books and scripts for television.
Mark is very passionate about encouraging the Church and leaders around the globe. He is a passionate Leaf fan, loves family, cooking and travel.
Chuchu Nwebube was born in Germany and spent his early childhood in Switzerland . At the age of 11 he moved with his parents back to Nigeria where he completed High School and University where he studied medicine.
He is an obstetrician/gynecologist who practices in Grimsby. He grew up Anglican but has been attending pentecostal churches since 1994. He, like his wife, is an active member of Lakemount Worship Centre, Grimsby. He is currently a Deacon ( Board member) at Lakemount Worship Centre and involved with Guest Services and the Kids Ministry .
He has been on mission trips to Kenya (2007), the Dominican Republic (2008), St, Lucia ( 2011,2012, 2013) and until recently was a member of the Mission's committee of Lakemount Worship Centre.He is also currently a board member of West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Sheldon Wood is General Counsel for Teen Challenge Canada Inc, a national faith-based substance abuse rehabilitation charity. He also assists national and international Christian charities as the sole proprietor of his own law firm.
Sheldon works with the national and regional offices of a wide variety of Christian denominations, and acts as National Council Vice Chair with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches in Canada. His non-profit efforts include having served on the boards of his church, the Christian Legal Fellowship, the Ontario Bar Association Charity Section, and community organizations.
Having over thirty years of experience, he has worked in law firms ranging from four to over five hundred lawyers, having been a member of the Charity Group for one of Canada’s largest law firms.
He holds a B.A. from Wilfrid Laurier University and an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario. Sheldon and his wife Heather have two adult children and live in London, Ontario. He joined the World Embrace Board in 2013, and has previously served as its Board Chair