Our Auckland Team
Back row: Bill, Hugh, Ian, Lyn, Donna and Todd
Middle row: Jean, Yan and Judy
Front row: Robyn, Marion, Susan and Mike
Mike has worked full time for CBM since 2000 and he is now the International Director. He is a life minister of children and family and has served in a pastoral capacity for 19 years in the local church. Mike is passionate about seeing what God does in the lives of children at our holiday camps and he also loves seeing leaders grow in their capacity to teach children after attending our training.
Susan, his wife, has a background as a chartered accountant and is currently looking after our day to day accounts. Mike and Susan have 5 children.
Ian first trained with CBM in 1997 and stayed on to help us with administration. Ian and his wife Yvonne then went on to serve as Children and Family Pastors for 8 years in a church in Papakura.
Ian became our operations manager in 2006. He takes care of the day to day administration of our book shop and busy international headquarters in Auckland. Ian is also passionate about working alongside all the children at Camp Raglan through our various activities. Ian has 3 adult children.
Bill and Jean have been in the organization since it was founded by Charles and Beryl McRae in 1963. Since handing over the leadership of the organization to Mike Buckley,
Bill enjoys being at the reception desk and assisting with some of the routine office work. As Camp ‘Granddad’ he listens to the children who enjoy learning passages of scripture.
Jean the story teller, does some of the teaching in camp, speaks in schools and does a lot of overseas travel conducting training for children’s workers in Asia and Africa.
Hugh has worked for CBM since 1973 and has spent most of his time in recent years in the international side of CBM.
He is involved with arranging and conducting training in Asia and Africa and organising the annual 16 week training course in Auckland.
Hugh also oversees the writing and artwork of the curriculum produced by Educational Aid Services, CBM’s publishing division.
He has two children and three grandchildren and is supported by his wife, Dell.
Todd and Donna have worked with the CBM team since early 2012.
Todd is involved in our teacher training, holiday camps, bible in schools and also does maintenence and repairs at our headquarters.
Donna does our graphics work and is also involved in our teacher training, and holiday camps where she loves to engage the children in different crafts each camp.
Lyn’s role at CBM includes writing curriculum for 3-6 year old children and training teachers to effectively disciple children of all ages in the Lord.
She is passionate about giving children the opportunity to know Jesus while they are young. From her own experience she knows the huge effect this can have on their future.
Lyn is married with 3 adult children and has recently become a grandma as well.
Judy has worked with us for most of her working life. She currently works as our Secretary. Judy loves being involved with our holiday camps and training days and is a great registrar.
Yan trained at CBM in 2003. She has been involved in after school programs, Raglan holiday camps and Bible in schools. Yan is our Funding Co-ordinator and helps run training seminars with the CBM teaching team in Chinese speaking churches.
Robyn is not always seen but is an important part of the team, working on collating curriculum and lessons for overseas orders as well as making up curriculum and lesson packs for the shop. She also helps with the processing and pricing of incoming stock.
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