Please click on the name to be taken to each Trustee Team member’s full bio.

  • Scott Wiebe

    Pastoral Care, Trustee

    Scott was born and raised in Nepal and Port Rowan, Ontario. He moved to Thunder Bay in 1999 to attend Lakehead University, where he received his HBSc in Forestry and eventually a PhD in Forest Sciences. Scott cares about people. Like, a lot. He’s also big on understanding the Bible and just being in nature. […]

  • Derek Bravinder

    Ministry Team Coordinator, Trustee

    Derek was born and raised in Cokato, Minnesota. In 2006, he and his wife Tara decided to make Thunder Bay their home and have been active members of Grassroots Church ever since. They are both passionate about fostering healthy church community as one way that God’s healing work is accomplished and expressed in the world. Derek is […]

  • Claire Riddell


    Claire was born, raised, and educated in Thunder Bay. She works in the field of social services and is passionate about supporting victims. She has been attending Grassroots for over 10 years and was a student of the Great Commission School. Claire joined the Board of Trustees hoping that her bookkeeping, research and analytical, and […]