Paideia is governed by a Board of Directors which is made up of individuals with unique areas of speciality and from several different backgrounds.

Ron Hedelius

Chair of the Board
Ron has recently retired from the Halton Region Board of Education’s Career Counselling Centre where lecturing, testing, individual counselling and mentoring activities were his primary mandate. Prior to this, Ron’s experience and training include ... Read More ›

Ed Pypker

Ed grew up in the Toronto area. Studying under Dr. Runner and Dr. Spykman as a young college student sparked the desire to integrate his faith with daily life. He has a BA in Economics from York University. For the past 26 years Ed has worked in labour relati ... Read More ›

Stephen Lazarus

Stephen Lazarus is a currently a consultant with the US Department of Labor, specializing in implementing workforce collaborations that draw on the strengths of faith-based organizations. He formerly served as a social policy analyst with the Center for ... Read More ›

Rev. Bill DeJong

The pastor of Cornerstone Canadian Reformed Church in Hamilton, Ontario, Bill DeJong is married to Kim with whom he has four sons (Calvin, Alex, Jacob, and Ian). He is also a PhD student at McMaster Divinity College and is interested in the neuroscience ... Read More ›