Interim Executive Director
Derek comes to Signal Hill with a passion for human life and holistic education. With a Master of Theological Studies from Duke University (Durham, NC), and a specialization in ethics, Derek seeks to make Signal Hill’s mission of “valuing every person” a reality for all people – especially children and adolescents - in Canada. As Philanthropy and Community Engagement Manager, Derek works with donors, educators, and community stakeholders to strengthen and extend this mission in order that it might reach and impact as many people as possible. In his spare time, Derek loves reading, writing, philosophizing, watching movies and discussing them, drinking good coffee, and spending quality time with friends and family.