The Team

Michael Van Pelt
Michael Van Pelt
President
Ray Pennings
Ray Pennings
Executive Vice President
Brian Harskamp
Brian Harskamp
Senior Director, Philanthropy and Finance
Peter Stockland
Peter Stockland
Senior Director, Publications and Media
Brian Dijkema
Brian Dijkema
Program Director, Work and Economics
Milton Friesen
Milton Friesen
Program Director, Social Cities
Raymond J. de Souza
Raymond J. de Souza
Editor-in-Chief, Convivium
James K.A. Smith
James K.A. Smith
Editor-in-Chief, Comment
Dan Postma
Dan Postma
Operations Manager
Almut Sweet
Almut Sweet
Controller
Ray Sawatsky
Ray Sawatsky
Project Coordinator
Pat Menzies
Pat Menzies
Project Coordinator
Mark DeVos
Mark DeVos
Project Coordinator, Cardus U
Naomi Biesheuvel
Naomi Biesheuvel
Communications Coordinator
Doug Sikkema
Doug Sikkema
Editorial Assistant
Kathryn de Ruijter
Kathryn de Ruijter
Graphic Designer
Julia Nethersole
Julia Nethersole
Administrative Assistant

Our Mission


Cardus (root: cardo) is a think tank dedicated to the renewal of North American social architecture. Drawing on a long tradition of Christian social thought, we work to enrich and challenge public debate through research, events and publications, for the common good.