Our People

Meet the Team at Father's House International

Jason Kiriaka
President, Romania Liaison

Jason has been a member of the FHI board since 2012. He lives in High River, Alberta.  As an avid cyclist, Jason organizes one of our main fundraiser's - the CFH2 Bikeathon.

Jennifer Mann
Vice President

Jennifer has been a member of the FHI board since 2006. She and her family lived in Romania for a time. She now lives in Calgary, Alberta.

Benson Klumpenhower
Board Member, South Africa Liason

Benson lives in Calgary, Alberta.  He has been intrigued for a number of years by Father's House International's philosophy of orphan care.  He has served in missions and on church boards, raised children of others, and is eager to contribute to the Board of FHI. 

Christina Andrei
Board Member

From Calgary, Alberta, Christina is our newest member to the Board. With her Romanian background, she is a great asset to the team. 

Donna O'Connor
Executive Director

Donna has been on staff with FHI since April 2020. She has a passion to see orphaned and abandoned children healed and restored. Donna lives in Sturgeon County, Alberta.

Alinda and Chris Rusu
National Directors, Romania

Alinda and Chris share a passion for seeing the young generation saved, equipped and changing the world for Jesus. Their hearts go out for the orphans, the abandoned and the physically and spiritually hungry people of Romania.

Debbie West
National Director, South Africa

Debbie has been on staff with FHI/CAIRD South Africa since 2013. She lives in Amanzimtoti, South Africa. Debbie has extensive experience in working with children and has also adopted children of her own.

Hilda deJonge
Office Administrator, Edmonton

Hilda lives in Leduc, Alberta and joined the team in October, 2018.  She has a great deal of experience in office management for non-profit organizations, and brings a wealth of knowledge to the team.