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Keynote Speakers

Ron HuntleyRon Huntley
Director of Coaching & Development
Divine Renovation Ministry - Canada

Ron Huntley works internationally with church leaders to build passion and get results. Ron's love for Christ, people and the church drive him to make a difference in the lives of pastors, priests and ministry leaders everywhere. Ron Huntley and Fr. James Mallon worked side-by-side to bring about the divine renovation at Saint Benedict Parish in Halifax, Canada. Ron’s work at Saint Benedict Parish continues but has expanded to parishes around the world through Ron’s international speaking engagements, the divine renovation podcast, and the divine renovation coaching network where Ron coaches and mentors pastors who seek to bring their parish from maintenance to mission.

Lana Turvey CollinsLana Turvey-Collins
Plenary 2020 Facilitator

In November 2017 Lana Turvey-Collins began with the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference working to facilitate a three-year process of listening, dialogue and discernment about the future of the Catholic Church in Australia.

Lana has a wealth of experience in senior leadership, strategic planning, facilitation and stakeholder engagement.  She was seconded from Catholic Mission, where she had been leading the mission formation team and adult formation program.

Prior to her role at Catholic Missions, Lana worked as diocesan director in the Sydney Archdiocese and Broken Bay Diocese.  During 2012-13 Lana lived in Zambia, working together with the Pontifical Mission Societies and the Zambian Bishops Conference where the experience of global church, mission and faith in action were a daily encounter of love, justice and compassion.  Before joining Catholic Mission, she worked with corporate organisations and their executive teams on leadership and the infusion of vison and values into organizational culture.

Lana studied in the areas of mission, theology and Church, holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master’s degree in International Social Development and Human Rights. She has lived and worked in Switzerland, Zambia, Peru, Timor-Leste, New Zealand and Japan. Lana is inspired by the journey of life-long learning and the fulfillment of God’s vision for the world through each person living and leading mission.

Cardinal John Atcherley DewHis Eminence Cardinal John Atcherley Dew DD
Archbishop of Wellington

Cardinal John Dew, Archbishop of Wellington New Zealand was born in Waipawa, a small settlement on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island, May 5, 1948. He attended Catholic schools through high school. He studied philosophy at Holy Name Seminary in Christchurch and theology at Holy Cross Seminary in Dunedin.

He was ordained a priest in May 1976 and became auxiliary bishop of Wellington in May 1995. He was appointed coadjutor archbishop in 2004 and succeeded Cardinal Williams as archbishop the following year

In addition to participating in the synods on the Eucharist and family, in 2012 Pope Benedict named him to the Synod of Bishops on the new evangelization and on 15 February 2015 was proclaimed Cardinal by Pope Francis.

He is president of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference and heads the Military Ordinariate of New Zealand.

Karolina GunsserKarolina Gunsser
Community Leader - Citipointe Church

Alongside her husband Sam, Karolina leads the Redcliffe location of Citipointe Church.  They have a contagious passion for the local Church and are dynamic leaders, speakers and trainers with hearts for developing strong layers of leaders and volunteers.

Sam and Karolina are parents to four children and make a home in Brisbane, Australia.


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PROCLAIM 2018 conference is organised on behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference by the Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane.
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