GSC Staff & Board

Global Scholars Canada (GSC) is incorporated under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act and is a registered charity. Its Board of Directors includes members from across Canada and the United States. The President of Global Scholars (USA) serves on the GSC Board while GSC’s Executive Director serves on the Global Scholars (USA) Board of Directors.


Dr. Peter Schuurman
Executive Director (part-time)
Guelph, ON
Telephone: 1-519-822-7177 (cell)

Harley B. Dekker CPA, CMA
Financial Administrator (part-time)
Toronto, ON

Anna Sklar, BA
Program Administrator (part-time)
Guelph, ON

Board of Directors

Justin Cooper (Chair)
Christian Higher Education Canada
Dundas, ON

Opening Up the World of Higher Education: The Asterik Legacy of Dr. Justin Cooper – article by Peter Schuurman

Mary Leigh Morbey (Secretary)
York University (retired)
Toronto, ON

Carla Nelson
Tyndale University College and Seminary (retired)
Calgary, AB

Harry Fernhout (Vice Chair and Treasurer)
The King’s University (retired)
Former GSC Executive Director (2014 – 2017)
Toronto, ON

Deborah Bowen
Redeemer University (retired)
Toronto, ON

More about Deborah.

Browse articles and books from Deborah in the GSC Library.