The CTMES Executive is elected by the members.  The current Executive are as follows:


David Wardle
Booth College of Mission
David is the Education Officer for the School of Officer Training and the Academic Dean for the School of Bible and Mission at The Salvation Army’s Booth College of Mission. In his 8 years at the college he has taught theology, Christian leadership and has directed the second year officer cadet training programme. His particular interest is curriculum development and inquiry based learning and brings to CTMES his experience of the TroQ process, NZQA EER and internal self-review processes.
David is a third generation Salvationist and is currently the Corps Sergeant Major (senior elder) and Discipleship co-ordinator at Upper Hutt Corps. David graduated from Otago University and Dunedin Teachers’ College in 1982 and Massey University in 2007. He has served as a teacher and principal in primary schools in Otago, Southland and the Manawatu. David is married to Caroline and has three children and two grandchildren.

 Edwige FavaCTMES Executive Director
Tertiary Consultant
Edwige is the Executive Director of CTMES. She has extensive experience in education both in the tertiary and secondary school sector.
 Katene Eruera
St Johns Theological College
Katene is from Te Tai Tokerau (Northland) of Ngāti Hau and Te Aupouri descent. Formerly a practising barrister and solicitor, he trained for Anglican ministry at St John’s College and graduated from the University of Auckland Bachelor of Theology in 2002, and Master of Theology in 2007. He is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Education Programme at the University of Auckland. From 2003, he has served as a priest in parish ministry in Aotearoa/New Zealand and Australia, and as a Defence Force Chaplain in the Royal New Zealand Air Force. Since 2013, he has been the Dean of Tikanga Māori at St John’s College. His academic interests are in the area of moral and practical theology and contextual theologies. He is currently researching traditional and modern forms of Māori leadership, ministry formation and theological education. His wife, Wendy is an organisational psychologist.
 Mark Budenberg, CTMES Deputy Chair
EastWest College
A former electronics engineer with the British Railways, Mark heard the call to mission service and went to study at Northumbria Bible College in 1983. In 1987 he completed his training for cross-cultural service, and after studying French in Paris, he and his wife went to DR Congo and taught for six and a half years at a French language Bible institute. In December 1996, They were forced to leave Congo because of the civil war and so transferred to Eastwest College. Currently Mark is Dean of Studies and Deputy Principal at Eastwest. Mark holds degrees from London University the University of Wales. Mark loves reading, especially anything to do with British history. He has three adult daughters and lives in Hamilton.
 Michael Frost
Alphacrusis College
Michael has been working in theological education for more than 10 years and is currently the Academic Director at Alphacrucis College in Auckland. In 2016 he completed his PhD in theology with the University of Otago, with his thesis focused a pentecostal theology of social engagement, paying particular attention to the context of Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand. Michael’s ongoing research interests relate to the intersection of pneumatology, experience, identity and social transformation.
 Michael Hanson, CTMES Chair
Shore Community Church
Michael is a Pastor at Shore Community Church in the suburbs of Auckland’s North Shore.
He has extensive experience in tertiary education having been in senior management roles at Laidlaw College and Carey Baptist College. Michael has also taught in both Old and New Testament, Spiritual Formation and Field Education. His interests are in education, technology and Christian ministry.
Michael is also a Quality Commissioner for ITENZ and a NZQA Degree Monitor. He is currently chair of CTMES.
Michael graduated from Massey University in 1985 with a BSc in computer science, and a Master of Divinity on 1992 from The Masters Seminary, USA. Michael is married to Carolyn and they have four adult children.

Sue Davidson
Laidlaw College
Sue Davidson is the School Coordinator for the School of Theology at Laidlaw College


Contact Details:
Executive Director:
Edwige Fava

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