Destiny Haven is overseen by a Board of Directors consisting of professionals from all over New South Wales. Read more about our Board of Directors below. Co-Founder Janine Epere is the Public Officer of the Board and the CEO of Destiny Haven.
KEL WILLIS– Chairman
Kel Willis is the founder of Christian Growth Ministries, an organization that is passionate about resourcing Christians to know their full potential in Christ. Kel has over 55 years in Christian ministry. After graduating from WEC Bible College in 1962 Kel served as director of Youth Crusade for WEC until 1976 when he began an itinerant work to churches. He is the author of 6 books including his most recent ‘Living with You Living with Me’. Kel is the Chairman of Morling Bible College in Sydney and is passionate about resourcing and mentoring young pastors to influence the next generations. He is a skilled in church mediation and has a full ministry to churches Australia Wide. Kel brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and maturity to the board of Destiny Haven.
Janine spent her young adult life as a full time entertainer singing and playing in top venues around Australia. In 1994 after struggling with addictions she and her husband Lewis found freedom after spending a year in residential rehab. After leaving Sherwood Cliffs, Janine served the local church as worship leader until she entered full time study. In 2003 she graduated from Worldview Centre with honours – Bachelor of Intercultural Studies. She also has an advanced Diploma in Counselling and Family Therapy, a Diploma in community services – Alcohol and other drugs and a Diploma in Comorbidity. She completes a Master of Counselling this year. Janine is the Clinical Services Manager at Destiny Haven and is responsible for the programs, group work, individual learning modules and oversees the counsellors and counselling of clients. She is passionate about helping women know their true worth and value. Lewis and Janine have three adult children.
NICK PREO – Treasurer
Nick Preo is the treasurer and volunteer bookkeeper at Destiny Haven. He is a qualified accountant and operated his own Taxation and Accounting business, employing three people, over some thirty five years in Gloucester NSW. He has been involved with Destiny Haven almost from its inception, acting as auditor for the first two years and since then as its accountant. He was appointed treasurer on the committee of Destiny Haven in 2013.
TY SOUPIDIS – Director
Current pastor of Church on the Hill (which he and wife Sarah planted in 2013), Ty has spent the last 14 years as a pastor and youth pastor. Initially this was in Sydney at Northridge Vineyard Church with Kath and Phil Henry, and then in Gloucester from 2011. He has a BA/Dip Ed and has been an active Primary School teacher for 18 years, and a Grad Dip in Divinity from Morling College. He has been connected with Destiny Haven since 2012.
JENNI ROSE – Director
Executive Assistant to General Manager and Medical Advisory Board at both Lake Macquarie Private Hospital and Newcastle Private Hospital for 5 years; Executive Assistant to CEO and Board of Directors at Companion Credit Union for 13 years. Qualified TAFE Teacher in Office Administration.