Doug Amstutz joined the development team in January 2021 as Development Associate for Canada. He brings a wealth of geographic and vocational experience to his role. Having grown up on a farm in the small town of Kidron, Ohio, Doug has lived in a number of locations in the U.S. as well as overseas with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) (Europe, Egypt and Ethiopia). He now calls Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, home.
Doug and his wife, Wanda, met at AMBS, marrying and and graduating in 1996. They have served as pastors in various locations over many years. They also served with MCC Ethiopia as country representatives for four years. They have three young-adult daughters who are in the midst of university studies at the University of Waterloo.
In addition to his role with AMBS, Doug currently serves as a part-time pastor at Erie View Mennonite Church in Port Rowan, Ontario. He enjoys reading Richard Rohr; walking; biking; playing table games such as Scrabble and Pandemic; and watching his favourite Ohio and Ontario sports teams and shows such as Downton Abbey and The Crown.