Irene Schat is the Executive Director of Stand as One Ministry. In the past years, Irene has been working in various positions; non-profit private school, Credit Union, Christian child-care centre, and an international aid charity. Irene has taken many computer and accounting courses and has recently completed her Business Management Certificate at Simon Fraser University. Irene is also now a member of the local Toastmasters Chapter. Each of these diverse job experiences, along with her education, has allowed Irene to develop a set of leadership and relational skills conducive to working in the International field. Irene enjoys spending time with her family especially with her grandchildren. Irene enjoys reading, painting, and spending time outdoors.