Field Notes

What we do at Regent extends beyond our walls. Our alumni share their stories from the various worlds in which they've been called to live, work, and serve.

CURRENT ISSUE: Volume 26, Number 2, Spring 2014 / Field Notes

Racqel Kokaram

(MCS '03)

Racqel Kokaram is the CEO of the Edmonton Dream Centre, a long-term residential addiction recovery program for women. With her husband Andrew Kirk, she cofounded Transform, which helps individuals and organizations achieve greatness through consulting, guidance, speaking, and teaching. Racqel is committed to contemplation in action and local and global mission. She serves on the board for the Urban Sanctuary and the Corporation for World Vision Canada.   More…

Rebecca Blaevoet

(DipCS '90)

Rebecca (Redmile) Blaevoet majored in Russian language and literature, lived as a novice nun in an Orthodox women's monastery for five years, has worked and lived in Canada, the United States, and Britain where she taught Welsh in the South Wales Valleys, and now runs businesses in both Britain and Canada producing and marketing high-quality Braille.   More…

Gordon Brown

(MCS '10)

Gordon Brown is a Senior Forest Manager for one of Scotland's foremost-integrated property and land management consultancies, leading a team of foresters based in Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands. Gordon is passionate about the positive role woodlands play in Scotland’s society, economy and environment, and strives to promote sound forest practice within the wider profession of integrated land management.   More…

Sam McLoughlin

(MCS '11)

Sam is a freelance writer, filmmaker, and author of The Default Life. He has just toured South East Asia making short films for a BC-based NGO called Hope for the Nations. Sam talks about his career as an all-in-one video producer that combines many of his passions.   More…

Bay Warburton

(DipCS '98)

Bay Warburton lives in Sydney, Australia with his wife and four boys. His wrestle with vocation led him to Regent in 1997. Since then, Bay has had a varied career path: management consulting with McKinsey & Company, part of the start-up team at eBay Australia, nine years at Johnson & Johnson across a range of roles, and now his current role as Chief of Staff to Mike Baird, the Treasurer of New South Wales (NSW), who’s also a good friend and fellow Regent alum.   More…

Abigail Woolley

(MCS '12)

Abigail Woolley grew up in Wichita, Kansas, majored in theology, theatre, and culture at Wheaton College, and then lived in Central African Republic for a year homeschooling missionary children. At Regent, her thesis investigated the ethics of devoting resources to the arts in light of poverty. She now resides in Wichita, selling classic books, teaching classic literature to seventh graders, and teaching Theology and the Arts as an adjunct instructor at Friends University.   More…