Samaritan's Purse Canada
Fred Weiss, Executive Director
Appointed as Executive Director in March 2006, Fred Weiss is
responsible for the overall operations of Samaritan's Purse Canada
(SPC), including its activities in more than 62 countries. He has
travelled to numerous countries to assess refugee and disaster
situations, help organize aid programs and share the Good News of
Before becoming Executive Director, Fred served for six years as
SPC's Director of Ministry Support. He joined SPC in 2000 after a
successful business career that included 22 years with Telus Inc. -
one of Canada's largest telecommunications corporations. At Telus,
Fred held a series of increasing senior management roles in sales,
service and operations.
The Calgary native is also Executive Director of the Billy Graham
Evangelistic Association of Canada (BGEAC). The two Calgary-based
organizations operate ongoing relief, development, and evangelism
programs in more than 70 countries worldwide.
Fred has attended the University of Ottawa and has a Masters
Degree in Business Administration from the Graduate School of
Business in Edinburgh, Scotland.