PAP Founder Max Williams
Max Williams - Max is a retired West Australian businessman with considerable experience in management and commercial development. Through an initial career in aviation Max held a variety of roles from, Port manager, State Operations manager to State manager. Having a direct responsibility for some major Australian airport operations and profit centres while managing teams of up to 240 people. A mid life change saw Max embrace a new challenge through a national brand retail franchise. Subsequent success saw the business grow, 30 % year on year over the ensuing 13 years, earning the prestigious “Barbeques Galore National Australian franchisee of the year “and two state franchisee awards. Experience in international buying and shipping were integral to the outstanding year on year growth. After retiring in 2009, having a passion for Christian focussed mission, Max founded Partners against Poverty Inc. serving as the organisation Chair and Cambodian mission co-ordinator, positions that he still holds today. After 13 years striving to deliver a range of social and community development projects Max continues to provide capable and informed guidance to the PaP Board.
PAP-CAMBODIA leadership Team
Jose Estrebilla – An ordained minister and appointed missionary of the Philippines General Council of the Assemblies of God, Jose is a Bsc. graduate and currently studying toward a Masters in Transformational Development. Jose joined a pioneer group of AOG missionaries who started planting churches in the rural communities of Takeo Province, Cambodia in 1994. His years of experience in pastoral ministry, denominational leadership and wholistic church/community empowerment provide him the necessary skills to lead and mentor the Partners against Poverty Team as well as the pastors and church leaders participating in the PaP sponsored Transformational Development Program (TDP).
Rowena Estrebilla – Batchelor of Edu. (studying for a Masters in special Edu). First arrived in Cambodia shortly after her marriage to Jose in 1996. Since then Rowena has found much of her life dedicated to Cambodian church’s growth, particularly in the area of children’s ministry. She is a licensed teacher by profession. with years of experience in early childhood education. Rowena now oversees the Cambodia Child Development Program (CCDP), providing training, mentorship, and much-needed psycho-social and spiritual support to the CCDP team members and children’s ministers from participating churches. The Estrebillas also provide close leadership and guidance to the newly revived Khmer Youth Development centre (KYDC) Dormitory by living on-site with the staff and the students of the centre.
Kem Sreng – Kem is one of the early Church members that helped the Estrebillas found a local NGO – the Light of Life Cambodia (LLC) in Takeo Province, which he is now currently serving as OIC Director. He graduated from Cambodia Bible Institute’s two-year basic Church Planter and Pastoral Ministry Training Program and is now helping his pastor with the pulpit ministry and being a part of the Church Board of Elders. Kem is serving the Partners against Poverty team as Operations Manager. Kem’s key role is to enlist the involvement of his fellow Cambodians to pursue initiatives that will promote self-funding status and sustainability of PaP programs.
PAP Australian Team - Directors
• Max Williams
• Michael Abbott
• Angela Fritzch
• Clive Hebbard
• Kelsy Stanford