Maria joined Wycliffe Canada in 2013. She serves in our Calgary office as the legal officer and privacy officer.

In her role of legal officer, Maria helps ensure that Wycliffe Canada complies with Canadian law, manages risks, and operates effectively. She assists by preparing and reviewing contracts, developing policies and procedures, and providing recommendations on a wide range of issues. Maria also helps facilitate Wycliffe Canada’s collaboration with other Bible translation organizations.

Maria’s unique contribution in administration and legal guidance contributes to the health and sustainability of the organization and its staff. This allows staff engaged in the translation task to focus on their work.