Our Vision Team
Our Vision Team (Eldership) is the most senior level leadership team at Enjoy. It’s purpose is to oversee the outworking of Enjoy’s vision as well as to ensure the spiritual health of the church.
Shane Baxter – Senior Pastor
Georgie Baxter – Senior Pastor
Louise Arioka – Executive & West Location Pastor
Mick Reeves – ABC Pastor
Martin Oravec – Bendigo Location Pastor
Ash Battle – Generations & Melton Location Pastor
Vivien McDonald – Business Director
The Board of Enjoy Church is primarily responsible for the compliance, assurance and risk management of the church. It is their responsibility to ensure that the church as a legal entity is in compliance with its obligations and responsibilities, whilst remaining committed to the practice of risk management with strategic decision making and operation oversight.
Shane Baxter (Senior Pastor & Chairperson)
Dan Palanca (Secretary) owned and operated a retail travel agency for 10 years. He has served in several departments and ministries including Covenant Keepers (Men’s Ministry), the Connect Team, Hospitality and Enjoy Bookstore. Dan and his wife, Trish, and their three daughters have been living in Japan and are all helping to establish Enjoy Church Osaka in various ministries.
Vivien McDonald (Treasurer – Acting)
Rick Clarke (Managing Director, Vega Water) has spent his life pioneering and growing small businesses. Previously the co-owner of a water treatment company, he now employs much of his time consulting in the area of Legionnaires disease control for Australia’s largest property management firms. His IT background has also enabled him to develop a number of software solutions for the property management industry. Based at Enjoy’s East Location, Rick provides oversight for the Care Team as well as ministry aspects of the Sunday service. Rick is married to Carol and they have two young children.
Jeney Isbel (Site Quality Director, Pfizer Melbourne) has over 20 years’ experience as a qualified Chemical Engineer within the Global Pharmaceutical Industry. Her experience includes strong people management, strategic planning, business transformation and implementation of multiple Quality Systems. Jeney has been involved in multiple ministry aspects for over 30 years at the Enjoy East Location, including Service Coordination and Worship Leading within the Creative Team. Jeney is married to Ashley and they are the proud parents of three children; Olivia, Caleb & Rebekah.
Michael Kinsman (Technology Architect, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank) has been employed in the Banking & Finance industry for over 30 years with roles in branches, audit and technology. His current role involves the development of strategies to ensure alignment of the Bank’s technology with the long-term business needs. Key to doing this is his ability to communicate the complexity of technology in simple terms for decision making. He is based in Enjoy’s Bendigo Location and has been involved across many areas of the Location since its inception in 2010. Michael is married to Laurelle and has two daughters.