The Emmaus Ministries regional reps are located around the world for the purpose of strengthening existing communities and helping emerging communities with leadership development, training, and resource guidance. We are grateful for their leadership.

Meet your regional reps:


Nigel Warr

Nigel has lived in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa all his life. He is married to Wendy, and they have five children and four grandchildren. A building contractor by profession, Nigel understands the need for people to build their lives on a firm foundation; he seeks to do this through his work as the Emmaus Ministries regional leader for Africa.


Chu Ming Law

Chu Ming was born in Malaysia and was brought up in a Christian family. She graduated from Trinity Theological College in Singapore in 1993 and later married a pastor. She has served in Emmaus Ministries as a team member and as a board member and has been the regional leader of Asia since 2017.

Joh van Sant

Joh lives in Australia where she is a wife, mum, and “Oma” (grandmother). In 2000, she went on the Walk to Emmaus, and it changed her life. Since then, she has served in various roles in Emmaus Ministries. As the regional leader for the Pacific, Joh oversees Emmaus Ministries in Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines.


Peter Richardson

Peter says he is outspoken, impulsive, loyal, and loving like his famous namesake. Married to Lesley for 52 years, they have two sons Neil and Kevin; Neil passed away some years ago. Peter is a fully accredited local preacher in the Methodist Church in Gloucestershire, England; and as the regional leader in Europe, he assists 15 established and two emerging Emmaus communities.


Jari Moreno

Jari is on the leadership team for Latin America and the Caribbean, overseeing the northern part of the Caribbean. He is the former Lay Director of Puerto Rico's Chrysalis community.

Sandra Salazar Sánchez

Sandra serves as a child chapel teacher and as a youth tutor at her church. She enjoys reading, singing, and traveling. Furthermore, Sandra delights in studying and learning. She has responsibility for the work in Central America and the northern part of South America.

Reginald Thomas

Reginald is from the island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and is a fully accredited local preacher of the Methodist Church in The Caribbean and the Americas (MCCA). He is also a qualified spiritual director. Reginald serves as a member of the regional leadership team with responsibility for Barbados, St. Lucia, Belize, St. Vincent, St. Maarten, and Trinidad and Tobago.


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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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