Leadership

Baltic School of Ministry is part of LVDC (Latvian Pentecostal Union of Churches), and as such, the School's leadership is composed of two parts: our local staff, and LVDC's board of pastors.

Meet our Staff

These are the people that you will share you everyday life with at BSM. Their goal is to help you stay focused during the academic year so that you can get the most out of your time at BSM.

Principal

Mauro Martínez

Loves discussing theology, apologetics, and pretty much anything related to it. Steak, football, and blues fan!

Head of administration

Jūlija Martinesa

Student at VUAS. Wife and mom; main hobby — sleep! Always positive and likes travelling.

Students Counsellor

Aleksandrs Daškevičs

He likes dreaming, tasty food and football. Likes talking about spiritual values (a lot). He loves Jesus and his family.

Students Counsellor

Danuta Daškeviča

She likes reading physical books, create something out of nothing, express herself with paint and explore flowers. She perceives the world as a complex system, where every element has its place and meaning.

Head of Study Programme

Matias Pecile

Geographer, passionate about theology and missions. Coffee lover, yerba-mate addict. Enthusiastic traveller and amateur photographer.

Interpreter (EN-LV-EN)

Santa Āboliņa

She likes precision, and she expects that form herself and others. Discussions on theological issues interest her. She is sleep and food lover.

Pentecostal Union Leadership

LVDC's board of pastors supports and supervises the work of BSM, providing institutional and spiritual support to our School. To know more about LVDC, click here.

Bishop

Nikolay Grib

Pastor at Word of Truth Christian Church (Riga).

LVDC Board member

Andrey Zalusky

Pastor at New Life Church (Bauska).

LVDC Board member

Andrey Chebotarev

Pastor at Good News (Riga).

LVDC Board member

Daniel Pedraza

Pastor at House of Salvation Church (Jelgava).