About Shelvis & Nancy Smith-Mather
Shelvis and Nancy Smith-Mather work with RECONCILE, (Resource Centre for Civil Leadership), an indigenous ecumenical Christian organization, which was established in March 2004 by a national church council. It promotes peace-building by providing training in trauma recovery, conflict transformation, and civic education. RECONCILE's activities are in areas of high inter-ethnic conflict, with the churches often being the typical point of entry into these communities. Shelvis and Nancy participate in RECONCILE's training events that address inter-ethnic conflict. Shelvis is also principal of the Peace Institute, which offers three-month courses in community-based trauma healing, peace studies, and conflict transformation.
They have one son, Jordan Eman, and one daughter, Adalyn Ann.
Shelvis and Nancy serve in partnership with the Resource Centre for Civil Leadership (RECONCILE).