Michael Shewburg is the Executive Director of Five Oaks Centre, an intercultural centre for retreat, education and healing. Michael is also the minister of Richwood United Church, a rural church in Oxford County. Michael is a Designated Lay Minister of The United Church of Canada. Michael worked with local municipalities, farm owners, public health and arriving temporary foreign workers to establish a migrant worker care program during the COVID-19 pandemic. Five Oaks has since then housed over 550 workers for their 14-day isolation care and 130 workers in long term care.