Dr E J Boyce - CHAIRMAN
Dr E J Boyce has been Principal of Pacific Hills Christian School since 1985. This School, based in Sydney, Australia, has over 1300 students. Dr Boyce is also Principal of New Hope School, Executive Principal of Pacific Coast Christian School, Pacific Hope School, Pacific Valley Christian School and Valley Hope School, which are located in regional areas in northern New South Wales, Australia.
Dr Boyce has travelled widely in promoting and teaching in Christian education on every continent and also in the islands of the Pacific Ocean. His travels to more than 50 countries in this ministry have enabled him to develop many lifelong friendships and to learn from so many different people.
It is his desire that Christian education should bring glory to God first and foremost and, through that, bring rich blessing to those who are served by Christian education, and to those who are in Christian education.
Grahame Kerr entered into ministry in 1975 after a career in the Royal Australian Navy. He was ordained in the Church of Christ in 1977 and served as a Pastor with a number of Christian Brethren churches in Australia. During the Early 90’s he served as Eastern Europe Coordinator for GLO Ministries for 5 years working mainly in Romania and Ukraine providing support to local pastors and ministering as a Bible Teacher. He has been used of the Lord to facilitate the founding or rebuilding of eight Christian schools in Queensland, Australia and was a Director of all of these schools. In 2003 he was a founding Director of Christian Community Ministries where he served as the CEO until his retirement in 2010. Grahame has served on the State Committee and National Committee of Christian Community Schools, and the State Committee of Christian Schools Australia.
He is currently the International Director and CEO of Transform the Nations, a charity he initiated in 2010 and is a Director of New Hope International and Christian Education Development Alliance. He and Robyn were married in 1971 and have 4 children. They currently serve Nepal where they have partnered with various NGO’s since 2009 in the rescue, prevention, education, training and transition to work of vulnerable Nepalese girls and women, as well as establishing schools, training teachers and other related ministries. Early in 2014 TTN was asked to assist in the establishment of Private schools in Myanmar and has since been conducting teacher training and developing partnerships and plans to assist in the development of schools in Yangon and various cities in Myanmar.
Grahame Kerr - CEO and International Director
Barry is a retired lawyer who has been involved with Transform the Nations since visiting Nepal in 2012.
He is passionate about the plight of the oppressed Badi people and the need to rescue and rehabilitate girls who have been trafficked. He has visited Nepal several times with Transform the Nations.
Dr. Melissa Razey
Dr Melissa Razey is currently the Assistant Head of Middle School at Pacific Hills Christian School in Sydney. She has been involved in the education sector for over 26 years, and is a passionate teacher and leader. Melissa enjoys leading, mentoring and coaching staff and classroom teaching in the Middle Years.
Her doctoral studies were in the area of the home and school connection, specifically looking at literacy and gender. She advocates strongly for equal access to learning for all learners. In her current role, Melissa has been actively involved in overseas teacher training, most recently serving in Nepal, Ghana, Cambodia, New Zealand and Kenya. She is married to Rick and has two young-adult children, still living at home.
To relax Melissa loves to read, run, drink good coffee with friends and walk the family dog.
Eve Krahe - Treasurer
Eve has a passion for supporting small business owners; helping them to develop clear direction, manage budgets, and establish business growth, as well as creating effective marketing solutions and networking.
Eve is the Treasurer for Transform the Nations and she applies her passion and skills in business for the benefit of the ministry.
She is also a Director of PacAssist, a Not-for-Profit setup to assist communities in the Pacific Island region to provide Health and Education solutions.
In addition, Eve is the President of Wallum Community Preschool.
Geoff has been a secondary teacher and administrator for most of his working life.
He has taught in the public sector, as well Mueller College where he currently is an executive director. Heis also an elder of Mueller Community Church. He is married to Denise and they have four children and four grandchildren.
He was converted as a young man in his late twenties and has a strong desire to see that those in other less fortunate situations have a an opportunity to hear and see the Gospel in action.
Josh first went to Nepal in 2011 with his family, using his talents as a musician and a woodworker to help in evangelism and to help out with some wood-working projects for the new school. Since then he has been instrumental in the setup of the website and media needs.
Josh is the lead singer and lyric writer for the band "The Updraft Imperative", and you can see his passion for mission reflected in many of their songs.
He is involved in Worship Leading and Music Ministry at his church.
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