Current Leadership Team

Executive Director

Rev. Dr. Wati Longchar
Executive Director

458 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Cell: +1-682-560-8788
[[email protected]]

Executive Assistant

Khai Samte
Executive Assistant, FTEAP

1473 Timberlane Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
[email protected]

Executive Committee

Rev. Dr. David Esterline, Chair

President Emeritus,
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Representing the Presbyterian Church U.S.A

65 Bayshore Drive,
Mashpee, MA 02649, USA
412-522-4174 (Mobile)
[email protected]


Ms. Patti Talbot, Vice-Chair

Team Leader, Global Partnership & Northeast Asia Partnership
Representing the United Church of Canada

3250 Bloor Street,
West, Suite 200
Toronto, ON M8X 2Y4 Canada

Rev. Dr. Y. Franklin Ishida, Secretary

Director for Asia and the Pacific

ELCA Service & Justice Home Area
Representing the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

ELCA Service & Justice Home Area
8765 W. Higgins Road
Chicago, IL 60631-4101, USA

Phone: +1-773-380-2627

Kurt Gabbard

VP, Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer, Princeton, NJ 5031 Mead Dr, Doylestown, PA 18902
512-350-5070 (Phone)

Dr. Mary F. Foskett

Wake Forest Kahle Professor
John Thomas Albritton Fellow
Chair, Department for the Study of Religions
Wake Forest University

P.O. Box 7212
Winston-Salem, NC 27109-7212

Rev. Jaehyoung Choi

Missionary in Residence,
General Board of Global Ministries, United Methodist Church
Representing the United Methodist Church

The United Methodist Church
458 Ponce De Leon Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30308, USA


Rev. Dr. J. Dorcas Gordon

Principal Emerita, Knox College, University of Toronto
Representing the Presbyterian Church in Canada
18 Darcy St, Newcastle,
ONT L1B OH7, Canada,

Rev. Dr. Benjamin SL Chan

Area Director for East and South Asia, International Ministries
Representing the American Baptist Churches USA
1003 W, 9th Ave. Ste. A., King of Prussia, PA 19406-1210, USA

Dr. Esther Theonagraha

Representing the Reformed Church in America, At Large 1379 Shenandoah Drive,
Zeeland, MI 49464, USA

Rev. Dr. Christine J. Hong

Columbia Theological Seminary, At Large 701 S. Columbia Drive
Decatur, GA 30030 USA

Rev. Canon Bruce W. Woodcock

Asia Pacific Partnership Office
Representing the Episcopal Church
815 Second Ave, New York,
NY 10017, USA

Rev. Dr. Kenneth J. Woo

Associate Professor Church History,

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, At Large

616 N. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15206, USA

Dr. Derek Duncan

Area Executive for East Asia and the Pacific for Global Ministries
Representing the UCC/Disciples of Christ
1300 E, 9th Street, Suite 1100
Cleveland, OH 44114, USA
Work (216) 736-3220,

Dr. Kyrie Kim

Missionary for Asian Ministries, the Episcopal Diocese of New York, At Large 1047 Amsterdam Avenue,
New York, NY 10025, USA