Adam Clark - Office Director

AClark@wr.org - 919.439.7489

Adam has worked with refugees since 2007, first at Kentucky Refugee Ministries and then at Kentucky Office for Refugees. He returned to the Triangle area in February 2015 when he began his role as Office Director for WRD. Adam studied theology and philosophy at Wheaton College in Illinois and earned a Master of Divinity from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. He is also certified in Nonprofit Management by Duke University. Adam is a supporter of the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) and also has ministry experience working with the homeless, neglected children, and other vulnerable populations. When not in the office, you’ll find Adam bow-hunting, fishing, or hanging out with his family.

Sara Santoso - Donor and Events Coordinator

SSantoso@wr.org - 919.251.6595

Sara joined the WRD team in May 2016 as a Resettlement Case Specialist. She began volunteering with refugees during her undergraduate years at Wheaton College in Illinois, where she studied sociology and Spanish. She then worked with children and youth at a supportive housing agency in Chicago, before returning to her home state of North Carolina to complete her Master of Social Work at UNC-Chapel Hill. During her time at UNC, she interned with a local school and a community mental health agency. Sara loves learning from people of other cultures and has spent time working with organizations in Peru and Ethiopia. In her free time, you’ll find Sara enjoying Durham’s restaurants and her husband’s homemade cooking.

Allison Perry - Resettlement Manager

APerry@wr.org - 919.251.6595

Allison joined the WRD team in February 2017 as the Resettlement Manager. She previously worked in the refugee resettlement program at World Relief in Baltimore, MD, and has studied forced migration issues in South Africa and at the University of Oxford. Allison has her B.A. in Political Science from Geneva College, and her M.A. in International Development from American University. Outside of the office, you’ll find her running, hiking, or cheering on the Pittsburgh Penguins and Pittsburgh Steelers. 

Rebecca Evens - Finance Specialist

revens@wr.org - 919.251.6595

Rebecca spent more than a decade working in holistic community development in vulnerable Tibetan communities.  She has helped launch multiple initiatives in the fields of education, public health, environmental restoration and business.  Rebecca joined the team at World Relief shortly after moving to North Carolina in early 2016, and began as the finance coordinator in September 2017. When not at work, you'll find her hanging with her family, in the garden, or reading a good book.

Allan Varghese - Resettlement Specialist

avarghese@wr.org - 919.251.6595

Allan joined the team in August 2018 with years of cross-cultural social work and pastoral care experience working in Bangalore, India and in London, England. He has an MSW from Christ College, Bangalore, an MA in Integrative Psychotherapy from London School of Theology/ Middlesex University, and a Master’s in Theological Studies (MTS) from Duke University. He is interested in ideas related to practical theology, missional theology and inter-religious conversations. Outside of World Relief you will find him in some café writing, reading or chatting with people. He also serves as a teaching elder at Restoration Church, Durham.

Rob Callus - Refugee and Immigrant Youth Services Coordinator

rcallus@wr.org - 919.519.1133

Rob joined the WRD team in January 2019 as the program coordinator for Refugee and Immigrant Youth Services. After studying theology and health sciences at the University of Notre Dame, he lived in a Catholic worker community and then served with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps as an English educator and campus minister at a secondary school in Tanzania. He also did a program fellowship with Curamericas Global, a global health nonprofit dedicated to serving women and children in vulnerable communities worldwide. Rob greatly enjoys Ethiopian coffee, spoken word, and rousing games of Bananagrams from time to time.