World Relief Durham Staff

Adam Clark - Office Director - 919.439.7489

Adam has six years of experience working with refugees from Kentucky Refugee Ministries and the Kentucky Office for Refugees. Adam 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.

Allison Perry - Resettlement Manager - 615.833.7735

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. 

Emma Grant - Resettlement and Match Grant Specialist - 919.251.6595

Emma started at WRD as a resettlement intern in June 2015.  Emma majored in global studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Throughout her life, Emma has been interested in current global events and other cultures. This interest has lead Emma to spend time abroad in South Africa and Spain. Her time at WRD has fostered her passion to empower communities. Emma is excited to join the WRD team as a resettlement specialist and continue enabling refugees to create sustainable lives in the Triangle area. In Emma’s free time, you’ll likely find her out on a run, enjoying some avocado toast, or reading.

Jun Park - Resettlement Specialist - 919.251.6595

Jun joined WRD in June 2015 as a Resettlement Case Specialist. He began working with refugees during his time as a Resettlement Intern at World Relief's High Point office. Jun graduated from University of North Carolina at Greensboro in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. Jun also served as the worship coordinator at Korean First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro.

Sara Santoso - Resettlement Specialist - 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.

Zach Bond - Volunteer Coordinator and Church Engagement Specialist, - 919.724.4816

Zach Bond joined World Relief as the Church Engagement Specialist and Volunteer Coordinator in July of 2016.  He studied Human Relations at Southern Nazarene University in Oklahoma City, OK and earned his Master of Divinity from Duke Divinity School in May, 2016.  He is a licensed minister in the Church of the Nazarene and serves at Tapestry Church of the Nazarene in the South Park neighborhood of Raleigh. He also lives in North Street Neighborhood, an intentional community in Durham that sustains living opportunities for people who have disabilities.  Zach loves being outside, reading, and reading outside.