Adam Clark - Office Director - 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.

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 - Donor and Events Coordinator - 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.

Allison Perry - Resettlement Manager - 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. 

Maria Harkins - RAP Services Coordinator - 919.251.6595

Maria Harkins joined WRD in August 2017.  Prior to joining  WRD she worked at Family Service of the Piedmont as an Adult Court Advocate and a  Bilingual Case Manager working with victims of Domestic Violence specializing in the immigrant population. Maria’s responsibilities included to educate the victim on matters of domestic violence, assistance with restraining orders, counseling, job placement, housing and U visa referrals.  Maria has a degree in Business from Boston University. She enjoys music, dancing, hiking, arts and crafts.

Rebecca Evens - Finance Specialist - 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 - 615.833.7735

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 - 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.