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Marla McLane

Marla McLane

Title: Logistics Coordinator / ICST Program Assistant - Global Connections

Office: Trask 214 - Bible and Theology Department

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Professional Information: Moved to West Africa (Sierra Leone then Senegal) in 2003. Moved to Springfield in May 2017 - began working as Travel and Logistics Coordinator for EDC Communications in August 2017 til present. Began working at EU 5-14-2018.

Job Responsibilities: -Global Connections: all things related to service trips at EU all throughout the school year and summer. -EDC Communications: all things related to travel for trainers, maintain Basecamp and HighRise software programs -Overseas: Micro-Enterprise projects with women living in poverty -Women's ministry -Children's ministry -Dorm relief parent at Dakar Academy -school board at Dakar Academy -school board at Freetown International School -class sponsor at Dakar Academy -hosting teams / leading teams / translating -Teacher Training -Mentoring -Other general missionary work

Favorite Thing About Work: LOVE that I get to be a part of the Global Connections program as missions is very close to my heart. Very excited to interact with students and be a voice for missions.

Was an Evangel Student: At CBC 1987-1989, currently enrolled at EU in the Adult Studies program

Originally From: , MS

Personal Information: Wife to Tom, mom to Alex (mother-in-law to Victoria, Jojo to Harper and soon-arriving Layla), Drew, and Chloe. Tom is working at the Convoy of Hope office as Africa Regional Advisor. Alex and family live in Tuscaloosa, AL (Roll Tide!) and Alex works at Randall Reilly, a digital marketing company. Drew is a civil engineer and works for Kiewit in Kansas City, Kansas. Chloe graduated from Glendale High School and will be attending North Central University and studying Computer Science and playing soccer. Love when my family is all together! Love houses, floor plans, home improvement shows and home improvement projects. Have a guitar that I cannot play, but hope to begin learning one day soon. Want to continue learning French and pursuing my degree and eventually a Master's. Love most all things outdoors and lots of outdoor activities. Love traveling and exploring. Love horseback riding. Love working in my flowers, early mornings when I have lots of time to read, and love good conversation with dear friends. Love working with women. Hope to one day be a part of teaching self-defense to women - especially young girls and women living in underdeveloped countries. Plan to live to be at least 100 yrs. old (with a strong mind and a strong body :)) as I still have lots of dreams that I would like to pursue...

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