Dr. Dan Munday - SMC chair
Dan Munday has been KISC SMC Chair since November 2015. He is from the UK and has spent 7 years altogether in Nepal - 1988-1991 and again from 2013. He is a medical doctor specializing in palliative care and general (family) practice and also has experience in medical education and research. Before returning to Nepal he was involved in health service leadership in Coventry in the UK. He is an adviser to INF and Visiting Professor at National Academy of Medical Sciences in Kathmandu. He is married to Phillipa who is Head of Student Support at KISC and they have three sons and two grandchildren in the UK.
Mr. Krishna prasad dhungana - MoE Rep
Mr. Daniel Parnell – KISC Director
Daniel is from England and has been at KISC since 2008. He is married with a son and a daughter. He has a BSc in Computer Science from Liverpool University and a PGCE from Liverpool Hope and a Masters in Education: Leadership and Management. Before he came to Nepal he taught ICT in a school in St Helens, in between Manchester and Liverpool. He loves getting computers to do useful things and following his favourite football team, Norwich City. Daniel has been the School Director since August 2014.
Carol Smith - PTA Representative
Carol is from Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She received her BA from Sweet Briar College in 1987. Upon graduation, she worked as director of GSUSA’s Grove Point Environmental Education Center & Summer Camp. Later, she received a certificate in Paralegal Studies, working in several major law firms in Atlanta. Carol served on the Board of Directors of Grace International School in Dhaka Bangladesh from 2006-2008. The Smith family has been in Kathmandu since 2009, and Carol specializes in Women's Mentoring and Leadership Development.
Debbie Drew - Treasurer
Debbie is married to Chris and they have four children, all at KISC. Debbie has worked as a policy advisor in the Department for Justice/Home Office in London. In 2006 Debbie and family moved to Afghanistan to work for a Christian NGO in development work and in 2014 they moved to Kathmandu when Chris took up the role of Country Director for INF International. Debbie is currently studying for a Masters degree in international Human Resources and her desire to help organisations use their resources most effectively, whether they be people, financial or otherwise, encouraged her to stand for the role of KISC Treasurer and to support KISC in this way.
JASON LOPER - PTA Representative
Jason and his wife Kristi moved to Nepal 2001. They have 4 children, 3 of who study at KISC. Jason has been involved in different types of work including theological education, a micro-enterprise business, and currently as a co-owner of a design/construction business since 2013. Jason enjoys trekking in the Himalayas, American football, and reading about world history. His education includes a BA in Business Finance from the University of Alabama, MA in Theological Studies from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary and he hopes to enroll soon on the ThM program at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary.
Khim Kandel - EQUIP Director
Khim has been working at KISC since 2004. He started as an Administrator. He has worked in different roles at KISC over the years. Currently, Khim has been working as the Director of KISC EQUIP (Education Quality Improvement Programme, our national teacher training programme). He previously worked with United Mission to Nepal for 8 years. Khim is married with 2 children. He is passionate about education and excited to develop EQUIP into a Teacher Training College. Education: MBA from Tribhuvan University and MA in Human Resource Management from University of Bolton, UK.
Biz (Elizabeth) Jens - Teacher Representative
Biz teaches in the ESL department at KISC. She grew up in New Zealand and after studying education, taught as a primary school teacher. After 3 years theology study, Biz with her husband Gabriel and two daughters, worked in Ethiopia for 12 years, involved in education, ESL teaching and urban development work. Then they lived for 14 years in New Zealand where Biz further trained as an ESL teacher, teaching at Waikato University. In 2014, Biz and Gabriel moved to Nepal where Biz is serving at KISC.
DR. NASTU SHARMA - HDCS Executive director