We all have a role to play
REV. BRANDON J. WALSH
Director of all the Pastor Stuff
Brandon was the Pastor of the English Service at Holy Trinity Cathedral which he launched in 2014 with a handful of people. The service now serves over 200 people and continues to grow. He also has helped develop resources to begin numerous ministries in the Diocese, such as preschool education and nutrition for 1200+ children, pastoral education and agriculture programs.
Brandon holds an M.Div from Duke Divinity School (2014) and a BA in Philosophy and Theology from Point Loma Nazarene University (2010)
Director of Chaos Management
Emily oversees the Walsh team on a daily basis, ensuring key performance indicators (Naps, regular meals, and school pickups) are met. She equips our team with new skills (sharing, picking up and not hitting) and even acts as an in-house mediator for conflicts (such as sharing toys).
Emily also serves the greater Kigali community as a therapist, helping her clients manage a host of mental health needs and equipping couples to improve their marriages. She is a LCSW, having earned her Masters of Social Work from New York University (2011)
ELSA LUCIA NELSON WALSH
Director of Art Production and Big Sister Affairs
Elsa started with team Walsh in 2014, where she quickly made her tenacity and vitality obvious to management. A born leader, Elsa has become known for her vibrant creativity, artistic ability and love of books. She interfaces regularly with other members of team Walsh, ensuring equitable distribution of toy-based assets and often encouraging mental and physical toughness in her fellow teammates.
IVAN KENNETH NELSON WALSH
Director of Increased Noise Production
Ivan joined team Walsh in March 2016. Since then he has grown into an invaluable asset to the organization. He specializes in hitting things with other things in order to dramatically increase the average decibel level of the team's environment. He has proven high technical proficiency in Older Sibling annoyance and performs exceptionally well in snuggling-based activities.
IRIS HOPE NELSON WALSH
Chief Cuteness Officer
Iris is the newest addition to team Walsh, joining in May 2018. She has quickly become beloved, adored, and entertained by the rest of the team. She specializes in making your heart melt with giggles, demanding attention and chewing on random objects at inopportune moments.