Contact Information

Global Mission Institute

Northwestern Hall 110B

Fax: 651-641-3531

Who We Are - Staff


Contact the GMI
Ph: 651-641-3487
via e-mail
Chenar Howard

Chenar E. E. Howard, Program & Relations Coordinator

Chenar has worked in the GMI since October 2006. In May 2012, she also became the Assistant Director of International Student and Scholar Affairs at the seminary.

Chenar is a member of NAFSA: Association of International Educators, served on the Minnesota International Educators Board from 2009-10 and 2010-11, served on the Board of Directors for a local non-profit, and has served on several church committees. She is pursuing a M.A. in Leadership from Augsburg College.

Chenar is the grand-daughter and great-grand-daughter of missionaries to India, and has traveled to a variety of countries herself. She has found a true vocation in her position, where her faith foundation intersects with her professional field of International Education.




Lisa Cohen, GMI Development liaison


Jenna Gieseke

Jenna GiesEke, GMI Development Liaison