Our Current Team.
Our current team is a mix of nationalities. Kenyan, Kiwi, American & Irish!
All of our team volunteer their time unpaid except for our wonderful Kenya Director, Patrick Lomadi, who works full time on the ground in Kenya.
REBECCA WALTON - GLOBAL TRIBE africa founder & DIRECTOR
Rebecca has lived and breathed a passion to serve the poor from a young age. During high school and university she made several trips to the slums of Mexico, at times taking teams and running her own projects there. In 2009, Rebecca lived in Zambia to attend Advanced Mission Training (AMT), to specifically learn how to help remote African communities. After Zambia, Rebecca completed a Bachelor of Business Studies in New Zealand, worked as a Finance Analyst, Business Analyst and Software Project Manager.
Rebecca moved to Kenya in 2016 to establish Global Tribe Africa and now resides in Los Angeles working at the New Zealand Consulate - View LinkedIn
Rebecca remains heavily involved, conferencing into Kenya every weekday.
PATRICK LOMADI - Global tribE Kenya DIRECTOR
Patrick is a locally born and raised Kenyan from the Pokot Tribe. Married to Winnie Lomadi with 2 children, Prince and Ashley. Patrick lives in Chemolingot, East Pokot where the Global Tribe Kenya office is located. Patrick has a degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Eldoret (2012-2015). He is currently doing a Masters in Agricultural Economics . Before working with Global Tribe, Patrick volunteered for the Ministry of Agriculture office and volunteered at Tangulbei High School. He has a huge heart for his community and has volunteered in many organisations and schools, as well as encouraging youth.
Kathleen Woodward - GLOBAL TRIBE africa education DIRECTOR
Kathleen has had an interest and passion in partnering with the marginalized and underserved of society since she was a teenager. She met her husband Glenn while doing community work in Northern Ireland and the Philippines. Kathleen currently works as a nurse in San Diego but has taken career breaks to pursue community development work in Kenya. Her greatest passion has become empowering people to reach their potential through education. Through research and partnership with Kenyans, the East Pokot Education Initiative has been birthed.
GLENN Woodward - GLOBAL TRIBE africa education DIRECTOR
Glenn lives in San Diego where he works for a non-profit that serves youth with emotional, behavioral, and learning challenges. Glenn has been involved in various community initiatives over the last 10 years and recently returned from 18-month stint in Kenya. While in Kenya, Glenn worked with local organizations to create educational empowerment programs for young people in Nakuru and East Pokot. Glenn’s passion is to see young people become agents of social change in their communities.
PHIL MITCHELL - NEW ZEALAND VOLUNTEER & TREASURER
Phil is a magnificent long standing volunteer of Global Tribe Trust in New Zealand. He kindly extends his hand beyond accounts and has assisted Global Tribe in many other ways.
KARL NEY - AMERICA VOLUNTEER & ACCOUNTANT
Karl has served Global Tribe for many years running the American accounts for Global Tribe Inc. Based in Nashville, Karl currently works as a business management consultant to companies in the creative field of film, studio production, live tour production, music festival production, royalty administration, artist development and artist Management. He has 24 years of business experience ranging from music business recording, film and video production, live performance, tour production and management, merchandising and brand management, business formation and financial management/accounting and tax prep.
We have an incredible board with extremely successful backgrounds in a variety of fields. Their knowledge and wisdom is rich!
ANTHONY WALTON (PRESIDENT & FOUNDER)
Anthony is the founder of numerous not for profit organisations: Body and Soul Gyms; Zeal - youth and education programmes; Romania child aid and the Body and Soul national care network. Anthony is the founder of The Rock, a contemporary church based in Wellington New Zealand. Over the past 20 years The Rock has pioneered innovative ways of actioning Church including Global Cafe's - Cafe Style Churches. Anthony has authored a number of books and has been a guest speaker for various organisations throughout New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Europe and the USA. He was also the leader of Future New Zealand, a political party that has gone on to have a significant role within the New Zealand government.
DR STEVE JENSEN
Dr. Steven Jensen is an advisor to the Red Cross in disaster risk management and a lecturer at California State University Long Beach. With thirty-five years international experience and a focus on emerging patterns of globalization and leadership, Dr. Jensen is able to advance disaster risk management from a unique perspective. His work started in the 1970’s managing refugee camps for the United Nations in Southeast Asia. He has since worked as a firefighter, emergency manager and academic in New Zealand and the United States. Field work has taken him to East Africa, the Philippines, China, Japan, Mexico and El Salvador. Dr. Jensen received his BA in International Studies from Whitworth University, a MS in Emergency Management from California State University and a Doctorate in Policy from the University of Southern California. His research is at the intersection of leadership, hazards and globalization.
Shirley is a scholar-practitioner with a broad international background in Public Health. Her research interest is at the intersection of infectious disease, disaster and policy. The need to prepare the next generation to recognise and understand the patterns characteristic of disasters has drawn her to be a lecturer in the CSULB Emergency Services Administration master of science degree program. She is dedicated to fostering excellence in students and translating theory into practice.
As senior pastor at Antioch Church of Long Beach, Chaney’s passion spans both inside the walls of his church and beyond. He is a seasoned entrepreneur, an accomplished philanthropist, a swank fashion icon, and a pronounced author. Chaney made his television debut on “Preachers of L.A.” which is a crowd-pleasing show that reaches an average of 1.1 million households each week.
Based in Hollywood, Chris divides his time between writing (songs and stories) and performing (music and telling stories) for audiences of between one and one hundred thousand. He is a founding partner of Sounds Dangerous, a music production and licensing company based in Hollywood. Some of his production credits include Blast 23, Immortals, Cats and Dogs 2, October Road, Cover Me, Men in Trees, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton, Without a Trace, Star Trek, Castle, Brothers and Sisters, Las Vegas, Yes Dear, Punk’d, Avon Breast Cancer, Bloodwork, Tavis Smiley, CSI, CSI NY, NCIS and CSI Miami.