PRESIDENT - PASTOR PEACEFULLY
Peacefully became Pastor of Bethel Karen Baptist Church in the TMK campus in January 2006 but he first came there as an 11 year old with his family when their village was destroyed by the Burmese Army on Christmas Day 1989. He graduated from Mae La Refugee Camp Bible School, received a Master’s Degree from Payap University, and is currently working on a PhD in Education Curriculum in Human Development from Naresuan University. He has many official titles including Pastor, TMK School and College President, Kawthoolei Karen Baptist Youth Chairperson and Secretary of the Taw Naw Mu Htaw Kawthoolei Karen Baptist Area but he is known to many, both locally and internationally, as THE LEGEND!
HEADMASTER - THRA PWAY DOH
Thra (teacher) Pway Doh first came to TMK in 2001 when the school was only for K-1 and under the pastor’s house. He returned as an English teacher to TMK School in 2007. He became headmaster in 2009 and now juggles administrative duties while he continues to teach English to the two Grade 8 classes. Pway Doh is married with two beautiful daughters. They live on site at the school. Headmaster of TMKS is a 24/7 job - on call day and night. Together with Pastor Peacefully, he is father to more than 350 students who live in our dormitories.
DEAN OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS - ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR PUFA SAVAGPUN, Ed.D
Associate Professor Pufa first came to TMK in 2011 as a minority area researcher from the Faculty of Education at Naresuan University. Pufa devotes his life to education for the minority and has published many internationally recognized research papers. He is committed to developing basic education through higher education and was also awarded the distinguished researcher award for physical education for minorities. He has high hopes to jointly develop TMK to be a leading learning center in the country in line with Thailand's educational management. Pufa desires to make TMK recognized in terms of educational qualifications at all levels, with quality and sustainability for the future.
"My passion is for the younger generation - that they will grow in the knowledge of Christ and be educated so they can be good leaders for our people in these very difficult times. It is a big challenge for me to bring up this generation to the brighter future; but I am confident that with God's grace and the support of our community, we will succeed in this aim".
- Ps Peacefully
DIRECTOR OF HIGHER EDUCATION - BRANDON NEWLIN
Brandon is from the small town of Wallace, Michigan USA. Brandon arrived in 2009 after completing his Bachelor's degree in Anthropology. After visiting a few times he felt the irresistible call to return. Brandon is known in the community as “White Karen”. After many years of dedicated service, Brandon became Director of Higher Education in 2012.
HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL - THRA K Yeh K You(Yeh You)
K Yeh K You became a teacher at TMK in 2012. Prior to teaching at TMK he was a teacher at No.1 High School in Mae La Camp. K Yeh K You graduated from Yangon University where he received his Bachelor of Arts. After teaching for seven years at TMK he was promoted to High School Principal in 2019.
PRIMARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL - THRA MU PAW MOO DAY
Paw Moo Day first came to TMK in 2011 to study Grade 10. She completed her Grade 10 certificate and continued stuying in the Bachelor of Liberal Arts program earning a bachelor's degree in Education in 2018. After teaching for one year she was promoted to prinicipal. Paw Moo Day has been the principal of primary school for 4 years.
FINANCE DIRECTOR - JESSICA NEWLIN
Jessica is also from Wallace, MI USA. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Health and Physical Education at Cairns University in 2009 and moved to Australia where she taught for 8 years. She first came to TMK to visit her cousin Brandon in 2015. After visiting the school she left her teaching job in Australia and moved to TMK full-time in 2017. Jessica is in charge of the school's finances and acts as Dean of Education in the Higher Education Program.