Meet Our Staff

Jana Holiday | Dean of Students

First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2019
Hometown: Silver Spring, MD
Degrees: BA Philosophy (Cedarville University); MA Philosophy of Religion (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School); MA Christian Studies (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School); PhD Educational Studies (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)
Hobbies: Traveling, photography, hiking, and enjoying adventures with my family and friends
Favorite Spot on the North Shore: Singing Beach, Manchester-By-The-Sea


Hayoung (Peter) Kim | Student Life Coordinator

First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2018
Hometown: Fort Lee, NJ
Degrees: MA in Theology (GCTS), MA in Church History (GCTS)
Hobbies: Basketball, running, guitar, singing
Favorite Spot on the North Shore: Locust Grove in Gloucester (Behind the cemetery!)

Peter was born and raised in New Jersey as a 2nd gen Korean-American pastor’s kid. After high school, he went on to be a missionary for six years (Cambodia, Brazil, Myanmar, North Korea, New Zealand). He has a heart for theological education and ecumenism. If he were to give one word of advice for GCTS students, it would be this: “Don’t share your grades.” Especially for the language classes (seems to be shared the most).


Jason Strzepek | Manager of Housing & Transitional Services

First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2013
Hometown: Mattituck, NY
Degrees: BA in History from Gordon College, MA in Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Hobbies: Surfing, soccer, music
Favorite Spot on the North Shore: Good Harbor Beach, Gloucester, MA

Jason is the Manager of Housing and Transitional Services, overseeing all on-campus housing for students and guests as well as assisting students with off-campus housing and their transitions to and from the seminary. His family has lived in Massachusetts, Japan, and Costa Rica, and served 11 years as missionaries to Costa Rica. Jason and his wife Jessica have 5 creative children, 3 of which are home-schooled. The Strzepeks enjoy the outdoors, good food, and time with friends.


Sue McNamara | SLS Administrative Assistant

First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2018
Hometown: Falls Church, VA
Degrees: BA in Psychology (James Madison University), MA in Rehabilitation Counseling, with a specialization in Psychiatric Rehabilitation (Boston University)
Hobbies: Fun with friends, reading, movies, needlework, making jewelry
Favorite Spot on the North Shore: Marblehead, Rockport, Newburyport, Portsmouth–just about any harbor town!

Sue grew up living in Virginia and has spent half of her life in the Boston area after getting a job at Boston University. As a relatively new believer, Sue is passionate about learning about her faith and is running to catch up! She wanted to work among other Christians, and Gordon-Conwell seemed like the ideal place!

Residence Life Coordinators (RLC’s)

For information about Apartment RLCs and Dorm RLCs, contact [email protected].


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