Baltimore Area Coordinator
Dr. Truphena Choti holds a PhD in International Education Policy from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is a senior international development expert and currently serves as the Director of Education with Nascent Solutions (NSI). In this capacity, she oversees United States International Development (USAID) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s education development projects in Africa and also supports ministries of education in strategic planning. Dr. Choti has a classroom teaching experience in all levels of education from Kindergarten to graduate school, more so in high school where she spent 10 years.
She joined active pathfinder ministry in her native country of Kenya and later raising her own children as pathfinders. She is the founding Director of Living Springs Lions Pathfinder Club. She has served as a counselor, Deputy Director and Director in various Pathfinder Clubs. Dr. Choti is a servant of the Lord and a community leader. She is currently an elder in Living Springs SDA Church (Maryland) and elder-in-charge of Women, Pathfinders, Youth and Education ministries. She is married to Dr. Charles Choti and together they have 2 young adult sons (Jeff &Martin) and a daughter (Naomi). Dr. Choti is widely traveled and mingles well with all cultures. She speaks fluent Ekegusii, Kiswahili and English.
She believes that a strong character is built in the furnace of struggles and challenges and we can achieve all through Christ who strengthens us, Phil 4:13.