Bangkok Team

 
Billy and Kate Dempsey, EM Thailand Directors   Billy and Kate moved to Bangkok in 2015 from Charlotte, NC after working for United World Mission sending missionaries to the field for 7 years. They have three boys - Rush, Finn and Locke. As directors, they cast vision for the team and provide spiritual mentorship and care for missionaries as an on-ramp into Thailand while managing all overhead operations and programming.

Billy and Kate Dempsey, EM Thailand Directors

Billy and Kate moved to Bangkok in 2015 from Charlotte, NC after working for United World Mission sending missionaries to the field for 7 years. They have three boys - Rush, Finn and Locke. As directors, they cast vision for the team and provide spiritual mentorship and care for missionaries as an on-ramp into Thailand while managing all overhead operations and programming.

Christina Vang, Partnership Development Coordinator   Christina is originally from Central Valley, CA and moved to Bangkok in July 2018 after living 7 years in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is in charge of forming new partnerships with organizations in Bangkok that EM Asia can support and staff with volunteers. Christina also volunteers with refugee and slum ministries. You can find her lounging to lo-fi hip hop beats, taking care of her bedroom jungle, playing guitar & singing tunes.

Christina Vang, Partnership Development Coordinator

Christina is originally from Central Valley, CA and moved to Bangkok in July 2018 after living 7 years in St. Paul, Minnesota. She is in charge of forming new partnerships with organizations in Bangkok that EM Asia can support and staff with volunteers. Christina also volunteers with refugee and slum ministries. You can find her lounging to lo-fi hip hop beats, taking care of her bedroom jungle, playing guitar & singing tunes.

Kelly Sartorius, Communications & Logistics Coordinator   Originally from outside Washington, D.C., Kelly graduated from the University of South Carolina before moving to Bangkok in May 2018 from Charlotte, NC. Kelly manages visual content and administrative functions within the team, in addition to volunteering with university outreach on a local Bangkok campus. On days off you can find her at a coffeeshop, hiking, shooting photos or writing music.

Kelly Sartorius, Communications & Logistics Coordinator

Originally from outside Washington, D.C., Kelly graduated from the University of South Carolina before moving to Bangkok in May 2018 from Charlotte, NC. Kelly manages visual content and administrative functions within the team, in addition to volunteering with university outreach on a local Bangkok campus. On days off you can find her at a coffeeshop, hiking, shooting photos or writing music.

 
Bailey Debree, Staff   Bailey is originally from Gilbert, Arizona and ventured out of state for school in Southern California where she graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 2018. She will move to Bangkok in March 2019 as staff with EM Asia! Bailey is always up to try something new and her ideal day would involve the ocean, reading, playing board games, and a never ending supply of coffee.

Bailey Debree, Staff

Bailey is originally from Gilbert, Arizona and ventured out of state for school in Southern California where she graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 2018. She will move to Bangkok in March 2019 as staff with EM Asia! Bailey is always up to try something new and her ideal day would involve the ocean, reading, playing board games, and a never ending supply of coffee.

Emily Blaine, Staff   Born in Tampa, Florida, Emily graduated from University of South Florida in May 2018. She will be transitioning from a Marketing Director role at an international real estate firm to EM Asia Bangkok staff in Spring 2019. In her free time, Emily enjoys videography, nonfiction reading & research, painting, DIY projects, and watching documentaries.

Emily Blaine, Staff

Born in Tampa, Florida, Emily graduated from University of South Florida in May 2018. She will be transitioning from a Marketing Director role at an international real estate firm to EM Asia Bangkok staff in Spring 2019. In her free time, Emily enjoys videography, nonfiction reading & research, painting, DIY projects, and watching documentaries.

The Bunuparadah Family, Partners   Originally from Thailand, Rawee and Nui spent 8 years in New York City before returning to Bangkok in 2011. They have three boys - Mat, Mitchell and Manas. Rawee is the pastor of Grace Community Church, one of East Mountain’s partner churches on the Northern side of Bangkok.

The Bunuparadah Family, Partners

Originally from Thailand, Rawee and Nui spent 8 years in New York City before returning to Bangkok in 2011. They have three boys - Mat, Mitchell and Manas. Rawee is the pastor of Grace Community Church, one of East Mountain’s partner churches on the Northern side of Bangkok.

 
 
Nicholson Family, Partners   Gregg moved from Birmingham, AL to Bangkok 27 years ago, with Julie coming over 22 years ago from Greenville, SC. They now have four children - Joy, David, Sarah and Grace. After serving with Campus Outreach and church planting for many years, Greg is now in leadership at Bangna Christian Fellowship Church and Julie is a teacher at ICS.

Nicholson Family, Partners

Gregg moved from Birmingham, AL to Bangkok 27 years ago, with Julie coming over 22 years ago from Greenville, SC. They now have four children - Joy, David, Sarah and Grace. After serving with Campus Outreach and church planting for many years, Greg is now in leadership at Bangna Christian Fellowship Church and Julie is a teacher at ICS.