Teresa Stroup is the International Executive Director, she began working with GSM in 1995 as GSM Centers Director, Counselor and Satellite leader for Tanzania.
Teresa has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Marylhurst University and a Masters degree in Social Work from Portland State University. She is a licensed clinical social worker.
She has Certifications in Batterers Intervention, Anger Management, Clinical Supervision, Parenting and is a graduate of the Good Samaritan Ministries counseling program and the Ford Family Foundation Community Trainer and Leadership program.
She worked for 9 years as a Family Program Manager and Mental Health Counselor with Lutheran Community services in Klamath Falls. She has been married for over 40 years. She and her husband have worked in the Pastoral Ministry for over 25 years and has 3 grown children and 2 granddaughters.