Associate Director of Global Ministries
Michelle Harris joined the Global Ministries staff at the beginning of July 2016 as one of the three associate directors. She brings over 25 years of cross-cultural experience in mentoring, training, and teaching in a variety of settings. Michelle work with our short-term missions program, oversees some of our staff serving abroad, and uses her gifts in writing.
In 2012, Michelle and her family moved to Fort Wayne, Ind., after serving 1994-2012 with InterVarsity Link in Europe and Africa. During those years, they lived a year in Paris, 11 years in the African nation of Gabon, and the final seven years in Nice, France. Michelle has been a teacher in an international school, a student minister, and a team leader. After relocating to Fort Wayne, she coordinated low-cost translation services at the Reclamation Project, which works in 18 languages.
Michelle graduated from Ball State University in 1990 with a degree in Education, and in 2016 completed a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Ashland University in Indiana. Her husband, Scott, is an InterVarsity campus minister working with international students in Fort Wayne. They have two children, Justin and Anna.