Cross-Cultural Program


Byron Peachey
Assistant Professor

Byron Peachey, of Harrisonburg, has served as a Campus Pastor at EMU since 2002. He previously served four years as co-director of Mennonite Central Committee’s work in El Salvador. For 10 years, Peachey was involved in an inner-city mission congregation, Community of Hope in Washington, D.C., where he was a social worker and development director. He manages a small farm and attends Shalom Mennonite Church.

Assistant Leader


Linda Burkholder
Asst to Cross Cultural Program

Linda brings a passion for international study as part of a complete liberal arts education to her work with Cross-cultural Programs. Her experiences prior to coming to EMU include social work practice, community development, grant writing, teaching and team building as well as other recreational programming. She and her husband have two children and two dogs.

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