Warner University is pleased to announce that Anne Tohme has accepted the position of Vice President of Student Life/Dean of Students. It reports to President David Hoag and it is area of the Warner Leadership Team.
Anne will play a vital role inside the Warner community and will also be responsible for oversight of all co-curricular activities, students' spiritual formation and provide direction for that Student Life team.
Anne involves Warner University after serving 17 years at Trinity International University in Illinois. She was born just outside of Milwaukee, WI. Anne earned a Bachelor's degree running a business Administration from John Brown University along with a Masters of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
Anne continues to be married to Kelvin Tohme for 13 years and has two kids: Landon, age 11 and Lauryn, age 9.
“I'm so excited about joining the Warner Community and also to get the chance to become a area of the Kingdom work happening there,” says Tohme. “My family and I have already received such welcome; everyone we have met has been so warm and caring and genuine that people feel like there is already a community waiting and attempting to welcome us.”
Anne seems like God has led her to accept this calling on her lifetime and also to advance for this new role being an opportunity and a challenge.
“We feel complete peace and confidence that this may be the Lord’s leading. God has shown up in a lot of ways already to confirm our call to Warner and we are excited to be a part of the work he's doing there. Us is stepping in faith and following God’s call to serve him in Florida.”
“Even just in our small amount of time, we have already sensed that Warner is a special place where people relative another and where God is on the move – making and growing disciples. That’s something we want to take part in!”
Anne enjoys any time spent together with her family including bike rides, movies, games, baking and fort-building! She also loves running and it has competed in four Chicago marathons!
Anne is a big Bon Jovi fan along with a little-known truth is that they has attended ten of the concerts – even one out of the UK, while on an engagement trip after Kelvin proposed to her inside a castle in Wales.
“I've got a passion and commitment to Christian Higher education and me resonates using the mission of Warner University 'to guide individuals toward Christlike character and intellectual maturity who're equipped for everyone.' Exactly what a privilege it is to participate in this mission!”
“Working with young and emerging adults is really a passion area of mine. My relational abilities help me to connect and make safe places where people could be authentic,” says Tohme. “I love seeing and supporting student as they come alive and gain deeper insight into who they are and how God has uniquely wired them – allowing them to flourish and succeed academically and vocationally.”