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educator , Missionary , Organization administrator

Geneva Jane Silvernail, religious organization administrator, missionary, educator. Ordained Minister Church of Nazarene, 1994. Nominee National Teacher of Year, Government Guam, 1971; recipient Guam Teacher of Year, 1970, Lake Wales Teacher of Year, Board Education, 1982; scholarship, National Science Foundation, 1962.


Silvernail, Geneva Jane was born on April 23, 1946 in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Ralph Murphy Lambert and Delcie Lee Baker-Lambert.


Bachelor of Science, Western Michigan University, 1968. Master of Arts, Olivet Nazarene University, 1975. DRE, Covington Theological Seminary, 1994.

Doctor of Education, Trevecca Nazarene University, 2000.


Teacher Decatur Public Schools, Michigan, 1967—1968, Government Guam, Talofofo, 1968—1971, Bonas Central Education School, Dominican Republic, 1975—1976, Carol Morgan Schools, Santo Domingo, 1976—1977, Lew Muckle Estate, St. Croix, 1977—1977, Janie Howard Wilson Elementary School, Lake Wales, Florida, 1979—1983. Faculty Swaziland Nazarene Bible College, Siteki, 1983—1987. Academic dean Caribbean Nazarene Theological College, Cantaro, Trinidad and Tobago, 1989—1996, 2000—2003.

Assistant director, management human resources department Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, 1996—2000. General Nazarene Missions International convention coordinator Church of Nazarene, Kansas City, Missouri, since 2003. Missionary International Church of Nazarene, Kansas City, since 1983.

Secretary Christian Adult Higher Education Conference, 1996—2000. External reviewer, accreditation consultant Caribbean Evangelical Theological Association, Jamaica, 2001—2003.


  • Ordained Minister Church of Nazarene, 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor book chapter. Author: (poetry book) Classic and Inspirational Poetry (Outstanding Christian Poem, 1994). Editor: (newsletter) Talking With You.


Member American Women's Club, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 1991—2002, program chair Trinidad and Tobago, 1991—2002. Member of National Association Female Executives, Meeting and Event Planners Fellowship, Religious Conference Management Association, Wesleyan Holiness Women's Clergy, International.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading.


Children: David Keith, Deborah Kim, Denise Kathleen Crawford.

Ralph Murphy Lambert

Delcie Lee Baker-Lambert

David Keith Silvernail

Deborah Kim Silvernail

Denise Kathleen Crawford Silvernail