SOUTHERN ASIA LEADER: John Rathinaraj was elected to lead the Adventist Church in Southern Asia, including the countries of India, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives. Rathinaraj was among four church officials voted into new leadership positions during the church’s fall business meeting.he Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Executive Committee elected four new church officers and leaders October 12, the first full-day business session of its Annual Council.
NORTH AMERICAN SECRETARY:G. Alexander Bryant was voted as executive secretary for the Adventist Church’s North American region. The position is also an associate secretary for the world church.The world church Executive Committee also appointed G. Alexander Bryant as an associate secretary for the world church and executive secretary of the church’s North American region, which includes the United States, Canada and Bermuda.
HEADQUARTERS ROLE: Homer Trecartin was voted to serve as the world church associate secretary in charge of Adventist Volunteers.Homer Trecartin, current planning director of the church’s Office of Adventist Mission, was appointed to head up Adventist Volunteers as a world church associate secretary. Trecartin will continue to oversee the work of his current office as well as assuming new responsibility.