Pamela grew up in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, and she is a graduate of Shenandoah Valley Academy. Pamela has served as an Adventist teacher, principal, and, prior to coming to the NAD, she served as superintendent of schools for the Minnesota Conference. She and her husband, Claudio, have a rich background in the area of family ministries having worked as a husband/wife team in numerous conferences and hosting a live call-in show for LifeTalk radio called “Love for a Lifetime” for over 3 years.
Pamela holds a B.S. degree from Columbia Union College in the area of education, an M.S. degree from Radford University in curriculum and instruction, and a Ph.D. in leadership from Andrews University. She has been married to Claudio for over 35 years and has two daughters, Diana, an English teacher, and Hadassah, a general surgery resident. Pamela and Claudio also have two sons-in-law, Greggory, a speech language therapist, and Andrew, a navy aircraft technician.
Pamela’s strong background in curriculum development will be beneficial as additional materials and curriculum is developed in the area of family ministries. Claudio and Pamela are passionate about building strong, healthy marriages and families for God’s Kingdom and are very excited about serving the North American Division together as a team.