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9-22-16 Southern Union Holds 2016 Constituency Session


The Southern Union constituents reelected all officers at its 19th Quinquennial Constituency Session on Sept. 18-19, 2016. The officers (left to right) are: Marlene Colburn; Dave Colburn, undertreasurer-elect; Jim Davidson, executive secretary; Bonnie Davidson; Yolanda Smith; Ron Smith, president; Randy Robinson, treasurer; Denise Robinson; Esther Salazar; Carlos Salazar, association treasurer; Dennis Millburn, undertreasurer; and Bobbie Millburn.
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The Southern Union Conference constituency reelected Ron C. Smith, D.Min., Ph.D., as president at its quinquennial constituency session on Sept. 18, 2016. Smith came to the Southern Union in 2007 as executive secretary and was elected president in September of 2011.

In response to his reelection Smith said, "I'm feeling most honored to have received your affirmation through your reelection of me as your president for a new term. Thank you for your partnership during this past quinquennium in reaching new benchmarks in ministry to our territory. With God's help, we will drill deeper and reach higher in our quest to introduce more and more people to Jesus. We will purpose to reach popular culture through hope and wholeness."

The session, chaired by Daniel R. Jackson, North American Division president, also reelected Jim Davidson as executive secretary; Randy Robinson, treasurer; Carlos Salazar, association treasurer; and Dennis Millburn, undertreasurer. Because Millburn plans to retire, Dave Colburn was made undertreasurer-elect, a designation he will hold until Millburn retires. All departmental directors were returned to their positions.

The president's 11-minute video report is available for viewing by clicking here; the entire quinquennial report is in the September Southern Tidings.

— This report was submitted by R. Steven Norman, III, communication director for the Southern Union and editor of the Southern Union Tidings.

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