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8-31-11 Pacific Union Constituency Re-Elects Officers
Ricardo Graham re-elected as president
In its 2011 Quinquennial Constituency Session on Monday, Aug. 29, 2011, the Pacific Union constituency re-elected Ricardo Graham as president. Graham was first elected president by the Pacific Union Executive Committee in 2008.
“Our priorities during the next five years will be Reaching Up — that’s revival and reformation,” says Graham, “and Reaching Out — community outreach and evangelism.”
The constituency session, chaired by North American Division president Dan Jackson, also returned executive secretary Bradford Newton, vice president Arnold Trujillo and treasurer Theodore Benson to office. Two ethnic ministry coordinators were also reelected; Bobby Mitchell, Regional Ministries, and Jorge Soria, Hispanic Ministries. Delegates elected VicLouis Arreola as Asian/Pacific Ministries coordinator, replacing George Atiga, who retired.
“Prayer and effort, effort and prayer,” says Graham. “Ellen White says all God’s power is there for us, just a whisper away. That’s our plan of action.”
(Photo by Gerry Chudleigh. From left: Bobby Mitchell, Regional Ministries; Theodore Benson, treasurer; Ricardo Graham, president; VicLouis Arreola, Asian/Pacific Ministries; Bradford Newton, executive secretary; Jorge Soria, Hispanic Ministries; Arnold Trujillo, vice president.)