- Bill Cork hi-res photo (JPG 9.47 MB)
William Cork is Assistant Director of Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries for the North American Division, with responsibility for the Great Plains Region, consisting of the Mid-America and Southwestern Union Conferences. He spent twenty years as a chaplain in the National Guard and the US Army Reserve. In his final assignment he was part of the Strategic Initiatives Group at the Office of the Chief of Chaplains. In 2013 he deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He also has eleven years experience in full-time public campus ministry and taught world religions at a Houston area community college. He pastored for five years in the Texas Conference. He graduated from Atlantic Union College, began graduate study in church history at Loma Linda, and received his M.A. in church history and his M.Div. from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. He is currently a Master of Public Health student at University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, and is an active member of state and national suicide prevention organizations. Bill and his wife, Joy, live in Houston, TX, and have two young adult children, Andrew Cork and Aimee-Joy Hearn.