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Announcement: Arne P. Nielsen, NAD Vice President for Education, Passes to His Rest

Arne Nielsen, NAD VP for education, passed away on June 3, 2024

Arne P. Nielsen; photo from NAD Office of Communication

We are deeply saddened to share that Arne P. Nielsen, North American Division vice president for education, passed to his rest this morning, June 3, 2024, after several days in the intensive care unit dealing with complications from an acute illness. The family asks for privacy at this time as they grieve this very unexpected loss. Please pray for the Nielsen family.

"Today we lost a tremendous servant of God, a great leader, a true friend, a devoted husband and father," said G. Alexander Bryant, NAD president. "Though our hearts are broken, we look forward to seeing Arne again."

In November 2018, Nielsen was voted to serve as the division’s vice president for education; previously he served as NAD director of secondary education and accreditation.

More information, including a full article, will be shared at a later time. Again, please respect the family’s privacy and surround them with your prayers.