ASI Officers

Steve Dickman


Steve Dickman, and his wife, Brenda, have partnered in the educational supporting ministry work for 20 years. Steve was part of the leadership team for the ASI Southern Union chapter for 15 years, serving as president for 6 of those years. He is currently the president of Harbert Hills Academy in Savannah, Tennessee.

Andi Hunsaker

General Vice President

Andi Hunsaker and her husband, Bob, are both physicians and graduates of Loma Linda University School of Medicine. They make their home in Sudbury, Massachusetts. Andi practices medicine full-time at a major teaching hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She is a regular Sabbath school teacher in her home church in Stoneham, Massachusetts, and has a passion for the Word of God.

Philip Baptiste


Philip Baptiste is the Departmental Director of Adventist-Laymen Services and Industries (ASI) for the North American Division (NAD) and the Secretary/Treasurer of ASI. In his current role, Philip Baptiste provides financial oversight, coordinates strategic planning, and helps direct the administrative activities and overall operation of ASI, in the North American Division. Read more

Brenda Palmer

Vice President for Finance

Brenda Palmer is manager, Palmer Handrail & Custom Millwork. Brenda moved to Mississippi to help build a church plant. Their family business grew out of a need to employ new Adventists and finance a church school. Christian education and personal evangelism continues to be a driving force in their lives as their construction work takes them nationwide. Brenda has recently been elected as VP for Finance for ASI.

Rodney Bowes

Vice President for Evangelism

Rodney has served as a pastor, evangelist, teacher, and medical missionary trainer. Since 1999 he has served in various ministries with a passion to share the present truth through health evangelism. He currently works as one of the divisional directors for the LIGHT for projects in Africa and East Asia. He is also the president of Health Education Resources. He and his wife, Julie, live in southern California.

Curtis Letniak

Vice President for Membership

Curtis Letniak and his wife Julie and their two children live near Ponoka, Alberta where they are actively involved in ministry in Alberta and abroad in countries throughout Southeast Asia. Curtis is owner of Spyder Controls Corp – a Canadian electronics design and manufacturing firm that serves a variety of marine, vehicle and equipment manufacturers. He is passionate about developing creativity and innovation in ministry to hasten Christ’s soon return.

Ruben Dias

Vice President for Communication

Ruben Dias has tailored a unique approach to start-up investment and has launched numerous technology companies in the last 25 years. He is the owner of FastTrack VC offering start-up entrepreneurs value beyond funding. Ruben resides with his wife Nancy and their two children in Whistler, Canada. Their main passion is being involved in the Adventist mission around the world.

Ryan Booth

Vice President for Logistics

Bio coming soon.

Denzil McNeilus

President of ASI Missions Inc.

Denzil McNeilus is the owner of Sterling State Bank. He resides in Dodge Center, Minnesota. Denzil is a past president of ASI. He continues to serve on the ASI Missions Inc. board. Denzil and his wife, Donna, also a past president of ASI, are parents to three children. Their passion is sharing Christ with others around the world. Their involvement with ASI extends back many years.

ASI Staff

Debbie Dailey

Administrative Assistant

Christy Rasmussen

Membership Liaison

Sharon Robberson

Convention Coordinator

Amanda Gadd


Don Erickson

Exhibit Hall Coordinator

Barb Schumacher

Housing Coordinator

Kristi Jensen

Content Editor/Creator

Wayne Atwood

IT Manager/Webmaster

Additional ASI Board Members

Dan Jackson NAD President
Kenneth Denslow NAD Assistant to the President
G. Alexander Bryant NAD Secretary
Randy Robinson NAD Treasurer
Duane McKey & Gary Thurber NAD Appointees


Sandra Sargeant Atlantic Union
Mark Brown Columbia Union
Joy Kauffman Lake Union
Mark Cromwell Mid-America Union
Gary Morgan North Pacific Union
Patti Guthrie Pacific Union
Christopher Beason Southern Union
Pat Humphrey Southwestern Union

ASI Missions, Inc.

Denzil McNeilus President and Chairman
Dan Houghton General Vice-President and Vice Chair
Stan Smith Vice-President for Finance and Treasurer


Philip Baptiste
Randy Bivens
Harold Lance
Curtis Letniak
Rusty McKee
Garwin McNeilus
Radim Passer
Amy Sheppard Ratsara
Sophia Rayner
Larry Romrell
Volker Schmidt
Debbie Young
Ed Zinke


Ellsworth McKee


Dan Jackson
Ken Denslow
Randy Robinson