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.
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.
Kyle Allen is Secretary/Treasurer of Adventist-laymen’s Services & Industries. Before working for ASI he was the senior pastor of the Mentone Seventh-day Adventist Church in Mentone, California. He is a graduate of the seminary at Andrews University. He is passionate about the role of lay people in finishing the work. He attended the Youth for Jesus program sponsored by ASI. He has a passion for evangelism and in engaging young adults in mission.
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.
Vice President for Evangelism
Vice President for Communication
Ruben Dias has tailored a unique approach to start-up investment and has lunched 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.
Vice President for Logistics
Naomi studied music at Andrews University prior to moving to Honduras to serve at VIDA Internacional. With her love for mission work and languages, she enjoys encouraging people around the world to consider full-time ministry. Naomi is communications director for Outpost Centers International.
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.
Additional ASI Board Members
Dan Jackson NAD President
Kenneth Denslow NAD Assistant to the President
G. Alexander Bryant NAD Secretary
G. Thomas Evans NAD Treasurer
Duane McKey & Gary Thurber NAD Appointees
UNION CHAPTER PRESIDENTS
Lorayne Barton, MD Pacific Union
Floyd Courtney Southwestern Union
Greg Perry, DDS Atlantic Union
Thomas Morrissey Lake Union
James Rafferty North Pacific Union
Emanuel Pelote Columbia Union
Barbara Taylor Mid-America Union
Christopher Beason Southern 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
Kyle Allen ASI Secretary-Treasurer
Amy Sheppard Ratsara
BOARD MEMBER EMERITUS
NORTH AMERICAN DIVISION APPOINTEES