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.

Kyle Allen


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.

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.

Norman Reitz

Vice President for Evangelism

Norman Reitz is a practicing California attorney.  He is actively involved in lay evangelism and training to use the New Beginnings for evangelism.  Has served as Chapter President of Pacific Union, ASI National General Vice President and President.  His goal is to translate the revised New Beginnings into many new languages and to make ASI relevant to church life and growth in the North American Division.

Denzil McNeilus

Vice President for Membership/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.

Wayne Atwood

Vice President for Communication

Wayne Atwood lives in Québec, Canada, where he has been a business owner and entrepreneur. He is currently president of Better Living (Mieux Vivre), a supporting ministry that produces French radio and television programs. He and his wife Isabelle are the parents of three children. He speaks fluent English and French. Wayne is passionate about sharing Christ in his marketplace.

Naomi Jackson

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.

Additional ASI Board Members

NAD President — Dan Jackson
NAD Assistant to the President — Kenneth Denslow
NAD Secretary — G. Alexander Bryant
NAD Treasurer — G. Thomas Evans
NAD Appointees — Duane McKey & Gary Thurber
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)
Immediate Past President — Frank Fournier
Members at Large — Dan Houghton and Rusty McKee

ASI Missions, Inc.

President — Denzil McNeilus
Board Members:
Kenneth Denslow
G. Thomas Evans
Dan Houghton
Dan Jackson
Ellsworth McKee
Rusty McKee
Denzil McNeilus
Garwin McNeilus
Radim Passer
Larry Romrell
Volker Schmidt
Blondel Senior
Carroll Shoffner
Stan Smith
Debbie Young

ASI Staff

Convention Coordinator — Sharon Blumenberg
Exhibit Hall Coordinator — Don Erickson
Convention Site Selector/Housing Coordinator — Barb Schumacher