According to the office of the NAD assistant to the president for administration, the following eight individuals were elected to new conference president positions since NAD Year-end Meetings 2004:
Neil Biloffpresident of Dakota Conference (former ministerial director of Alaska Conference; replaces Van Hurst, who is now church ministries director of Mid-America Union).
Jeffrey Brownpresident of Bermuda Conference (former professor of Education, Religion, and Theology at Oakwood College; replaces Samuel Bulgin, who is currently pastor of the Attleboro-Lincoln Rhode Island Adventist Church in the Southern New England Conference).
Benjamin Brownepresident of South Central Conference (former president of Ethiopian Union; replaces Joseph McCoy, who has been appointed executive director of the Regional Conference Retirement Plan).
James Davidsonpresident of Carolina Conference (former secretary of Carolina Conference; replaces Kenneth Coonley, who retired).
Jerome Davispresident of Lake Region Conference (former ministerial director of Lake Region Conference, replaces Norman Miles).
Gerald Penickpresident of Southeastern California Conference (former assistant to the president for black ministries of Southeastern California Conference; replaces Lynn Mallery, who retired).
Gordon Pifherpresident of British Columbia Conference (former executive secretary of Upper Columbia Conference; replaces Harry Sackett, who retired).
Ed Wrightpresident of Georgia-Cumberland Conference (former senior pastor of Collegedale, Tennessee, Adventist Church; fills vacancy left when former president Dave Cress died in a plane crash).