Ted N. C. Wilson

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Ted N.C. Wilson
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20th President of the General Conference of Seventh day Adventists
Incumbent
Assumed office
June 23, 2010
Preceded by Jan Paulsen
Vice President of the General Conference of Seventh day Adventists
In office
August 2000 – June 23, 2010
President of the Euro-Asia Division of Seventh day Adventists
In office
1992–1996
Personal details
Born (1950-05-10) May 10, 1950 (age 64)
Takoma Park, Maryland
Nationality American
Spouse(s) Nancy Wilson
Alma mater New York University,
Loma Linda University School of Public Health,
Andrews University,
Washington Adventist University
Profession Pastor

Ted N. C. Wilson, is the current President of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church as of June, 2010.[1] Prior to this appointment, he served as General Vice President of the church since July, 2000.[2]

Wilson was nominated by the church's 246-member Nominating Committee and elected by the General Conference Session delegation, the highest governing body in the church consisting of an international body of 2,410 appointed members.[3] He succeeded Jan Paulsen, who had served as president since 1999. Wilson holds a doctorate in religious education from New York University, a Master of divinity degree from Andrews University and a Master of Science degree in public health from Loma Linda University's School of Public Health.[4] His nomination and subsequent election had been expected. In the 2010 General Conference session, President Wilson emphasized the need to turn to the scriptures and affirmed the church's strong belief in Ellen White.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kellner, Mark A. "Ted N. C. Wilson Elected General Conference President". Adventist Review, online edition. Retrieved February 12, 2012. 
  2. ^ Seventh-day Adventist Church Yearbook, Review and Herald Publishing Assn, 2009, p. 19.
  3. ^ Constitution of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Article V, in Seventh-day Adventist Church Yearbook, Review and Herald Publishing Assn, 2009, p. 9.
  4. ^ Chaudhary, Felix (February 8, 2011). "Pastor blesses site for new college". The Fiji Times Online. Retrieved Feb 12, 2012. 
  5. ^ Sheila M. Poole. "Wilson; Ted Wilson elected new president of Seventh-day Adventist Church". Atlanta News". 
Preceded by
Jan Paulsen
President of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
2010-
Succeeded by
Incumbent