Know Your Leaders

Know Your Leaders

 

Elder Henry Fordham, President
Allegheny East Conference
In ministry 44 years
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
BA: Theology, Oakwood University BA: History, Oakwood University; MA: Jewish History, Ohio State University
Married to Sharon Fordham (Wright) Hometown: Germantown, OH – The Fordham’s have been married for 55 years.  They have 4 children (1 deceased), 10 grands, 2 great-grands

 

 

Dr. William T. Cox, Sr., President
Allegheny West Conference
In ministry 39 years
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
BA: Oakwood University; M. Div. + MA: New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Min. United Theological Seminary
Other Conferences Served: Southwest Region + Southeastern CA
Married to Latonya Cox (Huffman) Hometown: Dayton, OH – The Cox’s have been married for 39 years. They have 3 children and 7 grands.

 

 

Roger A. Bernard, President
Central States Conference
In ministry 27 years
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
BA / M.Div.
Other Conferences Served: Southwest Region + Bermuda
Married to Ivona Bernard (Roberts) Hometown: New York – The Bernard’s have been married for 31 years
They have 2 children

 

 

Dr. R. Clifford Jones, President
Lake Region Conference
In ministry 39 years
Hometown: Trinidad, WI
MA: Andrews University; D .Min: New York Theological Seminary; PHD: Western Michigan University
Other Conferences Served: Northeastern
Married to Elva Jones (Williams) Hometown: Trinidad, WI – The Jones’ have been married 38 years
They have 2 children

 

 

Dr. Daniel Honore, President
Northeastern Conference
In ministry 20 years
Hometown: Dix Hills, NY
BA Theology: Columbia Union College; BA History: Southern Adventist University;
JD: Ohio Northern University
Married to Mrs. Fritzie Honore (Lherisson) Hometown: Port au Prince, Haiti – The Honore’s have been married 30 years
They have 4 children

 

 

Byron Dulan, Vice President
Regional and Multicultural Regional Ministries and Human Relations
North Pacific Union Conference
In ministry 46 years
Hometown: Oakland, CA
BS Bus. Administration: California State University; MA Religion: Loma Linda University
Other Conferences Served: Southern CA, Washington, North Pacific Union
Married to Carnell Dulan (Boykin) Hometown: Oklahoma City, Ok – The Dulan’s have been married 48 years
They have 2 children and 6 grandchildren

 

 

Virgil S. Childs, Director
Office of Regional Ministries for African American Affairs
Pacific Union Conference
In ministry 31 years
Hometown: Pensacola, FL
BA Theology: Oakwood University; M.Div.: Andrews University
Other Conferences Served: Northern California Conference
Married to Patricia Ann Childs (Woods) Hometown: Los Angeles, CA – The Childs’ have been married 14 years
They have 3 children and 3 grandchildren

 

 

William L. Winston, President
South Atlantic Conference
In ministry 34 years
Hometown: Durham, NC
BA Theology: Oakwood University; M.Div.: Andrews University
Married to Eula Winston (Pulliam) Hometown: Burlington, NC – The Winston’s have been married 50 years.
They have 2 children; 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren

 

 

 

Benjamin Jones, Jr., President
South Central Conference
In ministry 47 years
Benjamin Jones, Jr. Hometown: Akron, OH
BA Theology: Oakwood University; MA Religion: Southern Adventist University
Married to Carol Jones (Vanderhorst) Hometown: Youngstown, OH – The Jones’ have been married 47 years
They have 2 children and 8 grandchildren

 

 

 

Gregory O. Mack, President
Southeastern Conference
In ministry 40 years
Hometown: Orlando, FL
BA: Oakwood University;  MA: Andrews University
Married to Jean Mack (Johnson) Hometown: Miami, FL
They have 2 children

 

 

 

Calvin L. Watkins, Sr., President
Southwest Region Conference
In ministry 40 years
Hometown:  Dayton, OH
BA: Oakwood University;  Other: Fulton Law Academy
Other conferences served:  South Atlantic
Married to Ruth Watkins – Hometown: Panama – The Watkins’ have been married 39 years
They have 3 children and 2 grandchildren

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