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Organized 1919 as Far Eastern Division
Renamed Asia-Pacific Division 1995
Territory divided and renamed 1997; reorganized 2011

Territory: Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam; comprising the Central Philippine, East Indonesia, North Philippine, and South Philippine Union Conferences; the Pakistan Union Section; the Bangladesh, Myanmar, Southeast Asia, and West Indonesia Union Missions; the Sri Lanka Mission of Seventh-day Adventists; and the Timor-Leste Mission.

Editor's Note: Credentialed Employees are not being listed in the 2018 Yearbook for divisions, unions, conferences, missions/fields, regions, or field stations.

Statistics (June 30, 2017): Churches, 7,395; membership, 1,442,678; population, 1,029,370,000 (online statistics).

Contact Information:
(updated: 5/9/2018)
StreetAddr Aguinaldo Highway, San Miguel II, Bypass
Silang, Cavite 4118
Aguinaldo Highway, San Miguel II, Bypass
Silang, Cavite 4118
MailAddr P.O. Box 040
4118 Silang, Cavite
P.O. Box 040
4118 Silang, Cavite
Phone 63 (46) 414-4000 63 (46) 414-4000
Fax 63 (46) 414-4001 63 (46) 414-4001
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President, Saw Samuel (E-mail: show; show).

Vice President, Johnny Lubis (E-mail: show).

Vice President, Bienvenido G. Mergal (E-mail: show).

Secretary, Rudy R. Baloyo (E-mail: show); Associate, Kevin K. Costello (E-mail: show); Assistant, Nazaida May Tabelisma (E-mail: show).

Treasurer, Max W. Langi (E-mail: show); Undertreasurer, Jacinto M. Adap (E-mail: show); Associate, Daryl Gay A. Tanamal (E-mail: show); Assistant, Allan Joseph Deblois (E-mail: show).

Executive Committee:

Saw Samuel, Chair; Rudy R. Baloyo, Secretary; Jacinto M. Adap, Ma. Rizaline C. Alfanoso, Jo Ann L. Amparo, Mesnick Attaupah, Vivencio R. Bermudez, Samuel Y. Bindosano, Dawood Bukhsh, Ruel Camato, Benjamin S. Casimiro, Agapito J. Catane Jr., Kevin K. Costello, Somchai Chuenjit, Orathai Chureson, Michael Ditta, Lawrence L. Domingo, Arnelio Gabin, Helen B. Gulfan, Stephen R. Guptill, Shin Dong Hee, Raymond C. House, Agus Inaray, Max W. Langi, Zelindo Joao Lay, Myun Ju Lee, Johnny Lubis, Edwin Magdadaro, Moldy Mambu, Wendell W. Mandolang, Romeo T. Mangiliman, Maqsood Mengha, Bienvenido G. Mergal, David Dulal Mitra, Denney Nebor, Eliezer G. Patricio, Timothy Muna Paul, Rex R. Rosas, Willem Sahetapy, Noldy Sakul, Saxon Shwe, Wesley J. A. Szamko, Daryl Gay A. Tanamal, Ravindran Thiruchelvm, Htay Min Tun, Hermogenes C. Villanueva, George Wambeek, Mark Anthony Webster, Gregory P. Whitsett, Jobbie D. Yabut.


Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries, and Ministerial Association, Wendell W. Mandolang; Shepherdess International, Helen B. Gulfan.

Children's Ministries, and Family Ministries, Orathai Chureson.

Communication, Mamerto M. Guingguing II.

Education, Lawrence L. Domingo; Associate, Canadian Panjaitan.

Health Ministries, Ma. Rizaline C. Alfanoso.

Planned Giving and Trust Services, and Public Affairs and Religious Liberty, Rex R. Rosas.

Publishing Ministries, Vivencio R. Bermudez.

Sabbath School and Personal Ministries, Hermogenes C. Villanueva.

Stewardship Ministries, Noldy Sakul.

Women's Ministries, Helen B. Gulfan.

Youth Ministries, Jobbie D. Yabut.


ADRA Asia Regional Office (Tri-division serving the Northern Asia-Pacific, Southern Asia, and Southern Asia-Pacific Divisions). Le Chateau Mansion, No. 801; 55 Ekamai 12th, Sukhumvit 63 Road; Klongtan, Wattana, Bangkok 10110; Thailand. Telephone: 66 (2) 391-4768. Fax: 66 (2) 381-7128. Regional Director, Mark Anthony Webster (show). Program Director, Brendon Irvine (show). Finance Director, Ronald Sandoval Maitre (show).

ADRA/Philippines (Tri-union). JP Rizal; Sabutan; Silang, Cavite; Philippines. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 25; Silang 4118, Cavite; Philippines. Telephone: 63 (46) 414-2464, 414-0146. Fax: 63 (46) 414-1492. E-mail: show; show. Website: Country Director, Thomas John Pignon.

Ministries and Services:

1000 Missionary Movement (a bi-division institution of the Northern Asia-Pacific and Southern Asia-Pacific Divisions). Balubad II; Silang, Cavite; Philippines. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7; 4118 Silang, Cavite; Philippines. Telephone: 63 (46) 414-2933, 414-2935. Fax: 63 (46) 414-2934. Director, Shin Dong Hee (E-mail: show). Treasurer, ___.

Adventist Health Care, Jo Ann L. Amparo.

Adventist Mission, Wesley J. A. Szamko.

Adventist Volunteer Service, Kevin K. Costello.

AMiCUS, Lawrence L. Domingo.

ASI, Hermogenes C. Villanueva.

Corporate Affairs, and Retirement, Jacinto M. Adap.

Chinese Ministries, Samuel Wang.

Global Mission Center for East Asian Religions. c/o Thailand Mission; 12 Soi 37 Pridi Banomyong, Sukhumvit 71; Klongtan Nua, Wattana; Bangkok 10110; Thailand. Mailing Address: P.O. Box 234; Prakanong; Bangkok 10110; Thailand. Director, Gregory P. Whitsett. E-mail: show.

Legal Counsel, Rex R. Rosas.

Media, Nelson V. Paulo.

NSO, Jobbie D. Yabut.

Prayer, and Special Needs Ministries, Johnny Lubis.

Spirit of Prophecy, Vivencio R. Bermudez.

System Codes: EntityID: 13370; OrgMastID: AT1111; AdmFieldID: SSD.