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Department's Leadership Since 1958

The Church Development Service was set up in the fall of 1958 with and as leaders. However, the General Conference Stewardship Department was organized in the Fall of 1967 and the leadership appeared in the Yearbook of 1968. The leaders were first called secretaries, and later changed to departmental directors. They are as follows:

1958
Directors
C. L. Torrey
W. J. Hubert

1968
Director
W. M. Starks

Associate
None

1969-1977
Director
W. M. Starks

Associate
P. G. Smith

1978
Director
W. M. Starks

Associates
P. G. Smith
C. A. Williams

1979
Director
P. G. Smith

Associate
C. A. Williams

1980
Director
P. G. Smith

Associates
S. D. Meyers
C. A. Williams

1981-1982
Director
J. Robert Spangler

Associates
Donald E. Crane
Samuel D. Meyers
Willis B. Quigley
William C. Scales Jr.
Arturo E. Schmidt
Paul G. Smith

1983-1985
Director
J. Robert Spangler

Associates
Floyd Bresse
Donald E. Crane
Samuel D. Meyers
Willis B. Quigley
William C. Scales Jr.
Arturo E. Schmidt
Paul G. Smith

1986
Director
Delmer W. Holbrook

Associates
Thomas M. Ashlock
Richard E. Barron
Maurice T. Bascom
Gilbert J. Bertochini
Charles L. Brooks
Helen C. Craig
Donald E. Crane
Karen Flowers
Ronald Flowers
Robert B. Grady
Betty Holbrook
George E. Knowles
J. Lynn Martell
Samuel D. Myers
Samuel F. Monnier
Perry F. Peterson
Leslie H. Pitton
Paul G. Smith
Michael H. Stevenson
Leo R. Van Dolson

1987
Director
Delmer W. Holbrook

Associates
Malcolm J. Allen
Thomas M. Ashlock (NAD)
Richard E. Barron
T. Bascom
Gilbert J. Bertochini
Charles L. Brooks
Helen C. Craig
Donald E. Crane
Karen Flowers
Ronald Flowers
Robert B. Grady
Betty Holbrook
George E. Knowles
Israel Leito
J. Lynn Martell (NAD)
Samuel D. Myers (NAD)
Samuel F. Monnier
Leslie H. Pitton (NAD)
Paul G. Smith
Michael H. Stevenson
Leo R. Van Dolson

1988
Director
Delmer W. Holbrook

Associates
Malcolm J. Allen
Richard E. Barron
Maurice T. Bascom
Gilbert J. Bertochini
Charles L. Brooks
Helen C. Craig
Donald E. Crane
Karen Flowers
Ronald Flowers
Robert B. Grady
Betty Holbrook
Noelene Johnson
George E. Knowles
Israel Leito
J. Lynn Martell (NAD)
Samuel D. Myers (NAD)
Samuel F. Monnier
Monte Sahlin (NAD)
Leslie H. Pitton (NAD)
Paul G. Smith
Michael H. Stevenson
Ted F. Wick

1989
Director
George E. Knowles

Associates
Malcolm J. Allen
Richard E. Barron
Maurice T. Bascom
Gilbert J. Bertochini
Charles L. Brooks
Donald E. Crane
Karen Flowers
Ronald Flowers
Robert B. Grady
Noelene Johnson
Israel Leito
J. Lynn Martell (NAD)
Samuel D. Myers (NAD)
Samuel F. Monnier
Monte Sahlin (NAD)
Leslie H. Pitton (NAD)
Paul G. Smith
Michael H. Stevenson
Ted F. Wick

1990
Director
George E. Knowles

Associates
Malcolm J. Allen
Richard E. Barron
Maurice T. Bascom
Gilbert J. Bertochini
Charles L. Brooks
Donald E. Crane
Karen Flowers
Ronald Flowers
Robert B. Grady
Noelene Johnson
Harold Lee (NAD)
Israel Leito
J. Lynn Martell (NAD)
Samuel D. Myers (NAD)
Samuel F. Monnier
Monte Sahlin (NAD)
Leslie H. Pitton (NAD)
Paul G. Smith
Virginia L. Smith
Michael H. Stevenson
Ted F. Wick

1991-1993
Director
Israel Leito

Associates
Malcolm J. Allen
Richard E. Barron
Donald E. Crane
Karen M. Flowers
Ronald Flowers
Charles J. Griffin
Murray E. Joiner
Calvin L. Smith
Virginia L. Smith
Michael H. Stevenson

1994
Director
Ronald Flowers

ASSOCIATES
Malcolm J. Allen
Richard E. Barron
Donald E. Crane
Mrs. Karen M. Flowers
Charles J. Griffin
Calvin L. Smith
Virginia L. Smith
David F. S. Wong

1995
Director
Ronald Flowers

Associates
Malcolm J. Allen
Richard E. Barron
Donald E. Crane
Karen M. Flowers
Charles J. Griffin
Benjamin C. Maxson
Calvin L. Smith
Virginia L. Smith
David F. S. Wong
James Zackrison

1996-2000
Director
Benjamin C. Maxson

Associate
Pardon Mwansa

Assistant
Flyvia Fowler

2001-2004
Director
Benjamin C. Maxson

Associate
Jean-Luc Lézeau

Assistant
Claire Eva

2005
Acting Director
Jean-Luc Lézeau

Associate
None

Assistant
Claire Eva

2006
Director
Erika F. Puni

Associate
Jean-Luc Lézeau

Assistant
Maria Ovando-Gibson

2010
Director
Erika F. Puni

Associate
Mario Nino

2011
Director
Erika F. Puni

Associates
Mario Nino
Larry Evans

Assistant
Penny Brink

2015
Director
Marcos F. Bomfim

Associate
Hiskia Missah

Assistant
Penny Brink

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