Executive Team

The Executive Team is comprised of the chief officers of the Lake Region Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists. They are charged with putting into effect all administrative functions of the conference.

Garth Gabriel

Executive Secretary

Yvonne Collins

Chief Financial Officer

Eduardo Allen

Vice President

Treasury Team

The treasury department ensures that God’s Holy Tithes and our members’ generous offerings are used prudently, carefully, and appropriately at the conference and local levels. 

Kristal Fleming

Administrative Assistant to the CFO

Risk Management Coordinator

Kyla St. Hilaire-Spooner


Michelle Shelton

Assistant Chief Financial Officer

Office Staff

The office staff assists the executive team, administrative assistants and departmental directors with processing employment benefits, work policies, clerical, information technology and property maintenance.

Florette Mitchell


Donna Young

Administrative Assistant to the President

Tonya Nisbeth

 Administrative Assistant to the Executive Secretary

Latoria Thomas-Lee

Associate Director of Human Resources

Leny Vélez

Administrative Assistant to the Vice President

Josie Essex

Administrative Secretary to the Education Superintendent

Latita Thomas

Administrative Secretary to the Youth Director

Daniel Smith

Camp Ranger

Charles Reed Jr.

Conference Building Manager