Leadership

AFM Board Members

• Steve Fisher (Chair)
• Bruce Bauer (Vice-Chair)
• Conrad Vine (Secretary)
• Ann Gibson
• Alex Niculaescu
• Tom Mullen
• Dwight K. Nelson
• Wagner Kuhn
• Boubakar Sanou
• Doug Tackett

Conrad Vine

President

Pastor Conrad Vine is president of Adventist Frontier Missions. Prior to serving with AFM, Pastor Vine served in the pastoral ministry in the UK and Minnesota (USA), as a church administrator in the Middle East Union, and for many years with ADRA in central Asia and other regions worldwide.
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Sinisa Milovanovic

Treasurer

As AFM’s Treasurer, Sinisa is in charge of all AFM’s financial matters, properties and facilities. He also works with resources and support for AFM’s mission projects.
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John Baxter

Recruitment & Human Resources Director

John Baxter focuses his attention on recruitment, helping AFM to reach its goal of hiring more missionaries. His responsibilities include working with young people in mobilizing them for short term and student mission service. He also assists Development with major donors and large events.
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Laurence Burn

Training Director

Laurence Burn is responsible for the training and development of all missionaries prior to launching and continuing development of missionaries in the field. He manages and teaches a variety of in-depth training and preparation programs. He also serves as a church-planting consultant.
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Susan Payne

Development Director

Susan is the Director of Development, responsible for AFM’s donor ministry and fundraising events.
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Marc Coleman

International Field Director

Marc oversees all field operations, working directly with field directors and home office departments that recruit, process, prepare, and manage missionaries before they launch and when they return from service.
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Jony Hajaj

Intercultural Studies and Discipleship Director

Jony Hajaj comes from the heart of the Middle East, where he was born and raised. Arabic is his mother tongue. He, together with his wife and family, have served the Lord for many years pastoring, planting churches, recording TV and radio programs, training, and teaching around the world. He is currently pursuing a doctorate in Intercultural studies. His passion is to lead people to Jesus Christ. Jony Hajaj is happily married with three children, and he is delighted to be part of AFM family.
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Ricardo Palacios

New Ministry Initiative Director

Ricardo is currently serving as the Ministry Initiatives Director and Africa Field Director for Adventist Frontier Missions. His educational background includes a Doctor of Ministry in Church Growth and Evangelism and an M.Div from Andrews University, preceded by a B.A. in Religion from Weimar College.
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James Arkusinski

Communication Director

As communication director, James oversees the production of AFM’s premier mission magazine — Adventist Frontiers. He also manages and maintains our website, produces AFM project videos, crafts press releases, creates other marketing materials and coordinates various public relations activities.
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Paul Massey

Tentmaker Ministries Coordinator and Asia Field Director

Paul Massey organizes AFM’s Tentmaker Ministries. He guides and supports people who wish to use their business or educational talents to witness in countries where direct evangelism is not allowed. In addition, he serves as a field director in Asia. Previously, Paul served as a missionary to people in the Middle East.
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