Black General Conference Secretaries and Treasurer
Black General Conference Vice Presidents
Black Division Presidents
North American Division (1979-1990)
North American Division (2020-)
Inter-American Division (2018-)
Black Union Presidents
Atlantic Union Conference (2016-)
Lake Union Conference (1980-1994)
Columbia Union Conference (1998-2006)
Black General Conference Firsts
In 1909 became first black director of the Negro Department
First Black GC Family Ministries Directors (2010)
First Black GC Director of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty (2015)
Black Leaders Firsts
In 2021, Tapp became the first black president of the Potomac Conference.
In 2012, Monk Crawford became the first woman to serve as editor of Message.
Esmond became the first black editor of Insight in 2002. In 2010 he became the third black vice president of the Review and Herald Publishing Association.
Message Magazine Editors
Breath of Life Speakers