The North American Division Adventist Community Services welcomes a new member to the team. As of May 15, 2016, W. Derrick Lea has been asked to serve as the Associate Director of ACS, managing the Disaster Response Ministry. Lea has worked within the Disaster Response Community for the past 5 years creating and managing a DR Team for the largest Muslim Non-Governmental Organization in the US. Prior to this position, he has worked within the Public Safety area in the Fire Service, serving as the Deputy Chief for the largest combination department (volunteers and career employees) in the US. Born and raised a Seventh-day Adventist, he is looking forward to working for the church to help communities in crisis.