Gary Krause was elected as Associate Secretary of the General Conference in July 2010. He serves as the liaison officer to Israel Field and as the Director of Adventist Mission, which oversees the Global Mission Centers, church planting, and mission promotion.
Krause holds a Bachelor’s in Education from Avondale College and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Newcastle in Australia. He earned a Master of Arts in Journalism from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia and a Ph.D. in Practical Theology, focusing on Seventh-day Adventist urban ministry, from the University of Queensland. He grew up in the mission field and served in Australia prior to coming to the General Conference.