Pastor Ramon J. Canals is the General Conference Ministerial Association secretary and is responsible for coordinating all its ministries, publications, and World Church initiatives. Ramon was the Director of the Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department of the General Conference. Before coming to the General Conference, he was Vice President of the North Pacific Union Conference. He also served as Evangelist, Evangelism Coordinator, Ministerial and Hispanic Ministries Director. Pastor Canals graduated from Central American Adventist University in Costa Rica (B.A.). He also holds a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and a Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) from Andrews University. Pastor Canals' mission is to encourage, energize, empower, and equip the saints for the mission of saving souls. He is married to Aurora, an Associate Secretary of the General Conference Ministerial Association, and she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration. They have two adult children, Jessica and Gabriel, and three grandchildren. Pastor Canals enjoys racquetball, reading, music, gardening, and memorizing entire books and chapters of the Bible.

Primary responsibilities

  • Director, General Conference Ministerial Association
  • Trainer, leader, educator for pastors worldwide
  • Coordinator, Revival and Reformation initative

Contact Ramon

  • +1 301-680-6501