Ronald C. Smith, PhD

Ronald C. Smith, DMin, PhD

Board Vice Chair

About Ronald C. Smith, DMin, PhD

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As president of Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Ron Smith leads the work of more than 250,000 church members, pastors, educators, and evangelists. He has served in the Seventh-day Adventist ministry for 40 years, including as senior pastor of Berean Church in Los Angeles, California, and Ephesus Church in Harlem, New York. He is also a registered clinical psychologist and marital and family therapist. Smith earned his PhD in psychology at Fuller Graduate School of Psychology, a DM from Colgate Rochester Divinity School, and MDiv from Andrews University Theological Seminary, and a BA from Oakwood University.