Colette Newer joined the Adventist Community Services team at the North American Division as the Associate Director in 2021. Prior to this, she was the Outreach Ministries Director in the Washington Conference, serving Community Services and Prison Ministries. In every position, she is inspired by watching people grow into their vision of new and innovative programs for their communities. She considers it a privilege to be part of that process.
Colette holds a Bachelor's in Sociology from Whitman College, a Master's in Administration from Andrews University, and a Certificate in Fundraising Management from Indiana University.