Charles D. Adamson was one of the pioneering Caribbean-Antiguan literature evangelists and lay leaders in the eastern Caribbean from the early 1890s until his death in the mid-1930s.
Celian Emerald Andross was an American evangelist and church administrator who dedicated his life to working for the Adventist Church. Andross held many successful evangelistic meetings in the American West and along the mid-Atlantic before serving as the youth director of the Columbia Union Conference in Maryland for six years.
William Arnold was a pioneering evangelist in the Lesser Antilles and other regions of the Caribbean.
Linda Austin was a pioneering educator and administrator who was one of the founding members of the East Caribbean Training School (now the University of Southern Caribbean), in Maracas Valley, in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Dexter A. Ball was a pioneering Seventh-day Adventist missionary who was sent to the eastern Caribbean by the Foreign Mission Board on recommendation of the International Tract Society in late 1890. He was the first Adventist minister to officially visit the Lesser Antilles.
Vasco Timotheus Boyce was a Barbadian conference and union administrator.
Clarence Boyd was a pioneering educator and administrator, serving for more than 40 years within the United States of America and in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Lionel Brathwaite was a pioneering Trinbagonian educator, literature and public evangelist, pastor, church administrator, and church and school builder in the eastern Caribbean for 44 years.
Jan Brinkman was a Dutch evangelist, pastor, and church administrator who served for over thirty years in Holland, as well in the two Dutch-speaking regions of the Inter-American Division: Suriname and the Dutch Antilles. He was president of both the Suriname Mission and the Netherlands Antilles Mission.
Glenn Alwin Calkins was born May 5, 1887. As the third president of the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists, Calkins served in the position for two distinct terms: 1941-1947 and 1951-1954. Prior to coming to this region, he held various administrative leadership positions within the North American Division. Elder Calkins accepted the Adventist faith in 1919, gave up his business, and soon thereafter enrolled at Pacific Union College.
Charles Cave was a Barbadian physician, sanitarium director, health reformer, nursing school director and instructor, church leader, and philanthropist.
Mabel Louise Skerritt Cave was an Antiguan Battle Creek Sanitarium school-trained registered nurse and administrator who worked in Barbados from early 1908 until her death in 1970.
James Gershom Dasent was a pioneering Antiguan evangelist, pastor, and church administrator—among the first from the eastern Caribbean at the turn of the 20th century—who was invited to work as district pastor in the United States, arriving in 1910. Dasent was among the few converts to Seventh-day Adventism in the early 20th century in Antigua, British West Indies. He became one of the earliest Adventist literature evangelists and ministers of African descent in the Caribbean.
The eastern Caribbean comprised of the numerous Leeward and Windward Islands, were among the early places outside of the U.S.A. that Seventh-day Adventist missionaries labored in significant numbers, for around eighty years. “The English-speaking regions of the Caribbean were the first to attract Adventist workers.”
Wilbert Durant Forde was a pioneering graduate of Emmanuel Missionary College who became one of the first Caribbean licensed ministers to serve in the eastern Caribbean starting in 1905.
Benjamin George Othniel French, a Saint Lucian pioneering Adventist educator and administrator, was the tenth president of Caribbean Union College (now the University of the Southern Caribbean) between 1962 and 1965.
Philip Giddings was one of the earliest of the pioneering Caribbean Adventist missionaries and was among the earliest Caribbean students to study nursing at the Battle Creek Sanitarium and graduate from Battle Creek College.
Eric Sylvester Greaves was a pioneering Caribbean mission field secretary, evangelist, minister, union secretary, and conference president.
Timothy Sylvester Greaves was a leader in the medical fields of histopathology and cytopathology, and he became an inspiration to many in the Caribbean and beyond for his vision and contributions to Christian Adventist education.
Christopher McClennan Greenidge was a pioneering Barbadian colporteur and lay evangelist who established numerous churches and companies.