President of ADRA Steps Down

SILVER SPRING—Jonathan Duffy, president of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International, has stepped down, effective immediately. The reason given is “personal reasons.” 

“The ADRA Board has accepted Jonathan’s resignation and expresses appreciation for his service,” says Ella Simmons, board vice-chair and general vice president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. “Jonathan served as president of ADRA since his election in 2013. He has led the network of more than 130 offices to adopt a new strategic framework that allowed ADRA to align with changing trends in the development and humanitarian sector.” ANN

Michael Kruger, the current vice president of finance has been appointed as interim president.

Duffy was the author of the 2019 third quarter Sabbath School lesson titled “The Least of These.”