About Us

This department oversees Youth, Pathfinders, Adventurers, Camping, Young Adults and Public Campus Ministry for the churches and schools of the North American Division. We mobilize large networks of empowered local leaders for each of these ministry disciplines. We oversee the development of products, training, and many other services to assist leaders in accomplishing ministry in their local settings.

Tracy WoodTracy Wood
Associate Director

Pastor Tracy was born and raised in Washington State. He attended Adventist schools as well as public education. He received his undergraduate education at Oregon Polytechnic Institute, Walla Walla University, and Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska. His graduate and postgraduate studies were completed at the Adventist Theological Seminary in Berrien Springs, Michigan.

He has experience in sales, engineering, architecture, and construction management. He worked as a pastor in the Oregon Conference for six years and conference youth director for ten years. In 2015 Pastor Tracy began serving at the North American Division in Youth & Young Adult Ministries.

Pastor Tracy is married to Angelina Cameron-Wood. They treasure spending time with their children and grandchildren. They enjoy outdoor exercise, hiking, flower gardening, backyard birding, riding their motorcycle, reading books together, and spending time with family and friends.

Tracy and Angelina are passionate about spending time with Jesus and helping others get to know Him more! 

armando.miranda.2015.smArmando Miranda Jr.
Associate Director

Pastor Armando Miranda Jr. is a Pathfinder at heart! He was born and raised in Mexico but for the last 19 years he has been living in the United States where he has pastored for the last 14 years. He is an invested Adventurer/Pathfinder/Master Guide. He is the official Club Ministries Director at the North American Division. And he is married to the beautiful Karen and they have 2 sons: Samuel and Andre and 1 daughter, Karen Juliette. His passion and goal is to see young people encounter Jesus and be transformed by His Spirit.

gael.murray.sm.2010Gael Murray
Administrative Assistant