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LEAD PASTOR

Eliab Quinones

Eliab Quinones is the lead pastor of El Paso Northeast.  Coming from Kenee, Texas, he joined the Texico Conference of Seventh-day Adventists in 2019. He graduated from Southwestern Adventist University with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology, minoring in Psychology. He lives in El Paso with his wife, Elizabeth, and their dog, Ellie. 

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FIRST ELDER

MariaElena Knight

MariaElena Knight is the first elder of El Paso Northeast. She graduated from New Mexico State University with a Master of Social Work and from the University of Pheonix with a Bachelor of Business Administration. She has a clinical license to practice in Texas and New Mexico, and is a certified anger resolution therapist. Born and raised in El Paso, Texas, she's lived in the Northeast since 1994 with her husband, Milo. 

CHURCH BOARD

Louise Grosse, Elder
Steve Weaver
, Deacon
Toshi Pate, Deaconess
Milo Knight, Clerk
Harald Halseth, Treasurer
Michelle Rosalez, Assistant Treasurer + Director of Pathfinders
Ellen Benoit, Sabbath School Superintendent + Director of Families
Annalisa Frej-Flores, Director of Music + Children's Ministry
Melissa Drayton, Director of Women's Ministry
Lori Humble, Director of Communications
Adrian Mena, Director of Technology
Gus Ruiz, Director of Men's Ministry
Dorothy Scantom, Director of Community
Andrew Van Deursen, Director of Health