Contact Information


Williams Costa Jr.

Williams Costa Jr. is the executive director for ANN and director of the Communication department at the Seventh-day Adventist Church's world headquarters. He is originally from Recife in Brazil and has previously served as a large-scale production manager and Communication director for the church in South America.



Assistant Director

Ansel Oliver

Assistant Director
Phone Number: (301) 680-6306
Email Address: OliverA(at)gc.adventist(dot)org

Ansel Oliver likes empowering fellow writers in covering church issues around the word. He served as a student missionary in Yap, Micronesia, interned in the U.S. Congress, and reported on city council as a staff writer for a newspaper in California. He holds a bachelor's degree in communication from Pacific Union College, a master's degree in journalism from San José State University, and a professional photography certificate from the Washington School of Photography. Fun things for him are sports, guitars and traveling.


Editorial Coordinator

Elizabeth Lechleitner

Editorial Coordinator
Phone Number: (301) 680-6311
Email Address: LechleitnerE(at)gc.adventist(dot)org

Elizabeth Lechleitner, a 2006 graduate of Andrews University, joined the ANN team in June 2006, having written for the Andrews University public relations office and Focus, the alumni magazine. She enjoys writing, reading, and travel.


Website: Andrew King
Email Address: KingA(at)gc.adventist(dot)org (For technical issues with this website)

Adventist News Network
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, Maryland 20904
United States of America

Fax Number: (301) 680-6312
Email Address: AdventistNews(at)gc.adventist(dot)org