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Dr. Liviu Romel Olteanu elected new Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Secretary

Dr. Liviu Romel Olteanu elected new Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Secretary

November 7, 2011, Collonges, France [CD-EUD]. On November 7, 2011, the Euro-Africa Region’s Executive Committee voted Dr. Liviu Romel Olteanu as the new Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Secretary. He succeeds Karel Nowak, the former Secretary, who pas

November 11, 2011 | CD-EUD

November 7, 2011, Collonges, France [CD-EUD]. On November 7, 2011, the Euro-Africa Region’s Executive Committee voted Dr. Liviu Romel Olteanu as the new Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Secretary. He succeeds Karel Nowak, the former Secretary, who passed away last August 2011. Under the direction of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Vice President, Dr. Ella Simmons, the nominating committee worked together in a good spirit to consider all the possibilities and conditions of this nomination. Dr. Liviu Romel Olteanu, born in Romania, has lived in Spain since the year 2000. Married to Reveica, he is father of three children: Mihaela, Gabriel and Camil. He fluently speaks Romanian, Spanish, English and has a good understanding of French. Dr. Olteanu received a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Theology, as well as in Education, at Andrews University, Michigan, U

SA. At the University of Sibiu, in Romania, he acquired a Licence in Law in addition to Diplomas in Human Rights Studies. Currently he is a PhD candidate in Law at the University of Madrid, expected to be completed in March 2012. For many years, Dr. Olteanu has been involved as a main spokesperson for PARL in Spain, while working as Assistant to the Adventist Spanish Union President, Associate to the Ministerial Association Secretary and Ethnic group coordinator of the Adventist Spanish Union. He has also written various publications on R

eligious Liberty, Education and on Human Rights.
Following the vote of the Executive Committee regarding the residence of this position, the office and residence of Dr. Olteanu and his family will be in Bruxelles, Belgium. The Executive Committee welcomes Dr. Olteanu as member of the Euro-Africa body and wishes God’s best blessings for him and his family.

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