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Region 1

Region 1 is comprised of 17 units and 1008 congregations. This region covers 432,233 square miles and includes Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Region Staff & Leadership

Photo of Larry Stoner
Regional Operations Coordinator

Larry Stoner

Administrative Assistant

Joyce Burkholder

Chair

Phil Troyer

Vice Chair

Frank Hoover

Treasurer

Stanley Jantzi

Secretary

Sam Miller

Region 1 Units

Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity close to home? Contact your local unit to see if something is available.

Current Responses

MDS volunteers repair and build homes in the Florida Panhandle, after October 2018's Hurricane Michael.
Marianna, FL RV

Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, FL on October 10, 2018 as a Category 5 Hurricane with sustained winds of 160mph. By the time it reached Marianna it was a Category 3 hurricane. It was the third-most intense Atlantic hurricane to...

WV Bridges

Several flood events in the spring of 2015 damaged over 300 private stream crossings (bridges) in southwest West Virginia. Homeowners who cross streams to get to their homes are either driving through the stream bed, using a neighbor’s bridge if...

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