International Secretary

Commissioner Gillian Downer gives oversight to coordinate and support the Army's work with the South Pacific and East Asia Zone on behalf of the General and the Chief of the Staff.
Commisioner Downer's diary

Commissioner Gillian Downer    

Zonal Secretary for Women's Ministries

Commissioner Denise Swansbury is the main administrative contact between the territories and IHQ concerning Women's Ministries, and through visits and correspondence, supports the work of the Women's Ministries leaders in the territories, command and region.

Commissioner Denise Swansbury      
Yusak Tampai    

Under Secretary

Major Yusak Tampi is the main administrative support officer to the International Secretary - assisting, representing and when directed, deputising in all matters relating to the business of the SPEA Zonal Office.

Major Yusak Tampi      

Other Zonal Department Staff

  • Assistant Under Secretary - Major Sara Tam
  • Administrative Secretary - Miss Deborah Jones
  • Administrative Assistant - Lieut.-Colonel David Burrows (R)


The Salvation Army South Pacific and East Asia Zone includes the following Territories, Commands and Regions:

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