Paul Hoover, Georgia-Cumberland vice president for administration, has accepted the invitation to become Upper Columbia Conference president. Pictured here with his wife, Patti, he hopes to make the transition to his new role in Spokane, Wash., by March 31. Hoover, who is replacing Bob Folkenberg Jr., has served as a pastor and administrator in the Kentucky-Tennessee, Oklahoma and Georgia-Cumberland conferences. “We are deeply honored and humbled to accept the opportunity to serve with so many dedicated wonderful people,” says Hoover. “We look forward to following God’s leading and becoming a part of the Upper Columbia Conference family.” Read more about Paul Hoover at GleanerOnline.org.