The largest geographical and administrational unit next to the General Conference, embracing a number of unions, missions. conferences, sections, etc. Theoretically, each division administration is the section of the General Conference that operates in that area; it is therefore called in the constitution a division section, although in customary use, the term division alone is sufficient. The president of the division is a vice president of the General Conference. For the development of the divisional administration, see Organization, V . For specific divisions and their constituent parts, see Africa-Indian Ocean Division ; Eastern Africa Division ; Euro-Africa Division ; Euro-Asia Division ; Far Eastern Division ; Inter-American Division ; North American Division ; South American Divisio...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.