Larry Boggess is the middle son in a family of 6 children. He grew up on the family farm in Carrollton OH. As a young teenager he, along with his family, became Seventh-day Adventists because of the radio evangelism of the Voice of Prophecy.
Larry went on to attend Columbia Union College and graduated from Andrews University in 1966. Larry has spent his life sharing his love for God with others. He has pastored churches, worked as a Literature Evangelist, served as Publishing Director and managed Adventist Book Centers, he is a certified Natural Church Development coach, and loves getting to know people one-on-one.
In 1989 Larry accepted a call to pastor in the Mountain View Conference. In 2002, he was elected to serve as Executive Secretary for the conference, and in 2006, elected as President of the Mountain View Conference.
Larry and his wife Jo’an have three grown children; two sons and one daughter, 6 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
Executive Secretary / Ministerial Director
Mike Hewitt grew up in Salem, Virginia, with his parents and two older sisters. Along with his parents, Mike's maternal grandmother, Jewel, had a powerful spiritual influence on his life. She would reading The Bible Story books to her three grandchildren on a daily basis and would speak about Jesus continually.
Ten years later, Mike experienced a difficult time in his life and felt the call of God upon his life. Recommitting his life to Jesus, he left the police department and headed toward the call of pastoring, being encouraged and mentored in that direction by several pastor friends. Completing his master's of divinity degree, Mike was ordained to the gospel ministry in 2014.
While still a young boy, Mike was baptized, with church being a big part of his early life. After high school, he chose a career as a police officer with the Roanoke County Police Department in Roanoke, Virginia.
After pastoring full time for 11 years, Mike joined the Mountain View Conference team in December 2016, assuming the role of executive secretary and ministerial director. "Elder Hewitt is a soul winner and loves to be involved in the community. Through his strong leadership experience in community involvement, he will be able to coach [the Mountain View] pastoral team and the members to greater effectiveness in reaching our communities for Jesus," says, MVC president, Larry Boggess.
Mike, and his wife, Brittan, who is a medical transcriptionist, have two children, Jewel and Levi.
Victor Zill was born in Boyton Beach, FL. He is the youngest of four children and spent much of his early childhood enjoying the ocean and working with the family mango business. He grew up in a Seventh-day Adventist family and was baptized as a young boy during a Joe Crews evangelism series held at the Hendersonville Seventh-day Adventist Church in North Carolina. Victor attended Georgia-Cumberland Academy and Fletcher Academy where he met his wife Monica. He graduated from Southern Adventist University in 2001, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration emphasis in Accounting.
The Mountain View Conference offered Victor a job as the accountant in June 2001 to replace Goldie Titus who was retiring. In 2004 he was offered the position of treasurer, becoming the youngest conference treasurer in the North American Division at that time.
Victor and his wife Monica have three children; daughter Alaina and twin boys, Anthony and Nathan.