Elaine Oliver is Associate Director of the Department of Family Ministries for the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters since June 2010.
She holds an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling; an M.A. in Counseling Psychology; an M.A. in Higher and Adult Education; and a BS in business management and accounting. Elaine Oliver is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology. She is an adjunct professor of Family Ministries at the Adventist University of Africa. Prior to her current position, she served as a university administrator and as a marriage and family consultant for several organizations.
With her husband Willie, Elaine Oliver conducts marriage conferences, retreats, relationship seminars, and leadership training conferences around the world. They have also authored several books. The Olivers also produce and host a weekly family strengthening program on the Hope Channel called “Real Family Talk with Willie and Elaine Oliver.”
Willie and Elaine Oliver have two adult children—Jessica (married to Larry Hundley) and Julian.