-- Joe A. Detrick has been appointed interim district executive minister for the Church of the Brethren's Pacific Southwest District.
The interim position is fulltime beginning Dec. 1, for a period of nine to twelve months.
Detrick is an ordained minister who retired in 2011 as district executive of Southern Pennsylvania District.
In previous positions he has served as coordinator of Brethren Volunteer Service (BVS) orientation from 1984-88, and has pastored congregations in Indiana and Pennsylvania.
He is a graduate of Manchester University in North Manchester, Ind., and holds a master of divinity degree from Bethany Theological Seminary.
The Pacific Southwest District office will continue to be located at 2705 Mountain View Dr., P.O. Box 219, La Verne, CA 91750-0219; firstname.lastname@example.org .