1985 SDA Hymnal Committee
CHARLES L. BROOKS, Chairman
Associate Secretary, General Conference Sabbath School Department. Pastor; singing evangelist; Chapel Records recording artist; chairman, General Conference Music Committee.
WAYNE HOOPER, Executive Secretary
Academy and college music teacher; singing evangelist; composer; arranger and singer; baritone of King's Heralds Quartet; music director for Voice of Prophecy.
MELVIN WEST, Chairman, TunesSubcommittee
Organist, Faith for Today; college administrator and organ teacher; minister of music for Adventist and many other churches; concert artist; lecturer on worship and the arts; Fellow, American Guild of Organists.
HAROLD LICKEY, Chairman, Texts Subcommittee
Tenor, Faith for Today Quartet; academy and college voice and choral teacher; college music administrator; chairman of sacred music, SDA Theological Seminary.
MERLE WHITNEY. Chairman, Worship Materials Subcommittee
Pastor with special study in worship and hymnology; composer.
CHARLES KEYMER, Chairman, Organization and Indexes Subcommittee
Singing evangelist; pastor; conference president; chairman, music committee for General Conference sessions.
High school and college choral director and administrator; church organist/choirmaster for Adventist and Congregational churches; composer.
Public school elementary teacher; church organist/choir director; college teacher of voice, piano, theory, choir and English.
Layperson (apple grower); hymnologist of many years of experience.
ALLEN W. FOSTER
Coordinator of social services, early childhood division in public school district; composer and recording artist; evangelistic pianist; organist; minister of music in Adventist and Baptist churches; academy music teacher.
RONALD D. GRAYBILL
Adventist historian; researcher; E. G. White Estate; university history teacher; lecturer on early Adventist worship and hymns, and writer.
FRANK B. HOLBROOK
Theologian; SDA Biblical Research Institute; pastor, writer; violinist.
Academy teacher of French, piano, choir; minister of music/organist for SDA churches.
SAMUEL D. MEYERS
Pastor; evangelist; Associate Secretary, General Conference Ministerial Department.
JOHN W. READ
Academy and college teacher of voice, composition, elementary school music, and choir; conference coordinator of church music; minister of music for SDA church; President, SDA Church Musicians' Guild; composer; music publisher.
J. ROBERT SPANGLER
Pastor; evangelist; Secretary, General Conference Ministerial Department; book author
OTTILIE F. STAFFORD
College professor of English (specialty in American literature); music teacher; organist.
MICHAEL H. STEVENSON
Pastor; youth leader; Associate Secretary, General Conference Youth Department.
RAYMOND H. WOOLSEY
Pastor; evangelist; book editor, Review & Herald Publishing Association.; book author.