The executive secretary of the Lake Union, along with the treasurer, assists the president in his leadership role in the Union. He functions as the custodian of records and policies, and oversees the implementation of the actions of the Executive Committee. The executive secretary is responsible for the maintenance of personnel records and the issuing of appropriate credentials and licenses to Lake Union workers and retirees. In addition, the executive secretary serves on various committees for the North American Division and the local Lake Union conferences. The executive secretary is also a member of the Adventist Midwest Health and Adventist Health System boards.