Southern Asia-Pacific Division

The official website of the Southern Asia-Pacific Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists


Office Staff

Office Staff

Teresa Costello



Teresa serves as an editorial consultant for the Communication department and is the editor of SSD’s magazine, Outlook. With degrees in English and Religion and a Journalism minor, she has been a journalist for both community and Adventist publications for more than a decade.  
Her previous experiences as an educator, youth worker and Far Eastern Division (now SSD) missionary gave her many opportunities to see God at work in her life and many stories to share so the Communication department is a natural fit for her.  She enjoys the variety of her workdays; she might edit a web article one day and write a video script the next.
She appreciates SSD’s emphasis on family and makes it a priority to spend time with her husband and daughter at home, through travel and in their local Pathfinder and church programs.
She’s never met a chili pepper she didn’t like and delights in discovering the beauty of the various cultures here in SSD.  Travel, public speaking, women’s ministry activities, reading, photography and digital scrapbooking fuel her creativity and enrich her life.
She especially appreciates the privilege of working with her talented and caring colleagues in the Communication department.

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