Pastor Shian O’Connor joined the Cayman Islands Conference in July of 2000 and was appointed Pastor for the Kings and West Bay Seventh-day Adventist Churches. He served the West Bay congregation for seven years and the Kings congregation for twelve. He also served the Maranatha and Ebenezer Churches for two years. Pastor O’Connor served the Cayman Islands Conference as Departmental Director in the areas of Personal Ministries, Education, Family Life Ministries, Men’s Ministries, and Public Affairs and Religious Liberty, before he was elected President in January 2012. Pastor O’Connor was a member of the Cayman Islands Constitution Modernisation Committee as well as a member of the Constitutional Negotiation Team. He graduated from the Cayman Islands Law School with a Bachelors of Law Degree with Honours in 2005.
Pastor O'Connor was appointed effective 1 February 2015 and served as a member for a period of just over three years.