2017 Visitors’ Center Directors Called to Serve in San Diego and Paris

Contributed By the Church News

  • 23 February 2017

Two new visitors’ center directors and their wives have been called. They will begin their service later this year. 

San Diego Mormon Battalion Historic Site

Michael F. and Lee Ann Hemingway

Michael Francis Hemingway, 65, and Lee Ann Western Hemingway, six children, Saratoga Springs 1st Ward, Saratoga Springs Utah Stake: San Diego Mormon Battalion Historic Site, succeeding Elder William G. Woods and Sister Renee H. Woods. Brother Hemingway served as president of the New York Rochester Mission, stake presidency counselor, bishop, Gospel Doctrine teacher, and missionary in the California North Mission. Retired director of proselyting, Missionary Department. Born in Salt Lake City to Donald William Hemingway and Donna Laws Hemingway.

Sister Hemingway served as a Primary pianist and temple ordinance worker and previously served with her husband in the New York Rochester Mission. She is a former ward Relief Society president, ward Relief Society presidency counselor, and Gospel Doctrine teacher. Born in Chateauroux, France, to Ralph James Western and Sarah Stayner Western.

Paris Temple Visitors’ Center

William G. and Renee H. Woods

William George Woods, 66, and Renee Haumont Woods, seven children, Stratland Ward, Gilbert Arizona Williams Field Stake: Paris Temple Visitors’ Center. Elder and Sister Woods recently served at the San Diego Mormon Battalion Historic Site. Brother Woods is a former president of the Louisiana Baton Rouge Mission, bishop, high councilor, stake Young Men presidency counselor, and missionary in the France Paris Mission. Assistant professor and clinical director, A.T. Still University. Born in Mesa, Arizona, to George Andrew Woods and Ann Shumway Woods.

Sister Woods served with her husband in the Louisiana Baton Rouge Mission and is a former ward Young Women president, temple ordinance worker, and stake missionary. Born in Phoenix, Arizona, to Pierre Henri Haumont Jr. and Vernece Love Haumont.