2018 Visitors’ Center Directors Called to Serve in Paris, Rome, Washington, D.C., Hyde Park, and more
Six new visitors’ center directors and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. With the exception of the Cooks, who have already begun serving, the couples will begin their service early next year.
Paris France Temple Visitors’ Center
Jean-Marc Bourroux, 64, and Monique Lenormand Bourroux, four children, Caen Ward, Paris France Stake: Paris France Temple Visitors’ Center, succeeding Elder William G. and Sister Renae H. Woods. Brother Bourroux serves as a bishop and is a former district president, branch president, bishopric counselor, ward clerk, and ward temple and family history consultant. Born in Paris, France, to Pierre Elie Bourroux and Michelle Lucile Courbe.
Sister Bourroux serves as a seminary teacher and is a former temple ordinance worker, ward Relief Society and Primary president, Sunday School teacher, and ward music director. Born in Paris, France, to Lucien Lenormand and Jacqueline Mundet.
Washington D.C. Temple Visitors’ Center
Robert DeVon Chappell, 64, and Janice Kathryn Burningham Chappell, four children, College Park Ward, The Woodlands Texas Stake: Washington D.C. Temple Visitors’ Center, succeeding Elder Mark A. and Sister Cheryl A. Ferrin. Brother Chappell is a former stake presidency counselor, mission presidency counselor, seminary and institute teacher, bishop, and missionary in the England London Mission. Born in Logan, Utah, to Aldus DeVon Chappell and Rayda Bishop Chappell.
Sister Chappell serves as a public affairs director for the Texas Houston Area Coordinating Council and is a former seminary teacher, stake and ward Young Women president, and ward Relief Society president. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, to Stanley Clark Burningham and LaVon Petra Squire Burningham.
Hyde Park Chapel Visitors’ Center
Martin Andrew Cook, 65, and Judith Ann Robinson Cook, nine children, Chorley 2nd Ward, Chorley England Stake: Hyde Park Chapel Visitors’ Center, succeeding Elder Dale H. and Sister Mary-Jo Christensen. Brother Cook is a former senior missionary in the Utah Salt Lake City Temple Square Mission, national public affairs director, stake president, mission presidency counselor, bishop, stake Young Men president, and missionary in the Switzerland Geneva Mission. Born in Wigan, Lancashire, England, to John Francis Cook and Doris Wolfenden Cook.
Sister Cook is a former senior missionary in the Utah Salt Lake City Temple Square Mission, assistant national director of public affairs, ward Primary president, and stake Young Women presidency counselor. Born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, to Douglas Robinson and Frances May Johnson Robinson.
St. George Temple Visitors’ Center
Brad L Crane, 69, and Susan Trimble Crane, six children, Greatwood Ward, Houston Texas South Stake: St. George Temple Visitors’ Center, succeeding Elder Barre G. and Sister Karen M. Burgon. Brother Crane is a ward Young Men presidency counselor and temple sealer and a former temple president, stake president, bishop, senior missionary in the Canada Vancouver Mission, and missionary in the Chilean Mission. Born in Murray, Utah, to Earl Edward Crane and Birdie Palmer Crane.
Sister Crane is a Primary music leader and a former temple matron, senior missionary in the Canada Vancouver Mission, stake and ward Primary president, ward Relief Society president, and seminary teacher. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Cuthbert June Trimble and Atheen Knudsen Trimble.
Rome Temple Visitors’ Center
Christian Euvrard, 65, and Marie-Françoise Nicole Drouot Euvrard, two children, Torcy Ward, Paris France East Stake: Rome Temple Visitors’ Center. Brother Euvrard serves as a high councilor and stake self-reliance specialist and is a former mission president in the Italy Milan Mission, national public affairs specialist, stake presidency counselor, bishop, and missionary in the France Toulouse Mission. Born in Saint-Mandé, France, to Paul Euvrard and Jeanine Wagenknecht Euvrard.
Sister Euvrard serves as a stake self-reliance specialist, served with her husband in the Italy Milan Mission, and is a former stake Relief Society president, stake Primary presidency counselor, Sunday School teacher, and missionary in the France Toulouse Mission. Born in Paris, France, to Michel Drouot and Marcelle Lecomte Drouot.
Los Angeles Temple Visitors’ Center
Randy Vernell Hansen, 62, and Kathy Jo Hansen, four children, Lynwood Ward, Twin Falls Idaho Stake: Los Angeles Temple Visitors’ Center, succeeding Elder Leif J. and Sister Linda N. Erickson. Brother Hansen serves as a stake self-reliance specialist and is a former stake president, high councilor, bishop, YSA branch president, ward Young Men president, and missionary in the Pennsylvania Philadelphia Mission. Born in Ogden, Utah, to Ace Hansen and Lois Bullock Hansen.
Sister Hansen serves as a stake self-reliance specialist and is a former nursery leader, ward Relief Society and Sunday School teacher, ward Young Women presidency counselor, and ward family history consultant. Born in Twin Falls, Idaho, to Julian King and AuDean Watkins King.
Due to the upcoming closures of the missionary training centers in Chile and Spain, the following MTC presidents will be reassigned:
President Brian B. and Sister Leslie K. Carmack of the Chile MTC will be reassigned and will continue their service at the Colombia MTC beginning in January.
President Thomas R. and Sister Renae K. Warne of the Spain MTC have been reassigned and began their service at the England MTC on November 1.