Church Announces 2014 Mission President Assignments

  • 14 January 2014

The First Presidency has announced the new mission president assignments in the Church for 2014, including 122 new mission presidents. They will begin their service in July.

The Church has announced the following new mission president assignments, effective in July 2014. The new presidents and their predecessors are listed by area below in this order: mission, current president, new president.

Africa Southeast 
Democratic Republic of the Congo Lubumbashi
Phillip W. McMullin
F. Brent Thomas
South Africa Cape Town
 
Mark L. Wood
Stephen J. Merrill
South Africa Johannesburg
 
S. Craig Omer
Michael A. Dunn
Africa west 
Benin Cotonou
Robert F. Weed
Pierre-Paul Morin
Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan
Z. Dominique Dekaye
Marc Sahy
Ghana Accra
Daniel K. Judd
David L. Heid
Ghana Cape Coast
Jeffrey L. Shulz
R. Scott Stevenson
Nigeria Port Harcourt
Phillip K. Xaxagbe
Anthony M. Kaku
Asia North
Japan KobeRichard G. ZinkePhillip K. Welch
Japan SopporoEric C. EvansHirofumi Nakatsuka
Japan SendaiGary D. RasmussenJeffrey R. Smith
Korea BusanLynn A. GilbertKennth S. Barrow
Micronesia GuamStephen F. MechamJohn S. Zarbock
Brazil 
Brazil Brasilia
Helcio L. Gaertner
Mark C. Lundgren
Brazil FlorianopolisJ. Joel FernandesRamilfo E. Silva
Brazil FortalezaFrancisco A. SouzaGilberto Bonini Ribeiro
Brazil MaceioMauricio G. GonzagaHenrique Gomes Junior
Brazil ManausH. Moroni KleinRui B. Castro
Brazil RecifeRubens C. LaniusRory C. Bigelow
Brazil Rio de JaneiroGeraldo LimaMarcos Cabral
Brazil SalvadorJames W. HartDavid T. Lisonbee
Brazil São Paulo Interlagos
R. Pacheco Pinho
Loren G. Dalton
Brazil São Paulo North
Marcus H. Martins
Timothy L. Farnes
Brazil São Paulo South
John S. Tanner
Phillip E. Broadbent
Brazil Vitoria
J. Araújo Bezerra
David E. Young
Caribbean
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo East
Heriberto Hernández
Ahmad S. Corbitt
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo WestRaul Rodriguez MorelJames H. Nuckols
Central America
El Salvador San Salvador East
David L. Glazier
Bruno E. Vásquez Robles
El Salvador Santa Ana
L. Poloski Cordon
Ronald L. Spjut
Guatemala Guatemala City Central
M. Joseph Brough
To Be Announced
Guatemala Guatemala City East
Edward D. Watts
David J. Crapo
Guatemala Guatemala City South
Larry R. Stay
E.J. Caffaro
Guatemala Quetzaltenango
Lewis Bautista
Rick L. Smith
Honduras Tegucigalpa
Carlos A. Hernández
Kendle Bowler
Europe 
Adriatic North
Edward B. Rowe
David J. Grant
Adriatic South
Andrew M. Ford
Louis Weidmann
Alpine German-Speaking
Richard L. Miles
D. Brian Kohler
Cape Verde Praia
Roberto F. Oliveira
Robert P. Mathews
England Manchester
Robert I. Preston
Mark D. Ulrich
Finland HelsinkiDouglas M. RawlingsWayne T. Watson
France ParisFranck PoznanskiFrédéric J. Babin
Germany FrankfurtLehi K. SchwartzRonald A. Stoddard
România/MoldovaNed C. HillClark D. Ivory
Sweden StockholmGregory J. NewellJames E. Beckstrand
Europe East
Baltic
Jeffrey G. Boswell
David P. Harding
Russia NovosibirskDaniel Bay Gibbons
Michael G. Williams
Russia St. Petersburg
N. Warren Clark
Larry G. Childs
Ukraine Kyiv
Jörg Klebingat
Jeffrey D. McGhie
MÉxico
México México City North
J. Dana Call
Todd Titensor
México City Southeast
Raymundo Morales Barrera
E. Keith Stutznegger
México Oaxaca
Enrique Leyva Jimenez
Lynn R. Madsen
México Puebla South
Robert C. Reeves
John M. Stellmon
México Tijuana
Armando Carreón Rivera
Jorge A. García Licona
México Torreón
David Flores Villaseñor
J. Alejandro Ramos Rivera
México Tuxtla Gutiérrez
Juan G. Cardenas Tamayo
Arley H. George
México Veracruz
Carlos W. Treviño
Daniel Córdova Esparza
north america Central 
Colorado Colorado Springs
J. Patrick Anderson
Dennis E. Rehm
Colorado Denver North
Jerry M. Toombs
Brent M Mendenhall
Minnesota Minneapolis
Jordan W. Clements
Stephen W. Forbes
Missouri Independence
Donald J. Keyes
Randy J. Vest
North America Northeast 
Canada Toronto
Brent L. Scott
Weatherford T. Clayton
Michigan Lansing
Stephen H. Hess
Michael V. Jacobsen
New Jersey Morristown
Jon M. Jeppson
Paul S. Taggart
Ohio Columbus
Robert T. Nilsen
Nolan Daines
Pennsylvania Pittsburgh
Clinton D Topham
Bradley K. Johnson
West Virginia Charleston
Bruce G. Pitt
Paul W. Salisbury
North America Northwest 
Alaska Anchorage
Jon Beesley
Eldon R. Robinson
Canada Vancouver
Karl M. Tilleman
Ronald P. Burt
Oregon Eugene
Mark A. Young
H. Jeff Russell
Oregon Portland
C. Jeffery Morby
Craig B. Ballard
Washington Tacoma
Douglas W. Weaver
John D. Blatter
North America Southeast 
Arkansas Little Rock
Steven M. Petersen
Taniela B. Wakolo
Florida Fort Lauderdale
Donald E. Anderson
Douglas M. Richardson
Georgia Atlanta North
Mark A. Wolfert
John E. Bennion
Kentucky Louisville
W. Richards Woodbury
R. Larry Brough
Louisiana Baton Rouge
Jim M. Wall
Reed H. Hansen
South Carolina Columbia
Monte Holm
Judd A. Turner
Tennessee KnoxvilleRichard A. IrionSteven P. Griffin
North America Southwest 
Arizona Phoenix
R. Scott Taylor
Spencer Griffin
Arizona Tucson
Roger E. Killpack
David Passey
Nevada Las Vegas
Michael A. Neider
D. Jack Snow
Texas Dallas
Devin G. Durrant
Brian K. Taylor
Texas Houston
John C. Pingree
Mark A. Mortensen
Texas Houston East
Thomas J. Crawford
Dennis Drake
Texas Lubbock
Arnold R. Augustin
David Heap
North America West 
California Anaheim
Bradford C. Bowen
Steven W. Taggart
California Arcadia
Jorge T. Becerra
Moisés Villanueva López
California Fresno
Larry Gelwix
Jeffrey D. Clark
California Riverside
Paul F. Smart
John H. Mullen
California Roseville
John G. Weston
Michael F. Marston
California Sacramento
H. Benson Lewis
Bruce D. Jardine
California San Diego
Paul N. Clayton
Jonathan S. Schmitt
California San Jose
W. Lincoln Watkins
Glen D. Mella
California VenturaFernando R. CastroDell C. Felix
Pacific 
Fiji SuvaKenneth D. Klingler
LaMar L. Layton
New Zealand Auckland
Paul N. Lekias
Frederick K. Balli Jr.
New Zealand Wellington
Michael L. Kezerian
Roger C. Hudson
Samoa Apia
Johnny L. Leota
Reed C. Tolman
Tahiti Papeete
Benjamin T. Sinjoux
Pierre Bize
Philippines 
Philippines Angeles
David C. Martino
Scott B. Clark
Philippines Cebu
Evan A. Schmutz
Terry C. McCurdy
Philippines Davao
Ferdinand Pangan
Efren M. Lamoglia
Philippines Manila
Lyle J. Stucki
Creg D. Ostler
Philippines Olongapo
Roberto B. Querido
Dennis V. Dahle
Philippines Quezon City North
Dennis R. Sperry
Kim C. Bertin
Philippines San Pablo
George E. Peterson
Bart A. Mangum
Philippines Tacloban
Jose V. Andaya
Wayne E. Maurer
South America Northwest 
Bolivia Cochabamba
Dan L. Dyer
Mark W. Hansen
Colombia Cali
Jonathan M. Prince
Sergio Prícoli
Ecuador Guayaquil North
Lizardo H. Amaya
William J. Riggins
Ecuador Quito
Bruce E. Ghent
Roger G. Christensen
Perú Chiclayo
Eduardo C. Risso
Mark L. Williams
Perú Lima East
Nelson Ardila Vásquez
John W. Boswell III
Venezuela Caracas
Vianey R. Villamizar
Fernando Vivas Calderón
South America South 
Argentina Buenos Aires West
Douglas B. Carter
David P. Robertson
Argentina Mendoza
Sergio E. Ávila
Kevin R. Goates
Argentina Resistencia
Raymond S. Heyman
Rodolfo C. Franco
Argentina Rosario
Hugo L. Giuliani
Francisco J. Zanni
Argentina Salta
Juan J. Levrino
Ariel Chaparro
Chile Concepción South
Osvaldo Martinez Carreño
L. Lothaire Bluth
Chile Osorno
John E. Rappleye
Rodrigo Obeso
Chile Santiago North
Fred D. Essig
Rene O. Videla Riveros
Utah 
Utah Salt Lake City East
New Mission
Eberhardt, John C.
Utah SLC 
Utah Salt Lake City
Winn, Bruce R.
Hansen, Stephen W.
Utah Salt Lake City South
Miller, Bruce E.
Chambers, Robert E.