Church Announces 2015 Mission Presidents by Area

  • 13 January 2015

The number of new presidents per area. The Church has called 120 new mission presidents and created 11 new missions.  Image courtesy of the Deseret News.

The Church has announced the callings of 120 new mission presidents who will begin their service in July of 2015, and the creation of 11 new missions. The new presidents and their predecessors are listed below in this order: mission, current president, new president.

Mission                                   current president     new president
AFRICA SOUTHEAST AREA
Democratic Republic of the Congo KinshasaW. Bryce CookHerve Baehrel
Madagascar AntananarivoDavid R. AdamsRaymon D. Foote
Mozambique MaputoPaulo V. KretlyTo be announced
Zimbabwe HarareBryson C. CookT. Jackson Mkhabela
AFRICA WEST AREA
Ghana KumasiLeon A. HolmesMichael L. Cosgrave
Nigeria CalabarJohn E. KosinMathias O. Eguko
ASIA AREA
Cambodia Phnom PenhDavid C. MoonTo be announced
China Hong KongVal D. Hawks
Maurice M. Lam
India New DehliPeter E. SackleyKirt L. Hodges
SingaporeBradley S. MainsStephen A. Simmons
Taiwan TaipeiDavid O. DayJace B. Jergensen
Thailand BangkokDavid M. SeniorKelly R. Johnson
ASIA NORTH AREA
Japan FukuokaC. Samuel GustafsonBradley C Egan
Japan NagoyaKazuhiko YamashitaTetsuji Ishii
Japan TokyoL. Todd BudgeTakuji Nagano
Korea SeoulBrent J. ChristensenR. Craig Sonksen
BRAZIL area
Brazil BelémJosé C. ScisciAlexandre Stasevskas
Brazil Belo HorizontePaschoal F. FortunatoBruno M. A. Fernandes
Brazil CampinasCarlos E. PerrottiBruce Hill
Brazil CuiabáKeith R. ReberAdilson Oliveira
Brazil Porto Alegre NorthD. Layne WrightJosé V. Campos
Brazil Porto Alegre SouthPalmênio C. CastroRogério G. R. Cruz
Brazil Salvador SouthMarcelo AndrezzoG. Paulo Bangerter
Brazil São Paulo EastDon L. AndrewRoy W Silcox
Brazil TeresinaAlvacir L. SiedschlagWilson Melo
CARIBBEAN area
Barbados Bridgetown (Renamed from the West Indies Mission)Daniel S. Mehr IIAlan C. Herrington
Dominican Republic SantiagoJohn DouglasLorenzo A. Castillo Camacho
Haiti Port-au-PrinceHubermann Bien-AimeKarlyle Raphael
Trinidad Port of SpainNew MissionGregory W. Egbert
CENTRAL AMERICA AREA
Costa Rica San José East (Renamed from the Costa Rica San José Mission)Chad R. WilkinsonRandy H. Hayes
Costa Rica San José WestNew MissionGerman Laboriel Guitty
Honduras ComayagüelaCandido FortunaEdwin R. Ferman Zelaya
EUROPE AREA
Belgium/NetherlandsAlden C. RobinsonRobert L. Bunnell
Denmark CopenhagenShawn D. SederholmDaniel R. O'Bryant
England BirminghamR. Craig RasmussenTo be announced
England LondonDavid J. JordanMark W. Stevens
England London SouthRoger C. MillarRonald K. Gubler
France LyonBlake M. RoneyScott D. Brown
Germany BerlinHenry W. KosakChristian H. Fingerle
Greece AthensEric B. FreestoneBill O. Heder
Hungary BudapestLowell V. SmithJózsef Szabadkai
Norway OsloDon A. EvansTracy A. Hill
Portugal LisbonStephen L. FluckigerVictor Tavares
Scotland/IrelandAlan H. BrownGeorge R. Donaldson
Spain BarcelonaMark L. PaceMerril T. Dayton
Spain MadridScott T. JacksonKevin B. Pack
Spain MálagaMonte M. Deere Jr.T. DarVel Andersen
EUROPE EAST AREA
Bulgaria SofiaMichael S. WilsteadMichael D. Barclay
Russia Rostov-na-DonuWilliam H. ProwsDavid H. Miner
Russia VladivostokGregory S. BrintonJohn W. Perkinson
Ukraine DnepropetrovskJ. Robert van BruggenPaul R. Sullivan
IDAHO area
Idaho PocatelloMarvin T. BrinkerhoffGene E. Hancock
México AREA
México CuernavacaBruce C. KuschHéctor Ávila Rosales
México GuadalajaraG. Wesley WagnerRobert J. Clayton
México Guadalajara EastLuis F. CamarilloJack B. Egginton
México HermosilloAlberto E. HernandezTerence L. Robinson
México México City SouthRoberto ValadezD. Bryan Mecham
México Monterrey WestEdward M. SwappDaniel D. McArthur
México Puebla NorthRalph N. ChristensenEric W. Nelson
México TampicoRalph B. Jordan IIINelson S. Ramirez Herrera
NORTH AMERICA CENTRAL AREA
Canada CalgaryHoward NicholasStephen P. Miles
Canada WinnipegKirk M. ThomasJohn N. Craig
Illinois Chicago WestJerry D. FennGilbert M. Griffin
Montana BillingsKris J MechamGordon L. Wadsworth
Nebraska OmahaMichael D. WestonChad B. Gardner
North Dakota Bismarck (Renamed from the South Dakota Rapid City Mission)Curtis E. AndersonMichael J. Hess
NORTH AMERICA NORTHEAST area
Canada HalifaxBrian LeavittTo be announced
Maryland BaltimoreMark L. RichardsRandal J. Christiansen
Massachusetts BostonDaniel W. PackardA. Todd Miller
New York New York NorthThomas B. MorganDavid L. Smith
New York New York SouthKevin E. CalderwoodGary Reynolds
New York UticaJoseph B. Wirthlin Jr.Jeffrey G. Rogers
Ohio ClevelandMichael L. VellingaMichael D. Brown
Washington DC SouthMatthew L. RiggsDavid H. Huntsman
NORTH AMERICA NORTHWEST AREA
Washington SeattleYoon Hwan ChoiAnthony W. Schofield
Washington SpokaneDonald E. MullenWayne R Dymock
Washington YakimaNew MissionJohn C. Lewis
NORTH AMERICA SOUTHEAST AREA
Georgia AtlantaJohn R. HardingDavid A. Foote
Mississippi JacksonMark J. McDonoughBruce L. Olson
North Carolina CharlotteRonald L. CravenAllen B. Alexander
North Carolina RaleighMarc A. BernhiselDennis R. James
NORTH AMERICA SOUTHWEST AREA
Nevada RenoDavid N. HermansenBruce W Chesnut
New Mexico FarmingtonDoyle L. BattDavid G. Adams
Oklahoma TulsaScott K. ShumwayKevin H Loveland
Texas Houston SouthBrian K. AshtonAaron T. Hall
NORTH AMERICA WEST AREA
California ModestoNew MissionTo be announced
California Oakland/San FranciscoA. Jerry MeredithTed H. Frandsen
California San FernandoKenneth T. HallTo be announced
California Santa RosaRené R. AlbaJim L. Wright
PACIFIC AREA
Australia AdelaideBradley D. CarterR. Jeffrey Parker
Australia PerthR. Bruce LindsayWalter S. Fife
Australia Sydney NorthPhilip F. HowesMax L. Checketts
Papua New Guinea Port MoresbyPita F. HopoateVoi R. Taeoalii
Vanuatu Port VilaLarry E. BrewerPaul W. Granger
PHILIPPINES AREA
Philippines BacolodMarlo O. LopezChristopher A. Barredo
Philippines LaoagJulius Jonah F. BarrientosRobert M. Andrada
Philippines UrdanetaWilliam J. MonahanErnesto A. Deyro Jr.
SOUTH AMERICA NORTHWEST area
Bolivia La Paz El AltoNew MissionJuan R. Ocampo González
Colombia Bogota NorthMark F. AndelinRobert Laney
Colombia Bogota SouthLetvin LozanoRenzo Baquerizo
Colombia MedellinRoberto O. PitarchVíctor R. Calderón Punto
Perú Lima CentralAlan M. BorgStephen J. Larson
Perú Lima SouthSean DouglasG. Boyd McGinn
Perú PiuraChad A. RowleyDaniel L. Rasmussen
Perú Trujillo SouthNew MissionManuel Rios Alejandro
Venezuela BarcelonaJuan C. Chacín NavaAlberto A. Álvarez Mosquera
Venezuela MaracaiboJuan F. ZorrillaEfraín R. García López
SOUTH AMERICA SOUTH area
Argentina Bahia BlancaManuel ParreñoMark E. Cifuentes
Argentina Buenos Aires EastNew MissionTo be announced
Argentina NeuquénPaul R. LovellCarlos Casariego Abellal
Argentina Santa FeNew MissionGabriel Pérez Benavides
Chile Santiago EastDavid L. WrightMarty Morgan
Chile Viña del MarFederico M. KähnleinRaúl Díaz Navarro
Paraguay AsunciónP. David AgazzaniSergio A. Wilson
UTAH areas
Utah LoganNew MissionTo be announced
Utah OgdenMaurice D. Hiers Jr.Jeremy R. Jaggi
Utah OremNew MissionChris D. Killpack
Utah ProvoJohn A. McCuneJohn C Hodgman
Utah Salt Lake City CentralRichard W. MoffatMission Consolidation
Utah Salt Lake City WestEarl S. SwainL. Scott Palmer