Church Announces 2016 Area Leadership Assignments

  • 29 April 2016

Map of the 25 areas of the Church. The First Presidency has announced changes in area leadership assignments, which will become effective on August 1, 2016.

The First Presidency has announced changes in the Church's area leadership assignments, which will become effective on August 1, 2016.

All members of Area Presidencies are General Authority Seventies or Area Seventies. Members of the Presidency of the Seventy have responsibilities for the areas in North America.

The Church has 15 areas outside North America and 10 areas inside North America for a total of 25. Click on the name of the area to see an enlarged map of the area.

Assists in All Areas
L. Whitney Clayton
President
North America Northwest
North America West
Donald L. Hallstrom
President


 

North America Southeast
Richard J. Maynes
President

 

Utah North
Utah Salt Lake City
Utah South
Craig C. Christensen
President

 

Idaho
North America Central
Ulisses Soares
President

 

North America Southwest
Lynn G. Robbins
President

 

North America Northeast
Gerrit W. Gong
President

 

AFRICA SOUTHEAST
Stanley G. Ellis
First Counselor
Kevin S. Hamilton
President
S. Mark Palmer
Second Counselor
Africa West
Marcus B. Nash
First Counselor
Terence M. Vinson
President
Vern P. Stanfill
Second Counselor
Asia
Chi Hong (Sam) Wong
First Counselor
Randy D. Funk
President
David F. Evans
Second Counselor
Asia North Area
Kazuhiko Yamashita
First Counselor
Scott D. Whiting
President
Yoon Hwan Choi
Second Counselor
Brazil
Marcos A. Aidukaitis
First Counselor
Claudio R. M. Costa
President
W. Mark Bassett
Second Counselor
Caribbean
Claudio D. Zivic
First Counselor
Walter F. Gonzalez
President
Hugo E. Martinez
Second Counselor
Central America
Adrián Ochoa
First Counselor
Kevin R. Duncan
President
Jose L. Alonso
Second Counselor
Europe
Paul V. Johnson
First Counselor
Patrick Kearon
President
Gary B. Sabin
Second Counselor
Europe East
James B. Martino
First Counselor
Bruce D. Porter
President
Larry S. Kacher
Second Counselor
Mexico
Arnulfo Valenzuela
First Counselor
Paul B. Pieper
President
Rafael E. Pino
Second Counselor
Middle East/Africa North
Larry R. Lawrence
Administered from Church Headquarters
Wilford W. Andersen
Administered from Church Headquarters
Pacific
S. Gifford Nielsen
First Counselor
O. Vincent Haleck
President
Craig A. Cardon
Second Counselor
Philippines
Allen D. Haynie
First Counselor
Shayne M. Bowen
President
Evan A. Schmutz
Second Counselor
South America Northwest
Lawrence E. Corbridge
First Counselor
Carlos A. Godoy
President
Hugo Montoya
Second Counselor
South America South
Allan F. Packer
First Counselor
José A. Teixeira
President
Mark A. Bragg
Second Counselor