Church Announces 2017 Area Leadership Assignments

  • 4 May 2017

The First Presidency has announced changes in area leadership assignments, which will become effective on August 1, 2017.

The First Presidency has announced changes in the Church's area leadership assignments, which will become effective on August 1, 2017.

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

 

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

 

Idaho
North America Central
Ulisses Soares
President

 

North America Southwest
Juan A. Uceda
President

 

North America Northeast
Gerrit W. Gong
President


 

North America Southeast
Lynn G. Robbins
President
North America Northwest
North America West
Patrick Kearon
President

 

AFRICA SOUTHEAST
S. Mark Palmer
First Counselor
Kevin S. Hamilton
President
Joni L. Koch
Second Counselor
Africa West
Marcus B. Nash
First Counselor
Terence M. Vinson
President
Larry S. Kacher
Second Counselor
Asia
David F. Evans
First Counselor
Randy D. Funk
President
Peter F. Meurs
Second Counselor
Asia North Area
Kazuhiko Yamashita
First Counselor
Robert C. Gay
President
Yoon Hwan Choi
Second Counselor
Brazil
W. Mark Bassett
First Counselor
Marcos A. Aidukaitis
President
Joaquin E. Costa
Second Counselor
Caribbean
Claudio D. Zivic
First Counselor
Walter F. Gonzalez
President
José L. Alonso
Second Counselor
Central America
Jorge F. Zeballos
First Counselor
Adrián Ochoa
President
Valeri V. Cordón
Second Counselor
Europe
Gary B. Sabin
First Counselor
Paul V. Johnson
President
Massimo De Feo
Second Counselor
Europe East
Christoffel Golden
First Counselor
James B. Martino
President
Alexy Samaykin
Second Counselor
Mexico
Arnulfo Valenzuela
First Counselor
Paul B. Pieper
President
Rafael E. Pino
Second Counselor
Middle East/Africa North
Anthony D. Perkins
First Counselor
Administered from Church Headquarters
Wilford W. Andersen
President
Administered from Church Headquarters
Pacific
Craig A. Cardon
First Counselor
O. Vincent Haleck
President
Ian S. Ardern
Second Counselor
Philippines
Allen D. Haynie
First Counselor
Shayne M. Bowen
President
Evan A. Schmutz
Second Counselor
South America Northwest
Enrique R. Falabella
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

 

 

The Church has 15 areas outside North America and 10 areas inside North America for a total of 25.