Area Presidency Assignments


The First Presidency has announced area presidency assignments for members of the First Quorum of the Seventy. The assignments were effective August 15.

Fourteen members of the quorum (noted with asterisks) are now serving in their new assignments. The others remain in the positions in which they have been serving.

Utah North: President—J. Thomas Fyans; Counselors—William R. Bradford and Victor L. Brown

Utah South: President—Vaughn J. Featherstone; Counselors—Paul H. Dunn and Russell C. Taylor

North America Northwest: President—Rex C. Reeve; Counselors—Robert B. Harbertson and L. Lionel Kendrick*

North America West: President—Gene R. Cook; Counselors—Ted E. Brewerton and Derek A. Cuthbert*

North America Southwest: President—H. Burke Peterson; Counselors—Ronald E. Poelman and Devere Harris

North America Central: President—Loren C. Dunn; Counselors—Jacob de Jager* and John Sonnenberg*

North America Northeast: President—John K. Carmack; Counselors—Keith W. Wilcox and F. Burton Howard*

North America Southeast: President—Rex D. Pinegar; Counselors—J. Richard Clarke* and Robert E. Sackley*

Mexico/Central America: President—Robert E. Wells; Counselors—H. Verlan Andersen and Gardner H. Russell

South America North: President—Charles Didier; Counselors—Angel Abrea and Hartman Rector, Jr.*

Brazil: President—Francis M. Gibbons; Counselors—Helio R. Camargo and Lynn A. Sorensen

South America South: President—Waldo P. Call; Counselors—John H Groberg and L. Aldin Porter

Pacific: President—F. Arthur Kay*; Counselors—Glen L. Rudd* and Douglas J. Martin*

Philippines/Micronesia: President—George I. Cannon; Counselors—George R. Hill III and Philip T. Sonntag*

United Kingdom/Ireland/Africa: President—Jack H. Goaslind; Counselors—Spencer H. Osborn and Alexander B. Morrison

Europe: President—Carlos E. Asay; Counselors—Hans B. Ringger and John R. Lasater

Asia: President—Douglas H. Smith*; Counselors—Adney Y. Komatsu and Royden G. Derrick