New Mission Presidents Called


New presidents have been called for seventy-four of the Church’s missions. The new mission presidents will begin their service on July 1, with the exception of a few who are already serving.

Mission

New President

Succeeding

Alabama Birmingham

William F. Matthews

M. Dalton Cannon, Jr.

Argentina Bahia Blanca

Gayle Bluth

Agricol Lozano H.

Argentina Buenos Aires North

Gustavo Cesar Vicente Berta

Paul Hap Green

Australia Adelaide

Peter M. Masson

Wallace F. Gray

Australia Brisbane

Hori Harvey

Robert G. West

Australia Perth

Ronald W. G. Innis

William Campbell

Brazil Campinas

Albino Bruno Schmeil

Sheldon R. Murphy

Brazil Curitiba

L. D. Covington

Robert P. Swensen

California San Bernardino

D. Earl Hurst

Melvin E. Gourdin

Canada Toronto

Sidney A. Smith

John W. Hardy

Canada Vancouver

Robert W. Hill

Donald L. Hoskin

Chile Concepcion

Judd Allsop

Robert H Lemmon

Chile Santiago South

Enrique A. Ibarra

Jerald Lynn Taylor

Colombia Barranquilla

Edward L. Soper

Frank E. Berrett

Denmark Copenhagen

Spencer B. Greer

Dee V. Jacobs

Ecuador Guayaquil

Walter F. Gonzalez

J. Lynn Shawcroft

England Leeds

Clarence F. Robison

Lawrence H. Lee

France Bordeaux

Neil L. Andersen

new mission

German Democratic Republic Dresden

* Wolfgang Paul

new mission

Germany Frankfurt

David B. Wirthlin

Christian Vikari

Germany Hamburg

Robert W. Peterson

* Wolfgang Paul

Haiti Port-au-Prince

Clair W. Andrus

David S. King

Hawaii Honolulu

Waldo C. Perkins

Yoshihiko Kikuchi

Hong Kong

Kwok Yuen Tai

Charles W. H. Goo

Illinois Chicago

Kenneth R. Neeley

William C. Tanner, Jr.

Illinois Peoria

Fenton P. Burgess

Hal Visick

Indiana Indianapolis

Richard I. Corey

Mardon C. Lamb

Ireland Dublin

William B. Martin

Don S. Gull

Italy Catania

Mario Vaira

Vincenzo Conforte

Italy Milan

Nick M. Mascaro

Frank Lombardo

Japan Kobe

Douglas Matsumori

Morris R. Sterrett

Japan Osaka

Satoshi Nishihara

Shigeki Moriyama

Korea Seoul West

Bruce Max Snow

Gil Whe Do

Korea Taejon

Ross H. Cole

Moo-Kwang Hong

Liberia Monrovia

Miles Cunningham

J. Duffy Palmer

Mexico Merida

Guillermo Torres V.

Aurelio Valdespino Ortíz

Mexico Mexico City East

Mont J Garrett

Enrique Moreno

Mexico Monterrey

Richard J. Maynes

Efrain Villalobos Vazquez

Mexico Queretaro

Scott T. Lyman

new mission

Michigan Dearborn

Arnie Ferrin

Gareth B. Homer

Micronesia Guam

Lewis V. Nord

David J. Rollins

Missouri St. Louis

John W. Frame, Jr.

D. D. Rydalch

New Hampshire Manchester

Gary R. Ricks

Lynn E. Thomsen

New Mexico Albuquerque

Kenneth A. Griffiths

M. Darrell Nilson

New York New York

Cree Kofford

Willard B. Barton

New Zealand Christchurch

Melvin Tagg

Dean D. Baxter

Nigeria Aba

** Joseph J. Grigg

* Arthur W. Elrey

North Carolina Raleigh

Robert D. Rowan

Neal E. Lambert

Oklahoma Tulsa

* Arthur W. Elrey

Samuel O. Thompson

Oregon Portland

James J. Eardley

J. Samuel Park

Panama Panama City

Pedro Emmanuel Abularach

new mission

Paraguay Asuncion

Richard J. Russell

John J. Whetten

Pennsylvania Philadelphia

Jay A. Ferrell

Keith A. Poelman

Pennsylvania Pittsburgh

Lowell R. Tingey

Douglas F. Prince

Peru Arequipa

Francisco G. Gimenez

James R. Young

Peru Lima North

W. Craig Zwick

Martin H. Durrant

Philippines Manila

Donald L. Hilton

E. Wm. Jackson

Philippines Naga

Augusto A. Lim

new mission

Philippines Quezon City

Edmond P. Hyatt

Joel E. Leetham

Puerto Rico San Juan

Kay W. Briggs

W. M. Farnsworth

Switzerland Zurich

Keith K. Hilbig

Richard H. Cracroft

Tahiti Papeete

Yves R. Perrin

George F. Hilton

Taiwan Taichung

Kent Watson

Gary S. Williams

Texas Fort Worth

Ray L. White

Lyle L. Wasden

Texas San Antonio

Harold E. Greer

Dale J. Huntsman

Texas McAllen

S. Gibbons Frost

new mission

Tonga Nuku’alofa

’Isileli T. Kongaika

Eric B. Shumway

Utah Provo

** George E. Magnusson

new mission

Utah Salt Lake City

Donald R. McArthur

V. Dallas Merrell

Virginia Roanoke

Larry M. Johnson

James W. Ritchie

Washington D.C. North

Wm. Robert Wright

Dennis E. Simmons

Washington D.C. South

A. Dale Godfrey

John L. Ward

Washington Spokane

** Garth G. Eames

Bruce A. Lloyd

Wisconsin Milwaukee

Phil Fox

William B. Green

Growth of the Church means growth of its missionary force throughout the world.

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