New Mission Presidents Called

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    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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