The First Presidency has announced a change in the Presidency of the Seventy. Elder Dennis B. Neuenschwander, who has served as a General Authority for nine years, has been called to serve in the Presidency of the Seventy. Elder Harold G. Hillam, who had served in the Presidency since 1995, was released. Elder Hillam was recently called to be Second Counselor in the Europe West Area.
Elder Neuenschwander, 60, a former president of the Austria Vienna East Mission, was called to the Second Quorum of the Seventy on 6 April 1991, and to the First Quorum of the Seventy on 1 October 1994. He and his wife, LeAnn Clement Neuenschwander, are the parents of four sons. Prior to becoming a member of the Presidency of the Seventy, Elder Neuenschwander served as President of the Utah South Area.
Other members of the Presidency of the Seventy are Elders L. Aldin Porter, Earl C. Tingey, D. Todd Christofferson, Marlin K. Jensen, David E. Sorensen, and Ben B. Banks.