New Mission Presidents Begin Service


The majority of more than 100 new mission presidents and their wives began their three-year service this month in missions around the world.

Alabama Birmingham

Richard N. Holzapfel

Argentina Buenos Aires North

Richard M. Gulbrandsen

Argentina Buenos Aires South

Michael J. Stapley

Argentina Córdoba

Alfredo L. Salas

Arizona Mesa

R. Spence Ellsworth

Arizona Tempe

Dean L. Howes

Armenia Yerevan

Reese A. Carter

Australia Brisbane

Fritjof F. Langeland

Australia Melbourne

Dennis R. Lifferth

Australia Perth

Paul L. Cahoon

Brazil Campinas

R. Marshall Tanner

Brazil Curitiba

Derek L. Cordon

Brazil Goiânia

Ramon C. Prieto

Brazil João Pessoa

Gordon J. Hall

Brazil Londrina

Eduardo L. M. Tavares

Brazil Ribeirão Preto

Gilson R. Prieto

Brazil Santa Maria

Isaias D. Ribeiro

Bolivia La Paz

Hector K. Quintanilla

Bolivia Santa Cruz

Fernando E. Calderon

California Carlsbad

Bruce M. Cook

California Long Beach

Ted F. Bubert II

California Los Angeles

Stephen R. Baker

California San Bernardino

William E. Jardine

Canada Edmonton

Chris W. Campbell

Canada Montréal

Nelson C. Cannon

Canada Toronto West

Bradford J. Brower

Chile Antofagasta

Leland E. Bruce

Chile Concepción

Neall W. Humphrey

Chile Rancagua

James D. MacArthur

Chile Santiago West

Richard W. King

Colorado Denver South

Alan R. Maynes

Columbia Barranquilla

Carlos A. Gaviria

Czech Prague

David R. Irwin

Democratic Republic of Congo Lubumbashi

Gary L. Packer

Denmark Copenhagen

Jens H. Andersen

Ecuador Guayaquil South

Javier Montalti

England Leeds

Jerel D. Lindley

Florida Jacksonville

James W. Barry

Florida Orlando

Garth V. Hall

Florida Tallahassee

Dale Jensen

Florida Tampa

Bruce P. Summerhays

Guatemala Retalhuleu

José E. Maravilla

Hawaii Honolulu

John C. Dalton IV

Honduras San Pedro Sula

Ronald L. Veirs

Idaho Boise

Kent H. Cannon

India Bangalore

Randy D. Funk

Indiana Indianapolis

Kent H. Collins

Indonesia Jakarta

George H. Groberg

Iowa Des Moines

Dirk O. Jergensen

Italy Milan

David R. Wolfgramm

Italy Rome

Thomas Kelly

Japan Nagoya

Scott O. Baird

Kenya Nairobi

Steven H. Broadbent

Korea Daejeon

Mark C. Furniss

Mexico Chihuahua

Gerardo Angulo

Mexico Culiacán

Rolando Cantu

Mexico León

Karim Del Valle

Mexico Mérida

Netzahualcoyotl Salinas

Mexico Mexico City East

Robert H. Hicken

Mexico Mexico City Northwest

Tom R. Tervort

Mexico Mexico City West

Carlos Villarreal

Mexico Monterrey East

Alan R. Walker

Mexico Villahermosa

Nicolas Castañeda

Michigan Detroit

Douglas D. Holmes

Missouri St. Louis

Stephen D. Clark

Mongolia Ulaanbaatar

Kris J. Mecham

Nevada Las Vegas West

Jerry B. Black

New Hampshire Manchester

David L. Wilkey

New Mexico Albuquerque

Wayne K. Miller

New Mexico Farmington

Spencer V. Jones

New York Rochester

Jack R. Christianson

Nicaragua Managua North

Carlos F. Arredondo

Nicaragua Managua South

Javier F. Monestel

Nigeria Enugu

John K. Buah

Oklahoma Oklahoma City

Nolan S. Taylor

Panamá Panamá City

Craig L. Ward

Paraguay Asunción North

Horacio D. Madariaga

Pennsylvania Philadelphia

William A. Schaefermeyer

Peru Arequipa

Arturo Fernández

Peru Cuzco

Wilson B. Calderon

Peru Lima North

Lawrence P. Blunck

Peru Lima West

J. Scott Dorius

Peru Trujillo

Terry D. Turk

Philippines Butuan

Mernard P. Donato

Philippines Cagayan de Oro

William A. Hernaez

Philippines Cauayan

Rodolfo A. Carlos

Philippines Iloilo

Ryan V. Pagaduan

Philippines Naga

Ronald D. Bliesner

Philippines Quezon City

David W. DeLaMare

Poland Warsaw

Stanford W. Nielson

Puerto Rico San Juan

Jorge M. Alvarado

Russia Moscow

Stephen J. Sorenson

Russia Samara

Ralph J. Sartori

Sierra Leone Freetown

Richard Roggia

South Africa Durban

James C. Von Stetten

Spain Malaga

Richard R. Clegg

Taiwan Taichung

Clark T. Bishop

Texas Fort Worth

Joseph M. Sagers

Texas McAllen

Stephen J. Trayner

Texas San Antonio

Stephen E. Jones

Tonga Nuku‘alofa

‘Aisake K. Tukuafu

Uganda Kampala

Eric C. Jackson

Uruguay Montevideo West

Ronald W. Heaton

Utah Salt Lake City

Bruce R. Winn

Utah Salt Lake City South

Bruce E. Miller

Utah St. George

Keith G. Leonard

Venezuela Valencia

Jorge G. Montoya

Virginia Richmond

James C. Perry

Washington DC North

James R. Matsumori

Washington Everett

D. Keith Wilson

Washington Kennewick

Leonard D. Greer

Washington Seattle

Todd S. Larkin

Wisconsin Milwaukee

Timothy M. Jones

Many new mission presidents and their wives began serving this month.

Photograph by Christina Smith