New Area Leaders Assigned


The First Presidency has announced the following changes in area leadership assignments effective on August 1, 2013. All members of Area Presidencies are members of the First or Second Quorums of the Seventy.

Presidency of the Seventy

Ronald A. Rasband

Assists in All Areas

L. Whitney Clayton

Utah North

Utah Salt Lake City

Utah South

Donald L. Hallstrom

North America Northeast

Tad R. Callister

North America Southwest

Richard J. Maynes

North America Northwest

North America West

Craig C. Christensen

Idaho

North America Central

Ulisses Soares

North America Southeast

Africa Southeast

Dale G. Renlund

President

Carl B. Cook

First Counselor

Kevin S. Hamilton

Second Counselor

Africa West

LeGrand R. Curtis Jr.

President

Terence M. Vinson

First Counselor

Edward Dube

Second Counselor

Asia

Gerrit W. Gong

President

Larry Y. Wilson

First Counselor

Randy D. Funk

Second Counselor

Asia North

Michael T. Ringwood

President

Koichi Aoyagi

First Counselor

Scott D. Whiting

Second Counselor

Brazil

Claudio R. M. Costa

President

Jairo Mazzagardi

First Counselor

Eduardo Gavarret

Second Counselor

Caribbean

Wilford W. Andersen

President

J. Devn Cornish

First Counselor

Claudio D. Zivic

Second Counselor

Central America

Carlos H. Amado

President

Kevin R. Duncan

First Counselor

Adrián Ochoa

Second Counselor

Europe

José A. Teixeira

President

Patrick Kearon

First Counselor

Timothy J. Dyches

Second Counselor

Europe East

Larry R. Lawrence

President

Randall K. Bennett

First Counselor

Per G. Malm

Second Counselor

Mexico

Daniel L. Johnson

President

Benjamín De Hoyos

First Counselor

Arnulfo Valenzuela

Second Counselor

Middle East/Africa North

Bruce D. Porter

Bruce A. Carlson

Administered from Church Headquarters

Pacific

James J. Hamula

President

Kevin W. Pearson

First Counselor

O. Vincent Haleck

Second Counselor

Philippines

Brent H. Nielson

President

Ian S. Ardern

First Counselor

Larry J. Echo Hawk

Second Counselor

South America Northwest

Juan A. Uceda

President

W. Christopher Waddell

First Counselor

C. Scott Grow

Second Counselor

South America South

Walter F. González

President

Jorge F. Zeballos

First Counselor

Francisco J. Viñas

Second Counselor