New Mission Presidents Begin Service
    Footnotes

    “New Mission Presidents Begin Service,” Liahona, July 2009, N6–N7

    New Mission Presidents Begin Service

    The majority of the following new mission presidents and their wives began serving on or around July 1, 2009, as assigned by the First Presidency. The missions and their respective new presidents are:

    Mission

    New President

    Argentina Bahía Blanca

    Jorge Esteban Detlefsen

    Argentina Neuquén

    Darwin Franz Peterson

    Australia Adelaide

    Craig Kidd Poulton

    Australia Sydney South

    Jeffrey Ted Simmons

    Belgium Brussels/Netherlands

    Scott Mcdonald Brubaker

    Brazil Belém

    José Claudio Furtado Campos

    Brazil Belo Horizonte

    Adilson de Paula Parrella

    Brazil Cuiabá

    Cleto Pinheiro De Oliveira

    Brazil Porto Alegre North

    Edison Pavan

    Brazil Porto Alegre South

    Curtis Floyd Swenson

    Brazil Salvador South

    Helton Carlos Pimenta Vecchi

    Brazil São Paulo East

    Joaquim Jorge Oliveira Moreira

    Brazil Teresina

    Mario Aparecido Dias

    Bulgaria Sofia

    Gerold Roth

    California Oakland

    David Gary Wade

    California San Fernando

    Jerald Lynn Martin

    California Santa Rosa

    Jonathon Wayne Bunker

    Cambodia Phnom Penh

    Scott Brunson Smedley

    Canada Calgary

    Alan Lee Archibald

    Canada Halifax

    Craig Winger Simpson

    Chile Santiago East

    Larry Roberts Laycock

    Chile Viña del Mar

    Richard William Gillespie

    China Hong Kong

    Simon Yue-Sang Chan

    Colombia Bogota North

    Joseph Grant Hacking

    Colombia Bogota South

    Justo Pausides Casablanca

    Costa Rica San José

    Sam Minó Gálvez Orellana

    Democratic Republic of Congo Kinshasa

    Michael Steven Headlee

    Dominican Republic Santiago

    Miguel Alfredo Lee Bruno

    England Birmingham

    John Charles Ogden

    England London

    Renn Matthew Patch

    England London South

    Lyle Eric Shamo

    Georgia Atlanta

    Steven Homer Satterfield

    Germany Berlin

    Jay Douglas Pimentel

    Greece Athens

    Christopher Charles

    Haiti Port-au-Prince

    Hardwarson Kerving Joseph

    Honduras Comayagüela

    Manuel Antonio Flores Batres

    Hungary Budapest

    Gary Scott Baughman

    Idaho Pocatello

    Scott W Colton

    Illinois Chicago North

    Sherman Leroy Doll

    India New Delhi

    William King Jackson

    Jamaica Kingston

    Rick Graff

    Japan Fukuoka

    Sherman Kay Margetts

    Japan Tokyo

    William Steve Albrecht

    Korea Seoul

    Yong Hwan Lee

    Madagascar Antananarivo

    Sean Edmund Russell Donnelly

    Marshall Islands Majuro

    Bradley Jay Smith

    Maryland Baltimore

    Alma Brent Belliston

    Massachusetts Boston

    William Thornley Evans

    Mexico Cuernavaca

    Alin Spannaus

    Mexico Guadalajara

    Lazaro Saucedo Sosa

    Mexico Guadalajara South

    John Douglas Jesperson

    Mexico Hermosillo

    Sergio Velez Chavez

    Mexico Mexico City South

    Aaron Chavez Carpio

    Mexico Monterrey West

    Brent Wayne Romney

    Mexico Tampico

    Stanton Lynn Call

    Montana Billings

    Larry Higbee Gardner

    Mozambique Maputo

    Loren Blake Spendlove

    Nebraska Omaha

    Milan Foster Kunz

    New York New York North

    Richard Fred Smith

    New York New York South

    William Henrick Nelson

    North Carolina Raleigh

    To be announced

    Norway Oslo

    Armand Duane Johansen

    Ohio Cleveland

    Darwin Dean Sorensen

    Oklahoma Tulsa

    Richard Edgar Merkley

    Papua New Guinea Port Moresby

    Meliula Meafou Fata

    Paraguay Asunción

    Mark James Callan

    Pennsylvania Harrisburg

    To be announced

    Peru Lima Central

    Stephen Hunter Tyler

    Peru Lima South

    Roger Christensen Manning

    Peru Piura

    John Jensen Chipman

    Philippines Bacolod

    George Javier Tobias

    Philippines Baguio

    Thomas Henry Jensen

    Philippines Laoag

    Allistair Bruce Odgers

    Portugal Lisbon

    Moroni Bing Torgan

    Portugal Porto

    Charles Wesley Walton

    Russia Moscow West

    Kenneth Musser Woolley

    Russia Novosibirsk

    Jon Charles Trejo

    Russia Rostov-na-Donu

    Vladimir Aleksandrovich Nechiporov

    Russia Vladivostok

    Michael Stephen Pratt

    Russia Yekaterinburg

    Bruce Howard Allcott

    Scotland Edinburgh

    Gary King Griffiths

    Singapore

    Terrence Andrew Clark

    South Dakota Rapid City

    Jay Glen Layton

    Spain Barcelona

    Clark Bryant Hinckley

    Spain Bilbao

    Richard Reed Clegg

    Spain Madrid

    James Stanford Watkins

    Switzerland Geneva

    Kent Hyrum Murdock

    Taiwan Taipei

    Terence Elial Grimley

    Texas Houston South

    Gregory Mark Saylin

    Thailand Bangkok

    Michael Sherrod Smith

    Ukraine Dnepropetrovsk

    Dale Edwin Nielsen

    Uruguay Montevideo

    Ernesto Antonio Da Silva Bornholdt

    Utah Ogden

    Richard Brent Olson

    Utah Provo

    Neil Edward Pitts

    Venezuela Barcelona

    Edgar Lopez Delgado

    Venezuela Maracaibo

    Sergio Luis Krasnoselsky

    Washington DC South

    George Mark Albright

    Washington Spokane

    Stanley Mark Palmer

    West Indies

    Claude Remy Gamiette

    Zimbabwe Harare

    Edward Dube

    Missionaries in more than 100 missions around the world received new presidents this month.

    © 2007 Hyun-Gyu Lee