New mission presidents

The First Presidency has announced the call of six more mission presidents. The new presidents and their wives will be assigned to specific missions later and will begin their service about July 1. Those called are:

Robert E. Floto, 51, Chula Vista 2nd Ward, Chula Vista California Stake; bishop, former bishop and counselor, Scoutmaster, and stake president; pharmacy owner; received bachelor's degree from Drake University; born in Marshalltown, Iowa, a son of Vern Eugene and Phyllis Georgine Crabtree Floto; married Catherine Kay Higginbottom; five children. She is a stake Young Women president's counselor, former ward Primary president's counselor, and stake and ward Young Women camp leader; studied nursing at Grand View College; born in Des Moines, Iowa, a daughter of Harry Owen and Georgia Lavina Satterlee Higginbottom.

Steven H. Jensen, 57, Gridley 1st Ward, Gridley California Stake; high councilor and stake young single adult adviser, former stake Young Men president, temple ordinance worker, stake president, bishop, and stake seventies president; served in Central States Mission, 1955-57; high school teacher; received bachelor's degree from Chico State College and did graduate work at BYU; born in Gridley, Calif., a son of Ira Milford and Ellen Hyde Jensen; married LaRee Adams, three children. She is a Relief Society teacher and stake young single adult adviser, former temple ordinance worker, stake Primary president, ward activities committee chairman, and Young Women president; received associate degree from Stephens College and bachelor's degree from BYU; born in Moab, Utah, a daughter of Joseph William and Dora Black Adams. Lee, Kang Woo, 47, Korean Branch, New York New York Stake; branch president, former high councilor, bishop, and Sunday School president; president and general manager of trading company; attended Kyung Kee University and Mercy College; born in Kwang-Joo, Korea, a son of Lee, Hwe Choon and Lee, Choo-Suek Park; married Kim, Kum Hee, four children. She is a Relief Society teacher, former branch Relief Society president and stake Relief Society president's counselor; attended Won-Joo University and Westchester Community School; born in Puk Chung, North Korea, a daughter of Kim, Hyun Soo and Kim, Kae Chun Lee. Wayne M. McGrath, 55, Mesa 20th Ward, Mesa Arizona Maricopa Stake; stake president's counselor, former ward Young Men president and counselor, high councilor, Primary teacher, bishop and counselor, and high priests group leader; executive director of Arizona Community College Board; received bachelor's and master's degrees from Northern Arizona University, doctorate degree from BYU; born in Duncan, Ariz., a son of James Vernon and Vessa Larola Hanchett McGrath; married Barbara Dene Shumway, six children. She is a Relief Society homemaking leader, former Young Women president and counselor, gospel doctrine teacher, mother education leader, and Relief Society work director; reading teacher; received associate degree from Eastern Arizona College and bachelor's degree from Northern Arizona University; born in Taylor, Ariz., a daughter of James Lester and Uldene Ramsay Shumway. Alan D. Rogers, 52, Provo North 3rd Ward, Provo Utah North Stake; branch president's counselor at Missionary Training Center, former priests quorum adviser, high priests group leader, high councilor, bishop's counselor, and stake president's counselor, served in Uruguay Mission, 1959-61, and Norway Oslo Mission, 1990-91; executive director at Center for Humanitarian Outreach and Inter-cultural Exchange; received bachelor's degree from the University of Utah and attended Columbia University; born in Salt Lake City, Utah, a son of Denton Spencer and Jessie Penrose Bradford Rogers; married Kim Gerd Fedje, five children. Former Relief Society president's counselor and teacher, Primary president's counselor and teacher, and Young Women adviser; served in Norway Oslo Mission, 1990-91; area manager for ZCMI; attended Training Academy for Travel Agents; born in Oslo, Norway, a daughter of Ingvald Sjursen and Ruth Severine Wold Fedje. Stephen L. Weston, 43, Flamingo Heights Ward, Las Vegas Nevada South Stake; bishop, former Scoutmaster, high councilor, bishop's counselor, elders quorum president's counselor, Young Men president, seminary teacher, and ward executive secretary; served in New Zealand Mission, 1968-70; chiropractor; received bachelor's degree from BYU and doctor of chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic; born in Los Angeles, Calif., a son of Floyd Elmer and Sherlia Merle Lund Weston; married RaNae Balls, five children. She is a Primary president's counselor and stake Young Women athletic director, former Relief Society president and compassionate service leader, Young Women president's counselor and adviser, Primary chorister, and Young Women camp specialist; attended BYU; born in Soda Springs, Idaho, a daughter of Maurice Horsley and June Nathell Sorenson Balls.

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