New mission presidents

The First Presidency has announced the calls of eight more mission presidents. The mission presidents and their wives will begin their service about July 1. The new mission presidents and their assignments are:

Roland R. Datwyler, 67, Russia Yekaterinburg Mission; Biel Branch, Bern Switzerland Stake; former missionary with Church Educational System assignment in Russia Moscow Mission, counselor in stake presidency, patriarch, counselor in mission presidency, district and branch president, and elders quorum president; former engineer and joint owner of Automaten-Technik AG; received certificate from Mechanic School Biel and attended Engineer School Biel; born in Grenchen, Switzerland, to Edgar Robert and Violette Mathilde Chatelain Daetwyler; married Susanne Schmucki, seven children. She served with her husband in the Russia Moscow Mission, and has been acounselor in stake Primary presidency, stake Young Women leader, Relief Society teacher, and teacher training coordinator; received certificate from Dental Technician School; born in Pieterlen, Switzerland, to Johann Melchior and Gertrud Niederhauser Schmucki.John Chris Hadfield, 46, Chile Santiago West Mission; Terra Vista Ward, Rancho Cucamonga California Stake; counselor in stake presidency; former high counselor, bishop and counselor, Young Men president, elders quorum president, and missionary in the Mexican Mission; vice president of sales and marketing for Honeyville Grain Inc.; attended Weber State University; born in Brigham City, Utah, to John Warburton and Kathryn Hunsaker Hadfield; married Lexine Sparks, four children. She is a counselor in the Relief Society presidency; former counselor in stake Relief Society presidency and stake Primary presidency, Relief Society president, counselor in Primary presidency, and Young Women adviser; attended Weber State University; born in Preston, Idaho, to William Lloyd and Maxine Gregersen Sparks.

John Allen Hubbard, 61, Australia Adelaide Mission; Kennewick 5th Ward, Kennewick Washington East Stake; stake missionary and ward mission leader; former counselor in stake presidency, high councilor, bishop, priests quorum adviser, and missionary in the New Zealand Auckland Mission; engineering manager for Westinghouse; received bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Utah State University, and master's degree in nuclear engineering from Air Force Institute of Technology; born in Elba, Idaho, to Earl Pratt and Rachel Fifield Hubbard; married June Attridge, six children. She is a stake missionary; former stake Relief Society president, ward Relief Society president and counselor, counselor in Primary presidency and Young Women presidency, Cub Scout den leader, Primary teacher, Relief Society teacher, and Young Women teacher; attended BYU; born in Rigby, Idaho, to William James and Thelma Marie Jensen Attridge.

Taniela Kelikupa Kivalu, 60, Tonga Nuku'Alofa Mission; Mapelu Temple View Ward, Nuku'Alofa Tonga Liahona Stake; temple sealer; former counselor in mission presidency, high councilor, stake mission president, bishop, branch president, and missionary in the Fiji and Tonga missions; exporter and retired Church Educational System employee; received diploma from St. Andrews College; born in Noapapu, Tonga, to Taniela Kivalu Fifita and Ma'ume'a Fo'ou Vuna; married Manu Mahu'inga, five children. She is Relief Society president in the Liahona Student Ward; former counselor in stake Primary presidency, counselor in stake Relief Society presidency, ward Primary and Relief Society president, temple worker, and Relief Society inservice teacher; born in Pangai, Tonga, to Tevita Folaumoetao and 'Onita Velema Kaufusi Mahu'inga.

Wayne Eric Kuehne, 63, Germany Hamburg Mission; Lake Ridge 2nd Ward, Mount Vernon Virginia Stake; Sunday School teacher; former high councilor, counselor in bishopric, Sunday School teacher, and missionary in the West German Mission; retired U.S. Army chaplain; received bachelor's degree in German and history from the University of Utah, master's degrees in German language and philosophy from Rice University, and in counseling from Long Island University; born in New York City to Erich Walter and Efriede Fick Kuehne; married Ilse Sieger, three children; she is a Relief Society teacher; former Relief Society president and teacher, and Sunday School teacher; received associate degrees in nursing and education from Northern Virginia Community College; born in Goettingen, Germany, to Wilhelm Artur and Elfriede Aschoff Sieger.

Brent H. Satterthwaite, 57, Canada Toronto West Mission; Eden 2nd Ward, Huntsville Utah Stake; high councilor; former high councilor, stake mission president, stake Young Men president, bishop, Scoutmaster, elders quorum president, and missionary in the Canadian Mission; founding partner of Aim Associates LLC; attended Weber State University; born in Montpelier, Idaho, to Cecil Hodges and Jean Passey Satterthwaite; married Dorothy Taylor, six children. She is a Sunday School teacher; former Young Women president, counselor in Relief Society presidency, Young Women adviser, and Sunday School teacher; attended Weber State University; born in Ogden, Utah, to Vern Horace and Jennie Dykstra Taylor.

David B. Stokes, 51, Wisconsin Milwaukee Mission; Hillsdale Ward, Salt Lake Granger North Stake; stake institute teacher and chairman of music committee and Scout committee; former stake president, high councilor, bishop and counselor, finance clerk, Young Men secretary, and missionary in the Cumorah Mission; purchasing contract manager for the Church; received bachelor's degree in food science and technology from BYU; born in Rigby, Idaho, to Ellis Alfred and Lottie Barrett Stokes; married Ann Tolman, seven children. She is counselor in stake Young Women presidency and ward organist; former counselor in stake Young Women presidency, counselor in ward Relief Society presidency, women's and Young Women sports director, Relief Society teacher, Primary pianist, activities committee chairman, camp director, Primary teacher, and organist; received bachelor's degree in elementary education from BYU; born in Twin Falls, Idaho, to Rex C. and Vera Dunn Tolman.

Ashton H. Taylor, 57, Mexico Chihuahua Mission; El Paso 11th Ward, El Paso Texas Stake; high councilor; former high councilor, stake clerk, bishop, high priests group leader, seventies president, and missionary in the Northern Mexican Mission; owner of farming and food processing business; received bachelor's degree in agronomy from BYU; born in El Paso, Texas, to Harvey Hyrum and Rhoda Clark Taylor; married June Hollie, six children. She is a Relief Society teacher; former family history center worker, Relief Society president and counselor, Laurel and Mia Maid adviser, seminary teacher, and missionary in the Central American Mission; received bachelor's degree in Spanish education and literature from BYU; born in Mesa, Ariz., to Joseph Theo and Esther Faust Bailey Graham Hollie.

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