Learn about the new California Oakland/San Francisco Mission leaders

They began their service in April

The following new mission president and companion have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They began their service in April.

James D. Lash and Martha A. Lash | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

James D. Lash, 61, and Martha A. Lash, five children, Lake Minneola Ward, Leesburg Florida Stake: California Oakland/San Francisco Mission, succeeding President Darrin J. Kasteler and Sister Jennie Kasteler. Brother and Sister Lash are serving as senior missionaries in the California Oakland/San Francisco Mission. Brother Lash is a former stake president, bishop, high councilor, ward mission leader, stake JustServe specialist and seminary teacher. He was born in East Cleveland, Ohio, to Richard Earl Lash and Anne Ruth Green.

Sister Lash is a former stake Young Women president, ward Relief Society president, ward Young Women presidency counselor, Sunday School teacher and seminary teacher. She was born in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, to Carl William Anderson and Naomi Fawn Campbell Anderson.

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