Luis A. Amado, 43, Vista Hermosa Ward, Guatemala City Guatemala Stake; to serve in Guatemala City West Region; former mission president, temple recorder and sealer, stake president's counselor, stake executive secretary, high councilor, bishop, and seminary teacher; real estate manager; earned translation degree from Education Ministry; born in Guatemala City, Guatemala; married Ruth Nohemi Gamez.
Cesar A. Davila, 42, Modelia Branch, Bogota Colombia Kennedy Stake; to serve in Cali Colombia Region; former stake president's counselor, branch president and counselor, and seminary teacher; regional manager for the Church; earned degree in architecture from Javeriana University; born in Bogota, Colombia; married Miryam Hernandez Cruz.Francisco G. Gimenez, 39, San Antonio Ward, Caracas Venezuela Stake; to serve in Maracaibo Venezuela Region; former mission president and counselor, stake president, high councilor, and district president; Church Educational System director; born in Punta Cardon, Venezuela; married Axa Elizabeth Orono.
Walter F. Gonzalez, 40, Inaquito Ward, Quito Ecuador Inaquito Stake; to serve in Guayaquil Ecuador East Region; former mission president, stake president and counselor, stake executive secretary, stake mission president's counselor, and bishop's counselor; Church Educational System area director; born in Montevideo, Uruguay; married Zulma Nunez.
D. Vernon Parker, 52, Woodcrest Ward, Riverside California West Stake; to serve in Riverside California and Victorville California regions; former multi-region director of public affairs, stake president and counselor, bishop, Young Men president, deacons quorum adviser, and Scoutmaster; corporate accounting manager; earned bachelor's degree from Weber State University and master's degree from the University of Utah; born in Montpelier, Idaho; married Marsha Eunice Curtis.
Miguel Fernando Rojas A., 38, Los Jardines Ward, Lima Peru Las Flores Stake; to serve in Lima Peru Magdalena Region; former stake president, bishop, branch president and counselor; treasurer; earned bachelor's degree in business administration; born in Junin, Peru; married Rosa Consuelo Briones Cotrina.