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New mission presidents

Eight more mission presidents have been called by the First Presidency. The mission presidents and their wives will begin their service about July 1. Their assignments will be announced later. The new mission presidents are:

  • O. Claron Alldrege Jr., 52, Monument Park 13th Ward, Salt Lake Monument Park Stake; high councilor; former bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, teachers quorum adviser, Sunday School teacher, and missionary in New Zealand; clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of Utah; received bachelor's degree in medical biology and medical degree from the University of Utah, and earned a fellowship and was in residence in ophthalmology at the University of Iowa; born in Salt Lake City to O. Claron and Helen Isabel Hunter Alldredge; married Lillian Smith, six children. She is a Relief Society teacher; former stake Primary president, stake Relief Society and stake Young Women board member, ward Primary and Young Women president, Relief Society president and counselor, Primary teacher and chorister, Sunday School teacher, Young Women teacher, and Relief Society teacher; received bachelor's degree in child development from the University of Utah; born in Salt Lake City to Douglas H. and Barbara Bradshaw Smith.- Norman D. Clyde, 66, Springville 5th Ward, Springville Utah Stake; branch president at Missionary Training Center; former stake president and counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, branch president's counselor, seventies quorum president, Sunday School president and teacher, YMMIA superintendent, servicemen's group presidency member, teacher development director, and missionary in the Central States Mission; vice president of W.W. Clyde Co.; received bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Utah; born in Springville, Utah, to Edward and Hannah Mendenhall Clyde; married Phyllis Winkler, three children. She is an agency volunteer in the Birth Parent Outreach Program for LDS Social Services; former stake Relief Society president's counselor and homemaking leader, stake representative in the Birth Parent Outreach Program for LDS Social Services, stake Cub Scout leader, family history extraction worker, ward YWMIA and Primary president, Young Women president's counselor, Relief Society president and homemaking leader, Relief Society teacher, in-service leader, welfare committee chairman, Cub Scout leader, Junior Sunday School coordinator, Primary teacher, Sunday School teacher, and Young Women teacher; received bachelor's degree in elementary education from BYU; born in Provo, Utah, to Justin J and Donna Maud Penrod Winkler.
  • Boyden E. Lee, 61, Las Cruces 3rd Ward, Las Cruces New Mexico Stake; stake president; former stake president and counselor, high councilor, district president, bishop's and branch president's counselor, elders quorum president, Sunday School and seminary teacher; associate professor of international finance at New Mexico State University; born in Cardston, Alberta, to Lester Wadsworth and Nancy May Coffin Lee; married LaVona Smith, four children. She is stake extraction director; former stake Relief Society president, stake Young Women president's counselor, district and ward Young Women president, Primary president, Relief Society and Sunday School teacher, seminary teacher, and family history worker; attended BYU; born in Provo, Utah, to Joseph Clyde and Leah Johnson Smith.
  • Reed L Moss, 66, Ririe 2nd Ward, Ririe Idaho Stake; counselor in Idaho Pocatello Mission presidency; former stake president and counselor, high councilor, stake mission president, bishop's counselor, and ward executive secretary; attorney; received bachelor's degree in marketing from BYU and juris doctorate from George Washington University; born in Ririe, Idaho, to John William and Zelma Bell West Moss; married Elizabeth Schreyer, seven children. She is a missionary companion to her husband; former stake cultural arts specialist, Young Women president, Relief Society president's counselor, ward choir director, and Primary choir director; received registered nursing degree at Holy Cross School of Nursing; born in Bridgeport, Conn., to Franz Paul and Herta Anna Kempe Schreyer.
  • Timothy M. Olson, 49, Mission 1st Ward, McAllen Texas Stake; stake president; former stake president's counselor, bishop and counselor, Young Men president, and elders quorum president; owner/broker of Deseret Properties; received bachelor's degree in history and Spanish, and master's degree in education administration from BYU; born in Downey, Calif., to Roger Lee and Faith Wanda Wendfeldt Olson; married Rose Ann Johnson, seven children. She is a seminary teacher; former Relief Society president, Primary president and teacher, and Primary chorister; attended Ricks College, BYU and the University of Texas-Pan American; born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Walden Weaver and Gwen D. Chapman Johnson.
  • V. Daniel Rogers Sr., 55, Farmington 13th Ward, Farmington Utah Stake; Sunday School teacher; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, Young Men president, and missionary in the Northern States Mission; director of personnel training for the Church Educational System; received bachelor's degree in youth leadership and economics from BYU, master's degree in family life education from Central Washington State College, and doctorate in educational foundations and political science from the University of Idaho; born in Salt Lake City to Henry Lynn and Wilma Lucinda Merrill Rogers; married Luana Turley, seven children. She is stake Relief Society choir director and ward choir director; former stake Young Women president's counselor, family history librarian, ward Relief Society president and counselor, Sunday School teacher, and Primary chorister; received bachelor's degree in home economics education and music education from BYU; born in El Paso, Texas, to Harold Emerson Sr. and Ireta May Pierce Turley.
  • H. Earl Thomas, 60, San Dimas Ward, La Verne California Stake; high councilor; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, and Young Men president; technical director for Simpson Paper Co.; received bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Idaho; born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Harold Edward and Helen Elizabeth Owens Thomas; married Lona Evans, five children. She is ward music chairman; former stake Relief Society president and counselor, ward Relief Society president, Young Women president and counselor, and Laurel leader; born in Pocatello, Idaho, to Stanley Burnett and Louva June Brady Evans.
  • Jeffrey L. Yarbrough, 40, Valley View 2nd Ward, Layton Utah Valley View Stake; bishop; former high councilor, bishop's counselor, ward clerk, Young Men president, elders quorum president, and missionary in the Texas Houston Mission; president and owner of Angela Marie's Inc.; born in Mt. Carmel, Ill., to Daniel Richard and Norma Gwynn Robinson Yarbrough; married Shauna Bean, six children. She is Laurel adviser; former Primary president's counselor, Relief Society secretary and teacher, Primary teacher and chorister, and nursery leader; born in Washington, D.C., to David Emerson and Elaine Sims Bean.

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