New Area Authority Seventies were sustained during general conference March 31. The new members of the Third, Fourth and Fifth Quorums of the Seventy are:
Salvador Aguirre, 47, Zapopan, Mexico; manager for ACS-BPS of Mexico; currently serving as chairman of the Mexico Guadalajara Temple Committee; former president of the Mexico Guadalajara Mission (1996-1999); stake president, bishop. Wife: Alma; six children.
Daniel P. Alvarez
Daniel P. Alvarez, 52, Buenos Aires, Argentina; owner of a private school (kindergarten - high school); currently serving as stake public affairs director; former president of the Colombia Barranquilla Mission (1990-1992), high councilor, bishop. Wife: Miguelina; three children.
David J. Barnett
David J. Barnett, 60, Johannesburg, South Africa; executive, Mercantile Bank; currently serving as a quorum instructor; family history center director and sealer in the Johannesburg South Africa Temple; former stake president and bishop. Wife: Norma; three children.
Oscar W. Chavez
Oscar W. Chavez, 44, Peï¿½alolen, Chile; manager, Church distribution center; currently serving as ward Young Men president; former stake president and bishop. Wife: Lorena; three children.
Craig C. Christensen
Craig C. Christensen, 44, Provo, Utah; owner-president of automobile dealerships; currently serving as bishop of the BYU 10th Ward (since 2000); former president, Mexico Mexico City East Mission (1995-1998), stake mission president and high councilor. Wife: Debora; four children.
Carl B. Cook
Carl B. Cook, 42, Riverdale, Utah; partner, The Boyer Company; currently serving as president of the Ogden Utah Riverdale Stake (since 1993); former bishop. Wife: Lynette; five children.
R. Michael Duffin
R. Michael Duffin, 51, Hemet, Calif.; ophthalmologist; currently serving as a high councilor in the Hemet California Stake; former stake president, high councilor and stake mission president. Wife: Gaye; five children
Timothy J. Dyches
Timothy J. Dyches, 49, Reno, Nev.; doctor—ear, nose and throat specialist; currently serving as regional public affairs director in the Reno Nevada Stake mission presidency and as an ordinance worker in the Reno Nevada Temple; former stake president and high councilor. Wife: Jill; three children.
Michael H. Holmes
Michael H. Holmes, 59, Sandy, Utah; builder and developer; currently serving on the Hosting Committee, Joseph Smith Memorial Building; former president of the Missouri Independence Mission (1988-1991), regional representative and stake president. Wife: Marian; twelve children.
Richard D. May
Richard D. May, 48, Birmingham, Ala.; senior immunologist, Southern Research Institute; recently released as president of the Birmingham Alabama Stake; former bishop. Wife: Pamela; four children.
Joel H. McKinnon
Joel H. McKinnon, 55, Winter Park, Fla.; president, HHP Sales, Inc. (electronic components distributor); currently serving as president of the Orlando Florida Stake (since 1992); former bishop. Wife: Genean; five children.
Jorge Mendez, 62, Tijuana, Mexico; owner, automobile repair shop; currently serving as president of the Tijuana Mexico Insurgentes Stake (since 1996); former president of the Mexico Chihuahua Mission (1992-1995), regional representative and stake president; Wife: Bertha; nine children.
Marcus B. Nash
Marcus B. Nash, 43, Lynnwood, Wash.; partner, Stafford Frey Cooper (law firm); recently released as president of the Lynnwood Washington Stake; former bishop. Wife: Shelley; seven children.
Timothy M. Olsen
Timothy M. Olsen, 53, McAllen, Texas; owner, Deseret Properties (real estate construction and management); currently serving as a high councilor in the McAllen Texas Stake; former president of the Uruguay Montevideo Mission (1997-2000), stake president and bishop. Wife: Rose Ann; seven children.
Richard G. Peterson
Richard G. Peterson, 61, Sandy, Utah; editor, Deseret Book; currently serving as executive secretary to the Utah North Area Presidency; former regional representative, stake president and bishop. Wife: Jo Ann; five children.
Gary L. Pocock
Gary L. Pocock, 56, Provo, Utah; retired from management for Aramco; currently serving as public affairs specialist, Provo Utah Sharon East Stake; former president of the Nebraska Omaha Mission (1997-2000), stake president and bishop. Wife: Christina; five children.
Armando A. Sierra
Armando A. Sierra, 44, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, country director, Church Educational System; currently serving as executive secretary, Tegucigalpa Honduras Uyuca Stake; former president of the Mexico Torreon Mission (1996-1999), counselor in two stake presidencies and branch president. Wife: Edna; four children.
Gary M. Stewart
Gary M. Stewart, 65, Eugene, Ore.; retired ophthalmologist; currently serving as president of the Eugene Oregon West Stake; former member of a stake presidency and bishop. Wife: Abbie; three children.
G. Perrin Walker
G. Perrin Walker, 60, Tacoma, Wash.; attorney/partner, Vandeberg Johnson & Gandara; Currently serving as Scout committee chairman; former president, Belgium Brussels Mission (1985-1988), regional representative, stake president and bishop. Wife: Charlotte; eight children.
Robert B. White
Robert B. White, 56, Edmonton, Alberta; attorney and senior partner, Lucas, Bowker & White; currently serving as gospel doctrine teacher and ordinance worker in the Edmonton Alberta Temple; former stake president and high councilor. Wife: Lonni; six children.
Larry Y. Wilson
Larry Y. Wilson, 50, Alamo, Calif.; executive vice president and chief operating officer, Catholic Healthcare West; currently serving as president of the Danville California Stake; former bishop and high councilor. Wife: Lynda; four children.
Kazuhiko Yamashita, 46, Fukuoka, Japan; professor, health and sport sciences, Fukuoka University; recently released as president of the Fukuoka Japan Stake; former high councilor and bishop. Wife: Tazuko; six children.