Two new mission presidents, called by the First Presidency, have been announced. The new leaders and their wives will begin service about July 1. Also called by the First Presidency is the new president of the Philippines Missionary Training Center, Robert K. Wagstaff. The new presidents are:
David James and Janet Dainne Henderson
David James Henderson, 52, California Ventura Mission; Nottingham Ward, Edmonton Alberta Bonnie Doon Stake; real estate agent; stake president and former counselor, stake mission president, stake executive secretary and bishop. Born in Cardston, Alberta, to Norman William and Margaret Clayton Henderson. Married Janet Dainne Taylor, four children.
She is stake Young Women president's counselor and Sunday School teacher, and former Relief Society president and counselor, and Primary accompanist. She was born in Berwyn, Alberta, to Leslie Shem and Margaret Ethel Pilling Taylor.
Philippe and Regula Beatrix Kradolfer
Philippe Jacques Kradolfer, 50, Arizona Tucson Mission; English Branch, Russia Moscow Mission; Church's director of temporal affairs for Europe/Europe East Area; branch president, former regional representative, mission president's counselor, stake president and high priests group leader; born in La Paz, Bolivia, to Mario Julius and Maria Teresa Vaccaro Kradolfer. Married Regula Beatrix Stauble, four children.
She is a Relief Society president's counselor, and has been a stake Young Women president and counselor, Primary president and seminary teacher. She was born in Zurich, Switzerland, to Anton and Regula Adeline Bloch Stauble.
Cynthia Sue and Robert Wagstaff
Robert K Wagstaff, 67, Philippines Missionary Training Center; Woodland Hills Ward, Bountiful Utah Central Stake; retired executive vice president of Kemin Industries; former president of the Philippines Quezon City Mission, stake president and counselor, patriarch and branch president; born in Murray, Utah, to Keith Amos and Eva Mary Wright Wagstaff. His first wife, Nancy, died in 1996. He has five children. Married Cynthia Sue Anderson Ostenberg; her husband, Ramon Ostenberg, died in 1997; she has five children.
She served a mission with her husband while he presided over the Philippines Quezon City Mission, and was stake and ward Relief Society president, teacher development instructor and seminary teacher. She was born in Riceville, Iowa, to LeRoy John and LaVonne Esther Irene Johnson Anderson.