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New Area Authority Seventies

At general conference April 3,35 new Area Authority Seventies were sustained, and another 13 released. There are now more than 260 Area Authority Seventies serving in six Quorums of the Seventy.

Sustained were:

Jorge M. Alvarado, 33, Toa Alta, Puerto Rico; manager, Franklin Covey Leadership; president of the Toa Baja Puerto Rico Stake; former branch president. Married Cari Lu Rios; three children.

(Submission date: 04/20/2004)
(Submission date: 04/20/2004)

Homero S. Amato, 55, Sao Paulo, Brazil; executive vice president, CATHO Group; high priests group leader; president of Brazil Salvador Mission 1993-1996, stake presidency member, stake mission president and bishop. Married Sandra Puerta; five children.

John S. Anderson, 54, Gainesville, Fla., president, Quantera Energy Resources Inc.; recently released as president of the Gainesville Florida Stake; former stake presidency member, high councilor and bishop. Married Coral Ann Heatherly; five children.

(Submission date: 04/20/2004)
(Submission date: 04/20/2004)

Jorge D. Arrevillaga, 57, Tapachula, Mexico; part-time university professor of English; high councilor in the Tapachula Mexico Stake; former mission presidency member, regional representative, stake president and bishop. Married Irma de Esquinca; three children.

A. Venancio Caleira, 41, Setubal, Portugal; orthopedic surgeon; recently released from the presidency of the Portugal Lisbon Mission; former stake president and bishop. Married Ana Paula Duarte dos Santos Borrego; four children.

Gabriel A. Campos, 56, Villa Alemana, Chile; CES coordinator; serving in the presidency of the Villa Alemana Chile Stake; former stake president, stake presidency member, bishop and branch president. Married Teresa Lidice Lopez Soza; five children.

(Submission date: 04/20/2004)
(Submission date: 04/20/2004)

Mario L. Carlos, 43, Torreon, Mexico; director of Torreon Institute of Religion; high councilor in the Gomez Palacio Mexico Stake; president of the Mexico City Mexico City South Mission 1997-2000, mission presidency member and stake presidency member. Married Yadira Ruvalcaba Flores; five children.

John J. Chipman, 57, Carmel, Ind.; medical adviser, Eli Lilly and Co.; president of the Indianapolis Indiana North Stake; former stake presidency member, high councilor, bishop and bishopric member. Married Karen Russon; four children.

LeGrand R. Curtis Jr., 51, Salt Lake City, Utah; attorney, partner, Manning, Curtis, Bradshaw & Bednar; member of the presidency of the Salt Lake University 6th Stake; president of the Italy Padova Mission 1998-2001, stake president, high councilor and bishop. Married Susan Jane Cowan; five children.

(Submission date: 04/20/2004)
(Submission date: 04/20/2004)

Cesar A. Davila, 53, Bogota, Colombia; president of the Colombia Barranquilla Mission since 2001; former temple recorder, Area Authority Seventy 1997-2002, regional representative, mission presidency member, stake presidency member and branch president. Married Miryam de Hernandez; two children.

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Colombia Barranquilla
Davila, Cesar Augusto Colombia Barranquilla

Mosiah S. Delgado, 47, Tlaxcala, Mexico; elementary school teacher; recently released as president of the Tlaxcala Mexico Stake; former mission presidency member, stake presidency member and bishop. Married Ruth de Mendez; two children.

Keith R. Edwards, 62, Las Vegas, Nev.; attorney, senior partner, Edwards, Hunt, Sturman & Atkin; assistant temple recorder, Las Vegas Nevada Temple; president of the Zimbabwe Harare Mission 2000-2003, stake president, stake presidency member, bishop and bishopric member. Married Judith Lee Higgins; seven children.

J. Roger Fluhman, 63, Bountiful, Utah; secretary to the Quorum of the Twelve; gospel doctrine teacher, Bountiful 9th Ward; former president of the Washington Spokane Mission, 1983-1986, stake president, high councilor, bishop and branch president. Married Suzanne Hayes; eight children.

(Submission date: 04/20/2004)
(Submission date: 04/20/2004)

Luiz C. Franca, 40, Belem, Brazil; CES coordinator, president of the Brazil Londrina Mission; former CES coordinator, stake president, district president and branch president. Married Marcia do Socorro de Galan; three children.

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Brazil Londrina
Franca, Luiz Carlos Silva De Brazil Londrina

Manuel Gonzalez, 55, Mexico City, Mexico; CES area director; serving in the presidency of the Mexico City Mexico Arbolillo Stake; president of the Guatemala Quetzaltenago Mission 1993-1996, stake presidency member and bishop. Married Margarita Rodriguez; three children.

Tohru Hotta, 65, Nagoya, Japan; retired CES Coordinator; ward mission leader of the Gokiso Ward; president of the Japan Sapporo Mission 1979-1982, stake president, mission presidency member and bishop. Married Sachiko Tagawa; four children.

Bin Kikuchi, 55, Sapporo, Japan; self-employed; serving in the presidency of the Japan Sapporo Mission; president of the Japan Tokyo North Mission 1990-1993, stake president, high councilor and branch president. Married Hiroko Kanesaki; six children.

Yong Hwan Lee, 60, Suwon, South Korea; professor, Seoul National University; president of the Suwon Korea Stake and sealer in the Seoul Korea Temple; former stake presidency member, high councilor, bishop and branch president. Married In Ja Han; two children.

Alfredo Heliton de Lemos, 62, Curitiba, Brazil; administrative director, Associated Ophthalmologists of Parana; bishop of the Jardim das Americas Ward; former regional representative, president of the Brazil Campinas Mission 1992-1995, stake president, high councilor and bishop. Married Rosina de Alencar; five children.

Domingos S. Linhares, 45, Jaboat┬Ło, Brazil; former engineer, area office and president of the Brazil Santa Maria Mission since 2001; former stake president, stake presidency member, high councilor and bishop. Married Francisca Marcia Pereira; three children.

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Brazil Santa Maria
Linhares, Domingos Savio Brazil Santa Maria

Alexander A. Nunez, 47, Lima, Peru; area manager, Member and Statistical Records; area family history adviser; president of the Colombia Cali Mission, 1996-1999, regional representative, stake president, district president, high councilor and bishop. Married Elena Noemi Alba Romero; five children.

Melvin R. Perkins, 59, Juneau, Alaska, president, Country Lane Inc.; president of the Juneau Alaska Stake; former district president, district presidency member, district mission president and branch president. Married Sharon Anne Varni; six children.

James C. Perry, 44, Cowiche, Wash.; finance executive, Summit Leasing; former stake president, high councilor, stake mission president and bishopric member. Married Sara Lisa Martenson; seven children.

Errol S. Phippen, 62, Farmington, Utah; financial services consultant, Beneficial Life Insurance Co.; teacher, missionary preparation class in the Oakridge 1st Ward; president of the Virginia Roanoke Mission 1983-1986, regional representative, stake president, and bishop. Married Donna Marie Hawkes; eight children.

John C. Pingree, 64, Salt Lake City, Utah; executive director, Semani Foundation; serving in the presidency of the Utah Salt Lake City Mission; president of the Mexico Mexico City East Mission 1998-2001, stake president, high councilor and bishop. Married Carmen Sweeten Boyden; five children.

Neil E. Pitts, 52, Webster, N. Y.; information technology manager, Eastman Kodak; property coordinator for Seneca Lake Recreation Property; former stake president, high councilor and bishop. Married Beverly Ann Warrick; four children.

Dinar M. Reyes, 50, Vina del Mar, Chile; electrical engineer, Chilquinta Energia S.A.; serving in the presidency of the Chile Vina del Mar Mission; former stake president, stake presidency member, high councilor and branch president. Married Maria Eliana Espinoza Scherping; two children.

Jorge A. Rojas, 63, Monterrey, Mexico ; CES area director; high councilor in the Monterrey Mexico Mitras Stake; member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy 1991-1996, president of the Mexico Guadalajara Mission 1981-1984, regional representative, stake president and branch presidency member. Married Marcela Burgos Perez; five children.

(Submission date: 04/20/2004)
(Submission date: 04/20/2004)

Eric B. Shumway, 64, Laie, Hawaii; president, Brigham Young University-Hawaii; high councilor in the Laie Hawaii Stake; president of the Tonga Nuku'alofa Mission 1986-1989, stake president, high councilor and bishop. Married Carolyn Merrill; seven children.

(Submission date: 04/20/2004)
(Submission date: 04/20/2004)

Joseph W. Sitati, 51, Nairobi, Kenya; executive, Reach the Children; serving in the presidency of the Kenya Nairobi Mission; former stake president, district president, mission presidency member and branch president. Married Gladys Nangoni Nassiuma; five children.

Terrence C. Smith, 56, Raymond, Alberta; medical director, Raymond Care Center; gospel doctrine teacher in the Raymond 1st Ward; former stake president, high councilor and bishop. Married Rita Irene Regehr; eight children.

(Submission date: 04/20/2004)
(Submission date: 04/20/2004)

Lowell M. Snow, 60, North Salt Lake, Utah; part-time self-employed consultant; former Young Men president, Foxhill Ward; president of the Utah Salt Lake City Temple Square Mission 1997-1999; and Mississippi Jackson Mission 1982- 1985, stake presidency member and bishop. Married Tamara Ann Means; five children.

Michael J. Teh, 38, Angono, Philippines; temple recorder, Manila Philippines Temple; serving in the presidency of the Philippines Quezon City Mission and as gospel doctrine teacher in the Masagana 2nd Ward; former stake presidency member and bishop. Married Grace May Madjos Weedon; three children.

Stanley Wan, 48, Hong Kong, China; area welfare manager; high priests group leader and Sunday School teacher in the Sham Shui Po Ward; president of the China Hong Kong Mission 1997-2000, stake presidency member, high councilor, bishop and branch president. Married Kathleen Ka Ng; three children.

(Submission date: 04/20/2004)
(Submission date: 04/20/2004)

Allen P. Young, 63, Johannesburg, South Africa; chairman, Arrowood Construction; president of the Johannesburg South Africa Stake; former high councilor, bishop and branch president. Married Maureen Susie Truter; four children.

(Submission date: 04/20/2004)
(Submission date: 04/20/2004)

Released were Adolfo Avalos, Lowell C. Barber, David J. Barnett, R. Michael Duffin, Rowland E. Elvidge, Silvio Geschwandtner, Brent H. Koyle, J. Michael Moeller, Adrian Ochoa and Lindon J. Robison.

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