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New and returning Mission Presidents for 122 missions

New Mission Presidents List by Mission

North America

Mission New President Returning President

Alaska Anchorage Randy C. Lewis Kent B. Petersen

Arizona Phoenix C. Scott Gill Craig L. Booth

Arizona Tucson Douglas F. Higham Philippe J. Kradolfer

Arkansas Little Rock Gary N. Batchelor J. Robert Bonnemort

California Anaheim Randall G. Harmsen R. Gene Moffitt

California Arcadia Stephen W. Owen Steven W. Bergstedt

California Fresno John C. Beck H. Arthur Barney

California Riverside Robert A. Ewer Neil H Christensen

California Roseville Lee T. Perry Danel W. Bachman

California Sacramento R. Randall Huff R. Craig Hansen

California San Diego Robert N. Packer Eldon D. Olsen

California San Jose Oscar W. McConkie III E. Reed Heywood

California Ventura Richard M. Ellsworth David J. Henderson

Canada Montreal To Be Announced David O. Ulrich

Canada Toronto East Tad R. Callister G. Ward Taylor

Canada Vancouver Anthony W. Middleton Jr. Steven H. Stewart

Colorado Colo. Springs Robert S. Fotheringham C. Eugene Hymas

Colorado Denver North W. Dea Montague Jr. Gary E. Mordock

Connecticut Hartford Van R. Johnson Clayton S. Huber

Florida Ft Lauderdale Noel B. Reynolds Wynn H. Hemmert

Georgia Macon R. Brent Evanson K. Eric Gardner

Kentucky Louisville Dennis C. Brimhall Bernard E Packard

Louisiana Baton Rouge Douglas H. Patterson D. Thomas Borgquist

Michigan Lansing Dean C Edwards L. Scott Gardner

Minnesota Minneapolis R. Lloyd Smith Peter F. Evans

Missouri Independence James L. Hacking J. Rees Jensen

Nevada Las Vegas John J. Wadsworth Lorey L. Draper

New Jersey Morristown Stephen K. Parkinson Merrill R. Norman

Ohio Columbus Russell S. Gilliland Steven L. Driscoll

Oregon Eugene Daniel B. Fugal John R. Cushing

Oregon Portland Van C. Gessel A. Bryan Weston

Pennsylvania Harrisburg Jerrald M Jensen Neils F. Ludlow

Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Jay K. Francis Sherman M. Crump

South Carolina Columbia Kenneth E. Brailsford LeRoy K. Berrett

Tennessee Knoxville Ronald S Godfrey Wayne B. Hilbig

Tennessee Nashville Mark O. Lords Kenneth L. Sorber

Texas Dallas Bart C. Warner Kimel P. Fisher

Texas Houston Travis L. Steward Maynard R. Olsen

Texas Houston East Michael S. Lake Steven R. Sutherland

Texas Lubbock D. Brent Rose J. Grey Larkin

Washington Tacoma Kevin W. Pearson John W. Allen

West Virginia Charleston Joseph F. Cowley Jr. Ronald A. Millett

South America

Mission New President Returning President

Argentina Buenos Aires West Alfonso Ramos Jerry R. Villarreal

Argentina Mendoza Juan C. Avila Mario C. Romero

Argentina Resistencia Donald V Shakespear Ruben L. Spitale

Argentina Rosario Richard C. Hutchison Hyde M. Merrill

Argentina Salta Israel Rubalcava Marvin E. Turley

Bolivia Cochabamba Ronald E. Dalene Terry F. Calton

Brazil Brasilia Marcos A. Aidukaitis David F. Babbel

Brazil Florianopolis Lamonte J. Dansie Jr. Guilherme T. Peixoto

Brazil Fortaleza Victor A. da Silva Leonel Maia

Brazil Maceio B. Bruce Muir Nata C. Tobias

Brazil Manaus Paulo H. Itinose Adelson Parrella

Brazil Recife Mark B. Woodruff Saul R. Duarte

Brazil Ribeirao Preto R. Blair Condie Henrique S. Simplicio

Brazil Rio de Janeiro Milton H. Brinton Reinaldo Barreto

Brazil Rio de Janeiro North Joao L. Oppe Sandro Q. Silva

Brazil Salvador Jarbas F. Souza L. Richard Williams

Brazil Sao Paulo Interlagos Dale H. Bradford David C. Marriott

Brazil Sao Paulo North Michael J. Bertasso Richard S. Bangerter

Brazil Sao Paulo South Jose A. Teixeira F. Lynn DeBry

Chile Osorno Carl R. Faulkner David Lopez

Chile Santiago North Kevin R. Duncan Lawrence E. Corbridge

Colombia Cali Horacio J. Nieto Jorge E. Trujillo

Ecuador Guayaquil North Randall L. Ridd Roger P. Smock

Ecuador Quito Jose F. Lara Lynn R. Shurtleff

Peru Lima East Michael R Lindstrom Glendon Lyons

Venezuela Caracas Danilo A. Paredes Allan J. Webb

Europe

Mission New President Returning President

Albania Tirana* Paul D. Clayton W. Bryan Colton

Baltic Russell N. Watterson Peter R. Barr

Croatia Zagreb Douglas L. Weight Ralph C. Aardema

England Manchester Theodore M. Jacobsen David M. Fewster

Finland Helsinki Phillip Estes Preston B. Hoyt

France Paris Steven H. Pond Lynn J. Bennion

France Toulouse J. Craig Merrell Allan T. Pratt

Germany Frankfurt K. Eugene Webb John L. Manwaring

Germany Munich/Austria Holger D. Rakow LeRoy S. Wirthlin

Italy Catania* W. Bryan Colton Sebastiano Caruso

Romania Bucharest John H. Ashby Garth A Hanson

Russia Yekaterinburg Gregory A. Schwitzer Martell J. Gee

Sweden Stockholm Janke Karlsson Gary E. Baugh

Ukraine Donetsk Dale E. Andersen Kay H. Christensen

Ukraine Kiev R. Kim Davis William G. West

Caribbean

Mission New President Returning President

Santo Domingo East Juan A. Garcia Kenneth E. Hudson

Santo Domingo West Larry K. Bair C. Henry Platt Jr.

Philippines

Mission New President Returning President

Philippines Angeles Robert J. Stringham Grant R Brimhall

Philippines Cebu Leonard M Anderson Brent M. Wadsworth

Philippines Davao Moises M. Mabunga Jr. Miguel R. Valdez

Philippines Manila David E. LeSueur D. Gary Beck

Philippines Olongapo Craig A. Burtenshaw Keith F Kinghorn

Philippines San Pablo Gerald E. Mortimer R. Robert Osmond

Philippines Tacloban Richard J. Trask Frank W. Elggren

Africa

Mission New President Returning President

DR Congo Kinshasa William W. Maycock Scott G Waldram

Ivory Coast Abidjan Lindsay T. Dil Richard I. Norby

Nigeria Port Harcourt Edgar L. Stone Richard L. Adams

South Africa Cape Town John C. Nelson David D. Marriott

South Africa Johannesburg James A. Bowden James W. Fitch

Pacific

Mission New President Returning President

Fiji Suva Ian S. Ardern LaRon P. Woolley

New Zealand Auckland Carl B. Cook Dirk Smibert

New Zealand Wellington G. Michael Finnigan David E. Staples

Samoa Apia Paul B. Price Rendall V. Broomhead

Tahiti Papeete T. Marama Tarati William J. Welsh III

Mexico and Central America

Mission New President Returning President

El Salvador San Salvador East Ricky D. Jones Henry A. Nelson

El Salvador San Salvador West Robert D. Call William J. Young

Guatemala Guatemala City Central Hugo E. Martinez David R. Daines Jr.

Guatemala Guatemala City North Thomas R. Coleman Randy J. Harris

Guatemala Guatemala City South Ronald R. Bennion Harold R. Tolboe

Guatemala Quetzaltenango Cesar A. Morales Stuart T. Waldrip

Honduras Tegucigalpa Scott D. Farrell James J. Wilson

Mexico Guadalajara Gary L. Heaton Wilford W. Andersen

Mexico Mexico City North Ricardo E. Castillo Eduardo H. Ferreyro

Mexico Oaxaca Jesus A. Ortiz Felix A. Martinez

Mexico Puebla J. Phil Freestone Robert T. Seeley

Mexico Tijuana Brian B. Carmack Jose L. Alonso

Mexico Torreon Richard J. Hogan Kurt M. Alexander

Mexico Tuxtla Gutierrez Clifford L. Whetten Sidney D. Goodrich

Mexico Veracruz Lester F. Johnson Ivan L. Thomas

Asia

Mission New President Returning President

Japan Hiroshima Akira Yafuso Brad B. Banks

Japan Sapporo Yoshikazu Yokoyama Richard K. Hansen

Japan Sendai Asao Miyashita Alan M. Bird

Japan Tokyo South Valten J. Tucker K. Hart Bullock

Korea Busan Pyung-Jong Song Hee C. Seo

Total number of mission changes for 2005 — 122

Total number of missions in the Church — 339

  • Mission president from Albania Tirana Mission transferred to the Italy Catania Mission.

New mission presidents by geographic area:

North America — 42

Mexico / Central America — 15

South America — 26

Europe — 15

Pacific — 5

Philippines — 7

Africa — 5

Asia — 5

Caribbean — 2

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