Six new leaders have been called by the First Presidency to serve as temple presidents and temple matrons. They will begin their three-year service on Nov. 1.
Wayne Hall Bringhurst, 73, Juniper Ward, Fontana California Stake; called as president of the Redlands California Temple, succeeding President Rodney J. Nelson. President Bringhurst's wife, Rita Louise Christensen Bringhurst, will serve as temple matron. President Bringhurst, a patriarch, has previously served as stake president, stake president's counselor, mission president's counselor, bishop and temple ordinance worker. He is a retired math teacher and owner/contractor of Bringhurst Asphalt and Maintenance Company. He was born in Toquerville, Utah, to Leo and Hilda Hall Bringhurst.
Sister Bringhurst has served as stake and ward Relief Society and Primary presidents' counselor, ward Relief Society president, ward Primary president, Young Women president's counselor, seminary teacher and temple ordinance worker. She was born in Pocatello, Idaho, to Adolph Mads and Ida Louise New Christensen.
Kenneth Gordon Hutchins, 65, Northborough Ward, Boston Massachusetts Stake; called as president of the Boston Massachusetts Temple, succeeding President Allan H. Barker. President Hutchins' wife, Priscilla Marion Glass Hutchins, will serve as temple matron. He is a former stake president, bishop, stake Young Men president and Florida Tampa Mission president. He is a retired chief of police in Northborough, Mass. He was born in Norwood, Mass., to Kenneth Gordon and Sadie Alice Hill Hutchins.
Sister Hutchins, who served with her husband when he was mission president, is a former stake Relief Society president, ward Young Women and Primary president, and seminary and institute teacher. She was born in Attleborough, Mass., to Richard Irving and Grace Madeline Scott Glass.
Limhi Ontiveros, 69, Winder 2nd Ward, Salt Lake Winder Stake; called as president of the Oaxaca Mexico Temple, succeeding President Maurice D. Bowman. President Ontiveros' wife, Ruth Veone Shelley Ontiveros, will serve as temple matron. President Ontiveros, a ward mission leader, has served as president of Colombia Missionary Training Center, Mexico Monterrey North Mission president, bishop and high councilor. He is a retired accountant and Missionary Department supervisor. He was born in Colonia Dublan, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Nefi and Delfina Lara Ontiveros.
Sister Ontiveros, served with her husband as he presided over the Colombia Missionary Training Center and the Mexico Monterrey North Mission. She has served as ward Relief Society president, Young Women president, Primary president, and stake missionary. She was born in Mount Pleasant, Utah, to Elmer J and Rega Clark Shelley.
H. Bryan Richards, 72, Holladay 26th Ward, Salt Lake Holladay Stake; called as president of the Bountiful Utah Temple, succeeding President L. Stephen Richards Jr. President Richards' wife, LynnAnne Taylor Richards, will serve as temple matron. He is a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy and a Missionary Department assistant executive director, and has served as an Area President, Area President's counselor, England Manchester Mission president, regional representative, stake president, and stake president's counselor. He is a retired benefits administrator for E-Systems. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Horace Beers and Carol Rosamond Bryan Richards.
Sister Richards served with her husband when he was mission president and as a ward Relief Society president, counselor in a stake and ward Young Women presidency, stake Relief Society board member, and Relief Society teacher. She was born in Provo, Utah, to Lynn Dixon and Celestia Johnson Taylor.
Terry Lee Rollins, 65, Greenfield Park Ward, Montreal Quebec Mount Royal Stake; called as president of the Montreal Quebec Temple, succeeding President Conrad J. Laplante. President Rollins' wife, Elenor Margaret Bryant Rollins, will serve as temple matron. President Rollins is a sealer in the Montreal Quebec Temple, and has previously served as a counselor in the Montreal Quebec Temple presidency, a stake Family History Center director, district president's counselor, bishop and ward financial clerk. He is a retired physicist for the Department of National Defense. He was born in Cardston, Alberta, Canada, to Leroy and Bella Cavell Holland Rollins.
Sister Rollins, a compassionate service leader in Relief Society, has served as an assistant to the matron in the Montreal Quebec Temple, ward Relief Society president, seminary teacher and temple ordinance worker. She was born in Barrhead, Alberta, Canada, to George Edward and Esther Ruth Hatley Bryant.
Valdemiro Skraba, 58, Souzas Ward, Campinas Brazil Flamboyant Stake; called as president of the Recife Brazil Temple, succeeding President Nivaldo Bentim. President Skraba's wife, Maria Joana Pires Machado Skraba, will serve as temple matron. He is a counselor in the Campinas Brazil Temple presidency, a former counselor in the Curitiba Brazil Mission, stake president's counselor and bishop. He is a retired business owner of Panif. Conf. Vovo Geny. He was born in Rio Negro, Parana, Brazil, to Alexo and Anastacia Baptista Skraba.
Sister Skraba, who serves with her husband as assistant to the matron in the Campinas Brazil Temple, is a former stake Relief Society and Young Women president, and ward Relief Society and Young Women president. She was born in Lapa, Parana, Brazil, to Osorio Mendes and Benedita Pires de Lima Machado.