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New mission presidents by area for 2011

The calling of 127 new mission presidents in the Church was announced this week. They will begin their service in July in all but once instance, where the new mission president began his service last year. The new presidents and their predecessors are listed below.

Map of the World.
Map of the World. Photo: IRI

Africa Southeast Area

Mission Current President New President
DR Congo Kinshasa Michael S. Headlee Brent L. Jameson
South Africa Cape Town Randall K. Probst Mark I. Wood
South Africa Johannesburg David E. Poulsen S. Craig Omer
Zambia Lusaka New Mission Mikele R. Padovich

Africa West Area

Mission Current President New President
Benin Cotonou New Mission Robert F. Weed
Ghana Accra Byron L. Smith Daniel K Judd
Ghana Cape Coast Melvin B. Sabey Jeffrey L. Shulz
Ivory Coast Abidjan Yapo Ayekoue Z. Dominique Dekaye
Nigeria Lagos Gary L. Neuder Edward K. B. Karkari
Nigeria Port Harcourt Charles Adebayo Philip K. Xaxagbe

Asia Area

*Began service in 2010
Mission Current President New President
Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Jay D. Clark Jay D. Clark*

Asia North Area

Mission Current President New President
Japan Kobe William A. McIntyre, Jr. Richard G. Zinke
Japan Sapporo Lee A. Daniels Eric C. Evans
Japan Sendai Reid Tateoka Gary D. Rasmussen
Korea Busan Kenneth W. Jennings, Jr. Lynn A. Gilbert
Micronesia Guam Michael L. Dowdle Stephen F. Mecham

Brazil Area

Mission Current President New President
Brazil Brasilia Gelson Pizzirani Helcio L. Gaertner
Brazil Florianopolis Walter G. Queiroz, Jr. J. Joel Fernandes
Brazil Fortaleza Alan C. Batt Francisco A. Souza
Brazil Maceio Gary Beynon Mauricio G. Gonzaga
Brazil Manaus David W. Jayme H. Moroni Klein
Brazil Recife Mario H. Emerick Rubens C. Lanius
Brazil Rio de Janeiro Kaulle M. Bezerra Geraldo Lima
Brazil Salvador Carlos Toledo James W. Hart
Brazil Sao Paulo Interlagos Christopher G. Jackson R. Pacheco Pinho
Brazil Sao Paulo North Jeffry L. Cooley Marcus H. Martins
Brazil Sao Paulo South Stephen D. Richardson John S. Tanner
Brazil Vitoria Scott W. Pickett J. Araujo Bezerra

Caribbean Area

Mission Current President New President
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo East Guillermo A. Antivilo Heriberto Hernandez
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo West Juan E. Almonte Raul Rodriguez Morel

Central America Area

Mission Current President New President
El Salvador San Salvador A. Moroni Perez David L. Glazier
El Salvador Santa Ana/Belize Alejandro Lopez I. Poloski Cordon
Guatemala Guatemala City Central Richard A. Baldwin, Jr. M. Joseph Brough
Guatemala Guatemala City North David J. Torres Edward D. Watts
Guatemala Guatemala City South Herbert E. Alvarado Larry R. Stay
Guatemala Quetzaltenango Dario Lorenzana Lewis E. Bautista
Honduras Tegucigalpa Luis G. Chaverri Carlos A. Hernandez

Chile Area

Mission Current President New President
Chile Concepcion South Joe N. Swenson Osvaldo Martinez Carreno
Chile Osorno Kenneth D. Lovell John E. Rappleye
Chile Santiago North Michael E. May Fred D. Essig

Europe Area

*To be transferred to the France Lyon Mission
Mission Current President New President
Albania Tirana J. Martin Neil Andrew M. Ford
Alpine German-Speaking Robert G. Condie Richard L. Miles
Cape Verde Praia Joselito M. Neves Roberto F. Oliveira
England Manchester David J. Bullock Robert I. Preston
Finland Helsinki David B. Brown Douglas M. Rawlings
France Paris Don H. Staheli Franck Poznanski
France Toulouse (Lyon) Michael J. Carter Kent H. Murdock*
Germany Frankfurt Kevin J. Ninow Lehi K. Schwartz
Portugal Porto Charles W. Walton Mission Consoldation
Romania Bucharest J. Scott Lundberg Ned C. Hill
Slovenia/Croatia David H. Hill Edward B. Rowe
Sweden Stockholm Larry E. Anderson Gregory J. Newell
Switzerland Geneva Kent H. Murdock* Mission Consolidation

Europe East Area

Mission Current President New President
Baltic Douglas L. Dance Jeffrey G. Boswell
Russia Novosibirsk Jon C. Trejo Steven M. Petersen
Russia St. Petersburg Gennady N. Podvodov Jon S. Beesley
Russia Yekaterinburg Bruce H. Allcott E. Kent Rust
Ukraine Donetsk Timothy L. Fry Vladimir Campero
Ukraine Kyiv Lane O. Steinagel Jorg Klebingat

Mexico Area

Mission Current President New President
Mexico Mexico City North Daryl Nancollas J. Dana Call
Mexico Mexico City Southeast New Mission Raymundo Morales Barrera
Mexico Oaxaca Leobardo De La Cruz Enrique Leyva Jimenez
Mexico Puebla Steven G. Rex Robert C. Reeves
Mexico Tijuana Robert H. Heyn Armando Carreón Rivera
Mexico Torreon Bruce R. Clark David Flores Villaseñor
Mexico Tuxtla Gutierrez Guillermo Velasco Juan G. Cardenas Tamayo
Mexico Veracruz J. Peter Hansen Carlos W. Treviño Jr.

North America Central Area

Mission Current President New President
Colorado Colorado Springs Brian L. Pfile J. Patrick Anderson
Colorado Denver North Gary G. Ely Jerry M. Toombs
Minnesota Minneapolis Mark D. Howell Jordan W. Clements
Missouri Independence George J. Van Komen Donald J. Keyes

North America Northeast Area

Mission Current President New President
Connecticut Hartford H. Gary Pehrson Mission Consolidation
Canada Toronto East Chris A. Eyre Mission Consolidation
Michigan Lansing Marc D. Jones Stephen H. Hess
New Jersey Morristown A. Lee Bahr Jon M. Jeppson
Ohio Columbus Robert F. Jensen Robert T. Nilsen
Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Lane A. Summerhays Clinton D Topham
West Virginia Charleston Michael W. Thornock Bruce G. Pitt

North America Northwest Area

Mission Current President New President
Alaska Anchorage Alan R. Dance N. Warren Clark
Canada Vancouver Kent K. Nelson Karl M. Tilleman
Oregon Eugene Thomas W. Macdonald Mark A. Young
Oregon Portland Timothy J. Dyches C. Jeffery Morby
Washington Tacoma H. Kent Bowen Douglas W. Weaver

North America Southeast Area

Mission Current President New President
Georgia Macon Mark O. Bowman Mission consolidation
Arkansas Little Rock Robert W. Drewes Daniel B. Gibbons
Florida Fort Lauderdale J. Nathan Hale Donald E. Anderson
Georgia Atlanta North Steven D. King Mark A. Wolfert
Kentucky Louisville Steven G. Glende W. Richards Woodbury
Louisiana Baton Rouge William G. Woods Jim M. Wall
South Carolina Columbia Stephen L. McConkie Monte Holm
Tennessee Knoxville James E. Griffin Richard A. Irion
Tennessee Nashville Gary L. Hutchings William L. McKee

North America Southwest Area

Mission Current President New President
Arizona Phoenix Paul S. Beck R. Scott Taylor
Arizona Tucson Wesley P. Walker Roger E. Killpack
Nevada Las Vegas Peter K. Christensen Michael A. Neider
Texas Dallas Barry M. Smith Devin G. Durrant
Texas Houston Todd B. Hansen John C. Pingree Jr.
Texas Houston East Dan E. Moldenhauer Thomas J. Crawford
Texas Lubbock John L. Robison Arnold R. Augustin

North America West Area

Mission Current President New President
California Anaheim Steven B. Watrous Bradford C Bowen
California Arcadia Oscar A. Pike Jorge T. Becerra
California Fresno John A. Gonzalez Larry Gelwix
California Riverside Melvyn K. Reeves Paul F. Smart
California Roseville Mark J. Pendleton John G. Weston
California Sacramento James S. Jardine H. Benson Lewis
California San Diego Lee L. Donaldson Paul N. Clayton
California San Jose Eric M. Jackson W. Lincoln Watkins
California Ventura Wayne D. Murri Fernando R. Castro

Pacific Area

Mission Current President New President
Fiji Suva William O. Ostler Kenneth D. Klingler
New Zealand Auckland Benson L. Porter Paul N. Lekias
New Zealand Wellington Clive R. Jolliffe Michael L. Kezerian
Samoa Apia O. Vincent Haleck Jr. Johnny L. Leota
Tahiti Papeete Matthew A. Smith Benjamin T. Sinjoux

Philippines Area

Mission Current President New President
Philippines Angeles Rudy B. Puzey David C. Martino
Philippines Cebu D. Parke Hansen Evan A. Schmutz
Philippines Davao Jairus C. Perez Ferdinand Pangan
Philippines Manila Mark J. Howard Lyle J. Stucki
Philippines Olongapo Dave A. Aquino Roberto B. Querido
Philippines Quezon City North New Mission Dennis R. Sperry
Philippines San Pablo Richard E. Anderson George E. Peterson
Philippines Tacloban Edwin V. Malit Jose V. Andaya

South America Northwest Area

Mission Current President New President
Bolivia Cochabamba Miguel A. Tenorio Dan L. Dyer
Colombia Cali Edgar N. Bolivar Jonathan M. Prince
Ecuador Guayaquil North J. Wilson Gamboa Lizardo H. Amaya
Ecuador Quito Timothy Q. Sloan Bruce E. Ghent
Peru Chiclayo New Mission Eduardo C. Risso
Peru Lima East Juan A. Leyva Nelson Ardila Vásquez
Venezuela Caracas Freddy V. Herrera Vianey R. Villamizar

South America South Area

Mission Current President New President
Argentina Buenos Aires West Evrett W. Benton Douglas B. Carter
Argentina Mendoza James B. Lindahl Sergio E. Avila
Argentina Resistencia Jorge Luis del Castillo Raymond S. Heyman
Argentina Rosario Jorge M. Villalba Hugo L. Giuliani
Argentina Salta Dan Northcutt Juan J. Levrino

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