Seven new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin service about July 1.
Vladimir Jesus Campero, 65, and Elsa Cardozo Montero Campero, five children, Ukraine Donetsk Mission; Hamacas Ward, Santa Cruz Bolivia Equipetrol Stake. He serves as an Area Seventy in the South America Northwest Area and is a former stake president, counselor in a stake presidency, high councilor, bishop and counselor in a branch presidency. Self-employed, home construction. Born in Oruro, Bolivia, to Elias Manuel Campero Arteaga and Maria Concepcion Negrete Quiros.
Sister Campero serves as a stake Primary president and is a former counselor in a stake Primary presidency, stake family history center director and Relief Society president. Born in Tarija, Bolivia, to Armando Cardozo and Irene Montero.
Zahui Dominique Dekaye, 54, and Nathalie Brigitte S. Djedje Dekaye, two children, Ivory Coast Abidjan Mission; Cocody Ward, Cocody Cote d'Ivoire Stake. He serves as a stake president and is a former public affairs chairman, stake president, bishop, elders quorum president and counselor in a branch presidency. Associated director, MCR International. Born in Yazerme, Ivory Coast, to Maurice Gore and Yehiri Catherine Ouga Dekaye.
Sister Dekaye serves as a counselor to a ward director of couple activities and is a former president of couple activities, counselor in a Relief Society presidency, Relief Society president, and Young Women instructor. Born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, to Christophe Ilahiri and Jeannette Boro Djedje.
Ned Cromar Hill, 65, and Claralyn Martin Hill, five children, Romania Bucharest Mission; Rock Canyon Ward, Provo Utah Edgemont South Stake. He serves as a stake Sunday School president and as chair in a volunteer care clinic in the Utah South Area. He is a former stake president, counselor in a stake presidency and missionary in the Central German Mission. Professor of finance, and former Dean of the Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Richard Giles Sharp and Bettie Jean Cromar Hill.
Sister Hill serves as a Relief Society teacher and is a former counselor in a stake and ward Relief Society presidency, Young Women president, Primary teacher, nursery leader, and institute instructor. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Joseph Eddy and Sara Elaine Kendell Martin.
Edward Kwame Boateng Karkari, 62, and Nana Yaa Achiaa Karkari, four children, Nigeria Lagos Mission; Teshie 2nd Ward, Tema Ghana Stake. He serves as a high councilor and is a former stake public affairs director, key city committee director for the Accra Ghana Mission, high councilor, bishop, branch president and branch mission leader. Retired chief executive officer, EcoSmart Technologies Ghana Limited. Born in Kumasi, Ghana, to Edward Kofi and Comfort Abena Agyeiwaa Karkari.
Sister Karkari serves as a visiting teacher and is a former adviser in a Relief Society presidency, visiting teaching coordinator and branch enrichment leader. Born in Accra, Ghana, to Emmanuel Kwaku and Yaa Kissiwaa Owusu.
Donald Jack Keyes, 60, and Jacquelyn Kendell Keyes, four children, Missouri Independence Mission; Uintah 2nd Ward, Ogden Utah Pleasant Valley Stake. He serves as an Area Seventy in the Utah North Area and is a former area public affairs director, stake president, counselor in a stake presidency, high councilor, bishop and missionary in the Central States Mission. Chairman, Keyes Insurance Services. Born in Ogden, Utah, to Jack W. and Ivy Lorraine Kimber Keyes.
Sister Keyes serves as an activity days leader and is a former member of an area public affairs council, member of an area council on youth, stake Young Women secretary, Young Women president, and Primary secretary. Born in Ogden, Utah, to Albert Burns and Marilyn Hope Summerill Kendell.
Dennis Ronald Sperry, 60, and Teresa Howell Sperry, six children, Philippines Quezon City North Mission; Salina 1st Ward, Salina Utah Stake. He serves as a counselor in the Utah St. George Mission and is a former stake president, high councilor, bishop, counselor in a bishopric, Scoutmaster and missionary in the Argentina North Mission. Institute Instructor, Church Educational System. Born in Nephi, Utah, to Ronald Wayne and Elma May Carter Sperry.
Sister Sperry serves as a stake Primary president and is a former counselor in a stake and ward Young Women presidency, Relief Society president and counselor, and Primary president. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Evan LaMar and Luena Diane Carter Howell.
Mark Anthony Wolfert, 54, and Carol Ann Beuchert Wolfert, five children, Georgia Atlanta North Mission; Lakeridge 8th Ward, Orem Utah Lakeridge Stake. He serves as a ward missionary and is a former stake president, high councilor, bishop, counselor in a bishopric and missionary in the Germany Frankfurt Mission. Partner and General Counsel, doTERRA International. Born in Milwaukee, Wis., to Ernest Erich and Ruth Ingeborg Adler Wolfert.
Sister Wolfert serves as a counselor in a Young Women presidency and is a former gospel doctrine teacher, activity day leader, counselor in Relief Society, Young Women, and Primary presidencies and a Young Women president. Born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to Joseph Fredrick and Fern Matilda Baker Beuchert.