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New mission presidents

Fourteen new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July. Their mission assignments will be announced at a later date.

Sergio M. and Gloria Anaya
Sergio M. and Gloria Anaya

Sergio Miguel Anaya Morales, 51, and Gloria Elisa de Anaya Rodriguez, five children, Residencial Ward, Guadalajara Mexico Lomas Stake. Elder Anaya serves as an Area Seventy and is a former stake president, counselor in a stake presidency, bishop, bishopric counselor, ward Young Men president and branch president. Teacher, Secretaria de Educacion Publica. Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, to Sergio Miguel Anaya Quezada and Irene Morales Acosta.

Sister Anaya serves as a counselor in a ward Young Women presidency and is a former counselor in stake Relief Society, Primary and Young Women presidencies, ward Primary president, ward seminary teacher and a family history missionary. Born in Tuxpan, Jalisco, Mexico, to Jose Jesus Rodriguez Munguia and Maria Elidia Bazan Vda. de Rodriguez.

Kelly and Mark Bonham
Kelly and Mark Bonham

Mark Everett Bonham, 53, and Kelly Anne Moon Bonham, five children, Hillside Ward, Alpine Utah North Stake. Brother Bonham is a former counselor in a stake presidency, high councilor, bishop, ward Young Men president and missionary in the New York New York Mission. Partner, SageCreek Partners. Born in Keyser, W. Va., to Neil Everett and Elaine Georgia King Bonham.

Sister Bonham serves as a counselor in a stake Relief Society presidency and is a former counselor in a stake Primary presidency, stake Primary music specialist, counselor in a ward Young Women presidency and ward enrichment leader. Born in Provo, Utah, to Harold Kay and Mayva Anne Moon.

Robert E. and Robin Sue Chambers
Robert E. and Robin Sue Chambers

Robert Edward Chambers, 51, and Robin Sue Christensen Chambers, five children, Rexburg 12th Ward, Rexburg Idaho Center Stake. Elder Chambers is an Area Seventy and a former stake president, counselor in a stake Young Men presidency, bishop and missionary in the Italy Milan Mission. Religion professor, BYU-Idaho. Born in Ogden, Utah, to Darod Holroyd and Kathleen Chambers.

Sister Chambers is a former stake cultural arts director, counselor in a ward Relief Society presidency, ward Young Women president, ward Primary president, ward Young Women adviser, Relief Society teacher, Cub Scout leader and Primary chorister. Born in Pocatello, Idaho, to Niels and Dora Mahala Christensen.

W. Bryce and Karol Cook
W. Bryce and Karol Cook

William Bryce Cook, 61, and Karol Kotter Cook, six children, Fox Ridge Ward, River Heights Utah Stake. Brother Cook serves as a stake Preach My Gospel instructor and is a former stake president, high councilor, bishop, ward Young Men president, ward missionary and missionary in the France Mission. Self-employed podiatrist. Born in Logan, Utah, to Newell Blaine and Barbara Cook.

Sister Cook serves as a stake Preach My Gospel instructor and is a former ward Primary president, ward Young Women president, counselor in ward Relief Society and Young Women presidencies, Primary teacher and chorister, and Cub Scout den leader. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Robert Lamar and Norma Neilson Kotter.

Raymond A. and Laurie J. Cutler
Raymond A. and Laurie J. Cutler

Raymond Ashton Cutler, 60, and Laurie Johnson Cutler, eight children, Mueller Park 7th Ward, Bountiful Utah Mueller Park Stake. Brother Cutler is a ward Young Men president and former temple ordinance worker, high councilor, bishop, branch mission leader, elders quorum president and missionary in the Sweden Stockholm Mission. Research scientist, Ceramatec, Inc. Born in Oak Ridge, Tenn., to Ivan Burton and Beth Ashton Cutler.

Sister Cutler is a former stake Young Women president, ward Relief Society president, ward Primary president and counselor, counselor in a ward Young Women presidency, Relief Society teacher and Sunday School teacher. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Reid Herman and Donna Wood Johnson.

David Y. and Paula J. Henderson
David Y. and Paula J. Henderson

David Yeardley Henderson, 58, and Paula Jean Hassell Henderson, five children, Raleigh 2nd Ward, Raleigh North Carolina Stake. Brother Henderson serves as an assistant area medical adviser in the South America Northwest Area and is a former stake Young Men president, bishop, ward Young Men president, Scoutmaster and missionary in the California Oakland Mission. Retired physician, Atrium OB-GYN. Born in Washington, D.C., to Mark Hyrum Sr. and Frances Ellen Yeardley Henderson.

Sister Henderson serves with her husband in the South America Northwest Area and is a former stake Relief Society president, ward Primary president, counselor in ward Young Women and Relief Society presidencies and Cub Scout den leader. Born in Ashland, Ore., to Dennis Ray and Grace Arlene Hassell.

Shawna L. and K. Brett Nattress
Shawna L. and K. Brett Nattress

Kevin Brett Nattress, 47, and Shawna Lee Adamson Nattress, seven children, Fruitland 1st Ward, Ontario Oregon Stake. Elder Nattress serves as an Area Seventy and is a former stake president, stake Young Men president, bishop, ward Young Men president, early morning seminary teacher, Sunday School teacher and missionary in the California Sacramento Mission. Co-founder, Advanced Health Care Corporation. Born in Pocatello, Idaho, to David Edward and Judith Marie Sorensen Nattress.

Sister Nattress serves as a counselor in a stake Young Women presidency, ward Primary president and counselor, counselor in a ward Young Women presidency, Primary teacher and achievement day leader. Born in Provo, Utah, to Edwin Virgil and Sherilyn Russon Adamson.

Victor P. and Elizabeth F. Patrick
Victor P. and Elizabeth F. Patrick

Victor Phillip Patrick, 55, and Elizabeth Fletcher Patrick, eight children, Tampa 1st Ward, Tampa Florida Stake. Brother Patrick serves as a stake president and a former bishop, bishopric counselor, ward Young Men president, ward mission leader, elders quorum president and missionary in the Italy Milan Mission. Retired CEO, Walter Energy, Inc. Born in Lake Forest, Ill., to Rodger Ralph and Phyllis Elaine Patrick.

Sister Patrick serves as a youth Sunday School teacher and is a former counselor in a stake Primary presidency, ward Primary president, ward Relief Society president, Primary chorister and young single adult Sunday School teacher. Born in Summit, N.J., to Robert Chipman and Rosemary Bennett Fletcher.

Yong-In and Hyo-Sun Shin
Yong-In and Hyo-Sun Shin

Yong-In Spencer Shin, 64, and Hyo-Sun Camilla Chi Shin, six children, Highland 36th Ward, Highland Utah West Stake. Brother Shin serves as a branch president in the Provo MTC and is a former counselor in the Korea Seoul West Mission, stake mission president, bishop, bishopric counselor, counselor in a branch presidency and high priest group leader. Retired executive vice president, Samsung Electronics, and taught at University of Utah. Born in Choong-Nam Province, Korea, to Tae-Bum Shin and Ock-Byung Yoon.

Sister Shin serves with her husband in the Provo MTC and is a former counselor in a stake Primary presidency, counselor in a branch Relief Society presidency, Relief Society teacher, compassionate service leader, institute teacher and missionary in the Korea Busan Mission. Born in Sung Buk Ku, Seoul, Korea, to Hong-Yull Chi and Yeong-Ju Choi.

Dana and Bradley J. Smith
Dana and Bradley J. Smith

Bradley Jay Smith, 57, and Dana Donaldson Smith, five children, Manila 12th Ward, Pleasant Grove Utah Manila Stake. Brother Smith is a former president of the Marshall Islands Majuro Mission, bishop, high councilor, ward Young Men president, branch president at the Provo MTC, and missionary in the Canada Halifax Mission. Vice president, Doug Smith Autoplex. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Francis Henry Jr. and Evelyn Bowman Smith.

Sister Smith served with her husband in the Marshall Islands Majuro Mission and at the Provo MTC. She is a former counselor in a stake Young Women presidency, counselor in ward Primary and Young Women presidencies and Relief Society teacher. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Robert Isaac and Marlene Donaldson.

Thomas A. and Rebecca S. Smith
Thomas A. and Rebecca S. Smith

Thomas Allen Smith, 54, and Rebecca Luane Starr Smith, eight children, Murrieta Hills Ward, Murrieta California Stake. Brother Smith is a former stake president, counselor in a stake mission presidency, bishop, bishopric counselor, branch president, ward Young Men president and missionary in the Uruguay Montevideo Mission. Co-CEO and co-president, Partners in Leadership. Born in Rochester, N.Y., to Frederick Rutter and Audrey Smith.

Sister Smith is a former stake Primary president, ward Primary president, Sunday School teacher, Relief Society teacher and ward missionary. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Gerald Pitt and Marcia Luane Starr.

Larry L. and Jean P. Thurgood
Larry L. and Jean P. Thurgood

Larry L Thurgood, 60, and Jean Petterborg Thurgood, five children, St. Anthony 1st Ward, St. Anthony Idaho Stake. Brother Thurgood serves as a patriarch and temple sealer and is a former temple ordinance worker, regional welfare specialist, stake president, high councilor, stake mission president, bishop, ward Young Men president, prison services director and missionary in the California North Mission. Academic coordinator/religion instructor, Brigham Young University-Idaho. Born in Ogden, Utah, to Ben Alvin and La Rene Moore Thurgood.

Sister Thurgood serves as a temple ordinance worker and counselor in a ward Primary presidency. She is a former counselor in a stake Primary presidency, stake missionary, ward Relief Society president, ward Young Women president, counselor in ward Relief Society, Young Women and Primary presidencies, ward Young Women adviser, Primary teacher and prison services worker. Born in Ogden, Utah, to Donald Francis and Connie Webster Petterborg.

Anna Kay and Michael Waddoups
Anna Kay and Michael Waddoups

Michael Grant Waddoups, 64, and Anna Kay Nield Waddoups, two children, Westland 9th Ward, West Jordan Utah Westland Stake. Brother Waddoups serves as a Primary teacher and ward missionary and is a former counselor in a stake presidency, high councilor, bishop, temple preparation and marriage relations teacher and missionary in the Italy Mission. President, Utah State Senate. Born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Grant England Waddoups and Mary Keith Blattner Johnson.

Sister Waddoups serves as a Primary teacher and is a former temple ordinance worker, stake Young Women president, ward Primary president, ward Young Women president and Relief Society president. Born in Afton, Wyo., to Willard Earl and Lorna Hurd Nield.

David N and Rachel N. Wiedman
David N and Rachel N. Wiedman

David N Weidman, 57, and Rachel Nielsen Weidman, six children, Meadow Wood Ward, Provo Utah Edgemont Stake. Brother Weidman is a counselor in a branch presidency at the Provo MTC and is a former counselor in a stake presidency, high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop and missionary in the Japan Sendai Mission. Retired chairman of the board and CEO, Celanese. Born in Tremonton, Utah, to Byron Orme and Olive Nelson Weidman.

Sister Weidman serves with her husband at the MTC and is a former ward Primary president and counselor, ward Relief Society president, Relief Society teacher, counselor in a Young Women presidency and institute teacher. Born in Albuquerque, N.M., to Lloyd Carlisle and Jo Ann Hunsaker Nielsen.

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