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New MTC presidents

Seven new missionary training center presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in January.

Dean Reid Burgess, 68, and Annette Christensen Burgess, five children, Karalee Ward, Sandy Utah Granite South Stake: Provo Missionary Training Center, succeeding President Lon B. Nally and Sister Kaye Nally. Brother Burgess is a former counselor in the Young Men general presidency, president of the Brazil Belo Horizonte East Mission, stake president, bishop and missionary in the Brazilian Mission. Homebuilder for Perry Homes Inc. Born in Alpine, Utah, to Reid C. and Ethel King Burgess. Sister Burgess served with her husband in the Brazil Belo Horizonte East Mission and is a former member of the Young Women general board, ward Relief Society and Young Women president and Sunday School teacher. Born in Richfield, Utah, to Alten and Alta Wintch Christensen.

Kenneth Leroy DuVall, 62, and Mary Beth Cummings DuVall, five children, Bennion 5th Ward, Bennion Utah Stake: Colombia Missionary Training Center, succeeding President Robert G. Dyer and Sister Lynda H. Dyer. Brother DuVall is a former president of the Spain Bilbao Mission, stake president, bishop, stake executive secretary, high councilor assigned to young single adults, elders quorum president and missionary in the Chile Concepcion Mission. Professor and program director, LDS Business College. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Presley Arthur and Marie Black DuVall. Sister DuVall served with her husband in the Spain Bilbao Mission and is a former stake young single adult Relief Society adviser, ward Young Women president, counselor in a ward Relief Society presidency and ward Relief Society teacher. Born in Salt Lake City to Joseph Lorraine and Joye Jensen Cummings.

John Raymond Gibson, 69, and Kathryn Esther McVinish Gibson, seven children, Kenmore Ward, Brisbane Australia Stake: New Zealand Missionary Training Center, succeeding President Hori T. Tarawhiti and Sister Cairo Tarawhiti. Brother Gibson is a former Area Seventy, president of the Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Mission, regional representative, temple president, stake president and bishop. Retired country director, Church Educational System. Born in Brisbane, Australia, to Lily Ellen Hilda Marshall Gibson. Sister Gibson served with her husband in the Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Mission and is a former temple matron, stake Relief Society President, seminary teacher, ward Relief Society and Young Women president. Born in Brisbane, Australia, to Angus Alfred and Sarah Faith Jenyns McVinish.

Robert Ian Preston, 66, and Patricia Garniss Preston, six children, Ashton-Under-Lyne 2nd Ward, Ashton England Stake: England Missionary Training Center, succeeding President Keith R. Edwards and Sister Judy Edwards. Brother Preston is a former president of the England Manchester Mission, stake president, high councilor, bishop and branch president. Retired managing director, E. Preston Electrical. Born in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, to Ernest and Doreen McVeagh Preston. Sister Preston served with her husband in the England Manchester Mission and is a former stake family history center director, counselor in a stake Young Women presidency, ward Relief Society and Young Women president, and seminary teacher. Born in Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, to Jesse and Sarah Ashton Garniss.

Brent Wayne Romney, 57, and Ella Ann McDaniel Romney, six children, Lakewood Ward, Dallas Texas East Stake: Dominican Republic Missionary Training Center, succeeding President J. Phillip Freestone and Sister Elizabeth Freestone. Brother Romney is a former president of the Mexico Monterrey West Mission, counselor in a stake presidency, high councilor, bishop and missionary in the Costa Rica San Juan Mission. Retired chief audit executive, Trammell Crow Company. Born in Silver City, New Mexico, to Ianthus Barlow and Eleanor Brown Romney. Sister Romney served with her husband in the Mexico Monterrey West Mission and is a former stake Young Women and Primary president, ward Young Women president, ward Primary music leader and gospel doctrine teacher. Born in Fruita, Colorado, to Ronald Joseph and CharlleeneArrott McDaniel.

Octaviano Tenorio Domínguez, 71, and Rosa Elva Valenzuela de Tenorio, five children, Benemérito Ward, México City Arbolillo Stake: México Missionary Training Center, succeeding President Carl B. Pratt and Sister Karen Pratt. Brother Tenorio is an emeritus member of the Seventy, Area Seventy, regional representative, president of the México Tuxtla Gutiérrez Mission and stake president. Retired temple recorder, México City Temple. Born in Tilapan, Veracruz, México, to Octaviano Tenorio Herrera and Flora Domínguez Vázquez. Sister Tenorio served with her husband in the México Tuxtla Gutiérrez Mission and is a former ward Relief Society president, counselor in ward Relief Society, Young Women, and Primary presidencies and ward music director. Born in Nuevas Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, México, to Francisco Valenzuela Monge and María Refugio González Gamboa.

Richard Jay Trask, 60, and Genevieve Diane Trujillo Trask, four children, Chaffey Ward, Rancho Cucamonga California Stake: Philippines Missionary Training Center, succeeding President Gary D. Beck and Sister Marsha Eileen Beck. Brother Trask is a former president of the Philippines Tacloban Mission, stake president, high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop, young single adult branch president and missionary in the Philippines Mission. Business owner, Interior Renovation. Born in Pasadena, California, to Robert and Idonna Hansen Trask. Sister Trask served with her husband in the Philippines Tacloban Mission and is a former ward Relief Society president, Relief Society teacher, Relief Society compassionate service leader, Primary teacher, nursery leader and ward newsletter editor. Born in Montebello, California, to Jose Napoleon and Agnes Ortiz Trujillo.

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