New mission presidents

Eight new mission presidents have been called by the First Presidency. The mission presidents and their wives will begin their service about July 1. Their assignments will be announced later. The new mission presidents are:

Frank D. Bagley, 68, Union 12th Ward, Sandy Utah Cottonwood Creek Stake; temple ordinance worker and stake employment specialist; former stake clerk, high councilor, financial clerk, elders quorum president, Sunday School president, teachers quorum adviser and Varsity Scout leader, Sunday School teacher, and missionary in the Norwegian Mission; retired chemical lab division chief at the U.S. Army Dugway Proving Grounds; received bachelor's degree in chemistry from Utah State University and doctorate in chemistry from Washington State University; born in Murray, Utah, to Cyrene Neff and Martha Edna Davidson Bagley; married Ruth Larson, eight children. She is a temple ordinance worker and family history specialist; former stake Relief Society homemaking counselor, ward Relief Society president and counselor, Primary president and counselor, family history extraction worker, Sunday School teacher, and Relief Society visiting teaching coordinator; born in Banida, Idaho, to Harold Axel and Elin Cecilia Ringblom Larson.- H. Kay Chandler, 61, Clearfield 11th Ward, Clearfield Utah Stake; bishop's counselor; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop and counselor, Scout leader, and missionary in the Central Atlantic States Mission; economic development director for Clearfield City; received bachelor's degree in marketing and master's degree in public administration from BYU; born in Rigby, Idaho, to Arthur Reuel and Margaret Foster Chandler; married Phyllis Orme, six children. She is music chairman and chorister; former stake Young Women president, ward Primary and Young Women president, Relief Society president's counselor and spiritual living teacher, Primary inservice leader, and Laurel leader; attended BYU; born in Pocatello, Idaho, to John A. and Florence Alice West Orme.

  • Nicholas P. Collins, 64, West Lin Ward, Lake Oswego Oregon Stake; former stake president's counselor, bishop, and Young Single Adult branch president; vice chairman for ESCO Corp.; received bachelor's degree in business from the University of Oregon; born in Palo Alto, Calif., to Calvin Gaines and Virginia Peery Collins; married Susan Ralston, five children. She is a member of the activities committee; former Relief Society president and Young Single Adult activation missionary; received bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of Oregon; born in Waimea, Hawaii, to William Leslie and Selma Violet Kruse Ralston.
  • Juan A. Etchegaray, 51, Montevideo 5th Ward, Montevideo Uruguay West Stake; stake president; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop's counselor; Church Educational System coordinator; born in Montevideo, Uruguay, to Juan Maria and Irma Sabate Etchegaray; married Mabel Delorenzi, four children; stake Young Women president's counselor; former Primary president, Relief Society president's counselor, teacher development instructor, and Sunday School teacher; received an associate degree in chemical engineering from Instituto Pre-Universitario; born in Montevideo, Uruguay, to Julio and Guiselis Orfilia Delorenzi.
  • Del B. Garner, 58, Raft River Ward, Declo Idaho Stake; former stake president and counselor, bishop's counselor, elders quorum president, and Scoutmaster; farm owner and operator; attended Utah State University; born in Ogden, Utah, to F. James and Norma Ione Berrett Garner; married Carol Hipwell, five children. She serves in public affairs and family history; former stake Relief Society president's counselor, stake homemaking leader, ward Primary and Young Women president, Relief Society president's counselor and homemaking leader, and Relief Society teacher; attended the College of Southern Idaho; born in Ogden, Utah, to Ellis Albert and Mary Elizabeth Staker Hipwell.
  • James A. McArthur, 52, St. George 8th Ward, St. George Utah Stake; stake president's counselor; high councilor, stake mission president's counselor, bishop, branch president, Scoutmaster, and missionary in the Northern Far East Mission; owner of Temple View R.V. Resort; received associate's degree in business from Dixie College and bachelor's degree in business from BYU; born in St. George, Utah, to Andrew O. and Merle Sarah Wallace McArthur; married Denise Stone, seven children. She is Young Women president; former stake Primary president, Relief Society president, Primary president and counselor, Young Women president's counselor, Relief Society teacher, and Primary teacher; attended Dixie College and BYU; born in Glendale, Calif., to Ira Corbett Stone Jr. and Margaret Irene Loutensock Stone.
  • Robert E. Sorenson, 54, Cliffside 1st Ward, Logan Utah Mount Logan Stake; stake president; former high councilor, bishop, Young Men president, and missionary in Sydney, Australia; professor and department chairman at Utah State University; received bachelor's degree in health, physical education and recreation from BYU, master's degree in health education and counseling from BYU, and doctorate in education and health education at Southern Illinois University; born in Montpelier, Idaho, to R. Earl and Ingrid Andersen Sorenson; married Marcia Jensen, four children. She is stake Primary president's counselor; former stake Relief Society president's counselor and Relief Society board member, ward Primary president and teacher, and Relief Society spiritual living teacher; received bachelor's degree in home economics education from BYU; born in Oakland, Calif., to Kenneth Denmark and Lecia Elaine Montgomery Jensen.
  • C. Malcolm Warner, 61, Oak Forest 2nd Ward, Layton Utah North Stake; high priests group leader's assistant; former regional representative, stake president and counselor, high councilor, elders quorum president, and inservice leader; Church Educational System zone administrator; received bachelor's degree in chemistry, master's degree in organic chemistry, and doctorate in organometallic chemistry, all from the University of Toronto; born in Ottawa, Ontario, to Harold Cecil and Gladys Adelaide Huber Warner; married Helen Marchant, seven children. She is a Sunday School teacher; former stake Relief Society president, Church service missionary, ward Young Women president, Primary president, Relief Society president, and seminary and institute teacher; received bachelor's degree in general arts and history from the University of Waterloo; born in Toronto, Ontario, to Charles Edward and Jessie Celia Snider Marchant.