New mission presidents by area for 2012

The calling of 110 new mission presidents in the Church was announced this week. They will begin their service in July. The new presidents and their predecessors are listed below.

Africa Southeast Area

Mission Current President New President
DR Congo Lubumbashi Gary L. Packer Phillip W. McMullin
Madagascar Antananarivo Sean E. R. Donnelly David R. Adams
Mozambique Maputo Loren Spendlove Paulo V. Kretly
Zimbabwe Harare Edward Dube Bryson C. Cook

Africa West Area

Mission Current President New President
Ghana Kumasi New Mission Leon A. Holmes
Nigeria Calabar I. Raymond Egbo John E. Kosin

Asia Area

Mission Current President New President
Cambodia Phnom Penh Scott B. Smedley David C. Moon
China Hong Kong Simon Yue-Sang Chan Val D. Hawks
India New Dehli William K. Jackson Peter E. Sackley
Singapore Terrence A. Clark Bradley S. Mains
Taiwan Taipei Terence E. Grimley David O. Day
Thailand Bangkok Michael S. Smith Marc A. Bernhisel

Asia North Area

Mission Current President New President
Japan Fukuoka Sherman K. Margetts C. Samuel Gustafson
Japan Tokyo W. Steve Albrecht L. Todd Budge
Korea Seoul Yong Hwan Lee Brent J. Christensen

Caribbean

Mission Current President New President
Dominican Republic Santiago Miguel A. Lee John Douglas
Haiti Port-au-Prince Kerving H. Joseph Hubermann Bien-Aime
West Indies Claude R. Gamiette Daniel S. Mehr II

Central America Area

Mission Current President New President
Costa Rica San Jose Sam Galvez Chad R. Wilkinson
Honduras Comayaguela Manuel A. Flores Candido Fortuna

Mexico Area

Mission Current President New President
Mexico Cuernavaca Alin Spannaus Bruce C. Kusch
Mexico Guadalajara Lazaro Saucedo G. Wesley Wagner
Mexico Guadalajara East John D. Jesperson Luis F. Camarillo
Mexico Hermosillo Sergio Velez Alberto E. Hernandez
Mexico Mexico City South Aaron Chavez Roberto Valadez
Mexico Monterrey West Brent W. Romney Edward M. Swapp
Mexico Puebla North New Mission Ralph N. Christensen
Mexico Tampico Stanton L. Call Ralph B. Jordan III
Mexico Xalapa New Mission Paulo Lopez

Europe Area

Mission Current President New President
Belgium/Netherlands Scott M. Brubaker Alden C. Robinson
Denmark Copenhagen Jens H. Andersen Shawn D. Sederholm
England Birmingham John C. Ogden R. Craig Rasmussen
England London Renn M. Patch David J. Jordan
England London South Lyle E. Shamo Roger C. Millar
France Lyon Kent H. Murdock Blake M. Roney
Germany Berlin Jay D. Pimentel Henry W. Kosak
Greece Athens Christopher Charles Eric B. Freestone
Hungary Budapest Gary S. Baughman Lowell V. Smith
Norway Oslo Armand D. Johansen Don A. Evans
Portugal Lisbon Moroni B. Torgan Stephen L. Fluckiger
Scotland/Ireland Gary K. Griffiths Alan H. Brown
Spain Barcelona Clark B. Hinckley Mark L. Pace
Spain Madrid J. Stanford Watkins Scott T. Jackson
Spain Malaga Richard R. Clegg Monte M. Deere Jr.

Europe East Area

Mission Current President New President
Bulgaria Sofia Gerold Roth Michael S. Wilstead
Russia Moscow West Kenneth M. Woolley Mission Consolidation
Russia Rostov-na-Donu Vladimir Nechiporov William H. Prows
Russia Vladivostok Michael S. Pratt Gregory S. Brinton
Ukraine Dnepropetrovsk Dale E. Nielsen J. Robert van Bruggen

Idaho

Mission Current President New President
Idaho Pocatello Scott W Colton Marvin T. Brinkerhoff

North America Central Area

Mission Current President New President
Canada Calgary Alan Archibald Howard J. Nicholas
Canada Winnipeg Sidney C Paulson Kirk M. Thomas
Illinois Chicago Sherman L. Doll Jerry D. Fenn
Montana Billings Larry H. Gardner Kris J. Mecham
Nebraska Omaha Milan F. Kunz Michael D. Weston
South Dakota Rapid City Jay G. Layton Curtis E. Anderson

North America Northeast

Mission Current President New President
Canada Halifax Craig W. Simpson Brian Leavitt
Maryland Baltimore A. Brent Belliston Mark L. Richards
Massachusetts Boston William T. Evans Daniel W. Packard
New York New York North Richard F. Smith Thomas B. Morgan
New York New York South William H. Nelson To Be Announced
New York Utica Kevin M. Bulloch Joseph B. Wirthlin Jr.
Ohio Cleveland Darwin D. Sorensen Michael L. Vellinga
Washington D.C. South G. Mark Albright Matthew L. Riggs

North America Northwest Area

Mission Current President New President
Washington Spokane S. Mark Palmer Donald E. Mullen

North America Southeast Area

Mission Current President New President
Georgia Atlanta Steven H. Satterfield John R. Harding
Mississippi Jackson Tom R. Tucker Mark J. McDonough
North Carolina Charlotte Lindsay A. Thomas Ronald L. Craven
North Carolina Raleigh Dirk A. Cotterell David M. Senior

North America Southwest Area

Mission Current President New President
New Mexico Farmington Spencer V. Jones Doyle L. Batt
Nevada Reno New Mission To Be Announced
Oklahoma Tulsa Richard E. Merkley Scott K. Shumway
Texas Houston South G. Mark Saylin Brian K. Ashton

North America West Area

Mission Current President New President
California Oakland/San Francisco David G. Wade David N. Weidman
California San Fernando Jerald L. Martin Kenneth T. Hall
California Santa Rosa Jonathon W. Bunker Rene R. Alba

Utah Area

Mission Current President New President
Utah Ogden R. Brent Olson Maurice D. Hiers Jr.
Utah Provo Neil E. Pitts John A. McCune
Utah Salt Lake City Central New Mission Richard W. Moffat
Utah Salt Lake City West New Mission Earl S. Swain

Pacific Area

Mission Current President New President
Australia Adelaide Craig K. Poulton Bradley D. Carter
Australia Perth Dirk Smibert R. Bruce Lindsay
Australia Sydney Jeffrey T. Simmons Philip F. Howes
Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Meliula M. Fata Suliasi Vea Kaufusi
Vanuatu Port Vila New Mission Larry E. Brewer

Philippines Area

Mission Current President New President
Philippines Bacolod George J. Tobias Marlo O. Lopez
Philippines Baguio Thomas H. Jensen William J. Monahan
Philippines Laoag Allistair B. Odgers Julius F. Barrientos

Brazil

Mission Current President New President
Brazil Belem Jose C. F. Campos Jose C. Scisci
Brazil Belo Horizonte Adilson Parrella Paschoal F. Fortunato
Brazil Campinas R. Marshall Tanner Carlos E. Perrotti
Brazil Cuiaba Cleto Oliveira Keith R. Reber
Brazil Porto Alegre North Edison Pavan D. Layne Wright
Brazil Porto Alegre South Curtis F. Swenson Palmenio C. Castro
Brazil Salvador South Helton Vecchi Marcelo Andrezzo
Brazil Sao Paulo East Joaquim J. Moreira Ronald A. Ferrin
Brazil Teresina Mario A. Dias Alvacir L. Siedschlag

Chile

Mission Current President New President
Chile Santiago East Larry R. Laycock David L. Wright
Chile Vina del Mar Richard W. Gillespie Frederico M. Kahnlein

South America Northwest

Mission Current President New President
Colombia Bogota North J. Grant Hacking Mark F. Andelin
Colombia Bogota South Justo P. Casablanca Letvin Lozano
Colombia Medellin New Mission Roberto O. Pitarch
Peru Lima Central Stephen H. Tyler Alan M. Borg
Peru Lima South Roger C. Manning Sean Douglas
Peru Piura John J. Chipman Chad A. Rowley
Venezuela Barcelona Edgar Lopez Juan C. Chacin
Venezuela Maracaibo Sergio Krasnoselsky Juan F. Zorilla

South America South

Mission Current President New President
Argentina Bahia Blanca Jorge E. Detlefsen Manuel Parreno
Argentina Neuquen Darwin F. Peterson Paul R. Lovell
Paraguay Asuncion Mark J. Callan P. David Agazzani
Uruguay Montevideo Ernesto A. Da Silva David K. Armstrong