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New mission leaders called to serve in Peru, Argentina, Tonga and Brazil

The following eight new mission presidents and companions have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.

Lilian M. and Carlos R. Cabrera Rondón

Carlos R. Cabrera Rondón, 52, and Lilian M. Cabrera, four children, Manuel Prado Ward, Arequipa Perú Manuel Prado Stake: Perú Huancayo Mission, succeeding President Edgar Silva Julian and Sister Ana Moran de Silva. Brother Cabrera is a former stake president, mission presidency counselor, stake executive secretary, high councilor, bishopric counselor, elders quorum president and missionary in the Perú Lima East Mission. He was born in Lima, Perú, to Carlos J. Cabrera Odicio and Elizabeth J. Rondón Rivas.

Sister Cabrera is a former stake and ward Young Women president, ward Relief Society president and presidency counselor, ward Primary president, ward Primary music leader, Sunday School teacher and missionary in the Ecuador Quito Mission. She was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, to Miguel A. Pincay Haro and Francisca G. López Alvarado.

Craig H. and Shawna W. Christensen

Craig H. Christensen, 62, and Shawna W. Christensen, two children, Pleasant View 2nd Ward, Provo Utah Sharon East Stake: Oklahoma Oklahoma City Mission, succeeding President Darren J. Mansell and Sister Shilane Mansell. Brother Christensen is a former bishop, high councilor, elders quorum president, ward Young Men president, institute teacher and missionary in the Australia Sydney Mission. He was born in Merced, California, to Harold Parley Christensen and Joanne Stringham Christensen.

Sister Christensen is a former stake and ward Relief Society presidency counselor, ward Young Women president and institute teacher. She was born in Kahuku, Oahu, Hawaii, to David Bean Walch and Phyllis Darlene Walch.

D. Eric and Lisa M. Ensign

D. Eric Ensign, 65, and Lisa M. Ensign, seven children, Granite Ridge Ward, Sandy Utah Granite View Stake: Ohio Cincinnati Mission, succeeding President M. Tim Welch and Sister Michele A. Welch. Brother Ensign is a former stake presidency counselor, bishop, high councilor, ward mission leader, stake temple and family history consultant and missionary in the Australia East Mission. He was born in Salt Lake City to Milton Dale Ensign and Joyce Murdock.

Sister Ensign is a former stake temple and family history consultant, stake Young Women presidency counselor, ward Primary president, ward Relief Society, Young Women and Primary presidency counselor, and Primary music leader. She was born in Marinas Islands, Guam, to Van Lorin MacCabe and Joyce Ann Kartchner MacCabe.

Gary B. and Jana L. Garrett

Gary B. Garrett, 60, and Jana L. Garrett, five children, Pleasant View 5th Ward, Provo Utah Sharon East Stake: Panamá Panamá City Mission, succeeding President William F. Current and Sister Susan Current. Brother Garrett is a former mission presidency counselor, stake presidency counselor, bishop, high councilor and missionary in the Perú Lima North Mission. He was born in Salt Lake City to Max Harold Garrett and Maxine Jacobs Garrett.

Sister Garrett is a member of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square and is a former ward Young Women president, ward Primary and Young Women presidency counselor and missionary in the Germany Munich Mission. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Donald Richard Dewey and Patricia Ann Dewey.

Scott D. and Janice B. Hintze

Scott D. Hintze, 63, and Janice B. Hintze, five children, Manti 10th Ward, Manti Utah Stake: Argentina Córdoba Mission, succeeding President Pedro Francisco Correa Cárdenas and Sister Hilda A. Aravena de Correa. Brother Hintze is a temple ordinance worker and a former mission presidency counselor, stake president, stake presidency counselor, bishop, elders quorum president and missionary in the Ecuador Quito Mission. He was born in Roosevelt, Utah, to Lyle Sears Hintze and Nadine Day Hintze.

Sister Hintze is a temple ordinance worker and a former stake Relief Society and Young Women presidency counselor, ward Primary and Relief Society president, ward Primary and Young Women presidency counselor, Relief Society teacher and ward music chairwoman. She was born in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, to Lee Roy Barton and Zella Rae Christensen Barton.

Keith B. and Beverly W. Monroe

Keith B. Monroe, 60, and Beverly W. Monroe, six children, Twin Peaks Ward, Poway California Stake: Philippines Cebu East Mission, succeeding President Rocky Kellett Maughan and Sister Dixie Maughan. Brother Monroe is a stake Self-Reliance specialist and stake Young Men presidency counselor and a former stake presidency counselor, stake and ward Young Men president, bishop and missionary in the Korea Pusan Mission. He was born in Great Falls, Montana, to Shirley Archie Monroe and Doris Marie Serdahl.

Sister Monroe is a Young Women adviser and ward organist and is a former ward Young Women president, stake Young Women camp director, stake Relief Society president and ward Relief Society presidency counselor. She was born in Logan, Utah, to Verl Cutler Walker and Joyce Rebecca Walker.

Hakeai V. and ‘Ana Seini Folau Piutau

Hakeai V. Piutau, 52, and ‘Ana Seini Folau Piutau, five children, Nuku'alofa City Ward, Nuku'alofa Tonga Capital Stake: Tonga Nuku'alofa Mission, succeeding President Sione Tuione and Sister Moala Tuione. Brother Piutau is an elders quorum president and a former stake president, stake presidency counselor, bishop and missionary in the Tonga Nuku'alofa Mission. He was born in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, to Sione Pulu Piutau and Tangitangi Saia.

Sister Piutau is a stake Primary president and a former ward Primary president, ward Young Women presidency counselor, institute and seminary teacher and missionary in the Tonga Nuku'alofa Mission. She was born in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, to Patimiosi Tu'ipulotu Folau and Seini Toakase Finau.

David N. and Teresa L. Oldham

David N. Oldham, 52, and Teresa L. Oldham, four children, American Fork 32nd Ward, American Fork Utah East Stake: Brazil Curitiba South Mission, succeeding President B. Corey Cuvelier and Sister Wendi S. Cuvelier. Brother Oldham is a former bishop, YSA bishop, bishopric counselor and missionary in the Brazil São Paulo North and Brazil Campinas missions. He was born in Stockton, California, to Normand Grant Oldham and Beatrice Louise Hawkes Richards.

Sister Oldham is a ward organist and a former ward Young Women president, young single adult adviser and Young Women adviser. She was born in Glendora, California, to Bruce McAllister Lake and Patricia Deane Goalen Lake.

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