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New mission leaders called to serve in New Zealand, South Africa, Nigeria, Bolivia and other areas around the world

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

Susan G. and Jeffrey J. Anderson

Jeffrey J. Anderson, 58, and Susan G. Anderson, six children, Willow Creek Ward, Prescott Arizona Stake: Botswana/Namibia Mission, succeeding President Dunstan G. B. T. Chadambuka and Sister Pertunia Chadambuka. Brother Anderson is a former stake president, bishop, bishopric counselor, high councilor, elders quorum president and missionary in the Virginia Roanoke Mission. He was born in Provo, Utah, to Belmont Ferdinand Anderson and Vivian Schipper Anderson.

Sister Anderson is a temple ordinance worker and a former stake Relief Society presidency counselor, and ward Young Women and Primary president. She was born in Missoula, Montana, to Joseph Samuel Gasser Jr. and Freda Nadine Smith Gasser.

Claudia Jaquelina and H. Marcelo Cardús

H. Marcelo Cardús, 53, and Claudia Jaquelina Cardús, four children, Hurlingham Ward, Buenos Aires Argentina Caseros Stake: Chile Concepción South Mission, succeeding President Richard D. May and Sister Pamela A. May. Brother Cardús is a high councilor and a former Area Seventy, stake president, bishop, elders quorum president, stake mission president and missionary in the Argentina Cordoba Mission. He was born in Ramos, Mejia, Buenos Aires, Argentina to Luciano Cardús and Elba Gorosito.

Sister Cardús is a Sunday School and seminary teacher and a former ward Young Women, Relief Society and Primary president, ward Relief Society and Young Women presidency counselor, and Primary teacher. Born in Capital Federal, Argentina, to Rodolfo Omar Cerda and Maria Luisa Cerda.

Jeffrey D. and Tina Erekson

Jeffrey D. Erekson, 56, and Tina Erekson, six children, Mason Creek Ward, Meridian Idaho Victory Stake: New Zealand Hamilton Mission, succeeding President Jeffrey D. Cummings and Sister Evelyn M. Cummings. Brother Erekson is a temple ordinance worker and a former Area Seventy, stake president, bishop, high councilor, ward Young Men president, elders quorum president and missionary in the England Manchester Mission. He was born in Salt Lake City and is the son of William Dean Long and Doreen Loveall Long.

Sister Erekson is a temple ordinance worker and ward organist and a former ward Young Women president, ward Young Women and Primary presidency counselor, and Relief Society teacher. She was born in San Francisco, California, to Ronald Waldo Thurber and Rena Elwira Schartner Thurber.

George Kaluhiokalani, 59, and Manao Kaluhiokalani, four children, Kaneohe 3rd Ward, Kaneohe Hawaii Stake: Utah St. George Mission, succeeding President D. Zackary Smith and Sister Sharon H. Smith. Brother Kaluhiokalani is a temple sealer and a former stake president, stake presidency counselor, bishop, elders quorum president, ward Young Men presidency secretary and missionary in the Oregon Portland Mission. He was born in Riverside, New Jersey, to Joseph William Thomas Kaluhiokalani and Ruth Anna Hubbs Kaluhiokalani.

Sister Kaluhiokalani is a former ward Primary president, ward Relief Society and Young Women presidency counselor, and Relief Society and Primary teacher. She was born in Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji, to Wai Tong Kwong Yee and Mereoni Torisi Sauhuaekaratini Yee.

Tim R. and Lori Lines

Tim R. Lines, 62, and Lori Lines, four children, Gilbert 4th Ward, Gilbert Arizona Val Vista Stake: South Africa Durban Mission, succeeding President Kip G Thompson and Sister Leesa C. Thompson. Brother Lines is a former stake president, bishop, ward mission leader, stake executive secretary, high councilor, elders quorum president and missionary in the Michigan Lansing Mission. He was born in Mesa, Arizona, to Ted Elvan Lines and Edith Elaine Openshaw Lines.

Sister Lines is a Young Women adviser and a former ward Relief Society and Young Women president, ward missionary and Sunday School teacher. She was born in Mesa, Arizona, to Kendall Jack Ray and Stanlee Ann Winsor Ray.

Declan O. and Stella Ihunna Madu

Declan O. Madu, 56, and Stella Ihunna Madu, one child, Nekede Ward, Owerri Nigeria Stake: Nigeria Benin City Mission, succeeding President Alexander A. Odume and Sister Theresa A. Odume. Brother Madu is a former Area Seventy, stake president, stake presidency counselor, assistant area auditor, branch president and elders quorum president. He was born in Azare, Bauchi State, Nigeria, to Daniel Onyenakazi Madu and Eunice Akuba Nwaonyebi Madu.

Sister Madu is a former stake Relief Society presidency counselor, ward Primary and Young Women presidency counselor, Sunday School teacher and temple ordinance worker. She was born in Ogwa, Nigeria, to Clement Chukwuma Ihenacho and Beatrice Chinenyenwa Azuike.

Jenny E. Antelo de Salazar and Randol Salazar Quiroga

Randol Salazar Quiroga, 43, and Jenny E. Antelo de Salazar, four children, Las Misiones Ward, Santa Cruz Bolivia Abundancia Stake: Bolivia La Paz Mission, succeeding President Fabian Vallejo and Sister Maria Vallejo. Brother Salazar is a former stake president, stake presidency counselor, bishop, bishopric counselor, high councilor, stake Sunday School president, institute teacher and missionary in the Bolivia La Paz Mission. He was born in Cochabamba, Bolivia, to Reinaldo Salazar Montaño and Luz Yolanda Salazar Quiroga.

Sister Salazar is a stake temple and family history consultant and a former ward Primary and Young Women president, stake missionary and seminary teacher. She was born in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to Ramiro Antelo Saenz and Elvira Antelo Avalos.

Claudia F. and Júlio C. Triumpho

Júlio C. Triumpho, 62, and Claudia F. Triumpho, one child, Vila Mariana Ward, São Paulo Brazil Ipiranga Stake: Brazil Salvador South Mission, succeeding President Natã C. Tobias and Sister Tarcila Tobias. Brother Triumpho is a high councilor and a former Brazil MTC branch president, stake Young Men president, bishop, branch president, ward clerk and missionary in the Portugal Lisbon Mission. He was born in Coroados, São Paulo, Brazil, to Victório Triumpho and Rosalina Torres Triumpho.

Sister Triumpho is a former stake and ward Young Women president, stake Relief Society presidency counselor, ward Young Women presidency counselor and Primary teacher. She was born in São Paulo, Brazil, to Ubirajara Debieux Freitas and Melchiades Furlan Freitas.

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