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New mission leaders called to serve in Chile, Sierra Leone, Venezuela, Peru and other areas around the world

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

Timothy R. Cottrell and SanDee K. Cottrell

Timothy R. Cottrell, 55, and SanDee K. Cottrell, five children, Northridge Ward, Farmington Utah North Stake: Chile Santiago South Mission, succeeding President Douglas J. Gwilliam and Sister Stephanie Gwilliam. Brother Cottrell is a former stake president, stake presidency counselor, stake Young Men president, high councilor, bishopric counselor, institute teacher and missionary in the México Torreón Mission. He was born in Salt Lake City to Warren Raleigh Cottrell and Michal Doxey.

Sister Cottrell is a Young Women adviser and a former ward Primary president, ward Primary and Young Women presidency counselor, and seminary teacher. She was born in Badconnstat, Germany, to Gaylin W. Thomas and Pamela LuEllen Peterson Thomas.

Noé Domínguez González and Corina Campos de Domínguez

Noé Domínguez González, 56, and Corina Campos de Domínguez, three children, Alborada Ward, Xalapa México Stake: México Querétaro Mission, succeeding President Steven M. Williamson and Sister Kerma Williamson. Brother Domínguez is a former stake president, high councilor, bishopric counselor, stake clerk, institute teacher, ward Sunday School president and missionary in the México México City North Mission. He was born in Alto Tio Diego, Veracruz, México, to Aureo Domínguez Barradas and Castula Gonzalez Viveros.

Sister Domínguez is a former stake Primary presidency counselor, ward Relief Society president and Sunday School teacher. She was born in Xalapa, Veracruz, México to Gabriel Campos Aguayo and Irene Navarro Marquez.

Tina M. Gehring and Jacob G. Gehring

Jacob G. Gehring, 48, and Tina M. Gehring, five children, Sunset Ward, Tacoma Washington South Stake: Czech/Slovak Mission, succeeding President Jan Pohořelický and Sister Pavlína Pohorelická. Brother Gehring is a seminary teacher and a former bishop, stake and ward Young Men president, scoutmaster and missionary in the Czech Prague Mission. He was born in Tacoma, Washington, to Gerald Kay Gehring and Rebecca Dickson Gehring.

Sister Gehring is a former ward Relief Society and Young Women president, Cub Scout leader and missionary in the Czech Prague Mission. She was born in Provo, Utah, to Clyde Randall Frehner and Ingrid Marie Ursula Wiese Frehner.

Neil M Harper and Laura Harper

Neil M Harper, 61, and Laura Harper, six children, Declo 2nd Ward, Declo Idaho Stake: Sierra Leone Freetown Mission, succeeding President Kevin Clawson and Sister Toi Clawson. Brother Harper is a former stake presidency counselor, bishop, bishopric counselor, high councilor, elders quorum president, ward Young Men president and missionary in the South Africa Johannesburg Mission. He was born in Rupert, Idaho, to Clyde G. Harper and Vonda Merrill Harper.

Sister Harper is a former stake Young Women president, ward Relief Society, Young Women and Primary president, ward missionary, Primary music leader and temple ordinance worker. She was born in Preston, Idaho, to Dan Lee Dedrickson and Kathleen Royle Dedrickson Rasmussen.

W. Michael Ingalls and Roxanne W. Ingalls

W. Michael Ingalls, 63, and Roxanne W. Ingalls, three children, Eustis Ward, Leesburg Florida Stake: México Chihuahua Mission, succeeding President Jose L. Montoya and Sister Leticia Montoya. Brother Ingalls is a former stake president, stake presidency counselor, bishop, stake mission president, high councilor and missionary in the Spain Barcelona Mission. He was born in Tacoma, Washington, to Irvin LeRoy Ingalls and Leora Joan Paskins Ingalls.

Sister Ingalls is an institute teacher and a former stake Primary and Young Women presidency counselor, ward Young Women and Primary president, ward Relief Society presidency counselor and seminary teacher. She was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, to Daniel Lester Wagner and Betty Jean Chesser Wagner.

Maria Angarita de Palma and John N. Palma

John N. Palma, 47, and Maria Angarita de Palma, three children, Lechería Ward, Puerto La Cruz Venezuela Stake: Venezuela Valencia Mission, succeeding President Ramon E. Sarmiento and Sister Mery Sarmiento. Brother Palmas is a high councilor and a former mission presidency counselor, bishop, seminary and institute teacher, elders quorum president and missionary in the Venezuela Maracaibo Mission. He was born in Guanare, Venezuela, to Edgar Benavides Rojas and Maria Mercedes Palma.

Sister Palma is a seminary teacher and a former stake Relief Society presidency counselor, ward Relief Society and Young Women president, and institute teacher. She was born in Bogotá, Colombia, to Carlos Eduardo Angarita and Berta Beatriz Lores Ruiz.

Jill L. Parker and Troy G. Parker

Troy G. Parker, 51, and Jill L. Parker, two children, Molalla Ward, Oregon City Stake: Perú Iquitos Mission, succeeding President José Alfonso Li De La Cruz and Sister Maritza Bustamante de Li. Brother Parker is an Oregon Portland Mission presidency counselor and a former stake presidency counselor, bishop, stake executive secretary, high councilor, stake and ward Young Men president, and missionary in the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Mission. He was born in Portland, Oregon, to Giles Eslie Parker and Judyth Anne Street Parker.

Sister Parker is a seminary teacher and a former stake Young Women presidency counselor, ward Young Women and Primary president, Primary, Relief Society and Sunday School teacher,and missionary in the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Mission. She was born in Silverton, Oregon, to Paul James Puffer and Carma Rae Swalberg Puffer.

Brent Whiting and Laurie Whiting

Brent Whiting, 54, and Laurie Whiting, seven children, Mapleton 17th Ward, Mapleton Utah West Stake: Zambia Lusaka Mission, succeeding President 'Inoke F. Kupu and Sister Moana M. Kupu. Brother Whiting is a former bishop, bishopric counselor, branch presidency counselor, ward Young Men president and missionary in the Ecuador Guayaquil Mission. He was born in Provo, Utah, to Oscar Juan Whiting and Alma Snow Whiting.

Sister Whiting is a former stake Primary president, stake Relief Society presidency counselor, ward Young Women presidency counselor, ward family history consultant and Sunday School teacher. She was born in Provo, Utah, to Karl Dean Black and Claudia Porter Black Jackson.

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