“Appointments,” Ensign, Sept. 1986, 80


Temple Presidents

Raymond A. Kimball of Littleton, Colorado, has been called to preside over the new Denver Temple, which will be dedicated in late fall. Adrus Hansen Kimball, his wife, will serve as matron. President Kimball, a former Denver area businessman and chief executive officer of the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry, has served as a bishop and stake president. Sister Kimball has served in a variety of Church administrative and teaching positions.

David Gerardo Diaz Pinchot will preside over the Santiago Chile Temple. His wife, Eulalia Henriquez Urzua Diaz, has been called to serve as temple matron. President Diaz is a former maintenance supervisor of public buildings in Santiago and supervisor of construction for the Presiding Bishopric International Offices. He has served as a bishop, counselor in a stake presidency, and counselor to the temple president. Sister Diaz has been serving as a temple ordinance worker.

Arthur J. Sperry of Salt Lake City, Utah, has been called as president of the Provo Temple. Carol J. Sperry, his wife, will serve as matron. President Sperry, a retired teacher and school administrator, is a former mission president, stake high councilor, and bishop. Sister Sperry has held a variety of administrative and teaching positions in the Church.

Jack B. McEwan has been called to serve as president of the Los Angeles Temple. His wife, Betty Clark McEwan, will assist him as temple matron. President McEwan has been an oral surgeon in the Los Angeles area for many years. He has served the Church as a regional representative, patriarch, bishop, stake president’s counselor, and counselor to the temple president. Sister McEwan has been serving as assistant matron in the Los Angeles Temple and has held several other teaching and administrative positions in the Church.

LDS Foundation

D. Ross Dredge of Bountiful, Utah, has been appointed managing director of the LDS Foundation. The LDS Foundation provides funding for the Tabernacle Choir, Church schools, the Ezra Taft Benson Agriculture and Food Institute, and other institutions through the development of charitable gifts.

Service Organizations

Patricia Pingree Romney of Highland, Utah, has been called as national president of Lamba Delta Sigma, the Church-sponsored sorority for college-age women. Sister Romney has been serving as a national vice-president of the organization.

General Boards

Mila M. Mitchell of Salt Lake City has been called to the Relief Society General Board. She is a former teacher in Church auxiliaries and has served in the Spain Barcelona Mission.

Brenda Lee Hales of Midvale, Utah, has been called to the Relief Society General Board. She has served as a teacher in Primary, Sunday School, and Relief Society, as well as in several other callings.