October 1986

“Appointments,” Ensign, Oct. 1986, 80


Temple Presidents

Tufuga Samuela Atoa, manager for a Samoan shipping firm, has been called to preside over the Apia Samoa Temple. His wife, Helen Evans Atoa, will serve as matron. President Atoa has served as a regional representative, stake president, counselor in a mission presidency, high councilor, and temple ordinance worker. He is a former chairman of his country’s public service commission. Sister Atoa has been a librarian at the Church College of Western Samoa. She has served a mission to Samoa and has served in the Primary, the Relief Society, and the Young Women organizations.

Regional Representatives

Miami Florida, Orlando Florida regions: Donald Wayne Carson, senior executive in an agribusiness firm, is a former stake president, bishop, Young Men president, and bishop’s counselor.

Burley, Jerome, Rupert, and Twin Falls Idaho regions: Don Watson, an insurance broker, is a former stake president, seventies quorum president, stake missionary, bishop, bishop’s counselor, and Sunday School teacher.

Young Men General Board

Lowell M. Snow, Union Fifteenth Ward, Sandy Utah Willow Creek Stake. Brother Snow, an attorney, served as president of the Mississippi Jackson Mission; he has been a counselor in a stake presidency, a bishop, and an adviser to priests and deacons quorums.

Promised Valley Playhouse

J. Murray Rawson of Orem, Utah, has been named general manager of the Promised Valley Playhouse. Brother Rawson has served on the Playhouse’s board of directors for several years.