“Appointments,” Ensign, Mar. 1987, 79
The First Presidency has called fourteen mission presidents to begin serving in July. The new mission presidents and their wives will receive their specific assignments later.
Benjamin B. Banks, a Salt Lake City native, is president of a lumber company. He has served as a bishop and stake president. Assisting him with his mission responsibilities will be his wife, Susan Kearnes Banks.
Douglas E. Brinley, associate director of the LDS Institute of Religion adjacent to Weber State College in Ogden, Utah, is a native of Ephraim, Utah. He has served as bishop and stake high councilor. He is married to Geraldine Ann Rosine Brinley.
Warren L. Burton, head of the Department of Music at Utah State University, is a native of Salt Lake City. He has served in a stake presidency and on a stake high council. His wife, who will assist with his mission responsibilities, is Alta Chugg Burton.
Daniel L. Copeland is a retail jeweler. A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, he has served in a bishopric. He is married to Karen Ann Dahl Copeland.
James C. Fogg is senior vice-president of a chemical company. The Pocatello, Idaho, native has served as a bishop and stake high councilor. His wife is Arleen Lund Fogg.
Joseph Hamstead is a retired business executive from Maidenhead, Berkshire, England. He was born in Midvale, Utah. He has been a stake president, temple president, and regional representative. His wife is Mary Margaret Ball Hamstead.
Lennis M. Knighton, a professor of management at Brigham Young University, is a native of Moore, Idaho. He has served as a bishop and branch president and has also served on the General Church Adult Curriculum Planning Committee. He will be accompanied by his wife, Peggy Lee Thayne Knighton.
Helvecio Martins, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is an executive with an oil company. He has served the Church as a bishop and as a stake president’s counselor. His wife, Ruda Tourinho de Assis Martins, will assist him in his new assignment.
A. J. Mendonca is an employee of the Church Educational System. The Brazilian native previously had spent several years managing a radio station. He has served as a stake, branch, and district president. He is married to Yone Guarany Mendonca.
Enrique Moreno has business interests in Utah and Mexico. He is a native of Mexico City, Mexico. His Church service includes assignments as bishop and regional representative. His wife is Marilyn Ruth Westenskow de Moreno.
Kenneth L. Neal is an educator working with the Utah State Office of Education. The Perth, Australia, native has served as a stake president and stake high councilor. He will be accompanied by his wife, Rosa Elizabeth Newsome Neal.
Glenn C. Nelson, a native of Sandy, Utah, has been involved in several businesses. He has served as a stake president and bishop. His wife is Emma Jane Thornton Nelson.
Durrel A. Woolsey is owner and founder of an oil company. The Escalante, Utah, native is active in several other businesses, and is involved in civic affairs in Stockton, California. He has served the Church as a stake president and stake high councilor. He is married to LaRae Wood Woolsey.
Dan J. Workman, a native of Vernal, Utah, is a zone administrator and former teacher in the Church Educational System. He has served as a bishop and as a member of the Sunday School General Board. Assisting him with his mission duties will be his wife, Lola Barbara Gibbons Workman.
Joyce S. Goodman, associate member of the Relief Society General Board, has been called as a national officer for the Church’s Lambda Delta Sigma sorority. She is married to Joseph E. Goodman.