2008
New Mission Presidents Now in Place
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“New Mission Presidents Now in Place,” Ensign, July 2008, 77–78

New Mission Presidents Now in Place

Accepting assignments from the First Presidency, 124 new mission presidents began serving on or around July 1, 2008. The missions and their respective new presidents are:

Mission

New President

Alaska Anchorage

Alan Roy Dance

Albania Tirana

John Martin Neil

Argentina Buenos Aires West

Evrett Wade Benton

Argentina Mendoza

James Blaine Lindahl

Argentina Resistencia

Jorge Luis del Castillo

Argentina Rosario

Jorge Marcial Villalba

Argentina Salta

Dan Northcutt

Arizona Phoenix

Paul Sherman Beck

Arizona Tucson

Wesley Paul Walker

Arkansas Little Rock

Robert Wyman Drewes

Baltic

Douglas Leon Dance

Bolivia Cochabamba

Miguel Angel Tenorio Dominguez

Brazil Brasilia

Gelson Pizzirani

Brazil Florianopolis

Walter Guedes Queiroz Jr.

Brazil Fortaleza

Alan Charles Batt

Brazil Maceió

Gary Ray Beynon

Brazil Manaus

David Woodward Jayme

Brazil Recife

Mário Hélio Emerick

Brazil Ribeirão Preto

Ricardo Vieira

Brazil Rio de Janeiro

Antonio Kaulle Machado Bezerra

Brazil Rio de Janeiro North

Scott Warren Pickett

Brazil Salvador

Carlos Roberto Toledo

Brazil São Paulo Interlagos

Christopher George Jackson

Brazil São Paulo North

Jeffry Lynn Cooley

Brazil São Paulo South

Stephen Darrow Richardson

California Anaheim

Steven Bennett Watrous

California Arcadia

Oscar Arthur Pike

California Fresno

John Arthur Gonzalez

California Riverside

Melvyn Kemp Reeves

California Roseville

Mark James Pendelton

California Sacramento

James Stuart Jardine

California San Diego

Lee Leonard Donaldson

California San Jose

Eric Michael Jackson

California Ventura

Wayne Dale Murri

Canada Toronto East

Chris Allan Eyre

Canada Vancouver

Kent Kruger Nelson

Cape Verde Praia

Joselito Medina Costa Neves

Chile Concepción South

Joe Neil Swenson

Chile Osorno

Kenneth David Lovell

Chile Santiago North

Michael Edward May

Colombia Cali

Edgar Nain Bolivar Forero

Colorado Colorado Springs

Brian Loyal Pfile

Colorado Denver North

Gary Gail Ely

Connecticut Hartford

Hugh Gary Pehrson

Cote d’Ivoire Abidjan

Yapo Ayekoue

Dominican Republic Santo Domingo East

Guillermo Arturo Antivilo Rojas

Dominican Republic Santo Domingo West

Juan Evangelista Almonte

Ecuador Guayaquil North

Jose Wilson Gamboa Galvez

Ecuador Quito

Timothy Quinn Sloan

El Salvador San Salvador East

Alex Moroni Perez Ulin

El Salvador San Salvado West/Belize

Alejandro Lopez Mota

England Manchester

David John Bullock

Fiji Suva

William Orval Ostler

Finland Helsinki

David Blaine Brown

Florida Fort Lauderdale

J. Nathan Hale

France Paris

Don Hansen Staheli

France Toulouse

Michel Joseph Jules Carter

Georgia Atlanta North

Steven Douglas King

Georgia Macon

Mark Oliver Bowman

Germany Frankfurt

Kevin John Ninow

Germany Munich/Austria

Robert Gideon Condie

Ghana Accra

Byron Lindsey Smith

Ghana Cape Coast

Melvin Burns Sabey

Guatemala Guatemala City Central

Richard Allen Baldwin Jr.

Guatemala Guatemala City North

David Jaime Torres Rodriguez

Guatemala Guatemala City South

Herbert Edgardo Alvarado Renderos

Guatemala Quetzaltenango

Ramón Darío Lorenzana Reyes

Honduras Tegucigalpa

Luis Gerardo Chaverri Madrigal

Japan Hiroshima

Yoshiaki Isa

Japan Kobe

William Arthur McIntyre Jr.

Japan Sapporo

Lee Alford Daniels

Japan Sendai

Reid Tateoka

Kentucky Louisville

Steven George Glende

Korea Busan

Kenneth Wayne Jennings Jr.

Louisiana Baton Rouge

William George Woods

México México City North

Daryl Nancollas

México Oaxaca

Leobardo De La Cruz Rosales

México Puebla

Steven Glen Rex

México Tijuana

Robert Hernan Heyn

México Torreón

Bruce Richard Clark

México Tuxtla Gutiérrez

Guillermo Velasco Coronado

México Veracruz

Jay Peter Hansen

Michigan Lansing

Marc Ducloux Jones

Minnesota Minneapolis

Mark Douglas Howell

Missouri Independence

George Johan William Van Komen

Nevada Las Vegas

Peter Kevin Christensen

New Jersey Morristown

A. Lee Bahr

New Zealand Auckland

Benson Lee Porter

New Zealand Wellington

Clive Richard Jolliffe

Nigeria Enugu

Jerry Reid Boggess

Nigeria Lagos East

Spencer Bennion Jones

Nigeria Lagos West

Gary Leslie Neuder

Ohio Columbus

Robert Forrest Jensen

Oregon Eugene

Thomas William Macdonald

Oregon Portland

Timothy John Dyches

Pennsylvania Pittsburgh

Lane Alma Summerhays

Peru Lima East

Juan Augusto Leyva Ponce

Philippines Angeles

Rudy Burt Puzey

Philippines Cebu

Darrel Parke Hansen

Philippines Davao

Jairus Cinco Perez

Phillipines Manila

Mark James Howard

Philippines Olongapo

Dave Advincula Aquino

Philippines San Pablo

Richard Edwin Anderson

Philippines Tacloban

Edwin Valencia Malit

România Bucharest

James Scott Lundberg

Russia St Petersburg

Gennady Nikolaevich Podvodov

Samoa Apia

Otto Vincent Haleck Jr.

Slovenia/Croatia

David Henry Hill

South Africa Cape Town

Randall K Probst

South Africa Johannesburg

David Edward Poulsen

South Carolina Columbia

Stephen Lowell McConkie

Sweden Stockholm

Larry Ernest Anderson

Tahiti Papeete

Matthew Artell Smith

Tennessee Knoxville

James Ermon Griffin

Tennessee Nashville

Gary Lynn Hutchings

Texas Dallas

Barry Morgan Smith

Texas Houston

Todd Bailey Hansen

Texas Houston East

Dan Edward Moldenhauer

Texas Lubbock

John Lee Robison

Ukraine Donetsk

Timothy Lee Fry

Ukraine Kyiv

Lane Orin Steinagel

Venezuela Caracas

Freddy Valentin Herrera Molina

Washington Tacoma

Harvey Kent Bowen

West Virginia Charleston

Michael William Thornock

Missionaries in 124 missions received new mission presidents.