“New Area Leadership Assignments,” Ensign, August 2009, 76–77
New Area Leadership Assignments
The First Presidency has announced changes in area leadership assignments effective on August 1, 2009. All members of Area Presidencies are members of the First or Second Quorums of the Seventy.
Elder Donald L. Hallstrom has been called to serve in the Presidency of the Seventy following the call of Elder Neil L. Andersen to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
The First Presidency also announced the combining of the South America North and South America West Areas. The new area will be called the South America Northwest Area.
Presidency of the Seventy