New Area Leaders Assigned
    Footnotes

    “New Area Leaders Assigned,” Liahona, Aug. 2013, 14–15

    New Area Leaders Assigned

    The First Presidency has announced the following changes in area leadership assignments effective on August 1, 2013. All members of Area Presidencies are members of the First or Second Quorums of the Seventy.

    Presidency of the Seventy

    Ronald A. Rasband

    Assists in All Areas

    L. Whitney Clayton

    Utah North

    Utah Salt Lake City

    Utah South

    Donald L. Hallstrom

    North America Northeast

    Tad R. Callister

    North America Southwest

    Richard J. Maynes

    North America Northwest

    North America West

    Craig C. Christensen

    Idaho

    North America Central

    Ulisses Soares

    North America Southeast

    Africa Southeast

    Dale G. Renlund

    President

    Carl B. Cook

    First Counselor

    Kevin S. Hamilton

    Second Counselor

    Africa West

    LeGrand R. Curtis Jr.

    President

    Terence M. Vinson

    First Counselor

    Edward Dube

    Second Counselor

    Asia

    Gerrit W. Gong

    President

    Larry Y. Wilson

    First Counselor

    Randy D. Funk

    Second Counselor

    Asia North

    Michael T. Ringwood

    President

    Koichi Aoyagi

    First Counselor

    Scott D. Whiting

    Second Counselor

    Brazil

    Claudio R. M. Costa

    President

    Jairo Mazzagardi

    First Counselor

    Eduardo Gavarret

    Second Counselor

    Caribbean

    Wilford W. Andersen

    President

    J. Devn Cornish

    First Counselor

    Claudio D. Zivic

    Second Counselor

    Central America

    Carlos H. Amado

    President

    Kevin R. Duncan

    First Counselor

    Adrián Ochoa

    Second Counselor

    Europe

    José A. Teixeira

    President

    Patrick Kearon

    First Counselor

    Timothy J. Dyches

    Second Counselor

    Europe East

    Larry R. Lawrence

    President

    Randall K. Bennett

    First Counselor

    Per G. Malm

    Second Counselor

    Mexico

    Daniel L. Johnson

    President

    Benjamín De Hoyos

    First Counselor

    Arnulfo Valenzuela

    Second Counselor

    Middle East/Africa North

    Bruce D. Porter

    Bruce A. Carlson

    Administered from Church Headquarters

    Pacific

    James J. Hamula

    President

    Kevin W. Pearson

    First Counselor

    O. Vincent Haleck

    Second Counselor

    Philippines

    Brent H. Nielson

    President

    Ian S. Ardern

    First Counselor

    Larry J. Echo Hawk

    Second Counselor

    South America Northwest

    Juan A. Uceda

    President

    W. Christopher Waddell

    First Counselor

    C. Scott Grow

    Second Counselor

    South America South

    Walter F. González

    President

    Jorge F. Zeballos

    First Counselor

    Francisco J. Viñas

    Second Counselor