“New Callings Announced,” Liahona, May 2017
New Callings Announced
During general conference, the callings of six new General Authority Seventies, a new Relief Society General Presidency, and the reorganization of the Primary General Presidency were announced.
Called to serve as General Authority Seventies were Elder Taylor G. Godoy, Elder Joni L. Koch, Elder Adilson de Paula Parrella, Elder John C. Pingree Jr., Elder Brian K. Taylor, and Elder Taniela B. Wakolo.
Jean B. Bingham will serve as Relief Society General President, with Sharon Eubank as First Counselor and Reyna I. Aburto as Second Counselor. Prior to her call, Sister Bingham was serving as First Counselor in the Primary General Presidency. Bonnie H. Cordon, who was serving as Second Counselor in the Primary General Presidency, was announced as the new First Counselor, with Cristina B. Franco as Second Counselor.
Biographies are found starting on page 135. The callings of 36 Area Seventies were also announced (see page 44).