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2015 LDS Mission President Assignments

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the following new mission president assignments, effective July 2015. The new mission presidents, as well as the 11 new missions, are listed below.

Mission Areas

Africa Southeast Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa W. Bryce Cook Herve Baehrel
Madagascar Antananarivo David R. Adams Raymon D. Foote
Mozambique Maputo Paulo V. Kretly To Be Announced
Zimbabwe Harare Bryson C. Cook T. Jackson Mkhabela

Africa West Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Ghana Kumasi Leon A. Holmes Michael L. Cosgrave
Nigeria Calabar John E. Kosin Mathias O. Eguko

Asia Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Cambodia Phnom Penh David C. Moon To Be Announced
China Hong Kong Val D. Hawks Maurice M. Lam
India New Delhi Peter E. Sackley Kirt L. Hodges
Singapore Bradley S. Mains Stephen A. Simmons
Taiwan Taipei David O. Day Jace B. Jergensen
Thailand Bangkok David M. Senior Kelly R. Johnson

Asia North Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Japan Fukuoka C. Samuel Gustafson Bradley C Egan
Japan Nagoya Kazuhiko Yamashita Tetsuji Ishii
Japan Tokyo L. Todd Budge Takuji Nagano
Korea Seoul Brent J. Christensen R. Craig Sonksen

Brazil Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Brazil Belém José C. Scisci Alexandre Stasevskas
Brazil Belo Horizonte Paschoal F. Fortunato Bruno M. A. Fernandes
Brazil Campinas Carlos E. Perrotti Bruce Hill
Brazil Cuiabá Keith R. Reber Adilson Oliveira
Brazil Porto Alegre North D. Layne Wright José V. Campos
Brazil Porto Alegre South Palmênio C. Castro Rogério G. R. Cruz
Brazil Salvador South Marcelo Andrezzo G. Paulo Bangerter
Brazil São Paulo East Don L. Andrew Roy W Silcox
Brazil Teresina Alvacir L. Siedschlag Wilson Melo

Caribbean Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Barbados Bridgetown* Daniel S. Mehr II Alan C. Herrington
Dominican Republic Santiago John Douglas Lorenzo A. Castillo Camacho
Haiti Port-au-Prince Hubermann Bien-Aimé Karlyle Raphael
Trinidad Port of Spain New Mission Gregory W. Egbert

* - Renamed from the West Indies Mission

Central America Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Costa Rica San José East* Chad R. Wilkinson Randy H. Hayes
Costa Rica San José West New Mission German Laboriel Guitty
Honduras Comayaguela Candido Fortuna Edwin R. Ferman Zelaya

* - Renamed from the Costa Rica San José Mission

Europe Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Belgium/Netherlands Alden C. Robinson Robert L. Bunnell
Denmark Copenhagen Shawn D. Sederholm Daniel R. O'Bryant
England Birmingham R. Craig Rasmussen To Be Announced
England London David J. Jordan Mark W. Stevens
England London South Roger C. Millar Ronald K. Gubler
France Lyon Blake M. Roney Scott D. Brown
Germany Berlin Henry W. Kosak Christian H. Fingerle
Greece Athens Eric B. Freestone Bill O. Heder
Hungary Budapest Lowell V. Smith József Szabadkai
Norway Oslo Don A. Evans Tracy A. Hill
Portugal Lisbon Stephen L. Fluckiger Victor Tavares
Portugal Porto New Mission Joni L. Koch
Scotland/Ireland Alan H. Brown George R. Donaldson
Spain Barcelona Mark L. Pace Merril T. Dayton
Spain Madrid Scott T. Jackson Kevin B. Pack
Spain Málaga Monte M. Deere, Jr. T. DarVel Andersen

Europe East Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Bulgaria Sofia Michael S. Wilstead Michael D. Barclay
Russia Rostov-na-Donu William H. Prows David H. Miner
Russia Vladivostok Gregory S. Brinton John W. Perkinson
Ukraine Dnepropetrovsk J. Robert van Bruggen Paul R. Sullivan

Idaho Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Idaho Pocatello Marvin T. Brinkerhoff Gene E. Hancock

México Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
México Cuernavaca Bruce C. Kusch Héctor Ávila Rosales
México Guadalajara G. Wesley Wagner Robert J. Clayton
México Guadalajara East Luis F. Camarillo Jack B. Egginton
México Hermosillo Alberto E. Hernandez Terence L. Robinson
México México City South Roberto Valadez D. Bryan Mecham
México Monterrey West Edward M. Swapp Daniel D. McArthur
México Puebla North Ralph N. Christensen Eric W. Nelson
México Tampico Ralph B. Jordan III Nelson S. Ramirez Herrera

North America Central Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Canada Calgary Howard Nicholas Stephen P. Miles
Canada Winnipeg Kirk M. Thomas John N. Craig
Illinois Chicago West Jerry D. Fenn Gilbert M. Griffin
Montana Billings Kris J Mecham Gordon L. Wadsworth
Nebraska Omaha Michael D. Weston Chad B. Gardner
North Dakota Bismarck* Curtis E. Anderson Michael J. Hess

* - Renamed from the South Dakota Rapid City Mission

North America Northeast Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Canada Halifax Brian Leavitt To Be Announced
Maryland Baltimore Mark L. Richards Randal J. Christiansen
Massachusetts Boston Daniel W. Packard A. Todd Miller
New York New York North Thomas B. Morgan David L. Smith
New York New York South Kevin E. Calderwood Gary Reynolds
New York Utica Joseph B. Wirthlin, Jr. Jeffrey G. Rogers
Ohio Cleveland Michael L. Vellinga Michael D. Brown
Washington DC South Matthew L. Riggs David H. Huntsman

North America Northwest Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Washington Seattle Yoon Hwan Choi Anthony W. Schofield
Washington Spokane Donald E. Mullen Wayne R Dymock
Washington Yakima New Mission John C. Lewis

North America Southeast Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Georgia Atlanta John R. Harding David A. Foote
Mississippi Jackson Mark J. McDonough Bruce L. Olson
North Carolina Charlotte Ronald L. Craven Allen B. Alexander
North Carolina Raleigh Marc A. Bernhisel Dennis R. James

North America Southwest Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Nevada Reno David N. Hermansen Bruce W Chesnut
New Mexico Farmington Doyle L. Batt David G. Adams
Oklahoma Tulsa Scott K. Shumway Kevin H Loveland
Texas Houston South Brian K. Ashton Aaron T. Hall

North America West Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
California Modesto New Mission To Be Announced
California Oakland/San Francisco A. Jerry Meredith Ted H. Frandsen
California San Fernando Kenneth T. Hall To Be Announced
California Santa Rosa René R. Alba Jim L. Wright

Pacific Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Australia Adelaide Bradley D. Carter R. Jeffrey Parker
Australia Perth R. Bruce Lindsay Walter S. Fife
Australia Sydney North Philip F. Howes Max L. Checketts
Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Pita F. Hopoate Voi R. Taeoalii
Vanuatu Port Vila Larry E. Brewer Paul W. Granger

Philippines Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Philippines Bacolod Marlo O. Lopez Christopher A. Barredo
Philippines Laoag Julius Jonah F. Barrientos Robert M. Andrada
Philippines Urdaneta William J. Monahan Ernesto A. Deyro Jr.

South America Northwest Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Bolivia La Paz El Alto New Mission Juan R. Ocampo González
Colombia Bogota North Mark F. Andelin Robert Laney
Colombia Bogota South Letvin Lozano Renzo Baquerizo
Colombia Medellin Roberto O. Pitarch Víctor R. Calderón Punto
Perú Lima Central Alan M. Borg Stephen J. Larson
Perú Lima South Sean Douglas G. Boyd McGinn
Perú Piura Chad A. Rowley Daniel L. Rasmussen
Perú Trujillo South New Mission Manuel Rios Alejandro
Venezuela Barcelona Juan C. Chacín Nava Alberto A. Álvarez Mosquera
Venezuela Maracaibo Juan F. Zorrilla Efraín R. García López

South America South Area

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Argentina Bahia Blanca Manuel Parreño Mark E. Cifuentes
Argentina Buenos Aires East New Mission To Be Announced
Argentina Neuquén Paul R. Lovell Carlos Casariego Abellal
Argentina Santa Fe New Mission Gabriel Pérez Benavides
Chile Santiago East David L. Wright Marty Morgan
Chile Viña del Mar Federico M. Kähnlein Raúl Díaz Navarro
Paraguay Asunción P. David Agazzani Sergio A. Wilson

Utah Areas

MissionCurrent PresidentNew President
Utah Logan New Mission Jerald K Allred
Utah Ogden Maurice D. Hiers Jr. Jeremy R. Jaggi
Utah Orem New Mission Chris D. Killpack
Utah Provo John A. McCune John C Hodgman
Utah Salt Lake City Central Richard W. Moffat Mission Consolidation
Utah Salt Lake City West Earl S. Swain L. Scott Palmer