2018 LDS Mission President Assignments

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced 111 new mission president assignments, effective July 2018.

Mission Areas

Africa Southeast Area

Mission President Companion
Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa Francois Mukubu Mireille Mukubu
Madagascar Antananarivo Cory L. Duckworth Elva M. Duckworth
Zimbabwe Bulawayo Jimmy Carter Okot Lindiwe Amanda Okot
Zimbabwe Harare Tasara Makasi Shamiso Makasi

Africa West Area

Mission President Companion
Cote d'Ivoire Yamoussoukro Kirk D. Sherman Jacqueline D. Sherman
Ghana Kumasi Stephen C. Webster W. Rosely Webster
Nigeria Calabar Emmanuel A. Nelson Adiza Nelson
Nigeria Ibadan Patrick Appianti-Sarpong Elizabeth Appianti-Sarpong

Asia Area

Mission President Companion
Cambodia Phnom Penh John W. Lewis LaCinda Lewis
China Hong Kong Dennis L. Phillips May Phillips
India New Delhi Bradley R. Hansen Danna L. Hansen
Singapore Greg P. Mackay Sheila Mackay
Taiwan Taichung Bradley W. Card Cynthia J. Card
Taiwan Taipei Michael L. Peterson Shelley P. Peterson
Thailand Bangkok Todd Melvin Hammond Noelle Green Hammond
Vietnam Hanoi Ross A. Chiles Carrie A. Chiles

Asia North Area

Mission President Companion
Japan Fukuoka Spencer F. Mack Jane Neubert Mack
Japan Nagoya Ronald M. Judd Teresa Judd
Japan Tokyo J. Kimo Esplin Kaye D. Esplin
Korea Seoul Bradford G. Taylor Ann W. Taylor

Brazil Area

Mission President Companion
Brazil Belém Mauro Almeida Rosa Almeida
Brazil Belo Horizonte To be announced To be announced
Brazil Campinas John T. Marsh Keri J. Marsh
Brazil Cuiabá Francisco D. N. Granja Evelina Granja
Brazil Porto Alegre North Dee Lon Jones Bonnie C. Jones
Brazil Porto Alegre South Fernando Souza Miriam Souza
Brazil Rio de Janeiro South Heltmar M. Gunça Mariluce G. Gunça
Brazil Salvador South Michael C. Biddulph Marla P. Biddulph
Brazil São Paulo East Stephen D. Miller Lynne Miller
Brazil Teresina Adonai R. Lago Simone Cavalcanti Lago

Caribbean Area

Mission President Companion
Barbados Bridgetown Alan L. Fisher Elizabeth H. Fisher
Dominican Republic Santiago Michael B. Cowan Amelia D. Cowan
Haiti Port-au-Prince Harold Jules Sabine Jules
Jamaica Kingston Fred A. Parker Lina O. Parker
Trinidad Port of Spain Kyle K. Baird Melanie Baird

Central America Area

Mission President Companion
Costa Rica San José East Denis José Aguilar Yadira E. Aguilar
Costa Rica San José West Gerardo E. Valladares Ada Valladares
Honduras Comayaguela Marvin E. Mejía Diana E. Mejía

Europe Area

Mission President Companion
Belgium/Netherlands Jo Buysse Linda Buysse
Denmark Copenhagen Michael Olsen Joan Olsen
England Birmingham David J. Hughes Lisa A. Hughes
England London David W. Checketts Deborah L. Checketts
France Lyon Christophe G. Giraud-Carrier Isabelle S. Giraud-Carrier
Germany Berlin To be announced To be announced
Norway Oslo Wayne Tew Patrice Tew
Portugal Lisbon Brent D. Fillmore Joan W. Fillmore
Scotland/Ireland Mark A. Macdonald Denise R. Macdonald
Spain Barcelona Craig D. Galli Laurel E. Galli
Spain Madrid Philip K. Bussey Cathy H. Bussey

Europe East Area

Mission President Companion
Ukraine Dnepropetrovsk Richard L. Wirthlin Joni Wirthlin

Idaho Area

Mission President Companion
Idaho Pocatello Stephen M. Southward Heather Southward

México Area

Mission President Companion
México Cuernavaca Alejandro H. Treviño Elisa Treviño
México Guadalajara Miguel A. Reyes I. Patricia Reyes
México México City South Gregorio E. Casillas Alma A. Casillas
México Puebla North Raúl Barrón Brenda M. Barrón
México Tampico Russell A. Robinson Kelly Robinson

North America Central Area

Mission President Companion
Canada Calgary Stephen A. Keung Cindy Keung
Canada Winnipeg Craig K. Hitchcock Merry G. Hitchcock
Illinois Nauvoo (began service in Jan. 2018) Mark J Lusvardi Julianne Lusvardi
Montana Billings Jared L. Larson Randa L. Larson
Nebraska Omaha James N. Ence Deborah Ence
North Dakota Bismarck Scott L. Howell Lori B. Howell

North America Northeast Area

Mission President Companion
Canada Halifax Richard A. Low Gayle A. Low
Maryland Baltimore Thierry K. Mutombo Nathalie Sinda Mutombo
Massachusetts Boston Fotios Mavromatis Virginia Mavromatis
New York New York City (formerly the New York New York North Mission) Craig Teuscher Gayle Teuscher
New York Utica Kyle A. Vest Kelli A. Vest
Washington DC South Steven G. Caplin Toni B. Caplin

North America Northwest Area

Mission President Companion
Washington Spokane Michael A. Thompson Julie A. Thompson
Washington Yakima Tom K. Jackman Margi C. Jackman

North America Southeast Area

Mission President Companion
Georgia Atlanta Bret K. Clayton Lisa K. Clayton
North Carolina Charlotte Detlef H. Adler Jutta H. V. Adler
North Carolina Raleigh Matthew S. Holland Paige B. Holland

North America Southwest Area

Mission President Companion
Arkansas Bentonville Jeff Strong Sara Strong
Nevada Reno Taylor G. Godoy Carol Godoy
New Mexico Farmington Jeffrey J. Ackerman Jolene Ackerman
Texas Houston South Jeremy Guthrie Jenny Guthrie

North America West Area

Mission President Companion
California Oakland/San Francisco Paul M. Durham Maren J. Durham
California Santa Rosa Bradley J. Bentley Lynne S. Bentley

Pacific Area

Mission President Companion
Australia Adelaide Derek A. Marquis Colleen C. Marquis
Australia Perth Paul R. Bennallack Andrea K. Bennallack
Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Finau Hafoka Lucy Hafoka
Samoa Apia Francis Arthur Ho Ching Lanett Harmon Ho Ching
Vanuatu Port Vila J. Benoit Duquette Diane Duquette

Philippines Area

Mission President Companion
Philippines Bacolod Elmer Sumagpao Leanell Sumagpao
Philippines Cabanatuan Ramon C. Nobleza Maria Fe Nobleza
Philippines Laoag Mark M. Peterson Cathlene J. Peterson
Philippines Urdaneta Jose Antonio San Gabriel Sariah Mia San Gabriel

South America Northwest Area

Mission President Companion
Bolivia La Paz El Alto Juan C. Borja Patricia Z. Borja
Colombia Bogota North Francisco Valim Beatriz Valim
Colombia Bogota South Rudy Palhua Betsy Palhua
Colombia Medellin Armando Ceballos Dina Ceballos
Perú Lima Central Michael B. Strong Cristin C. Strong
Perú Lima South Mark A. Richey Kristin Richey
Perú Piura Jorge Vega Martha Vega
Perú Trujillo South Armando Rebaza Jessica Rebaza
Venezuela Barcelona To be announced To be announced
Venezuela Maracaibo Pedro E. Hernández Magdalena I. Hernández

South America South Area

Mission President Companion
Argentina Bahia Blanca Robert W. Hymas Katherine Ann Hymas
Argentina Buenos Aires East Daniel G. Gifford Heidi N. Gifford
Argentina Neuquén Jorge R. Cardozo Iris S. Cardozo
Argentina Santa Fe Scott D. Hintze Janice B. Hintze
Chile Santiago East W. Todd Brotherson Carrie Parrott Brotherson
Chile Viña del Mar Jorge L. Romeu Marina E. Romeu
Paraguay Asunción Kimball R. Hansen Christine E. Hansen

Utah Area

Mission President Companion
Utah Layton (formerly the Utah Salt Lake City Mission) Robert M. Call Heather A. Call
Utah Ogden Mark A. Hobbins Diane T. Hobbins
Utah Orem Gordon L. Treadway Kristi Elizabeth Treadway
Utah Provo Andrew M. O'Riordan Helen O'Riordan
Utah Salt Lake City Temple Square (began service in Jan. 2018) Craig G. Fisher Julia W. Fisher
Utah Salt Lake City West Kent A. McBeth Karen McBeth