New mission presidents
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Seven mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin service in July and their mission assignments will be announced in the coming months.
Kevin George Brown, 36, and Nadine Lezanne Carter Brown, four children, Spanish Town 2nd Branch, Spanish Town Jamaica District. Brother Brown serves as a counselor in the Jamaica Kingston Mission and as an assistant area auditor trainer. He is a former mission executive secretary, district president and missionary in the Jamaica Kingston Mission. Coordinator, Seminaries and Institutes. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, to Desmond Holness and Patsy Williams Brissett.
Sister Brown serves as a district Primary secretary and is a former counselor in a district Primary presidency, counselor in a district Young Women presidency, branch Relief Society teacher and seminary teacher. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, to Michael Rowan and Eslyn Carter.
Robert Felt Chatfield Jr., 63, and Katherine Devey Chatfield, six children, Lone Peak Ward, Alpine Utah West Stake. Brother Chatfield is a bishop's counselor and is a former stake Young Men president, high councilor, bishop, ward Young Men president, elders quorum president, Sunday School teacher and missionary in the Eastern States Mission. Chief credit officer, Bank of American Fork. Born in Lehi, Utah, to Robert Felt and Josephine Chatfield.
Sister Chatfield serves as a ward Young Women president and is a former counselor in a stake Relief Society presidency, stake and ward camp director and ward Young Women president. Born in American Fork, Utah, to Don Earl Devey and Lorna Jewel Devey Larson.
Yoon Hwan Choi, 55, and Bon Kyung Koo Choi, three children, Eighteenth Ward, Salt Lake Ensign Stake. Elder Choi serves in the First Quorum of the Seventy and as an assistant executive director in the Temple Department of the Church. He is a former counselor in the Asia North Area presidency, Area Seventy, counselor in a mission presidency, stake president, bishop and missionary in the Korea Seoul and Korea Busan missions. Retired regional manager for temporal affairs, Corporation of the President. Born in Seoul, Korea, to Dong Hun Choi and Jeong Soon Lee.
Sister Choi is a former stake music chairman, ward Primary president, ward Young Women president, counselor in a ward Relief Society presidency and ward music director. Born in Seoul, Korea, to Ja Young Koo and Young Soon Lee.
Bruce LaVar Dibb, 62, and Colleen Poole Dibb, seven children, Bountiful 50th Ward, Bountiful Utah Heights Stake. Brother Dibb is a counselor in a stake presidency and a former high councilor, bishop, Scoutmaster and missionary in the Italian and Italy South missions. Partner and attorney, Jensen, Duffin & Dibb, LLP. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to George and Marjorie Dreier Dibb.
Sister Dibb serves as a temple ordinance worker, Church service missionary and a ward Relief Society board member. She is a former stake Primary president, counselor in a stake Relief Society presidency, ward Relief Society president, counselor in a ward Primary presidency and Cub Scout den leader. Born in Preston, Idaho, to Morris Hasley and Rhonda Nelson Poole.
Lon Edgar Henderson, 54, and Carrie Jean Bestor Henderson, six children, Sunset 1st Ward, St. George Utah Sunset Stake. Brother Henderson is a high priests group instructor and a former stake president, high councilor, bishop, ward Young Men president and missionary in the Germany Hamburg Mission. President and CEO, Soltis Investment Advisors. Born in Pocatello, Idaho, to Ralph James and Lena Rawlins Henderson.
Sister Henderson serves as a stake Young Women president and is a former ward Primary president, ward Young Women president, counselor in a ward Relief Society presidency and Relief Society instructor. Born in Waukesha, Wis., to Rollie Ray and Phyllis Clara Indermuehle Bestor.
Garn Holt McMullin, 52, and Pamela Elizabeth Stewart McMullin, five children, Bluffdale 5th Ward, Bluffdale Utah Stake. Brother McMullin serves as a counselor in a stake presidency and is a former bishop, counselor in a ward Young Men presidency, Scoutmaster and missionary in the Ecuador Guayaquil Mission. Managing director and partner of a commercial real estate company. Born in South Jordan, Utah, to Dix Holt and Renae Goff McMullin.
Sister McMullin serves as a nursery teacher and is a former stake Relief Society president, Primary teacher, gospel doctrine teacher, Cub Scout leader and missionary in the Spain Madrid Mission. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Richard Allen and Anita Rose Scott Stewart.
Kazuhiko Yamashita, 59, and Tazuko Tashiro Yamashita, six children, Tokyo 1st Ward, Tokyo Japan South Stake (English). Elder Yamashita serves in the First Quorum of the Seventy and as a member of the Asia North Area presidency. He is a former Area Seventy, counselor in a mission presidency, stake president, stake mission president, high councilor and bishop. Retired university professor. Born in Tokyo, Japan, to Kiyoshi Yamashita and Sadae Nakazawa.
Sister Yamashita is a former Stake Relief Society and Primary president, ward Primary president, counselor in a ward Relief Society presidency, welfare Church service missionary and stake missionary. Born in Miyazaki, Japan, to Kazuo Hazeyama and Aki Tasharo.