Six new missionary training center presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency.
The new leaders began a 10-day training session at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, on Jan. 12, and will begin their two-year term of service about the first of February.Called are: J. Weston and Beverly Daw, Philippines; William N. and Eleanor Jones, Mexico City; Craig K. and Elaine Mayfield, Colombia; Gail C. and Doris Sanders, England; Ronald V. "Bud" and Patricia Stone, Argentina; and Won and Young Seo, Korea.
J. Weston Daw, 68, was born in Granger, Utah, to Albert William and Helen Rebecca Bawden Daw. He married Beverly Shepherd. They are parents of five children and are members of the South Cottonwood Ward, Murray Utah South Stake. He is a stake Young Men president and a former mission president, stake president's counselor. He attended Utah State University and is the president of a construction company.
Sister Daw was born in Murray, Utah, to William LeRoy and Myrtle Irene Berg Shepherd. She attended LDS Business College and is a ward Young Women president, and former stake Relief Society president's counselor and ward Relief Society president.
William N. Jones, 66, was born in Ogden, Utah, to Aaron Barlow and Bliss Ivins Jones. He married Eleanor Medora Park and they are parents of seven children. He is a Sunday School teacher in the Monument Park 12th Ward, Salt Lake Monument Park North Stake, and is a former mission president, regional representative, YMMIA general board member and bishop. He received engineering and bachelor's degrees from the University of Utah, and a master's of business from Harvard University. He is chairman of the board and owner of an electric controls company.
Sister Jones was born in Chicago, Ill., to Richard Emerson and Willian Medora Schaeffer Park. She received a master's degree from BYU, and is a Relief Society instructor and has been ward Relief Society president and counselor in ward Young Women and Relief Society presidencies.
Craig K. Mayfield, 65, was born in Aberdeen, Wash., to John Bowman and Doris Niess Mayfield (Brandis). He married Elaine Ward, and they are parents of three children, and members of the Edgemont 4th Ward, Provo Utah Edgemont Stake. The Mayfields are serving full-time in the Chile Vina del Mar Mission, and previously served in the Argentina Buenos Aires North Mission. He is a former stake president's counselor, bishop and temple worker. He is a retired educator who received bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Oregon and a doctorate from BYU.
Sister Mayfield was born in Declo, Idaho, to George David and Callie Belle Arrington Ward. She attended Utah State University and has served as a ward Relief Society president, counselor and teacher and temple worker.
Gail C. Sanders, 66, was born in Nephi, Utah, to Cleon Clyde and Velma Eleanor Barnes Sanders. He married Doris Carter and they are the parents of seven children, and members of the Morgan (Utah) 5th Ward. He is a Sunday School teacher and has been a mission president, stake president's counselor, high councilor and bishop. He graduated from Utah State University and is president of a brine shrimp company.
Sister Sanders was born in Ogden, Utah, to Lyman Lloyd and Minnie Boekweg Carter. She is an instructor in a stake missionary training class. She served with her husband while he was mission president, and has been stake Young Women and Primary president, and ward Primary president.
Ronald V. "Bud" Stone, 65, was born in Portland, Ore., to O. Leslie and Dorothy Cobbley Stone. He married Patricia Judd, and they are parents of six children and members of the Modesto (Calif.) 5th Ward. He is a high
councilor and is a former mission president, regional representative, stake president's counselor and bishop. He received a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley, a master's degree from BYU, and is partner in real estate, and construction companies.
Sister Stone was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to David Edward and Hazel America Stoddard Judd. She is stake Young Women president and a former ward Young Women president, and served with her husband while he was mission president. She graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music and attended the University of Utah and Los Angeles City College.
Won Seo, 51, was born in Sungju-gun, Korea, to Bong Sok and Ko Boon Woo Seo. He married Young Ok Lim, and they are parents of four children. He is currently president of the Korea Pusan Mission and will begin his service at the Korea training center July 1. He is a former stake president, stake president's counselor, stake mission president and bishop. He received a bachelor's degree from Kunkook University and is a finance and records manager.
Sister Seo was born in Seoul, Korea, to Song Chang and Duk He Hong Lim, and is serving with her husband in the Pusan mission. She is a former ward Relief Society and Young Woman president.