Eight new mission presidents, called by the First Presidency, have been announced. The new leaders and their wives will begin service about July 1. They are:
Maureen and Craig Booth
Craig L. Booth, 58, Arizona Phoenix Mission; St. George 3rd Ward, St. George Utah West Stake; physician and medical director of IHC Health Center; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, bishop's counselor and Young Men president; born in St. George, Utah, to Fred and Myrza Marie Lang Booth. Married Maureen Haslam, five children.
A full-time artist, she has served as stake Relief Society enrichment counselor, ward Relief Society president's counselor, Young Women and Primary president and ward accompanist. She was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Ronald Heward and Ruby Trayner Haslam.
Leslie Rae and Dale Borgquist
Dale Thomas Borgquist, 62, Louisiana Baton Rouge Mission; Fountain Valley 1st Ward, Huntington Beach California Stake; president, Pacific Business Forms; stake patriarch and temple sealer and former stake president, counselor and bishop; born in Pasadena, Calif., to Stanley Rasmos and Bettie Marie O'Dell Borgquist. Married Leslie Rae Bleak, six children.
She is an early morning seminary teacher and former Young Women president, Laurel adviser, Relief Society instructor and gospel doctrine teacher. She was born in Los Angeles, Calif., to Ralph Walker and Lessie Jean Scullen Bleak.
Sebastiano and Agnese Maria Caruso
Sebastiano Caruso, 58, Italy Catania Mission; Siricusa 1st Branch, Catania Italy District, CES coordinator; district president, former district and mission president's counselor, and branch president; born in Avola, Italy, to Salvatore and Maria Concetta Rossitto Caruso. Married Agnese Maria Galdiolo, four children.
She is district Young Women president and former branch Primary and Relief Society president and Relief Society president's counselor. She was born in Collegno, Italy, to Serafino and Cerilla Zuin Galdiolo.
Lorey and Naoma Draper
Lorey Larson Draper, 46, Nevada Las Vegas Mission; Cascade 2nd Ward, Orem Utah Cascade Stake; institute instructor in Orem, Utah; Young Men president and former bishop, high councilor, counselor in stake mission presidency and high priests group leader assistant; born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Morris J. and NaVieve Larson Draper. Married Naoma Christman, six children.
She is a dental hygienist and is serving as Relief Society teacher and has served as a counselor in stake Young Women presidency, ward Young Women president and adviser and Primary teacher. She was born in Soda Springs, Idaho, to Albert Bennion and Marva Hopkins Christman.
Cindy and Richard Hansen
Richard K. Hansen, 47, Japan Sapporo Mission; Walters Hill Ward, Gresham Oregon South Stake; attorney, partner in Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt; Young Men president and former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor; born in Eugene, Ore., to M. Keith and Carol Siddoway Hansen. Married Cynthia L. Quanstrom, three children.
She is ward Relief Society president, and has served as seminary teacher, gospel doctrine teacher, Young Women president and Primary president's counselor. She was born in Portland, Ore., to Rulon Judd and Bernice Dixon Quanstrom.
Jill Heather and John Hugo
Jan "John" Gysbert Hugo, 60, Nigeria Enugu Mission; Springs Ward, Benoni South Africa Stake; owner of Techav Tools and Sponge & Foam; high priests group leader and former stake president and counselor, stake Sunday School president and choir director; born in Springs, South Africa, to Henri de Coligny and Kathleen Anne Gradwell Hugo. Married Jill Heather Armstrong, seven children.
She is stake Relief Society secretary and Primary teacher, and former Relief Society, Young Women and Primary president's counselor. She was born in Springs, South Africa, to Ernest Leslie and Phyllis Cora Flitter Armstrong.
Dan and Marilynn Marriott
David Daniel Marriott, 62, South Africa Cape Town Mission; Monument Park 2nd Ward, Salt Lake Monument Park Stake; president of Dan Marriott & Co., former U.S. Congressman; stake president's counselor and former bishop, Sunday School teacher, bishop and high priests group leader; born in Bingham Canyon, Utah, to Raymond Daniel and Gladys Steuri Marriott. Married Marilynn Tingey, four children.
She is a Sunday School teacher and former Young Women and Primary president, Relief Society instructor and Young Single Adult Relief Society adviser. She was born in Brigham City, Utah, to Russell B. and Blythe Evans Tingey.
Eldon Dale and Janeil Olsen
Eldon Dale Olsen, 61, California San Diego Mission; Corvallis 4th Ward, Corvallis Oregon Stake; professor at Oregon State University; high councilor, former stake and ward clerk, bishop, Young Men president and Scoutmaster; born in American Fork, Utah, to Marvin Eldon and Carol Pyne Olsen. Married Janeil Fugal, five children.
She is secretary of the Corvallis Institute and serves as teacher improvement coordinator and has been organist, Primary and Relief Society president, and choir director. She was born in Provo, Utah, to Neil Young and Ruby Williams Fugal.