Seven new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service about July 1.
Jerry Duane Fenn Jr., 56, and Sara Jill McConkie Fenn, six children, Illinois Chicago Mission; Ensign Peak Ward, Salt Lake Stake. Brother Fenn serves as a Sunday School teacher and is a former counselor in a stake presidency, stake mission president, high councilor, bishop, bishopric counselor, elders quorum president and missionary in the California Oakland Mission. Regional vice president, CenturyLink. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Jerry Duane and Faleice Webster Fenn.
Sister Fenn serves as a counselor in a Young Women presidency and is a former Relief Society and Primary president, counselor in Young Women and Primary presidencies, Primary teacher and Primary music leader. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Bruce Redd and Amelia Smith McConkie.
David Nephi Hermansen, 55, and Cheryl Berrett Hermansen, eight children, Nevada Reno Mission; Highland 6th Ward, Pocatello Idaho Highland Stake. Brother Hermansen serves as the president of a young single adult stake and is a former counselor in a stake presidency, stake clerk, high councilor, bishop, Sunday School teacher and missionary in the Texas Dallas Mission. CFO, Varsity Contractors, Inc. Born in Murray, Utah, to Donald N and Helen Augusta Hermansen.
Sister Hermansen serves as a counselor in a stake young single adult Relief Society presidency and is a former counselor in a Young Women presidency, Primary worker, Cub Scout leader, teacher improvement instructor and institute instructor. Born in Murray, Utah, to Golden Kimball and Constance Berrett.
Alberto Exequiel Hernandez Martinez, 65, and Maria Angelica Hernandez, five children, Mexico Hermosillo Mission; Minas 2nd Branch, Maldonado Uruguay Stake. Brother Hernandez is a former temple ordinance worker, stake president, district president, high councilor, branch president and Sunday School teacher. Retired business owner. Born in Minas, Lavalleja, Uruguay, to Exequiel and Edelia Hernandez.
Sister Hernandez is a former temple ordinance worker, stake and ward Relief Society president and counselor in Relief Society and Young Women presidencies. Born in Minas, Lavalleja, Uruguay, to Leon Casas and Maria del Carmen Beracochea.
Philip Francis Howes, 62, and Judith Leslie Brownjohn Howes, three children, Australia Sydney Mission; Morialta Ward, Adelaide Australia Firle Stake. Brother Howes serves as a ward missionary and as a temple sealer. He is a former president of the Adelaide Australia Temple, counselor in the Australia Adelaide Mission, stake president, district president, bishop and missionary in the Peru Lima Mission. Born in London, England, to Frederick John and Ada May Howes.
Sister Howes serves as a ward missionary and as a temple ordinance worker. She is a former temple matron in the Adelaide Australia Temple, counselor in a stake Relief Society presidency, Young Women president, Relief Society president and seminary teacher. Born in Queensland, Australia, to Gordon Ernest and June Mary Snowball Brownjohn.
Paulo Vicente Kretly, 50, and Adriana Quatel Silva Kretly, four children, Mozambique Maputo Mission; Ferreira Ward, S? Paulo Brazil Ferreira Stake. Brother Kretly serves as a counselor in the Brazil Missionary Training Center and is a former stake president and counselor, bishop and missionary in the Brazil Recife Mission. CEO, FranklinCovey Consulting Brazil. Born in Bauru, S? Paulo, Brazil, to Jo? and Otilia Moreno Kretly.
Sister Kretly serves with her husband in the Brazil MTC as a counselor in the Relief Society presidency. She is a former stake Young Women president, counselor in a stake Primary presidency, counselor in a stake and ward Relief Society presidency, Primary president and seminary teacher. Born in Campinas, S? Paulo, Brazil, to Francisco Pereira Silva Filho and Nilza Maria Quatel.
Richard Bruce Lindsay, 61, and Sharlene Anderson Lindsay, six children, Australia Perth Mission; Union 1st Ward, Sandy Utah Cottonwood Creek Stake. Brother Lindsay recently served as a bishop and is a former counselor in a stake presidency, high councilor, counselor in a bishopric, high priest group leader and missionary in the French Polynesian Mission. News Anchor, KSL Television News. Born in San Francisco, Calif., to Richard Powell and Marian Lindsay.
Sister Lindsay recently served as a counselor in a Young Women presidency and is a former Primary president and counselor in Primary, Young Women and Relief Society presidencies. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Joseph Robert and Dorothy Jean Anderson.
Mark Jean McDonough, 63, and Dorothy Pauline Prisbrey McDonough, six children, Mississippi Jackson Mission; Homestead Ward, Murray Utah South Stake. Brother McDonough recently served as a Young Men president and is a former counselor in a stake presidency, bishop, Sunday School teacher and missionary in the Scottish Mission. Orthodontist, McDonough Orthodontics. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Jean Wilson and Donna M McDonough.
Sister McDonough recently served as a Relief Society president and is a former Young Women president and counselor, Relief Society teacher, enrichment leader and visiting teaching district supervisor. Born in St. George, Utah, to Ario and Blanche Baker Prisbrey.