From Oregon to Brazil and the Philippines to Nevada, learn more about these eight newly called mission presidents and their wives.
Eight new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.
Philippines Tacloban Mission
Eduardo Mendoza Argana, 53, and Ma Cecilia Monasterial Sacabon Argana, four children, Muntinlupa 1st Ward, Las Piñas Philippines Stake: Philippines Tacloban Mission, succeeding President Wayne E. Maurer and Sister Tracy Maurer. Brother Argana serves in a stake presidency and is a former bishop, stake Young Men presidency counselor, ward Young Men president, ward mission leader, and missionary in the Philippines Davao Mission. Manager, Corporation of the President. Born in Muntinlupa City, Philippines, to Ernesto Dela Cruz Argana and Teresita Gravador Mendoza Argana.
Sister Argana serves as a seminary teacher and is a former stake Relief Society secretary, ward Young Women presidency counselor, Sunday School teacher, and missionary in the Philippines San Pablo Mission. Born in Ligao City, Philippines, to Jose dela Fuente Sacabon and Elena Monasterial Sacabon.
Oregon Portland Mission
Jonathan William Bullen, 63, and Julie Anna Harris Bullen, four children, Silver Creek Ward, Park City Utah Stake: Oregon Portland Mission, succeeding President Craig B. Ballard and Sister Melissa Ballard. Brother Bullen is a former high councilor, stake Young Men presidency counselor, ward Young Men president, bishopric counselor, Gospel Doctrine teacher, Scoutmaster, and missionary in the Australia East Mission. Managing director, Colmena Group. Born in Logan, Utah, to Reed Bullen and Kathryn Bowen Bullen.
Sister Bullen is a former stake Young Women secretary, ward Young Women president, and ward Relief Society and Young Women presidency counselor. Born in Logan, Utah, to Lorin E. Harris and Vola Allen Harris.