First Presidency Calls 8 New Mission Presidents to U.S., Liberia, and More

From Liberia to Brazil and from Florida to Germany, learn more about the eight new mission presidents called to serve in these areas. 

Germany Frankfurt Mission

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Jacob LeGrand Boyer, 45, and Angela Christine Thew Boyer have four children and are from the Holladay 14th Ward, Salt Lake Holladay South Stake. They will be serving in the Germany Frankfurt Mission, succeeding President Ronald A. Stoddard and Sister Barbara Stoddard. Brother Boyer serves as a Young Men adviser and is a former stake president, bishop, high councilor, ward Young Men president, and missionary in the Germany Frankfurt Mission. President and chief executive officer, The Boyer Company. He was born in Salt Lake City to Harold Roger Boyer and Sara Rebecca Stohl Boyer.

Sister Boyer serves as a Primary teacher and is a former gospel doctrine teacher, Young Women adviser, activity day leader, and missionary in the Massachusetts Boston Mission. She was born in Milwaukie, Oregon, to Richard Edward Thew and Marie Louise Russ Thew.

Brazil Fortaleza Mission

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Kent Ronald Chamberlain, 63, and Dianne Grace Duke Chamberlain, have four children and are from the Woodlands 2nd Ward, The Woodlands Texas Stake. They will be serving in the Brazil Fortaleza Mission, succeeding President Gilberto Bonini and Sister María Cristina Bonini. Brother Chamberlain is a former stake presidency counselor, bishop, high councilor, high priests group leader, Primary teacher, and missionary in the Brazil São Paulo Mission. Real estate agent, Keller Williams Realty. He was born in American Fork, Utah, to Zenneth Kent Chamberlain and Alta Fern Dunsdon Chamberlain.

Sister Chamberlain is a former stake Young Women and Primary president, ward Young Women president, seminary and institute teacher, Sunday School teacher, and Primary teacher. She was born in Toronto, Canada, to Marvin William Duke and Grace Matilda Kynoch Duke.

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