Five new mission presidents have been called by the First Presidency. The mission presidents and their wives will begin their service about July 1. The new mission presidents and their assignments are:
- Terry G. Kemp, 50, Chile Santiago North Mission; Cardenas Ward, Panama City Panama Stake; high councilor; former high councilor, district president's counselor, bishop and counselor, executive secretary, Young Men president, and missionary in the Andes Mission; legal adviser for the United States Southern Command; received bachelor's degree in political science and Spanish from BYU and law degree from the University of Utah Law School; born in St. Louis, Mo., to Albert Leonard Sr. and June Louise Moll Kemp; married Lucinda Ruth Kitchen, eight children. She is ward music chairman; former Primary president's counselor, Relief Society secretary, Primary and Relief Society inservice leader, Sunday School and Relief Society teacher, Primary pianist, and ward organist; received bachelor's degree in home economics education/child development and family relations from BYU; born in Logan, Utah, to Melvin Robert and Verda McKee Kitchen.- Aleksandr N. Manzhos, 48, Ukraine Donetsk Mission; Center Branch, Kiev Ukraine Central District; mission president's counselor; former district president, branch president and counselor, elders quorum president, and Sunday School president; National Academy of Science of Ukraine employee; received bachelor's degree from the Physical Engineering Technical Institute of Odessa and doctorate in electrochemistry from the National Academy of Science; born in Kiev, Ukraine, to Nickolay Andreevich and Valentina Ivanovna Storozhenko Manzhos; married Natalya Malishenko, one child. She is a former Sunday School teacher; received bachelor's degree in economics from the Institute of Economics; born in Kiev, Ukraine, to Pyotr Mikhailovich and Feodosiya Savelievna Movchun Malishenko.
- Bruce A. Schreiner, 46, New Jersey Morristown Mission; Lacamas Creek Ward, Vancouver Washington North Stake; Sunday School teacher; former stake president, high councilor, bishop and counselor, Sunday School teacher, and missionary in the New Zealand North Mission; chairman of Lacamas Technology Inc.; received bachelor's degree in accounting information systems from BYU; born in Provo, Utah, to William Lawrence and Lois Merle Astin Schreiner; married Valerie Rietz, five children. Young Women president; former stake Young Women camp director, Primary president and counselor, Sunday School teacher, and Cub Scout den leader; received bachelor's degree and master's degree in speech pathology from BYU; born in Salt Lake City to Billy Joe and Alice Schick Rietz.
- Rodney E. Tueller, 58, Louisiana Baton Rouge Mission; Logan 8th Ward, Logan Utah Mount Logan Stake; stake president's counselor; former high councilor, bishop and counselor, and high priests group leader; self-employed, former athletic director and basketball coach at Utah State University; received bachelor's degree in history and physical education from Utah State University and attended the University of Utah; born in Cedar City, Utah, to Lamont Edwin and Elva Carlson Tueller; married Bertie Valene Danford, six children. She is a Relief Society instructor; former regional dance director, Primary president, Sunday School and Primary teacher, Relief Society instructor, and nursery leader; born in Richmond, Utah, to Joseph Ned and Louise Waite Lauriski Danford.
- Kenneth W. Turley, 48, Guatemala Guatemala City South Mission; Sunnyside 1st Ward, Idaho Falls Idaho South Stake; Young Men president; former branch president, high councilor, high priests group leader, Scoutmaster, stake Spanish extraction coordinator, bishop's counselor and missionary in Southeast Mexican Mission; founder and medical director (ophthalmologist) of Idaho Eye Center; received bachelor's degree in zoology and chemistry from BYU and medical degree from Texas Tech University; born in Colonia Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, to George Lake and Retha Shupe Turley; married Sharon Jones, five children. She is teacher development coordinator; former ward organist, Sunday School teacher, counselor in Primary, Young Women president, stake youth conference director, camp director, Relief Society president and counselor; received bachelor's degree in art and history from BYU; born in Baltimore, Md., to Rheim Magleby and Alice Brinton Jones.