News Release

2024 Temple Leadership Assignments

Seventy-three new temple presidents and matrons will begin serving in September or when the new temples are dedicated

2024 temple leaders map
2024 temple leaders map
A map showing the number of temples in seven geographical areas of the world with new presidents and matrons called in 2024. Graphic courtesy of Church News.Copyright 2024 Deseret News Publishing Company.

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has called 73 couples to serve as temple presidents and matrons.

The couples’ names and temple assignments are listed below alphabetically. Click on the names to read the couples’ brief biographies published in the Church News.

The Church has 335 temples — dedicated, under construction or announced. Temple presidents and matrons typically serve three years.

The newly called leaders listed below comprise those called to serve beginning in September 2024 or when the new temples (indicated with an asterisk) are dedicated.

Updated April 26, 2024

Accra Ghana Temple

Anthony M. Kaku and Doe A. Kaku

Albuquerque New Mexico Temple

Ben M. Allen and Monica Allen

Antofagasta Chile Temple*

Claudio A. González Salamanca and Yolanda Patricia de González

Arequipa Peru Temple

Juan H. Mendoza Contreras and Rosa Patricia de Mendoza

Atlanta Georgia Temple

M. Keith Giddens and Rhonda Giddens
Baton Rouge

Auckland New Zealand Temple*

Selesi’utele T. Lavea and Camellia Lavea

Barranquilla Colombia Temple

Hernando Camargo Pedraza and Claudia de Camargo

Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple

Kevin B. Pack and Cindy A. Pack

Billings Montana Temple

Bradley R. Wilde and Debra Lou Krammer Wilde

Boise Idaho Temple

Brian Zarkou and Cathy Zarkou

Boston Massachusetts Temple

Kevin B. Rollins and Debra A. Rollins

Bountiful Utah Temple

David R. Webster and Sylvia Webster

Brigham City Utah Temple

Michael J. Hess and Danece Hess

Brisbane Australia Temple

Garth Pitman and Joanne Pitman

Buenos Aires Argentina Temple

To be announced

Cebu City Philippines Temple

Normando Ong and Leticia Ong

Cobán Guatemala Temple*

Felix Rosales Choc and Esmeralda de Rosales

Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple

Walter Johnson and Janette Johnson

Concepción Chile Temple

Gabriel Pérez Benavides and Margot Faúndez de Pérez

Copenhagen Denmark Temple

Glen Tommy Michael Helmstad and Cecilia Helmstad

Córdoba Argentina Temple

Jorge E. Detlefsen and Adriana M. Salomón Detlefsen

Denver Colorado Temple

Allen L. Paulsen and Sara T. Paulsen

Deseret Peak Utah Temple*

Kenneth L. Hale and Jennie Hale

Draper Utah Temple

Dirk A. Cotterell and Lilly Ann Cotterell

Fortaleza Brazil Temple

Francisco J. da Silva and Maria Eronilde Vieira da Silva

Freiberg Germany Temple

Holger Rakow and Stephanie Rakow

Fukuoka Japan Temple

Seiichiro Utagawa and Mayumi Utagawa

The Gila Valley Temple

Brian Kartchner and Lynda Gail Kartchner

Guatemala City Guatemala Temple

Hugo Valenzuela Ovando and Vilma Flores de Valenzuela

Helsinki Finland Temple

Ville Kervinen and Leena Kervinen

Hermosillo Sonora Mexico Temple

Alfredo Zanudo Urrea and Guadalupe de Zanudo

Houston Texas Temple

 Keith H. Kuttler and Kathy A. Kuttler

Indianapolis Indiana Temple

Patrick E. Connolly and Lisa June Connolly

Johannesburg South Africa Temple

Howard N. Kingsley and Jennifer Kingsley

Kansas City Missouri Temple

Creed R. Jones and Renel Jones

Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple

Jean-Jacques Alingi Egombe-O’Lioba and Therese Egombe

Laie Hawaii Temple

Billy Casey Jr. and Kanani H. K. Casey

Las Vegas Nevada Temple

Hal C. Kendrick and Julie Kendrick

Manaus Brazil Temple

Ivanilson Cavalcante and Laura Cavalcante

Mendoza Argentina Temple*

Rubén S. Tidei and Maria Tidei

Mesa Arizona Temple

Richard M. Gulbrandsen and Karen S. Gulbrandsen

Montevideo Uruguay Temple

Juan Pera Maidana and María Fiorina De Cunto

Monticello Utah Temple

Scott Boyle and Cassie Boyle

Oaxaca Mexico Temple

Adán Serrano Guzmán and Idalia de Serrano

Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple

Michael Cannon and Shauna Cannon

Palmyra New York Temple

Daniel Kimbler and Karen Kimbler

Papeete Tahiti Temple

Benjamin T. Sinjoux and Christine Sinjoux

Payson Utah Temple

Lynn A. Gilbert and Cindy B. Gilbert

Pocatello Idaho Temple

M. Dirk Driscoll and Dayna Driscoll

Porto Alegre Brazil Temple

Jorge H. Brehm and Gloria M. Brehm

Recife Brazil Temple

Sergio L. Carboni and Edite Liana Carboni

Redlands California Temple

Greg Bishop and Nadette Bishop

Regina Saskatchewan Temple

Doug Robertson and Donna Robertson

Rome Italy Temple

Daniele Lui and Settimia Lucia Petarra

Sacramento California Temple

Ned P. Telford and Karen Telford

Salta Argentina Temple*

Guillermo Francisco De Sousa and Mercedes De Sousa

Salvador Brazil Temple*

Vicente B. de Oliveira Filho and Inês de Oliveira

San José Costa Rica Temple

Enrique Alberto Flores Garcia and Anayancy Maria de Flores

San Pedro Sula Honduras Temple*

Ricardo Valladares Banegas and Eleana de Valladares

São Paulo Brazil Temple

Reinaldo Barreto and Glaucia R. C. Barreto

St. Louis Missouri Temple

Robert W. Jones and Alessandra Maria Jones

Sydney Australia Temple

Joseph Saikaly and Denise Saikaly

Taipei Taiwan Temple

Tsai, Wen Fang and Li, Mei Jung

Tallahassee Florida Temple*

Douglas Gilbert and Kathy Gilbert

The Gila Valley Arizona Temple

Brian James Kartchner and Lynda Gail Sherman Kartchner

The Hague Netherlands Temple

Buddy Gout and Astrid Beryl Gout-Spagl

Tijuana Mexico Temple

Carlos Tom Prince and Ema de Tom

Trujillo Peru Temple

Roy D. Harline and Maria Estela Harline

Tuxtla Gutiérrez Mexico Temple

Edgar Flores Prieto and Gabriela A. de Flores

Vancouver British Columbia Temple

Brian Leavitt and Brenda Leavitt

Veracruz Mexico Temple

José A. González Ramos and Sofía Arguelles Martínez de González

Villahermosa Mexico Temple

Fernando Chiu Jiménez and Maria del Carmen de Chiu

Washington D.C. Temple

Peter K. Christensen and Toby E. Christensen

Winnipeg Manitoba Temple

Douglas Englot and Val Englot

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