News Release

Church Announces New Leadership Assignments Including Changes to Pacific Area Presidency

Among several announcements made this week by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were a number of new assignments for the Church’s Area Presidencies around the world, including in the Pacific Area.

Elder O. Vincent Haleck will continue as Area President when the changes come into effect in August.


Elder Ian S. Ardern has been assigned as First Counselor in the Pacific Area Presidency, succeeding Elder Craig A. Cardon.


Elder K. Brett Nattress has been assigned as Second Counselor in the Area Presidency, succeeding Elder Ardern in that assignment.

Read more in the Deseret News.

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