We drove to Ponta Grossa in heavy rain today to meet with our mission leaders from the interior. Sister Cordon presented a wonderful training on Teaching People, Not Lessons and gave specific instruction on teaching families in their homes. (Front row, l to r: Elder Burright, Pres. & Sister Cordon, Elder Holliday; Second row: Elders Alexandre, Rodrigues, Joas, Dow, Thorpe, Medeiros, W. Pereira, Dos Santos; Back row: Elders Hugo, Palmer, Clift, Miranda, Christensen, Halgren, Cannon)
Derek Lane Cordon and Bonnie Hillam Cordon are the parents of four children and are currently presiding over the Brazil Curitiba Mission; They are from the Bridlewood Ward, Bountiful Utah Orchard Stake. President Cordon served as a missionary in the Argentina Cordoba Mission from 1982-83. At the time of his calling he was a Director at Omniture, an Adobe Company. Born in Upland, Calif., to Nolan Ralph and Roberta Larsen Cordon.
Sister Cordon served as a missionary in the Portugal Lisbon Mission. Born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Harold Gordon and Carol Lois Rasmussen Hillam.