We picked up our new missionaries today and we are proud to say that now our mission has yet another country represented. Amongst our new missionaries we received back row, l to r: Elders Yesquen (Lima, Peru), Elder Poe (Olympia, Washington), Elder Franco (Canaa dos Carajas, Para, Brasil), Elder Haycock (Sandy, Utah), Elder Stauffer (West Jordan, Utah), Elder Rodriguez (Sao Carlos, S.P., Brasil), Elder Affonso (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil), and Elder Lake (Wilsonville, Oregon).
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.