New Mission Presidents—Africa West Area

New Mission Presidents—Africa West Area

Benin Cotonou Mission

Pierre-Paul Morin, 61, and Colette R. Morin, nine children, Sainte-Foy Branch, Longueuil Québec Stake, succeeding President Robert F. Weed and Sister Rebecca H. Weed. Brother Morin serves as a stake president and is a former counselor in a mission presidency, district president, branch president, seminary teacher, and missionary in the Belgium Brussels Mission. Financial planner, National Bank of Canada. Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to Jean-Jacques Morin and Gisèle Picard Morin.

Sister Morin serves as a counselor in a stake Primary presidency and is a former branch Primary president, branch Relief Society president, Sunday School teacher, and institute teacher. Born in Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada, to Georges-Henri Riverin and Thérèse Boivin Riverin.

Cote d’Ivoire Abidjan Mission

Marc Sahy, 55, and Akassiba Marie Sahy, seven children, Jean Folly Ward, Port-Bouet Cote d’Ivoire Stake, succeeding President Z. Dominique Dekaye and Sister Nathalie B. Dekaye. Brother Sahy serves as a stake president and is a former counselor in a stake presidency, bishop, branch president, youth and young single adult activities committee chairman, and temple ordinance worker. Manager, Sidai. Born in Assinie to Alphonse Sahy and Catherine Ehuia Magnan.

Sister Sahy serves as a temple ordinance worker and is a former ward Primary president and counselor in a ward Relief Society presidency. Born in Dabou to Akegnan Arsene Avo and Bosoma Amichia.

Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission

Anthony Mua Kaku, 52, and Doe Akua Afriyie Kaku, five children, Abura Ward, Cape Coast Ghana Stake. Succeeding President Philip K. Xaxagbe and Sister Agnes Y. Xaxagbe. Brother Kaku is a stake president and former high councilor, stake mission president, bishop, district clerk, and missionary in the Ghana Accra Mission. Coordinator, Seminaries and Institutes of Religion. Born in Nawule, Western Region, Ghana, to Joseph Ennor–Blay Kaku and Mary Ablemah Arizi.

Sister Kaku is a seminary teacher and is a former counselor in a stake Young Women presidency, branch Young Women president, counselor in a branch Relief Society presidency, family history consultant, and missionary in the Ghana Accra Mission. Born in Aveyime-Battor, Volta Region, Ghana, to Samuel Awuku Awudetsey and Stella Yaa Norgbodzi.

            Cote d’Ivoire Abidjan West Mission

Marcel Gueï, 39, and Rosine Marthe Dahigo Gueï, four children, Niangon 3rd Ward, Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire Niangon Stake: Cote d’Ivoire Abidjan West Mission. Brother Gueï is currently serving as a stake president and is a former bishop, counselor in a bishopric, elders quorum president, ward mission leader and ward Sunday School teacher. Chief operator of an oil refinery. Born in Mbrago, Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire, to Josef Gueï and Tahou Henrique Gueï.

Sister Gueï is a former ward Young Women president and counselor in ward Relief Society and Primary presidencies. Born in Lakota, Divo, Cote D’Ivoire, to Tahugo Sokto German and Gahie Odio German.

            Ghana Accra Mission

David Louis Heid, 63, and Delynn Susan Parry Heid, three children, Fallbrook 2nd Ward, Vista California Stake: Ghana Accra Mission, succeeding President Daniel K Judd and Sister Kaye Judd. Brother Heid serves as a high priests group leader assistant and is a former PEF missionary in the Africa West Area (Ghana), counselor in a stake presidency, bishop, stake mission president, stake Young Men president, seminary teacher and missionary in the South Africa Mission. Educator and coach. Born in Seattle, Wash., to Elmer Louis and Bonnie Jean Paris Heid.

Sister Heid serves as a stake public affairs director and is a former PEF missionary in Ghana, ward Primary president, counselor in a ward Young Women presidency, ward missionary, temple ordinance worker and seminary teacher. Born in Alhambra, Calif., to Richard Keith and Shirley Ruth Parry.

            Ghana Cape Coast Mission

R. Scott Stevenson, 57, and Marion Penelope Speir Stevenson, five children, Lake Oswego Ward, Lake Oswego Oregon Stake: Ghana Cape Coast Mission, succeeding President Jeffrey L. Shulz and Sister Lynnette Shulz. Brother Stevenson is a former stake president, bishop, counselor in a stake presidency, high councilor, temple ordinance worker, seminary teacher and missionary in the Sweden Göteborg Mission. Chief Financial Officer, Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc. Born in Henderson, Nev., to William Leon and Winnie Nell Heywood Stevenson.

Sister Stevenson serves as a Primary teacher and is a former counselor in a stake Primary presidency, ward Primary president, ward Young Women adviser and ward missionary. Born in Santo Andre, São Paulo, Brazil, to Andre Marcel and Else Thera Joyce Briet Spier.