News Release

New Latter-day Saint Leaders Named, Including Pacific Members

Faapito Auapaau from American Samoa and Paul Whippy from Fiji are among those named today as new leaders in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Faapito Auapaau, 47, American Samoa; Samoa multipack operations manager, Starkist Samoa Co.; currently serving as president of the Pago Pago Samoa Mapusaga Stake; former bishopric member, high councilor, and stake presidency member; wife: Irva; four children.

Paul B. Whippy, 59, Nasese, Fiji; retired; currently serving as counselor in the Fiji Suva Mission presidency; former bishop, branch presidency member, stake presidency member, and stake president; wife: Olive; seven children.

Read about other leadership changes here.

Read other news and announcements from the April General Conference of the Church here.

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