The First Presidency of the LDS Church announced a new Relief Society General Presidency, a reorganized Primary General Presidency and six new General Authority Seventies during the Saturday afternoon session of the 187th Annual General Conference.
Sister Jean B. Bingham was released as first counselor in the Primary General Presidency and called as the 17th Relief Society General President, with Sister Sharon Eubank as first counselor and Sister Reyna I. Aburto as second counselor.
Sister Eubank was employed as the director of LDS Charities, the church’s humanitarian organization, at the time of her call, and will continue in this role while serving in her new calling.
Sister Bonnie H. Cordon was released as second counselor in the Primary General Presidency and sustained as first counselor, and Sister Cristina B. Franco was called as second counselor.
Elders Taylor G. Godoy and John C. Pingree Jr. were released as Area Seventies and called as new General Authority Seventies, along with Elders Joni L. Koch, Adilson de Paula Parrella, Brian K. Taylor and Taniela B. Wakolo. The First Presidency also called 36 Area Seventies.