President Henry B. Eyring announced the following changes to Church leadership during the Saturday afternoon session of the October 2019 General Conference.

As reported by the Church Newsroom:

The following General Authority Seventies were released and given emeritus status:

The following Area Seventies were released:

  • Julio C. Acosta
  • Blake R. Alder
  • Alain L. Allard
  • Omar A. Alvarez
  • Taiichi Aoba
  • Carlos F. Arredondo
  • Aley K. Auna Jr.
  • Grant C. Bennett
  • Michael H. Bourne
  • Rómulo V. Cabrera
  • Wilson B. Calderón
  • Hernando Camargo
  • José C. F. Campos
  • Nicolás Castañeda
  • Walter Chatora
  • Zeno Chow
  • Robert J. Dudfield
  • J. Kevin Ence
  • Meliula M. Fata
  • K. Mark Frost
  • Claude R. Gamiette
  • Maurício G. Gonzaga
  • Leonard D. Greer
  • Jose L. Isaguirre
  • Tae Gul Jung
  • Sergio L. Krasnoselsky
  • Milan F. Kunz
  • Bryan R. Larsen
  • G. Kenneth Lee
  • Geraldo Lima
  • W. Jean-Pierre Lono
  • Khumbulani Mdletshe
  • Dale H. Munk
  • Norman R. Nemrow
  • Yutaka Onda
  • Wolfgang Pilz
  • Raimundo Pacheco De Pinho
  • Gennady N. Podvodov
  • Abraham E. Quero
  • Marco A. Rais
  • Steven K. Randall
  • Francisco J. Ruiz de Mendoza
  • Edwin A. Sexton
  • Raúl H. Spitale
  • C. Walter Treviño
  • ‘Aisake K. Tukuafu
  • Juan A. Urra
  • Raul S. Villanueva
  • Leonard Woo

And the following men were called as Area Seventies:

Michel J. Carter, 65, Lac-Brome, Canada; retired; Montreal Quebec Temple president; former bishop, counselor in a bishopric, branch president, high councilor, counselor in a mission presidency, mission president and stake president. Wife, Danielle D.; five children.

Alfred Kyungu, 52, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Church Family History Manager; recently released as president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Mbuji-Mayi Mission; former counselor in a bishopric, high councilor and counselor in a stake presidency. Wife, Lucie; three children.

R. Pepper Murray, 60, Bountiful, Utah; Orthopedic Surgeon, self-employed; Salt Lake Married Student 2nd Stake president; former bishop, high councilor and counselor in a stake presidency. Wife, Rachelle; three children.

Ryan K. Olsen , 44, Salt Lake City, Utah; Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Moreton & Company; recently released as president of the Uruguay Montevideo West Mission; former bishop, counselor in a bishopric, high councilor, stake mission president and stake president. Wife, Julie; four children.

Iotua Tune, 60, Taborio, Kiribati; MLS Coordinator, Presiding Bishopric Office, Temporal Affairs; first counselor of the Marshall Islands/Kiribati Mission presidency; former bishop, branch president, district president and stake president. Wife, Maii Toanimatang; seven children.