Kensington, MD Retiring Washington D.C. North Mission President William D. Price and his companion Sister Sidney Price will be the featured speakers at the Why I Believe Fireside June 17, 2007, at 7 p.m. at the Washington D. C. Temple Visitors’ Center.
President William Price has been serving as the president of the Washington, D. C. North Mission along with his companion Sister Sidney Price. The Washington, D. C. North Mission includes the area of Montgomery County, Maryland, the District of Columbia
and southern Maryland to the Bay. They have served this area for three years and are responsible for 175 young men, young women and senior missionaries. Their tenure is up at the end of June, and they will be leaving North Potomac.
Prior to serving as president of the Washington D. C. North Mission, President Price served with Sister Price for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for two years in the Correlation Department, three-and-a-half years as directors of media hosting,
and eighteen months on a public affairs mission in Nauvoo, Illinois.
After graduating from Brigham Young University in 1969, President Price earned his Master of Science degree in Public Administration and worked for eight years in a variety of legislative and administrative positions for the State of California. He was the president of the Public Research Institute before joining the family photofinishing business in San Diego, California. In 1990 Fuji Photo purchased the business, and he became the president of Fuji TruColor Photo in the western United States. At the time of his call as mission president, he was the director of the Institute of Marketing at Brigham Young University.
Sister Sidney Price earned her degree at Brigham Young University in German and Political Science. She enjoys singing and sang for two years in the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. She has served as president in each of the three women’s auxiliaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as numerous other callings. Sister Price has volunteered in a variety of community programs including seven years as vice-president and board member of the Day’s of ’47 in Salt Lake City, a celebration commemorating the arrival of the Mormon pioneers in the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. President and Sister Price have three children and eight grandchildren.
The fireside June 17, 2007, at 7 p.m., is free of charge and the public is cordially invited. The Washington D. C. Temple Visitors’ Center is open from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily and is located at 9900 Stoneybrook Drive, Kensington, MD 20895. For further information and directions, call 301-587-0144.
This article was prepared by the LDS Newsroom at LDS.org.