Alejandro Portal Campos was born to Pedro Alejandro Portal and Luisa Teresa Campos de Portal in Caracas, Venezuela. He married Beatriz Del Carmen Vargas and they are parents of six children.
He attended several universities.
He served as mission president, regional representative, district president and bishop.
In 1994, the Portals were members of the Maracaibo Central Ward, Maracaibo Venezuela Central Stake. President Portal was director of the Maracaibo Institute of Religion when he accepted the call to serve as president of the Missionary Training Center in Peru.
“FYI: For Your Information,” “Noche De Logros” in Maracaibo, New Era, Jan. 1975, 48
“News of the Church,” Nine New Missions Formed, Fifty Mission Presidents Called Ensign, Aug. 1977, 76.
“News of the Church,” Church Announces Five New Temples, Ensign, May 1984, 102
“I am still trembling with emotion from listening to the announcement of a temple in Bogota,”
“News of the Church,” Venezuela, Land of Grace By Alejandro Portal Campos, Ensign, Mar. 2000, 77.
Popup note Ensign, March 2000
Alejandro Portal Campos is the former director of public affairs for Venezuela.