List of general officers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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The following individuals are general officers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). General officers of the LDS Church are distinguished from general authorities; all general officers are members of a presidency of a general auxiliary organization of the church.

Primary[edit]

Name Position Began tenure Age
Rosemary M. Wixom General president 2010-04-032010-04-03 66[1][2]
Cheryl A. Esplin First counselor 2015-04-042015-04-04 70[3][4][5][6]
Mary R. Durham Second counselor 2015-04-042015-04-04 61[6]

Wixom serves as a member of the church's Temple and Family History Executive Council.[7]

Relief Society[edit]

Name Position Began tenure Age
Linda K. Burton General president 2012-03-312012-03-31 62
Carole M. Stephens First counselor 2012-03-312012-03-31 58
Linda S. Reeves Second counselor 2012-03-312012-03-31 64

Burton is a member of the Boards of Trustees/Education of the Church Educational System, as well as a member of the Executive Committee of the Boards. She also serves as a member of the Priesthood and Family Executive Council. This was previously called the Priesthood Executive Council.[7]

Sunday School[edit]

Name Position Began tenure Age
Tad R. Callister[8] General president 2014-04-052014-04-05 69[9]
Devin G. Durrant First counselor[10][11][12] 2015-06-122015-06-12[11] 54[9]
Brian K. Ashton Second counselor[10][11] 2015-06-122015-06-12[11] 46[13]

Young Men[edit]

Name Position Began tenure Age
Stephen W. Owen General president 2015-04-042015-04-04[6] 57
Douglas D. Holmes First counselor 2015-04-042015-04-04[6] 54
M. Joseph Brough Second counselor 2015-04-042015-04-04[6] 51

Young Women[edit]

Name Position Began tenure Age
Bonnie L. Oscarson General president 2013-04-062013-04-06[14] 64
Carol F. McConkie First counselor 2013-04-062013-04-06[14] 63
Neill F. Marriott Second counselor 2013-04-062013-04-06[14] 67

Oscarson is a member of the Boards of Trustees/Education of the Church Educational System. She also serves as a member of the church's Missionary Executive Council.[7]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ “Rosemary M. Wixom,” Liahona, May 2010, p. 143.
  2. ^ Divine Identity Inspires New Primary President
  3. ^ “Cheryl A. Esplin,” Liahona, May 2010, p. 144.
  4. ^ Cheryl A. Esplin: Always involved in His great work
  5. ^ Esplin served as Second Counselor from April 2010 until April 2015.
  6. ^ a b c d e "New General Authorities, Young Men Presidency and Primary Presidency Changes Announced", Mormon Newsroom, April 4, 2015.
  7. ^ a b c Weaver, Sarah Jane (19 August 2015). "Women to take part on general Church councils". Church News. .
  8. ^ Callister served in the Second Quorum of the Seventy from April 2008 to April 2014, and as a member of the Presidency of the Seventy from August 2011 to April 2014.
  9. ^ a b New General Authorities, New Sunday School General Presidency Announced, LDS Newsroom. 5 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  10. ^ a b "Church calls new member of Sunday School general presidency". Church News. 12 June 2015. .
  11. ^ a b c d "Church Calls New Member of Sunday School General Presidency", Mormon Newsroom, June 12, 2015.
  12. ^ Durrant was sustained as Callister's Second Counselor in April 2014, where he served until being announced as the First Counselor in June 2015.
  13. ^ Brian K. Ashton: New Counselor in the Sunday School General Presidency, Church News, 26 June 2015.
  14. ^ a b c "First Presidency Announces New Young Women General Presidency", news release, 2013-04-06.

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