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
Joy D. Jones General president 2016-04-022016-04-02[1] 63[2]
Bonnie H. Cordon[3][1] First counselor 2017-04-012017-04-01[4] 53[2]
Cristina B. Franco Second counselor 2017-04-012017-04-01[4] 59[5][6]

Jones serves as a member of the church's Temple and Family History Executive Council.[7] Cordon serves as an adviser to the church magazines[8]

Relief Society[edit]

Name Position Began tenure Age
Jean B. Bingham General president 2017-04-012017-04-01[4] 65[2]
Sharon Eubank First counselor 2017-04-012017-04-01[4] 54[9][10]
Reyna I. Aburto Second counselor 2017-04-012017-04-01[4] 54[11][12]

Bingham is a member of the Church Board of Education and Boards of Trustees, as well as a member of the Executive Committee of the Boards.[13] She also serves as a member of the Priesthood and Family Executive Council.[14] This was previously called the Priesthood Executive Council.[15][16] Eubank serves as an adviser to the church magazines.[17]

Sunday School[edit]

Name Position Began tenure Age
Tad R. Callister[18] General president 2014-04-052014-04-05 72[19]
Devin G. Durrant First counselor[20][21][22] 2015-06-122015-06-12[21] 57[19]
Brian K. Ashton Second counselor[20][21] 2015-06-122015-06-12[21] 48[23]

Ashton serves as an adviser to the Ensign, New Era, Friend, and Liahona magazines.[24]

Young Men[edit]

Name Position Began tenure Age
Stephen W. Owen General president 2015-04-042015-04-04[25] 59
Douglas D. Holmes First counselor 2015-04-042015-04-04[25] 56
M. Joseph Brough Second counselor 2015-04-042015-04-04[25] 53

Owen is a member of the Church Board of Education and Boards of Trustees.[13] Holmes serves as an adviser to the Ensign, New Era, Friend, and Liahona magazines.[26]

Young Women[edit]

Name Position Began tenure Age
Bonnie L. Oscarson General president 2013-04-062013-04-06[27] 67
Carol F. McConkie First counselor 2013-04-062013-04-06[27] 65
Neill F. Marriott Second counselor 2013-04-062013-04-06[27] 70

Oscarson is a member of the Church Board of Education and Boards of Trustees.[13] She also serves as a member of the church's Missionary Executive Council.[16] McConkie serves as an assistant editor of the Ensign, New Era, Friend, and Liahona magazines.[28]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "First Presidency Announces New Primary General Presidency", Newsroom, LDS Church, 2016-04-02 
  2. ^ a b c Meet the new Primary General Presidency, Church News, 7 April 2016. Retrieved 8 April 2016
  3. ^ Served as second counselor from April 2016 to April 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d e First Presidency Announces New Relief Society General Presidency: New member of Primary General Presidency also called, LDS Church Newsroom, 1 April 2017.
  5. ^ Exact date unknown
  6. ^ New Primary general presidency member Sister Christina B. Franco knows "With the Lord, we can do anything", Deseret News, 20 July 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  7. ^ While the transferal of Jones' assignment still lacks a specific source reference, it is generally understood that she inherited this assignment when she became the Primary General President, as this role was previously held by Rosemary M. Wixom.
  8. ^ Ensign, August 2017, pg. 3.
  9. ^ Exact date unknown.
  10. ^ Sharon Eubank's leap of faith led her to LDS Charities, Relief Society general leadership, Deseret News, 29 June 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  11. ^ Exact date unknown.
  12. ^ Sister Reyna I. Aburto: New Relief Society leader says the gospel was something she didn't know she needed, Deseret News, 12 July 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  13. ^ a b c CES Administration, lds.org. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  14. ^ West, Camille (25 August 2017). "Church Announces the Come Follow Me for Melchizedek Priesthood and Relief Society". Church News. 
  15. ^ While the transferal of Bingham's assignments lack a specific source reference, it is generally understood that she inherited the assignments previously held by Linda K. Burton.
  16. ^ a b Weaver, Sarah Jane (19 August 2015). "Women to take part on general Church councils". Church News. .
  17. ^ Ensign, August 2017, pg. 3.
  18. ^ 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.
  19. ^ a b New General Authorities, New Sunday School General Presidency Announced, LDS Newsroom. 5 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014.
  20. ^ a b "Church calls new member of Sunday School general presidency". Church News. 12 June 2015. .
  21. ^ a b c d "Church Calls New Member of Sunday School General Presidency", Mormon Newsroom, June 12, 2015.
  22. ^ Durrant was sustained as Callister's Second Counselor in April 2014, where he served until being announced as the First Counselor in June 2015.
  23. ^ Brian K. Ashton: New Counselor in the Sunday School General Presidency, Church News, 26 June 2015.
  24. ^ Ensign, November 2015, pg. 2.
  25. ^ a b c "New General Authorities, Young Men Presidency and Primary Presidency Changes Announced", Mormon Newsroom, April 4, 2015.
  26. ^ Ensign, Nov. 2015, p. 2
  27. ^ a b c "First Presidency Announces New Young Women General Presidency", news release, 2013-04-06.
  28. ^ Ensign, Nov. 2015, p. 2.

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