Scott D. Whiting

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Scott D. Whiting
First Quorum of the Seventy
March 31, 2012 (2012-03-31)
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Born Scott Duane Whiting
April 1961
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Scott Duane Whiting (born April 1961) has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since 2012. He is a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy.

Whiting was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a young man, he served as a full-time church missionary in the Japan Tokyo North Mission. After his mission, he completed a bachelor's degree in Japanese at Brigham Young University and a juris doctorate from the McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific.

Whiting moved to Kailua, Hawaii and became the vice president and in-house counsel for Molokai Ranch; in 2001, he became the president and CEO.[1]

In the LDS Church, Whiting has served as a bishop, stake president, and area seventy. He became a general authority and a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy at the LDS Church's spring 2012 general conference. As a general authority, he has served as a counselor in the presidency of the Asia North Area and has been the area's president since August 2015.[2]

In April 1984, Whiting married Jeri Lynn Olson. They have five children.

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