Scott D. Whiting
|Scott D. Whiting|
|First Quorum of the Seventy|
|March 31, 2012|
|Called by||Thomas S. Monson|
Scott Duane Whiting|
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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.
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.
Whiting married Jeri Lin Olson in April 1984 and they are the parents of five children.
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