Scott D. Whiting
|Scott D. Whiting|
|First Quorum of the Seventy|
|March 31, 2012|
|Born||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.
In April 1984, Whiting married Jeri Lynn Olson. They have five children.
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- "LDS First Presidency announces area leadership assignments", Church News, 2 May 2015.