Stephen W. Owen
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|Stephen W. Owen|
|22nd Young Men General President|
|April 4, 2015|
|Called by||Thomas S. Monson|
|Predecessor||David L. Beck|
Stephen Woodruff Owen|
March 22, 1958
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
|Alma mater||University of Utah|
|Parents||Gordon and Carolyn Owen|
Stephen Woodruff Owen (born March 22, 1958) has been the 22nd general president of the Young Men organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since April 2015. As of August 2017, Owen also serves on the Church Board of Education and Boards of Trustees.
Owen was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Gordon and Carolyn Owen. He married Jane Stringham in the Provo Utah Temple in 1979; they are the parents of five children. Owen has a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Utah and owns a Great Harvest Bread Company franchise in Provo, Utah.
As a young man, Owen served as a missionary in the LDS Church's Texas San Antonio Mission. He served as president of the California Arcadia Mission from 2005 to 2008. He has also served in the church as a scout leader, ward Young Men president, bishop, stake high councilor, and stake president.
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- "Get to know the 5 new General Authorities, 4 new auxiliary leaders of the LDS Church", Deseret News, April 8, 2015.
- "New mission presidents", Church News, January 15, 2005.
|The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints titles|
David L. Beck
| Young Men General President
April 4, 2015 -