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The Relief Society general presidency beginning August 1, 2022, left to right: First Counselor J. Anette Dennis, President Camille N. Johnson, and Second Counselor Kristin M. Yee.

As part of the Saturday afternoon session of the Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, changes were made to the Relief Society and Primary organizations. Six General Authority Seventies were also called.

New Relief Society and Primary leaders begin their service August 1.

President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the callings during the Saturday afternoon session of the conference.

New General Authority Seventies

Mark D. Eddy: Brother Eddy is from Long Beach, California. He was a member of the Twelfth Quorum of the Seventy in the Utah Area. He was president of the Uruguay Montevideo Mission from 2016 to 2019. He and his wife, Annette, have six children.

James W. McConkie III: Brother McConkie is from Salt Lake City. His last church assignment was as stake president. He served as president of the Czech/Slovak Mission from 2013 to 2016. Elder McConkie and his wife, Laurel, have four children.

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The Primary general presidency beginning August 1, 2022, from left: First Counselor Amy Wright, President Susan H. Porter, and Second Counselor Tracy Y. Browning.

Isaac K. Morrison: Brother Morrison was born in Takoradi, Ghana. He was president of the Ghana Cape Coast Mission. Brother Morrison has worked for the church in various capacities since 2004. He and his wife, Hannah, have three children.

Ryan K. Olsen: Elder Olsen is from Provo. He was a member of the Twelfth Quorum of the Seventy in the Utah Area. He was president of the Uruguay Montevideo West Mission from 2016 to 2019. He and his wife, Julie, have four children.

Jonathan S. Schmitt: Brother Schmitt is from Mesa, Arizona. His most recent worship service was in the Eleventh Quorum of the Seventy in the North America Southwest Area. He served as president of the California San Diego Mission from 2014 to 2017. He and his wife, Alexis, have four children.

Brother Denelson Silva: Brother Silva is originally from Recife, Brazil. He was a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy in the Brazil Area at the time of his call. He was president of the Angola Luanda Mission from 2016 to 2019. He and his wife, Regina Maria de Carvalho, have two children.

New Relief Society General Presidency

Sister Camille N. Johnson, President: Sister Johnson served as the Primary general president last year. She and her husband, Douglas, served as a companion and mission president in the Perú Arequipa Mission from 2016 to 2019. When their service ended, Sister Johnson returned to work as an attorney at the law firm Snow, Christensen & Martineau. Johnson earned degrees in English and law from the University of Utah. She and her husband have three sons.

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The six new General Authority Seventies were announced on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Top row, from left: Elder Mark D. Eddy, Elder James W. McConkie III, Elder Isaac K. Morrison. Bottom row, from left: Ryan K. Olsen, Jonathan S. Schmitt, Denelson Silva.

Sister J. Anette Dennis, First Counselor: Sister Dennis has served in many missions, including the Primary General Advisory Council, the Davis County Utah Public Affairs Council, matron of the Guayaquil Ecuador Temple, and companion to her husband in the Utah Mission. west of Guayaquil in Ecuador. She was born in Provo and studied elementary education at Brigham Young University. She and her husband Jorge Dennis have four children and nine grandchildren.

Sister Kristin M. Yee, Second Counselor: Sister Yee works as the leader of the church’s animation team. She was employed by Disney Interactive Studios for 13 years. Her church assignments have included the Primary general advisory council (since 2021), stake and ward Relief Society president, ward Young Women president, and ward teacher. Sunday school. She earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Brigham Young University. She was born in Sacramento, California.

New Primary General Presidency

Sister Susan H. Porter, President: Sister Porter has served as first counselor in the Primary general presidency for the past year. Prior to that, she served on the Relief Society General Advisory Board for four years. She has also served in several teaching and leadership assignments in her local congregation. She and her late husband, Bruce D. Porter of the Seventy (1952-2016), raised their two sons and two daughters in the eastern United States, Germany, and Utah and served missions as church in Russia and the Middle East. Sister Porter attended Brigham Young University and earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry.

Sister Amy Wright, First Counselor: Sister Wright has served as second counselor in the Primary general presidency for the past year. Previously, she served on the Young Women General Advisory Council for three years. She was born in Salt Lake City and earned a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies from the University of Utah. Sister Wright worked at Marquette University at Diederich College of Communications, where she helped lead an urban journalism camp for inner-city youth. She and her husband, James, have three sons. She has been involved in several teaching and leadership assignments in her local congregation.

Sister Tracy Y. Browning, Second Counselor: Sister Browning has served on the Relief Society General Advisory Board since 2018. She was born in New Rochelle, New York, but spent much of her childhood on the Caribbean island of Jamaica, her mother’s birthplace. and his father. She spent 15 years working in the financial industry at Morgan Stanley before joining the church in 2015. Sister Browning currently works as a director of customer service in the church’s Publishing Services Department. She and her husband, Brayden D. Browning, are the parents of a daughter and a son.



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