Elder Allan F. Packer
Elder Allan F. Packer was sustained a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 5, 2008, at age 59. At the time of his call, he had been serving as a member of the Young Men general board. He has served as an Assistant Executive Director of the Family History Department and is currently serving as Executive Director of that department.
Elder Packer received a bachelor of science degree in electronics technology from Brigham Young University in 1973. After graduation, he worked for such companies as Boeing, Eaton-Kenway, and Auto Soft Corporation. He has been the Vice President and Chief Information Officer at O.C. Tanner, Vice President of Enterprise Information Systems at MyFamily.com, and Vice President of Information Systems and Technology at iLumin. At the time of his call as a General Authority, he was an in-field representative for the Missionary Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Elder Packer has been involved in many civic and community activities. He has served as chairman of the Little Cottonwood Creek Community Council. He also served as the executive committee and district chairman for the Great Salt Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America and was awarded the Silver Beaver award.
Elder Packer has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Andes Mission, high councilor, bishop, Scoutmaster, stake president’s counselor, mission president (Spain Malaga Mission), and Young Men general board member.
Allan Forrest Packer was born in Brigham City, Utah, on July 7, 1948. He married Terri Anne Bennett in June 1970. They are the parents of eight children and have twenty-five grandchildren.
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Full Name Allan F. Packer
Born July 7, 1948
Place of Birth Brigham City, Utah, United States