Relief Society General Presidency
Sustained in March 2012
On March 31, 2012, the Relief Society general presidency was reorganized. Linda K. Burton was sustained as the Relief Society general president. Carole M. Stephens was sustained as first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, and Linda S. Reeves was sustained as second counselor.
“Our presidency’s earnest hope for all of Heavenly Father’s daughters is that we will increase our faith in Jesus Christ by focusing on the power of His Atonement, cheerfully keep our covenants to strengthen our families, and work in unity with the priesthood to reach out and rescue those in need.”
Relief Society General Office
76 North Main
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150
Linda K. Burton
Relief Society General President
Sister Linda K. Burton was serving as a member of the Relief Society general board when she received her call to serve as the organization’s president. In her Church callings, she spent three years serving with her husband as he presided over the Korea Seoul West Mission. They returned from Korea in 2010. She also served on the Primary general board, and in various callings in the Young Women, Primary, Sunday School and as a seminary teacher.
She studied elementary education at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and is married to Craig P. Burton. They have six children and 19 grandchildren.
Carole M. Stephens
First Counselor, Relief Society General Presidency
Sister Carole M. Stephens was also serving on the Relief Society general board when she accepted the call to serve as first counselor in the general presidency. She has also served as stake and ward Relief Society president, ward Relief Society counselor, teacher and homemaking leader, ward Young Women president, member of a ward Primary presidency, Primary teacher, Cub Scout leader, Church-service missionary and seminary teacher.
She attended Weber State University in Ogden, Utah and is currently a member of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, where she serves as the Farr West camp captain.
She is married to Martin R. Stephens. They are the parents of six children and 15 grandchildren.
Linda S. Reeves
Second Counselor, Relief Society General Presidency
Sister Linda S. Reeves was serving as the first counselor in her ward’s Relief Society when she was called to serve in the Relief Society general presidency. Previously she served with her husband when he was president of the California Riverside Mission. She also served as stake Relief Society president, ward Young Women president, ward Young Single Adult advisor, Sunday School teacher, and Primary chorister.
She graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science degree in special education. She is married to Melvyn K. Reeves and they are the parents of 13 children.
General Relief Society Board
|Melinda E. Barlow||Robin F. Bonham||Anne H. Clegg|
|Ana De Agostini||Stacey H. Edgington||Sandra Rogers|
|Elizabeth D. Rose||Laraine S. Swenson||Maria Luisa Torres|