General Young Women Leaders

Young Women General Presidency
Sustained March 31, 2018


Young Women General Office
76 North Main
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-1702

Email: youngwomen@ldschurch.org


Bonnie H. Cordon

Young Women General President

Bonnie H. Cordon

Bonnie H. Cordon was serving as the First Counselor in the Primary General Presidency when she received her call to serve as the Young Women General President. In her Church callings, she served with her husband when he was the mission president for the Brazil Curitiba Mission. She also served a full-time mission in the Portugal Lisbon Mission and has enjoyed serving in ward and stake Primary, Young Women, Relief Society, nursery, and seminary.   

She received a bachelor’s degree in education from Brigham Young University and is married to Derek Cordon. They are the parents of four children and grandparents of three.

She has worked in management and managed her own business. Sister Cordon likes to spend time with her family hiking, skiing, and even scuba diving.

 

Michelle D. Craig

First Counselor, Young Women General Presidency

MIchelle D. Craig

Michelle D. Craig was called to serve as the First Counselor in the Young Women General Presidency in March 2018. She has served in many areas including Primary, Young Women, and Relief Society, along with serving as a temple ordinance worker and Gospel Doctrine teacher. Sister Craig served a mission in the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Mission.

She received a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Brigham Young University and is married to E. Boyd Craig. They have three children and six grandchildren. She loves family history, temple work, reading, and simple traditions that create lasting memories with family.

 

Becky Craven

Second Counselor, Young Women General Presidency

Becky Craven

Becky Craven was called to serve as the Second Counselor in the Young Women General Presidency on March 31, 2018.

Sister Craven’s parents joined the Church when she was four years old while her father, a career Army officer, was stationed at Ft. Bliss, Texas. She received a bachelor’s degree in interior design from Brigham Young University.

Sister Craven and her husband are the parents of five children and have 18 grandchildren.

Mostly recently, Sister Craven was an ordinance worker in the Bountiful Utah Temple. She also served with her husband when he was president of the North Carolina Charlotte Mission.


Carol Lawrence Costley

Carol Lawrence Costley born in London, England to Mavis Gordon and Benjamin Lawrence. Received a master’s degree from Brigham Young University in social work. Worked with individuals and families as an independent services professional. Married Gerald “Jerry” Louis Costley; they have five children and six grandchildren. Served as a counselor in a Young Women and Relief Society presidency and taught gospel doctrine; most recently served as Young Women camp director. Volunteered in her community through a local theater, counseling groups and with the Disabled Rights Action Committee.

Elizabeth Jane Darger

Elizabeth Jane Darger born in Cincinnati, Ohio to Anne Carroll Peterson and Stanford Parley Darger, Jr. Received a bachelor’s degree in family sciences and a masters degree in school counseling psychology, both from Brigham Young University. Works as the senior associate athletic director at BYU. Served as a part-time service missionary in LDS Distribution Services from 2003 to 2004. Served as a Relief Society president, Relief Society instructor, nursery leader, gospel doctrine teacher; most recent calling as a counselor in a Young Women presidency. Volunteers on the leadership team of the NCAA Common Ground initiative.

Vicki G. Jackman

Vicki G. Jackman born in Logan, Utah to Sally Taylor and Kenneth Glauser. Received a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from Brigham Young University. Married to Brad Jackman; they have six children, 21 grandchildren. Served as a senior couple missionary with her husband from 2015-2017 in the England London Mission. Has served as a stake and ward Young Women president, Young Women camp director and gospel doctrine teacher; at the time of her call was serving as stake Relief Society president. Has served in her community in the PTA and with the Food and Care Coalition.

Shelby Killpack

Shelby Killpack born in Santa Barbara, California to Doremis Sumter and Harold Williams. Studied family science at Brigham Young University. Married to Chris Daniel Killpack; they have six children and 13 grandchildren. Served with her husband in the Utah Orem Mission from 2015 to 2018. Served as a Young Women president, Primary president, gospel doctrine teacher, Relief Society instructor, stake cultural arts specialist, Young Women camp committee; at the time of her call she was serving as a service missionary for addiction recovery with young single adults. Volunteered with the PTA and as a service missionary at Orem High School Seminary.

Lori Christine Newbold

Lori Christine Newbold born in South Jordan, Utah to Donna Catmull and Reed Newbold. Received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in mental health counseling from University of Phoenix. Works as the director of training services for Seminaries and Institutes of Religion. Served in the Ohio Cincinnati Mission from 2002-2004. Has served as a Young Women president, Relief Society President, Sunday School Teacher, and Young women camp director; at the time of her call was serving as a Relief Society teacher and on the Materials Evaluation Committee for the correlation department.

Shauna Merrill Ogden

Shauna Merrill Ogden born in Santa Monica, California to Suzanne Turner and Steven Merrill. Attended college at Angeles Harbor College and received a medical assistant degree. Owns and operates a medical businesses where she works as a financial officer and manager. Married to Jeffrey Gale Ogden; they have seven children and nine grandchildren. Served as a ward and stake Young Women president, Primary president and counselor, ward Relief Society president; was serving as Relief Society compassionate service leader at the time of her call. Volunteered and served in leadership on the board with the America's Freedom Festival and several other philanthropic, civic, and community organizations.

Amy Wright

Amy Wright born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Joy Bailey and Robert Anderson. Received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in human development and family studies. Worked at Marquette University in the College of Communications where she helped to facilitate an urban journalism camp for inner city youth. Married to James McConkie Wright; they have three children. Has served as a stake Primary president, gospel doctrine teacher, various auxiliary presidencies and Scouting; most recently served as a Sunday School teacher. Volunteered with the PTA, Spectrum Program and at Huntsman Cancer Institute.