General Auxiliaries

Sister Carol F. McConkie

First Counselor in the Young Women General Presidency

Carol F. McConkie was born in Spokane, Washington, USA. During her youth and childhood she lived in Delaware, New York, and Arizona, USA. She graduated from Arizona State University in English Education where she met her husband, Oscar W. McConkie III. They were married in the Mesa Arizona Temple and now have seven children and 24 grandchildren.

Prior to her call as first counselor in the Young Women general presidency, Sister McConkie was a member of the Young Women general board. From 2005–2008, she served with her husband when he was mission president of the California San Jose Mission. She has also served in ward Primary and Relief Society presidencies and as ward Young Women president. Sister McConkie rejoices in the beauty and nobility of virtuous young women who radiate the light of the gospel. She loves the scriptures and believes “the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever” (Isaiah 32:17).

General conference talks

The Soul’s Sincere DesireOctober 2016 General Conference

Here to Serve a Righteous CauseOctober 2015 General Conference

Live according to the Words of the ProphetsOctober 2014 General Conference

All General Conference talks by Carol F. McConkie

Full Name Carol F. McConkie


Place of Birth Spokane, Washington, United States