General Authorities

Elder Gregory A. Schwitzer

Second Quorum of the Seventy

Elder Gregory A. Schwitzer was sustained a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2009, at age 61. Elder Schwitzer spent the first three years of his assignment serving as Area President of the Europe East Area. He currently serves as an assistant Executive Director in the Temple Department.

Elder Schwitzer graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in biology from the University of Utah in 1972. In 1975 he received his medical degree, also from the University of Utah. In 1980 he was named Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah and later became a physician of emergency medicine at Wasatch Emergency Physicians. In 1992 he was named Vice President of Clinical Support Services at Intermountain Health Care and remained there until 2005.

Elder Schwitzer has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the North German Mission, bishop, high councilor, stake president, and president of the Russia Yekaterinburg Mission.

Gregory Allan Schwitzer was born in Ogden, Utah, on April 2, 1948. He married Jo Ann Elizabeth Rawsthorne in 1971 They are the parents of five children and have 19 grandchildren. Elder and Sister Schwitzer reside in Cottonwood Heights, Utah.

Recent articles, addresses, and speeches

Developing Good Judgment and Not Judging OthersApril 2010 General Conference

All General Conference talks by Gregory A. Schwitzer

Full Name Gregory A. Schwitzer

Born April 2, 1948

Place of Birth Ogden, Utah, United States