General Authorities

Elder Marcus B. Nash

First Quorum of the Seventy

Elder Marcus B. Nash was called to serve as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 1, 2006. He was an Area Seventy in the North America Northwest Area when he was called to be a General Authority. He has previously served as president of the South America West Area and as president of the South America Northwest Area. He is currently serving as the assistant of the North America Southeast Area, as well as an assistant Executive Director of the Church History Department.

Elder Nash graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in international relations and earned a law degree from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU. He was a partner in a major Seattle law firm at the time of his call as a Seventy.

Elder Nash has served in many Church callings, including full-time missionary in the El Salvador San Salvador Mission, stake president, bishop, ward Young Men president, elders quorum president, and Gospel Doctrine teacher.

Marcus Bell Nash was born in Seattle, Washington, on March 26, 1957. He married Shelley Hatch Nash in 1979. They are the parents of five children and have five grandchildren.

Recent articles, addresses, and speeches

By Faith All Things Are FulfilledOctober 2012 General Conference

The Great Plan of HappinessOctober 2006 General Conference

All General Conference talks by Marcus B. Nash

Full Name Marcus B. Nash

Born March 26, 1957

Place of Birth Seattle, Washington, United States