General Authorities and General Officers

Elder Steven E. Snow

First Quorum of the Seventy

Elder Steven E. Snow was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on March 31, 2001. He previously served as a member of the Presidency of the Seventy from 2007 to 2012. During that time he had supervisory responsibility for the Utah Areas as well as the North America Central Area. He has also served as Executive Director of the Priesthood and Family Department and as President of the Africa Southeast Area of the Church. He is currently serving as Church Historian and Recorder and is the Executive Director of the Church History Department.

Prior to his call to serve as a full-time General Authority of the Church, Elder Snow was a senior partner in the Utah law firm of Snow Nuffer. Elder Snow has been actively involved in supporting education, having served as a member and president of his local school board, chairman of the Utah State Board of Regents, and chairman of the Western States Commission of Higher Education.

The St. George, Utah, native attended Dixie College and earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting at Utah State University and his law degree at Brigham Young University.

Elder Snow has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the North German Mission, bishop, stake president, mission president of the California San Fernando Mission (1994–1997), and as an Area Seventy in the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy for the Utah South Area.

Steven Erastus Snow was born in St. George, Utah, on November 23, 1949. He married Phyllis Squire in June 1971. They are the parents of four sons.

Recent articles, addresses, and speeches

HopeApril 2011 General Conference

Get On with Our LivesApril 2009 General Conference

ServiceOctober 2007 General Conference

GratitudeOctober 2001 General Conference

All General Conference talks by Steven E. Snow

Full Name Steven E. Snow

Born 1949

Place of Birth St. George, Utah, United States