New Area Seventies Called to Fifth Quorum

  • 13 May 2015

Church members sustained new Area Seventies during the Church’s 185th Annual General Conference. Following is biographical information on new Area Seventies who will serve in the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy.

Elder Bradford C. Bowen, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

Bradford C. Bowen, 63, Idaho Falls, Idaho; retired; former bishop, high councilor, mission president, stake president’s counselor, and stake president; married to Valerie Bowen, five children.

 

Elder Lawrence P. Blunck, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

Lawrence P. Blunck, 58, Canby, Oregon; managing partner, Blunck & Walhood, LLC; former bishop, mission president, and stake president’s counselor; married to Karen Janeece Blunck, four children.

 

Elder Mark A. Bragg, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

Mark A. Bragg, 52, Los Angeles, California; senior vice president, Bank of America; former bishop, high councilor, and stake president; married to Yvonne Bragg, four children.

 

 

Elder Mark P. Durham, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

Mark P. Durham, 63, Salt Lake City, Utah; board chairman, Durham Brands; former bishop, high councilor, stake president’s counselor, and mission president; married to Mary Durham, seven children.

 

Elder Kyle S. McKay, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

Kyle S. McKay, 55, Kaysville, Utah; attorney, The Kroger Co.; former bishop, high councilor, stake president’s counselor, and stake president; married to Jennifer S. McKay, nine children.

 

 

Elder Michael R. Murray, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

Michael R. Murray, 59, Redmond, Washington; vice chairman, Perpetual Education Fund; former bishop, high councilor and mission president; married to Joyce Murray, four children.

 

 

Elder Norman R. Nemrow, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

Norman R. Nemrow, 60, Provo, Utah; retired; former high councilor, mission president, and stake president’s counselor; married to Cindy Nemrow, five children.

 

 

Elder Steven Merrill Petersen, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

Steven M. Petersen, 58, Farr West, Utah; chairman of the board, Petersen Inc.; former bishop, high councilor, stake president’s counselor, stake president, and mission president; married to Polly Petersen, seven children.

 

Elder Jay D. Pimentel, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

Jay D. Pimentel, 61, Oakland, California; vice president/associate general counsel, TriNet Group Inc.; former bishop, high councilor, mission president, and stake president; married to Colleen Pimentel, four children.

 

Elder John C. Pingree Jr., Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

John C. Pingree Jr., 48, Salt Lake City, Utah; vice president, Sera Prognostics; former bishop, high councilor, stake president, and mission president; married to Anne P. Pingree, five children.

 

Elder Evan A. Schmutz, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

Evan A. Schmutz, 60, Orem, Utah; managing shareholder, Durham Jones & Pinegar; former bishop, high councilor, branch president, mission president, and stake president’s counselor; married to Cindy L. Schmutz, five children.

 

Elder David L. Stapleton, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

David L. Stapleton, 56, Kennewick, Washington; hotel developer, Allpro Inc.; former bishop, high councilor, mission president’s counselor, and stake president; married to Barb Stapleton, six children.

 

Elder David T. Warner, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

David T. Warner, 51, Provo, Utah; managing director, Priesthood Department; former bishop, stake mission president’s counselor, and stake president; married to Allison Warner, two children.

 

Elder Gary K. Wilde, Area Seventy, Fifth Quorum

Gary K. Wilde, 59, Ventura, California; president and CEO, Community Memorial Health System; former bishop, high councilor, and stake president; married to Cheryl Wilde, five children.