New Counselor in Africa Southeast Area Presidency
Elder Kevin S. Hamilton has been called to be Second Counselor in the Africa Southeast Area Presidency beginning August 1, 2013. He was sustained a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 6, 2013, at age 58. At the time of his call he was serving as a Public Affairs Director in Southern California.
Elder Hamilton received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Brigham Young University in 1979. In 1982 he received a master’s degree in finance from the University of Washington. His career was in mobile telecommunications.
Elder Hamilton has served in numerous callings including full-time missionary in the Switzerland Geneva Mission, bishop’s counselor, bishop, high councilor, stake president, and president of the Belgium Brussels/Netherlands Mission.
Kevin Scott Hamilton was born in Wenatchee, Washington, in March 1955. He married Claudia Keysor in July 1978. They are the parents of six children and reside in Agoura Hills, California.