The Sustaining of Church Officers

N. Eldon Tanner


 

I shall now present the General Authorities, general officers, and the general auxiliary officers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for the sustaining vote of the conference.

It is proposed that we sustain President Spencer W. Kimball as prophet, seer, and revelator, and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, if there by any, by the same sign.

Nathan Eldon Tanner as First Counselor in the First Presidency and Marion G. Romney as Second Counselor in the First Presidency. All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, if there be any by the same sign.

It is proposed that we sustain as the President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, Elder Ezra Taft Benson. All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, if there be any, by the same sign.

As the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles: Ezra Taft Benson, Mark E. Petersen, LeGrand Richards, Howard W. Hunter, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Bruce R. McConkie, L. Tom Perry, David B. Haight, and James E. Faust. All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, if there by any, by the same sign.

The counselors in the First Presidency and the Twelve Apostles as prophets, seers, and revelators. All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, if there by any, by the same sign.

Spencer W. Kimball as trustee-in-trust for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, if there by any, by the same sign.

As the Presidency of the First Quorum of the Seventy, and as members of the First Quorum of the Seventy: Franklin D. Richards, J. Thomas Fyans, Neal A. Maxwell, Carlos E. Asay, M. Russell Ballard, Dean L. Larsen, Royden G. Derrick. All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, if there be any, by the same sign.

As additional members of the First Quorum of the Seventy: Marion D. Hanks, A. Theodore Tuttle, Theodore M. Burton, Bernard P. Brockbank, Paul H. Dunn, Hartman Rector, Jr., Loren C. Dunn, Robert L. Simpson, O. Leslie Stone, Rex D. Pinegar, Wm. Grant Bangerter, Robert D. Hales, Adney Y. Komatsu, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Gene R. Cook, Charles Didier, William R. Bradford, George P. Lee, John H. Groberg, Jacob de Jager, Vaughn J. Featherstone, Robert E. Wells, G. Homer Durham, James M. Paramore, Richard G. Scott, Hugh W. Pinnock, F. Enzio Bushe, Yoshihiko Kikuchi, Ronald E. Poelman, Derek A. Cuthbert, Robert L. Backman, Rex C. Reeve, Sr., F. Burton Howard, Teddy E. Brewerton, Jack H. Goaslind, Jr. All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, if any, by the same sign.

As the Presiding Bishopric: Victor L. Brown, presiding bishop; H. Burke Peterson, first counselor; and J. Richard Clarke, second counselor. All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, if there be any, by the same sign.

As Patriarch Emeritus: Eldred G. Smith. As emeritus members of the First Quorum of the Seventy: S. Dilworth Young, Sterling W. Sill, Henry D. Taylor, James A. Cullimore, Joseph Anderson, William H. Bennett, John H. Vandenberg. All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, if there be any, by the same sign.

As Regional Representatives: All Regional Representatives as they are at present constituted.

The Sunday School: Elder Hugh W. Pinnock, president; Elder Ronald E. Poelman, first counselor; and Elder Jack H. Goaslind, Jr., second counselor; with all members of the board as at present constituted.

The Young Men: Elder Robert L. Backman, president; Elder Vaughn J. Featherstone, first counselor; and Elder Rex D. Pinegar, second counselor; with all members of the board as at present constituted.

The Relief Society: Barbara B. Smith, president; Marian R. Boyer, first counselor; and Shirley W. Thomas, second counselor; with all members of the board as at present constituted.

The Young Women: Elaine A. Cannon, president; Arlene B. Darger, first counselor; and Norma B. Smith, second counselor; with all members of the board as at present constituted.

The Primary Association: Dwan J. Young, president; Virginia B. Cannon, first counselor; and Michaelene P. Grassli, second counselor.

All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, if there be any, by the same sign.

The Church Board of Education: Spencer W. Kimball, N. Eldon Tanner, Marion G. Romney, Ezra Taft Benson, Gordon B. Hinckley, Thomas S. Monson, Boyd K. Packer, Marvin J. Ashton, Neal A. Maxwell, Marion D. Hanks, Victor L. Brown, and Barbara B. Smith. All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, of there be any, by the same sign.

The Church Finance Committee: Wilford G. Edling, Harold H. Bennett, Weston E. Hamilton, David M. Kennedy, and Warren E. Pugh.

The Tabernacle Choir: Oakley S. Evans, president; Jerold D. Ottley, conductor; Donald H. Ripplinger, associate conductor; and Robert Cundick, Roy M. Darley, and John Longhurst, Tabernacle organists.

All in favor, please manifest it. Contrary, if there be any, by the same sign.

The voting seems to have been unanimous.