Handbook 2:
Administering the Church


10.10 Stake Young Women Leadership


Stake Presidency

Members of the stake presidency oversee the Young Women organization in the stake. As part of this responsibility, they instruct bishops in their responsibilities for young women.

The stake president assigns one of his counselors to oversee the stake Young Women organization.

For more information about the stake presidency’s responsibilities relating to auxiliary organizations, see 15.1.


High Councilor Assigned to the Stake Young Women

The stake president assigns a member of the high council to work with the stake Young Women presidency. This high councilor’s responsibilities are outlined in 15.3.


Stake Young Women Presidency

The responsibilities of the stake Young Women presidency are outlined in 15.4.1.


Stake Young Women Secretary

The responsibilities of the stake Young Women secretary are outlined in 15.4.2.


Stake Aaronic Priesthood–Young Women Committee

The stake president assigns a counselor to preside over the stake Aaronic Priesthood–Young Women committee. Other committee members are the high councilors assigned to the stake Young Men and Young Women organizations, the stake Young Men presidency and secretary, and the stake Young Women presidency and secretary.

The stake presidency may invite youth to attend the committee’s meetings as needed. Youth should be included as much as possible in planning and carrying out activities such as youth conferences, dances, devotionals, and multistake events. Youth may also participate in discussions about challenges that the youth in the stake are facing.


Stake Young Women Activity Specialists

The stake presidency may assign stake members to serve temporarily as Young Women specialists, helping plan and carry out stake activities or programs. Specialists may be assigned for such activities as Young Women camp, stake and multistake events, and sports. They serve under the direction of the stake Young Women presidency.