Sunday, April 06, 2008

New Young Women Leaders Announced

5 April 2008

A new Young Women general presidency for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was announced today by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf. Elaine S. Dalton succeeds Susan W. Tanner as Young Women general president, with Mary N. Cook as first counselor and Ann M. Dibb as second counselor.

Sister Elaine S. Dalton has served in all the auxiliaries of the Church on both ward and stake levels. Prior to her calling as Young Women General President, she had been serving as first counselor to Sister Tanner. She had previously served on the Young Women General Board and prior to that service she was a stake Young Women president.

Sister Dalton enjoys tennis, running and hiking with her family. She loves to read, especially the scriptures.

She was born and raised in Ogden, Utah and received her bachelor’s degree in English from Brigham Young University. She married Stephen E. Dalton and they are the parents of five sons and one daughter.

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