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Meet the newest counselor in the Young Men General Presidency

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During the Saturday afternoon session of general conference on April 1, 2023, a new counselor to the Young Men General Presidency was announced.

Church Newsroom published the following information about the new changes to the Young Men General Presidency.

Brother Bradley R. Wilcox has moved from Second Counselor to First Counselor in the Young Men General Presidency with Elder Ahmad S. Corbitt’s call to be a General Authority Seventy. Brother Michael T. Nelson is now the Second Counselor. Steven J. Lund continues to serve as Young Men General President.

Brother Bradley R. Wilcox, First Counselor

Brother Wilcox first joined the Young Men General Presidency in April 2020. He is from Provo, Utah, and received degrees from BYU. He is currently a professor in BYU’s Department of Ancient Scripture. He is the author of the book The Continuous Atonement and the BYU devotional address “His Grace Is Sufficient.” He has served in several Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Chile Vina del Mar Mission, bishop, president of the Chile Santiago East Mission (2003–2006), member of the Sunday School general board, and stake Young Men president. He and his wife, Deborah, have four children.

Brother Michael T. Nelson, Second Counselor

Brother Nelson is from Salt Lake City, Utah. He works as the chief financial officer of a Utah-based company. He studied organizational communications at Brigham Young University and the University of Utah. Previous Church service includes president of the California San Bernardino Mission (1998–2001), stake president, bishop, ward and stake Young Men president, and missionary in the Chile Santiago Mission. Brother Nelson and his wife, Barbara Fluckiger, have nine children.

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