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Meet the new Primary General Presidency

The calls of 12 new leaders were announced at the April 2022 general conference. These calls comprise six General Authority Seventies and new Relief Society and Primary General Presidencies. The new Relief Society and Primary leaders begin their service on August 1, 2022. Here are the three members of the new Primary General Presidency.

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Sister Porter has served as First Counselor in the Primary General Presidency for the past year. Before that, she served on the Relief Society general advisory council for four years. She has also served in several teaching and leadership assignments in her local congregation. She and her late husband, Elder Bruce D. Porter of the Seventy (1952–2016), raised their two sons and two daughters in the eastern United States, Germany, and Utah and fulfilled Church assignments in Russia and the Middle East. Sister Porter attended Brigham Young University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. She has worked as a lab assistant and part-time math teacher. She was born in Oklahoma and raised in New York.

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Sister Wright has served as Second Counselor in the Primary General Presidency for the past year. Before that, she was on the Young Women general advisory council for three years. She was born in Salt Lake City and received a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies from the University of Utah. Sister Wright worked at Marquette University in the Diederich College of Communications, where she helped facilitate an urban journalism camp for inner-city youth. She and her husband, James, have three sons. She has been involved in several teaching and leadership assignments in her local congregation and service opportunities in the community.

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Sister Browning has served on the Relief Society general advisory council since 2018. She was born in New Rochelle, New York, but spent a good portion of her childhood on the island of Jamaica in the West Indies, the birthplace of her mother and father. She spent 15 years working in the financial services industry at Morgan Stanley before joining Church employment in 2015. Sister Browning currently works as a client service director in the Church’s Publishing Services Department. She and her husband, Brayden D. Browning, are the parents of a daughter and son.

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