J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Profiles in Service

Since our last newsletter, we are pleased to report that many JRCLS members have accepted significant church service assignments. If you would like to highlight a JRCLS member’s professional, personal, or church service please contact the Media Committee.
First, several LDS attorneys were called to serve in Stake Presidencies. Kenneth Russell Moeller has been called as the President of the newly created Marana, Arizona Stake. Judge Douglas Warren Hedger, has been called as President of the Henderson, Nevada, Black Mountain Stake.  Aviation attorney, Richard Allen Johnson, has been called as President of the Meridian, Idaho, Amity Stake. Tate L. Tischner has been called as a counselor in the Rochester, New York Stake. Douglas Larry Rose has been called as a counselor in the Knoxville, Tennessee, Cumberland Stake. Darryl Paul Rains, a partner at Morrison & Foerster, LLP has been called as President of the Oakland, California Stake. One of President Rains’ counselors, Gregory Clark Davis, is also an attorney, a partner at Ropes & Gray.
Two Law Society members were called to serve in temple visitor centers: Jeffrey Cheever Swinton, of Stoker & Swinton of Salt Lake City, has been called as the President of the Laie, Hawaii Temple Visitor Center along with his wife, Heidi Sorensen Swinton. Additionally, Brent Davis Ward, a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice from Midway, Utah, has been called as the President of the Oakland Temple Visitor Center, along with his wife Esther Jane Peterson Ward.
Recently, the Church announced 168 new mission presidents, several of which are also Law Society members. The new mission presidents, along with their wives, will begin their service in July. Assignments are as follows:
Zachary Smith
Mark D. Eddy
Robert T. Smith
Clint W. Smith
Stanford Charles Sainsbury
Randal F. Weed
Daryl H. Carlson
Robert L. Phillips
Karl N. Haws
Ray M. Beck
Jeffrey D. McGhie
Past JRCLS International Chair Doug Bush
Ricardo Liete
Robert Simpson
Curtis G. Taylor
Marc B. Robinson
Lonny E. Townsend
Utah, St. George Mission
Uruguay, Montevideo Mission
Argentina, Buenos Aires North Mission
Florida, Tallahassee Mission
Alabama, Birmingham Mission
Virginia, Chesapeake Mission
Indiana, Indianapolis Mission
Canada, Montreal Mission
Mexico, Villahermosa Mission
Russia, Yekaterinburg Mission
Russia, Moscow Mission
Honduras, San Pedro Sula West Mission
Brazil, Fortaleza East Mission
Ghana Accra West Mission
California, Rancho Cucamonga Mission
Arizona, Scottsdale Mission
Arizona, Mesa Mission

By Amber Brown, Media Committee

Posted: February 3, 2016