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Young Women's General Presidency: Present Members


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Margaret D. Nadauld
General President

President Nadauld is a native of Manti. A Brigham Young University graduate, she has taught English and speech in high schools in the Salt Lake Valley and in the Boston area. She is a past president of the Utah Chapter of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge and past vice president of the Utah Chapter of American Mothers Inc. Previously, she has served as ward Young Women president, ward Relief Society president and counselor, ward and stake Primary counselor and teacher in all three organizations. She and her husband, Elder Stephen D. Nadauld, who was released last October after five years service in the Second Quorum of the Seventy, are parents of seven children and have three grandchildren.

  Carol B. Thomas
First Counselor

Sister Thomas is a native of Salt Lake City and attended the University of Utah. Earlier, she served seven years on the Relief Society General Board, as stake Young Women president, Primary president and Relief Society counselor. She and her husband, Dr. D. Ray Thomas, are parents of seven children and have 19 grandchildren.

  Sharon G. Larsen
Second Counselor

Sister Larsen is national president of Lambda Delta Sigma, the church's sorority for young college-age women. She was born in Glenwood, Alberta, Canada. She attended the University of Alberta and Brigham Young University, where she received a degree in elementary education. She has been a school teacher in Utah and Missouri and a writer for a series of instructional television programs. She has twice served as a member of the Young Women General Board, was a stake Young Women president, stake and ward Relief Society president and Sunday School teacher. She has also taught seminary and institute. She and her husband, Ralph T. Larsen, have two children and one grandchild.

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