General Authorities and General Officers

Elder David F. Evans

General Authority Seventy

Elder David F. Evans was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2005. He previously served as First Counselor and President of the Asia North Area. From 2009 to 2011 he served as an Assistant Executive Director in the Priesthood and Missionary Departments. From 2011 to 2015 he served as the Executive Director of the Missionary Department. He has also served as an Assistant Executive Director in the Temple Department. He currently serves as President of the Asia Area.

In 1976, Elder Evans received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Utah in community health education. In 1979 he received his juris doctor from Brigham Young University. His professional career involved working as an attorney and as an executive for an investment banking firm.

Elder Evans has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Japan Mission, bishop, stake president, and president of the Japan Nagoya Mission (1998–2001).

David Frewin Evans was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on August 11, 1951. He married Mary Dee Shepherd in January 1973. They are the parents of eight children.

General conference talks

The Truth of All ThingsOctober 2017 General Conference

Was It Worth It?April 2012 General Conference

Your Mission Will Change EverythingApril 2006 General Conference

All General Conference talks by David F. Evans

Full Name David F. Evans

August 11, 1951

Place of Birth Salt Lake City, Utah, United States