General Authorities and General Officers

Elder Lynn G. Robbins

Presidency of the Seventy

Elder Lynn G. Robbins was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 5, 1997. He is currently serving as President of the North America Southwest Area. He also serves as a member of the Priesthood and Family Executive Council and supervises the Scriptures Committee.

Elder Robbins served as a member of the Presidency of the Seventy from April 5, 2014, to July 31, 2018. He previously supervised the North America Southeast and North America Southwest Areas. He has served as President of the South America South Area, the Central America Area, and the North America West Area. He has also served in the presidency of the North America Central Area.

His callings during his numerous years of Church service also include full-time missionary in the Argentina North Mission and president of the Uruguay Montevideo Mission (1994–1997).

He received a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish and political science from Utah State University. In 1977 he received an MBA in world business from the American Graduate School of International Management. In his professional career, Elder Robbins was one of the founders of Franklin Quest. He finished his career there when he was called to preside over the Uruguay Montevideo Mission in 1994.

Lynn Grant Robbins was born in Springville, Utah, on October 27, 1952. He married Jan Nielson in June 1974. They are the parents of seven children.

General conference talks

Until Seventy Times SevenApril 2018 General Conference

The Righteous JudgeOctober 2016 General Conference

Which Way Do You Face?October 2014 General Conference

What Manner of Men and Women Ought Ye to Be?April 2011 General Conference

Tithing—a Commandment Even for the DestituteApril 2005 General Conference

Agency and AngerApril 1998 General Conference

All General Conference talks by Lynn G. Robbins

Full Name Lynn G. Robbins

October 27, 1952

Place of Birth Springville, Utah, United States