General Authorities and General Officers

Brother Matthew O. Richardson

Second Counselor in the Sunday School General Presidency 2009–2014

Matthew O. Richardson is the second counselor in the Sunday School general presidency. He has also served as a Sunday School teacher, Young Men president, counselor in several bishoprics, and bishop.

Brother Richardson completed both undergraduate and graduate work at Brigham Young University, receiving degrees in communication and educational leadership. He is a professor of Church history and doctrine at BYU, where he also served as the associate dean of Religious Education. He and his wife, Lisa, are the parents of four children.

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Full Name Matthew O. Richardson


Place of Birth Salt Lake City, Utah, United States