General Authorities and General Officers

Brother Russell T. Osguthorpe

Sunday School General President 2009–2014

Russell T. Osguthorpe was serving as a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy when he received the call to serve as the general president of the Sunday School. He has also served as a stake president, stake and ward Young Men president, counselor in a bishopric, branch president at the Provo, Utah, Missionary Training Center, and president of the South Dakota Rapid City Mission. He has also been a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

Brother Osguthorpe holds multiple degrees from Brigham Young University, including a PhD in instructional psychology. He is a former director of the Center for Teaching and Learning and a professor emeritus in the Department of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University. Brother Osguthorpe and his wife, Lolly, are the parents of five children and have 21 grandchildren.

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Full Name Russell T. Osguthorpe


Place of Birth Salt Lake City, Utah, United States