General Authorities and General Officers

Elder S. Mark Palmer

General Authority Seventy

Elder S. Mark Palmer was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2016. At the time of his call, he had been serving as a member of the Sixth Quorum of the Seventy in the North America Southwest Area.

Elder Palmer received a bachelor of commerce degree in 1979 from the University of Auckland and an MBA in 1982 from Brigham Young University. He was the founder of SMP Ventures, a real estate development company, and has served as president since 1993.

Elder Palmer has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the New Zealand Wellington Mission, elders quorum president, high councilor, high priests group leader, counselor in a bishopric, bishop, counselor in a stake presidency, stake president, mission president, and Area Seventy.

Stanley Mark Palmer was born in Te Puke, New Zealand, on February 11, 1956. He married Jacqueline Ann Wood in 1981. They are the parents of six children.

General conference talks

Then Jesus Beholding Him Loved HimApril 2017 General Conference

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Full Name S. Mark Palmer

February 11, 1956

Place of Birth Te Puke, New Zealand