Elder Chi Hong (Sam) Wong was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 5, 2014. At the time of his call, he had been serving as a member of the Eighth Quorum of the Seventy in the Asia Area. He served as a member of the Asia Area Presidency and later as president of the Canada Vancouver Mission. He is currently serving as the President of the North America Central Area.
Since joining the Church in 1982, Elder Wong has served in numerous Church callings, including bishop and stake president.
Elder Wong received both a bachelor of science degree in accounting and an associate of science degree in computer science from Brigham Young University–Hawaii. In 2008 he received his MBA from the Hong Kong Open University.
Chi Hong (Sam) Wong was born in Hong Kong SAR, China, on May 25, 1962. He married Carol Lu in July 1983. They are the parents of four children.