Born
Gary Evan Stevenson
6 Aug 1955
Ogden, Utah, United States
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TitleQuorum of the Twelve Apostles
OrganizationQuorum of the Twelve Apostles
Call Date29 Sep 2015
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Gary E. Stevenson

Gary E. Stevenson was sustained to serve as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on October 3, 2015. At the time of his call to the Twelve, he had been serving as the Presiding Bishop of the Church since April 2012.

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Personal Life

Gary E. Stevenson was born on August 6, 1955, to Evan N. and Vera Jean Hall Stevenson and was raised in Cache Valley, Utah.
In April 1979, Gary E. Stevenson married Lesa J. Higley. They are the parents of four sons.
He received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Utah State University.
His previous Church service includes full-time missionary in the Japan Fukuoka Mission, ward Sunday School teacher, high councilor, bishop, stake presidency counselor, and president of the Japan Nagoya Mission (2004-2007).

Professional Life

In April 2008, he was called to the First Quorum of the Seventy and served as a counselor and later as president in the Asia North Area Presidency.
Gary E. Stevenson cofounded an exercise equipment manufacturing company, ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., where he served as president and chief operating officer until 2008. He was also involved in numerous civic activities and has served on various boards and advisory councils.
Last Updated On 9 Apr 2021