President Susan H. Porter was sustained as Primary General President for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 2, 2022. At the time of her call, she was serving as First Counselor in the Primary General Presidency.
President Porter has served on the Relief Society General Advisory Council and as a stake Relief Society presidency counselor, ward Relief Society and Young Women president, Gospel Doctrine teacher, and Primary music leader.
President Porter graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Brigham Young University. She has worked as a lab assistant for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and as a math teacher. She also volunteered in her children’s schools and with various community organizations.
Susan Elizabeth Holland was born July 31, 1955, in Ponca City, Oklahoma, and grew up in New York. On February 2, 1977, she married Bruce D. Porter, who later served as a General Authority Seventy. He passed away in 2016. They are the parents of four children.