“In the Spotlight,” Ensign, July 1997, 71
Leatufale Roy Brunt, high priests group leader in the Faleula Ward, Apia Samoa West Stake, was elected to a five-year parliamentary term representing the Sagaga-Le-Falefa constituency. Brother Brunt has been appointed parliamentary undersecretary for the Ministry of Transport and is a member of the Public Accounts Committee and the House Committee.
Michael R. Linzey of the Portsmouth Ward, Chesapeake Virginia Stake, was named United States Coast Guard federal engineer of the year. He received the award through the National Society of Professional Engineers for his outstanding work on a vessel traffic system developed for the Coast Guard. Brother Linzey serves as ward mission leader.
Ross Gibb of the Taber First Ward, Taber Alberta Stake, was the first person inducted into the new Canadian Credit Union Hall of Fame. His pioneering efforts in the Canadian credit union industry included helping start Canada’s first independent credit union organization.
Mark Killian, a teachers quorum adviser in the Sunny Mesa Ward, Mesa Arizona Kimball East Stake, has served in Arizona’s House of Representatives for 14 years. For the past four years, he has served as Speaker of the House. Governing, a national political magazine, recently named him Public Official of the Year.