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Meet the 9 new members of the Relief Society general advisory council

They will work with the Relief Society general presidency to help meet the needs of women around the world

Nine members have been called to the Relief Society general advisory council. They will work with the Relief Society general presidency to help meet the needs of women around the world.

Sister Dana Earl of the Relief Society general advisory council
Sister Dana Earl of the Relief Society general advisory council | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Dana Earl, 59, Valley View 10th Ward, Salt Lake Valley View Stake. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Shirman S. Milliner and Mary Coleman Milliner. Earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education at Utah State University. Married to Robert Earl; four children and five grandchildren. Served as a stake Primary president, stake Relief Society presidency counselor, ward Relief Society and Primary president, ward Young Women presidency counselor, Relief Society, Young Women and Primary teacher, nursery leader, Primary activity day leader, ward Primary music leader, temple ordinance worker and full-time missionary in the England Coventry Mission.

Sister Andrea McConkie of the Relief Society general advisory council
Sister Andrea McConkie of the Relief Society general advisory council | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Andrea McConkie, 43, Valley View 5th Ward, Salt Lake Valley View Stake. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Richard K. Ence and Marla Tingey Ence. Earned a bachelor’s degree in organizational communication from the University of Utah, works as director of operations for an insurance consulting company. Married the late Stephen L. McConkie, Jr.; one child. Served as a stake Young Women presidency counselor, stake and ward Relief Society presidency counselor, ward Young Women president, Relief Society teacher, Primary teacher, Sunday School teacher and full-time missionary in the Canada Halifax Mission.

Sister Hannah Miller of the Relief Society general advisory council
Sister Hannah Miller of the Relief Society general advisory council | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Hannah Miller, 33, Wells Ward, Salt Lake Granite Stake. Born in Littleton, Colorado, to James A. Miller and Carol Ranzenberger Miller. Earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from BYU and a master’s degree in comparative studies (art history) from BYU. Works as an initiative specialist for the Temple Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Served as a ward Relief Society president, ward Relief Society presidency counselor, Relief Society teacher and Gospel Doctrine teacher.

Sister Sharlene Miner of the Relief Society general advisory council
Sister Sharlene Miner of the Relief Society general advisory council | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Sharlene Miner, 59, Meadows 6th Ward, Draper Utah Meadows Stake. Born in Boise, Idaho, to Gerald E. Adamson and Nancy Belliston Adamson. Earned a bachelor’s degree in music education at BYU, and a medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. Works as an emergency physician. Married to Gary L. Miner; five children. Served as a stake Primary and Relief Society presidency counselor, ward Relief Society president and presidency counselor, ward Primary presidency counselor, Activity Days leader, musical missionary and a singer in the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, ward pianist and organist, ward choir director, Gospel Doctrine teacher and full-time missionary in the Japan Kobe Mission.

Sister Carolee Scowcroft of the Relief Society general advisory council
Sister Carolee Scowcroft of the Relief Society general advisory council | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Carolee Scowcroft, 59, Neff’s Canyon Ward, Salt Lake Mount Olympus Stake. Born in Salt Lake City to Marilyn Jackson Clawson and Truman F. Clawson. Earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Utah and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago. Married the late John A. Scowcroft; five children. Served as a stake Primary presidency counselor, stake public affairs committee member, ward Relief Society and Primary president, ward Relief Society and Young Women presidency counselor, ward Primary music leader, ward Activity Days leader, nursery leader, Relief Society teacher, Primary teacher and Sunday School teacher.

Sister Mitzi Semo of the Relief Society general advisory council
Sister Mitzi Semo of the Relief Society general advisory council | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Mitzi Semo, 54, Orem 12th Ward (Samoan), Provo Utah 1st Stake (Tongan). Born in San Francisco, California, to Tauivi M. Tuinei and Sylvia Meyers Tuinei. Earned an associate’s degree in liberal arts from BYU-Hawaii and a bachelor’s degree in business management from BYU-Idaho; works as a service manager at BYU. Married to Mickey Semo; four children, seven grandchildren. Served as a stake Young Women president, ward Primary president, ward Young Women and Primary presidency counselor, ward Young Women camp director, Young Women adviser, Primary teacher, ward pianist, family history consultant and full-time missionary in Paraguay Asuncion Mission.

Sister Sandra Singer of the Relief Society general advisory council
Sister Sandra Singer of the Relief Society general advisory council | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Sandra Singer, 54, North Field 3rd Ward, Pleasant Grove Utah North Field Stake. Born in Palo Alto, California, to Thomas W. Mackay and Rosemary Tyler Mackay. Earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from BYU. Married to Jeffrey H. Singer; seven children and four grandchildren. Served as a communication director for the Middle East/Africa North Area, stake Young Women president, ward Relief Society and Primary president, Primary teacher, Primary music leader, ward music leader, Sunday School teacher, temple ordinance worker and full-time missionary in the Korea Seoul Mission.

Sister Andrea Spannaus of the Relief Society general advisory council
Sister Andrea Spannaus of the Relief Society general advisory council | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Andrea Spannaus, 54, Eagleridge Ward, North Salt Lake Utah Parkway Stake. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Carlos A. Muñoz and Elida Menicucci. Earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and also studied art and interior design. Married to Alin Spannaus; two children. Served as a member of the South America South Area committee to organize For the Strength of Youth conferences, stake Primary presidency counselor, ward Primary, Young Women and Relief Society president, Relief Society teacher, Sunday School teacher, Primary teacher, early-morning seminary teacher, temple ordinance worker, Spanish-speaking young single adult ward adviser and full-time missionary in the Argentina Resistencia Mission. She and her husband served as mission leaders in the Mexico Cuernavaca Mission (2009–2012).

Sister Elaine Thornton of the Relief Society general advisory council
Sister Elaine Thornton of the Relief Society general advisory council | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Elaine Thornton, 56, Emigration Canyon Ward, Salt Lake Monument Park Stake. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, to William B. Featherston and Frances Jones Featherston. Married to Erin Thornton; three children. Owner of a general contractor/design firm. Served as a ward Young Women president, stake young adult specialist, ward Relief Society, Young Women and Primary presidency counselor, temple ordinance worker and inner-city missionary in Salt Lake City.

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