New Relief Society, Primary general presidencies sustained Saturday afternoon

New Relief Society and Primary general presidencies were sustained by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday, April 2.

Presented by President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency, the leaders joined six new General Authority Seventies also sustained during the Church’s 192nd Annual General Conference. The new Relief Society and Primary leaders will begin their service on Aug. 1.

President Camille N. Johnson has been called as Relief Society general president with Sister J. Anette Dennis, first counselor, and Sister Kristin M. Yee, second counselor.

President Susan H. Porter has been called as Primary general president, with Sister Amy A. Wright, first counselor, and Sister Tracy Y. Browning, second counselor.

The Relief Society General Presidency (beginning Aug. 1, 2022): Sister J. Anette Dennis, first counselor, left; President Camille N. Johnson, center; and Sister Kristin M. Yee, second counselor, right.
The Relief Society General Presidency (beginning Aug. 1, 2022): Sister J. Anette Dennis, first counselor, left; President Camille N. Johnson, center; and Sister Kristin M. Yee, second counselor, right. Credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Relief Society general presidency

President Camille N. Johnson will begin service as Relief Society general president on Aug. 1, 2022.
President Camille N. Johnson will begin service as Relief Society general president on Aug. 1, 2022. Credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

President Camille N. Johnson

President Johnson has served for the past year as the Primary general president. She and her husband, Douglas, served as companion and mission president in the Perú Arequipa Mission from 2016 to 2019. When their service ended, Sister Johnson returned to work as a lawyer at the Snow, Christensen & Martineau law firm. She has served in several teaching and leadership assignments in her local congregation. Sister Johnson received English and law degrees from the University of Utah. She and her husband have three sons. She was born in Pocatello, Idaho.

Sister J. Anette Dennis will begin service as first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency on Aug. 1, 2022.
Sister J. Anette Dennis will begin service as first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency on Aug. 1, 2022. Credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Sister J. Anette Dennis

Sister Dennis has served in many assignments, including the Primary general advisory council, the Davis County Utah Public Affairs Council, matron of the Guayaquil Ecuador Temple and companion to her husband in the Ecuador Guayaquil West Mission. She was born in Provo, Utah, and studied elementary education at Brigham Young University. She and her husband, Jorge Dennis, have four children and nine grandchildren.

Sister Kristin M. Yee will begin service as second counselor in the Relief Society general presidency on Aug. 1, 2022.
Sister Kristin M. Yee will begin service as second counselor in the Relief Society general presidency on Aug. 1, 2022. Credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Sister Kristin M. Yee

Sister Yee works as the manager of the Church’s animation team. She was previously employed by Disney Interactive Studios for 13 years. Her Church assignments have included the Primary general advisory council (since 2021), Relief Society president at stake and ward levels, ward Young Women president and Sunday School teacher. She completed bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Brigham Young University. She was born in Sacramento, California.

The Primary general presidency (beginning Aug. 1, 2022): First Counselor Sister Amy Wright, first counselor, left; President Susan H. Porter, center; and Sister Tracy Y. Browning, second counselor.
The Primary general presidency (beginning Aug. 1, 2022): First Counselor Sister Amy Wright, first counselor, left; President Susan H. Porter, center; and Sister Tracy Y. Browning, second counselor. Credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Primary general presidency

President Susan H. Porter will become Primary general president on Aug. 1, 2022.
President Susan H. Porter will become Primary general president on Aug. 1, 2022. Credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

President Susan H. Porter

President Porter has served as First Counselor in the Primary General Presidency for the past year. Before that, she served on the Relief Society general advisory council for four years. She has also served in several teaching and leadership assignments in her local congregation. She and her late husband, Elder Bruce D. Porter of the Seventy (1952–2016), raised their two sons and two daughters in the eastern United States, Germany and Utah and fulfilled Church assignments in Russia and the Middle East. Sister Porter attended Brigham Young University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. She has worked as a lab assistant and part-time math teacher. She was born in Oklahoma and raised in New York.

Sister Amy A. Wright will begin service as first counselor in the Primary general presidency on Aug. 1, 2022.
Sister Amy A. Wright will begin service as first counselor in the Primary general presidency on Aug. 1, 2022. Credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Sister Amy A. Wright

Sister Wright has served as second counselor in the Primary general presidency for the past year. Before that, she was on the Young Women general advisory council for three years. She was born in Salt Lake City and received a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies from the University of Utah. Sister Wright worked at Marquette University in the Diederich College of Communications, where she helped facilitate an urban journalism camp for inner-city youth. She and her husband, James, have three sons. She has been involved in several teaching and leadership assignments in her local congregation and service opportunities in the community.

Sister Tracy Y. Browning will become second counselor in the Primary general presidency on Aug. 1, 2022,
Sister Tracy Y. Browning will become second counselor in the Primary general presidency on Aug. 1, 2022, Credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Sister Tracy Y. Browning

Sister Browning has served on the Relief Society general advisory council since 2018. She was born in New Rochelle, New York, but spent a good portion of her childhood on the island of Jamaica in the West Indies, the birthplace of her mother and father. She spent 15 years working in the financial services industry at Morgan Stanley before joining Church employment in 2015. Sister Browning currently works as a client service director in the Church’s Publishing Services Department. She and her husband, Brayden D. Browning, are the parents of a daughter and son.

Released

Relief Society General President Jean B. Bingham and her counselors, Sister Sharon Eubank and Sister Sister Reyna I. Aburto, will complete their service as Relief Society on Aug. 1. President Johnson and her counselors, Sister Porter and Sister Wright will begin their new callings Aug. 1 and serve as the Primary general presidency until then.

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Sister J. Anette Dennis, first counselor of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' Relief Society, center left, Sister Kristin M. Yee, second counselor of the Relief Society general presidency, and Sister Tracy Y. Browning, second counselor in the Primary general presidency, take their seats during the church's 192nd Annual General Conference at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 2, 2022.
Sister J. Anette Dennis, first counselor of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Relief Society, center left, Sister Kristin M. Yee, second counselor of the Relief Society general presidency, and Sister Tracy Y. Browning, second counselor in the Primary general presidency, take their seats during the church’s 192nd Annual General Conference at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Credit: Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News