Tag Archive: women in the church

Ann M. Dibb – portrait and biography

Ann Dibb was born and raised in Salt Lake City. She earned her bachelor’s degree at BYU in elementary education. She is married to Roger Dibb, and they are the parents of one daughter and three sons. Sister Dibb has had the opportunity to remain at home and be a full-time homemaker. She has served in each of the Church auxiliaries. At the time of her call to the Young…
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Mary N. Cook – portrait and biography

Mary N. Cook, served on the Young Women General Board prior to her call as second counselor in the Young Women general presidency. Sister Cook and her husband, former member of the Seventy, Elder Richard E. Cook, were previously called to preside over a newly-created Mongolian mission where they had served as full-time missionaries. Later she accompanied her husband to Hong Kong where he served in the Asia Area Presidency….
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Elaine S. Dalton – portrait and biography

Elaine Dalton was born and raised in Ogden, Utah. She received her bachelor’s degree in English from Brigham Young University. Sister Dalton married Stephen E. Dalton in the Salt Lake Temple. They are the parents of five sons and one daughter and the grandparents of ten grandchildren. Prior to her calling as the Young Women general president, she served as both first and second counselor in the Young Women General…
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Barbara Thompson – portrait and biography

Barbara Thompson is newly called as second counselor in the Relief Society general presidency (May 2007). Thompson has been working as the executive director of an international assessment center for abused and neglected children. She has worked in the social services field directing a number of state-level human and family services departments. She received a bachelor’s degree in social work from Brigham Young University and as master’s degree in social…
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Sylvia H. Allred – portrait and biography

Silvia H. Allred, newly named as first counselor in the general presidency of the Relief Society, was most recently serving with her husband as he presided over the Missionary Training Center in the Dominican Republic. A native of El Salvador, she and her husband served as public affairs missionaries in Madrid, Spain. She also served with her husband when he presided over the Paraguay Asuncion Mission. Allred served as a…
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Julie Bangerter Beck

Julie Bangerter Beck, the new general president of the Relief Society, was serving as the first counselor in the General Young Women Presidency prior to receiving her call to direct the Church’s women’s service organization. As a child she learned to speak Portuguese when she lived in Brazil with her parents and 10 brothers and sisters while her father served as mission president. She is a graduate of Dixie College…
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