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Two new Young Men counselors called

The Young Men general presidency was reorganized during the Saturday afternoon general conference session.

Elder Vaughn J. Featherstone of the First Quorum of the Seventy will continue to serve as president.Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the First Quorum of the Seventy and Elder Monte J. Brough of the Second Quorum of the Seventy will serve as first and second counselors, respectively. They succeed Elder Rex D. Pinegar of the First Quorum of the Seventy, who was sustained as a member of the Presidency of the Seventy; and Elder Robert B. Harbertson, who was released from the Second Quorum of the Seventy.

Elder Featherstone, 58, has served as Young Men president since November 1985. He is also serving as a counselor in the North America Northwest Area presidency. He was first sustained as a General Authority in April 1972, as a counselor in the Presiding Bishopric. Four years later, in 1976, he was called to the First Quorum of the Seventy. He has been president of the Texas San Antonio Mission and a member of the Young Men general board. Prior to being called as a General Authority, he was corporate training manager of a supermarket chain.

Elder Holland, 48, was called to the First Quorum of the Seventy last April. In addition to being a counselor in the Sunday School general presidency, he is serving as a counselor in the North America Southeast Area presidency. Before his call as a General Authority, he was president of BYU for nine years, where he was also professor of English and ancient scripture. He also served as Church Commissioner of Education.

Elder Brough, 50, was called to the Second Quorum of the Seventy on Oct. 1, 1988. He will continue to serve as a counselor in the Utah Central Area presidency. Before being called as a General Authority, he was president and founder of a national financial management company, and previously served on the Young Men general board and as president of the Minnesota Minneapolis Mission.

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