Elder John C. Pingree Jr., General Authority Seventy
Elder John C. Pingree Jr. was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 1, 2017. At the time of his call, he had been serving as a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy in the Utah Salt Lake City Area. He previously served in the Mexico Area Presidency (2020–2021). He is currently serving as First Counselor in the North America West Area Presidency and as Assistant Executive Director of the Temple Department.
Elder Pingree received a bachelor of arts in English in 1990 and a bachelor of science in political science in 1991, both from the University of Utah. He also received a master of business administration degree from Harvard Business School in 1993. During his career, he worked in the fields of biotechnology, health care, and finance and also served with several nonprofit health organizations.
Elder Pingree has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Massachusetts Boston Mission, elders quorum president, high councilor, bishop, stake president, president of the Texas Houston Mission, and Area Seventy.
John Cannon Pingree Jr. was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on August 11, 1966. He married Anne Pugsley in March 1990. They are the parents of five children.
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