This blog covers the years 2014-2016 when we (the Robisons) were at the Ghana MTC. To see the blog covering the period 2016-2018 click on this link: http://ldsghanamtc.blogspot.com/
Monday, September 28, 2015
New 2nd Counselor in African West Area Presidency
Elder Vern P. Stanfill
First Quorum of the Seventy
Elder Vern P. Stanfill was sustained a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2015, at age 57. At the time of his call he had been serving as a member of the Sixth Quorum of the Seventy in the North America Central Area.
Elder Stanfill received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from Brigham Young University in 1981. He started his career in managing the family ranch in large cattle, hay, and grain operations. He sold this business in 1998 and became involved in managing family assets and trusts. During this time he was involved in managing a portfolio of real estate and financial instruments, as well as structuring philanthropic and estate matters. Elder Stanfill holds both commercial fixed wing and rotorcraft ratings and has been involved in aviation for both business and pleasure.
Elder Stanfill has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the France Toulouse Mission, executive secretary, elders quorum president, bishop’s counselor, bishop, high councilor, stake president’s counselor, high priests group leader, and stake president.
Vern Perry Stanfill was born in Townsend, Montana, on August 8, 1957. He married Alicia Cecile Cox in 1980. They are the parents of four children.