Stanford S McConkie

Brother McConkie comes from a long line of gospel scholars. He is the son of Elder Bruce R. McConkie
and grandson of President Joseph Fielding Smith. He received a B.A. and M.S. from BYU and a Ph.D. from
Washington State University in political science and public administration. His church experience includes
service as a bishop, high councilor, and president of the Bloomington, Utah, Stake. He now serves as a sealer
in the St. George Temple and has been teaching a weekly adult religion class on Thursday nights for the past
13 years. He and his wife are currently preparing to serve a mission at the Center for Young Adults in Porto,
Portugal.