Tuesday, October 15, 2013
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
Devotionals and Speeches
Community Relations and University Events
Elder Vaughn J. Featherstone
Emeritus Member, First Quorum of the Seventy
J. Featherstone was sustained as second counselor in the Presiding Bishopric of
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 6, 1972. He was sustained as a member of the First
Quorum of the Seventy on October 1, 1976.
Elder Featherstone received Emeritus status in October 2001.
Featherstone has been president of six areas of the church. He served as the
Young Men general president, as president of Logan Temple, as president of the
Texas San Antonio Mission, as member of the YMMIA General Board, as stake president,
and as a member of the Boy Scouts of America National Executive Board. He has received Silver Beaver, the Silver
Antelope, Silver Buffalo Awards in Scouting, and also the distinguished Eagle Scout
called as General Authority, Elder Featherstone was a corporate training
manager for a major supermarket chain based in Boise, Idaho.
Featherstone was born in Stockton, Utah, to Stephen E. and Emma M. Johnson
Featherstone. He and his wife, Merlene
are the parents of seven children.