Elder Bruce D. Porter, a member of the Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center for a Brigham Young University campus devotional.
Elder Porter was called to serve as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy in 2003. Since being called as a General Authority in 1995, he has served in the Europe East Area Presidency, the Salt Lake City Area Presidency and on the Middle East desk. He is the executive director of the Correlation Department of the Church.
Prior to his full-time Church service, Elder Porter was serving as a professor of political science at BYU. He served earlier as executive director of the U.S. Board for International Broadcasting and as a research fellow at Harvard University. He has also served as an analyst for the Northrop Corporation and as a staff member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee.
Writer: Hwa Lee