Elder Tad R. Callister of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be this year’s Brigham Young University Campus Education Week devotional speaker Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 11:10 a.m. in the Marriott Center.
Elder Callister was sustained a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy of the Church April 5, 2008, at age 62. At the time of his call, he had been serving as the president of the Canada Toronto East Mission. He served as a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy, North America West Area, from 2000 to 2005.
Elder Callister received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from BYU in 1968. He later attended UCLA Law School, graduating with a law degree in 1971. The following year, he earned a master’s degree in tax law from New York University. Prior to his call as a mission president, he was employed as a practicing attorney with the firm of Callister & Callister.
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Writer: Preston Wittwer