Mark L. Pace (2024)

Brother Pace was serving as an Area Seventy and a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when he was called as Sunday School General President in April 2019.

Brother Pace earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Utah in 1980 and masters of business administration from Harvard Business School 1982. Prior to his call, he worked in commercial real estate development.

Brother Pace has served in many Church callings, including elders quorum president, Scoutmaster, bishopric counselor, ward Young Men president, high councilor, bishop, and counselor in a stake presidency. As a young man he served as a full-time missionary in the Spain Madrid Mission. From 2012 to 2015 he served as president of the Spain Barcelona Mission.

Brother Pace was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on January 1, 1957. He married Anne Marie Langeland in 1978. They are the parents of seven children and 19 grandchildren.

Though we wish we could enjoy our traditional ceremony with reverence and approbation as well as lei, music, and celebration, the university ohana sends its love and aloha. We commend and congratulate each graduate and hope you will join us virtually in this unique experience and celebrate with your families and a safe and meaningful way.

Mark L. Pace (2024)


What happened to Glenn L. Pace? ›

Having endured heart problems for 14 years, Elder Pace died May 16 in Bountiful, Utah, at age 77. His funeral was held at the meetinghouse of the Bountiful 13th Ward, of which he was a member.

Who is the general Sunday School president? ›

Elder Paul V. Johnson, who will be the new Sunday School general president on August 1, and his wife, Jill, pose for a photo at Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Monday, April 8, 2024. Photo by Scott G Winterton, courtesy of Church News.

Who is Glen Pace? ›

Glenn Leroy Pace (March 21, 1940 –May 16, 2017) was a general authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1985 until his death.

Who are Mark Pace's parents? ›

Mark Leonard Pace was born Jan. 1, 1957, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the fourth of 10 children of Lorin Nelson Pace and Marylynn Haymore Pace — and the first of several joining the family as the Paces presided over the Argentine Mission in the late 1950s.

Who sets apart the Sunday School President? ›

Calling a Sunday School President

The bishop calls and sets apart a Melchizedek Priesthood holder to be the ward Sunday School president. They discuss whether counselors should be called.

Who is Michael T. Nelson? ›

Brother Nelson is a partner and chief financial officer in a commercial and residential real estate investment company. He studied organizational communications at Brigham Young University and the University of Utah.

Who is Jan E. Newman? ›

He worked as a serial entrepreneur for more than 30 years, founding several successful software companies. Currently, he is a partner at SageCreek Partners, a technology consulting company in Alpine, Utah. Brother Newman married Lucia Price in the Oakland California Temple on August 18, 1984.

Who is Milton Camargo? ›

He was a full-time missionary in the Portugal Lisbon Mission. Camargo is the first son of Helio da Rocha Camargo, who was the first Brazilian General Authority of the Church of Jesus Christ (he served in the First Quorum of the Seventy and the Second Quorum of the Seventy).

Who is the General Relief Society presidency? ›

Relief Society General President Camille N. Johnson may be leading the world's largest women's organization, but her message is for everyone — not just Relief Society members.

Who are the new members of the presidency of the Seventy? ›

Elder Carl B. Cook (a member of the presidency since 2018) is now Senior President, and Elder Marcus B. Nash has been appointed to the presidency. These new assignments fill the vacancy created by Elder Patrick Kearon's call to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in December 2023.

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