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President Cory Duckworth Counselor in the Saratoga Springs Temple Presidency.
December 06, 2022

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About the Speaker

Dr. Cory Duckworth

President Cory Duckworth

FAMILY
Married: Elva Marie Hales (1977 to present); Five children and 21 grandchildren

RECENT ECCLESIASTICAL ENGAGEMENTS FOR THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
Temple Presidency First Counselor
Saratoga Springs Utah Temple (current)
Mission President
Madagascar Antananarivo Mission, July 2018 to March 2020 (Initial assignment).
Missionary Department (Substitute IFR), Salt Lake City, Utah, April to September 2020 (Covid-interim).
Washington DC South Mission, October 2020 to June 2021 (Reassignment).
Full-Time Missionary
France-Toulouse Mission (August 1975 to July 1977)
Other Ecclesiastical Leadership:  Coordinating Council FSY Representative, Counselor in Stake Presidency, Bishop YSA Ward, Bishop Home Ward, Branch President, High Council, District Mission President, Elder’s Quorum President, Young Men’s President, Gospel Doctrine Teacher, and Ministering Brother

HIGHER EDUCATION EMPLOYMENT
President at State University of New York-Jamestown Community College (SUNY-JCC)
Jamestown, New York, August 2013 to May 2018
Vice President for Student Affairs at Utah Valley University (UVU)
Orem, Utah, August 2003 to July 2013
Vice President for University Advancement and Marketing at Ferris State University (FSU)
Big Rapids, Michigan, March 2000 to August 2003

EDUCATION
Juris Doctorate: University of Utah College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah, May 1985. Areas of Emphasis: Constitution, Government and Education Law. Member of the Utah State Bar Association, 1985 to 2013
Master of Arts: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, Political Science, June 1983. Areas of Emphasis: American Constitutional Institutions, Public Administration, and Organizational Behavior and Development
Bachelor of Arts: Utah State University, Logan, Utah, June 1980. Areas of Emphasis: Political Science (major), Psychology (major), and French (minor). Secondary School Teacher Certification for the State of Utah, Graduated Cum Laude, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
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