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Sister Jean B. Bingham (Relief Society General President)

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Jean B. Bingham
Jean B. Bingham
President Jean B. Bingham is the 17th General President of the Relief Society. At the time of her call in April 2017, she was serving as First Counselor in the Primary General Presidency. She has served in many ward and stake Young Women, Primary and Relief Society callings. She also taught early-morning seminary and served as an ordinance worker in the Chicago Illinois Temple.

Returning to school as an adult, she earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in teaching and taught English as a second language to immigrants and refugees of all ages.

President Bingham married Bruce B. Bingham in the Provo, Utah temple. They raised their two daughters in the Chicago, Illinois area. They were also foster parents to several children, some of whom have become part of their family. Now they are thoroughly enjoying the grandchildren who have joined the family over the years.


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