Elder Lynn G. Robbins

Leader Biography

Elder Lynn G. Robbins was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 5, 1997. He is currently serving as President of the North America Southwest Area. He also serves as a member of the Priesthood and Family Executive Council and supervises the Scriptures Committee.

Elder Robbins served as a member of the Presidency of the Seventy from April 5, 2014 to July 31, 2018. He previously supervised the North America Southeast and Southwest Areas. He has served as President of the South America South Area, the Central America Area, and the North America West Area. He has also served in the North America Central Area.

His callings during his numerous years of Church service also include full-time missionary in the Argentina North Mission and president of the Uruguay Montevideo Mission (1994–1997).

He received a bachelor of arts degree in Spanish and political science from Utah State University. In 1977 he received an MBA in world business from the American Graduate School of International Management. In his professional career, Elder Robbins was one of the founders of Franklin Quest. He finished his career there when he was called to preside over the Uruguay Montevideo Mission in 1994.

Lynn Grant Robbins was born in Springville, Utah, on October 27, 1952. He married Jan Nielson in June 1974. They are the parents of seven children.

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