On Friday, April 13, Elder Vern P. Stanfill, General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will address the graduates at the 2018 Winter Semester Commencement.

Elder Stanfill has served as a second counselor in the Africa West Area Presidency. He is currently serving at Church headquarters in Salt Lake City.

Elder Stanfill has served in many different Church callings, including a full-time mission in the France Toulouse Mission, executive secretary, elders quorum president, counselor in the bishopric, bishop, high counselor, counselor in the stake presidency, high priest group leader and stake president.