Joni L. Koch
Joni L. Koch was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 1, 2017. He was serving as president of the Mozambique Maputo Mission at the time he was called as a general authority.
He has served in many callings in the Church, including full-time missionary to Brazil as a young man, bishop, stake president, counselor in a stake presidency, stake mission president, and Area Authority.
Before his call as a general authority, he worked in senior management positions. He earned his bachelor’s degree in statistics from Brigham Young University and an executive MBA/Logistics degree from FGC/SP.
He was born on March 19, 1962, in Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil, and married Liliane Michele Ludwig. They are the parents of two children.