Marcus B. Nash
Marcus B. Nash was sustained as a General Authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and member of the First Quorum of the Seventy on April 1, 2006. He had been serving as an Area Authority since 2001. He had served in the presidency of the South America West Area, president of the South America West Area, and president of the South America Northwest Area.
Nash, born on March 26, 1957, is a native of Seattle, Washington. He and his wife, Shelley, whom he knew since childhood, are the parents of five children. Before their marriage, he served as a missionary in the El Salvador San Salvador Mission.
He earned both a bachelor’s degree in international relations and a law degree from Brigham Young University. He was an attorney and partner in the law firm of Stafford, Fray, Cooper.