Tamara W. Runia
Tamara W. Runia was sustained as First Counselor in the Young Women General Presidency on April 1, 2023, effective August 1, 2023.
She was born on March 2, 1961, in Concord, California, and raised in Walnut Creek. She attended Brigham Young University, where she met her husband, Scott. They served as leaders of the Australia Sydney Mission (2018–2021). She has also served as a stake scripture class instructor, stake Young Women president, and stake Relief Society presidency counselor.
Sister Runia participates in civic life, which has included 20 years on the board of the Food & Care Coalition in Provo. She and her husband have seven children and live in Provo, Utah.