Tom and Susie Mullen

Tom and Susie served as Mission President and companion, 2003-2006, in the New York Utica Mission. They took their 4 children with them and as a family they taught the gospel by their actions and love. They love everything about missionary work! Susie has taught Mission Preparation at the Orem Institute for 7 years. Tom and Susie get to teach Mission Preparation at BYU together as companions. They served for two and half years at the Missionary Training Center and currently serve as members of the Young Men and Relief Society general boards. In their spare time they love to bike, hike, run, body surf and ski. They are always up for an adventure.

Jeffrey C. and Heidi S. Swinton

Jeffrey C. Swinton recently returned as the Director of the Laie Hawaii Temple Visitors’ Center. He has served as an Area Seventy in the Utah Salt Lake City and Utah North Areas; as President of the England London South Mission from 2006 to 2009; and is a sealer in the Salt Lake Temple. He was the President of the Salt Lake Central Stake for 9 years and served as a Counselor in two prior Stake Presidencies for an additional 9 years.  Prior to that he served 8 years as the bishop of a singles ward. He directed the creation of the Salt

Lake Inner-City Service Mission in 1996 and served as its direct priesthood leader for 10 years. 

In the community he has served as the Chairman of the Utah State Board of Services for People with Disabilities and has practiced law in Salt Lake City since 1974. 

Heidi S. Swinton recently returned with her husband from the Laie Hawaii Temple Visitors’ Center. She is an author and screenwriter. In 2008 she was called by President Monson to write his biography, published as To the Rescue; the Biography of Thomas S. Monson. She has written the PBS documentary Trail of Hope: The Story of the Mormon Trail and five other documentaries with their companion books including American Prophet: The Story of Joseph Smith and the revised Joseph Smith, American Prophet; Sacred Stone: The Temple at Nauvoo; America’s Choir, the story of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; and, Sweetwater Rescue, the Willie and Martin Handcart Story. She is the author of numerous other books, magazine articles, historical accounts and compilations as well as programs and many of “The Spoken Word” messages for the Tabernacle Choir.

She has served as a member of the Relief Society general board and on General LDS Church Curriculum Writing Committees preparing manuals for the study of "Teachings of the Presidents of the Church" for 8 years.

The Swintons have been married for 46 years; have 5 sons (4 living), 4 wonderful daughters-in-law and twelve grandchildren.

Rob and Sherri Holcombe

Robert A. Holcombe was Born in Phoenix, Arizona and became a convert of the Church when he turned 19. He left for a mission one year later and served in the England London East Mission. After his return, he married Sherri Lea Evensen and had 5 children and later adopted a teenager to make 6. He has served as a Young Men’s President three times, a Stake Mission President, High Counselor, in two Bishoprics including as Bishop for eight years in his home ward, and Stake Athletic Director for eight years. He is currently serving in the MTC in an ESL Branch Presidency. Brother Holcombe has worked for Brigham Young University in the Division of Continuing Education for the past 23 years and is currently the Director of Conferences & Workshops.

Sherri Holcombe was born in Provo, but was raised in Los Angeles and Phoenix, AZ. Brother and Sister Holcombe met in high school where she was the choir pianist and he was choir president. They dated two years before Brother Holcombe was baptized, and upon the completion of his mission, they were married in the Salt Lake Temple. The Holcombes have six children and ten perfect grandchildren. Before serving at the MTC, Sister Holcombe served as Young Women President, Primary Counselor, Relief Society teacher and ward choir director. She loves sports, theater, and music (she has played the Tabernacle Organ!), but most of all, she loves her family, the Gospel, and Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus Christ. 

Amanda Smith

Amanda Smith graduated in the BFA Illustration program at BYU in 2018 and currently works for American Crafts. She served as a missionary in the Philippines Tacloban Mission speaking Waray-Waray and the Philippines Cebu Mission speaking Cebuano. She served there during the super-typhoon Yolanda (or Haiyan) in November 2013. 

Spencer Larson

Spencer Larson served as a missionary in the California San Jose Mission speaking Mandarin Chinese. He currently attends BYU and is studying Strategic Management and Big Data (Computer Science and Statistics). Spencer works in the MTC Technology Department as their Tier 2 Lead Systems Administrator over the support and development of missionary technology and software. He enjoys learning Mandarin Chinese, camping in southern Utah, genealogy research, and playing/following basketball and football.