Cheryl Asay Esplin is currently the Second Counselor in the Primary General Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She has been an Instructor at Philmont Training Center and has had numerous Scouting assignments including working with 11-yr old scouts.
She has served in the Relief Society, Young Women, and Primary auxiliaries of the church. She also served with her husband when he was President of the North Carolina Raleigh Mission.
Sister Esplin graduated with a bachelor’s degre in elementary education from Brigham Young University. While studying, she met her husband Max Esplin, and married him in the St. George Utah Temple on September 1, 1967. After graduating, Brother Esplin was drafted into the military, and Sister Esplin taught fifth grade for two years near her family in Byron, Wyoming.
The Esplins have five children. Sister Esplin loves spending time with her grandchildren; they cook pancakes and waffles, play dress-up, go on hikes and read stories together.
Sister Esplin’s remarks can be viewed by clicking on the videos below:
Author: Heidi Sanders | Marketing & PR Director, Utah National Parks Council