Friday Pre-General Conference Gathering
March 28, 2014
Please join us in Salt Lake City,Friday, April 4 at 8 pm for the 2nd Annual Spring Pre-General Conference Gathering for LGBT/SSA Mormons, Families & Friends sponsored by Affirmation, Mormons Building Bridges, Family Fellowship, & Affirmation/Reconciliation FHE.
Our Keynote Speaker this year is Tom Christofferson and music will be by the Utah County Men’s Choir, Lisa Tensmeyer Hansen, Director.
7:30 Gather and Mingle
8:00 Fireside Program Begins Promptly
9:00 Desserts & Mingling
Hilton Salt Lake City Center
255 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
About our speaker
Tom Christofferson is the Chief Marketing Officer of J.P. Morgan Investor Services in New York City. Tom’s career in asset management and banking has given him opportunities to live and work in Europe and the US. Additionally, he has twice served on the global diversity council for his firm, and continues to be a senior sponsor there of its Pride business resource group. He is currently a member of the advisory board of his firm’s political action committee.
Tom was born in Utah and grew up in New Jersey, Illinois and Utah. He served as a full-time missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Canada Montreal Mission. Before and after his missionary service, Tom attended BYU. As part of his coming-out process he was an active member of Affirmation in Los Angeles in the late 1980’s before moving to New York.
In addition to his efforts with Affirmation, Tom has served on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations, on the finance committees of Senate and Presidential campaigns and is currently as a member of the National Advisory Council for the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Tom lives in New Canaan, Connecticut, with his partner of eighteen years, Clarke Latimer.
We also encourage those attending to consider attending the earlier “Navigating the Borderlands” event from 4-7 p.m. that will feature our friends Joanna Brooks and Tim Weymann and a potluck dinner. Details at: https://www.facebook.com/events/692242130806152/ Please note this earlier event is a different location than the evening event.