Leader Biography

Elder Taylor G. Godoy

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Elder Taylor G. Godoy was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 1, 2017. At the time of his calling, he served as a member of the Fourth Quorum of the Seventy in the South America Northwest Area. He recently served at Church headquarters in Salt Lake City and president of the Nevada Reno, United States Mission.

Elder Godoy received a bachelor's degree in Dentistry from the Catholic University of Santa Maria in 1993 and a master's degree in Administration from the Technical University of Madrid in 2006. He worked as a dentist in his private practice and then with Seminaries and Church Institutes as Seminary and Institute Coordinator, teacher, director, and national director. More recently, he was director of Seminaries and Institutes of the South America Northwest Area.

Elder Godoy has served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Peru Lima Mission, bishop, member of the High Council, stake president, Director of Area Public Affairs, and Area Seventy.

Taylor Guillermo Godoy Atanacio was born in Lima, Peru, on July 10, 1968. He married Carol Tatiana Pacheco Agostinelli  in May 1994 and they have two children.

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