Presenters

The 2016 Academy of LDS Dentists Spouse Program is for husbands and wives of dental professionals who attend our conference. This year’s theme is Isaiah 6:8, “Here I am, send me.” The morning program will be held at the same location as the dentists, in the BYU Conference Center (CONF); afternoon presentations will be held in the Varsity Theatre of the BYU Wilkinson Center (WSC).

C. Robert Line

C. Robert Line

C. Robert Line has worked full-time with religious education for the past twenty three years. In addition to teaching with the BYU Religious Education faculty, he has been a presenter at BYU Education Week, Women’s Conference, Especially for Youth, and has worked for CES programs as an instructor and director for Institutes of Religion. Brother Line has both a bachelors and masters degree from BYU and also holds a Doctoral degree from Purdue University in Sociology of Religion. He has authored various books and articles and has served as the editor-in-chief of Century magazine. Brother Line has served in the church as a bishop, stake high councilor, elders quorum president, and various other callings. He played on the BYU men’s basketball team from 1984 to 1985. He and his wife, Tamera Wright Line, have five children and four grandchildren. Their family resides in Cedar Hills, Utah.

Kelly Bradford

Kelly Bradford

Hello, my name is Kelly Bradford. I am a retired Detective with San Juan County Sheriff’s Department in southeast Utah. I am also a retired Captain with the Utah National Guard.  For the past six years, I have worked as a Victim Specialist for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. I have been married for the last 31 years. My wife and I have five children and seven grandchildren. We currently reside in Blanding, Utah.

D. Kelly Ogden

D. Kelly Ogden

D. Kelly Ogden is a professor emeritus of ancient scripture at BYU. For 14 years he helped administer BYU’s study programs in the Holy Land. He climbed the traditional Mount Sinai 18 times. He earned a BA in English and Spanish, an MEd in international education, an MA in Hebrew language and historical geography of the Bible, and a PhD in Middle East studies. He is the author of 14 books.

Scott Marsh

Scott Marsh

Scott Marsh is a faculty member at the BYU Marriott School. He is an author, consultant, and owner of The Scott Marsh Education Institute and Scott Marsh Financial. He has an MBA and MSFS in taxation, investments, and economics. He has taught personal finance at BYU for faculty and staff since 1995, at Education Week since 1991, and at the Marriott School since 2004.

Craig Judd

Craig Judd

Craig Judd is a financial advisor who has spent the last 15 years of his career focusing on retirement. He specializes in maximizing social security, retaining solid income for life, and protecting assets and legacies. Craig’s office is located in Provo, UT, but he works with families all across the United States. His education and delegations include: Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing, Certified in Long Term Care (CLTC), FINRA Series 65 (Uniform Investment Advisor and Fiduciary), Life and Health insurance, and current pursuit of a Master of Science degree in Financial Services. Craig has a passion for helping families enjoy the retirement they have worked so hard for. Craig especially enjoys his ability to provide financial security and peace of mind to the families he works with, and the knowledge that in so doing, has limited burdens and improved family relationships.

Jack Rose

Jack Rose

Jack R. Rose was reared in Declo, Idaho. He was baptized as a convert when he was twelve years old and served a mission to the Deaf in Los Angeles. After a short visit back to Declo and with his new found mission confidence he relocated twenty miles up the road from his mission home to California State University, Northridge and a whole new life began. Nine years later with the help of his amazing wife Ronda, and with four children he finished both his undergraduate and graduate work. His best friend is Ronda and they were married 1973 and they have six children and 18 grandchildren. Later he and Ronda moved their family to the great Heber Valley of Utah. He recently retired after thirty-five years of teaching for Seminary and Institutes of Religion. In 1990 President Hinckley conferred the Sealing Powers on him and he has worked as a sealer for over 20 years. He has worked part-time as a police officer for over twenty-five years. He also worked part-time directing and teaching in the American Sign Language program at BYU for twenty-two years. Recently he and Ronda finished their second year teaching English at Peking University in Beijing China. Jack has spoken for EFY, Best of EFY, BYU Youth Conference, Boys World of Adventure and Education Week for over 25 years.

Becky Thomas

Becky Thomas

Becky Thomas was born and raised in Clovis CA. She continues to live and work in Clovis four months of the year, as she partners with her mom as they run the largest seasonal swim school in the United States; The Jan Thomas Swim School. The remaining 8 months she lives in Draper Utah. As she will tell you, she has the best of both worlds, and the only thing that will change that, is finding the man of her dreams, which she is convinced is still out there! Becky graduated from BYU, served a mission, taught at the MTC, taught Gospel Doctrine for 12 years, wrote as a weekly columnist for Deseret News for 2 1/2 years, and has spoken at all types of conferences including BYU Women’s Conference. Becky is in her element when she can share her love of the gospel. She says she is not a scriptorian, doesn't remember what she read 5 minutes after she read it and most books go over her head; however she easily finds meaning and purpose in day to day life and truly loves and has a great passion for the Gospel of Jesus Christ; her greatest joy is in sharing her love of the gospel.

Jenny Phillips

Jenny Phillips

Jenny independently released her first album in 1999 after graduating from BYU. Jenny eventually became an artist with Deseret Book’s music label Shadow Mountain, sold over 1 million CDs, and became known throughout the world for her music and powerful presentations. Her music has been translated into 15 languages. She has released 27 albums and three books and has performed at over 1,100 performances in 21 countries. In 2011, Jenny left the Deseret Book music label and all retail stores in order to reduce the stress and time commitments that naturally come with a music label so that she could focus more on her young family. Jenny still writes and releases music and books but exclusively on her website. Jenny and her husband have five children.

David Hyde

David Hyde

Born and raised in Fresno, CA, Brother Hyde is the 6th child of 6. His older brothers and sisters always felt he was the spoiled child, but he never was. Always an entrepreneur at heart, he grew his own pumpkins every year as a child and sold them at a stand in front of his yard. He had many neighbor parents upset with him when he made bubblegum machines out of shoe boxes and sold them to the neighbor kids. He earned his Eagle Scout award and had perfect attendance to Early Morning Seminary his Sophomore, Junior and Senior years, missing two days his Freshman year when his family traveled to Utah for General Conference. A life-long BYU fan, his dream came true by being accepted to BYU where he graduated in Organizational Behavior and Development with a minor in Business. It was at BYU where he met his wife Michelle, while being the Wards women’s softball coach. They have 4 children. His two oldest boys have returned from serving missions to Russia and they are both at BYU. Professionally, he is VP of Business Development for a Social Media Mobile App company and owner of a pizza buffet franchise. Currently Brother Hyde serves in the Lehi YSA Stake High Council.