Wendy Watson Nelson

About Wendy Watson Nelson
Prior to her marriage to President Russell M. Nelson in April 2006, Wendy Watson Nelson was a professor of marriage and family therapy for twenty-five years, the last thirteen at Brigham Young University. She holds a PhD in family therapy and gerontology.

Sister Nelson has served as a stake Relief Society president, as a stake Primary president, and as chair of the Brigham Young University Women's Conference in 1999 and 2000.

She was born in Raymond, Alberta, Canada, to Leonard David and Laura Byrde McLean Watson.