Honorary Consul: Dennis Neuenschwander
Recognized: March 29, 2018Dennis B. Neuenschwander was installed as the Honorary Consul for Belarus in Utah on March 29, 2018. He served as a general authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from April 1991 to October 2009, when he received emeritus status. Dr. Neuenschwander has long been engaged with religious matters throughout Central and Eastern Europe. Previously, he was visiting professor of Russian at both the University of Utah and Brigham Young University. Subsequently, he was employed as the Manager of International Acquisition for the Genealogical Department of the Church. Dr. Neuenschwander received academic degrees at Weber College, Brigham Young University, and his Ph.D. at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York.