Honorary Consul: Dennis Neuenschwander
Recognized: March 29, 2018
Dennis 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.
Honorary Consulate of Belarus