National Advisory Council

Elder Don R. Clarke

Elder Don R. Clarke

Membership Information:

Member Since: 1994


Sister Mary Anne Clarke


Job Title: Emeritus General Authority
Company: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


  • retail
  • CFO


Elder Don Clarke is an Emeritus General Authority. He was a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy and served as president of the Central America Area in Guatemala City. He previously was chairman and CEO of Caldor, president of Lord and Taylor Department Stores, and held various senior executive positions with major retail companies. Don earned his bachelor’s degree in business from BYU and his MBA from Washington State University. Don and Mary Anne have six children and twenty-three grandchildren.