East Valley Single Adult Conference 2020 (31+)

Thu. Feb 13, 2020 at 6:15pm - Sun. Feb 16, 2020 at 10:00pm MST
$10.00 - $70.00
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$10.00 - $70.00
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Ticket price for full conference increases to $70 on 2/1. Other ticket options also increase on 2/1. 

Thursday, 2/13/20: Gilbert LDS Temple & Ice Cream Social @ 3775 S. Greenfield Rd, Gilbert, AZ (Ice Cream Social at Meetinghouse between Pecos/Germann, not at LDS Temple Meetinghouse)

  • 6:15PM Gather at Gilbert LDS Temple (fountain on the south side)

  • 7:00PM Endowment Session, Gilbert LDS Temple

  • 9:00PM Ice Cream/Dessert Social @ LDS Building 3775 S Greenfield Rd, Gilbert, AZ (on Greenfield between Pecos and Germann - not Temple Bldg)

Friday, 2/14/20: American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North - 1070 South Higley Road, Gilbert, AZ 85296

  • 6:00PM Registration at event site - American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North Campus

  • 7:00PM Dinner

  • 8:30PM Comedy Show - Steve Soelberg & Kellen Erskine

Kellen Erskine on Jimmy Kimmel

Steve Soelberg

  • 10:00PM Dessert Trucks

Saturday, 2/15/20: American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North -1070 South Higley Road, Gilbert, AZ 85296

  • 2:30PM Registration

  • 3:30PM Opening Welcome

  • 3:45PM Workshop #1

  • 4:45PM Workshop #2

  • 5:45PM Workshop #3

  • 7:00PM Dinner

  • 8:30PM - 12:00AM Dance and/or Social Room

Sunday, 2/16/20: American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North - 1070 South Higley Road, Gilbert, AZ 85296

  • 3:00PM Sacrament Meeting

  • 5:00PM Dinner

  • 7:00PM Fireside with Ty Detmer Ty Detmer Bio

Saturday Workshop Options:

Melanie Wellman, The Book of Mormon:  The Liahona of our Lives  Melanie Wellman Podcast

Melanie Wellman is the host of a funny, inspirational, REAL, sometimes snarky, rarely craptastic, weekly podcast that has been downloaded over half a million times.  She's been accused of making people laugh on the treadmill and cry in traffic. She graduated from BYU, served a mission in Japan, was married until she wasn't, has 5 kids, and currently serves as the Young Women's President in her ward.  She has a passion for the Book of Mormon and the scriptures that is contagious. She loves Mexican food, donuts, going to the movies, and laughing

Dan Oakes, Eternal Connections: The Divine Nature of Interpersonal Relationships

Dan Oakes is the stake president of the Queen Creek Arizona East Stake and a licensed professional counselor and a certified sexual addictions counselor. President Oakes received his bachelor’s degree at ASU and completed a masters degree from NAU. Dan is committed to his wonderful wife Shannon, and their five children. Dan loves the gospel of Jesus Christ and seeks to find balance in his service to the Lord, his family, and his professional life.

Mequell Buck, Living with Mental Illness  

Mequell Buck has lived with mental illness for nearly twenty years. She lives in Arizona with her husband and three kids. She can be found cliff jumping, coaching her son’s wrestling team, going on grand adventures with her family or riding her road bike really fast down big hills.

Dr. Joel Beckstead, Emotion Regulation:  The Key to Spiritual Health

David “Joel” Beckstead received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Brigham Young University in 2002.  In 2001, he completed his internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. Dr. Beckstead is passionate about finding effective ways to combine evidenced based practices with traditional, spiritual, and cultural beliefs and has published and presented extensively on this topic.  His research and the treatment center where he previously worked were featured in the Surgeon General’s Report “Facing Addiction in America.” He is currently serving as the National Alcohol and Substance Abuse Lead for the Division of Behavioral Health in the Office of Clinical and Preventive Services.

Dr. Winston Egan, Creating & Maintaining Optimism throughout Life  Winn Egan, BYU-Idaho Devotional

Brother M. Winston Egan was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Linda Mangum in 1965, and they are the parents of 4 children and grandparents of 22 grandchildren.  His sweet wife, Linda, passed away in March of last year.  Brother Egan taught at the University of Utah for 20 years and concluded his last 15 years at Brigham Young University. From 1997 to 2009. he chaired the Department of Teacher Education at Brigham Young University. His research and teaching interests centered on behavior disorders in children and youth, education for democracy, and teacher education. From 2009 to 2015, he served a member of the Young Men General Board of the Church. For fun, he plays the ukulele and enjoys singing, dancing, whittling, cartooning, tennis, biking, hiking, camping, writing, and connecting with grandchildren. Currently, he is finishing a book about becoming and being intentional grandparents.

John Skiba, Financial Health

John Skiba is a consumer protection attorney focused on defending clients in debt collection lawsuits, bankruptcy, and financial coaching. Mr. Skiba is also a certified Master Financial Coach through the Dave Ramsey organization. Over the last seventeen years, he has consulted with thousands of individuals and families on issues relating to budgeting, debt elimination, and bankruptcy. John received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and his law degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. 

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ALA Auditorium American Leadership Academy, Gilbert North 7-12 ALA Auditorium 1070 South Higley Road
Gilbert, AZ 85296
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