Coleman, Gary J.

Gary Jerome Coleman (born 18 September 1941) has been a General Authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since 1992. Coleman was an instructor in the Church Educational System. At the time of his call as a General Authority he was the assistant director of the Institute of Religion in Ogden, Utah adjacent to Weber State University.

Coleman has served as a bishop in the Church as well as a counselor to both stake and mission presidents. He also served as president of the California Arcadia Mission. Coleman was called as a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy in 1992 and as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy in 1997. On 1 October 2011, Coleman was released from the First Quorum of the Seventy and given emeritus status at the LDS Church's semi-annual general conference.

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