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Hi I'm Aaron

I'm married with five wonderful children, I'm an information systems auditor, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married and have five wonderful children ranging from two to ten years old. We love to play soccer and racquetball. I’m a native Arizonan and continue to live there. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Masters in Public Administration. I have over eight years experience in conducting performance and operational audits, with an emphasis in information systems auditing. I love camping and working with the Boy Scouts program.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in an LDS family, but got to decide as a teenager what religion to pursue. I spent several summers away from home where I got to make my own decisions about how to spend my time. During those summers, as well as when I was at home, I was interested in finding out why my parents and other family members do the things they do - and if there really was a purpose to life and something after this life. I studied the scriptures, and in particular the Book of Mormon. I chose to pray to God and find out if he existed and if the scriptures I studied were true. I came to believe through specific experiences as well as gradual feelings that I do have a Heavenly Father, that he sent his Jesus Christ to the earth to atone for our sinners, and that there are living prophets that exercise His authority and provide us with knowledge of the Gosepl and the plan of salvation.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by taking seriously the obligation I have to be a husband and a father. I make sure to spend with my wife, to talk about our children, and to talk about our own relationship. Likewise, I make sure to regularly take my children on one-on-one outings and to meet with them regularly to talk about what they are doing, how school and church are, and what problems or successes they are having. My wife and I have started these habits while our children are young and hope that it will increase the lines of communication as they get older. Additionally, we spend a little time every day studying the scriptures and have prayer as a family morning and evening. My wife and I make sure that we also engage in personal scripture study and prayer. I love the opportunities the Church provides in giving service to those in our church and outside the church. I've served as a Scoutmaster and Venturing Advisor in the Boy Scouting program and love spending time with young men and the wonderful opportunities of camping and learning new skills. I am no longer in the Young Men's program, but now my wife is involved with the Young Women's program. So I get to spend more time with my children and get more involved with their activities.