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Hi I'm Troy

I was born in Idaho and grew up in central Utah. I love to fish and spend time with my family.

About Me

I graduated with a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering. I work in the semiconductor industry as a manager for a group of engineers who design computer chips. I am married and have six children, four girls and two boys. I served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Texas. I spend a week fishing for Steelhead on the Salmon River every fall.

Why I am a Mormon

One reason I am a Mormon is because I was born a member of the Mormon Church. I have since learned that conversion to the gospel of Jesus Christ happens when we allow our faith to motivate us to action. My goals in life are to be a valiant son of my Father in Heaven and to be a devoted companion to my dear wife and a provider for my children. I have found that the truths and doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints help me in my quest to become all of these things. My conversion experience continues to evolve each time I am taught by the Holy Spirit. The promptings from the Holy Ghost are an essential part of my growing testimony and over the years I have learned to differentiate these spiritual promptings from other feelings that I have as I navigate various situations in my life. I know the source of these promptings! They come from a loving Father in Heaven and His Son, Jesus Christ. I know they know who I am and that they are involved in the details of my life.

How I live my faith

I serve as a representative for my church with an interfaith fellowship that is made up of religious leaders from our community. We meet each month to plan activities and discuss concerns and events that are important to each faith group. Collectively we provide resources (shelter, food, clothing) to the homeless in our area. We also work together to encourage unity and support for religious ideals and we promote spiritual awareness. I also work with youth groups to arrange meaningful service projects each year. This year, we coordinated a project at the fairgrounds that involved 1,000 youth and youth leaders. The project included painting of the grandstands, bucking chutes, track rails, out buildings and restrooms. Those who worked on the project were treated to 200 pizzas and a great sense of satisfaction for their efforts!