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Hi I'm Tracy Haviland

I grew up in the country or on a ranch in Utah and Idaho. I love life. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I served a mission to Sweden. I married my sweetheart in the Salt Lake temple and love my family. I love the outdoors and being in the mountains camping, fishing, hunting and exploring. I'm an mechanical engineer, I own my own company and am currently working in software development. We have great family parties as often as possible. Grand kids are wonderful. I have four children who have all made me very proud.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a family where the gospel was there but not our main focus. My brothers and I were the first missionaries from our family line. We had a wonderful childhood and were raised by wonderful parents. I'll say I became fully engaged in the gospel when I meet my dear wife who came from a strong and faithful family, members of the church for generations. She taught me things about the gospel by example and deed. I wanted more. And so began my conversion in earnest. While I have much yet to learn and do know that I have a Father in Heaven who loves and watches over me. That I have a Savior who atoned for my sins and yearns to help me on my path to eternal life. I express gratitude daily for a living Prophet who helps us see clearly in an ever darkening world. I am a Mormon because it is the only way I can return to my Father in Heaven with my family for eternity.

How I live my faith

I currently work with the Young Men in our church as a teacher and adviser. I had the wonderful opportunity last year of organizing an outdoor "trek" for over 450 youth and adults spanning four days and covering over 30 miles. I have taught the gospel across all age groups and have served in many leadership capacities. I love my Savior and the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Why is self-reliance important to Mormons? Why do Mormons talk about emergency preparedness?

Tracy Haviland
We believe in talking care of ourselves and others in times of need. If we are not prepared ourselves we can not help others. Show more Show less