Board Members of the Brigham Young Granddaughters Association.
The Brigham Young Granddaughters Association Executive Committee
Jayne Ann Osborne
Jayne Ann Osborne is currently serving as President of the Brigham Young Granddaughters Association. She joined the board 3 years ago when her mother, Meg Boud, suggested she help create a website for the BYGA. She has loved working with the wonderful members of our extended family and has a passion for family history.
Jayne Ann has 3 children and is from South Jordan, UT. She stays busy as a stay at home mom, running a bi weekly story time at a local rest home and illustrating children’s books. She is a third-great granddaughter of Brigham Young and Margaret Pierce.
Heather Oliver is currently serving as President-Elect of the Brigham Young Granddaughters Association. She is a 4th great-granddaughter of Brigham Young and Harriet Cook. She has been attending the BYGA luncheon since she was 8 years old. Her mother was President of the Association in 2004 and she remembers well the many hours spent licking envelopes to send out the invitations!
Heather has two children, both named after super heroes, and currently lives in Utah County. She enjoys reading, watching Friends, going to concerts, eating Oreos, and exploring new places.
Kathy Knighton is the 3rd great grand daughter of Brigham Young and Mary Ann Angell. She is so happy to be back in Utah after 35 years living in New York, North Dakota and Virginia. She is married to Raymond Knighton and is the proud mother of 1 son and 4 daughters and the grand mother of 11 wonderful grandchildren. She has been teaching piano lessons for 19 years and opened up a studio in Bountiful 3 years ago. She loves traveling, going to the movies, food, and anything miniature.
She is so excited to be working on the board of the Brigham Young Granddaughters Association as Vice President and can’t wait to get to know everyone!
Colleen Moore is currently serving as Secretary of the Brigham Young Granddaughters Association. She joined the Board this past June. Colleen is a great-great granddaughter of Brigham Young and Harriet Cook. At age 18, Colleen learned of the Granddaughters Association from her father’s sister’s daughters and attended for the first time. She was “hooked on the luncheon at the Lion House” and association with her cousins. It became a tradition for Colleen and her three sisters. Colleen has also introduced her daughter and granddaughter to the “luncheon at the Lion House".”
Colleen raised four children and two grandchildren. She is (mostly) retired from her career as a social worker. She loves to travel and has visited more than 20 countries.
The Brigham Young Granddaughters Association Non-Ascending Board Positions
Wendy Shoop is a 3rd great-granddaughter of Brigham Young and Harriet Cook.
Having lived in Utah most of her life, Wendy has attended the BYGA luncheon almost every single year since 1976. In 2004, she was President of BYGA organization and has loved serving with the members of the board past and present, as now she has taken on the role of Treasurer.
Wendy has 4 children and 6 grandchildren. She stays busy with her part time job, ham radio, quilting, family history and community service.
Kari Robinson is currently serving as the Brigham Young Granddaughters Association Historian. Kari grew up in Salt Lake City, UT and is a third-great-granddaughter of Lucy Bigelow. She has been loving what she does for the granddaughters since 1987.
Meg Boud is currently serving as an adviser to the President. She served as President of BYGA for the 2019 luncheon. She especially enjoyed getting to know more granddaughters and expanding her family circle.
Meg has 6 children and 7 grandchildren. She is currently serving as a service missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is from South Jordan, UT and is a second-great-granddaughter of Brigham Young and Margaret Pierce.