Presenters

Speaker Website(s): Clemens Is Twain
Ryan Clemens is a pretty fun guy.  He's also an actor, director, playwright, teacher, and Mark Twain enthusiast.  As Virginia Stage Company's Resident Theatre Artist, he has performed both on the mainstage and in a variety of touring shows, classes... Read More
Scott was born in Portland, Oregon and raised in Kenai, Alaska.  He joined the church when he was nineteen and served a mission a year later in Dallas, Texas.  Scott married his wife Gail in the Salt Lake Temple and they have four sons.  Scott... Read More
As the mother of six and the mentor to hundreds of youth, Kathy has been homeschooling since before it was cool. Like you, she has felt the tremendous highs and lows as her children have self-educated and searched for their passions. For the last... Read More
Derek will graduate from BYU with a degree in Applied Math. He was recently hired to work for the coolest company in the world. His curiosity gets him into all kinds of trouble because he loves trying a little bit of every subject. In college, he... Read More
David Softley is an award-winning director and speaker, a banker and most importantly a homeschooling father of seven who is very excited to be at LDSHE. He draws upon a wide array of experiences that span multiple industries and zany family... Read More
Speaker Website(s): www.promisesoftheconstitution.com
Pamela Romney Openshaw, an avid student of the Constitution, developed her love of government and citizen involvement as an elected delegate from Nebraska to President Jimmy Carter’s White House Conference on Families in 1980. She is an avid reader... Read More
Kayla Barclay Hall is a small business owner/marketing communications consultant in the Washington, D.C. area. She started her own business, “Strategic MarComm” in order to have the ability to work from home and homeschool/raise her children. Kayla... Read More
Mark and Bridgette reside in Georgetown, Kentucky, and both are graduates of Eastern Kentucky University, where he majored in business and she in psychology. Though they had no previous intentions, they began the homeschool journey with their two... Read More
Speaker Website(s): Thomas Blackwell
Thomas’s greatest accomplishment thus far is marrying the right person in the right place for time and all eternity. Thomas and Kimberly have four beautiful girls. His second greatest accomplishment is serving a full time LDS mission to Cali,... Read More
Melanie Hoffman is a mother of four. She and her family live in New Jersey, no matter how hard they have tried to leave. She graduated with an Associate Degree in Music from Utah Valley State College. She currently teaches private voice and piano... Read More
Dustin Palmer lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and four children. He attended public high school in Utah and received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from BYU and a juris doctor from the University of Chicago—with the most important subject... Read More