The head of a stake. He has no theological training. He, along with his two counselors, wields great power and authority. He continues to work in his secular occupation while serving as a stake president. Usually, successful business or professional men are the ones chosen. There is no set term of office. Most serve for five to ten years. It is a position of great honor.
Dictionary of "Mormonese"
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