Heidi Swinton is an award-winning author and screenwriter whose works include To the Rescue: The Biography of Thomas S. Monson. PBS documentaries American Prophet; Sacred Stone; Sweetwater Rescue; Trail of Hope; and America’s Choir. She has served on the Relief Society general board and as a member of Church writing committees. She served with her husband, Jeffrey C. Swinton, as he presided over the England London South Mission (2006-2009); they are the parents of five sons, four living, and have four daughters-in-law and six grandchildren.