President – The FIRM Foundation
Rod L. Meldrum is a researcher, author and national lecturer on the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon, its historical efficacy and scriptural and physical evidences. His research supports the writings and teachings of ancient and latter-day prophets and indicates North America as the location where its epic history played out. His highly referenced and comprehensive research, as shared in live presentations and educational materials has won the respect and support of many LDS scholars.
Brother Meldrum served as senior scientific researcher for 7 years on a natural sciences book, was President and CEO of High Country Gourmet, Inc., and was Director of Business Development for Interact Medical. He and his wife, Tonya, are the parents of four children. He began his study of issues surrounding the controversy over DNA and the Book of Mormon in 2003 which lead to questioning the origins of proposed geographical settings of the Book of Mormon. In addition he completed intensive study of the Book of Mormon itself and the historical background and documents associated with it.
Brother Meldrum is the producer of the DVDs DNA Evidence for Book of Mormon Geography and Book of Mormon Evidence and coauthor of the book Prophecies and Promises; The Book of Mormon and the United States of America and author of the book Rediscovering the Book of Mormon Remnant through DNA. Brother Meldrum has given presentations across the United States and has spoken to many thousands of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on his findings in support of the truthfulness of Book of Mormon and the gospel of Jesus Christ.