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Elder F. Enzio Busche of the Seventy has created the McKinney Texas Stake, which includes the Allen 1st and 2nd, Greenville 1st, McKinney 1st and 2nd and the Sherman 1st and 2nd wards, and the Durant Branch.

Elder Lowell D. Wood of the Seventy has created the Sydney Australia Campbelltown Stake, which includes the Campbelltown 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, Ingleburn, Liverpool 1st and 2nd and Prairiewood 1st wards, and the Prairiewood 2nd (Spanish) Branch.Elsewhere, stakes were reorganized in Australia, Chile, Mexico, Philippines, Scotland, and Uruguay, and in Alabama, California, Illinois, Oregon, Texas, and Utah.

New stakes

MC KINNEY TEXAS STAKE: (Sept. 11, 1994) Created from the Plano Texas Stake. President - Robert C. Packard, 58, orthodontist, former stake president and counselor, high councilor, and bishop, married Talmadge Reyburn Meredith. Counselors - Gordon K. Wright, 36, attorney, former stake president's counselor, bishop's counselor, elders quorum president and counselor, and Young Men president, married Lynette Allred; Edward D. Thatcher, 42, city manager of Greenville, Texas, former bishop's counselor, branch president's counselor, high priests group leader, Young Men president, and Scoutmaster, married Debrah Carol Lynn.

SYDNEY AUSTRALIA CAMPBELLTOWN STAKE: (Aug. 28, 1994) Created from the Sydney Australia Parramatta and Sydney Australia Hebersham stakes. President - Ma'a Ma'a Junior, 32, credit manager, former stake president's counselor, and bishop and counselor, married Saiaiga Sau Kirifi. Counselors - Warren James King, 42, deputy principal for Department of School Education, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, branch president, ward clerk, ward mission leader, and Sunday School president, married Margaret Helen Arkins; Terence Seacy, 53, sales and marketing manager, former high councilor, bishop, Melchizedek Priesthood leader, high priests group leader, and executive secretary, married Gretta Long.

Stake reorganizations

BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA STAKE: (Sept. 11, 1994) President - Richard Dennis May, 42, staff immunologist for Southern Research Institute; succeeding Barry Wayne Seidel; former

stake clerk, stake missionary, bishop and counselor, and elders quorum president, married Pamela Ree Ashton. Counselors - Steven Emery Sears, 35, regional manager, former high councilor, stake Young Men president, stake mission president, bishop, and ward mission leader, married Kay Newell; Douglas Snarr Bennett, 33, assistant circular manager for Southern Progress Corp., former stake mission president's counselor, branch president and counselor, and stake executive secretary, married Tina Marie Hubbard.

CEBU CITY PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Aug. 28, 1994) President - Eduardo T. Montemayor, 35, subscription agent; succeeding Julius Jonah Flores Barrientos; former high councilor, bishop and counselor, married Celsa Abundiente Cabansay. Counselors - Juanito dela Cerna Fernandez, 45, sales supervisor, former stake president's counselor, bishop, and elders quorum president, married Esmeralda Estella Oblianda; Francisco Lagua Abor, 36, operations and maintenance supervisor for the Church, former stake mission president's counselor, stake executive secretary, branch president, high priests group leader, and mission, district, ward, and branch clerk, married Phoebe Antonio Refama.

GRANTS PASS OREGON STAKE: (Aug. 28, 1994) President - Carl Stacey Berg, 43, audiologist and owner of Southern Oregon Audiology Center; succeeding Bruce Duane Hopkins; former high councilor, bishop's counselor, ward clerk, executive secretary, elders quorum president's counselor, and seminary teacher, married Patricia Kay Terribilini. Counselors - Mark Norman Sorensen, 46, director of finance for Jackson County School District, former high councilor, stake clerk, stake Sunday School president's counselor, bishop's counselor, and Young Men president, married Marie Yvonne Sigler; George Pete Blue Jr., 45, elementary school principal, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, high priests group leader, and elders quorum president's counselor, married Marva Wallace.

GRANTSVILLE UTAH STAKE: (Sept. 11, 1994) President - Douglas Brent Rose, 43, attorney; succeeding LaDell Guy Brown; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and elders quorum president, married Dianne Gwynn. Counselors

William Dean Johnson, 48, branch manager with Key Bank, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop's counselor, Young Men president, stake athletic director, and assistant Scoutmaster, married Beatrice Faye Palmer; George Thomas Tripp, 41, production superintendent for Magnesium Corporation of America, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, executive secretary, and elders quorum president's counselor, married Elizabeth Margaret Harden.

HUNTSVILLE UTAH STAKE: (Sept. 11, 1994) President - Nathan Phillip Hale, 56, eye physician; succeeding Daurel H. Barnes; former high councilor, bishop and counselor, branch president, Young Men president, and gospel doctrine teacher, married Barbara Beers. Counselors - Douglas Andrew Taggart, 42, attorney, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, seventies group leader, stake missionary, Aaronic Priesthood adviser, seminary teacher, and Scoutmaster, married Erin Jeanne Shaw; Mark Allen Ferrin, 36, general counsel for Thiokol, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, Young Men president, gospel doctrine teacher, and Scoutmaster, married Cheryl A. Collett.

MONTEVIDEO URUGUAY CERRO STAKE: (Aug. 14, 1994) President - Daniel Kraft S., 31, sales manager, succeeding Antonio Ernesto Paredes; former stake president's counselor, stake mission president, bishop and counselor, stake and ward clerk, and ward mission leader, married Carmen Sandra Sanjuinetti Vaz. Counselors - Daniel Eduardo Correa C., 42, assistant technician, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, and elders quorum president, married Irma Sagrario Perez Rodriguez; Herbert De Los Santos Prado, 46, assistant supervisor, former high councilor, and bishop and bishop's counselor, married Mary Susana Garcia Rodriguez.

OREM UTAH SUNCREST STAKE: (Sept. 11, 1994) President - Randal Vere Densley, 50, salesman; succeeding David Earl Buchanan; former high councilor, assistant stake executive secretary, bishop and counselor, high priests group leader, and Young Men president, married Jean Jensen Criddle. Counselors - Vaughn Roy Anderson, 45, engineering manager, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, high priests group leader, and Scoutmaster, married Kay Jordan; Keith Edward Gifford, 45, Orem city engineer, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, and executive secretary, married Carolyn Poulsen.

PAISLEY SCOTLAND STAKE: (Sept. 4, 1994) President - Robert William Watson, 54, lecturer at University of Glasgow; succeeding Peter Donald Cameron; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop, and branch president, married Ruth Thomas. Counselors - Les John Cairns, 49, sales and marketing manager, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, and branch president and counselor, married Marlyn Henderson Easton; Edward Brian McKechnie, 37, regional operations manager, former mission president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, and executive secretary, married Eileen Anne Bonner.

PLANO TEXAS STAKE: (Sept. 11, 1994) President - Daniel William Jones, 42, accountant; succeeding Robert C. Packard; former high councilor, bishop and counselor, and Young Men president, married Barbara Gay Reiter. Counselors - Collins Bruce Jones, 47, general manager of Sunburst Shutters Texas Inc., former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, high priests group leader, elders quorum president, and teachers quorum adviser, married Jeraldine Ann Cannon; Craig LaMont Robison, 48, storehouse manager, former bishop and counselor, ward executive secretary, Young Men president's counselor, deacons quorum adviser, and Cubmaster, married Sharon Hood.

SANTA MARGARITA CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Sept. 11, 1994) President - James Ben Whitesides, 45, vice president legal affairs, succeeding David Michael Daly; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, elders quorum president, Young Men president and adviser, Blazer leader, and seminary teacher, married Kristine Lindahl. Counselors - Robert Steven Warnick, 43, CPA, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake Young Men president, stake sports director, bishop and counselor, priests quorum adviser, teachers quorum adviser, deacons quorum adviser, activities committee chairman, and seminary teacher, married Juli Jon David; Mark Allen Hobbins, 35, vice president of Aspen Health Service, former bishop and counselor, ward mission leader, Young Men president, priests quorum adviser, and seminary teacher, married Diane Teresa Sasine.

SANTIAGO CHILE SAN BERNARDO STAKE: (July 31, 1994) President - Adolfo del C. Cuevas Figueroa, 38, administrator, succeeding Oscar Figueroa Bravo; former high councilor, stake mission president, bishop, and elders quorum president, married Isabel Ismenia Riquelme Cuevas. Counselors - Jorge H. Herrera Carmona, 47; Miguel Angel Correa Ruiz, 42, retained.

SYDNEY AUSTRALIA PARRAMATTA STAKE: (Aug 28, 1994) President - Warren Henry Meyer, retained. Counselors - John Frank Parton, retained; Joseph Azar Saikaly, 43, engineer for Sydney Australia Temple, former high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop and counselor, and branch president's counselor, married Denise Marion Haddon.

VERACRUZ MEXICO MOCAMBO STAKE: (Aug. 14, 1994) President - Mauricio Morales Lagunes, 52, car sales manager, succeeding Fernando Lagunes Victor; former bishop's counselor, married Maria de Lourdes Castillo David. Counselors - Andres Torres Castro, 42, physics teacher, former bishop, stake and ward Young Men president, and welfare committee chairman, married Virginia Moreno Mendez; Gabriel De Jesus Perez Mane, 33, senior bank executive, former mission president's counselor, stake mission president, stake executive secretary, branch president's counselor, and mission single adult chairman, married Maria del Rolio Robledo Fuentes.

WILMETTE ILLINOIS STAKE: (Sept. 11, 1994) President - Thomas Elden Johnson, 46, attorney; succeeding Joseph Thomas Hicken; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, and elders quorum president, married Norma Lee Christensen. Counselors - Jairo Ellis Canaveral, 31, vice president of corporation, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake mission president's counselor, bishop, elders quorum president, and Sunday School president, married Sandra Isis Ruiz; John Wallace Boswell III, 31, associate brand manager for Kraft General Foods, former high councilor, elders quorum president, Young Men president's counselor, Primary teacher, and seminary teacher, married Susan Elaine Landers.

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