New stake presidencies

The Pasay Philippines Stake, which includes the Manila 1st and 2nd, and Pasay 1st, 2nd and 3rd wards, has been created by Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Seventy.

Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in the Philippines, and in Pennsylvania and Utah.

New stake

PASAY PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Jan. 25, 1998) Created from the Las Pinas Philippines, Manila Philippines and Paranaque Philippines stakes. President - Eleazer Salipot Collado, 35, fleet manager, coordinator and distribution assistant for the Church; wife, Mylene Lim Morillo Collado. Counselors - Rafael Alipio Natividad II, 45, squadron commander for Philippines Air Force; wife, Lolita Lao Garcia Natividad. Gerardo Altera Tongco, 30, financial planner for Nippoxl Life Philippines; wife, Grace Aliasas Tongco.

Stake reorganizations

LAYTON UTAH WEST STAKE: (Feb. 15, 1998) President - William Robert Moss, 53, works in curriculum and training division for Church Educational System; succeeding John R. Kimball; wife, Athleen Johnson Moss. Counselors - Charles Wayne Thorne, 48, field manager of customer service for Xerox Corp.; wife, Kathleen Leonard Thorne. Ryck M. Astle, 37, assistant principal in Davis County School District; wife, Kristal L. Norton Astle.

MANILA PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Jan. 25, 1998) President - Jovencio Araneta Guanzon, 46, co-owner and partner of Liahona Trading; succeeding Felipe Guerrero Odulio; wife, Jocelyn De Guzman Schroth Guanzon. Counselors - Norman Castillo Nunez, 36, attorney; wife, Eva Rito Ruivivar Nunez. Francisco Dupiag Tucaqui, 43, vice president of operations for Tiongson Industries; wife, Teresita Fajardo Francisco Tucaqui.

PAYSON UTAH MOUNTAIN VIEW STAKE: (Feb. 8, 1998) President - Patrick Read Van Wagoner, 49, self-employed anesthetist; succeeding Evan Curtis Fawson; wife, Annette Trimble Van Wagoner. Counselors - David Ryan Morley, 32, self-employed general contractor; wife, Shannon Lee Merrell Morley. Tracy Jay Eliason, 46, self-employed roofing contractor; wife, Cathy Dawn Nordberg Eliason.

PHILADELPHIA PENNSYLVANIA STAKE: (Feb. 15, 1998) President - John Ray Crawford, 44, IT manager of procurement and reliability systems for Rohm & Haas Co.; succeeding Anthony Robert Temple; wife, Sherry Lee Coleman Crawford. Counselors - Robert Blaine Smith, 49, national sales manager for Numonics Corp.; wife, Tanya Lane Thomson Smith. Milan Foster Kunz, 43, vice president of corporate strategy for SmithKline Beecham; wife, Leslie Niven Kunz.

SALT LAKE ROSE PARK NORTH STAKE: (Feb. 15, 1998) President - Clifford Warren Higbee, 49, director of finance for Church; succeeding Ronald Brent Jarrett; wife, Lee Warner Higbee. Counselors - Suau'upa'ia K. Pe'a, 57, manager of interpretation and translation for Church; wife, Talaba Mulitado Pe'a. Kent Winter Moore, 40, senior vice president of lending for Mountain America Credit Union; wife, Barbara Ann Takos Moore.

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