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CALDWELL IDAHO STAKE: (Aug. 29, 2004) President — John Allen McCune, 41, portfolio manager at Capitol Investment Advisors; succeeding Daniel Elihu Norman; wife, Debbra Ellen Kingsbury McCune. Counselors — Darell Dee Christensen, 52, teacher in Notus School District; wife, Gayle Moses Christensen. William Dennis Scott, 48, field research and development specialist at Bayer CropScience; wife, Janet Lee Alexander Scott.

GUADALAJARA MEXICO TLAQUEPAQUE STAKE: (Sept. 19, 2004) President — Cesar Meza Camarena, 39, finance assistant at the University of Guadalajara; succeeding Rogelio Martinez Reyes; wife, Martha Catalina Arellano Aguilera de Meza. Counselors — Ismael Fernandez Heredia, 40, administrator at Grupo Empac; wife, Martha Rocio Covarrubias Rojas. Edgar Paul Montes Macias, 29, self-employed; wife, Minerva del Rocio Valerio Fontes de Montes.

LIMA PERU MARANGA STAKE: (Sept. 19, 2004) President — Arturo Fernandez Ramirez, 37, distribution manager; succeeding Cesar Augusto Aguinaga Arana; wife, Adriana Isabel Castellano Hooker de Fernandez. Counselors — Moroni Pedro Torres Rodriguez, 46, strategic planning manager; wife, Cecilia Soledad Lozada Cieza de Torres. Alfredo Maza Salinas, 44, security officer for the Church; wife, Rosa Victoria Aguinaga Arana de Maza.

MADRID SPAIN EAST STAKE: (Sept. 19, 2004) President — Jose Montoya Moreno, 54, manager at Citibank Espaa; succeeding Jose Leopoldo Reina Alcantara; wife, Maria Mercedes Prieto Peque de Montoya. Counselors — Angel Jose Gomez Garcia, 35, supervisor at the Madrid Spain Temple; wife, Maria Elisa Maine Vallejo de Gomez. Jesus Galvez Diaz, 52, technical assistance employee at Kodak; wife, Filomena Trujillo Nieto de Galvez.

MALMO SWEDEN STAKE: (Sept. 19, 2004) President — John Arne Hedberg, 39, customer care executive; succeeding Clas Urban Girhammar; wife, Ylva Jeanette Rasmusson Hedberg. Counselors — Donald Kullervo Eldenberg, 47, art director at Teleca; wife, Yvonne Elisabeth Alter Eldenberg. Glen Tommy Michael Helmstad, 46, senior lecturer at Lund University; wife, Ingegerd Cecilia Andersson Helmstad.

MONTERREY MEXICO MODERNA STAKE: (Sept. 19, 2004) President — Virgilio Carlos Montemayor de Hoyos, 49, passport supervisor; succeeding Oscar Garza Segura; wife, Georgina Alejandra Wong Moreno de Montemayor. Counselors — Jose Israel Ibarra Flores, 35, district sales manager for Bristol Myers Squibb; wife, Monica Morales Ramos de Ibarra. Javier Gabriel Ricardo Mendez Silva, 33, employee of Diarsa; wife, Esperanza Mata Rodriguez de Mendez.

MURRAY UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (Sept. 12, 2004) President — Ronald Weston Daw, 53, president of Green Space Prop.; succeeding Craig Palmer Burton; wife, Tracey Blair Daw. Counselors — Mark Jean McDonough, 55, orthodontist; wife, Dorothy Pauline Prisbrey McDonough. Brian J Rodriguez, 40, manager clinician at Intermountain Health Care; wife, Lisa Stewart Rodriguez.

OGDEN UTAH WEBER HEIGHTS STAKE: (Oct. 10, 2004) President — Mark Richards Bischoff, 51, director of marketing at Mountain View Title and Escrow; succeeding David Edgar Allen; wife, Janette Creager Bischoff. Counselors — Frank Wadsworth Browning, 44, chairman and CEO of Bank of Utah; wife, Deanna Rachel Butler Browning. Michael Eric Ulrich, 39, owner and shareholder of Ulrich & Associates; wife, Tamera Wood Ulrich.

PRETORIA SOUTH AFRICA STAKE: (Sept. 5, 2004) President — Michael David Martin, 49, technology solutions manager at Siemens; succeeding Louis Groenewald; wife, Ruth-Ann De Klerk Martin. Counselors — Francois Hendrik Van Heerden, 37, optometrist; wife, Elmarie Louis Groenewald Van Heerden. Walter Chatora, 39, assistant brand manager for Nestle; wife, Diana Tapfumanei Chatora.

QUETZALTENANGO GUATEMALA STAKE: (Aug. 29, 2004) President — Andiel Anibal Cifuentes Monterroso, 24, self-employed decorator; succeeding Ysrael Escobar Lopez; wife, Ana Victoria Lopez de Cifuentes. Counselors — Miguel Amado Calderon Monterroso, 32, business owner; wife, Jackeline Myte King de Calderon. Elman Saul Arana Flores, 32, computer teacher; wife, Alma Veronica Calderon Samayoa de Arana.

SAN SALVADOR EL SALVADOR STAKE: (Sept. 5, 2004) President — Manuel Ernesto Lopez Cardona, 37, customs officer; succeeding Eugenio Antonio Alegria; wife, Eldy Marlene Mendez de Lopez. Counselors — Roberto Edwin Hernandez Quintanilla, 35, maintenance supervisor; wife, Angela Cecilia Aguilar de Hernandez. Mauricio Salvador Carias Reina, 35, business executive at Banco Salvadoreo; wife, Ana Cecilia Orellana Martinez.

SIOUX FALLS SOUTH DAKOTA STAKE: (Oct. 10, 2004) President — Michael Timothy Steele, 52, professor at South Dakota State University; succeeding George Michael Tibbitts; wife, Jean Smith Steele. Counselors — Dale Leonard Eichmann, 50, city driver for Roadway Express; wife, Anita Kay Amor Eichmann. Mark Louis Hawkes, 43, associate professor and chair at Dakota State University; wife, Joy Arnell Hawkes.

VALLE DE SULA HONDURAS STAKE: (Sept. 5, 2004) President — Leonel Edgardo Lara Pinto, 31, sales and exportation director; succeeding Marco Antonio Caceres Villalobos; wife, Carla Genoveva Muoz Bonilla de Lara. Counselors — Juan Francisco Castillo Estrada, 32, agency director; wife, Julissa Jaqueline Mendoza Rubi de Castillo. Raul Ivan Vallecillo, 51, auditor for the government; wife, Thelma Damaris Lopez Gattorno de Vallecillo.

WASHINGTON TERRACE UTAH EAST STAKE (Formerly the Washington Terrace Utah Stake): (Oct. 10, 2004) President — Brent Eugene Lund, 57, teacher and athletic director at Northridge High School; succeeding Lionel Harris Evans; wife, Margaret Ranson Lund. Counselors — David Lynn Johnson, 52, owner and president of MCL Electric Inc.; wife, Barbara Widdison Johnson. Rodger Lee Olsen, 49, maintenance engineer at Interstate Brands Co.; wife, Nanette Gortcinsky Olsen.

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