New stake presidents

New Stakes

Two new stakes have been created.

A new stake has been created from the Apucarana Brazil District. The Apucarana Brazil Stake, which consists of the Alvorada, Apucarana and Eldorado branches and the América and Sarandi wards, was created by Elder Marcos A. Aidukaitis, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Osvaldo R. Dias, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Reno Nevada North and the Sparks Nevada stakes. The Sparks Nevada West Stake, which consists of Vista Branch and the Eagle Canyon, El Rancho, Highland, Marina, Royal Heights, Sun Valley and Vintage Hills wards, was created by Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Elder Evan A. Schmutz, a General Authority Seventy.

APUCARANA BRAZIL STAKE: (June 19, 2016) President — Cleber Turim Alves, 30, salesman,; Bonfim Paints; wife, Naiara Cristina Iensen. Counselors — Claudinei Geraldo, 34, software developer and coordinator; wife, Reni Mendes dos Santos Geraldo. Deivid Luciano Mota, 35, self-employed; wife, Sandra de Oliveira Mariano.

SPARKS NEVADA WEST STAKE: (June 12, 2016) President — Martin Lyel Mueller, 51, director of technology, Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority; wife, Jane Elaine Thatcher Mueller. Counselors — Clinton Brooks Robinson, 40, account manager, UPS; wife, Angela Noel Abbott Robinson. Alberto G. Jimenez, 54, IT project manager, State of Nevada; wife, Lulu M. Cruz Jimenez.

Reorganized Stakes

COALVILLE UTAH STAKE: (June 19, 2016) President — Jeffrey Vern Young, 49, manager, Ensign Ranches of Utah; succeeding Kenneth G. Stephens; wife, Kathern Barton Young. Counselors — Don Crittenden Donaldson, 54, vice president, Clean Energy; wife, Frankie J. Chappell Donaldson. Preston Critchfield Tholen, 53, self-employed; wife, Calee Dee Goddard Tholen.

GILBERT ARIZONA STAKE: (June 19, 2016) President — Bradley Allen Tinker, 51, self-employed; succeeding Kevin M. Ballard; wife, Marnie Lynn VanderBeek Tinker. Counselors — John Troy Johnson, 50, manager, Avnet; wife, Shelley Ann Gale Johnson. Albert Stephen Farnsworth, 60, general counsel; wife, Tami Nan Tew Farnsworth.

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