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New stake presidencies

Elder Julio E. Davila of the Seventy has created the Arequipa Peru Selva Alegre Stake, which includes the Alto Misti, Alto Selva Alegre, Central, Graficos, Miraflores, and Villa Hermoza wards, and Apurimac, Independencia, Porvenir, and Puente Arnao branches.

Elsewhere, stakes were reorganized in Japan and Tonga, and in California, Idaho and Utah.

New stake

AREQUIPA PERU SELVA ALEGRE STAKE: (July 24, 1994) Created from the Arequipa Peru Umacollo, Arequipa Peru Manuel Prado, and Arequipa Peru Central stakes. President - Elias Alberto Rebaza Rado, 46, production supervisor, former stake president's counselor, stake clerk, elders quorum president, and Sunday School president, married Maria Adalzahinda Atanacio Zevallos. Counselors - Pedro Jose Nunez Yukimura, 33, systems operator, former stake mission president, bishop, ward clerk, ward mission leader, and elders quorum president, married Rosa Glave Rojas; Jose Francisco Minaya Espinoza, farmer, former stake mission president, and bishop and counselor, married Ana Maria Milagros Andrade Lozano.

Stake reorganizations

ANAHEIM CALIFORNIA EAST STAKE: (Aug. 14, 1994) President - Robert Edward Greene, 53, executive vice president of First Interstate Bancorp; succeeding William Edwin Perron; former high councilor, bishop, high priests group leader, Young Men president, and gospel doctrine teacher, married Elaine Marie Larson. Counselors - Terry Lloyd Fullmer, 55, self-employed tax consultant, former high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop, Young Men president, and seminary teacher, married Beverly Ann Lowe; Kim Stucki Pugmire, 40, vice president and owner of transport company, former high councilor, stake mission president's counselor, stake Young Men president, bishop, elders quorum instructor, and seminary teacher, married JaLayne Clegg.

DRIGGS IDAHO STAKE: (Aug. 14, 1994) President - John A. McKellar, 56, owner and broker for realty firm, succeeding Stephen W. Hoopes; former high councilor, bishop and counselor, branch president's counselor, and elders quorum president's counselor, married Julie Rose Bagley. Counselors - Jay Dell Buxton, 52, self-employed farmer and rancher, former high councilor, and bishop and counselor, married Judy Ann Casper; Rohn B. McKee, 46, owner of landscape design/construction company, former stake Young Men president, bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, teachers quorum adviser, and Scoutmaster, married Ondrea Johnson.

KIMBERLY IDAHO STAKE: (Aug. 21, 1994) President - Larry Martin Adams, 46, president and owner of Mountain Meadow Ranch; succeeding Del J. Traveller; former stake president's counselor, bishop, and elders quorum president, married Kathy Sue Barkes. Counselors - Kent J. Allen, 42, dentist, former bishop, executive secretary, elders quorum president, Young Men president, Sunday School president, and Scoutmaster, married Renee Haugh; Gareth Roy Babbel, 54, owner of dry cleaning firm, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, ward clerk, and Young Men president, married Ann V. Honsinger.

NUKUALOFA TONGA STAKE: (July 31, 1994) President - Suliasi Vea Kaufusi, 43, real estate manager for Church regional office; succeeding 'Uiha Tu'ikolovatu; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop's counselor, executive secretary, and ward clerk, married Peggy Kula Similai. Counselors - Fanga Tukuafu, 47, manager of art and sign company, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, and Young Men president, married Luseane Filimoehala; Nuulua Moala, 34, technician for Tonga Telecommunication Services, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, seventies quorum president, and elders quorum president, married Oloveti Tu'ikolovatu.

NUKUALOFA TONGA SOUTH STAKE: (July 31, 1994) President - Sosaia T. Paongo, 51, director of seminaries and institutes for Church Educational Systems in Tonga; succeeding Sioeli PuluIketau; former regional representative's secretary, stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop, married Marie Yingmee Nin. Counselors - Feleti Tau Lolohea, 48, teacher at Liahona High School, former stake president's counselor, stake clerk, bishop, executive secretary, and Sunday School president, married Feleh Tau Faanunu; Siaosi Moleni, 49, human resources manager for Church Educational System in Tonga, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, and stake Sunday School president, married Mele Fetutuki Hu`akau.

OSAKA JAPAN EAST STAKE: (July 31, 1994) President - Mitsuhiro Kumano, 34, division chief for computer company; succeeding Masaaki Akuta; former stake mission president, stake executive secretary, bishop's counselor, and ward mission leader, married Taeko Tateishi. Counselors - Tokehiko Yamauchi, 49, operations manager of transport company, former stake president's counselor, bishop, branch president, and Primary teacher, married Kimiko Ogata; Toshio Kashiyama, 58, operations manager for wood products company, former stake president's counselor, bishop, and branch president, married Kyoko Nitta.

SALT LAKE MONUMENT PARK NORTH STAKE: (Aug. 14, 1994) President - Robert L. Bauman, 41, property and casualty insurance agent; succeeding B. Lloyd Poelman; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, and ward mission leader, married Colleen Nichols. Counselors - M. Garfield Cook, 54, chief executive officer for medical technology corporation, former president of Florida Fort Lauderdale Mission, stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake mission president's counselor, bishop, and elders quorum president, married Margo Taylor; Kevin E. Anderson, 40, attorney, former bishop's counselor, ward executive secretary, ward mission leader, elders quorum president and counselor, elders quorum instructor, and gospel doctrine teacher, married Julie Hendricks.

SALT LAKE MT. OLYMPUS STAKE: (June 26, 1994) President - J. Rees Jensen, 57, senior general partner at Hermes Associates, Ltd.; succeeding Robert LeGrand Rice; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, and Sunday School teacher, married Virginia Carroll Urry. Counselors - Richard Scott Webber, 40, president of Coldwell Banker Premier Realty, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, ward mission leader, and elders quorum president, married Beverly Grant; Peter Foss, 41, president of Passap Machines, Inc., former high councilor, stake mission president, bishop's counselor, executive secretary and assistant, and activity committee chairman, married Serida Stilling Hansen.

SANDY UTAH CANYON VIEW STAKE: (Aug. 28, 1994) President - Craig J. Hunt, 44, managing director of Translation Department for the Church; succeeding J. Clare Williams; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake Young Men president's counselor, bishop, ward executive secretary, high priests group leader, and elders quorum president's counselor, married Jil Sharp. Counselors - Ralph E. Howes, 49, program manager for Evans & Sutherland, former high councilor, stake Young Men president's counselor, bishop and counselor, ward executive secretary, elders quorum president, Sunday School teacher, and Scoutmaster, married Edith Patricia Lund; Stephen P. Miles, 38, self-employed in real estate development, former stake Young Men president's counselor, bishop, ward mission leader, elders quorum president's counselor, ward Young Men president, and Sunday School president, married Loni Miller.

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