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New stake presidencies

Three new stakes have been organized in Arizona, Chile and Ireland.

The Arica Chile Azapa Stake, including the Belen, Campo Verde, Diego Portales, Francisco Bilbao, and Valle Azapa wards, has been created by Elder Claudio R. M. Costa of the Seventy.The first stake in the Republic of Ireland, the Dublin Ireland Stake, has been created by Elder Graham W. Doxey of the Seventy. Wards in the new stake are the Clondalkin, Finglas, Phoenix Park, and Terenure wards.

The Pinetop-Lakeside Arizona Stake has been created by Elder J Ballard Washburn of the Seventy. The new stake includes the Blueridge, Lakeside, Pinetop, and Show Low 1st and 2nd wards, and the Fort Apache, McNary, and Whiteriver branches.

Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in Chile, Mexico, New Zealand and Sweden, and in Arizona, Nevada and Utah.

New stakes

ARICA CHILE AZAPA STAKE: (March 12, 1995) Created from the Arica Chile and Arica Chile El Morro stakes. President - Armando Ernesto Perez Mundaca, 40, sales supervisor, former high councilor, stake mission president, stake clerk, bishop and counselor, and high priests group leader, married Miriam del Carmen Cortes Barraza. Counselors - Manuel R. Larrocha G., 36, sales representative, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake missionary, and bishop's counselor, married Marlene Irene Osomio; Leonardo E. Borquez C., 32, salesman, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake mission president, and elders quorum president, married Gabrilla Marie Aquilera.

DUBLIN IRELAND STAKE: (March 12, 1995) Created from the Dublin Ireland District. President - Liam P. Gallagher, 32, distribution manager for Nature Sunshine Products, former district Young Men president's counselor, district missionary, branch president, and branch Young Men president and counselor, married Carmel Teresa Murphy. Counselors - Charles Keogh, 42, tractor driver, builder, laborer, former district president's counselor, branch president and counselor, branch elders quorum president's counselor, and branch Young Men president's counselor, married Anne Elizabeth Flood; Anthony T. O'Connor, 43, engineer for telephone company, former mission president's counselor, district high councilor, district executive secretary, district clerk, elders quorum president, and branch president, married Anne Makie Halstead.

PINETOP-LAKESIDE ARIZONA STAKE: (March 26, 1995) Created from the Show Low Arizona Stake. President - C. Trent Adams, 41, dentist, former high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop and counselor, and elders quorum president, married Mary Caroline Pew. Counselors - V. June Webb, 65, self-employed, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, high priests group leader, and branch president, married Cherie Cluff; Farrell E. Adams, 37, high school science teacher, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake executive secretary, stake Young Men president, bishop's counselor, elders quorum president, and ward Young Men president, married Virginia Lyn Jorgensen.

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ARICA CHILE STAKE: (March 12, 1995) President - Teodoro Segundo Contreras Morales, retained. Counselors - Carlos E. Linares Ramos, 36, education systems assistant administrator, former high councilor, and bishop, married Ana Maria Quelopana Del Valle; Jose A. Velasquez, 38, military officer, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, and Young Men president, married Alejorrdra Jeannette Roa Figueroa.

ARICA CHILE EL MORRO STAKE: (March 12, 1995) President - Jorge Mauricio Fuentes Tejo, retained. Counselors - Juan Ramon Elgueta Perez, 49, store clerk for Gulf Oil, former high councilor, stake clerk, bishop's counselor, high priests group leader, and elders quorum president, married Rosa Elvira Carvajal Bustamante; Alfredo Edurado Diaz Diaz, retained.

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY 5TH STAKE: (March 19, 1995) President - Truman G. Madsen, 68, BYU professor of philosophy; succeeding Allen E. Bergin; former Sunday School general board member, president of New England Mission, district president's counselor, and bishop, married Ann Nichols. Counselors - James M. Harper, 44, BYU associate dean and professor, former president of Korea Pusan Mission, stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop's counselor, Sunday School teacher, and branch president, married Colleen Hull; William L. Fillmore, 47, attorney, former high councilor, stake Sunday School president's counselor, bishop and counselor, ward clerk, elders quorum president, teachers quorum adviser, deacons quorum adviser, gospel doctrine teacher, Scoutmaster, and seminary teacher, married Edith Mary Rawson.

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY 11TH STAKE: (March 19, 1995) President - Wesley R. Burr, 58, BYU professor; succeeding Gary L. Bunker; former stake president's counselor, bishop, teachers quorum adviser, deacons adviser, Scoutmaster, Blazer leader, married Ruth Darton. Counselors - M. Gawain Wells, 52, BYU professor of psychology, former member of Church writing committee, bishop, priests quorum adviser, teachers quorum adviser, and seminary teacher, married Gayle Lorraine Jensen; Thomas C. Powell, 52, Scout executive for Utah National Parks Council of Boy Scouts of America, former bishop's counselor, high priests group leader, gospel doctrine teacher, seminary teacher, and Scoutmaster, married LeeAnn Conder.

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY 12TH STAKE: (March 19, 1995) President - Rodger D. Galland, 49, self-employed real estate investor; succeeding E. Bruce McIff; former high councilor, bishop, elders quorum president, Young Men president, and Sunday School teacher, married Margaret Virginia Rose. Counselors - Ned Cromar Hill, 49, BYU professor, former stake president and counselor, high councilor, bishop, and teachers assistant adviser, married Claralyn Martin; J. Richard Beeson, 53, director of Orem public library, former bishop's counselor, financial clerk, assistant high priests group leader, elders quorum president, gospel doctrine teacher, teachers quorum adviser, and branch president's counselor, married Gaylene Gunn.

ELKO NEVADA EAST STAKE (FORMERLY ELKO NEVADA STAKE): (March 19, 1995) President - Kenneth Gardner Jones, retained. Counselors - Charles Michael Quist, retained; David Wayne Kishpauch, 38, general manager for D. Wallace Construction, former high councilor, stake mission president and counselor, stake Young Men president's counselor, bishop and counselor, ward executive secretary, elders quorum president and counselor, and Sunday School teacher, married Lynn Marie Wylie.

GOETEBORG SWEDEN STAKE: (March 19, 1995) President - Hans H. J. Mattsson, 44, regional director for Capella, Inc.; succeeding Per Gosta Malm; former stake president's counselor, bishop, and Young Men president, married Birgitta Elisabeth Isaksson. Counselors - Ulf B. Strombon, 35, police officer, former high councilor, elders quorum president, and branch president, married Solveig Anna Kristina Nasstrom; H. Erik Nilsson, 47, country director for Church Educational System, former mission president's counselor, high councilor, district high councilor, stake mission president's counselor, bishop, Young Men president, and Sunday School teacher, married Lena Nilsson.

MINATITLAN MEXICO STAKE: (March 19, 1995) President - Armando Iturriaga Cruz, 56, technical and independent teacher; succeeding Roberto Villanueva Carranza; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, and ward clerk, married Sara Millas. Counselors - Marco A. Medina C., 34, teacher for federal government, former bishop, ward clerk, Young Men president, branch president, and seminary teacher, married Manuela Hoyos Montiel; Jorge Olvera Perea, 33, manager of advertising, former stake Young Men president's counselor, elders quorum president, ward Young Men president, and director of music, married Nerea Rodriquez Guillen.

SANTIAGO CHILE VICUNA MACKENNA STAKE: (March 19, 1995) President - Rene Esteban Del Pino Garcia, 38, contractor; succeeding Jorge Andres Pedrero Martinez; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop and counselor, married Maria Ines Pozo. Counselors - Juan Carlos Reyes Inostroza, 31, bank executive, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake clerk, ward clerk, elders quorum president, and Young Men president, married Nelida Barrios Quiroz; Heriberto Arturo Rojas Hildalgo, 41, military officer, former bishop and counselor, ward clerk, and elders quorum president, married Elena del Carmen Espinoza Saavedra.

SHOW LOW ARIZONA STAKE: (March 26, 1995) President - Jay J. Waite, retained. Counselors - P. Wendell Allen, 46, high school teacher, former high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop and counselor, and elders quorum president, married Ginger Johnson; Michael D. Seaman, 42, business manager for Show Low Unified School District, former high councilor, stake assistant clerk, bishop and counselor, executive secretary, and Young Men president, married Kimberly Lewis.

TEMPLE VIEW NEW ZEALAND STAKE: (March 19, 1995) President - Anthony Paul Osborne, 35, manager for Housing New Zealand; succeeding Ralph Roland Hamon; former stake mission president's counselor, stake executive secretary, bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, and Young Men president, married Erina Dee Elkington. Counselors - Hori Teira Tarawhiti, 51, seminary teacher for the Church College of New Zealand, former high councilor, stake mission president, bishop, high priests group leader, and priests adviser, married Cairo Hawaiikirangi Dennis; E. John Kendall, 50, self-employed, former national chaplain for LDS Scouting, and bishop and counselor, married Rei Kotahi Elkington.

WOODS CROSS UTAH STAKE: (April 9, 1995) President - Steven G. Dyreng, 47, seminary teacher; succeeding L. Perry Jordan; former high councilor, stake mission president, bishop, Young Men president, and Explorer adviser and assistant, married Elizabeth Dorthy Roberts. Counselors - Clifford C. Michaelis, 42, director/manager for Bountiful City Light & Power, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, Young Men president, elders quorum secretary, and Scoutmaster, married Joyce Armatage; David Clark Hill, 35, manager of operations and safety for construction firm, former bishop, elders quorum president, Young Men president, and Young Men adviser, married Paula Sheffield.

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