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New stake presidencies

Three new stakes have been created in Latin America.

The Choluteca Honduras Stake has been created by Elder Joseph C. Muren of the Seventy. The new stake includes the Cabanas, Centro, Iberia, Neuva Esperanza, Porvenir, San Luis and Tamarindo wards, and the Agua Caliente and Yusguare branches.The Durango Mexico Del Valle Stake has been created by Elder Angel Abrea of the Seventy, which includes the Central, Guadalupe, Industrial, Jardines and Mezquital wards.

The Quito Ecuador Chillogallo Stake has been created by Elder Julio E. Davila of the Seventy. The new stake includes the Argelia, Atahualpa, Chillogallo, Solanda and Turubamba wards, and the Guamani, Oriente Quiteno and Tarqui branches.

Elsewhere, stakes were reorganized in Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, and the Philippines, and in Arizona.

New stakes

CHOLUTECA HONDURAS STAKE: (May 21, 1995) Created from the Choluteca Honduras and San Lorenzo Honduras stakes. President - Edwin R. Ferman Z., 35, manager of agricultural programming for Azucanera La Grecia, former branch president and counselor and institute teacher, married Digna Sceyaoa Romero Escalante. Counselors - Alexis Espinal F., 28, expense accountant, former district president's counselor, high councilor, and branch Young Men president, married Lesly Leticia Escoto Hernandez; Nahum C. Cruz B., 30, seeds distributor, former district president's counselor and branch president, married Liliana Lucia Hernandet.

DURANGO MEXICO DEL VALLE STAKE: (May 28, 1995) Created from the Durango Mexico Stake. President - Miguel Angel Martinez Macias, 32, measurement specialist for Inegi, former stake president's counselor, bishop and counselor, and single adult leader, married Maria Mayela Salcido Cardoza. Counselors - Alejandro Flores Bretado, 30, human resources manager, former stake Young Men president's counselor, and bishop and counselor, married Teresa Hernandez Villa; Miguel Angel Perez Quinto, 36, group sports and culture teacher, former stake mission president, stake Young Men president, stake Sunday School president, bishop's counselor, and branch president, married Maria Guadalupe Ruiz Torres.

QUITO ECUADOR CHILLOGALLO STAKE: (May 21, 1995) Created from the Quito Ecuador Santa Ana, Quito Ecuador Colon, and Quito Ecuador Inaquito stakes. President - Eduardo Calderon P., 42, Church area office manager of human resources, former stake president and counselor, high councilor, and bishop, married Monica Susana Tayupanta. Counselors - Francisco Fierro Altamirano, 37, assistant personnel manager, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop's counselor, Young Men president, and Aaronic Priesthood adviser, married Dolores Beatriz Merchan Cedeno; Juan Romero Tigse, 49, self-employed chauffeur, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop, married Mariona de Jesus Tasiguauo Suguillo.

Stake reorganizations

ARICA CHILE EL MORRO STAKE: (May 21, 1995) President - Alfredo Eduardo Diaz Diaz, 37, operator for Inapal; succeeding Jorge Mauricio Fuentes Tejo; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, and young single adult leader, married Rosa Jeanette del Rosario Contreras Gomez. Counselors - Juan Ramon Elgueta Perez, 49, store employee for Comercial A.M., former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake clerk, bishop's counselor, and high priests group leader, married Rosa Elvira Carvajal Bustamante; Ivan Patricio Casas Vargas, 25, operator for Tecnometal, former high councilor, stake clerk, ward clerk, and seminary teacher, married Maria Elena Del Rosario Gonzalez Salinas.

DURANGO MEXICO STAKE: (May 28, 1995) President - Gabriel Arenas Arenas, 48, self-employed carpenter; succeeding Rene Navar Cisneros; former stake president's counselor, and bishop and counselor, married Maria Del Consuelo Hernandez Vera. Counselors - Eduardo Adrian Rosales Hernandez, 39, elementary school teacher, former stake president's counselor, bishop and counselor, ward clerk, and branch clerk, married Maria Yolanda Romero; Enrique Hernandez Miranda, 49, education director and elementary school teacher, former stake Sunday School president and bishop, married Guadalupe de Hernandez Amaro Martinez.

GLOBE ARIZONA STAKE: (June 4, 1995) President - James L. Woolf, 43, dentist; succeeding James Clayton Watts; former stake president's counselor, stake varsity Scout unit commissioner, elders quorum secretary, teachers quorum adviser, Primary teacher, and activities committee chairman, married Rebecca Ann Smith. Counselors - Glen Scholl, 48, elementary school principal, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake clerk, bishop, Young Men president, and branch president, married Judith Anne Jones; Timothy Ian Murphy, 34, executive director of Life Care Centers of America, former elders quorum president's counselor and instructor, Young Men secretary, and chairman of Scout committee, married Denise Murray.

LIVRAMENTO BRAZIL STAKE: (May 7, 1995) President - Odotte Dias Fernandes Filho, 37, director for Nutrisul Factory Ragoes Ltda.; succeeding Nelson Melo Puchalski; former stake clerk, stake Sunday School president, bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, and branch president, married Marta Basaldua Castro. Counselors - Marcos Fabiani Silva, 24, merchant, former stake Young Men president, elders quroum president, ward Young Men president, and Primary teacher, married Claudia Karen Rigo; Robson Marcanth Medeiros, 37, coordinator for Deseret Association, former high councilor, bishop, and elders quorum president, married Sonia Prates Araujo.

MARIKINA PHILIPPINES STAKE: (May 21, 1995) President - Ricardo Sumajit Chansing, 51, supervisor for B. F. Goodrich; succeeding Rogelio Ledesma Canto; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop and counselor, married Wevina Olivas Galozo. Counselors - Ramon Dela Rosa Villaroman, 45, dentist, former high councilor, stake Young Men president, and bishop, married Durabelle Acosta Hernando; Cesar Milaya Tolentino, 42, branch manager for PCI Bank, former district president, bishop, and branch president, married Barbara Dacanay Basconcillo.

QUITO ECUADOR COLON STAKE: (May 21, 1995) President - Danilo Paredes Onate, 39, Church area office manager of finance and records; succeeding Fernando Calderon Gallegos; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, and branch president, married Amparo Margarita Tello. Counselors - Ramiro Nunez, 42, sales manager in marketing for Grupo Naturie Anoe, former bishop, married Alba Susana Vinueza; Diego Flores Garnica, 31, area office accountant, former high councilor, stake mission president and counselor, and bishop's counselor, married Fatima Maria E. Vera Lopez.

QUITO ECUADOR SANTA ANA STAKE: (May 21, 1995) President - Fernando Calderon Gallegos, 36, supervisor of real estate for Ceti Corporation; succeeding Eduardo Calderon Poveda; former stake president, married Adriana Recalde Cevallos. Counselors - Carlos Perez Vallejo, 37, negotiator and operator of Utah Genealogical Society, former high councilor, stake mission president, bishop, and branch president's counselor, married Ruth Elizabeth Burbano Benitez; Juan Patricio Lascano Corrales, 33, technology electrician, former high councilor, stake executive secretary, and bishop and counselor, married Zoila Emilia Angulo De La Cruz.

SAN ANTONIO CHILE STAKE: (May 21, 1995) President - Luis Eduardo Acuna Barros, 33, administrative inspector for Chilquinta S.A.; succeeding Sergio Enrique Gonzalez Soto; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, ward mission leader, elders quorum president, and branch president's counselor, married Angela Maritza Chavez Gonzalez. Counselors - Leonardo Nelson Wilches Santibanez, 28, administrator of city operations for City of San Antonio, former bishop and counselor, ward mission leader, elders quorum president, and branch clerk, married Eugenia Margarita Martinez Castillo; Gregorio Exequiel Herrera Ancain, 27, metal works operator and accountant, former ward mission leader, elders quorum president, and Young Men president, married Victoria Angelica Veldsquez Abarca.

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