Four new stakes, including three in Latin America, have been created. New stakes have been created in Australia, Bolivia, Mexico and Peru.
In the creation in the Perth Australia Rockingham Stake, Adrian S. Palm was called as president of the stake on the same day that his father, H. Stephen Palm, succeeded him as president of the Perth Australia Southern River Stake, one of the stakes that was divided to form the new stake.The Cajamarca Peru Stake, which includes the Aeropuerto, Atahualpa, Cajamarca, Chontapaccha, El Imperio and El Ingenio wards, and the El Jardin, Independencia, La Recoleta and Pueblo Libre branches, has been created by Elder Carl B. Pratt, area authority.
The Mexico City Mexico Tecamac Stake, which includes the Hacienda, Jardines, Ojo De Agua, Teotihuacan, Venta De Carpio and Zumpango wards, and the Tecamac branch, has been created by Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Seventy.
The Oruro Bolivia Agua De Castilla Stake, which includes the Agua De Castilla, America, Estacion, Litoral, Magisterio and Moroni wards, and the Chiripujio branch, has been created by Elder Jay E. Jensen of the Seventy.
The Perth Australia Rockingham Stake, which includes the Bunbury, Canning, Mandurah, Melville and Rockingham wards, and the Bussellton and Kwinana branches, has been created by Elder Lowell D. Wood of the Seventy.
Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in Australia, Chile and Mexico, and in Colorado.
CAJAMARCA PERU STAKE: (Oct. 13, 1996) Created from the Cajamarca Peru and Cajamarca Peru Recoleta districts. President - German Maximo Centurion S., 38, employed in the -Department of Agriculture; wife, Rosa Hilda Linares E. de Centurion. Counselors - Percy Ulises Silva V., 30, self-employed; wife, Nanly Jackeline Goffing M. de Silva. Luis Revilla V., 32, self-employed produce merchant; wife, Maria Anita Bazan H. de Revilla.
MEXICO CITY MEXICO TECAMAC STAKE: (Dec. 1, 1996) Created from the Mexico City Mexico Ecatepec Stake. President - Francisco Carlos Salazar S., 54, retired federal employee; wife, Maria Luisa Hernandez N. de Salazar. Counselors - Sergio Valdez S., 36, manager of quality department; wife, Rosario Adelaida Reyes L. de Valdez. Alberto Conde B., 33, chief of evaluations and systems examinations for government; wife, Diana Lizbeth Aceues P. de Conde.
ORURO BOLIVIA AGUA DE CASTILLA STAKE: (Nov. 24, 1996) Created from the Oruro Bolivia Stake. President - Johnny Chambi J., 41, producer of foods and marketing; wife, Beatriz Antonia Mendizabal C. de Chambi. Counselors - Humberto Chavez R., 43, personnel manager for Cobbel; wife, Fructuosa Balderama R. de Chavez. Mirko Lobaton E., 28, administrator for commercial trading business; wife, Maria Aleyda Rodriguez F. de Logaton.
PERTH AUSTRALIA ROCKINGHAM STAKE: (Dec. 15, 1996) Created from the Perth Australia Dianella, Perth Australia Southern River and Perth Australia Warwick stakes. President - Adrian S. Palm, 36, self-employed company director; wife, Jacqualine Nichola Ilton Maile Palm. Counselors - Raymond B. Jose, 50, self-employed company director; wife, Dawn Lynette Morrison Jose. Andrew D. Reedy, 33, sales representative for Forpark Australia; wife, Carrie Renay Russell Reedy.
COLORADO SPRINGS COLORADO EAST STAKE: (Nov. 24, 1996) President - Millen C. Clawson, 60, attorney and partner with Clawson, Potter & Gardner; succeeding Jack Harmon Dunn; wife, Sharon Laree Bailey Clawson. Counselors - Alfred L. Schlag, 55, materials planner for Schlage Lock Co.; wife, Carol Ann Murphy Schlag. John W. Hasler, 51, institute director for Church Educational System; wife, Majorie Lou Evelyn Hasler.
MEXICO CITY MEXICO ECATEPEC STAKE: (Dec. 1, 1996) President - Manuel Madrigal Romero, retained. Counselors - Francisco Javier Romero Salazar, retained. Benjamin Hinojosa P., 31, salesman of professional equipment for television production; wife, Sonia Hernandez M. de Hinojosa.
PERTH AUSTRALIA DIANELLA STAKE: (Dec. 15, 1996) President - Colin John Millar, retained. Counselors - John C. Sheppard, 51, assets administration manager for Metrobus; wife, Lynette Gaie Clarke Sheppard. Anthony Mark Morganti, retained.
PERTH AUSTRALIA SOUTHERN RIVER STAKE: (Dec. 15, 1996) President - H. Stephen Palm, 69, managing director for Perm A. Pleat; succeeding Adrian Shane Palm; wife, Daphne Evelyn Davies Palm. Counselors - John H. Turner, 52, self-employed registered building contractor; wife, Susan Mitchell Turner. Jonathon C. Maile, 29, administrative officer for Australia Post; wife, Fiona Joyce Gibbs Maile.
PERTH AUSTRALIA WARWICK STAKE: (Dec. 15, 1996) President - Peter Fletcher Meurs, retained. Counselors - Neil Charles Brodie, retained. Brian P. Harvey, 53, managing director for Jaxon Construction; wife, Christine Louise Deatta Harvey.
QUILPUE CHILE STAKE: (Nov. 17, 1996) President - Ivan Letelier C., 27, manager of receiving and dispatch for Three Mountains Corp.; succeeding Guillermo Contreras Ramirez; wife, Enid Denise Serey C. de Letelier. Counselors - Elka Eduardo Mudrovich O., 33, textiles worker; wife, Jeanette Gloria Perez F. de Mudrovich. Carlos Antonio Ramirez Gonzalez, retained.