A new stake in Brazil - the Manaus Brazil Rio Amazonas Stake - has been created by Elder Paulo R. Grahl, an Area Authority Seventy. The new stake includes the Colonia Oliveira Machado, Lagoa Verde, Liberdade, Mauazinho, Manacapuru and Tapajos wards.
Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in Chile, England and Korea, and in Kansas, Texas and Washington.
MANAUS BRAZIL RIO AMAZONAS STAKE: (March 22, 1998) Created from the Manaus Brazil and Manaus Brazil Solimoes stakes. President - Jose Augusto Viana Guimaraes, 30, self-employed goldsmith; wife, Nubia Ramos Maia Guimaraes. Counselors - Antonio Marcos Martins Rodrigues, 40, Brazilian Air Force sergeant; wife, Ana Cristina Guimaraes Martins Rodrigues. Jorge Araujo Vicente, 38, quality control of Xerox Amazonas; wife, Meire Ligia Da Silva Silva Vicente.
AUBURN WASHINGTON STAKE: (March 22, 1998) President - K. Craig Shoemaker, 54, sales representative for Crane & Co.; succeeding Larry Jay Thomas; wife, Gaylyn Johnson Shoemaker. Counselors - Kenneth M. Crabtree, 47, material manager for Hexcel Structures; wife, Sara Loree Williams Crabtree. Bradley P. Deakins, 43, controller for Rodarte Construction; wife, Leslie A. Latimer Deakins.
IPSWICH ENGLAND STAKE: (March 22, 1998) President - Ian Gordon Jolliffe, 39, executive director for Hill Samuel Asset Management; succeeding David Steward Baxter; wife, Nichola Claire Goodsell Jolliffe. Counselors - Brian R. Gough, retained. Adrian Foster, retained.
RICHARDSON TEXAS STAKE: (April 12, 1998) President - David C. Grant, 47, vice president of flooring services for ReSource Americas; succeeding Stanley Harvey Carter; wife, Jeanne Elizabeth Zinn Grant. Counselors - Robert A. Whitman, 44, president and co-chief executive officer of The Hampstead Group; wife, Wendy Lee Warner Whitman. Patrick J. Russell, 38, procurement administrator for Northrop Grumman; wife, Kim Jensen Russell.
SANTIAGO CHILE LA CISTERNA STAKE: (March 22, 1998) President - Alejandro Avendano C., 32, financial operations manager for Cuprum S.A.; succeeding Hernan Herrera Carmona; wife, Rossana Beatriz Henriquez S. de Avendano. Counselors - Hernan Saldana P., 34, self-employed architect; wife, Marcela Andrea Miranda T. de Saldana. Christian Gonzalez S., 33, consultant for NCR Corp.; wife,Viviana Henriquez S. de Gonzalez.
SEOUL KOREA WEST STAKE: (March 22, 1998) President - Sae Young Youn, 51, works for Yong Deung Po Gu District; succeeding Sang Tae Lee; wife, Dong Rae Kim Youn. Counselors - Yong Kim, 34, assistant manager for Daehan Investment Co. Ltd.; wife, Soon Deok Lee Kim. Duk Ho Kim, 42, director for Chang Won Co.; wife, Mee Suk Kang Kim.
WICHITA KANSAS STAKE: (March 8, 1998) President - Gary Maynard Craig, 42, design engineer for Butler International; succeeding John Walter Reed; wife, Mary Kay Wilson Craig. Counselors - Jimmy Lee Bailey, 51, chiropractor; wife, Linda Elaine Sackman Bailey. James Russell Fleetwood, 45, district court judge for State of Kansas; wife, Lisa Goldthorpe Fleetwood.