A stake has been created in Mexico.
The Oaxaca Mexico Atoyac Stake, which includes the Atoyac, Donaji, Emiliano Zapata, Independencia and La Noria wards, and the Ocotlan and Zimatian branches, has been created by Elder Richard H. Winkel of the Seventy.
Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in Brazil, Korea, Mexico, the Philippines and Uruguay, and in Arizona, Utah and Washington.
OAXACA MEXICO ATOYAC STAKE: (Nov. 12, 2000) Created from the Oaxaca Mexico Mitla Stake. President Hermenegildo Escobar S., 57, office administrator for government; wife, Victoria Hernandez V. de Escobar. Counselors Jorge Alberto Ferral M., 33, maintenance manager for University of Mesoamericana; wife, Ruth Sanchez V. de Ferral. Luis Felipe Perez L., 34, general director for Perlosa Construction; wife, Laura Antonio P. de Perez.
CADIZ PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Oct. 22, 2000) President Edgardo Padermal Lamis Sr., 44, self-employed businessman; succeeding Jose P. Zulueta; wife, Lagrimas Fernandez Barcellano Lamis. Counselors Ronelo Palma Tolentino, 38, teacher; wife, Hazel Morante Amarante Tolentino. Alan Bac Zulueta, 37, self-employed candy maker; wife, Elmarie Pajaro Amor Zulueta.
CHETUMAL MEXICO STAKE: (Nov. 12, 2000) President Oseas Alfredo Toscano E., 26, operations specialist cashier for Bancomer; succeeding Raul Gaspar Rodriguez F.; wife, Dalila del Socorro Garrido H. de Toscano. Counselors David Cotarelo C., 58, assistant administrator for ISSSTE; wife, Graceiela Lopez G. de Cotarelo. Marcos Gonzalez A., 32, electrical technician for Airport and Services; wife, Rofina Poot A. de Gonzalez.
JOEN JU KOREA STAKE: (Nov. 5, 2000) President Cheul Oh Lee, 39, employed by Korea Telecommunications; succeeding Hyo Jong Lee; wife, Hae Soon Whang Lee. Counselors Chang Kwon Lim, 47, teacher; wife, Jeong Sik Yu Lim. Yong Rok Kim, 35, part-time lecturer for Jeanbuk University; wife, Eun Suk Seong Kim.
KALOOKAN PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Oct. 29, 2000) President Ruperto Gonzales De La Cruz, 38, owner of Jopers Enterprises; succeeding Jeremias Ramos Baluyot; wife, Susana Baluyot De La Cruz. Counselors Cesar P. Leon, 51, senior buyer for MPAO; wife, Isabelita Panganiban Santos Leon. Giuseppe B. Nobleza, 32, engine specialist for R. B. L. Fishing Corp.; wife, Reah Ann Rabaja Ricamunda Nobleza.
MOUNT VERNON WASHINGTON STAKE: (Nov. 12, 2000) President Scott N. Rhine, 41, hospital administrator for Whidbey General Hospital; succeeding Edward J. Johannesen; wife, Verna Fluckiger Rhine. Counselors Randy D. Lamb, 39, chief financial officer for Upchurch Scientific Inc.; wife, Debra Barfuss Lamb. Rick L. Reed, 49, Spanish teacher for Sedro Woolley School; wife, Rose Ann O'Brien Reed.
RIVERA URUGUAY STAKE: (Nov. 12, 2000) President Huber E. Chineppe, 37, supervisor for textile factory; succeeding Raul Sander Machado; wife, Celia Graciela Silveira Chineppe. Counselors Alberico Izquierdo, 42, self-employed electrician; wife, Marcela Etel Farias Izquierdo. Juan Carlos Roman T., 48, company representative for Santa Ana Distributors; wife, Yanira Maribel Ferreira Roman.
SALT LAKE OLYMPUS STAKE: (Nov. 5, 2000) President B. Richards Broadbent, 55, owner and president of Wasatch Meats Inc.; succeeding B. Jackson Wixom Jr.; wife, Marilyn McCloy Broadbent. Counselors Harlan Y. Hammond Jr., 42, AVP-risk management for Intermountain Health Care; wife, Julia Lynn Hagen Hammond. Brent R. Watts, 38, owner of Axiom Design; wife, Shauna Metcalf Watts.
SAO JOSE DO RIO PRETO BRAZIL STAKE: (Nov. 12, 2000) President Silvio Pedro Da Silva, 34, manager of MWA Production foods; succeeding Guilherme Tell Peixoto; wife, Luciana Rosa Rodrigues Silva. Counselors Joï¿½o Roberto Alves, 47, self-employed; wife, Dulcineia Benedita Theodoro Alves. Emilton Miranda, 35, self-employed; wife, Aparecida Fugitica Pereira Miranda.
TEMPE ARIZONA WEST STAKE: (Nov. 12, 2000) President Karl M. Tilleman, 40, attorney at Dalton Gotto Samson & Kilgard; succeeding Neil H. Christensen; wife, Holly Benson Walker Tilleman. Counselors John J. Egbert, 40, attorney and partner at Jennings, Strouss & Salmon; wife, Mary Louise Powell Egbert. Fred M. Mortensen, 46, president of Mortensen Construction Co. Inc.; wife, Shauna Allen Mortensen.