New stakes have been created in Argentina and Taiwan.
The Hsin Chu Taiwan Stake, which includes the Chu Nan, Chu Pei, Chu Tung, Hsin Chu 1st and 3rd, and Miao Li wards, and the Hsin Chu 2nd (English) and Tou Fen branches, has been created by Elder John B. Dickson of the Seventy.
The San Luis Argentina Stake, which includes the Amppya, Hiplito Yrigoyen, Pringles, Sucre and Veinticinco de Mayo wards, and the Justo Daract Branch, has been created by Elder L. Whitney Clayton of the Seventy.
HSIN CHU TAIWAN STAKE: (Dec. 14, 2003) Created from the Hsin Chu Taiwan District. President Wei Chin Hong, 35, engineer at United Micro-electric Corp.; wife, Shu Jen Wu. Counselors Chih-Hung Chou, 33, deputy manager of IT department at Chung-Hsin High School; wife, Hui-Liu Shen Chou. Wei-Kuo Chang, 42, supervisor at Elau Micro-electronic Corporation; wife, Shou-Feng Lwo.
SAN LUIS ARGENTINA STAKE: (Dec. 14, 2003) Created from the San Luis Argentina District. President Daniel Alfredo Mitillo, 38, human resources employee; wife, Adriana Judith Favier de Mitillo. Counselors Claudio Alberto Serra, 31, logistic and program foreman at Palmero San Luis SA; wife, Marcela Susana Hernandez de Serra. Vicente Bernardino Ferrara, 41, diesel mechanic; wife, Nira Nelida Barroso de Ferrara.
BRASILIA BRAZIL ALVORADA STAKE: (Nov. 30, 2003) President Evangelos Georgios Maniatakis, 38, coordinator for the Church; succeeding Samoel Pereira da Silva; wife, Adriana Medeiros Maniatakis. Counselors Francisco Sidney Oliveira da Silva, 31, Spanish teacher; wife, Teresa Lopes de Oliveira da Silva. Lindemberg Ferreira Leite, 27, employee of the justice department; wife, Rita de Cassia Gomes Coelho Leite.
CLEARFIELD UTAH NORTH STAKE: (Nov. 23, 2003) President Danny Wayne Phelps, 39, seminary teacher; succeeding Larry Delbert Smith; wife, Martine Isabel Mudarra Phelps. Counselors Garr Lynn Roundy, 52; wife, BettieJo Bybee Roundy. David William Hansen, 38, designer at Autoliv; wife, Kristyn Moon Hansen.
FIELDING UTAH STAKE: (Dec. 7, 2003) President Martell Menlove, 51, superintendent of schools; succeeding Lynn Alfred Capener; wife, Ronda Rudd Menlove. Counselors Edward Lindley Bowen, 65, retired; wife, Mary Jane Thompson Bowen. Jerry Rex Richards, 59; wife, Joan Daniels Richards.
FULLERTON CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Dec. 7, 2003) President Stanley Kenneth Albrecht, 48, director of major subcontractors for Boeing; succeeding Joseph Lyle Keller; wife, Karen Magnusson Albrecht. Counselors Scott Michael Stanford, 44, branch manager at Gallagher Bassett Services; wife, Marcia Allen Stanford. David James Williams II, 36, auditor; wife, Stacie Lenore Snyder Williams.
GUADALAJARA MEXICO MOCTEZUMA STAKE: (Nov. 30, 2003) President Emilio Gomez Saturno, 38, director; succeeding Americo Garcia Soto; wife, Angelica Garcia Enriquez de Gomez. Counselors Santiago Ibarra Perez, 50, production supervisor at Calzado Gali; wife, Maria del Pilar Espinosa Chavez de Ibarra. Alfredo Manuel Gonzalez Rodriguez, 36, construction manager; wife, Marcela Alvares Pastiana de Gonzalez.
KEARNS UTAH EAST STAKE: (Dec. 7, 2003) President Charles Joseph Peterson IV, 48, vice president of Mount Olympus Waters; succeeding Kirk Alan Baggaley; wife, Tracy Ann Tinnin Peterson. Counselors Kenneth Leon Warner, 63, retired; wife, Marilyn Mortensen Warner. Ronald Dale Giles, 44, lead carpenter at Salt Lake Community College; wife, Julie Vay Lloyd Giles.
LIMA PERU CHORRILLOS STAKE: (Nov. 16, 2003) President Cesar Antolin Aguilar Armendariz, 45, accounting technician; succeeding Miguel Angel Ventura Guillen; wife, Martina Judith Urquiaga Charun de Aguilar. Counselors Orlando Martin Ynonan Moreno, 37, business executive; wife, Sonia Menor Segura de Ynonan. Noe Ayllon Vilcapoma, 27, self-employed; wife, Juana Rosa Milian Pereda de Ayllon.
LOS ANGELES CHILE NORTH STAKE: (Nov. 23, 2003) President Juan Eduardo Amstein Jofre, 62, mechanic; succeeding Boris Eduardo Villarroel Sanhueza; wife, Gladys Semei Guerrero Jara de Amstein. Counselors Juan Crisonio Calfin Salazar, 53, engineer; wife, Dina Enriqueta Gutierrez Peralta de Calfin. Manuel Alejandro Pauvif Sagredo, 29, materials manager; wife, Raquel Jeannette Cipitria Araya de Pauvif.
MANAUS BRAZIL CIDADE NOVA STAKE: (Nov. 30, 2003) President Geraldo Diogo dos Santos Lima, 37, self-employed; succeeding Walter Braga de Souza; wife, Lucia Maria Sampaio de Melo. Counselors Djalmo Luiz Dorneles Queiroz, 37, self-employed; wife, Lucia Veronica Flores Barja Queiroz. Kennedy Fonseca Canuto, 31, supervisor; wife, Regia Lucia Teixeira Canuto.
PATZICIA GUATEMALA STAKE: (Oct. 19, 2003) President Rotman Herbert Cua Vargas, 37, business owner; succeeding Ruben Meren Ajsivinac; wife, Miriam Leticia Gonzalez Vargas de Cua. Counselors Lazaro Cua Mich, 43, agriculturist; wife, Herlinda Lario Sanum Cua. Antonio Choc Per, 28, mechanic; wife, Elvira Cua Yancoba de Choc.
PLAIN CITY UTAH STAKE: (Nov. 23, 2003) President Steven Paul Griffin, 37, CEO/owner of Sky Blue Industries; succeeding Robert Allen Ewer; wife, Cherie Nanette Mitton Griffin. Counselors Dee Louis Schumers, 46, crew foreman for Utah Power & Light; wife, Karen Sue Golightly Schumers. Dee Ward Morse, 39, owner/agent at Morse Insurance Agency; wife, Kimberly Sue Butler Morse.
PROVO UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (Dec. 7, 2003) President Alden LeGrand Richards, 52, associate professor at BYU; succeeding Julian David Raulston; wife, Cindy Lou Orton Richards. Counselors Kent Clark Nielson, 49, senior programmer at Foundation Systems; wife, Nona Ruth Farr Nielson. Victor Alfonso Rodriguez, 51, chemist at Parish Chemical; wife, Lucrecia Rodriguez.
PUNO PERU CENTRAL STAKE: (Nov. 30 2003) President Hamilton Yupanqui Coila, 33, employed in finance; succeeding Juan Zoilo Talavera Alvarez; wife, Zulma Vizcarra Arce de Yupanqui. Counselors Jorge Garnica Pereyra, 54; wife, Gloria Aurora Bravo Matheus de Garnica. Felipe Paredes Quispe, 34, coordinator; wife, Eva Maria Nunez Choque de Paredes.
RESISTENCIA ARGENTINA SOUTH STAKE: (Nov. 16, 2003) President Matias Diego Fernandez, 29, self-employed and computer science teacher; succeeding Guido O. Lucas; wife, Vanina Ana Martin Fernandez. Counselors Ruben Yanez, 52, plant supervisor; wife, Emilce Noemi Benitez Yanez. Ruben Pio Chiodi, 69, retired; wife, Ernestina Veron Chiodi.
SALT LAKE ROSE PARK STAKE: (Nov. 9, 2003) President Craig Burdell Ruesch, 52, elementary school principal; succeeding Frank Keith Stepan; wife, Marie Anderson Ruesch. Counselors LeGrande Steenblik, 51, vice president of a restaurant and store; wife, Cindy Catherine Smith Steenblik. Alan Alfred Rogers, 46, manager of risk reduction for the Church; wife, Christine Spencer Rogers.
SALT LAKE UNIVERSITY 4TH STAKE: (Nov. 16, 2003) President David James Jordan, 51, partner/lawyer at Stoel Rives; succeeding David Frewin Evans; wife, Holly Lyn Garrett Jordan. Counselors Mark Paulson Durham, 52, president/owner of Durham Enterprises; wife, Mary Lucille Richards Durham. James Richard Michie, 65, chairman of Thompson Michie Associates Inc.; wife, Nanette Smith Michie.
SALTA ARGENTINA WEST STAKE: (Nov. 16, 2003) President Sebastian Felipe Rodriguez, 35, journalist; succeeding Angel Eleodoro Caceres; wife, Claudia Estela Guaymas de Rodriguez. Counselors Marcos Segundo Gonza, 37, employee of Salta Postal; wife, Alva Isabel Liendro de Gonza. Gustavo Ramon Tejerina, 31, car salesman; wife, Daniela Baldiviezo de Tejerina.
SANTO DOMINGO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SAN GERONIMO STAKE: (Nov. 2, 2003) President Miguel Angel Alvarado Pazo, 37, regional manager of temporal affairs for the Church; succeeding Ruddy Emilio Monegro; wife, Jasmin Rivera Torres de Alvarado. Counselors Orlando Castaï¿½os, 28, sales representative; wife, Darcy de Orguidea Santana Castaï¿½os. Ellis Rafael Collado Torres, 39, coordinator for Grupo Santillana; wife, Veridiana Perez Marte de Collado.
SIERRA VISTA ARIZONA STAKE: (Dec. 7, 2003) President Kevin Robert Goates, 46, finance and business manager at Northrop Grumman; succeeding Donald Carl Huish; wife, Louise Dianne Kowallis Goates. Counselors Jackson Edward Gore, 65, retired; wife, Maureen Workman Gore. Darren Alexander Haws, 37, engineer and owner of Dash Development; wife, Stephanie Ruth Jones Haws.
SNOWFLAKE ARIZONA STAKE: (Nov. 9, 2003) President Ronald Kay Smith, 57, home builder; succeeding Stephen Allen Reidhead; wife, Rhonda Valee Willis Smith. Counselors Fred Lamar Peterson, 51, justice of the peace; wife, Elise Petersen Peterson. David Lee Bonham, 40, seminary teacher; wife, Cindy Marie Smith Bonham.
TAYLORSVILLE UTAH CENTRAL STAKE: (Nov. 23, 2003) President James Kevin Tindall, 45, manufacturing field representative for Valspar Corporation; succeeding Douglas Lyle Brewster; wife, Deborah Staples Tindall. Counselors Jay Barr Snelgrove, 57, credit manager at CDI Media; wife, Patricia Walker Snelgrove. Alan Reed Parrish, 48, vice principal; wife, Kathy Buttars Parrish.
TEMUCO CHILE NIELOL STAKE: (Dec. 7, 2003) President Guillermo de la Cruz Espinoza Escalona, 41, quality control employee; succeeding Carlos Edmundo Krebs Gonzalez; wife, Edith Salas Avila de Espinoza. Counselors Alex Miguel Nicolas Garrido, 27, sales representative; wife, Sara Gabriela Rios Alarcon de Nicolas. Andres Eliecer Rios Alarcon, 27, business owner; wife, Roxana Mayerling Canales Fabre de Rios.
TOKYO JAPAN SOUTH (ENGLISH) STAKE: (Nov. 16, 2003) President Phillip Keith Welch, 45, general manager of Tahitian Noni International; succeeding Lee Alford Daniels; wife, Julie Nelson Welch. Counselors Richard Lee Folsom, retained. Christopher Scott Metts, 42, civil aviation attache; wife, Melody Michelle Pinkney Metts.
TOPEKA KANSAS STAKE: (Nov. 16, 2003) President Mark Norman Elliot, 40, vice president of The Jay Group; succeeding Dennis Hanks Karpowitz; wife, Sondra Lee Pollmann Elliott. Counselors Ronald Lewis Cluff, 47, principal at E-FM Consulting; wife, Sharron Lynn Reeves Cluff. Carl Warren Gile, 47, engineering technician; wife, Cathy Ann Farrell Gile.
VANCOUVER BRITISH COLUMBIA STAKE: (Nov. 9, 2003) President Thomas Eldon Walker, 55, dentist; succeeding Cordell Brownie Rolfson; wife, Linda Lucille Davidson Walker. Counselors Howard Brent Sugden, 55, chairman and CEO of Versacold; wife, Susan Marie Lundrigan Sugden. Craig John Murley, 33; wife, Shelley Louise Matkin Murley.