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New stake presidents

Six new stakes have been created.

Farr West Utah Poplar Stake, which includes the Cottonwood Creek, Farr West 1st, Farr West 2nd, Farr West 3rd, Farr West 7th, Farr West 8th, Poplar and Westwood wards, has been created by Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve.

Jacksonville Florida South Stake, which includes the Crescent City Branch, Fleming Island 1st, Interlachen, Julington Creek, Mandarin 1st, Palatka 1st, Palatka 2nd, St. Augustine and St. Johns wards, has been created by Elder Jose A. Teixeira of the Seventy.

Los Chillos Ecuador Stake, which includes the Armenia, Conocoto, Loma de Puengasi, Salvador Celi, San Rafael and Sangolqui wards, has been created by Elder Carl B. Pratt of the Seventy.

Majuro Marshall Islands Stake, which includes the Ajeltake Branch, and the Delap, Jenrok, Laura, Long Island Marjuro, Rita and Uliga wards, has been created by Elder David S. Baxter of the Seventy.

Ulaanbaatar Mongolia West Stake, which includes the Enkhtaivan, Khan Uul, Sansar, Selbe, Songino and Unur wards, has been created by Elder Donald L. Hallstrom of the Presidency of the Seventy.

Uruapan Mexico Stake, which includes the Nueva Italia and Taretan branches, Apatzingan, Jardines, Jazmin, La Quinta and Lindavista wards, has been created by Elder Lynn A. Mickelson of the Seventy.

New Stakes

FARR WEST UTAH POPLAR STAKE: (June 14, 2009) Created from the Farr West Utah and Plain City Utah stakes. President — John Lee Watson, 57, owner of John Watson Chevrolet, wife, Sherrie Ann McFarland Watson. Counselors — Tyler Carnahan Dixon, 32, physician for Intermountain Healthcare; wife, Stacey Saunders Dixon. Steven Carl Gertsch, 61, elementary teacher for Weber School District; wife, Kaylana Gertsch.

JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA SOUTH STAKE: (June 21, 2009) Created from the Jacksonville Florida East, Jacksonville Florida West and Kingsland Georgia stakes. President — Gene Renford Patch, 56, general dentist; wife, Sarah Ann Murdcok Patch. Counselors — William Joseph Herrington Jr., 60, owner and manager of Herrington Properties; wife, Sherry Lee Wright Herrington. William Clayton Hudgins, 39, IT director for KLS-Martin L.P.; wife, Janae Palmer Hudgins.

LOS CHILLOS ECUADOR STAKE: (May 31, 2009) Created from the San Rafael Ecuador District. President — Julio Anibal Angulo De la Cruz, 41, technical manager at BASF; wife, Sariah Ines Flores de Angulo. Counselors — Nefi Mauricio Trujillo Mena, 39, systems supervisor for the Church; wife, Sandra Mariana Gutierrez de Trujillo. Fernando Figueroa Valverde, 34, tax preparation manager; wife, Silvia Patricia Gonzalez de Figueroa.

MAJURO MARSHALL ISLANDS STAKE: (June 14, 2009) Created from the Majuro District. President — Arlington Jabat, 40, delinquent supervisor for the Bank of Marshall Island; wife, Angela deBrum Tibon Jabat. Counselors — Glansay T. Enos, 46, deputy chief protocol for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; wife, Teikla Jitiam Joab Enos. David Betti, 25, shipping for Robert Reimers Enterprises; wife, Torine Leviticus Betti.

ULAANBAATAR MONGOLIA WEST STAKE: (June 7, 2009) Created from the Ulaanbaatar Mongolia East District. President — Odgerel Ochirjav, 42, seminary and institute director for the Church; wife, Ariunchimeg Tserenjav Ochirjav. Counselors — Adiyabold Namkhai, 31, director, wife, Tuul Puntsagtseden Namkhai. Tsog Altangerel, 29, director of Summit Journey Co. Ltd.; wife, Badamjav Dashdolgor Altangerel.

URUAPAN MEXICO STAKE: (June 7, 2009) Created from the Uruapan Mexico District. President — Juan Carlos Tulais Juarez, 31, warehouse manager; wife, Olga Lidia Pizano de Tulais. Counselors — Ismael Arreguin Telles, 31, administrative teller at BBVA Bancomer; wife, Nereyda Torres de Arreguin. Jacob Andres Rodriguez Martinez, 29, medical representative at Productos Cientificos; wife, Ivett Garcia de Rodriguez.

Stake Reorganizations

BOGOTA COLOMBIA TUNJUELITO STAKE: (June 14, 2009) President – Tito Livio Chavarro Ardila, 34, occupational health representative at Bogota aqueduct company, succeeding Jesus Antonio Gutierrez Vargas; wife, Paula Andrea Leon de Chavarro. Counselors — Fredy Alvarez Beiaicazar, 54, accountant at Botellas Pet; wife, Jacqueline Martinez de Alvarez. Raul David Gutierrez Cubillos, 29, marketing consultant; wife, Monica Carolina Herrera de Gutierrez.

BATON ROUGE LOUISIANA STAKE: (June 14, 2009) President — Val Dean Green Riggs, 63, seminary and institute coordinator for the Church, succeeding R. Randall Bluth; wife, Dorella Marie Bott Riggs. Counselors — Loren Dean Marks, 37, tenure-track professorship for LSU; wife, Sandra Jody Marindale Marks. Joel Patrick Broussard, 44, vice president of LaFayette Locksmith; wife, Michele LeBlanc Broussard.

IDAHO FALLS EAST STAKE: (June 28, 2009) President — Heber Lynn Andrus, 60, CEO of Doug Andrus Inc., succeeding Doyle L. Batt; wife, Carolyn Hegerhorst Andrus. Counselors — Gregg Ray Manwaring, 57, advertising director at Harris Publishing, Inc.; wife, Anna Kathry Freidenberger Manwaring. Robert Douglas Kite, 60, maintenance tech at Battelle Energy; wife, Gina Rae Jensen Kite.

MADERO MEXICO STAKE: (June 14, 2009) President — Hyrum Esquer Alcaraz, 37, seminary coordinator for the Church, succeeding Enrique Montiel Garcia; wife, Elva Luz Castro de Esquer. Counselors — Martin Meza Zamora, 38, sales adviser for Telefonica Movistar; wife, Liz Arzly Sahagun de Meza. Ulises Jesus Mex Seijas, 25, office technician at Axtel S.A. de CV; wife, Alma Patricia Torres de Mex.

SAO PAULO ITAQUA STAKE: (June 14, 2009) President — Ronaldo Jose Correa Bernardo, 37, professor for the city of Sao Paulo, succeeding Carlos Eduardo dos Santos; wife, Gilmara Aparecida do Nascimento Bernardo. Counselors — Julio Pereira de Oliveira, 35, automobile technician; wife, Nanci Aparecida Conceicao Oliveira. Valter do Amaral Silva, 33, entrepreneur at WPS Electronics; wife, Thais Tamamy Fukamatsu Silva.

TEGUCIGALPA HONDURAS TONCONTIN STAKE: (May 3, 2009) President — Daniel David Dominguez Sauceda, 45, key accounts manager for Nestle Hondurena, succeeding Eddy R. Galo A.; wife, Ingrid Yamileth Berrios de Dominguez. Counselors — Oscar Trinidad Aguilar Andino, 43, project manager/engineer for STG Honduras; wife, Michele Collins de Aguilar. Hector David Hernandez Garcia, 27, accountant for Service Center IJSUD; wife, Emma Cristina Acosta de Hernandez.

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