Two new stakes have been created.
A new stake has been created from the El Alto Bolivia Satelite and El Alto Bolivia stakes. The El Alto Bolivia Litoral Stake, which includes the Brasil, Dieciseis de Febrero, Litoral, Rio Seco and Union wards, was created by Elder W. Christopher Waddell of the Seventy and Elder Winsor Balderrama, an Area Seventy.
A new stake has been created from the Escuintla Guatemala District. The Escuintla Guatemala Stake, which includes the Esfuerzo and Puerto San Jose branches and the Golondrinas, Hunapu, Jacarandas, Palmeras and Puerta de Hierro wards, was created by Elder Kevin R. Duncan of the Seventy and Elder Sam M. Galvez, an Area Seventy.
EL ALTO BOLIVIA LITORAL STAKE: (Dec. 1, 2013) President — Jose Luis Escalera Pacheco, 31, maintenance technician; wife, Aurora Quiroz Alejo. Counselors — Jose Antonio Seltzer Barboza, 37, business owner; wife, Yesenia Ruiz Chavez. Williams Herrera Illanes, 40, partner/owner of Arketipo; wife, Zulma Patricia Espinoza Guachalla.
ESCUINTLA GUATEMALA STAKE: (Dec. 1, 2013) President — Alvin Oracio Juarez Ayala, 42, business owner; wife, Alma Liseth Garay Guzman. Counselors — Douglas Roberto Ovando Granados, 40, business owner; wife, Elia Melina de Ovando Monroy Garcia. Erick Alberto Ochoa Bran, 33, court officer; wife, Sucely Adaly Rodriguez Samayoa.
BRISTOL ENGLAND STAKE: (Nov. 24, 2013) President — Quentin A. Byrom, 43, director of Byrom Associates LTD; succeeding Martin J. Turvey; wife, Melanie Francis Wigley. Counselors — Simon Wilfred Hill, 39, sales director at Nuance Communications; wife, Catherine Amy Woodhead Hill. David Anthony Beale, 48, Seminary and Institutes coordinator; wife, Jane Louise Ainge Beale.
BRUSSELS BELGIUM STAKE: (Dec. 1, 2013) President — Pierre Wilhelms Kahne, 40, manager at Kenovel; succeeding Loren Thomas Herway; wife, Noelle Solange Finnigan. Counselors — Dominique Orsini, 43, policy adviser for European Union; wife, Eleana Ryan. Jean Charles De Ligne, 30, program manager at SABLA; wife, Julie Fraikin.
CHERRY HILL NEW JERSEY STAKE: (Dec. 8, 2013) President — Vai Sikahema, 51, news anchor for NBC; succeeding Ahmad S. Corbitt; wife, Keala Heder Sikahema. Counselors — Joseph Elon VanDerwerken, 54, teacher for Maurice River Township School; wife, Suzanne Wanlass VanDerwerken. Kim McNaughton, 58, vice president at Arch Insurance Co.; wife, Carole Ann O’Brien McNaughton.
EL ALTO BOLIVIA STAKE: (Dec. 1, 2013) President — Willam Suarez Ramirez, 44, medical consultant for the Ministry of Health; succeeding Hernan A. Rodriguez Bohorquez; wife, Martha Coria Conde. Counselors — Candalicio Quispe Yugra, 42, electrical technician; wife, Aleyda Mita Davila. Hernan Castro Fernandez, 36, city consultant; wife, Rosario Colque Canaviri Janneth.
FRUIT HEIGHTS UTAH STAKE: (Jan. 12, 2014) President — Stephen Mersh Sargent, 47, shareholder in Parr Brown; succeeding David L. Frischknecht; wife, Kathryn Pond Sargent. Counselors — Barrie Laine McKay, 55, vice president of regulating affairs at Questar Gas; wife, Julie Ann Jensen McKay. Chad E. Edgington, 52, rancher; wife, Ann Howard Edgington.
GENEVA SWITZERLAND STAKE: (Nov. 17, 2013) President — Anthony Coppel, 38, purchasing manager for Rolex, SA; succeeding Pierre R. Bonny; wife, Rebekka Juliana Coppel. Counselors — Sylvére Ronuald Colignon, 46, director/manager at ADM; wife, Cristelle Joelle Renee Colignon. Randall James Bradford, 52, vice president of human resources at Medtronic, Inc.; wife, Melissa Dalton Bradford.
LAUTOKA FIJI STAKE: (Dec. 1, 2013) President — Solomoni T. Kaumaitotoya, 45, purser for Fiji Airways; succeeding Ropate J. Maiwiriwiri; wife, Lavinia Antoinette Gonerogo Kaumaitotoya. Counselors — Inosi Yabakivou, 48, police officer; wife, Talei K. Bukarau Tabakivou. Tevita Dakuiyau, 40, quality technician at Natural Water of Fiji Ltd.; wife, Flora Amelia Marama Dakuiyau.
LEICESTER ENGLAND STAKE: (Nov. 17, 2013) President — Paul Thomas Smith, 49, chief executive officer at PSA Financial Services Ltd.; succeeding Mark A. McReynolds; wife, Lesley Yvette Baxter Smith. Counselors — John Noel Kear, 32, account manager at Wright Medical; wife, Hannah Margaret Kear. Stephen David Marshall, 38, dentist; wife, Rebecca Claire Monslow Marshall.
LICHFIELD ENGLAND STAKE: (Dec. 7, 2013) President — Mark Gilbert Hamilton, 49, teacher at Alcester Grammar School; succeeding Martin Gardner; wife, Samantha Juliette Rudd Hamilton. Counselors — Thomas George King, 50, owner/managing director at K2 Strategies; wife, Raelene Robinson King. Luke Robert Allen, 41, finance manager; wife, Amelia Jayne Hussey Allen.
PRESTON ENGLAND STAKE: (Nov. 17, 2013) President — Michael A. Parkin, 35, financial director; succeeding Frank R. Blease; wife, Rachel Lee Makings Parkin. Counselors — Richard Arthur Gallagher, 30, secondary math teacher at Queen Katherine School; wife, Ruth Lesley Carr. Carsten E. Ezard, 31, doctor; wife, Sarah Louise Walker.
TULSA OKLAHOMA EAST STAKE: (Nov. 3, 2013) President — Mark J. Cluff, 39, plant manager; succeeding James F. Johnson; wife, Carol Dawn Williams Cluff. Counselors — Scott Joseph Fox, 49, vice president at John Link Company; wife, Britton Diane Manzer Fox. Paul Wayne Decker, 53, certified pedorthist; wife, Nancy Renee Decker.
VALDIVIA CHILE CALLE CALLE STAKE: (Sept. 8, 2013) President — Jaime E. Correa Alvarez, 37, professional chauffeur; succeeding Leonardo Javier Guzman Carter; wife, Carolina Julia De La Rosa. Counselors — Nelson Exequiel Nahuel Novoa, 29, Seminary and Institutes assistant; wife, Laura Fernanda Burgos Rodriguez. Claudio Enrique Veloso Banda, 40, planning assistant; wife, Nadia Evelyn Silva Arrue.
VALLEDUPAR COLOMBIA STAKE: (Nov. 17, 2013) President — Elias Varon Diaz Campo, 37, business adviser; succeeding Climaco G. Barragan Romero; wife, Islena Araujo Tovar. Counselors — Marcelino Antonio Onate Gonzalez, 41, self-employed; wife, Maria Fernanda Ferrin Montenegro. Geovanny A. Armenta Jimenez, 40, contractor; wife, Consuelo Mendiveiso Alvarez.