New stake presidents


Four new stakes have been created.

A new stake has been created from the Enugu Nigeria District. The Enugu Nigeria Stake, which includes the Agbani Emene branches and the Abakpa, Gariki, New Haven, Trans Ekulu and Uwani wards, was created by Elder Declan O. Madu, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Hooper Utah Stake. The Hooper Utah Pioneer Trail Stake, which includes the Freedom, Fremont, Hooper Landings, Muskrat Springs, Pioneer Trail and Wildwood wards, was created by Elder Erich W. Kopischke of the Seventy and Steven O. Laing, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created form the Ibadan Nigeria District. The Ibadan Nigeria Stake, which includes the Oke-Ado and Orogun branches and the Akobo, Apata, Ijokado, Mokola and Sawmill wards, was created by Elder LeGrand R. Curtis of the Seventy and Elder Frederick O. Akinbo, an Area Seventy.

A new Stake has been created from the Spanish Town Jamaica District. The Kingston Jamaica Stake, which includes the Kingston and Old Harbour branches and the Boulevard, Constant Spring, Linstead, Portmore and Spanish Town 1st wards, was created by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Elder Devn R. Cornish of the Seventy.

ENUGU NIGERIA STAKE: (June 29, 2014) President — Chimaroke Ginikandu Udeichi, 44, managing director at Digimed Solutions; wife, Stella Ebele Okoye Udeichi. Counselors — Lawrence Ndubisi Anunta, 28, laboratory technologist; Sifon Lawrence Umoren Anunta. Franklin Nkili Ndubuokwu, 36, self-employed; wife Elizabeth Ogugua Ndubuokwu.

HOOPER UTAH PIONEER TRAIL STAKE: (June 15, 2014) President — Michael Weir Allred, 53, instructor at CES Seminaries and Institutes; wife, Kathy Ada Matteucci Allred. Counselors — Gregory Thomas Austad, 43, rheumatologist; wife, Wendi Wood Austad. Matthew Kilts, 45, managing partner at Trace Minerals; wife, Hope Avitt Kilts.

IBADAN NIGERIA STAKE: (June 15, 2014) President — Rufus Oluwasegun Ojo, 37, fund transfer officer at the United Bank for Africa; wife, Oredolapo Oyindamola Nee Okelola. Counselors — Olubukola Peter Apantaku, 37, part-time lecturer; wife, Olayemi Olliwascun Fayose Apantaku. Eleazar Ubandire Onwuka, 50, CEO at Kokason Multiventures; wife, Ulonwandi Karagh Nwosu Onwuka.

KINGSTON JAMAICA STAKE: (June 8, 2104) President — Andrew G. Lue, 45, senior information officer at Jamaica Producers Group; wife, Andrene Natasha Hamilton Lue. Counselors — Royce Philip Britton, 31, coordinator at CES Seminaries and Institutes; wife, Trudy-Ann Kellie Lobban Britton. Patrick Augustus Medley, 42, manager clerk at LDS Church; wife, Sheryl Prudence Medley.


CONTRERAS MEXICO CITY STAKE: (June 15, 2014) President — Jose Luis Ortiz Gonzalez, 47, head of innovation and development technologies; succeeding Carlos Torres Saunders; wife, Alarcón Concepción Sanchez. Counselors — Osbaldo Octavio Sanchez Miranda, 41, general director; wife, Daria del Carmen Claudia Bernal. Gerardo Haro Rivera, 49, government employee for Distrito Federál; wife, Mónica Ortiz Vargas.

EL TIGRE VENEZUELA STAKE: (June 22, 2014) President — Jesús Andres Colls Garcia, 43, administrative director at Preescolar Alfredo Maneiro; succeeding Robert Rafael Lozada Ytanare; wife, Yuselys de los Angeles Manzano Martinez. Counselors — Freddy Jose Mota Aguilar, 47, technical superintendent; wife, Dameus Valle Hernandez Moreno. Alfredo Jose Manrique Bolivar, 60, production analyst, Geyka Rosalia Muñoz de Manrique.

HOOPER UTAH STAKE: (June 15, 2014) President — Brent Dean Jones, 53, CEO at Community Nursing Services; succeeding, Matt D. Malone; wife, Elizabeth Recht Jones. Counselors — Todd Gayland Smith, 56, plant manager at Utility Trailer MFG; wife, Mary Lee Alvey Smith. Chad Jeffrey Tenney, 42, owner of Utah Physical Therapy, Inc.; wife, Sarah Jean Maw Tenney.

KIMBANSEKE KINSHASA DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO STAKE: (May 25, 2014) President — Mubiaya Remy Tshilombo, 44, state employee; succeeding Lono Wembo Jean-Pierre; wife, Tonadio Mumba Alda. Counselors — Mulumba Jordao Tshidibi, 30, salesman; wife, Kabedi Mulaji Hygette. Manzita Jean Chrysostome Buluku, 53, state employee; wife, Mumvemba Mahuna Chantal.

PALOS VERDES CALIFORNIA STAKE: (June 15, 2014) President — Michael James Gazdik, 47, associate chief advisor at American Honda Motor Company; succeeding Maurice M. Lam; wife, Sanae Hirano Gazdik. Counselors — Ted Barry Nelson, 59, assistant budget director at Los Angeles Unified School District; wife, Debra Tamson Bird Nelson. Craig Wesley Zimmerman, 53, partner/senior VP at PPC Air Conditioning, Inc.; wife, Janene Hales Zimmerman.

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