A new stake has been created from the Queen Creek Arizona Chandler Heights Stake, Queen Creek Arizona North Stake and Queen Creek Arizona Stake. The Queen Creek Arizona West Stake, which includes the Cortina 1st, Cortina 2nd, Cortina 3rd, Cortina 4th, Hawes, Ocotillo, Remington Heights and Sossaman Estates wards, was created by Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Seventy and Elder George Marion Keele, an Area Seventy.
QUEEN CREEK ARIZONA WEST STAKE: (Sept. 21, 2014) President — Gary Albert Smith, 52, physician; wife, Tera Rese Willis Smith. Counselors — David J. Beckstead, 42, clinical director at Desert Visions Youth Wellness Center; wife, Shannon Marie Carr Beckstead. Jason Richard Filley, 44, director of national accounts at 3M; wife, Tamsen Taylor Filley.
PIMA ARIZONA STAKE: (Nov. 1, 2014) President — Mark Spencer Beus, 51, director/instructor for Seminaries and Institutes; succeeding Craig R. Taylor; wife, Marcy Elice Jones Beus. Counselors — Vaughn Lyle Grant, 57, insurance/financial representative at Country Financial; wife, Sylvia Ruth Claridge Grant. Channen Grady Day, 39, attorney; wife, Sarah Bryson Day.
RIGBY IDAHO EAST STAKE: (Nov. 2, 2014) President — Robert Donald Clarke, 47, teacher at BYU-Idaho; succeeding R. Michael Poston; wife, SueLee Peacock Clarke. Counselors — Randy Dean Stone, 55, business owner; wife, Anna Marie Watkins Stone. Joseph Dee Anderson, 43, physician assistant; wife, Stephanie Pi’ilani Clarke Anderson.
ROGERS ARKANSAS STAKE: (Oct. 26, 2014) President — Gregory Layne Chandler, 45, senior marketing director at Walmart Stores; succeeding Simon Keogh; wife, Valerie Jane Lewis Chandler. Counselors — Bradley Shane Querry, 52, key account manager at General Mills; wife, Maureen Atkin Querry. Barry Douglas Wall, 50, vice president of category analytics at Bradshaw Institute; wife, Mechel Curtis Wall.
SAO PAULO BRAZIL IPIRANGA STAKE: (Oct. 19, 2014) President — Milton Nigri, 53, director; succeeding Elyseu Ricardo de Castro; Liliana Cristina De Barros Nigri. Counselors — Fabio Santana da Oliveira, 33, assistant coach; wife, Viviane Lopes Santana Oliveira. Marcelo Aparecido Correa, 44, assistant coordinator; wife, Angela Pereira Coutinho.
SANDY UTAH YSA STAKE: (Nov. 2, 2014) President — Curtis B. Dahl, 61, senior executive producer at Bonneville Communications; succeeding Dean R. Burgess; wife, Joan Kathryn Elwood Dahl. Counselors — Gerald D. Swapp, 67, senior vice president/chief information officer at United HealthCare; wife, Kathy Elizabeth Watson Swapp. Kevin Jay Jensen, 52, president of Professional Management; wife, April Marie Lee Jensen.
ST. LOUIS MISSOURI NORTH STAKE: (Nov. 2, 2014) President — Bradley Neal Lewis, 51, IT manager at Nestle Purina Petcare; succeeding Terry M. Slezak; wife, Laura Austin Nelson Lewis. Counselors — Kenneth Alan Mayer, 39, marketer at UPS; wife, Kristi Michelle Flynn Mayer. Brian Dale Josephson, 53, international general manager at Rawlings Sports; wife, Jacqueline McDonald Josephson.