Three new stakes have been created.
A new stake has been created from the Albuquerque New Mexico, the Albuquerque New Mexico West and the Rio Rancho New Mexico Stakes. The Albuquerque New Mexico North Stake, which consists of the Academy Heights, Bernalillo, Cibola, Enchanted Hills, La Cueva and the North Valley wards, was created by Elder Randall K. Bennett of the Seventy and Elder Daniel W. Jones, an Area Seventy.
A new stake has been created from the Saratov Russia District. The Saratov Russia Stake, which consists of the Balakovo, Engels, Marks and Saratov Russia District branches and the Dachny, Penza, Solnichny, Volzhski and Zavodskoy wards, was created by Elder Bruce D. Porter of the Seventy and Elder Alexey V. Samaykinan, an Area Seventy.
A new stake has been created from the Tucson Arizona Rincon Stake. The Tucson Arizona South Stake, which consists of the Tucson Wilmot Branch and the Cienega, Corona, Midvale, Vail, Valencia and Los Reales wards, was created by Elder Rafael Pino of the Seventy and Elder Leonard D. Greer, an Area Seventy.
ALBUQUERQUE NEW MEXICO NORTH STAKE: (Dec. 6, 2015) President — Robert D. Saxton, 54, account manager; wife, Cyneil Sayton. Counselors — Darren C. Norby, 35, prosthodontist; wife, Amy Carol Petersen Norby. Stephen H. Christiansen, 48, oral surgeon; wife, Jennifer L. Komadima Christiansen.
SARATOV RUSSIA STAKE: (Nov. 15, 2015) President — Anatoliy K. Reshetnikov, 63, college instructor; wife, Svetlana Viktrovna Samsonova. Counselors — Yevgeniy A. Markelov, 34, Church Educational System coordinator; wife, Yelena Sergeyevna Revyakina. Yevgeniy Kosmynin, 65, Church Educational System employee; wife, Tatyana Grigoryevna Ponomareva.
TUCSON ARIZONA SOUTH STAKE: (Dec. 6, 2015) President — Sidney B. Henderson, 45, senior scientist; wife, Tina L. Wakild Henderson. Counselors — Robert Scott Morehead, 61, lab analyst; wife, Lila LeBaron Morehead. Eddie G. Gonzales, 39, self-employed; wife, Loreli Lamadrid Gonzales.
ADELAIDE AUSTRALIA MODBURY STAKE: (Nov. 22, 2015) President — Matthew J. Nairn, 39, senior clinical; succeeding David S. Sandelin-McCann; wife, Katherine B. Rice Nairn. Counselors — Kenneth S. McKim, 51, self-employed; wife, Lindsey Palmer McKim. Jamie E. Herrick, 49, mental health nurse; wife, Lisa J. Bennallack Herrick.
ANOKA MINNESOTA STAKE: (Nov. 15, 2015) President — Paul W. Wilson, 42, IT manager; succeeding Don J. Clark; wife, Sarah L. Sorensen Wilson. Counselors — Kenneth G. Rasmussen, 55, director of engineering; wife, Alene R. Allgaier Rasmussen. Mark A. Macdonald, 52, seminary and institute coordinator; wife, Denise Robb Macdonald.
BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA ESCOBAR STAKE: (Dec. 13, 2015) President — Luis Gustavo Diaz, 47, sales executive; succeeding Walter E. Rodriguez; wife, Karina Andrea Gerez. Counselors — Osvaldo M. Soria, 44, self-employed; wife, Erica Beatriz Carballo. Sixto R. Pascual, 34, health and safety technician; wife, Maria Laura Penaranda.
BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA MONTE GRANDE STAKE: (Nov. 8, 2015) President — Marcelo Javier Paz, 44, area security manager; succeeding Damian E. Puodziunas; wife, Nancy Barli Adriana. Counselors — Jorge Omar Franco, 48, business owner; wife, Marcia Cristina Ribeiro. Fernando Ariel Guarino, 39, technician; wife, Marina Cecilia do Santos.
JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA EAST STAKE: (Nov. 22, 2015) President — Stephen E. Heywood, 41, associate professor; succeeding Thomas N. Spackman; wife, Heather Danae Gibson Heywood. Counselors — Steven W. Button, 55, president, Proheat Inc. and Heaterco Inc.; wife, Tracy Barkhau Button. Gaylord Lee Bridegan, 64, ergonomist; wife, JoAnne M. Bridegan.
LAWTON OKLAHOMA STAKE: (Nov. 8, 2015) President — Brian L. Blaisdell Gladwell, 42, family physician; succeeding Robert H. Petersen; wife, Lisa Johnson Gladwell. Counselors — Jarom R Burbank, 35, endodontist; wife, Desiree L. Nyborg Burbank. Daniel M. Babbel, 39, orthopedic surgeon; wife, Sarah L. Lamb Babbel.
LIMA PERU EL TREBOL STAKE: (Dec. 13, 2015) President — Walter Delgado Carbonel, 48, salesman; succeeding Carlos E. Lizama Sanchez; wife, Mariela Quiroz Ferre. Counselors — William A. Urbano Jimenez, 51, salesman; wife, Cecilia Munubero Cornelio. Udiberto Udraltez Nunez, 57, accounting manager; wife, Elizabeth Herlinda Vidal Vega.
MACEIO BRAZIL TABULEIRO STAKE: (Dec. 13, 2015) President — Genival dos Santos, 41, commercial representative; succeeding Alvis Costa Ponder; wife, Geneval dos Santos. Counselors — Romildo L. Santos, 47, member of Brazilian army; wife, Celia Ferreira da Silva Santos. Jackson Medina da Silva, 45, business owner; wife, Izaelva Medino Silva.
MURFREESBORO TENNESSEE STAKE: (Nov. 22, 2015) President — Joseph S. Pennington, 46, district sales manager; succeeding Kevin M. Tipps; wife, Lisa M. Stuart Pennington. Counselors — Scott H Matthews, 54, vendor manager; wife, Julie Ann Walker. Douglas B. Cole, 45, insurance advisor; wife, Sarah K. Tinker Cole.
OGDEN UTAH WEBER STAKE: (Nov. 15, 2015) President — Joel Porter, 55, family physician; succeeding Mark F. Burton; wife, Deanna M. Jones Porter Counselors — Ronald C. Hyde, 65, president, AmeriBag Outdoors; wife, Kristen Hurst Hyde. Guy R. Perry, 45, CEO and owner, Salt Lake Running Co.; wife, Deborah C. Howard Perry.
PAISLEY SCOTLAND STAKE: (Oct. 25, 2015) President — Andrew P. Dewey, 42, managing director; succeeding Douglas A. Yates; wife, Dewey Febbie Jone Carr. Counselors — Andrew Keir, 54, project manager; wife, Michelle Adriana Tyrrell. Douglas A. Yates, 69, non-executive director, Scottish police; wife, Marjorie Jean Brooks Yates.
PALMDALE CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Nov. 15, 2015) President — Justin T. Knowles, 44, senior manager of strategy and competitive intelligence, Northrop Grumman; succeeding Brad Higley; wife, Sandy Stewart Knowels. Counselors — Joseph C. Cornwell, 53, teacher; wife, Janell Jarvis Cornwall. Craig W. Rees, 60, teacher; wife, Mary B. Rohbock Rees.
PLAINVIEW NEW YORK STAKE: (Oct. 25, 2015) President — Barrett Lynn Richards, 41, senior manager, E&Y; succeeding Mark O. Hardman; wife, Catherine N. Chiclester Richards. Counselors — Richard W. Wright, 43, department chair; wife, Ruth A. Brinson Wright. Keith J. Soressi, 56, executive director, Nassau County Bar Association; wife, Janet A. Gilligan Soressi.
PONTA GROSSA BRAZIL CAMPOS GERAIS STAKE: (Dec. 13, 2015) President — Neverson Paes, 33, proprietor; succeeding Jose Carlos do Carmo; wife, Deborah Gonzaga de Camargo. Counselors — Joao Cleber Generoso, 35, president, Best Use; wife, Suellen Hillgemberg Generoso. Edison Roberto de Gois, 42, real estate broker; wife, Sirlene Premebida Urba.