A new stake has been created from the Rio Verde Brazil District. The Rio Verde Brazil Stake, which consists of the Bandeirantes, Itumbiara, Jataí, Morada do Sol, Popular and Rio Verde wards, was created by Elder Claudio R. M. Costa, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Osvaldo H. Rietra Dias, an Area Seventy.
RIO VERDE BRAZIL STAKE: (Jan. 31, 2016) President — Anderson de Queirós Silva, 37, lawyer; wife, Simone Gusatti Queiros. Counselors — Josemar Rosa da Silva, 44, teacher; wife, Valcesa Gusatti Rosa. Roberto Tavares Carvalho, 49, federal employee; wife, Sivone Castro de Carvalho.
ALICIA PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Feb. 14, 2016) President — Rommel Infante Palay, 42, area business manager; succeeding Wendell F. Marco; wife, Norma Gabriel Durado Palay. Counselors — Ranilo Macapugay Dela Cruz Jr., 27, swine technician; wife, Marilou Banguilan Talosig Dela Cruz. Marcelino Estiandan Arcinas III, 35, self-employed; wife, Catherine Joy Domingo Da Jose.
ANNANDALE VIRGINIA STAKE: (Feb. 14, 2016) President — John Taylor McConkie, 41, attorney; succeeding Douglas R. Bush; wife, Wendy Jeanne Dahl McConkie. Counselors — William Alan Forsyth, 63, international consultant, U.S. government; wife, Leslie Gae Lyman Forsyth. John Rueland Southwick, 41, mechanical engineer; wife, Hillary Bargar Southwick.
CEBU PHILIPPINES CENTRAL STAKE: (Feb. 7, 2016) President — Arnolfo Gabonada Gorgonio, 46, construction operations manager; succeeding Darwin Clark Jakosalem Maandig; wife, Caroline Dupio Mjeca Gorgonio. Counselors — Conrado Acha Ordesta III, 49, assistant department head, Cebu City government worker; wife, Leteaa Mangao Batausa Ordesta. Christian Flores Yongw, 31, territory manager, Cathay YSS Pharma; wife, Melodina Mahilum Tanodra.
DANVILLE CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Feb. 14, 2016) President — Paul Allen Clark, 55, managing director, Royal Bank of Scotland; succeeding Jared W. Stone; wife, Kristi Thomsen Clark. Counselors — Tom S. Miner, 54, portfolio manager, Garrison Point Capital; wife, Julia Christina Sandquist Miner. Joshua Roger Carter, 40, investment advisor, Bank of America; wife, Jennifer Beck Carter.
GRANTSVILLE UTAH STAKE: (Feb. 14, 2016) President — Jason Kenneth Killian, 42, facility manager, LDS Church; succeeding, Stephen H. Collings; wife, Celeste Hadley Killian. Counselors — Troy Douglas May, 46, senior risk manager, American Express; wife, Michele Richards May. Ryan Shayne McBride, 37, self-employed; wife, Emily Marie Thompsen McBride.
HIGHLAND UTAH EAST STAKE: (Oct. 18, 2015) President — Tyler Whiteley Sheffield, 59, retired; succeeding Howard K. Bangerter; wife, Christine Harmon Sheffield. Counselors — Ronald Lynn Davis, 58, sales account manager, Nestle; wife, Donna Lynn Woodlief Davis. Shawn Reed Hunt, 44, LDS institute teacher; wife, Amanda Renee Price Hunt.
KAYSVILLE UTAH EAST STAKE: (Jan. 31, 2016) President — Martin Willis Clark, 57, consultant, Kay Riley; succeeding Douglas G. Richins; wife, Elizabeth Ann Aslett Clark. Counselors — Marshall Alan McKinnon, 50, CEO, Tanner Clinic; wife, Jill Andrea Jenson McKinnon. Steven Lowell Johnson, 60, physician; wife, Lori Peterson Johnson.
LAS VEGAS NEVADA SPRING MOUNTAIN STAKE: (Feb. 14, 2016) President — Gregg Nelson Mendenhall, 60, expeditor, Sign Systems Inc.; succeeding Robert L. Christiansen; wife, Mary Kathryn Pursel Mendenhall. Counselors — Dewitt J. Paul III, 51, owner, Foot Solutions; wife, Jean Marie Eckenfelder Paul. Christopher Lee Dean, 45, president, Dean Industries; wife, Mishell Elsa Aranda-Jamie Dean.
PINGTUNG TAIWAN STAKE: (Dec. 20, 2015) President — Shang-Ming Wang, 53, post office manager; succeeding Lei Yang; wife, Sing-Yu Tsai. Counselors — Lung Ping Kuan, 51, self-employed; wife, Pei Li Hsieh. Chia-Hung Liu, 38, second lieutenant, police department; wife, Chun-Xiu Chen.
PLANO TEXAS STAKE: (Feb. 14, 2016) President — Kevin Lee Beech, 45, senior financial analysis director; succeeding Michael S. Wilding; wife, Jennifer Lynne Moorman Beech. Counselors — Jerald Lynn Martin, 62, retired; wife, Gemie Johnson Martin. Mark Nelson Moon, 54, insurance agency manager; wife, Elaine Packard Moon.
PLEASANT GROVE UTAH MOUNT MAHOGANY STAKE: (Jan. 31, 2016) President — Russell Joel Osguthorpe, 45, pediatric medical director, IHC; succeeding David A. Miles; wife, Mary Moana May Osguthorpe. Counselors — Matthew Grant Court, 46, sales vice president, Visable Equity; wife, Kimberli Dunn Court. Roger Dixon Brockbank, 47, physician; wife, Kristina Pinnock Brockbank.
POCATELLO IDAHO STAKE: (Jan. 24, 2016) President — Reed Kim Smith, 57, dentist; succeeding Kenneth W. Stucki; wife, Dana Lee Tueller Smith. Counselors — Vance Pendleton Nielsen, 41, agent/consultant, Associated Benefit Consultants; wife, Gina Phillips Nielsen. Shawn Arnell Jepsen, 43, surgeon/owner, Facial and Oral Surgery; wife, Rebecca Anne Schmutz Jepsen.
PROVO UTAH YSA 8TH STAKE: (Jan. 31, 2016) President — Matthew Ottesen Richardson, 55, BYU Advancement vice president; succeeding James R. Rasband; wife, Lisa Jeanne Jackson Richardson. Counselors — Dee Victor Oldroyd, 53, sales vice president, ProPay; wife, Jill Jensen Oldroyd. Matthew Albert Brown, 47, physician; wife, Colleen Erika Covey Brown.
RAINIER OREGON STAKE: (Feb. 14, 2016) President — Patrick G. Opdahl, 46, engineer; succeeding Jeffrey L. Waite; wife, Marianne Bullock Opdahl. Counselors — Graden Blue, 64, high school principal; wife, Teri Lynn Nielsen Blue. Rick R. Berezay, 56, self-employed; wife, Wendy Sue Olson Berezay.
REXBERG IDAHO MARRIED STUDENT 2ND STAKE: (Feb. 7, 2016) President — Kimball Ray Hansen, 54, president, Ensign Services; succeeding Kevin E. Stanger; wife, Christine Erickson Hansen. Counselors — Rodney Harold Hillam, 53, orthodontist; wife, Melanie Joyce Johnson Hillam. Gregory Edwin Biddulph, 52, orthopedic surgeon; wife, Gaylene Whitney Biddulph.
SALINA UTAH STAKE: (Jan. 31, 2016) President — Scott Kendyl Wilkins, 50, dentist; succeeding Scott T. Johnson; wife, Cynthia Lousie Shumway Wilkins. Counselors — Russell J. Mason, 56, logistics, Redmond Minerals; wife, Teri Lyn Crane Mason. Brant T. Hallows, 39, natural resource specialist, BLM; wife, Kim Mickelson Hallows.
SAO PAULO BRAZIL GUARAPIRANGA STAKE: (Jan. 31, 2016) President — Christian Lopes Costa, 35, manager, Rede Record; succeeding Luiz Andrade Pereira; wife, Ligia Macedo Pereira. Counselors — Reginaldo Araujo Silva, 41, analyst, Bioagri; wife, Clenilda Mendes Faria Silva. Francisco Iranildo Araújo Nascimento, 36, sales support, IBM Brazil; wife, Vania Cristina de Lima Cunha Souza Nascimento.
TWIN FALLS IDAHO SOUTH STAKE: (Jan. 31, 2016) President — Robert John Atkins, 56, business banker, Wells Fargo; succeeding Reed J. Harris; wife, Laurie Louise O'Brien Atkins. Counselors — John Alex Coleman, 55, CPA; wife, Amy Leona Winberg Coleman. Robert Elvin Hegstrom, 56, area manager, JUB Engineers; wife, Kathryn Lynn Badger Hegstrom.
VENTURA CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Jan. 31, 2016) President — Randy Joe Clark, 57, institute director, LDS Church; succeeding Greg W. Jones; wife, Natalie Birch Clark. Counselors — Trevor Warren Ashton, 48, president, Aswell Trophy; wife, Charlene Ann Brown Ashton. Chet W. Thomas, 46, producer, FletChet Entertainment; wife, Angela Teresa Shields Thomas.