New stake presidencies

Elder David B. Haight of the Council of the Twelve has created the Escondido California South Stake, which includes the Escondido 1st, Felicita, Lake San Marcos, Palomar, San Pasqual, and Twin Oaks Valley wards.

Elder Loren C. Dunn of the Seventy has created the Murray Utah Parkway Stake, which includes the Highland, Murray 15th, Murray 16th, Murray 22nd, Murray 28th, Murray 32nd, and Parkview wards.Elder Robert E. Wells of the Seventy has created the Rainier Oregon Stake, which includes the Astoria 1st, Astoria 2nd, Rainier, Scappoose, Seaside, and St. Helens 1st wards, and the Long Beach branch.

Elsewhere, stakes were reorganized in Argentina, Samoa, California, Maryland, Utah and Washington.

New

stakes

ESCONDIDO CALIFORNIA SOUTH STAKE: (Feb. 9, 1992) Created from the Escondido California Stake. President – Louis L. Rothey, 47, vice president and assistant manager of brokerage firm, former stake president and counselor, high councilor, bishop's counselor, elders quorum president, and priests quorum adviser, married Jeri Macfarlane. Counselors – Ralph B. Maw, 55, oral and maxillo facial surgeon, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake athletic director, and bishop, married Marilynn Jones; David L. Evans, 40, vice president of animal supplies company, former stake executive secretary, stake Young Men president, bishop and counselor, and deacons quorum adviser, married Sandra Elizabeth Canales.

MURRAY UTAH PARKWAY STAKE: (March 1, 1992) Created from the Murray Utah West and Murray Utah North stakes; President – Dan A. Anderson, 44, Deseret Industries division manager, former stake president, high councilor, bishop, ward clerk, and teachers quorum adviser, married Linda Gayle Greenwood. Counselors – Ervin G. Burkhardt, 60, automotive service company owner, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, seventies group leader, elders quorum president and counselor, and priests quorum adviser, married Evelyn Elizabeth Buchanan; Lynn Bloxham, 44, delivery retail analyst for U.S. Postal Service, former stake and ward Young Men president, bishop and counselor, and priests quorum adviser, married Sheryl Mae Webb.

RAINIER OREGON STAKE: (March 8, 1992) Created from the Vancouver Washington West and Longview Washington stakes. President – Marion R. Johnstun, 38, elementary school teacher, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, elders quorum president's counselor, stake missionary, and Scoutmaster, married Marie Lindstrom. Counselors – W. Ray Erickson, 45, accountant, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop and counselor, and elders quorum president, married Mary Lou Packard; Lyle M. Cheney, 55, vocational instructor, former high councilor, bishop's counselor, high priests group leader, elders quorum president, and Scoutmaster, married Zaradine Slagowski.

Stake

reorganizations

APIA SAMOA WEST STAKE : (March 1, 1992) President – L. Roy Willard Brunt, 44, owner and manager of own company, succeeding Aliimalemanu Pati Maiava; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, and ward clerk, married Punaoupu Mile Letiu. Counselors – Misa P. Collins, 59, former bishop, married Tanuvasa Sese; Faalogou Misikei Wong, 49, finance manager, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, married Anulagi Tauai.

BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA MONTE GRANDE STAKE: (March 1, 1992) President – Enrique Manuel Garcia, 39, employee of Presiding Bishopric office, succeeding Hugo Vicente Ricciuti; former bishop and counselor, married Cristina Isabel Castillo. Counselors – Carlos Alfredo Ferrari, 43, executive adminstrator for Buenos Aires temple, former high councilor and bishop's counselor, married Silvia Viviana De Yuliis; Miguel Angel Luduena, 61, real estate and construction company owner, former high councilor, bishop, and branch president, married Lia Elena Acosta.

ESCONDIDO CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Feb. 9, 1992) President – Tommy L. Wilson, 60, self-employed in public relations, succeeding Louis L. Rothey; former stake president's counselor, stake Young Men president, bishop and counselor, stake missionary, and elders quorum president, married Lyla Jean Passey. Counselors – Allan Hale Clinger, 52, high school teacher, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, high priest's group leader, elders quorum president, and gospel doctrine teacher, married Katie Jean Dangel; Curtis A. Salisbury, 33, landscape company owner, former stake Young Men president and counselor, bishop and counselor, and Varsity Scout leader, married Teresa King.

FREDERICK MARYLAND STAKE: (March 1, 1992) President – John Emmons Abernathy, Jr., 55, chief of physical/tempest security division for Defense Intelligence Agency, succeeding Earl J. Wahlquist; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake mission president, bishop and counselor, and branch president, married Melissa Jane Hast. Counselors – R. Brian Stoops, 48, industrial engineer, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, and ward Young Men president and counselor, married Christine Anne Hill; A. Jay White, 50, mathematician for Defense Department, former high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop's counselor, ward clerk, and elders quorum president, married Janice Lee Widdison.

LONGVIEW WASHINGTON STAKE: (March 8, 1992) President – Terry T. Brandon, 48, assistant treasurer of paper and forest product manufaturing company, succeeding Steven W. Pond; former stake presi dent's counselor, high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop and counselor, married Janet Lee Osborn. Counselors – Edwin R. Ivey, Jr., 50, Longview city manager, former high councilor, bishop, elders quorum president, and Scoutmaster, married Jessie Gibb; William L. Davis, 43, insurance agent, former high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop's counselor, high priests group leader, elders quorum president, and ward Young Men president, married Ellen Kay Shumaker.

MURRAY UTAH WEST STAKE: (March 1, 1992) President – David R. Golden, 35, bank vice president, succeeding Dan Alan Anderson; former bishop and counselor, ward executive secretary, and elders quorum president, married Deanna Dunn. Counselors – Michael E. Christensen, 45, executive director of tax research foundation, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop's counselor, high priests group leader's assistant, and Primary teacher, married Denise Barrus; A. Gregory Brown, 40, manager of project coordination for Family History Department of the Church, former stake executive secretary, seventies president and group leader, stake public communications director, ward executive secretary, ward clerk, and ward Sunday School president, married Pamela Renee Park.

NEWPORT BEACH CALIFORNIA STAKE: (March 15, 1992) President – Lafayette S. Parkin, 53, attorney, succeeding Joseph Ivins Bentley; former high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop, ward Young Men president, Scoutmaster, and seminary teacher, married Patricia Sorenson. Counselors – Rowland W. Day, 58, business counsultant, former high councilor, stake mission president, bishop and counselor, high priests group leader, Sunday School teacher, and seminary teacher, married Milly Johnston; Raymond N. Poulter, 60, president of land development company, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake executive secretary, stake clerk, bishop, Young Men president, and gospel doctrine teacher, married Eleanor Lois Slosser.

PLACENTIA CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Jan. 5, 1992) President – Earl L. Underwood, Jr., retained. Counselors – Calvin E. Alleman, retained; John C. Dalton, IV, 48, president of recycling company, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, ward Young Men president, Sunday School president, and elders quorum president and counselor, married Louise Dean.

SALT LAKE FOOTHILL STAKE: (Feb. 9, 1992) President – Steven W. Bergstedt, 48, certified public accountant and administrator for medical clinic, succeeding J. Michael Gottfredson; former high councilor, bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, and ward Young Men president, married Irene Corbett. Counselors – Harold P. Christensen, 61, structural engineer, former Melchizedek Priesthood general board member, mission president, high councilor, bishop's counselor, high priest's group leader, elders quorum president, and ward Young Men president, married Joanne Stringham; David K. Giles, 46, vice president of finance for electronics company, former stake mission president, stake clerk, high councilor, bishop, and Young Men president, married Karen Ann Warren.

SALT LAKE GRANGER EAST STAKE: (March 1, 1992) President – William E. Hansen, 56, control and administration manager for aerospace company, succeeding James A. Crookston; former high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop and counselor, ward clerk, and Young Adult adviser, married Sterla Walker. Counselors – Ross M. Madsen, 45, high school teacher, former high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop and counselor, gospel doctrine teacher, and Cubmaster, married Eleanor Ellice Chambers; Brent Bowles, 47, general contractor, former high councilor, bishop, assistant ward clerk, and Young Men president, married Suzette Schugk.