New stake presidencies

Elder H. Burke Peterson of the Seventy has created the Calgary Alberta East Stake, which includes the Calgary 7th, Calgary 9th, Calgary 11th, Calgary 15th, Calgary 18th, Calgary 19th, and the Strathmore wards.

The Maceio Brazil Litoral Stake, which includes the Alvorada, Jatiuca, Pajucara, Ponta Grossa, and the Trapiche wards, has been created by Elder Dallas N. Archibald of the Seventy.Elder Helvecio Martins of the Seventy has created the Santa Maria Brazil Stake, which includes the Ipiranga, Itembe, Santa Maria, Santa Marta, and Santiago, Tancredo Neves wards, and the Camobi, and Santiago Vila Nova branches.

Elsewhere stakes were reorganized in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Mexico and in California, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming.

New stakes

CALGARY ALBERTA EAST STAKE: (Feb. 14, 1993) Created from the Calgary Alberta North, Calgary Alberta West, and Calgary Alberta South Stakes; President – Geoffrey Bryan Grunewald, 41, sales manager for a dairy food company, former stake president's counselor, stake clerk, high councilor, bishop's counselor, and elders quorum president, married Judy Lorraine Shipley. Counselors – Val Dean Pierson, 39, president of funeral home, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, ward executive secretary, ward clerk, and Young Men president's counselor, married Brenda Joy Smith; Mac Ray C. Brown, 52, Calgary board of education, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, and ward mission leader, married Sandra Vance.

MACEIO BRAZIL LITORAL STAKE: (Jan. 7, 1993) Created from the Maceio Brazil Stake; President – Gilberto Correia De Silva Moraes, 30, accountant, former stake mission president, bishop and counselor, married Sidvania Bezerra Silva. Counselors – Andre Luis De Almeida Silva, 26, business owner, former stake president's counselor, bishop, and elders quorum president, married Patricia Do Socorro Gester; Benedito Jose Da Silva, 38, regional manager of company, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and branch president, married Elza Lucia De Lima.

SANTA MARIA BRAZIL STAKE: (Jan. 31, 1993) Created from the Santa Maria Brazil District; President – Aires Luciano, 40, military officer, former high councilor and bishop, married Luciana Iraci Teixeira de Oliveira. Counselors – Adao Gomes de Oliveira, 48, manager of business, former district president and counselor, and ward mission leader, married Maria Alice Oliveira; Pedro R. Veleda Machado, 27, confections company owner, former district president's counselor, branch president's counselor, branch mission leader, and Young Men president, married Magda da Rosa.

Stake

reorganizations

BENNION UTAH EAST STAKE: (Feb. 14, 1993) President – William A. Meaders, 41, attorney, succeeding Jack L. Green; former high councilor, bishop's counselor, high priests group leader, and Young Men adviser, married Ellen Rae Jacobsen. Counselors – Don R. Gibson, 44, currency trader, former mission president's counselor, stake president, high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop and counselor, and Sunday School teacher; Larry L. Shaw, 39, Church Educational System instructor, former high councilor, stake/regional Young Adult representative, bishop, and Sunday School teacher, married Koleen Pratt.

CALGARY ALBERTA NORTH STAKE: (Feb. 14, 1993) President – Gordon F. West, retained. Counselors – Ronald H. Smith, 41, branch manager of a dairy company; former stake mission president, bishop's counselor, and elders quorum president, married Cheryl Anne Leavitt; Duane D. Neville, 61, owner of a construction company, former multi-stake physical facilities representative, high councilor, bishop, and ward clerk, married Doreen Sather.

CODY WYOMING STAKE: (Feb. 14, 1993) President – Adrian K. Preator, 37, owner of farm and ranch, succeeding S. Mads Cottroll; former high councilor, stake missionary, bishop, Young Men adviser, and activities committee chairman, married Carrie Lou Graham. Counselors – Craig L. Robison, 50, president of credit union, former high councilor, stake executive secretary, stake missionary, bishop, elders quorum president, ward executive secretary, and Young Men president's counselor, married Beverly Jo Ames; Kim M. Frame, 38, service manager for automobile company, former high councilor, bishop's counselor, elders quorum secretary, Young Men president, Sunday School teacher, and Scoutmaster, married Jocelyn Fay Hopkin.

FLORIANOPOLIS BRAZIL STAKE (Feb. 14, 1993) President – Adelson de Paula Parrella, 31, attorney, succeeding Cesar Augusto Seiguer Milder; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake executive secretary, stake mission president, bishop's counselor, and high priests group leader, married Berenice Inacio Lopes. Counselors – Jose Jorge Cordeiro Campos, 34, communications agency owner, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, married Valda Fernandes; Celso Bueno Cabral, 30, manager of business, former high councilor, stake mission president, and bishop, married Jane Lucia Magalhaes.

KEARNS UTAH WEST STAKE: (Feb. 7, 1993) President – Brent D. Roper, 36, tax manager, succeeding Rodney W. Bushman; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, and elders quorum president's counselor, married Christine Nelson. Counselors – Ross V. Wilson, 41, computer consultant, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, assistant ward clerk, and elders quorum president and counselor, married Robin Lee Crosby; Michael C. Cannon, 36, Church News staff writer and layout editor, Young Men General Board member, former stake Young Men president, high councilor, elders quorum president and counselor, and Primary teacher, married Shauna Kaye Leek.

LAKE OSWEGO OREGON STAKE: (Feb. 7, 1993) President – Lloyd Dean Hale, 58, surgeon, succeeding Dean William Croft; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, and Young Men president, married Sandra Murray. Counselors – Kent E. Koski, 49, vice president of finance, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, seminary teacher, and Young Men president's counselor, married Mary Anne Clark; D. Gordon Wilson, 40, group vice president of discount department store, former high councilor, elders quorum president, priests quorum instructor, and Sunday School teacher,

married Sandra Strate.

MACEIO BRAZIL STAKE: (Feb. 7, 1993) President – Jose Eraldo de Andrade Silva, retained. Counselors – Antonio Casado De Farias Neto, retained; Evandro Oliveira Da Silva, 25, salesman, former elders quorum president, ward mission leader, and Sunday School president, married Silvana Maria dos Santos.

MISSION VIEJO CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Jan. 17, 1993) President – Doug S. Myers, 55, partner of an accounting firm, succeeding David M. Daly; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, Young Men president, elders quorum president, and Scoutmaster, married Martha Louise Turley. Counselors – Herbert Jay Plewe, 49, financial adviser for medical accounts, former high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop and counselor, ward Young Men president, and Scoutmaster, married Della Mae Dibb; Mike E. Ball, 38, construction project manager, former high councilor, bishop, elders quorum president, and seminary teacher, married Shelley Jo Wimer.

PACHUCA MEXICO STAKE: (Jan. 31, 1993) President – Ismael Mendoza Regino, 37, Church Educational System administrative assistant, succeeding Margarito Munoz Ubaldo; former regional secretary, bishop's counselor, high priests group leader, and Sunday School president, married Maria Del Socorro Delgado Eriyes. Counselors – Carlos Octavio Pina Escamilla, 32, maintenance contractor, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop's counselor, married Martha Patricia De Lucio Licona; Carlos Zepeda Reynaga, 34, human resources manager of an elevator company, former bishop and counselor, ward mission leader, elders quorum secretary, and Sunday School teacher, married Silvia Vergara Vite.

SAN FERNANDO CHILE STAKE: (Feb. 7, 1993) President – L. Ivan Leiva Mendez, 28, mechanic, succeeding Carlos Orlando Gaete Gaete; former high councilor, bishop, branch president's counselor, and branch clerk, married Maria Eugenia Castillo Araya. Counselors – Diego Sergio Correa Galvez, 34, sales manager, former stake president's counselor, and branch president, married Carmen Rosa Perez Carreno; Luis E. Cabello Cordero, 29, paramedic laboratory technician, former ward clerk and Sunday School teacher, married Olidia Erika Escobar Cacerel.

SAO PAULO BRAZIL NORTH STAKE: (Jan. 24, 1993) President – Valerio Kikuchi, retained; Counselors – Paulo Eustachio Oliveira, 39, office supervisor, former branch president's counselor, and elders quorum president and counselor, married Marta De Fatima Carneiro; Johannes Ayres Castellano, 25, director of marketing and sales for a software company, former stake mission president, stake Young Men president's counselor, and elders quorum president, married Marcia De Macedo.

TREMONTON UTAH STAKE: (Feb. 7, 1993) President – Glenn Ward Taylor, 50, owner of funeral home, succeeding Jay Richard Hirschi; former stake president's counselor, stake Young Men president, and ward Young Men president, married Lynette Rogers. Counselors – Walter Reed Hardester, 54, president of grocery store chain, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, Young Men president, Sunday School teacher, and seminary teacher, married Judith Ann Bell; Larry D. Warburton, 38, dairy farmer, former high councilor, bishop's counselor, elders quorum president, Young Men president, and Scoutmaster, married Barbara Bitner.