New stake presidencies

Elder Rulon G. Craven of the Second Quorum of the Seventy has created the Raromatai Tahiti Stake, which includes the Avera, Cumorah, Faaroa Baie, Tevaitoa and Viatape wards, and the Fare, Fareatai, Haapu, Maupiti, Uturoa, and Vaiaau branches.

Elsewhere, stakes were reorganized in Venezuela and Texas.

New stake

RAROMATAI TAHITI: (Dec. 5, 1993) Created from the Paea Tahiti Stake and the Bora Bora Lles-Sous-Le-Vt District. President – Michel Just Doucet, 49, carpenter, former high councilor, district president's counselor, branch president, and physical facilities representative, married Titaina Holman. Counselors – Sylvain Hauata Sinjoux, banker, former high councilor, district councilor, and branch president's counselor, married Vahine Terooatea; Didier Ani Teriihaunui, 31, former high councilor, stake clerk, stake missionary, and branch clerk, married Eileen Riro Karen Tetahio.

Stake reorganizations

MARACAIBO VENEZUELA: (Dec. 19, 1993) President – Alberto Andis Alvarez Mosquera, 33, Church Educational System coordinator, succeeding Jorge Guillen Paredes; former mission president's counselor, stake president's counselor, stake mission president's counselor, and stake Young Men

president, married Aurora Maria Montiel Rojas. Counselors – Fidel Alberto Coello Zambrano, 30, bank supervisor, former stake president's counselor, bishop, elder's quorum president, and Young Men president, married Flor Maggaly Medina Lastra; Luis Manuel Petit, 49, construction company president, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop, married Juana Bautista Pimentel.

HOUSTON TEXAS (SPANISH): (Jan. 9, 1994) President – Daniel Pereyra, 40, owner of financial services business, succeeding Del Roy Jones; former high councilor, bishop, high priests group leader, and temple ordinance worker, married Diana Yadira Aguirre. Counselors – Freddy Arcadio Munoz, 34, electrical technician consultant, former high councilor, stake mission president, bishop, ward mission leader, and elders quorum president's counselor, married Celina Flores; Erwin Haroldo Portillo, 38, tailor, former bishop and counselor, and branch executive secretary, married Dracely Del Aguila.

KATY TEXAS: (Jan. 8, 1994) President – Del Roy Jones, 51, company president, succeeding Collins Wise Steward; former stake president and counselor, high councilor, bishop, and stake Young Men president, married Diane Fern DeVore. Counselors – Harold Arthur Black, 41, dentist, former high councilor, high priests group leader, branch president and counselor, Young Men president, and Scoutmaster, married Jolynne Davis; Cosme J. Salazar, 37, president and owner of company, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, ward executive secretary, and ward mission leader, married Judy Roberts.