New stake presidencies

Elder James M. Paramore of the Seventy has created the Lenexa Kansas Stake, which includes the Indian Creek, Kansas City 2nd, Leavenworth 2nd and 3rd, Lenexa, and Overland Park 1st and 2nd wards, and the Kansas City 4th, Leavenworth 1st, and Olathe 5th branches.

Elsewhere, stakes were reorganized in Japan, Philippines, and Taiwan, and in Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Utah.

New stake

LENEXA KANSAS STAKE: (Oct. 16, 1994) Created from the Olathe Kansas, Kansas City Missouri, and Independence Missouri stakes. President – Donald David Deshler, 48, director of Center for Research on Learning at University of Kansas; former stake president and counselor, high councilor, executive secretary, and elders quorum president and counselor, married Carol Ann Payne. Counselors – Wayne Keith Miller, 47, business marketing manager for Hallmark Cards, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake executive secretary, bishop and counselor, and Young Men president, married Loralee Priday; Michael Lynne McKee, 47, simulation controller for Logicon, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, Young Men president, branch president, and single adult adviser, married Nadine Drommond.

Stake reorganizations

BUTUAN PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Sept. 4, 1994) President – Rogelio Seno Arradaza, 54, self-employed sub-contractor, succeeding Bienvenido I. Estrada; former stake president's counselor, married Emelia

Dayandayan Garcia. Counselors – Julius Jonah F. Barrientos, 32, Church Educational System coordinator, former stake president and bishop, married Maria Lourdes Naredo Jornacion; Rene Cantor Sacay Sr., 28, medical representative, former bishop's counselor, ward clerk, Sunday School president, and branch president, married Josephine Simbit.

FORT COLLINS COLORADO STAKE: (Oct. 9, 1994) President – George Forrest Rhodes Jr., 47, professor of economics at Colorado State University, succeeding Robert Ellis Taylor; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake mission president, and bishop, married Joan Ann Maddox. Counselors – Richard Dee Park, 51, professor at Colorado State University, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, high priests group leader, and ward mission leader, married Carolyn Sparks; Russell Lee McClure, 41, director of Fort Collins LDS Institute of Religion, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, and Young Men president, married Jeni Lee Ahlgrim.

GRAND RAPIDS MICHIGAN STAKE: (Oct. 9, 1994) President – Charles Creer Stoddard, 49, president and chairman of the board of Grand Bank, succeeding Kent Hampton Price; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, teachers quorum adviser, and seminary teacher, married Janet Ordway. Counselors – Charles John Perry, 51, controller for West Michigan Steel, former high councilor, stake clerk, bishop, and Primary teacher, married Linda J. Withers; Dale Leslie Fegel, 49, Grand Rapids Fire Department, former high councilor, bishop, and teachers quorum adviser, married Edith Darlene Riggs.

INDEPENDENCE MISSOURI STAKE: (Oct. 16, 1994) President – Charles Kent Wood, 47, special agent for FDA Office of Criminal Investigations, succeeding Gordon Dean Goodman; former high councilor, bishop and counselor, high priests group leader, and elders quorum president, married Carolyn Chapoton. Counselors – Manuel Medina, 42, information services manager for Hallmark Cards, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, ward mission leader, and elders quorum president, married Malle Savaiinaea; Siale Fa`oa Vaka, 43, customer service representative for AT&T, former bishop, seventies president, ward mission leader, and elders quorum president, married Aifai Mausia.

KAOHSIUNG TAIWAN STAKE: (Sept. 18, 1994) President – Yeh, Chen-Meng, 58, district court clerk, succeeding Ho, Tung Hai; former patriarch, stake president's counselor, bishop, and branch president and counselor, married Chin-Feng Chen. Counselors – Hsieh, Chi-Jue, 51, technician for Air Asia Co., former stake president's counselor, bishop, and branch president, married Hsiu-Hsia Tsai; Yang, Lei, 35, associate professor for National Sun Yat-Sen University, former stake president's counselor, bishop and counselor, and Sunday School president's counselor, married Tzu-Lin Ma.

MIDVALE UTAH NORTH STAKE: (Oct. 16, 1994) President – Terry Lynn Johansen, 50, agent for Prudential Insurance Co., succeeding Grant Leon Pullan; former high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop, ward executive secretary, elders quorum president, and ward Young Men president, married Arlene Christensen. Counselors – Brent Vance Burgon, 47, systems analyst for Beneficial Life Insurance Co., former stake executive secretary, bishop and counselor, financial clerk, assistant ward clerk, and elders quorum president, married Sue Milne; Paul Calvin Glover, 45, manager for Jordan Nursery/Jordan Camper, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, financial clerk, and Scoutmaster, married Raylene Maxfield.

OLATHE KANSAS STAKE: (Oct. 16, 1994) President – Nathan Y. Jarvis, 37, president and owner of illustration and design services company, succeeding Donald D. Deshler; former stake president's counselor, bishop, elders quorum president's counselor, deacons quorum adviser, and Scoutmaster, married Michaela Maria Gruenauer. Counselors – Jackie D. Orton, 57, district account manager for DuPont, former stake president's counselor, stake mission president, and bishop, married Carolyn Burton; W. Chatelain Speierman, 56, senior director of site development for Western Auto Companies/Sears, former high councilor, elders quorum president, Sunday School president and teacher, married Lynne Waters.

OSAKA JAPAN STAKE: (Sept. 4, 1994) President – Tatsuhiro Kawano, 44, manager, succeeding Toshio Nagahama; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, elders quorum president and counselor, and ward activity committee chairman, married Katsue Nakahara. Counselors – Norimasa Sato, 47, vegetable and fruits retailer, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, seventies president, Young Men president, Sunday School president's counselor, and branch clerk, married Hiroko Yoshida; Akira Komura, 36, teacher, former high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop and counselor, high priests group leader, and Primary teacher, married Toshiko Kamimura.