New stake presidencies

New stakes have been created in Peru and Illinois.

The Chiclayo Peru Latina Stake has been created by Elder Jay E. Jensen of the Seventy. The new stake includes Campodonico, Federico Villarreal, Jose Balta, Latina and Pueblo Nuevo wards, and the Diego Ferre, Ferrenafe and Francisco Cabrera branches.The Joliet Illinois Stake, which includes the Bourbonnais, Joliet, Naperville 2nd and 3rd, Ottawa and Woodridge 2nd wards, and the Frankfort and Morris branches, has been created by Elder William R. Bradford of the Seventy.

Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in Canada, Chile, England, France Mexico, and Peru, and in Idaho, Illinois, Texas and Utah.

New stakes

CHICLAYO PERU LATINA STAKE: (Oct. 29, 1995) Created from the Chiclayo Peru Central, Chiclayo Peru and Chiclayo Peru North stakes, and the Lambayeque Peru District. President – Oswaldo Humberto Tello Mier y Teran, 35, credit manager for Caja Rural of Chiclayo, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, and elders quorum president, married Virginia Zuniga Roman. Counselors – Luis Alberto Arroyo Suarez, 52, horse breeding supervisor for Cernor SA, former stake president's counselor, bishop, and elders quorum president, married Deanira Esperonza Obando Pasapera; Jose Luis Lopez Orderique, 41, administrator for W. J. Skanka, former high councilor, bishop's counselor, and branch president, married Nelly Delos Santos Ugaz.

JOLIET ILLINOIS STAKE: (Oct. 22, 1995) Created from the Chicago Heights Illinois and Naperville Illinois stakes. President – Douglas J. Fredin, 42, self-employed builder and developer, former stake president and counselor, high councilor, bishop, elders quorum president and counselor, and Aaronic Priesthood adviser, married Barbara Ellen Zugerbuehler. Counselors – S. Kent Holt, 44, director of new product marketing for CPC International, former regional sports director, high councilor, bishop and counselor, Young Men president, branch president's counselor, and Scoutmaster, married JoLynn Stratton; D. Kim Johnson, 54, independent development manager for The C. P. Hall Co., former high councilor, bishop and counselor, and Young Men president, married Louise Elizabeth Carbine.

Stake reorganizations

CHICAGO HEIGHTS ILLINOIS STAKE: (Oct. 21, 1995) President – William H. Goodman, 55, coordinator for Church Educational System; succeeding Douglas J. Fredin; former stake president, high councilor, stake mission president, stake clerk, and bishop, married Jeanne Merrill. Counselors – A. Clair Jensen, 49, building engineer for the Chicago Temple, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, executive secretary, high priests group leader, and Young Men president, married Josephine Angelina Angel; David W. Beer, 43, assistant professor in Department of Occupational Therapy at University of Illinois at Chicago, former bishop, executive secretary, high priests group leader and assistant, nursery leader, branch president's counselor, and seminary teacher, married Joyce Karnes.

CHICLALYO PERU MOSHOQUEQUE STAKE (FORMERLY CHICLAYO PERU NORTH STAKE): (Oct. 28, 1995) President – Javier Delgado Torres, retained. Counselors – David Orlando Guerrero Mechan, 34, self-employed chauffeur, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, and seminary teacher, married Miriam Ingrid Navarro Sokolich; Santiago Varaona Sanchez, 30, employed at Catolica Chiclayo, former bishop, ward clerk, and seminary teacher, married Vilma Rodriguez Arroyo.

KINGWOOD TEXAS STAKE: (Oct. 29, 1995) President – Robert P. Mathews, 41, senior accounting supervisor for Exxon Company USA; succeeding Raymond Douglas Stewart; former high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop and counselor, Young Men adviser, and Scoutmaster, married Susan Jean Friedman. Counselors – Bruce W. Johnson, 48, preventative maintenance supervisor for Church, married Loretta Lyon; Steven T. Bales, 47, self-employed financial consultant, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, executive secretary, high priests group leader, and seminary teacher, married Marilee Smith.

MAIDSTONE ENGLAND STAKE: (Aug. 27, 1995) President – Julian I. Jones, 45, director of London Institute of Religion for the Church; succeeding Ronald William Crofts; former stake president and counselor, high councilor, and bishop, married Susan Diane Leavey. Counselors – Gerald A. Freeman, 49, training officer for Contract for Employment Service, former high councilor, stake clerk, stake executive secretary, and bishop, married Janice Yvonne Chilton; David M. Eaton, 44, marketing consultant for Business Advantage, former high councilor, stake mission president, bishop, and branch president's counselor, married Gail McCamley.

MENAN IDAHO STAKE: (Oct. 22, 1995) President – Myron I. Hancock, 48, farmer, succeeding Lyle Dean Taylor; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, and Young Men president's counselor, married Dot Darlene Cheney. Counselors – C. Nyle Randall, 51, school counselor, former high councilor, bishop, and Young Men president, married JoAnn Kinghorn; Mark H. Williamson, 52, project quality assurance representative for Argonne National Laboratory, former high councilor, bishop, ward clerk, and elders quorum president's counselor, married D. Lynne Barnes.

MEXICALI MEXICO STAKE: (Oct. 29, 1995) President – Mario Noe Gonzalez Aguilar, 45, dental consultant and instructor; succeeding Alejandro Javier Torres Granados; former high councilor, district executive secretary, bishop, and branch president, married Maura Garcia Lompon. Counselors – Gabriel Guerrero Gutierrez, 39, self-employed electrical technician, former mission president's counselor, stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, and Young Men president, married Maria Luisa Estrada Soto; Manuel Gonzalez Padilla, 39, partner of Auto Transports Urbana, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, and elders quorum president, married Norma Betts Goytia.

NANCY FRANCE STAKE: (Sept. 10, 1995) President – Alain Louis Andre Vige, 45, assistant chief of services for city park system; succeeding Alain Andre Jean-Baptiste Petion; former high councilor, elders quorum president, and branch president's counselor, married Gisele Netty Perez. Counselors – Didier Houmeau, 51, public relations officer in charge of cooperations with allied forces for French Air Force, former regional Church Scout program representative, stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop and counselor, married Martine Henriette Gobillot; Frederic L`Homel, 33, assistant administrator for Church Area office, former high councilor, stake executive secretary, stake Young Men president, stake missionary, and ward Young Men president's counselor, married Christelle Carmen Andrea Elvire Portebois.

OSHAWA ONTARIO CANADA STAKE: (Oct. 29, 1995) President – Michael C. Cook, 42, technical training instructor for General Motors Canada; succeeding Roger Clinton Hudson; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop, married Sandra Margaret Jane Sayers. Counselors – Kevin E. Brady, 43, president and chief executive officer for The Brady Group Inc., former high councilor, bishop and counselor, ward mission leader, Young Men president, and deacons quorum adviser, married Donna Lee Coaubreville; Hugh R. R. Hannesson, 31, general manager for Casador Group, former high councilor, stake mission president's counselor, elders quorum president and counselor, Sunday School president, and institute president, married Robyn Dawn Doerksen.

PUNTA ARENAS CHILE STAKE: (Oct. 15, 1995) President – Jose H. Ayancan Gonzalez, 44, pastry shop owner; succeeding Osca Vicente Meza Canales; former stake president's counselor, bishop, ward mission leader, and branch president, married Delaida Eulalia Diaz Jara. Counselors – Jose Eliseo Zamora Toledo, 56, Navy administrator, former district president, high councilor, stake director of public affairs, bishop, and gospel doctrine teacher, married Patricia de las Mercedes Pimentel Candia; Victor Juan Godoy Flores, 35, aircraft mechanic for Chile Air Force, former high councilor, stake institute teacher, Young Men president, and activities committee, married Monica Cecilia Saavedra Cabezas.

SALT LAKE STAKE: (Oct. 15, 1995) President – Scott R. Jenkins, 45, attorney, succeeding Paul A. Hanks; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake mission president, bishop, and ward mission leader, married Sandra Lynn Brass. Counselors – F. Charles Graves, 59, owner and president of public relations counseling firm, former mission president's counselor, high councilor, bishop's counselor, and ward mission leader, married Gloria Annette Davis; L. Glen Saxton, 62, self-employed real estate developer and investor, former high councilor, stake Young Men president, and bishop's counselor, married Phyllis Dee Hopper, deceased.

SAN ANTONIO TEXAS EAST STAKE: (Oct. 22, 1995) President – Richard D. Allred, 63, retired from Kimball Armor Corp.; succeeding Larry Dale Sprouse; former president of Guatemala City Temple, Guatemala Missionary Training Center and Guatemala Quetzaltenango Mission, patriarch, high councilor, and bishop, married Gay Banner. Counselors – Laurence M. Neuberger Jr., 61, director of human resources for Marriott Hotels of San Antonio Texas, former high councilor, district president, stake mission president, bishop and counselor, and branch president, married Sarah Jo Cheney; Terry J. Orgill, 41, owner and president for Aqua Chem Inc., former high councilor, stake Young Men president's counselor, bishop and counselor, and executive secretary, married La-Dell Irene Crouch.