A stake has been created in Mexico.
The Oaxaca Mexico Atoyac Stake, which includes the Atoyac, Donaji, Emiliano Zapata, Independencia and La Noria wards, and the Ocotlan and Zimatian branches, has been created by Elder Richard H. Winkel of the Seventy.
Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in Brazil, Korea, Mexico, the Philippines and Uruguay, and in Arizona, Utah and Washington.
OAXACA MEXICO ATOYAC STAKE: (Nov. 12, 2000) Created from the Oaxaca Mexico Mitla Stake. President — Hermenegildo Escobar S., 57, office administrator for government; wife, Victoria Hernandez V. de Escobar. Counselors — Jorge Alberto Ferral M., 33, maintenance manager for University of Mesoamericana; wife, Ruth Sanchez V. de Ferral. Luis Felipe Perez L., 34, general director for Perlosa Construction; wife, Laura Antonio P. de Perez.
CADIZ PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Oct. 22, 2000) President — Edgardo Padermal Lamis Sr., 44, self-employed businessman; succeeding Jose P. Zulueta; wife, Lagrimas Fernandez Barcellano Lamis. Counselors — Ronelo Palma Tolentino, 38, teacher; wife, Hazel Morante Amarante Tolentino. Alan Bac Zulueta, 37, self-employed candy maker; wife, Elmarie Pajaro Amor Zulueta.
CHETUMAL MEXICO STAKE: (Nov. 12, 2000) President — Oseas Alfredo Toscano E., 26, operations specialist cashier for Bancomer; succeeding Raul Gaspar Rodriguez F.; wife, Dalila del Socorro Garrido H. de Toscano. Counselors — David Cotarelo C., 58, assistant administrator for ISSSTE; wife, Graceiela Lopez G. de Cotarelo. Marcos Gonzalez A., 32, electrical technician for Airport and Services; wife, Rofina Poot A. de Gonzalez.
JOEN JU KOREA STAKE: (Nov. 5, 2000) President — Cheul Oh Lee, 39, employed by Korea Telecommunications; succeeding Hyo Jong Lee; wife, Hae Soon Whang Lee. Counselors — Chang Kwon Lim, 47, teacher; wife, Jeong Sik Yu Lim. Yong Rok Kim, 35, part-time lecturer for Jeanbuk University; wife, Eun Suk Seong Kim.
KALOOKAN PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Oct. 29, 2000) President — Ruperto Gonzales De La Cruz, 38, owner of Jopers Enterprises; succeeding Jeremias Ramos Baluyot; wife, Susana Baluyot De La Cruz. Counselors — Cesar P. Leon, 51, senior buyer for MPAO; wife, Isabelita Panganiban Santos Leon. Giuseppe B. Nobleza, 32, engine specialist for R. B. L. Fishing Corp.; wife, Reah Ann Rabaja Ricamunda Nobleza.
MOUNT VERNON WASHINGTON STAKE: (Nov. 12, 2000) President — Scott N. Rhine, 41, hospital administrator for Whidbey General Hospital; succeeding Edward J. Johannesen; wife, Verna Fluckiger Rhine. Counselors — Randy D. Lamb, 39, chief financial officer for Upchurch Scientific Inc.; wife, Debra Barfuss Lamb. Rick L. Reed, 49, Spanish teacher for Sedro Woolley School; wife, Rose Ann O'Brien Reed.
RIVERA URUGUAY STAKE: (Nov. 12, 2000) President — Huber E. Chineppe, 37, supervisor for textile factory; succeeding Raul Sander Machado; wife, Celia Graciela Silveira Chineppe. Counselors — Alberico Izquierdo, 42, self-employed electrician; wife, Marcela Etel Farias Izquierdo. Juan Carlos Roman T., 48, company representative for Santa Ana Distributors; wife, Yanira Maribel Ferreira Roman.
SALT LAKE OLYMPUS STAKE: (Nov. 5, 2000) President — B. Richards Broadbent, 55, owner and president of Wasatch Meats Inc.; succeeding B. Jackson Wixom Jr.; wife, Marilyn McCloy Broadbent. Counselors — Harlan Y. Hammond Jr., 42, AVP-risk management for Intermountain Health Care; wife, Julia Lynn Hagen Hammond. Brent R. Watts, 38, owner of Axiom Design; wife, Shauna Metcalf Watts.
SAO JOSE DO RIO PRETO BRAZIL STAKE: (Nov. 12, 2000) President — Silvio Pedro Da Silva, 34, manager of MWA Production foods; succeeding Guilherme Tell Peixoto; wife, Luciana Rosa Rodrigues Silva. Counselors — Joo Roberto Alves, 47, self-employed; wife, Dulcineia Benedita Theodoro Alves. Emilton Miranda, 35, self-employed; wife, Aparecida Fugitica Pereira Miranda.
TEMPE ARIZONA WEST STAKE: (Nov. 12, 2000) President — Karl M. Tilleman, 40, attorney at Dalton Gotto Samson & Kilgard; succeeding Neil H. Christensen; wife, Holly Benson Walker Tilleman. Counselors — John J. Egbert, 40, attorney and partner at Jennings, Strouss & Salmon; wife, Mary Louise Powell Egbert. Fred M. Mortensen, 46, president of Mortensen Construction Co. Inc.; wife, Shauna Allen Mortensen.