New stake presidencies

Stakes have been reorganized in Brazil, England, Finland, France, Mexico and the Philippines, and in Arizona, California, Missouri, Nebraska and Utah.

BORDEAUX FRANCE STAKE: (May 6, 2001) President — Bernard Hau Tran-Cong, 51, engineer for G. Euro Consultants; succeeding Jacquie Simonet; wife, Maud Foucher Tran-Cong. Counselors — Olivier Pierre Seube, 43, music teacher; wife, Bernadette Olympe Paulette Nautre Seube. Jean-Luc Verrieras, 41, receiving supervisor for Connex Bordeaux; wife, Nadia Dubain Verrieras.

CAGAYAN DE ORO PHILIPPINES STAKE: (May 6, 2001) President — Romelo C. Concepcion, 32, self-employed farmer; succeeding Pedro M. Bahian; wife, Maria Christina Itchon Concepcion. Counselors — Eduardo A. Dela Cruz, 33, self-employed; wife, Preciosa Enerio Ladao Dela Cruz. Norman C. Insong, 39, coordinator for Church Education System; wife, Barbara Ann Fabre Perez Insong.

COLUMBIA MISSOURI STAKE: (May 6, 2001) President — Michael J. Reall, 52, coordinator for Church Education System; succeeding John C. Jorgensen; wife, Shela Mae Clark Reall. Counselors — James R. Layton, 46, state solicitor for Missouri Attorney General; wife, Cynthia Rose Hepp Layton. Rodney C. Smith, 51, vice president of policyholder services for Missouri Employers Mutual; wife, Karen Ann Blomquist Smith.

DANVILLE CALIFORNIA STAKE: (May 20, 2001) President — Steven C. Edgren, 51, vice president of Goldman Sachs; succeeding Larry Y. Wilson; wife, Martha Susan Roark Edgren. Counselors — Richard S. Kopf, 56, managing director of Fremont Group; wife, Doreen Heiner Kopf. Michael L. Peterson, 39, vice president of Merrill Lynch; wife, Shelley Pinegar Peterson.

FRESNO CALIFORNIA NORTH STAKE: (May 20, 2001) President — Jon Morgan Parker, 46, vice president of James G. Parker Insurance Association; succeeding Larry Ray Lawrence; wife, Jenny Lyn Cleveland Parker. Counselors — Sherman Kent Sowby, 52, professor at California State University-Fresno; wife, Karen Harline Sowby. Michael James Clason, 46, self-employed contractor; wife, Vicki Irene Anthony Clason.

HELSINKI FINLAND STAKE: (May 6, 2001) President — Ismo Uljas Maatta, 50, area manager and member of management group; succeeding Sven Olof Eklund; wife, Erja Sisko Birgitta Hamalainen Maatta. Counselors — Juha Pekka Lehtinen, 46, general manager of Lucent Finland; wife, Ulla Katriina Vusitaco Lehtinen. Timo Tapani Koponen, 41, multi-language supervisor for Church area office; wife, Sirkka Marjatta Antikainen Koponen.

LINCOLN NEBRASKA STAKE: (May 20, 2001) President — Arnold J. Bateman, 56, assistant vice chancellor for University of Nebraska; succeeding F. Greg Burton; wife, Terry Diane Madsen Bateman. Counselors — Wayne K. Miller II, 53, business consultant for W. Miller & Co.; wife, Sherrie Allen Miller. Richard Bischoff, 35, associate professor at University of Nebraska; wife, Jennifer Ann Murphy Bischoff.

LIVERPOOL ENGLAND STAKE: (March 18, 2001) President — David James Hoare, 38, group finance manager for TAJ Harrison; succeeding Raymond William Turner; wife, Karen Lesley Schofield Hoare. Counselors — Ian David McKie, 48, teacher at Merchant Taylors School; wife, Julie Catherine Holland McKie. Craig Spencer Oliver, 26, trainee solicitor for Berrymans Lace Mawer; wife, Nicola Lindsey Arrowsmith Oliver.

MARINGA BRAZIL STAKE: (May 6, 2001) President — Mauricio da Gloria Gonzaga, 37, manager for Cocaman; succeeding Dirceu Freire; wife, Claudia Sceppa Gonzaga. Counselors — Jose Adalberto Firmino Boh Da Silva, 57, self-employed plastic artisan; wife, Maria Aparecida Milani Da Silva. Marcos Orfila Ikeda, 33, owner of Victoria Commodities; wife, Mara da Gloria Gonzaga de Ikeda.

SOUTH WEBER UTAH STAKE: (May 6, 2001) President — David G. Crittenden, 48, controller for Sinclair Oil Corp.; succeeding Donald Jack Keyes; wife, Renske Jane Haslam Crittenden. Counselors — Michael D. Farr, 40, owner and manager of Asael Farr & Sons Co.; wife, Cindy Lynn Chambers Farr. Dallas H. Buckway Jr., 39, president of Carpetmart Inc.; wife, Shirlene Gailey Buckway.

VILLAHERMOSA MEXICO STAKE: (April 15, 2001) President — Carlos Federico Reyes M., 58, state coordinator for secretary of health; succeeding Rodolfo Salas Garcia; wife, Rosa Maria Cuesta M. de Reyes. Counselors — Jesus Alfonso Ortiz T., 36, regional coordinator for educational and cultural society; wife, Olya Lidia Ochoa M. de Ortiz. Jose Fernando Chiu J., 44, teacher; wife, Maria del Carmen Pola C. de Chiu.

VILLAHERMOSA MEXICO GAVIOTAS STAKE: (April 22, 2001) President — Jose Fidel Lopez P., 47, assistant manager of Rural Credit Bank; succeeding Alfredo Anieres Ortega. Counselors — Guillermo Jimenez C., 35, business representative for Corfuerte S.A.; wife, Magaly Leon L. de Jimenez. Francisco Indalecio Muñiz L., 29, surveyor for Pemex; wife, Maria Elena Rincon A. de Muñiz.

YUMA ARIZONA STAKE: (May 6, 2001) President — David K. Nelson, 53, general manager for Royal Medjool Date Farm; succeeding Stephen W. Lundgreen; wife, Elizabeth Ann Power Nelson. Counselors — Rodney Ray Nelson, 50, self-employed family marriage counselor; wife, Marsha Lee Hanson Nelson. Stephen H. Spencer, 46, optometrist; wife, Wendy Butler Spencer.