New stake presidents

Stakes have been reorganized in Georgia, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Utah and in Washington.



(Oct. 13, 2002) President — Neil Davids Gilchrist, 50, university professor at Truman State University; succeeding Durell Noland Nelson; wife LouAnn Cook Gilchrist. Counselors — Charles William Allen, 60, self-employed; wife, Susann Ruth Eau Claire Allen. Bruce Roy Harris, 44, professor at Western Illinois University; wife, Laurie Ann Fielding Harris.

POWDER SPRINGS GEORGIA STAKE: (Sept. 22, 2002) President — M. Keith Giddens, 46, self-employed businessman; succeeding William A. Allen; wife, Rhonda Jean Smith Giddens. Counselors — Tom E. Owen, 53, material specialist at Lockheed Martin; wife, Heidi Day Owen. Ron A. Cheney, 47, loan officer for Alta Financial; wife, Karie Ann Buttle Cheney.

RENTON WASHINGTON STAKE: (Oct. 20, 2002) President — Bruce W. Taggart, 52, owner of Strong & Associates; succeeding Robert Gary Hyde; wife, Claudia Albrechtsen Taggart. Counselors — Erling M. Larsen, 63, president and owner of AirCarrier Interiors; wife, Ila Ruth Robertson Larsen. Gregory V. Halversen, 42, program manager for Boeing; wife, Karen Stevens Halversen.

ROOSEVELT UTAH EAST STAKE: (Oct. 13, 2002) President — Clark F. Miller, 58, meter technician for Questar Gas Management; succeeding Sheldon R. Robb; wife, Deanne Allred Miller. Counselors — Martin T. Huber, 55, self-employed farmer/rancher; wife, Saewang Saengwong Huber. Kirk J. Wood, 53, bus driver for Duchesne Co. Schools; wife, Rona Jean Shepherd Wood.

YORK PENNSYLVANIA STAKE: (Oct. 13, 2002) President — Dennis G. Tyson, 56, mental health field representative for Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; succeeding Lynn David Sechrist; wife, Cecelia Marie Repka Tyson. Counselors — Bobby H. Fike, 50, principal architect for Noelken & Hull Assoc.; wife, Marcia Ellen Fisher Fike. Curtis F. Toone, 52, operations engineering manager for United Defense; wife, Linda Kay Black Toone.