New stake presidents

New Stake

A new stake has been created from the Dunedin New Zealand District. The Dunedin New Zealand Stake, which consists of the Gore, Invercargil, Queenstown and Timaru branches and the Dunedin 1st, Dunedin 2nd, Oamaru 1st and Omaru 2nd wards, was created by Elder Kevin W. Pearson, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder David J. Thomson, an Area Seventy.

DUNEDIN NEW ZEALAND STAKE: (April 17, 2016) President — Stephen Eliot Smith, 41, professor of law; wife, Kimberly Stone Smith. Counselors — Rangi Takuku Solomon, 50, HSE manager; wife, Justine Marie Gillard. Justin Koloi Kaufana, 40, butcher; wife, Lativia Fatai Tuaone Kaufana. Reorganized stakes

Reorganized Stakes:

ILO PERU STAKE: (April 17, 2016) President — Walter Isauro Condori Gonza, 39, energy technician; succeeding Edgar E. Zuloeta Sanchez; wife, Gregoria Luciana Chavez Quiñonez. Counselors — Paolo Renzo Chama Jimenez, 44, manager, Business Technology; wife, Liliana Elvira Dieguez Sachun. Fredy Antonio Ugarte Monroy, 50, fisherman; wife, Florentina Judith Aragon Quispe.

JABOATÃO BRAZIL LITORAL STAKE: (April 17, 2016) President — Rômulo Cesar da Silva, 45, institute director, LDS Church; succeeding Ivanildo Bernardo Lopes; wife, Ana Maria de Sena Silva. Counselors — Mauricia de Arruda Cabral Sobrinho, 50, social advocate; wife, Suzete Silva Melo. Renato Bernardo Lopes, 29, OP engineer; wife, Marcela Carvalho de Souza Bernardo Lopes.

ST. GEORGE UTAH WASHINGTON FIELDS STAKE: (April 17, 2016) President — Joseph Ballard Cox, 47, owner, Billing Consultants; succeeding Steven R Bangerter; wife, Cherie Callahan Cox. Counselors — James Andrew Morris, 48, appraiser trainer, Morley & McConkie; wife, Syndi Rae Kane Morris. Steven Eugene Swinson, 49, owner, Hydrologistics; wife, Yvonne Leigh Wells Swinson.

SUCRE BOLIVIA STAKE: (April 10, 2016) President — Manolo Gutierrez Saucedo, 35, CES Coordinator; succeeding Willy F. Rivera Bejarano; wife, Ebelin Suarez Paz. Counselors — Emigdio Rudy Palma Jurado, 42, self-employed; wife, Jhovana Loidy Zanabria Soza. Miguel Carlos Ledo Melchor, 37, self-employed; wife, Leslie Yuvinka Guereca Zarate.

TACNA PERU ALAMEDA STAKE: (April 17, 2016) President — Nestor Raul Garayar Callizaya, 29, dental surgeon; succeeding Henry Herrera Linares; wife, Giovana Carolina Paraguay Yllanes. Counselors — Fredy Luis Perez Cabeza, 60, administrative consultant, Casta Real Estate Agency; wife, Gregoria Bernardina Cabeza Moreno. Remigio Arnao Aparicio, 29, support specialist, LDS Church; wife, Pilar Tussy Maquera Maquera.

TACOMA WASHINGTON NORTH STAKE: (April 17, 2016) President — Patrick Gordon Garlock, 56, CEO, MVP Physical Therapy; succeeding Gary F. Gessell; wife, LaRene Masters Garlock. Counselors — Bryce Lamont Betteridge, 62, president/CEO, SATECH; wife, Heather June Hardy Betteridge. John Sua Kennach, 48, AR collection, GUS America; wife, Luseane H. Saia Kennach.

THAYNE WYOMING STAKE: (March 20, 2016) President — Jeremiah Orr Daniel, 39, management, Electrical Wholesale; succeeding Michael R. Allred; wife, Sarah Marie Alleman Daniel. Counselors — Harold Martell Brower, 61, gas operations director, Lower Valley Energy; wife, Linda Kay Taylor Brower. Adam Dee Robbins, 50, teacher; wife, Karolyn Wessel Robbins.

VALLEY FORGE PENNSYLVANIA STAKE: (March 20, 2016) President — Paul Brown, 52, CFO, Touchpoint Inc.; succeeding Keith D. Coe; wife, Alison May Siswick Brown. Counselors — Clark Beesley Maxwell, 43, chief operating officer, Chatham Financial; wife, Kari Orlene Cooper Maxwell. John Robert Traverso Jr., 43, family physician; wife, Erin Marie Hains Traverso.

YAKIMA WASHINGTON STAKE: (March 20, 2016) President — Karl Reed Hendricks, 57, owner, Hy-Grade Glass Inc.; succeeding Douglas F. Button; wife, Jana Lynn Townsend Hendricks. Counselors — LaDon Ray Linde, 55, compliance officer, Sunnyside Community Hospital; wife, Sandra Ann Haynie Linde. Kenneth Birch Ditto, 42, physical therapist; wife, Sara Spring Sherry Ditto.