Two new stakes have been created.
A new stake has been created from the Madison Tennessee and McMinnville Tennessee stakes. The Cookeville Tennesse Stake, which consists of the Lebanon 2nd, Livingston and the Sparta branches and the Burgess Falls, Cookeville, Crossville, Jamestown and the Lebanon 1st wards, was created by Elder Erich W. Kopischke, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Alvin F. Meredith III, an Area Seventy.
A new stake has been created from the Ibesikpo Nigeria District. The Ikot Eyo Nigeria Stake, which consists of the Ikot Akpan Abia, Ikot Ebre, Ikot Esen, Ikot Oku Lyan, Ikot Udofia and Ndikp Atang branches and the Ikot Ekwere, Ikot Eyo 1st, Ikot Eyo 2nd and Ikot 3rd wards, was created by Elder LeGrand R. Curtis Jr., a General Authority Seventy, and Elder J.K. Chukwuemeka Igwe, an Area Seventy.
COOKEVILLE TENNESSEE STAKE: (May 1, 2016) President — David Owen Day, 58, self-employed; wife, Vicki Temple Butler Day. Counselors — Derek Merle Heap, 43, managing partner, Sterling Financial Group; wife, Jodi Lyn Sommer Heap. Spencer Lawrence Miller Grissom, 34, satellite technician, AT&T/Directv; wife, Laura Denell Grissom.
IKOT EYO NIGERIA STAKE: (May 1, 2016) President — Solomon Samuel Johnny, 33, president, Independent Newspaper Publisher Association; wife, Ima Abasi Solomon Johnny. Counselors — Edet Sam Edet, 39, self-employed; wife, Blessing John Thompson Akpadiaha. Eíukudoh Tom Akpadiaha, 42, self-employed; wife, Mary Eíukudoh Akpadiaha.
BRASILIA BRAZIL STAKE: (April 24, 2016) President — Roberto Glaydson Ferreira Leite, 41, military police officer; succeeding José Paulo Ramos; wife, Macia Edilene Silva Santos. Counselors — Marcello Nascimento Cabral da Costa, 39, economist, Eletronorte; wife, Liliane Regina D. Cabral. Erivan Pereira de Franca, 46, self-employed; wife, Marizete Silva Santos.
CAMPINAS BRAZIL CAMPOS ELÍEOS STAKE: (May 1, 2016) President — Francisco Rodrigues de Souza Jr., 31, testing technician; succeeding Joaquim Alexandre da Silva; wife, Cassia Regina da Silva de Souza. Counselors — Marcos Gonçalves, 31, administrative assistant, Campinas Brazil Temple; wife, Marjory Xancha Lima. Fernando Firmino da Silva, 33, general coordinator, Colégio Semear; wife, Karina Dornelas da Silva.
CARACAS VENEZUELA STAKE: (April 24, 2016) President — Felix Eduardo Quiñones Tovar, 46, self-employed; succeeding Efrain E. Dominguez Sanchez; wife, Alexandra Elieth Calderon Rendon. Counselors — Simon Eduardo Diaz, 35, business specialist, Dream Paint; wife, Shirley de los Angelles Muñoz Rondon. Alejandro Jose Infante Vivas, 35, administration, Marcas Duplex; wife, Maria Velasco Ortiz.
COVENTRY ENGLAND STAKE: (April 24, 2016) President — Jonathan David Maxwell, 41, general practitioners partner; succeeding Keith M. Penfold; wife, Samantha Waddington Maxwell. Counselors — Matthew Petersen Grant, 45, managing partner, Forrest Medical Centre; wife, Lorraine Lesley Gregson Grant. Ross Nelson Martin, 32, teacher; wife, Loanne Denise Megeney Martin.
CURITIBA BRAZIL BOA VISTA STAKE: (April 24, 2016) President — Carlos Henrique Geschwandtner, 31, international logistics analyst; succeeding Vitório Yoshinoori Furusho; wife, Débora Toassa Gomes Geschwandtner. Counselors — Paulo Cesar Salles Coelho, 51, commercial management, TC Master; wife, Regina Amabile Coelho. Edson Fernando Reis, 38, quality technician, Renault do Brasil; wife, Aline de Castro Deus Reis.
FILLMORE UTAH STAKE: (May 1, 2016) President — Gary Smith Barber, 56, agriculture manager, Mountain View Mushrooms; succeeding Lee L. Monroe; wife, Lisa Harrison Barber. Counselors — Neil J Ashton, 56, self-employed; wife, Belinda Ann Cecil Ashton. Daniel Frank Davies, 56, self-employed; wife, Melanie Ann Yates Davies.
HAMBURG GERMANY STAKE: (April 17, 2016) President — Niels Ole Jensen, 39, senior manager, Adobe Systems Inc.; succeeding Karl W. Schmidt; wife, Ulrike Anneliese Ursula Maichel Jensen. Counselors — Daniel Roggow, 38, immobilization specialist; wife, Stephanie Christina Jopen Roggow. Henning Hartmut Skibbe, 36, partner, Erlerskibbetӧnsmann; wife, Anja Schneidewind-Skibbe.
HASTINGS NEW ZEALAND FLAXMERE STAKE: (April 17, 2016) President — Farley John Keenan, 38, advisor, Ministry of Māori Development; succeeding Wayne R. Tekira; wife, Charrissa Anne Makowharemahihi Keenan. Couneslors — Nimo Te Arani Tuavera, 49, school caretaker; wife, Angela Jean Tuavera. Justin William Edwards, 37, senior case manager, Department of Corrections; wife, Shannon Lee Ann Wainohu Edwards.
HERMOSILLO MEXICO PITIC STAKE: (April 24, 2016) President — Karlo Antonio Diarte Cortes, 43, insurance salesman; succeeding Gerardo Novoa Rodriguez; wife, Leslie Calderon Gallegos. Counselors — Valentin Ayala Osuna, 43, doctor; wife, Martha Leticia Cordova Lopez. Fabian Ignacio Bernal Losoya, 45, air traffic controller; wife, Florina Sotelo Mendoza.
JABOATÃO DOS GUARARAPES BRAZIL STAKE: (May 1, 2016) President — Jackson Fábio Jesus Fonseca, 30, educational supervisor, A.A. Correa; succeeding Edvaldo Leonel Lopes; wife, Daniela Prado Ferreira. Counselors — Edivaldo Jose da Silva Fiho, 45, machine operator, Gestamp; wife, Sonia Ferreira dos Santos. Angelico Paulino da Silva, 27, nursing technician; wife, Veronica da Silva Pinheiro.
JUNEAU ALASKA STAKE: (April 24, 2016) President — Benjamin Roger Gilbert, 41, dentist; succeeding Michael J. Youngberg; wife, April LeeAnn Silk Gilbert. Counselors — Mark Hale Stauffer, 60, psychiatrist; wife, Carol Lynn Williams Stauffer. James Gore King, 49, director of recreation lands and minerals, US Forest Service; wife, Christine Jorgensen King.
LUCENA PHILIPPINES STAKE: (May 1, 2016) President — Felix Odlos Bentayen Jr., 35, instructor, Southern Luzon University; succeeding Dominic B. Bangal; wife, Katrina Murillo Perdicoń Bentayen. Counselors — Benedicto Llego Suaybaguio, 43, self-employed; wife, Marjoorie Sombilla Obleada Suaybaguio. Marlino Agsaulio Babida, 53, project officer, San Juan Government; wife, Analiza Hugo Ocaya Babida.
MANASSA COLORADO STAKE: (April 24, 2016) President — Douglas Kirk Jarvies, 47, self-employed; succeeding Todd F. Barr; wife, Shannon Rae Berryman Jarvies. Counselors — Robin Eldred McDaniel, 63, driver, UPS; wife, Nancy Pagett McDaniel. Andrew Kyle Miller, 39, software developer, Accusystems; wife, Carla Beth Valentine Miller.
OGDEN UTAH YSA 1ST STAKE: (April 24, 2016) President — Scott Owen Sykes, 51, physician, Utah Eye Centers; succeeding Anthony D. Reynolds; wife, Jennifer Hunter Sykes. Counselors — Timothy John Eck, 54, director, Weber State; wife, Kristine Jensen Eck. Darryl Todd Sholly, 53, self-employed; wife, Annette Boyington Sholly.
POCATELLO IDAHO YSA 2ND STAKE: (April 24, 2016) President — Steven Brett Packer, 46, teacher, LDS Church Educational System; succeeding William B. McNabb; wife, Elizabeth Ann Devries Packer. Counselors — Tracy J Farnsworth, 58, associate dean, Idaho State University; wife, Michelle Call Farnsworth. Gary Eugene Anderson, 58, manager, ON Semiconductor; wife, Kelli Maureen Tegland Anderson.
SAO PAULO BRAZIL GUARULHOS STAKE: (April 24, 2016) President — Odair Angulo Elizeu, 53, lawyer; succeeding João Batista Moreira; wife, Sônia Frota de Araújo. Counselors — Marcelo Amancio Costa, 44, administrator, 2ML Empresarial; wife, Adriana Pereira Santos. Denis Florentino de Souza, 39, private driver; wife, Vivian Alves Machado Souza.