A new stake has been created from the Aba Nigeria North and the Aba Nigeria Ogbor Hill stakes. The Aba Nigeria Umuola Stake, which consists of the Umola 1st and 2nd, Waterside 1st and 2nd and Umueme wards and the Bible College Road and Mgboko Obete branches, was created by Elder Marcus K. Nash, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Isaac K. Morrison, an Area Seventy.
A new stake has been created from the Asaba Nigeria District. The Asaba Nigeria Stake, which consists of the Ibusa and Illah branches and the Asaba 1st, Asaba 2nd, Asaba 3rd, Asaba 4th and Ugbolu wards, was created by Elder Larry S. Kacher, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Daniel Yirenya-Tawiah, an Area Seventy.
A new stake has been created from the Asheville North Carolina, Roswell Georgia and Sugar Hill Georgia stakes. The Coal Mountain Georgia Stake, which consists of the Blairsville and Murphy branches and the Coal Mountain, Dahlonega, Flower Park, Laurel Springs, Pilgrim Mill and Sharon Springs wards, was created by Elder Claudio R.M. Costa, General Authority Seventy, and Elder René R. Alba, an Area Seventy.
A new stake has been created from the Oklahoma City Oklahoma Stake. The Edmond Oklahoma Stake, which consists of the McLoud Branch and Cushin, Edmond 1st, Edmond 2nd, Edmond 3rd, Edmond 4th, Edmond 5th, Oklahoma City YSA, Shawnee and Villages wards, was created by Elder Kevin W. Pearson, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Daniel W. Jones, an Area Seventy.
A new stake has been created from the Fortaleza Brazil Stake. The Fortaleza Brazil Dunas Stake, which consists of the Guararapes, Jardim da Olivieras, Mucuripe, Nova Aldeota and Tancredo Neves wards, was created by Elder Marcos A. Aidukaitis, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Luciano Cascardi, an Area Seventy.
ABA NIGERIA UMUOLA STAKE: (June 10, 2018) President — Uwem Gilbert Edem, 48, seminaries and institutes coordinator; wife, Attah Orok Edim. Counselors — Kalu Onwuka Kalu, 42, Church groundskeeper; wife, Oma Debora Kalu. Valentine Nnamdi Ifeanyi Iwuorie, 55, supervisor of Church distribution center; wife, Eunice Onumara Obinna Iwuorie.
ASABA NIGERIA STAKE: (June 10, 2018) President — Chike Okonkwo, 51, area veterinarian; wife, Ijeoma Evelyn Aniekie Okonkwo. Counselors — Charles Arwechi Njokanna, 53, admininstrative officer, Fedomed Medical Center; wife, Blessing Nigorie Njokanna. Christopher Uchedjor Isiekwe, 38, registrar, Delta State Judiciary; wife, Augustina Chidinma Okeleke Isiekwe.
COAL MOUNTAIN GEORGIA STAKE: (May 6, 2018) President — Matthew Allan Pennington, 51, director/partner, TKT Consulting; wife, Kristin Anne Devenburg Pennington. Counselors — Michael Richard Hansen, 46, pediatric dentist; wife, Tiffany Dee Johnston Hansen. Jarod Austin Johnson, 43, territory manager, Neuwave Medical; wife, Lazette Mae McLaughlin Johnson.
EDMOND OKLAHOMA STAKE: (June 17, 2018) President — Jared Michael Hopkins, 45, adviser, Charles Schwab; wife, Angela Barnes Hopkins. Counselors — Jason Lee Francis, 45, CEO, Valence Drilling Fluids; wife, Danielle Ashley Clark Francis. Bret Rice Haymore, 45, allergist, Oklahoma Allergy; wife, Alyssa Michelle Comaduran.
FORTALEZA BRAZIL DUNAS STAKE: (June 10, 2018) President — Glauber Ferreira Cintra, 51, professor, UECE; wife, Fabiana Nanya Brizzante. Counselors — Nefisson Rabelo Vieira Pinheiro, 41, director/owner, Vale da Saudade; wife, Nagela Maria Alcantara. Thiago dos Santos Castro, 33, supervisor, BRF; wife, Sheila Ferreira da Silva.
ALBUQUERQUE NEW MEXICO STAKE: (June 10, 2018) President — L. Martin Schaap, 52, seminary and institute teacher; succeeding Daniel W. Lewis; wife, Tamara Kaye Petersen Schaap. Counselors — Brett Woodruff Clark, 48, software engineer, Sandia National Labs; wife, Laura Lynne Roos Clark. Jesse Clark Hatch, 41, attorney, Hatch Law Firm; wife, Amy Marie Lewis Hatch.
BESSEMER ALABAMA STAKE: (May 20, 2018) President — Barry Ramon Sadler Jr., 39, engineer, American Cast Iron Co.; succeeding Peter M. Johnson; wife, Antoinette Averett Sadler. Counselors — Robert Douglas Watson, 64, professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham; wife, Nancy Elizabeth Lucas Watson. Robert V Lewis, 59, Church coordinator; wife, Janet Ellison Lewis.
BRAZZAVILLE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO STAKE: (May 20, 2018) President — Belle-vie Grâce Prafichel Gayoliele-Anga, 34, police station administrator; succeeding Martinien Okete-Moke; wife, Thérèse Angaman Akissi. Counselors — Clerck Ghilson Nkombo Ngondo, 34, Church senior office assistant; wife, Fayette Blance Ondzea. Oba Olfrey Odzouo, 32, supervisor, MTN CONGO; wife, Dirlove Belchilia Galemoni.
BURLEY IDAHO STAKE: (June 3, 2018) President — Lucas Wade Trevino, 39, owner, Wrangler; succeeding Lance A. Loveland; wife, Kristin Davis Mitchell Trevino. Counselors — Jason Oneal Parkinson, 44, physician and OB/GYN, Intermountain Healthcare; wife, Heidi Lauritren Parkinson. Adam Seth Haynes, 39, owner, State Farm Insurance; wife, Emily Annette Neibaur Haynes.
CANTERBURY ENGLAND STAKE: (June 3, 2018) President — Stefan Rossbach, 55, senior lecturer, University of Kent; succeeding Stephen L. Hunt; wife, Andrea Haria Den Boer. Counselors — Paul Thomas Ronald Rickard, 45, timetable manager, Canterbury Christ Church; wife, Marisa Kennedy Turner Rickard. Philip Andrew Bembridge, 57, music teacher, self-employed; wife, Deborah Jean Bembridge.
CAXIAS DO SUL BRAZIL STAKE: (May 27, 2018) President — Lopes Gal Thiago, 42, seminaries and institutes coordinator; succeeding G. Artur Peruzzo; wife, Fernanda Gal. Counselors — Lucas Vargas Leães, 34, manager, Companhia Riograndense de Saneamento; wife, Thammy Rodrigues da Silva Leães. Roberto Allen Costa da Silva, 51, public sector employee; wife, Teresinha Adelaide Boff.
CEDAR CITY UTAH CANYON VIEW STAKE: (June 3, 2018) President — Tyler Gregory Romeril, 41, city attorney, Cedar City; succeeding Allan D. Rau; wife, Casey Lyn Comin Romeril. Counselors — Steven Todd Burton, 49, director of elementary education, Iron County School District; wife, Laurel Jean Eitelgeorge Burton. Kyle Richard Garrett, 56, southwest regional director, State of Utah; wife, Suzette Beatty Garrett.
CENTERVILLE UTAH STAKE: (June 3, 2018) President — David Alvin Lemperle, 55, vice president of sales and marketing, Select Health; succeeding Blair R. Morris; wife, Sherice Stokes Lemperle. Counselors — Scott Robert Sorenson, 51, Church senior engineer; wife, Mary Anne Smith Sorenson. Richard Allen Starr, 57, language producer; wife, Teresa Lynne Smith Starr.
CHIMBOTE PERU BEUNOS AIRES STAKE: (May 27, 2018) President — Guido Fabian LaValle Peña, 47, Church Education System coordinator; succeeding Marco A. Franco Magan; wife, Maria Hindira Barrenechea Alvarado. Counselors — Martin Algernon Amduero Lopez, 37, administrator, Transportation Company; wife, Sandra Maribel Lopez Rojas. Jeyson Justiniano Corales Roque, 41, risk analyst, Banco Agropecuario; wife, Luz Isabel Espinoza Bances.
GABORONE BOTSWANA STAKE: (May 27, 2018) President — Oduetse Shaka Mokweni, 48, manager, Botswana Telecomms; succeeding Clement M. Matwagothata; wife, Seedi Malebogo. Counselors — Santee Bedzo Lebala, 33, seminaries and institutes coordinator; wife, Olwethy Ngcibi Lebala. Lucas Mpho Rakwela, 46, credit controller, Cresta Hotels; wife, Dinah Matswagothata Boitumelo.
GUAYAQUIL ECUADOR JUAN MONTALVO STAKE: (May 13, 2018) President — Alejandro Pazmiño Loja, 59, accountant, Holy Spirit Study Center; succeeding Raul R. Lopez Toscano; wife, Jessica Tatiana Gallegos Rosales. Counselors — Fausto Gabriel Castro Ibarra, 56, Church gardener; wife, Susana del Carmen Sanchez. Roberto Orlando Guerrero Espinoza, 42, La Casa del Amortiguador; wife, Marjorie Alexandra Choez Ortiz.
HELSINKI FINLAND STAKE: (May 13, 2018) President — Harri Juhani Myllyla, 44, director of sales, Quantel; succeeding Harri M. Karumo; wife, Marju Annele Lepola Myllyla. Counselors — Lasse Holopainen, 37, senior licensing manager, Nokia Corporation; wife, Noora Katriina Lehtinen Holopainen. Mikko Aleksanteri Airto, 45, special education teacher, Vantua City; wife, Pipsa Ilona Hänninen Airto.
JAKARTA INDONESIA STAKE: (May 13, 2018): President — Erwin Marjanto Dumalang, 53, general manager, Synergy Worldwide Indonesia; succeeding Djarot Subiantoro; wife, Peggie Djunijanti Raharja Dumalang. Counselors —Kentjana Putra Pangestura, 68, director, PT Indoaluminium Industry; wife, Kwie Lan Lim. Handson Beresman Limbong, 53, marketing, CV Bandora; wife, Sriyatin Yohanes Raya Bahy Limbong.
JOÃO PESSOA BRAZIL CENTRO STAKE: (May 20, 2018) President — Belo Ivo Monteiro da Silva, 45, warehouse and quality control manager, Amazon Inc.; succeeding Lehi de Oliveira Barbosa; wife, Maria de Fatima Morais Alves. Counselors — Gilmario Barbosa da Silva, 42, salesman, VIVAZ; wife, Pollyanna Germana Barbosa. Jorge Flavio Pereira Martins, 42, electrician; wife, Maria de Fatima da Silva Martins.
KINSHASA DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO STAKE: (May 6, 2018) President — Tommy Muhemedy Mbuyamba, 47, Church finance manager; succeeding Eustache Ilunga; wife, Julie Ndaya Kalambayi. Counselors — Balthazar Nday Kabamba, 47, secretary, Monnais Hotel; wife, Yvette Katokwe Wa Ilunga. Hernes Itina Mayamba, 31, CEO, DRCEO; wife, Rachel Ntumba Tshimungu.
LAKEVILLE MINNESOTA STAKE: (June 3, 2018) President — Kevin Turley Cragun, 56, cardiologist; succeeding Scott M. Naatjes; wife, Cathryn Jensen Cragun. Counselors — Alvin Leroy Hadley, 54, vice president, Crossmark; wife, Stacey Lee Calley Hadley. Matthew Robert Clayton, 41, Church institute director; wife, Jana Marie Palmer Clayton.
LIVERPOOL ENGLAND STAKE: (May 20, 2018) President — Michael John Harbon, 44, design manager, Laing O’Rourke; succeeding Steven J. Marshall; wife, Christine Wood Harbon. Counselors — John Aaron Bradley, 40, regulatory assurance officer, Gallagher; wife, Amy Michaela Oliver Bradley. Christopher Philip Murphy, 33, dentist; wife, April Kay Manning Murphy.
MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA DEER PARK STAKE: (May 27, 2018) President — David Bruce Jack Hoare, 40, owner, Celestial Funerals; succeeding Paletasala L. Mau’a; wife, Marsha Mary-Louise Brooks Hoare. Counselors — Foukimoana Malu, 31, international marketing intern, GDR Limited; wife, Velonika Vila Lavemai Malu. Siaki Kirifi, 51, secondary school teacher; wife, Vynna Salinoa Tautaipoto Kirifi.
MERIDIAN IDAHO STAKE: (June 10, 2018) President — David Eric Hall, 47, physician; succeeding Michael J. Bead; wife, Sally Pulsipher Hall. Counselors — Eric Dean Collett, 43, owner and CEO, A Mind For All Seasons; wife, Amy Butterfield Collett. Jacob Michael Brown, 45, dentist; wife, Rebecca Marilyn Yorgason Brown.
MODESTO CALIFORNIA NORTH STAKE: (May 20, 2018) President — David Stuart Neilson, 63, president, Stuart David Inc; succeeding Anthony B. Marshall; wife, Linda Lu Spencer Neilson. Counselors — Richard James Murdoch, 59, vice president, R.J. Murdoch, Inc; wife, Lori Ann Cardoza Murdoch. Daniel Murray Richardson, 47, deputy county administrator, county of Tuolumne; wife, Kathleen Christanna Walker Richardson.
PALERMO ITALY STAKE: (May 20, 2018) President — Francesco Maria Lanza, 33, medical doctor, G. Martino Clinic; succeeding Ernesto Nudo; wife, Cristina Speranza. Counselors — Luca DiMartino, 44, employee, ENEL; wife, Valentina Libra. Salvatore Aloisio, 54, internal operations, Italian Postal Service; wife, Giuseppa Spatola.
PAYSON UTAH MOUNT NEBO STAKE: (June 4, 2018) President — Paul Edward Buckner, 53, manager of strategic sourcing, Brigham Young University; succeeding Rodney J. Newman; wife, Marne Jonell Brown Buckner. Counselors — Kent Bradley Peterson, 59, owner, Foremost Painting Inc.; wife, Malea Arlene Heelis Peterson. Steven Lloyd Pace, 53, parts manager, Stotz Equipment; wife, Selena Margaret Mclean Pace.
PAUL IDAHO STAKE: (May 20, 2018) President — Clayton Ferril King, 37, manager, self-employed; succeeding Kelly R. Arritt; wife, Amy Page King. Counselors — Cody Glen Morgan, 57, owner, Crestview Calves; wife, Kathy Maarine Jones Morgan. Sean D. Christensen, 41, clinic manager, Urgent Care of Twin Falls; wife, Catherine Webb Christensen.
SANTIAGO CHILE LA BANDERA STAKE: (May 13, 2018) President — Miguel Angel Melo Beccar, 49, technician, Trotter; succeeding Manuel Eusebio Catalan Pozas; wife, Teresa Del Pilar Retamal Ferreira. Counselors — Marcelino Antonio Cerda Olivares, 59, maintenance supervisor, Construction Vial SA; wife, Leiva Mariluz Acevedo. Luis Alexis Bueras Colhuan, 41, store manager, Sony Chile LTDA; wife, Marian Alvarado Salazar.
SALT LAKE MONUMENT PARK STAKE: (May 20, 2018) President — William Bennion McKean, 60, attorney; succeeding Jeffrey K. Wetzel; wife, Diane Bartholomew McKean. Counselors — Cory H. Maxwell, 65, director of Church scriptures coordination; wife, Karen Bradshaw Maxwell. Richard Klaus Gurgel, 41, ear surgeon; wife, Kristine Lynn Kirkham Gurgel.
ST. ALBANS ENGLAND STAKE: (May 13, 2018) President — Nathaniel Chell, 39, manager of customer support, Imprivata; succeeding Paul S. Elvridge; wife, Alexandria Victoria Cox Chell. Counselors — Charles William Farnsworth, 44, senior associate, Baker & McKenzie; wife, Joyce Marie Stuart Farnsworth. Scott Henderson Giles, 44, marketing director, Home Away (Expedia); wife, Geraldine Meveana Giles.
ST. DAVID ARIZONA STAKE: (June 3, 2018) President — Damon Bruce Trejo, 44, landscape contractor; succeeding Curtis P. Nolan; wife, Christine Marie Crandall Trejo. Counselors — Conrad Mathis Spencer, 61, director of power, Tucson Electric Power; wife, Crystal Kay Smith Spencer. Lincoln Demar Dahl, 50, owner, African Energy; wife, Alene Marie Campbell Dahl.
TAIPEI TAIWAN EAST STAKE: (June 3, 2018) President — Pit Hong Shum, 50, founder, ST Bio, Inc.; succeeding Ling Hsing Wang; wife, Ya-Ting Hu. Counselors — Yung Chang Chang, 50, market development manager, Family Mart; wife, Pei Ling Hsieh. Huan Chi Hsu, 41, system engineer, Far Eastern Air Transport; wife, Tsui Ping Lin.
TORREÓN MEXICO STAKE: (May 6, 2018) President — Joaquin Romero Inurreta, 46, financial advisor, Inbvisa; succeeding, Javier E. Licona Rivera; wife, Concepcion Espinoza Reyes. Counselors — Francisco Javier Fonseca Torres, 55, self-employed; wife, Maria Margarita Casteñada Becerra. Hyrum Licona Rivera, 38, university professor; wife, Maria Liliana Aguirre Esparza.
TORREÓN MEXICO REFORMA STAKE: (May 27, 2018) President — Joel Eduardo Tlapanco Román, 42, sales and packing representative, Central Service Office; succeeding Julio C. Jasso Zavala; wife, Tanya Palacios Rios. Counselors — Salvador Marrero Luna, 46, CEO, Higher Institute of Business; wife, Maria de los Angeles Sanches Martinez. Carlos Alberto Castañeda Ortega, 41, business owner; wife, Sarai Josefina Gonzalez Medrano.
TUGUEGARAO NORTH PHILIPPINES STAKE: (May 13, 2018) President — Feliciano Baquiran Aquino, 45, teacher; succeeding Jaime A. Yanga; wife, Melody Manal Estrella Aquino. Counselors — Jefferson Duruin Corpuz, 46, mechanic; wife, Lena Verzola Corpuz. Romeo Addatu Duyat, 36, SRS, DOST; wife, Michelle Angelie Burgus Puyat.
TUXTEPEC MEXICO STAKE: (June 3, 2018) President — Wuilian Alfonso Ruiz, 36, manager, Broker; succeeding Pablo Cardenas Fabian; wife, Erendira Paredes Fuentes De Alfonso. Counselors — Diego Simion Cuevas, 43, private secretary to rector, Dr. Modesto Seara Vaquez; wife, Luceida Santiago Garcia. Rodolfo Lopez Arguello, 26, financial analyst, OFGM Group; wife, Flores Lydy Torales.
ULAANBAATAR MONGOLIA WEST STAKE: (May 13, 2018) President — Tserennyam Sukhbaatar, 36, director of analytics and innovation, Wagner Asia, and co-founder, Panuuka LLC; succeeding Ochirjav Odgerel; wife, Enkhchimeg Ayurzana. Counselors — Altankhuu Namnandorj, 33, operation manager, Shagri-la Ulaanbaatar Hotel; wife, Erakbilguun Bayardeyer. Enkhbaatar Agvaan, 44, CEO, Ebeg LLC; wife, Bayartsetseg Nyamravdan.
UPOLU SAMOA EAST STAKE: (June 3, 2018) President — Sanele Sua, 33, air conditoner trainee, Samoa Airport Authority; succeeding Lupe F. Auvaa; wife, Elisapeta Tonumaipea Sua. Counselors — Senio Stowers, 46, self-employed; wife, Muni Purceu. Vili Penani, 44, self-employed; wife, Fatavesi Vili.