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Here are the new stake presidents recently called to serve around the world

New stakes

A new stake has been created from the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Ngaliema Stake. The Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Lukunga Stake, which consists of the Kimbwala 1st, Kimbwala 2nd, Lutendele 1st, Lutendele 2nd, Malueka 1st, Malueka 2nd and Mazal wards, was created by Elder Joseph W. Sitati, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Pungwe S. Kongolo, an Area Seventy.

KINSHASA DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO LUKUNGA STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2019) President — Willy Lumana Mulambo, 45, building management assistant for the Church; wife, Nancy Mpemba Lumana. Counselors — Eric Kahunda Bukaka, 42, state employee, Congolese State; wife, Maha Mbamfu Niangi. Leonard Kongolo Mulamba, 36, teacher; wife, Astride Ndomba Kongolo.

Reorganized stakes

ACAPULCO MEXICO STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2019) President — Nefi Figueroa Espinosa, 42, specialties administrative assistant, Department of Public Education; succeeding Adan M. Torres Ruiz; wife, Araceli Buenfil Ciprian. Counselors — Anibal Andraca Navarrete, 35, electoral instructor, National Electoral Institute; wife, Briseida Raquel Leon Camargo. Antonio Rojas Torres, 35, facilities manager for the Church; wife, Guadalupe Bernal Torres.

ADROGUE BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA STAKE: (Nov. 18, 2018) President — Marcos Alberto del Castillo, 39, analyst for the Church; succeeding Federico A. Marín; wife, Luciana Lorena Steben. Counselors — Lisandro Adres Gatica, 35, psychological consultant; wife, Melody Pamela Molina. Pablo Ariel Paz, 44, manager, Mundial SA; wife, Alfaro Yeritza Contreras.

KINSHASA DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO NGALIEMA STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2019) President — Nixon Lomena Lohese, 42, logistics manager, ETS Goal Service; succeeding Jean-Pierre A. L. Haboko; wife, Gelly Kinsumba Kintembila. Counselors — Adrien Kanyiki Bajikijay, 47, office manager, Congolese State; wife, Jeanine Ditsidi Kanyiki. Neonndela Konde Basukisa, 40, head supervisor, Neon Service Establishment; wife, Bibiche Kudia Kubanza.

NUKU’ALOFA TONGA CENTRAL STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2019) President — Latu Taipaleti Moala, 55, technical officer, TCC; succeeding Alvin L. Sika; wife, Konokimoana Fainga’a Moala. Counselors — Peauafi Tuitavake, 52, self-employed; wife, Vaiolini Vea Lakepa Malu Tuitavake. Semisi Uinitoni Kakau, 33, senior accountant, LDS Finance; wife, ’Ana He’ihakau Niutupuivaha Kakau.

PACHUCA MEXICO CENTRO STAKE: (Feb. 3, 2019) President — Howard Matthew Richards, 46, English and social sciences professor, Monterrey Technical Institute; succeeding Roberto Mendoza Regino; wife, Erika Sarahi Martinez Ramos. Counselors — Cristhopher Roldan Cervantes, 41, assistant manager, National Institute for Indigenous Peoples; wife, Mariela Arleta Sanchez Saldivar. Efrain Vergara Rodríguez, 34, builder; wife, Miriam Itzel Salazar Sánchez.

PRAIA GRANDE BRAZIL STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2019) President — Gilberto Bispo dos Santos, 35, designer; succeeding Max Roberto Santos Villafan; wife, Sueli de Souza Bispo dos Santos. Counselors — Rudolf Fortmüller, 39, director, Colobe IT Solution; wife, Michele de Jesus dos Santos Fortmüller. Gustavo Fernando Ribeiro, 30, small business manager, Banco do Brasil; wife, Carolina Ciandella Ribeiro.

PROVO UTAH EAST STAKE: (Feb. 3, 2019) President — Darron Merrill Billeter, 46, associate professor, Brigham Young University; succeeding Edward R. Rasmussen; wife, Robyn Marie Huff Billeter. Counselors — Glenn S. Karlinsey, 55, vice president, AgReserves International; wife, Dayna Bunnell Karlinsey. Eric Layne Perry, 43, owner, Stonebridge Development; wife, April Nichelle Wilson Perry.

PROVO UTAH MARRIED STUDENT 1ST STAKE: (Feb. 3, 2019) President — Jay Todd Bishoff, 57, urologist, Intermountain Health Care; succeeding Charles R. Monson; wife, Kristine Kinyon Bishoff. Counselors — Nathan Ronald Hyde, 57, senior counsel, IM Flash Technologies; wife, Michelle Smoot Hyde. Ronald Kjar Gubler, 65, institute teacher; wife, Mary Sue Mills Grubler.

QUEEN CREEK ARIZONA STAKE: (Feb. 3, 2019) President — Micah Aaron Rogers, 41, president, Lebaron & Carroll; succeeding Dal W. Zemp; wife, Cami Ann Woods Rogers. Counselors — Richard Jon Caldwell, 51, owner and manager, Arizona Healthy Pet Hospital; wife, Angela Peterson Caldwell. Gordon Bluth, 63, Blucor Contracting, Inc.; wife, Mariann Bluth.

REXBURG IDAHO MARRIED STUDENT STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2019) President — Fernando Rodrigo Castro, 55, faculty, BYU-Idaho; succeeding Bruce W. Blanchard; wife, Nora del Carmen Castro. Counselors — Richie L Webb, 56, president, Hemming Corporation; wife, Becky Anne Webb. Shane Bryan Berger, 63, CEO, Beehive Federal Credit Union; wife, Jean Berger.

REXBURG IDAHO YSA 7TH STAKE: (Feb. 3, 2019) President — Corey Roger Child, 54, fire chief, City of Rexburg; succeeding R. Shane Webster; wife, Lisa Livingston Child. Counselors — Mark Charlton Nye, 58, adjunct professor, BYU-Idaho; wife, Vicki Lynn Arnold Nye. Kyle Brent Kinghorn, 45, teacher and department chair, BYU-Idaho; wife, Malia Ann Steiner Kinghorn.

SANTA CRUZ BOLIVIA EQUIPTROL STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2019) President — Brigam Bernardo Barrientos Nuñez, 35, general manager and owner, Marrone Muebles SRL; succeeding Jorge M. Becerra Oroza; wife, Fatima Liliana Ortiz Ayala. Counselors — Harold Reinaldo Salazar Quiroga, 32, sales manager, Huawei; wife, Yumi Takei Duran. Alex Guillermo Guachalla Tarquino, 46, manager, Laboratorio ABD; wife, Erlinda Flores de Guachalla.

SANTIAGO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC EAST STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2019) President — Nicolás Rodríguez Santos, 43, finance manager; succeeding Marco del Rosario Breton Cátala; wife, Vilma Cordero Torres. Counselors — Hilton Rafael Paulino García, 43, associate administrative manager, Proconstructora; wife, Wendy Ynes Cabrera Helena. José Roberto Rodriguez Carpio, 33, supervisor, area engineer, RSL Production; wife, Yeidyne Cantalicia Almonte Pascual.

SANTO DOMINGO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC OZAMA STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2019) President — Miguel Antonio Santos Hernandez, 36, radar technician, Dominican Civil Aviation Institute; succeeding Alberto V. Valdez; wife, Yenny Almonte Ventura. Counselors — Miguel Angel Tapia Medina, 37, regional director, FUNVAL RD; wife, Zulema Giselle Pacheco Bedrinana. Hector Isaac Matos Francisco, 34, junior accountant, Association of David Iglesia; wife, Yulissa Altagracia Troncoso Matos.

SILVERDALE WASHINGTON STAKE: (Feb. 3, 2019) President — Steven Marion Haws, 51, dentist; succeeding Eric R. Gillespie; wife, Nikol Rebecca Mikolajcik Haws. Counselors — Scott Alan Broadbent, 57, dentist; wife, Kendra Patterson Broadbent. Frederick Arthur Salisbury, 63, chief operations officer, Port of Bremerton; wife, Sherri Kim Peterson Salsbury.

SPRINGVILLE UTAH SPRING CREEK STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2019) President — Russell Craig Dalley, 52, vice president of sales and marketing, Juuva; succeeding C. Arden Pope; wife, Lisa Halliday Dalley. Counselors — John Talmage Patten, 52, assistant superintendent, Alpine School District; wife, Arryn Kronmiller Patten. Richard Peter Hartman, 52, hatchery superintendent, Utah Division of Wildlife; wife, Jill Robinson Hartman.

WEST JORDAN UTAH MOUNTAIN SHADOWS STAKE: (Jan. 20, 2019) President — Tracy Paul Nixon, 48, seminary teacher; succeeding William C. Perkins; wife, Melanie Allen Nixon. Counselors — Tim Alexander Nelson, 57, director of data operations, Cotiviti; wife, Lori Eileen Elliott Nelson. Claysliton Alexandre Carmo Celestino, 47, director of admin and HR, Dynamond Building Services; wife, Debora de Vasconcelos Celestino.

WILMETTE ILLINOIS STAKE: (Jan. 27, 2019) President — Morgan A. Dubiel, 41, self-employed in construction; succeeding James E. Holbrook; wife, Leslie S. Wygert Dubiel. Counselors — Bernard Alexander Fish, 56, IT manager, Brockweiner LLC; wife, Michelle Ann Schulz Fish. Daniel Herrera Ramirez, 47, temple facilities assistant for the Church; wife, Perla Maria Saucedo de Herrera.

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