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New stakes

A new stake has been created from the West Columbia South Carolina and Augusta Georgia stakes. The Aiken South Carolina Stake, which consists of the Barnwell Branch and the Aiken, Coker Springs, Gilbert, Lake Murray, Lexington and North Augusta wards, was created by Elder Richard J. Maynes, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Rene R. Alba, an Area Seventy.

AIKEN SOUTH CAROLINA STAKE: (Feb. 11, 2019) President — Charles Nathan Hancock, 44, associate professor, USC-Aiken; wife, Alyn Diehl Hancock. Counselors — Michael Knotts Whetstone Jr., 58, engineer, Palmetto Fabricators; wife, Jacquelyn Lee Hagins Whetstone. Michael Anthony Odom, 58, co-manager, Lowes Foods; wife, Laura Lynn Kinsey Odom.

A new stake has been created from the Savannah Georgia Stake. The Hilton Head South Carolina Stake, which consists of the Oakatie (Spanish) and Parris Island Military branches and the Beaufort, Hilton Head, Pooler, Ridgeland and Rincon wards, was created by Elder Weatherford T. Clayton, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Matthew S. Harding, an Area Seventy.

HILTON HEAD SOUTH CAROLINA STAKE: (Feb. 24, 2019) President — Richard Arther Maseda, 45, engineering and operations manager, Georgia Pacific; wife, Janna Caroline Crolley Maseda. Counselors — Daniel Robert Morgan, 49, GIs and applications director, Beaufort County; wife, Michelle Jensen Morgan. Eric Stephen Peltz, 43, pediatrician; wife, Janine Renee French Peltz.

Reorganized stakes

ANAHEIM CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Feb. 24, 2019) President — Scott David Hicken, 51, owner, Technology Control; succeeding Filipe T. Wolfgramm; wife, Darsi LaVae Wolsleger Hicken. Counselors — Douglas Jerry Sereno, 68, director of project management, Port of Long Beach; wife, Mariellen Ferrin Sereno. Bryan James Law, 41, architect; wife, Tanya Marie Johnson Law.

BARQUISIMETO VENEZUELA OBELISCO STAKE: (Feb. 24, 2019) President — Ricardo Antonio Rico Figueroa, 31, data entry, Jairo Diaz; succeeding Gustavo Silveira Latorre; wife, Leidy Diana Vasquez Cardona. Counselors — Fernando Alcides Frias Vasquez, 41, freight operator; wife, Maribel Josefina Urrieta de Frias. Luis Eduardo Hernandez Figueroa, 35, marketing analyst, Papelera Dimar; wife, Vanessa Carolina Rodriguez Martinez.

CLEARFIELD UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (Feb. 17, 2019) President — Logan Thomas Toone, 39, assistant superintendent, Davis School District; succeeding Adam D. Moulding; wife, Kara Lynn Baker Toone. Counselors — Adolfo Armando Alvarez, 54, district manager, Healthcare Services Group; wife, Evelyn Johanna Rodriguez Alvarez. Gary Thomas Wight, 41, shareholder, Kipp and Christian; wife, Amanda Jane Hill Wight.

COLLEYVILLE TEXAS STAKE: (Feb. 24, 2019) President — Christopher Robert Klemann, 42, vice president of financial services, Signet; succeeding Mark A. Gottfredson; wife, Brittany Weston Bingham Kelmann. Counselors — Brian Jay Hulse, 43, president, Pinnacle Senior Living; wife, Xochitl Michaela Anson Hulse. Carlos Arturo Perez, 50, managing partner, CP & Krell Group; wife, Heidy Valentina Castroman.

EAST LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Feb. 24, 2019) President — Gustavo Adolfo Miranda, 27, retail parts representative, Goudy Honda; succeeding Jorge E. Esquerra; wife, Gabriela Flores Contreras. Counselors — Sergio Lopez, 66, chief designer, Williams & Associates; wife, Laura Rina Mai Porras. Ricardo Manuel Osorio, 39, electrician; wife, Shaheen Olympia Osorio.

FREDERICK MARYLAND STAKE: (Feb. 17, 2019) President — Christopher Curtis Safsten, 50, senior advisor, NTT Data; succeeding Jeffrey P. Cook; wife, Jennifer Holt Bramwell. Counselors — Michael Jay Turner, 39, assistant professor, Mount St. Mary’s University; wife, Rhonda Mae Garside Turner. John Kevin Magee, 52, account executive, Open Text; wife, Stephanie Anne Miller Magee.

HAYDEN LAKE IDAHO STAKE: (Feb. 17, 2019) President — Frederick Allen Sharp Jr., 54, realtor; succeeding Dirk A. Baird; wife, Sheila Krahn Sharp. Counselors — Erik Raymond Curtis, 48, orthodontist; wife, Sondra Marian Wolfert Curtis. Randall Patrick Priebe, 48, owner, Chiropractic Pain Relief Clinic; wife, Deanna Westover Priebe.

LAS VEGAS NEVADA LAKES STAKE: (Feb. 17, 2019) President — Travis William Brady, 49, CEO, Brady Industries; succeeding Kurt K. Teshima; wife, Laura Howlett Brady. Counselors — Jeffrey Lynn Warnick, 49, vice president and chief financial officer, Fabulous Freddy’s Companies; wife, Jennifer Allison Harvey Warnick. Jedediah William Jones, 46, physician partner, Hand Surgery Specialists of Nevada; wife, Brooke Jeanette Jones.

LEESBURG FLORIDA STAKE: (Feb. 17, 2019) President — Michael Earl Saunders, 49, tax resource officer, Advent Health; succeeding W. Michael Ingalls; wife, Mary Ann Rutledge Saunders. Counselors — Kenneth Bret Bullinger, 53, safety professional, Department of Business and Professional Regulation; wife, Bridget Mary Leonard Bullinger. Justin Ryan Boulter, 40, recorder, temple department of the Church; wife, Christi Lynn Swalberg Boulter.

LOGAN UTAH MARRIED STUDENT 1ST STAKE: (Feb. 24, 2019) President — Stephen Alburtus Simmons, 60, chief financial officer, Blackstone Group; succeeding Boyd G. Rowley; wife, Elizabeth Poelman Simmons. Counselors — Paul Worthen Mortenson, 59, pilot, Delta Airlines; wife, Jill Godfrey Mortenson. David John Swenson, 57, high school principal, Cache County School District; wife, Paige Marie Martin Swenson.

OREM UTAH YSA 3RD STAKE: (Feb. 24, 2019) President — Michael Albert Frost, 58, seminary instructor; succeeding David L. Hadon; wife, Janell Jarvis Frost. Counselors — Brad William Farnsworth, 64, religious education faculty, BYU; wife, Deborah Jeanne Hulme Farnsworth. Craig Alan Barker, 61, president and owner, MMC Composites; wife, Pennie Sue Stastny Barker.

PARANAQUE PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Feb. 17, 2019) President — Franco Dellosa Advincula, 51, area Self-Reliance operations manager for the Church; succeeding Jesus E. Arreola; wife, Minnie Reyes Cadeliña Advincula. Counselors — Ryan Lapuz Flores, 37, territory business manager, Unilab Consumer Healthy Pharmacy; wife, Juliane Margarett Valera Quintana Flores. Belmin Espineli Misalucha, 52, flight purser, Philippines Airlines; wife, Lucena Incognito Robles Misalucha.

PROVO UTAH YSA 17TH STAKE: (Feb. 24, 2019) President — Gregory John Heiner, 61, chief information officer, chief technology officer, United Insurance Group; succeeding Benjamin M. Ogles; wife, Lauri Jo Ikhaml Heiner. Counselors — Thomas Jeffrey Wilks, 47, director and professor of accounting, BYU; wife, Melinda Ruth Huebner Wilks. Daniel Wade Mitchell, 49, Sundance Resort employee; wife, Lori Maxwell Mitchell.

REXBURG CENTER STAKE: (Feb. 24, 2019) President — Kyle Jefferson Rawson, 32, founder, Darci Media; succeeding Eric W. Erickson; wife, Nicole Webster Rawson. Counselors — Francis Joseph Hadry Jr., 55, sales manager, Main Street Diamonds; wife, Wendy Joy Bowman Hadry. Kenneth Lynn Jackson, 51, financial aid director, BYU-Idaho; wife, Christine Stembridge Jackson.

SACRAMENTO CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Feb. 17, 2019) President — Aaron Richard Cocker, 45, BTS Analyst, UC Davis Health; succeeding John E. Cassinat; wife, Ilaisaane Tupoutu’a Teu Cocker. Counselors — James William Gleim, 50, program manager, state of California; wife, Steffany Dorene Glade Gleim. Alfred Loni Henare Mann, 41, accountant; wife, Etevise Lillian Moea’i Mann.

SANTA CRUZ BOLIVIA ABUNDANCIA STAKE: (Feb. 17, 2019) President — Ricardo Macusaya Limachi, 39, manager/owner, Empresa Impal; succeeding Randol Salazar Quiroga; wife, Yarifa Robles Mendoza. Counselors — Jorge Meliton Taboada Rojas, 49, human resources manager; wife, Amparo Maldonado Cordova. Luis Carlos Ruiz Lara, 33, textile business employee, Feria Barrio Lindo; wife, Juana Jaez Vasquez Gutierrez.

SOLDIER HILL NEW JERSEY STAKE: (Feb. 24, 2019) President — Bradley Hasler Thatcher, 50, founder, CEO, Thatcher & Company; succeeding McLoyd K. Jensen; wife, Elizabeth Pearson Thatcher. Counselors — Andres Radames Nietd, 58, director of community health, New York Presbyterian Hospital; wife, Isis Rodriguez. David Kent Vawdrey, 41, vice president of analytics and clinical systems, New York Presbyterian Hospital; wife, Alicia Kaye Schmidt Vawdrey.

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