A new stake has been created from the Baliwag Philppines District. The Baliwag Philippines Stake, which consists of the San Miguel Branch and the Baliwag 1st, Baliwag 2nd, Bustos and San Ildefonso wards, was created by Elder Evan A. Schmutz, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Julius Barrientos, an Area Seventy.
BALIWAG PHILIPPINES STAKE: (May 26, 2019) President — Noriel Dador Dvante, 50, president, Ayo Man Steel Corp.; wife, Lorie Avila Agapito. Counselors — Julius Glenn Guiao Sison, 28, technology support representative, Philppines Area Presidency; wife, Jance Abigael Elek Ortiz Tan Sison. Juliul Dela Cruz Dela Cruz, 43, self-employed; wife, Mae Arcelnoi Pascasio Nilo Dela Cruz.
A new stake has been created from the Chulac Guatemala District. The Chulac Guatemala Stake, which consists of the Searanx and Sepamac branches and the Buena Vista, Chulac, Corralpec, Sajonte and Semuy wards, was created by Elder Valeri V. Cordón, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Guillermo A. Alvarez, an Area Seventy.
CHULAC GUATEMALA STAKE: (May 5, 2019) President — Juan Carlos Maaz Tiul, 41, farmer; wife, Norma Judith Choc Chinchilla. Counselors — Oswaldo Ico Maquin, 29, janitor, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; wife, Maria Mercedes Yat Mucu. Carlos Aníbal Maquin Xo, 38, self-employed car mechanic; wife, Elena Cuc Cuz.
A new stake has been created from the Mendon Utah and Nibley Utah stakes. The Nibley Utah West Stake, which consists of the Nibley 6th, Nibley 7th, Nibley 8th, Nibley 9th, Nibley 10th, Nibley 11th, Nibley 12th, Nibley 13th and Nibley 14th wards, was created by Elder Randy D. Funk, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Michael L. Staheli, an Area Seventy.
NIBLEY UTAH WEST STAKE: (June 2, 2019) President — Edward Merlin Hegemann, 49, director, Logan Institute of Religion; wife, Teri Adams Hegemann. Counselors — Sean James Johnson, 48, College of Science associate dean, Utah State University; wife, Katherine Laura Allison Johnson. Brad Owen Young, 46, sales engineer, Hartwig; wife, Shauna Englis Young.
A new stake has been created from the Provo Utah Wasatch, renamed the Provo Utah 1st Stake (Tongan). The Orem Utah 2nd Stake (Tongan), which consists of the Saratoga Springs 12th Branch (Samoan) and the American Fork 2nd (Tongan), Eagle Mountain 13th (Tongan), Eagle Mountain 14th (Samoan), Lehi 41st (Tongan), Lehi 42nd (Samoan), Orem 8th (Tongan), Orem 13th (Samoan) and Pleasant Grove 10th (Samoan) wards, was created by Elder Brent H. Nielsen, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Richard Holzapfel, an Area Seventy.
OREM UTAH 2ND (TONGAN) STAKE: (May 19, 2019) President — Richard Sione Paongo, 47, chief financial officer, Inxpress LLC; wife, Tilila Funaki Paongo. Counselors — Fa’aifoaoolelagi Matina Pili, 39, city administrator, Eagle Mountain City; wife, Jenny Jill Patterson Pili. Darren Antone Harris, 48, roadway construction employee, Harris General; wife, Manu Kakau Sekona Harris.
A new stake has been created from the Puebla Mexico Cholula and Tlaxcala Mexico stakes. The Puebla Mexico Ometoxtla Stake, which consists of the Xoxtla Branch and the Almecatla 1st, Amecatla 2nd, Coronango, La Joya and Ometoxtla wards, was created by Elder Arnulfo Valenzuela, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Armando Carreon, an Area Seventy.
PUEBLA MEXICO OMETOXTLA STAKE: (June 2, 2019) President — Jose Juan Amaro Saaveda, 57, sales associate, DITSA; wife, Victoria Torrentera Romero. Counselors — Narciso Sadoval Vázquez, 37, operation and maintenance manager, Telefónica Movistar; wife, Nayeli Gomez Aguila. Magdiel Nephtali Gonzalez Marin, 43, data capturer, Form SA de CU; wife, Belén Cid Gutiérrez.
AMERICAN FALLS IDAHO STAKE: (June 2, 2019) President — Rock H. Permann, 41, seminary and institute instructor; succeeding Garn A. Lovell; wife, Whitney Lyn Lent Permann. Counselors — Alfredo Enriquez Sr., 60, truck driver, Valley Agronomics; wife, Beatriz Najera Enriquez. Brian Patrick Adair, 41, optometrist; wife, Jami Lynn Adair.
IOWA CITY IOWA STAKE: (June 2, 2019) President — Jaron Harp Wilde, 39, associate professor of accounting, University of Iowa; succeeding Marlan R. Hansen; wife, Sarah Elizabeth Hendrix Wilde. Counselors — Thaddeus Miles Chamberlain, 55, endodontist; wife, Karla Bruening Chamberlain. Doran Howard Christensen, 45, seminaries and institutes coordinator for the Church; wife, Tanya Bowles Christensen.
MAJURO MARSHALL ISLANDS: (June 2, 2019) President — Arlington Jabet Tibon, 50, manager, Misco Market; succeeding Zedhkeia Zedhkeia; wife, Angela Tibon. Counselors — Souvenir Ned, 37, administration officer, PMI Banking Comm.; wife, Yolanda Lodge Ned. Raymond Kerslake Saipaia, 31, student; wife, Falahola Unaloto-Ki-Sene Kisiikaua Saipaia.
MIAMI FLORIDA STAKE: (June 2, 2019) President — William Jesus Perez, 56, real estate broker, senior admin, Florida Power and Light; succeeding Matthew R. Davis; wife, Maria Brenes Perez. Counselors — David Alton Stohlton, 55, president, AIS, Inc.; wife, Kara Lynne Walsh Stohlton. Keith Thomas Forrester, 56, information security consultant, Optiv Inc.; wife, Sharon Merril Van Tonder Forrester.
PUEBLA MEXICO CHOLULA STAKE: (June 2, 2019) President — Antonio Baez Sosa, 30, sales manager, Turboloaders; succeeding Jose J. Amaro; wife, Bethel Blanco Hernandez. Counselors — Juan Fernando Amaro Torrenera, 32, administrative assistant for the Church; wife, Ana Rosa Jimenez Hernandez. Oscar Gutierrez Santos, 45, general manager, Gubasa Consulting; wife, Adriana Baez Sosa.
SANDY UTAH YSA STAKE: (June 2, 2019) President — James Craig Swapp, 56, attorney; succeeding Curtis B. Dahl; wife, Susan Lyle Motzkus. Counselors — Howard Burt Ringwood, 62, shareholder, Strong & Hanni Law Firm; wife, Cathy Louise Vranes Ringwood. Brett Watkins Davis, 57, owner and president, First Financial Programs; wife, Bonnie Jo Ferguson Davis.
SANTIAGO LOS AVIADORES STAKE: (June 2, 2019) President — Victor Hugo Cortez Ureta, 44, process manager, APPSYS LTDA; succeeding Claudio A. Alfaro Valenzuela; wife, Viviana Ingrid Morales Neculhtiual. Counselors — Jose Gumercido Guzman Lazcano, 53, desinger instrumentation, Worley Parsons; wife, Jessica Cindy Quintanilla Silva. Leonardo Antonio Segel Vargas, 29, general services assistant, Banco Eatado Cobra; wife, Coleen Angela Ruiz Aleval.
TREMONTON UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (May 19, 2019) President — Scott Clifford Hansen, 45, engineering manager, Cerro Wire LLC; succeeding Kevin G. Hall; wife, Karen Ann Sherman Hansen. Counselors — Steven Maughan Cannon, 52, engineering senior specialist, Autoliv; wife, Denise Rovinette Cannon. Randall William Payne, 57, integration engineer, Corporation Servia Company; wife, Cindy Anderson Payne.
TRUJILLO PERU PRIMAVERA STAKE: (May 19, 2019) President — Pantigoso Flores Julio Romillet, 45, masonry owner; succeeding Manuel S. N. Davila Zeballos; wife, Ruth Johanna Abanto Carbajal. Counselors — Alexander Munoz Ortiz Romulo, 42, logistics and operations manager, Yugocorp SAC Grupo Rozzoto; wife, Cindy Carol Gonzales Estabridis. Jorge Luis Espino Benites, 48, temple cleaning supervisor; wife, Monica Yobani Caicedo Velez.
VERNAL UTAH ASHLEY STAKE: (June 2, 2019) President — Eric Charles Olsen, 41, plant manager, Deseret Power; succeeding Michael T. Olsen; wife, Elizabeth Kranendonk Olsen. Counselors — Rick Stanley Johnson, 42, human resources director, Uintah School District; wife, Annalee Bassett Johnson. Jared Raldon Dansie, 43, owner, Jiffy Enterprises; wife, Becky Jean Haslem Dansie.
VILLA RICA VERACRUZ MEXICO STAKE: (May 26, 2019) President — Mauricio Enriquez Cardenas, 48, seminary coordinator; succeeding Oscar A. Flores Saldana; wife, Maria Guadalupe de Enriquez Castro Ruiz. Counselors — Rodrigo Gómez Azamar, 45, self-employed; wife, Antonia Griselda Uscanga Navarrete. Victor Manuel Leon Gonzalez, 37, engineering assistant, PEMEX; wife, Elsa Martinez Mugica.