These new stake presidencies were recently called to serve

New stake

A new stake has been created from the Santo Domingo Dominican Republic San Geronimo Stake. The Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Duarte Stake, which consists of the La Esperanza, La Yuca, Los Angeles, Los Girasoles, Pantoja 1st and Pantoja 2nd wards, was created by Elder Jose J. Alonso, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Tomas G. Roman, an Area Seventy.

SANTO DOMINGO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC DUARTE STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Jhon López Soriano, 48, institute director, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; wife, Katy Altagracia Jimenez Cespedes. Counselors — Sergio Augusto Martinez Martinez, 52, project manager, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; wife, Daina Soranyi Castellanos Hernandez. Badir E. Perez Mendoza, 38, sales manager, Julio Peña; wife, Nallily Indiana Gomez.

Reorganized stakes

AREQUIPA PERU SELVA ALEGRE STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Alan Ticona Vargas, 31, project manager, ABJ Proyectos SAC; succeeding Marco A. Sotomarino Pina; wife, Elizabeth Romero Neira. Counselors — Everest Smilles Echegaray Medina, 47, manager, Sensor Electronic Security; wife, Socorro Zoila Umpire Condori. Christian Francis Rodriguez, 35, academic record manager, Instituto del Sur; wife, Cecilia Andrea Villanueva Conde.

BAHIA BLANCA ARGENTINA VILLA MITRE STAKE: (March 3, 2019) President — Ivan Hernan Guzman, 40, military non-commissioned officer, Argentine Army; succeeding Juan M. Rojo Leon; wife, Carla Paola Italia. Counselors — Esteban Guillermo Scholles, 41, production supervisor, YPF Gas SA; wife, Judth Loiza. Gabriel Federico Abad, 40, commercial technical coordinator, Pirelli Neumatics; wife, Ercillia Celina Galli.

BELLINGHAM WASHINGTON STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Stephen Burce Pratt, 57, software engineer, DIS Corp.; succeeding Donald E. Pringle; wife, Stephanie Stewart Pratt. Counselors — Jeffrey Jay Clark, 57, owner, president, Workskiff Inc.; wife, Mildred Kay Bezona Clark. Douglas Leon Ross, 50, dentist; wife, Rebecca Barrett Ross.

CEDAR RAPIDS IOWA STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Joseph Michael Miller, 39, attorney, Shuttleworth & Ingersoll PLC; succeeding Nicholas W. Hodgman; wife, Heidi Ann Swallow Miller. Counselors — Marcus Benjamin Earnest, 40, engineering manager, Performance Software Corporation; wife, Valerie Jean Haring Earnest. Ryan Scott Weaver, 36, dentist; wife, Julianne Marie Clay Weaver.

CHINANDEGA NICARAGUA STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Marcos Antonio Miranda Real, 35, salesman, Casa Pellas; succeeding Aristoteles A. Chamorro Avendaño; wife, Iris Laura Rodriguez Miranda. Counselors — Cipriano Alfredo Mejia Reyes, 62, self-employed; wife, Ana Rosa Estrada Mejia. Freddy Antonio Osorio Arteaga, 50, revisor; wife, Marta Lorena Bolaños Osorio.

ELMA WASHINGTON STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Scott Alan MacAlevy, 49, self-employed; succeeding Russell M. Larsen; wife, Jacqueline Staley MacAlevy. Counselors — Stephen Anthony Holland, 59, superintendent of schools, Orient School District; wife, Kathleen Mary Haas Holland. Miguel Angel Villarreal, 49, assistant superintendent of schools, Othello School District; wife, Nancy Haunani Uluave Villarreal.

GILBERT ARIZONA GREENFIELD STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Jared Earl Everton, 44, attorney, shareholder, Jackson White; succeeding David R. Layton; wife, Jill Marjorie Peterson Everton. Counselors — Juan Carlos Martinez Jr., 46, owner, DenMar Realty; wife, Natalie Gunnell Martinez. Paul Dana Cardon, 36, owner, principal and manager, Covenant Title Agency and Bench Equity LLC; wife, Raeanna Michelle Crane Cardon.

GRIDLEY CALIFORNIA STAKE: (June 2, 2019) President — Justin Mark Tolman, 45, optometrist, co-owner, Three Rivers Optometric Group, Inc.; succeeding Benjamin E. Payne; wife, Elizabeth Dawn Bartlett Tolman. Counselors — Drew Phillip Henry, 48, owner, LifeFlow Products; wife, Sarah Ruth Collins Henry. Paul Stephen Fairbanks, 39, plant manager, Pacific Coast Producers; wife, Sarah Packard Fairbanks.

LAS VEGAS NEVADA SOUTH STAKE: (June 16, 2019) President — Chris Goodman Davies, 59, consultant pharmacist, ELDERxL; succeeding Louis W. Richards; wife, Julie Faye Crimin Davies. Counselors — Steven Larry Anderson, 56, relationship manager of corporate banking, Nevada State Bank; wife, Cynthia Call Anderson. Joshua Steven Williams, 37, business development, YESCO; wife, Heidi Kay Benson Williams.

MADISON TENNESSEE STAKE: (June 16, 2019) President — Kevin Dewayne Releford, 46, regional director, Gap Inc.; succeeding Peter J. Abernathy; wife, Jodi Jean Stevens Releford. Counselors — Joel Justin Wayment, 42, vice president of operations, Cardinal Health; wife, Catherine Elizabeth Waddell Wayment. Arthur Scott Watkins, 49, executive director, Orchestra Kentucky; wife, Karen Ann Carter Watkins.

PROVIDENCE UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (June 16, 2019) President — Lance Richard Zollinger, 48, chief operating officer, Zollinger Group LLC; succeeding Rick D. Hill; wife, Diane Marie Coleman Zollinger. Counselors — Ryan James Stolworthy, 49, medical director, sports medicine physician, Intermountain Healthcare; wife, Jennifer Kristin Davis Stolworthy. Cameron Mark Workman, 41, dentist; wife, Jennifer Skinner Workman.

READING PENNSYLVANIA STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Keith Brian Wills, 53, general manager, Freedom Auto Group; succeeding Brett S. Duersch; wife, Lynette Winter Wills. Counselors — Jason Roy Christensen, 45, chief operating officer, CHS Bethlehem Shared Services Center; wife, Jennifer Backman Christensen. Brian Richard Daems, 51, chief pilot, Leucadia Aviation Inc.; wife, Lisa Ann Lyon Daems.

RIVERTON UTAH COPPERVIEW STAKE: (June 16, 2019) President — Stevan Lamar Bartlome, 55, contractor; succeeding Rodney L. Chugg; wife, Brenda Loy Park Bartlome. Counselors — Gary Oren Hansen, 62, director of purchasing, Granite School District, Canyons School District; wife, Meline Sona Soghanalian Hansen. David Allen Bracken, 39, product manager, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; wife, Trisha Forman Bracken.

SANTIAGO CHILE LOS ALERCES STAKE: (June 2, 2019) President — Francisco Javier Bassay Bórquez, 38, manager, Hospital San Jose; succeeding Miguel A. Melo Becar; wife, Barbara Fabiola Ibañez Quiroz. Counselors — Mario Joaquin Morales Vasquez, 57, assistant de campo OYM, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; wife, Silvia del Carmen Albarran Tromo. Cesar Alejandro Oyanedel Bahamondes, 33, chief specialty, Coredue; wife, Sodedad Elizabeth Ruiz Araya.

SANTO DOMINGO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SAN GERONIMO STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Orlando Castaños Francisco, 43, self-employed; succeeding Jhon Lopez Soriano; wife, Daveydi Santana Reyes. Counselors — Felix Eladio Peralta Balbuena, 41, commercial construction, Gerdau Metaldon; wife, Vanessa Esperanza Saint-Hilaire Carrasco. Alexander Reyes Reyes, 42, project supervisor, R.R.R. Construction; wife, Yngrid Giselle Valencio Manzanillo.

SUITLAND MARYLAND STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Derrick Leo Boyd, 39, owner, D.L. Boyd Inc.; succeeding Darren K. S. Sakai; wife, KamiAnne Knowlton Boyd. Counselors — Richard Nathaniel Bracey, 55, institute director; wife, Kimberly Ann Kraudy Bracey. Stacy Maughan Cheney, 51, senior attorney advisor, U.S. Department of Commerce; wife, Kelley Katheleen Seaver Cheney.

TAYLORSVILLE UTAH STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Jeffrey Lynn Gardner, 60, senior vice president of operations, EnergySolutions; succeeding Preston Wakefield; wife, Shirleen Bingham Gardner. Counselors — Sheldon Lawrence Seitz, 64, quality manager, Quality Distribution; wife, Sydney Lynn Nielson Seitz. Morris Kenny Pratt, 62, accountant; wife, Cherri Lynn Sumsion Pratt.

WAYNESBORO VIRGINIA STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Jason Aaron Papin, 43, professor, University of Virginia; succeeding Jeffry D. Waite; wife, Sarah Leanne Swaner Papin. Counselors — Michael Joseph Schill, 54, assistant professor of finance, University of California; wife, Mary Ann Homer Schill. Seth Ballantyne Stratford, 43, technology education teacher, Harrisonburg City Public Schools; wife, Megan Leigh Gardner Stratford.