Read about these new stake presidencies who have been called to serve

New stakes

A new stake has been created from the Abuja Nigeria South and Abuja Nigeria North stakes. The Abuja Nigeria Wuse Stake, which consists of the GRA, New Nyanya and Orozo branches and the Asokoro, Jikwayi, Karu, Masaka, Mpape, Nyanya and Wuse wards, was created by Elder Marcus B. Nash, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Christian C. Chigbundu, an Area Seventy.

ABUJA NIGERIA WUSE STAKE: (June 23, 2019) President — Victor Chikezie Eze, 52, assistant front office manager, Rockview Hotels Ltd.; wife, Jennifer Etonge Eze. Counselors — Michael Osaregbemah Uwaya Jr., 36, auditor, FamilySearch; wife, Salamatu Juliet Umoru Uwaya. Joseph Chikwendu Ogbodo, 36, self-employed; wife, Cynthia Ahunna Ogbonna Ogbodo.

A new stake has been created from the Caldwell Liberia and Monrovia Liberia stakes. The Gardnersville Liberia Stake, which consists of the Gulf Community Branch and the Barnersville, Chocolate City, Doe Community, Freeport Community, Gardnersville and New Georgia wards, was created by Elder Edward Dube, General Authority Seventy, and Elder I. Raymond Egbo, an Area Seventy.

GARDNERSVILLE LIBERIA STAKE: (June 16, 2019) President — James Sciyee Gibelee, 45, real estate director, Gardnersville Town Hall; wife, Teata Seata Gibelee. Counselors — Daniel Aryee McCarthy Jr., 43, teacher, Miss Iola Benson; wife, Natacher Nah McCarthy. Ben Kumbly Wilson, 55, production manager, Freedom Data Processing; wife, Priscilla Sbiley Toquille Wilson.

A new stake has been created from the Iriga Philppines District. The Iriga Philppines Stake, which consists of the Baao, Buhi, Cotnogan, Iriga 1st, Iriga 2nd and Iriga 3rd branches and the Bato Ward, was created by Elder Evan A. Schmutz, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Mernard P. Donato, an Area Seventy.

IRIGA PHILIPPINES STAKE: (June 23, 2019) President — Oscaiz Joseph Bagtasos Tino, 43, teacher, Bato National High School; wife, Jennifer Reynaldo Tolentino Tino. Counselors — Jonathan Isaac Sarsozo, 48, senior sales personnel, Sheridan; wife, Iluminada Cuemeno Boreros Sarsozo. Davidson Ibarreta Serrano, 29, store owner and manager, Amaiah’s Ornamental Plant Trading; wife, Abigail Lagatic Iraola.

A new stake has been created from the Peru Puente Piedra and Ventanilla Peru stakes. The Lima Peru Miramar Stake, which consists of the Los Cedros, Los Rosales, Miramar and Yoshyana wards, was created by Elder Enrique R. Falabella, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Efrain R. Garcia, an Area Seventy.

LIMA PERU MIRAMAR STAKE: (June 16, 2019) President — Jose Ismael Morales Rojas, 38, independent contractor; wife, Roxana Garma Castillo de Morales. Counselors — Daniel Salvador Cahua Salazar, 52, document manager, Crosland Logistics; wife, Mara Noemi Valverde Fernandez. Annon Pedro Arias Junco, 52, manager, Sielca SAC; wife, Emma Vianey Chavez Arones.

A new stake has been created from the Gainesville Florida and Leesburg Florida stakes. The Ocala Florida Stake, which consists of the Ocala 3rd Branch (Spanish) and the Belleview, Lecanto, Ocala 1st, Ocala 2nd and Willison wards, was created by Elder Neil L. Anderson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Elder Douglas B. Carter, an Area Seventy.

OCALA FLORIDA STAKE: (June 30, 2019) President — Darrell Keith Brantley, 46, contractor, owner, Brantley’s Service and Maintenance; wife, Lisa Dawn Graham Brantley. Counselors — Bryon Reece Aven, 42, assistant state attorney, Marion County State Attorney’s Office; wife, Megan Kay Kippen Aven. William David Patton, 66, president, Molina Healthcare of Utah; wife, Wendy Leigh Kaylor Patton.

A new stake has been created from the Orion Philppines District. The Orion Philippines Stake, which consists of the Cabacaben, Limay, Mariveles Bataan, Orion and Pilar wards, was created by Elder Taniela B. Wakolo, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Juliu F. Barrientos, an Area Seventy.

ORION PHILIPPINES STAKE: (June 23, 2019) President — Benjie Escolano Pajanustan, 37, public teacher; wife, Rica Nanquil Olinares Pajanustan. Counselors — Nestor Tulenada Valdoz, 53, teacher, Department of Education; wife, Mayette Pedrosa Banaag Valdoz. Alexander Lopez Yazon, 49, store operator, Ham Ma Group; wife, Erlinda Mas Yazon.

Reorganized stakes

CAMPECHE MEXICO STAKE: (June 16, 2019) President — Gabriel Abarca Villamonte, 33, litigation attorney; succeeding Carlos M. Acosta Chan; wife, Yamile Jazmin Eván Cach. Counselors — José Luis Yera Carrillo, 45, sales manager, Sigma Alimentos; wife Ninive Delgadillo Montejo. Abinadi Medina Velázquez, 50, elementary school teacher, Mexican Department of Public Education; wife, Tania Libertad Higareda Cuevas.

CANBERRA AUSTRALIA STAKE: (June 23, 2019) President — Micheal James Stuart, 37, IT manager, University of Canberra; succeeding Glen K. O’Grady; wife, Emma Kiernan Stuart. Counselors — Matthew William Moir, 49, senior manager, Department of Defense; wife, Alison Jane Page Moir. Mark Brian Travers, 58, public servant, Community of Australia; wife, Joanne Regina Pecounik.

CHUNG SING TAIWAN STAKE: (June 23, 2019) President — Sen Yu Qiu, 57, chairman, Wuyuan Investment Consulting Co. Ltd.; succeeding Chen Ching Yun; wife, Pin Rong Chen. Counselors — Hsin Kuo Huang, 53, principal, Sheng Woei Machinery Co. Ltd.; wife, I Ju Huang. Sheng Wen Chen, 35, staff auditor, Deloitt & Touch; wife, Fu Hsiang Chuan.

FRESNO CALIFORNIA NORTH STAKE: (June 16, 2019) President — Ryan Patrick Prieto McNeil, 41, district manager, County of Fresno; succeeding Dean E. Witt; wife, Amber Christine Haning McNeil. Counselors — Martin Raymond Page, 52, president and CEO, M. Page Enterprises; wife, Michelle Bigler-Christensen Page. Robert Charles Pauline, 40, owner, Robert Pauline Physical Therapy; wife, Katie Lorraine Henderson Pauline.

JEROME IDAHO STAKE: (June 9, 2019) President — Brian James Willams, 40, attorney; succeeding Jordan S. Leak; wife, Megan Richardson Williams. Counselors — Brett Lane Thompson, 48, vice president, Jerome Homes Inc.; wife, Vibecke Spjelkavik Nordset Thompson. Andrew Dee Lott, 48, co-owner and president, Arlo G. Lott Trucking; wife, Annette Butler Lott.

LIMA PERU PUENTE PIEDRA STAKE: (June 16, 2019) President — Walter Chavez Merino, 38, independent contractor; succeeding Jose I. Morales; wife, Magdalena Gladys de Chavez Villafuerte. Counselors — César Martim Cabellos Ichajaya, 52, gardener; wife, Maria Reyna Tineo Osis. Abel Soldevilla Quispe, 44, self-employed salesman; wife, Carmen Adriana Figueroa Ponce.

MALAD IDAHO STAKE: (June 2, 2019) President — David Royal Jensen, 50, manufacturing technician, Northrup Grumman; succeeding Matthew C. Wray; wife, Krishele Jensen. Counselors — Jason Craig Sperry, 44, assistant director of Pond Student Union Building, Idaho State University; wife, Jennifer Lynn Sperry. Kenneth Brandon Ward, 40, engineering manager, Northrop Grumman; wife, Terra Ann Ward.

MANGALDAN PHILIPPINES STAKE: (June 16, 2019) President — Ramon Ali Patlingrao Aromin, 48, secondary school teacher, Mapandan National High School; succeeding Floyd P. Jardeleza; wife, Myrna Garin Solis. Counselors — Teodorico Ober Ramos, 48, foreman, Edmundo Senolos; wife, Magdalena Soquila Ramos. Noli Laron Arongat, 45, district supervisor, Mr. Dave Ortiz; wife, Lucy Manarin Garin Arongat.

PAYSANDU URUGUAY STAKE: (March 24, 2019) President — Diego Nicolas Barate Ferrer, 37, owner, Ascending; succeeding Mauricio E. Damiano Allende; wife, Lucia Belen Sauchuk Copello. Counselors — Gabriel Benitez Sanguinet, 34, truck driver, Kritik SRL; wife, Florencia Rastelli de los Reyes. Sergio Manuel Echenique Rouiller, 41, electrical technician, ANCAP; wife, Olga Echenique.

SAN ANTONIO CHILE STAKE: (June 16, 2019) President — Marco Antonio Hernandez Ruiz, 44, manager, Agro Reserva de Chile; succeeding Juan E. Galvez Moya; wife, Marisol Andrea Inostroza Palma. Counselors — Pedro Francisco Felix Tapia, 53, street program coordinator, San Antonio Municipality; wife, Maria De Rosario Cornejo Soriano. José Antonio Flores Soto, 53, self-employed gasfitter; wife, Lidia Veronica Cortes Aceituno.

SAO PAULO BRAZIL GRAJAU STAKE: (June 16, 2019) President — Rubens de Freitas Alvarenga, 40, security supervisor, Grabeer; succeeding Carlos Alberto de Oliveira Santos; wife, Juliana Alves Silva. Counselors — Gilberto Darani Vieira da Silva, 30, lawyer; wife, Shirley Vieira da Silva. José Henrique dos Santos, 49, nurse; wife, Maria Aparecida Felipe dos Santos.