Learn about these 30 new stake presidencies

ACCRA GHANA OFANKOR STAKE: (Feb. 28, 2021) President — Patrick Kwame Daniels, 40, Ghana Cocoa Board principal information systems technician; succeeding Daniel Ankonu Abeo; wife, Judith Woyram Gassonu Daniels. Counselors — George Atopi Thompson, 42, Empower Playground Inc. project manager; wife, Yaa Gyimaah Offeh Thompson. Joshua Gbetoryedzi, 36, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building project coordinator; wife, Linda Agyemang Gbetoryedzi.

BLOOMFIELD HILLS MICHIGAN STAKE: (Feb. 28, 2021) President — Ronald Michael Peterson, 50, Ally Bank senior director of auto product and strategy; succeeding Theodore W. Parsons; wife, Sarah Ann Secrest Peterson. Counselors — Joseph Robert Wirthlin, 51, Ford Motor Company systems engineering senior technical leader; wife, Robin Ann Olsen Wirthlin. Joshua Doyle Rhodenizer, 43, Ascension St. John Hospital program director and section chief of podiatric surgery; wife, Shauna Lynne Nilsson Rhodenizer.

BOISE IDAHO YSA STAKE: (March 7, 2021) President — Newell Vernon Porter, 61, retired; succeeding Frank W. Muir; wife, Cori Lynn Smith Porter. Counselors — Roger Douglas Madison, 49, financial adviser; wife, Alyse Smith Madison. Gary Weston Laney, 64, Waffle Waffle/Happi Foodi vice president; wife, Calista Kay Strasser Laney.

BRISBANE AUSTRALIA STAKE: (March 7, 2021) President — David Howes Fulcher, 55, Office of the Governor project and policy officer; succeeding Esben S. Strodl; wife, Beth Maree Maurer Fulcher. Counselors — Frank Vakalahi, 42, Fadeawa Barbershop Australia co-owner and director; wife, Mary Katrina Semeatu Vakalahi. Reuben Luke Kwong, 42, Seminaries and Institutes coordinator; wife, Elisabeth Rose Steele Kwong.

COOMERA AUSTRALIA STAKE: (Feb. 21, 2021) President — Joseph Howard Skipps, 64, Keystone Services director MD; succeeding Michael J. Stone; wife, Anita Frances Beeloo Skipps. Counselors — Charles Philip Leota Leulua’iali’i, 51, senior project manager of sales; wife, Ana Fakalupeahi Latuselu Leota Leulua’iali’i. David Henri Bernard Ubeda, 54, RTOs trainer; wife, Kerin De’Anne Bignell Ubeda.

CÓRDOBA MÉXICO STAKE: (March 14, 2021) President — Marco Antonio Autran Limon del Prado, 51, IMSS doctor; succeeding Jorge E. Blanco Suarez; wife, Miriam de Autran Alvarado Montes. Counselors — Luis Eduardo Rubalcava Rosas, 34, Tecnológico Nacional de México head of specialized services; wife, Itzel Yarimeth Guevara Canaán. Erik Saavedra Hernandez, 38, taxi driver; wife, Ivonne Rodriguez Rojas De Saavedra.

ELY NEVADA STAKE: (Feb. 28, 2021) President — Kerrick A Ivins, 58, B G Farms mechanic; succeeding Douglas D. Fullmer; wife, Deeanne Springer Ivins. Counselors — Ted McBride Heggie, 59, Bracken Ranch foreman; wife, Julie Kay Murphy Heggie. Austin Lyle Sorensen, 46, clinical social worker; wife, Amy Lynn Thiriot Sorensen.

FLORENCIO VARELA ARGENTINA STAKE: (Feb. 28, 2021) President — Alejandro Fabian Ferreyra, 45, EYRA SRL managing partner; succeeding Rodrigo D. Moya; wife, Marina Laura Pages Ferreyra. Counselors — Esteban Daniel Monzon, 41, V.A.S.A. mechanical technician; wife, Deborah Elvira Matos Vera Monzon. Diego Gillermo Reinoso, 45, refrigeration technician; wife, Andrea Fabiana Arevalo Reinoso.

FORT LAUDERDALE FLORIDA STAKE: (Feb. 28, 2021) President — Troy Eugene Zirker, 49, FBI special agent; succeeding Scott H. Richards; wife, Jeneé Ricks Zirker. Counselors — Timothy Jared Hoopes, 44, Vining Sparks senior vice president of fixed income institutional sales; wife, Erika Rae Natter Hoopes. Bradley Steven Bills, 32, UPS operations management; wife, Jamie Yuliana Rodriguez Coronel Bills.

HASTINGS NEW ZEALAND STAKE: (Feb. 21, 2021) President — Simon Robert Thomson, 57, St. John’s College teacher; succeeding Charles L. Ruwhiu; wife, Diane Marie Armitage Thomson. Counselors — Wi Te Kawepo Ormsby, 50, Health Hawke’s Bay health adviser; wife, Deborah Jean Lewis Ormsby. Sandy Bates, 40, Department of Corrections probation officer; wife, Chloe Elizabeth Fannin Bates.

LA PAZ BOLIVIA CONSTITUCIÓN STAKE: (Feb. 14, 2021) President — Ednar Misael Sanes Barrios, 34, YPFB maintenance supervisor; succeeding Aldo Velasquez Ortiz; wife, Fabiola Sanes Acebo Mollinedo. Counselors — Eloy Andres Ruiz Ramos, 56, National Electricity Company ENDE S y C group head; wife, Brigida Mayta Mayta de Ruiz. Oscar Rolando Kjari Quispe, 32, Gobierno Autonomo Departamental de La Paz systems manager; wife, Dayna Sonia de Kjari Huarita.

LA CHORRERA PANAMÁ STAKE: (March 7, 2021) President — Luis Eduardo Rojas Caballero, 48, MLJ Inversiones S.A. administrator; succeeding Geovanny A. Medina; wife, Alidia Natividad Escala Carreño de Rojas. Counselors — Vladimir Jhoel Cedeño Gonzalez, 37, Federal Express Corp. service agent; wife, Yaneth Isabel Merel Lopez. Manuel Alberto Rodriguez Jorge, 41, Genética de Panamá S.A. technical promoter of poultry and pork; wife, Linda Roxana Delgado Zuazo de Rodríguez.

LAS VEGAS NEVADA STAKE: (Feb. 28, 2021) President — Jeffrey Ward Davis, 59, retired; succeeding Shawn G. Gutierrez; wife, Joni Lynn Noorda Davis. Counselors — Daniel John Kereczman Jr., 53, self-employed business owner; wife, Lisa Chamberlain Kereczman. Nathaniel Sherman Box, 42, Encore Global national account manager; wife, Debra Sue Lewis Box.

LIMA PERÚ SAN GABRIEL STAKE: (Jan. 31, 2021) President — Juan Ismael Huaman Tello, 34, Abrasivos SA head of conversion processes; succeeding Erick J. Rojas; wife, Maria Teresa Jara Casazola de Huaman. Counselors — Jorge Luis Preciado Castillo, 37, San Gabriel Alto Community Mental Health Center administrative technician; wife, Sheila Giset de Preciado Tapia Rebolledo. Erickson Irwin Vargas Zabalaga, 30, Andina Natura y Distribución EIRL networker, and independent administrator; wife, Edith Maryory Bustamante Flores.

LOGAN UTAH YSA 1ST STAKE: (Feb. 28, 2021) President — Troy Vose Christensen, 57, Bridgerland Technical College vice president and Utah Custom Blinds LLC owner; succeeding Danny M. Brown; wife, Sharalin Van Wagenen Christensen. Counselors — Jon Gilbert McKenna, 59, Seminaries and Institutes institute instructor; wife, Sherrie Lynne Maughan McKenna. Dennis Jeffrey Nielsen, 54, Inovar director of engineering; wife, Cressent Rupp Nielsen.

MÉXICO CITY TLAHUAC STAKE: (March 7, 2021) President — Juan Manuel Ortega Cruz, 42, Mexico City Water System feasibility supervisor; succeeding Alberto Castro; wife, Sarai de Ortega Arcos Padilla. Counselors — Luis Eduardo Gonzalez Zelaya, 31, World Fuel Services financial operations coordinator; wife, Eva Veronica Adan Escorza. Juan Carlos Moreno Juarez, 43, Hir Expo Internacional WTC Mexico City Convention and Exhbition Center banquet manager; wife, Anali de Moreno Rosas Pulido.

MOUNT HOOD OREGON STAKE: (March 7, 2021) President — Tyson Willes Papenfuss, 36, US Bank business development officer; succeeding Crismon S. Lewis; wife, Brandi Kay Miller Papenfuss. Counselors — James Robert Anderson, 57, Dreamworks Dental dentist; wife, Anne Elizabeth Papworth Anderson. Stephen Derek May, 52, PBS Engineering and Environmental principal; wife, Dana Lynn Andresen May.

OEIRAS PORTUGAL STAKE: (Feb. 28, 2021) President — Manuel Gomes da Silva, 50, Viscura Internacional Lda CEO and MGHS Case Management Consulting general manager; succeeding José M. Ribeiro; wife, Helena Margarida DA Camara Pires Plantier Martins Silva. Counselors — Rui Jorge Dias Pedro Violante, 44, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints FM Group maintenance technician; wife, Maria Da Conceição de Sousa Lopes Violante. Danilson de Jesus Sanches Vieira de Carvalho, 28, managing partner; wife, Ana Marta Lavado Barbosa Carvalho.

OWERRI NIGERIA STAKE: (Jan. 31, 2021) President — Kelechi Obioha Ohabughiro, 39, oral genealogy operations manager; succeeding Kingsley I. Okwara; wife, Ndidi Blessing Elezua Ohabughiro. Counselors — Dominic Chidiadi Isiuwa, 49, Anambra-Imo River Basin class teacher; wife, Victoria Ifeoma Onwukwe Isiuwa. Augustine Onyedikachi Nnadi, 48, self-employed; wife, Chinyere Ulumma Ohaegbule Nnadi.

PIURA PERÚ CASTILLA STAKE: (March 14, 2021) President — Raul Enrique Leon Elias, 29, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints administrative assistant; succeeding Victor J. Gomez; wife, Ana Gabriela de Leon López Miranda. Counselors — Johny Fernando Sosa Risco, 51, Público Minedu teacher; wife, Flora de Sosa Saguma Aniceto. Alexander Percy Arevalo Moya, 43, independent businessman; wife, Marcela Julissa de Arevalo Cárdenas Alameda. 

PROVO UTAH MARRIED STUDENT 2ND STAKE: (March 7, 2021) President — Stephen Roger Davis, 64, YSA Gathering Europe Foundation CEO; succeeding Jared G. Weight; wife, Mary Margaret Coles Davis. Counselors — Mark Dennis Cusick, 57, Spyglass Capital president; wife, Stefanie Okey Cusick. Stephen Lewis Lundwall, 58, Lundwall Law PLLC partner; wife, Rebecca Allred Lundwall.

REXBURG IDAHO YSA 1ST STAKE: (Feb. 28, 2021) President — Quinton Dee Gneiting, 44, BWXT lead project manager; succeeding Dale O. Batt; wife, Mikala Lynn Jones Gneiting. Counselors — William Ruben Banta, 49, WB Enterprises business and leadership consultant; wife, Ilene Edwards Banta. James Cannon Allen, 45, Rockhouse Dentistry owner, dentist; wife, Kathleen Kelley Allen.

REXBURG IDAHO YSA 3RD STAKE: (March 14, 2021) President — Robert John Garrett, 46, BYU–Idaho vice president; succeeding Wade B. Gordon; wife, Kaylyn Larson Garrett. Counselors — Eric Branden Karl, 54, BYU–Idaho associate online vice president; wife, Marilyn Anderson Karl. Brian Kem Memmott, 51, BYU–Idaho faculty; wife, Lori Ann Le Mon Memmott.

REXBURG IDAHO YSA 8TH STAKE: (Feb. 28, 2021) President — Brad James Rowe, 50, BYU–Idaho professor of religious education; succeeding Kelly T. Burgener; wife, Camille Hulse Rowe. Counselors — Christopher John Cornelius, 54, Clair & Dee’s Point S Tire and Automotive Repair owner; wife, Rhonda Lyn Thueson Cornelius. Michael Kearl Bolingbroke, 60, BYU–Idaho religion professor; wife, Vickie Jo Savage Bolingbroke.

RÍO CUARTO ARGENTINA STAKE: (Feb. 14, 2021) President — J. Ariel Bogado, 42, HSBC Bank Argentina manager; succeeding Andres D. Moreno; wife, Elisabet Andersen Bogado. Counselors — Marcelo Alberto Gonzalez, 49, contractor and engineer; wife, Andrea Vivian Bianansi. Javier Eduardo Maugouber, 37, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints administrative assistant; wife, Stella Maris Cristina Gonzalez.

SALINA CRUZ MÉXICO STAKE: (Jan. 24, 2021) President — Francisco Alberto Diaz Carcini, 37, PEMEX Op. automation control instruments employee; succeeding Leonardo Vasquez; wife, Nereyda Marcial Rios. Counselors — Elvis Torres Diaz, 56, Jose Elias Maliachi Pavon purifier manager; wife, Ana Luisa de Torres Castillo Morales. Jose Alejandro Salinas Campos, 35, self-employed accountant and administrator, and Comercializadora Yoruba Sa de CV contractor; wife, Arianna de Salinas Salud Lopez.

SALT LAKE LIBERTY STAKE: (Feb. 28, 2021) President — Mahonri Madrigal, 45, self-employed ecommerce consultant; succeeding David J. McLean; wife, Jeannette Tovar Lizarraga Madrigal. Counselors — Robert Clyde Hartvigsen, 54, Salt Lake Community College HVAC technician and property management business owner; wife, Louise Marchant Hartvigsen. Steven Paul Arnold, 41, Salt Lake County GIS analyst; wife, Samantha Jane Allred Arnold.

SAN JOSE CALIFORNIA STAKE: (March 7, 2021) President — Brad Lee Garrett, 60, Raytheon manager and engineer; succeeding William T. Hoggan; wife, Paula Snow Garrett. Counselors — Steven Michael Russler, 39, California Truck Leasing general manager; wife, Kathleen Elizabeth Martinez Russler. Eric Jay Anderson, 46, Lockheed Martin Corp. project manager and engineer; wife, Deborah Bjarnason Anderson.

SEVILLE SPAIN STAKE: (March 7, 2021) President — Marcos Moreno García, 32, facilities administrative assistant; succeeding José Anta; wife, Blanca Rodríguez Cepeda. Counselors — Alberto Gómez Ordóñez, 45, Air Force military; wife, Eva María Reina Cordero. Jorge Rodríguez Bugatto, 37, J.C. Aircraft Maintenance stores and logistics supervisor; wife, Lorena López Guijarro.

TLAXCALA MÉXICO NORTH STAKE: (Feb. 28, 2021) President   —Jorge Veloz Sánchez, 49, business owner; succeeding Mario A. Reyes; wife, Carina de Veloz Aguilar Lozano. Counselors — Enrique Alejandro Ahumada Ramírez, 38, self-employed; wife, Adelaida Veneranda de Ahumada Gaytán Alvarado. Elliot Jaramillo Toral, 33, Palos Garza south terminal manager; wife, Sandy Yanet Lara Cardona.