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Learn about these 9 recently called stake presidencies — from Auckland, New Zealand to Alexandria, Louisiana

Leadership of nine stakes have changed in Cote D’Ivoire, New Zealand and the United States

A white chapel surrounded by trees in Mesa, Arizona.

A meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mesa, Arizona.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


Learn about these 9 recently called stake presidencies — from Auckland, New Zealand to Alexandria, Louisiana

Leadership of nine stakes have changed in Cote D’Ivoire, New Zealand and the United States

A white chapel surrounded by trees in Mesa, Arizona.

A meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mesa, Arizona.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The following new stake presidents have been called.

ABIDJAN COTE D’IVOIRE YOPUGON ATTIE STAKE:  (July 10, 2022) President — Gildas Igor Madou Lokpo, 40, African Development Bank — Cote d’Ivoire team assistant; suceeding Anderson Mongneni; wife, Debora Théa Lokpo. Counselors — N’guessan Fabrice Roland Aka, 40, CEO of Akademy and Services; wife, Meliane Ginette Elodie Agnero Aka. Priva Venance Koffi, 41, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints welfare and self-reliance manager; wife, Epiphanie Dinard Boutchoue Koffi.

ALEXANDRIA LOUISIANA STAKE: (Aug. 21, 2022) President — Paul Dee Horlacher, 58, Client Solutions Architects site manager; succeeding Matthew D. DeFord; wife, Darlene Conger Horlacher. Counselors — Jared Scott Vincent, 44, JNJ Contract Services LLC owner; wife, Jamie Lynn Pottorff Vincent. Andrew Scott Newman, 36, Sabine Parish School Board high school Spanish teacher; wife, Lynsi Lynette Leone Newman.

AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND HARBOUR STAKE: (Aug. 21, 2022) President — Stephen Thomas Dil, 48, Propel Funeral Partners managing director; suceeding Douglas J. Martin; wife, Heidi Dunlop Dil. Counselors — David Anthony Skea, 44, Torbay Butchery, owner and operator; wife, Amie Lynn Gustafson Skea. Elnathan Allen Chung-On Dunn, 40, Celo Health, senior software Engineer and cloud lead; wife, Te Ruhi Rau Maia Witehira Dunn.

LAYTON UTAH LEGACY STAKE: (Aug. 14, 2022) President — Spencer James Brown, 47, Seminaries and Institutes of Religion religious educator and seminary teacher; succeeding Robert D. Obray; wife, Wendy Marie Holt Brown. Counselors — Seth Allan Parkinson, 49, JB&B Capital LLC western region account executive; wife, Julie Ann Pothier Parkinson. Troy J Fullmer, 51, retired; wife, Lisa Marie Funk Fullmer.

OGDEN UTAH PLEASANT VALLEY STAKE: (Aug. 14, 2022) President — Richard David Hendrickson, 55, Lifetime Products CEO; succeeding Mark C. Furniss; wife, Julie Anne Nilson Hendrickson. Counselors — Robert Tyler Monson, 45, Northrop Grumman senior network engineer; wife, Aimee Lyn Keyes Monson. Richard Miles Brooks, 44, Big-D Construction director of preconstruction; wife, Mickenzie Suzanne Moore Brooks.

POCATELLO IDAHO WEST STAKE: (Aug. 14, 2022) President — Marc Lane Johnson, 46, Marc Johnson Insurance Agency owner; succeeding Rojelio A. Campos; wife, Marie Torgesen Johnson. Counselors — Michael Scott Capell, 37, Portneuf Medical Center security systems technician; wife, Randi Ann Rowe Capell. Benjamin Reid Egbert, 46, Circle Z Ag and Irrigation general manager; wife, Jennifer Joann Alberts Egbert.

PRESCOTT ARIZONA STAKE: (Aug. 14, 2022) President — Brian David Kimball, 56, Prescott Radiologists partner; succeeding J. Brett Mangum; wife, Kathryn Nelson Kimball. Counselors — Matthew Fendon Campbell, 58, Bobby L Raber DMD Pediatric Dentistry CEO; wife, Karen Broberg Campbell. David Hendrickson Siddoway, 46, Universal Flight Concepts direction of operations; wife, Michelle Lynn Grosjean Siddoway.

SOUTH JORDAN UTAH EASTLAKE STAKE: (Aug. 14, 2022) President — David Charles Castleberry, 45, Manning Curtis Bradshaw & Bednar partner; succeeding Steven E. Starks; wife, Natalie Rush Castleberry. Counselors — Jerry Gregory Rechtenback, 47, Jazz Pharmaceuticals director of reimbursement; wife, Marci Batty Rechtenback. Patrick DeLon Youngblood, 53, Delon Design managing director and Arbor House books partner; wife, Jennifer Leigh Parcus Youngblood.

WASHINGTON TERRACE UTAH WEST STAKE: (Aug. 21, 2022) President — Darin Lowell Thompson, 55, Applegate Home Health physical therapist; suceeding Tyler S. Anderson; wife Tina Jane Jones Thompson. Counselors — Jeffrey Richard Jackson, 50, Weber School District assistant principal; wife, Camille Thorson Jackson. Benjamin Hazard Shapiro, 44, Qvera director of software engineering; wife, Heidi Leona Mills Shapiro.

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