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24 new stake presidents called in Utah, Mexico, Bolivia, Brazil and more areas worldwide

Notices of reorganized stakes around the world

APODACA MÉXICO STAKE: (Jan. 8, 2023) President — José Pedro Salinas Alvarez, 45, welfare and self-reliance manager; succeeding Ramon Garza Martinez; wife, Elizabeth de Salinas Vidal. Counselors — Alvin Mendoza Delgado, 34, unified communications team leader; wife, Valeria Mauren de Mendoza Cruz. Roberto Lozada Peraza, 35, Banregio compliance and comptroller manager; wife, Yamileth Salinas Vazquez.

ARUE TAHITI STAKE: (Nov. 13, 2022) President — Lindsay Teinaotea Wilhelm Mong Yen, 40, Church finance and records supervisor; succeeding Manea L. Tuahu; wife, Nathalie Vaiatua Ng Mong Yen. Counselors — Putu Ioane, 57, pharmacy assistant; wife, Hinaraurea Katia Salmon Ioane. Eric Joseph Manutahi Adams, 46, seminaries and institutes coordinator; wife, Jill Yolane Maeva Bennett Adams. 

BOUNTIFUL UTAH NORTH STAKE: (Jan. 15, 2023) President — Gregory Beesley Maxwell, 46, attorney and business owner; succeeding Russell D. Holt; wife, Sunny Lyn Smith Maxwell. Counselors — Tyler Scott Nielsen, 46, Merit Medical Systems senior director of shared services; wife, Kara Marie Simonsen Nielsen. Andrew William Wittwer, 52, Department of Veterans Affairs program coordinator; wife, Wendalee Martin Wittwer.

DURÁN ECUADOR SOUTH STAKE: (Jan. 15, 2023) President — Sandro Miguel Navarro Moreira, 48, contractor; succeeding José A. Jimenez Alava; wife, Giselda Teresa de Navarro Lozano. Counselors — Gustavo Simon Rivera Silva, 52; wife, Martha Cecilia de Rivera. Carlos Alberto Prado Garces, 54, aquaculture sales manager; wife, Sonnia Aracelly de Prado Palacios.

HUALIEN TAIWAN STAKE: (Dec. 11, 2022) President — Wen Sheng Ji, 47, university anatomy technician; succeeding Wen Fang Tsai; wife, Hsian Wen Su. Counselors — Kim W. Saunders, 52, university lecturer and English institute owner; wife, Cai Jie Saunders. Hao Chieh Chang, 40, company manager; wife, Ya Hui Wu.

JALAPA GUATEMALA STAKE: (Oct. 9, 2022) President — Manuel Estuardo Valdez Paz, 44, school director and teacher; succeeding Otto E. Visoni Ordoñez; wife, Celeste Angelica Juárez Martínez de Valdéz. Counselors — Walter Isai Calderon Cardona, 41, Bimbo of Central America sales supervisor; wife, Heydee Xiomara Calderon Romero. Carlos Ines Stzep Ajanel, 41; wife, Lucia del Carmen Alvarez Villeda de Stzep.

KAIKOHE NEW ZEALAND STAKE: (Dec. 4, 2022) President — Samuel Wake Scott Napia, 58, Ngāpuhi People’s Council CEO; succeeding Trevor A. Beatson; wife, Robyn Cherie Abel Napia. Counselors — Clement Rawiri Armstrong, 42, police detective sergeant; wife, Tracy Anne Tipene Armstrong. Ronald Tomoana Lambert, 53, health board community support worker and site coordinator; wife, Hinarera Hunt Lambert.

LA PAZ BOLIVIA MIRAFLORES STAKE: (Jan. 8, 2023) President — Carlos Andres Vasquez Zubieta, 42, VZ Bolivia Consultants CEO; succeeding Carlos Andres Vasquez Zubieta; wife, Wendy Nadya de Vasquez Luna. Counselors — Armando Miranda Valdez, 38, seminaries and institutes coordinator; wife, Kenia Carola de Miranda Cruz. Demetrio Callejas Mendoza, 49, production manager; wife, Cintya Lilet de Callejas Paco.

LAUTOKA FIJI STAKE: (Nov. 13, 2022) President — Adrian Aaron Nicholas Yee, 39, Fiji Airways flight operations systems and administration manager and aviation academy center manager; succeeding Solomone Bono Tuidomona Kaumaitotoya; wife, Barbara Jean McLean Yee. Counselors — Inoke Tuibenau Naceba, 64, government fisheries officer; wife, Torika Marseu Naceba. Vuniwai Anare Tavo, 34, Nature’s Way Cooperative admin and program coordinator; wife, Haniteterani Marseu Isimeli Tavo.

LIMA PERÚ LA MOLINA STAKE: (Jan. 15, 2023) President — Armando Alonso Rebaza Atanacio, 43, Church ICS manager; succeeding Jorge L. Malaga Calderon; wife, Jessica Ivone de Rebaza Cuba. Counselors — Jorge Manuel Crisanto Segovia, 42, company internal control assistant; wife, Mercedes Antonia de Crisanto Romero. Christian George Arteaga Rosas, 43, company branch works supervisor; wife, Lidia de Arteaga Aquise.

LONDRINA BRAZIL STAKE: (Jan. 15, 2023) President — Daniel Fermino da Silva, 43, Sanegeo Engenharia partner; succeeding Marcelo Leandro Primon; wife, Ana Queli da Silva. Counselors — Cristiano Ribeiro Ribas, 49, business analyst; wife, Rosa Karina Algarte Ribas. Denys Rieger Barbour, 50, home automation technician; wife, Cibele Baer Yamashita Barbour.

MANAGUA NICARAGUA LAS AMÉRICAS STAKE: (Oct. 30, 2022) President — Daniel Exequiel Orozco Roman, 50, store manager; succeeding Luis A. Peña; wife, Carla Vanessa Cubillo de Orozco. Counselors — Luis Alberto Carrasco Paiz, 43, funeral home general manager; wife, Yamil Elizabeth Chavarria Quintero. Alexander Antonio Orellana Duarte, 38; wife, Rebeca Esperanza Chavez de Orellana.

MÉRIDA MÉXICO STAKE: (Jan. 22, 2023) President — Luis Demetrio Yuit Blanco, 48, Alf Messaging and Services director of internal services; succeeding Marco A. Martin Lugo; wife, Angelina de Yuit Subiria. Counselors — Jesus Adelfo Solis Villanueva, 53, Mentors International mentor; wife, Ruth Noemi Gaona Castillo. David Marciano Azueta Tut, 54, Mentors International academic director; wife, Sonia Rebeca Aguayo Fuentes.

NAGOYA JAPAN STAKE: (Nov. 20, 2022) President — Gen Yaginuma, 48, post office manager; succeeding Hikaru Nakashima; wife, Ryouko Yaginuma. Counselors — Hayashi Kensuke, 43, manufacturing company quality assurance department manager; wife, Kazumi Hayashi. Yuichi Matsuoka, 35, teacher; wife, Aki Matsuoka.

NORTH LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS STAKE: (Jan. 29, 2023) President — Jared Charles McKinney, 43, attorney; succeeding Carlton V. Wing; wife, Ann Marie Olson McKinney. Counselors — William Robert Haygood, 63, physical therapist; wife, Marilyn Sue Yant Haygood. Jacob Thomas Stokes, 38, FBI special agent; wife, Sally Claybrook Stokes.

PALERMO ITALY STAKE: (Dec. 4, 2022) President — Francesco Alfio Salvatore Battezzato, 55, Rizzotti Trading store manager of interior design; succeeding Francesco M. Lanza; wife, Roberta Bacchetti Battezzato. Counselors — Salvatore Aloisio, 58, Italian Post director; wife, Giuseppa Spatola. Pietro Luca Nudo, 49, GIS International general manager; wife, Laura Gissara.

PONCE PUERTO RICO STAKE: (Oct. 23, 2022) President — Rafael Ortiz Rivera, 46, Big Dog Internet Puerto Rico president; succeeding Franki Ruiz; wife, Osiris Pierantoni Andujar Ortiz. Counselors — Esteban Alberto Ojeda Rodriguez, 38; wife, Ana Lee Graniela Lopez. Joel Rivera, 34, FEMA DRC manager; wife, Frances Marie Puig Rivera.

QUEEN CREEK ARIZONA SOUTH STAKE: (Jan. 29, 2023) President — Gaither Moyle Martin, 48, congressional district director; succeeding Scott McElhaney; wife, Rachelle Merrill Martin. Counselors — Brock Hansen, 46, Wish globalization solutions and program manager; wife, Shawna-May Kamalani Curtis Hansen. Kevin James Waite, 51, InEight director of technical operations; wife, Jenell McCleve Waite.

SANTA CRUZ BOLIVIA LA PAMPA STAKE: (Sept. 18, 2022) President — Ricardo Gabriel Olortegui Ruiz, 30, general manager; succeeding Carlos D. Gutierrez Chavez; wife, Fanny Marilin Assef Parraga. Counselors — Fernando Severino Bustillos Flores, 53, printing house administrator; wife, Ruth de Bustillos Quintela. Marcelo Enriquez Rivera, 39; wife, Silvia Katherine de Enriquez Justiniano.

SOUTH OGDEN UTAH STAKE: (Jan. 15, 2023) President — Patrick James McGarry, 44, financial adviser; succeeding Craig V. Nelson; wife, Sydnee Nicole Schneiter McGarry. Counselors — Brett Montgomery Stephens, 37, construction project manager; wife, Natalie Dixon Stephens. Dan Edward Gull, 49, IT security manager; wife, Amy Virginia Metzger Gull.

SUMARÉ BRAZIL STAKE: (Jan. 22, 2023) President — Wilson Gonçalves Santana, 57, health group managing partner; succeeding Davi Alexandre Libânio; wife, Ana Paula Teixeira Santana. Counselors — Fabio Luis Falcão Lucas, 47, FamilySearch area general manager; wife, Adriana Gutierrez Lucas. Robson Ferreira Silva, 45, psychologist and human resources manager; wife, Fabiana Alves Barbosa Silva.

SUNSET UTAH STAKE: (Jan. 22, 2023) President — Brian Edward Parker, 39, seminary instructor; succeeding Steven H. West; wife, Ashli Kim Sherman Parker. Counselors — Paul Kevin Griffith, 49, registered nurse; wife, Alana Grace Baker Griffith. Brady Lee Sanderson, 34, nurse and nursing educator; wife, Aubrey Dawn Mecham Sanderson.

TIZIMÍN MÉXICO STAKE: (Jan. 29, 2023) President — Lehi Galan Andrade, 39, doctor; succeeding Ivar J. Aguilar Guillermo; wife, Rocio Naal Bucio. Counselors — Mahonry Solis Gongora, 39, contractor and Sariah Cookies businessman; wife, Zurisadai Canto Zapata. Rodolfo Hau Peraza, 42, electronics and appliances repair workshop owner; wife, Mirna Felicia Gongora Castillo.

WEST JORDAN UTAH COBBLE CREEK STAKE: (Jan. 15, 2023) President — Richard Marsh Sutton, 43, Temple Department senior director of operations; succeeding Brett D. Godfrey; wife, Shelly Ann King Sutton. Counselors — Robert Bruce Hoch, 52, college instructor; wife, Melissa Cowan Hoch. Chad Thomas Peck, 48, MFSG senior director of product strategy; wife, Lynisa Nalder Peck.

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