Read about 3 new, 16 reorganized stakes around the world — from Nevada to Nigeria

Notices of new and reorganized stakes around the world

New stakes

A new stake has been created from the Herriman Utah Butterfield Canyon and Herriman Utah Pioneer stakes. The Herriman Utah Mirabella Stake, which consists of the Mirabella 1st, Mirabella 2nd, Mirabella 3rd, Mirabella 4th, Mirabella 5th, Mirabella 6th and Mirabella 7th wards, was created by Elder John C. Pingree, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Jason C. Jensen, an Area Seventy.

HERRIMAN UTAH MIRABELLA STAKE: (Jan. 14, 2024) President — Douglas Keith Hart, 55, Church Correlation Evaluation manager; wife, Cherilyn Christensen Hart. Counselors — Scott Allen Knecht, 51, Chartway Credit Union consumer loan underwriting manager; wife, Heather Davenport Knecht. Todd Lawrence McNeill, 56, Eclipse Composites Engineering chief technology officer; wife, Michelle Adams McNeill.

A new stake has been created from the Hyrum Utah, Hyrum Utah North and Hyrum Utah West stakes. The Hyrum Utah Central Stake, which consists of the Blacksmith Fork Branch (Care Center) and the Hyrum 6th, Hyrum 7th, Hyrum 8th, Hyrum 9th, Hyrum 11th, Hyrum 15th and Valle Hermoso (Spanish) wards, was created by Elder David P. Homer, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Daren R. Barney, an Area Seventy.

HYRUM UTAH CENTRAL STAKE: (Jan. 21, 2024) President — Allen De Loy Crofts, 50, Mountainland RV owner; wife, Laura Lee Miller Crofts. Counselors — Kip Lewis King, 52, State of Utah lieutenant; wife, Susan Bawden King. Matthew Christopher Huss, 50, MCH Enterprises owner; wife, Celeste Crookston Huss.

A new stake has been created from the Ondo Nigeria District. The Ondo Nigeria Stake, which consists of the Adeyemi College Road 1st, Adeyemi College Road 2nd, Ondo 1st, Ondo 2nd, Yaba 1st and Yaba wards, was created by Elder Jörg Klebingat, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Anthony M. Kaku, an Area Seventy.

ONDO NIGERIA STAKE: (Nov. 26, 2023) President — Richard Lasisi Olagunju, 49, Federal College of Education Special Oyo lecturer; wife, Abimbola Elizabeth Akinrodoye Olagunju. Counselors — Esoleonu Uche Okoh, 46, self-employed director; wife, Titilayo Sandra Okoh. Toluwalope Israel Akinbodunse, 32, federal government administrator; wife, Abigail Ibukun Oyewole Akinbodunse.

Reorganized stakes

ANDERSON CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Jan. 28, 2024) President — Timothy James Beeman, 47, physical therapist; succeeding Jordan Willis Wright; wife, Natalie Griffeth Beeman. Counselors — Tony Lane Christofferson, 57, Sustainable Resource Management safety manager; wife, Kimberley Anne Hardy Christofferson. Aaron Edward Sulzer, 47, Sierra Pacific Industries vice president of sales; wife, Heather Porter Sulzer.

BENNION UTAH WEST STAKE: (Jan. 21, 2024) President — Nathan David Faurschou, 48, Church functional analyst; succeeding Lynn Ray Morton; wife, Dana Lanae Porter Faurschou. Counselors — Christopher Scott Petrick, 56, Church region employment manager; wife, Leslee Heaton Petrick. Michael Bramwell Harker, 49, Diamond Event & Tent controller; wife, Meredith Ann Miller Harker.

CHOLUTECA HONDURAS STAKE: (Nov. 5, 2023) President — Erick Antonio Maradiaga Espinal, 38, La Guadalupe Savings and Credit Cooperative credit officer; succeeding Nelson Giovany Mendoza Cruz; wife, Lizsandra Monserrat Moncada Reyes. Counselors — Yersson Emilio Lainez Moncada, 29, CostaGreen Corp. general manager; wife, Helen Sarai Romero Huete. Wilfredo Flores Vasquez, 58, self-employed; wife, Iris Sagrario Aguilar de Flores.

EVANSTON WYOMING STAKE: (Jan. 28, 2024) President — David Elmo Smith, 65, PacifiCorp plant chemist; succeeding Craig La Mar Lester; wife, Jody Lee Harker Smith. Counselors — Jaraun Thomas Dennis, 48, Uinta County School District technology and facilities director; wife, Edie Skidmore Dennis. Lance Dee Norris, 42, Dare 2B Safe LLC chief consultant; wife, Charlene Weston Norris.

FREMONT CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Feb. 4, 2024) President — Joseph Benjamin Hancock, 46, Truebeck Construction senior MEP preconstruction executive; succeeding Lance Riley Taylor; wife, Laura Ann Prisbrey Hancock. Counselors — Richard Earl Champion, 69, RE Champion Construction Inc. president; wife, Elizabeth Ann Henderson Champion. Eddie Asuncion Chavez, 46, Frank Rimerman + Co. LLC manager; wife, Shanaun Darbi Hughes Chavez.

HARLINGEN TEXAS STAKE: (Jan. 14, 2024) President — Lehi Sanchez, 48, Harlingen CISD head band director; succeeding Arnold Duran Elkins; wife, Deborah Laura Gomez Sanchez. Counselors — Thomas Welch Goodman II, 66, Robert M Goodman Associates Inc. president; wife, Melinda Garza Goodman. Fernando E. Villarreal, 59, Point Isabel Independent School District facilities and operations director; wife, Diana Laura Guzman Villarreal.

HERRIMAN UTAH PIONEER STAKE: (Jan. 14, 2024) President — Wilson Rockford Dansie, 48, Rockford Enterprises CEO; succeeding Paul Allen Jones; wife, Alicia Peterson Dansie. Counselors — Jared Nelson Snow, 47, Domo Inc. sales executive; wife, Angela Gregson Snow. Bradley Stewart Murray, 48, L3Harris senior software engineering manager; wife, Susanna Marie Barton Murray.

MESQUITE NEVADA EAST STAKE: (Jan. 14, 2024) President — Ryan William Toone, 47, justice of the peace and municipal court judge; succeeding David Jay Anderson; wife, Kena Sue Roberts Toone. Counselors — Travis Lond Wakefield, 52, Mesa View Physical Therapy, Home Health and Hospice owner; wife, Richelle Martinez Wakefield. Darrell Lyn Garlick, 51, self-employed landscape contractor and nurseryman; wife, Colleen Marshall Garlick.

MILAGRO ECUADOR STAKE: (Jan. 28, 2024) President — Alberto Alfonso Ayala Arévalo, 41, Municipal GAD of Milagro technical support analyst; succeeding José Eduardo Pezo Castro; wife, Maria Claudia Granados Intriago. Counselors — Jorge Franklin Freire Brito, 57, Air Force public servant; wife, Teresa Eufemia Cadmen de Freire. Oscar Oswaldo Cedeño Coll, 54, manager; wife, Tomasa Isabel Sanchez Chiriguaya.

REXBURG IDAHO YSA 7TH STAKE: (Feb. 4, 2024) President — Matthew Aaron Taylor, 51, BYU–Idaho instructor; succeeding Corey Roger Child; wife, Rebecca Lynne Niederer Taylor. Counselors — Bryan William Pope, 47, BYU–Idaho online learning managing director; wife, JaNan Merrill Pope. Troyce Brandon Miskin, 46, Madison Fire Department deputy fire chief; wife, Wendy Susan Ravenscroft Miskin.

SPRINGVILLE UTAH SPRING CREEK SOUTH STAKE: (Jan. 7, 2024) President — Donald Blair Olsen, 49, Cricut Inc. general counsel; succeeding Eric Samuel Graves; wife, Rachel Anne Raymer Olsen. Counselors — Mark William Packard, 59, Central Bank president and CEO; wife, Wendy Ann Lee Packard. Cord McKay Udall, 52, Maersk sales director; wife, Heidi Marie Canning Udall.

TIJUANA MÉXICO FLORIDO STAKE: (Jan. 28, 2024) President — Daniel Alberto Sanchez Fernandez, 45, Magnaflow administrative manager; succeeding Edgar Daniel Valdez Muñiz; wife, Mariana Isabel Tapia Rasgado. Counselors — Jhonatan Andrey Alcazar Vargas, 31, Imágenes Médicas service engineer; wife, Isis Yomara Cuevas Lopez. Joshua Yoel Ramirez Lopez, 27, Team International Inc. marketing coordinator; wife, Briseida Samara Cuevas Lopez.

WEST POINT UTAH STAKE: (Jan. 28, 2024) President — Todd Stephen Laker, 45, Holcim (US) Inc. mountain sales group general manager; succeeding Mark Bennett Reid; wife, Ashly Michelle Wright Laker. Counselors — Erik Richard Craythorne, 50, Craythorne Inc. president; wife, Jil Maree Thurgood Craythorne. Justin Wayne Price, 46, MSCI Construction superintendent; wife, Tori Ann Chatterton Price.

WHITTIER CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Jan. 14, 2024) President — David Anderson Cluff, 55, Beckman Coulter senior analyst of business application; succeeding Craig Stewart Bingham; wife, Eileen Janee Hales Cluff. Counselors — Kenneth Paul Collins, 57, Fullerton College professor; wife, Wendy Decker Collins. Forest Joseph Ferkin, 50, Whittier Union HSD high school teacher; wife, Paige Rochelle Seely Ferkin.

WOODBRIDGE VIRGINIA STAKE: (Jan. 28, 2024) President — Christopher Thomas Blair, 51, clinical psychologist; succeeding David Oyaro Icholia Oryang; wife, Kimberley Suzanne Stambaugh Blair. Counselors — Richard Wharton Buongiovanni, 49, Ion technology director; wife, Amy Jo Wright Buongiovanni. Thomas Frederick Howells III, 46, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis industry economic division chief; wife, Amanda Kay O’Neill Howells.

YOUNGSTOWN OHIO STAKE: (Jan. 28, 2024) President — Thomas Palmer Aardema, 45, Seminaries and Institutes of Religion region director; succeeding Sidney Allen Connor; wife, Emilee Jane Heiner Aardema. Counselors — Eric Scott Clark, 48, Inventory Shield and Cleanup Services Inc. owner and president; wife, Stacey Windsor Clark. Kenneth John Earl, 61, self-employed sales consultant; wife, Denise Rae Thayer Earl.

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