A new stake has been created from the Assin Foso Ghana and Yamoransa Ghana stakes. The Assin Foso Ghana South Stake, which consists of the Abura Dunkwa, Asebu, Assin Akrofuom, Assin Anynabrem, Assin Darmang and Assin Edubiase branches and Abakrampa, Assin Achiasi, Assin Foso 1st, Assin Foso 2nd and Paramu wards, was created by Elder Marcus B. Nash, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Anthony M. Kaku, an Area Seventy.
ASSIN FOSO GHANA SOUTH STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2018) President — Ebenezer Quahsah, 45, assistant director of IT, Ghana Education Service; wife, Charity Arthur Quansah. Counselors — Bennett Aboagye Asamoah, 41, administrator, Cecilia and Sammy Memorial Clinic; wife, Mary Adjei-Banin. Matthew Donkoh, 46, coordinator, Ghana Education Service; wife, Vivian Mensima Donroh Akromah.
A new stake has been created from the Carrefour Haiti Stake and the Haiti Port-au-Prince Mission. The Les Palmes Haiti Stake, which consists of the Tenier branch and Jacmel, Leogâne 2nd, Meyer, Petit-Goâve 1st and Petit-Goâve 2nd wards, was created by Elder Jose L. Alonso, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Hubermann Bien-Aimé, an Area Seventy.
LES PALMES HAITI STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2018) President — Octa Hyacinthe, 53, school director; wife, Gladys Pierre. Counselors — Jean Pierre Antonius, 39, professor; wife, Solangi Nicaisse. Wilfrid Soliman, 47, tax agent; wife, Lucine Bruny.
A new stake has been created from the Middleton Idaho Stake. The Middleton Idaho East Stake, which consists of the Black Canyon YSA, Middleton 2nd, Middleton 4th, Middleton 5th, Middleton 7th, Middleton 8th and Middleton 11th wards, was created by Elder Steven R. Bangerter, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Kenneth J. Firmage, an Area Seventy.
MIDDLETON IDAHO EAST STAKE: (Sept. 16, 2018) President — Fredrick Alan Betzold, 48, district director, neurology specialist; wife, Amy Buehner Betzold. Counselors — Matthew Patten Grow, 46, partner, Grow Rasmussen LLP; wife, Caryn Michele Green Grow. Spencer W Kofoed, 44, president, Self-Tradition Capital Partners; wife, Erin Elizabeth Pace Kofoed.
A new stake has been created from the Naic Philippines District. The Naic Philippines Stake, which consists of the Carissa, Indang, Maragondon, Naic, Punta, Tanza, Ternate and Trece Martires branches, was created by Elder Evan A. Schmutz, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Ryan Virola Pagaduan, an Area Seventy.
NAIC PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Sept. 16, 2018) President — Margelino Gaveria Baloerama, 44, maintenance mechanic; wife, Maricel Hayag Soreta Baloerama. Counselors — Jose Jemmel Bustamante Bacolod, 51, municipal health officer; wife, Ma. Lorena Ninobla Aguino. George Aranas Padilla, 44, crew manager, BW Shipping Philippines Inc.; wife, Christie Almoite Galeste Padilla.
ASSIN FOSO GHANA STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2018) President — Seth Patrick Owusu, 53, planning and statistics officer; succeeding Abraham Kwaku Fokuo; wife, Beatrice Akesse Owusu. Counselors — Patrick Adu Gyapong, 53, proprietor; wife, Monica Egyir. Emmanuel Codjoe, 51, proprietor; wife, Ruth Codjoe.
CAICO BRAZIL STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2018) President — Alberto Rodrigues da Silva, 37, community health agent; succeeding Eduardo Terceiro de Azevedo; wife, Maria Sueneide Ferreira de Paiva Rodrigues. Counselors — Armando da Silva Filho, 39, merchandise manager; wife, Vaneza Araujo de Lima de Silva. Xulto Cezar Silva dos Santos, 27, account executive, CIA Sense; wife, Luana Oliveira Costa Silva.
CHANDLER ARIZONA STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2018) President — Jeremy Paul Grohman, 46, vice president and producer, USI Insurance; succeeding Matthew B. Lewis; wife, Victoria Jensen Riggs Grohman. Counselors — Matthew Archibald Campbell, 52, manager, GPW and Associates; wife, Kerri Alice Boas Campbell. Jesse Eldon Rowley, 43, project manager, Peterson Geotechnical Group; wife, Barrie Patricia Bolen Rowley.
EDINBURGH SCOTLAND STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2018) President — Stanley Llewellyn Wilford, 54, senior sales manager, IPG Photonics; succeeding Allan D. Freed; wife, Helen Marie Wilkinson Wilford. Counselors — Martin Colin Beaumont, 60, subject analysis cataloguer, BDS; wife, Jacqueline Enid Kelsey Beaumont. Daniel Garth Goodare, 44, general practitioner; wife, Ellie Grace McKeown Goodare.
HARRISBURG PENNSYLVANIA STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2018) President — Rhett R. Hintze, 48, chief operating office, Bravo Group; succeeding Steven H. Giles; wife, Melissa H. Hardy Hintze. Counselors — Jeffrey H. Coltrin, 52, chief financial officer, New Penn Motor Express; wife, Tamara Ann Perron Coltrin. Christian Anthony Johnson, 57, law school dean, Widener University; wife, Cori Lin Anderson Johnson.
LAS VEGAS NEVADA ELKHORN SPRINGS STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2018) President — Matthew Paul Kelly, 48, regional manager, Align Technology; succeeding Mark E. Waite; wife, Samantha Marie Hatch Kelly. Counselors — John Alex Piet, 46, lawyer; wife, Gina Jamison Piet. Bryon Dale Richardson, 46, executive director, Leadership Academy of Nevada; wife, Amy Jo Whittaker Richardson.
LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2018) President — Michael Wayne Steed, 60, radiologist; succeeding Cameron D. MacLennan; wife, Valerie Anne Leidlaw Steed. Counselors — Samuel Kent Earl, 45, owner, Sign Superstore, Lethbridge Real Estate; wife, Jenna Anne Kozub Earl. Kevin Andrew Goth, 44, dentist; wife, Kara Lanae Jubber Goth.
MONTERREY MEXICO MODERNA STAKE: (Sept. 16, 2018) President — Edgar Abraham Gámez Ávalos, 44, business manager, Internacional de Inversiones; succeeding Dante A. Martinez Coss; wife, Lila Mónica Rentería González. Counselors — Alejandro Arriaga Medina Valentín, 42, service manager, NEORIS; wife, Carla Edith Vázquez González. Miguel Valeriano Olea, 34, operations manager, Diestel; wife, Esli Janeth Morales Villanueva.
PAYSON UTAH WEST STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2018) President — Ben W Mangelson, 44, master lead, Deseret Meat; succeeding Edwin E. Ballard; wife, Camille Ann Killian Mangelson. Counselors — Justin Reed Jacklin, 46, senior program manager, Adobe; wife, Shelley Flinders Jacklin. Lynn Leroy Gerratt, 52, school administrator, Alpine School District; wife, Shalawn Frances Brown.
PORT OF SPAIN TRINIDAD STAKE: (Aug. 26, 2018) President — Michael Andrew Rupa, 52, facilities manager for the Church; succeeding Emrol I. Gould; wife, Abigail Marsha Nalini Ramdeen Rupa. Counselors — Ashton Sunil Garcia, 41, accountant; wife, Colleen Jonne Garcia. Joseph Charles Edmund Warner, 59, Alicia Hazel Cooper Warner.
ROY UTAH NORTH STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2018) President — Preston Cordale Lamb, 52, special agent in charge, U.S. Treasury Department; succeeding Alan E. Hall; wife, Stefane Farr Lamb. Counselors — Kevin Dale Merrill, 61, shipping associate, Mason Bee's; wife, Debra Elaine Quent Merrill. Michael Alan Tesch, 49, account representative, West Pharma; wife, Marci Manes Tesch.
SAO JOSE DOS PINHAIS BRAZIL STAKE: (Sept. 2, 2018) President — Enéas José Pereira Filho, 38, operations manager, Centro de Integração Empresa-Escola do Paraná; succeeding Luis Fernando Ogebowsky; wife, Liliana Sarti Luna Pereira. Counselors — Vando Augusto Diniz, 50, maintenance technician for the Church; wife, Carmen Sofia Mosko. Murilo Pinheiro Belletti, 33, coordinator; wife, Amanda do Nascimento Oliveira.
VALPARAISO CHILE STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2018) President — Miguel Alberto Honores Troncoso, 35, seminaries and institutes coordinator for the Church; succeeding Helgi Hukdhs Zerega; wife, Yannina Yoselin Loyola Silva. Counselors — Manuel Alvear Torres, 39, technician; wife, Andrea Paola Vega Opazo. David Alessandro Oyarce Olivares, 42, employee, army of Chile; wife, Gloria del Carmen Ibarra Villalón.
ZAMORA MEXICO STAKE: (Sept. 2, 2018) President — Christian Adrián Gudiño Alatorre, 33, middle and high school teacher; succeeding David Montoya Torres; wife, Elizabeth Peña Castillo. Counselors — José Joaquín Higareda Naranjo, 55, teacher; wife, María de la Luz Espitia Martínez. José Antonio Cázares Gonaález, 43, welder; wife, Guadalupe Romo Olivo.