Church Reorganizes Stakes

  • 1 November 2013

The Church has reorganized the following stakes throughout the world:

MONTERREY MEXICO ANDALUCIA STAKE (September 22, 2013): President—Esau Lara Montanez, 34, construction manager; succeeding Helaman Cruz Montoya; wife, Myriam Elizabeth Hilario De Los Santos. Counselors—Francisco Hernandez Rodriguez, 34, revenue manager; wife, Onselda de Hernandez Arrayo. Paul Sarmiento Castillo, 42, project coordinator at Automated Data Systems; wife, Maria Antonieta de Sarmiento Gaytan.

MONTERREY MEXICO MODERNA STAKE (September 7, 2013): President—Dante Alejandro Martinez Coss, 41, sales manager for RAMCO; succeeding Virgilio Carlos Montemayor De Hoyos; wife, Erika Arles Leal De Koster. Counselors—Isaias Trevino Jauregui, 49, sales executive at Soluciones de Distribucion Intregral; wife, Patricia Sandoval Lopez. Felipe de Jesus Morales Ramos, 47, business owner; wife, Elda Nelly Cardenas Ramirez.

PUERTO PLATA DOMINICAN REPUBLIC STAKE (August 18, 2013): President—Eddy W. Morrobel, 33, sales agent for Zasedy Trading; succeeding Edward N. Reynoso; wife, Nery Fiordaliza Suero de Morrobel. Counselors—Jose del Carmen Vasquez Ortiz, 40, export supervisor at Zona Franca; wife, Denny Cornelia Alvarez de Vasquez. Carlos Emmanuel Gardner Hurtado, 32, vendor; wife, Elizabeth Chevalier Rodriguez.

ROCK SPRINGS WYOMING STAKE (September 15, 2013): President—Christopher Mark Winward, 45, school counselor/psychologist; succeeding Kevin N. Heyborne; wife, Carlene Call Winward. Counselors—Robert D. Andrus, 37, seminary teacher; wife, Rebecca Suzanne Dibble Andrus. Ben Kae Hansen, 52, chief financial officer at RSNB Bank; wife, Kristine Mortensen Hansen.

SALT LAKE HOLLADAY SOUTH STAKE (June 16, 2013): President—Scott H. Wilmarth, 53, real estate salesman at CBRE; succeeding Michael Hal Bourne; wife, Jill Sansom Wilmarth. Counselors—Jeffrey Lane Gochnour, 54, president of development at Cottonwood Partners; wife, Jeniveve Brinton Gochnour. Peter Henning Hoj, 53, president of sales at Hoj Engineering; wife, Shauna Kay Peterson Hoj.

SALT LAKE HUNTER WEST STAKE (September 13, 2013): President—Kevin Ward Gifford, 49, regional vice president at The Standard; succeeding Robert E. McDaniel; wife, Elizabeth Sanders Gifford. Counselors—Derek Eldon Olschewski, 40, owner of Magix Autoworx; wife, Lisa Anne Bird Olschewski. Benjamin David Stevens, 34, owner of Stevens Freight Enterprise; wife, Amanda Lee Larsen Stevens.

SALT LAKE RIVERSIDE STAKE (September 22, 2013): President—Bryant James Keller, 34, intellectual property associate attorney at Kirton McConkie; succeeding Rocky A. Catenzaro; wife, Sara Elizabeth Fenn Keller. Counselors—Miguel David Sanchez, 43, warehouse supervisor at Majors Sales LLC; wife, Catherine E. Fermin Sanchez. Steven L. Asay, 60, adviser at School Improvement Network; wife, Jeanne Olsen Asay.

SAN CRISTOBEL VENEZUELA PIRINEOS STAKE (May 26, 2013): President—Benedicto Correa Martinez, 51, president of Ferretodo los Andes; succeeding Guillermo Ignacio Guardia Arguello; wife, Maria Jesus Guerrero Maldonado. Counselors—Orlando Jose Gracia Ochoa, 35, merchant; wife, Evangelina Blanco Rondon. Josue Uribe Velasquez, 44, president of Cumora Gies; wife, Blanca Zulay Pinto Duarte.

SAO PAULO BRAZIL EMBU STAKE (September 15, 2013): President—Manoel Messias Silva, 46, dental technician; succeeding Manoel Pedro Silveira Valim; wife, Antonia Creuz Lima da Costa Silva. Counselors—Jackson Frutuoso, 41, business owner; wife, Aariana Guimaraes Caires. Cesar Somogyi, 54, vendor; wife, Nevsa Fatima Pereira Viera.

SYDNEY AUSTRALIA BAULKHAM HILLS STAKE (September 1, 2013): President—Phillip E. Hobby, 63, chief executive officer of Le Reve; succeeding Rohn E. Rigby; wife, Jennifer Anne Christie Hobby. Counselors—Andrew Warren Meyer, 51, senior executive at IBM Asia Pacific; wife, Sherilee Ann Davison Meyer. Philip Thomas Taylor, 53, judge; wife, Lee Marie Jones Taylor.

TAPACHULA MEXICO STAKE (September 8, 2013): President—Jose Juan Figueroa Espinosa, 34, supervisor at INIFAD; succeeding Sergio Alberto Munoz Chang; wife, Yenny Liseth Champo Aguilar. Counselors—Ricardo Mendez Anzo, 35, high school teacher/administrator; wife, Raquel Gonzalez Salas. Tehin Coutino Flores, 56, elementary school teacher; wife, Eloisa Chavez Espinoza.

TARAWA KIRIBATI WEST STAKE (August 11, 2013): President—Ioram Uakitera, 35, teacher at Moroni High School; succeeding Baabo M. Maamau; wife, Dtomie Kaiea Uakitera. Counselors—Tiare Winuea Tarua, 30, teacher; wife, Morun Tioti Winuea. Tebakaro Tione, 29, teacher/carpenter; wife, Tiriam Tokaiti Tione.

TUBARAO BRAZIL STAKE (September 15, 2013): President—Ronaldo de Moura Viana, 46, manager at BV Financeira; succeeding Jose Deolindo da Silva; wife, Evani Ribeira Gaspar. Counselors—Paulo Roberto De Aguiar Silverio, 43, micro entrepreneur; wife, Catia S. Dos Santos Silverio. Gibrair Padilha Dos Santos, 28, business manager; wife, Gabriela Correa Grazziano.

TUXTLA GUTIERREZ MEXICO STAKE (September 1, 2013): President—Adrian Mendez Borrero, 49, director of the National Commission of Protected Natural Areas; succeeding Juan Rigoberto Olea Enciso; wife, Holly Matus Toledo. Counselors—Hector Jorge Kanter Castellanos, 60, realtor; wife, Zitlali Aguilar Borraz. Victor Sanchez Lopez, 51, business owner; wife, Antonia Sanchez Cirico.

URUAPAN MEXICO STAKE (August 18, 2013): President—Juan M. G. Ortiz Valdez, 53, operations manager; succeeding Juan Carlos Tulais Juarez; wife, Beatriz Maribel Ramirez Hernandez. Counselors—Jacob Andres Rodriguez Martinez, 33, medical representative; wife, Ivett Garcia Ruiz. Pascual Lara Reyes, 47, professor; wife, Xochitl Paredes Pacheco.

VALLE DE SULA HONDURAS STAKE (August 18, 2013): President—Yasser Lesther Umanzor Munoz, 36, administrative assistant for the Church; succeeding Leonel Edgardo Lara Pinto; wife, Norma Yadira Oliva Carcamo. Counselors—Maynor Alberto Reyes Palma, 31, business owner; wife, Ana Julia Portillo Oseguera. Lawrence Anibal Cerrato Carias, 47, contractor; wife, Lesly Xiomara Remirez.

WASHINGTON TERRACE UTAH EAST STAKE (September 22, 2013): President—Richard Louis Wade, 54, director of campus services at Weber State University; succeeding Brent E. Lund; wife, Robin Louise Gale Wade. Counselors—Rock E. Finlinson, 50, project director with the United States Air Force; wife, Vickie Lynn Gibson Finlinson. Dale Jay Cable, 55, chief financial officer at B&B Acquisition; wife, Lisa Mae Homer Cable.