New Stake Presidencies Announced during June 2015

  • 8 July 2015

New stakes announced during June 2015.

Stake Reorganizations

Arequipa Peru Manuel Prado Stake

(May 10, 2015) President—Jacob Noe Cruz Calla, 45, teacher; succeeding Juan Houdini Mendoza Contreras; wife, Yovanna Mariela Laura Condori. Counselors—Moises Ricardo Gonzolez Alcazar, 50, head of logistics; wife, Connie Erika Cijeva Borrios. Edgar Rodolfo Levin Momoni, 37; wife, Aydee Emilia Siegre Guzman.

Curitiba Brasil Luz Stake

(May 3, 2015) President—Pedro Lucas de Moraes, 40, advocate; succeeding Valdecir da Cruz; wife, Renilee Aparecida de Moraes. Counselors—Alexandre Sanhudo Avila, 51, security guard; wife, Clara Eunice Castanheira Avila. Daniel Vagner Santos, 35, communication analyst; wife, Luana Antunes Santos.

Kaysville Utah Deseret Mill Stake

(April 17, 2015) President—Scott Dee Saunders, 56, business owner; succeeding Darrell “Devon” Hansen; wife, Carolyn Angus Saunders. Counselors—Gerold Lynn Bovee, 48, athletics director; wife, Julie Ann Hamblin Bovee. Gregory Scott Nelson, 36, chief operating officer; wife, Katie Ann Baird Nelson.

Las Vegas Nevada East Stake

(May 3, 2015) President—Lee S. Timothy, 65, general manager; succeeding Kevin S. Richardson; wife, Wendy Finch Timothy. Counselors—Ryan Richard Bowen, 44, business owner; wife, Julie Lynn Johnson Bowen. Steven Kenji Tokita, 40, company president; wife, Tamara Marie Webb Tokita.

Oklahoma City South Stake

(May 3, 2015) President—Jeffrey Flynn Bellows, 62, engineer; succeeding Gordon J. Bean; wife, Marion Louise Dodge Bellows. Counselors—Randy Merrill Widdison, 38, sales director; wife, Joni Ann Rasmussen Widdison. Terry Ray Davis Jr., 42, sales manager; wife, Joy Lynn Cook Davis.

Porterville California Stake

(May 17, 2015) President—Kelley Dave Ivancovick, 60, farmer; succeeding Richard L. Christenson; wife, Joyce Hamilton Ivancovick. Counselors—Robert Edward Bell, 58, oral maxillofacial surgeon; wife, Sherrie Lynn Tanbet Bell. Vann Robert Christenson, 36, law firm partner; wife, Katherine Ann Barker Christenson.

St. Petersburg Florida Stake

(April 19, 2015) President—Todd Clark Bangerter, 57, strategic planner; succeeding Nathan R. Emery; wife, Julie Ann Clyde Bangerter. Counselors—Keith R. James, 57, team leader at American Express travel; wife, Sheila D. Terry James. John Joseph Bertalan, 67, professor; wife, Beverly Teresa Christian Bertalan.

Suva Fiji North Stake

(April 19, 2015) President—Vito Wasai Qaqa, 54, school counselor/teacher; succeeding Maika T. Seru; wife, Umalsi Sononanumi. Counselors—Anil Slitckchan Bhan, 66, technical officer; wife, Akanisi Roko Bhan. Sakiusa Mekemere Maiwiriwiri, 34, teacher; wife, Salote Cavuca Peletu Malani Maiwiriwiri.

Vancouver Washington East Stake

(April 19, 2015) President—Verne Loveland May, 61, dental technician; succeeding Gregory A. Shafer; wife, Lori Manship May. Counselors—Brandon Keith Norton, 46, seminary teacher/institute director; wife, Heather Jensen Norton. Lamar David Mckague, 45, programmer; wife, Claudine Erickson Mckague.

Walnut Creek California Stake

(April 26, 2015) President—Clifford Adrian March, 51, V.P. Cost Plus Inc.; succeeding John A. Hunt; wife, Michelle Denise Nausin March. Counselors—Jeffrey D. Hosking, 51, attorney; wife, Pamela Gail Banks Hosking. Brian Richard Judd, 43, managing director of bank; wife, Kristalyn Thurn Judd.

Rotterdam Netherlands Stake

(May 3, 2015) President—Marvin Michael Bykerk, 37, consultant; succeeding Jelmer De Jonge; wife, Deira Sian Patel Bykerk. Counselors—Stephen Cornelis Van Rangelrooy, 46, account manager; wife, Miriam Schram Van Rangelrooy. Arjan De Jong, 41, technical sales support; wife, Millenia Desiree Brockzittes De Jong.

Saltillo Mexico Republica Stake

(April 26, 2015) President—Raul Marines Gomez, 47, business owner; succeeding Heleman Montejo; wife; Gabriela Magdalena Valdes Castaneda. Counselors—Salvador Andres Blanco Suarez, 54, government worker; wife, Lydia Alejandra Benavides Mendoza. Jesus Venegas Munoz, 59, government worker; wife, Alicia Rodriguez Acevedo.

Sandy Utah Central Stake

(April 26, 2015) President—Larry David Monson, 48, physical therapist and teacher; succeeding Kent R. Hilton; wife, Jennifer Sue Beck Monson. Counselors—Shane Oliver Cook, 54, vice president of operations at McArthur Homes; wife, Linda Diane McArthur Cook. Daron H. Smith, 47, chief financial officer for Holmes Homes; wife, Melody Supapron Capps Smith.

Silver City New Mexico Stake

(April 26, 2015) President—Justin Clayton Porter, 40, dentist; succeeding Thomas L. Shelley; wife, Kristi Kay Richins Porter. Counselors—Grant James Welker, 41, controller; wife, Marla Jean Kartchner Welker. David Ray Wertz, 43, teacher; wife, Alice Seton McCarvel Wertz.

St. Louis Missouri Stake

(April 12, 2015) President—John Stuart Bunderson, 48, professor; succeeding Paul F. Hintze; wife, Maren Christine Mouritsen Bunderson. Counselors—Michael Paul Fuller, 49, physician; wife, Gina Bunnell Fuller. Tyler F. Cluff, 44, vice president of Mosby Building Arts; wife, Floris Anne Olsen Cluff.