New Stake Presidents Assigned

  • 8 October 2014

STAKE REORGANIZATIONS

BARILOCHE ARGENTINA STAKE (May 4, 2014): President—Alejandro E. Olaiz, 49, teacher; succeeding Roberto O. Alvarez; wife, Silvia Gabriela Tonin. Counselors—Jose Luis Ramirez, military serviceman; wife, Maria Jose Caccamo Ramirez. Arturo Harrison, 49, camera operator; wife, Silvia Liliana Wagner.

BOUNTIFUL UTAH VAL VERDA STAKE (September 14, 2014): President—Jeffrey Kay Anderson, 53, ICS portfolio director for the Church; succeeding James L. Terry; wife, Saundra Jean Hansen Anderson. Counselors—David Lance Prows, 51, chef; wife, Cynthia Woodland Prows. Craig Bennion Smith, 48, owner of MetroGraphics; wife, Kristin Smedley Smith.

CEDAR CITY UTAH STAKE (August 17, 2014): President—Eric Howard Grimm, 55, crime scene investigator at Cedar City Police Department; succeeding Dale S. Orton; wife, Susan Beth Goodale Grimm. Counselors—John Edwin Goodwin, 54, banker/compliance officer; wife, Michelle B. Goodwin. Drew Polson, 36, physician; wife, Autumn Polson.

DAVAO PHILIPPINES BUHANGIN STAKE (September 6, 2014): President—Cleo Roel G. Canoy, 51, entrepreneur; succeeding Wilfredo M. Faustorilla; wife, Nerissa Mergal N. Canoy. Counselors—Ralph P. Dela Cruz, 41, military officer; wife, Gracia Ohantioco Garcia Dela Cruz. Hilario Ibis Ramos Jr., 37, self-employed; wife, Rose Marie Boyboy Maceda Ramos.

HURRICANE UTAH STAKE (September 6, 2014): President—David Hyrum Broadbent, 60, senior executive vice president at Leavitt Group Enterprises; succeeding John W. Bramall; wife, Janet Lee Holm Broadbent. Counselors—David Byron Stirland, 51, pharmacist; wife, Beatrice Lorrene Hare Stirland. Jeremy Dean Hatch, 38, dentist; wife, Brittany Gay Taylor Hatch.

KEARNS UTAH CENTRAL STAKE (September 7, 2014): President—Kevin J Sorensen, 48, general manager at Williamsen Godwin Truck Body Co.; succeeding Kenneth L. Parker; wife, Jill Lynne Seager Sorensen. Counselors—LaVar Frederick Riess, 55, IT director at Advanced Composites, Inc.; wife, Margaret Lisa Chase Riess. Shane Maylin Pitcher, 34, director of social services at the Mariah Center; wife, Ashley Marie Larson Pitcher.

MONTERREY MEXICO LOS ANGELES STAKE (September 7, 2014): President—Omar Arizpe Martinez, 38, medical representative at Astra-Zeneca; succeeding Adolfo Ibarra Lucio; wife, Lilian Ivett Rodriguez Guevara. Counselors—Jose Alberto Bernal Rodriguez, 37, supervisor; wife, Osiris Robles Piñones. Juan Jose Isabel Perales Morales, 35, manager; wife, Palmira Jennifer Torres Hernandez.

NORTH LOGAN UTAH GREEN CANYON STAKE (September 7, 2014): President—Tracy Laren Walker, 48, physical therapist; succeeding Lynne A. Pettit; wife, Rebecca Heaton Walker. Counselors—Grant Edmond Cardon, 53, associate professor at Utah State University; wife, Kay Lyn Hanks Cardon. Greg Ellett Bagley, 51, software engineer at Space Dynamics Lab; wife, Marja Kei Mecham Bagley.

PASCO WASHINGTON NORTH STAKE (September 7, 2014): President—Jeffrey Todd Larson, 39, policy analyst; succeeding D. Ross Montierth; wife, Amelia Wilson Larson. Counselors—Richard Thane Davidson, 57, self-employed dairy farmer; wife, Rhinda Mary Homer Davidson. John William Wallwork, 42, principal with Pasco School District; wife, Cajsa K. Bandmann Wallwork.

PITTSBURGH PENNSYLVANIA STAKE (September 7, 2014): President—Erich B. Peterson, 50, director of learning and development at Gabriel Brothers, Inc.; succeeding Brennon C. Murray; wife, Molly Malone Peterson. Counselors—Ronald Edmundo Paul, 48, regional vice president of Partners in Leadership; wife, Miryam Elizabeth Troya Paul. George Philip Cavalier, 52, emergency medical services helicopter pilot; wife, Carolee Petersen Cavalier.

REXBURG IDAHO YSA 9TH STAKE (September 14, 2014): President—Brian Carmack, 58, vice president at Melaleuca; succeeding L. Kris Munk; wife, Leslie Kay Porter Carmack. Counselors—Scott Patrick Gardner, 49, professor at Brigham Young University–Idaho; wife, Brenda Kae Cluff Gardner. Kevin Dean Killpack, 53, partner at Poston Denney & Killpack, PLLC; wife, Nancy Patricia Olsen Killpack.

SAN FELIPE GUATEMALA STAKE (August 31, 2014): President—Jose Luis Hernandez Asencio, 32, self-employed; succeeding Oscar R. Rodriguez Albores; wife, Rosa Mariela de Hernandez Rodas Morales. Counselors—Rony Estuardo Estrada Alvarado, 29, social administrator; wife, Maria Eugenia Monterrosa Trinidad. Melvin Dorian Rodas Lopez, 33, manager at Cause for Hope; wife, Wendy Rocio Castellanos Bermudez.

SOUTH JORDAN UTAH RIVER RIDGE STAKE (September 14, 2014): President—Kurt Lee Soffe, 53, funeral director; succeeding Clayton C. Snow; wife, Lynette Celeste Bullough Soffe. Counselors—Jay Russton Bradshaw, 53, partner at Anderson Bradshaw, PLLC; wife, Karen Fern Berling Bradshaw. Shawn Robert Healy, 49, landscape contractor; wife, Sheryl Monson Healy.

SUNSET UTAH STAKE (September 7, 2014): President—Steven H. West, 47, sales manager at Scotts Miracle Gro; succeeding Kent P. Smith; wife, Tuesday J. Howell West. Counselors—Wayne Dee Gittins, 44, tech trainer at Comcast; wife, Kathy Dawn Hamilton Gittins. Brian Edward Parker, 31, seminary instructor; wife, Ashli Sherman Parker.

TEMPE ARIZONA WEST STAKE (September 7, 2014): President—Scott W. Rodgers, 50, president of Osborn Maledon, PA; succeeding Christopher H. Glason; wife, Sharon Maw Rodgers. Counselors—Tracy Brett Neilsen, 57, IT director at Intel; wife, Sallee Winn Nielsen. Richard Lynn Cobb, 56, attorney at Lake & Cobb; wife, Jenna McIntire Cobb.

TIFTON GEORGIA STAKE (August 17, 2014): President—Michael Blaine Pearce, 56, chiropractor; succeeding J. Timothy Fussell; wife, Laura Jane Solomon Pearce. Counselors—Albert Earl Burns, 62, printer; wife, Ellen Anne Mathis Burns. Andrew Wayne Solomon, 36, optometrist; wife, Laura Elizabeth Shehane Solomon.

TIJUANA MEXICO OTAY STAKE (August 31, 2014): President—Noe Vargas Mendoza, 36, medical representative; succeeding Alejandro Guzman E.; wife, Violeta Reyes R. de Vargas. Counselors—Luis Enrique Lopez Medina, 49, branch manager; wife, Claudia Zuniga. Ruperto Israel Cazares Rangel, 31, project coordinator; wife, Febe Joshini Mendez Montes.

VERACRUZ MEXICO STAKE (September 7, 2014): President—Joaquin Caballero Lagunes, 44, general manager; succeeding Alan E. Meza de la Cruz; wife, Elizabeth Martinez Reyes. Counselors—Javier Bartolome de Jesus, 38, facilities supervisor at ADT Security Services; wife, Angelica Gallegos Cari. Jose Luis Resendiz Soto, 53, operator at Alumiyar; wife, Rosa Elvira Ramirez Villegas.

VITORIA DA CONQUISTA BRAZIL STAKE (August 17, 2014): President—Melquiades Bernardo da Silva Jr., 42, representative; succeeding Jose Almeida Santos; wife, Kalia Fernandes Bernardo. Counselors—Wedson Barbosa Dos Santos, 34, finance analyst; wife, Fabiana Silva Barbosa Dos Santos. Gilson Pereira Araujo, 49, plumber; wife, Cassia Sa Rocha Araujo.

WEST POINT UTAH STAKE (September 14, 2014): President—Alan Reed Parrish, 59, high school administrator; succeeding Terry L. Wayment; wife, Kathy Buttars Parrish. Counselors—Mark Bennett Reid, 53, information systems director for Davis School District; wife, Joy Lyn Schiffman Reid. Jay Hal Ritchie, 57, vice president of Geneva Rock; wife, Paula Hatch Ritchie.