New Stakes and Stake Leaders Announced During September 2015

  • 12 October 2015

The following are newly created and recently reorganized stakes announced during September of 2015. 

New Stakes

Seven new stakes have been created.

A new stake has been created from a division of the Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire toit Rouge Stake. The Abidjan Cote d’Ivoire Yopougon Attie Stake, which consists of the Andokoi, Foncier, Koute, Nankoko, Simer, Toit Rouge 2nd, and Toit Rouge 3rd Wards, was created by Elder Terence M. Vinson of the Seventy.

ABIDJAN COTE D’IVOIRE YOPOUGON ATTIE STAKE (September 6, 2015): President—Pauwa Tantcha Richard Traore, 34, manager; wife, Edwige Chantai Traore. Counselors—Gildas Igor Madoli Lokpo, 33, training assistant; wife, Deborah Lokpo. Akre Paul Kevin Danho, 34, commercial supervisor; wife, Grasse Michelle Hermance Danho.

A new stake has been created from the San Jose Costa Rica La Paz and San Jose Costa Rica Los Yoses Stakes. The Cartago Costa Rica Stake, which consists of the Los Santos and San Isidro del General Branches and the Cartago, Paraiso, San Diego, Tres Rios, and Turrialba Wards, was created by Elder Kevin R. Duncan of the Seventy and Elder Valeri V. Cordón, an Area Seventy.

CARTAGO COSTA RICA STAKE (July 26, 2015): President—Sergio Marin Portilla, 38, owner, Automotres Serma; wife, Laura Méndez Marin. Counselors—Mauricio Antonio Silva Barboza, 53, nurse; wife, Silvia Molina Silva. Mauricio Alexander Moreno Ramirez, 44, administrator.

A new stake has been created from the Limón Costa Rica District and San José Costa Rica Los Yoses Stake. The Guápiles Costa Rica Stake, which consists of the Cariari and Puerto Viejo Branches and the Guacimo, Guápiles, La Rita, Pococi, Puerto Limón, and Siquirres Wards, was created by Elder Adrián Ochoa of the Seventy and Elder Ricardo Valladares, an Area Seventy.

GUÁPILES COSTA RICA STAKE (July 26, 2015): President—Luis Claudio Chaverri Leon, 41, general manager; wife, Anna Lauren Rodriguez Arneta. Counselors—Alvaro Fernando Fallas Aguero, 51, accountant; wife, Kendy Isabel Chavez Mora. Roger Albino Esquivel Brenes, 40, businessman; wife, Rosa Yanira Tigerino Juárez.

A new stake has been created from the Liberia Costa Rica District. The Liberia Costa Rica Stake, which consists of the Nicoya Branch and the Cañas, La Victoria, Liberia, San Roque, and Santa Cruz Wards, was crated by Elder Kevin R. Duncan of the Seventy and Elder Carlos F. Arredondo, an Area Seventy.

LIBERIA COSTA RICA STAKE (July 19, 2015): President—David Joseph Patey, 39, CEO, Africa Safari Reserve; wife, Lori Marie Mills Patey. Counselors—Rodrigo Bernal Soto Bolaños, 52, assistant manager; wife, Maritea Muñoz Soto. Erick David Espinoza Hernández, 38, music teacher; wife, Lidia Maria Torres Espinoza.

A new stake has been created from the division of the Angeles Philippines Stake. The Mabalacat Philippines Stake, which consists of the Santa Lucia Branch and the Balibago, Dau, Mabalacat 1st, Mabalacat 2nd, and Pandan Wards, was created by Elder Shayne M. Bowen and Elder Allen D. Haynie of the Seventy.

MABALACAT PHILIPPINES STAKE (August 30, 2015): President—Christopher Estolas Dulay, 49, broker associate; wife, Vilma Iluminapa Dela Cruz Viray. Counselors—Randy Alejaga Rosales, 40, master teacher; wife, Maricel Libantino Munar. Edweneto Lopez Bongo, 51, school principal; wife, Rosario Manansala Miranda Bongo.

A new stake has been created from a division of the Tooele Utah North Stake. The Tooele Utah West Stake, which consists of the Overlake 1st, Overlake 4th, Overlake 5th, Tooele 7th, Tooele 18th, and Tooele 26th Wards, was created by Elder C. Scott Grow of the Seventy and Elder Lynn L. Summerhays, an Area Seventy.

TOOELE UTAH WEST STAKE (August 16, 2015): President—Ned Burdett Bevan, 66, outside technician; wife, Shauna Joy Lawrence Bevan. Counselors—Conrad Harold Johansen, 45, lawyer; wife, Martha Hansen Johansen. Edward Arthur Dalton V, 49, assistant farm manager; wife, Dawn Renee Falardeau Dalton.

A new stake has been created from a division of the Greeley Colorado Stake and the Loveland Colorado Stake. The Windsor Colorado Stake, which consists of the Bison Ridge, Carlson Farm, Johnstown, Milliken, Peak View, Severance, and Windsor Wards, was created by Elder Jorge F. Zeballos of the Seventy and Elder Donald D. Deshler, an Area Seventy.

WINDSOR COLORADO STAKE (August 23, 2015): President—Byron Leon Packard, 58, quality manager; wife, Sabrina Ann Garcia Packard. Counselors—Christopher John Lewis, 42, sales and support for Latin America, Revent Inc.; wife, Monique Cheree Renslow Lewis. Donald Beazer Fairbanks, 58, controller; wife, Maryellen Francis Hornberger Fairbanks.

Reorganized Stakes

ABIDJAN COTE D’IVOIRE TOIT ROUGE STAKE (September 6, 2015): President—Yao Kouadio Noel Fabrice, 35, digitizing technician; succeeding Laubhouet Abel Lavry; wife, Lou Nan Irene Irie. Counselors—Bruno Sell, 46, technical director; wife, Christiane Affoué Kouassi. Aime-Christian Konan Amani, 38, distributor; wife, Zie Guebazi Solange Epouse Amani.

BEAUMONT TEXAS STAKE (August 23, 2015): President—Mark David Ratcliff, 41, VP of engineering; succeeding William C. Little; wife, Stephanie Lee Hodgkinson Ratcliff. Counselors—Alton Carlin Wagley, 65, president, Wagco Inc.; wife, Kathryn Ann Glaze Wagley. Matthew Brent Peterson, 34, CEO, Applied Maintenance; wife, Danielle Christine Robinson Peterson.

CABUYAO PHILIPPINES STAKE (August 16, 2015): President—Greg Pangan Buscato, 36, senior manager; succeeding Emmanuel Rodantes G. Abraham; wife, Hermie Platon Tapia Buscato. Counselors—Miguel Ruanto Valdez, 51, seminary and institute area director; wife, Soledad Estelita Reyes Lopez Valdez. Rhodell Liban Agustin, 47, aircraft inspector; wife, Leolevin Madarang Farrales Agustin.

COLIMA MEXICO STAKE (August 13, 2015): President—Oscar Noel Cortes Castrejón, 47, clinic worker; succeeding Oscar Manuel Molina Rodriguez; wife, Laura Susana Pérez Asceo. Counselors—Bias Paarón Lashero, 52, professor of medicine; wife, Rosa del Carmen Vazquez Zapién. Lehi Omar Gómez Andrade, 38, managing director; wife, Patricia Guadalupe Montes de Ora Chavez.

CUERNAVACA MEXICO CIVAC STAKE (September 6, 2015): President—Albarera Francisco Rodriguez, 41, quality auditor; succeeding José A. Cortes Menchaca; wife, Vianey Bueno Diaz. Counselors—Manuel Palma Reyes, 48, production manager; wife, Maria Aurora Rodriguez Bravo. Benjamin Mendoza Pediaza, 33, business adviser; wife, Rosalba Figueroa Cuevas.

CULIACÁN MEXICO STAKE (August 23, 2015): President—Marco Antonio Medina Valenzuela, 45, administrative manager; succeeding Gregorio de Jesus Davalos Ordorica; wife, Leticia Isabel Hernandez Veueta. Counselors—Romero Abinady Cervantes, 34, commercial manager; wife, Karla Marisol Lopéz Nuñez. Joel Joaquin Melgar Ochoa, 42, techincal sales representative; wife, Vizcarra Fabiola Beltran.

SEOUL KOREA DONGDAEMUN STAKE (August 30, 2015): President—Christopher Hyunsu Kim, 49, president, Unicity Inc.; succeeding Min Hyae Kee; wife, Seongmi Hong. Counselors—Hunsoo Lee, 52, electrical engineer representative; wife, Sun Sim Kang. Seungryong Han, 43, seminary and institute coordinator; wife, Jeong Ja Lee.

CUSCO PERU INTI RAYMI STAKE (August 9, 2015): President—Carlos Alberto Moreyra Pachas, 56, teacher; succeeding William Carrasco Gonzales; wife, Aurelia Raguel Soto Diaz. Counselors—Luis Robinson Bueno Calderón, 56, homeroom teacher; wife, Cecilio Petronila Salouero Apazo. Miguel Ángel Fartán Alvarez, 45, CEO, Legal Solutions; wife, Heysell Bertha Corneto Olivera.

GREELEY COLORADO STAKE (August 23, 2015): President—Todd Luthi Wolfley, 56, optometrist; succeeding Byron L. Packard; wife, Karen Lee Hill Wolfley. Counselors—Randy Clifford Hatch, 66, dentist; wife, Jeanne McClellan Hatch. Douglas Allen Crandall, 51, product/promotions manager; wife, Shelli Landon Crandall.

GUADALAJARA MEXICO INDEPENDENCIA STAKE (August 30, 2015): President—Quinátzin Reyes Gómez, 40, chief camera operator; succeeding Juan Pablo Reyes Ortega; wife, Marina Hernández Lopano. Counselors—Luis Gil Goronado, 47, financial adviser; wife, Yolanda Gonzalez Garcia de Gil. Raul Donaji Solis Rosales, 36, product manager; wife, Trilce Martínez Vargas.

HONG KONG CHINA STAKE (August 23, 2015): President—Shing Ming Lam, 51, translator; succeeding Chun Kam To; wife, Sau Lin Wan. Counselors—Wai Tong Shek, 49, design lecturer; wife, Wahsha Salina Ng Shek. Cheung Hoo Lau, 51, managing director; wife, Pui Shen Rosemary Wang.

MEXICO CITY CHURUBUSCO STAKE (September 6, 2015): President—Pablo Moreno Arrieta Celso, 48, general director; succeeding Roberto Garcia Espejel; wife, Veronica Vega Cordero Juua. Counselors—Jonathan Alcala Ibañez, 41, secretary; wife, Adoracìón Robeledo Fuentes. Martin Lugo Jose Edilberto, 50, resident engineer; wife, Esmerelda Mendez Ocana.

SANTA ANA EL SALVADOR MODELO STAKE (August 16, 2015): President—César Ricardo Deras Nuñez, 43, business manager; succeeding Astul B. Garay Cabrera; wife, Luz de Maria Beltran Palacios. Counselors—Carlos Alexander Padilla Peñate, 33, dental surgeon; wife, Susana Emilia Vicente Peñate. Nestor Vladimir Hernández Vargas, 35, complaints recipient; wife, Edith Raquel Aragón Rodriguez.