New Stakes and Stake Presidencies Announced April 2015

  • 7 May 2015

Notices of new and reorganized stakes throughout the world.

New Stakes

Three new stakes have been created.

A new stake has been created from the Stansbury Park Utah South Stake. The Erda Utah Stake, which includes the Batesville, Country Crossing, Erda, Ponderosa, Rose Springs, and Silver Spur Wards, was created by Elder Eduardo Gavarret of the Seventy and Elder Lynn L. Summerhays, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Cypress Texas and Katy Texas Stakes. The Houston Texas Bear Creek Stake, which includes the Bear Creek 1st, Bridgeland, Copperfield, Katy 1st, Sam Houston YSA 2nd, Spring Branch, Westlake, and Wheatstone Wards, was created by Elder Christoffel Golden Jr. of the Seventy and Elder Robert C. Rhein, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Mesa Arizona Desert Ridge and Mesa Arizona Boulder Creek Stakes. The Mesa Arizona Eastmark Stake, which includes the Augusta Ranch 1st, Augusta Ranch 2nd, Bella Via, Eastridge, Hawes, Highland Ridge, and Mesquite Canyon Wards, was created by Elder Larry R. Lawrence of the Seventy and Elder Gary M. Keele, an Area Seventy.

ERDA UTAH STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Travis Michael Knudsen, 37, sales director; wife, Rebecca LaVerne Snarr Knudsen. Counselors—Victor August Warr, 48, wild horse and burro specialist; wife, Gailynn Martin Warr. Brett Page Dimond, 55, facilities foreman; wife, Julia Mae Jackson Dimond.

HOUSTON TEXAS BEAR CREEK STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—John Willestrup Allen, 59, president and COO, G&A Partners; wife, Denise Dee Gammon Allen. Counselors—David Sosa III, 54, financial analyst; wife, Sharon Kay Vela Sosa. Scott H. Welch, 53, attorney; wife, Laura Jean Lyon Welch.

MESA ARIZONA EASTMARK STAKE (January 10, 2015): President—Thomas Lowell Russon, 55, director of IT programs; wife, Sheri Lyn Hayes Russon. Counselors—David James Stanley, 45, principal engineer; wife, Mary Ann Johanson Stanley. David Wayne Daniel, 54, program manager; wife, Lawanna Lynn Burgess Daniel.

Stake Reorganizations

BARRANQUILLA COLOMBIA PARAISO STAKE (March 22, 2015): President—Mauricio Alberto Perez Trujillo, 34, systems lead; succeeding Ricardo Rocha de la Rosa; wife, Hanna Isabel Peralbo Blanco. Counselors—Ivan Alexander Covemero Bernal, 33, operations analyst; wife, Bairaza Cabarca Ticeisay. Carlos David Cubillos Ibañez, 34, support specialist; wife, Adriana Angelica Narvuez Rodriguez.

BELO HORIZONTE BRAZIL STAKE (March 15, 2015): President—Otavio Rietra Dias, 47, doctor; succeeding Osvaldo H. Dias; wife, Glaucia Fernanda Seixas Dias. Counselors—Elyseu de Castro, 63, financial director; wife, Geisa Nasci Gonçalves de Castro. Anilo Rodrigues Alves, 31, administrative director; wife, Fernanda da Cruz Mola.

BENNION UTAH WEST STAKE (January 25, 2015): President—Lynn Ray Morton, 60, owner, Key Marketing; succeeding Richard D. Call; wife, Kari Ann Park Braithwaite. Counselors—Allen K Braithwaite, 52, manager, Church Office Building; wife, Tamara Sperry Morton. Joey Brent Cooper, 37, self-employed; wife, Heather Wilson Cooper.

BOGOTÁ COLOMBIA SUBA STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Jose Andres Bermudez Sanchez, 41, general manager; succeeding Pablo C. Moreno Hortua; wife, Tania Maria Ospino Jimenez. Counselors—Joiro Enrique Florez Conales, 42, legal adviser; wife, Diana del Pilar Anongaren Castro. Alexander Segusa Alfonso Filder, 35, language center director; wife, Janice Mabell Torres Soler.

BOTHELL WASHINGTON STAKE (February 8, 2015): President—Kenneth Todd Williams, 53, principal CPA; succeeding Steven R. Fox; wife, Katherine Jean Dyer Williams. Counselors—James Scott Fitzgerald, 62, general counsel, Evergreen Health; wife, Barbara Louise Cushman Fitzgerald. James Graham Urey, 46, senior manager, Amazon.com; wife, Jane Sarah Rose Urey.

BUSAN KOREA STAKE (March 1, 2015): President—Boonjae Cho, 55, seminaries and institutes coordinator; succeeding Lee Soon Chui; wife, Hwasoon Kim. Counselors—Won Man Seo, 30, dean of tourism; wife, Mi Soun Choi. Won Mong Joung, 47, teacher; wife, Sui Nam Kim.

CEDAR CITY UTAH YSA 1ST STAKE (March 1, 2015): President—Kregg Tyler Lunt, 44, physical therapist; succeeding Bruce M. Crankshaw; wife, Sandi Jensen Lunt. Counselors—John Thomas Banks, 53, seminary teacher; wife, Tamara Le Jones Banks. Kevin McRae Bulloch, 63, retired; wife, NaNon Whittaker Bulloch.

CHICAGO ILLINOIS STAKE (March 1, 2015): President—Joseph Stanley Cannon, 42, VP of purchasing; succeeding Gary M. Blakely; wife, America Farfan Cannon. Counselors—Daniel Frank Nydegger, 37, attorney; wife, Katie Carter Nydegger. Juan Marcelino Sanchez Jr., 42, leader of IT operations; wife, Altagracia Chavez Sanchez.

CIUDAD VICTORIA MEXICO STAKE (March 1, 2015): President—Antonio Lopez Danios Nazerio, 46, health secretary; succeeding José Gerardo Alvarez Hernandez; wife, Leal Alvarado Ma Guadalupe. Counselors—Noel Leobardo Garcia Covarrubias, 38, general manager; wife, Delia Lopez Alaman Alba. Alberto Sabastgui Hernandez, 51, administrator; wife, Mareen Rodriguez Contreras Ma.

CLARKSBURG WEST VIRGINIA STAKE (March 1, 2015): President—Andro Kim Haws, 62, city manager; succeeding Stephen S. Johns; wife, Toni Lee Gibbons Haws. Counselors—Donald Clyde Chapman, 59, aircraft technician; wife, Terry Lynn Harrison Chapman. John Alan DeLawder, 54, VP of HR and administration; wife, Joye Ann Hobday DeLander.

CURITIBA BRAZIL BOQUEIRÃO STAKE (February 8, 2015): President—Ricardo Francis Beghin, 45, administrator; succeeding Benvindo Michelisa; wife, Dienes Viliane Dobrovolski Reghin. Counselors—Paulo Henrique Nogughza Broga, 43, sales associate; wife, Marilza Costa Silva Braga. Luiz Carlos Cavada Mendes, 48, mechanical technician; wife, Ana Laura Vergara Alanis.

DUNDEE SCOTLAND STAKE (December 7, 2014): President—Ian Snee, 54, area sales manager; succeeding Daryl A. Watson; wife, Vivienne Louise Wallace Snee. Counselors—John Charles Bernard Keogh, 50, regional account manager; wife, Eawn Elaine Henshaw Keogh. Mark Alexander Veal, 39, police officer, inspector; wife, Angela Veal.

ELK GROVE CALIFORNIA STAKE (April 19, 2015): President—Jeffery A. Hogge, 53, judicial attorney; succeeding Jack R. Williams; wife, Kimberly Ann West Hogge. Counselors—James Kent Jensen, 55, director of finance, Con Agra; wife, Lisa Marie Olaveson Jensen. Eric Matthew Tillotson, 37, financial adviser, BBUA Compass Bank; wife, Devon Fowler Tillotson.

EVANSTON WYOMING STAKE (February 1, 2015): President—Craig LaMar Lester, 62, planner-supervisor; succeeding David S. Matthews; wife, Christie Ann Dickerson Lester. Counselors—Eugene Floyd Platt, 64, senior service technician; wife, Doreen Coles Platt. David Elmo Smith, 56, plant chemist; wife, Jody Lee Harker Smith.

FAYETTEVILLE GEORGIA STAKE (February 1, 2015): President—Darrell Stephen Haskin, 57, IT director; succeeding George R. Parker; wife, Carla Hutchings Haskin. Counselors—Gregory Wayne Kennedy, 55, senior vice president of Worldport Operations; wife, Pamela King Kennedy. Tanner Joel Corbridge, 36, business unit president; wife, Erin Nicole Greenfield Corbridge.

FREETOWN SIERRA LEONE STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Solomon Kwakuise Agbo, 47, general manager; succeeding Patrick Swarray Jr.; wife, Victoria Cudjoe Agbo. Counselors—Christopher Edward Hyalopo, 36, professor; wife, Jestina Nyalopo. Kenneth Pambu, 37, finance director; wife, Susan Kangoma Pambu.

GILBERT ARIZONA STAPLEY STAKE (April 12, 2015): President—James Eldon Brignone, 52, regional facility operations manager, EBay/PayPal; succeeding Robert F. Laney; wife, Jane Alyson Porter Brignone. Counselors—Bradley James Johnston, 46, attorney; wife, Amy H. Johnston. Kevin Matthew Davies Brock, 56, senior finance manager, Honeywell International; wife, LeAnn Berrett Brock.

GUATEMALA CITY LA LAGUA STAKE (April 12, 2015): President—Carlos Antonio Monterroso, 44, owner, Taller Medalion; wife, Olga Lorena Garcia Elias. Counselors—Juan José Hernandez Garcia, 42, high school teacher; Lilian Esperanza Tinti Romero. Vidal Roderico Santay Gramajo, 46, legal adviser; wife, Maria Eugenia Quintanilla Monterroso.

GUAYAQUIL ECUADOR PROSPERINA STAKE (January 11, 2015): President—Nolfo Neptal Zambrano Pinoay, 55, professional chauffeur; succeeding Manuel Emerson Rodriguez Caldas; wife, Joana Rosa Mariño Ordoñez. Counselors—Juan Enrique Viteri Galora, 43, distributor; wife, Amada Ceulia Mera Briones. René Jonathan Merchan Pazmino, 30, seamster; wife, Beatriz Mercedes Huilcapi Suqui.

GULFPORT MISSISSIPPI STAKE (January 11, 2015): President—Michael Francis Dohm, 55, manager, LDS Employment Resource Center; succeeding Robert P. Garrett; wife, Sharon Lynn Cummings Dohm. Counselors—Melvin Perry Reynolds, 64, owner, Subway Sandwiches; wife, Brenda Lou Broome Reynolds. Jared Blaine Grover, 45, mechanical engineer; wife, Melissa Ann Johnson Grover.

HANFORD CALIFORNIA STAKE (April 12, 2015): President—Kesley G. Andersen, 58, human resource manager, Leprino Foods; succeeding Richard M. Evans; wife, Ruth Marie Wardle Andersen. Counselors—Bert Felt Engstrom, 60, dentist; wife, Eileen Spencer Engstorm. Jonathan Schuyler Buckley, 53, associate warden, California Department of Corrections; wife, Stephanie Ross Buckley.

HAYWARD CALIFORNIA STAKE (February 15, 2015): President—Lance Riley Taylor, 44, CFO, HGGC; succeeding James T. Brown; wife, Robyn Ann Stewart Taylor. Counselors—Russell Glen Jacobsen, 58, controller, Synergy Companies; wife, Robin Ellison Jacobsen. Tevita Moala, 47, truck driver; wife, Turou Tungua Vea Moala.

KATY TEXAS STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Timothy David Morris, 49, upstream controller; succeeding John W. Allen; wife, Cindy Sorenson Morris. Counselors—Russell Doyle Shurtz, 41, senior counsel; wife, Jennifer Susanna Krieger Shurtz. Scott Matthew Bauer, 49, president and CEO, Legend Classic Homes; wife, Tamara Lynette Bisson Bauer.

LAIE HAWAII YSA 1ST STAKE (February 15, 2015): President—Mailefiui Niutupuivaha Jr., 38, owner, MTN Builder; succeeding Arthur D. Hannemann; wife, Talalupelele Jennell Jenny Pollard Niutupuivaha. Counselors—Jared Turner Mareum, 38, religion professor; wife, Stephanie Porter Mareum. Dennis Mamona Mataia, 32, accounting consultant; wife, Kara Joyce Todd Mataia.

LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA EAST STAKE (April 12, 2015): President—David Calvin Stewart, 45, medical doctor; succeeding James E. Evanson; wife, Karri Sue Hill Stewart. Counselors—Peter Arno Koegler, 51, family physician; wife, Joanne Whitehead Koegler. Rodney Clifford Peterson, 61, optometrist; wife, Marilyn Jean Winkler Peterson.

LIMA PERU COMAS STAKE (February 15, 2015): President—David Jesús Soto Espinoza, 48, construction coordinator; succeeding Cesar E. Villar Quevedo; wife, Audra Retsabe Lino Velasquez. Counselors—Victor Ganes Feliciano Retuerto, 56, controller; wife, Elsa Mery Torres Villena. William Alberto Bullon Fanning, 54, lawyer; wife, Rocío Karina Rocha Rabanal.

LIVERMORE CALIFORNIA STAKE (February 15, 2015): President—Troy Kevin Witt, 53, sales and operations manager; succeeding Kurt M. Alexander; wife, Sherri Neuenswander Witt. Counselors—Scott Douglas Adams, 53, director of human resources; wife, Kathryn Joyce Robins Adams. Kelly Lloyd Mills, 51, senior development director; wife, Joleen Bodily Mills.

MADISON WISCONSIN STAKE (March 1, 2015): President—Devan Charles Thompson, 41, senior director; succeeding D. Brooke Johnson; wife, Rebecca Kathleen Mott Thompson. Counselors—Jeffery Edwin Hodges, 41, IT consultant; wife, Kathy Pope Hodges. Steven Wayne Schaefer, 38, IT manager; wife, Jamie Lynn Nash Schaefer.

MANAUS BRAZIL SOLIMÕES STAKE (March 15, 2015): President—Rinaldo Jose Domingos da Silva, 42, production supervisor; succeeding Wilson Oliveira de Melo Jr.; wife, Ruth Domingos da Silva. Counselors—Ricimak Simoés Matos, 57, technical manager; wife, Maria Helena Nascimento Matos. Julio Cesar Gomes dos Santos, 26, record producer; wife, Tamires Rodrigues Arauso Santos.

MERIDIAN IDAHO WEST STAKE (February 8, 2015): President—Mark Allen Kropf, 45, family physician; succeeding Rex L. Harrison; wife, Brenda Louise Shults Kropf. Counselors—Ford Barlow Grigg, 55, program manager; wife, Angela Reneé Scholes Grigg. Jeffrey Hyrum Winter, 51, director of customer operations; wife, Paige Toshiko Asato Winter.

MESA ARIZONA ALMA STAKE (February 15, 2015): President—David Scott Benson, 48, vice president of finance; succeeding Dennis D. Danielson; wife, Cynthia Ann Jarvis Benson. Counselors—Ronald Wilcken Pratt, 59, controller; wife, Pamela Joy Williams Pratt. Jonathan Ray Zweifel, 40, financial adviser; wife, Vona Michelle Vining Zweifel.

MILWAUKIE OREGON STAKE (April 19, 2015): President—Daren Alton Giles, 48, rental equipment manager; succeeding Randall N. Rigby; wife, Marcia Jean Miller Giles. Counselors—Franklin Karl Vanderpool, 50, customer service manager, Pacificorp; wife, Annalise Margetha Huber Vanderpool. Shawn Stewart Weimer, 39, sales representative, Graphic Products; wife, Candice Blanche Cummings Weimer.

MORELLA MEXICO STAKE (February 1, 2015): President—Ruiz German Ivan Hernandez, 41, facility manager for the Church; succeeding Javier Avilla Hernandez; wife, Idalia Irazema Romero Barrios. Counselors—Beltrán Jorge Garrido, 48, undergraduate coordinator; wife, Karina Sánchez Saldivar. Fernando Manuel Martinez Vazquez, 32, account executive; wife, Lesley Kiuhsiu Zaragoza Barriga.

NAPERVILLE ILLINOIS STAKE (April 19, 2015): President—Gregory S. Boswell, 46, managing director of client solutions, O.C. Tanner Company; succeeding Randall T. Peterson; wife, Michelle King Boswell. Counselors—James David Zinn, 46, managing director, Huron Consulting Group; wife, Tamara Nelson Zinn. Reed J. Nuttall, 50, chief investment officer, AAM; wife, Karen Bowman Nuttall.

NEPHI UTAH STAKE (January 18, 2015): President—Douglas Alfred Petersen, 40, dentist; succeeding Richard C. Stewell; wife, Frances Mamie Finlinson Petersen. Counselors—Troy Edward Rindlisbacher, 48, farm manager; wife, Trisha Forman Rindlisbacher. Stony Davon Brooks, 50, owner, Desert Stream Inc.; wife, Stacy Ann Burness Brooks.

NORTH LAS VEGAS NEVADA STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Robert William Stewart, 57, residential division manager; succeeding Peter G. Shields; wife, Renae Hiatt Stewart. Counselors—Mark Alan Turner, 42, physical therapist; wife, Kimberley Susan Jackson Turner. Keyin Jess Ferre, 41, school counselor; wife, Jennifer Westover Ferre.

NORTH OGDEN UTAH BEN LOMOND STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Mark John Jenkins, 56, CEO, Petersen Inc.; succeeding G. Doyle Obray; wife, LuAnn Marriott Jenkins. Counselors—Scott Roy Sessions, 59, partner and owner, Mountain Alarm; wife, Joan Costley Sessions. Glade Bradly Howell, 54, director, CES Seminaries and Institutes; wife, Lori Elmore Howell.

OLYMPIA WASHINGTON STAKE (January 18, 2015): President—Norman Kimball Mitchell, 48, strategic planner; succeeding Paul W. Price; wife, J’Nette Jensen Mitchell. Counselors—Steven Ross Alexander, 58, orthodontist; wife, JoAnn Hannigan Alexander. Reid Alan Bates, 55, owner, Normandy Partners LLC; wife, Kathryn Ricks Bates.

OREGON CITY STAKE (February 15, 2015): President—Karl Ray Brady, 53, business owner; succeeding David A. Lundgreen; wife, Laurie Goatwin Brady. Counselors—Matthew J. Leptich, 43, vice president, ILP Corp.; wife, Shelley L. Meyer Leptich. Randall Francis Glenn, 39, dentist; wife, Brook Elaine Powell Glenn.

POCATELLO IDAHO TYHEE STAKE (February 15, 2015): President—Ross Neil Hugues, 43, pediatric dentist; succeeding Kevin H. Loveland; wife, Leslie Kendall Hugues. Counselors—Andrew William Thayne, 48, family physician; wife, Melissa Dawn Marshall Thayne. Gary Lee Packham, 58, owner, Packham Management; wife, Bobbi Anne Porter Packham.

PROVO UTAH YSA 5TH STAKE (February 8, 2015): President—John Martin Aldrich, 62, CEO, First Colony Mortgage; succeeding Gene B. Robison; wife, Rosemary McKinlay Aldrich. Counselors—Boyd Allen Mildenstein, 63, attorney; wife, Paula Jenkins Mildenstein. Randy Paul Hunt, 59, exterminator; wife, Lisa Jane Holcomb Hunt.

PROVO UTAH YSA 9TH STAKE (March 1, 2015): President—Jeffrey Lynn Sermon, 61, CEO, Utah Community CU; succeeding Kent W. Savage; wife, Debra Littleford Sermon. Counselors—Ariel “Adam” Merrill, 46, vice president of innovation, Franklin Covey; wife, Julie Penn Merrill. Gary Hiatt Stewart, 52, client executive; wife, Kimberly Ann Thorpe Stewart.

PUERTO VALLARTA MEXICO STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Azor Isai Reyes Rodriguez, 30, delivery manager; succeeding Gonzalo Rodriguez Mendez; wife, Martha Vianey Romirez Solano. Counselors—Santiago Noi Bautista, 47, cook; wife, Veutoza Alonzo Guadalope. Sergio Hugo Tijerina Campos, 36, district manager; wife, Sandra Corina Rosas Rivera.

PUNO PERU BELLAVISTA STAKE (January 18, 2015): President—Quispe Felipe Paredes, 45, coordinator for the Church; succeeding German R. Quispe Zapana; wife, Eva Maria Nuñez Choque. Counselors—Luis Oliveira del Castillo, 40, financial adviser; wife, Irma Yessenia Nuñez Choque. Cristobal David Quispe Chambi, 51, foreman; wife, Julia Marlene Paredes Apozo.

RANCAGUA CHILE TUPAHUE STAKE (October 26, 2014): President—Rodrigo Eduardo Farías Silva, 46, marriage adviser; succeeding Mauricio Rodriguez Lobovsky; wife, Marlene Andrea Unda Rojas. Counselors—Edmundo Alberto Escalona Paredes, 43, sales executive; wife, Maria Carolina Ochoa Carrasco. Héctor Ariel Sepulvead Sepulveda, 33, AP; wife, Marjorie Paola Rubilar Farías.

ROY UTAH SOUTH STAKE (February 15, 2015): President—Richard Cory Crossley, 47, senior relationship manager; succeeding Max I. Pendleton; wife, Trudi Larsen Crossley. Counselors—Wayne Arland Burrell, 56, contract officer; wife, Rachelle Ann Kimber Burrell. Kim D. Robinson, 62, retired; wife, Darlene Ann Frecker Robinson.

SALT LAKE EAST MILL CREEK STAKE (February 8, 2015): President—Gregory Phillip Randall, 44, office managing partner; succeeding Steven B. Ostler; wife, Emily Anne Moesser Randall. Counselors—Richard Keith Glauser, 56, owner, managing attorney, Smith & Glauser PC; wife, Linda Jean Metcalf Glauser. Jason M. Soulier, 45, VP of business development; wife, Jennifer J. Hinckley Soulier.

SALT LAKE HIGHLAND STAKE (February 8, 2015): President—Ryan Edward Koelliker, 40, senior product manager, FamilySearch; succeeding James F. Wood; wife, Emily Ann King Koelliker. Counselors—Steven G. Loosle, 55, attorney; wife, Linda Lee Browning Loosle. Warren Duane Owens Jr., 55, president and CEO, Contractpal; wife, Korin Cooper Owens.

SAN ANTONIO TEXAS NORTH STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Greg Laurence Neuberger, 48, assistant vice president of auditing; succeeding G. Scott Spendlove; wife, Roxan Sprouse Neuberger. Counselors—Robert Donald Lindberg, 55, financial representative; wife, Susan Jane Scott Lindberg. Howard Clifton Conrad, 68, realtor; wife, Susan Annette Waite Conrad.

SANDY UTAH LONE PEAK STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Lyle Lee Beecher, 53, CEO and owner, Beecher, Walker Architects; succeeding Richard R. Tranter; wife, Lori Huff Beecher. Counselors—Brian Reid Rasmussen, 59, director of marketing; wife, Julie Ashworth Rasmussen. Gregory John Adams, 48, attorney; Laura Lyn Howell Adams.

SANTA MARIA BRAZIL STAKE (February 8, 2015): President—Edson Artemie dos Santos, 50, coordinator; succeeding Rubem Narciso Almeida Rodrigues; wife, Lidia Razzolini Pinheiro dos Santos. Counselors—William de Moura Celestino, 35, executive secretary; wife, Mônica Dornelles Flores. Laurindo Corrêa de Moraes, 56, property administrator; wife, Elaine Aparecida de Oliveira Moraes.

SÃO BERNARDO BRAZIL STAKE (February 8, 2015): President—Luiz Carlos Jardim, 57, landlord; succeeding Bruno M. A. Fernandes; wife, Luciana Soares. Counselors—Marcelo Fabiano Machado Louza, 47, controller for the Church; wife, Andrea Philippelli Aduza. Cordanni Pereira de Sooza, 33, car buyer; wife, Marina Mafra Soares.

SPANISH FORK UTAH RIVER STAKE (January 18, 2015): President—Aaron Taft Peterson, 39, product owner, Caselle, Inc.; succeeding Christian D. Raleigh; wife, Stacie Belka Peterson. Counselors—Jose Angel Valle d’Aguilar, 41, real estate broker; wife, LeAnn Myers d’Aguilar. Gerrad Sheldon Martin, 34, seminary principal; wife, Nicole Elizabeth Pethel Martin.

STANSBURY PARK UTAH SOUTH STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Timothy Lee Gibbons, 40, optometrist; succeeding Chad W. Allred; wife, Lora Rae Peterson Gibbons. Counselors—Daniel Rex Shepherd, 46, self-employed; wife, Tamra Lee Wendel Shepherd. Thomas Clark Wilson, 48, CES instructor; wife, Jolynn Bolton Wilson.

TEGUCIGALPA HONDURAS GUAYMURAS STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Angel Obed Gody Castejón, 38, business representative; succeeding José Santos Torres Caballero; wife, Ana Bila Cantarero Martinez. Counselors—Helamán Josué Macias Jimenea, 32, head technician; wife, Yudith Maricela Muñoz Nuñez. Allan Fernando Torres, 30, marketing manager; wife, Maria Elena Silva Leiva.

TIJUANA MEXICO FLORIDO STAKE (February 1, 2015): President—Edgar Daniel Valdez Muñiz, 27, founding president; succeeding José Alberto Fernandez Hernandez; wife, Yoana Navez Cruz. Counselors—Raul Diego Herrera Heinenaz, 41, contractor; wife, Elizabeth Maribel Martinez. Wilfrido Olivas Sulemon, 48, manager; wife, Ruth Méndez Meruto.

TIZIMIN MEXICO STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Ivar Jesus Aguilar Guillermo, 39, department head; succeeding Alberth Manuel Aguilar Tuz; wife, Liva Camara Rossy Giouanny. Counselors—Mahonry Solis Gongora, 31, production manager; wife, Panto Zuperta Zonscida. Luis Miguel Oy Tamay, 31, nurse; wife, Mildred Gamelia Choc Canul.

TWIN FALLS IDAHO STAKE (February 15, 2015): President—Mitchell Jackson Moffitt, 44, pediatrician; succeeding Randy V. Hansen; wife, Brittany Lynn Hunsaker Moffitt. Counselors—Rustin Mark Hatch, 42, optometrist; wife, Kimberly Patterson Hatch. Donald William Thomson, 54, machining manager; wife, Tonya Lee Dives Thomson.

VENICE ITALY STAKE (February 22, 2015): President—Emanuel Petrignani, 34, facility manager; succeeding Loris Chiesurin; wife, Kornelia Harskuti. Counselors—André Minassian, 50, hotel receptionist; wife, Maria Patricia Majia Polanco. Tann Samuel Jones, 35, general dentist; wife, Angela Laura Strickland Jones.

WACO TEXAS STAKE (April 12, 2015): President—Christopher K. Price, 38, business owner; succeeding Blake R. Christensen; wife, Amanda Ann Paxman Price. Counselors—Frank Lee Partin, 63, retired; wife, Cathy Lynette Jones Partin. Phillip Neal Foster, 55, attorney, U.S. Army; wife, Gretchen Lynne Stanger Foster.

WEST JORDAN UTAH SUNSET RIDGE STAKE (February 8, 2015): President—Mark Davis Wensel, 44, software developer; succeeding I. Samuel Murphy; wife, Tonia Christine Lehman Wensel. Counselors—Ephraim Zamora, 33, specialist, Crump Life; wife, Kyrsi Yluminada Gell Zamora. Jeffrey Glen Homer, 35, owner, Copper Canyon Design; wife, Brynn Leigh Clawson Homer.

YOUNGSTOWN OHIO STAKE (January 25, 2015): President—Sidney Allen Connor, 60, software engineer; succeeding James S. Kirk; wife, Melody Ann Hammer Connor. Counselors—Craig Alan Wagley, 50, oral/maxillofacial surgeon; wife, Pamela Kocherhans Wagley. Dana William Harju, 58, owner and manager, Bortnick Tractor Sales; wife, Kimberley Louise Parr Harju.