New Stakes Announced in April 2018
AMMON IDAHO FOOTHILLS STAKE (February 18, 2018): President—Von D. Crofts, 51, general manager, Rocky Mountain Diabetes Center; succeeding Michael C. Biddulph; wife, Jennifer L. V. Crofts. Counselors—Cary J. Hansen, 52, president, Conrad and Bischoff; wife, LeAnn B. Hansen. Marcus E. Murphy, 54, anesthesiologist; wife, Janiece L. S. Murphy.
APIA SAMOA STAKE (February 18, 2018): President—Denny Faalogo, 48, senior accountant, LDS Church; succeeding Ulisone Tuia; wife, Alexandra Sonau. Counselors—Jerome Vaoliko, 42, office clerk, Yazaki Samoa; wife, Vania Vaoliko. Spencer Taufu, 43, senior sport officer, MESC; wife, Agnes Hunt.
BACOLOD PHILIPPINES STAKE (February 25, 2018): President—Rossen Bon Chiong Escobar, 53, division manager, Avon Cosmetics, Inc.; succeeding Benjamin S. Candari; wife, Imelda Socorro Karina I. F. Escobar. Counselors—Rollin Estampa Pioquinto Sr., 47, safety officer, Focus Direct Inc.; wife, Ma Sowrro B. L. Pioquinto. Alvin A. Dy, 52, sales associate, United Laboratories Inc.; wife, Erlyn L. W. Dy.
BELLEVUE WASHINGTON STAKE (February 11, 2018): President—Jared M. Spataro, 43, general manager, Microsoft; succeeding Greg P. Mackay; wife, Kimberly A. K. Spataro. Counselors—Mark W. Nelson, 48, orthodontist; wife, Teri L. H. Nelson. Robert E. Tanner, 58, dentist; wife, Diane F. Tanner.
BIRMINGHAM ENGLAND STAKE (February 25, 2018): President—Paul Wilkinson, 65, European managing director, De Lage Landen; succeeding Daniel E. Griffiths; wife, Particia M. C. Wilkinson. Counselors—Joel J. Desous, 44, team manager, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council; wife, Anne J. Rudd. Martin J. Ward, 38, head of music, King Edward VI Handsworth Grammar School for Boys; wife, Leah D. F. Ward.
BLUFFDALE UTAH SOUTH STAKE (February 25, 2018): President—Garn H. McMullin, 58, managing member, Dixsons, LLC; succeeding Scott L. Howell; wife, Pamela E. S. McMullin. Counselors—Randall R. Park, 53, project development director, Utah Department of Transportation; wife, Amy Park. James F. Randall, 42, self-employed; wife, Mandy Kay C. Randall.
CAMAÇARI BRAZIL CENTRAL STAKE (February 5, 2018): President—Argemiro Barroso Neto, 50, self-reliance director, LDS Church; succeeding Jesse de Oliveira e Sá; wife, Cleniriam R. M. Barroso. Counselors—Mauricio dos Santos Souza, 33, accounting assistant, Omni Contabilidade; wife, Elaine Meira de Silva. Anderson Sena dos Santos, 29, technical consultant, SMC Pneumaticos; wife, Anna Carolina Soares de Roma Sena.
CEBU PHILIPPINES CONSOLACIAN STAKE (March 4, 2018): President—Jose A. Asuncion, 51, temple facilities manager; succeeding Jose A. San Gabriel; wife, Aurora G. E. Asuncion. Counselors—Florante O. Sasing, 44, teacher; wife, Siena C. L. Sasing. Laurence T. Besite, 41, administrative assistant, LDS Church; wife, Yolanda C. V. Besite.
CULIACAN MEXICO TAMAZULA STAKE (February 4, 2018): President—Jesus E. Beltran Nevarez, 36, client care manager, Dafi S.C.; succeeding Abraham Ortega Ortiz; wife, Rosa De Jesus Zavala Ramirez. Counselors—Paul Trujillo Garcia, 34, analyst, Coppel; wife, Mariana L. Armenta Aispuro. Victor J. Perez Montes, 38, professor; wife, Gloria C. Aguilar Bernal.
DORTMUND GERMANY STAKE (February 25, 2018): President—Matthias Roth, 30, marketing manager, KochChemie; succeeding Markus Zarse; wife, Bianca L. Roth. Counselors—Darren R. Ehlert, 44, self-employed; wife, Sandra S. Ehlert. Benjamin B. Titz, 38, team leader, Adesso AG; wife, Ronja T. D. Titz.
DUBLIN IRELAND STAKE (February 25, 2018): President—Mark A. Coffey, 47, IT manager, Interactive Services; succeeding Bernard C. P’Farrell; wife, Suzanne M. K. Coffey. Counselors—Michael J. Holton, 46, courts registrar, Courts Service; wife, Cherie Mae J. Holton. Rafil J. Haji, 37, risk officer, SEB Life International; wife, Emily R. Haji.
FARMINGTON UTAH SOUTH STAKE (February 25, 2018): President—Robert D. Howell, 52, senior manager, LDS Church public affairs; succeeding Terry E. Welch; wife, Jami Jo B. Howell. Counselors—Anthony M. Benjamin, 50, self-employed; wife, Annette T. Benjamin. Alan K. Barlow, 54, teacher; wife, Julianne J. Barlow.
FORTALEZA BRAZIL STAKE (February 25, 2018): President—Glauber F. Cintra, 50, professor; succeeding Henrique Sl Simplicio; wife, Fabinana N. B. Cintra. Counselors—Nefisson R. V. Pinheiro, 40, self-employed; wife, Nagela M. A. Pinheiro. Thiago do Santos Castro, 32, supervisor, BRF; wife, Sheila F. da Silva.
KENNEWICK WASHINGTON STAKE (February 18, 2018): President—Tyler C. Sorenson, 48, director of agronomy, Agri Northwest; succeeding Richard J. Meyer; wife, Karen E. Sorenson. Counselors—David A. Baird, 65, supervisor, Bechtel; wife, Margaret M. Baird. John R. Almond, 51, orthodontist; wife, Anne Barbara F. Almond.
LAKE HAVASU CITY ARIZONA STAKE (February 18, 2018): President—Mitchell DK Kalauli, 49, judge; succeeding Larry C. Lundin; wife, Nickie A. P. Kalauli. Counselors—John M. Ulmer, 58, farmer; wife, Terri G. H. Ulmer. Donald R. Anderson, 61, human resources, Fort Mojave Indian Tribe; wife, Holly Lynn S. Anderson.
LIMA PERU SANTA PATRICIA STAKE (February 25, 2018): President—Alfredo F. Altamirano Linares, 42, administrative manager, Biosbell; succeeding Z. Rudy Palhua Romero; wife, Vanessa R. Galvez Acevedo. Counselors—Gerardo M. Campero Cardozo, 36, MTC manager, LDS Church; wife, Jakeline Yorio Teran. Torres Eduardo Silva, 43, regional manager, LDS Church; wife, Liliana I. Juares Sandoval.
LINDA VISTA GUATEMALA STAKE (February 11, 2018): President—Mauricio O. Lopez Mendoza, 50, bookkeeper, FCC Construction, S.A.; succeeding Denise E. Pineda Hernandez; wife, Amelia R. Rodriguez Gatica. Counselors—Niles A. A. Elias, 40, self-employed; wife, Ingrid M. Tezunun Lara de Elias. Williams V. Leiva Rivas, 33, accounts director, Grupo Norcom; wife, Alejandra B. Salazar de la Cruz.
LOGAN UTAH CENTRAL STAKE (February 11, 2018): President—Christopher C. Hollingsworth, 46, packing supervisor, Gossner Foods; succeeding E. Brett Horsely; wife, Kathryn A. M. Hollingsworth. Counselors—James S. Gibson, 38, master schedule director, Icon Fitness; wife, Kimberly N. Gibson. Joseph A. Day, 46, manager of creative services, Prismview/Samsung; wife, Kristen M. K. Day.
MALOLOS PHILIPPINES STAKE (February 18, 2018): President—Isagani L. Ortiz Jr., 56, senior telecom technician, Plot; succeeding Edgardo E. Fernando; wife, Susan D. M. Ortiz. Counselors—Domingo B. Obnias, 54, maintenance mechanic, LDS Church; wife, Edwina A. De Vera. Nino G. M. Materdo, 30, administrative assistant, LDS Church; wife, Shawdelyn D. C. Materdo.
MAYAGUEZ PUERTO RICO STAKE (February 11, 2018): President—Oscar A. Perez Pacheco, 40, supervisor, USPS; succeeding Felix Arocho Ramos; wife, Melinda V. Perez. Counselors—Nelson D. Rodriguez Sepulveda, 46, police officer; wife, Carmen Y. Vargas Santana. Jose Octaovio Perez, 33, payment officer; wife, Evelyn Cruz Seguinot.
METEPEC MEXICO STAKE (January 28, 2018): President—Luis E. Gomez Sierra, 49, area maintenance manager, LDS Church; succeeding Moroni Cebreros Lopez; wife, Lidia Pinedo Garcia. Counselors—Leonardo I. Mercado Vazquez, 38, attorney; wife, Yesenia I. Hernandez Ontiveros. Hans A. Martinau Gomez, 43, enforcement officer, Swiss RE; wife, Alma D. Valle Perez.
ORANGE CALIFORNIA STAKE (February 6, 2016): President—David J. Peters, 49, VP operations, Nextgen Healthcare; succeeding Matthew M. Goodman; wife, Melissa A. L. Peters. Counselors—Ricky D. Christensen, 61, general manager, Griffith Brothers; wife, Michelle A. Christensen. Brent J. North, 49, partner, North, Nash and Abendroth LLP; wife, Jennifer E. S. North.
REXBURG IDAHO MARRIED STUDENT 2ND STAKE (February 4, 2018): President—Phillip A. Allred, 51, instructor, BYU–Idaho; succeeding Kimball R. Hansen; wife, Jennifer Kay L. Allred. Counselors—Todd B. Stone, 55, administrator, Center for Sight; wife, Kerri L. Stone. Bart R. Rigby, 54, self-employed; wife, Cheri Lee B. Rigby.
REXBURG IDAHO YSA 4TH STAKE (February 11, 2018): President—Craig A. Johnson, 46, professor; succeeding Todd M. Hammond; wife, Laura L. P. Johnson. Counselors—Jeffery R. Morrin, 49, vice president, BYU–Idaho; wife, Laura D. C. Morrin. John S. Parker, 49, professor; wife, Michelle M. Parker.
SAN ANTONIO TEXAS WEST STAKE (February 4, 2018): President—Lance R. Bradford, 46, strategic planner, USAA; succeeding Michael W. Freckleton; wife, Robbi O. Bradford. Counselors—Todd L. Mahkorn, 52, supply chain analyst, Boeing Co.; wife, Susan J. M. Mahkorn. Cade A. Salmon, 44, residency program director, US Air Force; wife, Jeanne M. J. Salmon.
SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA NORTH STAKE (February 4, 2018): President—Neal J. Walton, 50, financial advisor; succeeding Thad S. Pugmire; wife, Tracy E. A. Walton. Counselors—Aaron D. Roberts, 50, vice president, Minca Inc.; wife, Kimberly C. Roberts. Christopher P. Beesley, 40, deputy attorney general; wife, Mary B. Beesley.
SAN JUAN ARGENTINA NUEVO CUYO STAKE (June 25, 2017): President—Ruben A. Toranzo, 47, sales executive, Movistar; succeeding Ariel D. Noriega; wife, Madgalena I. Sanchez Cuello. Counselors—Ruben A. Fernandez Romera, 36, bank clerk; wife, Sabrina P. Cortez. Andres I. Tejada Sarmiento, 33, administrator, Capesa; wife, Ramona Del Valle Garcia.
SANTA CLARITA CALIFORNIA STAKE (February 11, 2018): President—Michael D. Stanley, 50, institute director, LDS Church; succeeding Steven G. Lindberg; wife, Denise G. Stanley. Counselors—Christopher S. Eddy, 47, chiropractor; wife, Saren J. R. Eddy. Michael R. Mehl, 43, CEO, Camp Sunshine Inc.; wife, Tara L. C. Mehl.
SIMI VALLEY CALIFORNIA STAKE (February 4, 2018): President—Richard M. Anderson, 55, assistant director of fixed operations, Volkswagen of America Inc.; succeeding Scott B. Moberly; wife, Allison G. Anderson. Counselors—Charles A. Newberry, 46, chief financial officer, Suremark Co.; wife, Karalee A. J. Newberry. David I. Stevens, 62, CEO, Mobilsense; wife, Tammi Lynn Woltmon.
TALISAY PHILIPPINES STAKE (February 11, 2018): President—Rabin S. Redulla, 41, distributions services supervisor, LDS Church; succeeding Uriel B. Oppus; wife, Janis C. B. Redulla. Counselors—Archer M. Clarito, 40, team leader, Convergys; wife, Maria M. V. P. Clarito. Jerome B. Posadas, 55, CEO, Arborvitae Construction; wife, Rosemarie A. C. Posadas.