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New Stake Presidents Called to Serve in U.S. and New Zealand

  • 19 December 2013

The Church has reorganized the following stakes in the United States and New Zealand:

LINDON UTAH WEST STAKE (September 8, 2013): President—Daron M. Jones, 47, vice president of professional services at ECI Software; succeeding Jimmy L. Trent Jr.; wife, Stephanie May Hatch Jones. Counselors—Chris Alan Dexter, 45, attorney; wife, Jennifer Bennett Dexter. Terry Dennis Hill, 57, principal in Alpine School District; wife, Annette Peterson Hill.

MOUNT VERNON VIRGINIA STAKE (October 27, 2013): President—Keith A. Davey, 62, retired, former business executive at Ford Motor Company; succeeding William H. Nixon; wife, Jeanene Pugmire Davey. Counselors—Dennis Kyle Sampson, 44, partner in Hunton & Williams LLP; wife, Noelle Lee Transtrum Sampson. Raul Eduardo Matos, 42, adult education coordinator for Arlington Public Schools; wife, Cynthia Jean Ramirez Matos.

NORMAN OKLAHOMA STAKE (November 24, 2013): President—Shad Brent Satterthwaite, 47, professor at the University of Oklahoma; succeeding Robert C. Keyes; wife, Valerie Twitchell Satterthwaite. Counselors—Lyle J. Nelson, 64, technology training specialist; wife, Gale Ann Lancaster Nelson. Gary D. Nabors Jr., 35, dentist; wife, Sonya Kay Petersen Nabor.

PALMERSTON NORTH NEW ZEALAND STAKE (October 20, 2013): President—Taikato Pomana, 55, director of Pomana Transport; succeeding Wi Te Kawepo Ormsby; wife, Shona Loretta Simeon. Counselors—Nicholas John Byrnes, 42, flooring contractor; wife, Sharlene Reremoana Winikerei Byrnes. Keith Tausia Tarsau, 43, information project manager for Central Primary Health Organization; wife, Maile Marie Tarsau.

PAYSON UTAH MOUNTAIN VIEW STAKE (November 10, 2013): President—Todd Dean Simmons, 44, seminary teacher; succeeding Lyman W. Willardson; wife, Stacy Lynn Kirby Simmons. Counselors—Raymond Alan Davis, 52, fleet manager at Burningham Enterprises Inc.; wife, Suzanne Selby Davis. Ronald Joseph Gordon, 53, business owner; wife, Lynette Marie Braithwaite Gordon.

PLACENTIA CALIFORNIA STAKE (October 27, 2013): President—Clark Tingey Hatch, 51, real estate manager with Hatch Investments; succeeding Randy L. Burnett; wife, Quenta Kellis Hatch. Counselors—John Cranmer Dalton V, 43, chief executive officer of Certified Records Management; wife, Lisa Ann Linford Dalton. Philip Redford Rosell, 50, institute instructor; wife, Lori Linn Pethel Rosell.