Church News and Events

New Stakes and Stake Reorganizations Are Announced

  • 23 May 2014

NEW STAKES

A new stake has been created from the Bluffdale Utah Stake. The Bluffdale Utah South Stake, which includes the Bluffdale 1st, Bluffdale 5th, Bluffdale 8th, Bluffdale 9th, Bluffdale 10th, Bluffdale 13th, Bluffdale 14th, and Bluffdale 15th Wards, was created by Elder Paul B. Pieper of the Seventy and Elder R. Scott Runia, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Lynbrook New York District, Plainview New York Stake, and Queens New York Stake. The Lynbrook New York Stake, which includes the Flushing 1st, Flushing 3rd, Mineola, and Queens YSA Branches and Jamaica 1st, Jamaica 2nd, Little Neck, and Lynbrook Wards, was created by Elder Anthony D. Perkins of the Seventy and Elder Jeffrey E. Olson, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Saratoga Springs Utah South Stake. The Saratoga Springs Utah Israel Canyon Stake, which includes the Fox Hollow, Jacobs Ranch 1st, Jacobs Ranch 2nd, Jacobs Ranch 3rd, Stillwater, and Summerhill Wards, was created by Elder Bruce D. Porter of the Seventy and Elder Craig B. Terry, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Brazil Joinville Stake. The Joinville Brazil South Stake, which includes the São Francisco do Sul Branch and Fatima, Ituam, Itinga, Jaraguá do Sul, and Vila Nova Wards, was created by Elder Jairo Mazzagardi of the Seventy and Elder Renato M. Petla, an Area Seventy.

JOINVILLE BRAZIL SOUTH STAKE: (March 16, 2014) President—Marco Antonio Ramos, 37, account manager; wife, Olivia Halter. Counselors—Robson De Souza Nascimento, 48, professor; wife, Dinalva De Jesus Santana. Magno Soares Pepe, 32, managing director at Tucanos Natural Foods; wife, Deila Regina De Pepe Lima.

BLUFFDALE UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (April 20, 2014) President—Scott Larry Howell, 53, director of BYU Salt Lake Center; wife, Lori Bateman Howell. Counselors—Glen Kent Swallow, 43, self-employed; wife, Sara Lisa Tate Swallow. Mark Elliot Reid, 56, city manager for Bluffdale City; wife, Terri Ann Mecker Reid.

LYNBROOK NEW YORK STAKE: (April 13, 2014) President—Robert Anthony DeRosa, 65, photographer; wife, Vivian Zaragoza DeRosa. Counselors—Spencer JaeHwan Shin, 44, vice president and banking center manager at Bank of America; wife, Sylvia SungYon Shin. Gregory John Anderson, 47, global head of foreign exchange strategy for BMO Capital Markets; wife, Christine Butler Anderson.

SARATOGA SPRINGS UTAH ISRAEL CANYON STAKE: (March 23, 2014) President—Timothy Dean Willden, 43, information/technology security for 1-800-CONTACTS; wife, Danai Jackman Willden. Counselors—Stephen Homer Hilton, 70, retired; wife, Darlene Marie Ripley Hilton. Jonathan Jay Johnson, 36, president of More Good Foundation; wife, Heather Armstrong Johnson.

STAKE REORGANIZATIONS

AREQUIPA PERU ZAMACOLA STAKE: (Feb. 16, 2014) President—Samuel Sandoval Corimayta Rolando, 51, deputy of records for Arequipa City; succeeding Yvan Miguel Vilca Barra; wife, Marcelina Lipe Ticona. Counselors—Moises Francisco Pacheco Baca, 54, self-employed; wife, Zulma Elizenda Talavera Zapana. Pablo Pedro Cruz Salcedo, 41, human resource manager at Multiling USA; wife, Lizbeth Artemisa Ponce Delgado.

CASTLE DALE UTAH STAKE: (March 23, 2014) President—Dennis Wayne Tuttle, 50, administrator at Workforce Services for the state of Utah; succeeding Allan M. Sharp; wife, Elise Wilson Tuttle. Counselors—Laren K Huntsman, 51, managing director of Pacificorp; wife, Lanell Martin Huntsman. Scott Ross Labrim, 48, owner/physical therapist at Pro Rehab Physical Therapy; wife, Mindi Sue Anderson Labrum.

GUATEMALA CITY LA ESPERANZA STAKE: (March 16, 2014) President—Sergio Armando Castanon Lopez, 33, trainer/recruiter; succeeding Alberto Antonio Flores Lopez; wife, Blanca Luz Peñate. Counselors—Mario Estuardo Lopez Perez, 44, internal auditor; wife, Tania Eunice Rodas Elias. Jose Luis Rodriguez Ruano, 31, service delivery manager; wife, Sandra Paola Gonzalez Molina.

HUEHUETENANGO GUATEMALA ZACULEU STAKE: (March 9, 2014) President—Hector Humberto Cargia Lopez, 35, legal office employee; succeeding William Luciano Gonzalez De Leon; wife, Mirna Vanessa Lopez Ruano. Counselors—Froilian Otilio Herrera Velasquez, 52, CES coordinator for the Church; wife, Marta Elizabeth Mota Catux. Noe de Jesus Rodriguez Herrera, 40, salesman; wife, Burnis Francheska Molia Mazariegoz.

JOINVILLE BRAZIL STAKE: (March 16, 2014) President—Andre Mirand de Assumpçao, 34, planning specialist; succeeding Marco Antonio Ramos; wife, Carolina Fernandes de Assumpçao. Counselors—Jarbas Elias Abdala, 40, administrative technician; wife, Bianca Biscaia dos Santos Abdala. William Tamara, 32, director at Zap Cupim; wife, Maristela Siedschlag Tamara.

LONGUEUIL QUEBEC STAKE: (March 23, 2014) President—Omer Guy Pirlet, 58, import manager at HTS Bio; succeeding Pierre-Paul Morin; wife, Lucie Anne Helene Vandries. Counselors—Jonathan Gingras, 40, previsualization artist for Ubisoft Montreal; wife, Jacinthe Poirier. Clement Ferland, 46, elevator mechanic; wife, Chantal Mallet.

ALTAMONT UTAH STAKE: (April 13, 2014) President—Gary LaMar Nelson, 56, line crew foreman at Moon Lake Electric Association; succeeding Tommy C. Thacker; wife, Lewaina Hunsaker Nelson. Counselors—Curtis F. Miles, 47, safety coordinator at Moon Lake Electric Association; wife, Sabrina Bolton Miles. Randall Kent Thacker, 44, assistant wildlife manager for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources; wife, Nicole Nielson Thacker.

BLUFFDALE UTAH STAKE: (April 20, 2014) President—Adam Fredrick Ghiz, 39, emergency physician at Utah Emergency Physicians; succeeding Scott L. Howell; wife, Amy Michelle Lund Ghiz. Counselors—Robert Glen Lyon, 57, vice president of engineering at HOJ Engineering; wife, Diane Jones Lyon. Michael Dahl Brown, 55, owner/president of M&M Asphalt Services; wife, Janet Frankie Nowers Brown.

BRISBANE AUSTRALIA LOGAN STAKE: (March 9, 2014) President—Naamanu Lamositele, 41, dispatch officer at Factory Direct Fencing; succeeding David A. Munro; wife, Mataese Iuli Soisoi Lamositele. Counselors—Malcolm Howard Cullen, 58, technician supervisor; wife, Stephanie Joy Cullen. Otineru Tofa, 49, driver; wife, Meli Tofa.

COLVILLE WASHINGTON STAKE: (March 22, 2014) President—Erik Daniel Stark, 37, teacher/coach in Northport School District; succeeding Mark C. Lundgren; wife, Tomi Garner Stark. Counselors—Steven Lynn Bates, 67, dentist; wife, Julia Ann Anglesey Bates. James Cliffon Collins, 54, detective in the Spokane Police Department; wife, Lisl Lynn Cowle Collins.

DENVER COLORADO STAKE: (April 20, 2014) President—Peter Joseph Krumholz, 43, attorney with Hale Westfall LLP; succeeding Richard L. Millett; wife, Lyssa Rachelle Dewey Krumholz. Counselors—Stephen Howard Walker, 55, salesman/partner; wife, Kathleen Elizabeth Jarvis Walker. William Jared Scott, 43, emergency medicine specialist; wife, Heather Nanieve French Scott.

FRIENDSWOOD TEXAS STAKE: (March 23, 2014) President—Daryl Armstrong Scott, 45, associate professor at Baylor College of Medicine; succeeding Jonathan M. Schmitt; wife, Apryl Lyn Brinegar Scott. Counselors—Ray Holt, 54, dentist; wife, Jackie L. Muramoto Holt. Dustin Bryan Peterson, 34, director of leadership development; wife, Samye Jean Martino Petersen.

KANESVILLE UTAH STAKE: (April 20, 2014) President—Steven M. Robbins, 57, chief engineer of advanced programs at ATK; succeeding Kirk F. Smith; wife, Connie Denning Robbins. Counselors—Corey Brent Benson, 40, systems analyst at Williams Energy; wife, Alison Deon Somerville Benson. Louis Wade Meyer, 49, dentist; wife, Amy Sue Burton Meyer.

LOGAN UTAH YSA 3RD STAKE: (April 13, 2014) President—Robert Darrel Ensign, 60, retired; succeeding J. Gregory Lambert; wife, Brenda Chloe Hale Ensign. Counselors—Wayne R. Dymock, 57, CES coordinator; wife, Julie Lynne Lambert Dymock. Dan Wendell Roskelley, 64, golf pro; wife, Mary Isobel Lenkersdorfer Roskelley.

LOGAN UTAH YSA 4TH STAKE: (April 20, 2014) President—James T. Belliston, 56, programmer/designer for Utah State University; succeeding Wess R. Greene; wife, Robin Gayle Larsen Belliston. Counselors—E. Todd McKenna, 58, CES institute instructor; wife, LaNae Bartlett McKenna. William Brent Evans, 51, physician at Rocky Mountain Emergency Specialists; wife, LaRee Bartlett Evans.

MERIDA MEXICO STAKE: (Jan. 19, 2014) President—Marco A. Martin Lugo, 47, regional training manager for Domino’s Pizza; succeeding Manuel L. Zapata Sierra; wife, Rosalinda Tuyub Guerrero Ivano. Counselors—Geiler I. Mex Seijas, 33, resident physician; wife, Maria Magdalena Solano. Yohni G. Varguez Bacab, 49, accounting analyst; wife, Ruth Sanchez Hernandez.

MURRAY UTAH PARKWAY STAKE: (March 23, 2014) President—Richard C. Hutchison, 60, consultant at HCH Transportation Advisors; succeeding Stephen J. Hunter; wife, Debra Ann Strong Hutchison. Counselors—Bryce Christian Benson, 43, director of operations at Access Development; wife, Stacey Lynn Carter Benson. Jeffery Reid Bryan, 49, special agent at U.S. Department of Justice; wife, Heidi Josephine Price Bryan.

OGDEN UTAH WEBER HEIGHTS STAKE: (March 23, 2014) President—David Reed Goff, 55, surgeon; succeeding Mark R. Bischoff; wife, Carlin Leigh Russell Goff. Counselors—David More Allen, 44, dermatologist; wife, Janine Colette Rice Allen. Brant Mason Beus, 36, realtor at Golden Spike; wife, Amy Gustaveson Beus.

OREM UTAH YSA 3RD STAKE: (March 23, 2014) President—David L. Haden, 62, sales manager; succeeding S. Shane Littlefield; wife, Nina Lou Christiansen Haden. Counselors—Michael Shane Kokkola, 57, president/owner of MK Construction; wife, Debra Wright Kokkola. John Ray Spencer, 51, human resource administrator; wife, Lorrine Applegate Spencer.

OWEGO NEW YORK STAKE: (March 23, 2014) President—Anthony Glenn Frutos, 46, business technology director at Corning Incorporated; succeeding Mark A. Beck; wife, Brenda Lee Wilkins Frutos. Counselors—John Charles Hess, 57, electrical engineer at Lockheed Martin; wife, Laurie Pincock Hess. Willard Ashton Cutler, 50, technology director at Corning Incorporated; wife, Kimberly Bench Cutler.

PERTH AUSTRALIA ROCKINGHAM STAKE: (March 9, 2014) President—Rhys Standley, 40, director at Just Property Management; succeeding Andrew D. Reedy; wife, Jasmine Eve Sheppard Standley. Counselors—Paul Eric Williams, 53, area manager at Hanson Construction Materials; wife, Noeni Maree Winter Williams. Gary Johnson, 56, automotive technician; wife, Debbie Anne Farmer Johnson.

PROVO UTAH GRANDVIEW EAST STAKE: (April 20, 2014) President—Chase Bradford Andrews, 39, owner/CEO of Andrews Homes, Inc.; succeeding Richard N. Williams; Counselors—Garth D. Christensen, 52, owner/operator of C&F Corporate Services; wife, Jill VanLeuven Christensen. Kirt Dwayne Lillywhite, 33, business owner; wife, Emily Forman Lillywhite.

REXBURG IDAHO YSA 4TH STAKE: (April 13, 2014) President—Todd M. Hammond, 48, professor/instructor at BYU–Idaho; succeeding Edwin A. Sexton; wife, Dawna Noelle Green Hammond. Counselors—Scott David Kidd, 50, self-employed; wife, Tirzah Lee Thompson Kidd. Jeffery Glenn Chapman, 50, religion instructor at BYU–Idaho; wife, Kristi Ann Fraughton Chapman.

SALT LAKE HUNTER COPPERHILL STAKE: (April 12, 2014) President—Chris Theodore Dennison, 58, systems programmer; succeeding Stanley W. Rosenlof; wife, Lisa Campbell Dennison. Counselors—Bruce Lynn Peterson, 67, retired; wife, Cindy Ann Lee Peterson. José Ricardo Sarmiento, 50, second pressman at the Salt Lake Printing Center; wife, Julieta Rosas Sarmiento.

SANTIAGO CHILE LA CISTERNA STAKE: (March 23, 2014) President—Lorenzo Eduardo Norambuena Farias, 34, executive director at Glow Digital Agency; succeeding Manuel Enrique Faundez Muñez; wife, Carolina Alejandra Roco Alcaino. Counselors—Claudio Francisco Rex Salinas, 36, salesman; wife, Cristina Soledad Rex Lernia. Victor Rodrigo Chamorro Vidal, 37, receptionist; wife, Marisol Del Carmen Zavala Herrera.