Stake Reorganizations Announced May 2015

  • 28 May 2015

 Stake creations and reorganizations throughout the world announced during May 2015.

New Stake

A new stake has been created from the Yamoussoukro Cote d’Ivoire district. The Yamoussoukro Cote d’Ivoire stake was created from the Habitat and Kokrenou branches and the Agbanou, Bouafle, Koko, N’Zuessy 1st and N’Zuessy 2nd wards.

Yamoussoukro Cote D'Ivoire Stake (April 12, 2015): President—Philippe Koffi Kovame, 33, teacher; wife, Amoin Patricia Konan Kouame. Counselors—Esse Brou, 54, store manager; wife, Josephine Attein Anenan Brou. Gerard Konan Kouvassi, 44, chef; wife, Mariam Douroure Kouassi.

Reorganized Stakes

Acayucan Mexico Stake (February 22, 2015): President—Roberto Perez Limon, 32, business owner; succeeding Rene Romay Realpozo; wife, Brenda Astrid Cetino Ortega. Counselors—Ricardo Garcia Torres, 58, sales; wife, Concepcion Sanchez Garcia. Jose Alberto Feincinda Izquigao, 51, tuner; wife, Rosa del Carmen Luna Jimenez.

Ann Arbor Michigan Stake (March 8, 2015): President—Brent Benson Ward, 47, professor; succeeding Richard J. DeVries; wife, Jana Lynn Baglow Ward. Counselors—Walter Daniel Sangster II, 53, facilities management; wife, Alyce Bassett Sangster. Craig L Aeschbacher, fleet manager; wife, Tina Marie Hanson Aeschbacher.

Atiquizaya El Salvador Stake (February 8, 2015): President—Oscar Rolando Fajardo Solis, 54, high school teacher; succeeding Oscar Armando Hidalgo Mejia; wife, Ana Berta Bachez Salinas. Counselors—Enrique Santiago Barillas Carillo, 39, chief, PNC; wife, Ana Eliticia Nicia Contreras. William Antonio Rincan Garcia, 35, administrator; wife, Maura Elizabeth Garcia Jimenez.

Benin City Nigeria Ikpokpan Stake (March 15, 2015): President—Ikechukwu James Ibe, 43, manager; succeeding Lawrence Osamudiamen Ehigaiator; wife, Freda Omowunmi Adetola Ibe. Counselors—Jonathan Oshegbu Igbinedion, 45, managing director; wife, Racheal Oghesowe Anamuotor Igbinedion. Peter Yahaya, 38, CEO, Perosky Concepts; wife, Ayoro Ejiro Yahaya.

Caguas Puerto Rico Stake (February 22, 2015): President—John Hernandez, 51, human resources; succeeding José M. Santos; wife, Minerva Pares-Rivera. Counselors—Valentin Burgos Diaz, 54, dealer; wife, Maribel Mendoza Labey. Carlos Rafal Morales Medina, 47, supervisor; wife, Caraballo Milagros Cruz.

Calgary Alberta West Stake (March 15, 2015): President—Colin Vernon Steele, 48, president, United Drywall; succeeding Stephen D. Miller; wife, Katherine Lynn Seidel Steele. Counselors—Kevin Garth Palmer, 58, president, Palmer Salmon Insurance; wife, Cynthia Sele Cameron Palmer. Egide Nzojibwami, 58, president, Technosol Engineering; wife, Beatrice Kagisye Nzojibwami.

Gastonia North Carolina Stake (March 22, 2015): President—Kevin James Holderness, 59, contracts director; succeeding Benjamin C. Poole; wife, Pamela Jo Davis Holderness. Counselors—Michael Joseph Fear, 44, seminary and institutes coordinator; wife, Davina Lynn Silver Fear. Roger Alan Cummings, 42, Larin Larae Law Cummings.

Hartford Connecticut Stake (March 15, 2015): President—William Casper Elwell, 42, AVP and senior counsel; succeeding Wayne S. Taylor; wife, Shannon Renae Gehret Elwell. Counselors—Alan Leroy Wade, 53, engineering manager; wife, Shirlene Fry Wade. James Cory Nielsen, 40, VP and general counsel; wife, Robin Jo Miller Nielsen.

Hattiesburg Mississippi Stake (March 22, 2015): President—Neal Troy Holm, 37, general surgeon; succeeding Kevin B. Pack; wife, Lenora Theresa Blalock Holm. Counselors—Joseph Jay Mero, 56, Sonic Drive-In manager; wife, Sarah McDonnell Walker Mero. Daniel Tamour Moore, 57, psychologist; wife, Monica Sue Yetter Moore.

Heidelberg Germany Stake (June 21, 2014): President—Holger Thorsten Henkel, 53, lawyer; succeeding Mark-René Harth; wife, Birgit Mohr Henkel. Counselors—Thomas Gustav Körlin, 53, director; wife, Cornelia Koster Körlin. Matthias Albert Frost, 37, lawyer; wife, Caroline Stephanie Rakow Frost.

Laie Hawaii YSA 2nd Stake (March 15, 2015): President—Billy George Casey Jr., 60, FM manager; succeeding Phillip H McArthur; wife, Kananioku’uhome Hiroku Kaohiai Kaonohi. Counselors—Vonn Maiola Logan, 55, employment center manager; wife, Colleen McKinlay Logan. John Stevens Kealiiwahamana Hoag, 48, VP of administration; wife, Heather Dawn Sandstrom Hoag.

Layton Utah Valley View Stake (March 8, 2015): President—Chad H Webb, 50, seminary and institutes administrator; succeeding Scott D. Peterson; wife, Kristi Ann Bronson Webb. Counselors—David Richard Bell, 45, senior director of sales; wife, Julie Kay Richards Bell. John Bret Bitner, 41, physician; wife, Lilian Marlene Recksiek Bitner.

Lima Peru Condevilla (March 8, 2015): President—Edgar Hinostroza Cordova, 43, brand developer; succeeding Jose Eduardo Martines Uscamayta; wife, Vicente Rocio Pilar Trujillo. Counselors—David Rojas Huari, 40, teacher; wife, Silvia Luz Peña Ramirez. Humani Eduardo Huayta, 51, project manager; wife, Martha Isabel Cuba Huayta.

Magna Utah East Stake (March 8, 2015): President—Kelly Charles Jepsen, 39, maintenance manager; succeeding John W. Huber; wife, Barbara Kay Langford Jepsen. Counselors—Danny Joe Astill, 57, water superintendent; wife, Karen Ann Maddy Astill. George Dwyer Huber, 51, president, Huber Bros. Inc.; wife, Elizabeth Ann Jeppson Huber.

Makakilo Hawaii Stake (March 22, 2015): President—Mak KaiKi’ohua Piena, 45, procurement and logistics director; succeeding Voi R. Taeoalii; wife, Moana Leialoha Aniu Pienra. Counselors—Barry J Magaoay, 47, investment adviser; wife, Keri Gertsch Magaoay. Manusiarao Mafi, 52, business owner; wife, Mellene Malani Pomroy Mafi.

Mexico City Villa de las Flores Stake (March 15, 2015): President—Daniel Ventura Martinez, 47, teaching administrator; succeeding Victor Manuel Trejo Munguia; wife, Claudia Albarran Martinez. Counselors—Roberto Ernesto Lasa Chavarria, 48, psychotherapist; wife, Elena León Melgaiejo. Jaime Fernando Carbajal Coronado, 33, construction assistant; wife, Karla Frias Espinosa.

Murray Utah North Stake (March 15, 2015): President—Timothy Jack Taylor, 45, owner and VP, WCEC Engineers, Inc.; succeeding Richard D. Hall; wife, Rebecca Jane Crockett Taylor. Counselors—Rodney Scott Horton, 46, junior high principal; wife, Margaret Jan Blanchard Horton. Kent Joseph Baugh, 59, orthodontist; wife, Stephanie Morgan Baugh.

Peñaflor Chile Stake (March 8, 2015): President—Marco Antonio Vidal Sanuedra, 58, administrator; succeeding José M. Reyes Araus; wife, Monica del Rosario Gallando Gajando. Counselors—Angel Clemente Pisco Indacochea, 47, translator; wife, Siway Lorena Tuabaco Solis. Jaime Patricio Gonzalez Herrera, 34, businessman; wife, Andrea Herrera Encizo.

Pleasanton California Stake (March 22, 2015): President—Jeremy David McFadden, 42, vice president of finance; succeeding Kendall J. Cooper; wife, Rebecca Cristine Cory McFadden. Counselors—Richard Lamar Hair, 49, account executive; wife, Christine Louise Flett Hair. K.L. Alexander Tang, 52, senior technical leader; wife, Mei Lin Sonia Tang.

Providence Utah South Stake (March 22, 2015): President—Robert Brent Johnson, 52, director of finance; succeeding Ronald S. Godfrey; wife, Mary Ruth Ellis Johnson. Counselors—Gregory Jon Hicken, 55, orthopedic surgeon; wife, Shirlene Barney Hicken. Douglas Hall Stevenson, 52, director of advertising; wife, Kimberly King Stevenson.

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