New Stakes and Stake Presidencies Announced in May 2019

    • 5 June 2019

    New Stakes

    A new stake has been created from the Ballesteros Philippines District. The Ballesteros Philippines Stake, which consists of the Abulog, Allacapan, Ballesteros, Claveria, Lasam, and Sanchez Mira wards, was created by Elder Michael John U. Teh, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Tomas S. Merdegia Jr., an Area Seventy.

    BALLESTEROS PHILIPPINES STAKE (March 17, 2019): President—Donald Medel Credo, 41, computer technician, Columbia Computer Center; wife, Terchita Peralta Kingor Credo. Counselors—Maximin Barcarse Donaure, 37, self-employed engine mechanic; wife, Sheryl Ann Raght Dela Cruz Donaure. Felino Cervantes Zaragosa, 39, self-employed, piggery, poultry; wife, Gennie Rivera Viernes Zaragosa.

    A new stake has been created from the Lima Peru Chorrillos and Lima Peru San Juan stakes. The Lima Peru La Campiña Stake, which consists of the La Campiña 1st, La Campiña 2nd, Las Delicias, Las Palmeras, Las Villas, and Umamarca wards, was created by Elder Enrique Falabella, General Authority Seventy, and Elder A. Fabio Moscoso, an Area Seventy.

    LIMA PERU LA CAMPIÑA STAKE (March 10, 2019): President—Frank Gustavo Camarena Montoya, 36, general manager, cell phone company; wife, Rocio Angelica Parra Briceño. Counselors—Orlando Martin Ynoñon Moreno, 53, administrator, customs official; wife, Sonia Lili Menor Segura. David Manuel Gamboa Espinola, 43, supervisor, JE Construcciones; wife, Linda Shany Medina Gamboa.

    Reorganized Stakes

    ALPHAVILLE BRAZIL STAKE (March 10, 2019): President—Paulo Frederico Gomes Brandão, 53, chief financial officer, ALSCO; succeeding Acelino José Alves; wife, Claudia Maria Achão. Counselors—Bartolomeu Gama de Souza, 46, self-employed service provider; wife, Patricia Bonano de Souza. Fernando Plubins Schneider, 34, engagement manager, McKinsey; wife, Shirley Santos Schneider.

    CALGARY ALBERTA FISH CREEK STAKE (March 24, 2019): President—Lawrence Bradley Stevens, 53, deputy city manager, City of Calgary; succeeding R. Kipp Craig; wife, Constance Donna Cooper Stevens. Counselors—David Donald Hansen, 51, professor, University of Calgary; wife, Lanna Lee Olsen Hansen. Leon Tage Davidsen, 56, U.S. vehicle export manager, Kaizen Automotive; wife, Louise Ann Greep Davidsen.

    CEDAR CITY UTAH MARRIED STUDENT STAKE (March 24, 2019): President—Kenneth Rand Bettridge, 48, president and co-owner, CB Oil; succeeding Eric O. Leavitt; wife, Cami Alise Millett Bettridge. Counselors—Henry Rollo Brunson, 55, market manager, BMC; wife, Michele Stevens Brunson. Joseph Spencer Grant, 52, president, Metalcraft Technologies; wife, Alicia Ann Davenport Grant.

    CHAMBERSBURG PENNSYLVANIA STAKE (March 17, 2019): President—Leonard Allen Loski, 60, self-employed magazine publisher; succeeding Matthew S. Hurley; wife, Diana Halderman Loski. Counselors—Brandon Miles Bushey, 60, sales, Larco; wife, Marcy Sue Myers Bushey. Caryn Ty Richins, 48, policy and planning manager, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission; wife, Emily Ann Greenway Richins.

    COLUMBUS OHIO EAST STAKE (February 24, 2019): President—Craig Murray Bell, 55, self-employed, Ripple Rock Fish Farms LLC; succeeding Kevin W. Birch; wife, Traci Lynne Stirling Bell. Counselors—Todd Neal Trauntvein, 53, senior IT manager, Discover Financial Services LLC; wife, Amy Gordon Trauntvein. Kristopher Jay Jacobs, 36, assistant vice president, JPMorgan Chase; wife, Candice Lorraine Betts Jacobs.

    COPENHAGEN DENMARK STAKE (March 24, 2019): President—Steen Gershøj Petersen, 49, high school teacher, Ringsted County; succeeding Erik Bernskov; wife, Elizabeth Ann Mantilla Petersen. Counselors—Jbarne Lund Jakobsen, 63, industry technician, Kuisgaard; wife, Ulla Kathrine Korsgaard. Patrick Allan Olsen, 33, CEO, Michael Olsen & Partners; wife, Anita Holm Larsen Olsen.

    ETINAN NIGERIA STAKE (March 24, 2019): President—Aniefiok Jacob Udo, 45, farmer; succeeding Percus W. Etukudo; wife, Ekaette Urua Ekanan. Counselors—Peter Dan Robson, 35, director, Peteric; wife, Josephine Friday Sampson. John Udo-Udo Ekanem, 44, director, Baruch Beth-Shan; wife, Patience John Ekanem.

    FAYETTEVILLE NORTH CAROLINA WEST STAKE (March 10, 2019): President—Brady Mitchell Smith, 51, controller, Ward Productions; succeeding David L. Chandler; wife, Cynthia Colleen Monahan Smith. Counselors—Stacey Allen Dickerson, 59, area manager, Verdin Company; wife, Anne Marie Confield Dickerson. Brent Alexander Wadas, 36, CEO, PsyLynx; wife, Christina Denise Leer Wadas.

    GILBERT ARIZONA VAL VISTA STAKE (March 24, 2019): President—Brian Paul McLeskey, 44, vice president of research and development, Fender Musical Wst.; succeeding Timothy R. Lines; wife, Mary Louise Duffin McLeskey. Counselors—Chris Lynn Webb, 59, chief financial officer, Cance Construction Company; wife, Roxanne Alena Hendry Webb. Gregory Scott Slater, 57, vice president and global director of IP, competition, and standards policy, Intel Corporation; wife, Sharon Deon Ruff Slater.

    GREEN BAY WISCONSIN STAKE (March 24, 2019): President—Sean Forrest Pattee, 46, physician; succeeding Maurice D. Jones; wife, Dana Camille Larson Pattee. Counselors—Ian Keith Nishimoto, 60, criminal justice instructor, Northeast Wisconsin Tech College; wife, Kim Rae Cornelius Nishimoto. Derek James Hall, 54, chief marketing officer, Northern Michigan University; wife, Holly Kay Richards Hall.

    GUAYAQUIL ECUADOR CENTENARIO STAKE (February 10, 2019): President—Ronald Efrain Valenzuela Saa, 43, messenger, IMC; succeeding Edison Harry Landires; wife, Martha Ivonne Zuniga Puruncajas. Counselors—Juan Carlos Rodriguez Correa, 42, freelancer; wife, Diana Raquel Lopez Molina. Carlos Steve Yepez Gaibor, 28, senior analyst, Chubb Seguros; wife, Tanya Filomena Gonzalez Vergara.

    HILLSBORO OREGON STAKE (March 24, 2019): President—Blake Stucki Bennett, 55, controller, Davis Tool Inc.; succeeding Robert C. Fotheringham; wife, Angela Elizabeth Topol Bennett. Counselors—Scott James Bowden, 45, engineering manager, Intel Corporation; wife, Tiffany Ann Etherington Bowden. Bruce Kalanikiekie Mossman Jr., 53, marketing manager, Intel Corporation; wife, Darcy Kimiko Diamond Mossman.

    HOLBROOK ARIZONA STAKE (March 17, 2019): President—Daniel Thomas Garrett, 59, tax attorney; succeeding V. Blaine Hatch; wife, Rebecca Williams Garrett. Counselors—Kamron Doy Reidhead, 45, autos teacher, Holbrook High School; wife, Tracy Dawn Fuentes Reidhead. Kim Joel Pearce, 59, superintendent, Sanders Unified Schools; wife, Maylene Webb Pearce.

    IBADAN NIGERIA STAKE (March 24, 2019): President—Akingbade Ademola Ojo, 49, seminaries and institutes coordinator; succeeding O. Peter Apantaku; wife, Oludayo Olawunmi Banjoko Ojo. Counselors—Pius Olusola Adeosun, 39, security operative, CStrategy; wife, Omolade Esther Adesoji. James B. ADedokun, 65, self-employed; wife, Oludunni Falicia Akinyemi.

    KAMPALA UGANDA NORTH STAKE (March 17, 2019): President—Fredrick Kyambadde, 39, managing director, Loyal Group Security Ltd.; succeeding Lupaka O. Powell; wife, Christina Lydia Kyambadde. Counselors—Wayne David Kook, 34, executive lead, Stanbic Bank; wife, Irene Adokorach Cook. Godfrey Lufafa, 44, tour manager, 3GS Tours; wife, Hassy Gertrude Lufafa.

    MARACAIBO SOUTH VENEZUELA STAKE (March 17, 2019): President—Javier Zambrano Lima Francisco, 32, grocery retailer, self-employed; succeeding Domingo J. Perez Doria; wife, Paola Nava Gil Sickiu. Counselors—Yimy José Chirinos, 46, retailer; wife, Rodelys del Sol Nuñez Socorro. Marvin José Zambrano Omaña, 61, administrative assistant, Plastisun Industries; wife, Isabel Elena Lima David.

    MONTERO BOLIVIA STAKE (March 10, 2019): President—Roly Sensano Vildivia, 37, business owner; succeeding Dulfredo Vasquez Mercado; wife, Leidy Parra Vasquez. Counselors—Erwin Sanchez Ibañez, 35, owner and manager, Estudio Juridico Sanchez; wife, Jesica Beatriz Duran Quispe. Ramiro Peña Martinez, 42, portfolio manager, Banco FIE; wife, Fabiola Ribra Ibañez.

    MOORE IDAHO STAKE (March 10, 2019): President—Bart Loren Gamett, 46, fish biologist, United States Forest Service; succeeding F. Richard Reynolds; wife, Charmaine Waddoups Gamett. Counselors—Rory J. Pancheri, 52, rancher; wife, Janet Elizabeth Bell Pancheri. Seth Wade Teichert, 41, ranch manager, Mark Shev; wife, Natalie Dawn Teichert.

    NEWBURGH NEW YORK STAKE (March 31, 2019): President—Scott Cameron Woodbrey, 43, Air Force liason officer; succeeding Scott L. Ey; wife, Marianne Mays Woodbrey. Counselors—Alec Paul Galo, 42, client service coordinator, Cox Automotive; wife, Norma Garound Solis Galo. John Douglas Fuller, 48, professional engineer; wife, Holly Shannon Stephenson Fuller.

    PAULISTA BRAZIL STAKE (March 10, 2019): President—Reobson Nascimento Duarte, 43, work coordinator, AMBEU; succeeding Alexandre Aurelio M. Albuquerque; wife, Marlene Francisco Costa. Counselors—José Luiz Araújo de Medeiros, 49, technical assistant, Max Relê; wife, Marisa Cândido Pereira. Kepler Pedro da Silva, 42, military police; wife, Djaci da Cruz Silva.

    PLATTE CITY MISSOURI STAKE (March 24, 2019): President—Shane Breslin Smeed, 44, vice president and chief operations officer, Park University; succeeding Ted A. Thomas; wife, Angela Danielle Espinosa Smeed. Counselors—David Lance Blain, 59, senior leader and operations manager, United States Army; wife, Cambria Smith Blain. Wyle James Williams, 54, school teacher, Savannah R-3; wife, Jacqueline Joan Jackson Williams.

    PORT ANGELES WASHINGTON STAKE (March 17, 2019): President—James G. Weller, 48, teacher, Quilcene School District; succeeding W. Brent Basden; wife, Erika Liane Larson Weller. Counselors—Mark De Wayne Eveland, 55, sales manager, Air Flo Heating; wife, Lisa Gail Rasmussen Eveland. Leslie John Scott, 56, instructor, Peninsula College; wife, Julie Kristin Parker Scott.

    PROVO UTAH YSA 10TH STAKE (February 3, 2019): President—L. Chris Wells, 59, business owner; succeeding Jeffrey Acerson; wife, Teresa Ann Harding Wells. Counselors—Frank Owen Allen, 61, owner, Prime Landscape & Design; wife, Kathy Carter Allen. Alan Russell Smoot, 53, software engineer manager, FamilySearch International; wife, Marcie Rae Draper Smoot.

    PROVO UTAH YSA 14TH STAKE (March 17, 2019): President—Bill Orr Heder, 54, managing partner, MacArthur, Heder & Metler; succeeding Jay D. Clark; wife, Lee Ann Muir Heder. Counselors—Paul Raymond Ressler, 52, director of sales, csimsoft; wife, Joelle Jacob Ressler. Eldon Richard Stonehocker, 60, pharmaceutical sales, Boehringer-Ingelheim; wife, Cynthia Lynn Marriott Stonehocker.

    PROVO UTAH YSA 15TH STAKE (March 10, 2019): President—David Lee Tueller, 57, assistant vice president of human resources, Brigham Young University; succeeding Curtis F. Swenson; wife, Margaret Jeanne Young Tueller. Counselors—Robin Dee Moore, 53, CEO, Property Pin; wife, Carrie Lynn Bell Moore. James David Stice, 59, professor, Brigham Young University; wife, Kaye Soelberg Stice.

    QUEZON CITY PHILIPPINES SOUTH STAKE (March 10, 2019): President—Bernabe Arriola Magsino, 54, contractor, Dom Builder; succeeding Edwin V. Malit; wife, Evnice Origenes Trojillo Magsino. Counselors—Constancio Baluyot Lim, 50, buyer, area presidency of the Church; wife, Editha Peñalosa Pizarra Lim. Ronaldo Estipular Gabuyo, 50, facilities management employee for the Church; wife, Gina Arzadon Gabuyo.

    RIVERTON UTAH SUMMERHILL STAKE (February 3, 2019): President—Aaron Wadsworth Bleak, 45, owner, EA Architecture; succeeding Ryan V. Davis; wife, Elizabeth Reber Bleak. Counselors—Robert David Walker, 45, partner, corporate secretary of executive board, Kirton McConkie; wife, Amy Christine Summerhays Walker. Brandon John Metcalf, 43, archivist, Church History Department; wife, Angela Daines Metcalf.

    ROCKFORD ILLINOIS STAKE (March 31, 2019): President—Daniel Stoddard McConkie Jr., 40, professor, Northern Illinois University; succeeding Marc A. Stewart; wife, Adrienne Criddle McConkie. Counselors—Brian Lynn Webb, 51, research manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific; wife, Julia Mac Hamilton Webb. Leland Robert Howlett, 53, engineer, Department of Defense; wife, Tanya Kaye Winward Howlett.

    ROCKLIN CALIFORNIA STAKE (March 17, 2019): President—Alan Freeman Smith, 53, chief operating officer, delaware North America; succeeding Sean B. Murphy; wife, Lisa Suzanne Throckmonton Smith. Counselors—Justin James Wright, 42, business strategy and finance manager, Kaiser Permanente; wife, Rebecca Lynne Redford Wright. Benjamin Andrew Brasher, 39, software and real estate investor; wife, Emy Cannon Brasher.

    SALT LAKE STAKE (March 31, 2019): President—Douglas Harding Wilks, 60, editor, Deseret News; succeeding Stanford P. Fitts; wife, Christiana Taggart Wilks. Counselors—Henry Manning White, 60, physical therapy clinic owner; wife, Lisa Thorpe White. Owen Hall Richardson Jr., 52, artist; wife, Amy Parker Richardson.

    SALT LAKE WINDER WEST STAKE (March 17, 2019): President—Paul Donald Johnston, 54, owner, Certified Chem-Dry; succeeding M. Larry Anderson; wife, Kathryn Lee Johnston. Counselors—Kevin Eugene Washington, 64, classroom teacher, Granite School District; wife, Clara Marie Wilson Washington. Brian Robert Mitchell, 35, group leader, Westech Engineering; wife, Katie Diane Thornock Mitchell.

    SAN JOSÉ COSTA RICA LA PAZ STAKE (March 10, 2019): President—Diego Jaimes Ruiz, 46, information systems engineer; succeeding Eduardo R. Mora Villalobos; wife, Débora Ileana López Jaimes. Counselors—Max Anibal Ureña Ferrero, 46, geographic information system employee, Instituto Costarricence Electric; wife, Ana Yancy Hernández Ureña. Rafael Ángel Loáiciga Chavarria, 54, professor, Universidad de Costa Rica; wife, Gaudy Chacón Loáiciga.

    SHERWOOD PARK ALBERTA STAKE (March 10, 2019): President—Francesco Michael Mosaico, 44, physician, medical director, Boyle McCauley Health Centre; succeeding Robert W. Mendenhall; wife, Sarah Elizabeth Craig Mosaico. Counselors—William Darwin Laurie, 62, president, Britannia Construction Ltd.; wife, Caroline Adelaide Wilchynski Laurie. Bradford James Albert Appleton, 45, senior project manager, PCL Construction Mangement Inc.; wife, Amy Jacquelynn Hornberger Appleton.

    SPANISH FORK UTAH YSA STAKE (March 17, 2019): President—Allen David Merrill Jr., 54, leadership coach, Alletrust; succeeding James R. Stewart; wife, Caroline Anne Brown Merrill. Counselors—David Kent Nance, 60, dentist; wife, Stacy Felix Nance. Jeffrey Kim Pierce, 63, owner, Kim Pierce Masonry; wife, Janet Louise Peterson Pierce.

    ST. GEORGE UTAH YSA 1ST STAKE (March 3, 2019): President—Timothy Scott Hollingshead, 56, physician; succeeding Robert C. Huddleston; wife, Kristen McKendrick Hollingshead. Counselors—Jack Wynn Rolfe, 59, health care compliance, Ensign; wife, Lexie Steel Rolfe. Robert David Wright, 60, appraiser, Washington County; wife, Carrie Lynne Willis Wright.

    TEZONTEPEC MEXICO STAKE (March 10, 2019): President—Juan Hernández Cervantes, 45, associate professor, ITSOEH; succeeding Itzcoatal Lozano; wife, Nely Garcia Lopez. Counselors—Hector Ortega Vallejo, 39, public accountant; wife, Rosa Isela Sanchez Mendez. Rafael Contreras Perez, 38, financial assistant, Rafael Rodriguez; wife, Anaya Violeta Martinez.