New stake presidencies
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Five stakes have been created in the Philippines, and in New Mexico.
The Albuquerque New Mexico West Stake, which includes the Bernalillo, Corrales, Panorama Heights, Paradise Hills, Star Heights, Taylor Ranch and Volcano Cliffs wards, and To'hajillee, Regina and West Mesa branches, has been created by Elder Rex D. Pinegar of the Seventy.
The Bacolod Philippines South Stake, which includes the Handumanan, Mansilingan 1st and 2nd, Paglaum Village and Tangub wards, and the Alijis and Sum-ag branches, has been created by Elder Merrill C. Oaks of the Seventy.
The Fairview Philippines Stake, which includes the Batasan Hills 1st and 2nd, Don Antonio, Fairview, Lagro and Mapayapa wards, has been created by Elder Val R. Christensen of the Seventy.
The Goa Philippines Stake, which includes the Goa 1st and 2nd, Lagonoy 1st and 2nd, Ocampo, San Jose and Tigaon wards and the San Roque branch, has been created by Elder Val R. Christensen of the Seventy.
The Montalban Philippines Stake, which includes the Ampid, Burgos, San Jose 1st, San Mateo and San Rafael wards and the Amityville and Manggahan branches, has been created by Elder Duane B. Gerrard of the Seventy.
Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in Argentina, England, Japan and the Philippines, and in California, New Mexico, Utah and Washington.NEW STAKES
MONTALBAN PHILIPPINES STAKE: (June 4, 2000) Created from the Montalban Philippines District. President Hernelio Alos Baradi, 45, prefect of discipline for Our Lord's Grace Montessori; wife, Milagrina Malda Sales Baradi. Counselors Robert del Ayre Padilla, 56, self-employed foreman; wife, Lolita Ocol Olalo Padilla. Rogelio Ledesma Canto, 61, division manager for T. D. Vora Realty; wife, Edna Quimpo Panadero Canto.
ALBUQUERQUE NEW MEXICO STAKE: (May 21, 2000) President Ronald W. Grossarth, 61, manager of Public Service Company of New Mexico; succeeding Lane S. Sego; wife, Ellen "K" Robins Grossarth. Counselors Kenneth R. Williams, 54, logistics manager for Philips Semiconductors; wife, Marilyn Roberta Ray Williams. Todd R. Jones, 48, manager of Sandia National Labs; wife, Ethel Jeanine Hagler Jones.
ALBUQUERQUE NEW MEXICO EAST STAKE: (May 21, 2000) President W. James Kearns, 52, realtor for Western Heritage Realty; succeeding Ronald W. Grossarth; wife, Donna Tayler Kearns. Counselors Roger Lee Payne, 45, deputy chief for state of New Mexico; wife, Louise Ellen Windham Payne. Brett Lynne Remund, 37, manager for Sandia National Labs; wife, Kelly Anne Harman Remund.
BACOLOD PHILIPPINES STAKE: (June 4, 2000) President Rey Dubalan Derla, 39, project engineer for N.Y. Ong Construction Corp.; succeeding Avelino Nonod Santillan; wife, Imelda Catalan Miramrel Derla. Counselors Benjamin Sardina Candari Jr., 55, attorney; wife, Azucena Malacad Candari. Rogue Seville Geocadin, 40, self-employed; wife, Mary Ann Demegilio Vivas Geocadin.
BACOLOD PHILIPPINES NORTH STAKE: (June 4, 2000) President Francis Cruz Guanzon, 36, operations and maintenance supervisor for Church area office; succeeding Jon Jon Trimucha Sia; wife, Jessica Omandac Guanzon. Counselors Jaime Gonzales Hingco Jr., 41, records officer for Dept. of Agrarian Reform; wife, Maria Teresa Lantape Cordova Hingco. Herminigildo Balacario Dudas Jr., 29, credit collector for Benes Enterprises; wife, Vivian Grace Dislag Villaram Dudas.
BELLINGHAM WASHINGTON STAKE: (June 11, 2000) President John W. Hoyt, 45, pathologist for NW Regional Pathology; succeeding Daniel T. Barrett; wife, Marsha Ann Meyers Hoyt. Counselors Brent A. Youngberg, 54, coordinator for Church Educational System; wife, Ruth Ann Thorne Youngberg. Charles R. Usery, 39, regional manager for Option Care; wife, Beth Marie Bartlett Usery.
BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA ADROGUE STAKE: (May 21, 2000) President Pablo Roberto Felip, 28, real estate tax specialist for Church area office; succeeding Enrique Manuel Garcia; wife, Graciela Noemi Lopez N. de Felip. Counselors Alberto Luis Alfonzo, retained. Jorge Omar Sigal, 39, manager for Owns Chemical Co.; wife, Nancy Edith Straschenco de Sigal.
CITRUS HEIGHTS CALIFORNIA STAKE: (June 11, 2000) President Marlon S. Smith, 43, dentist; succeeding Grant Gunnell; wife, Suzanne Gayle Pebley Smith. Counselors Bradley C. Andersen, 40, commercial loan officer for Wells Fargo Bank; wife, Julie Ann Price Andersen. Gary P. McFadyen, 49, area manager of sales and marketing for Pacific Bell; wife, Deborah Ann Triano McFadyen.
LAGUNA NIGUEL CALIFORNIA STAKE: (June 11, 2000) President Daniel Clyde Hunter III, 53, self-employed real estate builder and developer; succeeding Alvin G. Clawson; wife, Beverly Buttars Hunter. Counselors Rondell B. Hanson, 62, partner of Meadows Management Co.; wife, Joyce Pugmire Hanson. Curtis Denzil Reese, 38, sales manager for Plizer Pharmaceuticals; wife, Diane Davis Reese.
LOS LUNAS NEW MEXICO STAKE (FORMERLY ALBUQUERQUE NEW MEXICO SOUTH STAKE): (May 21, 2000) President Reid B. Grigg, 49, senior engineer for New Mexico Tech; succeeding Cayetano Aguilar; wife, Darryle Blades Andersen Grigg. Counselors Tim Jones, 50, engineer for Philips Semiconductor; wife, Cindy-Rae Williams Jones. Samuel Garcia Velazco, 60, custodian for Church area office; wife, Gloria Chavez Garcia.
PLEASANT GROVE UTAH EAST STAKE: (June 11, 2000) President Gary R. Ridge, 53, podiatric physician; succeeding Douglas L. Weight; wife, Judy Ann Brimley Ridge. Counselors Scott K. Shumway, 46, president of Haderlie Risk Service; wife, Anne Haderlie Shumway. Paul T. Burgon, 46, project manager for Ellsworth Peck and superintendent of Knight West Construction; wife, LaDell Byington Burgon.
PRESTON ENGLAND STAKE: (June 4, 2000) President Malcolm Gordon Beverley, 43, lawyer; succeeding Joseph Leece Jr.; wife, Linda Anne Coull Beverley. Counselors Graham Thomas Dunn, 44, assistant recorder for Preston England Temple; wife, Elaine Kerfoot Dunn. Bryan Loynes, 42, national sales manager for B.C.L. Group; wife, Linda Margaret Owen Loynes.
SALT LAKE MOUNT OLYMPUS NORTH STAKE: (June 11, 2000) President James Henry Bekker, 44, pediatric dentist; succeeding W. Lowell Benson; wife, Delsie Anne Johansen Bekker. Counselors Rawland Graff Crosby, 48, general manager of Block Management; wife, Carol Jean Cahoon Crosby. Thomas Charles Fredrick, 57, president of Western Explosives Systems Co.; wife, Barbara Faye Johnston Fredrick.
SHIZUOKA JAPAN STAKE: (June 4, 2000) President Tetsunori Matsumoto, 50, manager of Fuji City Hall; succeeding Ogawa Shuuichirou; wife, Masako Takahashi Matsumoto. Counselors Kojiro Mitsuya, 47, legal administrator for Stratus Computer Japan Co. Ltd.; wife, Sasako Sakai Mitsuya. Shuhei Kamada, 44, junior high school teacher; wife, Atsuko Tsukiji Kamada.