New stake presidents
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Two new stakes have been created in Utah. The Logan Utah University 8th (Student Single) Stake, which includes the Logan University 3rd, 11th, 16th, 32nd, 38th and 64th wards, was created by Elder Merrill J. Bateman of the Presidency of the Seventy.
The Springville Utah West Stake, which includes the Kolob 3rd and 9th, Spring Creek 3rd, 10th and 14th, and the Springville 4th and 9th wards, was created by Elder Henry B. Eyring of the Quorum of the Twelve.
LOGAN UTAH UNIVERSITY 8TH (STUDENT SINGLE) STAKE: (Aug. 22, 2004) Created from the Logan Utah University 1st (Student Single), 3rd (Student Single), 4th (Student Single), 5th (Student Single) and 6th (Student Single) stakes. President Byron Robert Burnham, 59, department head at Utah State University; wife, Shirley Rasmussen Burnham. Counselors David George Edwards, 46, podiatrist; wife, Rexann Zilles Edwards. Richard Doyle Gordon, 54, instructor and director for the Church Educational System; wife, Cristal Chamberlain Gordon.
SPRINGVILLE UTAH WEST STAKE: (Aug. 29, 2004) Created from the Springville Utah, Springville Utah Kolob, Springville Utah Spring Creek and Springville Utah Spring Creek South stakes. President Kelly Royal Norman, 37, manager at Novell Inc.; wife, Joan Nielson Norman. Counselors John H. Sowards, 50 owner and manager of Central Utah Door Co.; wife, Cindy Rae Grover Sowards. Steven R Schultz, 48, customer service manager for the State of Utah; wife, Carolyn White Schultz.
BOUNTIFUL UTAH HEIGHTS STAKE: (Aug. 29, 2004) President Ralph Rampton Mabey, 60, partner at LeBoeuf Lamb; succeeding Randall Myron Browning; wife, Sylvia States Mabey. Counselors John Lee Robison, 55, district administrator for Davis School District; wife, Joan Carol VanLeeumen Robison. Bruce LaVar Dibb, 53, attorney; wife, Colleen Poole Dibb.
CEDAR CITY UTAH STAKE: (Aug. 15, 2004) President Dale Simkins Orton, 49, assistant vice president of student services of Southern Utah University; succeeding Wayne Kendall Hinton; wife, Annetta Green Orton. Counselors Michael Wayne Willis, 50, program director and owner of Metalcraft Technologies; wife, Julie Ann Dalton Willis. James Craig Pace, 44, principal and instructor for the Church Educational System; wife, Carolyn Hales Pace.
KEARNS UTAH CENTRAL STAKE: (Aug. 29, 2004) President Kenneth Lowell Parker, 48, self-employed carpenter; succeeding Alan Paul Hansen; wife, Laura Carol Thomas Parker. Counselors Doral Leonard Vance, 50, internal audit director for the Utah State Tax Commission; wife, Kerry Beth Dickson Vance. Hernan Maria Sainz, 48, service manager at Praxair; wife, Shirley Norene Florence Sainz.
LEON MEXICO STAKE: (Aug. 29, 2004) President Miguel Daniel Andrade Medina, 35, district manager at Wyeth Pharmaceuticals; succeeding Alberto Galo de Jesus Romo Gonzalez; wife, Maria Angelina Castaneda Sanchez de Andrade. Counselors Arturo Hernandez Hernandez, 54, teacher; wife, Margarita Santoyo Yanez de Hernandez. Jose Fernando Flores Guerrero, 37, executive at McGraw-Hill; wife, Nancy Molina Moran de Flores.
NAGOYA JAPAN STAKE: (Aug. 8, 2004) President Hiromitsu Yuasa, 52, director at Otahiro Co.; succeeding Nishihara Yuuji; wife, Keiko Nakao. Counselors Norio Koyama, 43, employee of Toyota; wife, Miho Kosaka. Ken-ichi Ishikawa, 53, assistant manager for the Aichi prefectural government; wife, Aiko Kato.
NEIAFU VAVA'U TONGA WEST STAKE: (Aug. 29, 2004) President Mosaia 'Aisea To'a, 39, supervisor; succeeding Rukia 'I-Vava'u Havea; wife, Kesaia Fiona Kaho To'a. Counselors Feleti Moa, 52, self-employed; wife, Luana Pulini Moa. Siale Fifita, 56; wife, Talahiua Tafa'ika Fifita.
PRESCOTT ARIZONA STAKE: (Aug. 29, 2004) President Steven Ray Campbell, 53, president of Marler's Furniture; succeeding Jeffrey Jordan Anderson; wife, Loretta Evans Campbell. Counselors Richard Turner Mangum, 60, dentist; wife, Georgia Carol Anderson Mangum. Roderick Joe Yarbro, 40, land developer and rancher; wife, Patrice Leilani Valdez Yarbro.
RIO GRANDE BRAZIL STAKE: (Aug. 15, 2004) President Daniel dos Santos Lima, 48, pediatrician; succeeding Carlos William Ramires de Oliveira; wife, Rejane Paim Lima. Counselors Roberto Tadieppo, 38, school administrator; wife, Ana Neri Bezerra Goupart Tadieppo. Delmir Monteiro de Lemos, 39, professor; wife, Denise Castanha Avila de Lemos.
SALT LAKE GRANGER WEST STAKE: (Aug. 22, 2004) President Douglas Morgan Poole, 54, senior vice president for the Bank of Utah; succeeding Ralph Joseph Sartori; wife, Deborah Smith Poole. Counselors Duane R Kendell, 47, engineer for General Electric; wife, Starla Joy Harris Kendell. Cortney Joseph Flynn, 52, self-employed; wife, Jeannie Diane McCombs Flynn.
SAPPORO JAPAN WEST STAKE: (Aug. 8, 2004) President Hiroyuki Domon, 36, acoustic supervisor; succeeding Makoto Ono; wife, Etsuko Ifuji Domon. Counselors Kenji Kudo, 43, planning division supervisor at Hokkaido Kosoku Inc.; wife, Kiroka Kameda Kudo. Kouki Koyama, 46, chief clerk at Taisei Housing; wife, Kiyomi Iida Kayama.