New stake presidents
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CEDAR CITY UTAH NORTH STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2008) President Bret G. Whittier, 49, livestock marketing at Cedar Livestock Market, succeeding Arthur Lamond Tait; wife, Margo Wiley Whittier. Counselors Carl Ross Templin, 57, dean of school of business at Southern Utah University; wife, Shirley Joanne Oram Templin. Eric Bernard Tait, 42, senior controller at Leavitt Group Enterprises; wife, Jennifer Brush Tait.
COUNCIL BLUFFS IOWA STAKE: (Mar 2, 2008) President David Harold Edwards, 52, owner/operator of Classic Chevy, succeeding Ronald Lee Bendorf; wife, Jody R. Maxwell Edwards. Counselors Vance Dundord Gardiner, 48, chief investiment officer at Tetrad Holdings Co.; wife, Cheryl Renee Christensen Gardiner. Tony Reese Beck, 48, self-employed; wife, Miriam Richardson Beck.
HIGHLANDS RANCH COLORADO STAKE: (March 2, 2008) President Ralph Leslie Walker, 57, president of Walker Commercial, Inc., succeeding David Abbott Jenkins II; wife, Marsha Milligan Walker. Counselors Robert Ray Hammond, 56, owner of Drake, Hammond & Associates; wife, Pamela Kay Barnard Hammond. Steven Mason Grover, 47, physician at OB/GYN Center; wife, Cathryn Jane Johnson Grover.
KEARNS UTAH STAKE: (Feb. 17, 2008) President Kevin Delbert Weaver, 50, project manager at Olympus Contract Glazing, succeeding David Wills DeLaMare; wife, Terri Jo Gallagher Weaver. Counselors Benjamin Hunter Gifford, 45, Church instructional design; wife, Gina Mendenhall Gifford. Weston Mckee Watkins, 34, machinist at Aerodine Machine; wife, Rebecca Fraser Watkins.
KEARNS UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2008) President Daniel LaVerrle Kenison, 45, president of Complete Electric, succeeding R. Kim Murdock; wife, Kellie Ann Parry Kenison. Counselors Max Wain Mecham, 54, salesman at Woodruff Sales; wife, Pattricia Stoddard Mecham. Stanley Burt Martin, 53, customer service manager at Hallmark Cabinet; wife, Jewel Fast Martin.
LONDRINA BRAZIL STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2008) President Isaias de Oliveira Ribeiro, 44, Church Educational System institute director, succeeding Alberto Toshio Oba; wife, Soni Maria Barbosa Ribeiro. Counselors Flavio Alberto Cordeiro, 53, business owner/adminstrator; wife, Roberta Spadoto Bordin Cordeiro. Julian Paro de Camargo, 34, Church maintenance supervisor; wife, Susel Karina Roselli Gardini Camargo.
MACHIDA JAPAN STAKE: (Feb. 17, 2008) President Seiji Tokuzawa , 43, division manager at Sony Life Insurance, succeeding Hattori Yukihiko; wife, Hitoe Tsujii Tokuzawa. Counselors Makoto Ueno, 43, sales representative at Geneses Ltd.; wife, Yasuko Nishiyama Ueno. Mikio Maruyama, 54, battalion chief at Tokyo Fire Department; wife, Keiko Shimara Maruyama.
MEMPHIS TENNESSEE STAKE: (Feb. 10, 2008) President Steven Moyle Dorius, 54, tax attorney at International Paper; wife, Christie Lynn Hancock Dorius. Counselors Joseph Michael Thomas, 54, National Point Solutions; wife, Lisa Kay Byrd Thomas. Gary Hess Brough, 50, chief optometry section at Memphis VA Medical Center; wife, Marie Crook Brough.
MONMOUTH OREGON STAKE: (Feb. 3, 2008) President Dana Barnes Petersen, 54, Church facilities manager, succeeding Kenneth Alan Murray; wife, Barbara Jacqueline Holms Petersen. Counselors Ben Gale Thackeray, 47, technician at De La Val Direct; wife, Julie Ann Schisler Tackeray. Elwin Gerald Hunt, 46, engineering manager at GE Security; wife, Lynnette Mansell Hunt.
MOUNT HOOD OREGON STAKE: (Feb. 24, 2008) President Richard K. Hansen, 54, attorney at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC, succeeding Steven B Watts; wife, Cynthia Louise Quanstrom Hansen. Counselors Robert Dennis Baird, 59, general manager at Coastal Inc.; wife, Danielle Claire Gleason Baird. Charles Paul Allen, 54, independent consultant; wife, Martha Fleming Allen.