New stake presidents
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AHUACHAPAN EL SALVADOR STAKE: (Nov. 9, 2008) President Nestor Henry Diaz Zamora, 33, principal, Adan Aguilar, succeeding Juan Jose Batres Carlos; wife, Ana Leticia Magana Zamora. Counselors — Roque Arturo Olivares Zaldana, 33, English teacher; Liceo Fernando de Magallanes; wife, Janeth Julieta Salinas Zaldana. Jose David Valladares Merlos, 33, accountant assistant, Taller Gertrudis; wife, Fatima del Rosario Chavez Merlos.
AUSTIN TEXAS STAKE: (Nov. 9, 2008) President David A. Hollingsworth, 52, manufacturing chief, Freescale, succeeding Stewart W. Dickson; wife, Michelle Lynette Barrett Hollingsworth. Counselors — Glen S. Hancock, 49, financial adviser, Adv. Financial Strategies; wife, Shauna Garfield Hancock. John Robert Erickson, 50, engineer, AT&T Labs; wife, Debra Lou Hansen Erickson.
DAET PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Oct. 19, 2008) President Alejandro Rueda Ducay, 35, bank security, Soliman Agency, succeeding Aquilino Z. Aloc; wife, Zenmda Manilag Aguilar Ducay. Counselors — Nicolas Villafuerte Balce, 39, teacher, Department of Education; wife, Narissa Elep Calmara Balce. Wilfredo Ramos Villegas Jr., 44, underwriter, MLA Bankers Life Insurance; wife, Mary Ann Quinito Dulay Villegas.
LYON FRANCE STAKE: (Oct. 26, 2008) President Matthieu Paul Jean Francois Bennasar, 35, lead consultant XS Pole Securite succeeding Daniel Mocellin; wife, Natasha Stephanie Bennasar. Counselors — Denis Gerard Daniel Mejean, 44, computer graphics expert, Ville de Lyon; wife, Sylvie Angele Suzanne Monique Baraton. David Stephane Mocellin, 36, product engineer, ST Microelectronics; wife, Ciah Francois Mauricetta Chabany.
MEMPHIS TENNESSEE NORTH STAKE: (Nov. 2, 2008) President Claude Edward Zobell Jr., 56, general counsel for Peabody Hotel Group, succeeding Timothy A. Taylor; wife, Molly Izatt Zobell. Counselors — Thomas Edward Garrett, 63, owner, Roy E. Garrett Floor Co. Inc.; wife, Georgia J. McCain Garrett. Jeffrey Bruce Johnson, 48, physics professor, Arkansas State University; wife, Deborah Susan Koch Johnson.
NORTH SALT LAKE UTAH PARKWAY STAKE: (Nov. 9, 2008) President Landon W. Coleman, 39, dermatopathologist, UPSI; wife, Jennifer Lee Hardy Coleman. Counselors — Dean Myron Davies, 57, managing director, CPB-PFD; wife, Darla James Davies. Kelly Blaine Gibbs, 42, financial adviser, Zions Direct; wife, Charlene Schaer Gibbs.
POCATELLO IDAHO UNIVERSITY 1ST (STUDENT) STAKE: (Nov. 9, 2008) President David Nephi Hermansen, 52, CFO, Varsity Contractors, succeeding R. Glenn McMinn Jr.; wife, Cheryl Berrett Hermansen. Counselors — Todd LaMar Nelson, 60, president, Nel's BI-LO Inc.; wife, Linda Kay Palmer Nelson. Russell S. Armstrong, 45, engineering department manager, Philotechnics Inc.; wife, Christine Mead Armstrong.
REXBURG IDAHO NORTH STAKE: (Nov. 2, 2008) President Christopher W. Moore, 37, principal gifts manager, LDS Philanthropies, succeeding Robert D. Marcum; wife, Amber Ahlstrom Moore. Counselors — Robert Garry Parkinson, 51, owner, Cordingly & Parkinson Wealth Management; wife, Tracey Dawn Erickson Parkinson. Randy Holt Hayes, 52, teacher, BYU-Idaho; wife, Laura Hirschi Hayes.
ROSWELL GEORGIA STAKE: (Nov. 16, 2008) President Russell Keith Jensen, 46, associate general counsel, AT&T, succeeding Frederick D. Woolf; wife, Suzanne Kay Wagner Jensen. Counselors — Verne Merton Ernst, 49, vice-president of operations, LandAmerica Financial Group; wife, Shawny F. Christensen Ernst. David Adams Winters, 43, project director, Coca-Cola Company; wife, Pamela Rust Winters.
SAITAMA JAPAN STAKE: (Oct. 26, 2008) President John Christopher Dorff, 42, founder/partner, Global Access Advisory Partners, succeeding Kimura Ken-Ichirou; wife, Hiroko Watanabe. Counselors — Ken Ooshima, 40, sales account executive, Omniture Japan; wife, Kaori Oshimer. Hiroshi Yamaguchi, 59, manager, PBO; wife, Gushiken Mitsoe.
TEGUCIGALPA HONDURAS LA ESPERANZA STAKE: (Nov. 9, 2008) President Favio Mervin Almendarez Duran, 46, owner/manager, Inversiones Raices y Construccion, succeding German Laboriel Guitty; wife, Nuzly Gricelda Zepeda Duran. Counselors — Evans Reynel Amador Varela, 43, public telephone service chief, Hondutel; wife, Lidia Zunilda Mejia Varela. Norman Alexander Carbaja Pineda, 34, insurance chief, Inframericana de Seguros; wife, Carolia Alonzo Pineda.
TERRETON IDAHO STAKE: (Nov. 2, 2008) President Todd William Simmons, 42, farmer, succeeding Van T. Burtenshaw; wife, Paulynn Paxman Simmons. Counselors — Kirk Daniel Polatis, 49, grain merchant, Osgood Grain; wife, Judy Rounds Polatis. Lane LaVar Newman, 34, farmer; wife, Loni Kay Jenson Newman.