New stake presidents
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A new stake has been created from the Smithfield Utah Stake and Smithfield Utah North Stake. The Smithfield Utah South Stake, which includes the Smithfield 2nd, Smithfield 5th, Smithfield 6th, Smithfield 10th, Smithfield 14th, Smithfield 15th, Smithfield 16th and Smithfield 18th wards, has been created by Elder Paul K. Sybrowsky of the Seventy.
SMITHFIELD UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (May 2, 2010) President — Douglas A. Nielson, 56, business owner; wife, Mary Susan VanLeeuwen Nielson. Counselors — Steven Charles Jenson, 57, executive director of housing for Utah State University; wife, Jana Rae Workman Jenson. Martin Edward Blair, 44, associate director at Utah State University; wife, Kathi Roberts Blair.
BANGKOK THAILAND STAKE: (April 25, 2010) President — Sarawut Kanyaphan, 41, teacher at Vajiravudh College; succeeding Wisit Khanakham; wife, Apavadee Kanyaphan. Counselors — Kittiphon Tivaganon, 38, department manager for Ekarat Engineering; wife, Nuyaree Tivaganon. Pattara Chaithip, 30, managing director; wife, Wipapat Phromsuk.
CARTERSVILLE GEORGIA STAKE: (May 2, 2010) President — Stephen C. Chase, 46, president of iDrive Logistics; succeeding M. Keith Giddens; wife, Irina Lu Davis Chase. Counselors — Keith LeGrand Stapleton, 51, electronics technician for Racing Communications; wife, Jacqueline Rodger Stapleton. Charles Jeffrey Sidlow, 56, physician; wife, Paula Ruth Ward Sidlow.
INCHEON KOREA STAKE: (April 25, 2010) President — In Soo Park, 45, public officer; succeeding Kil Young Kwon; wife, Seong Ja Kim. Counselors — Woo Hyun Oh, 46, director for Samkouk Industrial; wife, Mi Sun Kim. Seok Ho Lyn, 47, manager for Shim Hwa Construction; wife, Heng Hee Lee.
JOAO PESSOA BRAZIL: (March 7, 2010) President — Lindemberg Ferreira Leite, 33, federal highway policeman; succeeding Norland de Souza Lopes; wife, Rita de Cássia Gomes Coelho Leite. Counselors — Lindailton Trajano Goncalves Jr., 41, professor; wife, Andrea Ramos Marinho. Luiz Leandro de Oliveira Junho, 37, commercial manager; wife, Arina Kelly Lucena Santos de Oliveira.
JUJUY ARGENTINA STAKE: (April 25, 2010) President — Rafael David Pinol, 40, sales representative; succeeding Miguel Carmelo Samudio; wife, Rosa Yolanda Alderete Guzman. Counselors — Jose David Menendez, 35, systems manager; wife, Paula Beatriz Taglioli. Humberto Ceferino Aramayo, 41, operations manager; wife, Adriana Delia Gonzalez.
LOGAN UTAH CACHE WEST STAKE: (May 2, 2010) President — Jens D. Trauntvein, 49, process engineer; succeeding Richard S. Meng; wife, Carolyn Johnson Trauntvein. Counselors — Sylvan Eugene Needham IV, 41, owner of S.E. Needham Jewelers; wife, Julie Coppin Needham. Paul Briggs Sanders, 37, veterinarian; wife, Jessica Lyn Gibson Sanders.
MCMINNVILLE TENNESSEE STAKE: (April 30, 2010) President — Cordell H. Crawford, 59, grant writer; succeeding Alvin F. Meredith III; wife, Miriam Elaine Hitchcock Crawford. Counselors — Scott H. Matthews, 48, project manager for Nissan; wife, Julie Ann Walker Matthews. David Owen Day, 52, president of the Law Office of David Day, P.C.; wife, Vicki Temple Butler Day.
MEDILLIN COLOMBIA STAKE: (April 11, 2010) President — Jhon Jairo Ramirez Villada, 48, supervisor; succeeding Julio Cesar Cardona Garcia; wife, Beatriz Elena Marulanda Zapata de Ramirez. Counselors — Juan Miguel Silva Melo, 34, employed at Serviaseo SA; wife, Beatriz Elena Hernandez Serna. Ricardo Alonso Franco Garzon, 28, communications engineer; wife, Deisy Catherine Cardona.
MOUNT VERNON WASHINGTON STAKE: (May 2, 2010) President — Randall Dearinger Dickson, 41, business owner; succeeding Scott N. Rhine; wife, Lisa Paige Lyon Dickson. Counselors — Kirk Hamilton Brownell, 43, medical director; wife, Sandra Lynn Cox Brownell. Jason Louis Keli'i Kaopua, 41, dentist; wife, Donna Lauren McKay Kaopua.
RESISTENCIA ARGENTINA STAKE: (May 2, 2010) President — Mariano Cesar Fernandez, 34, headmaster at the Dardo Rocha Superior Institute; succeeding Daniel Enrique Isendorf; wife, Cristina Vivian Gomez Fernandez. Counselors — Dardo Dario Rico, 34, employed by Sweet SA; wife, Silvina Gricelda Araceli Salinas Rico. Eduardo Ruben Ortellado, 30, electromechanical technician; wife, Monica Isabel Garcia Cabrera Ortellado.
SMITHFIELD UTAH STAKE: (May 2, 2010) President — Michael G. Oliverson, 63, operations manager at Harris Research Inc.; succeeding Douglas A. Nielson; wife, Kristine Neeley Oliverson. Counselors — Neal Virgil Dewey, 52, controller for JBS Swift; wife, Loreita Hansen Dewey. Neal Jay Byington, 61, employed by Architectural Nexus; wife, Suzanne Spencer Byington.
TAICHUNG TAIWAN STAKE: (May 3, 2010) President — Chih Hsun Chang, 55, business owner; succeeding Juan Jui Chang; wife, Lan Hua Chang. Counselors — Chia Wen Yang, 49, general manager; wife, Yuen Mei Chih Yang. Chung-Kai Wu, 39, sales representative; wife, Hui-Ching Wang.
VERNAL UTAH UINTAH STAKE: (May 2, 2010) President — Kurt Lowell Case, 47, vice president of daily operations; succeeding William J. Kremin III; wife, GayLynne Holmes Case. Counselors — Morrill David Ipson, 55, general electronics technician; wife, Ruth Ann Cottam Ipson. David Ray Cook, 47, business owner; wife, Karen Haslem Cook.