New stake presidents
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A new stake has been created from the Cochabamba Bolivia Universidad Stake. The Cochabamba Bolivia Sacaba Stake, which includes the Amancayas, Arocagua, El Frutillar, Esmeralda, Huayllani, Sacaba and Villa Graciela wards, was created by Elders Rafael Pino and Taylor Godoy of the Seventy.
COCHABAMBA BOLIVIA SACABA STAKE: (Oct. 14, 2012) President — Carlos Ernesto Velasco Barron, 44, self-employed; wife, Mabel Aracelli Rivero Galves. Counselors — Jaime Angel Valle Macias, 43, self-employed; wife, Ana Maria Rocha Vidal. Juan Jaime Maldonado Mendoza, 30, architect; wife, Maribel Perez Terceros Maldonado.
DARU PAPUA NEW GUINEA STAKE: (Dec. 2, 2012) President — Mario Amoni, 53, baker; succeeding Tom Songoro; wife, Bamege Garu. Counselors — Philip Gasai, 34, supervisor; wife, Nadea Simoro. Koloni Joseph Asisiro, 29, self-employed; wife, Mariwe Maisa Asisiro.
DEL MAR CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Jan. 27, 2013) President — David C. Clark, 55, chief executive officer/owner of Energy Efficiency Inc.; succeeding Jerald D. Crickmore; wife, Wendy Rae Hansen Clark. Counselors — J. Drew Page, 49, owner of Law Offices of J. Drew Page; wife, Linda Anderson Page. Gregg Andrew Toolson, 52, orthodontist; wife, Janette Peterson Toolson.
FARMINGTON UTAH NORTH STAKE: (Jan. 27, 2013) President — George Andrew Barfuss, 53, adjunct professor; succeeding Robert Creer Harbertson; wife, Julie Holmes Barfuss. Counselors — Michael L. Beus, 57, physician; wife, Deborah Williams Beus. Stephen L. Richards, 39, project manager; wife, Rebekah Ann Summerhays Richards.
HAMILTON NEW ZEALAND STAKE: (Nov. 25, 2012) President — Dale P. Anderson, 46, police detective; succeeding John R. Higgins; wife, Kim Bernice Anderson. Counselors — Darryl Lionel Connolly, 39, hose fitter; wife, Meredith McAlister Wilson Connolly. Robert Cyril Hamon, 55, procurement manager; wife, Nicola Ruth Spake Hamon.
HAMILTON NEW ZEALAND GLENVIEW STAKE: (Nov. 25, 2012) President — Thomas Sutcliffe, 53, barrister; succeeding Todd J. Miller; wife, Lyn Wellington Sutcliffe. Counselors — Nepia Paea, 45, customer service manager; wife, Rachel Emma Casey Paea. Mario Lamar Benavides Jr., 56, work broker; wife, Moana Nui McAneney Benavides.
HEBER CITY UTAH NORTH STAKE: (Jan. 27, 2013) President — Travis Layne Wilcox, 43, senior manager at Lenovo; succeeding Jay C. Niederhauser; wife, Brenda Lee Waddoups Wilcox. Counselors — Derek Paul Pullan, 45, Utah District Judge; wife, Laurisa Lorraine Molen Pullan. Blain Lee Brown, 55, agent/owner of State Farm Insurance; wife, Patricia Brown.
HONOLULU HAWAII WEST STAKE: (Jan. 20, 2013) President — Michael K. Matsuzaki, 46, partner/co-owner of M&M Engineering; succeeding Jonathan J. Serrao; wife, Perrine Charlene Victoire Monha Kataka Hunter Matsuzaki. Counselors — Brook K. Parker, 51, graphic artist; wife, Drena-Jo K. Kalani Parker. Matthew Allan Jun Kwong Lung, 40, information/technology consultant; wife, Lahela Rachelle Hussey Lung.
HYRUM UTAH NORTH STAKE: (Jan. 20, 2013) President — Dwight Evans Davis, 49, associate vice president at Utah State University; succeeding T. Gary Anderson; wife, Joyce Karen Rowley Davis. Counselors — Richard Steven Netzley, 50, chief operating officer at Autonomous Solutions; wife, Susan Marie Law Netzley. Daniel Todd Edwards, 48, director of sales marketing at Albion Plant Nutrition; wife, Sherry Lynne Daniel Edwards.
LIMA PERU SURCO STAKE: (Jan. 20, 2013) President — Hector Candia Luque, 41, regional director for Seminaries and Institutes; succeeding Federico A. Altamirano Richter; wife, Rosa Mansilla Morales. Counselors — Rafael Andres Reyna Garcia Calderon, 51, general manager; wife, Maria Elena Vargas Hurtado. Pedro Antonio Miranda Garcia, 42, assistant registrar for Seminaries and Institutes; wife, Maria Ysabel Machuca Rivas.
LOGAN UTAH YSA 6TH STAKE: (Jan. 27, 2013) President — Keith Marriner Bingham, 54, operations manager for Autoliv; succeeding Paul R. Woodland; wife, Dehbra Jean Medley Bingham. Counselors — Darrin Bruce Hobbs, 46, system administrator; wife, Elizabeth Rae Roylance Hobbs. David M. Simmons, 47, clinic manager for Intermountain Medical Group; wife, Laurel D. Taylor Simmons.
MESA ARIZONA DESERT RIDGE STAKE: (Feb. 3, 2013) President — Thomas Lowell Russon, 52, director of information/technology planning for Salt River Project; succeeding James B. Reeder; wife, Sheri Lyn Hayes Russon. Counselors — Brian Kenneth Ray, 42, teacher; wife, Erin Michelle Colvin Ray. James Glen Bennett, 38, attorney; wife, Megan Somes Bennett.
POCATELLO IDAHO WEST STAKE: (Feb. 3, 2013) President — Rojelio Aguinaga Campos, 42, service advocate for Farmer's Insurance; succeeding Carl B. Holm; wife, Krista Jo Harris Campos. Counselors — Jason Ray Bransford, 33, superintendent at Idaho Distance Education Academy; wife, Rebecca Lawson Bransford. William Lamond Thiemann, 57, nuclear operations maintenance planner for Battelle Energy Alliance; wife, Debra Lou Dixon Thiemann.
RETALHULEU GUATEMALA STAKE: (Sept. 9, 2012) President — Stuardo Ramon Paz Batres, 40, sales supervisor for Industria Alimenticias Kern's; wife, Noemi Elizabeth Donis Paz. Counselors — Everardo Napoleon Villatoro Ochoa, 53, professor at USAC Centro Universitario; wife, Kenly Lusbeth Dardon Villatoro. Jorge Bernardo Perez Villatoro, 36, service center assistant for the Church; wife, Melia Monterroso Perez.
SANDY UTAH CANYON VIEW STAKE: (Feb. 3, 2013) President — William Thomas Whitworth, 51, owner/manager of Vital Signs Staffing; succeeding Mark C. Oviatt; wife, Carol Ann Perkins Whitworth. Counselors — Ralph Edwin Swiss, 63, director with Seminaries and Institutes; wife, Theresa Tisha Anne Davidson. Arthur Jackson Peck Jr., 61, owner/president of Mountain View Power; wife, Marlene Andreason Peck.
SANTA CRUZ BOLIVIA PIRAY STAKE: (Jan. 27, 2013) President — Randol Salazar Quiroga, 37, assistant manager; succeeding Dulio C. Mendez Rojas; wife, Jenny Elvirea Antelo Avalos. Counselors — Julio Cesar Foronda Jimenez, 32, technician; wife, Lidya Espada Quinteros. Santiago Sergio Gutierres Banegas, 39, employed by Servicom; wife, Hiblyn Contreras Arancibia.
SANTIAGO CHILE INDEPENDENCIA STAKE: (Jan. 20, 2013) President — Marcelo Jesus Velasco Morande, 40, project manager; succeeding Christian Rene Del Pino Veragara; wife, Fernanda Andrea Sepulveda Ortega. Counselors — Ignacio Antor Flores Quezada, 26, computer technician; wife, Mariana Grace Mardones Urquhart. Julio Cesar Lizana Sanchez, 31, manager; wife, Silvia Marcela Castaneda Valdes.
VISALIA CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Feb. 3, 2013) President — Geoffery Marcus Howard, 38, marketing manager for Valley Pacific Petroleum; succeeding D. Zackary Smith; wife, Lorile Downen Howard. Counselors — John Laurence Rozier, 56, attorney; wife, Suzanne Hawkins Rozier. Allen Jay Denison, 50, optometrist; wife, Amy Tsuya Middo Denison.