New stake presidents
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Three new stakes have been created.
A new stake has been created from the Arapahoe Colorado and Aurora Colorado stakes. The Aurora Colorado South Stake, which includes the Aurora Highlands, Crestmoor, Denver 4th, Hampden Hills, Heather Ridge, Meadowood and Seven Hills wards, was created by Elder Paul B. Pieper of the Seventy and Elder Brent J. Hillier, an Area Seventy.
A new stake has been created from the Cebu Philippines Liloan Stake. The Cebu Philippines Consolacion Stake, which includes the Camotes Branch and Canduman, Consolacion 1st, Consolacion 2nd, Consolacion 3rd and Mandaue 3rd wards, was created by Elder Brent H. Nielson of the Seventy and Elder Abenir Pajaro, an Area Seventy.
A new stake has been created from the Lima Peru La Molina and Lima Peru Surco stakes. The Lima Peru Santa Patricia Stake, which includes the Chacarilla, La Molina Vieja, Mayorazgo, Monterrico, San Borja, Santa Felicia and Santa Patricia wards, was created by Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve and Elders Rafael E. Pino and Juan A. Uceda of the Seventy.
AURORA COLORADO SOUTH STAKE: (Sept. 22, 2013) President — Russell Nielsen Watterson Jr., 44, general counsel at Transforce, Inc.; wife, Sarah Jean Tingle Watterson. Counselors — Devin Lane Jenkins, 43, associate professor at University of Colorado Denver; wife, Stacey Ann Nannie Jenkins. Robert Cliff Bullock, 62, sports manager for the Town of Parker, Colo.; wife, Michele SkemBo Bullock.
CEBU PHILIPPINES CONSOLACION STAKE: (Sept. 8, 2013) President — Jose A. San Gabriel, 50, president of SSI Phil, Inc.; wife, Sariah Mia Villanueva Sacro San Gabriel. Counselors — Jose Alingod Asuncion, 46, temple engineer for the Cebu City Philippines Temple; wife, Aurora Esguerra Gonzales Asuncion. Florante Oliverio Sasing, 37, secondary school teacher; wife, Siena Cordezar Labastida.
LIMA PERU SANTA PATRICIA STAKE: (June 30, 2013) President — Rudy Palhua Romero, 44, director at FUNDET; wife, Lina Betsy Villafuerte Zambano. Counselors — Manuel Fernando Belaunde Suarez, 57, instructor with Seminaries and Institutes; wife, Maruja Gomez Godoy. Oscar Eduardo Gonzales Aguilar, 55, coordinator with Seminaries and Institutes; wife, Amelia Marina Puente Llanos.
BAGE BRAZIL STAKE: (Sept. 1, 2013) President — Tiago Quintana Ortiz, 31, sergeant in the Brazil Army; succeeding Jaime Zambrano Epifanio; wife, Janessa Muniz Da Luz Ortiz. Counselors — Luciano Martins de Sauza, 42, government employee; wife, Magda Mara Teixeira Monteiro de Souza. Idailson Oliveira Ritta, 41, self-employed vendor; wife, Luciana Vasconcellos de Almeida Ritta.
CINCINNATI OHIO NORTH STAKE: (Aug. 25, 2013) President — Glenn Eugene Schrecengost, 50, senior vice president of human resources at Devicor Medical Products; succeeding Timothy B. Guffey; wife, Claire Bevan Schrecengost. Counselors — Darin Mac Belnap, 44, North America international trade finance and accounting manager at Proctor and Gamble; wife, Kellee Evan Porter Belnap. Phillip Asa Drake, 51, senior scientist at Proctor and Gamble; wife, Kathleen Lynn Richmond Drake.
COMAYAGUELA HONDURAS STAKE: (Sept. 1, 2013) President — Wilmer Jose Flores Zeitun, 36, technical area manager at Cocesina; succeeding Cesar S. Moreno Cruz; wife, Nadia Rocio Nunez Diaz. Counselors — Nahun Antonio Garcia Perez, 32, aeronautic meteorologist; wife, Vivian Marlene Valladares Alvarado. Carlos Manuel Medina Ardon, 32, job specialist for the Church; wife, Mara Desire Suazo Medina.
FORT COLLINS COLORADO STAKE: (Sept. 15, 2013) President — Gary J.L. Foster, 52, surgeon at Eye Center of Northern Colorado; succeeding Russell L. McClure; wife, Lonnie Lee Foster. Counselors — Kendall Frank Tidwell, 55, program manager at Hewlett Packard; wife, Ruth Ann Day Tidwell. Kenneth Billings Allen, 40, dentist; wife, Charla Holt Allen.
GRANTS PASS OREGON STAKE: (Sept. 22, 2013) President — Richard Scott Nelson, 40, colon and rectal surgeon at Asante Physician Partners; succeeding Kenneth J. Lathen; wife, Marielle Erekson Nelson. Counselors — Matthew Parker Johnston, 36, dentist; wife, Erica Nicole Stubbs Johnston. Robert Allen Watts, 62, general constractor; wife, Kay Janice Anderson Watts.
GREEN BAY WISCONSIN STAKE: (Sept. 15, 2013) President — Maurice DeLon Jones, 53, chief legal officer for the Manitowoc Company Inc.; succeeding Gregory L. Krehbiel; wife, Patrice Lundell Jones. Counselors — Stuart Keith Johnson, 43, program director for Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program; wife, Beth Rebecca Baldwin Johnson. Michael Duane Williams, 38, family physician at ThedaCare; wife, Jodi Marie Zollinger Williams.
JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA SOUTH STAKE: (Sept. 8, 2013) President — David Kent Bennion, 51, owner of First Coast Zerorez; succeeding Gene R. Patch; wife, Linette Merryweather Bennion. Counselors — Laury G Livsey, 49, historian with the PGA Tour; wife, Monica Lynne Jongsma Livsey. Michael Sean Lavoie, 39, director of business at Windstream Communications; wife, Lisa Nielson Lavoie.
LIVERPOOL AUSTRALIA STAKE: (Sept. 8, 2013) President — Leonardo David Gomez, 43, design director at KPD Pty Ltd.; succeeding Robert H. Simpson; wife, Kendel Leigh Davies Gomez. Counselors — Siosifa Fotukava Tokelau, 46, machinist; wife, Sepiuta Lui Tokelau. Andrew John Mancusso, 34, correctional officer; wife, Karmeli Schwenke Manousso.
NAMPA IDAHO SOUTH STAKE: (Sept. 15, 2013) President — Keith Lazelle Stucki, 47, dentist; succeeding Steven D. Jensen; wife, Dianna Schutz Stucki. Counselors — Kim Benson Keller, 47, dentist; wife, Sheree Lynn Swensen Keller. Daniel Wayne Bower, 39, partner at Stewart Taylor & Maris; wife, Caroline Steuer Bower.
NEIAFU VAVA'U TONGA WEST STAKE: (Sept. 1, 2013) President — Asipeli One'eva Hausia, 51, self-employed; succeeding Mosaia 'A. To'a; wife, Makulita Latu. Counselors — Sione Ngungutau Monu, 42, traffic officer; wife, Vasiti Manui Mila. Siale Matavaha 'Eliesa, 38, teacher at Saineha High School; wife, Iolani Koli 'Eliesa.
OSAKA JAPAN SAKAI STAKE: (Aug. 18, 2013) President — Hiroshi Otani, 48, sewage division manager for Sennan City; succeeding Nakamura Tomoyuki; wife, Mikiko Otani. Counselors — Akihiko Ozaki, 58, employed by Chiyoda Inspection; wife, Kazumi Ozaki. Masahide Higashino, 45, facility manager for the Church; wife, Chifumi Imai.
OWERRI NIGERIA STAKE: (Sept. 8, 2013) President — Kingsley Ikecht Cordis Onyiriro Okwara, 41, director of Excel International Schools Owerri; succeeding Eleazar Uzeamaka Ikpegu; wife, Melissa Ojiugo Nwachukwu. Counselors — Moses Nnaegbo Nwabunwanne, 57, head of banking operations at Alvana Micro Finance Bank Ltd.; wife, Mercy Nnenna Nzekwe Nwabunwanne. Ezindu Chijioke Enyi-Ineh, 32, teacher; wife, Sylvaline Onyekachi Favour Iwuchukwu.