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New stake presidencies

Elder Lynn A. Mickelsen of the Seventy has created two new stakes in Chile, the Vina Del Mar Chile Agua Santa Stake and the Vina Del Mar Chile Forestal Stake.

The Agua Santa stake includes the Agua Santa, Esperanza, Los Heroes Del Mar, Nueva Aurora, Progreso, and Recreo Alto wards, and the Borinquen branch. The Forestal stake includes the Chorrillos, Forestal, Lago Condor, Las Torres, Moroni, and Tranque Forestal wards, and the Forestal Bajo branch.Elsewhere, stakes were reorganized in Brazil and Chile, and in Washington and Utah.

New stakes

VINA DEL MAR CHILE AGUA SANTA STAKE: (Jan. 21, 1995) Created from the Valparaiso Chile and Vina Del Mar Chile stakes. President - Dinar Michael Reyes Barbe, 41, manager of distribution department for Chilquinta S.A., former stake president's counselor, elders quorum president, branch president, and institute teacher, married Maria Eliana Espinoza Sherping. Counselors - Luis Mariano Vergara Tapia, 33, business owner, former elders quorum president, Young Men president, and branch president's counselor, married Natalia Jacqueline Rodriguez Mesias; Carlos Eduardo Del Canto Carrazola, 41, self-employed therapist, former high councilor, bishop's counselor, ward mission leader, elders quorum president, and branch president, married Neroli Prajoux Sotomayor.

VINA DEL MAR CHILE FORESTAL STAKE: (Jan. 21 1995) Created from the Vina Del Mar Chile Stake. President - Edgardo Ramon Salinas Herrera, 39, technical service manager for Hector Torres & Co., former high councilor, stake Sunday School president, bishop, and branch president, married Gladys Georgina Lopez Marin. Counselors - Jose Arnaldo Rojas Cofre, 38, copy machine operator for Genie Consultants, former high councilor, stake mission president's counselor, ward mission leader, elders quorum president, Young Men president, and branch president, married Eliana Villar Fuentes; Adolfo Abraham Gallardo Cerda, 32, textile operator for Vina Del Mar Textile S.A., former high councilor, stake mission president, bishop's counselor, Young Men and Sunday School president, married Linda Cecilia Benitez Romero.

Stake reorganizations

CURITIBA BRAZIL IGUACU STAKE: (Jan. 8, 1995) President - Valentim Claret Santos Goncalves, 37, medical director for Olhos Bethesda Clinic; succeeding Jose Maria Carleto; former stake president's counselor, and bishop and counselor, married Regina Lucia Gualberto Combacau. Counselors - Iran Denis Schane Cordeiro, 45, Church maintenance worker, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, and branch president, married Neide Elena Berton; Edson Luiz Dos Santos, 36, technical administrator for Paranaense Energy Company, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, high priests group leader, and elders quorum president, married Derly de Fatima Movio.

SALT LAKE VALLEY VIEW STAKE: (Feb. 5, 1995) President - Michael H. Stevens, 56, physician at Salt Lake Clinic; succeeding C. Eugene McDermott; former member of Tabernacle Choir, high councilor, bishop, and branch president, married Ruth Cannon. Counselors - Richard W. Fetzer, 57, president of Fetzer's Inc., former member of Tabernacle Choir, stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, and Varsity Scout leader, married Kathleen Mugleston; Carl W. Barton, 37, attorney, former high councilor, stake missionary, elders quorum president, Young Men president, and Young Single Adult adviser, married Leslie Van Ry.

SEATTLE WASHINGTON SHORELINE STAKE: (Jan. 15, 1995) President - Edmond A. Lee, 44, owner of The Hotel Group, Inc.; succeeding E. James Nelson; former bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, Young Men president, and seminary teacher, married Barbara Leanne Harvey. Counselors - Conrad W. Denke, 47, owner and president of American Production Services, former stake missionary, bishop and counselor, ward activities chairman, Primary and Sunday School teacher, married Laura Lee Nielson; Richard W. Metcalf, 46, chief financial officer, former stake Young Men president, bishop and counselor, and ward Young Men president's counselor, married Jennifer Holly Cannon.

SPANISH FORK UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (Jan. 22, 1995) President - Allen D. Ward, 45, carpenter and cabinet maker for BYU; succeeding Jerald Blaine Swenson; former high councilor, bishop and counselor, ward clerk, elders quorum president, and Scoutmaster, married Julia Ann Payne. Counselors - Gordon E. Mills, 54, professor of organizational behavior at BYU, former president of Florida Tallahassee Mission, high councilor, bishop's counselor, executive secretary, high priests group leader, and branch president, married Ila Joan Toronto; Randall Wayne Boothe, 44, faculty member of BYU Department of Music, former temple ordinance worker, high councilor, stake music chairman, bishop, elders quorum president, and Cub master, married Susan Johnson.

VINA DEL MAR CHILE STAKE: (Jan. 22, 1995) President - Jaime E. Gonzalez Risopatron, 41, administrator for own business; succeeding Jose Guillermo Villalon Tapia; former regional representative, president of Santiago Chile Mission, stake president's counselor, and bishop, married Nancy del Pilar Aguirre Aguilera. Counselors - Miguel Angel Mercado Espinoza, 43, manager/industrial engineer for National Mining Company, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop's counselor, and Young Men president, married Maria Soledad Campusano Rosas; Eleazar Fernando Magnere del Rio, 44, manager of own company, former mission president's counselor, stake president, bishop, elders quorum president, branch president, and seminary supervisor, married Margarita Avalos Santander.