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New stakes presidencies

New stakes have been created in Peru, and Venezuela.

Elder Julio E. Davila of the Seventy has created three stakes. The first is the Iquitos Peru Mi Peru Stake, which includes the Amazonas, La Pradera, Maynas, Mi Peru, and Moronillo wards, and the Versalles branch.Second, Elder Davila has created the Iquitos Nueve De Octubre Peru Stake, which includes the Internacional, Las Colinas, Nueve De Octubre, San Juan, and Tupac Amaru wards, and the Los Molinos, and Santa Clara branches.

Also created by Elder Davila is the Valencia Venezuela Candelaria Stake, which includes the Flor Amarilla, La Candelaria, La Isabelica, Ricardo Urriera, and Tocuyito wards.

Elder Jay E. Jensen of the Seventy has created the Puno Peru Bellavista Stake, which includes the Huajsapata, Huascar, La Torre, Manco Capac, and Tupac Yupanqui wards, and the Amantani, Azoguine, and El Mirador branches.

Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in Peru, and Venezuela, and in South Carolina, and Utah.

The Puno Peru Stake's name has been changed to Puno Peru Titicaca Stake. There have been no changes in the stake presidency.

New stakes

IQUITOS PERU MI PERU STAKE: (Nov. 26, 1995) Created from the Iquitos Peru, Iquitos Peru Punchana, and Iquitos Peru Sachachorro Stakes. President - Roger Braga Llerena, 48, assistant administrator for Health Department, former high councilor, stake mission president, stake Sunday School president, and bishop, married Ana De Jesus Lopez Mera. Counselors - Carlos Torres Bernabel, 45, police administrator, former bishop and counselor, married Gladis Mariela Ruiz Rengifo; Juan Silvano Uraco, 37, military officer, former bishop's counselor, and ward mission leader, married Yolanda Nunez Acho.

IQUITOS NUEVE DE OCTUBRE PERU STAKE: (Nov. 26, 1995) Created from the Iquitos Peru, Iquitos Peru Punchana, and Iquitos Peru Sachachorro Stakes. President - Johnny Padilla Bustos, 32, warehouse keeper for Aspersud, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake Young Men president, and seminary teacher, married Narita Leila Amasifuen. Counselors - Victor Meneleo Sanchez Marin, 66, shop manager for transportation department, former bishop, married Maria Luisa Rengifo Marin; Jorge Araujo Saavedra, 30, merchant, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop and counselor, married Julia Carpio Gatica.

PUNO PERU BELLAVISTA STAKE: (Nov. 26, 1995) Created from the Puno Peru Stake. President - Pedro Tito Huanca, 35, director of Puno Hospital - Peruvian Social Security Institute, former stake president's counselor, branch president, branch executive secretary, and branch elders quorum president's counselor, married Mary Luz Guerra Bueno. Counselors - German Roberto Quispe Zapana, 35, accounting specialist for university, former bishop, and branch president, married Francisca Condori Flores; Raul Manrique Lozada, 45, computer technician for Peruvian navy, former district president, stake high priests group leader, bishop's counselor, ward mission leader, elders quorum president, and branch president, married Natvidad Lopez Monge.

VALENCIA VENEZUELA CANDELARIA STAKE: (Nov. 19, 1995) Created from the Valencia Venezuela Stake. President - Gamaliel de Jesus Osorno Flores, 37, Church Education System coordinator, former stake president, bishop and counselor, and branch president, married Ivis Judith Moreno Fandino. Counselors - Freddy Ramon Guedez Gonzalez, 38, business owner, former stake supervisor of Church Educational System, bishop's counselor, elders quorum president, Young Men president, and branch president, married Elsy Margarita Silva Flores; Luis Gerardo Mateus, 32, service technician for Dalca, former high councilor, bishop's counselor, ward mission leader, elders quorum president, and Sunday School president and counselor, married Wilerma Felicita Refunjol Bello.

Stake reorganizations

GREENVILLE SOUTH CAROLINA STAKE: (Dec. 3, 1995) President - G. Earl Sanders, 55, GIS mapping manager for Greenville Water System; succeeding William R. Simpson; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop, and branch president, married Margaret Ann McIntire. Counselors - Wendell C. Newhouse, 40, railway supervisor for Norfolk Southern Railway, former bishop and counselor, ward clerk, executive secretary, ward mission leader, Young Men president, and branch president's counselor, married Denise Langley; J. Dale Sutherland, 47, vice president of sales consumer products for Coats & Clark Inc., former high councilor, bishop and counselor, executive secretary, and Sunday School president, married Bonnie Jo Stansfield.

IQUITOS PERU STAKE: (Nov. 26, 1995) President - Carlos Daniel Lozano Escudero, 31, physician at Loreto Regional Hospital; succeeding Pablo Tulumba Torres; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake executive secretary, and elders quorum president, married Gabriela Hurtado Hidalgo. Counselors - Bonifacio Munoz Mamani, 38, assistant administrator for Church Educational System, former high councilor, and elders quorum president, married Rosa Elizabeth Ramirez Barrera; Dante Huaman Valencia, 37, maintenance supervisor for navy, former high councilor, bishop's counselor, elders quorum president, and Sunday School president, married Alicia Alado Paimia.

IQUITOS PERU SACHACHORRO STAKE: (Nov. 26, 1995) President - Pablo Tulumba Torres, 38, driver/farmer; succeeding Johnny Padilla Bustos; former stake president and counselor, and bishop, married Mireylle Nasiansena Alves Milho Mazanet. Counselors - Roque Rojas Pinedo, 42, manager, former high councilor, bishop, and elders quorum president, married Tanith Arista Diaz; Victor Ricardo Davila Rettes, 56, independent merchant, former high councilor, ward mission leader, and elders quorum president, married Manuela Natividad Rios Ferreira.

PAYSON UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (Dec. 3, 1995) President - Logan N. Nilsson, 46, quality control manager for DHI Computing Service; succeeding John M. Peterson; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, assistant stake clerk, stake family record extraction coordinator, bishop, and ward clerk, married Janine Noon. Counselors - David C. Dahlquist, 34, choral music director at Payson High School, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake Sunday School president and counselor, and gospel doctrine teacher, married Maria Elena McCurdy; Ronald J. Gordon, 35, owner of Big O Tire franchise, former high councilor, bishop, elders quorum president's counselor, Young Men president and counselor, teachers quorum adviser, and Primary teacher, married Lynette Marie Braithwaite.

SALT LAKE HUNTER CENTRAL STAKE: (Dec. 3, 1995) President - Richard Newton Summers, 43, teacher for Granite School District; succeeding Grant Heber Taylor; former high councilor, bishop and counselor, ward mission leader, and ward organist, married Rosalyn Rebecca Nielsen. Counselors - Elwood George Peterson, 59, retired, former assistant area sports director, high councilor, bishop and counselor, and Primary teacher, married Myrna Rae Kimber; David Joseph Rowberry, 42, in legal compliance for American Express-Stored Valve Group, former high councilor, stake mission president, bishop, elders quorum president and counselor, and Young Men president, married Roxann Craig.

VALENCIA VENEZUELA LOS SAUCES STAKE: (Nov. 19, 1995) President - Teodoro Hoffman Ilicia, 51, independent distributor for Natures Sunshine of Venezuela; succeeding Gamaliel Osorno Flores; former mission president, stake president, district president, bishop, and branch president, married Estela Margarita Sumaitre. Counselors - Freddy Matias Hernandez Moreno, 48, distributor, former high councilor, stake mission president's counselor, bishop, and branch president, married Edda Marina Ordenes Escobar; Jorge Antonio Gonzalez Rodriguez, 37, dispatch manager for Iberia Industries, former stake Sunday School president, elders quorum president's counselor, Young Men teacher, and branch president, married Nury del Carmen Ochoa Figueredo.