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New stake presidents

A new stake has been created in Mexico.

The Mexico City Ixtapaluca Stake, which includes the Ayotla, Buenaventura, Heroes, Ixtapaluca, Izcalli, Jardines and Monte Corona wards, has been created by Elder Craig C. Christensen of the Seventy.

New stake president

MEXICO CITY IXTAPALUCA STAKE: (Nov. 7, 2004) Created from the Mexico City Los Reyes Stake. President — Gustavo Ramos Landaverde, 53, high school teacher; wife, Maria Isabel Limon Sanchez de Ramos. Counselors — Rodrigo Garcia Gonzalez, 49, self-employed; wife, Maria Isabel Palma Romero de Garcia. Martin Hernandez Luis, 43, analyst for the Church; wife, Elva Angelica Ramirez Prudencio de Hernandez.

Stake reorganizations

APACHE JUNCTION ARIZONA STAKE: (Nov. 7, 2004) President — Stanley Clarence Lawlor, 47, owner of Lawlor Electric; succeeding Stephen R Harms; wife, Lori Lyn Glasgow Lawlor. Counselors — Douglas Kent Coleman, 47, educator; wife, Roxanne Durfee Coleman. Laurel Sterling Leavitt, 43, co-owner of Superstition Concrete Inc.; wife, Sheleen Rogers Leavitt.

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIA SOUTH STAKE: (Oct. 31, 2004) President — Melvin James Thompson, 57, attorney; succeeding Edmond Anders Mortensen; wife, Kathleen Patrice Jacobs Thompson. Counselors — William Hans Nelson, 51, self-employed; wife, Elizabeth Stephens Nelson. Dennis Bryan Hunt, 48, partner at Camorah Inventments; wife, Lori Lynn Peterson Hunt.

CHESTER ENGLAND STAKE: (Oct. 31, 2004) President — Monty Jesse Martin, 44, lecturer; succeeding George Ronald Stuart Donaldson; wife, Michelle Lynn Shortt Martin. Counselors — Robert Dickenson, 60, quality manager at Shrewsbury College; wife, Rae Bradley Dickenson. Edward David Goble, 48, podiatrist; wife, Marie Brown Goble.

CHEYENNE WYOMING STAKE: (Nov. 21, 2004) President — Craig Calvin Whitehead, 53, vice president of business development at a credit union; succeeding Thelton Quay Skipper; wife, L'or Leatham Olson Whitehead. Counselors — Henry Franklin Bailey Jr., 51, attorney and partner in a law firm; wife, Sandra Adele Shanor Bailey. Neal Ellis Kelly, 69, rancher; wife, Kathryn Campbell Kelly.

CHIMBOTE PERU SOUTH STAKE: (Oct. 24, 2004) President — Alfonso Anibal Granados Aguirre, 54, school bus driver; succeeding Wilson B. Calderon Valverde; wife, Ruby Emperatriz Ogaa Taboada de Granados. Counselors — Eynar Elviar Guillen Carretero, 43, teacher; wife, Lilian Ruth Morales Oviedo de Guillen. Jose Romi Chacon Carrasco, 43, gardener; wife, Carmen Rosa Franco Magan de Chacon.

GENERAL SANTOS PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Oct. 31, 2004) President — Danilo Bascon Pandes, 43, cooperative development specialist; succeeding Fabian Ledesma Sinamban; wife, Mary Margarette Pacoa Pandes. Counselors — Cesario Trinidad Garcia, 56, president of Tropical Seed Genetics; wife, Alejandrina Adorna Quiaoit Garcia. Woodbrey Ledesma Sinamban, 30, businessman; wife, Maria Paz Bernaldez Sinamban.

JOLIET ILLINOIS STAKE: (Nov. 21, 2004) President — Scott Boyd Clark, 45, vice president and general counsel at National Surgical Hospital; succeeding Douglas Jon Fredin; wife, Sandra Gail Curtis Clark. Counselors — Shafique Janmohamed, 52, treasurer at United Plastics Group; wife, Pamela Kay Smith Janmohamed. David Edward Carlson, 41, president and owner of B&B Construction; wife, Jo Jensen Carlson.

KAYSVILLE UTAH CENTRAL STAKE: (Nov. 21, 2004) President — Kelly Ray Johnson, 41, owner of Norman Townsend & Johnson; succeeding Wesley Harold Wilcox; wife, Teressa Lynn Bartrum Johnson. Counselors — Grant William Reich, 41, account executive at Robins Brokerage; wife, Wendy Lyn Knight Reich. Robert Moroni Dunford Jr., 47, assistant recorder at the Salt Lake Temple; wife, Jane Morgan Dunford.

LONDON ENGLAND WANDSWORTH STAKE: (Nov. 7, 2004) President — Hiroo Mizuno, 60, employed by Cannon Persona; succeeding George Robert Chittock; wife, Yoshiko Shibutani Mizuno. Counselors — Roderick Kofi Anatsui, retained. Martin Robert Chittock, 39, director for Ashwood; wife, Tracey Janet Wilkins Chittock.

MONTPELIER IDAHO STAKE: (Nov.14, 2004) President — Harold Nolan Phillips, 62, retired math instructor; succeeding Charles Lynn Merrell; wife, Bonnie Woolstenhulme Phillips. Counselors — Kris Hymas Smedley, 43, manager of Peterson's Jubilee Foods; wife, Kathleen Garner Smedley. Vaughn Nelson Rasmussen, 52, director of field operations for Utah Power; wife, Helen Gay Fisher Rasmussen.

MONTREAL QUEBEC MOUNT ROYAL STAKE: (Nov. 14, 2004) President — George Eric Jarvis, 39, assistant professor and staff psychiatrist; succeeding Walter James Svenson; wife, Catherine Arta Johnson Jarvis. Counselors — William Yale Kaufman, 53, small business owner; wife, Brigitte Harvey Kaufman. Luciano John Stefanelli, 35, logistics supervisor; wife, Yva Khalil Stefanelli.