BETA

New stake presidents

Stake reorganizations

BENONI SOUTH AFRICA STAKE: (Feb. 12, 2006) President — Jacques Armand Van Reenen, 38, business owner; succeeding Leon Arthur Holmes; wife, Christine Lee Kingma Van Reenen. Counselors — Robin Leonard Padoa, 45, business director; wife, Eunice Edna Coetzee Padoa. Philemon Nkosi, 57, self-employed; wife, Johanna Mavundla Nkosi.

BOGOTA COLOMBIA SUBA STAKE: (Feb. 18, 2006) President — Pablo Cesar Moreno H., 34, factory warehouse manager at Factory Eliot; succeeding Juan Alfonso Cerquera Calderon; wife, Libia Esperanza Mayorga S. de Moreno. Counselors — Jose Luis Cardenas Jimenez, 36, Church employee; wife, Marior Rodriguez M. de Jimenez. Geovanny Suarez G., 37, security officer for the Church; wife, Nancy Esperanza Cuervo M. de Suarez.

BUTUAN PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Feb. 12, 2006) President — Ronald CabalangNagtalon , facilities and services manager for the Church; succeeding Marklyn Umpay Digas; wife, Faith Sagaral Ricana Nagtalon. Counselors — Rene Cantor Sacay Sr., 40, self-employed; wife, Josephine Simbit Demape Sacay. Vicente Torres Pag-ong, 34, owner of Pag-ong General Services; wife, Sayuri Tan Torres Pag-ong.

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY 17TH (STUDENT MARRIED) STAKE: (March 5, 2006) President — Bryan B. Davis, 47, vice president of international relations at Xango; succeeding Larry Kenneth Johnson; wife, Darlene Davis. Counselors — Thomas Bell Holman, 58, professor at Brigham Young University; wife, Linda Nicholls Holman. Andrew Frederick Ehat, 56, executive vice president and publisher at Western Standard Publishing; wife, Lori Lee Scadlock Ehat.

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY HAWAII 2ND (STUDENT MARRIED) STAKE: (March 5, 2006) President — Arapata Toi Meha, 48, associate dean, admissions at BYU-Hawaii; succeeding Norman W. Evans; wife, Ann Leimomi Deering Meha. Counselors — Willliam Galen Neal, 51, assistant to president at BYU-Hawaii; wife, Dianna Lee Reynolds Neal. Billy George Casey Jr., 51, assistant director physical plant at BYU-Hawaii; wife, Hiroko Kaohiai Kananiokuuhome Casey.

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY IDAHO 4TH (STUDENT MARRIED) STAKE: (March 5, 2006) President — Lyle Kris Munk, 51, oral surgeon; succeeding Bruce John Galbraith; wife, Mardean Knowles Munk. Counselors — Richard Bert Adair, 56, teacher at BYU-Idaho; wife, Pamela Blackham Adair. Thomas J. Romrell, 52, president and CEO at The Bank of Commerce; wife, Lindy Lou Adams Romrell.

CEDAR CITY UNIVERSITY 3RD (STUDENT SINGLE) STAKE: (Feb. 26, 2006) President — James Spencer Johnson, 53, superintendent at Iron County School District; succeeding Daniel Macfarlane Jones; wife, Debra Marie Fotheringham Johnson. Counselors — Craig Emeron Isom, 56, instructor and director of small business development at Southern Utah University; wife, Sylvia Dann Smith Isom. Phil Eugene Schmidt, 49, owner of Schmidt Construction, Inc.; wife, Jessica Elaine Hicks Schmidt.

CLEARFIELD UTAH NORTH STAKE: (March 5, 2006) President — Grant Edward Johnson, 54, slaes representative at Mountain Valley Mechanics; succeeding Danny Wanyne Phelps; wife, Paula Ney Johnson. Counselors — Orson Buck Porter, 61, technical manager for the Church; wife, Marilyn Hartog Porter. David William Hansen, 40, designer at Autoliv ASP; wife, Kristin Moon Hansen.

SPANISH FORK UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (Jan. 22, 2006) President — Kim Booth Christensen, 52, senior financial analyst at Klune Industries; succeeding Ernest Wayne Hawkins; wife, Wynette Fife Christensen. Counselors — Dennis J Tuckett, 60, teacher at Nabo School District; wife, Dorothy Daybell Tuckett. Darr Lance Davies, 42, plumber foreman at A & B Mechanics; wife, Melinda Huff Davies.

CURITIBA BRAZIL BOQUEIRAO STAKE: (Feb. 12, 2005) President — Benvindo Fontes Michelisa, 46, maintanance technician for the Church; succeeding Getulio Walter Jagher Silva; wife, Silvana Kramer Bittencourt Michelisa. Counselors — Marcelo Ancay, 35,owner at Ancay Busch Car Service; wife, Ana Maria Depolito Bazam Ancay. Sidnei Stadler, 39, work security technician at Fosfertil; wife, Gesane Nascimento Stadler.

ZAPALA ARGENTINA STAKE: (Nov. 20, 2005) President — Cristian Daniel Cerda, 28, customer service representative at Francisco Fuentealba; succeeding Humberto Nakad Saade; wife, Marina Magdalena Riveros A. de Cerda. Counselors — Raul Angel Zabala O., 50, custodian for the Church; wife, Adelaida Fuente C. de Zabala. Carlos Elias Cuevas H., 27, accountant at Humberto Saade; wife, Glenda Noemi Lillo M. de Cuevas.