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New stake presidents

New Stakes

Three new stakes have been created.

A new stake has been created from the Puerto La Cruz Venezuela Stake. The Cumaná Venezuela Stake, which includes the Ayacucho, Campeche, Cumanacoa, Cumaná, Mariguitar and Sucre wards, was created by Elder Rafael Pino of the Seventy and Elder Fabian I. Vallejo, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Jakarta Indonesia District. The Jakarta Indonesia Stake, which includes the Bekasi 1st, Bekasi 2nd, Bogor, Jakarta 1st, Jakarta 2nd, Jarkarta 3rd, Tangerang 1st and Tangerang 2nd wards, was created by Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve and Elder Carl B. Pratt of the Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Paea Tahiti Stake. The Punaauia Tahiti Stake, which includes the Anau, Manutahi, Matatia, Maupiti, Outumaoro, Punaruu, Punavai Nui and Vaitape wards, was created by Elder James J. Hamula of the Seventy and Elder David J. Thomson, an Area Seventy.

CUMANA VENEZUELA STAKE: (May 15, 2011) President — Alexander G. Navas A., 52, university teacher; wife, Lita Bolivar Marquez. Counselors — Jose L. Villarroel, 56, collection supervisor; wife, Adelfa Boadas de Villarroel. Will Antonio Castillo Rodriguez, 29, carrier; wife, Any del Valle Graterol de Castillo.

JAKARTA INDONESIA STAKE: (May 22, 2011) President — Djarot Subiantoro, 52, chairman; wife, Julinda Subiantoro. Counselors — Nugroho Eko Putranto, 43, director; wife, Tri Tarunia Putranto. Sugiyanto, 55, manager of operations; wife, Susanti Titik.

PUNAAUIA TAHITI STAKE: (May 1, 2011) President — Ahyn Claude Nauta, 44, employed by Petropole; wife, Yolande Germain Nauta. Counselors — Marc Jean Alain M. Valenza, 46, real estate agent; wife, Sylvie Tiriana Tuarau. Steeve Raiarii Tchan, 40, division manager; wife, Patricia Temataua Tchan.

Stake reorganizations

BELO HORIZONTE BRAZIL OESTE STAKE: (April 17, 2011) President — Carlos Alberto Perez Cavalheiro, 50, superintendent; succeeding William Juliatti; wife, Ana Maria Mendon?. Counselors — Fabio José Piros, 31, institute director for the Church Educational System; wife, Ludmila Montandon Piros. Odilio Quirino, 58, maintenance supervisor; wife, Josina de Silva Quirino.

CHANGWON KOREA STAKE: (March 13, 2011) President — Song Geun Lee, 48, self-employed; succeeding Kim Chung Seok; wife, Ho Sook Jo. Counselors — Ahn Chae Jung, 56, Dae Woo CIT; wife, Young Hee Kim. Hee Chearl Cho, 45, chief executive officer; wife, Kyung Sook Kang.

JOAO PESSOA BRAZIL RANGEL STAKE: (April 17, 2011) President — Fabricio Costa dos Santos, 35, maintenance supervisor; succeeding Miguel Pereira Neto; wife, Rosilanea N. Soares Costa dos Santos. Counselors — Pedro Olimpio da Silva, 48, manager; wife, Edmalia Gomes da Silva. Francisco Clayton Martins da Silva, 38, coordinator for the Church Educational System; wife, Viana Sena M. Jefferson de Fatima.

MELO URUGUAY STAKE: (May 29, 2011) President — Rafael Diago Jara, 57, business executive; succeeding Roberto R. Sambucetti Rodriguez; wife, Teresa Gorbea Diogo. Counselors — Aesi Federico Marquez Teske, 53, owner of a bicycle & motorcycle parts shop; wife, Ruthmary González Santana. Wilson Javier González Moreira, 28, business owner; wife, Virginia Duhalde Py* González.

PHOENIX ARIZONA STAKE: (May 22, 2011) President — Jeffery Kay Porter, 34, quality manager for Berry Plastics; succeeding Richard F. Johnson; wife, Rebecca Taylor Porter. Counselors — Douglas Wilford Cole, 57, chief investment officer; wife, Theresa Lynn Smith Cole. Brandon Michael Meryhew, 33, real estate agent; wife, Jackie Lee Baird Meryhew.

RIBEIRAO PRETO BRAZIL LESTE STAKE: (May 22, 2011) President — Joao Batista Constante, 54, sales representative; succeeding José Alberto Borges da Silva; wife, Marcia Ginatto Constante. Counselors — Jean de Castro Felippini, 30, lawyer; wife, Alica Maria Gomes Cooper Felippini. Fernando Puerta, 38, business owner; wife, Luciana Silverio Puerta.

RICHMOND VIRGINIA STAKE: (May 22, 2011) President — William Frederick Mullins II, 52, marketing manager; succeeding Bradley R. Anderson; wife, Jennifer Gale Smith Mullins. Counselors — Mark Lee Palmer, 49, senior vice president/director of operational risk management for Capitol One Bank; wife, Anne Alaine Benzley Palmer. Philip Jones Pyron, 48, HPR senior underwriter; wife, Lisa Michele Stevens Pyron.

SALVADOR BRAZIL STAKE: (March 20, 2011) President — Lourival Feitosa Pita, 41, accountant; succeeding Adonai Rocha Lago; wife, Isabela B. Silva. Counselors — Marcus Vinicius Almeida Vilaronga, 34, support analyst; wife, Cristiane Araujo Vilaronga. Jamerson Con?lves de Oliveira Santos, 26, administrative assistant; wife, Susan Karine Kerschaer.

SANDY UTAH COTTONWOOD CREEK STAKE: (May 22, 2011) President — David L. Kezerian, 57, banker; succeeding J. Scott Smith; wife, Gayle Ann Packer Kezerian. Counselors — Scott Eugene Latimer, 52, sales account manager; wife, Carman Gerome Latimer. Michael Dennis Edmonds, 48, chief financial officer; wife, Rebecca Ann Keller Edmonds.

SURPRISE ARIZONA NORTH STAKE: (May 21, 2011) President — Micah Darrel Rolfe, 37, dentist; succeeding Alvin Hancock; wife, Marie Childs Rolfe. Counselors — R. Thane Thalman, 45, financial adviser; wife, Karla Seely Thalman. William Louis Ritman, 38, business planning manager; wife, Diane Wilhelm Ritman.

TACLOBAN PHILIPPINES STAKE: (May 29, 2011) President — Ricardo Apolonio Aban, 36, surgery nurse; succeeding Artemio A. Cabanag Jr.; wife, Mae Castro Daclan Aban. Counselors — Pedro Basada Tan, 42, trade and industry development specialist; wife, Jenny Operario Ruba. Jordan Ocano Villarmino, 41, area manager; wife, Myrna Carilla Maxino Villarmino.

TAYLORSVILLE UTAH VALLEY PARK STAKE: (May 22, 2011) President — Paul Raymond Schulte, 50, high school principal; succeeding Earl S. Swain; wife, Jeanine Simmons Schulte. Counselors — Robert Scott Young, 59, regional director; wife, Karen Young. Robert Brent Van Wagoner, 54, self-employed; wife, Debora Kaye Shiner Van Wagoner.

TEGUCIGALPA HONDURAS TONCONTIN STAKE: (May 15, 2011) President — Héctor David Hernández Garcia, 29, accountant; succeeding Eddy R. Galo A.; wife, Emma Cristina Acosto Hernández. Counselors — José Luis Carcamo Valle, 45, manager; wife, Mary Carol Grippa Cárcamo. Oscar Mariano Martinez Chávez, 41, sales manager; wife, Norah Marlen Salgado Martinez.

VERNON BRITISH COLUMBIA STAKE: (April 17, 2011) President — Andrew L. Draper, 44, director of technology; succeeding Kent G. Burnham; wife, Shelley Price Draper. Counselors — David H. Smith, 46, adolescent and adult psychiatrist; wife, Roxana Beard Smith. Ian Wilks, 45, business owner; wife, Debbie Owens Wilks.