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New stake presidents

ALAMOSA COLORADO STAKE: (Aug. 21, 2011) President — Todd G. Mortensen, 52, account manager; succeeding Leo O. Price; wife, Debbie Dee Johnson Mortensen. Counselors — Harman J. Hostetter, 54, owner/president of Allpine Lumber Co.; wife, Dianne Thomas Hostetter. Robert Andrew Webb, 52, principal; wife, Jackie Lee Garner Webb.

CINCINNATI OHIO EAST STAKE: (Aug. 28, 2011) President — Joseph W. Bradley, 49, vice president at Chiquita Brands International Inc.; succeeding Keith A. Jensen; wife, DeAnne Prestwich Bradley. Counselors — Steve H. Pearson, 51, sales representative for St. Jude Medical Inc.; wife, Kathleen Johnson Pearson. Richard William Krzyminski, 55, chief finance officer for BHDP Architecture; wife, Judith Hope Mikita Krzyminski.

COTTONWOOD ARIZONA STAKE: (Aug. 28, 2011) President — Chris W. Taylor, 44, owner of Taylor Waste, Inc.; succeeding Russell C. Johnson; wife, Tandy Kay Harris Taylor. Counselors — R. Sam Christensen, 63, investor (retired); wife, Alice Carlson Christensen. Clifford D. Finch, 57, ranch manager; wife, Tammie Rae Grube Finch.

EDMONTON ALBERTA MILLWOODS STAKE: (Aug. 21, 2011) President — Steven Hardy, 46, teacher; succeeding Jack D. Payne; wife, Reneé Dawn Hudson Hardy. Counselors — Jeffrey Brinkhurst Champion, 54, lawyer/partner; wife, Janice Diane Hansen Champion. Jeremy Kenneth Higginbotham, 41, consultant; wife, Karly Deanne Terry Higginbotham.

LA PAZ BOLIVIA CONSTITUCION STAKE: (Aug. 14, 2011) President — Aldo Velasquez Ortiz, 35, general manager; succeeding Victor Ricardo Tarquino Flores; wife, Flor Blanca Suxo Valdivia. Counselors — David Carvajal Mendoza, 31, public official; wife, Carla Ninosca Torrez Cano. Jaime Boris Siles Ledezma, 37, chief administrative officer; wife, Karim Maribel Meruvia Alvarez.

OSORNO CHILE RAHUE STAKE: (June 5, 2011) President — Claudio Alejandro Troncoso Ruiz, 51, operative; succeeding Pedro Heraldo Muñoz Moll; wife, Marienela Romero Barriga Troncoso. Counselors — Hernán Antonio Muñoz Mardones, 42, operative with Nestle SA; wife, Roxana Raquel Llanquilet Ortiz Muñoz. José Antonio Serón Valderrama, 33, specialist coordinator for Telefónica; wife, Lilian Silvana Vidal Ruiz Serón.

PUEBLA MEXICO FUERTES STAKE: (Aug. 20, 2011) President — Pablo Benitez Islas, 43, business owner; succeeding Aureo D. Vazquez; wife, Yolanda Hernandez Villegas. Counselors — Jorge Ramirez Trujillo, 36, chief coordinator of ehabilitation; wife, Berenice Torres Islas. Jose Luis Villegas Guevara, 62, professor at the University Tecnologica de Tlaxcala; wife, Faviola González De Villegas.

QUILMES ARGENTINA STAKE: (Aug. 7, 2011) President — Fabian Ariel Bottari, 41, distribution manager for the Church; succeeding Jorge L. Romeu; wife, Mirna Edit Curaba Bottari. Counselors — Omar Antonio Pucheta, 51, distribution supervisor for the Church; wife, Mónica Lilian Montiel Pucheta. Aarón Ignacio Sajtroch, 31, administrative assistant; wife, Maria Eugenia Gómez Paz.

SANTA RITA BRAZIL STAKE: (July 10, 2011) President — Wellington Silva, 37, sales manager; succeeding Flávio Leandro de Oliveira; wife, Yuna Gislaine Ferreira de Lima. Counselors — Jose Mendes Filho, 41, porter; wife, Danielle Tavares Mendes. Silverio Marques da Silva, 28, sales promoter; wife, Dina Mary Tavares Marques.

SANTIAGO CHILE O'HIGGINS STAKE: (July 17, 2011) President — Claudio Ramirez, 38, train driver; succeeding Hernan Esteban Bastidas Hernandez; wife, Mabel Eliana Montencinos Penroz Ramirez. Counselors — Neil Charles Yañez, 41, pharmaceutical salesman; wife, Alejandra Rojas Lazo Yañez. Jorge Eduardo Mayorga Chavez, 49, crafter/potter; wife, Myrtha Del Carmen Pino Ortiz Mayorga.