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New stake presidents

New stakes

Three new stakes have been created.

A new stake has been created from the Dallas Texas and the Carrollton Texas Stakes. The Irving Texas Stake, which consists of the Dallas 6th, Grand Prairie 1st, Grand Prairie 2nd, Irving, Pioneer and Shady Grove wards, was created by Elder Craig A. Cardon, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Leonard A. Greer, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Maceió Brazil Stake. The Maceió Brazil Colina Stake, which consists of the Aeroclube, Boa Vista, Clima Bom, Colina and Paraíso wards, was created by Elder Jairo Mazzagardi, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder José C. F. Campos, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the South Jordan Utah Country Crossing Stake. The South Jordan Midas Utah Stake, which consists of the Midas Creek 1st, Midas Creek 2nd, Midas Creek 3rd, Midas Creek 4th, Midas Creek 5th and Midas Creek 6th wards, was created by Elder Christoffel Golden, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Michale H. Bourne, an Area Seventy.

IRVING TEXAS STAKE: (Feb. 7, 2016) President — Jason Allen Parr, 41, partner, Peisner Johnson; wife, Teddi Jay Gromley Parr. Counselors — Hector Munoz, 49, owner, M&G GCD; wife, Margarita Munoz. Kent Jones Graves, 51, president, MEDCO; wife, Shawna Deeann Reynolds Graves.

MACEIÓ BRAZIL COLINA STAKE: (Jan. 24, 2016) President — Manoel Messias Alves Dos Santos, 41, commercial manager, Sigvaris do Brasil; wife, Sevilaire dos Santos Alves. Counselors — Clesivan Carlos da Silva, 40, manager, Elinica Añvone do Sida; wife, Taciana Gomes Ferrevra da Silva. Cicero Fábio Ferreira da Silva, 28, auditor, TCI BPO; wife, Comila Nicolles Ferrira di Lima.

SOUTH JORDAN MIDAS UTAH STAKE: (Oct. 11, 2015) President — Jonathan Roger Frank, 44, dentist; wife, Larissa May Metcalf Frank. Counselors — Roger Green Chapman, 63, senior director, Medtronic; wife, Julianne Winkler Chapman. Todd Eric Drummond, 47, owner, Affordable Printing; wife, Dion Carlson Drummond.

Reorganized stakes

AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND MANUKAU STAKE: (Jan. 17, 2016) President — Taulia Tafiti, 36, senior careers advisor; succeeding Sione F. Tuione; wife, Televalani Aiufi Pei Tafiti. Counselors — Tommy Ilionai Laban Jr., 34, works supervisor, Spotless Services; wife, Saisamoa Monise Fata Laban. Sekisoni ‘Anitaiamoni Sapoi, 41, builder; wife, ‘Uheina Tupou Sapoi.

CEDAR CITY UTAH CROSS HOLLOW STAKE: (Jan. 31, 2016) President — Vance Kay Smith, 45, president, Leavit Group Enterprises; succeeding Gregory J. Powell; wife, Carrie Hansen Smith. Counselors — Robert Stringham Wankier, 58, owner, Pioneer Floor Coverings; wife, LeAnn Tobler Wankier. Ricky Eldon Dustin, 61, landscape architect; wife, Melanie Jayne Matthews Dustin.

CELAYA MEXICO STAKE: (Jan. 24, 2016) President — Israel Guzmán Tovar, 36, medical representative; succeeding Sergio Garcia Diaz; wife, Sandra Fabiola Robles Muñiz. Counselors — José Sergio Quinter Olvera, 36, sales consultant, INA; wife, Norma Hernández Capetillo. Josu Marinno Del Angel Abrego, 34, adminsitrator and project manager, FIRCO-SAGARPA; wife, Diana Cristina Quintero Olvera.

CIUDAD DE MEXICO CULTURAS STAKE: (Jan. 24, 2016) President — Jose Luis Ramon Lopez, 50, temple engineer; succeeding Salvador Hernádez Bároonas; wife, Norma Miranda Cruz. Counselors — Atilano Nava Lorenzo, 45, account manager, BMC Software; wife Veronica Baesa Garcia. Gaspar Aguirre Meneses, 47, institute director; wife, Blanca Erendira Alcauter Bustamante.

CORAL SPRINGS FLORIDA STAKE: (Jan. 10, 2016) President — Stephen Russel Smith, 41, finance market manager; succeeding William F. Current; wife, Lisa Erin Dawson Smith. Counselors — José Alberto Castaños, 44, principal; wife, Eleanor de los Santos Castaños Racio. David Craig Jenkins, 59, CES coordinator; wife, Cindy Warburton Jenkins.

DALLAS TEXAS STAKE: (Feb. 7, 2016) President — Mark William Romney, 62, owner, Romney Law Firm; succeeding J. Alden Porter; wife, Belinda Evans Romney. Counselors — David Wayne Patterson, 60, field supervisor, Ameritex Vending; wife, Susan Monica Quesnel Patterson. Jeffrey David Anderson, 42, software engineer; wife, Kristine McMurdie Anderson.

KIRTLAND NEW MEXICO STAKE: (Jan. 17, 2016) President — Clete Norman Finch Jr., 42, pharmacist; succeeding DeWayne M. Whipple; wife, Heather Lee Finch. Counselors — Steven Arthur Pierro, 58, production manager, BHP Billiton; wife, Denise Ann Batterson Pierro. Jon Darrick Sherwood, 55, owner, Sherwood Foam; wife, Tamie Faye Foutz.