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New stake presidents

New stakes

Four new stakes have been created

A new stake has been created from the Abuja Nigeria Stake. The Abuja Nigeria North Stake, which consists of the Bwari 1st, Bwari 2nd, Kaduna, Kubwa 1st, Kubwa 2nd, Mpape and Suleja wards, was created by Elder Terence M. Vinson, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Aniefiok Udo Inyon, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Austin Texas Oak Hills, Austin Texas and Round Rock Texas stakes. The Cedar Park Texas Stake, which consists of the Llano Branch and the Carriage Hills, Cedar Park, Cypress Creek, Marble Falls, New Hope and Whitestone wards, was created by Elder Von G. Keetch, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Michael L. Southward, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Ulaanbaatar Mongolia East District. The Ulaanbaatar Mongolia East Stake, which consists of the Banganuur and Nalaikh branches and the American Denj, Bayanzurkh, Sansar, Selbe and Sukhbaatar wards, was created by Elder Chi Hong Wong, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Steven L. Toronto, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Cape Coast Ghana Stake and the Ghana Cape Coast Mission. The Yamoransa Ghana Stake, which consists of the Abakrampa, Abura Dunkwa, Asebu, Mankessim 1st and the Mankessim 2nd branches and the Green Hill, Moree 1st, Moree 2nd, Nkanfoa, Yamoransa 1st and Yamoransa 2nd wards, was created by Elder Vern Perry Stanfill, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder M.  T. Ben Davis, an Area Seventy.

ABUJA NIGERIA NORTH STAKE: (May 29, 2016) President — Ibeakalam Eric Mbibi, 37, protocol officer, Savannah Bank; wife, Onumsinachi Joy Nduka Mbibi. Counselors — Ifeanyi Harrison Agiriga, 35, coordinator, S&I; wife, Ejiro Abigail Ighendo Agiriga. Chukwuemeka Prince Ihenkoro, 27, facility manager, LDS Church; wife, Jordell Diane Rupp.

CEDAR PARK TEXAS STAKE: (June 5, 2016) President — Ryan Dee Robinson, 55, chief people officer, Bazaarvoice Inc.; wife, Elena Marie Forster Robinson. Counselors — Gary Roland Anderson, 47, self-employed; wife, Jennifer Tadje Anderson. Brian Dale Liddiard, 57, business director/owner, Practice Cafe LLC; wife, Connie Lee Hill Liddiard.

ULAANBAATAR MONGOLIA EAST STAKE: (May 29, 2016) President — Adiyabold Namkhai, 38, self-employed; wife, Tuul Puntsogtseden. Counselors — Batbold Unishigdors, 56, assistant, Mission UB; wife, Oyuntsetseg Dashnyam. Anand Enkhtuvshin, 30, manager, Petroleum Production; wife, Zolzaya Ganbat.

YAMORANSA GHANA STAKE: (May 22, 2016) President — Frank Bobby Davies, 43, technical educationalist; wife, Judith Emefa Krakani. Counselors — Augustus Dontoh, 36, classroom tutor; wife, Millicent Kiendy Dontoh. Andrew Kweku Aikins, 34, teacher; wife, Mary Bosomtwe Aikins.

Reorganized stakes

ALEGRETE BRAZIL STAKE: (May 29, 2016) President — Julio Cesar Mongelos D’Avila, 51, police officer; succeeding Edson Garcia Carvalho; wife, Alessandra Ximendes D’Avila. Counselors — Samuel Chaves de Souza, 28, administrative agent, Corsan; wife, Sabuna Tâmara de Souza. Antonio César Ribeiro Santos, 26, civil construction; wife, Maria Francisca Antunes Ramos.

ALPINE UTAH YSA STAKE: (June 5, 2016) President — Larry Roberts Laycock, 56, owner/member, Mascoff Brennan Laycock; succeeding William B. Woahn; wife, Lisa Dawn Gleave Laycock. Counselors — Kevin V. Doman, 53, owner, VK Ventures; wife, Michele V. Augustus Doman. Gary Lawrence Gibb, 56, director of product, Domo; wife, Christine Carpenter Gibb.

ARVADA COLORADO STAKE: (June 5, 2016) President — Scott Harvey Horsley, 44, endodontist; succeeding Michael D. Jones; wife, Shelly Mae Wolfley Horsley. Counselors — William Frederick Thunell, 48, CFO, Sonsio Inc.; wife, Samantha Jean Belt Thunell. Stephen Paris Bashford, 42, optometrist; wife, Deanna Lynn Pierce Bashford.

AUSTIN TEXAS STAKE: (June 5, 2016) President — Scott Charles Kelley, 58, executive vice chancellor of business affairs, University of Texas System; succeeding David A. Hollingworth; wife, Nancy Elizabeth Serage Kelley. Counselors — Paul Joseph Parks, 55, database administrator, General Motors; wife, Laura Beth Longmire Parks. Russell Warren Aldridge, 34, president, Sisu Devices; wife, Abbey Lee Edelman Aldridge.

CHICLAYO PERU LA VICTORIA STAKE: (May 29, 2016) President — Jesus Rolando Atoches Riofrio, 37, administrator, Cause for Hope Foundation; succeeding Ralph Nadir Manural Cabeza Vilchez; wife, Patricia Herrera Garcia. Counselors — Wilson Eduardo Segura Segura, 42, security supervisor; wife, Darita Esther Suarez Romero. Wilmer Montoya Huertas, 40, telecommunications technician; wife, Luz Violeta Vargas Castillo.

GUADALAJARA MEXICO LOMAS STAKE: (May 22, 2016) President — Roberto Alejandro Olguin Negrete, 44, self-reliance service manager, LDS Church; succeeding Sergio Ocamp Sanchez; wife, Liliana Garcia Quintana. Counselors — Moroni Ismael Ceballos Felix, 40, assistant manager; wife, Guillermina García García. Sergio Ammor Anaya Rodríguez, 31, SAP basis consultant; wife, Palmyra de la Cruz Valerio.

GUATEMALA CITY GUATEMALA UTATLÁN STAKE: (May 22, 2016) President — José Ernesto Ávila Lipe, 32, SAP advisor, McDonalds; succeeding Jose M. Flores Medina; wife, Lesly Paola García Ávila. Counselors — Salomón Álvarez García, 47, self-reliance centers support supervisor; LDS Church; wife, Cecilia Lizzeth Donis Lee. Luis Mariano Veliz López, 47, financial chief, Mapreco S.A.; wife, Amalia Alexandra Barillas Véliz.

KANEOHE HAWAII STAKE: (May 22, 2016) President — Steve F. La’ulu, 61, director of cultural islands, Polynesian Cultural Center; succeeding George H. Kaluhiokalani; wife, Wendy Kelii Kahawaii La’ulu. Counselors — Edmund Liang Wei Char, 49, dentist; wife, Benita Cowlishaw Summers Char. Robert Michael Hamilton, 58, physician; wife, Carole Corinne Bangerter Hamilton.

LAYTON UTAH LAYTON HILLS STAKE: (May 22, 2016) President — Brian Donell Tate, 60, senior software engineer; succeeding Adam J. Love; wife, Marla Beck Tate. Counselors — Lane Andrew Southwick, 51, sales operations manager; wife, Lori Ann Hunt Southwick. Donald Alan Parker, 43, chief estimator, Sahara LLC; wife, Beverly Ann Hilliard Parker.

LIMA PERU EL OLIVAR STAKE: (May 29, 2016) President — Jorge Agustin Pastor Chavez, 45, jewelry store guard; succeeding Pedro R. Roldan Caceres; wife, Ivonne Lucy Moreno Castillo. Counselors — Elvis Omar Vilchez Silva, 36, commercial inspector; wife, Caludia Esther Huamani Flores. John Montero Albertis, 29, tennis instructor; wife, Fidelia Aquino Carranza.