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New stake presidents

New stakes

A new stake has been created from the Morgan Utah and Morgan Utah North stakes. The Morgan Utah West Stake, which consists of the Enterprise, Milton, Morgan 4th, Morgan 8th, Peterson, Silver Lake and Stoddard wards, was created by Elder Craig C. Christensen, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Berne S. Broadbent, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Saratoga Springs Utah and Saratoga Springs Utah Mount Saratoga stakes. The Saratoga Springs Utah Saratoga Hills Stake, which consists of the Legacy Farms, Saratoga Hills 1st, Saratoga Hills 2nd, Saratoga Hills 3rd, Saratoga Hills 4th, Saratoga Hills 5th, Saratoga Springs 1st and Saratoga Springs 2nd wards, was created by Elder Eduardo Gavarrett, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Brent J. Christensen, an Area Seventy.

MORGAN UTAH WEST STAKE: (Sept. 17, 2017) President — James Darin Murdock, 51, chief financial officer, Deseret Book; wife, Brooke Skinner Murdock. Counselors — Dana Charles Russell, 56, chief financial officer, Vivint Solar; wife, Julie Peterson Russell. Mark Ted Carter, 43, CEO, Sure Steel, Inc.; wife, Shauna Garn Carter.

SARATOGA SPRINGS UTAH SARATOGA HILLS STAKE: (Oct. 8, 2017) President — Bradley Dale Wendel, 42, director of quality, NCI Building System; wife, Kami Kay Anderson Wendel. Counselors — John Wesley Farrer, 49, veterinarian; wife, Tiffany Jackman Farrer. Adam Dale Cherrington, 43, research director, KLAS Research; wife, Janet Marie Parker Cherrington.

Reorganized stakes

ABERDEEN SCOTLAND STAKE: (Oct. 29, 2017) President — Lee Douglas McLeman, 40, dental surgeon; succeeding Adam L. Hull; wife, Pauline Campbell McLeman. Counselors —Jonathan Robert Kennedy, 32, business development manager, Enterprise Rent-A-Car; wife, Jeanie Laurel Robbins Kennedy. Robert Michael Harrop, 32, subsea engineer, BP; wife, Elizabeth Dana Ambrose Harrop.

ARLINGTON TEXAS STAKE: (Oct. 29, 2017) President — David Mark Davies, 45, finance administrator, City of Arlington; succeeding Charles H. Spitzer; wife, Deborah Ruth Robbins Davies. Counselors — Byron Lane Thorsen, 54, managing director, The Wellspring Group; wife, Sidney Ann Mathewson Thorsen. Scott Neil Greenwood, 48, nurse practitioner; wife, Pattie Leah Prince Greenwood.

COLORADO SPRINGS NORTH STAKE: (Oct. 29, 2017) President — Sterling Leon Rogers, 50, dentist; succeeding Kevin C. Woodward; wife, Aimee Hunsaker Rogers. Counselors — Jeffrey Adam Johnson, 57, vice president and chief financial officer, Meridian Fire & Security; wife, Tracie Ann Draney Johnson. Christian Kent Lovejoy, 52, dentist; wife, Shawna Wixson Lovejoy.

COLUMBUS OHIO STAKE: (Oct. 22, 2017) President — Steven Grant Richardson, 58, physician; succeeding David W. Cook; wife, Mary Gillespie Richardson. Counselors — Wallace Joy Robinson, 57, manager, STRS Ohio; wife, Julee Durkam Robinson. Cannon Farnes Silver, 48, principal engineer, CDM Smith; wife, Ariel Celeste Clark Silver.

HINGHAM MASSACHUSSETTS STAKE: (Oct. 22, 2017) President — Michael Nairne Farner, 51, sales manager, Amazon; succeeding Bryan L. Ward; wife, Kimberly Mae Arkell Farner. Counselors — Evan Grant Smith, 42, attorney; wife, Cheryl Lynn Piorczynski Smith. Martin Bert Vieira, 39, teacher and director, Diman Regional; wife, Kimberlee Laura Heaps Vieira.

LUBBOCK TEXAS STAKE: (Oct. 22, 2017) President — Spencer Don McCombs, 39, physical therapist; succeeding Sterling T. Shumway; wife, Amanda Irene Birk McCombs. Counselors — Matthew Tolley Hart, 40, accounting professor; wife, Marcie Ann Ollmann Hart. Cory Ivan Mills, 38, cotton breeder; wife, Kimberly Boyer Mills.

PLEASANT VIEW UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (Oct. 22, 2017) President — Darin Ray Carver, 53, clinical practice administrator, Weber Human Services; succeeding K. Brent Keller; wife, Holly Lynne Foley Carver. Counselors — John Wayne Arrington, 50, marriage and family therapist; wife, Ann Marie Marker Arrington. Timothy Marsden, 56, plant controller, CSM Bakery Solutions; wife, Margie Ann Ensign Marsden.

QUETZALTENANGO GUATEMALA WEST STAKE: (Oct. 22, 2017) President — Selvin Francisco Velasquez Garcia, 44, CES coordinator, LDS Church; succeeding Bruce H. Ixcot Coyoy; wife, Zobeida Guisela Miranda Toralla. Counselors — Luis Alfredo Visoni Ordoñez, 41, regional representative, INTECAP; wife, Isma Corina Martinez Delgado. Edyn Ricardoi de Leon Perez, 49, construction worker; wife, Alida Rosmeri López Ochoa.

REXBURG IDAHO MARRIED STUDENT 4TH STAKE: (Oct. 8, 2017) President — Alan James Dutson, 47, professor, BYU-Idaho; succeeding Craig W. Simpson; wife, Joanna Moody Dutson. Counselors — Boyd L. Baggett, 52, religion faculty, BYU-Idaho; wife, Debra Ann Parris Baggett. Scott Ryan Hall, 58, lawyer; wife, Debra Bowen Hall.

RIO DE JANEIRO BRAZIL ITAGUAI STAKE: (Oct. 22, 2017) President — Joilton Rizo Alves Melo, 48, pipe engineer, RIP Serviços Ind.; succeeding Sergio de Oliveira Pregnolato; wife, Jaqueline de Souza Motta Gonçalves Melo. Counselors — Francisco Saraiva Furtado, 45, tile layer; wife, Francisca C. L. Ibiapina Furtado. Jorge Luis Miguel Affonso, 52, commercial representative, Playvendor; wife, Rosana Pereira Cimas.

ROCHESTER MINNESOTA STAKE: (Oct. 29, 2017) President — Randal Jay Thomas, 59, physician; succeeding Robert L. Foote; wife, Jodee Ellen Monk Thomas. Counselors — Michael Leland Kendrick, 50, chairman, Mayo Clinic; wife, Susan Kaye Burt Kendrick. Darren Quincy Calley, 47, residency director, Mayo Clinic; wife, Lori Carol Kestner Calley.

RUPERT IDAHO WEST STAKE: (Oct. 8, 2017) President — Brock Allan Mitchell, 41, vice president, Double L; succeeding Edward G. Evans; wife, Mitzi Dean Hartley Mitchell. Counselors — Paul A. Douglass, 56, self-employed general contractor; wife, Karen Lucille Brown Douglass. Riley Shea Griffin, 32, banker; wife, Jessica Phillips Griffin.

SANDY UTAH CRESCENT NORTH STAKE: (Oct. 8, 2017) President — Robert Dion Rasmussen, 56, director of sales, Tru Fru, LLC.; succeeding Kay N. Brown; wife, Laurie Ann Wright Rasmussen. Counselors — Jared Helzer Wood, 43, developer and lead designer, Mytrex, Inc.; wife, Catherine Renee Loser Wood. Stephen Haight Higgs, 62, assistant fire chief; wife, Melissa McQuarrie Higgs.

SANTAN VALLEY ARIZONA STAKE: (Sept. 17, 2017) President — Ryan Ragnar Anderson, 42, seminary teacher, LDS Church; succeeding Larry M. Ray; wife, Lindsay Ann Johnson Anderson. Counselors — John Olsen Nevitt Sr., 50, farmer; wife, Lorna Louise Walker Nevitt. Ryan Troy Michael, 39, owner, Defense Pest Control; wife, Wendy Jeanne Larson Michel.

SÃO LEOPOLDO BRAZIL STAKE: (Sept. 17, 2017) President — Rafael Quines da Silva, 33, professor; succeeding Paulo Reinaldo Tempass; wife, Fernanda Leite Belmonte da Silva. Counselors — Vitor Paulo Rodrigues da Silva, 51, graphic designer; wife, Maria Goreti Dalposso. Josué Toebe, 35, commercial manager, Sabores Refeições; wife, Sirlene da Silva Grandi.

SINGAPORE STAKE: (March 12, 2017) President — Jean-Luc Butel, 61, president, K8 Global Pte. Ltd.; succeeding Lai Chee Kong Stephen; wife, Carole El-Dahdah Butel. Counselors — Yew Mun Kwan, 49, principal engineer, DSO National Laboratories; wife, Yi Cheng Lim. Chin Seng Steven Seow, 46, customer value manager, Misys International Financial Systems; wife, Ren Fen Jap.

TIJUANA MEXICO INSURGENTES STAKE: (Oct. 15, 2017) President — Mario Gaiska Beltran Leyva, 43, maintenance coordinator, Markwins; succeeding Heriberto Sanchez Zatarain; wife, Jazmin Rivero Morales. Counselors — Jesus Sanchez Zatarain, 41, regional quality manager, Landsberg Orora of Mexico; wife, Geovanna Ortiz Alvarez. Ricardo Hernandez Velasquez, 52, public accountant, Tijuana Refacciones Wholesalers; wife, Olivhama Gomez Murcia.

VILLA ALEMANA CHILE WEST STAKE: (May 28, 2017) President — Francisco Ronaldo Aravena Donoso, 64, retired; succeeding Cristian J. Gervic Muzuillaza; wife, Viviana Mercedes Garay Angulo. Counselors — Juan Jose Lopez Coloma, 36, developer, Zeke; wife, Rebeca Salomé Mansilla Hernandez. Gonzalo Gustsavo Gervic Muquillaza, 39, information manager, Atrex Chile; wife, Alejandra Pamela Figueredo Jimenez.