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New stake presidents

ABA NIGERIA SOUTH STAKE: (Dec. 17, 2017) President — Noukwo Geoffrey Chukwuemeka, 46, self-employed; succeeding Sabastine Okon Edem; wife, Eunice Chidinma Chukwuemeka. Counselors — Geoffrey Eme Okatta, 64, self-employed; wife, Florence N. Okatta. Joseph Izuchukwu Okafor, 34, self-employed; wife, Maureen Chidiebeve Okafor.

AMERICAN FORK UTAH STAKE: (Dec. 10, 2017) President — Geoffrey Kendall Dean, 48, infrastructure specialist, Rocky Mountain Power; succeeding Brian C. Kane; wife, Karol Jeanne Dean. Counselors — Stanley Gene Kitchen, 61, research botanist; wife, Christine Miller Kitchen. David Orion Litchford, 62, professor; wife, Kenna Kowallis Litchford.

BARRIGADA GUAM STAKE: (Dec. 3, 2017) President — Fredivic N. Nicerio, 49, seminaries and institutes coordinator, LDS Church; succeeding Arther B. Clark; wife, Stephanie Gines Soliman Nicerio. Counselors — Ronald E. Roberts, 59, mechanics supervisor, United Airlines; wife, Tina Marie Tavares Roberts. Diego M. Sablan, 50, CEO, Pacific DMA Testing LLC; wife, Elaine S. D. Sablan.

CALABAR NIGERIA STAKE: (Dec. 3, 2017) President — Alex E. Nkoro, 33, immigration assistant, Nigeria Immigration Service; succeeding Victor O. Bassey; wife, Nkechinyere V. C. Nkoro. Counselors — Bassey N. Obongha, 29, manager, Basnic Resources; wife, Nancy B. Obongha. Samuel C. Okpok, 32, security guard; wife, Lucia C. Tweh.

CARROLLTON TEXAS STAKE: (Dec. 10, 2017) President — Brian John Willey, 41, VP and co-general counsel, Matador Resources Company; succeeding David B. Blake; wife, Kathryn Elaine Cary Willey. Counselors — Christopher Taylor Strong, 42, CEO, JDC Healthcare; wife, Rebecca Broadbent Strong. Dayton Robert Judd, 46, owner, Sudbury Capital; wife, Jennifer Lynn Cole Judd.

DRAPER UTAH STAKE: (Dec. 10, 2017) President — Jeffrey Keith Rupp, 43, pediatric dentist; succeeding Michael T. Fenton; wife, Julie Ann Capener Rupp. Counselors — Cody Andrews Felts, 41, commercial real estate, Pentad Properties; wife, Ann Tracy Liljenquist. David Matthew Davis, 47, general counsel, Maceys; wife, Kerri Ann Macey Davis.

ESCALANTE UTAH STAKE: (Dec. 3, 2017) President — Gayle L. Pollock, 54, director and CEO, Bryce Canyon Association; succeeding Klin R. Chynoweth; wife, Adella Marie Cottrell Pollock. Counselors — Link M. Chynoweth, 56, rancher; wife, Donna Sherrie Brinkerhoff Chynoweth. Eric D. Syrett, 53, general manager, Bryce Canyon Grand Hotel; wife, Tracy Lynn Tuckett Syrett.

FREETOWN SIERRA LEONE STAKE: (Dec. 3, 2017) President — Kenneth Pamby, 39, SRS/PEF manager, LDS Church; succeeding Soloman K. Agbo; wife, Susan Jitta Pamby Kangoma. Counselors — Mark Ngegba, 35, magistrate; wife, Kumba Mamsaray Ngegba. Christopher E. Nyalopo, 38, roving supervisor, Web Security Company LTD; wife, Jestina Mummy Tucker Nyalopo.

GILBERT ARIZONA YSA STAKE: (Dec. 3, 2017) President — David P. Montgomery, 58, technical draftsman, HD Supply; succeeding Christopher J. Brady; wife, Tamara Cluff Montgomery. Counselors — Jeffery C. McMullin, 58, partner, Mansperger Patterson and McMullin; wife, Jill Whatcott McMullin. Rodney C. Tilley, 52, self-employed; wife, Shannon Brady Tilley.

HOUSTON TEXAS SUMMERWOOD STAKE: (Dec. 10, 2017) President — Arthur Rascon, 55, reporter/anchor; succeeding James C. Banks; wife, Patti Thomas Rascon. Counselors — Howard Joshua Hales, 49, aviation manager, Marathon Oil Company; wife, Jennifer Hawkes Hales. Brenton Lee Scott, 42, president, Pulmotect; wife, Hillary Rodet Scott.

LAS VEGAS NEVADA TULE SPRINGS STAKE: (Dec. 10, 2017) President — Blain Roland Hansen, 44, orthodontist; succeeding Daren B. Richards; wife, Kathryn Linsey Hansen. Counselors — Andrew Frank Dixon, 42, attorney; wife, Heidi Watts Dixon. Taylor Joseph Prince, 40, self-employed; wife, Kira Roberts Prince.

LINDAVISTA MEXICO CITY STAKE: (Dec. 3, 2017) President — Humberto Elizalde Mendoza, 44, self-employed; succeeding Rodolfo Gomes Moran; wife, Raquel Morales Aponte. Counselors — Moses Daniel Diaz Diaz, 29, planning analyst, LDS Church; wife, Amel Cassandra Rocha Galindo. Alvaro Trujillo Tellez, 46, business owner; wife, Alma Alicia Motes Santiago.

MADERO MEXICO STAKE: (Dec. 3, 2017) President — Victor David Esparza Vargas, 38, CFE employee; succeeding Hyrum Esquer Alcaraz; wife, Abril Adriana Ramos Basurto. Counselors — Orlando Sanagun Hernandez, 38, mechanical operator, PEMEX; wife, Sylvia Cristal Camacho Gonzalez. Alberto Benjamin Vigueras Calderon, 34, self reliance services manager, LDS Church; wife, Rocio Maturano Salazar.

MESA ARIZONA YSA EAST STAKE: (Dec. 3, 2017) President — John Robert Heap, 64, owner, R and K Building Supplies; succeeding Paul R. Sandstrom; wife, Deena Elizabeth Riggs Heap. Counselors — Larry Duane Lesueur, 56, partner, Cornerstone Property Services; wife, Adele Nelson Lesueur. Randy R. Hatch, 63, chief of sales and marketing, Dental Solutions; wife, Nancy Louise Teeples Hatch.

MESA ARIZONA YSA WEST STAKE: (Dec. 10, 2017) President — Jon Fredrick Nielson, 56, partner, PRI Graphics; succeeding Barry M. Smith; wife, Pamela Harmon Nielson. Counselors — Kody Lynn Thurston, 58, senior vice president of purchasing, KDI, LLC.; wife, Wendy Jo Lambert Thurston. Jerald Huch Lewis, 61, assistant superintendent, Edkey Inc.; wife, Janet Merkley Lewis.

MORGAN HILL CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Dec. 10, 2017) President — Loren Brent Dickson, 50, vice president of sales and marketing, Lucas Signatone Corp.; succeeding Steven C. Merrell; wife, Annette Davis Dickson. Counselors — Jay Dee Hanson, 52, director of accounting, Vivas Inc.; wife, Camilyn Adams Hanson. Leif Erik Nordstrom, 43, dentist; wife, Christina Faye Cook Nordstrom.

RAYMOND ALBERTA STAKE: (Dec. 10, 2017) President — Richard Arvin Wilde, 54, farmer; succeeding Carlos L. Jensen; wife, Tessa Measom Wilde. Counselors — Craig Arlo Palmer, 52, farmer; wife, Carolyn Janet Dennis Palmer. Jeffrey Tyler Nielson, 52, optometrist; wife, Sandra Jean Bennett Nielson.

RENO NEVADA STAKE: (Dec. 10, 2017) President — Ryan Eric Dobbs, 47, orthopedic surgeon; succeeding David W. Challis; wife, Kathrine Jannette Snow Dobbs. Counselors — Paul Scott Keele, 60, electrical contractor; wife, Jill Freeland Keele. Sean Gibson Jolley, 40, special agent, FBI; wife, Molly Brock Jolley.

SAN FRANCISCO VENEZUELA STAKE: (Dec. 10, 2017) President — Roger E. Parra Espina, 35, president, La Marqueza Soccer; succeeding Jose G. Canizales; wife, Perina Rocio Del Valle Marquez. Counselors — Luis O. Morales, 37, merchandise and sales, Pepsi Cola; wife, Yanexy Judisela Morales Guanipa. Luis M. Marrero Utrera, 45, refrigeration technician; wife, Rosa Isela Morales de Marrero.