New Stakes and Stake Presidencies Announced in January 2019
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A new stake has been created from the Hurricane Utah West Stake. The Hurricane Utah North Stake, which consists of the Hurricane 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th, 12th, 14th, 17th, and 24th Wards, was created by Elder Matthew L. Carpenter, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Michael H. Bourne, an Area Seventy.
HURRICANE UTAH NORTH STAKE (January 6, 2019): President—Evan Earl Thomas, 45, commercial loan officer, State Bank of Southern Utah; wife, Jill Allison Shoemaker Thomas. Counselors—Clayton Loyd Barton, 46, owner, Washington Family Vet; wife, Calleen Rollins Barton. Russell William Meredith, 60, national sales manager, Alsco Inc.; wife, Natalie Kunz Meredith.
A new stake has been created from the Pleasant Grove Utah Manila Stake. The Pleasant Grove Utah Manila Creek Stake, which consists of the Manila 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th, and 12th Wards, was created by Elder S. Gifford Nielsen, General Authority Seventy, and Elder L. Todd Budge, an Area Seventy.
PLEASANT GROVE UTAH MANILA CREEK STAKE (January 6, 2019): President—Scott Alan Livingston, 53, Dental Intelligence; wife, Ginger Sue Anderson Livingston. Counselors—Bradley Jay Smith, 53, vice president, Doug Smith Autoplex; wife, Dana Donaldson. David Reece DeMille, 41, manager of municipal sales, Republic Services; wife, Michelle Marie Strickland DeMille.
ABBOTFORD BRITISH COLUMBIA STAKE (December 2, 2018): President—Jamie Donn Vermeeren, 45, regional director, IG Wealth Management; succeeding Neil T. McKenzie; wife, Stacy Lara Swarthout Vermeeren. Counselors—Paul Lyman Hardy, 46, senior business adviser, ICBC; wife, Lucinda Ann Walker Hardy. Marc Andrew Officer, 47, secondary school teacher; wife, Carmen Teresa Chiarizio Officer.
BAGUIO PHILIPPINES STAKE (December 2, 2018): President—Jaime Terrenal Ballena IV, 44, professor, St. Louis University; succeeding Edison M. Cabrito; wife, Mallisa Clarisa Tarona Bonifacio Ballena. Counselors—Jaime Sianen Canite, 49, court stenographer; wife, Remedios Apigo Cayado Canite. Sidney Hatada, 41, owner, Mile Connections Travel & Tours, Trucking Services; wife, Karen Sepal Binayan.
CALI COLOMBIA VILLA COLOMBIA STAKE (December 2, 2018): President—Carlos Andrés Diaz Collazos, 37, facilitator, Office of Education; succeeding Jean C. Guerrero Lopez; wife, Andrea Patricia Muñoz Constain. Counselors—Juan Carlos Correa Arce, 54, transporter; wife, Maria Betsy Mejia Pasaje. Darwin Jared Trochez Rubio, 40, music teacher; wife, Linda Stella Romo Grisales.
CALGARY ALBERTA FOOTHILLS STAKE (November 11, 2018): President—Gordon Alexander Lee, 38, owner, Foothill Cleaners; succeeding David E. Spackman; wife, Sarah Samways Kulchetscki Lee. Counselors—James Ralph Kyle, 64, engineering project manager; wife, Ruth Kathy Kano Kyle. Ronald Barry Moore, 45, manager of IT disaster recovery, WestJet Airlines; wife, Kelly Victoria Scarlet Richardson Moore.
CARLSBAD CALIFORNIA STAKE (January 6, 2019): President—Jack Matthew Shirley, 44, partner and CPA, Friedman Brannen; succeeding Steven J. Pynes; wife, Katherine Jean Packard Shirley. Counselors—Michael Glen Willes, 54, orthodontist; wife, Heidi Maureen Jackson Willes. Brandon Terry Walker, 45, regional account manager, Biogen; wife, Sara Brooke Vreeken Walker.
CASA GRANDE ARIZONA STAKE (December 9, 2018): President—Chad LeRoy Rowley, 48, president and chief financial officer, ExhibitOne Corporation; succeeding Grant D. Walton; wife, Sarah Ressa Rowley. Counselors—Byrce Jared McBride, 42, web manager, INLEA; wife, Nettie Suzanne Bates McBride. Randy Dale Riggs, 42, founder and president, Capital R Construction; wife, Trisha Tomkinson Riggs.
COLUMBIA MARYLAND STAKE (January 6, 2019): President—Lorin Michael Lund, 58, operations research group leader, MITRE Corporation; succeeding James R. Mitchell; wife, Camille Annette Cook Lund. Counselors—Eric John Nuss, 56, counsel, Kramer Amado; wife, Kellie Lin Wixom Nuss. Alberto Alonso Flores, 41, software engineer, Northrop Grumman; wife, Aracelli Aranda Flores.
FOUNTAIN COLORADO STAKE (December 2, 2018): President—Bruce Matheson Rands, 45, partner, Torbet Tuft & McConkie; succeeding Brent J. Smith; wife, Teri Lynette Campbell Rands. Counselors—Ryan Collier Teeples, 43, director of global sourcing, Keysight Technologies; wife, Kristeen Marie Harris Teeples. Frederick Charles Hinton, 47, eligibility and admin specialist, Craig Hospital; wife, Trudy Lyn Lyons Hinton.
HURRICANE UTAH WEST STAKE (January 6, 2019): President—Thomas John Kuhlmann, 56, fire chief, chief administration officer, Hurricane Valley Fire; succeeding Jason A. Gubler; wife, Leanne Louise Vanderslice Kuhlmann. Counselors—Kelly Earl Murie, 54, appraiser; wife, Tana Louise Wilson Murie. Ryan Thomas Peterson, 40, podiatrist; wife, Jessica Leigh Reese Peterson.
OAKTON VIRGINIA STAKE (December 2, 2018): President—Robert Brody Buhler, 46, managing director, Accenture; succeeding Scott M. Wheatley; wife, Keary Wynn Jensen Buhler. Counselors—Michael Douglas Corry, 54, professor, George Washington University; wife, Deborah Southwick Corry. Junji John Shimazaki, 59, attorney; wife, Kristina Nielson Shimazaki.
PLEASANT GROVE UTAH MANILA STAKE (January 6, 2019): President—David Lynn Rosenvall, 52, chief technology officer, chief information officer, Response; succeeding Scott A. Livingston; wife, Denise Bullock Rosenvall. Counselors—Brandon Dale Greenwood, 44, dentist; wife, Kathryn Nicole Stamler Greenwood. Scott Bradley Bishop, 41, owner, contractor, BP Builders; wife, Jamie Lee Scholes Bishop.
RIRE IDAHO STAKE (December 9, 2018): President—Justin Ricks Miller, 43, faculty, BYU–Idaho; succeeding Boyd S. Foster; wife, Jolynn Annene Hogge Miller. Counselors—Alan Kent Young, 52, faculty development manager, BYU–Idaho; wife, Mary Beth Sever Young. John Steven Griffith, 55, professor, BYU–Idaho; wife, Charlene Renee Kohl Griffith.
SALT LAKE GRANGER STAKE (January 6, 2019): President—John Jay Campbell, 65, human resources, Woodbury Corp.; succeeding Jeffrey L. Hill; wife, Kristine Bangerter Campbell. Counselors—Robert Charles Bentley, 44, instructional designer, Utah Education Network; wife, Jeanette Ann Larsen Bentley. Blake Ray Dalton, 41, seminary teacher; wife, Hillary Liddle Dalton.
SALT LAKE WINDER STAKE (December 9, 2018): President—Robert Rees Woods, 43, president and CEO, Command7, Republic Development, Summit Capital Group; succeeding D. Russell Wight; wife, Stefanie Lehman Wight. Counselors—Jeremiah K Clark, 58, physical facilities manager, seminaries and institutes; wife, Rachel Christensen Clark. Hipa Neria, 50, vice president of logistics, Wing Enterprises Inc.; wife, Marilee Baggett Neira.
SÃO PAULO BRAZIL JARANGUA STAKE (December 9, 2018): President—Paulo Henrique Sabino Ferreira, 39, support manager; succeeding Anisio Alves de Sousa; wife, Regiane de Souza Sabino Ferreira. Counselors—Abdoral Feitosa Rodrigues, 48, work technician, Heating Cooling; wife, Conceição de Maria Sousa Rodrigues. Leles Pedro dos Santos Jr., 37, administrative manager, Primorex; wife, Cristina Freitas de Santana Santos.
SUVA FIJI NORTH STAKE (November 11, 2018): President—Sakusa Mekemeke Maiwiriwiri, 38, temple recorder; succeeding Vito W. Qaqa; wife, Salote Cavuca Malani Maiwiriwiri. Counselors—Vito Wasai Qaqa, 36, facility manager for the Church; wife, Charley Suzanne Shields Qaqa. Viliame Sokotiviti Levaci, 38, seminaries and institutes teacher; wife, Melissa Eliza Jean Koster Levaci.