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New Stake Presidents

Published: Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008

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A new stake has been created from the Pleasant View Utah and Harrisville Utah stakes by Elder Daryl H. Garn of the Seventy. The new stake includes the Harrisville 4th, Harrisville 5th, Harrisville 11th, Pleasant View 2nd, Pleasant View 8th, Pleasant View 9th, Pleasant View 10th and Pleasant View 11th wards.

New stakes

PLEASANT VIEW UTAH SOUTH STAKE: (Oct. 19, 2008) President Kevin Brent Keller, 47, president, KC Builders Inc.; wife, Ann Ward Keller. Counselors — Jay Alan Ward, 43, plant manager, Autoliv; wife, Jennifer Jenkins Ward. Darcy Jones Wride, 41, financial adviser, Wachovia Securities; wife Kellie Lyn Draney Wride.

Stake reorganizations

LANSING MICHIGAN STAKE: (Oct. 12, 2008) President Bryan Keith Ritchie, 42, professor, Michigan State University, succeeding Bruce E. Dale; wife, Susan R. VanWagoner Ritchie. Counselors — George Russell Owen, 52, network consultant; wife, Colleen Thurston Owen. Richard Earnest Winder, 58, deputy director, Michigan State Bar Foundation; wife, Janice Fay Walker Winder.

SAO CARLOS BRAZIL STAKE: (Oct. 19, 2008) President Breno Antonio de Oliveira Jr., 31, business assistant, Caixa Economica Federal, succeeding Julio Cesar Nagliati; wife, Magali Conti Barbato Oliveira. Counselors ?— Alexander Miguel da Silva Teles, 35, information co-ordinator, ISCSUD; wife, Monike de Caldas Teles. Wilson Pereira Ferreira, 38, operations technician, A. W. Faber Castell; wife, Natalina Antunes Lopes Ferreira.

OSORNO CHILE STAKE: (Oct. 19, 2008) President Carlos Andres Quintana Velosa, 28, previsual assessor, BBVA Provida, succeeding Luis A. Carcamo Ojeda; wife, Susana del Carmen Contreras Cespedes Quintana. Counselors — Luis Cristian Lillo Vasquez, 43, crimes investigator, Pelicia De Investigacions; wife, Sanbra Viviana Guzman Soto Vasquez. Juan Alberto Ceron Cabezas, 52, Church employee; wife, Patricia Alejandra del Solar Greiger Cabezas.

REXBURG IDAHO NORTH STAKE: (Oct. 19, 2008) President Brent M Mendenhall, 55, regional director,. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, succeeding Wylie Gene Powell; wife, Suzan Cheney Mendenhall. Counselors — Jerald Kay Dalling, 56, self-employed, agri-business; wife, Nina Jean Hollist Dalling. Roy Shane Webster, 50, vice-president/owner, T.R. Webster & Son Inc.; wife, Linda Ranae Skidmore Webster.

EL MERENDON HONDURAS STAKE: (Oct. 19, 2008) President Raul Alexis Troches Acosta, 36, physiotherapist, Physiotherapy Clinic, succeeding Francisco Maximino Moran R.; wife, Sonia Elizabeth Sorto Acosta. Counselors — Luis Emilio Barahona, 34, manager, Feyco; wife, Alma Osiris Rapalo Barahona. Denis Humberto Ulloa Castillo, 34, contractor, self-employed; wife, Olga Marina Garcia Ulloa Castillo.

LONDON ENGLAND HYDE PARK STAKE: (Oct. 26, 2008) President Alan Thomas Phillips, 38, company director, Tardis Group, succeeding Jeffrey L. Kirk; wife, Lindsey Lee Iorey Phillips. Counselors — Paul Friday Omo-Bamawo, 41, officer manager, Energy Group; wife, Ebele Roseline Anjikpe Omo-Bamawo. Michael Bruce Evans, 49, regional head, Asian division, Bank of America; wife, Donna Kay Baxter Evans.

LIPA PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Oct. 19, 2008) President Norberto Argoncillo Ramirez, 49, general construction foreman, Capital J. Construction & Development, succeeding Joselito S. Geling; wife, Marina Montibon Javier Ramirez. Counselors — Mervin Artiga Corpuz, 38, owner, Foodstuff; wife, Helen Tapia Corpuz. Ricardo Artienza Molleno Jr., 41, carpenter; wife, Alma Comura Espijon Molleno.