LDS Church News

New stake presidents

Published: Monday, April 28 2014 7:45 a.m. MDT

EAGLE MOUNTAIN UTAH STAKE: (March 15, 2014) President — Ronald Taylor Mortensen, 45, assistant secretary to the First Presidency; succeeding Keith M. Burnham; wife, Jill Roxanna Jensen Mortensen. Counselors — Peter James Van Mondfrans, 43, senior regional manager at Access Technology Solutions; wife, Stacey Ann Roark Van Mondfrans. Darren J Twede, 47, president of TreeFrog LED, Inc.; wife, Bea Ann Barradough Twede.

ELKO NEVADA EAST STAKE: (March 23, 2014) President — Shawn Kenneth Jones, 44, attorney; succeeding Kendle Bowler; wife, Beth Michelle Wayne Jones. Counselors — Steven F. Gunnell, 45, orthopedic surgeon; wife, Meisja Marie Roundy Gunnell. Robert Lauran Carl Johnson, 43, special education teacher with the Elko County School District; wife, Marianne Dahl Johnson.

LOGAN UTAH EAST STAKE: (March 15, 2014) President — Alfred Benton Burns, 56, vice president of Fireworks West International; succeeding Kent R. Wallis; wife, Laurie Covert Burns. Counselors — David Thomas Anderson, 48, director of USUBC; wife, Mary Ann Christensen Anderson. Stewart Wayne Jensen, 58, dentist; wife, Laurel Greenholgh Jensen.

MONTEVIDEO URUGUAY FLORES STAKE: (Dec. 1, 2013) President — Pablo E. Ponce, 38, vice president of services at Motociclo SA; succeeding Raul A. Orlando; wife, Andrea Dorosley Casas Acosta. Counselors — Daniel Collato, 53, senior manager; wife, Gabriela Perez De Collato. Jose Carlos Lopez Rodriguez, 43, business owner; wife, Claudia Leticia Bica Rios.

MOSCOW RUSSIA STAKE: (Feb. 16, 2014) President — Vyacheslav Borisovich Baltovsky, 46, general manager at Morinda UK, Ltd.; succeeding Yakov Mikhaylovich Boyko; wife, Anna Ustavna Malkova Baltovsky. Counselors — Vladimir Alexandrovich Nechiporov, 53, area welfare manager for the Church; wife, Elena V. Nechiporov. Victor Mechaylovich Kremenchuk, 29, media coordinator; wife, Kristina Victorovna Kremenchuk.

OTAVALO ECUADOR IMBABURA STAKE: (Jan. 19, 2014) President — Luis Alberto Tituaña Santillán, 40, owner of Winter House; succeeding Isauro Arellano Romero; wife, Rosa Matildo Izana Tituanõ. Counselors — Roberto De La Torre Montalvo, 35, merchant administrator; wife, Genovevo Romero Vasques. Nelson Javier Romero Vasques, 33, owner of Tejidos Tiffany; wife, Miriam Alexandra Ascanta Horales.

PORT-BOUET COTE D’IVOIRE STAKE: (March 9, 2014) President — Zogoury Rodolph Datche, 38, hotel receptionist, succeeding Marc Sahy; wife, Aussigni Nestare Datche. Counselors — Akoi Kouadio, 52, agent mayor; wife, Odette Amou Kouadio. Kablan Benedict Sahy, 32, consultant trainer at Vision CI; wife, Dede Estelle Sahynee Ga.

PROVO UTAH MARRIED STUDENT 1ST STAKE: (Feb. 9, 2014) President — Charles Reed Monson, 53, owner/engineer, GMH Engineering; succeeding R. Scott Runia; wife, Catherine Marie Quackenbush Monson. Counselors — Carl Hernandez III, 51, associate professor of law at BYU; wife, Christy Covington Hernandez. Steven Jay Hafen, 51, CEO/president of Devcon; wife, Brooke Dawn Bunker Hafen.

PROVO UTAH YSA 1ST STAKE: (March 16, 2014) President — Richard Neitzel Holzapfel, 59, professor at BYU; succeeding Dennis V. Dahle; wife, Jeni Carol Broberg Holzapfel. Counselors — Jay P. Christofferson, 58, professor at BYU; wife, Maxine Kaye Baxter Christofferson. John Ben Haws, 39, assistant professor at BYU; wife, Laura Favero Haws.

PROVO UTAH YSA 6TH STAKE: (March 9, 2014) President — Ronald Brent Ririe, 57, founder/president of Avisae; succeeding Gordon B. Lindsay; wife, Beverly Rose Thompson Ririe. Counselors — Joseph Bradley Reese, 54, COO & EVP of Avisae; wife, Julie Katherine Riveiro Reese. Scott Benson Woolley, 49, president/owner of Horizon Home Health & Hospice; wife, Sarah Lyn Taylor Woolley.

ST GEORGE UTAH YSA 2ND STAKE: (Feb. 16, 2014) President — Bradford Roger Rich, 52, president of Skywest Inc.; succeeding Brad A. Myers; wife, Pamela K. Meyer Rich. Counselors — David Jay Paul, 53, president/CEO and owner of Paul Properties Inc.; wife, Denise Burt Paul. Lionel Rodolfo Gracia, 53, business owner of highland commercial; wife, Rosalba Vera Gracia.