ABOBO COTE D’IVOIRE WEST STAKE: (Oct. 8, 2017) President — Jean Luc Tioma, 45, representative, Boressi; succeeding Ali B. Traore; wife, Michelle Yobo. Counselors — Keke Thierry Guina, 40, architect; wife, Amoin Janvier Ivette Korvan. Mathias Niambe, 35, SRS manager, LDS Church; wife, Lou Ouanlou Clemence Balo.
AREQUIPA PERU UMACOLLO: (Sept. 10, 2017) President — Carlos Alberto Rodriguez Fuentes, 28, English teacher; succeeding Roberto C. Pacheco Pretel; wife, Ladice Ariana Guetat Concha. Counselors — Luis Gonzalo Salinas Benavides, 47, regional sales chief, Tractor Trucks USA; wife, Jenny Salinas Tinoco. Haytara Robinson Salcedo, 42, administrator, Subito Eirl.; wife, Mabel Mirtha Ordoñez Gomez.
ARSENAL BRAZIL STAKE: (Oct. 8, 2017) President — Marcus Elias Jeremias Andrade, 35, financial analyst; succeeding Marcos de Oliveira Lopes; wife, Michele de Oliveira Lopes de Andrade. Counselors — Uanderson Silveira Gomes Rodrigues, 35, systems manager, Droid Information; wife, Renata de Azevedo Rocha Rodrigues. Moroni Souza Pereira, 29, commercial manager, Edifica Construtora; wife, Nadia Rivas Bello Pereira.
BLOOMINGTON INDIANA STAKE: (Sept. 17, 2017) President — Jared Michael Goulding, 41, college admissions officer; succeeding Gordon E. Clark; wife, Olivia Kay Fuelle Goulding. Counselors — Jason Robert Francis, 41, adjunct faculty, Indiana University; wife, Marcie Ann Fillmore Francis. Gene Earl Griffin, 69, financial planner; wife, Dona Louise Lichtenwalter Griffin.
CARACAS VENEZUELA URDANETA STAKE: (Oct. 8, 2017) President — Abrahan Alexander Sanoja Palma, 48, manager, Frio Sanoja Hidalgo; succeeding Eder J. Jimenez Videaux; wife, Deyda Yusmy Hidalgo Sanoja. Counselors — Rogelio Antonio Armado Machado, 37, self-employed; wife, Mileidy Sonsire Colls Garcia. Jumilque Rafael Ulloa Carvajal, 37, salesman; wife, Marlene Concepcion Cedeño Parada.
EAGLE MOUNTAIN UTAH WEST STAKE: (Oct. 15, 2017) President — Ryan Ray Ireland, 52, director of technology, Utah Interactive; succeeding Mark B. Jensen; wife, Tani Jo Whittle Ireland. Counselors — Ronnie K Wilson, 58, chemical stockpile emergency preparedness program coordinator, Deseret Chemical Depot; wife, Colleen Ashley Wilson. Jason Mark Webb, 46, clinical director, Steps Recovery Center; wife, Melanie Anne Morton Webb.
GUAYMAS MEXICO STAKE: (Oct. 15, 2017) President — Sanchez Ramiro Ibarra, 49, manufacturing engineer; succeeding Miguel Amilkar Soto Terrazas; wife, Itzel Janely Campa Romero. Counselors — Eduardo Sotelo Cazares, 51, accountant; wife, Mercedes Arias Urias. Juan José Hernandez Rentería, 35, physician; wife, Kezmi Yesenia Moreno Quintero.
GULFPORT MISSISSIPPI STAKE: (Oct. 15, 2017) President — Christopher Lanier Morgan, 53, CEO, Health Strategies; succeeding Michael F. Dohm Sr.; wife, Christine Marie Tucker Morgan. Counselors — David James Perkes, 60, director, Mississippi State University; wife, Linda Vail Perkes. Melvin Perry Reynolds, 67, business owner; wife, Brenda Lou Broone Reynolds.
JOÃO PESSOA BRAZIL STAKE: (Oct. 8, 2017) President — Alvaro Carvalho de Farias, 46, accountant; succeeding Lindemberg Ferreira Leite; wife, Heloisa Beltrão Moreira. Counselors — Gutenberg Guedes Amorim, 61, CES coordinator, LDS Church; wife, Maria da Conceição Neves dos Santos. Kleber Silva Costa, 33, manager, CEF; wife, Jessica Fernandes Sousa Costa.
KAOHSIUNG TAIWAN WEST STAKE: (Sept. 17, 2017) President — David Chad Furness, 45, Asia Area seminaries manager, LDS Church; succeeding Yang Shih Ning; wife, May Chin-Fen Chang Furness. Counselors — Shang Ching Liu, 57, sales engineer; wife, Ming Fu Chang. Lei Yang, 62, professor; wife, Tzu Lim Ma.
KYIV UKRAINE STAKE: (Jan. 22, 2017) President — Oleg Sergiyovych Kravchenko, 56, project manager of construction program, LDS Church; succeeding Kirill V. Pokhilko; wife, Olena Yaroslavivna Kravchenko. Counselors — Ihor Oleksandrovych Piddubnyi, 45, seminaries and institutes coordinator, LDS Church; wife, Svitlana Mikhailivna Miroshnichenko. Igor Vasylovych Verbens’kyi, 35, temple recorder; wife, Lesa Verbens’kyi.
LA PLATA ARGENTINA EAST STAKE: (Sept. 17, 2017) President — Martin Adrian Gatica, 41, dentist; succeeding Maximilliano A. Moras; wife, Sabrina Ines Lubrano Guadalupe. Counselors — Alejandro Martinez, 41, supervisor, YPF SA; wife, Veronica Graciela Staffa. Carlos Mario Vitali, 71, medical sales representative; wife, Delia Susana Dombronsky.
LOVELL WYOMING STAKE: (Oct. 8, 2017) President — Thomas Matthew Newman, 45, self employed; succeeding Troy J. Caldwell; wife, Launi Sue Reynolds Newman. Counselors — William ElRay Bridges, 57, civil engineer and owner, Pryor Mountain Engineering; wife, Margaret Jo Given Bridges. Michael Todd Jones, 48, vice president and manager, Bank of Lovell; wife, Candida Oaks Jones.
MARACAIBO VENEZUELA CENTRO STAKE: (Sept. 24, 2017) President — Jose Luis Romero Moreno, 41, university professor; succeeding Gianguido Sagattone Juarez; wife, Claudines Carol Romero Rosendo. Counselors — Orlando Enrique Carroyo Fernandez, 43, manager, Banplus; wife, Pebby Nzareth Olivares Barrios. Doublas Eleazar Faria Puentes, 36, director, Global 360; wife, Maria Trinidad Sulbaran Godoy.
MENAN IDAHO STAKE: (Oct. 8, 2017) President — Richard Pieper Cannon, 44, physician; succeeding Rulan J. Cook; wife, Lorie Ann Shideler Cannon. Counselors — Matthew Irvin Hancock, 46, school principal; wife, Nancy Jo Berrett Hancock. Keith Brian Nelson, 44, owner and project manager, Delorum Corporation; wife, Karie Johnson Nelson.
NAPA CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Aug. 13, 2017) President — Kory Dell Judd, 57, refinery general manager, Chevron; succeeding Darin T. Judd; wife, Darlene Butler Judd. Counselors — John Carl Cope, 54, judge; wife, Ann Marie Painter Cope. Michael Vincent Wagner, 61, ob/gyn physician; wife, Cathleen Anne Cochran Wagner.
PALM DESERT CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Aug. 13, 2017) President — Christian Brad Risenmay, 40, financial advisor and owner/partner, Cypress Wealth Services; succeeding Matt H. Morris; wife, Roxanne Clark Risenmay. Counselors — Jody Bruce Jones, 45, president, Jones Development; wife, Christine Noelle Putzke Jones. Jaime Gonzalez, 54, ICU and critical care nurse; wife, Amy Lea Pierson Gonzalez.
PERTH AUSTRALIA DIANELLA STAKE: (Sept. 17, 2017) President — Ryan Dean Jenkins, 44, psychologist; succeeding Timothy I. Masson; wife, Joanna Ibbotson Jenkins. Counselors — Craig Phillip Anderson, 38, self-employed; wife, Ona Kate Alekna Anderson. Hamish Andrew Holder, 54, information and data architect; wife, Tina Loraine Hicks Holder.
PITTSBURGH PENNSYLVANIA WEST STAKE: (Oct. 15, 2017) President — David Allen Bayles, 48, chief administrative and compliance officer, Mylan NV; succeeding Brennen C. Murray; wife, Sharonlea Jones Bayles. Counselors — Peter Yun-Kyu Blaser, 46, district operation manager, MMR Group; wife, Lisa Kat Walker Blaser. Jeffrie Wayne Miracle, 39, executive director of development, Carnegie Mellon University; wife, Elizabeth Nickel Miracle.
PROVO UTAH YSA 19TH STAKE: (Oct. 15, 2017) President — Lerron Earl Little, 52, real estate broker and owner, Capstone Real Estate; succeeding Richard I. Heaton; wife, Kellie Sue Brown Little. Counselors — Kenneth John Condie, 58, CEO, Condie Construction; wife, Calleen Backus Condie. Barrett Arch Slade, 58, professor, BYU; wife, Patricia L. Porter Slade.
WEST JORDAN UTAH RIVER OAKS STAKE: (Sept. 10, 2017) President — Gregory Bruce Page, 51, manager, LDS Church; succeeding Mark B. Goaslind; wife, Lisa Paramore Page. Counselors — Jared Brian Gardner, 42, director of purchasing, Granite School District; wife, Melissa Rachael Leavitt Gardner. Ryan K. Oliverson, 41, manager, Mountain Heavy Transport; wife, Shelley Marie Wright Oliverson.
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