Elder John B. Dickson of the Seventy has created the Santiago Chile Jose Miguel Carrera Stake, which includes the El Parque, Ignacio Carrera, Jose Miguel Carrera, Juan Carrera, San Jose De La Estrella West, and Trinidad wards.

Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico, and in Iowa, North Carolina, and Utah.

New stake

SANTIAGO CHILE JOSE MIGUEL CARRERA STAKE: (Nov. 6, 1994) Created from the Santiago Chile Javiera Carrera stake. President - Patricio G. Latorre Orellana, 32, general manager of corporation, former stake president and counselor, stake mission president, bishop, and branch president, married Ana Bilbao Medina. Counselors - Esteban E. Basualto Sepulveda, 40, security technician, former high councilor, stake executive secretary, and branch president, married Valentina Loreto Reyes Hurtado; Ivan A. Araneda Mansilla, 31, Church Educational System assistant coordinator, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake Young Men president, and bishop, married Vivian del Carmen Riveros Gonzalez.

Stake reorganizations

BUENOS AIRES ARGENTINA CASTELAR STAKE: (Nov. 13, 1994) President - Albert Lee Alexander, 58, Church area office controller; succeeding Emilio Carlos Canga; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop, married Thelma Beatriz De Rosa. Counselors - Alfredo Mario Cascallares, 47, video editor/operator, former high councilor, stake mission president, and bishop and counselor, married Teresa Olcese Rodriguez; Carlos Alberto Morales, 37, merchant, former bishop's counselor, and ward mission leader, married Rosa Mercedes Palavecino Cisterna.

DES MOINES IOWA STAKE: (Nov. 13, 1994) President - Wayne B. Merkley, 53, professor of biology at Drake University; succeeding Robert K Wagstaff; former stake president's counselor, stake executive secretary, stake services and activities chairman, bishop and counselor, and priests quorum adviser, married Gretta Jean Mortensen. Counselors - Andrew M. Hall, 39, owner/partner of Context Consulting, former high councilor, stake clerk, stake seventies president's counselor, bishop's counselor, ward clerk, seventies group leader, and elders quorum president, married Mary Ellen Riczo; Douglas S. Reagan, 49, orthopedic surgeon, former high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop, and ward Young Men president, married Cheryle Lanell Maddox.

FAYETTEVILLE NORTH CAROLINA STAKE: (Nov. 20, 1994) President - James C. Mooring, 50, Farm Bureau Insurance agent; succeeding Alton Butler King; former temple sealer, patriarch, stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop, married Susan Elizabeth Howard. Counselors - Robert W. Jackson, 40, administrative director of Respiratory Care for Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, former stake clerk, bishop and counselor, ward executive secretary, Young Men president, seminary teacher, and Blazer leader, married Glenna Bell; Lynn G. Bagley, 37, director of technical services/research for Tar Heel Turkey Hatchery, former high councilor, stake Young Men president, bishop, and ward Young Men president, married Marilyn Robertson.

FORTALEZA BRAZIL WEST STAKE: (Oct. 30, 1994) President - Ivani Bastos Irineu, 31, regional coordinator; succeeding Atenor Silva, Jr.; former bishop and counselor, elders quorum president, and Young Men president, married Lidulna Maria Terceiro. Counselors - Dirk Gordon Veldman, 34, biochemical pharmacy administrator, former stake president, high councilor, elders quorum president, and branch president, married Selma Monteiro da Silva; Joseval Siqueira de Melo, 30, Church Educational System coordinator, former high councilor, bishop's counselor, and elders quorum president, married Elisa Bonato de Brito.

GARLAND UTAH STAKE: (Nov. 13, 1994) President - James K. Riley, 48, state meat inspector for Utah State Department of Agriculture; succeeding Robert Rex Jensen; former high councilor and bishop's counselor, married Sheila Echo Willardson. Counselors - C. Lyle Arbon, 60, rancher, former high councilor, and bishop and counselor, married Jean Kay Richards; Brent A. Kirkland, 42, owner/president of Hillam Abstracting, former bishop and counselor, and Young Men president, married Mary Kay Buchanan.

MEXICO CITY MEXICO ECATEPEC STAKE: (Nov. 6, 1994) President - Manuel Madrigal Romero, 40, professor of industrial engineering; succeeding Juan Manuel Rodriguez Cedillo; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake executive secretary, and bishop and counselor, married Esperanza Laguna Mancilla. Counselors - Francisco Javier Romero Salazar, 37, chief of engineering, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop and counselor, married Georgina Beatriz Vizcaya Hurtado; Jose Francisco Flores Hernandez, 53, electronic engineering company owner, former stake president's counselor, bishop and counselor, and branch president, married Maria Guadalupe Moreno.

SALT LAKE ROSE PARK STAKE: (Nov. 13, 1994) President - F. Keith Stepan, 56, architect for the Church; succeeding Donald Gene Holtry; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake Young Men President, and bishop, married Linda Ballamis. Counselors - Jesse L. Thompson Jr., 43, owner of CST Autoworld, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake activities chairman, and bishop and counselor, married LeeAnn Bowen; Craig B. Ruesch, 43, assistant principal in Salt Lake City School District, former high councilor, elders quorum president, stake Young Men president, stake activities committee chairman, bishop's counselor, Primary pianist, and Cubmaster, married Marie Anderson.

SANTIAGO CHILE JAVIERA CARRERA STAKE: (Nov. 6, 1994) President - Juan Ramon Rodriguez Gutierrez, 41, provisional agent; succeeding Patricio Latorre Orellana; former high councilor, bishop and counselor, and ward Young Men president, married Maria Dina Covili Chavez. Counselors - Jorge A. Munoz Guerra, 44, leather sales executive, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, and elders quorum president, married Maria Elisa Araya Aguilera; Hector J. Bravo Albornoz, 49, public administrator, former mission president's counselor, stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop and counselor, married Carmen Juana Castillo Madrid.

ST. GEORGE UTAH BLOOMINGTON HILLS STAKE: (Nov. 20, 1994) President - Thomas B. Lamb, 51, general contractor; succeeding James Grey Larkin; former stake president's counselor and bishop and counselor, married Patricia Joan Hansen. Counselors - Duane C. Bauer, 51, sales manager for Western Rock Products, former high councilor, stake mission president, and bishop, married Sharon Church; Craig Morley, 37, owner/partner/appraiser of Morley & McKonie, former bishop and counselor, ward clerk, teachers quorum adviser, and Webelos leader, married Debra Ellen Bushnell.