A new stake has been created in Georgia. The Albany Georgia Stake, which includes the Albany, Leesburg, Thomasville, and Tifton 1st and 2nd wards, and the Americus, Bainbridge, Cairo, Cordele and Moultrie branches, has been created by Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve.
Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in England and Scotland, and in California, Illinois, Montana, Oregon and Utah.
ALBANY GEORGIA STAKE: (Aug. 11, 1996) Created from the Columbus Georgia, Douglas Georgia and Tallahassee Florida stakes. President - Gregory W. Widman, 44, general manager for Woodgrain Millwork Inc.; wife, Lora Jeanne Bair Widman. Counselors - Alton J. Parrish, 53, owner and manager of Colquitt Shopper; wife, Edris Kay Barlow Parrish. L. Bruce Leet, 45, unit general manager for Weyerhaeuser Company; wife, Elaine Cecilia Mattern Leet.
CEDAR CITY UTAH WEST STAKE: (Oct. 13, 1996) President - Thomas M. Higbee, 43, attorney; succeeding Harold Harrison Hiskey; wife, Carolyn Carter Higbee. Counselors - Kevin M. Bulloch, 45, employed by Church Educational System; wife, NaNon Whittaker Bulloch. James R. Keate, 42, director of physical therapy for IHC Rehabilitation Services; wife, LuAnn Lyman Keate.
DUNDEE SCOTLAND STAKE: (Oct. 20, 1996) President - Paul A. Clancy, 34, head of music department at Morgan Academy; succeeding Alan Black; wife, Carol Elizabeth Adamson Clancy. Counselors - Keith Anderson, postman for Royal Mail; wife, Elaine Margaret Day Anderson. Cyril S. Ferguson, 60, aero inspector for Gas Turbine Ltd.; wife, Mary Cowan Millar Ferguson.
ELK GROVE CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Oct. 20, 1996) President - Wallace D. Hogge, 61, senior programmer and analyst for NEC Electronics; succeeding Marc D. Jones; wife, Ronetta Jean Stowers Hogge. Counselors - Val C. Lewis, 54, civil engineer supervisor for Sacramento Municipal Utility District; wife, Ann Holt Lewis. Ross K. Baldwin, 40, partner at Arthur Andersen; wife, Barbara Ann Cosper Baldwin.
KLAMATH FALLS OREGON STAKE: (Sept. 22, 1996) President - John C. Voekel, 50, operations manager for Woodgrain Millwork Inc.; succeeding David Jonathan Davis; wife, Nikki Ilene Atkinson. Counselors - Lynn D. Mortenson, 43, dentist; wife, Anne Warnick Mortenson. Steven W. Bruner, 40, general manager for Crossroads Mobile Home Park; wife, Linda Marie Monks Bruner.
LICHFIELD ENGLAND STAKE: (Aug. 18, 1996) President - Michael R. Grice, 34, area sales manager for Nat-West Bank; succeeding Roger Evans-Southall; wife, Vivien Cope Grice. Counselors - Bruce W. Robertson, 52, programme area leader for East Birmingham College; wife, Janet Joan Darby Robertson. Martin Gardner, 35, United Kingdom/
Ireland membership and statistical records supervisor for Church area office; wife, Karen Nicholls Gardner.
MISSOULA MONTANA STAKE: (Oct. 13, 1996) President - Eric R. Visser, 39, legal administrator for Datsopoulds MacDonald & Lind; succeeding E. Reed Little; wife, Julie Sangster Visser. Counselors - Kenneth E. Gibson, 53, USDA Forest Service entomologist; wife, Carol Ann Wiese Gibson. M. Kim Stevens, 43, branch manager for Putman & Associates; wife, Sandra Louise Hemler Stevens.
MODESTO CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Nov. 3, 1996) President - Russell A. Newman, 45, partner in law firm of Normayle & Newman; succeeding Murray Kendell Jacobs; wife, June Elizabeth Silva Newman. Counselors - Lynn K. Zwahlen, 42, dentist; wife, Susan Marie Silva Zwahlen. Craig Carter Lewis, 44, president and chief executive officer for Prudential California Realty; wife, Harriet Lea Manwaring Lewis.
O'FALLON ILLINOIS STAKE: (Oct. 13, 1996) President - Donald L. McCain, 52, president and chief executive officer for GTS Inc., succeeding Jay William Eckersley; wife, Karma Lee Pedersen McCain. Counselors - Larry D. Shepherd, 45, high school teacher; wife, Heidi Ann Johnson Shepherd. Dana N. Willis, 41, U.S. Air Force officer; wife, Brenda Kay Elison Willis.
PRICE UTAH STAKE: (Oct. 13, 1996) President - Michael R. Jensen, 48, partner in law firm of Jensen & Bunnell; succeeding Michael Allen Harrison; wife, Cemille Frandsen Jensen. Counselors - Sherald Worthen Law, 60, owner of Sherald's Burger Bar; wife, Emma Lou Guymon Law. James M. Stuart, 39, technical operations manager for PacifiCorp; wife, Danette Sanders Stuart.
RIVERSIDE CALIFORNIA STAKE: (Oct. 20, 1996) President - G. Michael Grant, 50, attorney and partner with Best, Best & Krieger; succeeding Larry Bedhaine; wife, Christine Rae Berkey Grant. Counselors - Don R. Inskeep, 55, assistant district attorney; wife, Claudia Ruth Brown Inskeep. Bryan L. Pettit, 50, professor at California State University at San Bernardino; wife, Kelly Cloward Pettit.
SPANISH FORK UTAH WEST STAKE: (Oct. 13, 1996) President - Clyde Rigtrup Hicken, 58, research analyst for California Packing Corp., succeeding Michael L. Hansen; wife, Bonny Banks Hicken. Counselors - Wayne C. Anderson, 41, corporate vice president for Clair O. Anderson Farms; wife, Michele Hogan Anderson. Glenn A. Chapple, 50, chemical operator for LaRoche Industries; wife, Karen Joyce Walker Chapple.
TAYLORSVILLE UTAH NORTH STAKE: (Sept. 15, 1996) President - L. Jay Williams, 53, director of public information for Salt Lake Community College, succeeding Loyd J. Warnick; wife, Carol Dean Seay Williams. Counselors - Larry V. Banks, 46, president of DOD Electronics; wife, Deana Gayle Jones Banks. Paul B. Nelson, 34, preventive maintenance supervisor for Ensign PM Group; wife, Kathy Gay Brown Nelson.