A new stake has been created in Nigeria.
The Port Harcourt Nigeria West Stake, which includes the Borokiri 1st and 2nd, Diobu, Emohua, Rumueme 1st and 2nd and Rumuolumeni wards, has been created by Elder R. Conrad Schultz of the Seventy.
Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico and Nigeria, and in Arizona, Utah and Washington.
PORT HARCOURT NIGERIA WEST STAKE: (July 6, 2003) Created from the Port Harcourt Nigeria Stake. President — Onwudiwe Christian Obinna, 47, fire officer; wife, Ngozi Theodorah Onuoha Obinna. Counselors — Amakiri Hycenth Ajie, 44, lecturer for Uniport; wife, Ogorchuku Charity Ajie. Stephen Ovunezi Woke, 36, lecturer for Nigerian Shipping Consult; wife, Mercy Onyinyechi Nwoko Woke.
GUAYAQUIL ECUADOR PROSPERINA STAKE: (June 8, 2003) President — Joe Luis Vera Pispira, 30, security supervisor for the Church; succeeding Johnny Edilberto Mendoza Cedeo; wife, Martha Dolores Rodriguez Fierro de Vera. Counselors — Jorge Alberto Roman Espinoza, 35, lab technician; wife, Gloria Gioconda Canales Tutiven de Roman. Anibal Dean Magallanes Zanbrano, 37, mechanic; wife, Lupe del Rosario Villon Vera de Magallanes.
KENNEWICK WASHINGTON EAST STAKE: (Aug. 10, 2003) President — Brent Roy Mickelsen, 49, CPA at Blodgett, Mickelsen & Naef; succeeding David Bennett Ottley; wife, Julie K. Blodgett Mickelsen. Counselors — Thomas William Blodgett, 48, partner at Blodgett, Mickelsen & Naef; wife, Sherrie Lee Hanney Blodgett. Rex Thomas Mackay Jr., 53, CFO at AgriNorthwest; wife, Jayne Michaelis Mackay.
LA LIMA HONDURAS STAKE: (July 27, 2003) President — Daniel Duron Banegas, 36, sales supervisor at Proconsumo; succeeding Rodrigo Antonio Lopez Valle; wife, Reina Lizeth Paz Barahona de Duron. Counselors — Marco Antonio Benavente Caceres, 38, administrator at Mecanizaciones Gahorno; wife, Eveling Aracely Nuez Elvir de Benavente. Ruben Heliodoro Meza Bardales, 27, administrator at Hospital Quirurgico Asociados; wife, Ethel Xiomara Castellanos de Meza.
MEXICO CITY MEXICO ARAGON STAKE: (July 27, 2003) President — Alfredo Benjamin de Hoyos Genesta, 27, junior accountant at Sociedad Educativa y Cultural; succeeding Victor Esparza Villarasa; wife, Maria Adriana Ortuo Velazquez de Hoyos. Counselors — David Tarsicio Silva Avila, 36, self-service supervisor at RAFMEX; wife, Cristina Alejandra Manrique Tamayo de Silva. Guillermo Martinez Aguado, 65, legal consultant; wife, Maria Luisa Areas de Martinez.
PHOENIX ARIZONA WEST STAKE: (Aug. 3, 2003) President — Chesley Stewart Pottle, 57, warranty service manager at Robson Communities; succeeding James Robert Turley Jr.; wife, Alfredda Irene Thatcher Pottle. Counselors — Hiram Sandoval Teoyotl, 37, block layer/mason at Shahon Masonry; wife, Rosa Maria Teoyotl. Michael David Riley, 53, electronic technician at Getronics; wife, Deborah Lynn Uto Riley.
PORT HARCOURT NIGERIA STAKE: (July 6, 2003) President — Chijioke Kingsley Charles Wabara, 46, real estate representative for the Church; succeeding Nduka Babatunde Ojaide; wife, Magdalene Tangunoabiekiring John-Jaja Wabara. Counselors — Onyekachi Roxy Nwaelele, 35, self-employed; wife, Ugoeze Edith Nmeribe Nwaelele. Cheed Teddy Enyi, 42, director of projects at Ted Consortium; wife, Juliana Ijeoma Okereke Enyi.
SAN MIGUEL EL SALVADOR STAKE: (Aug. 3, 2003) President — Carlos Abraham Barrera Chavez, 34, self-employed; succeeding Hector Mauricio Diaz Claros; wife, Luz de Maria Quintanilla Moreno de Barrera. Counselors — Edwin Bayron de Leon de Leon, 33, supervisor at Western Union; wife, Gloria Patricia Araujo Blanco de Leon. Jose Gerardo Villatorio Reyes, 47, manager at AES Union de Negocios; wife, Mayra Suyapa Rodriguez Sierra de Villatoro.
TALCAHUANO CHILE SOUTH STAKE (PREVIOUSLY TALCAHUANO CHILE HUALPEN STAKE): (Aug. 3, 2003) President — Claudio Marcelo Novoa Madariaga, 37, lathe operator at Segundo Ferreira; succeeding Roberto Hugo Esparza Olivari; wife, Lucy Tatiana Diaz Barros de Novoa. Counselors — Jose Luis Zamudio Aldea, 44, project supervisor at Schussler S.A.; wife, Maria Amelia Arenas Jara de Zamudio. Fernando de Jesus Aguilar Pacheco, 50, CES coordinator; wife, Leonila del Carmen Cofre Sepulveda de Aguilar.
WEST JORDAN UTAH COPPER HILLS STAKE: (Aug. 10, 2003) President — Douglas Keith Davies, 45, development director at Symantec Corp.; succeeding David Russell Murray; wife, Barbara Sue Kimber Davies. Counselors — Craig Edward Judd, 41, chief financial officer at Fetzers' Inc.; wife, Denise Lamoreaux Judd. Russell Grant Bulloch, 45, CES area director; wife, Ellen Kay Anderson Bulloch.