A new stake has been created in Mexico.
The Chiautempan Mexico Stake, which includes the Apizaco, Atempan, Chiautempan, Tlaxcallan and Xicotencatl wards, and the Calpulalpan and Huamantla branches, has been created by Elder Craig C. Christensen of the Seventy.
Elsewhere, stakes have been reorganized in Brazil, Honduras, Nigeria and Philippines, and in California, Idaho and Utah.
CHIAUTEMPAN MEXICO STAKE: (Aug. 17, 2003) Created from the Tlaxcala Mexico Stake. President — Samuel Ahuacatitan Farias, 43, self-employed; wife, Maria del Carmen Quintana Flores de Ahuacatitan. Counselors — Andres Saucedo Sosa, 42, self-employed; wife, Maria Valezquez Garcia de Saucedo. Adan Chamorro Sarmiento, 34, self-employed; wife, Victoria Martinez Mejia de Chamorro.
BUTUAN PHILIPPINES STAKE: (Aug. 24, 2003) President — Marklyn Umpay Digas, 29, manager at Brain Access Info Tech Services; succeeding Rogelio Sino Arradaza; wife, Anazel Badilla Empredo Digas. Counselors — Rene Cantor Sacay, 37; wife, Josephine Demape Simbit Sacay. Ronald Cabalang Nagtalon, 38, facilities manager for the Church; wife, Faith Ricaa Sagaral Nagtalon.
CURITIBA BRAZIL NOVO MUNDO STAKE: (Aug. 17, 2003) President — Rui Santos de Souza, 39, auditor; succeeding Valdemiro Skraba; wife, Marcia Raquel Pimenta Souza. Counselors — Joo Maria Pereira da Silva, 67, retired military officer; wife, Maria Jacira Rodrigues de Lima Silva. Remildo Ferreira Chaves, 42, assistant technician; wife, Luzia Costa Chaves.
KIMBERLY IDAHO STAKE: (Aug. 17, 2003) President — Kent Jay Allen, 51, dentist; succeeding Larry Martin Adams; wife, Renee Haugh Allen. Counselors — Paul Evera Morgan, 54, professor of mathematics at the College of Southern Idaho; wife, Alice Carol Gardner Morgan. Bart David Browning, 46, attorney/partner at May, Sudweeks & Browning; wife, Gail Louise Hawkes Browning.
LAGOS NIGERIA STAKE: (Aug. 10, 2003) President — Cornelius Olanrewaju Tay, 52, executive chairman at CT & Associates; succeeding Adesina Joshua Olukanni; wife, Caroline Olabisi Oshodi Tay. Counselors — Adeyinka Ayodeji Ojediran, 36, treasury accountant at Shell Nigeria; wife, Olufunmilayo Omolola Akinbebije Ojediran. Charles Iriaremie Igolo, 36, finance supervisor for the Church; wife, Blessing Amina Lamai Igolo.
SACRAMENTO CALIFORNIA EAST STAKE: (Aug. 24, 2003) President — Randall Cooley Smith, 41, president of Gregg Bragg & Associates; succeeding Richard Morgan Alexander; wife, Caralee Vincent Nelson Smith. Counselors — Robert Neil Smyth, 64, senior vice president at CB Richard Ellis; wife, Melene Rochelle Bower Smyth. Blair Vernal Moser II, 40, dentist; wife, Lisa Rene Bancroft Moser.
SAN PEDRO HONDURAS EL PROGRESO STAKE: (Aug. 31, 2003) President — Wilmer Ernesto Barahona Cruz, 27, owner of a family business; succeeding Sami Jeovanny Medrano Ramirez; wife, Maria Elizabeth Mejia de Barahona. Counselors — Luis Alonzo Rubio, 42, owner of a family business; wife, Nohemi Carlina Mejia Guardado de Rubio. Juan Antonio Suarez Mencia, 30; wife, Francisca Flores Murillo de Suarez.
SANDY UTAH MOUNT JORDAN STAKE: (Aug. 10, 2003) President — Scott A. Morrison, 47, vice president of client services at ADP Inc.; succeeding Clyde James Williams; wife, Penny Joy Langford Morrison. Counselors — David Manwaring Hilbig, 56, president/CEO of OCM Inc.; wife, Barbara Elizabeth Diehl Hilbig. David William Morgan, 45, accounts payable manager at Union Pacific Health Systems; wife, Michelle Fellows Morgan.
UBERABA BRAZIL STAKE: (Aug. 17, 2003) President — Erick Maximo, 27, business manager for D'Santos; succeeding Alessandro Ruz Freire; wife, Tricia Paiva Maximo. Counselors — Osmar de Assis Ribeiro, 33, operator at Black & Decker; wife, Marcia de Almeida Feitosa Ribeiro. Amarildo Martins Melo, 40, worker at Prefeitura M. de Uberaba; wife, Darci Resende Marques Melo.