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Church Announces 54 New Stake Presidents, 9 New Stakes in March

From Uganda to Samoa and Guam to Peru, learn more about the new stake presidencies announced in March.

A new stake was created from the Accra Ghana Adenta and the Accra Ghana Ofankor Stakes. The Accra Ghana Madina Stake, which consists of the Haatso and Legion Branches and the Achimota, Agbogba, Ashaley Botwe, Kwabenya, Madina 1st, and Madina 2nd Wards, was created by Elder Marcus B. Nash, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Anthony Quaisie, an Area Seventy.

ACCRA GHANA MADINA STAKE (January 21, 2018): President—Samuel E. Eghan, 44, chief commercial officer, Forms Capital; wife, Paulina K. A. Eghan. Counselors—Yaw A. Danso, 34, seminaries and institute coordinator; wife, Priscilla Annoh. Edwin K. Ewudzie, 34, quality assurance tester, Ken Auton; wife, Adwa Dansoa T. Ewudzie.

A new stake was created from the American Fork Utah Stake. The American Fork Utah South Stake, which consists of the American Fork 10th, American Fork 16th, American Fork 35th, Harbor 1st, Harbor 2nd, Harbor 3rd, Pacific Drive 1st, and Pacific Drive 2nd Wards, was created by Elder Adilson de Paula Parrella, General Authority Seventy, and Elder James R. Rasband, an Area Seventy.

AMERICAN FORK UTAH SOUTH STAKE (December 10, 2017): President—Brian Charles Kane, 64, teacher; wife, Sharolyn Davies Kane. Counselors—Steven B. Vawdrey, 50, salesforce administrator, Twenty Eighty; wife, Jennifer Lynn Carlston Vawdrey. Travis S. Morgan, 49, investment adviser, Cetera Advisor Networks; wife, Chery Winget Morgan.

A new stake was created from the Asamankese Ghana District. The Asamankese Ghana Stake, which consists of the Adeiso, Anum Apapan, Asene, and Yayo Branches and the Asamankese 1st, Asamankese 2nd, Asamanketwa, Kade, Oda 1st, and Oda 2nd Wards, was created by Elder Marcus B. Nash, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Daniel Yirenya-Tawiah, an Area Seventy.

ASAMANKESE GHANA STAKE (December 10, 2017): President—Solomon A. Tenadu, 39, teacher; wife, Janet Asabea Kwatiah. Counselors—Richard Adu, 34, key technician, Electoral Commission; wife, Angelique Gomoawa Tawiah Adu. Isaac K. Mensah, 48, product manager; wife, Louisa Bempomaah.

A new stake was created from the Calabar Nigeria Stake. The Calabar Nigeria North Stake, which consists of the Marian Boulevard Branch and the Federal Housing, Ikot Ansa, Ikot Eneobong, Ikot Nkebre, MCC, and Odukpani Wards, was created by Elder Larry S. Kacher, General Authority Seventy, and Elder I. Raymond Egbo, an Area Seventy.

CALABAR NIGERIA NORTH STAKE (December 3, 2017): President—Victor O. Bassey, 48, senior lecturer, University of Calabar; wife, Uche N. Bassey. Counselors—Edward A. Elemi, 53, billing officer, PHED; wife, Justina E. Elemi. Walter I. Obeten, 48, assistant director, Cross River Govt.; wife, Jane B. Arikpo.

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