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Class Notes 1971-1990
Claire A. Puchy, Lake Oswego, OR, is the executive director of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Commission.
Philip R. Teusink is a vice president with Cornerstone Bank, Springfield, OH.
Robert T. and Christine McCutcheon Byrne live in Lexington, SC. Robert is an associate pastor at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Columbia, SC. Christine is a tax specialist with Safety Kleen, Inc.
James D. Lind is a building contractor in Tucson, AZ.
Shelley Monk Riedel, Dallastown, PA, completed requirements for the Pennsylvania letter of eligibility at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. She is director of secondary education with the Mechanicsburg (PA) Area School District.
James E. Sawicki owns Fingerlakes Multimedia, Canandaigua, NY.
Phillip A. Carl is pastor of Advent Lutheran Church, Solon, OH.
Lauri Mongerson Friend, Hudson, OH, is a campaign leadership coordinator with Kent (OH) State University.
After 25 years of service, Mary Ann Schuller has retired as a seventh-grade English teacher with the Northwestern Local Schools, Springfield, OH, due to a stroke. She hopes to volunteer and help other stroke victims.
David M. Buchenroth, Huntsville, OH, is pastor of Galilee Lutheran Church, Russells Point, OH.
Susan I. Calderon, Dublin, OH, is a paralegal with the Ohio Attorney General’s office, Columbus, OH.
Jan Witt Comiono, Brecksville, OH, is with Lincoln Financial Advisors, Beachwood, OH.
Julie Merkle Fox is a nurse at the Pace Academy, Atlanta, GA.
Ann Ritchie Haas, Tipp City, OH, is a registered nurse case manager with Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, OH.
Robert L. Huffman teaches science at the New School for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ.
Kathy A. Palker is a senior sales representative with Lawlor & Co., Medina, OH.
Rebecca Gummere Pivetta is pastor of Circle of Grace Lutheran Church, Cary, NC.
Dean A. Wittwer is superintendent of the Wapakoneta (OH) City Schools.
W. Christopher and Cathleen Cleary Hawes, ’77, live in Wheaton, IL. Chris is general manager with BP Amoco Chemicals, Naperville, IL.
Lynne Pieper Martin is a pastor at Arnaud Mennonite Church, Arnaud, Manitoba, Canada.
Lawrence A. Watson is a student local pastor at Fork Shoals Charge UMC, Honea Path, SC.
William J. Whitney is a business manager with Chevron Overseas Petroleum, Inc., Houston, TX.
Gregory U. Dawson, Fairfield, OH, is a unit manager with the Internal Revenue Service, Covington, KY.
Cheryl R. Milliken, Lafayette, CO, is a dual diagnosis therapist with Arapahoe House, Thornton, CO.
Stephen A. Taylor, Clarkston, MI, is a director of sales, marketing, and customer satisfaction with DaimlerChrysler Aviation, Waterford, MI.
Michael J. West is a vice president of home health care with Canfield (OH) Medical Supply.
Virginia Cargile Golden, South Euclid, OH, is principal of Aurora Upper Intermediate School, Bedford Heights, OH.
Keith L. Kinney is a pastor in Brownsburg, IN.
Deborah A. Kompanik, Selangor, Malaysia, is a pottery teacher with Pots & Crocks.
David J. Przeracki, Atlanta, GA, is general counsel with Xcellenet, Inc.
Thomas C. Dann, Kennebunk, ME, and his wife, Theresa, announce the birth of Sierra, Jan. 5, 2000. Tom is a physical education instructor and coach at Saint Joseph’s College, Standish, ME.
Jeffrey C. Filcik is a vice president with Bank One, Kentucky, NA, Louisville, KY.
Debbie L. Gabel, Waterville, OH, married Donald R. Brisbin, Nov. 13, 1998. She is a property manager with Dunbar Real Estate, Toledo, OH.
Stephen J. Kambeitz is chief financial officer with Lighthouse Financial Services, Hilton Head, SC.
Eric C. Olsen, Aurora, OH, married Dawn Darling, June 27, 1998. They announce the birth of Lily Jean, Oct. 16, 1999. Eric is co-author and editor of The Encyclopedia of Record Producers, a disc jockey, a lecturer at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and the author of many articles in his field.
Barry A. Zulauf, Vienna, VA, and his wife, Shirley, announce the birth of Chamberlain, Aug. 20, 1999. Barry is assistant chief of congressional affairs with the U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
George A. “Skip” Buckley Jr., Streamwood, IL, is an executive director with the American Student Dental Association, Chicago, IL.
Jody T. and Katharine “Garri” Speer Carter, ’75, live in Vandalia, OH. Jody is a controller with Sprectra Precision. Garri is a Medicaid coordinator with the Springview Center, Springfield, OH.
Molly Kuhn Fitz, London, OH, is a landscape designer with the Siebenthaler Co., Dayton, OH.
Debra A. Nesbitt, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is a songwriter, educator and performer with Word Maven Music.
MariAnne E. Skodney, Jeffersonville, VT, has retired from nursing administration.
Leslie Whittum Wilson, Wayne, PA, is a homemaker and an artist.
Kevin L. Kreider, Akron, OH, and his wife, Valerie, announce the birth of Mikayla Grace, June 20, 1999.
Karen L. Mellott, a major in the U.S. Army, is stationed in Omaha, NE.
Lorna M. Naegele is a volunteer coordinator with the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens, Grand Junction, CO.
Laura A. Shaw, Norwalk, CT, received her B.S. in business management from Albertus Magnus College, New Haven, CT, in 1999. She is an audio production manager and producer with News America Marketing.
Ellen Gwennap Yale, Charlotte, NC, and her husband, Whitney, announce the birth of Bryton, Sept. 14, 1999.
David W. Brown is a substitute teacher with the Royal Oak (MI) City Schools.
Alison K. Cole is a deputy director of the Indiana Partnership Office with Fannie Mae Corp., Indianapolis, IN.
Kirk A. Duncan, Atlanta, GA, and his wife, Sallie, announce the birth of Peter Thomas, June 21, 1999. Kirk is a special education teacher and varsity men’s tennis coach at Wheeler High School, Marietta, GA.
Guy L. Gerbick, Upland, CA, is pursuing his Ph.D. in higher education at Claremont (CA) Graduate School. He is assistant dean of students and dean of residential life at Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA.
Samuel M. Moffie, Boardman, OH, is president of Brams Beverage, Inc., Austintown, OH.
Elizabeth Mollard Otander is a controller with G & G Insulation, Boise, ID.
Susan Brunsman Owen, Powell, OH, is a registered nurse.
Dean E. Roeper, an attorney, is a partner with Teel, Palmer & Roeper, San Diego, CA.
Mary Rankin Trask, Lewis Center, OH, is a reading specialist with the Worthington (OH) Schools.
Laurie Vargo Hays, Annapolis, MD, is a middle-school choral director at The Severn School, Severna Park, MD, and director of the Annapolis Youth Chorus.
J. Jeff Pauls, Fairfield, OH, is a staff physician with Miami University Student Health Services, Oxford, OH.
Suzanne Drago Randall, Denville, NJ, and her husband, Jonathan, announce the birth of Cassie, June 14, 1999.
Brian P. Valenti, Sharon, MA, and his wife, Rebecca, announce the birth of Emma, Dec. 1, 1998. Brian, who is pursuing his M.B.A. at Bentley College, Waltham, MA, is vice president of leveraged finance with Bank Boston Robertson Stephens, Boston, MA.
K. David Weidner is director of information technologies with the American Association for School Administrators, Arlington, VA.
Jenny Hanes Wismer, Malvern, PA, and her husband, James, announce the birth of Robert Andrew, May 30, 1998. Jenny is president of Hanes Consulting, Inc.
Jennifer M. Goldie married Scott M. Foster, Oct. 24, 1998. Jennie is a marketing manager of National Geographic Expeditions with the National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C.
Kimberly B. Hogan is a director of corporate relations and sponsorships with Carnegie Hall, New York, NY.
Linda Santeler Kramer and her husband, Patrick, announce the birth of Patrick James, June 18, 1999. Linda owns Art of the Potter, Chicago, IL.
Erika Galajda Kresina, New Albany, OH, and her husband, Keith, announce the birth of Kenneth Thomas, Jan. 20, 2000.
Kevin P. and Karen Kirchhoff Kutz, ’83, Naperville, IL, announce the birth of Joseph William, July 30, 1998. Kevin is a director of media relations with Lante Corp., Chicago, IL. Karen is a reporter with The Daily Herald.
Christopher B. and Martha McCall McConaughey, ’86, Lafayette, CO, announce the birth of Megan Rose, Dec. 14, 1999. Christopher is an account director with MatchLogic.
David B. Samuelson, Akron, OH, and his wife, Susan, announce the birth of Jack, Jan. 27, 2000.
Laura Smith Scaturo, Cranford, NJ, and her husband, Chuck, announce the births of Gregory James and Hannah Leigh, July 29, 1999.
Philip N. Swanson, Mesa, AZ, received his Ph.D. in special education from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, in 1998. He is a special education consultant.
Karen Keppler Albert, Zurich, Switzerland, and her husband, Sieghard, announce the birth of Christian Howard in May 1998. Karen is a homemaker and part-time researcher.
Susan Rafferty Athenson, Lake Forest, IL, and her husband, Basil, announce the birth of Andrew Gabriel, June 25, 1999. Sue is a homemaker.
Robbin Stoops Castro, South Vienna, OH, teaches with the Springfield (OH) City Schools.
Lisa T. Jones married Daniel L. Orem, Oct. 9, 1999. Lisa is a convention manager with the Greater Cincinnati (OH) Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Caroline B. Schalles, Chicago, IL, is an account executive with Quaker Oats, Barrington, IL.
Lucy Dowds Snodgrass, Columbus, OH, and her husband, Richard, announce the birth of William Grant, Dec. 25, 1998.
Douglas J. Snyder and his wife, Elizabeth, announce the birth of Nathaniel, June 13, 1998. Doug is a senior assistant regional counsel with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Philadelphia, PA.
Ruth A. Almen is a wraparound coordinator with Marquette County, Marquette, MI.
Andrea “Ange” Davis Breen, Minneapolis, MN, and her husband, Gerard, announce the birth of Liam, Feb. 6, 1999.
Daniel L. Furry teaches with the White Plains (NY) Public Schools.
Timothy D. Kusserow, Niamey, Niger Republic, West Africa, and his wife, Barbara, announce the birth of Hannah Corinne, March 25, 1999. Tim is a Bible translator with the Society for International Ministries.
Tracy Rechel Loesing, Dublin, OH, is an assistant treasurer with The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
Daniel C. Mercer and his wife, Sarah, announce the birth of Delia Claire, Aug. 11, 1999. Daniel is an assistant professor at Loyola College, Baltimore, MD.
Thomas E. and Kimberly Yanish Moore live in Morrison, CO. Thomas is with G.D. Searle & Co. Kimberly is a reading and writing specialist with ESL training.
Gayle M. Morton married David A. Holtman, Nov. 6, 1999. A volunteer manager with the Indianapolis (IN) Symphony Orchestra, Gayle is pursuing studies in the public affairs certificate program at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN.
J. Michael Redinger, Strongs-ville, OH, is first vice president of Keybank/McDonald Investments, Cleveland, OH. He is also a member of the race day pit crew with the NASCAR/Miller Lite racing team.
Francisco J. Sanchez and Elizabeth A. Rini, ’87, live in Ann Arbor, MI. Francisco is a legislative review coordinator with Ford Motor Co. Elizabeth, who received her B.A. in health care administration from Concordia College, Ann Arbor, MI, in 1998, is with Glacier Hills Retirement Community.
Mark A. Schuliger, Manhattan Beach, CA, and his wife, Kathy, announce the birth of Ashley Marie, Jan. 26, 2000.
Nancy Sidebottom Stoops, Dayton, OH, and her husband, Brian, announce the births of Lindsay and Megan, Oct. 11, 1999.
Craig Q. and Helen Hambrick Tuttle, ’88, Columbus, OH, announce the birth of Ruth Joy, March 5, 2000.
Michael A. Burke, Peachtree City, GA, is an orthopedic surgeon with The Hughston Clinic, Fayetteville, GA.
Jonathon S. Doolittle, San Diego, CA, and his wife, Holly, announce the birth of Cole Walker, Nov. 12, 1999.
Stephen W. and Andrea Schmidt Eshelman, ’88, Solon, OH, announce the birth of Sarah, Aug. 13, 1999.
Glenn P. and Michelle Sims Frasca, ’89, live in Memphis, TN. Glenn is an MIS regional support coordinator with Anheuser-Busch. Michelle is a Longaberger Basket consultant.
Susan L. Hecht, Middleburg Heights, OH, married Michael W. Burney, Oct. 9, 1999. Susan is a social worker with Bellefaire, JCB, Shaker Heights, OH.
Mark P. Krebs, Bainbridge, OH, is a vice president and general merchandise manager with Jo-Ann Stores, Inc., Hudson, OH.
Richard D. Margerum, Tenerife, Australia, married Sonya Kempers, Dec. 19, 1998. Richard is a professor of environmental planning at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.
B. Scott Michel, Los Angeles, CA, recently presented his first published conference paper in Tel-Aviv. He is pursuing his Ph.D. at U.C.L.A. in computer science with a concentration in network systems and Internet architecture. Scott was awarded a Ph.D. fellowship by The Aerospace Corp., Los Angeles, CA. He has received a direct commission as a U.S. Navy Reserve officer and is serving with NAVSEA DET, Long Beach, CA.
Michelle Kozar Novosel, Hudson, OH, and her husband, Don, announce the birth of Ryan Matthew, Aug. 24, 1999.
Rebecca Sawyer Oren, Springfield, OH, married Michael L. Peyton, Feb. 26, 1999. Rebecca is with Clark Schaefer Hackett & Co.
Dana J. Randazzo, Dover, OH, and her husband, Ross, announce the birth of Noah Allen, Dec. 7, 1998. Dana is a homemaker.
Kevin J. Schroeder, Aurora, OH, and his wife, Mary, announce the birth of Jack, July 2, 1999.
Richard Wetzel, Worthington, OH, is a regional manager with Kemper Insurance, Columbus, OH.
Russell L. and Lori Czubek Williams, Mount Laurel, NJ, announce the birth of Garrett Jacob, June 13, 1999. Russell is a database administrator with Virtua Health System. Lori, who received her M.S.N. from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, in 1998, is a registered nurse with Jefferson Hospital.
Robert R. Jr. and Melinda Knouse Brems, Coshocton, OH, announce the birth of John Sebastian, March 3, 1999. Bob, a safety manager with Pretty Products, was elected to serve as health commissioner for Coshocton County. Mindy is a homemaker.
Joy Ochman Hart, Newport Beach, CA, is a senior art director with USWeb/CKS, Irvine, CA.
Ian D. and Brooke Steinmetz MacLeod, ’87, Kirkland, WA, announce the birth of Connor, Oct. 2, 1998. Ian is a manufacturer’s representative with Anvil Knitwear. Brooke is a merchandiser/sales representative with Calvin Klein Home, New York, NY.
Brenda Laurie Manfredi, Granby, CT, and her husband, Doug, announce the birth of Dylan Robert, Aug. 26, 1999. Brenda is a family practice physician with the Hartford (CT) Medical Group.
Todd C. Owen, Durham, NC, and his wife, Jenni, announce the birth of Carter Nathaniel, Jan. 30, 2000. Todd received his master’s of regional planning degree in land use and environmental planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in June 1998. He is a hazard mitigation team leader with the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management.
Stephanie Deeds Sanda, Seven Hills, OH, and her husband, Joseph, announce the birth of Abigail Elizabeth, July 21, 1999. Stephanie is a homemaker.
Joel R. Swett, Des Moines, WA, owns Graphicon, Inc., Tukwila, WA.
Rachelle DeWolf Thompson, San Antonio, TX, and her husband, Joseph, announce the birth of Brittany Marie, May 5, 1999.
Lori Eastman Wigler, Canton, MI, is a partner with Slutzky & Wigler, PC, Farmington Hills, MI.
Brian D. Buck, Chicago, IL, married Jennifer Smith, Nov. 6, 1999.
Emily J. Greenberg is with World Travel Partners, Chicago, IL.
Laura L. Lodge, a controller with Grouse Mountain Grill, Edwards, CO, owns Tril Enterprises, LLC, Vail, CO.
Nancy Fethke Parrish, Saint Marys, GA, and her husband, Hampton, announce the birth of Noah, Nov. 27, 1999. Nancy teaches fifth grade at Matilda Harris Elementary, Kingsland, GA.
Lore Pierson Potoker, Fairfax, VA, is a marketing communications manager with HunterLab-Color Management Co., Reston, VA.
Ronald L. Rhodes, South Pomfret, VT, is a manager/guide with The Vermont Fly Fisher, Woodstock, VT.
Bruce M. Steinke and his wife, Holly, announce the birth of Taylor Elizebeth, Jan. 1, 1999. Bruce is a sales representative with Overhead Door Co., Findlay, OH.
Eric W. Stennett, Wexford, PA, is an assistant principal of the Shaler Area School District, Glenshaw, PA.
Sharese McIntosh Swafford, Granger, IN, is a clinical child therapist/administrator with Oaklawn Psychiatric Hospital, Elkhart, IN.
James L. and Averil Smith Barone, Rosemont, PA, announce the birth of Harrison Grey, March 16, 1999. James is with James P. Barone Inc. Contractors, Bryn Mawr, PA. Averil is an art agent for illustrators.
Angelica M. Beard, Alexandria, VA, is a director of marketing with Best Software, Inc., Reston, VA, and owns Gifts In Spirit.
Richard A. and Julie Taylor Cerreta, Potomac, MD, announce the birth of Zachary Richard, May 13, 1999. Richard is a district sales manager with Perrier Group of America. Julie is a payroll supervisor with American Psych Systems, Bethesda, MD.
Kimberly Boppe Cook and her husband, Daniel, announce the births of Jane Allaire and Carter Daniel, Nov. 23, 1999. Kim is a national sales manager with LaQuinta Inns, Inc., Orange Park, FL.
Douglas S. DeCroce, Akron, OH, is a general manager with Longhorn Steakhouse, Cuyahoga Falls, OH.
Beth Heissenbuttel Eifert, Cresskill, NJ, and her husband, Brian, announce the birth of Kevin Robert, June 14, 1999.
Daniel P. and Martha Schultz Fogarty, ’89, Havelock, NC, announce the birth of Evan, Aug. 2, 1998. Dan is an assistant principal with the Craven County Schools, New Bern, NC. Martha is a homemaker.
Richard A. Fox, Lake Zurich, IL, and his wife, Nicole, announce the birth of Collin Hunter, Jan. 21, 1999. Rick is an accounting manager with Amli Residential Properties, Chicago, IL.
Paul F. and Tenley Talmage Granito, ’91, Sandy Hook, CT, announce the birth of Madeleine Ann “Laney,” March 3, 1999. Paul is an executive accounts manager with Candle Corp. Tenley is a homemaker.
Amal M. Hussein, Boonton, NJ, teaches fifth grade math and coaches varsity lacrosse with the Mountain Lakes (NJ) School System. She was named Coach of the Year in 1999.
Amy Hankins Koch, Windham, NH, is a substitute teacher at Londonderry (NH) Middle School.
Matthew P. Kreuch, Darien, CT, is an account executive with BroadPoint Communications, New York, NY.
Gretchen Peters LaChance, Minneapolis, MN, and her husband, William, announce the birth of Owen Peters LaChance, Feb. 21, 2000.
Bryan J. Lethcoe, Fernandina Beach, FL, is an engineer officer with the USS Tennessee, Kings Bay, GA.
Bruce E. Noxon, Arlington Heights, IL, is a podiatrist with Glenbrook Podiatry, Glenview, IL.
Mark A. and Michele Susskind Oldenquist, Loveland, OH, announce the birth of Katelyn, July 1, 1999. Mark is a global account manager with Sprint, Cincinnati, OH. Michele is a special education teacher at J. F. Burns Elementary School.
Sharon Iellimo Panaia is a sales and marketing manager with Betterworld, Pittsburgh, PA.
Debra L. Petroff teaches kindergarten at Monterey Elementary School, Colorado Springs, CO.
Gregory J. Reck, Fayetteville, NC, is an officer with the U.S. Army Special Warfare Training Group, Fort Bragg, NC.
Kristin L. Reel, Atlanta, GA, married John J. Greenslit, Aug. 22, 1998.
Gilberto R. “Tito” and Tricia McMillen Sanchez, ’91, live in Hilliard, OH. Tito is a co-op and internship coordinator with Honda. Tricia is a web designer with Interactive Media Solutions.
Donna Kramer Slagle, DeGraff, OH, received her M.P.A. from the University of Dayton (OH) in 1999. She is a training coordinator with the Ohio Department of Transportation.
Robert P. “Fletch” Stephens, Dayton, OH, and his wife, Sharon, announce the birth of Emily Hannah, Aug. 17, 1999.
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