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Class Notes 1971 - 1990:
John P. Beckett Jr. is a senior vice president and trust officer with First Century Bank, Bluefield, WV.
Charles T. Saunders, a project manager in audit services with American Electric Power Company, Columbus, OH, has been named central district 1 representative and director by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Altamonte Springs, FL.
Arthur G. Meyer, Dayton, OH, chair of the Greater Dayton Public Television Board of Trustees, has been elected corporate secretary of Dayton Power and Light (DPL).
Naomi Serwatka Schiffrik is a principal at St. Mark Lutheran School, Cleveland, OH.
Mary Beth Cowan Wolsey, Canton, OH, holds positions with Christian Home Educators of Ohio and Christian Home Educators Stark County Association, which she co-founded.
Karen Fletcher Asher, Nellysford, VA, volunteers for the Wintergreen (VA) Nature Foundation.
Nathan A. Miller is a senior minister with First Congregational Church of San Jose (CA) UCC.
Thomas J. Lee, Chesterland, OH, a partner in the Cleveland office of Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP, is president of the Cuyahoga County Law Directors’ Association.
James B. and Susan Dillon Nelson live in Snellville, GA. James is a director of financial management with assistant Treasurer LLC, a Web-enabled treasury of outsourcing service.
Jeffrey S. and Gail Mohler Strobel live in Lone Tree, CO. Jeff is a senior account manager with Georgia Pacific, Atlanta, GA. Gail is a controller with the Diners’ Club.
Robin Getter Worman, La Maddalena, Sardinia, Italy, works with the U.S. Navy travel office.
Robert D. Zitsman, San Diego, CA, is an administrator with Sunbridge Care and Rehab, Lemon Grove, CA.
Sally J. Schatz, Chapel Hill, NC, is a director of business development with Duke University’s Fiqua School of Business, Durham, NC.
Douglas J. and Barbara Fuchs Marken live in Gainesville, FL. Douglas is a vice president with Morgan Stanley. Barbara is a teacher with Alachua County Schools.
Malcolm Riggle, a member of the Worthington Chamber of Commerce, is a president with MessagePlex & CALLogistix, Worthington, OH. He co-owns and publishes Outlook News and is an executive director and co-administrator of Network Columbus.
Laura Leaycraft Bush, a homemaker in Carmel, IN, volunteers at her children’s schools.
Read G. Harris is director of community health services, Louisville,
KY. He received his M.P.A. from Western Kentucky University, Bowling
Green, KY, in 2002.
Daniel P. Marty is a chief engineer with MTD, Valley City, OH.
Melinda B. Sopher teaches as an adjunct in the communication department at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
Simon A. Poulter is a principal with Padre Associates Inc., Goleta, CA.
Michael R. and Beth Dutcher Vannett ’83 live in Bowling Green, OH. Michael is an athletic director and dean of students with the Bowling Green Schools. Beth is an office manager with Northwest Regional Water and Sewer District.
Robert T. Walther, High Bridge, NJ, is a vice president of sales and marketing with Transport Systems Inc., Basking Ridge, NJ.
Catherine L. Cornes married Neal R. Marion, Jan. 21, 2002. Catherine owns GK Solutions Consulting, Georgetown, TX.
Grayland R. Cousins, Medfield, MA, is president of Atlantic Retailing.
Rhonda L. Ficca, Beaver Falls, PA, a music teacher and choral director at New Brighton (PA) Elementary School, received the Teacher Excellence Award in 2000 and was named a Teacher of Distinction in 2001 and 2002. The secretary and public relations chair of the New Brighton Education Association, Rhonda is chair of the special subject department at New Brighton Elementary and the music and social chair of Delta Kappa Gamma.
Jeffrey A. Mannies, Cleveland, OH, founded Standing Room Only (SRO), an entertainment brokerage firm.
Philip K. Dorn, Mason, OH, and his wife, Lee, announce the birth of Karl Philip, March 15, 2000. Philip is a recruiting coordinator and assistant football coach at the University of Cincinnati (OH).
Colleen K. Foegle, Cincinnati, OH, is a sales manager with Thomson Learning. An active member of her Rockdale Temple, she has earned a certificate in Hebrew Studies from Hebrew University, and was awarded the status of outreach fellow by Hebrew Union College and the Union of American Hebrew Congregations.
Mary Finkelmeier Havener, Grove City, OH, and her husband, Dan, announce the birth of Emily, January 6, 2000.
Andrew M. Werner is a custom home manager with Whitehall Quality Homes, Sarasota, FL.
Timothy M. Buehner, Tallahassee, FL, received his doctorate from the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. He is an assistant professor in the deptartment of epidemiology and public health with the University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, and is working in partnership with the State of Florida Department of Health.
Jennifer A. Giessler, Springfield, NJ, is a recreation supervisor for Livingston (NJ) Township.
Anne L. Johns is an advanced marketing representative with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Alexandria, VA.
John R. Nave, Dublin, OH, is a vice president with Archer-Meek-Weiler, Columbus, OH.
Erik R. Olsen is a facilitator with Riverwood International, Ft. Atkinson, WI.
Marc A. and Laura Mayo Polster ’84 live in Danville, CA. Marc is a technical manager with Avaya, Dublin, CA.
Susan Brewster Tavenor, Hilliard, OH, is an active member of the Upper Arlington Lutheran Church and her community.
Stephen R. Thelin, Fairview, PA, an associate general counsel with Erie (PA) Insurance Group, is active in his community, including serving on the board of directors for the Hospice of Metropolitan Erie and the Lutheran Affiliated Services.
Paul G. Henriksen, Washington, NJ, is an assistant vice president project manager with Commerzbank, New York, NY.
Michael S. Raimonde, Kenosha, WI, is a project manager and senior project hydrogeologist with Metcalf & Eddy Inc., Chicago, IL.
Mary E. Schwallie, Rock Hill, SC, is a school psychologist with the Lancaster (SC) County School District.
Janet R. Thompson, Baltimore, MD, married J. Patrick Jackson, Oct. 14, 2001. She is a professor/ clinical fellow with the University of Baltimore School of Law.
Jenny Delaney Workum, Cincinnati, OH, and her husband, Lee, announce the birth of Katherine Claire, Sept. 29, 2001. Jenny is an account executive with GBI.
Jan Bartholomew Zelinski, Saylorsburg, PA, is an assistant director of community programs and computer training with Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA.
Timothy J. Eldridge, Edmond, OK, is a general surgeon with Surgical Specialists of Oklahoma.
Sherri Graw Feest, Lexington, KY, and her husband, Andrew, announce the birth of Caitlin, April 25, 2002.
Heidi Pierson Kozireski, Spencerport, NY, the assistant director of the Center for Study Abroad and Interdepartmental Programs at the University of Rochester (NY), received her M.A. in international studies from the State University of New York at Brockport in August 2002. She is on the board of the Rochester International Council and is active in NAFSA Association of International Educators.
John P. and Jodi Baker McKinney ’87 live in Geneva, IL. John has been named director of the medium vehicle center at the International Truck & Engine headquarters, Warrenville, IL.
Steven D. and Beth Brownlee Rizzi live in Gambrills, MD. Steven, a vice president with Science Applications International Corp., was a candidate for a seat in the Maryland House of Delegates.
Andrew C. and Gretchen Schwartz Shay ’87, Prospect, KY, announce the birth of Reed Campbell, July 13, 2001. Andrew is a manufacturing representative with Stanley Furniture Co.
Peyton S. and Lizbeth Mooney Kay ’88, live in Bridgewater, CT. Peyton is the senior vice president of sales with Enamics Inc., Stamford, CT.
Thomas L. Meyer III, New Albany, OH, owns Osteo Solutions, Columbus, OH.
Erica Laux Parnisari is a homemaker and hobby farmer in Bellville, OH.
Norman W. Senhauser, Columbus, OH, is a director of business development with inChord Communications, Westerville, OH.
Janet Roberts McCarthy is a registered nurse/clinical systems analyst with the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (IL). She lives in Countryside, IL.
Angela J. Miller, Avon Lake, OH, married Michael P. May, Nov. 10, 2001.
Karen L. Moden, Buffalo, NY, married Kevin M. Smith, May 26, 2001. She is a regional sales representative with Balfour/Taylor of Western New York.
Cathy S. Noble, a veterinarian, owns Westgate Animal Clinic, Ann Arbor, MI. She lives in Chelsea, MI.
Phyllis LeVan Radlinski, Marysville, OH, received her M. Div. from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio, Delaware, OH, 2001. She is a pastor and probationary elder with the United Methodist Church.
Richard C. and Nancy Cleary Tarapchak ’88 live in Naperville, IL. Richard is a director of finance with International Truck & Engine Corporation, Warrenville, IL. Nancy is a homemaker.
Lillian Popovich True, Dayton, OH, and her husband, Greg, announce the birth of Owen Gregory, May 2, 2001. Lilly is a pollution prevention program manager for air force material command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH.
Mark E. and Elizabeth Medina Young, Norwich, VT, announce the birth of Griffin Patrick, May 1, 2001.
Robert W. Harden is a revenue agent with the IRS, Toledo, OH.
Loretta Jones Henderson, a music teacher with Kettering (OH) City Schools, is a director for the Kettering Children’s Choir. She lives in Huber Heights, OH.
Kimberly Hansen Holwerda, Jenison, MI, is a private and family counselor with Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI.
Allison H. III and Stacey Hough Miller ’90 live in Urbandale, IA. Allison is a vice president of marketing with AmerUs Life, Des Moines, IA. Stacey is a homemaker.
Paul E. and Cheryl Wentworth Fennessy ’90, Maple Glen, PA, announce the birth of Erin Elizabeth, April 25, 2002.
Christopher M. Galbraith, Orchard Park, NY, and his wife, Ann, announce the births of Alexandra and Rebecca, June 7, 2002. Christopher is a senior financial analyst with Diebold Inc.
Patricia A. Knall, Bellevue, WA, is an administrator with Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA.
Stephanie L. Kramer is a controller with The Mayerson Company, Cincinnati, OH.
Heidi M. Laber, Pacific Grove, CA, married Jean Paul Diouf, July 7, 2002. They announce the birth of Henriette Violet-Rose, March 6, 2002. Heidi owns and is sole proprietor of Light of the Moon.
Stacey Kalail Richter, Lincoln, NE, and her husband, Ed, announce the birth of Lauren Dianne, March 21, 2001.
John J. and Jennifer Stewart Weppler ’91 live in Independence, KY. Jay is a senior associate with Pre-Paid Legal Services Inc., Crescent Springs, KY. Jennifer is with Ohio Valley Wine Co.
Sean B. and Christine Cariello Hodges ’92, Mason, OH, announce the birth of Austin in July 2001. Sean is a district business manager for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dayton, OH.
Christina Young Ivey, Fort Smith, AR, and her husband, Cliff, announce the births of Catherine Carleton, March 25, 2000, and Elizabeth Lane, April 6, 2002. Christina is an active member of her church and community.
Jana Deam Potts and her husband, Thomas, announce the birth of Ethan Thomas, April 23, 2002. Jana is an administration assistant with Shelby County United Way, Sidney, OH.
Laura C. Prindle, Grayslake, IL, married Richard E. Peterson, Aug. 4, 2002. Laura is a special education teacher with East Maine School District, Des Plaines, IL.
Robert P. “Fletch” Stephens, a sales manager with Stephens Insurance Agency, Dayton, OH, is an assistant football coach with the Oakwood City Schools.
Steffanie J. Trowbridge is a manager of Import House with the Battle Creek (MI) Flower Exchange.
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