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Susan Hecht Burney, Orchard Park, N.Y., is a program coordinator with Child and Family Services, Williamsville, N.Y.
Frank W. Carsonie, Hilliard, Ohio, has been selected as a member of the Forty Under 40 awards program from Business First.
Jonathan S. Doolittle, San Diego, Calif., and his wife, Holly, announce the birth of Jonah, April 3, 2002. Jonathan is pastor of Clairemont Lutheran Church.
Terry M. Kilbride, Raleigh, N.C., and his wife, Nina, announce the birth of Ryan Patrick, May 30, 2003.
Brian E. McCaffrey cofounded Mint Magazine Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.
Shelly M. Peet, Solon, Ohio, has been appointed chief information officer at the Nordson Corp., Westlake, Ohio.
Kathleen D. Bunn is teaching biology as a Peace Corps volunteer in Tanzania, Africa.
Natalie Talboo Dillon, Stow, Ohio, coordinates the physician assistant program at Saint Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, Ohio.
Scott R. Johnson is a transplant surgeon at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass., with a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass.
Shelley Jones Kershaw, Scottsdale, Ariz., is an independent sales representative with Jillian B. Cooper & Associates, Phoenix, Ariz.
Candeus Cooper McDowall is a childcare provider in Lewis Center, Ohio.
Peter W. and Stacia Dadio Reko ’89, Lafayette, Colo., announce the birth of John Daniel, Aug. 8, 2002. Peter is western regional sales manager with Calgon Carbon Corp. Stacia is a homemaker.
Mary C. Thomas, Maplewood, N.J., married David M. Spence, July 12, 2003. Mary received her master’s degree in library and information science from Rutgers University in May 2003. She is a children’s librarian at the Maplewood Memorial Library.
Joni Jamison Warden, Springfield, Ohio, received her M.A. in education from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in June 2002. She teaches second grade with the Greenon Local Schools, Enon, Ohio.
Lori Eastman Wigler, West Bloomfield, Mich., is a principal with Mellen, Smith & Pivoz P.C., Bingham Farms, Mich. She is also an active volunteer with the Make-AWish Foundation of Michigan.
Michelle White Bost, Newmarket, N.H., is a physician assistant with Exeter Emergency Physicians.
Susan A. DeVinney, South Euclid, Ohio, married Charles Bauck, June 21, 2002. They announce the birth of Ethan Andrew, Aug. 6, 2003. Susan is director of human resources and recruiting with Noteworthy Medical Systems, Cleveland, Ohio.
Sarah Roberts Gregg, Arundel, Maine, married James H. Gorham Jr., July 6, 2002. They announce the birth of Robin Elijah, May 27, 2003. Sarah is an assistant professor at the University of New England, Biddeford, Maine.
Shannon B. Grim, Atlanta, Ga., married Thomas M. Eldridge III, June 7, 2003. Shannon is senior account manager at WCNN.
Subelle Kammer Piast, Buford, Ga., received her M.B.A. in international business from Capella University where she was selected for membership in Sigma Beta Delta.
Robert J. and Janet Hathaway Sawitzke, Brunswick, Ohio, announce the birth of Meghan Grace, Sept. 14, 2003. Robert is a vice president with Key Bank. Janet is a media specialist and teacher with the Strongsville City Schools.
Alicia Morgenberger Schober, Cupertino, Calif., and her husband, Rick, announce the birth of Richard Leo III, June 5, 2002.
Richard E. “Reb” Buckley, East Haddam, Conn., and his wife, Holly, announce the birth of Madden Elle, Nov. 11, 2003. Reb, who has received his J.D., is pursuing his Ph.D. in molecular biology. He works in oncology research with Bristol- Myers Squibb,and instructs marine biology and geology in Bermuda.
Keith A. and Martha Hoh Case ’88 live in Columbus, Ga. Keith is a service manager with O’Charley’s Restaurant. Martha is a lead teacher at the Growing Room Child Development Center.
G. Sean Crossman, Lebanon, Ohio, and his wife, Maureen, announce the birth of Rachel Marie, Jan. 29, 2003.
Gregory J. Drager, Berea, Ohio, is a controller with Petitti Garden Center, Oakwood Village, Ohio.
Beth Heissenbuttel Eifert, Cresskill, N.J., and her husband, Brian, announce the birth of Christopher Thomas, Aug. 7, 2002.
Lisa Plyter Graf, Palmyra, N.Y., is a fostercare/adoption senior caseworker with the Wayne County Department of Social Services, Lyons, N.Y.
Paul F. and Tenley Talmage Granito ’91, Oakville, Ontario, Canada, announce the birth of Henry James, Sept. 23, 2003. Paul is the country sales manager with Candle Corp.
Brent J. Griffith owns Griffdecker Construction, LTD, Reynoldsburg, Ohio.
Heidi Beke Harrigan, Vienna, Austria, teaches at the Music Kindergarten for the Vienna Boys Choir.
J. Keith Lebor, Ellicott City, Md., manages building operations and leasing with the Rouse Co., Columbia, Md.
James G. Jr. and Katherine Swasko O’Brien live in Weston, Fla. James is a manager with Autonation, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Brian B. Oetgen, Cincinnati, Ohio, is a product and business development manager with BlueStar Inc.
Monika J. Palunas, Akron, Ohio, married Dominic N. Morber, July 21, 2003. Monika teaches kindergarten with the Barberton Public Schools.
Laura Prindle Peterson, Oak Harbor, Wash., and her husband, Richard, announce the birth of Samuel, Dec. 17, 2002. Laura is a special education teacher with the Oak Harbor School District.
Sandra A. Warren is a commercial traffic manager with Infinity Broadcasting, Buffalo, N.Y.
Kimberly Warner Bottoms, Burlingame, Calif., and her husband, David, announce the birth of Connor, July 31, 2003.
Andrew M. Burns is a channel sales manager with Toshiba American Information Systems, Gilbert, Ariz.
Shuly X. Cawood is the director of communications and career development at the Women’s Center, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Robert D. Cornelius, Rockaway, N.J., married Lisa Kochan, March 1, 2003.
John P. Demarco, Carmel, Ind., is an attorney practicing with Goodin, Orzeske & Blackwell, Indianapolis, Ind.
Kathleen “Keg” Gahagen Derushia,”pastor of Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, North Tonawanda, N.Y., was recently featured on the cover of The Buffalo News in a story on faith and healing. Keg lives with cystic fibrosis.
C. Quinton and Laura Lentz Gage ’90 live in Grandview Heights, Ohio. Quint received his Ph.D. in education policy and leadership from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, in 2003. He is an assistant principal with the Upper Arlington Schools. Laura teaches third grade with the Hilliard City Schools.
Deborah Wylie Goggins, Downington, Pa., and her husband, Phil, announce the birth of Grace, Feb. 12, 2003.
Sean P. Harshaw, New Albany, Ohio, and his wife, Khrystin, announce the birth of Lily Janelle, June 25, 2003. In Nov. 2002, Sean graduated from the State of Ohio Fire Academy and Emergency Medical Technician programs at Tolles Technical Center, Plain City, Ohio. He is a firefighter/EMT with the Columbus Division of Fire and the Washington Township Fire Dept., Dublin, Ohio. His band, Mescalito, has released its first major CD.
Audrey L. Pawlecki, Strongsville, Ohio, is a department manager, Sears Gold MasterCard with Sears Roebuck and Co., Middleburg Heights, Ohio.
Matthew T. Russell is a vice president of learnonyourown.com, Black Forest, Colo.
Gail A. Shannon, a case manager with Mountain Valley Developmental Services, Glenwood Springs, Colo., coaches the Eagle Valley High School golf team and is a member of Skyline Chorus, a Sweet Adelines Barbershop Chorus, currently ranked sixth in the world. She lives in Gyupsum, Colo.
Katrina Scharf Shogi, Reminderville, Ohio, is a provider data specialist with Qualchoice Health Plan, Cleveland, Ohio.
Joianne Shortz Smith, Mt. Prospect, Ill., is dean of students at Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Ill.
Katherine Coy Smith, West Chester, Ohio, is an art instructor at Miami University, Hamilton, Ohio.
Lance J. and Pamela Smith Styles live in Dayton, Ohio. Lance is an analyst with Bearing Point. Pam is a benefits specialist with Tomkins Industries.
Christopher A. and Karen Schaeffer Weinrich live in Port Orange, Fla. Chris teaches American history and AP economics at Seabreeze High School, Daytona Beach, Fla. Karen is a homemaker.
Michelle A. Young, Zelienople, Pa., became a board certified orthopedical specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in June 2003. She is a facility director with Eagle Physical Therapy/ Benchmark Medical Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa. She is also an active member of her church.
Bradley K. and Donna Winzer Brown live in Milwaukee, Wis. Brad is overseeing campus ministry at Marquette University. Donna is pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church, West Milwaukee, Wis.
Wendi J. Crandall, Kailua, Hawaii, married Frederick A. Amidon, April 19, 2003. Wendi is a special education teacher at Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School.
Jeffrey S. Cullman, Columbus, Ohio, married Annette Nixon, July 26, 2003. Jeff is vice president of investments with Prudential Securities.
Timothy A. Dadson, Washington, D.C., married Megan Carlyle, Sept. 20, 2003. Timothy is an attorney practicing with Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP.
Edward R. and Kristi Smeal Feldmann ’93 live in Lebanon, Ohio. Ed is an account manager with Resource One. Kristi is a homemaker.
Heidi Durig Heiby, Stuttgart, Germany, is a language program manager with the U.S. Army 10th Special Forces Group.
Kimberly Keiser Kinsman, Archbold, Ohio, teaches high school social sciences at Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center, Wauseon, Ohio.
Peter S. Knauss, Brunswick,
Maine, married Parslee, Aug.
17, 2002. Peter is a wine sales
representative with Central
Heather Clawson Krall, Parma, Ohio, is an office manager at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Chagrin Falls, Ohio.
Catherine J. Kurtz is director of finance and administration at Opera Columbus in Ohio.
Jason N. Lawrence is director of Japan and China trade policy with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Washington, D.C. George K. Mateyo II, LaGrange, Ill., and his wife, Laura, announce the birth of Ryan Sawyer, Aug. 13, 2003.
Geoffrey A. Pinney, Trabuco Canyon, Calif., and his wife, Katie, announce the birth of Carsin Grace, March 15, 2002. Geoffrey teaches English at Santa Ana High School.
Brian L. Robinson, Hamilton, Ohio, serves as president of the Fraternal Order of Police #38 representing several law enforcement agencies in Butler County. He also serves on the board of directors for HCE Federal Credit Union.
Kris A. and Elise deLanglade Spriggs, London, Ohio, announce the birth of Claire Elise, Aug. 7, 2003. Kris is the athletics director and men’s basketball coach at Kenton Ridge High School, Springfield, Ohio. Elise is director of legislative affairs for Ohio Governor Robert Taft, Columbus, Ohio.
Michael W. and Elena Burke Stephens, San Francisco, Calif., announce the birth of Evan Miles, Jan. 5, 2002. Mike is director of sales with Rosenblum Silverman Sutton. Elena is a manager with Townsend Street West.
Russell M. Walker lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
Mary Jo Winkle, Springfield, Ohio, married James H. Darr II, Nov. 1, 2003. Mary Jo serves as the controller at Wittenberg.
Margaret Lynch Doyle, Fort Collins, Colo., and her husband, Thomas, announce the birth of Thomas R., Dec. 10, 2002. Meg owns a photography studio.
Kirstin Wolfe Flores, deputy director of the office of victim services with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Phoenix, Ariz., volunteers as an English as a second language teacher. Kirstin lives in Glendale, Ariz.
Dena Wagner Fossen, is an academic adviser, chair of the admissions committee and adviser to associate students at Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology in Montana. She is also a member of the Business and Professional Women’s Organization, NACADA, and Bethel Lutheran Church.
Beth E. Haberstroh, Morristown, N.J., married Andrew Leman, Dec. 31, 2002. They announce the births of April, Kara and Amy, March 19, 2003.
Theodore M. Henry, Berkley, Mich., married Cynthia Lavery, July 19, 2003. Ted is a territory sales manager with Titan Industries, South Gate, Calif.
Jennifer A. Hinkle, Chicago, Ill., married Drew Hadland, Aug. 3, 2002.
Kimberly D. Johnston, Kissimmee, Fla., married Todd J. Pacheco, July 18, 2003. Kimberly teaches third grade with the Osceola County School District.
Adam R. Kaufman, Rocky River, Ohio, is president of Amy Meland Oves ’94, Julie Goodsell ’94, Joan DeArment Sweeney ’94 and Kelly Evans-Wilson ’94 met in Rochester, N.Y. Inventory of Skills Foundation, Chagrin Falls, Ohio. He serves as president of the St. Christopher Catholic Church Parish Pastoral Council and the Cleveland Chapter of the Young Entrepreneurs’ Organization.
Melissa J. Langen, Charlestown, Mass., married George W. Noble Jr., June 1, 2002. Melissa is a sales agent with Hammond Residential GMAC, Boston, Mass.
Lorina Williams Larson, Tillamook, Ore., is a guest services assistant at Twin Rocks Friends Camp, Rockaway Beach, Ore.
Jason T. Messick, Zanesville, Ohio, married Mary Sayre, Oct. 11, 2003. Jason is a sales manager with Lowes Co., Columbus, Ohio.
Mark D. Miller, Cedarburg, Wis., is a test baker at the Lesaffre Yeast Corp., Milwaukee, Wis.
William H. and Laura Peron Miller, Chicago, Ill., announce the birth of Ellen Doris, June 22, 2003.
Leanne Budolfson Mills, Georgetown, Texas, is director of communications and special projects with the Texas Hotel and Lodging Association, Austin, Texas.
Jon J. Ramos, Cincinnati, Ohio, married Rachel D., June 8, 2003. Jon is a case manager with Cincinnati Restoration Inc.
J. Lynn Robinson, Smyrna, Ga., married Brian M. Pruitt, May 10, 2003. Lynn is an account manager with Feltex Carpets, Tucker, Ga.
Justin E. Russell is a managing partner with Kelly/Russell Advertising, Kansas City, Mo.
Elizabeth V. “Buffy” Tobin, Edgewater, Md., married Patrick M. Grzeskiewicz, Nov. 15, 2003. Buffy is an occupational therapist with the Anne Arundel County Health Dept.
Kelly Clough Trudgen is a vice president with Quantum Loyalty Systems, Hermosa Beach, Calif.
Marion K. “M.K.” Victorson, Chicago, Ill., married Robert Lentz, Sept. 27, 2002. She recently presented an evening of her own dance performance entitled A Thousand Points of Lite: M.K. Victorson on Church and State.
Matthew H. and Kristen Scott Collier ’92, Springfield, Ohio, announce the birth of Michael Hanby, Oct. 17, 2003.
Gardner D. DeFranceaux, Los Angeles, Calif., is a senior art director with Cold Open, Venice, Calif.
Scott R. Fuller, Birmingham, Mich., married Valerie A. Witmer, Aug. 17, 2002. Scott is serving his residency in emergency medicine at St. John’s Hospital, Detroit, Mich.
Eve M. Gerken received her M.A.T. in English from Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., in 2002. She teaches English at Hackley School, Tarrytown, N.Y.
Julie R. Goodsell, an associate director of alumni relations at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York, is also pursuing her M.S. there.
Keith J. and Krista Felger Hays, Indianapolis, Ind., announce the birth of Eamon Patrick, July 12, 2002. Keith is an attorney practicing with Hill Fulwider McDowell Funk & Matthews.
Krista is a homemaker. Alison K. Hesford, Forest Lake, Minn., married David T. Krinke, Oct. 19, 2002. Alison teaches with the North Branch Public Schools.
Lance D. Himes, Cincinnati, Ohio, and his wife, Shannon, announce the birth of Owen Reed, Aug. 2, 2002.
Jarrod D. Howell, Springboro, Ohio, married Krista Hall, May 31, 2003. Jarrod is with Alliance, a division of Rock- Tenn Co., West Chester, Ohio.
Tricia Freisner Kershner, Upper Arlington, Ohio, and her husband, David, announce the birth of Kate Nicole, Aug. 10, 2003.
Nicole A. Ringgold, Seattle, Wash., and her husband, Derek V. Marter, announce the birth of Cymone Lenio, Oct. 26, 2002. Nicole, who recently completed her master’s degree in clinical psychology, is the district director of Youth for Understanding, a high school international exchange company.
Lisa N. Roberts, Beverly, Mass., is the founder of Bounceback Fitness. Dustin R. and Stacy May Snyder ’95 live in Fort Wayne, Ind. Dustin is vice president of sales with F. McConnell & Sons.
Kristin Kretschman Weiss, Springfield, Ohio, and her husband, Chris, announce the birth of Abigail Rose, Dec. 22, 2003. Kristin is with Sodexho.
Jessica E. Clayton, Takoma Park, Md., is a senior research analyst–Europe with Ariel Research Corp., McLean, Va. She is the author of The Student’s Guide to European Integration: For Students, by Students, an introduction to the political, economic and legal aspects of the European Union.
Y. Laketa Cole has been appointed to serve on the Cincinnati City Council in Ohio. Rita Vance Franchi lives in Summerville, S.C.
In May 2003, Jay L. Freund received his M.A. in English from the University of Louisville in Kentucky. He is an HR generalist with Cook Inc., Bloomington, Ind.
Deborah A. Goldstein has been named grants manager with the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California.
Jonathan Gonzalez, Coral Springs, Fla., is an academic success center coordinator/ instructor at Kaplan College, Boca Raton, Fla.
David R. Jacobsen, a vocational case manager with Concentra Managed Care Inc., Columbus, Ohio, is pursuing a Ph.D. in rehabilitation services at The Ohio State University. He lives in Upper Arlington, Ohio.
Jennifer R. McNamara, Springfield, Ohio, married Robert E. Rue, Dec. 31, 2003. Jennifer is employed by Catholic Central High School. Jay R. Nauman, president of Nauman Outdoor Advertising, Lancaster, Ohio, serves on the boards of Charity Newsies, Habitat for Humanity and the United Way Review Board.
Nathaniel J. and Christina Thomas Ritscher, Trabuco Canyon, Calif., announce the birth of Kyle Thomas. Nathaniel teaches physics with the Garden Grove Unified School District. Christina is an environmental specialist II with the Orange County Sanitation District.
Brian H. Sampson, Lancaster, Ohio, and his wife, Amy, announce the birth of Caleb Heath, Nov. 5, 2003. Brian teaches emotionally disturbed students with the Lancaster City Schools.
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