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John A. and Mary Lou Heinzman Williams ’48, are living in Ellenton, Fla. John, who retired as superintendent of schools with the Milton-Union Exempt Village Schools in West Milton, Ohio, is active with Habitat for Humanity, his church, and as a representative for Wittenberg at annual gatherings of Alpha Tau Omega brothers in his area. Mary Lou retired from her teaching position with the Northmont School System in Englewood, Ohio. She has become interested in genealogy and has held offices in several patriotic organizations. A church officer, she has been a member of various church choirs for more than 40 years.
Marjorie Wendell Go lives in Whitinsville, Mass., where she owns a dressmaking/alterations business.
Richard D. and Barbara Barth Osborne live in Indianapolis, Ind. Richard, who has been teaching in the music department at Butler University for 42 years, teaches freshman music theory and was recently named “Professor of the Week.”
Janet Jones Toedtman, Lebanon, Ohio, has retired as technical services librarian at Clark State Community College, Springfield, Ohio.
P. Galen Lenhert, Mechanicsburg, Pa., has retired as a professor of physics from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.
Paul A. and Laurene Fenton Pride are retired and living in Gates Mills, Ohio.
Noel M. Hupp, Fort Wayne, Ind., has retired as chair of Hupp Aerospace/Defense, New Haven, Ind.
Wilma Evans Lashley has retired and moved to Hampstead, N.C.
Albert E. and Nancy Danford Swingle ’59 have moved to Washington, D.C. In their retirement, they are enjoying extensive travels.
G. Russell and Andrea Lau Westby ’62 are retired and living in Arlington Heights, Ill.
Richard N. Yurich, The Villages, Fla., has retired as a psychologist with the Columbus Public Schools in Ohio.
John F. Scandrett recently received his Ph.D. in instructional design and technology from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. An associate professor of music at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, he teaches horn and music technology. Jack also performs with the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, the Keystone Wind Ensemble and the Hoodlebug Brass Quintet.
Georganne “Jan” Banks Andrews Schweickert, Northbrook, Ill., was ordained in 2004 and has chartered Knowing Him Ministries, a ministry for all ages in all faiths. She has served in several states and in Cameroon, West Africa.
Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania has named Roberta “Bobbie” Greenawalt Bierbower director of development research. Formerly associate director of development information at Franklin & Marshall College and an associate in Schreiber Rehabilitation Center’s development office, Bobbie began her career as a systems engineer with I.B.M.
Carol B. Purdy, Westbury, N.Y., is a free-lance musician and a member of the New York City Soundpainting Orchestra and the Island Chamber Symphony. She also serves as director of the orchestra program with the North Merrick Public Schools in New York.
William R. and Karen McConnell Downing ’68 live in Akron, Ohio. The Central Federal Corp. and Central Federal Bank announced that William has been elected to the board of directors of both the corporation and the bank. He is president of R.H. Downing Inc., an automotive supply, sales and marketing agency, and chair and chief executive officer of John Dow Industries Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of lubrication and fluid handling equipment, a company he founded in 1988.
David H. and Patricia Dixon Hollenberg ’65 live in Kaukauna, Wis. David has been named director of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s new Paper Sciences Technology Transfer Center. He is the inventor or co-inventor of 25 products ranging from microwave heaters to heat insulating food wraps that have been issued patents.
David B. Krogmann, Glens Falls, N.Y., has been elected supreme court justice of the 4th judicial district in Warren County, N.Y.
James P. Osborne, who has completed his 34th season as head basketball coach of the Gallia Academy High School Blue Devils, is the latest recipient of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s “Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity Award.”
Ted C. Randall is the associate vice president of institutional advancement at Heidelberg College, Tiffin, Ohio.
Daniel R. and Carol Flemm Seiberling ’69 live in Stow, Ohio. After 35 years in education, Dan has retired as principal of Hudson Elementary School. He plans to volunteer at his church and teach at the college level. Carol teaches first grade in Cuyahoga Falls.
The international law firm of Jones Day has announced that Ronald R. Janke, partner in the firm’s environmental, health and safety practice, has been appointed chair of the Ohio Water Resources Council Advisory Group. Ronald lives in Moreland Hills, Ohio.
Neil T. Passman is a chartered life underwriter with Passman and Associates, Niantic, Conn.
Alan D. and Pamela Jackson Stewart live in Vincennes, Ind. Alan is the medical director of the rehabilitation unit at Good Samaritan Hospital. In addition to his internal medicine practice, he is also the director of medical education for the hospital. Pam is a substitute teacher.
Robert C. Wagner is an athletic director with the Kamehameha Schools Hawaiÿi Campus in Keaÿau, Hawaii.
Lordstown Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ohio installed its new pastor, Robert M. White, in August 2004.
Gregory A. and Charleyse Smith Pratt ’71 live in Cleveland, Ohio. Charleyse has been named director of B-W East, the Baldwin-Wallace College center in Beachwood, Ohio. She is responsible for enhancing the current programs and implementing new ones to serve the business and community needs of Cleveland’s east side.
Patrick A. Toomey Jr., Victor, Mont., is retired and loving it!
Victoria J. York retired from Montana State University-Bozeman, in December 2003. She is currently serving as head of reader services at the University of the South Pacific Libraries in Suva, Fiji.
A. Thomas Hildebrandt has retired from his position with Deloitte and Touche and is now serving as president of the Hillside Children’s Foundation, Rochester, N.Y.
Dale L. Pittenger, Tipp City, Ohio, teaches at-risk students and is the assistant varsity coach for football and basketball at Tippecanoe High School.
Caroline L. Sargent, East Orange, N.J., is director of advancement at Far Brook School in Short Hills, N.J. A member of the choir at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Montclair, N.J., she serves as development coordinator and a member of the board of directors with Schola Cantorium on Hudson.
Ronald L. Smith, Jamaica Plain, Mass., is associate director of development and strategic planning at the Wang Center for the Performing Arts Inc. in Boston, Mass.
Keith F. Herrmann is a composer/pianist in Buck Hill Falls, Pa.
Nancy Yurkowski Jaquette, McKees Rocks, Pa., recently journeyed to Allschwil Basel, Switzerland, to visit a couple she met 30-some years ago while traveling abroad as a student at Wittenberg.
P. Jeffrey Lambert and Deborah A. Nolan ’74 live in Winston-Salem, N.C. Jeffrey is with Hughes Network Systems. Deborah, associate director of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University, was selected as one of 15 top academic library leaders in the nation to participate in the 2005 U.C.L.A. Senior Fellows Program. She is also pursuing a doctorate degree in higher education administration at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Kathryn L. Trent is an assistant grounds manager at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.
Warren A. Trimble Jr., Grand Haven, Mich., is a database administrator with Johnson Controls, Holland, Mich.
Jennette Bradley, lieutenant governor of the State of Ohio, has been named treasurer of state by the governor. Jennette, who lives in Columbus, Ohio, also serves as director of the Ohio Department of Commerce, the Clean Ohio Council, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency executive board and the Council on Homelessness and Housing.
David W. Rinas, Pepperell, Mass., is pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, Chelmsford, Mass.
William R. Wright Jr., Wilton, Conn., serves as a senior vice president and chief investment officer with General Electric Mortgage Insurance Corp.
Mark O. LaForce, Dayton, Ohio, has been named director of business development, software partnerships and alliances for business technology
Margaret C. Miller is with Empire Valuation Consultants Inc., Rochester, N.Y.
Stephen F. Yenger, Dorchester, Mass., is chair of the piano department at the Community Music Center of Boston.
Elizabeth L. Berberian is assistant director of the Chronic Disease Services Bureau with the New York State Department of Health, Menands, N.Y. An active volunteer in the community of Albany, N.Y., she has served as a mentor and on the board of directors with Big Brothers/Big Sisters and with the local public radio station and repertory theatre.
Patricia L. Holland, a partner with the Cranfill, Sumner & Hartzog law firm in Raleigh, N.C., has been named one of North Carolina’s “Legal Elite” in the field of employment law by Business North Carolina magazine. Patricia is managing partner of the firm’s employment practices group and specializes in the representation of private and public sector management in employment litigation and other employment-related matters.
Lawrence W. and Adrienne Conliffe James ’75 live in Mason, Ohio. Adrienne, former principal of Blue Elementary School, has been named assistant superintendent of Sycamore Community Schools.
The class of 1978 extends its sympathy to Jeffrey W. Mingle of Upper Darby, Pa., on the death of his wife, Laura Golden Mingle ’79. Jeff is a project manager with One Beacon Insurance, Philadelphia, Pa.
David J. Przeracki is vice president and general counsel with System Management Arts Inc., White Plains, N.Y., a high-tech software company rated as the world’s leading provider of network and systems management software solutions.
Former Ohio resident Joan Myers Thompson returned to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium recently to receive one of 11 Rolex Awards for Enterprise that the Swiss watch-manufacturing company bestowed worldwide last year. Jo, a primatologist and world expert on the bonobo ape, was cited for her establishment of a bonobo preserve in Congo and her efforts to teach the country’s officials about the animals. She lives in Longmont, Colo.
Leslie Hommel Smenner teaches with the Sylvania Schools in Ohio.
The Women’s National Basketball Association San Antonio Silver Stars in Texas have announced that Brian M. Agler has been named an assistant coach for the 2005 season. He previously coached with the Phoenix Mercury, the Minnesota Lynx and the Columbus Quest after spending 15 seasons coaching in the college ranks.
Peter G. Baur is with Westminister Academy, Memphis, Tenn.
Bruce A. Carlson has joined Mercer Human Resource Consulting in the firm’s Chicago office. He brings more than 20 years of expertise, specializing in global sales effectiveness, and is a frequent speaker on the topic of sales force effectiveness at conferences in Europe and the United States.
Elizabeth Felker Farmer, Fairport, N.Y., teaches with the Bloomfield Central School District.
Scott M. Steele, Loveland, Ohio, is a product supply AD with Procter & Gamble, Mason, Ohio.
William J. and Lisa Carriero Zierolf live in Fairfield, Conn. Bill is president and CEO of TrueAdvantage, an early stage venture-backed high-tech company. Lisa is a real estate specialist. They thankfully tell us, “If it were not for Wittenberg, we may have never met nor would we have had such wonderful children and a great life in Connecticut.”
John N. Kramer has been named the general campaign chair of the community division of East Ohio Regional Hospital’s capital campaign in Martins Ferry, Ohio. President of Drs. Kramer and Associates, he is a member of the medical-dental staff at EORH where he serves as chief of staff of dental service. John is also an active member of several professional associations, his community and First Presbyterian Church.
Anthony M. Roseboro, Gahanna, Ohio, is in The Exonerated, the latest production at CATCO. The play is a collection of true stories of Americans who have been released from prison after having been wrongly convicted of crimes.
Janet Bulakowski Varan, Ewing, N.J., is a webmaster with the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Trenton, N.J.
F. Ted Williams, Roswell, Ga., has recently purchased Information Management Forum, a networking organization for senior IT executives. He also owns Global Information Partners, LLC, an IT consulting and benchmarking firm.
Nancy Mosbrook Gecking, Strongsville, Ohio, is a teacher/counselor with the Positive Education Program, designed for the reeducation of children with behavioral and emotional disorders. Also a peer mentor and coach, she was awarded the Martha Holden Jennings Scholarship in 2003.
David E. Jones is the Midwest region authorized adviser with College Funding Solutions Inc., Overland Park, Kan.
Cynthia L. Teeguarden, North Myrtle Beach, S.C., teaches business and computer classes and coaches the cross country and track teams at Myrtle Beach High School.
Joanne Vadala, Rochester, N.Y., is a senior account executive with TR Communications Inc.
Karen Campbell Frost, Ferndale, Calif., is director of finance with Internews Network, Arcata, Calif.
Matthew R. Shay, Washington, D.C., has been named president of the International Franchise Association, the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchised businesses.
Ellen M. Carter is the human resources manager with Morgan Lewis, Washington, D.C.
Shawn A. and Cynthia Kelly Lennartson ’88 live in Round Rock, Texas. Shawn received his M.A. in counseling from St. Edward’s University, Austin, Texas, in August 2004. He is a spiritual counselor with Angel Heart Hospice and a chaplain with St. David’s Healthcare System.
Christopher E. Poehlmann continues his online furniture and lighting business in Milwaukee, Wis.
David A. Weinstein is the managing attorney with the Law Offices of David A. Weinstein in Monroe Township, N.J.
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