May 02, 2008

Career Notes

Class Notes

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M designates Alumni Association members at press time.

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Louis Orlin, MA’49, MA’50, PhD’60, U-M professor of ancient near eastern history and literature in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, was listed in “Who’s Who in America,” 2002 edition. Louis resides in Ann Arbor. M

50s
David Maxwell Donley, ‘56, of Maryland, was recently promoted to the position of vice president of human resources with MedImmune, Inc. He will be responsible for providing business-integrated leadership and aiding in the optimization of MedImmune’s human capital investments. Max is a certified senior professional in human resources through the Society for Human Resource
Management.

Robert Corbett, ‘58, MS’59, PhD’64, was awarded the American Institute of Professional Geologists’ Martin Van Couvering Memorial Award on October 9, 2007. During his long career he has been a geology professor and a consultant, and has performed administrative duties as well as geological research. He recently completed a term on the Geological Society of America’s committee on professional development and has a long-standing involvement with the AIPG, including serving as president and vice president. He continues as chair of the academic education committee and is a member of the Illinois Board of Licensing for Professional Geologists. Robert resides in Normal, Illinois. M

Albert Fry, ‘58, received the Manuel M. Baizer Award of the Organic and Biological Electrochemistry Division of the Electrochemical Society. He will be awarded a scroll and a cash prize of $1,000. Albert is only the second American to receive this international award. He lives in Middletown, Connecticut. M

George Googasian, ’58, of Oakland, Michigan, received the 2007 Distinguished Brief Award from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School for a brief he and fellow attorney Dean Googasian, ’92, submitted to the Michigan Supreme Court on behalf of the State Bar of Michigan. The award-winning brief was filed in a landmark case considered by the Michigan Supreme Court in which the state’s highest court had to decide whether affidavits notarized outside Michigan would be valid within the state. The Michigan Supreme Court ruled in favor of the arguments made in the brief filed by the Googasian Firm. George is an attorney at the firm in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. M

Leonard Gordon, ‘58, MA’58, was recently appointed dean of the Arizona State University Emeritus College. As dean, Leonard established a Center for Mentoring of students and new faculty. He previously served 11 years as associate dean for academic programs in the ASU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Leonard lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. M

60s
Lois Shaevsky, ‘60, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, received the 2007 George W. Romney Award for Lifetime Achievement in Volunteerism. She was recognized for her many years of service to the community, quality fundraising and personal giving. She was nominated by Oakland University, where she currently serves the university’s advisory board. Lois is also secretary of the boards of trustees for Detroit Public Television and the Detroit Historical Society, and she is active with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. She chaired the Federation Forum for three years. Involved in a variety of organizations, such as HAVEN, Temple Beth El and the Children’s Charities Coalition, she was appointed to the Michigan Humanities Council in 1998. She received the Circle of Hope Award from the CARE House of Oakland County for her work as a former board member. Lois was the recipient of the George Romney Volunteer Award in 1999 and of the Caring for Children Angel Award from Blue Cross-Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan in 2000. M

Henry Lee, ‘62, of Howard & Howard Attorneys PC, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers 2007” by a survey of Law & Politics. Henry focuses his practice on estate planning and probate. He lives in West Bloomfield, Michigan.

E. Edward Hood, ‘63, JD’66, of Ann Arbor, was named in “Best Lawyers in America” for his work in the commercial litigation practice group of the law firm Dykema. His focus is on commercial law, libel and slander law, and complex civil litigation. Edward is a member of the American Bar and Washtenaw County Bar associations, and he is the former member-in-charge of Dykema’s Ann Arbor office. He has also served as a city council member and as mayor pro-tem of Ann Arbor.

James Comer, MPH’64, has been named the winner of the 2007 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education for his book, “Leave No Child Behind: Preparing Today’s Youth for Tomorrow’s World.” The award is given annually to those who have made a significant impact in the field of education. James is a Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine and has dedicated his career to child development and education. He lives in Hamden, Connecticut.

Lloyd Semple, JD’64, a retired member and chairman emeritus of the law firm Dykema, was ranked in Woodward/White’s “Best Lawyers in America” guide. Lloyd focused on general corporate law, including acquisitions, divestitures, mergers and financings, for more than 40 years. He remains active with the firm and is currently serving as a visiting professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. He lives in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan.

Douglas Brook, ‘65, MPA’67, was recently appointed assistant secretary of the Navy (financial management and comptroller). He has been a professor of public policy at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Douglas resides in Pacific Grove, California. M

Ronald Santo, JD’65, was recently named in “Best Lawyers in America” for his work with the law firm Dykema. He is an executive board member and is the former leader of Dykema’s employment practice group. He has represented a number of clients in employment matters ranging from oil companies in negotiations to cases of violence in the workplace. Ronald lives in Ann Arbor. M

Bruce Howell, ‘67, JD’74, of Highland Park, Michigan, was named in 2007 as a “Texas Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly and Law & Politics. He is a partner at the law firm of Hughes & Luce LLP and currently heads the firm’s health law practice group. Board certified in health law, Bruce’s practice covers multiple aspects of the field, including reimbursement, fraud and abuse, managed care issues, ERISA and physician practice management issues. M

Thomas Nagle, ’67, was named in the May 2007 issue of GPS World as one of the world leaders to watch in the GPS- or satellite-based navigation arena. Thomas is a program manager for GPS Civil Applications stationed at the Los Angeles Air Force Base in California. He also is a member of the Federal Aviation Administration and represents all commercial and non-military areas of the government on the GPS program at the base where the US GPS program acquisition takes place. He lives in Canyon Lake, California. M

Mary Van Lare, ‘67, of Fairhaven, Massachusetts, is the founder and CEO of MJ Care, Inc. MJ Care is the 10th-largest woman-owned company in Wisconsin and is celebrating 30 years of rehabilitation excellence. M

James Geary, ‘68, JD’72, of Howard & Howard Attorneys PC, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers 2007” by Law & Politics. James focuses his practice on civil litigation defense. M

Norman Pappas, ‘68, and Susie Pappas, ‘71, were honorees at the 10th Annual Michigan Gala Dinner for Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. They were recognized for their continued support of the IDF in their efforts to provide various support services to Israeli soldiers, widows and orphans. They live in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. M

Karen Beemon, ‘69, professor and biology chair at Johns Hopkins University, won the third annual M. Jeang Retrovirology Prize for her contributions to the understanding of how retroviruses transform cells. This award includes a $3,000 check, a crystal trophy and a published interview in the open access journal Retrovirology. Karen has also received the American Cancer Society’s Faculty Research Award and the John E. Fogarty Senior International Fellowship. She has published nearly 80 peer-reviewed manuscripts and review articles and was appointed a senior editor of the Journal of Virology in 2007. Karen lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Barbara Rom, ‘69, JD’72, of Detroit, was named one of Detroit’s “Most Influential Women for 2007” by Crain’s Detroit Business for her work as partner in charge of the Detroit office of Pepper Hamilton LLP. She has achieved this award all three times it has been offered—in 1997, 2002 and 2007. Barbara serves on the board of directors of the American Board of Certification and is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Bar Association’s Business Bankruptcy Committee, the America Bankruptcy Institute and the Commercial Law League of America. She was also appointed to the inaugural Deans Advisory Council by the dean of the U-M Law School in 2006.

70s
Vivian Bass
, ‘70, received the 2007 Community Leadership Award from Jewish Women International for her work as chief executive officer of the Jewish Foundation for Group Homes. She was specifically selected for her leadership in providing residential programs and an elevated quality of life for adults with disabilities. Along with her role as CEO, Vivian serves on the Maryland Association of Community Services for Persons with Developmental Disabilities, has been a consultant for more than 25 programs similar to JFGH and is a founding member of Potomac Community Resources. She has been honored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington as a Lion of Judah/”Woman of Valor,” the highest international distinction for Jewish women, and has received many other awards. Vivian resides in Bethesda, Maryland.

Wallace Long, ‘71, of Howard & Howard Attorneys PC, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers 2007” by a survey of Law & Politics. Wallace focuses his practice on government/cities/municipalities law. M

Keith Waldrop, MBA’71, has translated “The Flowers of Evil” by Charles Baudelaire. The new translation recasts the original poetic arrangements of Baudelaire into versets, a measured form that hovers between poetry and prose. Keith is the author of numerous collections of poetry and a variety of translations. He has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and DAAD (Berlin). He cofounded the Wolgamot Society and co-edits the small press Burning Deck. He resides in Dataw Island, South Carolina. M

Randal Bryant, ‘73, was named the recipient of the IEEE’s 2007 Emaunel R. Piore Award in recognition of his contributions to the simulation and verification of electronic systems. His work has revolutionized the field and has enabled reasoning about large-scale circuit designs for the first time. Randal resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Elaine Gasidlo, ‘73, of Carleton, Michigan, was named Wal-Mart’s 2007 Teacher of the Year. She is a second-grade teacher at Airport’s Eyler Elementary School. M

Roxanne Jayne, ‘73, lectured on due diligence for the American Conference Institute. She presented on dealing successfully with brownfield sites. Roxanne has more than 25 years of experience as an environmental attorney and is currently a member of Cozen O’Connor’s Cherry Hill office. She is a member of BEST, a brownfield advisory board to the city of Trenton, New Jersey; the American Bar Association; the New Jersey chapter of the Society of Women Environmental Professionals; and other organizations. She is a frequent speaker and published author. Roxanne lives in Trenton.

Lawrence Raymond, ‘73, MBA’75, was appointed president of the board for the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting. His key priority for the position this year will be increasing membership and encouraging member involvement. Lawrence has more than 30 years of experience in the pension and insurance field and has won numerous awards, such as the 2006 E. Meyers Jr. Memorial Award for outstanding service to the Michigan life insurance industry. Lawrence lives in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. M

Caroline Leavitt, ’74, an award-winning novelist and screenwriter, has seen four of her eight novels optioned for screen and has written the script for two of them. She also is in the process of adapting Skolkin-Smith’s prize-winning novel “Edges O Israel O Palestine” for screen. The novel, a mother-daughter story set against changing borders of Israel and Palestine during the 1940s and in 1967, is in development and is slated to film on location in Jerusalem. Caroline lives with her husband, writer Jeff Tamarkin, and their young son, Max, in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Laura Miller, ‘74, was selected as managing director of the American Bar Association. She was recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the 50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America and was also one of 10 lawyers from the US selected to participate in the training of Sudanese lawyers to represent victims from Darfur. Laura currently resides in Washington, DC. M

Jeffrey Sadowski, ‘74, JD’77, of Howard & Howard Attorneys PC, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers 2007” by a survey of Law & Politics. Jeffrey focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation. M

Synde Keywell, ‘75, JD’78, of Chicago, Illinois, joined the international law firm Bryan Cave LLP as a partner in the Chicago office. She will practice with the firm’s commercial litigation and bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights groups. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, and the Bankruptcy Law and Federal Civil Practice Committees of the Chicago Bar Association. Synde also served as the chairperson of the consumer finance committee of the Chicago Bar Association from 2004 to 2005.

Joseph Ritok, JD’75, has been ranked in “Best Lawyers in America,” a guide published by Woodward/White. He is an attorney at Dykema and is managing member of the firm’s Detroit office. He focuses on representing management in labor, ERISA and employment-related trial and counseling. Joseph has practiced employment law for more than 31 years. He lives in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan. M

Charlene Blanchard, ‘76, was a member of the nationally recognized faculty responsible for the Distance Dental Hygiene Project of Monroe Community College. The project received the award for Innovation of the Year from the League for Innovation. Charlene lives in Fairport, New York. M

Lisa Gretchko, ‘76, of Howard & Howard Attorneys PC, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers 2007” by a survey of Law & Politics. Lisa focuses her practice on bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights.

Marie Deveney, MA’77, JD’84, was named in the newly published Woodward/White “Best Lawyers in America” guide for her work with the law firm of Dykema. She is a member of the taxation and estates practice group, focusing on transfer tax planning, estate and trust administration, wills and retirement distribution planning. She is a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Council, the Washtenaw County Bar Association, the State Bar of Michigan and the Michigan Institute of Continuing Legal Education’s probate and estate planning advisory board. Marie resides in Ann Arbor. M

James Elsworth, JD’77, was ranked by his peers as a leader in Woodward/White’s “Best Lawyers in America” guide. The list represents 80 specialties in 50 states and is compiled through an exhaustive peer-review study. James is a member of the taxation and estates practice group at Dykema, a Midwest-based law firm. He focuses primarily on estate planning; trust and estate administration; and gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax matters. He is a resident of West Bloomfield, Michigan.

Eleta Jones, PhD’78, received the Distinguished Professional of 2006 Award from the Connecticut Counseling Association for her dedication to helping individuals manage careers and assisting corporations in building stronger teams. Eleta is the assistant director at the Career Counseling Center of the University of Hartford. She has taught classes for the counselor education program at St. Joseph College for the last 19 years. She lives in West Hartford, Connecticut.

Robert Laverne, ‘78, MS’85, has been promoted to the position of manager of education and training by the Davey Tree Expert Company. He has previously acted as a consulting arborist and project manager for urban forestry clients with the Davey Resource Group and is an ISA-board certified master arborist and registered consulting arborist. Robert serves on the advisory board for the School of Natural Resources and Environment at Michigan Technological University and is currently pursuing a PhD in urban planning at Cleveland State University. Robert resides in Uniontown, Ohio.

Henry Brennan, ‘79, of Howard & Howard Attorneys PC, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers 2007” by a survey of Law & Politics. Henry focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions.

Whitley Setrakian Hill, ‘79, won first and second place in the 2006 Great Lakes Songwriting contest for songs titled “Farsighted” and “Sandusky.” She was trained as an actress in New York City before coming to Ann Arbor to study dance. After graduating, she founded the dance company “People Dancing.” In 2001 she formed the band Whit Hill and the Postcards.

Peter Kellett, ’79, of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, has been ranked by his peers in the 2007 edition of “Best Lawyers in America,” published by Woodward/White. Peter is an attorney at Dykema and is a practice group leader for the litigation practice group. He was one of the founding partners of the law firm of Feeney Kellet Wienner & Bush. His practice focuses on professional and general negligence, and automotive and other products liability. M

Mark Lenz, ‘79, of Chicago, Illinois, was elected to the board of directors for the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum. He is a member of Dykema’s real estate practice group, focusing his practice on real estate, municipal and municipal finance law. Mark has played a key role in some of Chicago’s most notable real estate developments and represented the city’s department of housing in the creation of the New Homes for Chicago program.

80s
Sureyya Ciliv, ‘80, ‘81, was named CEO of Turkcell telecommunications company in Istanbul, Turkey.

Randall Mehrberg, JD’80, was honored by the Chicago chapter of the American Jewish Committee with the Judge Learned Hand Human Relations Award. He is recognized for his leadership in the legal community and his commitment to justice and excellence in the legal system. Randall led 65 major corporations in litigation through the Supreme Court in support of the diversity initiatives of the University of Michigan. He is an active board member of such organizations as the Museum of Science & Industry and the Lincoln Park Zoo, and he is also a chairman of the Northwestern University Law School Corporate Counsel Institute. Randall resides in Chicago, Illinois.

Diane Namm-Schirtzer, MA’80, of Malibu, California, started a nonprofit theater company called West of Broadway, working in conjunction with Reading Is Fundamental of Southern California to adapt literary classics for the stage. Diane also serves on the advisory board for the U-M English department.

Cynthia Pozolo, ‘80, MARCH’82, was elected president of the American Institute of Architects in Detroit. Her responsibilities include addressing the role of the architect in society, the AIA as a resource for professional knowledge, mentorship of those entering the profession, education and environmental stewardship in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and St. Clair counties. She is vice president and director of architectural development at Albert Kahn Associates, Inc. M

Ronald Gifford, ‘81, spoke at the American Bar Association’s National Institute on Gaming Law Minefield in Las Vegas, Nevada, in February 2007. He is an Indianapolis, Indiana, resident and is a partner at the law firm of Baker & Daniels LLP, where he leads the gaming practice. M

Gary Rubin, ‘81, was executive producer of the critically acclaimed motion picture “Edmond.” The film is an adaptation of the David Mamet classic of the American stage. Gary was responsible for bringing the film to the Michigan Theater in September. He resides in Santa Monica, California. M

Martin Shenkman, MBA’81, was selected to receive the Alfred C. Clapp Award from the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education in June 2007. This award is given to one attorney each year in recognition of outstanding service to the New Jersey Bar Association as a lecturer. Martin lives in Tenafly, New Jersey. M

Jeffrey Pelischek, MMUS’82, Hutchinson Community College director of bands and woodwind specialist, has been selected as the 2006 Blue Dragon Educator of the Year. He was selected by the HCC Student Government Association for the honor. Jeffrey has been playing clarinet for nearly 40 years, starting as a band student in the Salina middle schools. He was recently selected to play at the International Clarinet Association Convention “Clarinet Fest 2006” in Atlanta, Georgia. Jeff resides in Hutchinson, Kansas.

Robert Rothacker, JD’82, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, joined the law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP as a partner in the employee benefits group. He has experience with all aspects of employee benefits and is a past president of the Wisconsin Retirement Plan Professionals. He is a member of the Milwaukee Bar Association, the State Bar of Wisconsin and the American Bar Association.

Karen Squarrell Shablin, MHSA’82, has been appointed vice president of government relations for AMERIGROUP Community Care in Washington, DC. She has more than 20 years of experience in health service management, policy analysis and product development.

Jacqueline Andrews, PhD’83, was recently named assistant vice president for Institutional Research and Planning at the State University of New York at New Paltz. She left Washtenaw Community College in 1999 and became the dean of information systems at the State University of New York at Delhi in 2000. Jackie lives in New Paltz, New York, which she says bears an uncanny resemblance to Ann Arbor, minus the football team. M

Candace Dugan, JD’83, has joined Warner Norcross & Judd LLP as senior counsel. She brings more than 20 years of litigation experience to her new position. Candace is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Bar Association, Product Liability Advisory Council, Defense Research Institute, Michigan Defense Counsel and Women Lawyers Associations in both Ottawa County and Michigan. She serves as chair of the board of Holland Hospital and vice chair of Alma College Board. She now resides in Douglas, Michigan.

James Laing, JD’83, will serve as president of Wolverine Mutual Insurance. He was named to the board of directors in 1983, and in 2002 was promoted to executive vice president, director of claims. He has been chairman of the judicial and legal affairs committee for the Insurance Institute of Michigan and is the former director and president of the Curious Kids’ Museum in St. Joseph, Michigan. James and his wife, Molly, have five children and reside in Stevensville, Michigan. M

John Krivit, ‘84, was named associate professor of audio and media technology at the New England Institute of Art in Brookline, Massachusetts. John also serves on the faculties of Emerson College and Bay State College, where he teaches audio engineering. He lives with his wife, son and daughter in Winthrop, Massachusetts. M

D. Richard McDonald, JD’84, was named in Woodward/White’s “Best Lawyers in America” guide. Richard is the assistant practice group leader of the corporate finance practice group for the law firm of Dykema. His practice specializes in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and corporate securities transactions. He also represents privately held businesses and emerging companies in venture capital, joint venture, bank financing, shareholder arrangements and general corporate matters. He lives in Beverly Hills, Michigan.

Carol Romej, ‘84, was elected as a shareholder to the law firm Butzel Long. She is based in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office as chair of the e-discovery practice and co-chair of the technology and e-commerce practice group.

Robert Sack, ‘84, has joined West Michigan’s leading real estate development law firm, McShane & Bowie, as the partnership’s first-ever chief operating officer. Robert is involved in numerous nonprofit leadership activities, including the Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame, the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement, Legacy Christian School and KidsHope USA. He and his wife, Debbie, reside in Kentwood with their three children. M

Richard Shryock, MA’84, PhD’87, was co-curator of an exhibit and co-organizer of a colloquium at the prominent Museum of the Art and History of Judaism in Paris, France. The exhibition is titled “Gustave Khan (1859-1936): Symbolist Writer and Art Critic” and displays approximately 180 documents and works of art from Richard’s private collection. Richard lives in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Kimberly Walker, MBA’84, of Saint Louis, Missouri, was named chief investment officer at Washington University in St. Louis. She will be responsible for leading the university’s investment organization, developing and clearly articulating the overall investment policy, and other duties. She is chairman of the committee on investment of employee benefit assets and is a member of the University of Colorado investment advisory committee, the CFA Institute and the New York Stock Exchange pension managers’ advisory committee. In the past, Kimberly served as chair of the Miami University Foundation Board.

Robert Boonin, JD’85, of Ann Arbor, was elected to serve a two-year term on the council of the labor and employment law section of the State Bar of Michigan. He is an editor of a chapter in the preeminent treatise “Employment Discrimination,” is a member of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education’s Advisory Committee for Labor and Employment Law Issues, and was actively involved in the planning of the ICLE annual seminar in April 2007. Robert is active in national and state bar association sections in labor and employment law and public contract law, and he frequently publishes articles and speaks at conferences concerning these issues.

David Burns, ‘85, of Saint Clair Shores, Michigan, joined Howard & Howard Attorneys PC, in the firm’s intellectual property group. His practice is concentrated in the areas of patent, trademark and copyright law with an emphasis on mechanical and electromechanical technologies. David is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is also registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Mark Gibney, PhD’85, was named the 2006 winner of the International Human Rights Award by the Human Rights Coalition of North Carolina. He is a respected international human rights expert and each year produces the Political Terror Scale, ranking 175 countries based on their levels of human rights violations. He is the author of numerous journal articles and books and is the immediate past president of the American Political Science Association’s human rights section. Mark lives in Asheville, North Carolina.

Raymond Rundelli, JD’85, a partner in the intellectual property group of Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP has been appointed to the Geauga County Public Library board of trustees by the Geauga County Commissioners. Raymond is an active member of the Ohio State Bar Association. He and his family reside in Auburn Township, Ohio.

Aaron Sherbin, ‘85, of Birmingham, Michigan, has joined Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss PC as a partner in the firm’s tax and estate planning practice groups. He is a member of the Oakland County and American Bar Associations, State Bar of Michigan and the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit. M

Celeste Wasielewski, ‘85, was named a partner in the Washington, DC, office of Duane Morris LLP. She joins the firm’s employment and immigration practice group. Celeste also represents the Mercy Home for Children in Brooklyn, New York, in labor and employment matters and is a legal advisor for the American Singles Golf Association. She lives in Washington, DC.

Michael Weil, ‘85, JD’88, joined Jaffe, Raitt, Heuer & Weiss PC in the firm’s tax practice group. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, American Bar Association and the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit. Michael resides in West Bloomfield, Michigan.

Marcella Brighton, ‘86, was recently promoted to director of financial planning and management for U-M’s College of Engineering. She is responsible for overseeing the college’s budget, institutional research and financial strategic planning. Marcy lives in Ann Arbor with her husband, Fred. M

Nanci Grant, ‘86, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, was elected by the Michigan circuit judges as their representative to the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission. Nanci currently serves as president of the Michigan Judges Association, which represents all of Michigan’s circuit and apellate judges. M

Gregory Katz, ‘87, was named the first deputy managing partner of the New York City office of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP. He was also named to the advisory committee of Wilson Elser’s executive committee. He is a board member of Target Markets. Greg resides in New York City.

Stephen Laplante, ‘87, has been appointeddeputy leader of the Bankruptcy Group for the law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock, and Stone, PLC. He specializes in troubled automotive supplier workouts and bankruptcies, and also counsels creditors, debtors, creditors’ committees and others in commercial bankruptcy and out-of-court workouts. He is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Federal Bar Association and American Bankruptcy Institute, and served as an adjunct professor of law at Wayne State University Law School. He resides in Canton, Michigan.

Lori Verderame, ’87, received the premier Telly Award for showcasing antique appraisals and providing untold yard sale tips to viewers of Comcast CN8 TV’s Eye on Ocean program. The award honors outstanding local, regional and cable TV programs. Winners of the award represent the best work of the most respected advertising agencies, production companies, television stations, cable operators and corporate video departments in the world. Lori’s syndicated column Fine Art & Antiques appears in newspapers and magazines across the United States every week. She lives in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.

Susan Carrabes, ‘89, has been elected to the board of overseers for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston. She has served on the Cohasset Committee for Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston for two years, working to promote awareness and raise money for the Roxbury Club’s Summer Camp program.

David Cutter, ‘89, was elected of counsel at the Chicago, Illinois, office of Ross, Dixon & Bell. He focuses his practice on insurance coverage matters and commercial litigation. David has been admitted to the Bar of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Illinois. He resides in Evanston, Illinois.

Lisa DeVriese, ‘89, of Waterford, Michigan, joins the Doner Agency as senior vice president, account director. She brings more than 15 years of experience, including managing strategic and executional areas of marketing accounts, and engineering short- and long-term improvements to solve issues in preplanning, execution and delivery of direct marketing intitatives. M

Thomas Shaevsky, ‘89, JD’92, has joined the Bloomfield Hills office of Butzel Long. He practices in the area of employee benefits. Thomas is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, American Bar Association and the Michigan Employee Benefits Conference. He is a resident of West Bloomfield, Michigan.

90s
Nick Petrie, ’90, has written a story that was named the best short story of the year by the Seattle Review. “At the Laundromat” was published in the publication’s spring 2007 issue. Petrie is a past winner of the Hopwood Award.

Jodi Rosenberg, ‘90, has been named to counsel in the law firm of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP. She works in the firm’s Woodbridge office. Her practice includes all aspects of commercial and banking litigation in both the state and federal courts.

Christopher Taylor, ‘90, MA’94, JD’97, has been elected as a shareholder to the law firm of Butzel Long. He is based in the firm’s Ann Arbor office and practices in the areas of media law, intellectual property, technology and e-commerce. He is also a member of the firm’s higher education law practice.

Rindala Beydoun, ’91, has been elected to the partnership of Vinson & Elkins in Dubai. She is a member of the firm’s business and international law section and focuses her practice on international business transactions, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Craig Margolis, ‘91, has been elected to the partnership in the Washington, DC, office of Vinson & Elkins LLP. He is a member of the firm’s litigation section and practices in the area of white collar criminal defense as well as internal investigation and compliance matters.

Carin Ojala, ‘91, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, has been named the director of professional development for Warner Norcross & Judd LLP. Carin has been an attorney with the firm since 1994 and will be responsible for attorney retention and development, mentor and training programs, and associate continuity and transition.

Nancy Stone, ‘91, has rejoined the firm of Howard & Howard Attorneys PC and its commercial litigation practice group. She will work in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office. Nancy concentrates her practice in complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on business disputes, real estate and construction matters. M

Raymond Veldman, ‘91, has been named partner at Preston, Gates & Ellis in Seattle. He practices corporate law in the firm’s Orange County office and focuses on securities, mergers and acquisitions, and general business law, representing public and privately held entities including start-up companies and entrepreneurial ventures. Raymond resides in Aliso Viejo, California.

Stephen Wert, ‘91, has joined the investment management and consulting firm Norris, Perné & French LLP. He is a certified investment management consultant and will be responsible for individual, foundation and retirement plan investment management. Stephen is a resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan. M

Charles Whiteman, ‘91, MBA’96, was named senior vice president of client services for MotionPoint, a leading Web site translation and marketing services company headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He resides in Fort Lauderdale with his wife and two children. M

Robert Wierenga, ‘91, JD’95, has been elected principal of the firm Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, PLC, from senior counsel. He focuses on antitrust counseling and litigation. Robert lives in Ann Arbor.

Marc Blackman, ‘93, has been named partner to the law firm Jones Day. He will be based in the firm’s Chicago, Illinois, office.

Kevin DiDio, ‘93, of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, has been elected as a shareholder to the law firm of Butzel Long. He practices in the Detroit office and is a member of the firm’s transaction, finance and taxation practice group. Kevin is a member of the business law sections of the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan. He currently serves as chairman of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association’s corporate counsel section.

Eric Scheible, ‘93, partner and head of the litigation practice at the law firm Frasco, Caponigro, Wineman & Scheible PLLC based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, was selected to participate in the 2006-07 class of the prestigious Leadership Detroit program. Scheible is a resident of Ferndale, Michigan.

John Stevenson, ‘93, has joined the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office of Butzel Long. He practices insolvency and restructuring law. John is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association. He is a resident of Bloomfield Hills.

Roberto Ty, ‘93, has been named senior art director for Publicom Inc., a full-service marketing communications firm. In his new role he will create innovative designs to communicate Publicom client messages in a clear, effective and unique manner. Roberto is the recipient of numerous ADDY awards, including regional best of show and District 6 gold for “The Case of Covisint in Michigan.” He and his wife, Emily, live in Royal Oak, Michigan. M

David Anderson, ‘94, was recently selected to recieve the third annual Young Lawyers Section Golden Gavel Award from the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel. The award recognizes the candidate’s significant achievements in advancing young lawyers as demonstrated by leadership, mentoring, awards and civic leadership. He is a resident of Macomb, Michigan.

Maxwell Barnes, ‘94, was one of nine associate attorneys elected partner at Baker & Daniels LLP. Maxwell practices in corporate finance and transactional matters from the firm’s Indianapolis office.

Jen Cass, ’94, JD’97, won the grand prize in the Great Lakes Songwriting contest for her song “Small Town Boy.” She grew up in Detroit and now lives in Bay City, Michigan. Her winning song is from her third album, “Accidental Pilgrimage.”

Eric Goldstein, MA’94, PhD’00, has been awarded a research fellowship by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. He will conduct research at the New York Public Library for a project titled “Yiddish Speaking Immigrants and Print Culture in a Mass Society, 1870-1930.” He is a resident of Annapolis, Maryland.

Carrie Leahy, ‘94, of Ann Arbor, has been admitted as a partner to the law firm of Bodman LLP. She specializes in corporate and securities law, and counsels established and emerging businesses on corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, compliance with securities regulations, and venture capital funding.

Michael Morse, ‘94, spoke at the sixth annual Taxpayers Against Fraud Conference in Washington, DC, and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 12th annual Health Law Institute, and was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2006. A former prosecutor, Michael is a shareholder in the Philadelphia law firm Miller, Alfano & Raspanti PC and concentrates his practice in white collar criminal defense, complex commercial litigation, employment disputes, securities litigation and intellectual property litigation. He resides in Broomall, Pennsylvania.

Brian Spector, ‘94, was elected to the board of overseers for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston. Brian is a managing director of the Baupost Group LLC. His focus is in domestic distressed debt and equity investments. He is actively involved in Year Up and Big Brothers of Massachusetts Bay. Brian lives in Boston. M

Donald Banowit, ‘95, of Vienna, Virginia, was elected to the directorship of the intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox. Donald is a member of the mechanical group. His practice focuses on patent and trademark litigation. He also counsels consumer products companies on a variety of issues.

Frederick Juckniess, ‘95, of Ann Arbor, has been elected principal of the firm Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone from senior attorney. His practice includes antitrust and intellectual property litigation as well as other commercial litigation and counseling.

Jason Lichtstein, ‘95, has been named a shareholder at the law firm Akerman Senterfitt in Miami, Florida. He practices environmental law, specializing in the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties, real estate and corporate transactions, environmental regulatory and compliance matters, and environmental litigation. Jason lives in Biscayne Park, Florida. M

Michael Muse, MARCH’95, has been promoted to partner of the architectural firm the Collaborative Inc. and joins four existing partners in day-to-day operations and long-term planning. He is a registered architect in Michigan and is also a member of the American Institute of Architects. Michael serves on the Design Awards Committee of the AIA Toledo chapter. Michael lives in Toledo, Ohio, with his wife, Jennifer, and their two sons.

Leah Raab, ‘95, MARCH’97, of Chicago, Illinois, has been elected as an associate to the international architecture, interior design and planning firm DeStefano and Partners.

Candice Toll Aaron, ‘96, has joined Saul Ewing LLP as a special counsel in the litigation department, resident in the firm’s Wilmington, Delaware, office. Candice concentrates her practice in corporate litigation, with an emphasis on complex businessand transactional litigation in the Delaware courts and governance.

Brandon Blazo, ‘96, has joined the litigation department in the Detroit office of the Dykema law firm. His practice focuses on general litigation matters. He is a resident of Birmingham, Michigan.

Lysa Charles, MDRES’96, of Silver Spring, Maryland, traveled with a team of physicians to Haiti to volunteer time and medical expertise to those in need. Lysa is an orthopedic surgeon with Kaiser Permanente in Baltimore and spent the first six years of her life in Haiti’s capital, Port-Au-Prince.

Kevin Fok, ’96, MBA’02, is a manager of marketing at Ovonic Fuel Cell Company and is responsible for marketing, business development and fuel cell systems integration. He recently presented a paper to an audience of more than 325 people at the Battcon 2007 International Battery Conference in Tampa, Florida. He also led a team in building and exhibiting an operating fuel cell system that attracted print media and TV attention at the National Hydrogen Association Annual Hydrogen Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Kevin resides in Troy, Michigan. M

Matthew Jane, ‘96, JD’00, has been admitted as a partner to the law firm Bodman LLP in the firm’s Ann Arbor office. He specializes in commercial and construction litigation and has represented project owners, contractors and subcontractors in litigation and arbitrations involving contracts and liens. M

Christopher Murphy, ‘96, has been named a member (equivalent to partner) of the firm Cozen O’Conner. He practices with the products liability and complex tort group in the firm’s Chicago, Illinois, office where he concentrates his practice on commercial matters, products liability defense and toxic tort defense. M

Jessica Davis, JD’97, has been named partner in Bodman LLP, a Detroit-based law firm. She represents lenders in commercial loan originations and has experience in both asset-based and cash-flow lending as well as debt offerings and private placements. Jessica is a resident of Detroit, Michigan.

Freeman Farrow, JD’97, has been elected principal of the firm Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, PLC, from associate. He is a member of the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution practice group and franchise law team, and is a Michigan SCAO-approved mediator. He resides in Ann Arbor. M

Kyra Gaunt, PhD’97, of New York City, was inducted into American University’s Performing Arts Alumni Hall of Fame. Kyra is a semi-professional jazz vocalist and an R&B songwriter and recording artist. M

Hilary Hoover, JD’97, has joined as an associate of the national commercial litigation practice of Perkins Coie. She will practice in the firm’s Seattle, Washington, office.

Harry Kemp, ‘97, has been admitted as a partner to the law firm Bodman LLP. He works in the firm’s Detroit office and specializes in corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate organization and general corporate transactions.

Nami Ohtomo, MS’97, MPP’98, has been hired as manager of strategic planning and government affairs at Young Brothers, Ltd. Her new responsibilities include working with the company’s strategic plan, planning and developing YB’s harbor facilities and working with government agencies in such planning and development. Nami lives in Honolulu, Hawaii.

David Vernellis, ‘97, MSE’00, has been named director of operations for the Phoenix office of SmithGroup, the seventh-largest architecture and engineering firm in the US. David is responsible for financial statements and budgets, overall staffing projections, education and training activities.

Katherine Donohue, ‘98, was recently elected to the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Barristers’ board of directors. The Barristers is a group of young attorneys that actively works and serves in the community. She is based in Butzel Long’s Detroit office and practices in the areas of labor and employment law and business and commercial litigation.

Mark Periard, JD’98, has been named a partner in the law firm of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP. He joined the firm in 1998 and practices in the Grand Rapids, Michigan, office. Mark counsels individuals, families and closely held businesses in estate planning and administration, and succession and tax planning. He resides in East Grand Rapids with his wife, Barb, and their children, Andrew, Patrick and Margaret.

Than Thein, ‘98, earned a law degree from the University of Akron School of Law in May 2007.

Daniel Williams, ‘98, has been named to the partnership of the intellectual property law firm McDonnell, Boehnen, Hulbert, & Berghoff LLP. He concentrates his practice in obtaining patent protection for clients in the areas of telecommunications, computer hardware and software, networks and Internet applications. Daniel lives in Chicago, Illinois. M

M. Alan Frost, MARCH’99, of Chicago, Illinois, was elected as an associate to the international architecture, interior design and planning firm DeStefano and Partners.

Larry Gremel, JD’99, has been named a partner in Bodman LLP, a Detroit-based law firm. He represents lenders in loan originations, including asset-based loans, real estate financing, letters of credit and multi-rate, multi-currency loans and facilities. Larry is a resident of New Hudson, Michigan.

Meghan McGovern, MS’99, has joined the Washington, DC, office of the law firm Fish & Richardson PC, as an associate in its patent prosecution group, where she will focus her practice in the area of electrical engineering. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

Sujata Narayan, MS’99, MUP’99, of Oakland, California, was featured in the new book “Firestarters: 100 Job Profiles to Inspire Young Women” by Dale Salvaggio Bradshaw and Kelly Beatty (Jist Publishing, 2006) for her work as an independent organizational development consultant.

Julie Rajzer, ‘99, has joined the law office of Butzel Long in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She concentrates her practice in the area of intellectual property law. Julie is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the computer law section and the intellectual property section of the State Bar of Michigan, and the Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association. She is a resident of Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan.

Shani Whisonant, ‘99, JD’04, of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, has joined the Baltimore law firm Hodes, Pessin & Katz PA as an associate in the firm’s business services department. Shani will focus her practice in the areas of education and school law, labor and employment relations and litigation. M

00s
Daniel Canine, JD’00, has been admitted as a partner to the law firm Bodman LLP, in the firm’s Troy, Michigan, office. He specializes in real estate and banking law, and represents corporate and financial institution clients in a variety of real estate transactions, including purchases, sales, leases, easements and lending.

Conrad DeWitte, ‘00, has joined the Civil Division of the United States Justice Department as a trial attorney in the intellectual property section. He was previously an associate in the Washington, DC, office of Baker & Hostetler LLP, specializing in intellectual property law. M

Jianguang Du, PhD’00, has joined the Minneapolis, Minnesota, firm Fish & Richardson PC as an associate in the patent prosecution group.

Elizabeth Emerson, ‘00, was been named to the government relations team of the law firm Lockridge, Grindal, Nauen PLLP. She has been the legislative assistant to the Minnesota House assistant minority leader, now majority leader, and to three other representatives. Elizabeth lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Laura Khoury, ‘00, has joined the corporate finance practice in the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office of Dykema law firm. Her practice focuses on corporate and international transactions. She is a resident of Farmington Hills, Michigan.

Amy Anderson, ‘01, has joined the government policy practice area in the Lansing office of the Dykema law firm. Her practice focuses on government policy, casino gaming, insurance and administrative law. She is a resident of Lansing, Michigan.

Mark Erman, ‘01, of Pepper Hamilton LLP has been admitted to the Michigan Bar. He is an associate in the environmental practice group in the Detroit office.

Brian Mattei, ’01, MARCH’05, MENG’05, has been named an associate for OKW Architects, one of Chicago’s largest full-service architecture firms. He will manage construction documents for various OKW projects, including the Eastwood mixed-use development in Evanston, Illinois. Brian brings a wide variety of experience to his position, including single- and multi-family residential developments, mixed-use developments and educational facilities. He lives in Evanston.

Kevin Keenan, ‘02, of Bloomfield, Michigan, has joined intellectual property law firm Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd., as an associate in its Chicago, Illinois, office. He concentrates in patent prosecution and litigation in the mechanical arts.

Ursula Taylor, ‘02, joined the Chicago-based law firm Butler, Rubin, Saltarelli & Boyd LLP as an associate in the firm’s reinsurance and complex commercial litigation practice groups.

David Nay, ‘03, MSE’03, has joined the intellectual property practice group in the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office of Dykema law firm. His practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law. He is a resident of Northville, Michigan.

Jennifer Boueri, ‘04, has joined the litigation department in the Detroit office of Dykema law firm. Her practice focuses on general litigation matters. She is a resident of Novi, Michigan. M

Kristin Hanson, ‘04, recently released her acoustic-pop album “Already Gone.” The album was co-produced by her husband, Mike Chiaburu, ‘04, and was released independently on their own Relay Records label. Kristy and Mike live in Los Angeles, California. M

Anthen Perry, ‘04, JD’07, has joined the real estate practice area in the Detroit office of Dykema law firm. His practice focuses on acquisition and disposition, leasing, commercial finance and due diligence. He is a resident of Detroit.

Jenna Pollack, ‘04, joined the firm Cushman & Wakefield as an associate, national industrial services group. She will be based in the firm’s Long Island office in Melville, New York. Jenna specializes in negotiating leases and purchases on behalf of tenants and landlords. She is an active member of Women on the Fast Track, Professional Connections Network of Long Island and the Long Island Real Estate Group.

Keya Rajput, ‘04, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, and teammate Joshua Jones were the winners of the 32nd annual National Trial Competition, the premier trial advocacy tournament in the United States. She also received the competition’s Best Advocate Award.

Timothy Sendek, ‘04, has joined the law firm Dykema as an associate in the Chicago, Illinois, office. His practice focuses on intellectual property matters, including patent and trademark issues.

Adam Borden, MBA’05, of Baltimore, Maryland, closed his first specialty and organic food venture capital fund and made its first investment. The investment was in a chocolatier based in San Francisco, California, Charles Chocolates. He started the management company two years ago after marketing luxury foods for Petrossian in New York City for three years.

Tara Lord, MA’05, has joined the law firm Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone PLC as an associate practicing in the financial institutions and transactions group. Prior to joining Miller Canfield, Tara held various positions at the University of Michigan. She was a legal research assistant at the Law School, a graduate student instructor of Spanish and a graduate research assistant of Romance languages. She currently resides in Plymouth, Michigan.

Elizabeth Waterman, JD’06, has joined Warner Norcross & Judd LLP as an associate. She concentrates her practice in business law with an emphasis on contracts, franchises, antitrust, and mergers and acquisitions. She will practice in the firm’s Grand Rapids, Michigan, office.

David White, JD’06, has joined the law firm Warner Norcross & Judd LLP as an associate. He has been admitted to the State Bar of Michigan and will practice in the firm’s Southfield, Michigan, office.

Eden Litt, ‘07, recently departed for a year-long teaching post in Ecuador as a WorldTeach volunteer. She will be working in the public school system and teaching children of all ages. M

Todd Neckers, JD’07, has joined the law firm Warner Norcross & Judd LLP as an associate. He has been admitted to the State Bar of Michigan and will practice in the firm’s Grand Rapids, Michigan, office..

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Marriages and Commitments, Births and Adoptions

Marriages and Commitments
Alex Polakowski, ‘90, married Carol Ellis on August 4, 2007. The couple lives in Pontiac, Michigan. M

Emily Synk, ‘91, married Robert Manning in Detroit on August 11, 2007. She is currently manager of Lynn Military Controls at GE Aviation in Lynn, Massachusetts. The couple resides in Boston, Massachusetts. M

Paul Barger, ‘96, married Amy Schoenberg in Maplewood, New Jersey, on August 12, 2007. The wedding party included Ricky Friedland, ‘96, Andrew Ward, ‘96, Mike Davidoff, ‘96, David Kramer, ‘95, Paul’s sister Michelle Bergman, ‘92, and brother-in-law Scott Bergman, ‘92. The couple lives in Hoboken, New Jersey. M

Marc Cockerill, ‘96, and Sarah Garvey were married
on August 25, 2007, at Saint Clement Church in Chicago, Illinois. Eric Cockerill, MSE’95, and Andrew Dyer, ‘96, MSE’99, served as groomsmen. Other U-M graudates attending the wedding were David Brooks, ‘94, Jennifer Grossas Brooks, ‘95, Melissa Slaim Dyer, ‘96, Jeffrey Gourdji, ‘94, Jeffrey Hubbell, ‘96, Adam Kopper, ‘96, Maria Taylor Kopper, ‘96, and Jeffrey Winkler, ‘96. Marc and Sarah reside in Chicago, Illinois. M

Bradford Karrer, ‘98, married Leah Bunce on September 8, 2007, in Charleston, South Carolina. Wolverines in attendance were Michelle Duval, ‘92, Josh Reyher, ‘93, Barbara Endoy, ‘96, and David Plevan, ‘97. Brad is a real estate developer for Vornado/Charles E. Smith, and Leah is a marine conservationist for Conservation International. The couple resides in Washington, DC. M

Mariel Estigarribia, ‘01, JD’05, and Christian Fonss of Washington, DC, announce their engagement. The wedding will be in Detroit, Michigan, on September 6, 2008. The bridal party will be
composed entirely of Wolverines. M

Carri Glide, ’01, married Newton Hurst on July 6, 2007, in Petoskey, Michigan. Friends attending the wedding included Melissa Marsack, ’01, Carolyn Scott, ’02, Andrew Scott, MSE’01, Allison Rodgers, MD’04, Donald Wolford, ’99, and Matthew Kanny, ’88. Carri is a research associate at William Beaumont Hospital and Newton recently started medical school at Wayne State University. M

Joshua Levin, ‘01, married Jennie Tucker, ‘01, on October 20, 2007, in Houston, Texas. Jennie is an attorney at Goldberg Kohn, and Josh is a strategy analyst at Exelon Corp. The couple resides in Chicago, Illinois. The bridal party included Chase Chavin, ‘01, Lauren Gibbs, ‘01, JD’04, Sally Harrison, ‘01, and Serena Salloum, ‘00. M

Atticus Flores, ‘02, of Canton, Michigan, proposed to Kimberly Ellsworth, ‘02, during a romantic fall picnic in the Arb. Kimberly is a graphic designer at the U-M Law School. Atticus is an automotive product engineer at Plastech. The Wolverines are planning a spring 2009 wedding.

Shari Katz, ‘02, JD’06, and Heyden Graham, MBA’07, were married on November 11, 2007. Shari is a litigation associate at the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, and Flom. Heyden is a finance manager at American Express. They met in graduate school at U-M and now reside in New York City. M

Jennifer Granet, ‘03, of Oakland, California, married Daniel Kirshman, ‘03, on June 23, 2007, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Other U-M graduates in attendance at their wedding included David Kirshman, JD’72, Deborah Helzel Kirschman, ‘70, MA’72, Hon. James Kleinberg, JD’67, Judith Greenberg Kleinberg, ‘68, Richard Bass, ‘69, Harriet Bass, ‘69, Terry Pink Alexander, ‘70, MA’71, Michael Prober, ‘88, Rachel Kirshman Concannon, ‘00, Lauren Kleinberg, ‘00, Karen Lee, ‘02, Raja Chakravorti, ‘03, Richard Comstock, ‘03, Eric Gershoni, ‘03, Justin Gregory,‘03, Cristina Grajewski Milford, ‘03, Dana Gutentag, ‘03, Valerie Israel, ‘03, David Kaplan, ‘03, Paul Kreidler, ‘03, Elizabeth Krupp, ‘03, Adam Lambert, ‘03, Joshua Plattner, ‘03, Joseph Rohrlich, ‘03, Danielle Streisand, ‘03, and Erica Studl, ‘03. M

Susan Swisher Lagalski, ‘03, married Nicholas Lagalski on July 28, 2007. The couple lives in Rochester Hills, Michigan. M

William Detrisac, ‘05, MSE’06, married Emily Swan, ‘04, on June 9, 2007, in Eaton Rapids, Michigan. Wolverines in attendance included M. Arthur Detrisac, ‘45, June Detrisac, ‘46, David Detrisac, ‘72, MSE’73, MD’77, Sandra Zylstra Detrisac, ‘75, Paul Detrisac, MD’78, Penny Dietrich Detrisac, ‘75, Carol Detrisac, ‘79, and Lou Detrisac, ‘03, MSE’04. Bill is an engineer with General Motors, and Emily is pursuing a master’s degree in genetic counseling at Wayne State University. The couple lives in Madison Heights, Michigan.

Births and Adoptions
Kathleen Myalls, ’84, and her husband, Scott Zettek, are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Zack Myalls Zettek, on April 14, 2007. He joins his big “brother,” Spencer (the family’s Bernese mountain dog). The family resides in Wilmette, Illinois, and Fontana, Wisconsin. Kathy expects that Zack will graduate from U-M in 2029. Scott, who graduated with dual degrees from Notre Dame, will try to undo this plan. M

Lesley Brown, ‘87, and her husband, Howard Gussis,
proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Jaden Augusta Brown Gussis, on July 24, 2007. She is a true Wolverine, as the “The Victors” is already her favorite song. The family resides in Paris, Wisconsin, but returns to Ann Arbor whenever they can to visit Grandma and Grandpa Brown. M

Paul Mistor, ‘87, of Winston Salem, North Carolina, is the proud father of his first son, Luke Wilson Mistor. Luke was born on October 11, 2007. At birth he weighed in at 6 lbs. and 14 oz. and was 20.5 inches long. M

David Derr, ‘90, and his wife, Martha Derr, ‘90, recently welcomed the addition of their two adopted children, Esther, 6, and Ivan, 5, from Zambia, to their family. They join the couple’s four other children, Sara, 11, Teresa, 9, Jonathon, 7, and Rebecca, 7. The family resides in Gig Harbor, Washington. M

Melissa Edelman, ‘92, and her husband, Marc, are proud to announce the birth of their third child, Gavin Matthew, on June 8, 2007. Gavin joins big brother, Ethan, and big sister, Brooke. The family lives in Syosset, New York. M

Jennifer Edwards, ‘92, and Daniel Edwards, ‘93, DDS’97, proudly welcomed future Wolverine Jacob Daniel Edwards on October 19, 2007. He and big brother, Zachary, look forward to joining Mom and Dad in the Big House next fall. The family lives in Ann Arbor. M

Debra Baker, ‘93, and her husband, Jeff, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Leah Marnie, on May 3, 2007. She joins big sister, Mara Beth. The family lives in Toronto, Ontario. M

Juan Angelats, ‘94, and his wife, Erin, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Elin Helena, on November 1, 2007. She joins big sister, Gisela Isabel, 21 months. The family lives in Edina, Minnesota. M

Tibor Juhasz, ‘94, and his wife, Rose, are delighted to announce the birth of their son, Holden Taylor. Holden arrived at the U-M Medical Center on September 21, 2007. The family resides in South Lyon, Michigan. M

Keith Preston, ‘94, and Jennifer Preston, ‘96, welcomed their first child, Kevin James Preston, on October 1, 2007. Kevin and his proud parents reside in San Jose, California. M

Sheila D’Angelo, ‘95, and her husband, Earnie Beem, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Kayla, on June 26, 2007. Sheila is a program director at a large health care organization, and Earnie is the president of an electrical engineering firm. The family resides in Simi Valley, California. M

Tamara Chudacoff Garwood, ‘95, and Gordon Garwood, ‘95, MSE’97, welcomed their first child, Kyrie Jane, on July 17, 2007. The family lives in Ann Arbor. M

Kirk Wolfe, ‘95, and his wife, Amy Wallner Wolfe, ‘95, are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Lily Anna, on September 19, 2007. Lily joins big sister, Grace, and big brother, Henry. The family lives in Wilmette, Illinois. M

Nicholas Boone, ‘96, and his wife, Tracey, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Hannah Grace, on October 11, 2007. She joins big brother, Miles. The family lives in Old Lyme, Connecticut. M

Donald Cumming, ‘96, and Melea Cumming, ‘98, welcomed Magnolia Leigh Cumming on October 26, 2007. Mimi and Donald are adjusting (again) to life without sleep, while Magnolia’s big sister, Sabrina, is very excited to help and love her new baby sister. M

Emily Horvath, ‘96, and her husband, Mike, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Drew Michael, on May 20, 2007. Drew and his parents reside in Evanston, Illinois. M

John Peckham, ‘96, and his wife, Elizabeth, PhD‘05, are pleased to announce the birth of their first son, Michael Robert, on October 21, 2007. The family resides in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Paula Polson, ‘96, and Chris Polson are delighted to announce the birth of their first child, Alan R. Polson, on May 4, 2007. M

Robert Stern, ‘96, and his wife, Alyssa, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Evan Benjamin, on August 29, 2007. Evan and his parents reside in Needham, Massachusetts. M

Steven Sheldon, ‘98, and Julie Sheldon, ‘01, announce the birth of son, Sean Robert Sheldon, on April 12, 2007. M

Anne Sievers, ‘98, MA’99, welcomed a son, Luke Randall, on May 8, 2007. Luke joins his older sister, Katherine Kampfe. The family resides in Columbia, Missouri. Both kids are already looking forward to their first trip to Ann Arbor. M

Jennifer Slate, ‘98, and her husband, Jonathon Grischkan, welcomed their son Noah Henry Grischkan on October 30, 2007. The family lives in Columbus, Ohio. M

Erin Tipton, ‘98, and her husband, Dan, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Adam Joseph, on August 15, 2007. The family lives in Hamilton, Ohio. M

Crystal Lopez, ‘99, and her husband, Jonathan, are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Henry John, on August 20, 2007. M

Aaron Vance, ‘99, and Wendy Galef Vance, ‘99, proudly announce the birth of future Wolverine Anya Marie Vance on April 13, 2007. They currently reside in Denver, Colorado. M

Philip Welch, ‘99, and Marlene Calderon Welch, PhD’02, MDRES’04, are proud to announce the birth of their second son, Nolan Ray, on October 4, 2007. Nolan joins big brother, Maxton. The family lives in Dundee, Michigan.

Frank Kinney, ‘03, and his wife, Joana, are proud to announce the birth of their first child, Arianna Maria Kinney, born December 19, 2007. Arianna’s birth is celebrated with grandparents Kathy and Jerry Jones of Livonia, Michigan, great-Nonna Igida Iadipaolo of White Lake, Michigan, and great-great-Nonna Maria Ferrari of Vicalvi, Italy. Frank and his family reside in Hartland, Michigan. M

Lalith Narayan, MS’03, and Christina Mendoza are delighted to announce the arrival of their son, Antonio Darshan Narayan, on August 17, 2007. The family now lives in Davis, California.

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Obituaries

This obituary list is compiled by the Alumni Records Office and is printed in Michigan Alumnus as a service to our readers. To notify the U-M and Michigan Alumnus of alumni deaths, contact Alumni
Records at 734.647.6190.

This obituary list is compiled by the Alumni Records Office and is printed in Michigan Alumnus as a service to our readers. To notify the U-M and Michigan Alumnus of alumni deaths, contact Alumni
Records at 734.647.6190.

Faculty, Staff, Past Directors
Ronald D. Freedman, ‘39, MA’40, Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 21, 2007.

James A. McLean, ‘44, MD’46, Mebane, NC, Dec. 5, 2007.

Janice Vanderberg Lindberg, ‘58, PhD’79, Zirconia, NC, Dec. 27, 2007.

Naomi E. Lohr, PhD’67, Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 21, 2007.

1930-1939
Samuel E. Lappin, ‘30, Huntington Woods, MI, Oct. 1, 2007.

Maida Kuo Yuen, MA’30, Glendale, CA, Nov. 8, 2007.

Elinor Wortley Doty, ‘31, ‘32, Austin, TX, Nov. 29, 2007.

Garfield R. Hubble, ‘31, Beaverton, OR, Dec. 17, 2007.

Victor Rabinowitz, ‘31, JD’34, New York, NY, Nov. 16, 2007.

Jeanne W. Furst, ‘33, Freeport, IL, Oct. 8, 2007.

W. Stanley Kracht, ‘33, Sterling Heights, MI, May 6, 2007.

Jeanette X. Miller, ‘33, Franklin, MI, Dec. 2, 2007.

Alexander Clark, ‘34, Grosse Pointe Park, MI, Jan. 10, 2008.

Mary Hall Edmonds, ‘34, Dearborn, MI, Dec. 31, 2007.

Rollin K. Thoren, MA’34, Little Lake, MI, Dec. 29, 2007.

Elizabeth Sparks Adams, MA’35, Waterford, MI, Oct. 11, 2007.

Charles H. Bader, MS’35, Lookout Mountain, TN, Oct. 29, 2007.

Bruce B. Cook, DDS’35, MS’36, Madison, WI, Nov. 17, 2007.

Woodrow W. Ward, ‘35, Valrico, FL, Nov. 19, 2007.

Marybelle Bouchard Hanna, ‘36, Hanover, NH, Nov. 6, 2007.

Louise Stone Mavis, ‘36, ‘37, Traverse City, MI, Jan. 12, 2008.

Roland M. Waters, ‘36, Arlington Heights, IL, Nov. 28, 2007.

Vera C. Hopkins, MA’37, West Lafayette, IN, June 12, 2006.

Virginia Spray Staples, ‘37, Nov. 27, 2006.

Tom Downs, ‘38, JD’40, East Lansing, MI, Dec. 26, 2007.

Ellsworth A. Freeman, ‘38, Orangevale, CA, Nov. 11, 2007.

Jane Duus Graves, ‘38, Kalamazoo, MI, Nov. 10, 2007.

Raymond P. Peterson, MA’38, PhD’64, Albuquerque, NM, Jan. 8, 2008.

Barbara Bradfield Taft, ‘38, MA’39, Washington, DC, Nov. 22, 2007.

Robert J. Banks, ‘39, Danville, IL, Dec. 20, 2007.

Mildred Bjornstad, ‘39, Saint Louis, MO, Nov. 17, 2007.

Margery Roebeck Edmands, ‘39, Bay City, MI, Dec. 9, 2007.

Kathleen Glasstone, MA’39, Oak Ridge, TN, Jan. 7, 2008.

Julius A. Jaeger, ‘39, Lavonia, GA, Oct. 30, 2007.

Stephanie Parfet Ladd, ‘39, Los Angeles, CA, Dec. 9, 2007.

George M. Shargel, MD’39, Bloomfield Hills, MI, May 8, 2007.

Edward R. Sheckman, ‘39, New York, NY, Oct. 29, 2007.

1940-1949
Gertrude Hoff Beversluis, MA’40, Grand Rapids, MI, Jan. 9, 2008.

David Davidoff, ‘40, JD’42, Kalamazoo, MI, Nov. 25, 2007.

Kenneth F. Herrold, MSPH’40, Alexandria, VA, Nov. 22, 2007.

Donna Bolt Meeusen, ‘40, MA’46, Holland, MI, Dec. 3, 2007.

Wilber J. Reed, ‘40, Jackson Springs, NC, Jan. 3, 2008.

Phillip H. Roberts, ‘40, Anaheim, CA, Dec. 9, 2007.

Robert W. Soderholm, ‘40, Williamsburg, VA, Dec. 3, 2007.

John H. Walker, MD’40, Bellevue, WA, Nov. 8, 2007.

Hsing M. Yu, MS’40, Gwynedd, PA, Oct. 28, 2007.

Nelson J. Davis, ‘41, Alexandria, VA, Sept. 24, 2007.

Donald T. Diem, ‘41, Saginaw, MI, Nov. 18, 2007.

Woodrow G. Frailing, ‘41, Tucson, AZ, Oct. 8, 2007.

Robert A. Hitch, MS’41, Florence, SC, Dec. 8, 2007.

Charles Kuchar, ‘41, Carmichael, CA, Oct. 6, 2007.

Milton Orshefsky, ‘41, Wainscott, NY, Oct. 17, 2007.

Alice O. Rydell, ‘41, Oct. 20, 2007.

Jay C. Taylor, JD’41, Sterling Heights, MI, Nov. 30, 2007.

Jeanne G. Carlson, ‘42, Ontario, NY, Dec. 26, 2005.

Robert L. Flora, ‘42, Moran, MI, Dec. 4, 2007.

Walter S. Klappich, ‘42, MSE’56, Christiansburg, VA, Dec. 14, 2007.

Joseph H. Lynn, ‘42, Sacramento, CA, Nov. 3, 2007.

John B. McKean, ‘42, Grand Junction, CO, Dec. 13, 2007.

Marion G. McLean, ‘42, Charleston, IL, Jan. 9, 2008.

Robert O. Shelley, ‘42, MBA’43, Flushing, MI, Nov. 26, 2007.

Donald C. Skelly, ‘42, Crossville, TN, Dec. 23, 2007.

Dorothy Merki Yager, ‘42, Perrysburg, OH, Nov. 10, 2007.

Ralph H. Amstutz, ‘43, Douglas, MI, Nov. 5, 2007.

Marjorie M. Bradt, ‘43, Lake Mills, WI, Dec. 21, 2007.

Kenneth L. Cordes, ‘43, Glen Mills, PA, Jan. 8, 2008.

Mariam Edgar Eldridge, ‘43, Menlo Park, CA, Nov. 17, 2007.

Robert S. Feldman, ‘43, MS’44, PhD’51, New York, NY, Jan. 14, 2008.

Leslie H. Froelich, ‘43, Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 8, 2007.

Marion S. Fryt, ‘43, Colorado Springs, CO, Nov. 13, 2007.

William L. Gerlach, ‘43, Jan. 10, 2008.

Marilyn Gebhard McCord, ‘43, Cincinnati, OH, Dec. 29, 2007.

Laura M. Reese, MS’43, Macon, GA, Nov. 30, 2007.

Frank A. Rice, ‘43, Arlington, VA, Oct. 27, 2007.

Beatrice L. Selvin, ‘43, Nov. 6, 2007.

Lois E. Brandenburg, ‘44, MBA’58, Mount Clemens, MI, Nov. 21, 2007.

Margaret S. Bronson, MA’44, Brooksville, FL, Nov. 1, 2007.

John S. Gellatly, ‘44, La Grange, IL, Sept. 22, 2007.

Margaret E. Nix, MPH’44, PhD’53, Sidney, BC, Jan. 11, 2007.

Edwin M. Solomon, ‘44, Silver Spring, MD, Oct. 7, 2007.

Jean Steptoe Drinkwater, ‘45, Mayville, MI, Jan. 1, 2008.

E. Ann Carpenter Jones, ‘45, Spokane, WA, Nov. 10, 2007.

Forrest H. Keown, ‘45, Winter Haven, FL, Nov. 22, 2007.

Martha E. Purchase, MA’45, Battle Creek, MI, May 13, 2006.

David H. Shepard, ‘45, MS’48, Coronado, CA, Nov. 24, 2007.

Donald P. Anderson, MA’46, Ann Arbor, MI, Jan. 18, 2008.

Margaret Maybury Colvin, ‘46, Omaha, NE, Jan. 5, 2008.

Clifford J. Craft, ‘46, MSE’47, Malibu, CA, Oct. 27, 2007.

Elwood J. Hunemorder, ‘46, MS’47, Midland, MI, Dec. 27, 2007.

Dorothy Flint Megill, ‘46, Asbury Park, NJ, Dec. 17, 2007.

George R. Minor, MDRES’46, MS’48, Charlottesville, VA, Nov. 29, 2007.

Elizabeth Romine Morse, MA’46, Oak Harbor, WA, Jan. 10, 2008.

Marie I. Ogaeko, ‘46, MA’60, Grand Rapids, MI, Dec. 17, 2007.

Fred C. Pritzlaff, ‘46, Oconto Falls, WI, Nov. 1, 2007.

Earl C. Thomas, ‘46, Nov. 2, 2007.

George R. Thornton, JD’46, Manchester, MI, Nov. 28, 2007.

Lutetia Holloway Walker, MA’46, Hampton, VA, Dec. 26, 2007.

William D. Wenzlau, ‘46, MSE’49, San Marino, CA, Dec. 18, 2007.

George A. Abbott, ‘47, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Nov. 14, 2007.

Jesse E. Aber, ‘47, Bozeman, MT, Nov. 24, 2007.

John L. Artley, ‘47, MSE’48, Waynesville, NC, Sept. 27, 2007.

Robert O. Belcher, MS’47, PhD’55, Ypsilanti, MI, Jan. 8, 2008.

Elise M. Cambon, MMUS’47, Spring, TX, Dec. 30, 2007.

James D. Decker, ‘47, MSE’48, Virginia Beach, VA, Nov. 26, 2007.

John Hanson, ‘47, MF’48, Kalamazoo, MI, Dec. 25, 2007.

Ellen Prewitt Hill-Taylor, ‘47, Grand Junction, CO, Nov. 9, 2007.

Paul L. John, ‘47, Carmel, CA, Nov. 19, 2007.

Bruce R. McLachlin, ‘47, Venice, FL, Nov. 17, 2007.

Adele Brecht Merrill, ‘47, Hampden, ME, Nov. 18, 2007.

Harry W. Morris, ‘47, Ashland, VA, Nov. 25, 2007.

Doris M. Rosenblum, MA’47, Oct. 12, 2007.

Marvin D. Shafer, ‘47, Pasadena, CA, Nov. 8, 2007.

Juan A. Badillo, MS’48, Tomball, TX, Jan. 4, 2008.

John T. Campbell, ‘48, MBA’59, Ypsilanti, MI, Oct. 26, 2007.

Theodore H. Drews, ‘48, MPA’51, JD’51, Lihue, HI, Nov. 14, 2007.

F. Leif Eareckson, ‘48, Annapolis, MD, Nov. 29, 2007.

John C. Fenner, ‘48, Tempe, AZ, Dec. 11, 2007.

Bernard A. Gassin, ‘48, Highland Park, IL, Dec. 1, 2007.

H. Wiley Hitchcock, MMUS’48, PhD’54, New York, NY, Dec. 5, 2007.

Lenore Nack Huber, ‘48, Cedar Falls, IA, Jan. 6, 2008.

Kenneth J. Marin, MA’48, Sept. 1, 2007.

Barry G. McCabe, ‘48, Westport, CT, Nov. 14, 2007.

James Nickerson, ‘48, Wayne, PA, Nov. 14, 2007.

Marjorie Patterson Pflug, ‘48, Birmingham, MI, Nov. 11, 2007.

Robert E. Radley, ‘48, Scottsdale, AZ, Dec. 29, 2007.

Gordon D. Rapp, ‘48, Chapel Hill, NC, Nov. 10, 2007.

Perry F. Roys, MBA’48, Polson, MT, Dec. 8, 2007.

Robert Schneiderman, ‘48, MA’57, Montauk, NY, Nov. 12, 2007.

Harold J. Seigle, MSE’48, West Palm Beach, FL, Oct. 31, 2007.

Richard H. Simonian, ‘48, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Oct. 13, 2007.

Roger B. Smith, ‘48, MBA’53, HLLD’90, Cheboygan, MI, Nov. 29, 2007.

Jean G. Stillings, MA’48, Petoskey, MI, Dec. 12, 2007.

Jacqueline Poore Tull, ‘48, Saline, MI, Dec. 31, 2007.

James Urquhart, ‘48, Taylor, MI, Oct. 28, 2007.

August M. Vander Ark, ‘48, Nov. 16, 2007.

Robert K. Vanoeveren, MS’48, Lansing, MI, Dec. 2, 2007.

Mary C. Vigilante, ‘48, Wilkes Barre, PA, Nov. 14, 2007.

Robert F. Wardrop, MA’48, Pinehurst, NC, Dec. 14, 2007.

H. William Welch, MS’48, PhD’52, Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 10, 2007.

Joseph P. Allen, ‘49, Westmoreland, NH, Oct. 19, 2007.

William J. Allsopp, ‘49, Seattle, WA, Jan. 2, 2008.

Theodore M. Barr, MPH’49, New Baltimore, MI, Dec. 12, 2007.

Catherine A. Carter, MALS’49, State College, PA, Jan. 6, 2008.

Donald J. Diederich, MBA’49, Madison, WI, Dec. 6, 2007.

Robert H. Eaton, ‘49, MSE’54, Woodland Hills, CA, Jan. 2, 2008.

John A. Faber, ‘49, Dec. 20, 2007.

Michael R. Gallagher, JD’49, Chagrin Falls, OH, Oct. 27, 2007.

Thomas P. Healy, ‘49, Winnetka, IL, Oct. 9, 2006.

Thomas E. Hennessy, ‘49, Carey, OH, Nov. 18, 2007.

Auldin H. Nelson, ‘49, Burton, MI, Nov. 6, 2007.

Donald G. Philp, ‘49, Fort Collins, CO, Jan. 2, 2008.

Herbert B. Ruskin, ‘49, White Plains, NY, Nov. 17, 2007.

Lawrence F. Schott, ‘49, Mount Clemens, MI, Nov. 30, 2007.

Kurt A. Soehngen, ‘49, San Jose, CA, Jan. 4, 2008.

Don V. Souter, JD’49, Grand Rapids, MI, Nov. 5, 2007.

1950-1959
Ralph J. Dixon, MA’50, Rantoul, IL, Nov. 12, 2007.

Arlan L. Edgar, MA’50, MS’57, PhD’60, Alma, MI, Dec. 22, 2007.

Leonard L. Ferguson, ‘50, Jan. 13, 2008.

John R. Flick, MSE’50, Rockford, IL, Oct. 22, 2007.

Howard F. Fontaine, ‘50, MA’51, Escanaba, MI, Jan. 3, 2008.

David H. Hauser, ‘50, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Nov. 24, 2007.

James W. Kirkemo, ‘50, Oct. 8, 2007.

David G. Mobberley, MS’50, Sebring, OH, Dec. 6, 2007.


Sylvester J. Petro, LLM’50, Woodstock, GA, Nov. 10, 2007.

Kathryn S. Roodvoets, ‘50, Lapeer, MI, Oct. 21, 2007.

Franklin E. Tillery, ‘50, Fairfax, VA, Dec. 9, 2007.

David D. Walden, ‘50, Nov. 9, 2007.

Robert L. Warden, MSE’50, Houston, TX, Nov. 17, 2007.

Arthur W. Wassberg, MA’50, Marquette, MI, Dec. 5, 2007.

Lois Du Frain Disney, ‘51, Blacksburg, VA, Dec. 3, 2007.

Rex Eames, JD’51, Saint Clair Shores, MI, Dec. 22, 2007.

Paul G. Fisher, MMUS’51, EDD’69, Lancaster, PA, Dec. 17, 2007.

Harry C. Francis, MA’51, Dearborn, MI, Oct. 31, 2007.

Robert M. Janes, ‘51, Rochester Hills, MI, Nov. 21, 2007.

Howard Jessup, MA’51, South Haven, MI, Dec. 20, 2007.

Gerald E. Leitz, ‘51, Frankfort, MI, Jan. 4, 2008.

James R. McReynolds, ‘51, MA’52, Batavia, IL, Dec. 26, 2007.

Jack R. Raymond, ‘51, Indianapolis, IN, Jan. 10, 2008.

Martin R. Rice, MMUS’51, Nov. 14, 2007.

Thomas D. Rich, ‘51, Kalamazoo, MI, Nov. 24, 2007.

Ellis F. Robinson, JD’51, Holland, OH, Dec. 11, 2007.

Betty J. Schuss, ‘51, Basalt, CO, Dec. 7, 2007.

Benjamin M. Seaborne, ‘51, Scottsdale, AZ, Oct. 19, 2007.

Robert B. Stiles, MBA’51, Nov. 13, 2007.

Stephen Thomas, ‘51, Kennett Square, PA, July 15, 2007.

Charles L. Tucker, ‘51, Sterling Heights, MI, Dec. 9, 2007.

Robert L. Tveit, ‘51, Ventura, CA, Dec. 16, 2007.

Melvin L. Wagner, MMUS’51, Cape Girardeau, MO, Nov. 24, 2007.

Lyndell P. Watkins, MMUS’51, Cleveland, MS, Nov. 13, 2007.

Pearleen Poindexter Baer, ‘52, Greenville, DE, Dec. 17, 2007.

John M. Bobbitt, MD’52, MDRES’57, Mooresville, NC, Jan. 5, 2008.

Donald A. Cairns, MD’52, Mason, MI, Nov. 22, 2007.

Dudley J. Godfrey, JD’52, Milwaukee, WI, Dec. 20, 2007.

Harold T. Hagan, ‘52, Edgewater, FL, Nov. 25, 2007.

David M. Preston, ‘52, JD’55, Troy, MI, Oct. 28, 2007.

Horace B. Reed, MA’52, Murfreesboro, TN, Nov. 29, 2007.

Sylvia Nicoara Sanders, ‘52, Gaylord, MI, Dec. 9, 2007.

Ruth N. Sims, MALS’52, Nov. 28, 2007.

Catherine Murtha Southern, ‘52, Fallon, NV, Dec. 12, 2007.

Stephen C. Baltic, MA’53, Escanaba, MI, Nov. 17, 2007.

Earle L. Biassey, MS’53, Stratford, CT, Nov. 28, 2007.

Barbara Porath Clinthorne, MD’53, Midland, MI, Nov. 7, 2007.

Howard W. Croswell, ‘53, Florissant, MO, Oct. 17, 2007.

Jean Freshour Cummiskey, ‘53, MPH’66, Savannah, GA, Dec. 6, 2007.

Nicholas R. Hunter, ‘53, Lexington, KY, Dec. 12, 2007.

William H. Jackson, ‘53, Nashville, TN, Oct. 31, 2007.

Robert R. Menghini, MA’53, Iron Mountain, MI, Nov. 5, 2007.

David M. Russell, ‘53, Kalamazoo, MI, May 23, 2007.

Ralph E. Sutton, ‘53, Iron Mountain, MI, Oct. 26, 2007.

George T. Timoff, ‘53, Waterford, MI, Dec. 31, 2007.

John C. Wagner, ‘53, Bethesda, MD, Oct. 27, 2007.

F. Neil Aschemeyer, JD’54, Oakland, CA, Dec. 23, 2007.

Margaret Lee Brigham, MA’54, Mio, MI, Dec. 2, 2007.

James A. Carty, MBA’54, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI, Dec. 18, 2007.

Gerald S. Degrow, MA’54, EDD’63, Sun City West, AZ, Nov. 28, 2007.

John V. Manton, MA’54, MA’56, Nov. 16, 2007.

Doris B. Parsons, MA’54, San Francisco, CA, July 2, 2007.

Judith A. Rose, ‘54, Huntsville, AL, Dec. 14, 2007.

Robert D. Vanderroest, DDS’54, Kalamazoo, MI, Dec. 19, 2007.

Mary Brown Brady, MA’55, Louisville, KY, Oct. 29, 2007.

Donald R. Harris, MD’55, Petoskey, MI, Nov. 29, 2007.

Earl F. Hubacker, ‘55, Lillian, AL, Sept. 27, 2006.

John B. Pozza, ‘55, Fairfax Station, VA, Dec. 29, 2007.

Clifton A. Rautiola, DDS’55, MS’60, Okemos, MI, Nov. 4, 2007.

Diniz J. Ribeiro, MSPHA’55, Bombay, June 15, 2006.

Morton C. Bartlett, MS’56, PhD’59, Lindenhurst, IL, Nov. 21, 2007.

Charles E. Bond, MSE’56, PhD’64, Urbana, IL, Jan. 5, 2008.

Harold Grissen, MA’56, Holland, MI, Nov. 29, 2007.

Beverly Blair Hawkins, ‘56, Watertown, WI, Nov. 13, 2007.

Elaine K. Mueller, MA’56, Saginaw, MI, Dec. 11, 2007.

Donald B. Walker, ‘56, Tallmadge, OH, Nov. 8, 2007.

Deborah Altman, ‘57, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Jan. 8, 2007.

Eldon D. Bailey, DDS’57, Midland, MI, Dec. 2, 2007.

Constance Wojtach Bureau, ‘57, Nashua, NH, Dec. 22, 2007.

Elizabeth J. Haglund, MPH’57, Santa Rosa, CA, Oct. 26, 2007.

Eloise Livingston Heaton, MA’57, Fullerton, CA, Nov. 29, 2007.

James J. Kilsdonk, JD’57, Stone Harbor, NJ, Jan. 2, 2008.

James D. Leven, ‘57, Sarasota, FL, Nov. 2, 2007.

Zelma Koich Marich, MA’57, Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 8, 2007.

Thomas W. Witherspoon, ‘57, Marysville, MI, Dec. 18, 2007.

Louis R. Bingham, MA’58, Canton, MI, Jan. 1, 2008.

Thomas J. Conway, ‘58, Walled Lake, MI, Nov. 29, 2007.

Irene V. Moore, MA’58, Tucson, AZ, Dec. 21, 2005.

Geraldine Blanzy Tabor, ‘58, Riverview, MI, Sept. 11, 2007.

Melvin F. Brand, ‘59, Flushing, MI, Jan. 1, 2008.

Raymond W. Ceton, ‘59, Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 25, 2007.

Daniel R. Droz, MA’59, Monroe, MI, Sept. 23, 2007.

Ruth F. Elkes, ‘59, Rye, NY, Nov. 26, 2007.

Ralph M. Grant, ‘59, MSE’61, Rochester, MI, Sept. 3, 2007.

Argyl C. Houser, MSW’59, Ann Arbor, MI, Jan. 13, 2008.

Dorothy O. MacLennan, ‘59, Greensburg, PA, Jan. 5, 2008.

Andrew McMullen, ‘59, Plano, TX, Dec. 13, 2007.

Carl W. Ross, ‘59, Nov. 6, 2007.

Jerold W. Russell, ‘59, Carleton, MI, May 27, 2007.

1960-1969
William G. Aebersold, MA’60, Waterford, MI, Nov. 18, 2007.

Nancy C. Bower, ‘60, MSW’62, July 21, 2007.

James M. Deimen, ‘60, MSE’62, PhD’65, Pinckney, MI, Nov. 6, 2007.

Renato J. Gonzalez, ‘60, MA’62, Nov. 27, 2007.

Darrell L. Harper, ‘60, MA’66, Highland, MI, Jan. 19, 2008.

Merrick F. Mooney, ‘60, Glenwood, NM, May 2, 2007.

George C. Smith, MD’60, Piedmont, CA, Nov. 3, 2007.

Donovan W. Allen, ‘61, Casselberry, FL, Dec. 21, 2007.

Joseph P. Cox, ‘61, Binghamton, NY, Nov. 10, 2007.

Peter B. Farrell, MSE’61, Dec. 1, 2007.

Richard H. Simonian, ‘48, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Oct. 13, 2007.

Roger B. Smith, ‘48, MBA’53, HLLD’90, Cheboygan, MI, Nov. 29, 2007.

Jean G. Stillings, MA’48, Petoskey, MI, Dec. 12, 2007.

Jacqueline Poore Tull, ‘48, Saline, MI, Dec. 31, 2007.

James Urquhart, ‘48, Taylor, MI, Oct. 28, 2007.

August M. Vander Ark, ‘48, Nov. 16, 2007.

Robert K. Vanoeveren, MS’48, Lansing, MI, Dec. 2, 2007.

Mary C. Vigilante, ‘48, Wilkes Barre, PA, Nov. 14, 2007.

Robert F. Wardrop, MA’48, Pinehurst, NC, Dec. 14, 2007.

H. William Welch, MS’48, PhD’52, Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 10, 2007.

Joseph P. Allen, ‘49, Westmoreland, NH, Oct. 19, 2007.

William J. Allsopp, ‘49, Seattle, WA, Jan. 2, 2008.

Theodore M. Barr, MPH’49, New Baltimore, MI, Dec. 12, 2007.

Catherine A. Carter, MALS’49, State College, PA, Jan. 6, 2008.

Donald J. Diederich, MBA’49, Madison, WI, Dec. 6, 2007.

Robert H. Eaton, ‘49, MSE’54, Woodland Hills, CA, Jan. 2, 2008.

John A. Faber, ‘49, Dec. 20, 2007.

Michael R. Gallagher, JD’49, Chagrin Falls, OH, Oct. 27, 2007.

Thomas P. Healy, ‘49, Winnetka, IL, Oct. 9, 2006.

Thomas E. Hennessy, ‘49, Carey, OH, Nov. 18, 2007.

Auldin H. Nelson, ‘49, Burton, MI, Nov. 6, 2007.

Donald G. Philp, ‘49, Fort Collins, CO, Jan. 2, 2008.

Herbert B. Ruskin, ‘49, White Plains, NY, Nov. 17, 2007.

Lawrence F. Schott, ‘49, Mount Clemens, MI, Nov. 30, 2007.

Kurt A. Soehngen, ‘49, San Jose, CA, Jan. 4, 2008.

Don V. Souter, JD’49, Grand Rapids, MI, Nov. 5, 2007.

1950-1959
Ralph J. Dixon, MA’50, Rantoul, IL, Nov. 12, 2007.

Arlan L. Edgar, MA’50, MS’57, PhD’60, Alma, MI, Dec. 22, 2007.

Leonard L. Ferguson, ‘50, Jan. 13, 2008.

John R. Flick, MSE’50, Rockford, IL, Oct. 22, 2007.

Howard F. Fontaine, ‘50, MA’51, Escanaba, MI, Jan. 3, 2008.

David H. Hauser, ‘50, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Nov. 24, 2007.

James W. Kirkemo, ‘50, Oct. 8, 2007.

David G. Mobberley, MS’50, Sebring, OH, Dec. 6, 2007.

Sylvester J. Petro, LLM’50, Woodstock, GA, Nov. 10, 2007.

Kathryn S. Roodvoets, ‘50, Lapeer, MI, Oct. 21, 2007.

Franklin E. Tillery, ‘50, Fairfax, VA, Dec. 9, 2007.

David D. Walden, ‘50, Nov. 9, 2007.

Robert L. Warden, MSE’50, Houston, TX, Nov. 17, 2007.

Arthur W. Wassberg, MA’50, Marquette, MI, Dec. 5, 2007.

Lois Du Frain Disney, ‘51, Blacksburg, VA, Dec. 3, 2007.

Rex Eames, JD’51, Saint Clair Shores, MI, Dec. 22, 2007.

Paul G. Fisher, MMUS’51, EDD’69, Lancaster, PA, Dec. 17, 2007.

Harry C. Francis, MA’51, Dearborn, MI, Oct. 31, 2007.

Robert M. Janes, ‘51, Rochester Hills, MI, Nov. 21, 2007.

Howard Jessup, MA’51, South Haven, MI, Dec. 20, 2007.

Gerald E. Leitz, ‘51, Frankfort, MI, Jan. 4, 2008.

James R. McReynolds, ‘51, MA’52, Batavia, IL, Dec. 26, 2007.

Jack R. Raymond, ‘51, Indianapolis, IN, Jan. 10, 2008.

Martin R. Rice, MMUS’51, Nov. 14, 2007.

Thomas D. Rich, ‘51, Kalamazoo, MI, Nov. 24, 2007.

Ellis F. Robinson, JD’51, Holland, OH, Dec. 11, 2007.

Betty J. Schuss, ‘51, Basalt, CO, Dec. 7, 2007.

Benjamin M. Seaborne, ‘51, Scottsdale, AZ, Oct. 19, 2007.

Robert B. Stiles, MBA’51, Nov. 13, 2007.

Stephen Thomas, ‘51, Kennett Square, PA, July 15, 2007.

Charles L. Tucker, ‘51, Sterling Heights, MI, Dec. 9, 2007.

Robert L. Tveit, ‘51, Ventura, CA, Dec. 16, 2007.

Melvin L. Wagner, MMUS’51, Cape Girardeau, MO, Nov. 24, 2007.

Lyndell P. Watkins, MMUS’51, Cleveland, MS, Nov. 13, 2007.

Pearleen Poindexter Baer, ‘52, Greenville, DE, Dec. 17, 2007.

John M. Bobbitt, MD’52, MDRES’57, Mooresville, NC, Jan. 5, 2008.

Donald A. Cairns, MD’52, Mason, MI, Nov. 22, 2007.

Dudley J. Godfrey, JD’52, Milwaukee, WI, Dec. 20, 2007.

Harold T. Hagan, ‘52, Edgewater, FL, Nov. 25, 2007.

David M. Preston, ‘52, JD’55, Troy, MI, Oct. 28, 2007.

Horace B. Reed, MA’52, Murfreesboro, TN, Nov. 29, 2007.

Sylvia Nicoara Sanders, ‘52, Gaylord, MI, Dec. 9, 2007.

Ruth N. Sims, MALS’52, Nov. 28, 2007.

Catherine Murtha Southern, ‘52, Fallon, NV, Dec. 12, 2007.

Stephen C. Baltic, MA’53, Escanaba, MI, Nov. 17, 2007.

Earle L. Biassey, MS’53, Stratford, CT, Nov. 28, 2007.

Barbara Porath Clinthorne, MD’53, Midland, MI, Nov. 7, 2007.

Howard W. Croswell, ‘53, Florissant, MO, Oct. 17, 2007.

Jean Freshour Cummiskey, ‘53, MPH’66, Savannah, GA, Dec. 6, 2007.

Nicholas R. Hunter, ‘53, Lexington, KY, Dec. 12, 2007.

William H. Jackson, ‘53, Nashville, TN, Oct. 31, 2007.

Robert R. Menghini, MA’53, Iron Mountain, MI, Nov. 5, 2007.

David M. Russell, ‘53, Kalamazoo, MI, May 23, 2007.

Ralph E. Sutton, ‘53, Iron Mountain, MI, Oct. 26, 2007.

George T. Timoff, ‘53, Waterford, MI, Dec. 31, 2007.

John C. Wagner, ‘53, Bethesda, MD, Oct. 27, 2007.

F. Neil Aschemeyer, JD’54, Oakland, CA, Dec. 23, 2007.

Margaret Lee Brigham, MA’54, Mio, MI, Dec. 2, 2007.

James A. Carty, MBA’54, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI, Dec. 18, 2007.

Gerald S. Degrow, MA’54, EDD’63, Sun City West, AZ, Nov. 28, 2007.

John V. Manton, MA’54, MA’56, Nov. 16, 2007.

Doris B. Parsons, MA’54, San Francisco, CA, July 2, 2007.

Judith A. Rose, ‘54, Huntsville, AL, Dec. 14, 2007.

Robert D. Vanderroest, DDS’54, Kalamazoo, MI, Dec. 19, 2007.

Mary Brown Brady, MA’55, Louisville, KY, Oct. 29, 2007.

Donald R. Harris, MD’55, Petoskey, MI, Nov. 29, 2007.

Earl F. Hubacker, ‘55, Lillian, AL, Sept. 27, 2006.

John B. Pozza, ‘55, Fairfax Station, VA, Dec. 29, 2007.

Clifton A. Rautiola, DDS’55, MS’60, Okemos, MI, Nov. 4, 2007.

Diniz J. Ribeiro, MSPHA’55, Bombay, June 15, 2006.

Morton C. Bartlett, MS’56, PhD’59, Lindenhurst, IL, Nov. 21, 2007.

Charles E. Bond, MSE’56, PhD’64, Urbana, IL, Jan. 5, 2008.

Harold Grissen, MA’56, Holland, MI, Nov. 29, 2007.

Beverly Blair Hawkins, ‘56, Watertown, WI, Nov. 13, 2007.

Elaine K. Mueller, MA’56, Saginaw, MI, Dec. 11, 2007.

Donald B. Walker, ‘56, Tallmadge, OH, Nov. 8, 2007.

Deborah Altman, ‘57, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Jan. 8, 2007.

Eldon D. Bailey, DDS’57, Midland, MI, Dec. 2, 2007.

Constance Wojtach Bureau, ‘57, Nashua, NH, Dec. 22, 2007.

Elizabeth J. Haglund, MPH’57, Santa Rosa, CA, Oct. 26, 2007.

Eloise Livingston Heaton, MA’57, Fullerton, CA, Nov. 29, 2007.

James J. Kilsdonk, JD’57, Stone Harbor, NJ, Jan. 2, 2008.

James D. Leven, ‘57, Sarasota, FL, Nov. 2, 2007.

Zelma Koich Marich, MA’57, Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 8, 2007.

Thomas W. Witherspoon, ‘57, Marysville, MI, Dec. 18, 2007.

Louis R. Bingham, MA’58, Canton, MI, Jan. 1, 2008.

Thomas J. Conway, ‘58, Walled Lake, MI, Nov. 29, 2007.

Irene V. Moore, MA’58, Tucson, AZ, Dec. 21, 2005.

Geraldine Blanzy Tabor, ‘58, Riverview, MI, Sept. 11, 2007.

Melvin F. Brand, ‘59, Flushing, MI, Jan. 1, 2008.

Raymond W. Ceton, ‘59, Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 25, 2007.

Daniel R. Droz, MA’59, Monroe, MI, Sept. 23, 2007.

Ruth F. Elkes, ‘59, Rye, NY, Nov. 26, 2007.

Ralph M. Grant, ‘59, MSE’61, Rochester, MI, Sept. 3, 2007.

Argyl C. Houser, MSW’59, Ann Arbor, MI, Jan. 13, 2008.

Dorothy O. MacLennan, ‘59, Greensburg, PA, Jan. 5, 2008.

Andrew McMullen, ‘59, Plano, TX, Dec. 13, 2007.

Carl W. Ross, ‘59, Nov. 6, 2007.

Jerold W. Russell, ‘59, Carleton, MI, May 27, 2007.

1960-1969

William G. Aebersold, MA’60, Waterford, MI, Nov. 18, 2007.

Nancy C. Bower, ‘60, MSW’62, July 21, 2007.

James M. Deimen, ‘60, MSE’62, PhD’65, Pinckney, MI, Nov. 6, 2007.

Renato J. Gonzalez, ‘60, MA’62, Nov. 27, 2007.

Darrell L. Harper, ‘60, MA’66, Highland, MI, Jan. 19, 2008.

Merrick F. Mooney, ‘60, Glenwood, NM, May 2, 2007.

George C. Smith, MD’60, Piedmont, CA, Nov. 3, 2007.

Donovan W. Allen, ‘61, Casselberry, FL, Dec. 21, 2007.

Joseph P. Cox, ‘61, Binghamton, NY, Nov. 10, 2007.

Peter B. Farrell, MSE’61, Dec. 1, 2007.

Roger C. Ohlrich, ‘61, JD’64, Bethesda, MD, Nov. 10, 2007.

Allen E. Barlow, MS’62, Hackettstown, NJ, Dec. 19, 2007.

Alan G. Friedman, JD’62, Bronx, NY, Oct. 28, 2007.

Rayland G. Jarosz, ‘62, Livonia, MI, Dec. 2, 2007.

Betty J. Larson, MS’62, Ludington, MI, Dec. 8, 2007.

Mary R. Rhoads, ‘62, MMUS’64, Portland, OR, Dec. 20, 2007.

John W. Shaw, MD’62, Hobart, WA, Nov. 3, 2007.

Shirley A. Siegfried, MS’62, West Palm Beach, FL, Jan. 2, 2008.

Thomas R. Allmand, ‘63, MBA’63, Ann Arbor, MI, Dec. 12, 2007.

Carl E. Bond, PhD’63, Corvallis, OR, Nov. 12, 2007.

Sue Robson Wetmore, ‘63, Macon, GA, Dec. 22, 2007.

William E. Dirlam, ‘64, Raleigh, NC, Oct. 1, 2006.

Jon W. Lundin, ‘64, MA’66, Rockford, IL, May 3, 2007.

Thomas A. McKenzie, ‘64, MSE’65, Spring Lake, MI, Dec. 3, 2007.

Richard L. Desmond, PhD’65, Grand Rapids, MI, Nov. 16, 2007.

Ewald Feit, PhD’65, Amherst, MA, Nov. 22, 2007.

Fred J. McDonald, LLM’65, Oklahoma City, OK, Dec. 9, 2007.

Charles H. Peller, MDRES’65, MDRES’67, Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 30, 2007.

Justin C. Ravitz, JD’65, Bingham Farms, MI, Dec. 26, 2007.

Robert J. Starmer, ‘65, Nov. 16, 2007.

Sue E. Lockwood, ‘66, Columbia, MO, Nov. 13, 2007.

Robert P. McBain, JD’66, Grand Rapids, MI, Jan. 4, 2008.

James F. Montgomery, MA’66, Ann Arbor, MI, Dec. 1, 2007.

Judith Hoenle Mussel, ‘66, Inman, SC, July 27, 2007.

Richard J. Taylor, JD’66, New York, NY, Oct. 17, 2007.

George W. White, MSE’66, Mineral, VA, Nov. 11, 2007.

Virginia Prusinski Baranski, ‘67, Dearborn Heights, MI, Dec. 15, 2007.

Marilyn W. Groves, JD’67, Middleburg, VA, April 23, 2007.

Donel C. Kelley, MS’67, Kansas City, MO, Nov. 2, 2007.

Robert V. Linkner, ‘67, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Nov. 24, 2007.

Thomas W. Morris, MS’67, PhD’72, Rochester, NY, Nov. 29, 2007.

Ruth F. Pietron, ‘67, Boca Raton, FL, Oct. 14, 2007.

David A. Satchell, ‘67, Manitowoc, WI, Nov. 7, 2007.

John L. Hayes, JD’68, Guilford, CT, Nov. 8, 2007.

Geoffrey E. McKenty, ‘68, MS’71, Southgate, MI, Dec. 10, 2007.

Pasquale Minicuci, ‘68, Englewood, CO, Dec. 12, 2007.

Joel F. Pott, ‘68, Rochester Hills, MI, Dec. 12, 2007.

Olive V. Scholz-Brock, ‘68, Winchester, OR, Nov. 16, 2007.

Paul B. Smedegaard, MBA’68, Racine, WI, Nov. 14, 2007.

Mark E. Barnett, MS’69, MA’70, Paso Robles, CA, Oct. 29, 2007.

Marjorie A. Dutton, ‘69, Orlando, FL, July 11, 2006.

G. Gregory Fauth, ‘69, Flint, MI, Jan. 9, 2008.

Garth L. Hall, MBA’69, Corpus Christi, TX, Jan. 6, 2008.

Warren T. Loomis, PhD’69, Norwich, VT, Nov. 2, 2007.

James W. Pyle, JD’69, Granville, OH, Dec. 26, 2007.

Frank A. Ritchie, MBA’69, Northville, MI, Dec. 3, 2007.

1970-1979
Judith Cook Bouma, ‘70, Lake Oswego, OR, Nov. 4, 2007.

Gussie D. Greenway, MSW’70, Ann Arbor, MI, Dec. 14, 2007.

Stephen M. Shaffer, MA’70, PhD’75, Arlington, VA, Dec. 11, 2007.

Bernerd H. Allmon, MPH’71, Pittsburg, KS, Dec. 11, 2007.

Nancy Agard Ascione, ‘71, Ann Arbor, MI, Dec. 31, 2007.

Marylou Birkholtz, MA’71, Burt, MI, Dec. 11, 2007.

Catherine Chamberlain Colburn, ‘71, Villanova, PA, July 27, 2007.

Doris J. Hodge, MA’71, Raleigh, NC, Jan. 8, 2008.

Phyllis R. Lopez, MA’71, Saint Clair Shores, MI, April 23, 2007.

Rebecca D. Tarumoto, MA’71, Carmel By The Sea, CA, Oct. 29, 2007.

James P. Downes, ‘72, Otsego, MI, Nov. 29, 2007.

Cheryl L. Johnson, ‘72, Brighton, MI, Oct. 28, 2007.

Timothy P. Brower, ‘73, MARCH’75, Oakland, CA, Dec. 5, 2007.

Roger A. Morse, MSW’73, Santa Barbara, CA, Oct. 26, 2007.

Paul J. Grant, ‘74, JD’77, Sun City Center, FL, Nov. 20, 2007.

Sharon M. Hartwick, ‘74, Swartz Creek, MI, Nov. 17, 2007.

Linda R. Hiller, ‘74, MA’81, Ann Arbor, MI, Jan. 3, 2008.

Andrew T. Hood, ‘74, Tarrytown, NY, Nov. 7, 2007.

Thomas B. McKune, NODEG’74, Durham, NC, Oct. 29, 2007.

Richard A. Oswalt, MS’74, Woodbridge, VA, Dec. 1, 2007.

Sharon A. Jordan, ‘75, MUP’77, MSW’79, Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 28, 2007.

Patrick E. Stevens, ‘75, MARCH’78, Portsmouth, NH, Dec. 19, 2007.

Darrell R. Talifarro, ‘75, MSW’77, Flint, MI, Nov. 23, 2007.

Peter J. Bosscher, ‘76, MSE’77, PhD’81, Madison, WI, Nov. 18, 2007.

Elizabeth B. Gosling, MA’76, PhD’83, Ann Arbor, MI, Feb. 21, 2007.

Jeffrey G. Leduc, ‘76, MMUS’78, Charlottesville, VA, Jan. 6, 2008.

Judith Martinez, MSW’76, Cincinnati, OH, Jan. 24, 2006.

Francis G. Sabourin, ‘76, Dearborn Heights, MI, Jan. 12, 2007.

Noel C. Wheeler, MS’76, PhD’79, San Luis Obispo, CA, Dec. 19, 2007.

Lawrence W. Bauer, ‘77, MSE’81, MA’82, Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 1, 2007.

David J. Forkenbrock, PhD’77, Iowa City, IA, Jan. 11, 2008.

Stuart J. Hollander, ‘77, Suttons Bay, MI, Aug. 26, 2007.

Daniel P. Mestnik, DDS’77, Marquette, MI, Dec. 18, 2007.

Luis R. Cabrera, ‘78, Ann Arbor, MI, Jan. 10, 2008.

William J. Cotter, ‘78, Milan, MI, Jan. 2, 2008.

Susan Duffy, MD’78, Cleveland, OH, Dec. 7, 2007.

Karen E. Clark, MMUS’79, Covina, CA, July 14, 2007.

Bogart R. Leashore, PhD’79, Selma, AL, June 27, 2007.

1980-1989
Harriet J. Freeman, ‘80, Flint, MI, Nov. 13, 2007.

Alan M. Gardner, MD’80, Holland, OH, Dec. 29, 2007.

Darlis N. Goldberg, ‘80, MSW’82, Louisville, KY, Nov. 7, 2007.

Thomas A. Regulus, MA’80, PhD’82, Saint Louis, MO, Nov. 4, 2007.

Edward J. Samario, MPP’80, Austin, TX, Dec. 4, 2007.

Bernice J. Holman, ‘81, MSW’82, Ann Arbor, MI, Dec. 22, 2007.

Jonathan W. Beach, ‘82, Franklin, TN, Nov. 7, 2007.

John H. Bell, MDRES’82, MDRES’84, Lynchburg, VA, May 26, 2007.

Cesar A. Moran-Dominguez, MSE’82, Riverview, FL, Dec. 15, 2007.

Lance O. Weissmann, ‘82, Thousand Oaks, CA, Dec. 17, 2007.

Patricia L. Perrin, ‘83, Davison, MI, Dec. 6, 2007.

Marcia Santrach Barris, MBA’84, Sept. 17, 2007.

Jeffrey E. Crouse, ‘84, Orlando, FL, Dec. 3, 2007.

Holly Grahlman McCrary, ‘84, Belmont, CA, Nov. 9, 2007.

James R. Pelkey, ‘85, Lake Worth, FL, Nov. 10, 2007.

Janice M. Shimmel, ‘85, Wyandotte, MI, Jan. 8, 2007.

Charles P. Vanboven, ‘85, Ann Arbor, MI, Dec. 6, 2007.

Neil F. Siegel, JD’87, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 31, 2007.

Robert J. Sonntag, MBA’87, Columbus, IN, Dec. 31, 2007.

Ruth Huelskamp Councilor, ‘88, Otisville, MI, Dec. 2, 2007.

Chao-Ju Hou, MSE’89, MSE’91, PhD’93, Champaign, IL, Dec. 2, 2007.

Dawn M. Twydell, ‘89, Lake Orion, MI, May 27, 2006.

1990-1999
Stuart A. Barton, ‘90, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 24, 2007.

Carla T. Herrerias, MPH’91, Chicago, IL, Dec. 12, 2007.

Lori D. Miller, MILS’91, Chicago, IL, Dec. 29, 2007.

Nancy J. O’Boyle, MILS’92, Ann Arbor, MI, Dec. 12, 2007.

Natalie J. Jacobs, ‘94, Austin, TX, Jan. 3, 2008.

Sarah Snow Stever, ‘95, Mableton, GA, Nov. 10, 2007.

Janice A. Kopin, ‘96, Flint, MI, Nov. 14, 2007.

Paula M. Patrick, ‘97, Mount Morris, MI, Nov. 12, 2007.

Rachel Persico-Shammas, MSW’97, Ann Arbor, MI, Dec. 4, 2007.

Samantha R. Carlton, MARCH’98, Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 24, 2007.

2000-2008
John R. Alexander, ‘03, Washington, DC, Dec. 12, 2007.

Barney L. Thomas, MSE’06, Bay City, MI, Nov. 10, 2007.

Shane W. Boughner, ‘07, Nov. 14, 2006.

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March 13, 2008

Career Notes

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M designates Alumni Association members at press time.


40s

- Joseph Leek, ‘45, MD’48, of Duluth, Minnesota, recently retired after 55 years of work, first as an ENT doctor and then as a medical director in Duluth. He is currently a senior at the University of Minnesota finishing his BFA degree. He and his wife have been married for 58 years. M

Robert Slaff, ‘47, maritime photojournalist, was officially named Chesapeake Bay Ambassador for his lifelong passion for Maryland’s waterways and commitment to the state’s maritime community. He is a member of the Maryland Boat Act Advisory Committee and has previously served as president of MTAM, as president of the Susquehanna River Basin Association and as a member of the Annapolis
Maritime Advisory Board. Bob’s photojournalism work appears regularly in The Capital, the Maryland Gazette, The Mariner, Nor’Easter and The Baltimore Sun. Bob lives in Annapolis, Maryland, with his wife of 59 years. M

50s

Merle Levin, ‘50, was inducted into the Greater Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame on September 20. A former Michigan Daily sports editor, he served in various administrative capacities in the Cleveland State University athletic department for 38 years. He retired as an assistant athletic director in 1992 to become executive director of the Sports Media Association of Cleveland and Ohio. Joining him in the eight-person induction class was former U-M quarterback Elvis Grbac. Merle resides in Gates Mills, Ohio. M

James Walters, ‘55, of Portage, Michigan, recently wrote “Scoop,” the story of how Galeazzo Ciano’s diary of World War II was smuggled to Chicago, where it was published by the Chicago Daily News to worldwide acclaim. The book is available through Amazon.com. M

Richard Grauer, ‘58, was included in “The Best Lawyers in America” and “Michigan Super Lawyers”
for his work with the intellectual property law firm Rader, Fishman and Grauer PLLC, of which he is a founding member. He was elected to the distinguished Academy of Court-Appointed Masters and helps decide difficult patent cases in US District Courts. He also serves on the CPR Technology Panel of Distinguished Neutrals, is a frequent expert witness in patent trials and is a court-certified facilitative mediator in intellectual property disputes. Richard lives in Huntington Woods, Michigan. M

60s

Joseph Amato, ‘60, is the author of “On Foot: A History of Walking,” a book that explores how the history of walking can reveal societal changes over centuries of human history. “On Foot” also shows how mechanical innovations have led to a society where few people need to walk, and those who do are often walking by choice, either for exercise or recreation. Joseph lives in Marshall, Minnesota.

Stefan Tucker, ‘60, JD’63, of the law firm Venable LLP, was highlighted in “The Best Lawyers in America.” His selection was based on anonymous peer assessments of his legal abilities. Stefan lives in Washington, DC. M

Wilbur Otto, JD’61, was named in “The Best Lawyers
in America” for 2008 for his outstanding leadership
ability, knowledge and peer-recognition. He practices insurance law, medical malpractice law and personal injury litigation for the law firm of Dickie, McCamey and Chilcote, PC. Wilbur resides in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. M

Gary Slaughter, ‘61, of Nashville, Tennessee, recently
published “Cottonwood Winter: A Christmas Story.” The novel chronicles life on the World War II Michigan home front during Christmas 1944 from the perspective of two 10-year-old boys. This is his third novel in the Cottonwood series. M

C. E. (Sandy) Thomas, ‘61, MSE’63, PhD‘71, is a founder and president of H2Gen Innovations, a manufacturer of hydrogen generators for fuel cell vehicles. He also serves on the executive committee
of the National Hydrogen Association and is listed in “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering.” Sandy and his wife, Anne, have four children. They currently reside in Alexandria, Virginia. M
Henry Lee, ‘62, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers” for 2006 in the area of estate planning and probate for the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office of Howard and Howard.
Robert Feldstein, JD’63, of Troy, Michigan, was named to the 2007 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America,” a national peer review. He is president of Robert Z. Feldstein law firm and is of counsel to Kemp Klein law firm. He has been included in the list for 16 consecutive years. M

Peter Dunlap, ‘64, JD’67, of the Michigan law firm Fraser Trebilcock Davis and Dunlap, was named to “The Best Lawyers in America” and “Michigan Super Lawyers” for 2007. He practices in the area of alternative dispute resolution and lives in Lansing, Michigan.
Ronald Glancz, ‘64, JD’68, was named in “The Best Lawyers in America” annual legal rankings guide for his work with the law firm Venable LLP. Inclusion in this publication is widely recognized as a landmark achievement. Ronald lives in Washington,
DC. M

John Fischer, ‘65, JD’68, was elected as a fellow to the American College of Bond Counsel for his skill, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of bond law. He has 39 years of experience as bond counsel, and his current practice includes nursing care and continuing care residential communities. He is also involved in governmental finance. John resides in Cincinnati, Ohio. M

Rebecca Gill, ‘65, retired international project manager at Raytheon Missile Systems, returned to school to earn a nursing degree from the University of Arizona. She is working as a registered nurse and has been selected for the first cohort of Versant nurses at the Carondelet hospitals, for which both Tucson hospitals have been selected as national Solucient 100 Top Hospitals. She lives in Tucson, Arizona, with her husband, Jim. M

William Whitbeck, JD’66, chief judge of the Michigan Court of Appeals, won first place in the Michigan Bar Journal’s 2007 short story contest for “In the Market.” The story is available online at www.michbar.org/publications/bar_journal.cfm. William and his wife, Stephanie, live in a 125-year-old historic home in Lansing, Michigan. M

Michael Cavanaugh, JD’68, of Lansing, Michigan, is featured in the 25th anniversary edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” for his work in the area of commercial litigation for the law firm Fraser, Trebilcock, Davis and Dunlap. The publication is described as “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice” by “The American Lawyer.” He was also listed in Law and Politics’ “Michigan Super Lawyers” for 2007.

James Geary, ‘68, JD’72, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers” for 2006 in the area of civil litigation defense for the Kalamazoo, Michigan, office of Howard and Howard. He lives in Richland, Michigan. M

Paula Stephan, MA’68, PhD’71, recently published “Science and the University,” an investigation of the massive changes that have occurred in university research during the past several decades and the state of current university research. The book also explores the issues and challenges critical to the future of research. She is professor of economics at Georgia State University and coeditor of the two-volume “Economics of Science and Innovation.”
Paula currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.

70s

Thomas Mckee, ‘70, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, was named the 2006 Nonprofit Board Executive of the Year, sponsored by Medical Mutual of Ohio and Smart Business News magazine. He is co-chairman of the law firm Calfee, Halter and Griswold in Cleveland, Ohio, and is active as a trustee of several nonprofit boards. M

Michael Haines, ‘71, JD’74, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was selected for the 2008 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” for Mika, Meyers, Beckett and Jones in Grand Rapids.
Patricia Hyer, MA’71, MA’74, of Blacksburg, Virginia, associate provost for academic administration at Virginia Tech, has been named a fellow of the Association for Women in Science. She was honored for her leadership in promoting gender equity and institutional policy innovations for women in academic science and engineering.

Wallace Long, ‘71, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers” for 2006 in the area of government/cities/municipalities for the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office of Howard and Howard. He lives in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan. M

Craig Ruff, ‘71, MPP’73, of Lansing, Michigan, was the recipient of the Arts Advocacy award, one of 10 ArtServe Michigan Governor’s Awards for Arts and Culture for 2006. He is recognized as a vocal advocate and spokesperson for arts and culture on a local, statewide and national basis, including as chair of Concerned Citizens for the Arts in Michigan. M

Jeffrey Bracken, ‘72, JD’75, has joined the new Lansing, Michigan, office of the law firm Warner, Nocross and Judd as senior counsel. He concentrates his practice in general commercial litigation, with an emphasis on construction, condemnation, employment, and oil and gas litigation. He lives in East Lansing, Michigan. M

John Devries, JD’72, was selected for the 2008 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” for Mika, Meyers, Beckett and Jones in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He lives in Grand Rapids.

Michael Hartmann, ‘72, JD’75, of Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan, has been named CEO of the law firm Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone. He works in the Detroit office and joined the firm in 1975. The firm has offices in Michigan, New York, Canada and Poland. M

Jan Lewis, MA’72, MA’74, PhD’77, of Maplewood, New Jersey, was named acting dean of the Rutgers Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Jersey in January 2007. She has taught American history at Rutgers in Newark since 1977. An internationally celebrated Jeffersonian scholar, Lewis specializes in colonial and early national history.
Janet Torno, ‘72, of Ann Arbor, has been named chief operating officer and program director of the nonprofit arts organization Artrain USA. M

Rodney Ford, ‘73, an engineering manager for General Dynamics Land Systems in Sterling Heights, Michigan, was named one of the “Modern-Day Technology Leaders for 2007” by the editors of US Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine. He lives in Lathrup Village, Michigan. M

Stephen Palms, ‘73, JD’76, senior counsel at the law firm Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone in Ann Arbor, was recently elected to the board of directors for the nonprofit arts organization Artrain USA. He lives in Ann Arbor. M

James Adams, JD’74, a real estate attorney who lives in Ann Arbor, has joined Butzel Long as a shareholder in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office. M

Jerome Pesick, ‘74, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers” for 2006 in the area of real estate law. He is an attorney with Steinhardt, Pesick and Cohen in Birmingham, Michigan. He lives in West Bloomfield, Michigan. M

Jeffrey Sadowski, ‘74, JD’77, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers” for 2006 in the area of intellectual property litigation for the Bloomfield Hills office of Howard and Howard.

Robert Savage, ‘75, MBA’77, was hired as vice president of commercial lending by Independent Bank East Michigan. He has been in commercial lending for 30 years. He lives in Troy, Michigan.
Charles Bissinger, ‘76, an attorney with Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease in Cincinnati, Ohio, was selected by his peers as one of the “2007 Leading Lawyers” for the Cincinnati area. He was also selected in 2006.

Stephen Burlingame, JD’76, was selected for inclusion in the 25th anniversary edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.” He practices corporate law in the law firm of Fraser, Trebilcock, Davis and Dunlap. Stephen resides in Williamston, Michigan.

Lisa Gretchko, ‘76, of Birmingham, Michigan, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers” for 2006 in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights for the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office of Howard and Howard.

Sigrid Johnson, MMUS’76, a faculty member at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, has been awarded the F. Melius Christiansen Award, the highest honor of the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota. She has been conductor of Manitou Singers, the 100-voice chorus for first-year women at St. Olaf, for 23 years.

Jorge Perez, MUP’76, founder, chairman and CEO of the Related Group, received the 2006 Vision Award for lifetime achievement from the Southeast Florida/Caribbean District Council of the Urban Land Institute. The Related Group is a premier real estate and luxury condominium development company headquartered in Miami, Florida, where Jorge lives.

James Howard, MS’77, associate dean for clinical services and director of clinics at the Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, Nebraska, was installed as the first holder of the Dr. Edward J. “Eddie” and Neta DeRose Endowed Chair in Dentistry. He joined the faculty in 1995. He lives in Omaha.

John Ritter, MS’77, PhD’83, associate professor in the natural sciences department at the Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Oregon, is a co-recipient of the 2006-07 Oregon Tech Foundation’s Faculty Achievement Award. He joined the faculty in 1996 and first arrived at the school as a visiting scientist from NASA. He lives in Klamath Falls.

Mary Hovinga, ‘78, MPH’83, PhD’90, has been named an associate professor and associate dean for academic affairs at the Drexel University School of Public Health in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was formerly the interim chair of the department of epidemiology and the chair of the faculty assembly at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She lives in Philadelphia.

Darrell Lindman, JD’78, of Lansing, Michigan, was highlighted in the 25th anniversary edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.” Darrell practices employee benefits law in the Michigan law firm Fraser, Trebilcock, Davis and Dunlap. He was also named to Law and Politics’ “Michigan Super Lawyers” for 2007.

Emily Minns, ‘78, a Butzel Long attorney who lives in Birmingham, Michigan, has been elected to the board of directors of Don Bosco Hall, a private, nonprofit agency in Detroit, Michigan, that provides community enrichment services through counseling, mentoring and outreach programs targeting at-risk young men and boys.

Martha Retallick, ‘79, volunteered for Habitat for Humanity in November 2006 in post-Katrina Mississippi.
Prior to the trip, she went to a community college and took a full curriculum of building and construction classes, including classes in carpentry and soldering. She is a writer and owner of Western Sky Communications in Tucson, Arizona, where she lives.

James Spica, ‘79, an attorney who concentrates his practice in trusts and estate planning with an emphasis in tax law and charitable and planned giving, has been named a partner of Warner, Nocross
and Judd, a law firm with offices in several Michigan cities. He lives in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan.

80s

Robert Betka, ‘80, MHSA’82, joined the health care division of Noblis in Falls Church, Virginia, as a senior principal. Noblis is a leading advisory group to health care providers. He was most recently an executive director at ACS Healthcare Solutions and has more than 25 years of experience as a consultant in the areas of performance improvement, best practices, clinical transformation and organizational change.

Mark Bush, ‘80, administrative law attorney for Fraser, Trebilcock, Davis and Dunlap, has been named to Law and Politics’ “Michigan Super Lawyers” for 2007. The firm has offices in Lansing and Detroit, Michigan. M

Iris Linder, JD’80, of Okemos, Michigan, was named in the 25th anniversary edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” for her work in the area of securities and corporate law. She practices with the Michigan law firm of Fraser, Trebilcock, Davis and Dunlap.

Keith Smith, ‘80, MARCH’82, architect, principal and executive vice president of BSA LifeStructures, participated in an expert panel during a webcast sponsored by Building Design and Construction magazine to discuss challenges faced in designing
and constructing health care facilities. Smith joined three other panelists for a discussion about trends in health care design and construction. He resides in Indianapolis, Indiana. M

Gerald Griffith, ‘82, joined the international law firm Jones Day as a partner in the firm’s health care practice. He has more than 20 years of experience in health care transactions and law governing tax-exempt organizations, and he has also counseled clients through one of the largest coordinated IRS audits of a nonprofit organization. He has been recognized as one of the nation’s top health care lawyers in four separate editions of “The Best Lawyers in America” and in 2003 was selected as one of 12 “Outstanding Hospital Lawyers” in the country by Nightingale’s Healthcare News. Gerald lives in Naperville, Illinois. M

William Winslow, MLA’82, a professor at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, has been selected as the 2007-08 Jarvis Chair of Landscape Architecture in the College of Architecture, Planning and Design. He has been a member of the faculty for 25 years and his teaching emphases include landscape construction and golf course design. He lives in Manhattan, Kansas. M

Peter Ducey, MS’83, PhD’88, received a State University of New York Research Foundation Research and Scholarship Award for his work as a professor of biological sciences at Cortland. He was evaluated based on a number of factors, including research activities, grants, publications and presentations, involvement of students in his research and other scholarly activities, teaching, community involvement and reputation in his field. In 2004 he received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, and he is a three-time recipient of SUNY Cortland’s Award for Excellence in Research. Peter lives in Cortland, New York.

Jeffrey Fear, ‘83, of Glendale, California, upsets the dominant understanding of German management as “backward” to the United States and unveils a sophisticated German managerial tradition
in his new book, “Organizing Control: August Thyssen and the Construction of German Corporate Management.” The book traces the evolution of management inside the Thyssen-Konzern and Vereinigte Stahlwerke (United Steel Works) and is expected to generate debate among historians, organizational theorists, and management and accounting scholars. Jeremy is an associate professor at the Harvard Business School.

Robert Kasper, MS’84, PhD’87, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, was appointed dean of the Mount Vernon Nazarene University School of Natural and Social Sciences for 2006-07. He filled the role on an interim basis before his unanimous appointment. Robert is a professor of computer sciences and served as director of academic computing, director of online instruction and chair of the computer science department in 2004-05.

John Kemp, ‘84, managing director of Amherst Partners, joins the consulting firm’s new Chicago- area office. John’s prior experience includes work with Pep Boys; Sears, Roebuck and Co.; and Kleinwort Benson. He specializes in advising middle-market companies on operational improvements, growth strategies, valuations, and mergers and acquisitions. John lives in Hinsdale, Illinois. M

Jacqueline Royer, MA’84, ‘88, MARCH’02, manager of health care planning at the planning, design and management firm of Albert Khan Associates, was promoted to the status of senior associate/stockholder. She has 17 years of experience, and in her role as manager of health care planning she oversees all project assignments, participates in business development efforts and monitors project budgets. Her recent projects include numerous medical care centers for Aurora Health Care and a master planning study for Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein in Sao Paolo, Brazil. She is a registered architect in Michigan and is a member of the NCARB
graphics architectural exam committee. Jacqueline currently resides in Ann Arbor. M

Bruce Zivian, JD’84, joined the law firm Bell, Boyd and Lloyd as a partner in the firm’s private equity/venture capitalist investment practice. He acts as outside general counsel to start-up and emerging growth companies in a variety of industries and also represents private equity and venture capital funds and corporate strategic investors in their investment activities. Bruce resides in Chicago, Illinois.

Erika Block, ‘85, is co-founder of Walk and Squawk Performance Project, a six-week residency in Detroit, Michigan, with multiple components. Erika is an artistic director and is working on completing the final phase of the Walking Project, a multi-year performance, mapping and international exchange project. The project explores the paths made by people who walk across fields in South Africa and across vacant lots in Detroit and what connects them. Erika lives in Ann Arbor.

Robert Gordon, ‘85, JD’89, has been named the leader of the bankruptcy and corporate restructuring group of Clark Hill. Robert has more than 16 years of experience, primarily representing a broad range of parties in interest in bankruptcy and other judicial proceedings and in out-of-court workouts. He is certified in business bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification. He lives in Franklin, Michigan.

James King, ‘85, of Worthington, Ohio, was selected for “The Best Lawyers in America” for 2008 for the Columbus, Ohio, office of the law firm of Porter, Wright, Morris and Arthur. King is a partner of the firm and heads its government contract practice. M

David Bradford Qua, ‘85, is the first vice president
of national sales for the Reserves Network. Brad comes to the company with more than 20 years of business development and leadership experience, the last 12 of which were in executive sales and senior management roles for local and global human resources companies. He resides in Vermilion, Ohio.

Michael Fishman, ‘86, a founding member of the intellectual property law firm of Rader, Fishman and Grauer, was named to Law and Politics’ “Michigan Super Lawyers.” He works in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office and lives in Birmingham, Michigan.

Kenneth Herbart, ‘86, MARCH’88, was promoted to senior associate/stockholder with Albert Khan Associates, Inc., an architectural firm. He has 17 years of experience in planning, design, construction documentation and administration. He has been involved in a number of tenant build-outs for companies such as General Motors Acceptance Office, Citizens First Bank, Tower Automotive, Citation Corporation and Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. Kenneth is a licensed architect and lives in Macomb, Michigan, with his wife, Paula, and son, Gus. M

Elizabeth Jolliffe, ‘86, JD’89, was elected
to the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association board of directors. Elizabeth is a member in Clark Hill’s Detroit office, where she concentrates her law practice on civil litigation, with an emphasis on complex commercial litigation. She lives in Ann Arbor. M

Jean Shorett, PhD’86, of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, received a “Special Award” at the Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards. Her team implemented environmental management
systems at all of the 142 qualifying Defense Logistics Agency sites and met six Department of Defense EMS goals in less than a year. She is a nationally recognized environmental management systems expert and has more than 32 years of experience. Jean currently resides in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

Lydia Loren, ‘87, JD’92, law professor, was appointed interim dean at Lewis and Clark Law School. She is the first woman to lead the school. Her areas of expertise include intellectual property, copyright, cyberspace law and international intellectual property, and she is the coauthor of “Copyright in a Global Information Economy.” She has also been published in many law reviews, such as Washington University Law Quarterly, Case Western Reserve Law Review and the Journal of Intellectual Property Law. Lydia currently lives with her family in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Keith Newburry, ‘87, of Laguna Beach, California, accepted a position as vice president and chief intellectual property counsel of Edwards Lifesciences corporation. Keith will work in the company’s Irvine, California, headquarters and leaves a position as the chief patent counsel of Avery Dennison. M

Gregory Shea, ‘87, has been named the chief operating officer of PCGCampbell Marketing and Communications. Gregory, a 13-year PCGCampbell employee, will oversee the day-to-day business operations of the company, which recently was ranked by PRWeek Magazine as the ninth-largest independent agency in the United States. Gregory resides in Saline, Michigan.

Michael Stewart, ‘87, MSE’88, JD’91, of Birmingham, Michigan, was named in “The Best Lawyers in America” for his work as a founding and managing member of Rader, Fishman and Grauer. He has worked in a wide range of technical areas in domestic and foreign intellectual property matters and was recognized as one of the “40 under 40” business leaders to watch by Crain’s Detroit Business.
Michael has also appeared in “Who’s Who in the World” and “Who’s Who in American Law.”

John Erickson, ‘88, has joined the international law firm of Squire, Sanders and Dempsey in Columbus, Ohio, as an associate in its health care practice. He lives in Dublin, Ohio. M

John Guenther, ‘88, has joined the intellectual property practice group of Dykema law firm at its Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office. John’s practice encompasses all aspects of intellectual property law. He counsels and represents Fortune 500 companies, as well as a number of mid-size and start-up organizations in a wide variety of technical fields. He is a resident of White Lake, Michigan.

Gani Manelli, ‘88NODEG, has worked as a history and social studies teacher at Masuk High School in Monroe, Connecticut; as a strength and conditioning coach at Chase Collegiate School in Waterbury, Connecticut; as an adjunct history professor at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut; and as an adjunct history professor at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He lives in Waterbury. M

Timothy Myers, ‘88, MBA’95, was named vice president and general manager of commercial vehicle wheels for Alcoa Wheel Products and is now responsible for the company’s truck wheel plants around the world. He has worked at Alcoa Wheel Products for almost a decade in a series of positions of increasing responsibility. Before joining the company he was a product design engineer for Ford Motor Company in Detroit, Michigan. Tim lives in Hudson, Ohio. M

Debra Nichols, ‘88, joined the wealth-management company Anodos Group as a partner. She will be responsible for client service, as well as overall operations of the organization. She lives in Santa Barbara, California. M

Laura Rodwan, ‘88, joined the public relations firm Weber Shandwick as a vice president in charge of new business development, specializing in the areas of health care, retail and professional services. She has more than 15 years of experience as a communications professional and has served a number of public and private sector clients. She led the public awareness campaign for Detroit’s Census 2000 initiative and was recently appointed as a trustee to the board of directors for the Detroit Regional Chamber, where she is head of the communications and marketing committee. Laura lives in Detroit, Michigan.

Denise Brooks-Williams, ‘89, MHSA’91, was elected the 23rd president of the National Association of Health Services Executives at its recent annual meeting in Dallas, Texas. Denise is responsible for day-to-day operations and growth strategies in dietary service, environmental service, radiology, laboratory, community programs, advocacy and the employed Physician Network, for which she provides executive leadership. She is vice president of operations for St. Joseph Mercy Oakland and lives in Detroit, Michigan.

Stephan Koehler, ‘89, is a tenure-track professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is assistant professor of physics.
He earned his doctorate at the University of Chicago, held a postdoctoral position at Harvard University and visiting positions at Ohio State University and the University of Virginia, and was a member of the faculty at Emory University.

Ava Udvadia, ‘89, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, received the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s 2006 Shaw Scientist Award, providing $200,000 in unrestricted funds toward essential first work. She holds a joint appointment in University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Department of Biological Sciences and the Great Lakes WATER Institute. Ava’s current research could help develop new therapies to treat traumatic or degenerative diseases affecting the central nervous system.

Sharon Wysocki, MSW’89, is the first social worker to join Mt. Graham Medical Center’s Home Health and Hospice program on a full-time basis; her work will cover three southeastern Arizona counties. Besides being a social worker, she is an accomplished contemporary mixed-media artist with two museum exhibitions to her credit. Her work is a permanent part of the University of Michigan’s Labadie Collection. Sharon lives in Safford, Arizona. M

Glenn Forbis, ‘90, JD’94, MBA’94, a managing partner for the intellectual property law firm of Rader, Fishman and Grauer, was named to Law and Politics’ “Michigan Super Lawyers.” He works in the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office and lives in Commerce Township, Michigan.

Kirk Lignell, ‘90, MSE’91, MBA’98, has written and published a children’s book, “Listen to the Raindrops,” with an accompanying CD featuring “The Storm Song.” His brother, Brent Lignell, ‘94, MSE ‘01, did the illustrations. Kirk and his wife, Susan live in Ann Arbor. M

Andrew Mills, ‘90, has been promoted to chair of the department of religion and philosophy at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio, where he is an associate professor of philosophy. M

Michael Eisner, ‘91, attended the World Business Forum 2007 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Michael lives in New York, New York.

Amy Graves, ‘91, MARCH’93, was promoted from associate to senior associate by Chicago, Illinois-based Lucien Lagrange Architects. Amy is in her eighth year with the company and currently manages the firm’s work on Chicago’s ultra-luxury Ritz-Carlton Residences. She lives in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood. M

Shauna Long, ‘91, was appointed as chief legal officer and corporate compliance officer by Fidelis Care, the New York State Catholic Health Plan. Shauna is responsible for providing legal advice and assistance in all legal matters as well as managing all legal services rendered to and for Fidelis Care. M

Stacy Garrop, ‘92, of Evanston, Illinois, was named the first recipient of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s “Elaine Lebenbom Award for Female Composers.” She will compose a new work that will premiere on the DSO’s 2007-08 classical subscription series and will receive a $10,000 prize. She currently works as a composer and associate professor of composition at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois.

Craig Rogers, ‘92, was promoted to art director at Fleming and Van Metre Advertising in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania. He will continue to provide graphic design and layout for the company’s extensive list of clients. Craig lives in Nerberth, Pennsylvania.

Patrick Christie, MS’93, PhD’99, was awarded a 2007 fellowship in marine conservation by the Pew Institute for Ocean Science. He will receive $150,000 to conduct a three-year conservation project designed to address the issue of severely degraded ocean habitats in the Philippines. He works as an assistant professor at the University of Washington’s School of Marine Affairs and the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. Patrick currently resides in Vashon, Washington.

Kevin Didio, ‘93, has been elected to the board of directors of the YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit for a two-year term. Kevin is based in Butzel Long’s Detroit, Michigan, office and is a member of the firm’s transaction, finance and taxation practice group. He is also a member of the business law sections of the American Bar Assocation and the State Bar of Michigan. He is a resident of Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan.

Stephanie Douglas, ‘93, JD’06, of Canton, Michigan, joined the law firm of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn as an associate in the real estate department. She graduated summa cum laude from law school and magna cum laude as an undergaduate studying computer engineering. M

Donald L. Mitchell, MBA’93, was recently accepted into the Broad Residency, a two-year management training program for emerging executives seeking a life as a leader in education. The Broad Residency teaches young leaders how to use their existing skills to make a difference in the learning experience of students. Donald lives in Washington, DC. M

Michael Morse, ‘94, a shareholder at the Philadelphia firm of Miller, Alfano, and Raspanti, coauthored an article titled “Daubert Challenges to Experts in Federal Cases: An Overlooked Defense,” with Alexandra C. Gaugler, a senior associate at the firm. The article deals with the infrequent use of Daubert challenges to government experts in white collar criminal cases—and why those challenges should be used more often. Michael spoke recently at the American Conference Institute’s National Forum on Government Contracts Litigation and Investigation and at the Fraud and Compliance Forum. He resides in Broomall, Pennsylvania.

Raj Shah, ‘95, JD’97, was promoted to partner in the Chicago office of DLA Piper after a period of success within and outside the firm. He recently completed his appointment as the firm’s policy committee, of which he was the youngest member, and was named the 2005 Illinois State Bar Association’s Young Lawyer of the Year. He also recently won the international Pride of India Gold Award from the Non-Resident Indian Institute in recognition of his excellence in the field of law and his contributions to the Indian community. Raj is dedicated to expanding DLA Piper’s representations of Indian businesses in the United States and to working aggressively on business development in India to attract potential clients to the global firm. He currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. M

Dante Stella, ‘95, JD’99, of Detroit, Michigan, was elected to membership in the Dykema law firm. He focuses on complex, high-exposure commercial litigation with a specialized expertise at the trial and appellate stages in business torts, land issues and mass toxic torts. Dante is a trustee of the International Institute Foundation and serves on the board of the Detroit Artists Market.

Patricia Chambers, MBA’96, was recently accepted into the Broad Residency, a two-year management training program for emerging executives seeking a life as a leader in education. The Broad Residency teaches young leaders how to use their existing skills to make a difference in the learning experience of students. Patricia lives in Pasadena, California. M

Ryan Fehlig, ‘96, of Fenton, Missouri, joined the law firm of Blackwell Sanders in 2000 as an associate with the corporate department. He practices primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, and marketing and advertising. Ryan has previously served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Clifford H. Ahrens, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.

Michael Ferrario, ‘96, led the all-alumni flyover for the Michigan vs. Notre Dame football game in 2007. He brought three F-16s from Eglin Air Force Base in Florida to Willow Run Airport in Michigan for the game. Michael lives in Niceville, Florida, with his wife, Rachel Morgan Ferrario, ‘97. M

Scott Heywood, ‘96, MARCH’98, MENG’98, of Warren, Michigan, was elected to the status of senior associate/stockholder with the architectural firm of Albert Kahn Associates, Inc. Responsible for design and planning, programming, schematic design and design development, some of his recent projects have included the University of Michigan Health System’s Rachel Upjohn Building and East Ann Arbor Ambulatory Surgical Center and Clinics in Ann Arbor. He is a licensed architect and a member of NCARB. Scott often serves as a guest architectural critic at Lawrence Technological University and at the University of Michigan.

Thad Kodish, ‘96, of West Hartford, Connecticut, joined as a principal in the litigation group of Fish and Richardson at its Atlanta, Georgia, office. He will focus his practice on all aspects of patent, trademark and copyright litigation and patent prosecution in chemical and related technologies. He graduated with his law degree from Emory University School of Law, where he was “Notes and Comments” editor for the Emory Law Journal. Thad is licensed to practice in Georgia and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Eric Mathis, ‘96, was elected chair-elect of the National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and was also named Barrister of the Year by the Barristers’ board of directors for the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association. He was recognized for his leadership in managing the school partnership program. Eric is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association Barristers’ board of directors, the Wolverine Bar Association and the D. Augustus Straker Bar Association. He also serves as secretary of the real estate and probate law section of the National Bar Association. In addition, he is a member of the American Bar Association, section of litigation, and is a committee vice chair of the real property litigation and alternative dispute resolution committee of the ABA real property, probate and trust section. Eric resides in Southfield, Michigan.

Raymond Scott, ‘96, was named to “Michigan Super Lawyers” for 2006 in the area of intellectual property for the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office of Howard and Howard. He lives in Troy, Michigan.

Matthew Sosin, ‘96, JD’99, has been promoted from vice president to president of Northern Equities Group, a Farmington Hills, Michigan-based development and property management company. As president, Matthew will oversee the development of the Haggerty Corridor Corporate Park Phase II, which is currently in development mode. Matthew lives in Franklin, Michigan. M

Hailiang Dong, PhD’97, associate professor of geology at Miami University, has received a distinguished scholar award in recognition of a substantial and continuing record of research that has brought him prominence in his field. Hailiang’s research is in microbe-mineral surface interactions and their implications for environmental remediation. He lives in Oxford, Ohio.

Karen Paciero Spuhler, MSW’97, has been promoted from director of individual philanthropy to vice president of individual philanthropy after 19 months with America’s Second Harvest—The Nation’s Food Bank Network. Karen currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.

Kathleen Weaver, ‘97, was recently accepted into the Broad Residency, a two-year management training program for emerging executives seeking a life as a leader in education. The Broad Residency teaches young leaders how to use their existing skills to make a difference in the learning experience of students. Kathleen lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Andre Zoldan, ‘97, MARCH’98, of Ann Arbor, was elected to the status of senior associate/stockholder at Albert Khan Associates, Inc., where he is director of advanced design technologies. He has seven years of experience in information technology and is responsible for the overall planning, coordination and management of AKA’s technology infrastructure and strategic direction. Andre also oversees advanced design technology operations, technology-based initiative groups/committees, corporate technology budgeting, resource planning and allocation. M

Katherine Elkington, ‘98, was selected as a fellow by Young People For. She was chosen in the hopes that she will help build progressive power in America and will become a leader of her community. Katherine currently resides in Astoria, New York.

Erin Nalepa, ‘98, after spending eight years in the United States Marine Corps, decided to join the reserves and begin a nursing degree. It led to the opportunity to help the 350th Civil Affairs Command functional specialty team with a Medical Civic Action Program that was conducted in the African villages of Dalay-Af, Alaili Dadda and Obock, located in Djibouti. M

Jennifer Moore, ‘99, MS’02, has created a corporation called Pink Heels, a woman-owned business that facilitates the identification of individual passions and the incorporation of passions into personal and professional success. The business includes career coaching and business consulting, a yoga studio and boutique, and a publication division. Jennifer had 10 years of professional experience before making her decision to resign from the corporate world. M

Rodney Ploucha, ‘99, of Royal Oak, Michigan, joined the law firm of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn as an associate with the real estate department. He is a 2006 cum laude and Order of the Coif graduate from Wayne State University Law School.

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Michael Carolan, ‘00, of Royal Oak, Michigan, joined the law firm of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn as an associate with the Insurance Department. He graduated with honors in 2006 from the George Washington University Law School.

Alison Samborn, ‘00, joined the law firm of Armstrong Teasdale as an associate, where she concentrates her practice in the area of fire, explosion and electrocution litigation. She is licensed to practice in Michigan and Missouri, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri. Alison is a member of the Missouri Bar, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and the State Bar of Michigan.

Melissa Hamann, ‘01, was recently accepted into the Broad Residency, a two-year management training program for emerging executives seeking a life as a leader in education. The Broad Residency teaches young leaders how to use their existing skills to make a difference in the learning experience of students. Melissa lives in New York, New York.

Gurinder Singh, ‘01, received her law degree from Wayne State University in 2007. As a student she received a scholarship from the Michigan chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel in recognition of her outstanding academic record and established the school’s first Business Law Society. Gurinder joined the law firm of Miller Canfield in the fall. She serves on the executive board of the Detroit chapter of the Network of Indian-Professionals and is an active member of the Detroit chapter of the South Asian Bar Association. Gurinder resides in Canton, Michigan, where she is active in organizing Bhangra Fusion, volunteering time at the Gurdwara Sahib-Hidden Falls, and helping to tutor children.

Erika Bauer, MS’02, PhD’05, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was selected as the 2007-09 Fujifilm Curatorial Resident in Animal Care by the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. She will spend two years working with a mentor at the zoo, developing and honing skills in animal collection research and management, exhibit design, animal-care staff management and budgeting. As part of her residency she will also complete a research project that will contribute to the understanding and improved management of zoo collections. Erika was a National Academics Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy graduate fellow and published some of her recent research about the social interaction of mammals in the scientific journal Animal Behavior.

Matthew Bieber, ‘02, of East Lansing, Michigan, accepted a position with the 54-A District Court as the clerk to Judge Charles F. Filice.

Drew Leslie, ‘02, is pursuing a doctorate in music performance, specializing in the trombone, at the University of Texas. He has been appointed teaching assistant with the marching band.

Adrienne Pisoni, ‘02, of Brookline, Massachu-setts, was featured in a full-page article in the Boston College newsletter "Grad Student Life." The interview tells about her experiences as a master’s student in the graduate school of social work. Her husband and fellow U-M graduate, Quinn Strassel, ‘01, completed a graduate degree in broadcast journalism as the recipient of the Dennis Krauff Fellowship. He is now program director and veejay for http://www.ourstage.com in Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

Sarah Tayter, ‘02, JD’06, MPH’06, of Royal Oak, Michigan, became an associate of the health care department in the law firm of Honigman, Miller, Schwartz and Cohn. She graduated cum laude in 2006 from the University of Michigan Law School and also received a master’s degree magna cum laude in public health in the same year.

James Van Dyke, ‘02, joined the Roxbury Group as its vice president of development in July 2006. Stacy L. Fox, ‘74, JD’83, was one of the principals who founded the real estate development and consulting firm in downtown Detroit in 2004. James lives in Harper Woods, Michigan.

David Devine, ‘03, joined the law firm of Honigman, Miller, Schwartz and Cohn as an associate with the real estate department in the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office. He graduated with honors from Emory University School of Law. David lives in Birmingham, Michigan.

Kristen Taylor, ‘04, has received her master’s degree in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University, Chicago campus. She is currently working on her doctorate in clinical psychology and is on an internship until August, when she will finish her doctorate. She is working with the state of Illinois in the areas of court custody and clinical therapy. M

Andrew Block, ‘05, recently completed two years of teaching in urban public schools. He is currently pursuing a degree in public policy from the Kennedy School of Government. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts. M

Elizabeth Deridder, ‘05, was working at an archaeological dig at Tel Kedesh in northern Israel when fighting broke out July 12 between Israel and Hezbollah. In spite of the fighting, Elizabeth and her group were able to complete the dig and come home safely. Items found at the site were pottery, bronze jewelry, beads and coins, and some human bones. One coin was dated to around 145 BC. Elizabeth plans to apply for a post-bachelor’s program at the University of Florida in Tallahassee to study ancient Greek, Latin and other archaeology topics.

Kara Husted, ‘05, currently works for the 2006 world champion Indianapolis Colts. She received an internship in the community relations and cheerleading department. In February 2006, she was hired full time in the ticket operations office and followed the team into an amazing season that culminated with Super Bowl XLI in Miami, Florida. As a result, she is a proud owner of a Super Bowl championship ring. M

Sean Killeen, ‘05, was recently promoted to account executive with Eisbrenner Public Relations. He is responsible for media relations, project management and special events planning for many of the firm’s automotive and technology clients. He coordinates Outside the Book, the firm’s university outreach program. He is also a member of the Public Relations Society of America. Sean currently resides in Royal Oak, Michigan. M

Robert Fowler, ‘06, of Chicago, Illinois, recently began work as an audit associate for the accounting firm Deloitte and Touche after earning a master of science degree in accountancy from DePaul University in Chicago. M

John Graham, MA’06, of Ann Arbor, received the fourth annual Jane T. Russell Award for Leadership and Service for his work with the National Bureau of Asian Research. He received a cash prize of $2,500 and a specially commissioned work of glass art to commemorate the occasion. He joined NBR as a Next Generation Fellow, and his work there involves a wide range of activities, such as coordinating a project on standards in China and compiling a special report for US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez and Congress. John is a world-class trombonist and an entrepreneur with a successful software company in China.

Rebecca Levin, JD’06, was hired as an associate with the litigation department of the law firm of Honigman, Miller, Schwartz and Cohn after graduating cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. She is on the board of directors of the American Jewish Committee and is also a member of the steering committee for the Jewish Federation of Washtenaw County. Rebecca currently resides in Ann Arbor.

Lindsey Bieber, ‘07, is completing a graduate degree in art history with a special program for museum studies at George Washington University in Washington, DC. She lives in Virginia. M

Ryan Foy, ‘07, a musical theater graduate from U-M, currently plays the role of the swing on the Australia/New Zealand tour of “Thomas and Friends Live Onstage.” Ryan is the great-grandson of famed vaudevillian Eddie Foy and is also a proud member of the Lambs’ Club. M

Sean Hooper, ‘07, of White Lake, Michigan, was placed into a full-time inside sales position with the Major League Soccer team DC United. He is a recent graduate of the Game Face Executive Academy in Portland, Oregon. M

Alan Ulrich, ‘07, joined the architecture department at BSA LifeStructures’ Indianapolis office. He currently resides in Indianapolis, Indiana. M

Robert Wheeler, ‘07, was hired as a civil designer for LandDesign, an urban planning, civil engineering and landscape architecture company. He works with landscape architects and civil engineers on the appearance and placement of structures. Robert lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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March 12, 2008

Marriages, Commitments, Births & Adoptions

Marriages and Commitments

Cynthia Lynch Leathers, ‘87, married Robert Leathers on February 25, 2006. Cynthia is the director of academic personnel for the University of California, San Francisco. The couple resides in San Jose, California. M

Sarah Weber, ‘98, married Brian Schabel, ‘97, MS’00, on December 8, 2007, in Plymouth, Michigan. U-M graduates in the wedding party included Adam Weber, ‘01, MSE’04; Grant Weber, ‘03, MSE’04; Mark Coletti, ‘98; Kristyna Rabassa, ‘98; Susan Lorenc, ‘98; Elizabeth Hood, ‘98; and Catherine Adams, ‘98. Sarah and Brian both work for Ford Motor Company. The couple lives in Livonia, Michigan. M


Births and Adoptions

Susan Gallagher O’Neill, ‘86, and Thomas O’Neill, ‘87, proudly announce the birth of their first child. Thomas Edward O’Neill V was born on July 28, 2005, in Naples, Italy. The family now resides in Norfolk, Virginia. M

Michael Cleland, ‘90, and Patricia Guillaumin Cleland, ‘90, are the proud parents of Anne Catherine, born on August 31, 2007. Anne joins her big brothers Stephen John, 11, and Timothy Clark, 5. The family lives in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan. M

Marriages and Commitments

Cynthia Lynch Leathers, ‘87, married Robert Leathers on February 25, 2006. Cynthia is the director of academic personnel for the University of California, San Francisco. The couple resides in San Jose, California. M

Sarah Weber, ‘98, married Brian Schabel, ‘97, MS’00, on December 8, 2007, in Plymouth, Michigan. U-M graduates in the wedding party included Adam Weber, ‘01, MSE’04; Grant Weber, ‘03, MSE’04; Mark Coletti, ‘98; Kristyna Rabassa, ‘98; Susan Lorenc, ‘98; Elizabeth Hood, ‘98; and Catherine Adams, ‘98. Sarah and Brian both work for Ford Motor Company. The couple lives in Livonia, Michigan. M

Mindy Greenblatt, ‘01, married Jason Streem, DDS’05, on October 13, 2007, in Toledo, Ohio. Wolverines in attendance included Sarah Albers, ‘01; Scott Howard, ‘00; Michael Siegel, ‘00; Patrick Kuschak, ‘01; Nora Goudsmit, ‘01; Gabe Silver; and Ronit Silver, ‘01; Rhee Rosenman, ‘99; Jamie Rosenman, ‘02; Mike Levy, ‘99; Nancy Bowman, ‘98; Jordy Ostroff, ‘99; Adam Fienman, ‘01, DDS’05; Jennifer Holtzman, DDS ‘05; Abby Wald, ‘00; Elizabeth Christopherson, DDS’04, MS’07; Jennifer Warren, ‘00; Bryan Nakfoor, ‘96, DDS’05; Betsy Meade, ‘99, DDS’04; Chris Bartoi, ‘93; Jack Green, ‘67, JD’70; and Susie Guest, DDS’05. The couple resides in Richmond, Virginia. M

Stacy Dempsey, ‘02, married Jason Forsberg on April 27, 2007, in Northville, Michigan. Wedding party attendants included matron of honor Julie Driessen Kingsley, ‘02; Amanda Mierzwa, ‘03; Rebecca Hall, ‘03; Tiffany Forsberg Thacher, ‘97; and Tonia Block Haugh, ‘96. Stacy is an assistant vice president of customer service at Flagstar Bank, and Jason is a police sergeant for U-M. The couple lives in Novi, Michigan. M

Samantha Walsh, ‘02, married Brad Holcman, ‘99, on September 9, 2007, at the Dearborn Inn in Dearborn, Michigan. In addition to the nearly 50 alumni in attendance, the wedding party included Katie Schmitt Horst, ‘02; Dana Holcman, ‘03; Jon Schaefer, ‘98; Scott Schwartz, ‘00; and Joe Freidman, ‘00. Brad is a television executive for Fox 21, and Samantha is a residential interior designer. The couple lives in Los Angeles, California. M

Tara George, ‘03, married Justin Adams, MSE’04, on June 30, 2007, at St. Mary’s Chapel in Orchard Lake, Michigan. The wedding party included Leah Brasch, ‘03; Kathryn Verhey, DDS’07; Katherine Roe, ‘04; Julia Nisbet, ‘04; Kelly Adams, ‘04; Matthew Huber, MSE’05; Geoffrey George, ‘08; and Ben Cooke, ‘01. The couple lives in San Diego, California. M

Julia Laughlin, ‘03, married John Arnold, MBA’03, on October 27, 2007, with more than 20 U-M alumni present. The couple resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota. M

Jee Hye Shim, ‘03, married Andrew Deogracias, ‘02, on April 9, 2006, in St. Pete Beach, Florida. The sunset wedding was attended by many Michigan family and friends. The couple currently resides in Washington, DC. M


Births and Adoptions


Susan Gallagher O’Neill, ‘86, and Thomas O’Neill, ‘87, proudly announce the birth of their first child. Thomas Edward O’Neill V was born on July 28, 2005, in Naples, Italy. The family now resides in Norfolk, Virginia. M

Michael Cleland, ‘90, and Patricia Guillaumin Cleland, ‘90, are the proud parents of Anne Catherine, born on August 31, 2007. Anne joins her big brothers Stephen John, 11, and Timothy Clark, 5. The family lives in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan. M

Melissa Tomaska Olivero, ‘90, and her husband, Douglas Olivero, announce the birth of their son, Cameron Louis Olivero, on June 29, 2007. The family resides in Peru, Illinois. M

Patrick Walsh, ‘90, MARCH’92, and his wife, Kathy, are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Tatum Rose, on September 18, 2007. The family lives in Kansas City, Missouri. M

Michelle Brode, ‘92, and her husband, David Kroopkin, welcomed Julia Brode Kroopkin on February 24, 2007. Big sister Abby is eager to teach Julia to say “Go Blue!” The family lives in Oak Park, Illinois. M

Edward Howe, ‘92, and Deanna Duram, ‘95, MSE’97, adopted their daughter Erin Rae, who was born January 9, 2007. They live in Atlanta, Georgia. M

Kenneth Prochnau, ‘93, and his wife, Caroline, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Joshua Andrew Prochnau, on July 19, 2007. He joins big sister, Meghan, 21 months. The family resides in Asheboro, North Carolina. M

Beth Davidson, ‘94, and her husband, Jeffrey Rothman, welcomed their daughter Josie Diana Rothman on October 5, 2007. They live in Nyack, New York. Their good friends, Annie Pezzetti Cook and Christian Cook, also welcomed a little Wolverine on October 5, Elizabeth Mary Cook. M

Nicholas Abruzzo, ‘95, and Courtney Abruzzo are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Annabelle Flynn, on April 23, 2007. They live in Burbank, California. M

Michael Creech, MILS’95, and Carol Creech, MILS’95, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Evelyn Sophia, on April 20, 2007. The family resides in Ann Arbor. M

Ross Noble, ‘95, and Candice Noble, ‘94, proudly welcomed their first child, Desmond Bonner Noble, on August 6, 2007. The family lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Joseph Giles, ‘96, MBA’01, JD’01, and Stacy Giles, ‘95, welcomed a daughter, Alex Marie, on August 13, 2007. She joins big brother Justin. The family resides in Chicago, Illinois. M

Samantha Wodotinsky, ‘97, and her husband, Michael, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jarett Cole, on June 28, 2007. Jarett joins big brother Derek Shane. The family lives in Jamison, Pennsylvania. M

Patrick Murphy, MS’01, PhD’03, and Jessica Green Murphy, ‘01, welcome the birth of their second child, Brady James Murphy, on July 10, 2007. He joins big sister Molly Shae. The family resides in Seattle, Washington. M


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March 10, 2008

Obituaries

This obituary list is compiled by the Alumni Records Office and is printed in Michigan Alumnus as a service to our readers. To notify the U-M and Michigan Alumnus of alumni deaths, contact Alumni Records at 734.647.6190.


This obituary list is compiled by the Alumni Records Office and is printed in Michigan Alumnus as a service to our readers. To notify the U-M and Michigan Alumnus of alumni deaths, contact Alumni Records at 734.647.6190.

Faculty, Staff, Past Directors


Alex W. Thomas, ‘39, MBA’41, Waterford, MI, Sept. 25, 2007.
John S. King, ‘48, MA’49, PhD’53, Ann Arbor, MI, Aug. 30, 2007.
Paul T. Smith, MBA’49, Scottsdale, AZ, Oct. 13, 2007.
Pauline Mont Sherman, ‘52, Berkeley, CA, Aug. 17, 2007.
Joseph Veroff, MA’52, PhD’56, Brooklyn, MI, Sept. 30, 2007.
Seyhan N. Ege, PhD’56, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 13, 2007.

1920-1929


Frank W. Trevorrow, ‘23, Oberlin, OH, Sept. 18, 2007.
Robert J. Hoagland, ‘29, Sept. 28, 2007.
1930-1939
Gabriel N. Alexander, ‘30, JD’33, Sarasota, FL, Sept. 14, 2007.
Helen Dancer Kott, ‘30, Wellesley Hills, MA, Sept. 26, 2007.
Sallie Faster Larson, ‘30, Ann Arbor, MI, Feb. 8, 2006.
Roscoe R. Martin, ‘30, Elk Rapids, MI, Aug. 6, 2007.
Margaret Dixon Stites, ‘30, Greenwood, IN, Oct. 20, 2007.
Merton J. Bell, ‘31, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Sept. 24, 2007.
Katherine Koch Blunt, ‘32, MA’34, Columbus, NC, Sept. 21, 2007.
Edward L. Fairchild, ‘32, MS’42, Farmington Hills, MI, Oct. 20, 2007.
Althea Walker Newman, MA’32, Columbia, MD, Sept. 16, 2005.
Audrey Bates Ferry, ‘33, Newburgh, NY, July 9, 2007.
Joseph E. Appelt, ‘34, Grand Rapids, MI, Oct. 21, 2007.
Maurice E. Bates, ‘34, PhD’37, Holyoke, MA, Aug. 7, 2007.
S. Leon Kaye, ’34, Metuchen, NJ, April 21, 2007.
Richard O. Zerbe, ‘34, MS’38, Wilson, NC, Sept. 25, 2007.
Carl E. Burgtorf, ‘35, Cheboygan, MI, Sept. 5, 2007.
John H. Morgan, ‘35, JD’39, Toledo, OH, Sept. 14, 2007.
Victoria Toteff Nolin, ‘35, Maplewood, NJ, Sept. 24, 2007.
Alfred L. Otis, ‘35, Fort Myers, FL, June 19, 2007.
Lucille F. Pearce, ‘35, Pinckney, MI, Sept. 3, 2007.
Wesley C. Timm, ‘35, Bay City, MI, Sept. 24, 2007.
Evelyn Marsden Icerman, ‘36, Boone, NC, Jan. 1, 2006.
John L. Kitzmiller, ‘36, MD’40, Bellaire, MI, Sept. 10, 2007.
Winifred A. Rudness, ‘36, Ishpeming, MI, Oct. 4, 2007.
Margaret P. Sauer, ‘36, MALS’70, Morrison, IL, Sept. 27, 2007.
Benjamin Aaron, ‘37, Santa Monica, CA, Aug. 25, 2007.
Justin J. Cline, ‘37, Morrisville, NY, Sept. 10, 2006.
Bernice Kleiman Warren, ‘37, MD’40, Iowa City, IA, Oct. 24, 2007.
Edmund T. Bott, MD’38, Dearborn, MI, Aug. 16, 2007.
Kenneth G. Brill, MS’38, PhD’39, Newark, DE, Aug. 12, 2007.
Naomi Fukuda, ‘38, ‘39, Honolulu, HI, Aug. 12, 2007.
Sanders A. Goodstein, ‘38, MBA’39, JD’42, Flint, MI, Aug. 28, 2007.
Martha Berry Hintz, ‘38, Randolph, NJ, Oct. 17, 2007.
Sylvia Seitlin Kaye, ‘38, Westport, CT, Sept. 6, 2007.
Charles J. Levine, ‘38, Rochester, NY, Oct. 25, 2007.
Helen Hirshey Paska, ‘38, Kalamazoo, MI, Sept. 14, 2007.
John Reys, ‘38, MS’39, Tucson, AZ, March 5, 2007.
Richard M. Samuels, ‘38, Boca Raton, FL, Oct. 26, 2007.
John B. Gmeiner, ‘39, Sandwich, MA, Oct. 21, 2007.
Max E. Hodge, ‘39, Woodland Hills, CA, Aug. 17, 2007.
Charles B. Huizenga, ‘39, Topeka, KS, Aug. 21, 2007.
Gabrielle A. Jaffe, ‘39, MA’40, New York, NY, June 5, 2007.
Eugene E. Kenaga, ‘39, Midland, MI, Oct. 3, 2007.
Newton H. Ketcham, ‘39, Cary, NC, Sept. 18, 2007.
Maryland W. Shytles, MA’39, PhD’52, Greenville, SC, Aug. 26, 2007.


1940-1949


Ann T. Griffin, MS’40, Aug. 15, 2007.
Walter R. Van Hoek, ‘40, Needham Heights, MA, Sept. 9, 2007.
Edward H. Walworth, JD’40, New Canaan, CT, Oct. 15, 2007.
Janet Clark Widmer, ‘40, Granville, OH, Aug. 17, 2007.
Morton J. Wiener, MD’40, Hobe Sound, FL, Dec. 24, 2005.
Helen Hamp Baer, ‘41, MA’43, Birmingham, AL, Oct. 12, 2007.
Sidney Davidson, ‘41, MBA’41, ‘50, Chicago, IL, Sept. 15, 2007.
William W. Easton, ‘41, MS’52, Riverside, CA, June 28, 2007.
Stanley E. Epstein, ‘41, Houston, TX, Sept. 3, 2007.
Emery T. Freeman, ‘41, MA’48, Grand Rapids, MI, Oct. 26, 2007.
Harry Freund, MS’41, PhD’45, Salem, OR, Aug. 13, 2007.
Rachel F. Jacobs, MA’41, Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 9, 2007.
Stephen W. Karr, ‘41, JD’47, Grand Rapids, MI, Sept. 28, 2007.
Janet Dickinson Lang, ‘41, Monroe, MI, Sept. 22, 2007.
Dennis J. Lindsay, JD’41, Portland, OR, Oct. 2, 2007.
Mary Mills McCabe, ‘41, Milford, MI, Oct. 15, 2007.
Charles W. Newman, ‘41, Issaquah, WA, Aug. 9, 2007.
William A. Poppink, MA’41, Sault Sainte Marie, MI, Sept. 15, 2007.
Maurice L. Prince, MA’41, Lansing, MI, Sept. 4, 2007.
Gertrude Frey Signaigo, ‘41, El Cajon, CA, Sept. 11, 2007.
Harvey Willens, ‘41, Franklin, MI, Oct. 11, 2007.
William R. Forry, ‘42, JD’48, Reading, PA, Sept. 7, 2007.
Erma K. Fritz, ‘42, Oct. 22, 2007.
James T. Hird, ‘42, Oct. 21, 2005.
Wilbur C. Jacobs, JD’42, Toledo, OH, Sept. 28, 2007.
John W. Luecht, ‘42, Saint Johns, MI, Aug. 11, 2007.
Leonard D. Mills, MA’42, Portage, MI, Oct. 17, 2007.
Stanley F. Niedermeier, ‘42, Newport, MI, Sept. 2, 2007.
M. Joan Rudenberg, ‘42, Scarborough, ME, Aug. 27, 2007.
Frederick M. Stults, JD’42, Gary, IN, Oct. 19, 2007.
Dean A. Thomas, MA’42, Richardson, TX, Sept. 1, 2007.
Mary Moore Ernsberger, ‘43, Greenbelt, MD, Oct. 10, 2007.
Edwin E. Henry, ‘43, MSE’47, PhD’53, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 21, 2007.
Thomas F. Inman, ‘43, Minneapolis, MN, May 11, 2007.
Elsie Litman Poppe, ‘43, Oct. 22, 2007.
Marion Wendell Ryan, ‘43, Flint, MI, Sept. 21, 2007.
Robert A. Vibbert, ‘43, Sun City Center, FL, Sept. 3, 2007.
Kenneth A. Warren, ‘43, MBA’47, Oakland, CA, Sept. 30, 2006.
John E. Wright, MBA’43, Oak Harbor, WA, June 5, 2006.
John S. Aldrich, ‘44, MBA’47, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Sept. 4, 2007.
Robert S. Cohen, ‘44, MS’48, Dover, OH, Oct. 17, 2007.
Helen F. Cullen, MA’44, PhD’50, Harwich, MA, Aug. 25, 2007.
Phyllis Buck Holzhauer, ‘44, Marysville, MI, Aug. 31, 2007.
Jacque Houser, MS’44, Seahurst, WA, Aug. 4, 2007.
Lois R. Keizer, ‘44, Chardon, OH, Sept. 27, 2007.
David I. Kleiman, ‘44, Miami, FL, Sept. 16, 2007.
Carroll M. Leevy, MD’44, Short Hills, NJ, Aug. 25, 2007.
Alice Roelofs Simril, ‘44, Fredericksburg, VA, Aug. 29, 2007.
Anne Barlow, ‘45, Aug. 11, 2007.
Marion N. Bartush, ‘45, Grosse Pointe, MI, Sept. 4, 2007.
Jayne B. Goodsell, ‘45, Battle Creek, MI, Sept. 10, 2007.
Robert F. Krieg, DDS’45, Bay City, MI, Oct. 3, 2007.
Alice A. Navin, ‘45, Hightstown, NJ, Aug. 14, 2007.
Loren E. Cady, MMUS’46, Midland, MI, Sept. 28, 2007.
Robert L. Clark, MD’46, Fenton, MI, Aug. 19, 2007.
Tharon M. Deyoung, ‘46, East Lansing, MI, Oct. 15, 2007.
Frances Loikow, MA’46, Washington, DC, Aug. 1, 2007.
Olive Chernow, ‘47, MSW’53, Saginaw, MI, Sept. 14, 2007.
Ada M. Coughlin, ‘47, La Verne, CA, Aug. 16, 2007.
Walter J. Davis, MA’47, Marquette, MI, Oct. 25, 2007.
Robert W. Dodson, ‘47, Royal Oak, MI, July 27, 2007.
Robert D. Gardner, ‘47, Kingwood, TX, Sept. 15, 2007.
John H. Goodsman, MA’47, Ypsilanti, MI, Sept. 9, 2007.
Donald E. Haver, ‘47, Madison, WI, Oct. 19, 2007.
Eunice J. Hendrix, MS’47, Williamston, MI, Sept. 6, 2007.
Lyman M. Johnson, ‘47, Howell, MI, Aug. 28, 2007.
Noah A. Knepper, ‘47, MMUS’48, Fort Worth, TX, Sept. 10, 2007.
Agnes McIntyre Larocque, ‘47, Aurora, OH, June 29, 2007.
Kenneth C. Marshall, MSDEN’47, Dittmer, MO, Oct. 2, 2007.
Donald A. Moore, MSE’47, PhD’53, Knoxville, TN, Oct. 14, 2007.
Ralph L. Mortier, ‘47, MF48, Aug. 26, 2007.
Thomas H. Purcell, MSE47, Chapel Hill, NC, Oct. 13, 2007.
Arthur M. Rickel, ‘47, Addison, MI, Aug. 10, 2007.
Robert J. Riddell, MS’47, PhD’51, El Cerrito, CA, Aug. 16, 2007.
Jack L. Shipman, ‘47, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 13, 2007.
Robert C. Tookey, MS’47, Pasadena, CA, Oct. 18, 2006.
Marvin R. Vaneyck, ‘47, Port Orange, FL, Sept. 15, 2007.
Louis J. Willie, MBA’47, Birmingham, AL, Sept. 16, 2007.
Robert P. Young, ‘47, Wyckoff, NJ, Oct. 5, 2007.
Curtis F. Amundson, ‘48, Grand Rapids, MI, Sept. 10, 2007.
Eva G. Anderson, ‘48, Aug. 31, 2007.
Clyde E. Bailey, ‘48, Aug. 23, 2007.
Florence Baklarz, MA’48, Plantation, FL, May 23, 2007.
Alfred J. Freitag, MA’48, Northridge, CA, July 9, 2006.
Emily O’Brien Gent, ‘48, Erie, PA, Sept. 16, 2007.
Roland O. Gumprecht, MSE’48, PhD’53, Indianapolis, IN, Oct. 26, 2007.
Herbert G. Hurrell, ‘48, MSE’48, May 21, 2006.
Gordon L. Johnson, ‘48, San Rafael, CA, Oct. 10, 2007.
Clarence R. Kutschinski, ‘48, ‘49, Westlake Village, CA, March 10, 2007.

Virginia Howe Lester, ‘48, Windsor, NY, Sept. 12, 2007.
Arnold N. Lugoski, ‘48, Falls Church, VA, Feb. 27, 2007.
Beatrice Newberry Mueller, ‘48, Fuquay Varina, NC, May 31, 2007.
Robert M. Murch, ‘48, Columbus, NC, Aug. 30, 2007.
William H. Osgood, ‘48, Oro Valley, AZ, Sept. 5, 2007.
Herbert N. Rosenberg, ‘48, Sanibel, FL, Sept. 25, 2007.
Robert L. Shapiro, ‘48, Lake Oswego, OR, Aug. 11, 2007.
Jean A. Troy, ‘48, East Lake, OH, Oct. 1, 2007.
Thomas A. Welch, ‘48, MBA’50, Chagrin Falls, OH, April 11, 2006.
Frederick H. Winter, MBA’48, Grand Rapids, MI, Sept. 5, 2007.
Francis H. Woo, MPH’48, Hilo, HI, Aug. 5, 2007.
Barbara C. Bamman, ‘49, Skillman, NJ, May 8, 2007.
Bryce H. Bennett, ‘49, Indianapolis, IN, Sept. 24, 2007.
Everett W. Bovard, PhD’49, Larchmont, NY, Oct. 22, 2007.
Richard Broad, ‘49, MSE’56, Lanexa, VA, Aug. 16, 2007.
W. Park Catchpole, JD’49, Jamestown, NY, Sept. 16, 2007.
Robert S. Einzig, MA’49, PhD’53, San Carlos, CA, June 29, 2007.
Donald E. Mather, ‘49, JD’52, Ann Arbor, MI, Aug. 4, 2007.
Donald L. Milbourn, ‘49, Southfield, MI, Sept. 13, 2007.
Robert F. Plank, MS’49, Midland, TX, Sept. 20, 2007.
Sherman C. Poteet, ‘49, MA’50, Sacramento, CA, July 29, 2007.
Charles R. Remsburg, ‘49, MA’50, Livonia, MI, Aug. 13, 2007.
Philip H. Riedel, MSE’49, Dallas, TX, Sept. 12, 2007.
Jane Ingersoll Robertson, ‘49, MA’50, Beverly, MA, Aug. 31, 2007.
Hilde Maxwell Siegel, ‘49, New York, NY, Sept. 5, 2007.
Carol A. Von Glahn, ‘49, Milwaukee, WI, Feb. 8, 2007.


1950-1959


Frances M. Beaton, MA’50, Ann Arbor, MI, Aug. 24, 2007.
Sheila Edmiston Becker, ‘50, New Port Richey, FL, June 17, 2007.
Mary I. Blyth, PhD’50, East Lansing, MI, Aug. 20, 2007.
Lewis E. Bozek, ‘50, East Lansing, MI, Sept. 17, 2007.
Owen A. Brady, MBA’50, Cockeysville, MD, Sept. 20, 2007.
Harold G. Campbell, ‘50, MBA’51, Bandon, OR, April 22, 2007.
J. Dale Christenson, ‘50, MA’51, Flint, MI, May 12, 2007.
Ivan W. Depuy, ‘50, Tonawanda, NY, March 10, 2007.
Daniel R. Ellinger, ‘50, Pentwater, MI, Sept. 30, 2007.
Eugene J. Farrug, ‘50, JD’58, Woodridge, IL, Sept. 17, 2007.
E. James Gamble, ‘50, JD’53, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Oct. 20, 2007.
Rowland J. Hill, ‘50, Waverly, OH, Sept. 27, 2007.
Richard C. King, MBA’50, Tucson, AZ, Oct. 23, 2007.
Elmer W. Kruger, ‘50, Mercer Island, WA, Oct. 5, 2007.
Roger S. Markle, ‘50, Rancho Mirage, CA, Sept. 26, 2007.
Kenneth C. McKenzie, MA’50, Missoula, MT, Oct. 6, 2007.
Mary Griffith Meyer, MA’50, Montclair, NJ, Sept. 20, 2007.
William W. Opdyke, ‘50, Aug. 25, 2007.
Lee S. Peel, ‘50, MA’57, Farwell, MI, Aug. 25, 2006.
John O. Reimann, ‘50, Birmingham, AL, Sept. 16, 2007.
Nichols B. Schooley, ‘50, Novi, MI, July 19, 2007.
Everett Smith, ‘50, Richmond, VA, Sept. 30, 2007.
Spiro S. Thomaides, MSE’50, PhD’61, Bethlehem, PA, Sept. 18, 2007.
Theodore E. Troff, JD’50, Saint Joseph, MI, Oct. 5, 2007.
George W. Vosper, ‘50, Walnut Creek, CA, Aug. 26, 2007.
Roderick E. Warren, ‘50, Detroit, MI, Oct. 11, 2007.
Allan R. Wright, ‘50, MBA’54, Houston, TX, Sept. 17, 2007.
Alben F. Carlson, ‘51, Pass Christian, MS, Aug. 17, 2007.
Paul T. Dewitt, DDS’51, Lansing, MI, Aug. 18, 2007.
Loranetta Diebel, MA’51, Bronson, MI, Oct. 15, 2007.
Stanley D. Elkind, JD’51, Lake Worth, FL, Aug. 8, 2007.
Richard M. Fletcher, ‘51, West Olive, MI, Sept. 26, 2007.
Frederick F. Garych, MBA’51, Wallingford, CT, Oct. 19, 2007.
John H. Hoekstra, MBA’51, Kalamazoo, MI, Sept. 5, 2007.
Charles B. Houser, MMUS’51, Los Altos, CA, Oct. 15, 2007.
Dorothy Sillman King, MA’51, North Branford, CT, Sept. 5, 2007.
Thomas W. Mahoney, MS’51, Toledo, OH, Sept. 22, 2007.
Marvin E. Melick, MALS’51, Mankato, MN, Aug. 23, 2007.
Hilda S. Netzley, ‘51, Evans, GA, Sept. 20, 2007.
Morris L. Peltz, ‘51, MD’54, Sausalito, CA, Aug. 27, 2007.
Joseph H. Redmon, JD’51, Redding, CA, Sept. 16, 2007.
Philip M. Smith, ‘51, MBA’52, Westerville, OH, Sept. 16, 2007.
Thomas A. Stenglein, ‘51, Orange, CA, Oct. 1, 2007.
Richard H. Suehrstedt, ‘51, Berea, OH, Jan. 15, 2007.
Joan Fink Tobin, ‘51, Highland Park, IL, Aug. 21, 2007.
Charles H. Vaughan, ‘51, Waterford, MI, Aug. 13, 2007.
John W. Welsh, ‘51, MBA’55, Fort Collins, CO, Oct. 5, 2007.
James P. White, ‘51, Naples, FL, Aug. 15, 2007.
L. James Wies, DDS’51, Etowah, NC, Oct. 13, 2007.
William F. Bone, ‘52, MBA’52, West Bloomfield, MI, Aug. 21, 2007.
George C. Brite, MMUS’52, Tulsa, OK, May 13, 2007.
John F. Gabel, ‘52, MA’58, Livonia, MI, Feb. 24, 2007.
Ralph W. Larson, JD’52, Williamsville, NY, Sept. 22, 2007.
Roger H. Lengnick, MSE’52, San Antonio, TX, Sept. 30, 2007.
Barbara Banniga Mastic, ’52, Green Valley, AZ. Dec. 5, 2006.
Marcia Staley Mellinger, ‘52, Walnut Creek, CA, Oct. 5, 2007.
Rotraud M. Perry, JD’52, Washington, DC, Aug. 27, 2007.
Bernard Petrie, JD’52, San Francisco, CA, Aug. 26, 2007.
Richard J. Simms, ‘52, Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 14, 2007.
Robert S. Tomlinson, ‘52, July 27, 2006.
Rosemary Huston Wallace, ‘52, MALS’53, Ramsey, NJ, April 30, 2007.
Willard D. Denhouter, ‘53, MD’57, Ypsilanti, MI, Sept. 7, 2007.
William F. Dix, ‘53, MA’61, Grandville, MI, Oct. 8, 2006.
John N. Fedick, MS’53, Easton, CT, Oct. 22, 2007.
Irwin R. Krasnoff, MPH’53, Grass Lake, MI, Oct. 17, 2007.
Julian J. Linde, ‘53, MBA’53, JD’57, Glendale, CA, Sept. 2, 2007.
Robert K. Matheson, ‘53, Ann Arbor, MI, Aug. 27, 2007.
Duane Morris, JD’53, Norton, OH, Aug. 28, 2007.
Helen Mazneff Muehlenbeck, ‘53, Southfield, MI, Aug. 19, 2007.
William K. Smith, PhD’53, Northumberland, PA, Oct. 9, 2007.
Shigeto Yamamoto, ‘53, Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 25, 2007.
Carolyn Booth, ‘54, Sylvania, OH, Oct. 24, 2007.
Edna L. Diehl, MA’54, Davison, MI, July 3, 2006.
John M. Eargle, MMUS’54, Los Angeles, CA, May 9, 2007.
Mary Giovanoni, MSE’54, Hagerstown, MD, Sept. 9, 2007.
Gerald W. Jones, MD’54, Las Vegas, NV, Sept. 6, 2007.
Richard H. Joy, ‘54, Royal Oak, MI, Sept. 16, 2007.
Robert B. Labelle, MPH’54, Port Austin, MI, Sept. 28, 2007.
Rae Lombard, ‘54, MA’55, Honolulu, HI, Sept. 14, 2007.
Brian F. McCabe, MD’54, Iowa City, IA, Oct. 7, 2007.
Richard A. Miller, ‘54, Albuquerque, NM, Oct. 31, 2006.
Shirley Siler Roof, ‘54, MA’58, Greencastle, IN, Oct. 16, 2007.
Thomas B. Brademas, MCP’55, Mishawaka, IN, Sept. 21, 2007.
Jerome W. Fisk, ‘55, ‘56, Woodland Hills, CA, Jan. 2, 2007.
Robert C. Hawley, MSE’55, Anaheim, CA, Sept. 23, 2007.
Robert M. King, MS’55, Fort Collins, CO, Sept. 3, 2007.
Dimitri Kosacheff, ‘55, MSE’56, New Boston, MI, June 17, 2007.
James M. Morgan, ‘55, Sandusky, MI, Aug. 27, 2007.
Jocelyn C. Tillman, ‘55, Oct. 9, 2007.
Dorothy Allen Van Allen, MA’55, Caro, MI, Aug. 30, 2007.
James A. Donohue, ‘56, Pewaukee, WI, Sept. 21, 2007.
M. Isabel Foster, MPH’56, Delray Beach, FL, Nov. 11, 2006.
Thomas C. Gilmore, ‘56, Egg Harbor, WI, Aug. 22, 2007.
Ruth Brandt Grundberg, ‘56, Sun City Center, FL, Aug. 22, 2007.
Sheldon Sonkin, DDS’56, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Sept. 19, 2006.
Herbert E. Ware, MD’56, Muncie, IN, Aug. 15, 2007.
Milton C. Bergeon, MD’57, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 18, 2007.
Salvador N. Ceja, MSE’57, Bethesda, MD, Jan. 27, 2007.
Robert D. Cloon, ‘57, MBA’60, Dublin, OH, Oct. 18, 2007.
Endrene N. Crampton, MALS’57, Interlochen, MI, March 21, 2007.
Joannes Dutko, DDS’57, Sterling Heights, MI, Aug. 17, 2007.
Robert A. Hard, MS’57, Fenton, MI, Oct. 23, 2007.
Latham B. Lawton, JD’57, Henderson, KY, Oct. 21, 2007.
David C. McCarron, ‘57, Grosse Pointe, MI, Oct. 18, 2007.
John L. Penquite, ‘57, MA’58, Ankeny, IA, Feb. 18, 2007.
Margaret C. Powers, MA’57, Linden, MI, Aug. 18, 2007.
Mary A. Spencer, ‘57, Aug. 12, 2007.
Chen Y. Wang, MSE’57, Aug. 17, 2007.
Robert A. Jones, ‘58, West Bloomfield, MI, Sept. 5, 2007.
Joseph A. Mandarino, PhD’58, Toronto, ON, Sept. 18, 2007.
John C. McHale, MBA’58, Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 10, 2007.
Ronald R. Robel, MA’58, MA’65, PhD’72, Tuscaloosa, AL, Aug. 24, 2007.
John P. Sharkey, MA’58, Washington, DC, Oct. 12, 2007.
Arnold E. Smolens, MA’58, Princeton, NJ, Aug. 27, 2007.
Federico L. Spantigati, LLMCL’58, Rome, Sept. 13, 2006.
Gordon E. Strong, ‘58, MA’61, Detroit, MI, Sept. 12, 2007.
Jacqueline Szewczyk-Berthelot, LLMCL’58, Feb. 2, 2007.
Howard T. Buchanan, MBA’59, Sugar Land, TX, Sept. 2, 2007.
James G. Gibson, ‘59, MSW’63, Birmingham, MI, Jan. 26, 2007.
Carolyn A. Hammarskjold, MALS’59, Kalamazoo, MI, Aug. 28, 2007.
Barbara Getz Hayman, ‘59, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, Sept. 26, 2007.
Jane C. Higgs, MA’59, Saginaw, MI, Feb. 27, 2007.
Edwin P. Jatkowski, ‘59, Rogers City, MI, March 15, 2007.
Bernard Linden, MMUS’59, MAUSD’63, Sept. 21, 2007.

1960-1969

Thomas F. Brien, ‘60, Aug. 17, 2007. Kay Hopkins Capobianco, ‘60, Kenosha, WI, Sept. 6, 2007. Shirley J. Emerson, MBA’60, Saint Clair Shores, MI, Sept. 5, 2007. Ann Stocking Heuschele, ‘60, MS’61, Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 23, 2007. Jane K. O’Connor, ‘60, Ann Arbor, MI, Aug. 21, 2007. Virginia M. Oliver, MPH’60, Cobleskill, NY, Sept. 23, 2007. Gayle L. Rowe, ‘60, Laguna Niguel, CA, July 28, 2007. Lysbet Hoffman Swanson, ‘60, Cincinnati, OH, July 4, 2007. John F. Williamson, MD’60, Dawsonville, GA, Oct. 21, 2007. Martha Cavanaugh Cameron, ‘61, MA’70, Harbor Springs, MI, Aug. 19, 2007. Herbert L. Hertzberg, DDS’61, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Sept. 28, 2007. Jerome A. Jorgensen, ‘61, MA’63, Jenison, MI, Sept. 2, 2007. Sue Robinson Langer, ‘61, Pound Ridge, NY, Oct. 24, 2007. Bessie M. Matsuda, MPH’61, Portland, OR, Sept. 3, 2007. Philip K. Numinen, MPH’61, Oct. 18, 2007. Jayant A. Patel, MSPHA’61, PharD’66, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 23, 2007. Virginia A. Sawyer, ‘61, Tucson, AZ, Oct. 24, 2007. William D. Simpson, MD’61, Ada, MI, Sept. 7, 2007. Oliver H. Tallman, MSE’61, Oct. 8, 2007. William F. White, DDS’61, Danvers, MA, Sept. 30, 2007. Quenby Cullen Williamson, ‘61, Bronxville, NY, June 11, 2007. Richard B. Bringedahl, MA’62, Ranier, MN, Oct. 11, 2007. Frances A. Dunsford, MA’62, Indialantic, FL, Aug. 30, 2007. Ronald F. Dunwell, DDS’62, Whitehall, MI, Aug. 21, 2007. Jeoraldean S. McClain, MA’62, Saint Louis, MO, Feb. 24, 2007. Susan L. Powar, ‘62, Chagrin Falls, OH, Sept. 10, 2007. Robert S. Thorpe, ‘62, MA’71, Bethesda, MD, Oct. 1, 2007. Robert E. Wills, MD’62, Fall City, WA, May 10, 2007. Richard A. Finley, ‘63, Oct. 1, 2007. Lew E. Murray, MA’63, Grand Rapids, MI, Aug. 28, 2007. Edward A. Bader, MA’64, Sept. 16, 2007. Charles L. Coleman, MSE’64, Sept. 12, 2007. Eugene W. Frey, MS’64, Aug. 26, 2007. Paul E. Gillmor, JD’64, Tiffin, OH, Sept. 5, 2007. Robert S. Holm, MD’64, Okemos, MI, Sept. 12, 2007. David H. Jenkins, PhD’64, Lansing, MI, Aug. 30, 2007. Wilbert L. Dahlgren, MSE’65, Flint, MI, Sept. 2, 2007. Gerald C. Green, ‘65, Sun City, AZ, July 9, 2007. Anthony J. Lasalvia, MSW’65, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Oct. 1, 2007. Ernest J. Pavlock, PhD’65, Winchester, VA, Aug. 23, 2007. Thomas E. Policka, ‘65, Muskegon, MI, Oct. 11, 2007. Barbara A. Ramsey, ‘65, MA’72, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 25, 2007. irginia C. Ross, MSW’65, Okemos, MI, July 7, 2007. Michael M. Gow, ‘66, Good Hart, MI, March 17, 2007. Dale A. Holtzer, ‘66, Palm Desert, CA, Aug. 30, 2007. Ernest F. Ross, PhD’66, Okemos, MI, April 18, 2007. T.R. Strong, MPH’66, Seabeck, WA, Aug. 27, 2007. Michael Tepper, JD’66, South Lake Tahoe, CA, Aug. 19, 2007. David N. Young, ‘66, Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 11, 2007. Mark M. Burke, ‘67, Jackson, MI, Aug. 25, 2007. Arthur I. Johnson, MD’67, Los Angeles, CA, Aug. 19, 2007. Robert P. Northrop, DDS’67, Duvall, WA, Oct. 6, 2007. Ronald J. Saunders, MS’67, Wayland, MI, Oct. 6, 2007. Patricia A. Shannon, ‘67, Santa Monica, CA, Sept. 18, 2007. Eleanor N. Shaw, ‘67, Naples, FL, Sept. 30, 2007. Harriet R. Stolorow, MA’67, Encinitas, CA, Aug. 24, 2007. Helen E. Tanner, PhD’67, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 3, 2007. Kathleen R. Callahan, ‘68, Falls Church, VA, Sept. 12, 2007. John H. Chutjian, DDS’68, Milford, CT, Aug. 23, 2007. Allen Ewig, MSW’68, Napa, CA, Aug. 14, 2007. Franklin J. Harte, ‘68, Kennebunk, ME, Sept. 12, 2007. Sidney H. Hoffman, MALS’68, Highland Park, MI, Sept. 30, 2007. Mary E. Millar, MPH’68, West Columbia, SC, Oct. 3, 2007. Ann L. Raymer, ‘68, Deary, ID, Oct. 5, 2007. Gilbert F. Reed, MFA’68, Aug. 24, 2007. Earl W. Shaffer, MA’68, EdD’84, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 10, 2007. Elizabeth J. Watson, MALS’68, Lunenburg, MA, Oct. 13, 2007. James F. Beamer, ‘69, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 2, 2007. Kathleen McCree Lewis, ‘69, JD’73, Detroit, MI, Oct. 16, 2007. Marc E. Meffe, ‘69, Glendale, AZ, Sept. 1, 2007. Gerald R. Schnurstein, DDS’69, Saginaw, MI, Oct. 15, 2007.


1970-1979


Dorothy J. Knafla, MPH’70, Shavertown, PA, Oct. 14, 2007.
Carol L. Richard, ‘70, MA’78, Chapel Hill, NC, Aug. 21, 2007.
David P. Bianco, ‘71, MA’73, MBA’81, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Sept. 5, 2007.
Noreen M. Davis, ‘71, West Carrollton, OH, Sept. 6, 2007.
Dale E. Deboer, DDS’71, Aug. 11, 2007.
Jonathan W. Handy, MPH’71, Springdale, WA, Oct. 15, 2007.
John C. Krummel, MBA’71, Oliver Springs, TN, Sept. 19, 2007.
Phillip J. Bowen, JD’72, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 18, 2007.
Jasper J. Demaria, MSW’72, Lees Summit, MO, Oct. 17, 2007.
David F. Elliot, ‘72, Aug. 21, 2007.
Alden L. Loos, ‘72, Port Angeles, WA, Aug. 5, 2007.
Bradley W. Yost, MHA’72, Palm Springs, CA, Aug. 15, 2007.
Donna M. Crowley, ‘73, Ypsilanti, MI, Sept. 30, 2007.
Ray R. Sareeram, MBA’73, Westborough, MA, Aug. 29, 2007.
Marion L. Smykowski, ‘73, Dearborn, MI, May 8, 2007.
Nella M. Neely, MS’74, Wilmington, DE, Sept. 6, 2007.
Jane A. Reed, ‘74, MBA’88, Dearborn, MI, July 14, 2007.
Wendy E. Siegal, ‘74, Seattle, WA, July 5, 2007.
Barbara E. Brackney, PhD’75, Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 18, 2007.
Lawrence B. Murphy, ‘75, ‘92, Flint, MI, Oct. 25, 2007.
Gerald C. Topolinski, ‘75, Grand Blanc, MI, Sept. 25, 2007.
James D. Anders, MPH’76, Bismarck, ND, Aug. 25, 2007.
Rae Jean Lewandowski Miller, MALS’76, Lincoln, NE, Jan. 29, 2007.
Robert H. Plummer, MPH’76, Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 6, 2007.
Adam K. Shreve, MA’76, Dearborn, MI, Sept. 5, 2007.
Thomas J. Tietz, ‘76, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 21, 2007.
Laura N. Burroughs, ‘78, Ypsilanti, MI, Sept. 22, 2007.
Kathy M. Eleazer, ‘78, Naples, FL, Sept. 17, 2007.
Anne E. Fisher, ‘78, Cedar Rapids, IA, Oct. 2, 2007.
Blanche A. Foreman, MMUS’78, Chesapeake, VA, Oct. 3, 2007.
erna H. Johnson, MPH’78, Marquette, MI, Sept. 15, 2007.
Michael Kagerer, ‘78, Anchorage, AK, Sept. 18, 2007.
Robert J. MacGregor, MDRES’78, Jindera, New South Wales, Australia, Oct. 10, 2006.
Klaus H. Mau, ‘78, Los Angeles, CA, Aug. 30, 2007.
Phyllis J. Caplane, ‘79, New York, NY, Oct. 22, 2006.


1980-1989


Timothy D. Bonzon, MBA’80, Largo, FL, Sept. 18, 2007.
Jeanette Jennings, MA’80, PhD’80, New Orleans, LA, Oct. 5, 2007.
Michael L. Reed, ‘80, Fountain Hills, AZ, July 17, 2007.
Tzong-Hsi Chen, MSE’81, PhD’83, Dayton, OH, Aug. 11, 2007.
Richard A. Delong, MS’81, Dexter, MI, Nov. 2, 2007.
Lucille H. Porter, ‘81, MA’82, Ypsilanti, MI, Sept. 29, 2007.
Steven J. Ramer, ‘81, Boulder, CO, Sept. 16, 2007.
Mary V. Gregor, ‘82, Clarkston, MI, Aug. 31, 2007.
Frances J. Pyles, ‘82, Mecosta, MI, Sept. 23, 2007.
Charles D. Riechers, ‘82, Chantilly, Oct. 14, 2007.
Diane Trevarrow Evans, ‘84, Milwaukee, WI, Oct. 14, 2007.
Laura J. Child, MS’85, Sept. 16, 2007.
Ernest M. Newkirk, MD’85, Hillsborough, CA, Aug. 11, 2007.
Donald D. Papineau, ‘86, Gladwin, MI, Oct. 17, 2007.
Arthur V. Emerson, MILS’89, Washington, DC, Sept. 12, 2007.
James W. Hovick, MS’89, PhD’94, Charlotte, NC, Oct. 12, 2007.
Charles Novacek, ‘89, MALS’00, Detroit, MI, July 13, 2007.


1990-1999


Paul C. McCoy, ‘90, MPA’91,
Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 8, 2007.
Kenneth L. Tracht, ‘90, Middlebury, VT, May 10, 2006.
Patrice A. Clutterbuck, ‘91,
Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 8, 2007.
Erine E. Dandas, PhD’91, Scottsdale, AZ, Sept. 15, 2007.
Daniel W. Doidge, ‘91, Walled Lake, MI, Sept. 1, 2007.
Jeffrey C. Jacobsen, ‘91, Myrtle Beach, SC, Sept. 14, 2007.
Randolph W. Mys, ‘92, Sebring, FL, Sept. 15, 2007.
Elizabeth Piskoti Raju, ‘92, Brigantine, NJ, Sept. 22, 2007.
Sherry A. Wagner, ‘92, Fenton, MI, Oct. 27, 2007.
Kristin M. Alline, MPH’96, Rutherfordton, NC, Sept. 9, 2007.
Allen M. Massey, ‘96, Lansing, MI, Sept. 28, 2007.
Andre S. Idzikowski, ‘97,
Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 11, 2007.


2000s


David F. Rhoese, ‘00, West Bloomfield, MI, Sept. 22, 2007.
Kristin S. Pustover, ‘03, Northville, MI, Oct. 26, 2007.
Pamela J. Woll, ‘03, Fort Wayne, IN, Oct. 2, 2007.
Mary L. Blue, ‘04, Flint, MI, Aug. 24, 2007.
Kristen J. Rath, ‘06, Holly, MI, Oct. 19, 2007.

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