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1976
Class Chair
Thomas E. Ryan
Class Correspondent
Thomas C. Healey

Saint Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury, Conn., recently announced the appointment of Stephen T. Holland, M.D., as the new chief of staff of the hospital, effective last January. Holland serves as associate director of the department of emergency services there and, also, as medical director of the Wound Healing Center. Joseph P. Imperato, M.D., writes that, this past January, he became a consultant to the editor of the monthly journal Radiology and vice president of the medical staff at Lake Forest (Ill.) Hospital; last November, he received the 2005 Stephen A. Weisman, M.D., Humanitarian Award for Cancer Care from the Cancer Wellness Center. Rev. Gerard R. “Gerry” McKeon, S.J., currently serves as campus minister and pastoral associate at St. Thomas Parish, University of Connecticut, Storrs.

1977
Class Co-Chairs
Brian A. Cashman
Kathleen T. Connolly

Margaret “Meg” Lasch Carroll is an assistant professor of English at the Albany (N.Y.) College of Pharmacy. The Feb. 24 edition of the Boston Business Journal featured an article about Michael F. Collins, M.D., and his recent appointment as the seventh chancellor of the University of Massachusetts-Boston; his installation as chancellor took place April 28, during a ceremony held at the university. Katherine “Kate” Biehusen Dunnavant, who lives in Claremont, Calif., is a training executive for the Avon Corp. The Junior Achievement of Dallas, Inc. has selected James W. “Jim” Keyes as a 2006 inductee of its Business Hall of Fame. The Boston law firm Gadsby Hannah announced in March the elevation of Brian G. Leary to general partner; Leary focuses his practice on public strategy and litigation. The March 24 edition of The Bradenton (Fla.) Herald included an article about Karen Furey Liebert, M.D., and her medical career; Liebert has been associated with Manatee Obstetrics and Gynecology in Bradenton since 1991. Peter J. McNally has been appointed emergency management director for Polk County, Fla. Denis R. Pombriant writes that he is the founder and managing principal of the Beagle Research Group, a software industry consultancy and market research firm. Rev. Michael F. Rose, who currently serves as pastor of St. Mary Parish in Shrewsbury, Mass., is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. Last November, Margaret A. “Margie” Wholean was elected first selectman of Woodstock, Conn. Mary Agnes “Maggie” Wilderotter, chairman and chief executive officer of Citizens Communications, Stamford, Conn., was appointed in March to the board of directors of the Xerox Corp. The Feb. 6 edition of the Connecticut Post newspaper included a Q&A with Stuart W. Zarich, M.D., titled “Cardiologist Wants People to be Health Smart”; Zarich is the chief of cardiology at Bridgeport (Conn.) Hospital.
MARRIED: Katherine Biehusen Dunnavant and Robert W. Tomlinson ’74, on Nov. 19.

1978
Class Co-Chairs
Marcia Hennelly Moran
Mark T. Murray
Michael H. Shanahan

The ACE Group of Companies, headquartered in New York City, announced in January the appointment of David M. Cain as general counsel for ACE Overseas General, “with responsibility for ACE’s legal affairs in the company’s Latin America, Far East and Asia Pacific regions, including Greater China.” Roger D. Donoghue was recently appointed chairman of the board of directors of the Children’s Trust Fund of Massachusetts. Co-founder and senior partner of the Boston law firm Donoghue Barrett & Singal, he is head of its government relations department; Donoghue specializes in legislative and regulatory affairs, lobbying and business strategies. William L. Hennrikus Jr., M.D., has been elected chairman of the American Academy of Pediatrics orthopaedic section. In February the Massachusetts state Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented its Outstanding Teacher of American History Award to Richard F. Houston, at the state awards ceremony held at the Women at Work Museum in Attleboro. Houston, who has been a history teacher at Harwich (Mass.) High School since 1994, currently serves as chairman of the department. Eileen K. Lonce works in the information technology department of Triboro Quilt Manufacturing, an infant-wear company in White Plains, N.Y. The United States Golf Association announced in February that Cameron Jay Rains has been elected to a fourth year on its Executive Committee. A partner in the San Diego office of the law firm DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary and co-chairman of the corporate and securities practice group, he is also chairman of the 2008 U.S. Open local organizing committee. According to the press release, Rains’ additional responsibilities for 2006 include serving as chair of the Museum Committee and Library and Property Committee and vice chairman of the Equipment Standards Committee—as well as a member of the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship Committee and Green Section Committee. Margaret M. Stiner has been appointed the director of academic advising at Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio.

1979
Class Co-Chairs
Glennon L. Paredes
Deborah A. Pelles

William T. “Bill” McCooey, who teaches physics at Windham (Conn.) High School, was named the Windham school district’s teacher of the year for 2005-06. The March 9 edition of the weekly newspaper Hyde Park/Mattapan Tribune included the announcement that William F. Sinnott has been appointed corporation counsel for the city of Boston. The May 1 edition of creditmag.com included a profile of Diane J. Vazza, who serves as managing director, global fixed income research, at Standard and Poor’s in New York City.

1980
Class Co-Chairs
J. Christopher Collins
Kathleen L. Wiese

The April 19 edition of the Springfield, Mass., newspaper The Republican included the announcement that Kathleen A. Bowler has been named Woman of the Year by Quota International of Holyoke, Mass. Bowler serves as executive director of the Holyoke Council on Aging. This spring, the Anderson-Soule Gallery in Concord, N.H., featured an exhibition of new works by Colin J. Callahan, titled “In and Around Concord.” A member of the arts and humanities faculty at St. Paul’s School in Concord, Callahan also serves as director of the Hargate Art Center there. Rev. Joseph M.P.R. Cocucci has been named rector of the Cathedral of St. Peter in the Diocese of Wilmington, Del.; he also continues to serve as the director of priestly and religious vocations for the diocese. The MassMutual Financial Group announced in March the appointment of William F. Glavin Jr. as head of the individual insurance group at the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, based in Springfield, Mass; Glavin had most recently served as past president and chief executive officer of Babson Capital Management, based in Boston—also a member of the MassMutual Financial Group family of companies. Katherine E. “Katie” (O’Connor) Sullivan writes that she joined the Lynnfield, Mass., construction management firm cm&b last October as the director of marketing.

1981
Class Co-Chairs
James G. Healy
Katharine Buckley McNamara
Elizabeth Stevens Murdy
William J. Supple

Daniel E. Gutekanst was recently selected to serve as superintendent of the Needham, Mass., public school system. Last February, Standard Register, Dayton, Ohio, announced that Joseph P. Morgan Jr., vice president and chief technology officer for the company, has been appointed general manager of its new On Demand Solutions Group. The April edition of The Alaskan Shepherd newsletter featured an article written by Patrick C.W. Tam about his experiences as a lay minister among the Yup’ik people in the Yukon-Kuskokwim region of Alaska. Tam, who first served in Emmonak, Alaska in 1981 as a member of the JVC, currently holds the position of developer of adult faith formation. Previously, he had worked in youth and young adult ministry except for a two-year leave to study at the Franciscan School of Theology of the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, Calif; he received his master’s degree in theological studies in 2002. Bivio Networks, Pleasanton, Calif., announced in April the appointment of Timothy E. Waters as the vice president of marketing.

1982
Class Co-Chairs
Jean Kelly Cummings
Susan L. Sullivan

Greenleaf Trust, Kalamazoo, Mich., announced in March the appointment of Mark W. Jannott as senior vice president, investment and estate planning. The book Golf’s 100 Toughest Holes, by Christopher M. Millard, was released for publication last October. Mary A. Morgan recently accepted a new position as school-age childcare director at the Wanskuck branch of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Providence, R.I.

1984
Class Co-Chairs
Edward J. Lynch III
Fred J. O'Connor
Carmine L. Salvucci

The March 23 edition of the weekly newspaper Winthrop (Mass.) Sun Transcript included the announcement that Vincent H. Eruzione has been appointed the director of athletics at Curry College in Milton, Mass. The Dec. 22 edition of the Needham(Mass.) Times included the announcement that the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce selected Kathleen P. “Kate” Fitzpatrick as the recipient of its 2005 Beacon Award—in recognition of her advocacy “for the needs of the community”; Fitzpatrick, who began working for the town of Needham in 1990 as its personnel director, currently serves as the town manager there. The Feb. 8 edition of the Fall River, Mass., newspaper Herald News included an article about Eugene J. McMahon, M.D., and his recent appointment as chief medical officer and senior vice president of the Southcoast Hospitals Group—which includes Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, and Tobey Hospital in Wareham, Mass. Anthony T. Petrick, M.D., and his wife, Mary, announce the birth of their son, Anthony Jr., on Dec. 2, 2004. Petrick writes that he is currently director of the section of minimally invasive and bariatric surgery at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa.

1985
Class Co-Chairs
Thomas M. Flynn
Joseph Terranova
Class Correspondent

Joanne S. Niland
The Feb. 8 edition of the weekly newspaper Lynn Journal announced that the Massachusetts Basesball Coaches Association recently honored Paul K. Halloran Jr. with its Fred Ebbett Award of Distinction. Halloran, who works at Grant Communications and Consulting in Lynn, has been involved with the Swampscott American Legion Baseball Program since 1990, as head coach and general manager; an assistant baseball coach at Swampscott High School since 1989, he also serves as a high school and college basketball referee. In August 2005, William P. “Bill” Morrill III accepted the position of senior vice president of segment marketing at Bank of America.

1986
Class Co-Chairs
Virginia M. Ayers
Patrick L. McCarthy Jr.
Edward T. O’Donnell
Kathleen Quinn Powers

The Dec. 12 edition of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette included an article about Mark K. Shriver, titled “Children’s issues won his heart.” Shriver currently works for the non-profit organization Save the Children as the vice president of its U.S. Programs.

1987
Class Co-Chairs
Kathleen E. Moylan
James W. Nawn Jr.

The spring edition of the Boston University quarterly alumni magazine Bostonia featured an article about James J. Collins Jr. and his work as a professor in the university’s department of biomedical engineering. The April 3 edition of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette included the announcement that Thomas J. Conte has been elected a senior partner in the Worcester-based law firm Bowditch & Dewey; Conte focuses his practice on business litigation and construction services. The March 15 edition of the Plymouth, Mass., newspaper Old Colony Memorial included a story about Warren P. Fleming, D.V.M., titled “The gentle approach to animal welfare”; Fleming owns and operates the Firehouse Veterinary Clinic in Plymouth. James F. Kane and his wife, Hannah, announce the birth of their son, Patrick Owen, on Oct. 19.

1988
Class Co-Chairs
Ellen S. Conte
Paul E. Demit

Christopher R. Dupuis and his wife, Elaine, announce the birth of their daughter, Nadia Lynn, on Sept. 1. Last April, Patricia K. Kelleher accepted the position of director of corporate, foundation and government grants at Suffolk University in Boston.
MARRIED: Joseph R. Saint and Elizabeth A. Hayes, on Nov. 19, in Dovecote Garden at Fearrington Village, in Pittsboro, N.C.

1989
Class Co-Chairs
Christina M. Buckley
Sean T. McHugh

Jack J. Bauer and his wife, Tricia, announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Caroline, on Feb. 21, 2005; a member of the psychology faculty at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Bauer was a co-organizer of The Quiet Ego Conference which took place at the university last fall. Brockton (Mass.) Hospital recently announced the appointment of David A. Drinkwater, M.D., as chief of surgical services and supervisor of its new surgical residency program, undertaken in partnership with the Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston. According to the March 12 edition of the Brockton, Mass., newspaper Sunday Enterprise, Drinkwater has also joined the hospital’s new surgical practice, called the Specialty Physicians Group. Emerson Hospital, Concord, Mass., announced in May that Christine Gallery has been voted to the board of directors of the New England Society for Healthcare Strategy; Gallery serves as vice president of planning and market development for the hospital. The March 23 edition of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette included the announcement that Mark D. Gelinas has been appointed general counsel of the Oman Oil Co. in Muscat, Oman; he is also a member of the company’s senior management group. M. Nicole O’Shea-Holohan continues to serve as an English as a second language teacher on Long Island, N.Y.
MARRIED: M. Nicole O’Shea and Eric Holohan, on Aug. 19, 2005, in Ennis, Ireland.

1990
Class Co-Chairs
Nancy L. Meaney
Lisa M. Villa
Mark P. Wickstrom

Robert W. Carter, who is currently an associate in the tax department of Pitney Hardin, LLC, in Florham Park, N.J., was appointed general counsel last fall to the New York Young Republican Club. Sabrix, Inc., provider of Consolidated Transaction Tax Management applications, headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., announced in February the appointment of Pamela J. Kostka as vice president of product marketing. Michael P. Lasch and his wife, Alicia, announce the birth of their daughter, Alexandra Duclos, on July 27, 2005. Kim L. Lehnert and her husband, Timothy, announce the birth of their son, Timothy Jay, on Aug. 26, 2005. Lehnert works full time in private practice as a clinical psychologist at Family Psychology of Long Island, in Oakdale, N.Y. Maureen Meade Morris and her husband, Andy, announce the birth of their daughter, Molly Samantha, on April 27, 2005. M/C Communications, producer of Pri-Med continuing education programs in Boston, announced in January the appointment of David P. Murphy as vice president, accounting services. The Dec. 12 edition of the weekly newspaper Banker & Tradesman included the announcement that Stephen C. Peck has joined Bridgewater Savings Bank, headquartered in Raynham, Mass., as a vice president and commercial loan officer. Kerry (Doherty) Reddington and her husband, Shawn, announce the birth of their son, Andrew John, on Sept. 2.

1991
Class Co-Chairs
Peter J. Capizzi
John R. Hayes Jr.
Kristin M. Kraeger

Michael K. Breen and his wife, Sheri, announce the birth of their daughter, Alanna Maeve, on March 26, 2005. The May 4 edition of the weekly newspaper Montville(Conn.) Times included a Q&A with Dawn M. Guntner concerning her work as a teacher and a social worker at the Montville Alternative High School. Ann Marie Lizzi is associate producer and editor of the new feature film The Skeptic. Kathryn Stevens and Christopher G. McCormack announce the birth of their son, George Michael, on Dec. 17. Catherine A. Rauchenberger teaches English at St. Jean Baptiste High School in New York City. Manuel P. Santos, M.D., and his wife, Katharine, announce the birth of their daughter, Maria Rosario, on Jan. 25, 2005. Santos currently serves as an attending psychiatrist at NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital in New York City. The Petroleum & Resources Corporation, headquartered in Baltimore, announced in April the appointment of Robert E. Sullivan as vice president-research.
MARRIED: Catherine A. Rauchenberger and Richard Conley, on July 23, 2005, in Bayside, N.Y.

1992
Class Co-Chairs
Maura E. McGovern
Timothy D. McGovern
Christopher J. Serb

Karen (Barry) Carter and her husband, Doug, announce the birth of their son, Dillon John, on Sept. 7. The April 14 edition of the Hartford (Conn.) Courant included the announcement of the appointment of Peter J. Cummings as principal of the West Woods Upper Elementary School in Farmington, Conn., effective July 1; he had most recently served as the assistant principal at the Irving A. Robbins Middle School in Farmington. Kelly Golden Miley and her husband, Bob, announce the birth of their son, Colin Daniel, on May 1, 2005. Michael J. Neary and his wife, Claudia, announce the birth of their daughter, Jacqueline Isabel, on April 25. Kelly (Ryall) Pokress and her husband, David, announce the birth of their son, Henry, on Feb. 23, 2005. Kathryn Quinn-Sánchez announces that her book, A Literary and Political History of Post-Revolutionary Mexico: Redefining “The Ideal,” was published in April. Marisa Scala-Foley and her husband, Ward, announce the birth of their son, Matthew Liam, on Jan. 9.

1993
Class Co-Chairs
Patrick J. Comerford
Eileen Kasprzak Read

Karin (Scully) Boucher and her husband, Tim, announce the birth of their daughter, Teagan Ellie, on Nov. 17. Michael J. Brandi and his wife, Eileen, announce the birth of their son, Vincent Joseph, on April 25, 2005; Brandi is now associated with the East Haven, Conn., law firm of Cohen & Acampora. Michael P. Clancy and his wife, Julie, announce the birth of their son, Michael Pearse. Peter B. Gesell Jr. and his wife, Susan, announce the birth of their son, Peter Burnham III, on Aug. 3, 2005. Kristin (Holland) Jewell and her husband, Scott, announce the birth of their son, James Michael, on Dec. 3. Michael J. Sergott and his wife, Tania, announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Elizabeth, on Feb. 9; having recently relocated to California, Sergott now serves as vice president of executive visibility for the Countrywide Financial Corporation. The Nov. 18 edition of the Sandwich(Mass.) Enterpriseincluded an article about the appointment of Daniel E. Spacek as the first full-time associate pastor of the First Church of Christ in Sandwich. Daniel G. St. Onge Jr. and his wife, Shannon ’94, announce the birth of their son, Ryan Daniel, on Sept. 28.
MARRIED: Nicole Adams and Phillip S. Boeding, on Sept. 17, at the Queen of Our Most Holy Rosary Church, in Bridgehampton, N.Y. Edward S. Keefe and Blessed Chuksorji, in February 2005, in Washington, D.C.

1994
Class Chair
Amanda M. Robichaud

Todd J. Araujo and his wife, Jaeleen, announce the birth of their son, Antone Matthew, on Sept. 16, 2005. Laura (Hobin) Coonrad, who received her master’s degree in special education and literacy from SUNY-Albany, has recently been hired as a special education teacher at the Hillside Elementary School in Niskayuna, N.Y. JetBlue Airways, Forest Hills, N.Y., announced in March the appointment of Joanna L. Geraghty as vice president, associate general counsel, for the company; she joined JetBlue in March 2005 as director, litigation and regulatory counsel. Denise Gaudet Kopchick and her husband, Dave, announce the birth of their daughter, Meghan Elizabeth, on June 29, 2005; Kopchick works as a controller for Vertrue Inc. in Stamford, Conn. Erin (Flannery) Pizzo and her husband, Mike, announce the birth of their daughter, Kyra, on Aug. 12, 2005. Shannon (McAloon) St. Onge and her husband, Daniel ’93, announce the birth of their son, Ryan Daniel, on Sept. 28.
MARRIED: Carol E. Brewer and Ivan Guerrero, on Sept. 10. Joanna L. Geraghty and Christopher G. Kelly, on July 30, 2005, at the Church of Our Savior in New York City. Laura M. Hobin and Richard Coonrad, on Oct. 1.

1995
Class Co-Chairs
Christopher J. Caslin
B. Timothy Keller
Shelagh Foley O’Brien

The poem Practice, by Michelle M. Bertolino, won third place in the Third Annual Poetry Contest sponsored by Worcester Magazine. Michael J. Borawski and his wife, Jeanne ’97, announce the birth of their son, Raymond Joseph, on Sept. 17. David M. Dowd and his wife, Jennifer, announce the birth of their daughter, Jenna Elaine, on Sept. 30; Dowd is now director of ticket sales for the Chicago Bulls. Derek M. Massey and his wife, Genie, announce the birth of their son, Jackson Burke, on July 27, 2005.Patrice Duggan Shumaker and her husband, Peter, announce the birth of their son, Jack Martin.Isabella M. Squicciarini, an associate in the Waterbury, Conn., office of the law firm Carmody & Torrance, was one of the attorneys recognized for “community contributions” by the Connecticut Law Tribune, in its Nov. 14 edition.Joey A. (DeCosta) Tryon, D.O., and her husband, Paul, announce the birth of their son, Matthew Paul, on Nov. 9; Tryon currently serves as a family practice resident in Lawrence, Mass.

 

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