By Margaret LeRoux
The General Alumni Association has announced
the names of those alumni nominated to serve as officers
and members of its Board of Directors.
Patrick L. McCarthy ’63 has been re-appointed executive
secretary. Michael H. Shanahan ’78 has been re-appointed
treasurer. GAA bylaws do not require yearly nomination
to this office.
The nominations for the board were selected in accordance with the GAA bylaws,
which allow for no more than 20 alumni to be chosen annually for three-year terms,
at least 10 of them as at-large members, and 10 of them drawn one each from the
immediate graduating class and from each third class preceding the graduating
Although this slate of candidates represents the choices of the GAA nominating
committee, it should be noted that any member of the GAA may be nominated in
accordance with Article VII of the bylaws, as follows: “Any member of the
Alumni Association may be nominated for director by a petition containing the
signatures of 20 alumni with the executive secretary no later than April 1.”
Any member of the GAA who would like to be so nominated should submit a petition
to Patrick L. McCarthy by April 1. If any petition should be received, a ballot
will appear in the next issue of Holy Cross Magazine so that alumni can vote
for the candidate(s) nominated by petition. The names of newly elected officers
and directors will be announced at the GAA’s annual banquet during Reunion
Weekend. All alumni are invited to attend.
Martha M. McGuane ’77 is an English teacher at Malden (Mass.) Catholic
High School. She received her master’s degree in public communications
from Fordham University in 1983. A past president of the Holy Cross Club of Merimack
Valley; she has been a mentor for the GAA’s Bishop Healy Committee; she
also conducts senior interviews for the Admissions Office, works at college fairs
and serves on the GAA’s book prize committee.
Richard C. Browne ’60 is a partner with the law
firm of Winston & Strawn in Washington, D.C. He has
served twice as president of the Holy Cross Club of Greater
Washington, D.C., and has worked in the Alumni Admissions
program and the Career Counseling program. A member of
the President’s Council since 1984, he is a GAA
director and a member of the GAA executive committee.
Dick and his wife, Pat, reside in Rockville, Md. They
are the parents of Richard, Catherine, Paulette ’88,
Maureen ’89 and Colleen.
Immediate Past President
William “Bud” McManus ’58, who has served
as a vice president of the GAA, received the In Hoc Signo
Award in 1998. As a member of the Holy Cross Club of Greater
Worcester, he has served as president, vice president,
treasurer and secretary. He was named the Club’s
Crusader of the Year in 1989. Retired from IBM, he formed
a real estate company, McManus Associates. Bud and his
wife, Sharon, reside in Holden, Mass. They are the parents
of Beth, Marcy ’87, and Mark.
David A. Doern ’62 retired in 1998 as senior vice
president of Insignia/Rostenberg-Doern. He resides in
Little Compton, R.I., with his wife, Maureen.
Richard Onofrey Jr. ’87 is vice president of sales
at Chase, Clarke and Stewart. He lives in Westfield,
Mass., with his wife, Mary Jo.
Marcy M. Vandale ’87, who lives in Holden, Mass.,
with her husband, Richard, will be serving her fourth
year as vice president of the GAA.
Ryan J. Hayward ’01
Brenda L. Ramos ’98
James A. Dyer ’95
Colleen F. Amann ’92
Randall J. Pedro ’89
Charles T. Coursey ’86
Thomas J. Colbert ’83
Timothy J. O’Malley ’80
Brian A. Cashman ’77
Edward A. Goodwin ’74
2001-2004 Directors (At Large)
Paul J. Ballantine ’74
Edward M. Burgess ’78
Daniel A. Grabauskas ’85
Patricia G. Haylon ’83
Elizabeth P. Kozlowski ’01
David T. McGoldrick ’54
Harry J. Mulry Jr. ’67
Paula M. Murphy ’76
Mark W. Powers ’85
Mark T. Roman ’92
The 2001-2004 Executive Committee will be comprised of:
Edward M. Burgess ’78
Gregory H. Cahill ’81
Stephen J. O’Connor ’73