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James J. Kennedy, BA 51, MA 54,
self-published The Joy of Speaking, a booklet that
offers insights on public presentation gleaned from Kennedys
experience as a teacher and a guest speaker to business and
professional groups. A retired lieutenant colonel in the Marine
Corps and Army Reserve, Kennedy provides training services
in the fields of communication, management, and human resources.
He also was an adjunct professor at the University of Virginias
Northern Virginia Center and has designed and delivered management
and communication courses and seminars for several organizations
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William B. Belford, BA 60,
is retired and living on North Carolinas Outer Banks
after working for the federal government for more than 30
years. He does some work for a local hospital and enjoys relaxing
at the beach.
Formerly deputy assistant secretary of defense
for health affairs, Sherman Lazrus, BA 61, MBA 63,
is president of American Medical Capital in Bethesda, Md.
He also serves as chairman of the board of two publicly traded
health care companies, Emergency Medical Products in Las Vegas
and Imaging Diagnostic Systems in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Larry M. Raskin, BA 63, has
semiretired from his clinical practice but continues as president
of Psychology Resource Group, which he founded in 1981, after
leaving the University of Louisvilles School of Medicine
as a full professor. Raskin has 10 doctoral-level psychologists
in the group, the largest private practice in Kentucky. I
am extremely grateful for the wonderful education I received
at GW so many years ago and especially thankful to the late
Professor Richard D. Walk and my other professors for being
great teachers and role models, he writes. Raskins
son, David, is an assistant professor at The School of the
Art Institute of Chicago and his daughter, Eve, a licensed
social worker, is raising Raskins granddaughter in Alexandria,
On behalf of the state of Arizona, John
Pressley Todd, BA 65, argued the case Schriro
v. Summerlin before the Supreme Court in April 2004. In
a 5-4 decision in favor of Arizona, the court held that the
death penalty case of Ring v. Arizona would not be applied
retroactively to cases on collateral review. Todd resides
in Chandler, Ariz.
Edward G. George, MBA 67, is
president and CEO of Manchester Community Health Center in
Manchester, N.H. He also is board chair of the Community Health
Access Network and board treasurer of the Bi-State Primary
Care Association. He resides in Salem, N.H.
Edward Green, BA 67, received
the 2004 Philly Lutaaya Award for his leadership in increasing
AIDS awareness through education and exploring prevention
from an African perspective. The award was given by the Uganda
North American Association in Seattle. Green resides in Kittery
After graduating from GW, R. Stephen
Kamp, BBA 67, earned an MBA from Harvard and joined
the investment field. After careers on Wall Street and working
as a consultant, he is entering his second year on the faculty
of the Fox School of Business at Temple University in Philadelphia,
where he teaches finance to undergraduate and MBA students
and has served as faculty adviser to the Financial Management
Association student group.
John Freivalds, MA 67, a publisher
with international marketing firm JFA in Lexington, Va., released
The Periodic Table of Toasts, a colorful poster
that celebrates toasts around the world, in October. The poster
features toasts of 35 nations along with featured drinks from
different countries. More information is available at www.art.com.
The U.S. Department of Education and the
National Association of Elementary Schools Principals named
Gene Solomon Isenberg, BA 69, the 2003 National
Distinguished Principal of the Year for New Jersey. For more
than 30 years, Isenberg has served as a teacher, counselor,
assistant principal, and principal for schools in Upper Saddle
River, N.J. She currently is principal of E.A. Cavallini Middle
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David R. Berz, BA 70, JD
73, was appointed
to the New York Board of Overseers at the Hebrew Union Colleges
Jewish Institute of Religion. He is a partner in the Washington
firm Weil, Gotshal & Mangers, where he leads the environmental
group and works in the bankruptcy practice. Berz formerly
was president of the Washington Hebrew Congregation and chair
of GW Laws Deans Council. Currently, he serves
on the Boards of the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil
Rights and the District of Columbia Bar Foundation.
Susan Green Chadwick, BA 70, MA
71, is senior audiologist with Otolaryngology Associates
in Fairfax, Va. In 2002, she was appointed to the Virginia
Board of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology. She earned
her doctorate in audiology from the Arizona School of Health
Sciences, a division of A.T. Still University, in January
2004. She and her husband of 35 years, David, are residents
of Springfield, Va., and have four grandchildren.
Since retiring from his position as CEO
of Communications & Power Industries of Palo Alto, Calif.,
Bart F. Petrini, MBA 70, has been an adjunct
professor of international business in the Graduate School
of Management at University of California, Davis. He also
is a consultant in strategic alliances, sourcing, and channel
development in emerging markets in Asia and Europe.
Robert E. Schmaltz, MS 70,
established the HealthMedNet content service, an Internet
directory of illnesses and diseases. The links are categorized
by 83,000 illness and disease names. More information can
be found at http://healthmednet.com.
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
awarded Col. Frank Trippi, MBA 70, the 2004 George
E. Kimball Medal for his distinguished service as the chair
of the Public Awareness Committee, where he raises public
awareness on the usefulness and importance of operations research,
especially to high school teachers and students. Trippi resides
in Fort Belvoir, Va.
A. Jane Bradley, MBA 71, is
deputy director of the Institute of International Economic
Law at Georgetown University Law Center, where she also is
an adjunct professor.
Recognized for his efforts as CEO of Aspen
Education Group in Cerritos, Calif., Elliot Sainer, MBA
71, was awarded the Education Industry Associations
Entrepreneurial Leadership Award.
Fritz J. Scheuren, PhD 72,
in January was named president of the American Statistical
Association, a scientific and educational society with more
than 16,000 members. Scheuren is vice president of statistics
at NORC, a survey research arm at the University of Chicago.
A resident of Bethesda, Md., Garland
O. Audilet, MBA 73, is president of Computer &
Healthcare magazine named John P. Ferguson, MBA 73,
one of the 100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare.
Ferguson is president and CEO of Hackensack University Medical
Center and chairman of the board of Marthas Vineyard
Hospital. He has been with Hackensack since 1981.
President of the Robert and Dee Leggett
Foundation and co-founder of the Blue Ridge Center for Environ-mental
Stewardship, Robert Leggett, MA 75, in August
was elected as a trustee of the Cathedral Choral Society in
Washington. Leggett also is director of the Vienna Choral
Society. He currently is a private investor who made his career
in private sector work for leading edge technologies.
In July Martha McQuade, BA 75,
JD 84, and Marni Byrum were married at the Glenerin
Inn in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. She has led the Virginia
family law division of McQuade & Hite since 1997. She
is a past president of the Womens Bar Association of
the District of Columbia and currently serves on the Virginia
State Bar Fourth District Disciplinary Committee. The couple
lives in Alexandria, Va.
Mark H. Sobel, BA 75, managing
partner of Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis in Roseland,
N.J., was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2005-2006
in the publications family law category. Sobel is the
former chair of the Executive Committee of the Family Law
Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and is the
current chair of the associations subcommittee on alimony
and child support. He is a member of the New Jersey Supreme
Court Committee on General Practices and Procedures and of
the Supreme Courts Special Committee to Revise Matrimonial
Working with Virginia
Gov. Mark Warner, BA 77, Hon DPS 03 (seated),
Craig W. Floyd, BA 78 (fifth from left), helped
to establish a commemorative license plate honoring
Virginias 329 fallen law enforcement officers,
with proceeds of the plates going to the National Law
Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. The bill was signed
into law in May in Richmond. Floyd has been chairman
of the fund since its inception in 1984. He currently
is conducting an $80 million capital campaign to build
a national law enforcement museum.
A licensed real estate broker in New York
specializing in commercial, retail, and residential leasing
in Manhattan, Stephen D. Landfield joined New York
Commercial Realty Unlimited. He also is a political columnist
for Recorder Publishing Company Newspapers and for the New
Jersey Jewish News, where he has a regular column on state
and political issues. Landfield also works as a commercial
print model and actor in New York.
Lisa J. Savitt, BA 78, a partner
in the products liability, mass torts, and insurance practice
groups with Blank Rome in Washington, co-chaired a panel at
the 2004 American Bar Associations annual meeting in
Atlanta. The discussion focused on the legal risks of outsourcing
abroad. Savitt has a commercial and international litigation
practice with an emphasis on aviation and products liability.
President George W. Bush gave Alfred
G. Volkman, MBA 78, the Presidential Rank Award
of Distinguished Executive in September. The honor is the
highest award a career federal employee can receive and was
given to Volkman for his efforts as director of the International
Cooperation in the Department of Defense.
In October, Jeffrey A. Rivest, MSA 79,
was named president and CEO of the University of Maryland
Medical Center in Baltimore, a 650-bed teaching hospital that
is part of the six-hospital University of Maryland Medical
System. For the past 16 years, Rivest held leadership roles
at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia and previously
worked at both Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants,
the only national organization to represent physician assistants
in all medical and surgical specialties, elected John D.
Trimbath, BA 79, to a two-year term on its board
of directors. Trimbath, a resident of Richmond Heights, Ohio,
is a physician assistant in emergency medicine at Euclid Hospital
in Euclid, Ohio. Trimbath has received the Charles L. Hudson,
M.D., Award for Outstanding PA of the Year, the AAPA House
of Delegates Outstanding Service Award, and GWs Distinguished
Health Service Alumni Award.
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Leslie L. Megyeri, MBA 80,
in March became secretary, treasurer, and CFO of the Hungarian
Reformed Federation of America, which primarily serves as an
insurance company to Hungarians in the United States. Previously,
he had served as the organizations legal adviser. He also
previously served as counsel to the Judiciary Committee of the
U.S. House of Representatives for five years.
A former Colonials swimming and water polo
standout, Bobby Hogue, BA 81, was featured in
Seconds from Disaster, a National Geographic television
special about the attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001.
The program first aired in September 2004.
Korn/Ferry International, a provider of
executive search and leadership development solutions, named
Lorraine Lavet, BBA 81, MBA 83, office
managing director of its Tysons Corner, Va., office. Lavet
specializes in the recruitment of senior-level executives
for trade associations, federal and state governments, and
technology companies. She leads the firms national trade
Previously a professor of music at Anderson
College in South Carolina, Victor Vallo Jr., MM 81,
now is chair of the Department of Music at Immaculata University
in Immaculata, Pa. He resides in Coatesville, Pa., with his
wife, Eileen. They have two children, Lisa and Vincent.
Stephen Battalia, BA 82, in
December was named group human relations director for Nestle
in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Battalia has been with
the company for more than 15 years and most recently spent
four years at Nestles worldwide headquarters in
Vevey, Switzerland, as head of human relations for Asia.
Chris Murray, BA
A resident of Arcadia, Calif., Robert
E. Weiner, MPA 82, was named assistant vice president
of development for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. He is responsible
for the hospitals $350 million new building capital
Chris Murray, BA 83, is editor
in chief of Soundview Executive Book Summaries, which
are eight-page distillations of business books. Murray reviews
more than 1,000 business books a year. He was featured in
Fortune magazine in 2000 as The Man Who Reads
So You Dont Have To. Murray also has been a reporter
for daily newspapers in Massachusetts and Virginia and a business
consultant with international mergers and acquisitions and
business development firm SMG France.
A forensic document analyst with the IRS
National Forensic Laboratory in Chicago, Larry Olson, MFS
83, was elected president of the Midwestern Association
of Forensic Scientists. He was installed in September and
will serve a one-year term. With more than 900 members, it
is the largest regional forensic science association in North
David P. Prosperi, MBA 83,
is director of Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He joined the
company after spending 13 years with the Chicago Board of
Trade. Prosperi resides in Northbrook, Ill.
Based in Alexandria, Va., the intellectual
property firm Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt
named Joseph Scafetta Jr., MBA 83, of counsel
After nearly 30 years of service, Leslie
A. Baldwin, MPA 84, took early retirement from the
Environmental Protection Agency and now is studying American
Sign Language at Gallaudet University and Montgomery College.
She resides in Cabin John, Md.
Larry D. Burton, MBA 84, is
executive director of the Business Roundtable, an association
of chief executive officers of leading U.S. corporations.
Previously, he was vice president-external affairs for BP
America, which he joined in 1987 after serving in various
government positions on Capitol Hill and in the White House.
He is a resident of Arlington, Va.
In its Best of Washington issue,
Washingtonian magazine named Alan Lescht, BA 84,
one of the Districts top employment and civil rights
lawyers. Lescht lives in Potomac, Md., with his wife, Ellen,
and daughters Erica, Jamie, and Julia.
David A. Samuels, MBA 84, is
vice president of finance and corporate controller for GTSI,
a publicly traded information technology services company
headquartered in Chantilly, Va. Previously, he was chief financial
officer for E-centives. Samuels is the recipient of the 2004
Greater Washington Technology CFP Award for Community Service.
A resident of Marlboro, N.J., Michael
Berson, BAccy 86, is a CPA and CFO of SFA Properties,
a New York real estate development and management company.
Feick, MBA 86, was recently promoted to senior director
of business development at Parker Hannifins Aerospace
Customer Support Division. Feick is a frequent international
traveler and spends about eight weeks per year internationally
for both business and pleasure. He has lived in Irvine, Calif.,
for the past 16 years with his wife, Mary, and daughters Katherine,
16, and Christine, 14. Ed and Mary celebrate their 20th wedding
anniversary this year.
Vice president of Stanley Consultants, Gary
Foster, MBA 86, returned from an assignment in Iraq
where he provided reconstruction consulting for the electrical
power sector to the interim governments Coalition Provisional
Authority. He was stationed in Baghdad and frequently traveled
to Fallujah and other locations. He was part of a 15-member
team and reports that despite many harrowing moments including
nightly mortar attacks, no one in his group was harmed. He
received a service citation award for his efforts.
In September, President George W. Bush presented
John M. Ferriter, DS 87, the Presidential Rank Award
of Meritorious Executive, the highest honor a career federal
employee can receive. Ferriter was recognized for his efforts
as director for Operations, Remediation, and Restoration in
the Department of Defense.
Guenter Frommelt, BBA 87, MBA 89,
has been in the Foreign Service representing the Principality
of Liechtenstein since 1993. He currently is a minister in
the Liechtenstein Embassy in Vienna, Austria. He previously
served as a counselor representing Liechtenstein to Brussels
and the European Union.
Formerly chief operating officer of Michael
Salove Co., Steven H. Gartner, BBA 87, is president
of Metro Commercial Real Estate in Mt. Laurel, N.J. Gartner
leads the companys continued expansion into new markets,
including northern New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Highlights
of his real estate career include millions of dollars in deals
working with national retailers such as Kohls. He resides
in Penn Valley, Pa.
Daniel ODonnell, BBA 87,
MBA 98, is the chief financial officer of the Continuum
of Care Division at Inova Health System in Falls Church, Va.
An associate professor of marketing at Pace
University, Randi Priluck, BBA 87, was awarded
tenure in September.
Will Weddleton, MBA 87, is
chief operating officer of Public Partnerships, a financial
management firm that serves public agencies at the state and
county level. The company is based in Boston.
Formerly vice president of motorcycle.com,
Eric Bass, BA 88, is associate publisher of RoadRUNNER
Magazine, which caters to the mature motorcycle
touring and cruising enthusiast.
Barry Feil, BS 89, former director
of programs and operations with Celebrate Fairfax in Fairfax,
Va., is director of special events at Virginia Tech. He has
more than 14 years of event planning experience, including
nine years at GW. Feil also is a member of the board of directors
of the Virginia Festivals and Events Association.
A resident of Potomac, Md., David B.
Hershey, MBA 89, is executive director of the National
Accounting and Finance Council of the American Trucking Associations.
He previously was with the American Forest and Paper Association
for eight years, managing transportation and labor relations
matters. Hershey and his wife, Robin, have three children.
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Atlas Investment Group, founded in 1996
by Omar M. Masri, BBA 90, was acquired by the
Arab Bank Group, one of the largest banks in the Middle East.
Masri now is head of investment banking for Arab Bank and
resides in Amman, Jordan.
A resident of Bethesda, Md., Michael
Charles Brody, BA 91, and his wife, Lisa Marie,
announced the birth of their first child, Chase Douglas Brody,
on June 7, 2004.
Ira Allen Jacobs, BA 91, MD 96,
completed his surgical oncology fellowship at the University
of Illinois at Chicago and now is the chief of surgical oncology
at Saint Mary Hospital in Hoboken, N.J.
A resident of Marlton, N.J., Scott Raskas,
BBA 91, MBA 92, is director of marketing for
Checkpoint Systems, a global marketer of product identification
and security solutions. He and his wife, Marnie, are the proud
parents of Noah Jacob Raskas, born Feb. 22, 2004.
commercial litigator in WolfBlocks Philadelphia office,
Michael S. Rosenberg, BA 91, was elected partner
in January. He and his wife, Sheryl (Klein) Rosenberg,
BBA 92, live in Mount Laurel, N.J., with sons Sam
Daniel Schwartz, MHSA 91, was
promoted to senior vice president of corporate operations
at Sunrise Senior Living, the nations largest provider
of senior living services with communities in the United States,
Canada, the United Kingdom, and Germany, and is based in McLean,
One of the physician-partners at OB/GYN
of Fairfield County, Sapna Tandon, BBA 91, is
a resident of Stratford, Conn.
On Aug. 30, Lynne (Rosenblatt) Cohen,
BA 92, and her husband, Adam, celebrated the birth
of their daughter, Abby.
A senior manager in Ernst & Youngs
Investigative Dispute Practice in Miami, Joseph Galanti,
BA 92, MBA 96, received the Chartered Financial
Analyst designation. He specializes in insurance claims and
financial and economic damage analysis.
BA 90, serves as a captain in the U.S. Army with
the JAG Corps. He is part of the 50th Area Support Group
stationed in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, as part of Operation
Iraqi Freedom II. Before being called up from the Florida
Army National Guard, Crowley worked as a felony prosecutor
in Ft. Myers, Fla.
James D. Michelson, BA 92,
joined Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based SeaSecure, a global maritime
and critical infrastructure security consulting firm, as its
vice president of business development. He was a member of
GWs NROTC and served in active duty aboard the USS
Taylor FFG 50 and in Barranquilla, Columbia, before transferring
to the reserves, where he was assigned to the 207th Mobile
Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit in Jacksonville, Fla. Michelson
has held senior positions in small firms and the Fortune 15
in a variety of fields. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
An instructor of business administration
at the Chung Kao Institute of Technology in Taipei, Taiwan,
Ying-Ju Pan, MBA 92, says she misses her GW days
and is part of the GW Alumni Association in Taiwan. She plans
to pursue a doctor of philosophy degree in management.
Randy T. Sultzer, MEM 92, was
appointed to a one-year, renewable term as a member of the
Institute of Astronautics Public Policy Standing Committee.
He has been an associate fellow of the organization since
2001 and a member of the institute since his college days.
He resides in Bowie, Md.
Formerly a senior account director at Euro
RSCG 4D, Annmarie Henning Swope, BBA 93, was
promoted to vice president and account director for the direct
and digital agency network.
Working as a development specialist at the
headquarters of the National Society of Black Engineers in
Alexandria, Va., Pamela A. Bivens, MA 94, develops
funding and alumni programmatic initiatives. Previously, she
was a program specialist for diversity in the Human Resources
Office of Diversity and Outreach Programs at the Department
of Homeland Securitys Transportation Security Administration
in Arlington, Va.
Eric Foodim, BA 94, is controller
for Ambrose Employer Group in New York. He resides in Warren,
associate in the Milwaukee office of national firm Quarles
& Bradys health care practice group, Marcelo
N. Corpuz III, MPH 95, JD 95, was named to
Nightingales list of Outstanding Young Health Care Lawyers
for 2004. Corpuz, who also has been listed in the Whos
Who in American Law, resides in Menomonee Falls, Wisc.
Jean M. LaFuci, BA 96, is engaged
to Kevin R. Schutt, and is planning a wedding for July. She
returned to GW in the fall of 2004 and is pursuing a doctoral
degree in counseling.
In May 2004, Michael McKinley, BA 97,
received a master of divinity degree from Westminster Theological
A product manager with Interna-tional Air
Transport Association, Matthew Kolodny, BBA 97,
has worked at the organizations Montreal headquarters
In Dallas in December, Edward F. Meier,
BA 98, joined Cozen OConnor as an associate
in the insurance litigation department. He earned a law degree
from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was editor
in chief of the Texas International Law Journal and
served as a law clerk for the U.S. Department of Commerces
Bureau of Industry and Security. Previously, he worked as
a legislative aide to Rep. Helen Giddings of the Texas House
After leaving a top technology post with
the city of Gaithersburg, Md., Barry Smith, MBA 98,
was named vice president for information technology at Merkle
Direct Marketing in Lanham, Md.
Nicole Suveges, MA 98, is managing
editor of the Review of International Political Economy
and is completing a doctorate in political science at Johns
In the fall of 2004, Jorge R. Tapies,
MBA 98, and Jennifer A. (Hobbie) Tapies, MBA
98, relocated to the Lehigh Valley area in Pennsylva-nia
with their children where they purchased the territory rights
for The Little Gym International and plan to open several
locations during the next two years, as well as expanding
to South America. More information can be found at www.thelittlegym.com.
Returning from their first assignment in
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Scott Fagan, BA 99, and
Christine Fagan, BA 01, are now back in the Washington
area. Scott works for the Department of State and Christine
is at GW Law School. The couple lives in Leesburg, Va.
A resident of Annandale, Va., and an employee
of IBM, Sheilah Moran, BBA 99, is pursuing a
masters of business administration at the University
Currently focusing on real estate investment
and development for the Carlyle Group in Washington, Donald
Sheets, BBA 99, was accepted into the Harvard Business
Schools MBA Class of 2006.
The electronic marketing coordinator for
the Puerto Rico Convention Bureau and the new Puerto Rico
Convention Center, Katherine Weil-Dennis, BA 99,
lives in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, with her husband.
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Patrizia Blanco, BBA 01,
is married and in December finished her masters of business
degree in accounting. She resides in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The Washington-based Witeck-Combs Communications
firm hired Glynnis Breen, BA 01, as a member of its
health and disability practice. She focuses on communication
strategy for the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation. Prior
to joining the firm, Breen planned fundraising initiatives
for the National Organization on Disability.
Maura Burke, BA 01, joined
the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau as a tourism
services manager in the fall. She is responsible for planning
and implementing educational tours and site inspections for
tour operators and travel agents, as well as industry meetings
for the group tour and international markets. Burke focuses
on coordinating special events at industry meetings and trade
shows for several of the organizations global markets, including
the United Kingdom, Italy, and Ireland. She previously was
an event planner for the Philadelphia Museum of Art and director
of special events for Meals on Wheels in Chicago.
As a business projects director in the investments
and capital markets accounting division at Freddie Mac, Eric
F. Fedowitz, MBA 01, works on process and control
management in addition to project management in the area of
financial reporting of the owned investment portfolio.
In January, Brendan Gilbert, BA 01,
began working as a judge advocate general for the U.S. Army.
He recently was inducted to the Order of Barristers and passed
the Pennsylvania Bar Exam. He graduated from Syracuse University
College of Law in 2004 with a concentration in national security
and counterterrorism law. He resides in Wayne, Pa.
A resident of Arlington, Va., Derek Grosso,
BBA 01, joined Guest Informant, a publisher of visitor
guides and magazines across the country, as an account executive.
Currently working for the National Institutes
of Health in Bethesda, Md., Ross A. Katkowski, MS 03,
will attend Tufts Dental School in Boston in September.
Therese Lizardo, BA 02, represented
the District of Columbia in the Miss America 2004 pageant
Sept. 18 in Atlantic City, N.J. At GW, she majored in psychology,
biology, and womens studies. Her career ambition is
to become a psychiatrist.
Edward Logan, MS 03, in November
was inducted into the 2004 Asian Academy Hall of Fame in Albuquerque
for his human rights campaign work sponsored by the Asian
Leaders Association. He is a member of the North Korea Freedom
Coalition and works to raise awareness of human rights issues
for people in North Korea and the plight of refugees in China.
Logan plans to pursue a graduate degree at GWs Elliott
School of International Affairs in the fall. He is the proud
father of Edward Patrick Logan, born Oct. 11, 2004.
In February, Karen
Turney, MA 03,
became the associate director of foundation relations at Rice
three months of Peace Corps training, Saira Haider, BA
04, in August traveled to Honduras to train and
serve as a business adviser volunteer. She trains and advises
private and public businesses in marketing, business planning,
financial management, and product design. She also assists
local and regional governments, womens groups, youth
groups, and educational institutions.
In New York, Jason Kindopp, PhD 04,
is the head China analyst for the Eurasia Group.
Brian Kressin, MS 04, in August
was sworn in as a Foreign Service officer. He is now training
for his first post, a two-year consular position at AIT Taipei,
which will begin in June.
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