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									                                                             C L A S S      u   N O T E S

Thomas Scanlon, JD ’63, was
                                  Howard E. Rose, JD ’74, is an
                                  immigration judge in Houston,
                                  Texas, after 25 years as a fed-
                                  eral prosecutor. He is a retired
                                                                      Dennis P. Maille, BSCE ’76,
                                                                      was named a princi-
                                                                      pal of Thorson
                                                                      Baker & Asso-
                                                                                                         Paul Gemperline, BS ’78 and
                                                                                                         Ph.D. ’82, is the associate vice
                                                                                                         chancellor for research and
                                                                                                         graduate studies at East
recognized by the Cleveland-
                                  lieutenant colonel in the U.S.      ciates, an                         Carolina University, as well
Marshall Law Alumni Associa-
                                  Army Reserve.                       engineering                        as an Arts and Sciences
tion for his contributions to
                                                                      services firm                      Distinguished Professor of
the community and his profes-     Thomas M. O’Brien, JD ’75,
                                                                      based in Rich-                     chemistry.
sion. He is a founding partner    retired after 25 years as a pros-
                                                                      field, Ohio.                       Carmen Nazario, BA ’78 and
of the Cleveland law firm of      ecutor and five years of private
Collins & Scanlon.                law practice. He                    Maria Boss, BA ’77, stepped        MPA ’06, lives in Rocky River
                                  now lives in                        down as president and chief        and is a supervising U.S.
John Nussrallah, BBA ’69, was
                                  Pinehurst,                          executive officer of Cleveland     probation officer.
named senior vice president,
                                  N.C., and is                        Scholarship Programs but con-      Adina Bloom Lewkowicz,
transportation business, for
                                  an assistant                        tinues to serve the organiza-      BA ’79, authored Teaching
Thomas Group Inc. He lives in
                                  marketing                           tion as a consultant.              Emotional Intelligence:
Fort Worth, Texas.

                                  director for                                                           Strategies and Activities for
                                                                      Paul Bures, BSIE ’77, has
                                  Comfort Keepers, an at-home                                            Helping Students Make
                                                                      authored a
                                  care company.                                                          Effective Choices.
                                                                      book about

 ’70s                             Gary A. Ebert, JD ’75, was
                                  named an Ohio Super Lawyer
                                  in 2006 and 2007. He is the
                                                                      oil indepen-
                                                                      dence and
                                                                                                         Craig Cox, BME ’79, is the vice
                                                                                                         president of manufacturing
Myron “Mike” Filarski, BA ’71,                                                                           at Patio Enclosures Inc., as
                                  managing administrative part-       warming                            well as a member of the firm’s
joined KeyBank NA as presi-
                                  ner of Seeley, Savidge & Ebert      titled Amer-                       board of directors.
dent of KeyBank Mortgage, a
                                  and has been the law director       ica: The Oil Hos-
division of Key’s Community                                                                              Harold Covert, MBA ’79, was
                                  of Bay Village for 21 years.        tage. He lives in North Royal-
Bank. Most recently he was                                                                               appointed to the Harmonic
                                                                      ton and is the owner of ES&L
senior vice president of mort-    Patricia Pearson Hubbard, BA
                                                                      Properties.                        Inc. board of directors as chair
gage lending at Fifth Third       ’75, marked 10 years as direc-                                         of the audit committee. He is
Bank.                             tor of the 4H Youth Devel-          Fred Cash, BSCE ’77, was
                                                                                                         the executive vice president
                                  opment Program at Cornell           appointed by Gov. Ted Strick-      and chief financial officer of
Louis Tripodi, MEd ’72, retired
                                  Cooperative Extension. She          land to a four-year term on the    Openwave Systems.
after 34 years as a faculty

                                  also is an adjunct professor at     Ohio Soil and Water Conserva-
member at Clarion University
                                  the School of Social Welfare at     tion Commission. The Rich-
of Pennsylvania.
                                  Stony Brook University.             mond Heights resident is also
Edward Macek, BBA ’72,
joined BBK, an international
business advisory firm, as
                                  Terry Wilk, BBA ’75, joined
                                  Henry Medical Center in
                                                                      serving his second term on the
                                                                      Cuyahoga Soil
                                                                      and Water
                                  Georgia as vice president and                                          Robert A. Steele, MBA ’80,
a director. He formerly was                                           Conservation
                                  chief information officer.                                             was elected to the Kellogg
the chief financial officer at                                        District’s
                                  Monte Ahuja, MBA ’75, and
                                                                                                         Company board of directors.
Drivesol Worldwide Inc.                                               board of
                                  his family received the Samuel                                         For more than 30 years, Steele
Lynn T. Dostal, BBA ’72 and                                           supervisors.
                                  Mather Award from University                                           has worked for Procter &
MBA ’73, moved to Homo-                                               He has been
                                  Hospitals in recognition of                                            Gamble, where he is the vice
sassa, Fla. last year and is a                                        with CT Consultants Inc. for
                                  a $30 million donation. The                                            chairman of global health and
special education teacher at                                          over 21 years as project man-
                                  award was presented on the                                             well-being.
Crystal River Middle School.                                          ager and project engineer in
                                  same day the hospital broke         the municipal service division.    Gregory F. Clifford, JD ’80, is
James Mitchell Brown, JD ’73,     ground for the Ahuja Medical        His wife, Janice, is a 1979 mas-   the chief magistrate of Cleve-
of Attorney Consultant Inc. in    Center, a 600-bed hospital          ter’s of education graduate.       land Municipal Court.
Cleveland, volunteered with       being built in Beachwood.
                                                                      Terry Pluto, BA ’77, rejoined      Timothy P. Cannon, JD ’80,
Legal Services in New Orleans,    Ahuja is the chairman and
                                                                      the sports staff of The Plain      was appointed by Gov. Ted
helping to restructure the        chief executive officer of
                                                                      Dealer after 22 years with the     Strickland to serve as a judge
procedures for signing up for     Transtar Industries, Inc.
                                                                      Akron Beacon Journal. The          on the 11th District Court of
Social Security disability and
                                  Joseph Obleton, BA ’76, is a        author and nationally known        Appeals for a term ending in
processing claims.
                                  learning skills counselor at        columnist, named Ohio              January 2009. The Painesville
Gilbert B. Chapman II, MS ’73,    Black Hawk College in               Sportswriter of the Year eight     Township resident is a partner
graduated from the University     Moline, Ill.                        times, covered the Indians for     in Cannon, Stern and Aveni
of Windsor this summer with                                           the PD from 1979 to 1984.          Co. L.P.A.
a Ph.D. in physics. He lives in
Farmington Hills, Mich.

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Keith L. Vencel, BA ’81, is a       Heights, Connecticut and           Harry J. Kelm, BSME ’85 and        and Scholarship Program). Dr.
human resources professional        Illinois.                          MSME ’93, was named busi-          Williams is an associate pro-
and faculty practitioner with                                          ness unit manager for Hyson        fessor of history at CSU.
                                    Carl J. Grassi, JD ’84, is
the University of Phoenix,                                             Products in Brecksville. He
                                    president of Cleveland-based                                          William C. Engle, BA ’86 and
Northern California campus.                                            has held various positions
                                    McDonald Hopkins LLC. He                                              BSCE ’94, was
He has been recognized for                                             with the firm,
                                    has been with the law firm                                            promoted to
helping a large healthcare net-                                        including direc-
                                    since 1992.                                                           senior proj-
work in Northern California                                            tor of sales
                                                                                                          ect manager
change its recruiting process       Charlene Jones, MBA ’84, is        and marketing
                                                                                                          in the struc-
from paper-based resumes to         the senior inclusion director      and acting
                                                                                                          tural engi-
electronic candidate profiles,      at JumpStart, responsible for      business unit
thereby streamlining the            matters related to diversity.      manager.
                                                                                                          department of Thorson Baker
hiring process from weeks           Fay Brownlee Miller, MEd ’85,      Michael Grady, BBA ’85 and         & Associates, an engineering
to days.                            was selected for inclusion in      MBA ’94, was inducted into         services firm based in Rich-
Edward Leigh, BA ’81, is            the 11th edition of Who’s Who      the Alpha Delta Chi Fraternity     field, Ohio.
          a motivational            Among American Teachers            Hall of Fame.
                                                                                                          Michael Nagy, BA ’86 and
            speaker and             and Educators 2006-07. This
                                                                       Gloria Freire, MPA ’86, pro-       MBA ’95, is the superintendent
             author of              was her fifth nomination since
                                    1990.                              vides management consulting        of public works — the top city
             Trauma to
                                    Recently                           services to small nonprofits       administrator — in Fort Mor-
             Triumph: Find-
                                    retired                            and female-owned small             gan, Colo. He formerly was
             ing Strength
                                    after 30                           businesses as president and        the city manager of Marine
            Throughout the
                                    years in                           owner of GMF Consulting. She       City, Mich.
        Cancer Experience.
                                    the class-                         also is president of the board
                                                                                                          Pamela George-Merill, MPA
Keith Wyche, BBA ’81, was
                                    room,                              of trustees of the Cuyahoga
                                                                                                          ’87, is executive director of the
featured in Diversity MBA’s         Miller taught elementary           County Public Library System.
                                                                                                          Shaker Square Area Develop-
July 2007 list of Top 50 Under      school in both Cleveland and       Dr. Friere’s 50-plus year career
                                                                                                          ment Corporation.
50 African American MBA             Shaker Heights.                    in social work includes service
corporate executives. He is the                                        as a Cleveland State faculty       Frank LaManna, BBA ’87, is
president of North American         Carol Fishell Bennis, BA ’85,      member.                            the chief operating officer of
operations for Pitney Bowes         was named chief executive                                             Thompson Hine LLP. He for-
                                                                       William Haney, BA ’86, was
Management Services.                officer of Beet Street Inc. in                                        merly was the executive direc-
                                    Fort Collins, Colo. Beet Street    inducted into the Alpha Delta      tor and chief financial officer
Raymond C. Wilson, BBA ’81                                             Chi Fraternity Hall of Fame.
                                    is an economic develop-                                               of Calfee, Halter & Griswold.
and MAFIS ’85, was appointed        ment initiative to launch a        Mark Spain, BA ’86,
controller and treasurer of                                                                               Donn W. Trautner, MEd ’87,
                                    formal cultural arts district in   co-anchors the CBS 6 p.m.
Toyota Financial Savings Bank                                                                             is the principal of Our Savior
                                    northern Colorado. Bennis’         news and the Fox 10 p.m.
in Henderson, Nev.                                                                                        Lutheran School in Austin,
                                    husband, Joe, is a Cleveland       news in Jacksonville, Fla.         Texas.
Gary S. Austin, MBA ’82,            State graduate (MA ’81 and
                                                                       Lucinda Einhouse, MBA ’86, is
joined Beach First National         MBA ’85).                                                             Lisa Hagerty, BBA ’88, was
                                                                       president and chief executive
Bank as executive vice presi-                                                                             promoted to senior
                                    John Schoeniger, BSEd ’85,         officer of the Beck Center for
dent and chief financial offi-                                                                            managing direc-
                                    was named loan fund man-           the Arts in Lakewood. She for-     tor at Dix &
cer of both the bank and its
                                    ager at ShoreBank Enterprise       merly was director of develop-     Eaton. She has
holding company, Beach First
                                    Detroit. He formerly was vice      ment at the Cleveland Institute    been with the
National Bancshares Inc. He
                                    president of residential real      of Music.                          firm since 1996.
lives in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
                                    estate lending for ShoreBank
                                                                       Michael Dolan, BS ’86, was
Randy D. Rinicella, MBA ’82         in Cleveland.                                                         Sharon Scott,
                                                                       named executive director of
and JD ’85, joined Houston-                                                                               MEd ’88, was appointed to the
                                    Sheryl Hoffman, BA ’85, was        the Ohio Lottery Commission
based HCC Insurance Hold-                                                                                 Willoughby-Eastlake School
                                    selected as the new director of    by Gov. Ted Strickland. For        Board. She has taught for the
ings Inc. as senior vice
                                    SPACES, a nonprofit art gallery    the past 10 years, he repre-       Lake County Board of Mental
president and general counsel.
                                    for emerging talent in Cleve-      sented the West Park area as       Retardation and Developmen-
Most recently he was gen-
                                    land. A sculptor, she had been     a member of Cleveland City         tal Disabilities at Broadmoor
eral counsel and secretary of
                                    director of Art House Inc. on      Council.                           School in Mentor for 20 years.
Dresser-Rand Group Inc.
                                    Cleveland’s near west side.
                                                                       Regennia Williams, BA Urban
Barbara J. Rowland Hise, MEd                                                                              Thomas Mach, MA ’89, was
                                    Tim Angbrandt, MBA ’85, is the     Studies ’86 and MPA ’90,
   ’83, retired after 27 years as                                                                         promoted to professor of his-
                                    marketing manager at Tuthill       received the Mentor of the         tory at Cedarville University,
    director of strings in the      Coupling Group, a global           Year award from the Ohio           where he has been a faculty
     Shaker Heights Public          manufacturer and distributor.      Board of Regents-STARS (Stu-       member since 2000. Dr. Mach
     Schools and nearly 32          He lives in Brunswick.             dent Achievement in Research       lives in Xenia, Ohio.
     years of teaching strings
   and music in Shaker

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Mark Haney, BBA ’89, was             ronmental health and safety        Christine Faranda, BBA ’92        Ann Billetz, MS ’94 and Ph.D.
inducted into the Alpha Delta        departments into one unit.         and JD ’96, was                   ’98, was granted tenure at the
Chi Fraternity Hall of Fame.                                            named a                           Massachusetts College of Lib-
                                     James L. Harrold, BSCE ’91,
                                                                        rising star                       eral Arts, where she has been
Sean Gallagher, JD ’89, was          was promoted to senior proj-
                                                                        in the 2007                       an assistant professor of biol-
recognized by the Cleveland-         ect manager in the structural
                                                                        edition of                        ogy since 2002.
Marshall Law Alumni Asso-            engineering department of
                                                                        Ohio Super
ciation for his contributions        Thorson Baker & Associates,                                          Lori K. Long, BBA ’95,
                                                                        Lawyers. She
to the community and his             an engineering services firm                                         authored her first book, a
                                                                        is an associate in the
profession. He is an Eighth          based in Richfield, Ohio.                                            career-planning guide titled
                                                                        Cleveland office of Bucking-
Ohio District Court of Appeals                                                                            The Parent’s Guide to Family
                                     Craig Fultin, MBA ’91 and DBA      ham, Doolittle & Burroughs,
judge.                                                                                                    Friendly Work. Long lives in
                                     ’96, joined Cuyahoga Commu-        LLP and lives in Lakewood.
                                                                                                          Cleveland and is the presi-
Debbie Ann Burney Taylor, MA         nity College as executive vice
                                                                        Anne Ferlito, MEd ’93, was        dent of LK Consulting LLC, a
’89, is director of the Women        president for finance and busi-
                                                                        one of 44 teachers nationwide     human resource management
in Engineering                       ness services. He formerly was
                                                                        to receive a 2006 Disney          consulting firm.
Office at the                        the mayor of Lorain, Ohio.
University of                                                           Teacher Award recognizing
                                                                                                          Ed Bell, MBA ’95, was
                                     Timothy H. Warneka, MEd ’92,       creativity, innovative teach-
Michigan.                                                                                                 promoted to president of Jet
                                     is the author of The Way of        ing methods and the ability to
The Ann                                                                                                                Star Inc. in
                                     Leading People:                    inspire students. She teaches
Arbor resi-                                                                                                               Zionsville,
                                     Unlocking                          second grade at Moreland
dent received                                                                                                              Ind. He for-
                                     Your Integral                      Hills School in Pepper Pike.
a 2007 SWIMPY                                                                                                               merly served
“Dream” grant from Case                                                 Laurel Dinallo Conrad,                              as vice presi-
                                     Skills with the
Western Reserve University                                              MUPDD ’93, is director of                           dent of
                                     Tao Te Ching.
for a project that will                                                 business development for                          operations
culminate in a jazz-related          Timothy R.                         the Karen Skunta Design                        and marketing.
                                     McNichols, BA ’92, is the pub-

picture book.                                                           Company.
                                     lisher for Gainesville, Florida-                                     Paul Gomez Farrell, MS ’95
                                                                        Win Weizer, BA ’93 and MPA        and Ph.D. ’04, is the director
                                     based Naylor Publications but
                                     continues to live in Cleveland.    ’97, was appointed to the         of work force development

 ’90s                                He works with                      University Heights City           for the Denver, Colo. Office of
                                     associations                       Council.                          Economic Development.
Cynthia Moore-Hardy, MBA             and organi-                        Allen Guisinger, BS ’93 and       Antoine Williams, MEd ’96,
’90, was named a Crain’s             zations                            MS ’97, received his MBA from     retired from Ford Motor
Cleveland Business Woman             throughout                         John Carroll University this      Company after 30 years as an
of Note for 2007. She is the         the county                         summer. He lives in New-          education and training coor-
president and chief executive        to deliver                         burgh Heights and works for       dinator. Now a project leader
officer of Lake                      communications tools to            Saint Gobain Crystals.            and faculty member for Baker
Hospital                             their members and industry                                           College in Flint, Mich., he
                                                                        Kirstin S. Toth, MPA ’94, is a
System and                           supporters.                                                          manages the school’s on-site
                                                                        project officer with the GAR
received a                           Howard Thompson, MPA ’92,          Foundation in Akron.              degree programs at auto man-
CSU Distin-                          was elected to the Cuyahoga                                          ufacturing facilities in Ohio.
                                                                        Cindy Petkac, MUPDD ’94,          He lives in Bedford Heights.
guished                              Valley Chamber of Com-
                                                                        is a community philanthropy
Alumni Award                         merce. He is president of the                                        Akia Foster-Churn, BA ’96,
                                                                        officer for the Duluth-Superior
in 2005.                             Levin College of Urban Affairs                                       is the senior program officer
                                                                        Area Community Foundation.
Cynthia Salim, BA ’90, is the        Alumni Organization.                                                 with the Girl Scouts of Lake
                                                                        Scott C. Walker, JD ’94, joined   Erie Council.
co-owner of RV Spa, a new            Lou Tisler, BBA ’92 and MBA
                                                                        the Columbus office of Squire,
business in Lorain County that       ’94, was named to Gov. Ted                                           Daisy Alford-Smith, Ph.D. ’96,
                                                                        Sanders & Dempsey as litiga-
offers storage and service for       Strickland’s Foreclosure Pre-                                        is the chief executive officer
                                                                        tion senior attorney. The for-
motor homes. She is an offi-         vention Taskforce. The Rocky                                         of the Girl Scouts of Northeast
                                                                        mer editor of the Cleveland-
cer of the Erie Shores Allegro       River resident is executive                                          Ohio.
                                                                        Marshall Law
Club, which promotes the RV          director of Neighborhood           Review was                        Anthony Zielinski, MACTM
lifestyle. Salim lives in Carlisle   Housing Services of Greater        named a                           ’97, was elected treasurer of
Township, Ohio.                      Cleveland.                         2007 rising                       the city of Parma in 2005,
Bernard L. Buckner, MPA ’90,                                            star by Ohio                      after serving six years on City
was appointed as the first                                              Super Law-                        Council.
executive director of Cleveland                                         yers magazine.
State’s newly created Depart-                                           He lives in Pickering.
ment of Campus Safety, which
combines the police, fire,
safety and security, and envi-

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Bennie Neal, MEd ’97, teaches      Danielle Pitcock, JD ’98,          Michael J. Kearns, MBA ’00, is     Julie A. Terry, BA ’02, received
social studies and                 joined Sikora Law LLC as an        chancellor of Mohave Commu-        a law degree from Ohio North-
literacy in East                   associate.                         nity College, after serving as     ern University’s Pettit College
Cleveland.                                                            vice chancellor for instruction.   of Law this summer.
                                   Linda Seber, BS ’98, and Laura
The ordained                                                          He was in private dental prac-
                                   Seber, BS ’99, were crowned                                           Judy Mansour-Thomas, MA
deacon at                                                             tice for 24 years before joining
                                   queens of the 2007 Twins Day                                          ’03, is executive director of the
Fidelity Bap-                                                         MCC as founding director of
                                   festival in Twinsburg, Ohio.                                          Greater Cleveland Poets’ and
tist Church is                                                        the dental hygiene program.
                                   The identical twins are both                                          Writers’ League.
listed in Who’s
                                   physical therapists — Linda        R.A. Washington, BA ’00,
Who of American Educators.                                                                               Kathy Berta, BA urban stud-
                                   with Jaworski Physical Ther-       is the public programs and         ies ’03, received a law degree
Jeff Bogan, JD ’97, was pro-       apy in Elyria and Laura with       outreach manager at the            from The University of Akron
moted from senior manager to       EMH Center for Health and          Museum of Contemporary             School of Law this spring.
executive director at Ernst &      Fitness in Avon. They live in      Art Cleveland.
Young LLP’s Phoenix office.        Sheffield Village.                                                    Emma Petrie Barcelona, MS
                                                                      Sharon E. Gregor, MS urban
                                                                                                         urban studies ’03, is a grants
Marcia Lynn Thomas McCoy,          Beth Schulhof Spyke,                             studies ’00,         administrator for the Lake-
BA urban stud-                     MPA ’99, is the scholar and                         wrote and         wood Division of Community
ies ’98, is a                      curriculum coordinator for                           published        Development.
political/                         the Multidisciplinary Clinical                       Forest Hill:
government                         Research Training Program at                         The Rocke-       James Greene, BA ’04, is man-
relations                          the Cleveland Clinic.                               feller Estate.    ager of cartography/GIS/data
consultant                                                                            She lives in       analysis for the city of Cleve-
                                   Carolyn Smith, MPA ’99, was
living in                                                             East Cleveland.                    land’s Department of Commu-
                                   selected to attend the National                                       nity Development.
                                   Trust for Historic Preserva-       Erik Janas, MPA ’01, is an
Jeffrey Morris, BSCE ’98, was      tion’s 2007 Leadership Train-      executive assistant, focusing      Timothy Thomas O’Brien,
promoted to senior project                      ing course. She is    on intergovernmental affairs       BA ’04, is a consultant with
manager in the structural                          a coordinating     and regional development           Accenture LLP in Charlotte,
engineering department of                            consultant       for Columbus Mayor Michael         N.C.
Thorson Baker & Associates,                          with the city    Coleman.                           Renee Nank, Ph.D. ’04, is an
an engineering services firm                         of Cleveland’s                                      assistant professor in the Col-
                                                                      Kevin Hyland, JD ’01, joined
based in Richfield, Ohio.                            Storefront                                          lege of Public Policy, Depart-
                                                                      Boykin Management Company
                                                    Renovation                                           ment of Public Administration,
Steve Bloom, BA ’98, is                                               as general counsel.
                                                 Program and an                                          at the University of Texas at
the acting director of the
                                   active member of the Cleve-        Karin Scholz Jenson, JD ’02,
Tremont West Development                                                                                 San Antonio.
                                   land Restoration Society.          was elected to the board of
Corporation.                                                                                             Gerry Lyons, MBA ’04, joined
                                                                      directors of the Community
                                   Christopher Kastner, MBA ’99,                                         ScanSource Inc. as vice presi-
Bonnie Erica Horton, MPA ’98,                                         College of Aurora Foundation.
                                   was appointed vice president       She is a litigation associate in   dent-corporate controller. He
is a grants management ana-
                                   of operations at Sybron Dental     the Denver office of Baker &       lives in Greenville, S.C.
lyst for the Atlanta, Ga. police
                                   Specialty Products. He lives in    Hostetler and formerly was
department.                                                                                              Brian Straka, BA ’05, is the
                                   southern California.

                                                                      a reporter and editor at The       Black River watershed coor-
Gary Norton, MPA ’98, was
                                                                      Plain Dealer.                      dinator and an environmental
named one of Cleveland’s
Most Interesting People by                                            Anastasia Valdes, MUPDD            planner for the Lorain County
Cleveland Magazine.
Chad E. Dasher, BA ’98, is
                                    ’00s                              ’02, is a GIS technician with
                                                                      Stewart International in San
                                                                                                         Community Development
                                   Frank L. Gallucci III, JD ’00,     Antonio, Texas.                    Wayne Kehoe, MPA ’05, has
executive director of the
Westown Community Devel-           was named in Northern Ohio         Leon Mason, BA ’02, is the         written his first book, Cleve-
opment Corporation.                Live’s 2007 Ohio Rising Stars      director of the South Lorain       land’s University Circle. He
                                   Super Lawyers. He is a found-      Lincoln Community Center.          is the education coordinator
Adrienne Zurub, MA ’98, is the     ing partner of Plevin & Gal-       Mason received dual degrees        for the Steamship William G.
author of Notes From the Moth-     lucci Co, L.P.A. in Cleveland.                                        Mather Museum, a unit of the
                                                                      in Spanish and international
ership-The Naked Invisibles.                                                                             Great Lakes Science Center.
                                   Joni Ledinsky, BIE ’00, is a       relations.
Paul Weisinger, BBA ’98,           production manager at USG          Martin Keane, JD ’02, repre-       Aminah Smith, BA ’05, served
was promoted to manager at         Interiors Inc. in Westlake. The    sents Ward 21 on Cleveland         a National Orientation Direc-
Walthall, Drake & Wallace LLP.     firm recently won the highest      City Council. He is a former       tors Association summer
The Westlake resident joined       Star rating for safety from the    assistant county prosecutor.       internship at Nova Southeast-
the accounting firm in 1999.       U.S. Department of Labor’s                                            ern University in Fort Lauder-
                                   Occupational Safety and                                               dale, Fla. She is a graduate
                                   Health Administration.                                                assistant in CSU’s College
                                                                                                         of Education and Human

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Stephanie D. Ashford, BA ’05,       John L. Strok, BA ’06, is a GIS    In Memoriam                     Cleveland State Deaths
is a financial analyst with the     coordinator for the Cuyahoga
                                                                       Walter Schmidt, BBA ’42, in     Ron Haybron in April 2007. An asso-
city of Cleveland.                  County Auditor’s Office.
                                                                       May 2007                        ciate professor emeritus of physics,
Felicia Adams, MPA ’05, is a        Matthew Schron, MBA ’06,                                           Dr. Haybron retired in 2004. Dur-
                                                                       Roger Reed, BSCE ’47, in
volunteer manager at Eliza          was promoted to general                                            ing his 36 years with the University,
                                                                       January 2004
Bryant Village.                     manager of the metalworking                                        he served as ombudsman, special
                                    division of Jergens Industrial     Robert E. Sweeney, JD ’51,      projects assistant to the provost, and
Mason P. Goodman, MPA ’05,
                                    Supply. For the past 14 years,     in June 2007                    assistant dean of the former College
is a federal investigator/special
                                    he has been the firm’s product     Harry Butler, JD ’52, in        of Arts and Sciences. For many years,
agent for the U.S. Office of
                                    manager.                           November 2007                   he wrote a science column for The
Personnel Management.
                                                                                                       Plain Dealer.
                                    Dawn Hanis Kulikowski,             Arnold Roth, JD ’54, in
Adam M. Freck, MUPDD ’05,
                                    Master of Music ’06, is the        November 2007                   Jean Dobos, MA ’82, in August 2007.
is an associate with S.B. Fried-
                                    orchestra director for the Avon                                    An associate professor of communica-
man & Company in Chicago.                                              John T. Patton, BBA ’55 and
                                    Lake city schools. She and her                                     tion, Dr. Dobos taught at Cleveland
Karen Herpel, MUPDD ’05, is         husband, Joseph, Bachelor of       JD ’58, in May 2007             State from 1986 to 1999.
a manager of education and          Music ’99, live in Parma.          Roger Hyde, BSCE ’59, in        Charles (Chas) Smith, Bachelor of
training for MAGNET.                                                   April 2007
                                    Christopher Bongornor,                                             Music ’91 and Master of Music ’93,
Jonathan Oswick, MS urban           MUPDD ’07, is an associate         Russell F. Neff, BSME ’61, in   in October 2007. The music lecturer
studies ’05, is a project man-      planner with the Department        April 2007                      taught the popular “Roots of Rock
ager for Rysar Properties.          of Planning and Development                                        and Soul” course and authored From
                                                                       Dennis H. Sherman, JD ’66, in
Nicole Stika, MPA ’06, is the       at University Circle, Inc.                                         Woodstock to the Moon: The Cultural
                                                                       March 2007
senior manager for education                                                                           Evolution of Rock Music and The
                                    Danielle P. Graham, BA ’07, is
programs for the Council of                                            Anthony R. Beccia, BSEE ’67,    Soul of Sunrise: Grassroots Music in
                                    a billing manager for the city
Smaller Enterprises (COSE)/                                            in September 2006               America.
                                    of Cleveland.
Greater Cleveland Partnership.                                         Richard Jordan, BBA ’67, in     Preston H. White, BS ’82 and MA ’00,
                                    Tonia L. Martin, BA urban
Rob Kratz, Master of Music ’06,                                        July 2007                       in October 2007. The coordinator of
                                    services administration ’07, is
is the principal percussionist                                         Allen E. Grotke, JD ’73, in
                                                                                                       the Library Computer Learning Center
                                    a legal assistant in the Depart-
with the Battle Creek Sym-                                             August 2007                     was integral in establishing and main-
                                    ment of Health and Human
phony and teaches music at                                                                             taining the Adaptive Technology Lab
                                    Services’ Office of Medicare       Donald E. Wilson, BSCE ’75
the Community Music School,                                                                            for students with disabilities and the
                                    Hearings and Appeals.              and MSCE ’82, in April 2007
a program of the Music Center                                                                          Library Computer Learning Center
                                    Bradley Shawhan, MPA ’07,                                          for training students in computer
of South Central Michigan.                                             Michael Robert Parker, BA
                                    is a Cleveland Metroparks          ’80, in May 2007                software use.
Mark McDermott, MUPDD ’06,          manager.
is vice president and central                                          Lisa Lynn Maxim Gleske, BBA     David Metz in October 2007. The pro-
                                    Elizabeth A. Stein, MPA ’07, is    ’81, in August 2007             fessor emeritus of audiology joined
region director for Enterprise
Community Partners.                 a department director for the                                      CSU in 1967 and retired in 1994. He
                                    Cleveland Clinic.                  James T. Bobrowski, BSEE ’82,   cofounded and chaired the speech
Eric R. Tolle, BA ’06, is a plan-                                      in January 2005                 and hearing department, served as
                                    Erin Aleman, MUPDD ’07,
ner for the county of Fresno,                                          Reid M. Robbins, MS ’82, in     associate dean of the former College
Calif.                              was awarded the 2007 Phillip
                                    D. Peters Regional Planning        January 2007                    of Arts and Sciences, and directed the
John Brennan, Ph.D ’06, is          Fellowship to work with the                                        Heath Career Opportunities program.
                                                                       Walid Chahine, BSEE ’85, in
a program manager in the            Chicago Metropolitan Agency        June 2007                       Bill Shorrock in November 2007. A
Maxine Goodman Levin                for Planning.                                                      professor emeritus of history, Dr.
College of Urban Affairs.                                              Edward Corrigan, BBA ’86 and
                                    Vincent M. Tenaglia, MPA ’07,                                      Shorrock continued to teach part time
                                                                       JD ’89, in November 2007
Lenaia Burbank, MPA ’06, is         is a management analyst with                                       after retiring in 2005. During his 36
the membership and group            the city of Largo, Fla.            Antonio DiStefano, BA ’92, in   years with CSU, he chaired the history
tours coordinator for the Maltz                                        July 2007                       department, and served as special
                                    Diambu Smith, MPA ’07, is a                                        assistant to the interim vice president
Museum of Jewish Heritage.                                             Abdul Qahhar Shahid, MUPDD
                                    business development officer                                       for academic and student affairs,
Heather Clayton, MPA ’06, is        with the city of Cleveland’s       ’98, in November 2007
                                                                                                       associate provost, and vice provost for
an assistant at the Cleveland       Department of Economic             Christopher Manos, BBA ’06,     academic affairs and faculty relations.
Public Library.                     Development. B                     in June 2007
                                                                                                       An active member of the Retired Fac-
Kevin Smith, MUPDD ’06,                                                Andrea Szaboics, BSEd ’06, in   ulty Association, he was the current
is an associate with Allegro                                           July 2007                       president of Cleveland State’s Friends
Realty Advisors.
                                                                                                       of the Library and an executive com-
                                                                                                       mittee member of the French Colonial
                                                                                                       Historical Society, an international
                                                                                                       organization. B

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