UCSC Review Summer-Fall 1994
'68 Paul MARKOWITZ is an elementary school teacher in Calabasas, Calif., and was elected to the board of directors of the California Teachers Association. '69 Margaret WADE Blades is tenured at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oreg., where she teaches in the modern languages department. Also at Linfield is Joel MARRANT (Stevenson '69) in the anthropology department. Cynthia VINCENT deBesancon is an educational therapist and director of after-school recreation for the city of Santa Cruz. Richard FERNAU's architecture firm won two honor awards in the American Wood Council's 1993 Wood Design Award Program for a remodeled residence in Berkeley. '70 Sandra KATZMAN received an M.A. from Stanford in communication and has written "Smile When You Say That: Smiley Faces as Gender Markers in Telecommuni-cations" for the book Network & Netplay, which will be published by MIT Press. '72 Walter RASK is principal architect at San Jose's Redevelopment Agency. Ann UMEMOTO is assistant to the president at the Brooklyn campus of SUNY. '73 Richard NILES is president of a software publishing company in Berkeley. '76 Amy HERSTEIN Gervasio has joined the faculty of the Medical College of Virginia in the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation and has a Virginia license plate that reads "B9A SLUG." Phillip LONG has been appointed director of academic computing at William Paterson College in Wayne, N.J. Recent recordings of Sasha MATSON's compositions "Steel Chords" and "i-5" have been released on the Audioquest label. Fred PHILLIPS, a professor of hydrology at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology in Socorro, N. Mex., visited 25 U.S. colleges as 1994 Birdsall Distinguished Lecturer of the Geological Society of America; his wife, Lois KAHLER Phillips (Cowell '74), teaches German at New Mexico Tech. '77 James DRAZNIN is director of planned giving at Pacific University in Oregon. '78 Kathy STAHLMAN graduated magna cum laude with a master's in international relations from Golden Gate University in San Francisco. '79 Heidi Elizabeth LAWYER Burke is living in New Mexico where she practices and teaches integrated embodiment therapy. '81 Elana PYLE and her husband, David PYLE (Porter '79), have completed a 35mm feature film called At Risk. '84 Lori ALFORD is a licensed clinical social worker in Orange County, Calif. Jim BAXTER is in his third year of a doctoral program in ecology and evolution at Rutgers University and is the father of two boys. Jill BEE earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy serving as a student counselor at the Naval Academy in Annapolis. Chris LINSON is an environmental consultant in San Francisco, between trips to Asia and South America. Carlos PAGAN is a consultant with the New Mexico State Department of Education and a new father. '85 Betsy MORGAN is a professor of social psychology at the University of Wisconsin¯La Crosse, and husband Peter LEVONIAN (Cowell '86) is a genetics consultant. Allen RAMIREZ-MARTINEZ lives in San Jose with his family and is director of the 1994 Summer Hispanic Institute at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley. '87 Edward YARBOROUGH was a candidate for county supervisor of Nevada County, Calif., in the June 1994 primary election. '89 Lori BROSKI Cressy received a master's in counseling psychology from Lesley College in Cambridge, Mass., and is now working with children and families in a mental health center in Gloucester, Mass. Roderick JUSSIM is a copy editor for CNN Headline News in Atlanta, Ga. Sueyoung PARK received a Reference Service Press Fellowship from the California Library Association and is now at Simmons Library School in Boston. '90 Alexander BOUDOV is studying at Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles. '91 Navy seaman James NORRIS completed basic training in San Diego. Lisa SWEHLA is case manager and benefits counselor at the Napa Valley AIDS Project.
'68 Ruth RAYMOND Sesser has founded three social agencies in Stanislaus County, Calif., most recently Habitat for Humanity. '69 James PAYNE was named 1993 Alaska professor of the year for his work at Alaska Pacific University by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. '72 Dan WOLF is vice president of special projects for Walt Disney Pictures and Television. '74 Anne HAFNER is an associate professor of education at California State University, Los Angeles. '76 Angela (Christine) BROWNE-Miller has published Learning to Learn: Nurturing Your Child's Intelligence (New York: Plenum, 1994). Since the end of the Gulf War, Matthew Y. SMITH has been in Kuwait, where he is a senior analyst with Kuwait Oil Company, heading up their international recruitment program for technical and engineering staff. '77 Susan GIBBONS has her own law office in San Francisco emphasizing estate planning. '78 Paul BERGE is host and producer of the syndicated radio drama series "Rejection Slip Theater." Leslie KARST and sister Laura KARST (Cowell '83) have a band, Electric Range, which has released a debut CD. '79 Rabbi Eric WEISS is a chaplain at California Pacific Medical Center and lives with his partner Dan in San Francisco. '81 Paul COURTER is a freelance medical writer in Palo Alto, Calif. '82 Stephen MONDOR won a Roscoe Award from Interior Design magazine for design excellence in hardware for his company's handblown glass finials. Jessica MOODY is a massage therapist and a yoga teacher and is studying holistic healing and Western herbology. '84 Lise RANSDELL is director of communications and editor of the alumni magazine for the California School of Professional Psychology. '85 Stephanie DENMARK is a freelance writer in New York City, and her work has been published in the New York Times, Self, GQ, Woman's Day, and other publications. '86 Victoria PEBBLES completed an M.S. at the University of Michigan's School of Natural Resources and works for the Great Lakes Commission in Ann Arbor, where she lives with her husband and three children. '89 Beth GOLDSTON Attar is completing her Ph.D. in clinical and developmental psychology at the University of Illinois in Chicago and expecting the birth of her first child. Adam NEVITT received his M.D. from Rush Medical College and is doing a residency in radiology in Seattle where he lives with his wife, Bonnie STEWART (Stevenson '88), who received her master's in social work from the University of Illinois in Chicago. Chandré SARKAR received an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University and is working for a high-tech market research firm in Emeryville. '90 Julia COHEN is graduating with a master's in public health from UC Berkeley and plans to work in reproductive health. '92 Tanya DeCELL is working on an M.A. in international policy studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and received an internship at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies. '93 John HALLIWILL is working with the Behavioral Health Services Information and Referral Center in San Jose. Karen WILLIE is teaching sixth grade in Santa Clara, Calif.
'69 Neill BINFORD is completing his fifteenth year at Rice University in Houston, where he is associate vice president for finance and administration. '70 Gale PINNEY Rhoades is a computer consultant and programmer for small companies and government agencies. '71 Bill PROBERT received an award for marketing excellence from Professional Builder magazine at a National Association of Home Builders convention in Las Vegas. '72 Terry TERHAAR is a forestry representative for the Planning and Conservation League in Sacramento. '73 Linda KLAMM has joined the San Francisco law firm of Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus, Vlahos & Rudy to head up the insurance coverage division. '74 Scott TEISSLER has been named vice president of the Informational Technology Infrastructure for Turner Broadcasting System in Atlanta. '78 Craig GLENN is an associate professor at the University of Hawaii. Katherine LEWIS and her partner have purchased their first farm in Washington after twelve years of organic farming. LizAnne WHITING Jensen and her husband, Ken JENSEN (Stevenson '73), have established West Coast Weather Vanes to design and make weather vanes. '79 Renée FLOWER has illustrated a children's book, City Noise, written by Karla Kuskin and published by HarperCollins. '84 Chris CANDELL enjoys his career as a city planner for the city of Lafayette, Calif., and spends weekends as a volunteer restoring historic ships at Hyde Street Pier in San Francisco. Lisa SIEVERTS is living in Idaho, gardening, and working for Hewlett-Packard. '86 Pauline DENGLER Darrow received a master's in physical therapy, was married last year in Santa Cruz, and moved to northern California, where she is a home health physical therapist and a volunteer in church ministry. Jane FLYNN finished law school at Hastings in May 1993 and joined the firm of Jones, Day, Reavis and Pogue in Irvine where she is doing corporate law. '87 Rosalind BENNETT is pursuing a Ph.D. in economics at UCLA. Justine SKINNER Bradford has a chiropractic practice at Lake Tahoe, Nev. '91 Susan LLOYD has been teaching fifth grade in a bilingual school in Honduras after two years there with the Peace Corps. Daryle McBREARTY is a substitute teacher. '92 Brett KING is training with the U.S. Olympic swim team and modeling for Speedo swimwear.
'71 Roy POUCHER owns an electronic security business in Anaheim, Calif., leads trips for the Sierra Club and the Audubon Society, and teaches birding by ear for the Braille Institute. Pam WHALEN is a field rep for SEIU 535 and works with the Fresno-Telpaneca (Nicaragua) sister city program. '72 Denny KOCH works with computers for Amdahl Corporation and has a daughter and a son with his wife, Betsy. '73 Terry TEAYS is director of the Center for Scientific Research of Computer Sciences Corporation. '75 Ron WEITZER is an associate professor of sociology at George Washington University and has recently completed a book on policing in Northern Ireland. '76 Fred DAVIDSON is working as an attorney at the U.S. Department of Commerce on the Arab boycott of Israel and Mideast trade issues. '77 Frances FUCHS has a private counseling practice in Santa Rosa, Calif., working extensively with the lesbian, gay, and bi community and is recovering from the death of her spouse of fifteen years. '78 After spending a year doing a fellowship in screenwriting at Universal Studios, Karen JANSZEN is now writing the sequel to the movie Free Willy for Warner Brothers. '79 Becky TEAFORD-Boonman is a part-time technical writer in France where she has been living for over four years, "eating fabulous food," and raising two daughters with her Dutch husband. '82 Selene KUMIN Vega has written The Sevenfold Journey: Reclaiming Mind, Body, and Spirit through the Chakras with Anodea Judith, published by The Crossing Press, and she teaches movement therapy at John F. Kennedy University in Orinda, Calif. '84 Vincent CLEMENTS is a contracts specialist for Hewlett-Packard in Roseville, Calif. '86 Edward LOPEZ is a high school teacher in an alternative education program in Daly City, Calif. '91 After finishing a master's in international public policy at Georgetown University, Laurie STEVENS returned to San Francisco to work as administrative manager at the Institute of International Education, a nonprofit organization that administers the Fulbright grant. Carl ZIMRING received an M.A. in social science from the University of Chicago and will be studying for a Ph.D. in social history at Carnegie Mellon University. '92 Erik ARBUTHNOT received an M.A. in criminal justice from Washington State University. Christopher GERTEIS is a graduate student in East Asian history at the University of Iowa. '93 Sara KIMBLE is enrolled in the Ph.D. program in history at the University of Iowa.
'72 Bruce SALTZSTINE is studying astronomy and theoretical physics in graduate school. '73 Buzz BEZORE has coauthored The Central Coast of California Book with UCSC staff member Christina Waters for the guidebook series published by Berkshire House Publishing. Lauren Jo BIRD-Wiser's piece "Requiem for a Lost Child" was premiered in June 1994 at the Mountain View Center for Performing Arts by the Schola Cantorum. Mary-Therese SCHWEICKERT-Stary has produced two videotapes on disaster preparedness for people with disabilities: Evacuate and Karen: After the Earthquake. '74 Stephen GREENBERG is an appellate attorney, home-schooling father, and substitute DJ on a community radio station. Robert KUBEY is an associate professor of communications at Rutgers University, and he and his wife have a second son, Daniel Philip. Mark OHMAN is an associate professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. Michael SCHIPPLING is an engineering manager for TRW Information Systems in Oakland and writes that he "is in recovery from a long-standing art disease," which he keeps under control by means of "occupational therapy with old British motorcycles." '76 Michael F. GOULD is the owner of an advertising agency in San Francisco, where he lives with his wife and two children. Tamara PINKAS is a social science faculty member at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oreg., and a cooperative education coordinator, placing students in internships related to their majors. Linda ZISKIN has completed a master's in public administration at California State University, Northridge, and will be attending law school at the University of Oregon in the fall. '77 Barbara EDELSTEIN's environmental sculpture "Water Rocks" was shown in an outdoor sculpture exhibition at Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, N.Y. Michelle BELDEN Furbershaw has been an architect in Palo Alto for ten years and recently won an AIA award for her own home. '79 Florence JOHNSON Steele is director of marketing for a business-to-business publisher in Connecticut. '80 Paul KOPEIKIN owns a fine art photography gallery in Los Angeles. '83 Epigone Press of San Francisco has published a book of woodcut prints by Art HAZELWOOD. Matt RIDGEWAY is teaching electronic music at a community college in Austin, Tex., and composing for multimedia, animation, and dance. '84 Paul MACKINNEY works at Dantz Development in Orinda, Calif. '85 Rob LAMMÉ is a freelance writer living in North Carolina, host of a public radio station program, and "chief diaper changer." '86 Cary AUSTIN has received a $16,000 scholarship from the Life and Health Insurance Medical Research Fund for his studies at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in the Bronx, N.Y. '87 Greg MELLEN writes for the Santa Cruz County Sentinel and won the 1993 California Newspaper Publishers Association's first-place award for best sports story. In addition to being a reference librarian at the University of Baltimore, Volker STEWART is operating an independent record label. '91 Todd BILLECI is working on a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical chemistry at the University of California, San Francisco. Keith KERKOF is doing research on leukemia at Children's Hospital in Los Angeles. Maureen O'LEARY Wanket is a fourth grade teacher in Humboldt County, Calif.
'73 Bruce LINDBERG is a licensed professional counselor in private practice in Boulder and Denver, Colo. '76 Nora GOODFRIEND-KOVEN works as a mental health educator for the San Francisco Department of Public Health, but writes that she "feels obsolete as the system moves away from community-focused preventive programs." Donald McCORMICK teaches classes and conducts research on integrating the spiritual life and work life at Antioch University in Los Angeles. '79 Linda DOHERTY completed the paralegal program at Santa Clara University and is an intern in the music industry. '80 Michele KRYNSKI is a research psychol-ogist specializing in advanced directives and geriatrics and has published an article in the February 1994 issue of The Gerontologist. Tom RIBE is writing two books on a northern New Mexico mountain range and starting a small environmental-book press. '81 After working for ten years as a mental health therapist, Claudia MAPLE now lives on 65 acres in Washington where she is involved in organic gardening and hydroelectric and solar power systems. '83 Kevin ERGIL is director of the Pacific Institute of Oriental Medicine in New York City. Miyako Seffinger is an osteopathic physician practicing family medicine in Gardena, Calif. '84 William WARTERS received his Ph.D. from Syracuse University in affiliation with the program on the analysis and resolution of conflicts and is now an assistant professor of dispute resolution at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. '87 Rachel ROTH is one of sixteen graduate students receiving a dissertation grant in women's studies from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. '91 Karyn SCHULTZ works in marketing for Nabisco in Mexico City. '92 Sheryl MARTINELLI received an M.A. in sociology from San Jose State University and is teaching high school in east Salinas, Calif. '93 Jennifer BRONTSEMA does book design, typesetting, and graphics production for Cohari Press in the Bay Area. Stephanie CREVIER is a financial analyst and is engaged to be married in May 1995.
'78 Joanne COURY is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at SUNY at Buffalo and a practicing gerontologist. '89 Jerome DO and his wife, Suzanne DAVOLL (Crown '91), are living in Paris. Tyrone HARDAWAY is a policy and business analyst at the Washington, D.C., office of Abt Associates. '90 Pamela VILLANUEVA graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law. '91 Anthony MENDOZA is a medical student at Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine. '92 Carlos URRUNAGA is an environmental specialist with the State of California Water Quality Control Board enforcing the Federal Clean Water Act and the State Water Pollution Control Act. College Eight '78 Karl Mertz is a consulting geologist in Auburn, Calif. '80 Patrick MEAD was named vice president of the American Automobile Association's Seattle regional office. '82 Charles HEYWOOD is a hydrologist for the U.S. Geological Survey in Albuquerque, N. Mex. '83 Laurel CODE owns Eagle Drums in Seattle, where she creates frame drums for healing and ceremony. Bill RAUCH is assistant vice president and senior environmental affairs officer at Union Bank in Los Angeles. '86 Trudie MUIR is in her third year of a pathology residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Janet RILOVICH received a Ph.D. in psychology and is the owner and director of Del Mar Counseling in Aptos. '87 After receiving an M.A. in psychology, William SADLER has started Psycoustics, Ltd., a sound-production and recording company. '88 Carole CALKINS is executive director and founding member of a nonprofit agency serving the seriously mentally ill in Santa Clara County and is working on a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. Kelly NEWMAN is pursuing graduate studies in marine biology. '92 Aya KUBO is studying infectious diseases in a Ph.D. program at the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley. '93 Anita Beth DYER is the new program director of the Natural Resources and Employment Program of the Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County.
'69 Marjorie PRYSE has been promoted to full professor of women's studies at SUNY, College at Plattsburgh. '70 David WORK is vice president for exploration with AMOCO in Houston. '71 Abdul KHODAIR is a professor at Petroleum University in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. '73 Dan WACHS is a geologist with the Geological Survey of Israel in Jerusalem. '80 Jeannette DANAAN Mageo is assistant professor of anthropology at Washington State University and has completed a book on the politics of identity and gender in Samoa. '84 Parke SNAVELY is a petroleum geologist with Exxon. '85 Ahmed EL-SHISTAWY is an assistant professor at Tanta University in Egypt. Keith WATTS is associate professor at the University of Alaska. '88 Jim SAMPLE is an assistant professor at Long Beach State University. '89 Lisa WHITE is an associate professor at San Francisco State University. '91 Kevin HEARLE's book Each Thing We Know is Changed Because We Know It and Other Poems is being published by Ahsahta Press of Boise State University.
Brian Gerald MILLER (Stevenson '70) died of complications associated with AIDS in Washington, D.C., where he had been work- ing as a hospital and insurance administrator. Leonard Bruce SCHLEGEL (Cowell '85), the son of Professor Emeritus Stuart Schlegel, died of cancer. He was a computer science researcher at Stanford Research Institute and an avid golfer and softball player. Richard Phillip TRIGUEROS (Porter '76) was a commercial and portrait artist and a composer; a mural he painted is displayed on the chemistry building at UCSC. Jay WALKER (Crown '73), a former associate director of admissions at UCSC and an active volunteer for the Santa Cruz AIDS Project, died of complications from the AIDS virus.