'55 Ellwyn R. Stoddard, MS '55, PhD Michigan State '61 (Elaine), El Paso, Texas, has retired as professor emeritus of sociology and anthropology at the University of Texas at El Paso. He is the founder and president of the Association of Borderlands Studies. Dr. Stoddard and his wife are currently serving a mission in New Zealand.
'65 Lorraine Young, '65, Simi Valley, Calif., has retired after 34 years of teaching physical education in the Simi Valley Unified School District. She is pursuing a career as a family therapist.
'67 Evan C. Fawson, '67 (Dixie Wise, '86, MA '93), Buena Vista, Va., has been appointed president of Southern Virginia College, previously serving as its provost and executive vice president. Glay Allen Homer, '67, MEd '72 (Robyn), Montpelier, Idaho, has been appointed superintendent of schools in Bear Lake County School District after serving 18 years as principal of Bear Lake High School. A. Darryl Steele, '67 (Lynda), Salt Lake City, has been appointed account executive for the Blakeslee Group, a full-service advertising and marketing firm.
'71 Thomas C. Timmreck, '71, PhD University of Utah '76 (Ellen Prusse, '71), San Bernardino, Calif., has been promoted to coordinator of health services administration and coordinator of graduate programs for the Department of Health Science and Human Ecology at California State University. Marc Udall, '71, MD University of Washington (Ruth), Lindon, Utah, has been named the Family Doctor of the Year by the Utah Academy of Family Physicians. He also heads the Pisgah Project, a local charitable corporation that plants and harvests crops to feed the hungry. William H. Wingo, '71, JD '76 (Joy Nelson, '73), Centerville, Utah, has joined the Corporate, Tax, and Technology Department at Parsons Behle & Latimer, where he will be a member of the International Practice Group.
'74 Holly Beth Wilson Danneman, '74 (Fred), Weybridge Surrey, England, serves as fund-raising chair for Boy Scouts, conducts mini-tours of London, and is chair for American Women of Surrey. She has lived in locations worldwide with her husband, an international banker. Norman C. Hill, '74, MOB '75 (Ruth Ball, '74), Spring, Texas, has been named vice president of human resources of the Reliant Energy Delivery Group. David R. Stallard, '74, JD University of Texas at Austin ' 76, MBA University of Utah '81 (Erika), Park City, Utah, is a certified public accountant, certified financial planner, and registered investment adviser and has recently opened his office for the practice of estate planning law. Charles J. Unice III, '74, MBA Golden Gate University '85 (Cheryl), Springville, Utah, has attained the rank of colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. He serves as mobilization augmentee to the commander of the Air Force ROTCBYU and works as a registered principal with SunAmerica Securities.
'75 Debra Hickenlooper Sowell, '75 (Madison, '75), Milan, Italy, recently received the Evans Handcart Award for her triple biography, The Christensen Brothers: An American Dance Epic. Madison presides over the Italy Milan Mission. Gilbert J. Talkington, '75, MS Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University '84 (Pam), Sandy, Utah, joined the 151st Air Refueling Wing of the Utah Air National Guard in Salt Lake City. He earned three Air Medals for hurricane and typhoon reconnaissance missions during his active duty in Guam and has also been awarded four Meritorious Service Medals and an Air Force Achievement Medal. Senior management analyst for the regional office in Salt Lake City, he recently accepted a civil service position with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
'78 Kenneth D. Lovell, '78, JD University of Tulsa (Susan), Jenks, Okla., has been promoted to vice president of ONEOK Resources Company, an integrated natural gas company involved in production, processing, gathering, storage, and transmission. Robert Scott Strong, '78, MA Art Center of Pasadena '85 (Anna Maria Petrini, '81), Victoria, Australia, who has worked for Ford of Europe and Ford in Michigan, has been appointed design chief of Ford Australia and has overseen the design of Ford's Ka.
'79 A. Jon Allred, '79, MPA '81 (Janene), Sandy, Utah, has been hired by the state of Utah to manage commercial and industrial energy conservation programs in the state.
'80 R. Craig Ford, '80, MCD '81 (Klea), Eugene, Ore., has accepted a position as clinical director at the Eugene Hearing and Speech Center. He was formerly director of a private audiology practice. Scott Higginson, '80 (Cynthia Chivers, '79), Las Vegas, Nev., has been promoted to vice president of government affairs for Del Webb Communities. Kenny Kemp, '80, JD '84, Salt Lake City, recently published his second book, Dad Was a Carpenter. His first book, I Hated Heaven, won an award from the Independent Publisher's Group.
'81 Brent Alan Fisher, '81 (Sharon Kaye Allred, '80), Corona, Calif., has been elected to the American Medical Group Association's board of directors and appointed to the Corona Public Library's board of trustees, of which he is currently president. R. David Grant, '81, JD University of Utah '92 (Elizabeth), Lehi, Utah, practices law with Parsons Behle & Latimer and was recently announced as one of its new shareholders. Charles E. Schwab, '81, JD Washington and Lee University School of Law '84 (Karen), Rochester Hills, Minn., has joined Kelly Services as vice president of human resources, international division, after working 13 years for General Electric.
'82 Allison Bingham, '82, PhD University of Connecticut '98, Ashford, Conn., Fulbright-Hayes scholar and recipient of a fellowship from the Inter-American Foundation for doctoral research in Mexico, is a researcher with the Child Health Data Center at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Lawrence Camp, '82 (Judy), Gilbert, Ariz., has been promoted to vice president of company store operations with Jiffy Lube International, a PennzoilQuaker State company.
'84 Andrew Gale, '84, MBA Washington State University (JoAnna), Camas, Wash., has been appointed president and CEO of Cleaning Technologies Group after serving as president and CEO of Landa. John R. Grout, '84, PhD Pennsylvania State University '90 (Susan Hayes, AAS '83), Rome, Ga., associate professor of operations management at Berry College's Campbell School of Business, has been named the David C. Garrett Jr. Associate Professor of Business Administration, a chair established to add a superior teacher and scholar to support outstanding student academics. Kevin R. Low, '84 (Diane Olson, '84), Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., has been appointed director of treasury operations for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals in Oakland, Calif. Anthony D. Perkins, '84, MBA University of Pennsylvania '88 (Christine D. Abbott, '82), Beijing, has been named a director of the international management consulting firm McKinsey and Company, where he has worked for 11 years. Geoffrey B. Pingree, '84, Washington, D.C., assistant professor of English and director of the Program in Media Studies at The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., received a 1999 Emmy Award for his work as director of research for the film A Paralyzing Fear: The Story of Polio in America.
'86 Bradley C. Albrechtsen, '86 (Valerie), Riverside, Calif., has been appointed chief financial officer of National R.V. Holdings, a California manufacturer of motor homes. David Eddington, '86, MA '89 (Humildad Malo-Fernández, '89), Mississippi State, Miss., has received a doctoral degree from the University of Texas at Austin and was recently promoted to associate professor of Spanish linguistics at Mississippi State University. Gary Palmer, '86, MS Utah State University '88 (Amy), Goshen, Idaho, has received a research and development award from the Museum of Science and Technology and a patent for his cryogenic machine, a zero-waste technology that uses liquid nitrogen for cutting. Steven J. Rainey, '86 (Young Ju), Boise, Idaho, employed as an ESL instructor at Mountain States Refugee Center, has been selected as the Idaho Coalition for Adult Literacy's 1999 Practitioner of the Year. Troy Romero, '86 (Kimberly), Redmond, Wash., was elected to the Sammamish City Council, a newly incorporated city in the greater Seattle area. Bill Tingey, '86, MAcc Arizona State '88 (Lela), Kaysville, Utah, has been named chief financial officer for FAMCO, Utah's largest privately owned insurance agency.
'87 Kendall Paul Crookston, '87, PhD University of Virginia '94, MD University of Virginia '95, (Crystal Richardson, AA '87, BA '88), has accepted a faculty position with the University of New Mexico Department of Pathology as director of transfusion medicine and coagulation. He is also the medical director of United Blood Services of New Mexico and has been named a fellow in the College of American Pathology.
'88 Michael B. Cowan, '88 (Amy Dennis), Mesa, Ariz., received an EdD in curriculum instruction from Arizona State University in May. Linda A. Thompson Odum, '88 (Lee Robert), Hillsboro, N.H., has been named to the Concord Monitor's board of contributors, an editorial-writing position. The Monitor has been rated the number one newspaper in New England.
'89 Chuck L. Cutler, '89 (Michelle), Draper, Utah, has joined the Insight Group as a financial consultant. He previously managed for Salt Lake City MONY Group. Stacey L. Fredrickson, '89 (Leann Lee, '87), Fruit Heights, Utah, senior financial advisor and district manager of American Express Financial Advisors, Layton office, has been awarded the designation of DALBAR Rated Financial Professional. Duncan Torr Murray, '89, JD Drake University '92 (April England, AA '90), Ogden, Utah, the new father of a baby boy, has been appointed city administrator/attorney for newly incorporated Marriott-Slaterville City. Jill Loeffler Triptow, '89 (David), Park City, Utah, has been recognized as senior sales executive for the Grand Summit Resort Hotel.
'90 M. Thomas Jolley, '90, JD University of Nebraska '96 (Kristie Felt, '89), Boise, Idaho, has joined Ballard Sphar Andrews & Ingersoll as an associate in the real estate department. Previously he was in-house counsel with Albertson's Boise real estate department.
'91 James W. Schouten, '91, MD University of Utah '95 (Ruth A. Handly, '89), Payson, Ariz., has completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center and is now practicing family medicine and obstetrics. J. Lawrence Willis, '91 (Rebecca Ann Wells, '91), Denton, Texas, received a master's degree in computer education and cognitive systems from the University of North Texas in Denton.
'92 Glenn Lewis Farr, '92, (Angela), Wellington, Utah, recently graduated with a master's degree in social work from the University of Utah. He has accepted a position as a psychotherapist with LDS Social Services in Price, Utah. Kristina L. Ferrin, '92, Canoga Park, Calif., has been named manager of licensing and permissions in the corporate communications department of J.D. Power and Associates, a marketing information firm. Wes Mashburn, '92, JD '95 (Janine Hiatt, '93), Orem, Utah, has joined Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll as an associate in the firm's public finance department. Eric J. Poulsen, '92, MD University of California at Davis '96 (Jill A. Eckenfelder, '90), Hillsborough, N.C., is in his final year of ophthalmology residency at the Duke University Medical Center. Rommyn Skipper, '92 (Laurel), Boise, Idaho, was appointed assistant news editor at The Idaho Stateman, where he helps manage a 14-person universal copy desk. Joseph Vance, '92, JD University of Washington '95 (Lori Keck, '91), Ridgefield, Wash., has transferred to David Wright Tremaine's Portland office, where his practice will continue to focus on employment law and commercial litigation.
'93 Richard A. Gill, '93 (Sharman Tullis, '94), Durham, N.C., received a doctoral degree in ecology from Colorado State University and is now pursuing a research fellowship at Duke University. Cathleen Sue Ressler Herbert, '93 (Shaun), Lititz, Penn., recently quit her medical and scientific publishing job to care for her two children. She also volunteers with the Literacy Council of Lancaster, Penn. Mark Davidson Hiatt, '93 (Amy McNeill), Wills Point, Texas, received MD and MBA degrees from Wake Forest University. He is continuing his medical training with an internship at the John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, which will be followed by a four-year residency in diagnostic radiology at the University of Virginia. Erika Shubin, '93 (Scott), West Jordan, Utah, has been hired as an account executive in the public relations division of Publicis Dialog, the integrated communications division of the Publicis agency.
'94 Fernando Bustos, '94 (Holley), Lubbock, Texas, formerly a briefing attorney for U.S. district judge Sam R. Cummings, has become an associate with the law firm of McCleskey, Harriger, Brazill & Graf. Yong Dai, MS '94, PhD '94 (Qing Zeng, MS '91, PhD '98), Shreveport, La., has been promoted to associate professor with tenure in the Department of Psychology at Louisiana State University. Laurie Everett Jacobus, '94, MBA University of Missouri (David), Liberty, Miss., has been elected an officer in the human resources division at Commerce Bank. Josh Luke, '94, MA California State University at Fullerton '96 (Martine), Reno, Nev., has accepted a position as director of public relations for Bayer Brown Bauserman, one of Nevada's top advertising and public relations firms. Jeffrey S. Prince, '94, MD UCLA School of Medicine '98 (Karianne Neilson, '92, MS '94), San Diego, Calif., has completed his internship at the UCLA/WLA VAMC and is starting his residency in diagnostic radiology at the UCSD Medical Center. Courtney Todd Tripp, '94 (Holly Mumford, '94), Wyandotte, Mich., received a doctoral degree in osteopathic medicine from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is pursuing an internship at City Avenue HospitalPhiladelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
'95 Mark B. Durrant, '95, (Marilee Stratton, '98), Cedar Hills, Utah, recently graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Law School and has joined the Real Estate, Banking, and Finance Department at Parsons Behle & Latimer. He is also a color commentator for KSL broadcasts of BYU basketball games. Marlon B Michel, '95 (Jennifer O'Neal, '95), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, received an MD from the University of Alberta School of Medicine and is pursuing a residency program in clinical anesthesia. Valliere Jones Portie, '95 (Bryce), Mesa, Ariz., has joined Brodeur Worldwide as an account executive, handling media and analyst relations, special events planning, and collateral material development. Benner C. Richardson, '95, JD '98, LLM University of Florida '99 (Donna Ball, '94), Norcross, Ga., has joined the Atlanta office of Hunton & Williams as an associate in the firm's tax and ERISA practice group. Andrew David Sheppert, '95 (Laura Pearson, '91, MA '95), Winston Salem, N.C., recently received an MD from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He will take his residency in surgery at the West Virginia University Hospital. Craig Thomas Tingey, '95 (Mary McKenzie, '95), Winston Salem, N.C., received an MD from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and will pursue a residency in orthopaedics at the Loma Linda University Medical Center.
'96 Todd S. Coleman, '96 (Tiffaney), Rochester, N.Y., has received an MM degree in composition from the Eastman School of Music. His most recent orchestral work won the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's "First Hearing" competition and the Eastman School's top award, the Howard Hanson Orchestral Prize. Jeffrey B. Cook, '96 (Jennifer), Yuma, Ariz., recently graduated from orthodontics school in Louisville, Ky. Kevin Hadlock, '96 (Camey Andersen, '95, MA '97), Summit, N.J., senior financial analyst for General Motors' treasury office in New York City, has earned an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Roger Mooney, '96 (Elizabeth Tillotson), Sparks, Nev., has been hired by the Reno Fire Department as a fire fighter/EMT. Doug Oldham, '96 (Laura Davis, '95), Brentwood, Mo., a graduate student at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Architecture, received the William Tao Prize for excellence in the understanding and application of building systems in architecture. Eric Oldroyd, '96 (Kami Baird, '96), Brooklyn Park, Minn., received a master's degree in management and finance from Purdue University in May and was honored with a Krannert Scholar Award. He has accepted a position as a financial analyst for Target Stores. Jennifer Morgan Smith, '96 (Scott), Pleasant Grove, Utah, has received her master's degree in marriage and family therapy from the University of Connecticut. She currently works at Provo Canyon School and for LDS Social Services.
'98 Matthew Blair Hoyt, '98 (Jeana Lynne Gledhill, '95), Queen Creek, Ariz., graduated from Harvard with an MTS focusing on ethics and international relations. He will continue graduate studies as a Harvard University Kennedy fellow at the London School of Economics' Department of International Relations.