1955 | Joseph A. Knight (BS ’55, MS ’57, MD University of Utah ’63; Pauline; Salt Lake City), a professor in the Department of Pathology at the University of Utah, received the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s Ward Burdick Award for Distinguished Service to Clinical Pathology.
1960 | Howard R. Hill (BS ’60; Terri; Boise, Idaho) received a certificate from the president of the International Association of Lions Clubs, honoring his 43 years of membership.
1963 | Robert E. Wilcox (BS ’63; Louise; Alpine, Utah) became the 40th president of the American Academy of Actuaries, a 15,000-member association.
1968 | Erlinda Montillo Burton, (MA ’68, PhD University of Pittsburgh ’82; John [’65]; Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines) is the director of the Research Institute for Mindanao Culture and academic coordinator of the Mindanao Anthropology Consortium program at Xavier University.
1969 | Nanci Twitty Wudel (BA ’69; John [BS ’64]; Mesa, Ariz.) released a DVD, Manners for Missionaries . . . and Everyone Else! She is the director of the Mesa, Ariz., Easter pageant, Jesus the Christ. She also serves on the Southern Virginia University board of trustees.
1970 | Thomas A. Brown (BS ’70; Renda; Sterling Heights, Mich.) has been appointed director of psychology for the Macomb Oakland Regional Center and executive director of the Autism Support Center. Barbara McCauley Lovejoy (BS ’70; Salt Lake City) wrote and published My Years As a Hispanic Youth Advocate . . . and the Lessons I Have Learned.
1976 | Wayne H. Maire (BA ’76, JD University of Santa Clara ’79; Julianne Jackson [BS ’76]; Redding, Calif.) was named Pacific regional director of DRI—The Voice of the Defense Bar.
1977 | Thomas A. Crockett (BA ’77; Coralie Mack [’77]; San Diego), was appointed vice president of marketing for the UPS Store.
1978 | Gary E. Pia (BA ’78; South Pasadena, Calif.) was appointed chair of the California Division of the American Cancer Society’s investment team.
1979 | John K. Skousen (BS ’79, MA University of Redlands ’84, JD University of Mississippi ’92; Rebbie; Corona, Calif.) was elected partner at Fisher & Phillips, a national labor-employment law firm.
1980 | Shelly Cordon Teuscher (BA ’80; David) has rejoined the law firm of Parsons, Behle, & Latimer as government-relations director. Previously she was a lobbyist for 15 years.
1982 | Glen D. Mella (BS ’82, MBA Northwestern Oklahoma State University ’87; Elizabeth Shill [’82]; Midlothian, Va.) was appointed chief marketing officer of Control4, a leading home automation company.
1983 | Terry D. Turk (’83, BS Arizona State University ’85; Janet Farnsworth [’84]; Mesa, Ariz.), CEO and president of Sun American Mortgage, has been awarded the Certified Mortgage Banker designation by the Mortgage Bankers Association.
1984 | James L. Barrott (BS ’84, MS University of Tennessee ’93, PhD University of Tennessee ’01; Susan; Soddy Daisy, Tenn.) has been named vice president for technology at Chattanooga State Technical Community College. Randall G. Fisher (BA ’84, MD Tulane University ’88; Melody; Chesapeake, Va.) was promoted to associate professor of pediatrics at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Va. He also collaborated on the fourth edition of Moffet’s Pediatric Infectious Diseases, A Problem- Oriented Approach.
1985 | Daniel B. Danielson (BS ’85; Christianne; Santa Monica, Calif.) was elected chairman of the Electronic Retailing Association. Jeanette Maw McMurtry (BA ’85; John; Vail, Colo.) wrote Big Business Marketing for Small Business Budgets and now hosts a national radio show on www.businessamericaradio.com. Paul S. White(BA ’85, JD University of Utah ’89; Suzanne Staheli [BS ’83]; Los Angeles) was named chair of the Defense Research Institute’s Insurance Law Committee. Paul is one of nine attorneys featured in the Forbes Magazine radio program A Tribute to America’s Best Lawyers.
1988 | Deric D. Glissmeyer (BA ’88; Jennifer; Highland, Utah), and his wife are the new owners of www.ColoradoKernels.com, a gourmet popcorn store. Barry A. Hansen (BFA ’88; Marian; Orem, Utah) released his first solo album of inspirational music, My Soul Hungered. He also received the 2004 Pearl Award for Best Album Design for the album Bring Them In: Celebrating the Spirit of Trek. John R. Hines (BA ’88; Melonie Poulson [BA ’88]; Westminster, Colo.) has signed a contract with Capri Records and released a new jazz CD, In the Pocket. He was a trombone player for the well-known BYU band Synthesis.
1989 | Kevin S. Masters (PhD ’89; Paula Keller [BA ’84]; Manlius, N.Y.) has joined Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences as an associate professor of psychology and director of clinical training.
1991 | Judy L. Seibold (BS ’91; Sacramento, Calif.) has been designated a wealth management advisor with Merrill Lynch’s Sacramento office.
1992 | Patrick M. Didier (BA ’92; Karen Ellsworth [’94]; Salt Lake City) was appointed vice president of global sales for Daily Dose Learning Systems. Matthew J. Neeley (BS ’92, MBA and MHSA Arizona State University ’97; La Verne, Calif.) has been hired as the vice president of health services of Hillcrest, a retirement community.
1993 | Valrie Englund Jensen (BFA ’93, MFA Utah State University ’97; Grant [BFA ’73]; Folsom, Calif.) has opened the Willow Creek Art Center, which includes a gallery and a studio where traditional and special programs are taught.
1994 | Michael K. Cartmill (BA ’94, MA Arizona State University ’98; Joan Leahy [BS ’94]; Salt Lake City), a sergeant in the Utah Army National Guard’s 1457th
Combat Engineer Battalion, completed a 15-month tour, spending 12 months in Kuwait and Iraq. Sean D. Reyes (BA ’94, JD University of California ’97; Saysha Fawson [BA ’94]; Salt Lake City) has been named a new shareholder at the law firm Parsons, Behle, & Latimer in the litigation department. Brigham R. Temple (BS ’94, MD Medical College of Pennsylvania ’99; Leslie; Chicago, Ill.) was elected to the board of directors of the Medical, Eye, & Dental International Care Organization.
1995 | Jonathan J. Toronto (BS ’95, JD University of Iowa ’99; Allison Walker [BS ’94]; Andover, Minn.) has been elected a principal of the law firm Gray Plant Mooty.
1996 | Steven J. Stewart (BA ’96, MA ’99; Erin Baker [BA ’96]; Reno, Nev.) was awarded the 2005 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship for Translation for work on Spanish poet Ángel Crespo’s Poemas en Prosa: 1965–1994. In 2004, a book of his translations of the poems of Rafael Pérez Estrada, Devoured by the Moon, was published.
1997 | Brandon C. Dial, (BS ’97, MD Georgetown Medical School ’02; Kristi Purdy [BA ’96]; Salt Lake City) is in his third year of an anesthesiology residency at the University of Utah. At Georgetown, he graduated second in his class. Kathy Terwiske Wunderli (BA ’97, JD Georgetown University ’01; Michael [BA ’97]; Manhattan Beach, Calif.) has been hired by Snell & Wilmer; her legal practice concentrates on estate planning.
1999 | Scott S. Bell (BA ’99, JD Duke Law School ’04; Brittany; Salt Lake City) has joined Parsons, Behle, & Latimer in the litigation department. He graduated cum laude from BYU and magna cum laude from Duke. Jeremy D. Eveland (BA ’99, MBA Canyon College ’02, JD Gonzaga University School of Law ’03; Laurie; Dayton, Nev.) accepted an associate position at the law firm of King and Taggart after finishing his clerkship with Justice Mark Gibbons of the Supreme Court of Nevada. John H. Halstead (BA ’99, JD Indiana University College of Law ’02; Ruth Ogden [BS ’99]; Highland, Ind.) has joined the law firm of Querrey & Harrow.
2000 | Daniel S. Ure (BA ’00, JD ’04; Alycia; Houston) has joined the law firm Jackson Walker as an associate in the litigation section. Ure is a Fellow of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies.
2001 | J. Phil Harrop (BS ’01, MBA and MHA Ohio State University ’04; Heidi Roberts [BS ’00]; Goshen, Ind.) accepted a position as administrative director of the Center for Cancer Care at Goshen Health System. Christopher B. Mugimu (MEd ’01, PhD ’04; Susan; Provo) is returning to his native Uganda as one of the first Church members from Central Africa to receive a doctorate from BYU.
2003 | Paul Matthew Cox (BA ’03, MS London School of Economics ’04; Lindsay Kay [BS ’03]; Chapel Hill, N.C.) is pursuing an MBA from the University of North Carolina.