1952 | Wayne M. Carle (BA ’52, ME ’56, PhD Ohio State University ’66; Shirley; Gunnison, Colo.) was honored at the groundbreaking for the Wayne Carle Middle School in Westminster, Colo. The Jefferson County Board of Education named the school after he retired as superintendent of the district, Colorado’s largest with 88,000 pupils.
1961 | Derryl R. Herring (BA ’61, MA ’75; Michèle; Farmington, N.M.) has arranged and composed choir music that is being published.
1967 | Kathryn J. Abajian (BA ’67, MA San Francisco State University ’94; Pleasanton, Calif.) wrote First Sight of the Desert: Discovering the Art of Ella Peacock. Stephen H. Russell (BS ’67, MS Air Force Institute of Technology ’74, PhD Arizona State University ’78; Nancy; North Ogden, Utah) was a visiting professor of economics at BYU–Hawaii during the 2003–04 academic year, and students voted him BYU–Hawaii Teacher of the Year. James R. Wright (BA ’67; Sharon Ferguson [BS ’66]; Springville, Utah), a former BYU varsity wrestler, was inducted into the South New Jersey Wrestling Hall of Fame and the New Jersey, Gloucester County, Sports Hall of Fame.
1969 | Kenneth M. Woolley (BA ’69, MBA Stanford University ’71, PhD Stanford University ’72; Athelia Tanner [BA ’68]; Salt Lake City) was recognized by MountainWest Venture Group as the 2005 Entrepreneur of the Year.
1972 | Lorie Lofgreen Fowlke (BS ’72, JD ’94; William [BA ’78]; Orem, Utah) was elected representative to the Utah State House and is serving her first term as a representative for the Orem 59th district. She has also written the book Thinking Divorce? Think Again! and produced a companion DVD to educate couples and families about the realities and consequences of divorce.
1973 | Karen Jones Chandler (BA ’73, MEd Utah State University ’94; Thomas [BA ’73]; Delta, Utah), an instrumental director at Delta High School, received the Utah Secondary Teacher of the Year Award from the American String Teachers Association, Utah Chapter.
Tawnee Thompson Darrington (AA ’73, BS California State University, Hayward ’89; Kevin [BS ’81]; Clayton, Calif.) was appointed manager of finance and planning for ChevronTexaco’s global power generation business unit in Houston, and she serves on the board of directors for Texaco Power and Gasification Holdings and Texaco Energy Development.
1974 | Mark R. Nordgren (BA ’74, MPA ’76; Connie; Sandy, Utah) earned the certification as a global professional of human resources from the Human Resource Certification Institute. He is the manager of international human resources for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
1975 | Kim H. Manwaring (BS ’75, MD University of Washington ’79; Cindi Knoll [BS ’75]; Phoenix) was selected as one of three physician recipients of the Children’s Miracle Network’s Achievement Award for 2005.
1977 | Paul W. Landerman (BA ’77; McDonough, Ga.) earned a doctorate in educational administration from the University of Texas at El Paso. He teaches high school in Georgia and is an adjunct professor in educational leadership at Strayer University in Atlanta.
1978 | Lawrence Wright (BS ’78, MA Webster University ’83; Lisa; Centerville, Utah) received a PhD in organization and management from Capella University. His doctoral research focused on the perception of the coherence of quality derived from the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award program.
1979 | Richard K. Owen (BA ’79, DC Cleveland Chiropractic College ’95; Orrville, Ohio) has published a short story, “Maglop,” in the Second Annual Northwoods Anthology. Susan Balcom Walton (BIS ’79, MA ’86; Mark [BS ’78]; Eagle, Idaho) is the new director of corporate communications at Harley-Davidson. Matthew S. Warner (AA ’79; Merilyn White [BS ’79]; East Wenatchee, Wash.) is president of the Washington Association of Sewer and Water Districts. Additionally, for the past 14 years he has been involved with the Take Pride in America campaign.
1981 | Marsha D. Broadway (MLS ’81, PhD Florida State University ’85; American Fork, Utah) was a member of the 2004 Newbery Committee, which awards the Newbery Medal to the most distinguished children’s book of the year. Glen J. Hettinger (BA ’81, JD Columbia University ’84; Socorro Silva [BA ’79]; Heath, Texas) has joined the international law firm Fulbright & Jaworski as a corporate attorney in the Dallas office’s corporation, banking, and business department.
1982 | Fred E. Des Posorio (BA ’82; Provo) was a democratic candidate last November for the Utah State Senate for Provo’s district 16. Steven D. Higginson (BS ’82; Karen Moore [BS ’80]; Casper, Wyo.) was named CEO of Reliant Federal Credit Union. In addition, he graduated from the Credit Union National Association Management School through the University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Business in 2003.
1984 | Gary S. Reynolds (BS ’84; Sally Warne [BS ’82]; Fort Walton Beach, Fla.), a lieutenant colonel, has been appointed the new inspector general of the U.S. Air Force’s 16th special operations wing.
1985 | Timo P. Saarelainen (BA ’85; Shauna Boyce [BA ’86]; St. George, Utah) joined TenneyClemons Advertising as a senior account executive.
1986 | Troy B. Atkin (BS ’86; Stephanie; St. George, Utah) opened the WSI Internet Consultant office in St. George, serving the region’s needs for online business and Internet marketing.
1987 | Young Y. Kim (BS ’87, MS ’89; Young-Jin Lee [BS ’94]; Raleigh, N.C.) was named a fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) after successfully completing nine CAS examinations. Jeffrey M. Simpson (BA ’87; Karen Zander [BS ’88]; Salt Lake City) was named executive vice president at Deseret Book. Mark D. Ungerman (BS ’87, MS ’89, MBA ’98; Rosanna Weeks [BA ’83]; Provo) was named vice president of marketing at NACT Telecommunications.
1988 | Jacque Adcock White (BA ’88; Robert [BA ’88]; Longmeadow, Mass.) joined Oracle Corporation as vice president of public-sector consulting.
1989 | Charles R. Grilliot (BS ’89; Nanci Weber [BS ’97]; Normal, Ill.) was named a fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) after successfully completing nine CAS examinations.T.C. Hedding II (BS ’89, MBA University of Utah ’91; Dennea Hoffman [BS ’89]; Kent, Wash.) has been appointed CFO of the senior and community services division of Providence Health Systems of Washington. Daniel P. Lyons (BA ’89; Susan Burnett [BS ’88]; West Des Moines, Iowa) has been named group director of sales for The New York Times Company Broadcast Media Group. In addition, he is vice president and general sales manager of WREG-TV in Memphis, Tenn.
1990 | Michael S. Austin (BA ’90, MA ’92, PhD University of California, Santa Barbara ’97; Karen Dick [BA ’84]; Shepherdstown, W. Va.) was named dean of graduate studies at Shepherd University. Joe B. Frodsham (BS ’90, MOB ’92; Kristine French [’93]; Saint Joseph, Mich.) is the global head of leadership and professional development for Whirlpool Corporation in Benton Harbor, Mich. He also co-wrote the book, Make It Work: Navigate Your Career Without Leaving Your Organization. Gregory A. Jacobsen (BA ’90, MBA California State University ’99; Lisa Mori [BS ’90]; San Diego) was named the account manager of the year at Thomsen Course Technology Publishing for achieving 124 percent of quota and enlarging his territory 55 percent in 2004.
1991 | Richard B. Anderson (BS ’91, MLIS ’93; Laura Wolz [BA ’88]; Sparks, Nev.), director of resource acquisition for university libraries at the University of Nevada, Reno, was named a “mover and shaker” by Library Journal. He is one of 50 librarians singled out by the publication. Shawn M. Stickler (BS ’91; Tamara Morgan [BA ’91]; Mathews, Va.) graduated from the College of William and Mary with a PhD in marine science in 2004.
1992 | Jolene E. Day (BS ’92; Pleasant Grove, Utah) was named vice president of human resources for Supplemental Health Care. Brenda Shumway Griggs (BM ’92, MM University of Northern Colorado ’03; Kevin [BM ’92]; Florence, Mont.) has been hired by Missoula County Public Schools in Missoula, Mont., to serve as the music specialist for Hawthorne Elementary School. She also serves as choir director for the Missoula Children’s Chorale. Kevin D. Griggs (BM ’92, MM University of Northern Colorado ’01, DA University of Northern Colorado ’04; Brenda
Shumway [BM ’92]; Florence, Mont.) accepted a position as director of athletic bands and assistant director of bands for the University of Montana in Missoula. His responsibilities include conducting the Grizzly Marching Band and the University Concert Band as well as teaching instrumental methods classes. Margery Shores Remmers (BA ’92; Daniel; Alexandria, Va.) designed and operates mylifestory.org, a Web site that helps people write their personal histories. Steve Rizley (BA ’92; Marilyn Berg [BA ’77]; Scottsdale, Ariz.) received the Vanguard Award, which recognizes individuals in the cable and telecommunications industry for innovation, leadership, creativity, and achievement. Candace Sluyter Salima (’92; Alvin; Orem, Utah) has written the books Out of the Shadows Into the Light, 13 and 0: Reflection of Champions, and Dreams Die Hard.
1993 | Arnold F. Copp (BS ’93; Doralee; Dallas, Ore.) accepted the position of director of construction management at Homestead Capital. Stephen E. Miller (BS ’93, MPA Georgia Southern University ’97; M. Dawn Van Tassell [BS ’93]; Statesboro, Ga.) was appointed instructor of human resources at Ogeechee Technical College. Anthony Rivera Jr. (BA ’93, MTS Harvard University ’95; Jill McLaughlin [’94]; Perris, Calif.) was elected chairman of the Juaneño Band of Mission Indians, Acjachemen Nation, of Orange County, Calif. He’ll be responsible for the cultural, political, and economic affairs of the tribe.
1994 | Thad H. Balkman (BA ’94, JD University of Oklahoma, Norman ’98; Amy; Norman, Okla.) was elected to a third term in the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He will chair the House Republican Caucus and the Appropriations and Budget Subcommittee on Health and Social Services for the 50th legislature. Julianne Dehlin Hatton (BIS ’94, MS Syracuse University ’04; Thomas [BS ’81]; Lexington, Ky.) is cohost of the 96.9 KISS-FM Morning Show. Scott W. Kendall (BS ’94; Michelle Bushman [BS ’93]; Highland, Utah) was named managing director of account services of Studeo.
1995 | Eric S. Fraser (BA ’95; Allison; Palo Alto, Calif.) joined the Palo Alto office of Studley, a national commercial real estate services firm. Erin Renouf Mylroie (BA ’95; Victor [BS ’95]; St. George, Utah) was selected as a contestant in the National Pillsbury Bake Off Competition, has had several recipes in Better Homes and Gardens, and recently attended the Tyson Chicken Cook Off in North Carolina. Josh M. Reid (BS ’95, MES Yale University ’97, JD University of Arizona ’00; Tamsen Burk [BA ’93]; Salt Lake City) has been appointed by Utah governor Jon M. Huntsman Jr. to serve on the state’s Appellate Court Nominating Commission. Benner C. Richardson (BA ’95, JD ’98; Donna Ball [BS ’94]; Wyoming, Mich.) has joined the law firm Warner Norcross and Judd, concentrating his practice in tax law.
1996 | Ivan W. Bustamante (BS and BFA ’96; Kaysville, Utah) is a senior estimator for R&O Construction. In June 2004, Bustamante taught a six-day seminar on rough framing for residential projects at the School of Architecture at the University of St. Simon in Bolivia. Leslie Newell Gallacher (BA ’96, JD ’00; Brian [’96]; Spanish Fork, Utah) was appointed to serve on the lawyer’s council for the direct selling association of the company XanGo. Kevin W. Hadlock (BS ’96, MS Northwestern University ’99; Camey Andersen [BA ’95];
Phoenix, Md.) was named director of investor relations for Constellation Energy in Baltimore. Clint J. Harris (BS ’96, MEM ’97; Tera Murdock [’96]; Round Rock, Texas) has joined Kleinfelder as manager of the firm’s south Texas region. He oversees geotechnical, environmental, and construction services. Matthew A. Neves (BA ’96, MFA University of Exeter ’01, MBA Illinois State University ’04; Ashley Wilkinson [BA ’98]; Cedar City, Utah) was hired by Southern Utah University as director of the MFA in arts administration program. Jennifer Harris Phillips (BA ’96; Daniel [BS ’01]; Salt Lake City) has been touring nationally and internationally, presenting concert firesides in conjunction with her new album, Journey Toward Zion.
1997 | Cherie Anderson Call (BA ’97; Joseph; Springville, Utah), an inspirational music singer, has released a new album, Beneath These Stars.
1998 | Jeffery R. Johnson (BA ’98, JD Columbia University ’01; Emily Low [BFA ’98]; Austin, Texas) was named associate in the litigation section of the law firm Jackson Walker.Ashley Wilkinson Neves (BA ’98; Matthew [BA ’96]; Cedar City, Utah) will be playing Bella in the production Lost in Yonkers at the Neil Simon Festival in Cedar City, Utah. Jared D. Remington (BA ’98, MBA University of Pennsylvania ’04; Michelle Crapo [’98]; Brooklyn, N.Y.) joined Goldman Sachs as an associate in the equities division.
1999 | John H. O’Barr (BS ’99, MS North Dakota State University ’01, PhD Texas A&M University ’04; Raquel Lodeiro [MA ’98]; Pasco, Wash.) accepted a position as field biologist with BASF in Pasco, Wash., overseeing BASF’s agrochemical research and development for Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. Micah G. Woolstenhulme (BS ’99; Yahanghui Cheh [BFA ’99]; Shoreline, Wash.) was named a fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) after successfully completing nine CAS examinations. He is an assistant actuary at Safeco Insurance.
2000 | Erin Shumate Porter (BM ’00, MM Manhattan School of Music ’02; Benjamin [BM ’02]; Louisville, Ky.) was appointed third horn in the Louisville Orchestra.
2001 | David E. Kitchen (BS ’01, JD University of Chicago Law School ’04; Nikki Flory [BS ’01]; Westlake, Ohio) is a new associate for the law firm Baker and Hostetler at their Cleveland Office.
2002 | Nathan F. Christensen (BA ’02, MFA New York University ’04; New York) wrote the book and lyrics for a musical called Broadcast as his thesis play, which received the 2005 Richard Rodgers Award for Musical Theatre and the 2004 Jonathan Larson Award for Musical Theatre. Jared A. Johnson (BA ’02; Stephanie Chapple [BS ’00]; Allen, Texas) won five Texas School Public Relations Association Star Awards, including best of category awards for Web site and annual report, at the association’s annual conference.
2004 | Rebecca Ashby Glathar (BA ’04; Wade [BA ’04]; American Fork, Utah) was awarded a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship. She plans to study European politics at the University of Birmingham in Birmingham, England.