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Class of 1981

    • 02/22/2018

      Diane Bailey BA ’81, who has 30 years’ experience in the banking and finance industry, appears in the biographical resource Marquis Who’s Who.

    • 02/15/2017

      Chuck Blanchard BS ’81 left his position as general counsel of the U.S. Air Force and is now a partner in the Washington, D.C., firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, where he focuses on national security and government contracts matters. He is also on the board of trustees of the Aerospace Corporation, a federally funded research and development corporation that focuses on space issues.

    • 02/08/2019

      Elizabeth Brown-Pickren BS ’81 earned a PhD in coastal resources management from East Carolina University in December 2018.

    • 02/15/2017

      Lisa Grill Dodson BA ’81 became the first campus dean for the Medical College of Wisconsin—Central Wisconsin (located in Wausau) in 2014. The college emphasizes physician careers in primary care and psychiatry for rural areas.

    • 02/15/2017

      Peter Dodson BS ’81, MAT ’99 retired from the Lake Oswego High School math department and is now restoring turn-of-the-century houses in the Wausau area. He has also taken up the sport of curling to keep busy during the long Wisconsin winters.

    • 10/09/2017

      Jamie Forman BA ’81 is now a member of the St. Paul Academy and Summit School Alumni/ae Council. He graduated from the school in 1977.

    • 01/23/2017

      See “New to the Board” in the winter 2017 issue of the Chronicle.

    • 02/15/2017

      Ted Gaines BS ’81, state senator for California District 1, successfully defended his seat from challenger Rob Rowen in the 2016 election. Gaines is the owner of Gaines Insurance in Roseville, California.

    • 01/03/2020

      Craig C. Gibson BM ’81, January 3, 2020, age 60.

    • 07/31/2019

      Tani Girton BA ’81, executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Bank of Marin in Novato, California, was the recipient of North Bay Business Journal’s 2019 CFO Recognition Award.

    • 10/14/2016

      Tani Roberts Girton BA ’81, executive vice president and chief financial officer for the Bank of Marin in Novato, California, was chosen as one of the recipients of the North Bay Business Journal’s 2016 Women in Business award.

    • 02/15/2017

      Victoria McOmie BS ’81 exhibited her acrylic paintings in a show titled Three Rocks, Birding, Fishing, and Art Making at the Chessman Gallery in Lincoln City, Oregon. Her paintings are generally inspired by her experiences on and around the Oregon Coast (particularly Cascade Head) and on the Salmon River.

    • 07/01/2019

      Roger Ralston BS ’81, an artist and teacher in Spokane, Washington, creates public art installations, sculpture, and illustration. An exhibition of his recent work, Field Research, was shown at the Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art in spring 2019.

    • 10/09/2019

      Forrest Reid BS ’81 was selected by the Albany (Oregon) City Council as the new judge of the Albany Municipal Court.

    • 02/15/2017

      Laura Green Rossetter BA ’81, a teacher, writer, and athlete, lives with her husband, Steve, in Breckenridge, Colorado. She is active in the Summit Fat Tire Society, a group that works to maintain trails in the area. Rossetter enjoys a wide variety of outdoor activities, including mountain biking.

    • 11/26/2019

      Sheila Shusterich BM ’81 retired in June 2019 after 37 years as a music educator. Her last position was as grade 6-8 choir director at Ordean East Middle School in Duluth, Minnesota. She is currently a substitute teacher for the district and enjoys spending time volunteering. Shusterich serves as a board member of the Lake Superior Youth Chorus and as resource and repertoire chair of Middle School Choir for the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota.

    • 02/06/2020

      Sarah Supahan BS ’81 was elected superintendent of schools for a four-year term in June 2018. She works at the Trinity County Office of Education in Weaverville, California.

    • 02/22/2019

      Sarah Supahan-Harding BS ’81 was elected superintendent of Trinity County (California) Schools in June 2018 and was sworn into office in January.

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