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Lise Bang-Jensen has formally stepped down as class secretary to spend more time with other pursuits. MB McDonald will now be keeping our class in touch with one another.
Pacific Palisades, CA, resident Serena Roth Bateman is a compliance officer in the home-health division for a large health-care corporation. She audits home-health agencies to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations. If that weren’t exciting enough, she travels to exotic locations such as Corning, CA, and Circleville, OH. She says she enjoys consultation, which is like teaching community health nursing. She is the mother of Adam ’07 and Ashley ’03.
Serena has been in touch with a number of classmates recently, including Nalda Findell Rothe, a soccer mom living in Westhampton with her husband, Des, and their 10-year-old son. Once a week, Nalda goes into the city to see patients in her psychotherapy and psychoanalysis practice
and stays with her daughter Ingrid.
Ann Biderman Cooper is a gynecology nurse-practitioner in Rhode Island. Son Jonathan ’09 is a member of the Dynamics, who serenaded our class during Reunion this past spring.
Eda George is semi-retired from her teaching career. She left her tenured professorship and now teaches part-time at two colleges.
Pat Loftman is a certified nurse-midwife at Harlem Hospital in New York. She has a son and daughter-in-law in southern California. Pat has been going to Ghana, where she works with lay midwives; she would like to work there after retirement.
Sue Canfield Barber has retired from nursing. She volunteers at a therapeutic riding center and is the proud mother of a son who graduated from Colgate this year.
Marty Resnik Reiss works nights at Columbia Presbyterian in the ER and lives in New Jersey with David.
Sarah Borst Kempen has moved to Rhode Island after years of living and working in Maine. Her husband is the town administrator for Middletown, RI. Sarah works part-time in the Newport
Ann Swan Barten lives in Minneapolis, MN, where she is a nurse in a 24-bed intensive-care unit. Her two boys still live at home, while her girls flew the coop to warmer climes—one is an elementary teacher near Palm Springs, CA, and the other is married and going to nursing
school in Dallas, TX.
Deborah Lerner Wick loves being a nurse-midwife.
Nancy Tucker quit smoking after 35 years and is very active with animal-rescue and dog-therapy work. She is a gerontological nurse and policy analyst/consultant.
Ann Wilkinson-West worked in nursing for 10 years and earned a master’s in child mental-health nursing. She returned to school and is now an architect designing health facilities full-time while raising her family.
A petroleum geologist for the past 33 years, Kim Ryan Voldseth loves her profession and started a geological consultation business. She credits her education at Skidmore for her professional success and encourages any alumni in the Houston area to get in touch with her.
Sally Stueber Merrill is teaching world religion and learning about Islam in Téjas, Mexico. She is grateful for weekend opportunities to bicycle in natural areas. She encourages classmates to join her for a tour of the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge near the Mexican border—or for a sail on the Gulf to see endangered sea turtles and exotic birds, or to eat great ceviché.
Pamela Mitchell Andros is busy with 13-year-old son Carl and her 86-year-old mom. She is returning to selling real estate after a 10-year hiatus and volunteers at a middle school. She
recently traveled to Guatemala and Belize with her husband and son. This year marks her 35th wedding anniversary.