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4 Carlisle Drive
Old Brookville, NY 11545
I have been in
touch with Kathy Coulter Steeger, who lives in
Medbury, MA, with husband Dean and their three daughters; Lynn
Higgins Miller, who lives in Lawrenceville, NJ, with husband
Paul and their two children; and Pam Richardson Swensen,
who lives in West Palm Beach, FL, with husband Larry. Thanks to
a professional conference sponsored by GMAC, I spent a great weekend
at the Sagamore in Lake George, NY, in August and had a day at the
Dorothy Forte-Rotolo and family have been living
in Ridgefield, CT, for the past 10 years. Husband Robert is looking
for a new opportunity after serving as president and North American
CFO for Vantico, recently bought by Huntsman. Son Alexander is a
freshman at Connecticut College, planningto major in molecular and
cellular biology. Daughter Christa is a freshman at Ridgefield High
School, where she plays JV soccer and is a cellist in the string
orchestra. Both Dorothy and Christa are involved in the National
Charity League in Ridgefield and surrounding towns. Dorothy is also
VP of the RHS Soccer Booster Club.
Lisa Kott Massirman is busy mom to daughter Jordan,
a first-grader, and son Drew, a kindergartner. Husband Jay works
in commercial real estate for CB Richard Ellis in Miami, FL. Last
summer the couple took a 12-day cruise to Scandinavia and Russia.
Lisa welcomes hearing from classmates at email@example.com.
George Nestorides is a urologist at Kentriko General
Hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece, where he teaches at the Aristotlelian
Medical School. His wife, Maria, is also a physician.
Donald Lindsay is single and living in a friendly
Fort Lauderdale neighborhood, where he enjoys tropical gardening,
sailing, cooking, travel, evenings with friends, taking classes,
and volunteer work. He is also involved in a rewarding community
project that involves teaching principles of praise and acknowledgement
to children. Most recently employed as chief officer of a large
freighter, he has operated everything from luxury sailing yachts
and square-rigged sailing ships to high-speed freighters and supertankers.
Don worked for several years in Norway, where he earned a master’s
in 1996. He now runs a part-time home-based business with a company
that is expanding into Finland and Portugal. Don welcomes e-mail
Performance artist Steve Morrow appeared in San
Francisco’s Fringe Festival and embarked on an Eastern European
tour, performing pieces entitled “Frau Blucher” and
“The Bells of St. Mary’s.” Children Coleman, Simone,
and new twin girls fill the days with “hectic fun.”
Lori Pearson lives in Garland, TX, and runs a State
Farm insurance office based in Dallas.
After many years abroad, Linda Perani Waterbury
is living in Atlanta, where she and her family are “experiencing
the chaos and fun” of renovating an old house. Daughter Lindsay
is a high-school junior (considering Skidmore among her college
choices), and Emily is in fifth grade. Last summer, Linda spent
time with Kate Perrelli, who was in Atlanta on
business, and met up with Kathy Coulter Steeger
and Linda Levis Kammerer while vacationing on Nantucket.
“College friends,” observes Linda, “have their
own magic, which cannot be replaced!”
Pam Swensen is VP of sales and marketing for the
Executive Women’s Golf Association, a not-for-profit association
with over 17,000 members across the country. She and husband Larry
relocated from Boston to West Palm Beach, FL. Alumnae who play golf
or want to learn how are encouraged to contact Pam at Pam_Swensen@ewga.com.
Karen Schubert is “amazed that 23 years have
passed since graduation!” Beginning in St. Thomas, USVI, she
taught both third grade and kindergarten and earned a master’s
in reading; then relocated to New Jersey, taught third grade, and
earned a certificate of advanced study in early childhood and elementary
education from New York University; and last January earned a PhD
in early childhood/elementary education, with a concentration in
language and literacy from NYU. She is an elementary supervisor
and reading specialist in Chatham, NJ. Karen stays in touch with
Nancy McKeever Wareham-Gordon, who lives in Cold
Spring, NY, with husband George and daughter Chloe.
Marcie Siegel Shealy visits Meredith Wagner
whenever she travels to NYC. Executive vice president for Lifetime
Television, Meredith has earned numerous professional accolades
and has worked extensively on behalf of the Women Against Violence
Linda Cooke Ashley and family have been dealing
with a disruptive renovation to their Wenham, MA, home. Last year
Linda celebrated the New Year in Paris with Alyssa Oxley
Davidson, a graphic and interior designer for an architectural
firm in Mt. Kisco, NY.
Mary Ellen Norton Anderson and husband Rich live
in Millstone, NJ. Their children Peter, 6, and Grace, 5, were born
in Seoul, Korea.
Collette Reifers Huidekoper and husband Hank own a custom
window and door business in Wilton, CT, where they live with children
Henry, 15, and Christie, 10.
Recently divorced, Rhonda Sligar Casaudoumecq is
now Rhonda Shipley and has opened her own interior
design business, Shipley Interiors. Rhonda purchased a home in San
Anselmo, CA, right around the corner from Todd Hamilton’s
house. Rhonda, who “feels a reunion coming,” welcomes
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
42 Epping Road
Exeter, NH 03833-1521
Elizabeth Hix Colby gave birth to daughter Margaret, who
joins brother Cole, 5. Betsy is a real-estate broker in NYC with
Adam Simms is working for the Government Bureau
of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office in Boston.
Former Bostonian Melissa Manning Hickey has moved
to Boulder, CO, with husband John and children Kate 15, John Jr.,
12, and Elizabeth, 9. A substitute teacher, Melissa is active in
community fundraising. While in Boston, she spent time with Elizabeth
Yonda, who is married and has two children. She also stays
in touch with Martha Houghton Bonan, who lives
in Glens Falls, NY, with her husband (with whom she runs a family
business) and their two children.
Joshua Boyce lives in Sherborn, MA, with wife Debbie
and children Erica, 15, and Josh, 13. A pediatric pulmonologist
and allergist, Joshua was promoted to associate professor of medicine
at Harvard Medical School. He co-directs research in allergic diseases
and inflammation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
He’s employed research techs Matt Heidtman ’96
and Nidia DeJesus ’99 and hosted summer students
David Joyal ’97 and Heather Dipietrantonio
’02. All four have gone on to medical or graduate
Cynthia Lombardi is an interior design consultant
for Richmond American Homes in Longmont, CO. A co-founder of Skidmore’s
Denver club, Cynthia looks forward to getting together with area
alums for skiing, hiking, and museum events.
David Shapiro lives in the Champlain Island town
of South Hero, VT. He owns a decorative metal manufacturing operation
in India that supplies metal gifts in a number of well-known catalogs.
David’s business takes him to India several times a year.
He would love to hear from old classmates.
Karen Stone Talwar divides her time between NYC
and Lausanne, Switzerland. She is CEO of the Miracle Group—which
designs luxury trend packaging for the cosmetics and perfume industry,
most recently for Aveda. Husband Pavan trades commodities. Daughter
Pria is a sophomore at Georgetown; daughter Asha started her first
job at Clarins in Manhattan. Karen sees a lot of Janey Gubow,
who lives in Manhattan.
Christopher Giancarlo resigned a partnership in
a NYC law firm two years ago to head up corporate finance, mergers,
and acquisitions for the GFI Group, a Wall Street financial services
company. He and wife Regina, who celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary,
enjoy life in Bergen County, NJ, with their 8-year-old daughter
and two sons, 7 and 5. Several years ago, Chris and Regina created
the Phyllis A. Roth Vampire Literature Collection in the Scribner
Library in recognition of Prof. Roth’s service to the college.
Chris stays in touch with Jim Pontone ’82,
a director at Ark Asset Management in NYC; Marnie Barlow
Simpson, a sales executive who lives in Mt. Kisco, NY;
Mike Vessa in Bergenfield, NJ; Tom Butts
’82, a NYC software developer; and cousin Mike
Schwarz ’84, a dentist in North Bergen, NJ. Chris
had a ball at our 20th reunion and enjoyed visits with Professors
Henry and Eleanor Galant, Pat Lee, and Mary Ellen Fischer.
I am the lead teacher in the infant and toddler classrooms at the
University of New Hampshire, where I am pursuing a master’s
degree. Daughter Alexis attends Simmons College in Boston and loves
city life; teenage sons Trevor and Jacob are still at home. My husband,
Kevin, and I own a water-filtration company. Kevin has invented
several systems for industrial and household use.
371 Harvard Street, #3B
Cambridge, MA 02138
Rubin is senior VP of MVM Security Management and Personnel
in McLean, VA, a firm that employs over 4,000 people and provides
security programs for institutions and corporations around the world;
its primary client is the US government. “My job is really
not that glamorous,” he says, adding, “Most of the time
I’m running around with my hair on fire.” As director
of business development and marketing, Robert travels extensively.
“I think I still have a wife and two little girls, but when
I finally do make it home there are usually no less than four girls
running around, and I forget which ones belong to me!” He
can be reached at email@example.com.
Elizabeth Leigh photos from our 20th reunion—contact
her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michelle Berman Marchildon and husband Michael
are raising two boys in Denver, CO. Although she loves the Rocky
Mountains, college friends and Saratoga Springs are often in her
Elizabeth Carter Clifford is a happy stay-at-home
mom to Emily, 7, and Stuart, 4. She is active on several community
boards in Hanover, NH, where husband John practices law.
Lorraine Lee Fischer and husband Paul welcomed
son Bryan last April. The family lives in Charlotte, NC, where Lorraine
is a payment strategist for Wachovia Corporation.
Janet Canfield is enjoying the warm winters in
Atlanta. A 1992 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, she
is a chef instructor in the culinary arts program at the Art Institute
of Atlanta. Janet welcomes e-mail from classmates at email@example.com.
Dana Paul Farnan accompanied partner Richard for
family weekend at St. Lawrence University this past fall and concluded
that the campus “did not hold a candle to Skidmore’s.”
She’s encouraging daughter Sarah, a dancer, to consider her
alma mater. Son Eric is a fifth-grader who enjoys playing drums
and rollerblading. Last year Dana and Richard spent a few weeks
in Bermuda, sans children, and “had a blast.”
Mural artist Concetta Morales Rothwell’s
project for the Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mitchellville
rest stop on I-80 was completed on July. Working with a design team
of architects and engineers for two years, Concetta created two
interior murals, two exterior murals, a mosaic floor, and 26 panels.
Children Blaise, a fourth-grader, and Cianna, a second-grader, are
proud of mom’s work.
Steve Fugazy, former captain of Skidmore’s ice hockey
team, was involved in efforts to have new president Phil Glotzbach
reconsider the decision to eliminate the program. He and wife
Michele Colman Fugazy ’84 live in Ridgefield, CT.
Victoria Sweeney has been promoted to partner at the accounting
and tax firm of KPMG. A lawyer, Vicki works with ethics and compliance
issues at the Montvale, NJ, office. She has been at KPMG since 2000.
This past fall I had lunch with Boston attorney Lesa Stramondo
Botti, who looks terrific. All is well in Andover, MA,
where Lesa lives with husband Andrew and daughter Madeleine, 1.
18 Willow Park
Wellesley, MA 02481
Spinelli is the lead family physician at the Citrus Heights
office of the Sutter Medical Group in suburban Sacramento, CA, where
she lives with husband Dana MacLean, an operations manager in the
plumbing industry, and their daughter Ashleigh, 10. Barbara occasionally
runs into Vinny Catalano around town, and keeps
in touch with Eileen Hanawalt, who lives in Groton,
Dag Anderson has taken a new position with Softscape
in Wayland, MA. He lives in North Reading with wife Eve and their
Debbie Peavey Graves lives near Saratoga with husband Dan
and children Eric, 11, and Emma, 7. A paralegal, Debbie is also
president of the local Rotary Club. Both Dan and Debbie keep busy
driving kids to sports and scouting.
Diane Bassett Zable and husband Paul are having a great
time working together and running their own business, Bassett Boat
Co. Inc. They have three children: Norell, 14, John Paul, 12, and
Ryan, 11. Diane says that doing homework with the kids is a challenging
way to end each day.
Jim Meeker had a great time at Reunion. “The
Monday after was a little tough on the psyche,” he observes.
“It was like waking up from a really good dream.” Jim
and wife Carol have two boys, kindergartner Jimmy, and 3-year-old
Myles, who attends Skidmore’s preschool. Jim is associate
director of gift planning at Skidmore. He hopes that everyone enjoyed
Steve Rosenbaum’s remarkable film commemorating
the Class of 1983, and would love to hear from folks—especially
those who weren’t able to attend Reunion—what their
impressions were after seeing the film. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lisa Fithian was busy traveling the world as an
activist for peace and global justice during Reunion. Last June
she was elected to the national steering committee of United for
Peace, and has been nominated as the organization’s national
co-chair. Last year Lisa participated in actions in Switzerland,
France, and Mexico, as well as numerous cities across the US. When
not working, she spends much of her time figuring out how to pay
the bills, petting her cat, and spending time with her girlfriend.
Wendy Hasler Moro checked in from the San Francisco
area. She earned a master’s from Stanford and never left California.
Married and the mother of a 9-year-old son, she is a partner in
the marketing firm Code8 Communication and co-author of The Funny
Bride Guide. Wendy can be reached at www.code8.com.
Jennifer Orvis Jordan spends her time volunteering
for the Humane Society of Southern Mississippi, and looking after
daughter Karen, 5. Older daughter Kaila lives in Schenectady, NY,
with her father. Jennifer is proud to be giving back to her community.
My work has me ridiculously busy and traveling a lot, but I’ve
always wanted to support our class and Skidmore in general, which
is why I’m now class secretary! Some news about me: I’ve
been married to the same wonderful woman for the last 14 years.
Judy helped me get out of the “funk” I was in after
spending two years following graduation caring for my terminally
ill grandfather. Ever since, she has kept me grounded and focused
on what is really meaningful in life. My career in entertainment
has taken me from feature film production, to the Olympics and rededication
of the Statue of Liberty, to network television and now corporate
communications. I am a creative and account director at Cramer (www.crameronline.com),
an integrated marketing firm in the Boston area that produces any
message in any media for internal or external audiences. If you’re
in the Boston area, you’re invited to free lunch at my office,
200 W. 86th Street, Apt. 8C
New York, NY 10024
After 18 years
as a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley, Mary Jo Archer
Kloezeman is working part-time and spending more time at
home with son Colin, 6, and twin girls Kelsey and Kylie, 18 months.
She also has a 17-year-old stepdaughter, Chloe. Husband Leeroy too
is an advisor for Morgan Stanley. Mary Jo spent a week this summer
in Avalon, NJ, with Mary Lytle Nugent, her husband,
and four children.
Jennifer Blau is the happily single mother of Jesse,
6, and the proud owner of a historic home in Manchester, CT, eight
minutes from the vocational-technical high school where Jennifer
teaches art. She keeps things hectic by coaching boys’ high-school
soccer and track and field.
Mary Dzindolet lives in Oklahoma with husband George Porter
and their two children, George, 6, and Patricia, 11. Mary is a full
professor of psychology at Cameron University, where she teaches
four courses each semester and does research with the Army Research
Laboratory. Last summer she presented her research at a NATO conference
in Prague. Almost as exciting was Mary’s visit with Cynthia
Erickson Zarker and her two adorable children on the Cape.
John Halpert has spent the last 20 years in emergency
medical services. He earned an MD in 1994, finished his residency
in emergency medicine in 2001, and practices at St. Peter’s
Hospital in Albany, NY. He and wife Arlene have two children: Rachael,
8, and Ben, 4. Despite his busy schedule, John finds time to tip
a pint with Joe Gulyas, a chiropractor in Clifton Park, NY. John
also reports that he corresponds regularly with Moe Egan
Gamblin, a local radio news personality in Manchester,
NH. And he also occasionally hears from Mainers Larry
and Anne Kornrumpf Samowitz.
Tori Leonard Gabriel and husband Tom live in Southwest
Ranches, FL, with children John, 8, and Rosemary, 7. Tori markets
and promotes the Stop Heart Disease specialty license plate for
the Florida Heart Research Institute. Tori keeps in touch with old
Kimball buddies Donna Lesser, a physician, and
Sara Sylvester Hernandez, a clinical social worker.
She welcomes e-mail at email@example.com. Tori, who will be
attending a family wedding this June, says she’ll be “with
us in spirit.”
In the Madison, CT, area, Jill Bowen and Annette
Van Osdol Kobylak get together for weekly walks and welcome
area alums to join them. Jill is also interested in forming a Shoreline
Skidmore club. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carolyn Coldwell Sardella works in loan operations
at the Bank of New York. She and husband Paul have three children:
Samantha, 14, Andrew, 9, and Caroline, 7. Carolyn recently visited
Saratoga for a performance by the New York City Ballet and enjoyed
seeing all the old landmarks once again. She would love to hear
from her old roommate, Joanne George Kloth ’83,
The Class of ’84 Buckaroo Banzai Award for diverse and numerous
interests goes to Lauren Essex-SantaMaria. A global
marketing manager for AT&T in Bridgewater, NJ, she is also mom
to son David, 12, and an amateur figure-skater, and in her spare
time she travels and cooks as much as possible. Her husband of 18
years, Michael, is a chemical engineer.
Denise McDonald married Robert Davis at Skidmore’s
Wilson Chapel in May. After a honeymoon in Tuscany the couple returned
to Saratoga Springs, where Denise is executive director of the city’s
visitor center and a children’s therapist. Her husband is
a psychotherapist in private practice.
Susan White Cooper is a tenured professor and chair
of the human development department at Saddleback College in Mission
Viejo, CA. She loves the flexibility to spend time with daughters
Chloe, 3, and Hannah, 4. Husband Ken is a busy sail-maker. Every
summer, Susan’s family makes the long trip back East to see
her family in New Hampshire, which means that there is a good chance
that she will make it to Reunion.
Make your room, plane, car rental, and massage appointment reservations
for reunion weekend, June 4–6. Your friends, former friends,
and people with whom you don’t keep in touch but always liked
are looking forward to seeing you there.
Alumni Affairs Office
815 N. Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-1632
Robbins lives in Larchmont, NY, with wife Tracey and sons
Benjamin, 2, and Jack, 15 months. He is a marketing manager for
Verizon in NYC.
Barney Straw is a licensed clinical social worker,
working with seniors in a community mental-health center.
206 Ridgewood Road
Baltimore, MD 21210-2539
Frennesson is a chemical research scientist for Bristol-Myers
Squibb in Wallingford, CT. His job involves the design and synthesis
of novel compounds as potential new drug candidates, which he finds
interesting and challenging. David and wife Suzanne have two children:
Maria, 4, and Robert, 2.
Debbie Hurst Rising owns the design and advertising firm
Rising Design. She lives in Woodbury, CT, with husband Ben, head
of engineering for Walz & Krenzer, and son Wesley Brandt, 1.
Debbie stays in touch with Bette Hafner Spiegel,
who lives in Mechanicsville, VA, and Deb Turin Farrell ’88
in Pembrooke, MA.
Ron Levene and wife Meg live in Doylestown, PA, where they
spend as much time as possible with 16-month-old daughter Allie.
Ron commutes to his job as VP for a parts firm in Binghamton. Meg
is director of sales for the McNeil division of Johnson & Johnson.
They had a visit last summer from Beth Demas Anderson
and her family, who live in Basking Ridge, NJ.
Ruth Levine Schmid continues to enjoy life in San Diego
as owner of the training firm Speak Inc., now in its 17th year.
Life mainly revolves around sons Zach, 7, and Drew, 5, and a continuous
cycle of carpooling, soccer, Indian Guides, and classroom volunteering.
To round things out, the family rescued a 96-pound Lab and just
adopted a puppy. Ruth uses her downtime to play on a tennis team
and do yoga.
Annjill Megalos-Miller is happy to announce the birth of
son William in May. Jill is taking time off from chiropractic practice
to be home with Liam.
Mike Ross is an associate professor of history at Loyola
University in New Orleans. He’s just published his first book,
Justice of Shattered Dreams: Samuel Freeman Miller and the Supreme
Court During the Civil War Era (for details, see the Books
page in this issue of Scope). Prof. Ross tells classmates
to look him up at email@example.com if they’re in town for
Jazzfest or Mardi Gras.
Jennifer Roche Vilot and husband John announce the birth
of daughter Alexandra in August.
I enjoyed an impromptu visit early last fall from Craig
Poler ’85 and Roland Mackenzie,
who stopped by one morning to say hello, and proved themselves quite
adept at entertaining my 2-year-old son, Jack, while he ate his
breakfast. Craig was in Baltimore on business, and Roland lives
nearby. After they left, Jack kept asking where “the guys”
45 W. Long Drive
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-2709
and husband Steven welcomed daughter Emily in May. She joins sister
Olivia, 4, at home in Ewing, NJ. Liz teaches third grade at the
Community Park School in Princeton.
Pam Thompson Saffran gave birth to Ella last February.
She joins brothers Miles and Nathanial. Pam and husband Alan live
in Winter Park, FL, where Alan is chief ENT surgeon at all hospitals
in Central Florida. Pam teaches at Rollins College Graduate School
Cincinnati, OH, resident David Castle cycled 290
miles over three days in the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge (see www.pmc.org)
in August. The event featured 3,800 riders and raised $16 million
for Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. David, who took
a slight detour through the emergency room due to a spill he took,
nonetheless managed to raise $18,000 of his $20,000 personal goal.
David is married to Laurie Gesell-Castle, a physician
and assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University
of Cincinnati Hospital.
Elise Church Schmidt and husband Stephen welcomed
son Linus in December 2002. They all live in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
Anne Faber Root and husband Jamie welcomed baby
Elizabeth, who joins Ian, 3, and Emma, 2. Newly relocated to Chicago,
IL, Annie and Jamie encourage Skidmore visitors to the windy city
to contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kristina Roberts Almy gave birth to daughter Serena
in April 2002.
N.J.-based filmmaker and director Burke Wood won
a 2003 Parents’ Choice Award for an educatinal DVD he directed.
Called “F” is for Farm—Do you know where milk
comes from?, it’s the first program in the Alphabet Road
series, featuring Gobabies puppets. Burke collaborated with GoBabies
through his production company, Burkewood Communications Corp. (www.burkewood.com).
73 Brian Circle
Northbridge, MA 01534
Zimble Stevens is happy to report that daughter Maddy,
2, who was born three months prematurely in June 2001, is “doing
great.” She joins brother Fenner, 4. Karen and husband Brooke
still live in Kent, CT, where they freelance, teach, and write from
Elizabeth Hersh married Robert Kleinlehrer on July
22. She had met Robert, who is from Sydney, Australia, 13 years
earlier. Following the nuptials, Elizabeth left her position as
rabbi at United Hebrew Congregation in St. Louis, MO, where she
served for 10 years, to move to Sydney.
Poplar A housemates Linda Filiault Serapilio, Lisa
Shallo Rinaolo, and Emily White Foote
were hosted by Julie Racette Lepore ’89 and
husband Rick at their Cranston, RI, home last summer. They had a
great time reminiscing while the guys watched the kids, but missed
housemates Alisa Schulman and Lori Berman.
Michele Turner-Berhard, who teaches high-school
English in Northampton, MA, spent time on Nantucket over the summer
with Caroline Baltzer, a clinical psychologist in Cambridge.
282 Brookline Street
Hawthorne, NY 10532-1843
After nearly 10
years in NYC, David and Charity Handler
Lefferts moved to New Canaan, CT with their two daughters.
Dave now commutes to his job at NASD, while Charity does consulting
work for Tiffany & Co. from home.
Richard Jimenez was promoted to assistant principal
at the American Middle/High School in Bavaria, Germany. He and wife
Stacey Wessel-Jimenez and their children Ricky,
Mikey, and Rhiannon have settled into a small town featuring a wonderful
brewery and guesthouse. Richard encourages anyone traveling in the
area to look them up.
After 10 years as a senior manager in the health-care consulting
division at Arthur Andersen, Amy Kraczkowsky Hinterberger
left two years ago to start a consulting business. Now president
and CEO of A.H. Consulting Inc. in Tampa, FL, she says, “I’m
basically doing the same work I did with Andersen but have a real
life again, as I don’t live out of a suitcase!” The
change has helped her get back into a regular exercise routine,
improve her golf game, and enjoy the benefits of living on the gulf
coast of Florida. Although she maintains her married name of Hinterberger
for professional reasons, she is divorced. She enjoys being involved
in the lives of boyfriend Kurt’s daughters, Katie, 17, and
Mandy, 8. A member of our 15th reunion committee, Amy looks forward
to a fantastic weekend on June 3–6.
Last summer Rob Land and his family visited Dave
Harmon and his crew, who relocated from New York to Virginia,
not far from Rob’s Maryland home. Rob happily reports that
“the kids went wild and Dave’s BBQ skills remain intact.”
Lori Weil Dox is a clinical nutrition specialist and registered
dietitian at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Recipient
of the Young Dietitian of the Year Award from the Massachusetts
Dietetic Association in 2002, Lori helped to institute licensure
for dietitians in Massachusetts in 1999. In July she and husband
Joe welcomed Joseph II, who joins sister Bria, 4.
Jeanne-Marie Perry Hudson and husband Paul welcomed Nathaniel
Paul in July 2002. Big sisters Hannah, 6, and Emilia, 4, had been
hoping for a baby brother! The family took their annual vacation
with Karen Soltys Quinn, husband Mark, and their
kids Jack, 5, and Caroline, 3, on the Delaware shore last year.
Robert McCulloch authored a short story that was
published in the Kelsey Review in October and has started an MFA
program in creative writing. A high-school English teacher in the
Princeton, NJ, area, he sometimes runs into Doug Bachelis,
who is pursuing an MBA in NYC.
The baby girl Julie Racette Lepore and husband
Rick adopted in June 2002 is now a happy 3-year-old who keeps them
running and laughing. Julie hosted Poplar A housemates Linda
Filiault Serapilio ’88, Lisa Shallo Rinaolo
’88, and Emily White Foote ’88
at her Cranston, RI, home last summer. They had a great time reminiscing
while the guys watched the kids, but missed housemates Alisa
Schulman ’88 and Lori Berman ’88.
Elizabeth Bierbaum started a master’s in
clinical social work at Smith College last year. She’ll be
back home in Los Angeles this winter for a field placement and is
putting her creative and analytical mind to full use. She spent
time in Nantucket during the summer with Michele Turner-Berhard
’88 and Caroline Baltzer ’88.
Robin Foley is quality manager for Thomas Electronics,
a firm that manufactures cathode-ray tubes (CRTs) for aerospace,
military, and commercial customers. She stays in touch with Heather
Griffioen-Young ’90, who lives in Holland with her
Beth Gershuny is a tenure-track assistant professor
in Skidmore’s psychology department (see page 11). The recipient
of a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia,
she held faculty positions at Harvard Medical School and Brandeis
University before coming back to Skidmore.