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BENJAMIN KAPUSTIN, C'39, Havertown, Pa., is in his 27th year as a township commissioner for Havertown; he was the first Democrat elected commissioner. And he is the dean of elected Democratic officials in Delaware County.
EDWARD J. BAILEY, W'54, has been appointed deputy director in charge of operations for the Environmental Defense Fund, the advocacy organization headquartered in New York City.
MIRYAM EHRLICH WILLIAMSON, CW'58, Warwick, Mass., is the author of Fibromylagia: A Comprehensive ApproachWhat You Can Do About Chronic Pain and Fatigue, a medical self-help book for people who have fibromyalgia and those who care about them, published by Walker and Co. She is also a contributing editor to Self Help and Psychology Magazine on the World Wide Web.
DEBORAH D. LIEBMAN, Nu'63, Cheltenham, Pa., is now the assistant director of annual giving at Penn's law school.
DR. ELAINE MAIMON, CW'66, Gr'70, Phoenix, has been appointed provost (chief operating officer) and professor of English, at Arizona State University West, a separately accredited, upper-division campus of A.S.U.
LESLIE MADDIN, CW'68, Washington, D.C., writes that she recently left serving in the Clinton Administration to open a Washington office of the New York-based Phillips Oppenheim Group, an executive-search consulting firm for the not-for-profit community.
GLORIA SPITALNY, CW'68, Boston, a licensed psychologist in private practice, recently produced an audiocassette, Master the Mental Game of Golf.
THOMAS D. GODBOLD, C'69, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is a program manager-consultant with Metric Systems Corporation, which provides electronic simulations and training devices to the U.S. Navy and Air Force, as well as military forces worldwide.
SANFORD M. JACOBY, C'74, Los Angeles, Calif., recently had his book, The Workers of Nations: Industrial Relations in a Global Economy, published by Oxford University Press.
LINDA BOZZELLI JACOBS, Nu'75, Philadelphia, a graduate faculty member in the Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse program of Penn's School of Nursing, received the Provost's Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1996. She has been with the oncology program since 1988.
JEFFREY H. LUBIN, C'75, Shavertown, Pa., is medical director of emergency services at Tyler Memorial Hospital, and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He and his wife, Mickie, have two boys, Max and Joshua.
LT. COL. ROBERT A. FEDERICO, C'76, Beavercreek, Ohio, recently received a graduate law degree in environmental law from George Washington University. He is currently the deputy director for environmental law at the Air Force Materiel Command Law Office based at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
DR. BRIDGET DOWNES, C'77, Riverside, Conn., has been appointed to the teaching faculty of the psychiatry department at New York Medical College. She is head of an inpatient children's psychiatric unit.
STEPHEN R. ROBINSON, W'77, Philadelphia, and his wife, Louisa, announce the birth of their first child, Hannah Harnwell, on June 26th.
MARIA ELVA ARELLANO RODRIGUEZ, C'78, has relocated to her hometown of San Antonio, to join a division of Pratt and Whitney. She lives there with her husband, Ralph, and her two children, Lauren and Evan.
MICHAEL ENGLANDER, W'78, is a high-school business teacher in Hingham, Mass. He lives in Sharon with his wife and son.
JOYCE ULRICH, W'78, Scotch Plains, N.J., reports that she moved to Legg Mason, a brokerage house specializing in retail accounts, after a brief tour of duty at Bankers Trust. Prior to her experience at Bankers Trust, she was a vice president at CSFirst Boston, in charge of international and domestic clearing applications. She is in charge of applications development at Legg Mason.
YOLANDA ARELLANO SELWITZ, C'79, is an attorney in the business markets group at M.C.I. Telecommunications in San Francisco. She lives in Orinda with her husband, Jay, and their two children, Harrison and Olivia.
DR. GREGG A. LICHTENSTEIN, C'80, Gr'92, Philadelphia, emails that his wife, Ellen (Levy), gave birth to their first child, Elia Gabriel, on May 26. He has co-written a new book, Incubating New Enterprises, published by the Aspen Institute. He is president of Collaborative Strategies, a consulting firm specializing in strategic business development.
WAYNE PALLADINO W'80, WG'83, New Rochelle, N.Y., and his wife, Gina, announce the birth of their third son, Robert Anthony, on August 6. Wayne is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Transworld Home HealthCare, Inc., headquartered in New Jersey.
DELIA ARELLANO WEDDLETON, C'80, SW'82 recently moved to Sudbury, Mass., with her children Laura and William, and her husband, WILLIAM WEDDLETON, EAS/W'80, director of strategic analysis for E.G.& G., Inc.
MICHAEL D. SCHWAMM, C'80, Short Hills, N.J., and his wife, Janet, announced the birth of their son, Nathaniel Ross, on May 7. Nathaniel joins sisters Abigail and Hannah.
TIMOTHY M. ANSTINE, W'81, Camp Hill, Pa., has co-founded a law firm, Shagin and Anstine; he concentrates his practice in economic development projects. Previously, he was deputy chief counsel of the Pennsylvania Department of Commerce.
MICHAEL J. BELLISSIMO, C'81, Palo Alto, Calif., is the director of software services at Sun Microsystems, and his wife, BARBARA BONOSKY BELLISSIMO, W'82, is the director of marketing for B.B.N. Planet. Their daughter, Elisabeth, is four years old.
ALEX YOURKE, C'81, Brooklyn, N.Y., is working at a computer graphics service bureau in midtown Manhattan.
PETER DETKIN, EE'82, L'85, Palo Alto, Calif., recently joined the Intel Corporation as its worldwide director of litigation. Before joining Intel he was a partner with the law firm Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati, specializing in intellectual-property litigation.
DEBORAH A. WONG, C'82, Riverside, Calif., has been appointed assistant professor of music at the University of California at Riverside, where she teaches ethnomusicology.
DR. BEVERLY A. PATTILLO, C'82, Wyomissing, Pa., a physiatrist at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center, and her husband, Robert, announce the birth of their children, Caroline and Robert, on May 15.
AMY A. BOSIO, C'83, WG'89 Wayne, Pa., returned to the University as its newly appointed assistant comptroller for accounting.
MERYL (DAVIDOWITZ) DAVIDS, C'83, Coral Springs, Fla., and her husband, Gary Landau, announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, Kelsey, in December. Meryl is a freelance writer, whose work has appeared in Cosmopolitan and other magazines.
GAIL FLESHER, W'83, New York City, recently became a partner with the Manhattan law firm of Davis, Polk & Wardell. Her husband, DAVID SALVIN, W'83, is senior managing director at Bankers Trust.
MATTHEW SAUDINO, W'83, Hoboken, N.J., reports the birth of his daughter, Claire, on March 27. He was also recently promoted to principal in the consulting and systems-integration group at Computer Sciences Corporation.
STEVEN SINDLER, C'83, Odenton, Md., an attorney practicing criminal law, and his wife, Terry, announce the birth of their son, Matthew David, on May 14.
SHERYL LAPPIN SUSMAN, EE'83, Ma'aleh Adumim, Israel, is working in the Jerusalem office of NetManage, Inc., as the manager of quality assurance and coordinator of deployment of internal programs. She recently gave birth to her sixth child, Na'ama.
DR. ROBERT WOJTOWICZ, C/G'83, Gr'90, Norfolk, Va., has been promoted to associate professor of art history at Old Dominion University. His book, Lewis Mumford and American Modernism, was published by Cambridge University Press.
DR. NORA M. ALTER C'84, G'86, Gr'91, assistant professor of German and film and media studies at the University of Florida, had her first book, Vietnam Protest Theatre: The Television War on Stage, published by Indiana University Press.
JEFFREY A. VANDREAL, C'84, Washington, D.C., is a foreign-service officer in the US Department of State. On April 28, he married Irina Petrova in Almaty, Kazakstan, where he was then serving.
KIM CHILDS, C'85, Hoboken, N.J., has joined WBGO, Newark Public Radio, as a reporter, producer, and news anchor.
JORGE M. CHIRIBOGA, W'85, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, has recently joined a new company, the Capital Markets of Puerto Rico, as director of investment banking.
AMY HOBERMAN KOHRMAN, C'85, Watertown, Mass., was married to Matthew Kohrman. She is a product manager at BayBank in Boston and has just launched a personal-computer banking service.
JACK BRETCHER, EE'86, accepted a position as partner in charge of strategic-information systems planning for PRIMA Consulting, an information-systems consulting firm based in Charlotte, N.C. Jack, his wife, Jill, and children, Richard and Chelsea, live in Raleigh.
SHERYL DRANGEL KAYE, W'86, Hong Kong, is the operations officer for the investment-banking division of Morgan Stanley and Co., specializing in non-Japan Asia. She recently had her second child, Tyler Austin, on April 7. Her daughter, Nicole Lindsey, is three years old.
BELLE DARDIK KRONISCH, C'86, Norfolk, Va., and her husband, Matthew, announce the birth of their third child, Elianna Gabriellle, on February 6.
DR. DAVID FLEECE, C'87, Philadelphia, finished a residency in pediatrics at St. Christopher's Hospital of Philadelphia and has since started with other pediatricians a community-pediatrics practice at Temple University
GERALD V. MAMROL, EAS'87, London, has been promoted to integrated product-team manager for Lockheed Martin on a project for the British Ministry of Defence. His wife, MARGIE GOLDEN MAMROL, C'88, is a business manager at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neuroscience in London. They have been living abroad for two-and-a-half years.
ANDREW J. NEWMAN, EAS'87, Columbia, Md., was married to Cindy Kierson on May 26, in Baltimore. Andrew is currently a Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering at the University of Maryland.
CAROLYN CONNOLLY SCHAFFER, W'87, Atlanta, and her husband, Bob, announce the birth of their daughter, Margaret Julia, on May 2.
JOHN P. SHEPPARD, C'87, Philadelphia, is the marketing manager for FLX, a leading developer of human-resource information systems for mid-sized companies.
EDWARD M. FLANAGAN, EAS'88, Cumberland, R.I., a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, is deployed on the dock landing ship USS Rushmore, which is stationed in the Pacific Ocean.
RABBI NILES E. GOLDSTEIN, C'88, Brooklyn, N.Y., is assistant rabbi at Temple Israel in New Rochelle. He has just had two books, Forests of the Night: the Fear of God in Early Hasidic Thought, published by Jason Aronson, Inc., and Judaism and Spiritual Ethics, by UAHC Press.
DANA L. HERMAN, C'88, an account supervisor at Herman Associates, a public relations firm, and JOSEPH P. COVEY, C'88, vice president of Visual Access Technologies, were married on September 1. They live in New York City.
JEFFREY KARP, C'88, New York City, was married to Robin Gail Harmetz on December 30.
REV. STEVEN J. KELLY, C'88, Charleroi, Pa., and his wife, Jennifer, report the birth of their son, Samuel Edward, on May 5.
DR. YOU-BOK LEE, GEE'88, received a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from Marquette University.
SCOTT MASEL, C'88, Plantation, Fla., graduated from the U.C.L.A. School of Law in 1993 and is a trial lawyer with the civil-litigation division of the Florida Attorney General's Office.
EDWARD B. SCHAFFER, C'88, Palo Alto, Calif., finished his first year at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. This summer he was located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, working for CARE International, helping in the development and implementation of a micro-enterprise lending program for local entrepreneurs.
LT. JAMES F. SHIELDS JR., C'88, Woodbridge, Va., is working at the Pentagon, with the Office of the Secretary of the Navy.
JONATHAN H. BARI, C'89, completed his first year toward an M.B.A. degree at Columbia University and worked as a new media business analyst for Comcast PC Communications in Philadelphia this summer.
GEOFFREY DiMEGLIO, C'89, Cranbury, N.J., received a M.B.A. and a M.S. from the University of Maryland, and is now completing a master's degree in economics from the Claremont Graduate School. He works as an economist in the consumer-markets division of the WEFA Group, an economics-forecasting firm.
GARRICK C. FRANCIS, C'89, Raleigh, N.C., the former assistant director of government relations and community affairs for Duke University, has joined the public relations firm Epley Associates, Inc., as a senior counselor.
DR. SAMUEL HOSTETTER, C'89, Albuquerque, N.M., who graduated this year from Brown University's School of Medicine, is in residency in family medicine at the University of New Mexico.
NICOLE A. SCHAFFER, C'89, New York City, was married to Richard Klinger. She received a master's degree in clinical psychology from Columbia University in 1991 and is currently working on her Ph.D. in clinical health psychology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
CATHY CURRY, C'90, was married to ANDREW EDELSBERG, W'91. Cathy works for Richardson Commercial Realtors as an administrative assistant and appraiser, while Andrew works for Penn Mutual Life Insurance in Horsham, Pa., as an actuarial analyst; they live in Hamilton Square, N.J.
LENORE PRIPSTEIN DAVIES, C'90, Philadelphia, received a master's degree in architecture from Columbia University and is with Susan Maxman Architects. On May 29, 1994, she married MARK DAVIES LEDERMAN, C'90, CGS'94, who is pursuing a law degree at Temple University.
SANDRA EHRENPREIS FLASTER, C'90, left Wall Street to pursue a career at the Institute for International Research.
ISAAC NOAH PARKER, W'90, Philadephia, was named media buying manager for the Weightman Group, a communications firm.
DR. ROBERT J. WARD, C'90, Closter, N.J., has earned a medical degree from the New Jersey Medical School and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Following a year of internship at Jersey Shore Medical Center, he will begin a residency in radiology at Boston University Medical Center.
CPT. TOM DAVIES, W'91, is an intelligence officer and a pilot for the 4th Squadron, 2nd U.S. Cavalry at Ft. Bragg, N.C.
DR. STEPHEN J. GARVER, C'91, Philadelphia, received a Ph.D. in philosophy from Syracuse University in May. He is currently an adjunct professor in philosophy at La Salle University.
KAREN M. LEBIEDZINSKI, EAS'91, Monmouth Junction, N.J., received a master's degree in ocean engineering from MIT and works for the engineering-consulting firm, Camp, Dresser, and McKee, Inc.
W. CHRISTOPHER MATTON, W'91, Raleigh, N.C., has joined the law firm of Petree and Stockton as an associate.
BELINDA C. BENTZIN, C'92, Old Greenwich, Conn., was married to Geoffrey W. Buscher on April 20.
JONATHAN L. BING, C'92, New York City, graduated from the New York University School of Law in May 1995 and served as law clerk to United States District Judge Bruce M. Van Sickle. He has accepted a position at the New York office of Haythe and Curley as a litigation associate.
GREGORY S. COHN, C'92, Philadelphia, received a M.Phil. in Victorian literature from the University of Oxford in 1994 and is now an editor at St. Martin's Press.
KRISTEN ALYNNE HARING, C'92, Cambridge, Mass., who is enrolled in the doctoral program in history of science at Harvard University, married CHRISTOPHER TODD WELBON, C'92, under a Quaker license on May 11 in Wallingford, Pa. He is pursuing a career in electronic media, Internet-applications programming and computer support.
HEIDI ILENA HOWARD, C'92, New York City, reports that she was married to Aaron William Tandy.
BARBARA E. LEWIS, C'92, Boston, has earned a M.B.A. from Harvard University. She has accepted a job with Exchange Applications, a direct-marketing agency specializing in customer strategies called exchange applications.
NOAM WASSERMAN, W'92, Silver Spring, Md., who was promoted to principal at American Management Systems, Inc., a management and technology consulting firm in Fairfax, Va., announces the birth of his first son, Yair, on May 2, joining his sisters Talya and Tamar.
MICHAEL WIEDERHORN, C'92, Brookline, Mass., was married to REBECCA MEYERS WIEDERHORN, C'94, last winter in Westchester, N.Y.
TODD ELLINWOOD, W'93, Chapel Hill, N.C., is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the University of North Carolina.
MITCHELL A. GOLDFELD, WG'93, Jamaica Plain, Mass., left his position as a healthcare investment analyst at Wellington Management Company in Boston to pursue a career in the music industry. He has since started his own artist management agency which specializes in representing jazz musicians.
BILLY GOLDSTEIN, EE'93, Roslyn Harbor, N.Y., who joined J. P. Morgan as an associate in the summer 1995, is now a derivatives marketer in the emerging-markets department of J.P. Morgan Securities.
BETH HENKENMEIER GRIGG, Nu'93, and IAN GRIGG, EAS'93, Plainsboro, N.J., were married on December 28.
JENNIFER WARREN, C'93, Atlanta, is enrolled in the graduate program at Emory University, where she studies cognitive development and social cognition of nonhuman primates. Last year she conducted behavioral research with apes at Yerkes Primate Research Center.
AMIT KHERA, C'94, Houston, was elected president of his class at Baylor College of Medicine.
ROBERT E. MAITNER JR., GPU'94, has accepted a position as a consultant with Information Management Consultants in McLean, Va.
LT. JASON S. McMILLAN, C'94, is currently serving as a U.S. Air Force intelligence officer at Yokota Air Base near Tokyo.
ADAM D. WILSON, C'94, left the antitrust division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., in order to attend Stanford University Law School.
PAULINE MOLLER, GEd'95, Washington, D.C., teaches 6th-grade English in a middle school in Silver Spring, Md. She also serves as the sponsor of the school's newspaper.
TROY J. PRINKEY, C'95, has begun graduate study in Spanish at the University of Virginia.
ELIZABETH CASTRO, C'96, Northampton, Mass., has had three books published this year by Peachpit Press in its Visual QuickStart Guide series: HTML for the World Wide Web , Netscape 2 for Windows and Netscape 2 for Macintosh.
SIMON S. YOO, C'96, New Haven, Conn., is studying medicine at Yale University; other Penn alumni in the Yale Med first-year class are: JON ERULKAR, C'96, STACEY WEISS, C'96, and GREG MERRELL, C/W'90.