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Class Notes (1990-1995)

1990 reunion 2005

Brenda Burnell ’90 (CAST) is a software designer and developer for Cisco Systems, Boulder, Colo.

Martin Caha SVP ’87, ’90 (NTID) and wife, Jill (Willett) Caha SVP ’87, ’91 (NTID) welcomed a daughter, Kelly Marian, on Dec. 20, 2002. She joins big brothers Norman, 2 and Raymond, 7.

Kevin Chittenden ’90 (KGCOE) is superintendent of train operations for Amtrak, Rensselaer, N.Y.

Kimberly Conti ’90 (COB) is a real estate broker for Century 21 San Luis Properties, San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Joseph Dominski ’90 (KGCOE) opened a consulting firm specializing in the implementation, registration and maintenance of management systems compliant with national and international standards.

Richard Friends SVP ’85, ’90 (NTID) is a program control accountant for Northrop Grumman, Washington, D.C.

Richard Haley ’89 (GAP), ’90 (CAST) was married to Karen M.Kost ’90 (GAP) after graduation. He started Graphic Solutions Advertising, Inc. in 1992, which is now an eight person agency with a “quick-print” division called Print Plus located in Kitty Hawk, N.C. They have two children: Erin, 7 and Joe, 3.

Christine Hopper Laird ’88, ’90 (FAA) is an artist and owner of cjhLaird Custom Portraits and Designs, Urbana, Ill.

Patricia Bruce Lewis SVP ’84, ’88 (NTID), ’90 (COB) is a workshop presenter and performer for www.aslworkshop.com, Snohomish, Wash.

Patrick McMahon ’90 (COB) is an account manager for Iron Mountain, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Scott Merriman ’90 (KGCOE) is a service marketing manager for GE Medical Manager, Waukesha, Wis.

Wendy Mertz ’90 (CAST) is director of corporate systems for Hard Rock Cafe, Orlando, Fla.

Daniel Morris ’90 (COB) is manager of business process for Sara Lee Branded Apparel, Winston Salem, N.C.

Joanne Kolo Romanek SVP ’84, ’90 (NTID) and Paul Romanek were married on Sept. 7, 2002. They reside in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Joel Rooy SVP ’84, ’90 (COLA) and wife, Kathleen Borrone SVP’83, ’90 (COB), welcomed a daughter, Sarah, on Nov. 6, 2002.

Heidi Smith Schwabbauer SVP ’87, ’90 (NTID) and Don Schwabbauer were married on June 10, 2000.

Lisa Trager ’90 (FAA) is a creative services manager for TJX Companies Inc., Framingham, Mass.


1991 reunion 2006

Suzanne Behun SVP ’85, ’90, ’91 (NTID) earned a master of science degree in deaf education from Western Maryland College. She is a middle school teacher at the Maryland School for the Deaf, Columbia, Md.

Vir Bhanu ’91 (GAP) is chief marketing officer for Questech India Limited, Bangalore, India.

Camley Mazloom Delach ’91 (COS) and husband, Gregory, welcomed a son, Matthew Gregory, on April 1, 2002.

Jacqueline Peknik Frechette SVP ’87, ’91 (NTID) is an ASL instructor for Jeff-Lewis BOCES and a trainer/mentor at NYSED, Watertown, N.Y. She and husband, Mark, welcomed a son, Jonah Emmett, on Aug. 5, 2002. He joins big brothers Justin and Zachary.

David Gianna ’91 (CAST), ’91 (GAP) is a senior systems engineer for Jade Systems Corp., Long Island City, N.Y.

Ronald Gurdikian ’91 (NTID) is a manager of the quality control analysis department of Opportunity Center Inc., Wilmington, Del. In, ’99, he married Celine Lawler, a two-time participant in the World Games for the Deaf as a swimmer. They reside in New Castle, Del.

Donna Housley SVP ’85, ’91 (COLA) is a LOC certified braille transcriber for National Braille Press Inc., Boston, Mass.

Melissa Kroll ’91 (GAP) is a technical development manager for Armstrong World Industries Inc., Lancaster, Pa.

Deborah MacKenzie SVP ’86, ’91 (GAP) has been a production planner at Tursack Printing, Morgantown, Pa., for the past 7 years. She married Scott MacKenzie in August 2000 and they have a 5-month-old daughter, Sydney Anne.

Bram Meehan ’91 (FAA) and Monica Banko ’92 (FAA) were married on Aug. 17, 2002.

Joseph Mihalich ’91 (CAST) is a senior software engineer for Questerra, Aliso Viejo, Calif.

Tonja Moss ’91 (COLA) is an associate brand manager for Pabst Brewing Co., San Antonio, Texas.

Shawn Palmatier ’91 (CAST) is a senior manager for Bearing Point, Chicago.

Jeffrey Rowoth ’81 (COB), ’91 (CAST) is a senior manager of fleet and travel services for Global Crossings Ltd., Rochester.

Harry Taylor ’91 (FAA) is an industrial designer for Inovonics, Louisville, Colo.

Todd Thurston ’91 (COB) is president of Thurston Appraisal Co. LLC, Syracuse, N.Y.

Colin Veitch ’91 (CAST) is a packaging services manager for Acushnet Co., Fairhaven, Mass.

Joseph Winkler SVP ’83, ’91 (COB) is a senior programmer analyst for CDW Computer Centers Inc., Vernon Hills, Ill.


1992 reunion 2007

David Bafumo ’92 (COLA) is a state manager for Guardian Warranty Corp., Avoca, Pa.

Jason Bard SVP ’84, ’92 (NTID) received a master’s degree in strategic intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College. He is an architecture technician for the Dept. of Defense in Washington, D.C., and lives in Horton, Va.

Marcos Bari ’92 (FAA) is an art director for Merion Publications, King of Prussia, Pa.

Joshua Cavalier ’92 (FAA) is president and proprietor of Interactive Fun! LLC, Charlotte, N.C.

Ellen Dadlani ’92 (COB) is a consulting manager for Bearing Point, Rochester.

Robert Degroff ’92 (FAA) is a design development director for Miller Zell, Atlanta, Ga.

Lynda Barre DiMaggio SVP ’87, ’90, ’92 (NTID) is an accountant for Drum Corp International, Addison, Ill.

Bryan Hafner ’90, ’92 (GAP) is an applications engineer for BAE Systems Mission Solutions, San Diego, Calif.

Anne Henry ’92 (FAA) is an applications specialist for Creo Products Inc., Bedford, Mass.

Jill Hopkins ’88 (COB), ’92 (CCE) is an associate director of organization development for Kraft Inc., Northfield, Ill.

Michael Hursh ’92 (KGCOE) is a product development engineer for Corning Inc., Canton, N.Y.

Jay Jermyn ’92 (CAST) accepted a new position at SUNY Geneseo on Jan. 2, 2003 as lead programmer analyst.

Todd Kopl ’92 (CAST) is a mechanical engineer for Lockheed Martin Systems Integration, Owego, N.Y.

Stephanie Robinson ’92 (NTID) is a third grade teacher at Delaware School for the Deaf, Newark, Del.

Patrick Sniffen ’92 (GAP) is the director of sales for EGEG Holdings, Boca Raton, Fla. He and wife, Aline, welcomed a son, Justin Patrick, in February 2002.

Richard Towlen ’92 (GAP) is a staff photographer and photojournalist for Home News Tribune, East Brunswick, N.J.

Michael Wenzler ’92 (COB) is a deputy director for the Labor Relations Division of DHS, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Washington, D.C.

Kathi Willoughby ’92 (COLA) is a production manager for Kael Direct, Alexandria, Va.

William Yochum ’82, ’84, ’92 (CAST) is a principal engineer for Microwave Data Systems, Rochester,


1993 10th Reunion

Jeffrey Bogart ’93 (GAP) was married on June 15, 2002, to Jennifer Martin. He started on July 15, 2002, as an account executive for Color Optics Inc., a startup prepress, printing, and packaging company in Saddle Brook, N.J.

Janet Bradish-Machamer ’84 (CAST), ’93 (COB) is a senior consumables packaging engineer for Xerox Corp., Webster, N.Y.

Alan Brown ’93 (CAST) is the chief architect for Mentorware Inc., Santa Clara, Calif.

Scott Buchanan ’91, ’93 (FAA) is a computer artist and owner of Rabid Robot Design, Greenland, N.H.

Christopher Burak ’93 (FAA) is manager of information systems for Benefit Management Services, Charlotte, N.C.

Margaret Laskey Buscema ’93 (GAP) is a photographic supervisor for Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga.

Scott Cash ’93 (COB) is a lead technology consultant for Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Gregory Decker ’93 (COB) is a contractor for Decker Contracting, Breckenridge, Colo.

James Gau ’93 (FAA) is a creative director for D&B Designs, Madison, N.Y.

Chere Griffin ’93 (COS) is director of sales and marketing for Scientific Industries, Bohemia, N.Y.

Leonard Ko ’93 (FAA) is a design manager for Seiko Instruments, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Michael Lahetta ’93 (COB) and wife, Michelle, welcomed their second daughter, Megan Grace, on March 6, 2003. He is the district manager for Wallace, Edison, N.J.

Matthew J. Larkin ’93 (COLA) has joined the New York City office of Cozen O’Connor , a law firm with more than 450 attorneys in 18 offices. He will handle a mix of insurance coverage, products liability and commercial litigation matters. Larkin, who received a law degree from St. John’s University in 1996, lives in New York City.

William Maxwell ’93 (FAA) is an art director for American Power Conversion, Sydney, Australia.

John Memmelaar ’93 (COB) is an international sales and marketing manager for Royal Master Grinders, Oakland, N.J.

Robert Montesano ’87, ’93 (COLA) is a probation officer for Monroe County, Rochester, N.Y.

Edward Mundy ’93 (CAST) is a materials equipment technician for Verizon, N.Y.

Eileen Murphy ’93 (COB) is a portfolio manager and vice president of Alliance Capitol Management, New York City.

Namrita Kapur Owens ’93 (KGCOE) and husband, Sean, welcomed a son, Connor Anand, on Dec. 20, 2002.

Fernando Sanchez ’93 (COB) is a senior data warehouse specialist for GDW Solutions Inc., New Windsor, N.Y.

Donna Sterlace ’93 (CCE) is a staff assistant in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences at RIT.

Brian Stumm ’92, ’93 (KGCOE) is the director of product research for ETCO Inc., Sarasota, Fla.

Janet Hlozik Taylor ’93 (FAA) is a systems librarian for Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Beth Toly Hughes ’93 (GAP) and husband, Roald G. Hughes ’93 (CIAS) welcomed a son, Jack Martin, on Dec. 1, 2002. He joins big brother Aidan Roald born Jan. 22, 2001.

Elizabeth Weiner ’93 (FAA) was married in July 1998 and bought a house in a suburb of Portland, Maine. They welcomed a son in August 2001. She received another bachelor’s degree as a registered nurse. She is continuing on to graduate school to be a psychiatric nurse practitioner.

Raymond Wolpert ’93 (KGCOE) is vice president of operations for Union Connector Co., West Babylon, N.Y.


1994 reunion 2004

Nellie Alvarez ’94 (CIAS) is a photographer teacher for South Portland (Maine) High School.

Patricia Carney Carney ’94 (COS) is a laboratory technician for National Cancer-Frederick, Frederick, Md.

Kevin Cloos ’94 (CAST) is director of building services and grounds for the State University of New York at Fredonia (N.Y.).

Jeremy Conklin ’94 (COS) completed his master’s degree in public health in spring of 2001. In the spring of 2002, he was awarded an Air Force Health Professions Scholarship to attend medical school. He is currently a student physician for the U.S. Air Force, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.

Keri Lamberti Darling ’94 (CIAS) is a director for the Deaf Victims Advocacy Services, South Barre, Vt. She and her husband, Todd, welcomed a son, Jake William, on Nov. 23, 2002. He joins big sister Maleia, 7.

Kimberly Demars ’94 (COLA) is a deputy sheriff for the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, Rochester.

David DiMaggio SVP ’85, ’90 (NTID), ’94 (CAST) is a test engineer for Westell Technologies, Inc., Aurora, Ill. He and wife, Lynda (Barre) DiMaggio SVP ’87, ’90, ’92 (NTID) welcomed a son, Joseph Lucas, on July 25, 2002. He joins 5-year-old sister Isabella Bridget.

Alfred Foss ’94 (COB) is a comptroller for Cirqit, Whippany, N.J.

John Franko SVP ’89, ’94 (COB) is a senior database manager for Global Care Solutions 2000, Bangkok, Thailand.

Jaroslav Halik ’94 (COB) received a Ph.D. on Dec. 18, 2001. He lectures with the faculty of international relations at the University of Economics in Prague, specializing in international business and international marketing in the context of Central and Eastern Europe. He also acts as a private consultant and tutor for foreign companies doing business in Central Europe, Eastern Europe and European Union.

Patrick Hardy ’94 (CAST) is chief executive officer and president of P. Hardy Technologies Inc., Uniondale, N.Y.

Martin Hendess ’94 (COB) is director of marketing for Indian Motorcycle Corp., Gilroy, Calif.

Kenneth Hickman SVP ’90, ’94 (NTID) was elected co-chairperson for the Community Advisory Board of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group at the University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, Colo.

Joseph Jirka ’92, ’94 (COS) is a research associate for Amgen, Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Patricia Synakowski Lanter ’94 (COB) and husband, Jared, welcomed son, Alex, on Jan. 7, 2003. She works as a senior financial analyst for Sprint PCS. They live in Kansas City.

Harold Larock ’94 (COS) married Natasha Durgadin of Orange County, Calif. On July 3, 1999. He is also a commander in the U.S. Army, APO, AE, Germany.

Kan Lu ’94 (COS) is a principal engineer for Baxter International, Round Lake, Ill.

James McAdam ’94 (CAST) is a senior packaging engineer for DePuy (a Johnson & Johnson company), Warsaw, Ind.

Joseph Pagliaro ’94 (CAST) is a senior packaging engineer for Unilever Bestfoods, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

David Pietrowski ’94 (COS) is a staff systems engineer for Lockheed Martin Naval Electronic and Surveillance Systems in Syracuse, N.Y. In May 2000, he completed his Ph.D. thesis on electronic fields in the aurora at the University of New Hampshire.

Philip Potts ’94 (CIAS) and wife, Yves, welcomed a daughter, Taylor Julianne Brenna, on Oct. 31, 2002.

Ralph Prescott ’94 (CAST) is a consultant for Xelus Inc., Rochester.

Allison Pyc ’94 (COLA) and LTJG Adam P. Small were married on Oct. 20, 2002, in Dedham, Maine. She is employed by Vandventer Black LLP in Norfolk, Va., in the immigration department.

Matthew Rigerman ’94 (COB) was promoted to manufacturing operations director for PCB Piezotronics, Depew, N.Y.

Matthew Ryburn ’92 (FAA), ’94 (CIAS) is a senior designer for Hodgethedog.com, Chicago, Ill.

Kimberly Schultz ’94 (CIAS) and husband, Matthew, welcomed a baby boy, Aidan Jackson Murray, on Jan. 1, 2003. She is a freelance consultant for Marriott International and Carlyn & Co., Vienna, Va.

Keith Scott ’94 (CIAS) is a senior art director for David & Goliath, Los Angeles.

Shalom Steckerl ’94 (COB) is a competitive intelligence researcher for Job Machine Inc., Atlanta. Ga.

Eddy Wang ’94 (CIAS) is a corporate interactive designer for WPP Group, New York City.

Laura Wilson ’94 (COB) is an interactive marketing manager for Element K Journals, Rochester.


1995 reunion 2005

John Anderson SVP ’89, ’95 (CAST) is an applications developer for SAS in School, Cary, N.C.

Jason Castrovinci ’95 (CAST) is a software engineer for Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester.

Christine Chevalier ’95 (COB) is an accounting manager for GSI Lumonics, Wilmington, Mass.

Michelle Constantine ’95 (COB) is a trust operations associate for J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, Rochester.

Jack Degrace ’95 (KGCOE) is a systems engineer for Cisco Systems, Pittsford, N.Y.

Brian Doane SVP ’83, ’86 (NTID), ’95 (CAST) and wife, Denise, welcomed twin daughters, Ella Gabrielle and Rachel Madden, on Sept. 12, 2003. They join big sister Dara, 3.

Jennifer Kelly ’95 (CIAS) and Sean P. Kelly were married in June 2001.

Eve Kingsley ’95 (CIAS) is an interface designer for University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.

Ronald Larson ’95 (KGCOE) is a software engineer for Goldman Sachs/Hull Group, Chicago, Ill.

Steven Nelson ’95 (CAST) is a mechanical design engineer for Machine Tool Research, Rochester.

Lisa Perkins SVP ’90, ’95 (NTID) and Andrew J. Nemeth were married on May 6, 2000. They welcomed a son, Dylan James, on Dec. 12, 2001.

Jeffrey Pinard ’95 (CAST) is a software engineer IV for Aprisma Management Technologies, Portsmouth, N.H.

Elizabeth Rumley ’95 (CIAS) is a customer service representative for Finlay Printing, Bloomfield, Conn.

Timothy Schmieder SVP ’88, ’95 (NTID) and wife, Andrea (Sljva) Schmieder SVP ’88, ’95 (NTID) welcomed a daughter, Zoe Eleanora, on Dec. 1, 2002.

James Senall ’95 (KGCOE) is a manager director for Triax Consulting, Rochester.

Matthew Thielmann ’95 (CAST) is an engineering director for Austin Foam Plastics, Columbus, Ohio.

Talos Tsui ’92 (FAA), ’95 (CIAS) is an art director for Iconfactory, Inc., Greensboro, N.C.

Brian Wachter ’95 (COLA) is a global measurement coordinator for IBM Corp., New York City.


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