J. Chadwick '70 has been named a commissioner on the Los Angeles
Memorial Coliseum Commission, a joint-powers authority that provides
shared leadership, responsibility and management of the historic coliseum.
The California governor appoints one-third of the nine-member body via
the California Science Center Board, and Governor Gray Davis had appointed
Chadwick to that board in May 1999. Chadwick is a managing director
of Chadwick, Saylor & Co., Inc., a real estate investment banking
and capital management firm with offices in Los Angeles and Atlanta.
He earned a law degree at Vanderbilt in 1973; he and his wife, Cheryl,
live in Malibu, Cal.
P. Coseo '60, M'72 has been named director of purchasing and auxiliary
services at Saint Michael's College, Colchester, Vt. Coseo, who had
been director of financial aid and senior administrative analyst for
the senior vice president at UVM from 1980 to 1993, came out of retirement
to serve Saint Michael's at the start of the 2000-01 academic year.
He had most recently held an administrative post at St. Thomas University
in Miami. He was assistant professor of military studies at St. Lawrence
from 1971 to 1974. He and his wife, Debra, live in St.Albans, Vt.; they
have three children and five grandchildren.
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Sarah Richter Cox '83 has earned a National Society of Genetic
Counselors regional leadership award in recognition of her efforts toward
passage of three bills in the Arizona legislature. The key bill, passed
in 2000, requires insurance companies to cover half the cost, up to
$5,000 annually, of special food products required by children suffering
from metabolic disorders. She also worked on a 1997 law that prohibits
discrimination by insurance companies on the basis of genetic tests,
and one that provides state funding for a Teratogen Information Hot-Line.
Teratogens can cause malformations in developing fetuses. Cox is a senior
genetic counselor specializing in pediatric genetics and metabolic disorders
at the University of Arizona, and co-director of its Genetic Counseling
Training Program. She and her husband, Donald, and their daughter Abigail,
3, live in Phoenix.
J. Hirschfeld '79 has been appointed CEO of the Employment Law Alliance,
the world's largest association of labor and employment lawyers, who
work together to provide employment and labor law services to multi-state
and multi-national employers. He remains a senior partner at Curiale
Dellaverson Hirschfeld Kelly & Kraemer, LLP in San Francisco, where
he lives with his wife, Katherine Reynolds '80, and their son, Zachary.
Hitchcock '64, president of the State University of New York at
Albany, was one of nine women honored as 2001 Women of Excellence by
the Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce in June. President Hitchcock
was given a Lifetime Achievement Award. She has been the SUNY Albany
president since 1996, having previously served as interim president
for a year and vice president of academic affairs for four years.
L. Johnson '89, director of institutional research and NCAA faculty
athletics representative at Alfred University, has been named to the
NCAA Division III Management Council. Her term runs through January
2005. Previously an information analyst at Alfred and the assistant
director of institutional research at St. Lawrence, she is pursuing
a master's degree at Alfred. Johnson has been chair of Alfred's Administrative
and Technical Specialists Council and a member of its Middle States
Reaccreditation Task Force, Career Development Task Force and search
committees for a new athletics director and a new president. She serves
her alma mater as secretary of the Alumni Executive Council.
"Kix" Krehbiel Keasler is clearly pleased after receiving
her Doctor of Professional Studies in Marketing and Management from
Pace University's Lubin School of Business in May; in the ceremonies,
at New York's Radio City Music Hall, she was the student Commencement
speaker. Her doctoral research, on the impact of childcare demands on
professional women, has been published as Flexible Work Arrangements
III and can be found at www.catalystwomen.org/home.html. The manager
of the Marketing Leadership Development Program at IBM in Armonk, N.Y.,
she lives in Wilton, Conn., with her husband, Andrew '80, and their
R. Margherio '00, St. Louis, Mo., has been awarded a Coro Fellowship
in public affairs, one of 60 selected in a highly competitive process.
The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a nine-month, full-time,
post-graduate experiential leadership training program which introduces
diverse, intelligent and driven young public servants to all aspects
of the public affairs arena. Field assignments, site visits, interviews
and special individual and group projects and consultancies prepare
Coro Fellows to translate their ideals into action for improving their
own communities. Margherio, who was valedictorian of his class and a
member of the men's hockey team, has been working as a corporate paralegal
in San Francisco. He earned his St. Lawrence degree in economics.
E. Markert '81 has been named group chief executive, Pacific Region
by ACNielsen. He has additional responsibility for marketing across
the Asia Pacific region. ACNeilsen identifies itself as "the world's
leading market research firm." Previously, Markert was managing
director of the company's business in Canada and senior vice president
for client development in the Eastern U.S. Before joining ACNielsen,
he held senior positions with Citicorp and Procter & Gamble. He
and his wife, Sarah Elwell Markert '82, live in Clontarf, New South
Wales, Australia; they have four children.
Knapp Pullis '60 has been elected province director of alumnae for
Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity, responsible for New York State and Canada.
Among her duties are to visit alumnae associations and identify alumnae
to serve on collegiate chapter advisory and house boards. She has been
president of the Rochester (N.Y.) Alumnae Association and a member of
the Colgate University Chapter Advisory Board. She and her husband,
Bill Pullis, live in Pittsford, N.Y.; they have three children.
Inc., a drug development services company headquartered in Princeton,
N.J., has appointed Suzanne D'Amico Sharp '78 assistant treasurer.
Prior to joining Covance in 1996, she worked at Ernst & Young, First
Union in Atlanta, andWachovia in Atlanta. She holds an MBA degree from
Emory University and lives in Plainsboro, N.J., with her husband, Thomas
Products has named Paul Smith '73 vice president of western sales
and business development. He had previously been director of zone sales.
He has attended the American Graduate School of International Management
and lives in Palos Verdes Estates, Cal. Rich Products, headquartered
in Buffalo, N.Y., is the nation's largest privately owned frozen food
London Wright '87 has joined the legal firm Hahn Loeser + Parks
LLP as an associate, focusing on securities and business law. She earned
her law degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, summa
cum laude, in 1994, and resides in Hudson, Ohio, with her husband, Ian.
Governor Tom Ridge has appointed Charles B. Zogby '84 as his
education secretary. He is responsible for a state bureaucracy that
has an $8.3 billion budget and 842 employees who oversee Pennsylvania's
public education system from kindergarten through college, as well as
the state's public libraries. Zogby, who had been Gov. Ridge's policy
director since 1995, has a law degree from George Mason University.
Before joining the staff of then-U.S. Rep. Ridge, he worked on the Bush-Quayle
and Reagan-Bush presidential campaigns and was assistant program director
of the Arab American Institute. He lives in Mechanicsburg, Pa., with
his wife, Georgina, and their three children.