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64 Sandra (Zingler) Wadleigh (EHS) and ’91 (MSE), of Clintonville, retired in fall 2011, after 24 years as Clintonville regional manager of Fox Valley Technical College.

65 David Simon (LS), of Bartlesville, Okla., retired after 40 years in the energy industry as a research geologist.

66 Gerald Whitburn (LS), of Wausau, was named to the University of Wisconsin’s Board of Regents that oversees the UW System.

67 Diane Bendickson (EHS) is an interior designer with 24 years of design experience at Chilton Furniture.

68 Gary Roehrig (EHS), of New Holstein, owner of Roehrig & Savola Builders, was sworn in as the Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA) president for 2012–2013.

69 Mary Brugman (LS), of Luxemburg, is working as a social worker for Golden Living Dorchester in Sturgeon Bay.

70 Donald Frederickson (LS), of Clinton Township, Mich., is retired and has published two books in the last year, Roar of the Jaguar—The Legacy of a Mayan Prince and Dakharo Heist—To Steal a Pirate’s Treasure.

71 William Schumann (LS), a financial adviser in Wheaton, Ill., received the Adviser of the Year Award in 2011 from his broker-dealer, Capital Financial Group/H. Beck of Rockville, Md.

72 Marsha (Dorow) Lewis (N), of Buffalo, N.Y., has been named dean of the University of Buffalo School of Nursing.

73 Jennifer (Sticka) Alexander (EHS) and ’82 (MS), of Monona, is the president of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce.

77 Carol (Fabritz) Jensen (EHS), of Iron Ridge, taught her horse, Buggs, how to paint in late 2008. Buggs has finished about 50 paintings and about 30 have been sold, with some of the proceeds going to horse rescue organizations.

79 Thomas Zoch (LS), of Neenah, was inducted into the Wisconsin State Baseball League’s Hall of Fame in January.

81 Phil Hanegraaf (LS), Aurora, Ill., is the vice president and national planning market leader for the transportation and public infrastructure programs at RS&H of Chicago.

82 Casey Edwards (LS), of Mason, was selected to the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference all-time men’s gymnastics team. He was a member of UWO’s gymnastics team from 1976 to 1978 and in 1980.

83 Suzanne (Dieringer) Breneman (LS), of Orfordville, is a new chemistry, AP chemistry and ninth-grade physical science teacher at Parkview School District. She has 25 years of experience in the biotechnology industry.

84 Richard McKnight (MSN), of Palm Springs, Calif., is certified as an advanced hospice and palliative nurse and works for Family Hospice and Palliative Care as a nurse practitioner.

87 John Delaney (LS), of Darien, is the new administrator at the Walworth County Jail, where he has worked since 1987.

90 Joel Steber (B) and ’95 (MBA), of Suamico, is the vice president of business banking at Bank First for the Green Bay market.

91 Stacie (Hasser) Hackl (N), of Suamico, is the executive director of the Breast Cancer Family Foundation, a nonprofit organization located in Green Bay.

92 Christie (Linskens) Christie (MBA), of Hartford, received her doctorate in urban education, multicultural studies from UW–Milwaukee.

93 Jack Heinemann (MBA), director of the Wisconsin Security Research Consortium—a consortium between UW–Madison and small businesses, serves as a member of the Waunakee school board.

94 Christine (Lorens) Hicks (LS), of Sheboygan Falls, is a personal trainer and group fitness instructor at the Sports Core in Kohler.

95 Shelly (Disch) Mogensen (MBA), of Marinette, is a recipient of the Award of Excellence from the Stephenson National Bank and Trust for demonstrating excellence in customer service, reliability, responsiveness, motivation, productivity and professionalism.

96 Valerie (Murrenus) Pilmaier (LS), of Milwaukee, is an assistant professor at UW–Sheboygan and has been selected as a UW Colleges Wisconsin Teaching Fellow for 2012–2013.

97 William Singleton (LS) is a police officer for the Milwaukee Police Department, where he helps oversee the S.T.O.P. Program (Students Talking it Over with Police).

98 Nicole (Chaloupka) Ledvina (B), of Mishicot, was promoted from human resource manager to human resource director for the Green Bay Packers.

99 Tracy (Anderson) Fritz (N) works at Women’s Care of Wisconsin as an obstetrics and gynecological nurse practitioner in the Oshkosh office.

00 Cindy (Dudkiewicz) Berg (LS), of Mukwonago, is a copy editor for Standard Process Inc.

01 Ryan Gebhart (B), of St. Cloud, Wis., was promoted to vice president at National Exchange Bank & Trust.

02 Zach Byrne (LS), of Racine, was promoted to capital sales manager at Direct Supply.

03 Benjamin Cloyd (LS), of Oshkosh, is a professional musician known as “The Human Jukebox,” with knowledge of more than 400 songs.

04 Jenette (Chiamulera) Jones (EHS), of Florence, is the UW Extension family living agent for Florence, Forest and Vilas counties.

05 Tammery Perry (MSN), of Rhinelander, provides medical care for all ages, including an emphasis on cancer screening, early detection and prevention at Ministry Health Care.

06 Eric Strelitzer (LS), of Greendale, wrote and directed the film, Will and Testament, which is in post-production and scheduled for release this fall.

07 Michael Kuany (LS), of San Francisco, Calif., who is committed to helping those in his homeland of Sudan, works for Catholic Charities.

08 Christopher Fox (LS), of Oregon, Wis., started his own publication called The Blacktooth, an entertainment magazine covering heavy metal music.

09 Erin Standley (B), of Oshkosh, has been promoted to employment coordinator at Evergreen Retirement Community.

10 Jamey Scott (CNL), of Cambridge, graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

11 Kate Wipperman (N), of Madison, received her registered nurse designation in December and entered the UW–Madison Nurse Residency Program.


AAS Associate of Arts and Science
B Business
CNL Center for New Learning
EHS Education and Human Services
LS Letters and Science
N Nursing

Graduate degrees

GMBA Global Master of Business Administration
MA Master of Arts
MBA Master of Business Administration
MPA Master of Public Administration
MS Master of Science
MSE Master of Science in Education
MSN Master of Science in Nursing
MST Master of Science in Teaching
MSW Master of Social Work


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  • Debi Rohan Sobottke, ’78 Chi Omega, works with the pilots of United Airlines at the Willis Tower in Chicago, Ill. Looking forward to Homecoming Oct. 13th & 14; seeing other Greeks!