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Wildcats on the Move

If you graduated from Chico State,we’re interested in what’s been happening in your life since your time on campus—your career, your family, any special interests and events. Please send your updates to:

Wildcats on the Move Coordinator
University Publications
California State University, Chico
Chico, CA 95929-0040
E-mail wotm@csuchico.edu
Phone 530-898-4263

1930s  1950s  1960s  1970s  1980s  1990s  2000s  Marriages  Anniversaries

1930s

ELDON HUNT (B.A., Education, ’38; Credential, ’38) served in the U.S. Army 1943­1945 before settling down in Porterville, California, with his wife of 60 years, Zerita. Before his retirement in 1971, he had been a teacher and principal in Porterville for 25 years. The couple resides in Porterville, California.

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1950s

CLIFFORD “BLACKIE” GILBERT (B.A., Industrial Arts, ’50; Credential, ’51; Credential, ’53) began his teaching career at Chico Senior High School in 1951. Gilbert taught mechanical drawing, physical education, and forestry, as well as coaching varsity football and tennis. He has been inducted into both the Chico Sports Hall of Fame and the CSU, Chico Athletic Hall of Fame. After 28 years with the high school, he retired and has spent the last 10 years as a pilot driver for Jim Dias Trucking, as well as co-owning Park Avenue Car Wash. He and his wife of 49 years, Shirley, reside in Chico.

ELMER “RAWHIDE” SEEVERS (B.A., Biological Sciences, ‘55; Credential, ‘55) is retired from his positions as a science specialist for the U.S. State Department, health and medical science specialist for the U.S. Department of the Air Force, and health physicist for the U.S. Department of the Navy. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in 1969. He also held a position with Oroville High School as a science and mathematics teacher, and he spent a year in Korea doing fieldwork on the Korean hemorrhagic fever project. He resides in San Diego, California.

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1960s

JERRY McGUIRE (A.B., Education, ‘64; Credential, ‘64; M.A., Education, ‘73) has been the superintendent of Butte County schools for the last 11 years. He is set to retire from his post in December 2002.

TOM SHULTZ (B.S., Agriculture, ‘64) recently retired from the position he held for 22 years as the University of California dairy farm adviser for Tulare County, California. He received his doctorate from Oregon State University. Shultz has produced videos and information sheets for dairy managers on how to improve communication with their Hispanic employees. He now plans to complete research projects and travel with his wife.

KEN JENSEN (B.A., Art, ’66) is a ceramics teacher at Turlock High School and Turlock Adult School in Turlock, California. Previously, he had been employed in building construction, interior design, and taught art history at Butte Community College in Oroville, California.

JOHN MITCHELL (B.S., Agricultural Business, ’67) is the western business manager for AgraQuest. Previously, he worked for Rohm & Haas Company for 33 years.

  KARL PALLASTRINI (B.S., History, ’69; B.S., English, ’69; M.A., Education, ’72) served as principal at Carmel Middle School in Carmel, California, for 16 years. Currently, he is the principal for Carmel High School.

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1970s

ANNE GUENARD (B.A., Home Economics, ’70) is a fourth-grade teacher at Trailside Elementary School in Park City, Utah. She began her teaching career in California, where she taught first grade for three years before moving on to teach for 15 years in Louisiana. Guenard received her master’s degree from Westminster College in 1998 and is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program at the University of Utah.

BRUCE MARTENS (B.S., Business Administration, ’71) owns American Oil and Gas Company. He and his business partner, Chuck Peck, are pioneers in the field of coal bed methane development. He and his wife, Linda, live in the Black Hills of Wyoming.

JACK WROBEL (B.A., Art, ‘71) taught art at Merced High School for three years before accepting a position at Paradise High School in Paradise, California, where he has been teaching for 27 years. He and his wife reside in Paradise.

DAN DeWAYNE (B.A., Psychology, ’73) is the director of University Public Events at CSU, Chico. He is the co-founder of the Chico World Music Festival, California World Music Festival, Chico’s Shakespeare in the Park, and Gospel in Paradise.

DONNA HAIT (B.A., Child Development, ‘73) is the marketing director for WindChime of Chico, a senior housing development. Previously, she had been employed for 23 years at Chico Community Hospital and at Enloe Medical Center for four years.

ANDREA HERR (B.A., Social Science, ‘73; Credential, ‘74) was a teacher at Little Shasta Elementary School for nine years and Montague Elementary School for four years before becoming a fourth-grade teacher at Butteville Elementary School in Siskiyou County, California.

MILTON KATO (B.A., History, ‘73; Credential, ‘74) has recently been appointed to the California Subject Matter Project Advisory Board. He is the regional director for the San Joaquin Valley School Leadership Center in Madera, California. Previously, he worked for Madera Unified School District as a history and social science teacher and vice principal from 1975 to 1996 and was an instructional consultant for the Tulare County Office of Education. He received his master’s degree from National University.

LEX McCORVEY (B.S., Agriculture, ’73) is the executive director of the Sonoma County Farm Bureau. Previously, he taught vocational agriculture at Santa Rosa High School, and had served as executive director of the Northern California Engineering Contractors Association. McCorvey resides in Petaluma, California, on his family’s cattle ranch.

ANDREW N. SCHULTZ (B.A., Liberal Studies, ‘74; Credential, ‘76) received his master’s degree from CSU, Bakersfield in education administration. He was a teacher and vice principal at Rockford School for 22 years and spent the last three years as supervisor of Ducor Union Elementary School District. He has recently been named superintendent of the Rockford School District.

  NANCY NOVAK CLINE (B.S., Home Economics and Communications, ’75) was recently elected to the Modesto City Schools Board of Education. She has worked as a substitute teacher for Modesto City Schools for the past 10 years. Her husband, Rex, a deputy coroner for the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, recently volunteered his time in the recovery efforts in New York at the World Trade Center. She and her husband reside in Modesto, California.

VICKI INFERRERA (B.A., Recreation Administration, ’75; M.A., Education, ’96) is the superintendent for Indian Diggings School District as well as a teaching principal at Indian Diggings School in Somerset, California. Previously, she had spent five years in Angoon, Alaska, working as a principal with the Yupik Eskimos before serving simultaneously as principal of two schools and as special education director with the Tlingrit Indians on Admiralty Island.

ROBERT L. KENNEDY (B.S., Biological Sciences, ‘76) has recently been appointed as the new director of the Division of Environmental Health Services in Inyo County, California. He is also a registered environmental health specialist with the California Department of Health Services.

MARY L. MANIERY (B.A., Anthropology, ’76; B.A., History, ’81; M.A., Anthropology, ’81) was recently appointed by Governor Gray Davis to serve on the Historical Resources Commission. Maniery owns PAR Environmental Services, Inc., where she also serves as president and cultural resources manager. She resides in Sacramento, California.

BOB SALOME (B.S., Marketing, ’76) has been employed for the past 22 years in the Appliance Division of General Electric. He, his wife, Dianne, and two children reside in Louisville, Kentucky.

GLORIA NIETO (B.A., Information and Communication Studies, ‘77) is the director of the People of Color AIDS Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has recently been reelected to the Democratic National Committee for her second term. She is vice chair of the gay and lesbian caucus and is a founding member of Latinas Unidas, women’s AIDS support network. She resides in Santa Fe.

MICHAEL ROESCH (B.A., English, ’77; M.A., English, ’81) is the writing laboratory and teaching and learning center coordinator for College of the Siskiyous. He is involved in the college’s Strategic Planning Committee, as well as various statewide associations.

NANCY (BUTLER) TRONAAS (B.A., Biological Sciences, ‘78) is employed by the California Energy Commission as a compliance project manager. She oversees environmental and regulatory activities for thermal power plants under construction in California. She obtained her master’s degree in public policy and administration from California State University, Sacramento. She lives in Sacramento.

SHERRY LEWIS (B.A., History, ’79) has been a teacher at Canyon School for 16 years. She and her daughter Julie also operate a tie-dye business. She and her husband, Phil, reside in Lakehead, California, with daughters Julie and Anna, and son, Robert.

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1980s

KATHY KETCHUM (B.S., Agricultural Business, ’80) is the director of finance for Eskaton, a senior health care, housing, and social service agency.

DAVID SMALLHOUSE (B.A., History, ’80) has been a glassblower for the past 21 years at Orient and Flume Art Glass. He recently left his job there to launch his home business, Smallhouse Art Glass. He and his wife, Hannah, reside in Chico with their four children. He can be reached at www.smallhouseartglass.com.

KIM O’KEEFE (B.A., Liberal Studies, ’80) is a second-grade teacher at Jackson Heights Elementary School in Red Bluff, California.

JEFFREY W. DUDLEY (B.S., Business Administration, ‘81) is the chief financial officer and administrator for Sacramento Ear, Nose and Throat Surgical and Medical Group. He completed a master’s degree at California State University, Sacramento in 1991. He and his wife, Debra, raise quarter and paint horses at their home in Lincoln, California.

F. DANE TETER (B.A., Music Education, ’81; Credential, ’82; M.A., Music, ’84) is the director of instrumental music at El Camino College in Torrance, California. Teter conducts the symphony orchestra, symphonic band, and chamber music ensembles at the college. He received a D.M.A. in music education from the University of Southern California in 1995. He was a junior high and high school music teacher for eight years prior to taking the position with ECC. He is a member of the Cypress Pops Orchestra, Carson-Dominguez Symphony, Wayward Winds Quintet, and the Santa Ana Symphony.

JULIA ORRI (B.A., Physical Education, ‘82; Credential, ‘82) received her Ph.D. in exercise science from the University of New Mexico. She is employed as an assistant professor of exercise science and physical education at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina. She resides in Longs, South Carolina.

JOHN PUGH (B.A., Art, ’83) has worked as a trompe l’oeil muralist for the past 23 years. Pugh’s work has been featured in Time magazine and various other publications throughout the world, as well as on the outer wall of Taylor Hall on the CSU, Chico campus. He and his wife, Wendy, reside in Willow Glen, California.

JOSEPH SUN (B.S., Computer Science, ‘83) founded e21corp, a high-tech marketing firm specializing in East-West communications. His Fremont-based company has offices in China, Japan, and Taiwan.

JIM SUVER (B.S., Business Administration, ‘83) is the interim administrator for Biggs-Gridley Memorial Hospital. He received his master’s degree in public health administration from the University of Southern California in 1995. He resides in Live Oak, California.

MAUREEN ARCHER (B.A., Economics, ’84) is the sales manager for the San Diego Group Sales Office of Fortis Benefits Insurance Company. Previously, she had been employed as the president of the San Diego Employee Benefit Council.

THOMAS K. GIERTYCH (B.S., Business Administration, ’84) recently received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation. He owns and operates Giertych Financial Services in Live Oak, California. He, his wife, and two children reside in Yuba City, California.

JOE GRIGGS JR. (B.S., Business Administration, ‘84) has been employed by Robinson Timber for 22 years as a logger. He belongs to the Associated California Loggers and Sierra Cascade Logging Conference and resides in Nevada County, California.

LARRY CRANE (B.A., Information and Communication Studies, ’85) is the owner/operator of Jackpot Recording Studio in Portland, Oregon. He started Tape Op magazine, a publication for people interested in the recording industry, and has published a book, Tape Op: The Book About Creative Music Recording. In addition to recording, Crane is a member of a local band, Foggy Notion. He resides in Portland.

SHIRLEY J. RUSH (B.A., Sociology/ Psychology, ’85) was named Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers, Maine chapter. She received her master’s degree in social work in 1988 from California State University, Sacramento.

DANA MATTOX (B.A., Liberal Studies, ’84; Credential, ’89; Credential, ’96) is the director of human resources for the Enterprise Elementary School District in Redding, California. She began her career as an elementary school teacher at Shasta Meadow Elementary School before being promoted to the position of assistant principal at Parsons Junior High School. She received her master’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and her administrative credential from California State University, Sacramento.

DAVE SAFFORD (M.S., Computer Science, ‘84) is the manager of network security for IBM Research. He received his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.

DALE RASMUSSEN (B.A., History, ’85) is an attorney specializing in criminal and juvenile justice. He resides in Chico.

RON JARRELL (B.A., Public Administration, ’86) is the sheriff of Lassen County, California, a position he has held for nearly 20 years. Since 1982, he has served on the Susanville Elementary School Board, the California Board of Corrections, and has been chairman of the California Sheriff’s Association.

STEVE LAMBERT (B.S., Agriculture, ’86) owns Lambert Feed and Garden in Oroville, Paradise, Yuba City, and Marysville, California. He also serves as the mayor of Paradise, California, where he and his family reside.

 

STEPHANIE (ANDERSON) SMITH (B.A., Nursing, ’86) was a labor and delivery nurse as well as a newborn nursery R.N. for the U.S. Air Force for three years. Smith is currently employed as a home health nurse, and her husband is a firefighter. She and her family (pictured left) reside in Boise, Idaho.


TAMI STEWART (B.A., Information and Communication Studies, ‘86) works for the small-projects department of Academy Studios in Novato, California. She is responsible for creating models of animals, insects, plants, and various other living things for use in museums and other exhibitions. She currently resides in San Francisco, California.

JOHN W. D’EWART (B.A., Business Administration, ‘87) is a certified specialist in estate planning, probate, and trust law. He earned his juris doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

MIKE ETTNER (B.A., Liberal Studies, ‘87; B.A., Physical Education, ‘91; Credential, ‘92) taught language arts and history at the middle school level for four years before becoming a middle and high school principal in Northern California. He recently received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California and resides in Brentwood, California, with his wife, Amy, and two children. He can be reached by e-mail at educadmin@msn.com.

ALAN GINTER (B.A., Music, ’87; Credential, ’88; M.A., Music, ’91) is a band teacher for South Tahoe High School in South Lake Tahoe, California. Previously, he taught American curriculum to students in Ankara, Turkey.

KEVIN HARRINGTON (B.S., Business Administration, ’87) is vice president of operations at Satmetrix Systems in Mountain View, California. Previously, he held positions as president and chief operating officer of Centegy Corporation and vice president of business operations and vice president of customer services for Micro Optics Design Corporation. Harrington received his M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.

FRANCISCO LUJANO (B.S., Agriculture, ’87) is chief of supplemental programs for the research and Internet technology division at California State Teachers’ Retirement System, where he has been employed for the past seven years. Positions he previously held within the company include special project coordinator for the external affairs and program development branch, manager of the planning and research office, and chief of the legislation, planning, and program development division.

DEL NORDBY (B.S., Industrial Technology, ’87) owns and operates his family’s business, Nordby Construction, in Santa Rosa, California. He has served as project manager, vice president, and chief estimator before becoming president of the company. Nordby is also involved with the CSU Alumni Advisory Board.

GREGORY REED (B.S., Business Administration, ‘87; B.A., Social Science, ‘89; M.A., Geography, ‘91) taught California geography at Shasta College in Redding, California, for six years. He received his Ph.D. in geography with an emphasis on education of geography from Southwestern Texas University in August of 2001.

MICHELLE CODER (B.A., Music, ’88) is a costume designer for Music & More in Auburn, California, where she resides.

JEFF HARDOIN (B.S., Information and Communication Studies, ‘88) is the new assistant promotions director for KXOA-FM in Sacramento, California. Previously, he worked in the promotions department for several Sacramento radio stations.

KARLA KAY FULLERTON (B.S., Agriculture, ’89) is the executive director for the Fresno County Farm Bureau. She received her master’s degree in psychology of organizational development from Central Washington University, Ellensburg. Previously, Fullerton served as the executive vice president for the Washington Cattleman’s Association, and a consultant for the Australian Angus Society and the Texas Angus Association.

MARY GEORGE (B.A., Political Science and History, ‘89) is the librarian for Rocklin Library in Rocklin, California. She received her master’s degree in library science from the University of California, Berkeley.

DAVID KEATON JR. (B.A., Recreation Administration, ’89) is the director of assisted living operations for Eskaton, a nonprofit provider of health, housing, and social services for seniors. He received his master’s degree in health care administration from St. Mary’s College. Keaton has been involved in the senior health care field for 14 years.

JAN LUCAS (B.A., Psychology, ‘89; M.A., Psychology, ‘92) worked for Rocklin Unified School District as a school psychologist for two years before obtaining her administrative credential from California State University, Sacramento. She is now the director of special education/special programs for Rocklin Unified School District. She resides in Rocklin, California.

ALISON NELLIGAN (B.A., Liberal Studies, ‘89; Credential, ‘90) is a first-grade teacher at Butteville Elementary School in Siskiyou County, California. Previously, she taught third and fourth grade at Mount Shasta Elementary School for nine years.

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1990s

LISA DeLABY (B.S., Information and Communication Studies, ’90) is in charge of public relations and marketing for Bob Linscheid and Associates in Chico. Previously, she was employed by AT&T Wireless and owned as well as operated Quantum Public Relations.

RANDALL BROWN (B.A., Journalism, ’91) is the manager of sponsorship sales at Searspoint Raceway in Sonoma, California. Brown has spent the last six years in corporate advertising and sales for BASS Tickets. He, his wife, Kristin, and daughter, Cassidy, reside in Martinez, California.

MONICA BUEB (B.A., Information and Communication Studies, ‘91) recently received the Southern Regional Emmy Award for graphic design work for Fox 5/WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia. Previously, she had been employed by KOVR and KCRA stations in Sacramento, California.

THERESA CARDENAS (Credential, ‘91) was awarded a Fulbright grant to teach eighth-, tenth-, and eleventh-grade English to students at the International School of La Serena, a coastal city 300 miles north of Santiago, Chile. She is a teacher for Elk Grove High School in Sacramento, California.

SHAWN MARTINEZ (B.A., English, ’91; Credential, ’93) is an English teacher and assistant football coach at West Valley High School in Anderson, California. Previously, he taught journalism, writing, and literature as well as coached football, tennis, and the mock trial team at Anderson Union High School for two years.

MARK ALLEN (B.A., International Relations, ’92) has recently started a career in the field of tax preparation. Previously, he had been in marketing of wireless Internet products. He and his wife, Jennifer, reside in El Dorado Hills, California.

NANCY STOCKDALE (B.A., History, ’92) received her Ph.D. in history from the University of California at Santa Barbara in December 2000. Stockdale currently is a professor of Middle Eastern history at the University of Central Florida in Orlando.

JEFF ROBERTS (B.A., History, ‘93) has worked as a substitute teacher in Tehachapi, California, an English teacher in Japan, and served in the U.S. Air Force in space operations and as an Italian language translator. He is currently an account manager for Ethicon Endo-Surgery and lives in Bakersfield, California.

ANGELA BRAZIL (B.A., English, ’94) is an actress in the Trinity Repertory Theater in Providence, Rhode Island. She will be directing a production of Shakespeare for the Riverside Theater’s young people’s company next summer. She and her husband, Stephen Thorne, currently reside in Providence.

LAURA LANGMAN (B.S., Business Administration, ‘94) worked for Ernst and Young for four years and earned her C.P.A. She is currently the corporate controller for USA Properties Fund, Inc., in Roseville, California, where she resides.

 

JASON ROBARGE (B.A., Liberal Studies, ’94) is the assistant principal of student activities at James Logan High School in Union City, California. His wife, MARGARET (LITTLE) ROBARGE (B.A., Liberal Studies, ’94), was a first-grade teacher in Sunnyvale, California, before the birth of their son, Riley, in September (see family photo left). The couple resides in San Jose, California, and can be reached by e-mail at jmrobarge@aol.com.

LAURIE BARRANTI (B.A., Liberal Studies, ‘95) has recently published the Pet Health Journal, a pet record-keeping book. She teaches sixth grade at Chico Christian School and resides in Chico with her husband, Matt, and son, Griffin.

KATIE CASILLAS (B.A., Liberal Studies, ‘95; Credential, ‘97) is a kindergarten and second-grade teacher for Maeola Beitzel Elementary School in Elk Grove, California. She and her husband, Nick, reside in Elk Grove.

STEVE EDGAR (M.B.A., ’95) is the general manager for the Chico office of Option Care. Edgar is a graduate of the School of Pharmacy at the University of the Pacific. He resides in Chico.

MATTHEW OSTLING (B.A., Communication Design, ’95) is employed by Armstrong Associates in Sonoma County, California, as a graphic designer.

MEGAN SEELY (B.A., International Relations, ’95) is the youngest president to hold office in the history of the California National Organization for Women. Seely received her master’s degree in sociology from California State University, Sacramento.

  ALANNA SHAW (B.A., Child Development, ’95) is a registered marriage and family therapist intern for a youth services bureau in South San Francisco. Shaw (in photo with fiancé Chris Filippi) received her master’s degree in counseling psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy from Notre Dame de Namur University in May 2001.

JAMES V. DASNEY (B.A., Communication, ‘96) has been awarded a Fulbright grant to study Azeri language and literature and to conduct independent research in Azerbaijan. He resides in Fullerton, California.

KEVIN GIRT (B.A., English, ’96) teaches English, U.S. history, economics, and government at Chico Senior High School. He recently completed a 2,000-plus-mile bicycling trip that began in Lafayette, Colorado, and ended in Virginia.

WENDY COTTON (B.S., Agriculture, ‘97) is only the third woman firefighter to work for the Central Fire District, which serves Capitola, Soquel, Live Oak, and Santa Cruz Gardens in California. She is also enrolled in paramedic school.

MISSEY DUNAETZ (B.S., Agriculture, ’97) is a science teacher at Hayfork High School. Previously, she had been employed by Paradise High School in Paradise, California, for one year, before moving on to Scott Valley Junior High School. She was instrumental in starting the Indian Valley Conservation Education Camp for fourth- through twelfth-grade students.

CYNDY FRALIN (B.A., English, ’97) was honored by the Sacramento Bee as Teacher of the Year. The mother of two was selected out of 1,000 participants in the Sacramento Bee’s Newspapers in Education program to receive the award. She has been employed as a seventh- and eighth-grade teacher at Richfield School in Corning, California, for the past five years.

DAREN OTTEN (B.S., Industrial Technology, ’97) owns Development Technologies, a company that provides engineering services for manufacturers. Otten resides in Paradise, California.

JEFFREY SHERER (B.S., Business Administration, ‘97) is employed by Pacific Bell in Sacramento, California, as a manager/technical support person. He received his master’s degree in management technology from Golden Gate University. He and his wife, AMY SHERER (B.S., Business Administration, ‘97), reside in Antelope, California, with their son, Jacob.

CORTNEY SEIVANE (B.A., Art, ‘98) is the owner of InsideOut, a mural and decorative painting business in Elk Grove, California. She studied in Florence, Italy, at the Studio Art Center International, where she won the National Art Caucus Award. She and her husband, Jonpaul, live in Elk Grove.

MICHAEL SPINETTA (B.A., Arts Marketing, ’98) works with his family at Charles Spinetta Winery in Shenandoah, California. Spinetta serves as ranch hand, tends the winetasting bar, and maintains the winery’s Web site, as well as blowing glass for Chaos Glassworks on his days off.

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2000s

CHENOA ANDERSON (B.A., English, ’00) is attending graduate school at Oregon State University. She is enrolled in their college student services administration program. Since graduating from CSU, Chico, she has been employed by the AmeriCorps YouthServe program as a service-learning coordinator and service-to-career site coordinator at McKinleyville High School in McKinleyville, California.

ANA BAGTAS (B.S., Psychology; B.A., Economics, ’00) is an activity coordinator for Yu-Ai Kai, a senior social service agency in San Jose, California. Previously, she worked for the American Society on Aging and the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging.

MEGAN (DICKSON) DeCICCO (B.A., Journalism, ’00) is currently a sports writer for The Oakland Tribune. Her husband, Mike, is a page designer for the Contra Costa Times. The couple resides in Walnut Creek, California.

JAMIE TRUMP (B.A., Journalism, ’00) is employed by the Auburn Journal in Auburn, California. Previously, she had been employed at the Chico Enterprise-Record, the Chico News & Review, and the Press-Tribune in Roseville, California. She resides in Sacramento, California.

JAMIE LOUISE BONNETT (B.A., Liberal Studies, ‘01) is the head teacher for the Children’s Enrichment Center in Chico. She is entering the credential program at CSU, Chico in January 2002.

GAVIN HURSH (B.A., Economics, ‘01) is a sales associate for Cornish & Carey Commercial Real Estate in Sacramento, California. His specialty is leasing and sales of Sacramento area industrial properties.

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Marriages

WENDY SCOTT (B.A., Health and Community Services, ‘81) married Brad Henderson June 29. She is employed by Chico Pain Clinic, and he is self-employed as an educator and writer. The couple lives in Chico.

LYNETTE WHITECOMB (B.A., Liberal Studies, ’94; Credential, ’95) married WARREN KYLE JENSEN (B.A., Economics and Geography, ’97) Aug. 4. She teaches for the Palermo Unified School District, and he is employed by the CSU, Chico Research Foundation as an economist/program manager for the Center for Economic Development.

BRENDA CALVERT (B.A., Liberal Studies, ’95; Credential, ’96) married Paul Carlson Aug. 4. She is a fourth-grade teacher for Rancho Santa Fe School District, and he is employed as a marketing manager for Maintenance Warehouse. The couple makes their home in San Diego, California.

TODD EDSON (B.S., Business Administration, ‘96) and MELISSA BORDIN (B.A., Psychology, ‘97) were married June 30 in Chico. He is employed by Balboa Capital in Irvine, California. She is a counselor at Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, California. The couple lives in Huntington Beach, California.

CYNTHIA LYN SAUER (B.A., Liberal Studies, ‘96) and Matthew Moore Stuart were joined in marriage July 20. She teaches fifth grade for Oroville Unified School District, and he is currently pursuing a single-subject teaching credential.

SEAN MURPHY (B.A., English, ‘97) and Megan Fuqua were married July 27 at Cinnabar Hills Golf Club in San Jose, California. He is a sportswriter for the Oroville Mercury-Register, and she is an EMT for Enloe Medical Center.

DAVID CHRISTENSEN (B.S., Mechatronics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, ’98) married ROSA SILVA (B.S., Business Administration, ’99) July 14 in Sacramento, California. He works for Alcatel, and she is employed by Medtech. The couple lives in Santa Rosa, California.

KAREN FORSTER (B.A., English, ‘98) and Darren King were joined in matrimony June 30. She is an English teacher for Corning Union High School, and he is currently studying mechanical engineering at CSU, Chico.

RASAN ANN YOUNG (B.A., Psychology, ‘98) and GREGORY RYAN KNOX (B.A., Psychology, ‘99) were joined in marriage June 30 at the CSU, Chico Amphitheatre. She teaches fourth grade at Egling Middle School in Colusa, California, and he is a social worker for the Sutter County Department of Social Services in Yuba City, California. They reside in Yuba City.

NICOLE HUMPHREYS (B.S., Civil Engineering, ‘99) married BRAD LEDFORD (B.S., Business, ‘00) on May 12 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Chico. She is employed by Northstar Engineering, and he is employed by Landacorp, Inc. The couple resides in Chico.

TRAVIS KNIGHT (B.S., Agricultural Business, ‘99) married KRISTAN ROBERTSON (B.S., Recreation Therapy, ‘99) on Aug. 4. He is employed by Hignell and Hignell, and she works for Do-It Leisure. The couple resides in Chico.

CRISTI RAMIREZ (B.A., History, ‘99) married ULISES TELLECHEA (B.A., Spanish, ‘01) May 27 at Centerville Estate. She is a teacher for Oroville High School, and he is an outreach worker for Project Exito, a Glenn County Probation gang intervention unit. The couple lives in Chico.

JOSHUA WHITTINGHILL (B.A., Music, ‘99) married Laura Kandler June 2 at Buckalew Gardens. He works at CSU, Chico as an adviser for the Educational Opportunity Program and is pursing a master’s degree in English. She is employed by Wells Fargo Bank.

DOMINIQUE GUMMELT (B.A., Physical Education, ‘01) married Keith Wakefield on July 1 in Schulenberg, Germany. She is a personal trainer for a Collegedale, Tennessee, health club, and he is studying to become a minister at Southern University. The couple resides in Collegedale.

SUZANNE PEDERSEN (B.S., Agriculture, ’01) married Marty Powers Oct. 20. He works for Granite Construction in Reno, Nevada. The couple resides in Sierra Valley, California.

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Anniversaries

ELEANOR EGOLF (B.A., Art, ’69) and her husband, Earle, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 12. Before retirement, she was employed as a teacher in Oroville, Yuba City, and Modesto, California, and he worked for Bank of America for 40 years. They reside in Chico.

 

IAN MCAFEE (B.S., Computer Engineering, ’91; M.S., Interdisciplinary Studies, Applied Computer Engineering, ’98) and his wife, ANDREA (DUNLOP) MCAFEE (B.S., Recreation Administration, ’91) recently celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary in Hawaii.

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