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1973

'73
Brodt, Carl

Carl L. Brodt ’73 retired from MUFG Union Bank and will be teaching business courses at Holy Names University in Oakland this fall. 

submitted Aug. 2, 2017 7:16P

1974

'74
Thorne Jr., William

Retired Utah Court of Appeals Judge William A. Thorne Jr. '74 has received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Center for State Courts.

The award was presented to Thorne during the Utah State Courts' annual judicial conference in Park City on Wednesday by Mary C. McQueen, president of the National Center for State Courts (NCSC).

McQueen praised Utah's judiciary for the quality of its judges.

Thorne — the first American Indian to serve on Utah's bench — has been nationally recognized for his work in helping to establish improved guidelines for judges across the country for children in foster care. McQueen said Thorne has accomplished this by encouraging judges to focus on the relationships surrounding the foster child rather than just removal and safety.

Thorne was appointed to the Utah Court of Appeals in May 2000 by Gov. Mike Leavitt and served on the appellate court until his retirement in 2013. He was a judge in the 3rd Circuit Court for eight years, and served in the 3rd District Court for six years.

Thorne has served as a tribal court judge in Utah, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Michigan. He is the former president of the National Indian Justice Center (a nonprofit that trains tribal court personnel around the country), and a member of the Board of Directors for National CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates, a nonprofit group that provides volunteer representation for abused and neglected children in court).

He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute (a nonprofit seeking to improve the level of research and practice related to adoptions), and a member of the ABA Steering Committee on the Unmet Legal Needs of Children. He is a former member of the Utah Judicial Council, the Board of Circuit Court Judges, and the Board of Directors for the National Indian Court Judge's Association, among many other public service positions

submitted Oct. 24, 2016 8:42A
'74
Tandy, Eric

Eric Tandy ’74 is the project manager for Bechtel on the BART Earthquake Safety Program in Oakland. 

submitted Aug. 2, 2017 7:14P
'74
Schumacher, Maureen (Strohm)
SCU family physicians at the graduation celebration for Eisenhower Medical Center, family medicine class of 2017, Rancho Mirage, California. Far left: Merve Karabulut 2009; center right: Maureen Strohm 1974; far right: James Ritchey 2005

Maureen Strohm ’74 has launched a new family medicine residency program for southern Nevada—“a state with profound needs for physicians, especially in primary care and psychiatry!” This marks her third “round” as a program director and second program startup as founding program director. “I’m proud to be part of the solution.”

submitted Jul. 1, 2017 8:03A
'74
Ruckriegel, Kara

After being named District Elementary Teacher of the Year in 2015, Kara Lee (Macey) Ruckriegel ’74 decided to retire at the end of the 2016 school year. She is now enjoying her work as an instructional coach, which doesn't require writing lesson plans, at St. Louis Catholic School in Austin, TX!

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 12:52P
'74
Moore, Marylynn

Marylynn Moore ’74 and her husband, Kenneth, have moved back to California to be near family after living in Arizona for over 20 years. They are thrilled to be back.  

submitted Jul. 30, 2017 4:22P
'74
Kryder, Andrew

Andrew Kryder ’74, J.D./MBA ’77 received the Ignatian Award for 2017 from the Santa Clara Alumni Association. The award honors outstanding achievement in service to humanity. He is a member of the executive committee of SCU’s Law Advisory Board.

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 11:42A
GRD Law '74
Hannon, Tim

Timothy “Pat” Hannon ’70, J.D. ’74 writes, “I am proud to announce that I have earned an LL.M. cum laude in transportation and logistics from Florida Coastal School of Law.” 

submitted Oct. 17, 2017 11:15A
GRD Leavey/MBA '74
Delivanis, Constantin

On Aug. 28, 2017, The annual Golden Bridge Awards honored Constantin Delivanis MBA ’74 with silver for Most Innovative Executive of the Year. Delivanis is the co-founder and CEO of the BDNA Corporation, a leader in comprehensive information about technology assets. BDNA also received the gold Milestone of the Year for “Technopedia”—providing timely market intelligence for more than 2 million hardware and software products. Winners were honored at a red carpet ceremony in San Francisco on Sept. 18, 2017.  

submitted Oct. 6, 2017 10:36A

1975

'75
Selmi, Daniel

Daniel Selmi ’72, J.D. ’75 was appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown '59, to the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Board. Selmi has been a professor of law at Loyola Law School since 1983. He served as a deputy attorney general at the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General from 1976 to 1983 and as a law clerk for the Honorable Manuel L. Real at the U.S. District Court, Central District of California from 1975 to 1976.

submitted Jan. 3, 2017 12:48P
'75
Portman, Janet

Nolo Press's executive editor, Janet Portman J.D. '75, oversees editorial work on all Nolo books, articles, and websites. She specializes in residential and commercial landlord/tenant law, legal issues related to courts, and criminal law. She is the author or a coauthor of Every Landlord's Legal GuideEvery Landlord's Guide to Finding Great TenantsFirst-Time Landlord: Your Guide to Renting Out a Single-Family Home, Every Tenant's Legal Guide,Renters' RightsNegotiate the Best Lease for Your BusinessLeases & Rental AgreementsThe California Landlord's Law Book: Rights and Responsibilities, and California Tenants' RightsBefore joining Nolo in 1994, she practiced law as a public defender. 

submitted Nov. 9, 2016 1:33P
UGRD Leavey Business '75
Phillips, Andrew

Andrew M. Phillips ’75 has joined Lincoln Law School of San Jose as vice dean. He continues to teach tort law and lives with his wife, Mary Ann, in Willow Glen.

Contact Andrew
andy@winehack.net www.winehack.net www.almanor.org
submitted Jun. 22, 2017 10:05P
'75
Genochio, Mary

Mary Jane Genochio ’75 lives in the Sierra foothills community of Mokelumne Hill. She serves on the boards for the Northern California Chapter of Huntington’s Disease Society of America, Calaveras County Arts Council, Ebbetts Pass Scenic Byway Association, Central Calaveras Fire and Rescue Protection District, Calaveras Visitors Bureau, and the Mokelumne Hill Community Historical Trust. Genochio lost her home during the Amador/Calaveras Butte Fire in September 2015 and his currently building a new time in downtown Mokelumne Hill. She enjoys traveling, spending time with family, friends, and her best friend, Stella, her 7-year-old shepherd mix pound puppy. 

submitted Jul. 30, 2017 4:20P
'75
Clause, George

George Clause ’75, J.D. ’79 was inducted as a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers at the organization’s spring meeting in Boca Raton, Florida. He is a partner at Hayes Scott Bonino Ellingson & McLay in Redwood City. Membership in the College is by invitation and is limited to 1 percent of the total lawyer population of the state in which the member practices.

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 11:55A
UGRD Leavey Business '75
Caldwell, Tony (Caldwell)

Tony Caldwell '75 is the Director of Operations for The Society for Information Display, a non-profit association of scientists and engineers focused on the interactive display industry. Members of SID include some of the leading technologists in the interactive display industry.

submitted Oct. 19, 2016 1:55P

1976

'76
Valenzuela, Esteban

Thirty-seven years ago, Esteban Valenzuela J.D. '76 founded the Law Offices Of Esteban L. Valenzuela & Associates, in Santa Maria, California. Valenzuela is an accomplished trial attorney and has litigated cases in the Superior Courts, the Court of Appeals, and before the Supreme Court. He assists clients in personal injury and wrongful death cases.  He is also a decorated Vietnam veteran, U.S. Marine Corps, E-4.

submitted Jan. 15, 2017 10:29A
GRD Law '76
Pichon, Risë

Risë Pichon ’73, J.D. ’76 was honored at a judicial reception by the Charles Houston Bar Association for being the first minority elected to serve as presiding judge of the Santa Clara County Superior Court. She served a two-year term, which ended Dec. 31, 2016. Pichon now serves as judge of the Superior Court of Santa Clara County.

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 11:40A
'76
Hasney, Chris

Chris Hasney '76 has created a YouTube channel to support efforts to promote contract bridge on college campuses.

Contact Chris
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc0lCxDqN84uExrNO_AiNEw http://www.lybrary.com/college-bridge-series-first-semester-p-873835.html
submitted Dec. 16, 2016 4:53P
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '76
Badia-Johnson, Patricia

Patricia Badia-Johnson M.A. ’76 is busy with 13 great-grandchildren. She writes, “Serving as a guardian ad litem for foster children. Vice president of the Amici d’Italia cultural organization in Portland, Oregon.” Patricia was also the “Outstanding Alumna” for 1999 in SCU’s counseling department. 

submitted Jul. 20, 2017 4:08P

1977

GRD Leavey/MBA '77
Worster, Bruce

Bruce Worster MBA ’77 has been named a trustee of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. He is a private investor and advisor with 30 years’ experience in high technology product and business development. After retirement, he served as a director of Zygo Corp. from 2002–10 and chairman from 2009–10. He is a graduate of Harvey Mudd College and holds a Ph.D. in physics from UCSB. Worster is also a trustee of Harvey Mudd College and a member of the UCSB dean of science’s advisory cabinet, and, with his wife, Susan, a member of the Getty Museum’s Photographs Council. Worster was a trustee of the San Jose Museum of Art from 2012–15. He and his wife are collectors of vintage and contemporary photography. 

submitted Aug. 22, 2017 11:22A
GRD Law '77
Kryder, Andrew
see year 1974
UGRD Arts & Sciences '77
Jordan, Carol (Blanco)

Carol Blanco Jordan ’77 teaches online courses in computer science and business for Columbia Gorge Community College. She and her husband, Mike, live in Redmond, Oregon. Jordan earned her MBA in information systems from Golden Gate University in 1982 and is a quality matters peer reviewer for online courses. She and her husband have been married for 36 years and have a lovely daughter, Roseann, who lives in Tyler, Texas, and just graduated from dental hygiene school.

Contact Carol
jordan.carol@gmail.com; https://www.linkedin.com/in/carol-jordan-5a89179/
submitted Aug. 10, 2017 3:48P
'77
Hyman, Eugene

Retired Superior Court Judge, County of Santa Clara, Eugene M. Hyman J.D. '77 continues to speak to both national and international audiences about, and publish articles on, issues surrounding domestic violence in the criminal and family courts--especially with co-occurring issues of substance abuse and mental health. He has a special interest in domestic violence as it affects children in the home and in the family court setting. He has special understanding of sexual abuse, stalking, and strangulation, as they intersect with domestic violence. Hyman taught as a Lecturer in Law at the Santa Clara University School of Law for over 25 years where he has taught a course "Domestic Violence Law Seminar" for the past several years.

submitted Jan. 12, 2017 12:18P
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