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1987

GRD Law '87
Bishop-Thompson, Avis

Avis Bishop-Thompson J.D. ’87 is a partner with DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, representing private and public clients in education, labor, and employment law. She has been nominated for the Superior Court in New Jersey by Gov. Chris Christie.

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 12:01P

1988

GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '88
Johnson, Linda

Linda B. Johnson M.A. ’88 retired from the University of New Hampshire as librarian in 2016. She is emeritus associate professor at the University of New Hampshire.  

submitted Aug. 22, 2017 11:20A

1990

GRD Engineering '90
Patel, Sanjay (Patel)

Sanjay Patel M.S. ’90 has served as founder and CEO of EDA Direct (www.edadirect.com) since 1997.

submitted Mar. 27, 2017 10:58A
GRD Law '90
Morales, Chris

Chris Morales J.D. ’90, an attorney, traveled to Poland last fall to teach American constitutional and criminal law at a Polish law school.

Contact Chris
chris@moralesdefense.com; 415-552-1215; www.sfcriminallawspecialist.com
submitted Jul. 18, 2017 1:51P
GRD Leavey/MBA '90
Flaherty, Heidi

Heidi Flaherty MBA ’90 retired with her husband to Bodega Bay, California, after 33 rewarding years in Silicon Valley.

Contact Heidi
www.linkedin.com/inheidi-flaherty5
submitted Jul. 19, 2017 5:32P

1991

'91
Fogel, Karrolyne

Associate professor of mathematics Karrolyne Fogel ’91 received the 2017 President’s Award for Teaching Excellence at the Honors Convocation at California Lutheran University on April 25. The award recognizes professors who are held in high esteem by their peers, students, and the rest of the university community. Fogel joined the Cal Lutheran faculty in 1998. The Thousand Oaks resident teaches upper division electives for math majors as well as classes for non-majors. She also educates aspiring elementary school teachers through an interdisciplinary educational studies program and serves as the director of the mathematics single subject program for those planning to become high school math teachers. She was the chair of the mathematics department for eight years. In addition to serving as an academic adviser and mentor to math majors and minors, Fogel is adept at helping undeclared and transfer students identify and transition into fields of study. Fogel’s background is in algebraic number theory and her current research is in graph labeling. She also enjoys the mathematics of voting and has mentored student projects in that topic at Cal Lutheran and introduced the subject to local elementary school students. She has served on the leadership team for the Pacific Coast Undergraduate Math Conference, which was recognized in 2015 by the American Mathematical Society as a mathematics program that makes a difference. She is a member of the governing board of the Southern California–Nevada section of the Mathematical Association of America. Fogel received her doctorate in mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin.

submitted May. 10, 2017 1:49P

1992

'92
Vaughn, Patricia

Patricia J. Vaughn ’92, MBA ’98 has been VP of finance and planning at Chevron's Midstream headquarters since February 2016. 

submitted Jul. 30, 2017 4:24P
'92
O'Brien, Micki
O'Brien, Micki

Micki O’Brien ’92, CEO and co-founder of Aligned Education, gave a TEDx Talk at Bellevue College. Titled “Tapping Your Superpowers,” the presentation referenced the impact neurotypical and neorodivergent concepts have on education, and how the larger culture tends to focus on getting kids to fit in a “normal box.” With the TEDx mission of spreading worthy ideas in mind, O’Brien argues that we can create a “new normal” that celebrates the uniqueness of each person—one with more authenticity and love.

Contact Micki
Watch her TEDx Talk: https://youtu.be/vYlI3JjZyE0 Visit her company website: www.AlignedEducation.com Twitter: @AlignedEd Facebook: www.facebook.com/alignededucation/
submitted May. 14, 2017 9:37P
'92
Macias, Greg

After 23 years in Washington, D.C., and 12 years with AARP, Greg Macias ’92 is relocating to New York City to serve as the chief operating officer for sageusa.org, the nation’s leading advocacy organization for older LGBT Americans.  

submitted Aug. 2, 2017 7:25P
GRD Law '92
Harrison, Genie

Genie Harrison J.D. ’92 was honored with the award of top female attorney of the year for 2017 by the International Association of Top Professionals. For over two decades, she has provided legal expertise and delivered results as a trial attorney and advocate for plaintiffs, being heralded by the Daily Journal as one of California’s top labor and employment attorneys for eight years. In 2016 and 2017, she was listed by Super Lawyers as one of the top 10 Southern California “Super Lawyers”—and was named No. 3 on its Top 10 list in 2017. In 2016, Super Lawyers profiled and featured Harrison on the cover of its magazine. For seven years she has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the field of plaintiff’s employment litigation. Harrison is also the treasurer of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the largest local trial bar association in the country. As a very active contributor to the bar, she looks forward to continuing to represent her clients and giving back to the community.  

submitted Aug. 22, 2017 2:17P
GRD Law '92
Alfonso, Haydée

Haydée Alfonso J.D. ’92, MBA ’92 is general counsel and managing attorney at Bay Area Legal Aid, a firm with over 140 attorneys and advocates providing free legal assistance to low-income clients. She joined the organization in 2008. 

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 12:06P

1993

GRD Law '93
Reynolds, Alice

Alice Busching Reynolds J.D. ’93 is senior advisor to Gov. Jerry Brown ’59 on climate, environment, and energy. Previously, she was deputy secretary for law enforcement and counsel at the California Environmental Protection Agency since 2011 and has also worked for the California Attorney General’s Office and in private practice.

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 12:17P
GRD Law '93
McLain, Katherine

Katherine McLain J.D. ’93 is corporate counsel for Stripe in San Francisco. Previously, she held legal and compliance roles in private and public companies. She lives with her family in Castro Valley. 

submitted Aug. 2, 2017 7:20P
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '93
Day, Lena (Sousa)
Book cover of "A Journey Through My Soul (Poems From My Youth)"

Lena Sousa Day M.A. ’93 has written A Journey Through My Soul (Poems from My Youth). These lyrical poems range from her teenage years through adulthood and include the excitement of early love relationships, experiences on friendship and betrayal, desperately missing a loved one stationed overseas, and what it might feel like to be handicapped. Available on Amazon and BarnesandNoble.com.

submitted Jul. 7, 2017 3:36P

1994

GRD Law '94
DePasquale, Gregory

Greg DePasquale J.D. ’94 is senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary at Copart, a publicly-traded company providing online vehicle auction services.

submitted Jul. 11, 2017 12:20P

1995

UGRD Leavey Business '95
Guerrero, Ignacio

Ignacio J. Guerrero ’95 graduated from the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard Kennedy School. Guerrero spent three weeks in Cambridge, Massachusetts, participating in this flagship executive education program with 75 other local and state government leaders from around the United States and the world.

Contact Ignacio
Director, County of Santa Clara Department of Child Support Services 880 Ridder Park Drive San Jose, CA 95131 Office (408) 503-5390 Email: ignacio.guerrero@css.sccgov.org
submitted Aug. 16, 2017 12:09P

1996

'96
Nash, Steve

Steve Nash ’96 and wife Lilla Frederick announce the birth of their 8-pound son, Luca, on July 19. 

submitted Aug. 2, 2017 2:35P

1997

UGRD Arts & Sciences '97
von der Mehden, Heidi

Heidi von der Mehden ’97, husband Matt Harris, and big brother Stephen welcomed baby Michael Vincent Harris to the world on Feb. 4, 2017. The family is looking forward to the big reunion weekend in the fall!

submitted Apr. 5, 2017 11:35A
'97
Pachmayer, Karen (Mion)

Karen (Mion) Pachmayer ’97 is excited to be back on campus as an adjunct lecturer in the School of Engineering. She resides in San Carlos with her husband and three young children.

submitted May. 2, 2017 3:07P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '97
Nunez, Guisselle

Guisselle Nunez ’97 is celebrating two years as the director of marketing, public and government relations for the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, serving Alameda County in the Bay Area. Her passion still lies in helping organizations and individuals communicate their value through marketing and branding strategies.

submitted Aug. 6, 2017 4:59P
'97
Glasser-Hedrick, Jeree

Jeree Glasser-Hedrick ’97 was appointed deputy treasurer for Retirement Security and Housing Policy. In this position, Glasser-Hedrick plays an important role in transforming and enacting housing policy in California. Previously, Glasser-Hedrick worked at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as well as the Sacramento Housing and Redeveloment Agency.

submitted Jun. 7, 2017 2:29P

1998

GRD Leavey/MBA '98
Vaughn, Patricia
see year 1992
'98
O'Brien, Steve

Steve O’Brien ’98 has been named deputy director of athletics at San Jose State University. Prior to SJSU, O’Brien worked with the athletics departments at the Naval Academy, UCSB, and SCU. A former member of the SCU men’s cross-country program, O’Brien earned a B.A. with honors as a history and economics double major. He also earned a law degree from the University of Southern California and worked as a finance and real estate attorney. While working at SCU, he provided academic support and compliance assistance for student-athletes before serving as executive director of the Bronco Bench Foundation.

submitted Jul. 20, 2017 12:58P
'98
Jimenez, Tomas
Jimenez Book Cover for The Other Side of Assimilation

Tomás Jiménez ’98 published his second book, The Other Side of Assimilation: How Immigrants Are Changing American Life (University of California Press). He is an associate professor of sociology with tenure at Stanford University.

submitted Jun. 13, 2017 6:58P
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