Karen King Brazell (Col ’76, Educ ’80 L/M) is a Supreme Court of Virginia Certified Mediator and Certified Parent Educator, serving Westmoreland, Essex and Richmond County juvenile and domestic relations courts. She is also a grant writer for several agencies and nonprofits.

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Peter E. Broadbent Jr. (Law ’76 L/M) has been recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers magazine as a top attorney in Virginia for 2011 in utilities law. Mr. Broadbent practices business, intellectual property, governmental and telecommunications law as a partner with Christian & Barton in Richmond, Va.

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Henry C. Clifford (Col ’76) is vice president of marketing and sales for AquaBounty Technologies in San Diego. The company is developing salmon that could be the first genetically modified food animal approved for consumption by the FDA.

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Doug Gehley (Arch ’76) is the East Coast operations manager at SHW Group. Mr. Gehley’s new responsibilities will include office and staff management, recruiting, education, training and financial management for SHW Group’s Baltimore, Reston and Charlottesville offices. In addition, he will continue to serve the firm as an associate principal, with project and business development responsibilities.

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Don Graeter (Law ’76) was ranked No. 6 in the nation in Bank Investment Consultant magazine’s “Top 50 Consultants” list. Mr. Graeter is director of investments for Central Bank in Louisville, Ky., working with two sons, Drew and Spencer.

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Kathryn Albright Hardesty (Col ’76 L/M) researched and edited a book, O’Bannon: Lieutenant Presley Neville O’Bannon, Hero of the War with Barbary Pirates in Tripoli, written by Trudy J. Sundberg. Ms. Sundberg was Ms. Hardesty’s high school English teacher.

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Daniel J. Hoffheimer (Law ’76) is chairman of the board of the Constella Festival of Music and Fine Arts in Cincinnati. The festival features more than a dozen musical and theatrical performances and showcases the visual arts. Mr. Hoffheimer has also joined the board of concert:nova, an exploratory chamber music ensemble, which presents classical music, often with cross-disciplinary artistic partners, in off-beat venues.

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Vernon Tesh (Col ’76) has been appointed associate dean for faculty affairs and curriculum management at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine in Bryan, Texas. Mr. Tesh is also professor of microbial and molecular pathogenesis in the TAMHSC College of Medicine.

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Stan Twardy Jr. (Law ’76 L/M) is managing partner of the Day Pitney law firm.

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Linda Pressman Wenger (Col ’76) has joined Uniting Against Lung Cancer as its executive director. The foundation funds innovative research to find a cure for the nation’s leading cancer killer and works to increase awareness of the disease.

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Linda Pressman Wenger (Col ’76) has joined Uniting Against Lung Cancer as its executive director. The foundation funds innovative research to find a cure for the nation’s leading cancer killer and works to increase awareness of the disease.

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Michael Woodford (Engr ’76) has been promoted to vice president, standards, of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute in Arlington, Va. Mr. Woodford is a fellow of the Standards Engineering Society, serving as its certification committee chairman. He is a recipient of the American National Standards Institute’s Meritorious Service Award and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineering Exceptional Service Award.

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