Deborah Awai (Col ’81, Law ’84 L/M) has been appointed senior vice president of bank operations for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. She will provide executive leadership to the bank’s cash operations and will oversee district facilities management and workplace services. She has also been appointed to the bank’s executive committee and will retain the responsibilities of her previous positions, group vice president of the cash services division and Los Angeles branch deputy regional executive. Before joining the bank, she worked in private practice and served as senior counsel in the legal division of the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C.
Lee Ann Jerome Clements (Col ’81 L/M) was recently appointed associate provost for assessment and academic operations at Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida, where she has been a professor and administrator for 27 years. During her career at Jacksonville University, Ms. Clements has served in a number of roles, including chair of the division of science and mathematics and director of the environmental science and marine science departments. In addition, she has served on the board of trustees of Jacksonville’s Museum of Science and History since 2010. Ms. Clements lives in Jacksonville with her husband, Jeffrey Clements (Col ’81 L/M). In her spare time, she directs a church choir and sings in a community chorale.
Jim Davidson (Engr ’81) has been promoted to associate vice president of Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm. He currently manages the bridge department in the Fairfax, Virginia, transportation group, where his responsibilities include reviewing and supervising the design of bridges and other civil structures. A structural engineer and project manager with more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Davidson is a licensed professional engineer in 11 states and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Brian C. Drummond (Col ’81 L/M) received a 2016 Golden Gavel Award from the Fairfax Law Foundation. The awards recognize exceptional service to the Northern Virginia community.
David Massey (Col ’81, Law ’84 L/M) recently released his third album of original Americana songs, Until the Day Is Done. The record reached No. 169 on the Americana Music Association’s chart, and in May debuted at No. 11 on the Roots Music Report’s folk-rock album chart. Two songs from the album also debuted on the Roots Music Report’s folk-rock song chart, one at No. 2 and one at No. 3. Mr. Massey is a mergers and acquisitions partner at the Washington, D.C., office of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.
Kevan McCarten-Gibbs (Col ’81 L/M) has been appointed director of the department of emergency medicine at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland, California.
Patricia Fahed Trice (Educ ’81 L/M) has been named superintendent of the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind in Staunton, Virginia.
Maureen A. Wigge (Engr ’81 L/M) has been promoted to director of programs for the Electronic Warfare and Communications department of SRC, Inc. Ms. Wigge has 35 years of experience supporting Department of Defense technology development and has been a member of the SRC team for eight years.