Judith Baroody (Grad '85 L/M) has been named the U.S. State Department’s foreign policy adviser to the Defense Logistics Agency, the Department of Defense’s largest logistics combat support agency. The DLA, based out of headquarters at Fort Belvoir in Virginia, provides worldwide support to the military services as well as several civilian agencies and foreign countries.

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Laura DeLuca (Col '85 L/M) recently completed a novel, Lost Girl Found, to be published by Groundwood Books in March 2014.

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Donna L. Schminkey (Col '85, Nurs '88 L/M) has received a nursing scholarship from the March of Dimes for graduate and doctoral studies in the field of maternal-child nursing. Ms. Schminkey, a candidate for a 2018 Ph.D. from U.Va.’s School of Nursing, is specializing in multidisciplinary research on how social, emotional and psychological factors influence the biological processes of birth and child neurodevelopment. She has more than 26 years of experience in nursing and midwifery.

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Stephen Kabler (Col '85 ) has joined Potomac Law Group in Washington, D.C., as a partner in the firm’s intellectual property, media and entertainment, Internet and technology, and corporate practice groups. He represents early-stage and public companies in commercial and intellectual property matters, including advising clients in their business transactions and alliances, providing strategic guidance on launching new businesses and services, and licensing and protecting intellectual property assets. Mr. Kabler specializes in advising companies in the digital media and entertainment industries.

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Jim Kibler (Col '85 L/M) has been named senior vice president, external affairs and public policy, for AGL Resources in Atlanta. He directs the company’s public presence activities, including its federal and state governmental relations, community relations and economic development, and public policy functions. Mr. Kibler resides in Atlanta with his wife, Sara Catherine; and their three children.

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Renee Brooks Catacalos (Col '85 L/M) has been named executive director of the Potomac Valley chapter of the American Institute of Architects and executive vice president of the Potomac Valley Architecture Foundation. Ms. Catacalos previously served as deputy director of Future Harvest - A Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture.

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Ann Duffey Gaffey (Nurs '85 L/M) has been named to the board of the National Perinatal Information Center/Quality Analytic Services for the 2014 term. Ms. Gaffey has more than 25 years of experience in the health care field. She currently serves as senior vice president of health care risk management and patient safety for the professional liability division at Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc., where she is responsible for overseeing and providing consulting services to improve and enhance both risk management and patient safety programs. She is also an adjunct faculty member at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

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Virginia Barrett (Col '85 ) published a book of poetry, I Just Wear My Wings, with Jambu Press. Her previous publications include Infinite Love: Poems from a Course in Meditation, and Mbira Maker Blues: A Healing Journey to Zimbabwe. The San Francisco Chronicle recently featured Ms. Barrett for her editorial work on an anthology about the Occupy movement.

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Michael Bentley (Educ ’85) had a book, The Educator’s Field Guide: From Organization to Assessment (And Everything in Between), published by Corwin.

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Lisa K. Blake (Col ’85 L/M) was chosen as one of the top twenty country music program directors by Radio Ink magazine. She is station manager at WQDR 94.7 in Raleigh, Nc.

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Richelle Lyons Burnett (Engr ’85 L/M) co-founded US e-Chromic, a clean tech company. She recently moved to the Boulder, Colo., area.

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Laura DeLuca (Col ’85 L/M) has been accepted on the Fulbright Specialist Program roster and is awaiting an assignment in South Africa, where she will continue work with the Africa Institute of South Africa in Pretoria. She will be co-editor of a book that will focus on community-based peacebuilding in Africa. Ms. DeLuca has also been selected the program director for the University of Colorado’s Global Seminar in Tanzania.

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David A. Elliott (Col ’85 L/M) was recognized in the 2012 edition of Alabama Super Lawyers. He specializes in business litigation at Burr & Forman’s Birmingham office.

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Graham Gillen (Engr ’85 L/M) completed his certificate in management in the executive education program at the Darden School of Business at U.Va. on September 24, 2010.

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Andrew Glickman (Col ’85, Law ’91 L/M) has photographs from two of his portfolios featured in Street Photography Now, published by Thames and Hudson.  He resides with his family in Bethesda, Md.

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Susan Wingo Kiers (Col ’85 L/M) and her husband, John Kiers, have opened Ox-Eye Vineyards Tasting Room in Staunton, Va.

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Suzanne Klein (Arch ’85) recently joined EYP Architecture & Engineering as a senior project director in its higher education group.

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Lori Triff Kugler (Col ’85 L/M) married Geoffrey Post Day on Nov. 26, 2010, in their Concord, Mass., home. Ms. Kugler’s daughter, Charlotte, served as maid of honor.

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Andrew G. Lee (Col ’85, Med ’89 L/M) received the Faculty Teaching Award from the residents at The Methodist Hospital in Houston’s Texas Medical Center and will receive the American Academy of Ophthalmology Secretariat Award in November 2012. He is the chair of ophthalmology at The Methodist Hospital and professor of ophthalmology, neurology and neurosurgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Lee and his wife, Hilary A. Beaver (Med ’91), have two daughters, Rachel, 10, and Virginia, 8.

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Marshall, Wesley G.

Wesley G. Marshall (Col ’85, Law ’88 L/M) was appointed commissioner of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission by the General Assembly of Virginia on May 15, 2012. He serves as one of three commissioners who are appellate judges for the workers’ compensation system and share responsibility for administering the system and its 266-person independent state agency.

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Cyndee Perdue Moore (Col ’85, Educ ’02 L/M) is president of the Tennessee Association of Independent Colleges and Schools for the 2011 to 2013 term. She represents National College, where she has served as vice president of operations for the Tennessee region since 2004, and is active in efforts to educate federal and state lawmakers about the critical role of career colleges in the 21st century. Ms. Moore splits her time between Nashville and Danville, Va., where she and her husband spend their spare time restoring their Victorian home on Millionaires Row.

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Carolyn Nadeau (Col ’85)is the inaugural Byron S. Tucci Professor at Illinois Wesleyan University. Ms. Nadeau is professor of Hispanic studies and chair of the Hispanic studies department.

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Nelson Neal (Educ ’85) is associate professor of physical education and health at Marywood University in Scranton, Pa. He has been awarded a grant by Marywood University for the 2011-12 academic year to study whether a program of physical activity will improve academic test scores and reduce obesity in young adults. He has been teaching for more than 30 years and continues to give presentations at national conferences and have his work published in refereed journals.

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Gwendolyn Denise Perkins (Col ’85 L/M) received her doctorate in educational leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University in December 2011. She is a school administrator in Richmond, Va.

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Eduardo Ramos-Gomez (Law ’85) spoke at “Pacific Rim Markets and Opportunities,” a symposium hosted by the Holy Family University School of Business Administration in Philadelphia. He is a partner at Duane Morris and is based in Singapore.

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Carol W. Sherman (Col ’85 L/M) has been elected special counsel at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP.  Ms. Sherman is a member of the firm’s corporate department.  She focuses on corporate and securities law, include SEC reporting and compliance, equity and debt offerings, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions.

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Dan Sloan (Col ’85 L/M) had a book, Playing to Wiin: Nintendo and the Video Game Industry’s Greatest Comeback, published by Joseph Wiley & Sons in December 2010. He is a senior correspondent for Reuters, based in Tokyo.

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Allison Ferrill Stiller (Engr ’85) is the deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Navy for ship programs, as well as the sponsor for the USS Mississippi.

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Larry Thomas (Engr ’85 L/M) is the president and CEO of Primet Precision Materials, based in Ithaca, N.Y. Mr. Thomas has also joined the faculty of Lehigh University as an adjunct professor in entrepreneurship. He lives with his wife, Kim; and a daughter, Leili, in Allentown, Pa.

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Larry Thomas (Engr ’85 L/M) is the president and CEO of Primet Precision Materials, based in Ithaca, N.Y. Mr. Thomas has also joined the faculty of Lehigh University as an adjunct professor in entrepreneurship. He lives with his wife, Kim; and a daughter, Leili, in Allentown, Pa.

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Gary G. Wallace (Com ’85, Grad ’86 L/M) is a certified public accountant. He is a tax principal at Keiter Stephens, a CPA firm based in Richmond, Va. Mr. Wallace has more than 23 years of accounting experience both in the private and public sectors. He previously served as the chief financial officer for The Riverstone Group and CCA Industries, Inc., and as a tax partner with the Richmond office of KPMG.

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Glenn Williamson (Col ’85 L/M) and Dr. Kurtis Charles Birusingh were married Sept. 19, 2009, at Mr. Birusingh’s parent’s farm in Crescent, Iowa. Mr. Williamson is an independent film producer in Los Angeles. His films include “Sunshine Cleaning” and “Push,” which were released earlier this year, and “Hollywoodland,” which was released in 2006. He was an executive producer of “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” released in 2004. Mr. Williamson and is co-chairing his 25th U.Va. reunion and he showed his latest film, “Wonderful World,” at the 2009 Virginia Film Festival. He is also a board member for the Film Festival.

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Peg Willingham (Col ’85) is the executive director of the United Nation Foundation’s new Shot@Life campaign, whose mission is to protect children worldwide by providing life-saving vaccines where they are most needed. Ms. Willingham resides in Falls Church, Va., with her husband, Michael Bear; and daughter, Rebecca Namm.

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