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Alumni Executive Council Officers:

* Indicates new member (elected June 2020)
Brian Abernethy '12Brian Abernethy '12 is the Director of Business Development for TSYS, residing in Charlotte, NC. While at St. Lawrence, Brian was an economics major with a minor in sports studies & exercise science. The Ballston Spa, NY, native was a goalkeeper on the men's soccer team, playing for current St. Lawrence athletic director Bob Durocher. He participated in the study abroad program, spending the spring semester of 2011 on the London Programme. Brian completed his MBA at Wake Forest University in the fall of 2017.
Braulio-Acuria-13Braulio (Brawl-Lee-O) Acuria '13* is a proud Bronx native and first-generation American and has completed his degree in Environmental Studies at St. Lawrence. In addition, he received his Master’s in Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania. During his time, Braulio was a part of the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), a Community Assistant, Black Student Union member, Thelmo delegate and winner of the Jeffrey Campbell Award his senior year. One of Braulio’s most impactful experience came from participating the off-campus program, The Adirondack Semester. Braulio’s professional background comes from supporting his community in the Bronx. He recently transitioned out of buildOn, where he served alongside Bronx youth in many service-learning projects. For nearly 5 years, he organized 25,000 hours of service and helped build 6 schools across the world with youth. Today, Braulio is mentoring a caseload of Bronx youth in academic and socio-emotional support. His hobbies include spending time with his nephews, traveling, hiking and watching/reading anime.
Gretchen Kyrtiz Bates '82, P'20Gretchen Kyrtiz Bates '82, P'20 and her husband, Stephen, have three children: Joshua, 31, who is gainfully employed in the Boston area; Charlie, who sadly, and unexpectedly, passed away from SUDEP in 2011 at the age of 23 after battling uncontrolled epilepsy and autism; and Charlotte, who will be graduating from St. Lawrence in 2020. Gretchen continues to be involved in numerous charities, mainly focused on special needs, veterans, and the arts. She has also served St. Lawrence as a member of the Parents Committee and as a Saints Network event volunteer. After St. Lawrence and before children, Gretchen worked for Sebree Gallery and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. Over the years, she has held numerous positions in her husband's contract manufacturing company. She enjoys time with family, friends, skiing, tennis, golf, and is excited to be a member of the Alumni Council and help carry on the mission of St. Lawrence.
Mary-Baucom-13Mary Baucom '13* is a Marketing Manager of the Direct Ad Sales team at Healthline Media in San Francisco where she creates pitches and proposals for potential advertisers. She attended Northwestern University immediately following SLU where she earned a Master of Science from the Medill School of Journalism. She has been with Healthline since 2014 — holding positions on the editorial and post-sales teams — as the company grew to become the #1 health site. While at St. Lawrence, she double majored in English and Government. She was an active member of the Thelmothesian Society, editor of the Gridiron Yearbook, and Student Director of the WORD Studio.  
Dave-Bickford-00Dave Bickford '00 leads global client relationships for CoinDesk, which includes the blockchain industry leading Consensus events, CoinDesk digital media, and data & research. CoinDesk sits at the center of the highly engaged blockchain community, and Dave works with forward-thinking companies of all sizes across various sectors and regions, namely enterprise tech, global consultancies, financial services, education, legal, digital asset & tokenization, and more. In his time at CoinDesk, Dave has seen the introduction of Blockchain Week NYC in partnership with the City of New York, of which Consensus is the anchor, the September 2018 launch of Consensus: Asia, and the 2nd year of Consensus: Invest for institutional investors. Prior to joining CoinDesk, Dave spent 12 years at Bloomberg and CNBC in media sales and 5 years at NBC News and Turner Sports in TV production. Dave lives in NYC with his wife Kate and daughter Piper, SLU class of '31.
Sajana-Blank-08Sajana Blank '08 grew up in Vermont and graduated with honors in Global Studies and a Minor in African Studies. She held leadership roles in Oxfam and Amnesty International, and was a member of SLU Dance Team and Dance Ensemble all four years of school. Her semester abroad experiences in Kenya and India were integral to her studies and helped shape her personal and professional trajectory post-college. Sajana started a career in International Education when she returned to SLU in 2010 as the Assistant Director of the Center for International and Intercultural Studies. This allowed Sajana to strengthen her commitment to SLU while broadening her understanding of the student experience and the importance of a liberal arts education. After her time at St. Lawrence, Sajana moved to New York City where she currently resides. She holds a MS from Fordham University in Nonprofit Leadership, where she currently works as an international educator. Sajana is deeply committed to peace and social justice, working with young people and having the chance to meet new people and travel the world.  
Anne-Cassidy-Ferris-74Anne Ferris Cassidy '74* earned a B.A. at St. Lawrence with a multi-field major in radio/television and speech.  She was active at KSLU and The Gridiron.  She participated in CDC's tutoring outreach efforts with an eight child family in Hermon.  Anne began her working life in Macy's Executive Training Program.  After more than a decade in Macy stores, she pivoted to the non-profit world.  She was an active volunteer at Earthplace in Westport, Connecticut, culminating with a successful building campaign.  Anne then returned to the business world as a paralegal.  After 25 years, she is now the most senior real estate paralegal at Pullman & Comley, LLC in Westport.  Since leaving St. Lawrence, Anna has been an active alumna, participating in regional alumni events.  She has been a reunion class co-chair, is a co-chair of the Laurentians Give Committee and is a member of the Manley Society.  Anne lives in Norwalk, Connecticut with her husband Ray.  
Alyssa Smith Cochran '10Alyssa Smith Cochran '10 lives in Chicago, IL with her husband Andrew Cochran '10 and their daughter Abigail.  While at St. Lawrence, Alyssa majored in English and was a member of Delta Delta Delta and the Women’s Squash team. After graduating, Alyssa spent several years as a member of the Special Events team at the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in New York City.  In Chicago, she worked with the Alzheimer's Association as an Associate Director of Relationship Events and continues to follow her passion for nonprofit work by volunteering with local charities. 
Sam_Colton-16Samantha Colton '16* is an Account Executive at Edelman, a global public relations agency. There she specializes in communications for some of the largest names in the beauty industry such as Dove, and for up and coming Unilever hair and skincare brands like AHC, Emerge and The Good Stuff. Prior to this role, Samantha was an Assistant Account Executive at Ogilvy Public Relations supporting healthcare clients like Bristol-Myers Squibb.  Samantha graduated from St. Lawrence with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and a double minor in Gender & Sexuality and Film Studies. After graduation, she moved back to her hometown, Syracuse, NY, and completed a Master of Science in Public Relations at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.  While at St. Lawrence, Samantha was a Presidential Diversity Scholar and stayed busy outside of the classroom as an active member of ACE, SLU Advocates, Senior/Junior Class Council, and as the founding chair of the Thelomathesian Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She also served as an Admissions Ambassador, Community Assistant, Student Activities Assistant, and participated in the New York City Semester program.
Elizabeth A. Colucci '87, P'17, from Buffalo, NY, has worked in higher education her entire career. She is the Director of Fellowships and Scholarships, an office she created at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. Elizabeth is responsible for all efforts surrounding undergraduate and graduate student competitive awards. In this role, she works with outstanding students as they compete for national and international awards. Elizabeth also manages the university's internal graduate fellowship funds. Elizabeth earned a MA in Higher Education Administration from Boston College and worked at Simmons College School of Social Work and Michigan State University prior to working at the University at Buffalo (UB). Elizabeth (Beth while she was at St. Lawrence) was an economics major, a member of Chi Omega, studied abroad in Spain, was on the Orientation Planning Committee and Parents Weekend Committee, and was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa and Thelmo. She also worked in the Admissions Office, was a tour guide, and interned there, as well. Since graduating, she has been a LINC mentor, Reunion Planning Committee member (multiple times), and Admissions volunteer. Elizabeth has a son, Peter Rasimas, who graduated from St. Lawrence in 2017 and now lives in Austin, TX, and a son, Andrew Rasimas who graduated from UB and is a videographer. She has three bonus children, Catherine, Julie and John. She has enjoyed being a student, alumnae, a St. Lawrence parent and a member of the Alumni Executive Council. In her free time, she likes to entertain, travel, and spend time with her family and fiancé, Greg Meyer. (Wedding postponed until 2021!)
Paul Danielson '67, P'96, treasurer of the Alumni Executive Council, is an oral and Maxillofacial surgeon who retired from clinical practice in June 2015. He has been active professionally, serving on the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as an examiner and as President in 2000. He is Chair of the Division of Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery, at the University of Vermont Medical Center, and was president of the Medical Staff in 2008. He is currently on the Board of Trustees of the University of Vermont Medical Center Foundation. His son, Gregory '96, is married to classmate Cindy Enman '96. His daughter, Emily, and her husband are both dentists, practicing in Burlington, VT. Paul enjoys sailing on Lake Champlain and golfing in Florida.
Missy_Decamp-81 Missy DeCamp '81*, originally from Wilton, Connecticut, graduated Cum Laude from St. Lawrence in 1981.  A history major, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and Phi Alpha Theta National History Honorary Society.  Following graduation she moved to Washington, DC where she has held numerous positions in and out of government.  Missy currently works part-time as Senior Associate with Pangburn International, an executive recruiting firm.  She has been an active volunteer over the years, mostly in education and in the arts.  Her interests include reading, tennis, paddle tennis, cycling and art history.  Missy's husband David works in commercial real estate in the DC area.  They have two children: Emma, a 2017 graduate of Middlebury, currently living in San Francisco and Henry, who graduated from Denison in 2019 and lives in Boston.
Penn Egbert '99Penn Egbert '99 is a Managing Director and Co-Director of Americas Equity Research at Goldman Sachs in New York. Mr. Egbert previously served as Head of Global Markets Research, Americas at Nomura Securities International, Inc., in New York, and served on the firm's Global Research Executive Committee. Penn joined Nomura in February 2015 as the Director of Equity Research for the Americas. Prior to joining Nomura, he was the Head of Equity Product Management, Americas at Barclays and Lehman Brothers in New York. Penn began his career at UBS and PaineWebber in New York. Mr. Egbert serves on the Board of Directors of the Parkinson's Foundation and on its Executive Committee. Penn graduated with a B.A. from St. Lawrence University.
Nancy Mott Frank '67Nancy Mott Frank '67 was a French major at St. Lawrence and went on the Year Abroad to Rouen, France. After college, Nancy taught French, married, and had two children. In her married life, she was an active volunteer and a founding member of four non-profits: a drug and alcohol education awareness for educators; The American Friends of the Episcopal Church of Sudan - an advocacy and link organization between American Episcopal dioceses and South Sudanese Episcopal dioceses (serving as Executive Director for four years); Water for South Sudan, which has dug 325 wells in the Bahr el Ghazaal, Wau, area of South Sudan; and the Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network, which houses homeless families in faith congregations (serving as Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary). Nancy has attended all of her St. Lawrence reunions and chaired several. She and her husband, Bob, loved the "SLU on the Slopes" ski trips and enjoyed at least 20 years at Canaras with their family: son Wright and daughter Libby. She has been an advocate for a 2018 graduate of St. Lawrence - Victoria Deng, a Sudanese refugee - attending Family weekends with her. Nancy is a member of the G. Atwood Manley Society and is a past honoree of the Sol Feinstone Award. Husband, Bob '67, is a past Alumni Council President and a past University Trustee. Her hobbies include reading, knitting, skiing, cooking, and being a grandma.
Paige Friedlander '16Paige Friedlander '16 is the Talent Manager at MassChallenge, a non-profit startup accelerator. While at St. Lawrence, Paige majored in Sociology and Performance and Communication Arts and minored in European Studies. She studied abroad twice; a summer in Ethiopia and a semester in the Czech Republic. On campus she worked as an Admissions Ambassador and Senior Fellow. She also worked with the Communications department on the @StLawrenceU Social Media Team. She volunteered as an Orientation Leader, president of the Advocates, Senior Class Council representative and figure skating coach at Appleton Arena. She also belonged to and was president of Kappa Delta Sigma. After graduation, Paige moved to Boston, Massachusetts where she has serves on the Mayor’s millennial council. She has continued to engage with SLU through admissions and on the Young Alumni League.
Evelin-Gilbert-21Evelin Gilbert '21* is a first-generation, Afro-Hispanic American pursuing a degree in Psychology and a double minor in Public Health and Anthropology. Evelin is planning on attending graduate school upon completion at SLU and specialize in child psychology. At SLU, she has formed part of many organizations including having participated in the Women’s Track and Field, the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, the Athlete Advisory Committee, Community Mentor for the SLU Community Based Learning program, a tutor for the Reading & Math program at the Canton School District, and an active member of the Black Student Union and CareFree Black Girls. Off campus, she is certified and works as a daycare assistant through the Office of Children and Family Services. During the summer of 2019, she interned as a Community Health worker with the Community Service Society in New York City. Evelin chose to enroll at SLU because of its strong academic programs, its notable alumni and networking connections, numerous opportunities to explore diverse career options, and the strong sense of community and outreach. With this background, she looks forward to working with the Alumni Executive Council and helping to build a stronger relationship between students, alumni, and the community at SLU.
Scott Giles '82, P'15Scott Giles '82, P'15 is President and CEO of the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC), a public corporation dedicated to the post-secondary education and training needs of Vermont students and their families. Prior to joining VSAC, he served as Deputy Chief of Staff to the House Science Committee and as senior professional staff of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. He currently serves on the boards of the National Council on Community and Education Partnerships, the Education Finance Council, the National Council on Higher Education Resources, the Vermont Business Roundtable, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont, the Vermont Higher Education Council, the Vermont Workforce Investment Board, and chairs the Vermont PreK-16 Council. While at St. Lawrence, he majored in Religious Studies and served as Director of the Singing Saints and President of Thelmo. Scott holds an MA and PhD in Religious Studies with concentrations in bioethics and religious ethics from the University of Virginia, and speaks and writes extensively on education finance policy. Originally from Fairport, NY, he lives in Shelburne, VT, with his wife, Kate Lalley, and has participated in the Sophomore Boot Camp and LINC mentoring program. His dissertation was on the frequency and justification of lying in politics and his hobbies include cycling, sailing, and reading the occasional Congressional Record.
Rob Glass '13J. Robert Glass '13 is a Key Account Manager at Putnam Investments, residing in Boston, MA. While at St. Lawrence, Rob was a Community Service Scholar, Admissions Ambassador, and Government Major. The Cazenovia, NY, native was President of Thelmo and Student Delegate to the Board of Trustees. He participated in the study abroad program, spending the spring semester of 2012 in Vienna, Austria. Rob serves as Chair of the Genesis Foundation Young Leaders Executive Board and serves on the Advisory Council for Youth Enrichment Services. He has served St. Lawrence in the past as a young alumni committee member, Laurentian Admissions Associate, career advisor, and Saints Network event volunteer. Rob enjoys alpine skiing, golfing, and spending time on the water.
Cheryl-Gross-72Cheryl Gross '72 is the Founder and President of a Business Consultancy which provides Project Management and Facilitation to the Financial Services Industry. Cheryl holds an MBA from Babson College and is an adjunct faculty member in the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University. At St. Lawrence, she double majored in Psychology and History, volunteered with the Orientation Committee and belonged to Alpha Delta Pi. As an alumna, Cheryl has been involved as a reunion co-chair and with the Sophomore Boot Camp Program. Cheryl and her husband Gene Mally ’72 live in Hingham, MA and enjoy bicycle touring and golf.
Jim Hakewill '05Jim Hakewill '05 is a director and DCI specialist for MFS Fund Distributors, Inc., a subsidiary of MFS Investment Management®. He works with retirement plan advisors and plan sponsors to position MFS investment products in defined contribution plans. Jim joined MFS in 2017. His previous experience includes five years as a DCIO specialist at Manning & Napier, where he was responsible for coordinating all aspects of the firm's DC advisory relationships, specifically in the Eastern region. Jim earned his BA in economics from St. Lawrence and played on the men's ice hockey team. He is married to Megan Walsh Hakewill '03, M'05. They live in Saratoga Springs, NY, and have 3 children.
Molly Shubert Hann '03Molly Shubert Hann '03 is an associate attorney with Fischer, Bessette, Muldowney & McArdle, in Tupper Lake, New York, assisting clients in the areas of real estate, estate planning and probate, municipal law, workers' compensation, and social security disability. Previously, she was the Deputy Public Defender for Essex County, New York, where she represented indigent clients facing criminal charges. Born and raised in Lake Placid, she was an Augsbury/North Country Scholar. She majored in Environmental Studies and Government, with a European Studies minor; highlights of her studies included a lengthy internship with Canton Mayor Robert Wells and a semester in Denmark. She was a sexual assault Advocate, worked in the Brush Art Gallery, was the philanthropy chair for Kappa Delta Sigma her junior year, and was a member of the Outing Club. She serves on the Barkeater Trails Alliance board of directors and the Lake Placid Shore Owners' Association. She lives in Saranac Lake with her husband, Stephen Hann '97, and their two boys, where they enjoy skiing, camping, sailing, and paddling.
Shannon Hughes '11Shannon Hughes Hartz '11 has been a Project Manager at Kasselman Solar since August 2017. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, painting and being outside as much as possible. After graduating from St. Lawrence, she started working at The Sage Colleges in their Institutional Advancement department, while simultaneously completing an MS in Organization Management. Her thesis focused on the relationship between The Sage Colleges endowment fund and their operating budget when compared to the other schools within The New American Colleges & Universities consortium. Shannon then worked at Siena College on their Annual Giving team, developing both Reunion & Parent Giving, and most recently at the Albany Medical Center Foundation. She currently serves as a council member on her high school’s (Albany Academy for Girls) Alumnae Association. While at St. Lawrence, Shannon majored in Performance and Communication Arts, and minored in Educational Studies. She served as a Thelomathesian senator, participated in the SLU Reading Buddies program, and was very involved as a SLU Advocate. Shannon was also an Orientation Leader and a proud sister of Kappa Delta Sigma. For the past few years, she has been involved with the Young Alumni Committee, and recently served as a Reunion Development Committee Co-Chair for her class.
Ed-HigginsEd Higgins '68 has more than 40 years of experience as an insurance agent and is currently Vice President of  Thousand Islands Agency, which he purchased in 1979 and perpetuated to his son and daughter in 2012. He has served as President of the Independent Insurance Agents' Association of New York (IIABNY), State National Director for New York, and is a past chairman of the national Agent’s Council for Technology (A.C.T.).  Ed is also a Past Chair of the international Applied Client Network User Group. He has taught a variety of insurance related courses for the Independent Insurance and Brokers of New York and is a national speaker regarding insurance agency technology and efficient office workflow models as well as value added service models for insurance agents.  At St. Lawrence, Ed was a Psychology major, a member of ROTC, a Sigma Chi brother and a residential coordinator his junior and senior year.  As an alumnus, he has offered career advice to St. Lawrence students as both a Career Advisor and Shadow-a-Saint sponsor, has chaired his 15th and 25th reunions and most recently chaired his milestone 50th Reunion Planning Committee in 2018.  Ed lives with his wife, Laura, in Clayton, NY.
Ben-IrelandBen Ireland '00 graduated from St. Lawrence with a B.A. in Economics.  During his time on campus, Ben was an Admissions Ambassador, served as a member of the Judicial Appeals Board, a student representative on Thelmo, and was a member of Phi Sigma Kappa.  Most recently, Ben was the Head of Strategy & Acquisitions for Nielsen Entertainment, the global leader in measurement & insights for Sports, Music, eSports, Games & Books.  Previously, Ben held several divisional CFO roles within Nielsen across the digital & marketing effectiveness space.  Prior to joining Nielsen, Ben started his career and spent 8 years at General Electric in their leadership programs and roles of increasing responsibility.  Ben lives in New York City with his wife, Phuong and two children, Lucy & James.
Donald Jenkins '84, P'11, P'14Donald W. Jenkins '84, P'11, '14 is a financial advisor focusing on portfolio construction and retirement planning in South Burlington, VT. He was an economics major at St. Lawrence and played on the tennis team, missing one season due to participating in the Vienna semester abroad. After working as a CPA for 8 years, Don has been an investment advisor since 1998. Don is a member of the South Burlington Rotary Club and serves on the fundraising committee for the South Burlington Community Library. Additionally, he is on the Board of Trustees of the Greensboro Association (Greensboro, VT). Over the years, Don has regularly visited St. Lawrence to watch Kelley '11 play tennis, and to see Ben '14 pitch for the baseball team. Don continues to enjoy playing tennis, while he also makes time for platform tennis in the winter and golf in the summer. Don enjoys serving on the Council and helping to move St. Lawrence forward.
Julius-G-Johnson-89-P21Julius G. Johnson '89, P'21* is the President and CEO of Johnson Development LLC, a US Defense contracting company based in Hawkinsville, GA.  He is also the founder of The Newberry Foundation, an education-based nonprofit.   At St. Lawrence Julius served as President of the Black Student Union, played varsity basketball, and participated in the Kenya study abroad program.  After graduating, Julius taught at The George School and then completed his MA degree in African Studies at Yale.  Julius was then accepted into the Japanese Exchange Teacher’s (JET) program in Utsunomiya-shi, Japan.  He then gained Hill experience at The Library of Congress and the National Democratic Institute (NDI).  Julius then travelled to Malawi and served as the Country Director for the nonprofit, Africare.  Following Malawi, he lived in Saudi Arabia for several years where he served as a Defense language Instructor preparing Saudi Officers for professional US military training. Julius was then tapped to serve as the Regional Coordinator for the Middle East and East Africa within the Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) for the Global McGovern Dole School-feeding initiative. Julius then served with the Obama Administration in Afghanistan and the Foreign Service Institute (FSI).  He is currently a candidate for his PhD in the Department of African Studies at Howard University. Julius enjoys all things outdoors, is an avid reader/conversationalist and has an insatiable desire for learning new things. He lives between Washington, DC and Georgia with his wife Ameenah, an engineer and co-founder of Johnson Development.  They have 4 precious children, Muhammad 22, Adam 7, Abel 2, and Mariah-Rose 11 months. Julius is honored to serve on the Executive Alumni Council with such an esteemed group of Alumni and give back to current students at St. Lawrence University.
Mike Kallet '72Mike Kallet '72 is a financial services professional who retired as CEO from Oneida Financial Corp after a 32 year career, when it was acquired by Community Bank in 2015. He continues to serve the company on the Board of Directors. Prior to Oneida he began his banking career with The Bank Of New York. He has served on numerous professional and community service boards including Oneida Healthcare Center for over 25 years (currently serving as vice-Chairman), past-Trustee and past-Chair of Cazenovia College, and Trustee and past-Chair of the Tri-Valley YMCA. Mike graduated from St. Lawrence with a degree in music and went on to further education at the Berklee College of Music and Syracuse University. While at St. Lawrence he became part of The Miner Street Band which still plays together several times a year, including an occasional summer gig at Canaras. Retirement now gives him more time for music, skiing, biking and travel. Mike and Karen have 2 children, Jeff and Kathryn, and live in Fayetteville, NY
Sally-Neuber-KellySally Neuber Kelly '80, P'15 resides in Queensbury, NY.  At St. Lawrence, Sally majored in Government and Biology.  She participated in the Kenya semester program in 1979, was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and a disc jockey for the campus radio KSLU.  She continued her education at Georgetown University earning a master’s degree in Public Policy.  Sally was a policy analyst at the US Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, DC for several years.  (While in DC, a young Universalist minister named Bill Fox, officiated the wedding of Sally and Dave Kelly '78.  Who knew then that years later, Fox would become our St. Lawrence President?)  As an alumna, Sally has been a Laurentian Admissions Associate, a member of the Parents Committee, and a host for many Summer Send-Off events with first-year students, upper classmen and parents.  In 2014, Sally and Dave established a fund to provide financial support to the Kenyan Scholars at St. Lawrence.  Sally has enjoyed many years of serving in leadership roles on the Queensbury School PTSA.  Dave and Sally have two boys, Troy (Colgate ’17) and Sean ’15.  Sean also participated in the Kenya Semester Program in the spring of 2014.  This inspired a family safari and visit to the new SLU campus near Nairobi.  Sean currently lives in Washington, DC and works for a nonprofit involved with economic advancement for East African communities.
Carol Lancaster ’71Carol Lancaster '71, from Bedford Hills, NY, majored in mathematics and was a member of Pi Mu Epsilon. Her senior year she was a Resident Assistant in Lee Hall and served on the Judiciary Board. She attended graduate school at the Medical University of South Carolina, earning a MS and PhD in biostatistics. Carol accepted a position there doing evaluation and assessment. She retired in 2013 as Professor Emerita. She is active in the local chapter of Sigma Xi and a longtime member of the American Statistical Association, traveling with them as a member of their delegation to China in 2010. Carol has worked with St. Lawrence’s gifts committee for many years and attended all of her St. Lawrence reunions. She resides in Charleston, SC, with her husband, Steve King.
Paul-LeviPaul Levi '62 entered the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in September following his graduation from St. Lawrence. He was stimulated to enter the dental profession by Michael Gridley a sigma Chi Fraternity brother. After graduation from Tufts in 1966, he accepted a general practice residency (internship) in Burlington, VT. The internship furthered his interest in medicine and specifically in periodontology after working with Vermont’s only periodontist, David Faigel. He was allocated to the US Navy and served as an officer at Great Lakes Naval Training Center in North Chicago, Illinois for two years, where he was assigned to be the periodontist for the recruits. While in Chicago, he met and married Patty J. Nichol in 1968, and following two-years in the Navy, they moved to the Boston area, where he did his postdoctoral periodontal training at Tufts. The Levis moved to Burlington at the completion of his specialty training in 1971, and he has been practicing periodontology there ever since. Paul began teaching dental school at Harvard in 1994 and has been teaching at Harvard and Tufts ever since. He very much enjoys teaching, and will be moving to Boston permanently in October ending nearly 48 years of practice in Burlington. Dentistry and specifically periodontics is not only his profession but a hobby.  Paul has always been very active in periodontics locally, nationally, and internationally, and spent a year in Barcelona teaching at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. Paul is eager to be on the St. Lawrence University Alumni Council and will enjoy working with all of you. 
Chelsea-Nuffer-LloydChelsea Nuffer Lloyd '10, vice president of the Alumni Executive Council, graduated from St. Lawrence with a B.A. in Performance & Communication Arts. At St. Lawrence, Chelsea was an Admissions Ambassador, a Communications Intern, and participated on the varsity cross country and track & field teams. She captained the cross country squad to a second place finish at NCAAs in 2009. Chelsea is a National Account Executive for The Coca-Cola Company. She and her husband David '08 live in Atlanta, GA, where they host gatherings for Atlanta-area Laurentians.
Don-Martin-70-M-72Don Martin '70, M '72*, graduated from St. Lawrence with a B.A. in Economics and a masters degree in Educational Administration.  He spent 27 years of his career on the administrative staff at Colgate University, last serving as the Director of Advancement for Capital and Planned Giving until his retirement. Between stints at Colgate he served as Director of Alumni Relations at St. Lawrence and VP of Foley Real Estate on Cape Cod. He continued to consult with various non-profit institutions including the US Ski Team Foundation.  While at St. Lawrence he was a member of Beta Theta Pi and received his commission through ROTC.  A captain of the lacrosse team, he was also an all-conference player on the football team. He now serves on his 50th Reunion Committee.  He and his wife, Suzanne Lueth Martin ’72, owner of her real estate company, reside in Hamilton, NY and have two sons – Bradley (Middlebury’98) and Jeffrey (Middlebury’03) and four grandchildren.  He enjoys family, friends, squash, tennis, skiing and summers at their camp in the Adirondacks.
Jennifer-Hammer-McGee-90Jennifer Hammer McGee '90* is the Global Chief Compliance Officer for Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.  She has been at Otsuka for more than nine years, and prior to Otsuka, was an attorney in the Washington, DC office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon.  She received her JD from University of Maryland School of Law and graduated from SLU double majoring in Government and History, with a minor in Asian Studies.   While at SLU, she was a Trustee Scholar and active in Chi Omega, Army ROTC, cross country, as a tour guide, and studied abroad in Vienna.  She met her husband, Bob McGee, ’86, while in the Army.  They have lived in Arizona, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Belgium and Maryland, and both Jen and Bob retired from the US Army.  They have three adult children and live in Annapolis, Maryland.  Jen is passionate about SLU and excited to contribute to ensuring we have the strongest alumni network of any university!
Anne McManusAnne McGrath McManus '75 is Executive Editor at U.S. News & World Report in Washington, D.C., where she oversees events programming and several annual special issues in higher education and medicine, including Best Graduate Schools, Best Colleges, and Best Hospitals. She previously was the health editor for both the weekly newsmagazine and usnews.com, and, as a reporter, wrote extensively on education, personal finance, and investing. She majored in English and French at SLU and was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. A native of Lowville, N.Y., she taught high school English for several years before earning a master's in communications at Syracuse University in 1979 and launching a journalism career as a reporter at Forbes magazine in New York. She lives in Silver Spring, MD.
Sally McSweeneySally Barker McSweeney '84, P'18 lives in Plattsburgh, NY. While at St. Lawrence, Sally majored in English – Writing, obtained her teaching certificate, and took hotel management classes at Canton ATC (now SUNY Canton). Sally was a student bell ringer of the Bachellor Memorial Chimes, a literacy volunteer, an admissions tour guide, a student manager of the North Country Pub, and a member of Kappa Delta Sigma sorority. Sally retired from a career as Associate Director of Resort Sales for Hyatt Hotels and Resorts' Caribbean Resort division and now works as a manager in an orthodontic office. As an alumna, she volunteered as a class reporter and an event planner for the Northern California alumni group. Sally and her husband, Tim, have two children: Connor (SLU '18) and Lucy (University of Richmond '21).
Stevie MacPhee Michaelson '66, M'87Stevie MacPhee Michaelson '66, M'87 is a long time Cantonian and retired school counselor/psychiatric social worker. She married a St. Lawrence classmate from '66 (though 12 years later!) Her husband, Jim, is a retired teacher, coach, and athletic administrator. Their leisure years are spent on the many opportunities for involvement that a small college town offers. Stevie has joined the New Horizons Band and jazz band, a group for "mature" musical neophytes who play for occasional events and organizations in St. Lawrence County. She takes advantage of the fitness center at St. Lawrence for a couple of sets of tennis each week, and is forever involved in the local Universalist Unitarian Church life. Her dad was a 1943 graduate of St. Lawrence's theological school. She has been on several local boards, including the Canton Church and Community Program, Red Cross volunteer, Canton Day Care Center, and SLU Hockey Boosters, and for most of the last 35 years has served as a faithful alumna and advisor at Kappa Kappa Gamma. She and Jim co-chaired their 50th St. Lawrence reunion in June 2016.
Susan Eichman North '76, president of the Alumni Executive Council, works in the pharmaceutical industry managing clinical research studies in oncology and other indications. Sue and her husband are fortunate to have careers that are location-independent, which allows them to split their time between Fleming Island, FL, and Woolwich, ME. She was a chemistry major at St. Lawrence and a member of Delta Delta Delta, the Chemistry Honor Society, and the Sociology Honor Society. Following St. Lawrence, Sue received her MBA from Babson College and her Masters in Clinical Investigation from Mass General Institute of Health Professionals.
Laura PatrickLaura Taylor Patrick '83, P'18, secretary of the Alumni Executive Council, is originally from Rochester, NY, and currently resides in Chatham, NJ. After graduation, she worked in residential property management before continuing her education at the University of Rochester's Simon Business School, earning an MBA in finance and marketing. Laura worked for AT&T in marketing and new product development for 12 years before leaving to stay home with her two daughters, Grace '18 and Audrey (Columbia '20). While at St. Lawrence, Laura was an English Literature major and a member of KDS and the swim team coached by the beloved Bob Northrop. She participated in the Vienna program abroad during the fall of her senior year. As an alumna, Laura has twice-served on her class reunion development committee (30th reunion co-chair) and is a Laurentian Admissions Associate.
Amy Pollard '81Amy Pollard '81 is a Regional Director of Major Gifts at Phillips Exeter Academy, focusing on alumni who live in California. While at St. Lawrence, she majored in Psychology and was on the Orientation Planning Board, the Parent's Weekend Committee, the basketball team, and she was a Resident Assistant and a member of Delta Delta Delta. Her son (UColorado Boulder '15) and daughter (Rollins '16) are working in Boston. Amy is originally from Darien, CT and now lives in Newburyport, MA. She likes to travel, bike, play tennis, and ski.
Tarrah-Price-21Tarrah Price '21* is a proud Canadian from Toronto, Ontario. At St. Lawrence she is a student-athlete on the Alpine Ski Team and is majoring in Psychology and Business in the Liberal Arts. Some involvements around campus include: engaging with prospective students through being an Admissions Ambassador, engaging with current students through being an Orientation Leader, being an active member of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC), and serving the Student Alumni Association. Tarrah participated in the study abroad program, spending the summer of 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel and fall semester of 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic. Tarrah enjoys traveling, hiking, biking, and photography. She looks forward to the year and continuing to bridge the gap between students and alumni in the Laurentian community.
Sohel-RanaSohel Rana '21 lives in Manhattan, NY and is originally from Bangladesh.  He is pursuing a double major in Environmental Studies combined with Government, and Performance and Communication Arts. Sohel is planning to attend law school upon his graduation. Sohel does his best to contribute positively to the St. Lawrence Community.  On campus, he is the Treasurer of the Association For Campus Entertainment (ACE), served as Vice President and as a Senator in Thelmothesian Society and is a member of the Class of 2021. His Thelmo committee service includes Diversity and Inclusion, Canton Community Outreach, Student Life, the Center for International and Intercultural Studies, and Education Technology. Sohel holds leadership positions in several multicultural organizations such as the Social Saints and Islamic Culture Club and represents these clubs and organizations on the Intersectional Board of United Voices. Off campus, he volunteers with both the University Community Based Learning and Volunteer Services for Campus Kitchens and Habitat for Humanity, and Potsdam Humane Society. In New York City, Sohel is a Youth Ambassador for Lawyers for Children where he represents people who come from abusive homes and also immigrant children and families.  On his own time Sohel enjoys soccer, ice skating, outdoor adventures, traveling and learning about different culture and customs. Sohel chose to enroll at St. Lawrence University because of alumni networking, the HEOP program and the fact that everyone at St. Lawrence cares about students’ success and offers never ending opportunities. During the Multicultural Visit Day, the moment he got off the bus and set foot on campus, Sohel fell in love with the St. Lawrence community and its culture. It’s a place he calls his home. Through the Alumni Council, Sohel is looking forward to advocating for the needs of students and building a strong relationship between the administration, the faculty, and the student body as a whole.  He will work to help the SLU community be more diverse and inclusive so that everyone feels safe and welcomed.
Michael Richman '68Michael Richman '68 of Great Neck, NY, is retired from Variety Accessories which was in Sunnyside, NY, in Queens.  He is a veteran of Viet Nam serving in the Army. For many years he was a Customer Service Representative in several industries.  He worked for Pony Sports in the early ‘80s, Bonjour International for the late ‘80s to the early ’90s, and for Variety from the early ‘90s to 2011.  He then retired.   He has been an active alumnus as a co-chair of several reunions.  In addition, he was active on his Village Planning Board.
Beth RussellElizabeth (Beth) Moore Russell '05 graduated from St. Lawrence with a double major in English and Fine Arts. While attending St. Lawrence, Beth was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma, played on the Women's Lacrosse Team, and participated in the London Study Abroad Program, where she interned with Sotheby's International. Upon graduation, she began her career with L'Oreal International in New York City, working on the Ralph Lauren Fragrance brand in Global Marketing. After L'Oreal, Beth transitioned to LVMH, where she guided the Fresh brand while she continued her work in Global Marketing, concentrating in brand management, new product launches, and expanding distribution in various Asian countries, including China. She and her husband, Rob Russell '03, live in Rowayton, CT, and have 3 children. Beth is now actively involved in recruiting local high school students to St. Lawrence as well as conducting alumni admissions interviews. She is also involved in her children's preschool, and regularly gets together with her St. Lawrence friends.
Dennis P. Ryan '86 is Director of Industry Relations at CGI Federal. At St. Lawrence, he majored in English with a concentration in writing, and his activities included Orientation Leader, Outing Club, KSLU, president of Circle K, Sigma Chi member and officer, rugby, JV soccer, and the London semester. He has also served as a Class Agent and a reunion Development Committee member. Putting his liberal arts education to good and varied use, Dennis has taught English in Spain and worked in a family insurance business, as a speechwriter in Congress, as a fundraiser for a national political committee, and as a senior executive at two state agencies. Dennis served a five-year term on the Camp Dudley Board of Trustees which, like the AEC, is made up of dedicated alums whose lives have been shaped by the institution. Dennis lives in Delmar, NY, with his wife, Robyn, a writer and lawyer at the NYS Education Department, who is finishing her first novel; daughter, Chandler (Bates 2019), and sons, Aidan (19) and Finn (16).
Molly Ryan '05 recently became Chief of Staff for Assemblyman D. Billy Jones, based in Plattsburgh, NY.  Prior to that, she was the Manager of Volunteer Services at the University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (UVMHN-CVPH) in Plattsburgh, NY. Molly is president for Rotary International, Champlain-Rouses Point Chapter; President of Champlain Valley Business and Professional Women; and has served as a Reunion Planning Volunteer. Prior to her work at UVMHN-CVPH, Molly served as the Constituent Liaison for Congressman William Owens, NY-21, while also working as a Canvass Leader on his 2009 historic campaign for election. While at St. Lawrence, Molly majored in Government while serving on Thelmo as a Senator, Secretary, and Elections Chairperson. Molly was also a member of Kappa Delta Sigma & Omicron Delta Kappa, a participant in the Washington Semester Program, a Community Assistant (RA), and a founding member of the 2001 Model United Nations. Molly and her husband, Eric Gadway, live with their two children, Kiera and Kael, in Rouses Point, NY.
Mike SantiniMichael J. Santini '00 is a Managing Director at One William Street Capital Management. He majored in Economics and Speech and Theater. At St. Lawrence, he played Varsity Lacrosse and was a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity, where he was president. As an alumnus, he has worked on the reunion development committee, has sponsored an internship as part of the New York City Semester, and has mentored members of the Men's Lacrosse team. He resides in New York City with his wife, Liz, and their two boys, Alexis and Julian. In his free time, he coaches his boys' lacrosse team.
Doug-Smith-05Doug Smith '05 lives with his wife Amanda Smith '04, along with their two future Laurentians Aubrey and Cole, in Newtown, Connecticut.  Doug studied Neuroscience at St. Lawrence and went on to medical school and residency in Philadelphia.  He works in the Emergency Department at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut.  He fondly remembers his time with SLU Emergency Medical Services and as captain of the Men's Varsity crew team.
Doug-SternDoug Stern '81 is the Managing Partner of Jaged Capital Partners, an investment partnership in New York. Doug previously was a Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Business Development and Client Service in Securities Finance at State Street Bank in Boston and New York. He joined State Street from JP Morgan in New York where he was a Managing Director in their Prime Brokerage business. Prior to joining JP Morgan he was in Prime Brokerage at Morgan Stanley in New York. Doug began his career at Schroder & Co in New York and Procter & Gamble in Cincinatti and New York. Doug serves on the board of advisors to several private companies and has served on the board of the YMCA of Rye NY. In addition, he is a frequent guest lecturer at Baruch College, part of the City University of New York ( CUNY). While at St. Lawrence, Doug majored in economics, was a member of Omicorn Delta Episilon, the International Economics Honor Society and played football and lacrosse. As an alumnus, he serves as a LINC mentor and has been a part of the Reunion Planning process.
Hamidou Sylla ’21Hamidou (Hammi) Sylla '21* grew up in the Bronx, NY but is originally from Guinea Conakry. He is a Government major and French minor at St. Lawrence University. He is involved in many areas around campus life. He is currently the President of the Association for Campus Entertainment, a member of Men in Color, the African Student Union and the Black Student Union. He spent summer 2019 doing research with the Ronald E. McNair Program under the supervision of Dr. Allen Draper. He is constantly hosting events on campus to bring awareness to issues that matter and encourage conversation with different groups that would otherwise never be in the same room. After St. Lawrence University, he hopes to pursue a joint degree combining JD and MPP.
Jeff Wells '67Jeff Wells '67 graduated from St. Lawrence with a degree in Sociology and a minor in Economics. He served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Training, and Loss Prevention for Circuit City Stores from 1996-2004. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and Vice President, Human Resources, for Toys "R" Us, Inc. His career with Toys "R" Us encompassed responsibilities for all Human Resource activities for Toys - USA; corporate, international, and indirectly, for Kids "R" Us. During his association with TRU, he had seen the company grow from one billion dollars to over $15 billion in 1996. Prior to joining Toys "R" Us, Jeff served as SVP, Human Resources, for Gimbels-Pittsburgh for seven years, and 10 years with Sears Roebuck. Jeff's professional and community service includes: past Chairman of the Committee on Employment Law of the National Retail Federation; Chairman Emeritus of the New Jersey Retail Merchants Association; Commonwealth of Virginia Blind and Visually Impaired Rehabilitation Advisory Council; former Chairman of the Board of INROADS, Virginia; Corporate Advisory Board at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia; Board of the NRF Foundation Education & Advancement Committee; Editorial Review Board of Chief Learning Magazine; corporate advisory board of UniCru corporation, and has been recently invited to serve as a Human Resource Thought Leader for the Human Capital Institute. Jeff has served St. Lawrence as a past Laurentian Admissions Associate, career advisor/internship provider, and reunion development and planning committee member. After retiring from Circuit City Stores, Jeff founded his own company, Human Capabilities LLC. His mission is to assist companies in maximizing the capabilities of their human capital.
Sarah Pitts Wieland '92Sarah Pitts Wieland '92 was on the swim team at St. Lawrence and a member of Delta Delta Delta. She was also involved in the Thelomathesian Society and went abroad her junior year to study French and International Government for a semester in Paris, France, and a semester in Geneva, Switzerland. Sarah has extensive experience in financial planning analysis and appreciates assisting clients navigate and implement financial solutions that are most suitable for their long-term success. Working for a boutique wealth management firm, Sarah provided portfolio management support and conducted financial analysis for clients. She has completed her Certified Financial Planning (CFP®) course work and received her MBA with honors from Northeastern University. In her spare time, Sarah teaches Vinyasa yoga in Concord, MA, where she currently resides with her husband, Peter Alexander Wieland '91, and their identical twins, Ashley and Caroline. Sarah volunteers on the Board of Directors of Concord Country Club, where she serves as Secretary. She also serves on the Investment and Finance Committee of Concord Country Club, where she is also involved in long range planning. Sarah has also served in multiple roles on the Concord Paddle Tennis Board. She has served St. Lawrence as a career advisor and reunion planning committee member.
Julie Willis '79, P'12Julie Willis '79, P'12 from Baltimore, MD, majored in Sociology and received her AAS in Environmental Design from Parsons. After working in the corporate design field, she went on to renovate and manage rental properties the Boston area. Julie has coached youth lacrosse, volunteered with DVVAP - Domestic Violence Victims Advocacy Program, and has her real estate license working as a broker with Barrett-Sotheby's in Concord, MA. She has three children: two daughters, Hallie (St. Joseph's '14) and Meg (Bowdoin '17), and a son, Reiley, who graduated from St. Lawrence in 2012. Julie loves the outdoors. She is an avid painter and hiker, having recently completed her second round of climbing all 46 high peaks in the ADKs. She has served on the national board of Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and is currently serving on the Nature Conservancy - ADK Chapter Board and the Adirondack Land Trust Board.
Randy-Wilson-02Randy Wilson '02, grew up in the Hudson Valley and has family ties to the North Country. Mr. Wilson attended St. Lawrence with a Merit Scholarship and was an Economics Major. He studied aboard as part of the Washington Semester at American University and DIS Copenhagen programs. After St. Lawrence, Randy received his MBA from Cornell University and he has worked in Corporate Finance roles at Bank of America and Terex. Randy lives in Greenwich, CT.
Dylan-Woolf-21Dylan Woolf ’21* is a senior pursuing a degree in Economics with a double minor in Statistics and Sports & Exercise Science. On campus, Dylan is the captain of the Men’s Ice Hockey team, an active member of the Crown Royalties Investment Club as well as the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC). This summer, Dylan has accepted an internship at Baystate Wealth Management in Boston where he hopes to begin a career in Finance following graduation. In his free time, Dylan enjoys golfing, traveling, cooking, and playing the guitar.
Gary-Zonitch-03Gary D. Zonitch '03, originally from North Greenbush, NY, is the Regional Construction Manager for McDonald’s USA, LLC in Atlanta, GA, where he is responsible for all corporate-led construction of McDonald’s restaurants, from new construction to remodels and rebuilds for an area inclusive of almost 800 restaurants with collective revenue over $2.0 billion.  Prior to his current role,  he was an Area Construction Manager for McDonald’s (2008-2012), completed the McDonald’s Development Leadership Program in 2011 and was a Real Estate Associate and Construction Project Manager at Aaron Rents, Inc. (2004-2008).  After completing a double major in Economics and Psychology at St. Lawrence, Gary studied at Clarkson for a year to attain his MBA via the 4+1 program and then moved to Atlanta in June of 2004. While at St. Lawrence, Gary was a member and VP of University Relations of Thelmo, Senior Class Vice President, member of Omicron Delta Kappa and the Psi Chi psychology honorary, and a Community Assistant for 3 years.  Since graduating from St. Lawrence, Gary has served as co-chair of the 10th and 15th reunions for his class, volunteered and supported his local Ronald McDonald House Charities, and served on his Homeowners’ Association Boards as Vice President and President.  In his spare time, Gary enjoys home improvement projects, cooking and traveling. 

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