Monday, March 14, 2011

Class Notes: 1975

Roy Gedat (B.A.) of Norway, ME, is county treasurer in Bethel, ME ... Iris Grover (M.S.Ed.) of Lynbrook, NY, was elected to the Literacy Nassau board of directors. Literacy Nassau is the only
no-cost, learner-centered literacy organization in Nassau County, providing one-to-one and small group tutoring for adults who seek to improve their basic literacy or English speaking skills ... Robert Harrison (D.A.S.) of East Meadow, NY, was honored by Town Councilman Gary Hudes for hosting a photo exhibition at the Wantagh Library. His photo display was also part of an exhibition at the East Meadow, Jericho, and Merrick public libraries. In July he was featured as Hofstra’s Alumnus of the Month ... Christian N. Braunlich (B.A.) of Alexandria, VA, was appointed to the Board of Education by Governor Robert F. McDonnell. Mr. Braunlich is vice president of the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy and currently serves on the board of College Access Fairfax and the Fairfax Partnership for Youth. He also leads the Hofstra Club of Washington, D.C. ... Allen DeLeon (B.B.A.) of Gaithersburg, MD, has been appointed chairman of the Maryland Association of CPAs. Mr. DeLeon is a founding partner of DeLeon & Stang, which focuses on audit, tax, financial and advisory services for business and not-forprofit organizations ... Robert Harrison (C.A.S.) of East Meadow, NY, received a citation from the office of the executive of Nassau County. Mr. Harrison was recognized for his contributions as a successful communications manager, author, poet, cartoonist, historian, play writer, children’s book writer, newspaper and documentation photographer, playwriter, and staff writer ... Karol J. Kain (B.B.A.) of South Setauket, NY, has been selected as one of Long Island’s Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business. Ms. Kain is chief financial officer of the Stony Brook Foundation and vice president for finance and administration at Stony Brook University. She has also been appointed to the board of directors for Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. ... Erich Linker (ALND) of Flourtown, PA, is vice president of national sales at the Journal Register Company, a leading multimedia company in local news and information ... Elizabeth Morgan (C.A.S.) of Hagerstown, MD, is executive director of America’s Promise Alliance’s Grad Nation initiative ... Judge Jay B. Rosman (B.A.) of Bonita Springs, FL, has become chief judge over a five-county circuit. He was a private attorney before serving as a prosecutor and public defender, and taught business and criminal law at local universities. He was previously appointed county judge in 1986 and was a circuit judge since 1992 ... Dr. Pamela D. Straker (M.A., Ph.D. ’79) of Brooklyn, NY, is a licensed psychologist; workplace strategist for managers, small business owners, and human resource personnel; and author of the book Let Me Stop You Right There and 28 Other Lines Every CEO, Manager, and Supervisor Should Know. Dr. Straker has more than 25 years of experience as a mental health and management professional.


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