Class Notes — 1990sNotes submitted January 2012 - April 2012 | Submit your class note at online updates
Karen (Wauters) Bolssen ’90 business administration, is the manager at Humana Pharmacy Solutions and is also a group fitness instructor at Corporate Fitness Works in Green Bay.
Craig Cobane ’90 political science, is executive director of the Honors College and the Jarve Endowed Professor in Honors at Western Kentucky University.
Norbert Kox ’90 art, will be honored May 20 in West Bend with a lifetime achievement award from the Museum of Wisconsin Art. His surrealist, apocalyptic oil paintings continue to be exhibited widely, most recently at a Chicago exhibit co-sponsored by the Loyola University Museum of Art, and in show at La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles
Prof. John Katers ’91 environmental sciences and business administration, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from Green Bay Southwest High School at an all-school assembly on April 26. Katers, a nationally recognized authority in the field of waste-stream recycling, also holds a master’s in environmental science from UW-Green Bay (1993).
Jean LeVash ’91 economics, is a senior claims insurance adjuster at Schneider National and is currently the junior high basketball coach in Coleman, Wis.
Joe Marin ’91 English, is a recruiter at UnitedHealth Group and a staffing consultant at Kenexa, a human resources firm in Green Bay.
Chris Matheson ’91 communication processes, is the senior vice president and branch manager at Stifel Nicolaus, a Milwaukee-area financial services provider.
Sarah (LaFrombois) Pethan ’91 business administration, is a teacher for St. Bernard School in Green Bay. She was a Golden Apple teaching award recipient in April 2010.
Lisa (Laurant) Skaletski ’91 public and environmental administration, is a process manager at Pension Inc. in Green Bay.
Randall L. Smith ’91 English, has released Farm Fresh Flavors, a home cook’s encyclopedia for cooking, preserving and storing produce grown at home or purchased at the farmer’s market. Smith works as an executive chef in Washington, D.C.
Eric Stickney ’91 social change and development, is the director of educational research at Renaissance Learning, a computer software firm in Madison.
Bonnie Thomas ’91 communication processes, is based out of Neenah as an “itinerant teacher” for various Wisconsin school districts.
Rick Warpinski ’91 psychology and business administration, is director of the University Union at UW-Green Bay. He received a United Way of Brown County “Shining Star” award for the successful fall 2011 campaign he directed on campus.
Tony Bennett ’92 humanistic studies, earned enough votes for eighth place when ESPN.com asked fans to vote for college basketball’s all-time best three-point shooters. (It’s the 25th anniversary of the trey this season.) Bennett, had a Top 25-caliber season and upper-division ACC finish as coach of the Virginia Cavaliers.
Mary Marks ’92 human development and psychology, won recognition as a Green Bay Press-Gazette “Everyday Hero” for her work as director of social services and community outreach at St. Vincent de Paul in Green Bay.
Karen Faulkner ’93 psychology, is the executive director for the Golden House shelter in Green Bay and also assists with the local chamber’s Leadership Green Bay program.
Kathy Lichter ’93 master’s in administrative science, is a wholesaler, sales specialist and recruiter for Irrevocable Burial Trusts, Green Bay.
Michael Moore ’93 biology, is an environmental engineer with Georgia-Pacific, Green Bay.
Terrie Pohjola ’93 and ’02 managerial accounting and master’s in environmental science and policy, is the vice president of associations and programs for Secura Insurance, Appleton.
Robert Russell ’94 managerial accounting, is the operations manager for security integrations with LaForce, Inc., a door and door hardware manufacturer and distributor based in Green Bay.
Lisa (Oberweis) Cavil ’95 English, is an in-home counselor for Family Training Program, a non-profit service provider in Green Bay.
Bill Keck ’95 business administration, is the quality assurance process leader for Tufco Technologies, Inc., Green Bay.
Julia Nikas ’95 psychology, is a registered nurse and independent contractor with Univita in Madison.
Michelle (Siebold) Smith ’95 business administration, is the human resource manager for Kraft Foods in Chicago.
Kara (Coenen) Wills ’95 business administration, is a senior casualty claims adjuster at American Family Insurance, Appleton.
Chad Faries ’96 English and humanistic studies, an assistant professor at Savannah State University in Georgia, recently returned to the area for a reading from Drive Me Out of My Mind: 24 Houses in 10 years, a memoir of his hard-knocks upbringing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. A recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, Faries has taught and lived in Central Europe.
Shane Kohl ’96 communication processes, is the director of membership and annual giving for The Trout Museum of Art in Appleton.
Heather (Hoge) Rasmussen ’96 English, is a school counselor who coordinates the Vine Street alternative program for the Reedsburg School District.
Mary Strebel ’96 economics, is a research analyst and the director of field staff for St. Norbert College’s Strategic Research Institute.
Matt Bellisle ’97 art, is president of the Fox River Ad Club, creative director for Spark Advertising, Neenah, and owner of his own company, GravityDSN, an outlet for comics, illustration and design.
Bridget Carriveau ’97 art, is university webmaster for UW-Green Bay.
Alissa (Baird) Lodahl ’97 business administration, is the director of retail sales at Masters Gallery Foods in Charlotte, N.C.
Terrie (Schultz) MacNeil ’97 business administration, is the demand programs marketing manager for IBM in Green Bay.
Jessica Mueller ’97 elementary education, is the owner of Jessica’s School of Dance in Sheboygan.
Jessica (Roberts) Beckendorf ’98 urban and regional studies, is associate vice president of economic development for the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce.
Michele (Traurig) LaFond ’98 human development, is a crisis counselor at Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin, Inc., Green Bay.
Joseph Maguire II ’98 business administration, is a senior director in client management for Fidelity Investments, Providence, R.I.
Carrie (Ploeckelman) Baumann ’99 accounting, is a portfolio manager at Associated Bank, Wausau.
Sara Schmitz ’99 nutritional sciences, is a lecturer and director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics for UW-Green Bay.
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