The following Class Notes were received recently in the UW Oshkosh Alumni Office.
’60 Thomas Fuszard (LS) is a corporate communications consultant, speechwriter and speaker coach. He travels to Japan two or three times per year on business, and has three children and six grandchildren.
’65 Judith (Tighe) Stang (EHS) published her first book, “Lasting Impressions of Door County, an Artist’s Meditations.” The book includes more than 30 original paintings of Door County completed over 10 years.
’72 Jacqueline (Schleis) Yon (EHS) and ’82 (MSE) was honored as one of four outstanding graduates of Kewaunee High School at Build the Future’s Wall of Fame banquet in Kewaunee. She retired as Kewaunee School District elementary principal in 2007, after a 38-year career in the district.
’79 Karl Casper (EHS) and ’84 Kevin Casper (EHS), both former UW Oshkosh wrestlers, coach the Coleman High School wrestling team, which won the 2010 WIAA State Wrestling Championship.
’81 Robert Johnson (MS) is the executive director of American Foundation of Counseling Services in Green Bay.
’81 James Marten (LS), financial adviser for Merrill Lynch’s Phoenix, Ariz. office, was recognized on Barron’s “America’s Top 1,000 Advisers: State-by-State list
’83 Al Kilcoyne (LYA) was inducted into the Milton-Area Athletic Hall of Fame. He was a 10-time varsity letter winner for Milton High School and went on to wrestle at UW Oshkosh, where he twice qualified for NCAA Division III Championships.
’83 Juliette Sterkens (MS) was appointed to the American Academy of Audiology National Task Force on hearing loop technology, a joint task force with the Hearing Loss Association of America.
’84 Susan (Muza) Traska (B) is the new executive director of Winnebago County Literacy Council, a nonprofit organization that encourages lifelong literacy.
’85 Kristine (Jensen) McGarigle (N), vice president for patient care services at Good Samaritan Health Center in Milwaukee, has assumed the role of interim president during the search process.
’85 Myra Misles-Krhin (MS) was named the 2010 Wisconsin Elementary Principal of the Year. She is the principal of Barlow Park Elementary School in Ripon.
’85 Erin Murphy (N), a Minnesota state representative, was elected to the House District 64A seat in 2006 and is now in her second term. Before taking office, Murphy was a nurse, a healthcare lobbyist and a staffer in the Minnesota attorney general’s office.
’88 Margaret Holdorf (LS) is author of the recently published book, “Flickertail & Paint, Barnyard Sleuths.” She uses the pen name Mary Russel and resides in Fond du Lac.
’88 Jon Urben (LS) has been chosen by the Wisconsin Association of Public, Educational and Government Channels (WAPC) Board of Directors to be the 2010 inductee into the WAPC Hall of Fame. He was the director of media services for Oshkosh Community Media Services from 1991 to 2009 and was co-founder of the WAPC in 1998. He currently serves as the director of general services for the City of Oshkosh.
’90 Kim (Kreutzinger) Molitor (LS) is a relationship manager in the Oshkosh office for Reinhart Partners Inc., a Wisconsin-based investment firm.
’91 Deborah Cleveland (LS) published “Man from Macedonia,” a collaborative biography with Aaron Johnson, an African American Baptist preacher who worked closely with Martin Luther King and was devoted to civil rights issues.
’92 Rebecca Koszalinski (N) is a second year doctoral student studying disabilities and technology and a clinical faculty member at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla.
’93 Sharon (Linser) Johnson (LS) is executive director of the Kimberly Heart of the Valley YMCA in Kimberly.
’94 Todd Midtvedt (LS) is assistant creative director for Coalesce Inc. in Appleton.
’96 Ann (Rosinsky) Holsen (LS) opened Heavy Pedal Bicycles in Manitowoc with her husband, Dan.
’96 Daniel Posanski (LS) has been promoted to partner at Dempsey, Williamson, Kelly & Hertel, LLP in Oshkosh.
’00 John Feld (LS) is vice president and management supervisor for Cramer-Krasselt in Milwaukee, where he leads AirTran’s national public relations account and represents Briggs & Stratton Corp.
’01 Michael Dallman (MBA), a vice president for regional development at University Health Care, UW Hospital and clinics, is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He resides in Waunakee, with his wife Naomi.
’02 Lori Kraus (LS) is senior marketing coordinator at CNN/Turner Broadcasting in Atlanta, Ga., where she has worked in the newsroom, news feeds department and in on-air promotion. She has been with the company for six years.
’02 Joshua Springer (EHS), girls basketball head coach at Providence Day School in Charlotte, N.C., has guided his teams to two North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association state championships in his three years as coach. He also is a health and physical education teacher at the school.
’03 Michael Paul Miller (LS), a Seattle-based painter and a Peninsula College instructor of art, has been recognized with grants and shows in Wisconsin museums and New York City galleries.
’03 James Rennes (B) and ’07 (MBA) is senior business credit manager for Schreiber Foods in Green Bay.
’04 Mary-Margaret Michels (EHS), vocational coordinator for Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin in Menasha, will marry Christopher Sayeski in May. The couple will make their home in Two Rivers.
’06 Jamie Racine (LS) is a freelance journalist, grant writer and program coordinator based in Racine.
’07 Jared Pelski (B) is a senior adviser for Pantheon BC in Cudahy.
’09 Justin Ehlenbeck (B) is a partner with South Town Family Restaurant in New Holstein.
• AAS — Associate of Arts and Science Degree
• B — Business
• EHS — Education and Human Services
• LS — Letters and Science
• N — Nursing
• GMBA — Global Master of Business Administration
• MA — Master of Arts
• MBA— Master of Business Administration
• MPA — Master of Public Administration
• MS — Master of Science
• MSE — Master of Science in Education
• MSN — Master of Science in Nursing
• MST — Master of Science in Teaching
• MSW — Master of Social Work
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