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The following Class Notes were received recently in the UW Oshkosh Alumni Office:

’73 Harley Christensen (LS), of San Jose, Calif., was voted onto the Silicon Valley Blue Society Board of Directors.

’76 Debra (Jones) Schroeder (EHS), of Sherwood, wrote two books with ’83 Timothy Handrich (MSE), titled The Ultimate Middle School Counseling Handbook, and Help, I’m Living with a Tweenager.

’80 Donna (Bailie) Tieberg (LS), of Barrington, Ill., works for the American College of Surgeons. She manages the college’s 104 domestic and international chapters.

’86 Jenice Mischler (LS) and ’88 (MSE), of Green Lake, facilitated a no-cost, seven-week Career Search Boot Camp for residents of Green Lake County.

’87 Daniel Heimmermann (LS), of Rancho Viejo, Texas., will be the new provost and vice president at University of Texas of the Permian Basin in June.

’88 Gerald Noll (MBA), of Oconomowoc, started Gerald A. Noll Consulting, after working as vice president and chief financial officer at Rogers Memorial Hospital for 20 years.

’93 Timothy Rosenthal (EHS), of Beloit, has been named Teacher of the Month by the Beloit Rotary Club. He is the choral music teacher and drama director at Turner Middle School and High School.

’93 Karla (Tauferner) Swita (LS), of Mosinee, works as a freelance writer for YOU Magazine.

’94 Todd Cox (LS), of Madison, the author of Dizzlemuck, and After the Death of the Ice Cream Man, recently released his third novel Beast.

’98 Jessica King (LS), of Oshkosh, has been nominated for the Oshkosh Northwestern Media’s 4 under 40 recognition. She is an attorney at Compass Law.

’99 Tammy Schreiter (LS), of Madison, opened her own art gallery called Hatch Art House, located across from Willy Street Co-op in Madison.

’04 Debra (Basten) DeLeers (LS), of Green Bay, has joined Associated Bank’s private client and institutional services division as an assistant vice president and sales relationship manager.

’04 Alison Jacobs (EHS), of Neenah, was hired by Catalpa Health in Appleton as a mental health therapist, working with patients ages 6 to 18.

’08 Ashley Glime (LS), of Arlington, Va., is now an attorney at Rader, Fisherman and Grauer in Washington, D.C.

’09 Erik Lee (N), of Antigo, will present “A Model for Addressing Culture Issues in Learning and Work Environments” in the College of Menominee Nation’s 2014 faculty lecture series.

’09 Bethany Lerch (LS), of Oshkosh, an assistant lecturer of American studies at the University of Leipzig in Germany, is working on her first book.

’09 Joshua Mersberger (B), of Sheboygan Falls, a financial adviser at Mersberger Financial group, has completed the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) Professional Designation Program.

’10 Martin Prevost (LS), of Seymour, runs The Revelator Players Theatre. His play, The Last Night, will be performed at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in the Kimberly-Clark Theatre on May 24 at 7:30 p.m.

’10 Joseph Schieffer (EHS), of West Bend, is in his fourth month as assistant Barron County district attorney.

’12 David Radcliffe (LS), of Sussex, has joined the staff of the Watertown Daily Times. He will concentrate on sports coverage.

’13 Jaslyn Essman (EHS), of Sun Prairie, is a second-grade teacher at Gompers Elementary School in Madison. She also coaches the Waunakee-Deforest gymnastics team.

’13 Ian Olvera (LS), of Hudson, is the lead singer and guitarist for the band The Sleepwalkers, a group of four men with roots in the Fox Valley.

’14 Ross Helein (B), of De Pere, works for Schenck, as a staff accountant. He also is working to complete his CPA certification.

’14 Andrew Turner (LS), of Oshkosh, was hired by Bergstrom Automotive at Bergstrom Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram as a sales professional. He also will be getting married in September 2014


• AAS — Associate of Arts and Science Degree
• B — Business
• EHS — Education and Human Services
• LLCE  — Lifelong Learning and Community Engagement
• LS — Letters and Science
• N — Nursing

• DNP — Doctor of Nursing Practice
• 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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