Rose Gunthorpe, '81 BS Management Information Systems, is a senior programmer/analyst at 20th Century Fox Film Corp. She earned a master's degree in psychology with a concentration in organizational development from Antioch University in Los Angeles.
David Patterson, '81 BS Hotel Administration, is director of sales and marketing at the Palm Mountain Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, Calif. He moved to Palm Springs 17 years ago from Vancouver, Canada, where he served as sales director with the Empress Hotel. He and his wife, Madelene, have three shih tzu puppies.
Gretchen Fidler, '82 BS Hotel Administration, is director of health and safety for the Rappahannock area chapter of the American Red Cross. She is the mother of two and enjoys canoeing, hiking, and swimming. She lives in Fredericksburg, Va.
Melvin Pedras, '82 Ed.D. Educational Administration and Higher Education, is completing his 20th year as a professor of education at the University of Idaho in Moscow. He previously taught at the Community College of Southern Nevada for nine years. He is a ham radio enthusiast. He and his wife, Catherine, live in Moscow.
Mary Westbrook, '82 BS Finance, '85 MBA, moved to Solana Beach, Calif., three years ago. She recently started a mobile notary loan signing business and is exploring additional opportunities in the mortgage business. She enjoys walking on the beach, boating, and reading.
Francis Beckwith, '83 BA Philosophy, is associate director of the J. M. Dawson Institute of Church- State Studies and associate professor of church-state studies at Baylor University. He has written or edited more than a dozen books, including his most recent, Law, Darwinism, and Public Health, which was the subject of a positive book note in Harvard Law Review. He earned master's and doctoral degrees in philosophy from Fordham University and a master of juridical studies from the Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. He and his wife, Frankie, live in Woodway, Texas.
Don Ehehalt, '83 BS Hotel Administration, is director of business development for the western region of Savoya, a company offering chauffeured ground transportation services. He previously worked 16 years for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, most recently as assistant director of catering at the hotel company's Beverly Hills property. He lives in Los Angeles.
Steve Sepersky, '83 BS Management, is vice president for sales for SiJam Technology, a representative firm specializing in Fibre Channel and iSCSI computer storage controllers and networking. He and his wife, Susan, have a daughter, Serena. He enjoys golf, baseball, gardening, and going to the gym. He lives in La Quinta, Calif.
James Popovich, '84 BA Criminal Justice, recently was promoted to mid-Atlantic manager for Cunningham Lindsey North America claim services, an insurance investigation and claim services company. His region includes Washington, D.C.; Baltimore; and Norfolk and Richmond, Va. His hobbies include sailing on the Chesapeake Bay and participating in Civil War re-enactments. He is married to Susan Ehrenreich, '83 BA Political Science. She has taught political science at UNR, Hartnell College in California, and the State University of New York, Morrisville. She is working on a doctoral degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. They live in Richmond.
George Lorenzo, '85 BA English, is editor and publisher of Educational Pathways, a newsletter that reports on distance learning and teaching in higher education.
Ken Uhl, '86 BS Hotel Administration, is director of sales and marketing for Groth Vineyards and Winery in Oakville, Calif. He and his wife, Elizabeth, have two sons, Alex and Kenny. They live in Yountville.
Richard Winget, '86 BA Criminal Justice, is retired and living in Bozeman, Mont. He retired from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in 2003 after 30 years on the job. Later that year President Bush appointed him U.S Marshal for the District of Nevada. He resigned from that post in July 2004, following the retirement of his wife, so that they could fulfill their dream of living in Montana. His hobbies are skiing and collecting police patches.
Raquel D. Garnette, '87 BS Hotel Administration, has worked for the Bahamas Tourist Office in New York City since 1990. She recently was promoted to regional director for associations. She has a 20-month-old son and lives in Parlin, N.J.
Scott Shellman, '87 BS Hotel Administration, is the golf sales manager at the Coeur d'Alene Resort in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and owner of Kokomo's, a casual clothing retail store. He and his wife, Betsy, have two sons, Casey and Mitchell.
Patricia Greene, '88 MBA, is dean of the undergraduate school and holds the president's endowed chair in entrepreneurship at Babson College. She is a co-author of the recently published book, Clearing the Hurdles: Women Building High Growth Businesses. She lives in Needham, Mass.
Bill Ahern, '89 BS Marketing, has worked for JCPenney since 1990, relocating five times. He currently is a store manager in Phoenix. He enjoys golf and basketball. He and his wife, Sue, live in Phoenix.
Paul Biafore, '89 BSBA Management, is a financial advisor and a member of the Biafore Group in the Henderson office of Merrill Lynch.
James Reza, '89 BA Political Science, has been a Las Vegas destination and travel writer since 1992. He currently is a nightlife and dining columnist for the Las Vegas Mercury and the consultant editor for the 2005 edition of the Time Out guide to Las Vegas. He also is vice president of Cultural Development Co., a Nevada-based retail and hospitality development company that operates Globe Salon.