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Seventies

70 Class Secretary: Susan Gangemi Murphy, 204 Jackass Annie Rd., Minot, ME 04258 smurphy@bates.edu Class President: C. Ellen Yeaton Perry, 6 Laura Ln., Barrington, NH 03825-3217, e-maile_perry@hawking.unh.eduNext Reunion in 2004. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu
71 Class Secretary: Libby Glover Wiers, 4 Bigelow Rd., PO Box 159, St. Albans, ME 04971 Class President: Jan Face Glassman, 4 Whitman Dr., Granby, CT 06035-2709

Next Reunion in 2002. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu Carol Hendrickson received a Fulbright-Hays faculty grant for six months of anthropology research in Guatemala. Husband Mark will visit her there in May 1999. Upon returning home to Vermont, she says she’ll sort out fieldnotes in her new treehouse-study.
72 Class Secretary: Christine Love Pac, 515 Hall Hill Rd., Somers, CT 06071-1056 Class President: Wayne V. Loosigian, 58 Washington St., Exeter, NH 03833-2020, e-mail wloosigian@exeter.eduNext Reunion in 2002. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu
73 Class Secretary: Dorrie E. Mitchell, 27 Lilley Rd., West Hartford, CT 06119-1334, e-mail danaring@tiac.net Class President: Kaylee Masury, 40 Moses Gerrish Farmer Rd., Eliot, ME 03903-1810Next Reunion in 2002, Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu
74 Class Secretary: Julia Holmes Reuter, 822 Grover Hill Rd., Bethel, ME 04217 Class President: Paul M. Burke, 9 Hanson Rd., Andover, MA 01810-4507

Next Reunion in 2005. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu On Harbour Island in Narragansett, R.I.,Antonio Dias is a boat designer in his own company. He has an M.F.A. in painting from Bard College and earned an associate degree in boat building from Washington County Vocational Technical Institute…. Lehigh Univ. has promotedDiane T. Hyland to the rank of professor of psychology….John Toelken e-mailed news recently that he wasn’t able to attend the 25th Reunion in June because he was scheduled to be in Georgia for a four-week class for his new job as seized computer and evidence-recovery specialist for IRS Criminal Investigation Division. “I’ve been a special agent, IRS Criminal Investigation Division, since 1983. I’ve been providing extensive computer support for complex financial investigations for many years, in addition to conducting my own investigations. Now I will be specializing in computer support to investigations. This spring saw the roll out of my first computer program for nationwide use by IRS Criminal Investigation Division. (My senior-year roommate, Brad Hammond ’76, would get a chuckle now, after he watched me resist learning about computers at Bates.) While in Georgia I hope to have a mini-reunion with some Batesies. Maybe they will bring me news of the Reunion?”
75 Class Secretary: Carol Burgess Goetz, 27 Jewett St., Pepperell, MA 01463 Class President: Deanna L. Grayton, 301 Newbury St., Unit 193, Danvers, MA 01923

Next Reunion in 2000. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu
76 Class Secretary: Marjorie Poznansky Getz, 33 Old Powerhouse Rd., Falmouth Foreside, ME 04105, e-mailBates76@aol.com Class President: To Be Decided.

Next Reunion in 2001. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu
77 Co-Class Secretaries: David L. Foster, IOMA, 29 W. 35th St., , 5th floor, New York, NY 10001-2299, e-mail dfoster@ioma.com; Teryl Thomas Tornroos, 2112 Sumter Lake Dr., Marietta, GA 30062, e-mail tornroos@aol.com Co-Class Presidents: Molly H. Campbell and Nils Bonde-Henriksen, 659 Green St., Cambridge, MA 02139-3137

Next Reunion in 2002. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu John and Susan Young Haile report that their oldest son, David, is graduating from Western Reserve Academy and has joined the Class of 2003 at the U.S. Navel Academy. They enjoyed their summer 1998 trip to their camp at Androscoggin Lake in Wayne, Maine…. Dervilla McCann has joined the Androscoggin Cardiology Associates. She specializes in cardiac diseases among women, treating heart disease and hypertension…. Laura McLaughlin is proud to report that they just bought a 2,000- square-foot house in New Milford, Conn., and they’re enjoying all the space after years in their condo…. Check your bookstore forElizabeth Strout‘s must-read new book, Amy and Isabelle. It has had several good reviews and she was interviewed Feb. 23 on the Today show by Matt Lauer.
78 Class Secretary: Chip Beckwith, 200 Cabrini Blvd, Apt. 44, New York, NY 10033, chipwith@aol.com Class President: Mary Henderson Pressman, 209 Lukes Wood Rd., New Canaan, CT 06840-2204,rpressma@ix.netcom.comNext Reunion in 2003. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu Lyman Munson recently shared his first update in 20 years. He is branch underwriting director for Kemper Insurance in San Francisco. He received his M.B.A. from St. Mary’s College of California and J.D. from Golden Gate Univ. He’s a member of the California bar and does pro bono family law through the Bar Assn. of San Francisco. He’s also a member of board of directors of several San Francisco nonprofits, including Central City Hospitality House, Oakes Children’s Center, and The Orinda Assn. He lives in Orinda and is married to Patricia from San Francisco since 1984. “No kids, one German shephard mix dog, and I jog three to five miles per day.”
79 Class Secretary: Wendy K. Harris, 3489 Whytecliff Way, Sun Prairie, WI 53590-9490, e-mail harris@terracom.net Class President: Ronald J. Hemenway, 18 Neillian Way, Bedford, MA 01730-2306, e-mail rhemenway@hotmail.comNext Reunion in 2000. Got news? Tap out a note tomagazine@bates.edu Allyson Anderson-Sterling lives in Mansfield with her family. She continues to umpire field hockey and lacrosse for fun. She remains in close contact with ’80, Mary Raftery, Laurie Croot Newton, Alyson Patch’80, M.C. McNeill ’81, and Susan Doliner ’81…. Sharon Bomer Lauritsen is busy keeping up with three active children while balancing a new job working on agricultural trade negotiations at the White House’s Office of the U.S. Trade Tepresentative…. Margie Carpenter Welder recently left a traveling sales position to take a consulting job working out her home. Quitting at 3 p.m. every day allows her to volunteer in her daughter’s kindergarten class…. Jon Casey is busy keeping up with Chuck Laurie, Dan Scully ’80, Russ Swapp ’80, David Bourque, Jeff Starrett, and Peter Shaheen. He is part of a group of 16 alumni have gathered every Christmas since their freshman year. Way to go – we should all have such lasting friendships…. Bill Cody is president of a business management consulting company and sales manager for five marketing-related companies in Seattle. He is starting a venture capital fund to develop and acquire companies in the business-to-business marketplace…. Rob Cramer and wife Molly welcomed twin baby boys in March 1997. This now makes a family of six…. Susan Englund Gregg is coordinator of interdistrict grant programs for LEARN, a regional educational service. She write grants and works on curriculum development, as well as providing professional development workshops for area teachers….Donna Griffith Quinn has moved from New England to Great Falls, Va. “Although we are all adjusting to life by the Beltway, we miss New England.”… Ron Hemenway wishes to remind everyone that Reunion is June 2000. He hopes to see everyone there and says that reunions are lots of fun….Robin Kufel Kinley is keeping busy being the new Den leader for 14 little Cub Scouts. She finds time to make several quilts a month…. Mark Massa passed the series-7 exam for a securities license…. Janice McLean is working for Allmerica Financial primarily as a business systems consultant on new development projects. She has started work on a master’s in library science degree at Simmons College in Boston….Michelle Miclette has been working towards her state certification in long-term care administration in addition to being an “at home” mom…. Jackie Miller works for Medaphis Physician Services. She recently moved from Lewiston to Atlanta, when she became the director of regulatory affairs. She writes that she loves walking around all winter without a parka and boots…. From Portland, Ore.,Patrick Murphy writes that he is working hard at structural engineering and applying his carpentry skills to his home….Chris O’Leary recently joined Benchmarking Partners, an information technology consulting firm in Cambridge. He keeps busy working with vendors of information technology solutions to increase market share and product effectiveness….Steve Schmelz is busy with his four children, ages 6 to 17….Laurie Schultz Heim still lives and works on Capitol Hill. She is a foreign policy and defense advisor to Sen. Jim Jeffords from Vermont. She reports that Capitol Hill has become more kid-friendly in recent years and that there are more Bates stickers around all the time…. After five years in Paris and 17 years building an environmental services company, Sam Sirkin has moved to Portland, Ore. He is the deputy director of the state of Oregon’s Department of Economic and Community Development…. Bill Sweat has been living in Tokyo working with Fidelity Investments. “It’s been a great experience so far. The people I’ve met have been very warm and accepting and the culture is fascination – though not as different as you might expect.” If anyone would like to write, his e-mail address is bill.sweat@jp.fid-intl.com….Rob Thomas, along with three partners, created, marketed, and brought national attention to Krank20 – caffinated water. This product got him a spot on 48 Hours. After selling this, he is now a financial advisor and broker at Paine Webber working with business on corporate cash management….Peter Weimersheimer is finishing his last year as chief resident in emergency medicine at Boston City Hospital….Robert Willsey moved to California when The Travelers set up a new company for auto insurance in the state and they needed a chief actuary. He and his family have found the change from the East to West Coast quite interesting.

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