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Class of 1990

Co-Class Secretaries: William P. Binan, 248 E 71st Street, Apt. 3-S, New York, NY 10021, van_gogh@usa.net; Christine S. Johnson, 66 Payson St., Portland, ME 04102, cj@axondm.com

Co-Class Presidents: David C. Hazlett, 12 Leo Rd., Marblehead, MA 01945, dhazlett@iramotorgroup.com; David W.B. Smith, 438 Seneca Rd., Great Falls, VA 22066

Next Reunion in 2005. Got news? Tap out a note to magazine@bates.edu! David Aarestad and Karen bought a house in a small village near London with a 1,000-year-old castle about 200 yards away. He continues his career as an international corporate lawyer, while Karen is director of development for Corpus Christi College at Cambridge…. Craig Abel-Palmer and Sam are about to adopt their third child, Charlie. They bought a new house in Shelburne, Vt., bigger than their old one…. Jessica Adler Clay and her family have moved to Potosi, Mo., where Jeff is the business administrator for the YMCA of the Ozarks. It’s more of a family vacation place, she says: “Club Med meets the family camping trip.” Any St. Louis Batesies around?… James Ash coaches freshman football and softball at Wellesley (Mass.) High School. He’s in his fifth year as a counselor there…. Joyce Bareikis El Kouarti is executive director of Moose Mountain Regional Greenways, a land-protection advocacy group based in the New Hampshire Lakes region…. Bill Binan was last seen auditioning in a small establishment somewhere in Chelsea, New York City, after the Todd Lee wedding. He still blames back up singers Hani Durzy and Bob Keenan for holding back his career as a diva…. Catherine Boosales Chandler started work as an radio frequency systems engineer at Raytheon in St. Petersburg, Fla., in June, then bought a house in Clearwater with her new husband in July, and graduated from the Univ. of South Florida with a B.S. in electrical engineering and an M.S. in RF engineering in August…. Ismael Carreras can’t find the TV remote after moving to a new house in Lexington, Mass. Andrea enjoys being an ice skating instructor, and Ismael is a senior research manager at Eidetics, a health-care marketing and consulting firm. He also teaches introductory statistics at Boston College’s School of Education…. After several years in the nonprofit/grantmaking world, and a few more home with her daughter, Connie Chaplan is shifting her focus to free-lance editing. Her daughter Sadie is 3…. Margaret Easton Watson is trying to convince Laura Hillier to move back to New England and is taking old house renovation tips from Molly Snow Robinson…. In August, Adrienne Ehlert Bashista and Mark had an intense and thrilling trip to Russia to meet their new son…. Brad Ellis is in his second year as assistant professor of Spanish at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wis. At Tim Nichol’s wedding to Anne Fentress, they saw Gary Abbagnaro, Greg Manthei, Greg Postel, Clark Russell, and Andy Tait…. Oguz Ersoy flirted with the idea of moving back to the U.S. from Sweden, but decided he would miss his seven-weeks paid vacation. He is an avid snowboarder and is looking forward to a few weeks in the Alps this winter…. Chris Huck recently got together with classmates Patrick McCullom, Steve Tesler, Ted Dixon, Bob Davidson, and Mark Burnett at Rick Matthews’s wedding in Lake Placid, N.Y…. Anne Jamieson Waehner and husband Kevin have abandoned the East Coast “like a broken-down car in the Callahan Tunnel” and are now in Los Angeles…. Yoon Joh is a clinical psychologist in New York City, and combines testing, therapy at a clinic, and private practice. She and her husband, Andrew, have settled in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn…. CJ Johnson got a break this summer from her design and marketing firm and hiked over 48 miles in the White Mountains. As class secretary, she reports that many people responded to her e-mail request for news as Michael Siekman did: “I will be out of the office from September 3 to September 9 and checking email only sporadically. If you need immediate assistance, please contact my secretary….” Chris Keller is starting his 10th year as a youth group advisor in Cleveland, Ohio. He loves working with teens and has even sent a few off to Bates. He is also the director of volunteer programs for Habitat for Humanity in Cleveland…. Karen LaConte Roberts left the corporate world to join Andy ’92 at his company, AMR Benefits Management. They sell health and welfare benefits to small and mid-sized companies. They live in Swampscott, Mass., and work in Marblehead. Most of the summer finds them on their boat…. Robert Mischler is an international tax partner with KPMG in midtown Manhattan. He planned to run in the New York marathon…. Rich Nolan is a government affairs consultant with Ball Janik in Washington, D.C. Heather Falk Nolan ’92 is the assistant treasurer at the Danaher Corp…. Marnie Patterson Cochran is senior editor of Da Capo Lifelong Books, an imprint of the Perseus Books Group that focuses on parenting, health, fitness, and self-help books…. Anne Pettigrew Woodruff works very parttime as an RN on a high-risk antepartum unit in an Anchorage hospital. She and Daniel ’88 and their three children manage to get back to Maine yearly, and enjoyed Daniel’s Reunion in June…. Christy Porter says their new child is “fabulous von dabulous.” She is in the psych department at Virginia Commonwealth Univ., while husband Josh Burk is at William & Mary, also in the psych department…. Kelli Reyngoudt taught a course for Upward Bound at the Univ. of Connecticut this summer and is in her sixth year advising college-bound students at St. Peter-Marian High School in Worcester, Mass. She says it is a lot of fun, “but it sure can make you feel old sometimes.”… Samantha Riley Sherman enjoys the constant excitement of career, marriage, and two wonderful little boys. She is a manager of store planning control at Limited Stores in Columbus, Ohio…. After 10 years in Manhattan, Julie Thompson Goldstein and family moved to West Hartford, Conn. She has just started an early childhood and family support program for the town of Avon’s board of education. She’s in touch with Sara Kagle…. Ted Walls is working on statistical methods for social scientific research at Penn State and editing a book on advanced techniques in this field. He’s also trying to increase his repertoire of Georgian folk songs. He saw Stephen and Kristi Morgan Provasnik over the summer and enjoyed a whale watch organized by Brian Holdridge. “Anyone know where George Pipiya is?” he asks…. Melissa Weisstuch is buying her first home in Scarsdale, N.Y. The building dates to 1929 and has a grand lobby and lots of fabulous architectural features.


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