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UHCL Alumni Class Notes are published twice a year in UHCL's Egret Magazine. The listings are broken down by graduation date and then alphabetically within each year.

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  • In Memory


    Joe Barnett, ’84 MBA, retired from Matheson Gas and lives in Webster.

    James BevilJames Bevil, ’83 BS, was named as guest curator for a new exhibit, “On the Run: Currency, Credit and Capitals of the Republic of Texas,” located at the Capitol Visitor Center, Austin.

    Ricci Ivers CasserlyRicci Ivers Casserly, ’84 MS, has published a children’s book, “Kathy’s Adventures.”

    Kathleen Clements, ’87 MS, is the chair of the education department at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine.

    Robert “Bob” Edmonds, ’80 BS, joined Gulfmark Offshore as director of orders to cash.

    Celia Garrett, ’85 MA, ’81 BS, retired and is now a substitute teacher for Taylor Independent School District and Round Rock ISD.

    Sharon Grudger, ’89 MA, ’80 BBA, works for Jewish Family Service-San Antonio as a therapist.

    Ronald Howell, ’82 MS, ’77 BA, is owner of TV Personnel and Safety Services, Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Sharon Jenkins, ’84 MA, is the World Languages department leader and teaches Spanish at Hightower High School, Fort Bend ISD.

    Diane Overman, ’83 MS, was accepted as a professional member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association and is the owner of Overman College Consulting.

    David Salva, ’88 BA, works for Military Personnel Services Corp. as a coordinator.

    Greg Scoggins, ’80 BS, is director of downstream planning at Pioneer Natural Resources.

    Rosanne ScottRosanne Scott, ’88 MS, a counselor for Pearland ISD, wrote two ebooks, “Fawn Forest ISD” and “Blue Bonnet ISD.”

    Shawn SybertShawn Sybert, ’88 BBA, is the owner of Whiskers of My Heart Pet Sitting LLC in League City.



    Marc Biehl, ’94 MHA/BBA, works for Baylor Scott & White Health as associate vice president of strategic planning.

    Donna Black, ’92 MA, ’88 BS, was selected by the National Association of School Psychologists for the 2014 Government and Professional Relations Outstanding Advocate Award.

    Gayle Cook, ’94 BS, is the city manager for Seabrook.

    Gina Davis, ’92 BBA, is an account manager at hibu.

    Francis Haggerty, ’95 MS, ’92 BS, has retired from Lee College, Baytown.

    Kristy Havard, ’99 BS, is a dyslexia intervention teacher for Pasadena ISD.

    Donnie Jones, ’91 BBA, is a senior sales representative for Amgen.

    Diane Listi, ’90 BS, is assistant district attorney for Chambers County.

    Morgan LoCaste, ’93 BS, is director of sales and marketing for Broadband One.

    Scott Marler, ’96 BA, presented his paper, “New Orleans, Latin America and the Afro-Caribbean World,” at a special conference of the Association of British American Nineteenth Century Historians. He also published “The Merchant’s Capital: New Orleans and the Political Economy of the 19th Century South.”

    Roy Milam, ’94 MBA, is president of Cornerstone Marriage and Family Ministries in Cypress.

    Keith Parrott, ’95 MHA, is chief executive officer of Baptist Health System in Birmingham, Alabama.

    S. Camille PeresS. Camille Peres, ’96 MA, ’90 BA, is an assistant professor at Texas A&M University.

    James Smalley, ’98 MS, is director of organizational development at Texas Children’s Hospital.

    Shane Spees, ’97 MHA, is president/CEO of North Mississippi Health Services.

    Terry Thornton, ’97 MBA, works for Goldman, Sachs & Co. as vice president of investment banking.

    Shelley Wooley, ’90 BS is a program director at Lake Superior State University.

    Chia-Ming Wu, ’98 MA, teaches for Plano ISD.



    Lejo Abraham, ’06 MBA, ’06 MS, ’02 BS, is vice president of investments/ financial adviser for Wells Fargo Advisers LLC.

    Alejandra Alcala, ’09 BS, is a bilingual elementary teacher for Pasadena ISD.

    Cheryl Brown, ’01 MA, is a partner with Brown & Brown, Attorneys at Law.

    Matthew Burke, ’03 MS, is director of performing and visual arts for La Porte ISD.

    Linda ButcherLinda Butcher, ’03 MA, is owner and lead therapist at Therapy Solutions 4 U, PLLC in Wharton.

    Catherine Crissey, ’02 MHA, is an investigative auditor for the Texas Attorney General Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

    Antoinette Green, ’05 MA, is vice president of diversity and inclusion for CHE Trinity Health.

    Dixie Jones, ’07 MS, is assistant principal at Mary Burks Marek Elementary, Alvin ISD.

    Verina KennedyVerina Kennedy, ’07 BS, ’07 MS,is a corporate accounting manager for Service Corporation International, Houston.

    Margaret KiddMargaret Kidd, ’08 MA, ’85 BBA, is completing doctoral work at Texas Southern University.

    Jill McCadden, ’04 BA, teaches ALPHA II Art for Clear Creek ISD.

    Stephen McCanlessStephen McCanless, ’04 MS, ’98 BA, is principal of Cleveland High School, Cleveland.

    Karin Miller, ’07 MS, is the assistant superintendent of support services for Texas City ISD.

    Julie OwensJulie Owens, ’00 BS, is a licensed professional counselor in Pearland.

    Misty Owens, ’08 BS, is an educator/coach for Clear Creek ISD.

    Robert “Jeff” PackRobert “Jeff” Pack, ’06 MS, is the principal of McAdams Junior High School in Dickinson. He received his Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Lamar University in 2013.

    Andrew Pegoda, ’08 BA, teaches at University of Houston and presented his paper, “Slavery, Historical Memory and Political Control in Texas,” at a special conference of the Association of British American Nineteenth Century Historians.

    Guruprasad Ramachandra, ’09 MS, works as a consultant for ERM Information Solutions. Shannon Rountree, ’07 MA, is a process safety assistant for Aon Energy Risk Engineering.

    Shannon Rountree, ’07 MA,is a process safety assistant for Aon Energy Risk Engineering.

    Barbara Sharp, ’07 BS, is a payroll operations accountant for Humble ISD.

    Leigh Ann ShelferLeigh Ann Shelfer, ’09 MA, wrote “The Last Nacho,” which was published in the May/June issue of “Life is Good!” magazine. She writes under the pen name Leigh Ann Thornton.

    Rajesh Shethia, ’01 MS, works for the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange as director of information technology.

    Craig Simons, ’00 BBA, is a real estate agent for Keller Williams Metropolitan in Houston.

    Amber Strickler, ’09 BFA, has gained national exposure for her photography project, “Pretty and Inked.” She is the owner of Zasey Photography.

    Ana Valenzuela, ’09 BS, is a clinical trainer for the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County.

    Lisa White, ’09 BS, is the finance director for the City of Hendersonville, North Carolina.

    Mellodee White, ’07 MS, works for The University of Texas Medical Branch as a research associate II.

    Robert White, ’04 BS, is a medical account representative for Patient Financial Services.



    Whitney Barwick, ’12 BS, is director of human resources for Intrigue Promotions Inc., Galveston.

    Melaine Bartsch, ’12 BS, is a web content specialist at Sam Houston State University.

    Gavito Cano, ’11 BS, works for Tanger Properties as the assistant general manager for the Tanger Outlets in Texas City.

    Ismael Capelo, ’14 Ed.D, has been appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to the School District Mentoring Program Advisory Committee.

    Siddharth Chandwani, ’13 MS, is a web developer for CyberThink Technologies.

    Kenneth Cunningham, ’12 MA, works as a database administrator for UHCL.

    Dennis Delgado, ’12 MA, ’10 BS, works as an administrative assistant at Continental Realty.

    Karen FiscusKaren Fiscus, ’12 MA, had her work “Balance” accepted into the 20th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts.

    Kamisha Francis, ’10 MHA, is a healthcare administrator in the U.S. Navy.

    Connie Fuentes, ’13 BS, is an adviser in distance education for Houston Community College.

    Krystal Hawks, ’10 MS, is the principal of Mary Burks Marek Elementary, Alvin ISD.

    Jennifer McNally, ’12 MA, ’09 BS, is an adjunct instructor at San Jacinto College, Pasadena.

    Ravindra Meka, ’12 MS, is a software developer for CYMA Systems Inc. in Oregon.

    Dawn Rodriguez, ’14 BS, works for Galveston ISD as a reading specialist.

    Gloria Rodriguez, ’14 BS, works for the Pasadena Police Department as a sex offender registration coordinator.

    Kimberly Sanders, ’12 MS, ’10 BS, works for NASA Johnson Space Center as a space ground link accountant.

    Nupura Sudrik, ’12 MS, is a buyer for Expro Americas.

    Abishek Vaidya, ’14 MS, is a research assistant for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

    Elizabeth Welch, ’12 BFA, has been accepted into the graduate program at Louisiana State University and will hold a teacher’s assistant position.

    Chelsie Wiatt, ’10 BS, works for Novatech International in sales/customer service. She married Teddy Fisk in December 2013.

    Stephanie Woods, ’11 BA, teaches English I for Magnolia ISD.


    In Memory

    Ramah Koenig O’Gorman, ’87 MS, passed away in January 2014.

    Cheryl Lynn Stoerner Tomlinson, ’82 BS, passed away in February 2014.

    Joe Charles Webb, ’84 BS, passed away in December 2013.

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