|The magazine of University of Houston-Clear Lake
spring 2012 | volume 18 | number 2
Mark Edwards, '87 BS, married Trish Barnett Nov. 3, 2011. He owns Edwards Insurance Locator in Lancaster, Ohio.
Leslie Guditis, '84 BBA, is core faculty at Capella University, Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Counseling/Marriage and Family Therapy.
Dorothy Hagan, '89 BA, finished her second novel, "The Offshore Triumphs of Karla Jean."
Steven Jamail, '89 MS, retired as principal at Dobie High School, Pasadena ISD after 11 years.
Kirk Lewis, '83 MS, was honored by Texas Tech University as a Red Raiders Distinguished Alumnus.
Shannon McClendon, '89 BS, has joined Gardere's Energy Group in Austin, Texas, as a partner.
Wanda Mercado- Arroyo, '87 MS, is president and CEO at AM International Consultants Inc. in Trexlertown, Pa.
Tricia Berry, '99 MBA, has co-authored her second book, "You Can't Eat Your Degree."
Donna Lord Black, '92 MA, '88 BS, has been reappointed by Gov. Rick Perry to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
Joanne Blocker, '95 MS, is director of academics for Gateway Regional School District in Huntington, Mass.
Terri Brooks, '94 BS, has been named a principal at UHY Advisors, a tax and business consulting firm.
Susan Blair Callaway, '98 MHA/MBA, '91 BBA, is chief financial officer for Texas Orthopedic Hospital.
Robert McReynolds, '98 BS, is the assistant principal at Columbia High School, Columbia-Brazoria ISD.
Siba Moukayed, '94 BBA, is a director at Playwell International Co., LLC and lives in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Keith Parrott, '95 MHA, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer of Baptist Health System in Birmingham, Ala.
Joshua Putter, '91 MHA/MBA, is the chief operating officer for Steward Health Care System.
Mary Lynne Barends, '01 BA, celebrated 10 years with NASA in September 2010. She has returned to UHCL as a graduate student in the digital media studies program.
Melissa Black, '00 BBA, is director of marketing for the Pearland Economic Development Corp.
Tracy Cobb, '05 MS, married Joshua Cash Oct. 8, 2011. She is a school counselor at Roosevelt-Wilson Elementary in Texas City ISD.
Amy Denton, '09 MA, is teaching history at Lone Star College.
Anne Dickens, '03 MA, '00 BS, has completed her Ed.D in Educational Leadership at Lamar University.
James Harvey, '01 BA, is teaching music and history at Alvin Community College and Brazosport College.
Haley Hedderick, '04 BA, won this year's Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce poster design contest for the chamber's 17th annual Clear Lake Crawfish Festival and Gumbo Cook-off.
Sue Lienhart, '05 MA, teaches art at Clear Creek High School. Her art was displayed at San Jacinto College South's high school faculty outreach exhibition.
Carrie Lowery, '07 MS, is principal at Hutsell Elementary in Katy ISD.
Dee Manning, '05 BA, has self published a book of poetry, "Soul's Liberaton."
Suzanne Mau, '07 MS, won the Pearland ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year award.
Natalie Mohtashami, '07 MA, is a marriage and family therapist.
Franklin Moses, '06 MS, has been named principal at Dobie High School, Pasadena ISD.
Lisa Nixon, '04 MS, is the new director of testing and program evaluation for Pearland ISD. She is also enrolled in UHCL's Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program.
Sangeeta Pathak, '01 MA, has launched "Write to Shine," a program that offers handwriting tutoring, individualized to the child's needs.
LaDonna Pratt, '00 MS, is principal at Dickinson ISD's Coastal Alternative Program in Texas City. She is also a doctoral candidate at Texas Southern University.
Jason Rudisill, '07 MS, married Katherine Lopez Aug. 20, 2011. The couple resides in Houston.
Kathryn Brown Sanford, '00 BA, started a corporate events management company, Kat Sanford Productions.
Michael Skillern, '03 MA, was promoted to captain and is in command of the patrol officers assigned to the Houston Police Department's Westside Police Station.
Chris Valvaneda, '05 BS, became a licensed CPA in December 2011. He is employed by EOG Resources Inc. as an accountant.
April Vrtis, '00 BS, is a tenured faculty member at Mt. San Jacinto College in California.
Shane West, '09 MA, is teaching history at Lone Star College.
Grant Wheat, '07 BS, works for Price Waterhouse Cooper, LLP as an assurance senior associate, in Milwaukee, Wis.
Kristen Foxley, '11 MS, was appointed to the Texas Developmental Education Advisory Committee and is a San Jacinto College professor of developmental math.
Nicole Griswold, '10 BS, is a financial account coordinator for APPS Financial Group Inc. She is also pursuing an MBA at Texas Woman's University and has been inducted into the Epsilon Omega Epsilon Honor Society.
Sabiha Mahmood, '10 MA, '07 BS, was cast in "Witness for the Prosecution" at Clear Creek Community Theater.
Alyssa Martin, '11 MA, is a behavior analyst at Texana Center in Rosenberg, Texas.
Jessica O'Rear, '11 BA, is a junior account executive at Griffin Communications Group.
Carlos Pagan, '10 BA, is teaching history at Living Stones Christian School in Alvin, Texas.
Erika Reyna, '10 BS, works for Service Transport Co. as assistant human resources manager.
John Simms, '11 BA, is teaching 10thgrade world history at North Shore High School, Galena Park ISD.
Kimberley Slade, '10 BS, is working for NRG Energy as a senior accountant.
Monica Stout, '10 MA, is a graphic designer for Empire Advertising and Design, LLC and an adjunct professor at UHCL.
Dorothy Gail Rogers Boyes, '00 MS, passed away October 2011.
Phillip Eastabrooks, '86 BS, passed away January 2012.
Jared Varea, '07 BS, passed away January 2012.
Stephanie Wagner, '08 BS, passed away September 2011.
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