Leta (Powell) Drake, Lincoln, Neb., is retired and was recently inducted into the Nebraska Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
Colonel Kenneth B. Faulhaber, Liberty, Mo., has retired from the United States Air Force.
George F. Wolff, MA ’82, Littleton, Colo., is a safety management consultant and trainer at Rule Engineering, LLC. He was selected as the Colorado Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers Safety Professional of the Year in 2008 and 2009.
DyAnn K. (Kauppila) Andybur, Duluth, Minn., is the city of Duluth’s new energy coordinator within the department of public administration.
Keith A. Loveland, Edina, Minn., is the founder of Loveland Consulting. He was recently honored by the Financial Planning Association with a 2010 Heart of Financial Planning Award.
Orazio R. Barresi, Houston, Texas, is a principle consultant at Baker Engineering and Risk Consultants.
Rick M. Francisco, Duluth, Minn., works for the Xerox Foundation.
Scott E. Fisher and Marjorie J. (Barnes) Fisher currently live in Duluth, Minn. Scott recently accepted a job as an investment and financial advisor representative for AdvisorNet Financial/ Network Investment Corporation.
Larry R. Frank, Rocklin, Calif., works as owner and wealth mentor of Better Financial Education. His third research paper was recently published in the national Journal of Financial Planning (June 2010). Also, his fourth research paper, “Sequence Risk: Managing Retiree Exposure to Sequence Risk through Probability of Failure Based Decision Rules” was accepted for presentation (Oct. 2010) at the Academy of Financial Services.
Patty L. Tolo, Minneapolis, Minn., recently accepted a position with The ALS Association, Minnesota Chapter, as the vice president of development.
Sheila K. Somin, St. Paul, Minn., is a spiritual care professional and counselor at the Hazelden treatment center.
Kyle H. Krohn, Minnetonka, Minn., is a supervisor in photo equipment sales at West Photo in Minneapolis.
Scott “Skeeter” R. Moore, Duluth, Minn., had his hockey number retired by the Elitserien, the Swedish Elite League, on Dec. 6, 2010. Moore played professional hockey with the Elitserien for ten years, after graduating from UMD.
Richard G. Coan, Northfield, Minn., is working as a principal software engineer for Goodrich Sensors and Integrated Systems.
Kristin K. Maypole, Ferndale, Wash., works as a mission support specialist for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Border Patrol.
Mark A. Kronforstand and his wife, Jean, live in Rockville, Md., with their two children (Jaina and Drew). Mark is the associate director at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Division of Corporation Finance.
Jon P. Dilley, Lakeville, Minn., works in sales at Medtronic.
Susan M. (Schultz) Anderson, Minneapolis, Minn., works as a program budget director and analyst for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. Her first child, Joseph Brian, was born in July, 2009.
Brenda M. (Nelson) Podratz, Lino Lakes, Minn., is a benefits and compensation manager for Sebesta Blomberg & Associates, Inc.
Jingsu Pu, and his wife, Dongbing, live in Millwood, N.Y. Their son, Ethan, was born on July 18 and was welcomed to the family by his 5-year-old-brother, Henry. Jingsu recently joined MetLife as Vice President and Portfolio Manager.
Thomas L. Karki, Robbinsdale, Minn., and his wife, Christine, starred in the off-Broadway musical, Evil Dead, at the Minneapolis Musical Theatre in downtown Minneapolis from October 22 to November 7.
Jonathan M. Chaffee, Roseville, Minn., was recently hired by Alliance Bank as Assistant Vice President of Small Business Lending.
Amy L. (Kitchell) Degerstrom recently rejoined the UMD family in a dual appointment as art history instructor and tour manager/volunteer coordinator at Glensheen estate. She lives in Duluth, Minn., with her husband, Sean.
John F. Bennett, Duluth, Minn., works as an extension educator in community economics for the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Community Vitality. John was recently named one of Duluth News Tribune’s “20 under 40”.
Troy A. Gengler, Milwaukee, Wis., is a graphic coordinator for Midland Packaging and Display.
Kristin E. Kjolsing, Minneapolis, Minn., is a first grade teacher and reading specialist at the Twin Cities International Elementary School.
Ryan S. Purdy, Clovis, Calif., is an assistant college swimming coach at California State University, Fresno.
Ryan A. Rentner, Minneapolis, Minn., is a cost accountant at Valspar.
Erin L. Champlin, Austin, Minn., is a graduate student at University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse.
Jessica M. Dornfield, Hugo, Minn., is a small business associate at Bouley, Heutmaker, Zibell & Co. Professional Limited Liability Partnership.
Jen E. Oss, Bloomington, Minn., is an associate fundraising and logistics manager at the American Diabetes Association.
Stacy N. A. Carolan, Rochester, N.Y., is a grad student at the Eastman School of Music.
Martin D. “Marty” Rogers, BBA, MA ’76
Alvin W. Ollenburger.
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