Ann Finsterbusch Latimer and her daughter, Rachelle ’93, participated in the college’s 2008 Grand Canyon Colorado River raft trip last August. Rachelle lives in Orinda, Calif., and works as a development director for the University of California, Berkeley.
Russell “Rusty” Bastedo retired from his position as New Hampshire state curator in February 2009. He was only the second state curator in the state’s history, and was in his position since 1997. Rusty is now 70, and he reports his decision to retire “was hastened by a near-fatal meeting with a deer on Route 9” during his morning commute last fall. In office, Rusty’s main task was to locate decorative arts and fine arts owned by the state, assign them numbers, and describe and photograph them. His biographies of state-owned portraits can be viewed at www.nh.gov/nhdhr/publications. Rusty plans to stay active in retirement with the Dublin Historical Society, Monadnock regional historical societies, and nonprofit agencies.
Abdul Aziz Ghani is serving as a member of President Dick Celeste’s International Advisory Board, providing an international perspective to help prepare students for a life of engagement in a global environment. Aziz lives in Sana’a, Yemen, where he is speaker of the Shoora Council.
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45th Combined Reunion October 9-11, 2009
Bob Heiny was inducted into the University of Northern Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame on Feb. 27. Bob served as NCAA faculty athletic representative for UNC from 1983 to 2006, and was interim athletic director in 2004. He has taught mathematical statistics at UNC for 41 years and is still teaching.
Bob Williams took part in a 14-day CC raft trip through the Grand Canyon in August 2008. Bob lives in Chicago, where he is the president of Cohasset Associates, Inc.
45th Combined Reunion October 9-11, 2009
Tony Bryan participated in a 2008 CC Grand Canyon Colorado River rafting trip that took place last August. Tony is semi-retired, working in real estate and as a ski coach/instructor. He is a pilot and he divides his time between Vail, Colo., and Taos, N.M.
Bethany Cooper and her husband Dan report that they are beginning the relocation/retirement process in Buena Vista, Colo.
William J. Campbell has been named interim executive director of the Commission on Judicial Discipline in Denver. He retired from Faegre & Benson in December 2008, and began his new job in February. The commission investigates allegations that a judge is not properly performing his or her official duties because of willful misconduct, ethical violations, or a permanent disabling health condition.
Philip Ceriani and his wife, Jean, joined other alumni and friends for the August 2008 CC Grand Canyon Colorado River raft trip. They live in Hotchkiss, Colo., where Philip is retired from a career as an orthopedic surgeon. He also is active in agricultural water politics and farm maintenance, reads incessantly, and fiddles with computers and stock trading “to keep the Alzheimer’s demon at bay.”
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For the second time, Bill McDonald served as acting commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior, during the transition between presidential administrations. He first served in 2001 between the Clinton and Bush administrations, and now is back in Washington, D.C., working until President Obama appoints a new commissioner. Bill has been with Reclamation for 19 years, serving since 1999 as regional director of the agency’s Pacific Northwest region. Before joining the agency, he was director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board for 11 years. His wife, Beth Jorgens ’71, and two of their eight children have joined him in Washington, D.C.
Nym Park joined 15 other alumni, parents, and friends on the Grand Canyon Colorado River raft trip last August. He described the adventure as follows: “Music – poetry – great companions – River Time – breakfast at sunrise – dinner under the stars (what dinners! and what stars!) – Big Water – “You can bail now” (heard frequently) – fantastic scenery and more fantastic thunderstorms – 100-degree heat – playing in waterfalls – mud baths – hikes (wet and dry) – Anasazi ruins – Surprise Valley – aching muscles and soaring spirits… a great time!”
40th Reunion October 9-11, 2009
Cindy Todd Tanner received the Kempe Professional of the Year award in April 2008, in a ceremony at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver. After graduating from CC, Cindy joined the Child Health Associates program in Denver and was in its first graduating class. She has worked for many years at the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect. Cindy is married to Jim Tanner; they have three grown daughters.