John Kelsey, '70 M.A., is the conductor of the Madrigal Singers, a choral group at La Canada High School.
Craig Lucas, '70 B.A. Economics, a longtime student of proposition procedures, is presently a Pasadena attorney.
Oliver M. Thompson, '70 B.S. Police Science, '73 M.A., chief of the Inglewood police department, was named president of the highly prestigious National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.
Tim Brick, '71 B.A. Sociology, is a public relations and organizational consultant who provides a wide range of services to business, nonprofit organizations and government agencies.
Michael A. Cervantes, '71 B.A. English, '76 M.A. Education, '85 M.A. Mexican American Studies, is the vice president of El Rancho Federation of Teachers and chairs the Union's committee on teacher evaluation.
Colleen Collar, M.P.A., R.N., '71 B.S. Nursing, has been appointed chief operating officer at Tustin Hospital.
Nancy Lavelle, '71 M.A. Special Education, is founder of The Almansor Center in South Pasadena, a nonprofit educational organization for infants, children and adults with learning, behavior and emotional problems.
Kuen H. Lee, '71 B.S. Mathematics, was recently awarded the 1995 Distinguished Teaching Award by the Southern California Section of the Mathematical Association of America.
Mattie M. Walker, '71 M.A. Health and Safety Studies, has retired from the Los Angeles Unified School District after 38 years of service.
Donald V. Weatherman, '71 B.A. Political Science, is a senior professor of political philosophy at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas.
Mary I. Coleman, '72 B.A. Sociology, is director of the Los Angeles Urban League Head Start State Preschool Program which serves 1,416 children and families at 20 licensed locations.
Joy Felinger, '72 M.A. Drama, attended the Eleventh Annual Highlights Foundation Writers Workshop at the Chautauqua Institution in western New York state. In 1986, one of her learning activities, which appeared in Teaching K-8, was awarded the state prize for best family summer learning activity.
Judith A. Holton, '72 B.S. '80 M.S. Nursing, is currently the assistant director of nursing development at Los Angeles Valley College.
Paul Malevitz, '72 B.A. Education, '83 M.A., is a part-time instructor of English as a Second Language at East Los Angeles College's southeast campus. He was elected Teacher of the Month in April 1995.
Steve Markman, '72 B.A. English, is a sales representative for Bio-Lab, Inc. of Decatur, Georgia.
Mary O. Pandey, '72 B.A. Home Economics, teaches kindergarten at Graham Elementary in Los Angeles.
Darline Robles, '72 B.A. History, was the first Hispanic and the first female superintendent in the Montebello School District. She has left Montebello to begin a new assignment as superintendent of schools in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Raul T. Romero, '72 B.A. Spanish, South El Monte's city manager since 1984, was recently named city administrator for the City of Commerce.
Kent Twitchell, '72 B.A., '77 M.A. Art, renowned muralist and 1985 CSLA Distinguished Alumnus, was one of 20 individuals honored at the 70th annual meeting and awards luncheon of the Los Angeles Central City Association. He was presented with a "Los Angeles Treasure" award by Mayor Richard Riordan.
Gary Gall, '73 B.A. Art, owner of Gary's Pottery in Manhattan Beach, creates vases, platters, clay clocks and thermometers adorned with scenes of the Southwest.
Lawrence J. Gaussa, '73 B.S. Business Administration-Marketing, has been promoted to vice president at Union Bank. He oversees the cash management servicing area in the Monterey Park Service Center.
Joan W. Hollenbeck, '73 M.A. English, author of six books, is teaching professional writing/creative writing for Coastline Community College.
George Aliano, '74 B.S. Police Science, a patrol captain and 31-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, has returned to the Foothill Division in Pacoima where he launched his police career.
Rich Cole, '74 B.A. Sociology, currently the business manager for The Job Council in Oregon, received the 1994 Oregon Individual Citation Award from the International Association of Personnel in Employment Security.
Jimmie Woods Gray, '74 B.A. Social Science, is chair of the Los Angeles County Democratic Central Committee.
Louis Gray, '74 B.A. Political Science, is now in his second year as captain of the Northeast Los Angeles Police Division.
Wally M. Lieu, '74 B.S. Engineering, '76 M.S. Civil Engineering, has been appointed assistant chief engineer for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. His promotion was announced by MWD chief engineer Gary M. Snyder, '64 B.S. Engineering-Civil.
Preciliano Recendez, '74 B.S. Business Administration-Management, is a commissioner of the Los Angeles Superior Court.
Juan Lopez, '75 B.A. Political Science, '79 M.A. Education, resigned as assistant superintendent for personnel at the Little Lake City School District to accept a similar position with the Bassett Unified School District.
J.R. -Rich' Suit, Jr., '75 B.A. Political Science, has been named director of insurance underwriting for the Automobile Club of Southern California's affiliated Interinsurance Exchange.
Jose Vizcarra, '75 B.A. Physical Education, is a teacher at Moreno Valley's Edgemont Elementary School.
Fred Yanez, '75 M.A. Health and Safety Studies, has stepped down as Downey High's baseball coach, a program he headed for the last 28 years. He continues to teach and serve as athletic director at the school.
Robert G. Zahary, '75 B.A. Biology, was recently appointed associate vice president of academic affairs at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Most recently, he served as chair of the Accounting Department at Cal State L.A.
Enrique Atevalo, '76 B.A. History, has his own law firm in the Pico Union District which serves a multi-ethnic and diverse clientele-from political asylum seekers from war torn countries to foreign professionals, investors and corporate clients with immigration needs.
Barbara Held, '76 B.A. Physical Education, has won recognition as a Santa Monica firefighter and earned many gold medals for swimming in the World Fire and Police Games, a competition second only to the Olympics in number of participants.
George Lagomarsini, '76 M.S. Electrical Engineering, is a retired engineer from Caltech's Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL).
Al Rios, '76 B.A. Physical Education, '81 M.A. Education, is in his second year as assistant principal at Dana Hills High School.
Brynn Kernaghan, '77 M.A. Political Science, is a new member of the La Habra Planning Commission.
Robert T. Harrison, '78 M.A. History, associate professor of history at Oregon State College, has published Gladstone's Imperialism in Egypt - Techniques of Domination. The scholarly work contains 24 rare photographs that document the British invasion of Egypt in 1882.
Okeyo A. Jumal, '78 B.A. History, is vice principal of Serrano Middle School, San Bernardino City Unified School District.
Kevin Perkins, '78 M.B.A. Business Administration, is president and CEO of Sizzler International, Inc.
Wesley Ru, '78 B.S. Business Administration-Marketing, 1993 CSLA Alumni Award of Merit recipient, is chief executive and co-owner of Western Badge & Trophy Company in Los Angeles.
Alice M. Campbell, '79 M.S. Geology, has joined Stearns Conrad & Schmidt (SCS) Engineers as a project manager specializing in groundwater and water well studies related to landfills and other solid waste facilities.
Gustavo Castro-Meza, '79 B.A. Political Science, is a counselor assistant for the Los Angeles Unified School District at Garfield High School.
Jacki Raymond, '79 B.A. Art, is Executive Director of the Creative Arts Group in Sierra Madre.