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1998

'98
Jimenenz, Tomas

Tomas Jimenez's '98’s book, Replenished Ethnicity: Mexican Americans, Immigration, and identity (University of California Press, 2010) was recently awarded the American Sociological Association’s Sociology of Latinos/as Section 2011 Distinguished Book Award. Professor Jiménez has also published this research in the American Journal of Sociology, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Social Science Quarterly, DuBois Review, and the Annual Review of Sociology. He is currently working on three projects. (1) The first—which is funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Stanford United Parcel Service Endowment Fund, and the Stanford Institute for Research in the Social Sciences—examines how host-society individuals (U.S.-born of U.S.-born parents) participate in the assimilation process by drawing on in-depth interviews with host-society individuals and observations in three distinct sub-regions in the Silicon Valley: East Palo Alto, Cupertino, and Berryessa. (2) A second project (with Stanford PhD Candidate, Lorena Castro) looks at how immigration becomes part of American national identity by studying a sample of high school US history textbooks from 1930-2005. (3) A third project—with social psychologist John Dovidio (Yale), political scientist Deborah Schildkraut (Tufts), and social psychologist Yuen Ho (UCLA)—uses lab experiments, survey data, and in-depth interviews to understand how contextual factors shape the sense of belonging and related intergroup attitudes, behaviors, and support for immigration policies among immigrants and host-society members in the United States. This project is funded by the Russell Sage Foundation.

submitted Jul. 18, 2011 2:33P
GRD Law '98
Hicks, Josh

Josh Hicks ’95, J.D. ’98 is a new shareholder at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, a firm practicing in the areas of real estate, natural resources, public policy, corporate, and litigation. Hicks is a member of the firm’s government relations department and taxation group. His tax practice focuses on Nevada state and local tax matters, ranging from tax planning to litigated tax controversies. Hicks’ government affairs practice focuses on representation before the Nevada Legislature, local governments and state government agencies. In addition, Hicks practices in all aspects of Nevada campaign finance and election law, including all aspects of ballot initiatives.

submitted Jan. 7, 2014 10:35P
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '98
Henderson, Sheila

Sheila J. Henderson M.A. '98 writes, "Two exciting events: My husband and I moved to New York City, and I recently published two books: Fostering Inventiveness in Children and Invention Friday Curriculum: Grades 2-5. These books are available on Amazon.com. For more information, please see the website: http://inventionfriday.org These books would likely be interesting to parents and teachers who are interested in encouraging their children toward interesting careers and to enjoy learning, inside and outside the classroom. The curriculum is great for the classroom, after school programs, and education at home."

Contact Sheila
drsheilaj@gmail.com http://SheilaJHenderson.org http://inventionfriday.org
submitted May. 10, 2014 2:04P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Gonzales, Maritez (Garcia)

Maritez (Garcia) Gonzales '98 and husband Wil welcome their third child, Judah Cruz Gonzales. Baby Judah was born on March 17th and joins big brothers Josiah (5) and Jonah (3).

submitted Jun. 9, 2010 2:46P
'98
Giraldez, Anima-Christi (Clark)

Anima-Christi (Clark) Giraldez '98, husband Chad, and son Hunter, 3, welcomed a baby girl, Sierra Rose, on Feb. 8. The family lives in Salinas, Calif.

submitted Mar. 7, 2009 6:43P
'98
Ghali, Adel

Reverend Adel G. Ghali ’98 is still in the Chaplaincy Ministry in San Jose. He serves in a skilled nursing and assisted living facility, and also offers a helping hand to hear confessions and celebrate Holy Eucharist in parishes.

submitted Aug. 11, 2010 2:30P
'98
Fisher, David

David Fisher MBA '98 is now vice president and business transformation officer at SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations.

Mr. Fisher will lead a business transformation program to drive continuous process improvement and operational optimization efforts in support of SRA’s strategic plan. As BTO, he will help SRA continue to optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of internal business processes, enhancing the focus on providing customers with the best people, ideas and performance.
“We are pleased to welcome David to the SRA team,” said Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Tim Atkin. “David’s thought leadership and extensive operational experience in the public and private sectors will strengthen how we support our employees and our customers.  He will provide SRA, and our customers, with strategies and practices that will enable us to consistently meet the dynamic needs of the federal government market in order to achieve exceptional operational performance.”  
 
Mr. Fisher has held a number of senior roles within the public and private sectors, most recently as Chief Risk Officer and Senior Advisor to the Commissioner at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Prior to joining the IRS, he served as Chief Administrative Officer/Chief Financial Officer at the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Before holding his role at the GAO, David held a number of positions with the Department of Defense (DoD), including serving as the first permanent director of the Business Transformation Agency, Defense Enterprise Integration Executive, and Special Assistant to the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Financial Management). Prior to joining DoD, David served as Managing Director with BearingPoint.
 
Mr. Fisher graduated with distinction from Stanford University with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication. He completed his Masters of Business Administration at Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business. He is also the author of Optimize Now (or else!): How to Leverage Processes and Information to Achieve Enterprise Optimization and Avoid Enterprise Extinction.
submitted Jun. 21, 2014 9:55A
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '98
Finch, Sandy (DeMasi)

Sandy Finch DeMasi M.A. '98 has recently become certified to work in the state of California as a School Psychologist.

submitted Jun. 9, 2010 8:53A
'98
Eppich, Simone

Simone Eppich '98, a Ph.D. student in nutrition at the University of Washington, married Marshall Talbot, an orchardist, on March 29, 2008. The wedding party was full of family members including four nephew ring bearers and one niece flower girl. The honeymoon was postponed until June as Simone went right back to school, and Marshall headed off to the family orchard to help protect the apple and cherry trees against the damaging frost. The couple make their home part-time in Seattle and part-time in Wenatchee, Wash.

submitted Apr. 2, 2009 8:35P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Dunn, Ryan

Ryan T. Dunn '98 and his wife, Julie Briggs Dunn were thrilled to welcome Dylan Patrick Dunn on January 13, 2009. The Dunns live in San Francisco.

submitted Dec. 18, 2009 9:50A
'98
Dunn, Ryan

Ryan T. Dunn '98 opened Dunn & Panagotacos LLP, a law firm in downtown San Francisco. The boutique firm specializes in personal injury and business litigation (www.dpllp.com).

submitted Jun. 20, 2011 1:30P
'98
Diaz, Olga

Olga Diaz ’98 was named Civic Leader of the Year at U-T San Diego’s second annual San Diego Latino Champions Awards ceremony.

The U-T awards program emerged from the media company’s core goals, which include reflecting the diversity of the county. Latinos make up about one-third of the region’s population. To qualify for Thursday’s honors, individuals had to embody the U-T definition of a Latino champion: “a San Diego County resident of Latino descent who has taken an active role above and beyond his/her paid employment and has made a significant impact on the cultural lives of his/her community.”
 

 

submitted May. 6, 2013 10:29P
'98
Dennison, Jeffrey

Jeffrey Dennison '98 was named one of the "40 Most Outstanding Individuals" on the Kitsap Peninsula by the Kitsap Business Journal.

submitted Dec. 4, 2008 12:56P
UGRD Leavey Business '98
DeLucchi, Joe

Joe DeLucchi '98 and wife Kim DeLucchi are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, Kara Sophia, born May 25, 2010. She joins big brother David at home.

submitted Sep. 11, 2010 11:42A
UGRD Leavey Business '98
De Buizer, Amber (Nixon)

Amber (Nixon) De Buizer '98 and Dr. James De Buizer were wed on October 10, 2011, in Los Gatos, Calif. They live in Sunnyvale. Amber is a non-profit fundraiser, and James is an astronomer.

submitted Oct. 29, 2011 11:33A
GRD Law '98
Dalzell Martinez, Naomi (Naomi Dalzell Martinez)

Naomi Dalzell Martinez ’94, J.D. ’98 is the managing director of Grupo Tasomi, S.L. She lives in Hong Kong.

submitted Dec. 3, 2011 3:10A
GRD Leavey/MBA '98
Crowley, Brian

Brian Crowley MBA ’98 joined MotionDSP, a Silicon Valley–based company that develops advanced, real-time image processing software for video enhancement and analytics, as director of federal solutions. Prior, Crowley led hardware, software, and services sales efforts throughout the U.S. intelligence community and U.S. Air Force for EMC and NetApp.

submitted Jun. 4, 2012 7:18P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Cole, Lynn (Harr)

Lynn M. (Harr) Cole '98 married Peter J. Cole on November 27 2010 in Portland OR. The couple lives in Gresham OR. Lynn continues to work as a high school counselor.

submitted Jul. 6, 2011 6:09P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Caskey, Jason

Jason M. Caskey ’98 is an attorney in the Intellectual Property and Information Technology group at Kutak Rock LLP, specializing in technology licensing, copyright, trademarks, and commercial transactions. His wife, Kirsten, and he welcomed their son Daniel Patrick on December 26, 2011, joining big sisters Grace (6) and Claire (4). The family lives in Omaha, Nebraska, but Jason makes it back to the Bay Area to visit with clients and friends as often as possible.

Contact Jason
Jason M. Caskey KUTAK ROCK LLP 1650 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68102 Phone: (402) 346-6000 Direct: (402) 661-8601 jason.caskey@kutakrock.com www.linkedin.com/in/jasoncaskey/
submitted Feb. 27, 2013 5:40P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Cannon, Joe

Joe Cannon '98 was drafted to the Vancouver Whitecaps in the MLS Expansion Draft. Cannon grew up in the San Jose area and who played collegiately at Santa Clara and in MLS for Colorado, Los Angeles, and two variations of the San Jose Earthquakes. He helped the first MLS version of the Quakes win the league title in 2001, and left the league after the 2002 season to play for six months in France. He came back to MLS in 2003 with Colorado and then went to the Galaxy, which traded him to San Jose prior to the 2008 season. At the end of the 2008 season, Cannon led the league with 124 saves, compiled nine shutouts (the leaders notched 10), and placed fifth with a 1.27 goals-allowed average. 

submitted Jan. 21, 2011 3:19P
'98
Calderon, Rogelio

Rogelio Calderon '98 and married Karen Conoley on Jan. 10, at Ashley Manor in Phoenix, Ariz. Bryan Stofferahn served as a groomsman. Other alumni in attendance: Mark Brower '99, Tim Henward '99, and Chris and Stacy (Collins) Burbach.

submitted May. 19, 2009 3:10P
'98
Brinker, Eileen

Eileen Briggs Brinker '98 and Aaron Lynn Brinker '98 welcome with great joy a son, Andrew Briggs Brinker. Born August 31, 2010, he weighed 9 lbs. 3 oz. and 20 inches long. He joins big sisters, Mia Grace (5 yo) and Reese Marie (2.5 yo).

submitted Mar. 31, 2011 9:21A
'98
Brinker, Eileen (Briggs)

Aaron ’98 and Eileen (Briggs) Brinker ’98 welcomed their fourth child, Tyler Lynn Brinker, on March 6, 2012. Weighing 9 pounds and 21 inches, he joins siblings Mia (6), Reese (3.5), and Andrew (1.5).

submitted Jun. 3, 2012 7:45A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '98
Boznanski, Blake

Blake Boznanski '98 and Erica Milanese '03 were married on August 21, 2010 at Notre Dame des Victoires parish in San Francisco. The wedding party included Tom Trewin '98, Zach Finley '98, Jeff Cassidy '98, Fergus McCreary '98, Kate Jenkins Monaco '03, Meghan McCormick '03, and Suzanne Raleigh Roberti '03. The couple resides in San Francisco.

submitted Sep. 14, 2010 10:09P
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