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GRD Law '06
Terrazas, David

David Terrazas MBA '01, J.D. ’06, has been re-elected to the Santa Cruz City Council. He is a manager with Valley Transit Authority.

Terrazas, 45, wants to strengthen connections with UC Santa Cruz and Silicon Valley, saying the city's proximity to both communities provides ample opportunities for Santa Cruz to grow its reputation as a tech incubator. Terrazas wants to help create additional jobs so fewer people have to commute over the hill for higher-paying employment in the tech sector. He also plans to continue to work to make parks and beaches safer and cleaner, while replacing aging infrastructure.
As chair of the council's public safety committee, Terrazas was instrumental in garnering support for a pilot program with county law enforcement and social services to identify repeat low-level offenders downtown and funnel them into treatment and supportive housing. The data from the Downtown Accountability Program's first four months has showed promise in reducing recidivism on Pacific Avenue and nearby streets, and the council has extended the pilot to gather more data.
Terrazas also is chair of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries governing board, which has managed planning for a 2015 vote on a special tax to tackle $63 million in facilities improvements.
Terrazas has lived in Santa Cruz for 25 years after growing up in the San Lorenzo Valley and San Jose, where he earned his bachelor's degree from San Jose State University in political science. He also earned law and business degrees from Santa Clara University.
Terrazas' wife, Monica, works at the Santa Cruz County Office of Education. They have three children.
submitted Oct. 22, 2014 1:11P
UGRD Leavey Business '06
Teh, Kevin

Kevin Teh '06 and wife Sadie welcomed a baby boy, Samuel, on August 6, 2011. The family is enjoying their home in Nashville, TN.

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submitted Oct. 11, 2011 6:33A
UGRD Leavey Business '06
Teh, Kevin

Kevin Teh ’06, wife Sadie, and big brother Samuel welcomed baby boy, Jacob Max, on Feb. 4, 2014. He made a surprise entrance at home where the family lives in Goodlettsville, Tenn.

submitted May. 6, 2014 7:24A
UGRD Leavey Business '06
Sweeney, Michelle (Evanson)

Michelle Evanson '06 and Scott Sweeney '08 were married in Snoqualmie, Washington on July 31, 2010. The bridal party included Kevin Sweeney '05, Sarah Egan '06, Jessica Moses '06, Peter Lowry '08, Matthew Hatzke '08, and Jerred O'Connell '08. Also in attendance: Nikki Strehlow '06, Cristina Rodarte '06, Alex Diaconou '06, Matthew Reardon '06, Katrina Welch '06, Ryan McKernan '06, Brittney Salvatore '06, Esther Ayorinde '06, Heidi Spurgeon '06, Kirsten Cornell '07, Cassie Conching '07, Pomai Hanson '08, Matthew Marquess '08, Brendon Bula '09, Tyeler O'Connell '10, and Trevor Hatzke '10.

submitted Sep. 17, 2010 11:12A
UGRD Leavey Business '06
sweeney, michelle (Evanson)

Scott Sweeney ’08 and Michelle (Evanson) Sweeney ’06 welcomed their first son, Oliver Edward on March 12, 2014. They currently reside outside of Seattle.

submitted Jul. 28, 2014 8:11A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Sullivan, Kathleen (Fitzsimmons)

Kathleen Fitzsimmons ’06 and Patrick Sullivan on Oct. 1, 2011, at the Immaculate Conception Church in San Diego, Calif. The couple currently lives in San Diego.

submitted Dec. 15, 2011 8:38P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Sullivan, Kathleen (Fitzsimmons)

Kathleen Fitzsimmons ’06 and Patrick Sullivan were married on Oct. 1, 2011, at the Immaculate Conception Church in San Diego, Calif., where they currently live.

submitted Jan. 23, 2012 6:03P
GRD Leavey/MBA '06
Sulaiman, Johan

Johan Sulaiman MBA ’06 joined OneWest Bank in Pasadena, Calif. in July 2013, as vice president, Forecast and Modeling.

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submitted Oct. 7, 2013 3:12P
UGRD Leavey Business '06
Storie, Niamh (Conlon)

Niamh Conlon '06 and Michael Storie married in San Jose, California at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph on August 6, 2011. The ceremony was presided by Father Paul Soukup S.J. The bridal party included Brian Ross '08. Also in attendance: Stephanie Currier '06, Natalie Genco '06, Bob Pfahnl '06, Matt Lightner '06, Katie Roberts Payer '06, Alex Diaconou '06, M.S. '07, Ashley Penrod Cobb '06, Kristina Casuga McMinn '05, Scott McMinn '05, Brent Izutsu '05, Leah Verhoeven '05, Travis Merz '05, Jeanne Marie Hood '06, Ryan McKernan '06, Eli Girod '06, M.S. '08, Kari Kallio Girod '06, Robyn McElhiney Palmer '07, Andrew Zilli '06, Kevin Wetzel '08, Stephanie Arnold '09, Ted Theocheung '87, and Catherine Chalfant Murua '04. They now reside in Sunnyvale, CA.

submitted Sep. 30, 2011 1:28P
GRD Leavey/MBA '06
Spencer, Michael

Michael Spencer MBA ’06 and his wife, Elizabeth, are thrilled to announce the birth of their third son, Matthew Collins Spencer. He was born on May 23, 2012. The family lives in the Old Fig Garden neighborhood of Fresno.

submitted Jul. 15, 2012 3:22P
UGRD Leavey Business '06
Smith, Allie

Allie Marie Smith '06, founder of "Wonderfully Made," developed the first mobile app designed to help women and girls have a positive body image: Body Beautiful™, which has already charted as a top paid app in the Health and Fitness category, features inspirational quotes, media articles, videos and tools to help users cultivate a positive self-image and fight body dissatisfaction. The app hosts a growing collection of quotes from celebrities, athletes, self-esteem experts and authors such as Tyra Banks, Demi Moore, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and even Ben Stiller’s character in the movie Zoolander. Body Beautiful’s unique photo-stamp feature allows users to encourage a friend by imprinting an inspiring quote or phrase on a photo of her.

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submitted Oct. 21, 2011 3:16P
GRD Law '06
Sledge, Hilary

Hilary Ruth Sledge J.D. ’06 and Lateef A. Sarnor were married Nov. 1 in Sonoma, Calif. Judge Denise Page Hood of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan officiated, with her husband, the Rev. Dr. Nicholas Hood III, a minister of Plymouth United Church of Christ, taking part.

The bride, 33, is a vice president and counsel in New York for the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. She graduated cum laude from Barnard and received a law degree from Santa Clara University. She is the daughter of Brenda N. Lynch of Oakland, Calif., and the late Dr. Carlos R. Sledge. The bride’s mother, who worked in Oakland, retired as the fund-raising director at East Bay Agency For Children, a nonprofit organization serving children with emotional and behavioral difficulties. The bride’s father was a cardiologist who practiced in Oakland. The bride’s stepfather, John A. Lynch, retired as the public affairs manager at Agilent Technologies, a maker of scientific test and measurement tools in Santa Clara, Calif. He is a business development consultant in Oakland. The groom, 44, created and owns Kollide.TV, a New York-based website that offers lifestyle and entertainment videos and short films. He graduated from Rutgers. He is a son of the late Massa E. Sarnor, who lived in Newark. His mother was a saleswoman at Variety Portraits, a portrait studio in Freehold, N.J. The groom’s first marriage ended in divorce.
submitted Nov. 7, 2014 1:52P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Semansky, Patrick

Patrick Semansky '06, a professional photographer who has covered events ranging from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill to Super Bowl XLV in Dallas, has been hired by The Associated Press as a staff photographer in the Baltimore bureau. Semansky started his career as a freelance photographer with the AP in New Orleans in 2006. He later was hired as a temporary AP staffer based in that city. He was an integral member of a team of AP journalists covering the 2010 Gulf oil spill. "Patrick will help the AP bolster its already-strong photo report for members in the region," said John Pain, the AP's Mid-Atlantic chief of bureau. "He will provide the compelling coverage of news and sports that our members find essential and can rely on."

submitted Aug. 12, 2011 9:24A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Schuck, Mateja

Mateja Schuck '06 has begun her first year in the Linguistics Ph.D program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She plans to conduct research on the cognitive parallels of music and language, and the use of music in second language acquisition systems.

submitted Sep. 16, 2010 5:39P
Sbicca, Jennifer (Grisaitis)

Jennifer Sbicca ’06 and Joshua Sbicca ’05 are thrilled to be returning to Santa Clara this summer. Jennifer will graduate from University of Florida College of Medicine this May and start an internal medicine residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center for one year. Joshua will be performing research for his Ph.D. in sociology throughout California. In the summer of 2013, they will move to Los Angeles so Jennifer can begin a three-year dermatology residency at the University of Southern California.

submitted Mar. 21, 2012 7:34A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Saxon, Lindsey (Hart)

Lindsey Hart ’06 and Jonathan Saxon on Oct. 27, 2012. The wedding party included SCU alumni Katie Reedy ’06, Kendall Craver ’06, Claire Bickenbach ’06, and Chrissie (Moreno) Smith ’05. Also in attendance were Maggie (Kaufman) Coffey ’07, Marisa (Randazzo) Fillmon ’06, Drew Gulick ’06, Francesca (Zanfini) Koscielak ’06, Brian Koscielak ’06, Varant Ovanessoff ’06, Alex Rhodes ’06, Blake Twisselman ’05, and Michael Vincent ’06. The couple lives in Chicago, Ill.

submitted Dec. 13, 2012 8:02A
GRD Ed./Couns Psych./Pastoral Min. '06
Rolle, Tara

Tara Rolle, MA education '06, is assistant principal and director of admissions at Moreau Catholic High School, a college preparatory School in the Holy Cross Tradition. She is in her third year of service at MCHS. In addition to serving as an educational administrator, Tara is in her second year of work on her doctorate in educational leadership, administration and policy at Pepperdine University. Tara lives in Campbell, Calif.

submitted Oct. 8, 2009 4:13P
Rodriguez, Michelle

Michelle Rodriguez '06 married Antonio Flores in Redwood City, Calif. on Oct. 19, 2013. The wedding party included Jessica Clee '06Denise Carrillo '05; Kyra Hanson '05; Paulina Lomeli '04; Viviana Montoya-Hernandez '04, M.A. '07; SCU Assistant Dean of Finance & Administration Elizabeth Barron Silva '01, M.A. '12; and Ruben Silva '01, MBA '07. Guests included: Victoria Duran '07; Susana Fernandez '05; Alejandra Hermosillo '05; Maria Patricia C. Miranda '06; Vanessa Blanco Otto '04, MA '08; Eric Otto MA '08; Manuel Perez '04; Jessica Ponce '07; Agustin Torres, Jr. MBA '10; and Danny Zepeda '05. The couple enjoyed their honeymoon in Punta Cana and is currently residing in San Carlos, Calif.

submitted Mar. 12, 2014 3:01P
UGRD Leavey Business '06
Rice, Alicia

In May, Alicia Rice ’06 was a special guest performer in Aquamania: A Blast from the Past, a water ballet integrating elements of swimming, dance, and gymnastics. The performance was presented by the Santa Clara Aquamaids, the most decorated synchronized swimming club in the world; it's produced more USA Olympic Synchronized Swimmers than any other club since synchronized swimming became an Olympic sport in 1952. Rice, who left Arizona at age 16 to train with the Aquamaids in 2000, is an Olympian who graduated from Santa Clara University with cum laude honors. She was a performer in La Reve at the Wynn Las Vegas Resort from 2007-2012 and recently returned to the Aquamaids to assist with choreography and artistic development.

submitted Jun. 6, 2013 8:42A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '06
Reardon, Katrina (Welch)

Katrina Welch '06 married Matthew Reardon '06 on September 3rd, 2011 at Kiana Lodge in Poulsbo, Washington. The wedding party included SCU alumni Michelle Rhoney '06, Anita (Ellias) Phillips '06, and Colin Wood '06. Other Broncos in attendance were: Jamie Weaver '06, Christina Alexander '06, Jennifer Gottschalk '07, Diane Snodgrass '06, Trevin Phillips '06, Michelle (Evanson) Sweeney '06, Scott Sweeney '08, Tori Markey '06, Ross Nelson '06, Nick Dieringer '06, Reid Conte '06, Patrick Mower '06, Ross Matthews '05, Colleen Murphy '05 and Alex Tosti '08 who was also the couple's wedding photographer. The newlyweds are currently living in Newport Beach, California.

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submitted Oct. 10, 2011 11:28A
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