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Carol Depner MTS ’04 writes, "I have retired from hospital chaplaincy. The plan is to do volunteer services at both a homeless shelter and at St. Joseph Hospital, after relocating to Denver, Colo."
Bryce Davidson '04 has joined the staff of Davidson Insurance in Vancouver, Washington. He previously worked as a Manager at Ernst and Young in San Francisco for nearly eight years.
Michelle E. Curtis '04 J.D. '08 and Joseph Harris, Jr. were married on July 28, 2012 in Tiburon, Calif. Bronco attendees included Betsy Conway '04, Jenny DeVoto '03, Leila (Khalil) Lewis '02, Hayley (Fullerton) Servatius '02 and Matt Servatius '02, MBA '11. The couple resides in San Francisco and St. Helena.
Lindsey Cromwell '04, MBA '09 and Matthew Kalkbrenner '04, MSME '06 were married on September 12, 2009 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The bridal party included Adriana (Navarro) Alfaro '04, Sarah Tarpley '05, Aimee (Grush) David '03, Mark Kalkbrenner '04, and Scott Gunther '04. Bronco alumni in attendance included Lindsey's mom, Angela (Lum) Thomas '75, as well as Jake David '04, Jake Peterson '04, Kim Ehret '04, Christina Jimenez '04, Joy (Wasai) Nishida '04, Khanh Chau '04, Jeff Cook '04, and Sonia (Mungal) Cook '04. The couple lives in Santa Clara. Lindsey is the Sustainability Coordinator for SCU and Matt is a Systems Engineer at Lockheed-Martin.
Kevin Cote ’04 and Kristin (Koenekamp) Cote ’04 welcomed a daughter, Cailin Parker Cote, on June 28, 2014. She joins 2-year-old brother Carson at the family's home in Walnut Creek, Calif.
Rebecca (Levy) Corwin ’04 and her husband Brian welcomed their second child, Matthew Decker, on Sep. 30, 2013. Big brother, Jonathan, welcomed him home as well. The family lives in the Boston area.
Craig Corica '04 and Melissa (Meek) Corica '04, J.D. '08 welcomed their first child, Logan Michael Corica. He was born on April 17, 2011 and weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces. The family resides in Alameda, Calif.
Sonia (Mungal) '04 and Jeffrey Cook '04 welcomed their first child, a son, Felix Loving Cook, on December 27, 2014. Baby Felix is the first nephew of Sarah (Cook) '08, Scott Stevens '06, and Myrna Mungal '10. He is also the first grandbaby of Dean Godfrey Mungal, School of Engineering. The family is looking forward to taking him on his first SCU campus stroller tour this summer!
On January 1, 2014 Alison R. Christian ’04 was promoted to Shareholder at the law firm of Christian Dichter & Sluga in Phoenix, Arizona. Ms. Christian is a co-founder of the award-winning ”Ladder Down” business development program for women lawyers and her practice focuses on insurance law and bad-faith litigation. CDS congratulates Ms. Christian and welcomes her to its partnership!
Alison R. Christian 2700 N. Central Ave. Suite 1200 Phoenix, Arizona 85004 Office: (602) 792-1700 Direct: (602) 792-1706 Fax: (602) 792-1710 AChristian@cdslawfirm.com www.cdslawfirm.com
Stephen Chesterton ’04 and Emily Sargent Chesterton ’04 welcomed a baby boy, Peter William, on Oct. 17, 2011. The family lives in Rockville, Md.
Stephen Chesterton ’04, Emily Sargent Chesterton ’04, and big brother Peter (age 3) welcomed Grace Elizabeth into the world on Sept. 22, 2014. The family lives in Rockville, Maryland.
Janalle Kaloi '05 and Erich Chen '04 were married at Lanikuhonua in Kapolei, Hawaii, on December 20, 2008. Other Broncos in attendance included Kenneth Flanagan '04, Anthony Black '04, Michael Bruggemann '03, Alex Wright '04, Taylor Bedilion '05, Robin Bell '05, Amanda Bloomberg '08, Jessica Bruggemann '98, J.D. '01, Sean Burns, Christopher Iwamura '08, Eric Kochanski '05, Sean McGlynn '04, Jenny Ruso '04, Richard Ruso '03, MBA '07, and Francisco Zepponi '05.
Carin (Posedel) Causey ’04 and husband Dave welcomed their first child, a son, Owen William, on November 10, 2011.
Lindsay Caron ’04, MA ’07 writes: My husband James Caron and I welcomed a baby boy, Luke Andrew Caron on January 15, 2014.
Mary (Chandler) Carlich ’04, J.D. ’07 married Nick Carlich on April 26, 2014, in an awesome barn in Canby, Ore. Representing SCU as bridesmaids were Betsy Seus ’04, Amanda Kremer ’04, Becca (Johansen) Auten ’04, and Inna Petrovsky J.D. ’07. The bride didn't realize until now how many of her bridesmaids were from SCU. Go Broncos!
Mike Brownlee '04 joined the law firm of Fisher, Rushmer, Werrenrath, Dickson, Talley and Dunlap as an associate in October. He will focus his practice on civil litigation, insurance-related matters, professional malpractice defense and appellate law.
Richard Augustus Brackett ’04 and Kelly Marie Morrison ’04 daughter of Kay ’74 and Paul Morrison ’73, were married on August 23, 2013 in Sacramento, Calif. Dating commenced after their 5 year Grand Reunion.
Jeff Bochsler ’04, inspired by his travels abroad during his time at Santa Clara University and after, recently published the e-book Be Multinational.
This book highlights 22 stories of everyday citizens from all over the globe who have traveled, lived, worked, and studied outside their birth country. Their stories of courage, strength, creativity, and growth remind us that venturing abroad is not a step back but a large step forward in our career, academic, and life pursuits. Bochsler writes, "Whether you've spent long stints abroad or never before, this book is sure to enliven a multinational spirit within you, knock down those barriers holding you back from booking your next ticket, and have you wondering why it took this long. A new language, experience, broadened perspective, and skill set is waiting. You will be better for it. The world will be better for it."
http://www.BeMultinational.com or Jeff.Bochsler@Gmail.com
Lindsey Santos '04 and Adam Bishop were wed at Mission Santa Clara on May 30, 2010. The wedding party included Lindsey's sister, Christie (Santos) Ille '02 and Nicole Marciano '04, M.A. '09. Other alumni in attendence included Ken Ille '03, Sallie Krochalis '04, Marlene Bennett '04, J.D. '08, Patrick Scanlan '10, Rebecca (Kniss) Wolfe '02 and Wendy Marlin (Moore) '93. The couple resides in Santa Clara.
Rob Bevegni ’04 married Stephanie Howell ’08 on Sept. 6, 2014, in Truckee, California. They live in San Francisco.
Melinda Becker '04, M.A. '06, a classical singer, recently earned her M.F.A. in Vocal Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She performs frequently as a soloist and as a member of Duo Fado in the U.S. and internationally, with guitarist Thomas Walsh. This July, they were featured in a Spanish song festival in Madrid, Spain and will begin a London concert tour in September. Melinda is a member of the music faculty at Marymount College in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., and lives in San Francisco.
www.DuoFado.com www.facebook.com/duofado www.MelindaBecker.net
Cam (Elkin) Barsness '04 and her husband Erik welcomed their first daughter, Reece Anne Barsness, on Dec. 17th. Reece was 6 lbs, 3 oz, and 19.75 inches.