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2015

Celebration of Distinction

George Mason University Alumni Association


Celebration of Distinction

George Mason University Alumni Association 2015 Awards Ceremony

Greetings and Special Recognition Christopher Preston, BS Management ’96 President, George Mason University Alumni Association Welcoming Remarks Ángel Cabrera, PhD President, George Mason University Presentation of Awards Rick Davis, DFA Associate Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts Executive Director, Hylton Performing Arts Center Christopher Preston Brian Jones, MA International Commerce and Policy ’06 President-Elect, George Mason University Alumni Association

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Golden Quill Society Inductees Roger LeBlanc Chelsea Ferguson Philip Abbruscato Morgan Mines Raquel Friedmann Alexis Baker Ashley Sgandurra Merone Hailemeskel Grace Beya Jalen Sherald Timothy Higashi Evan Del Duke Jennifer Storm Kevin Jackson Christina DiCicco Dilan Wickrema Nupur Khullar David Dorsey Katherine Dullaghan Distinguished Alumni Awards The Distinguished Black Alumni Award Sponsored by the Black Alumni Chapter

Michael L. Whitlock, BA Government and Politics ’96 THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development and the CEHD Alumni Chapter

Tara Fitzpatrick-Navarro, BS Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources ’01 THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by the College of Health and Human Services and the CHHS Alumni Chapter

Theresa M. Davis, BSN ’98, MSN ’02, PhD Nursing ’13 THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the CHSS Alumni Chapter

Mary L. Bauer, MA Foreign Languages ’90 THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by the College of Science and the COS Alumni Chapter

Kenneth D. Reid, BS Biology ’72 THE THOMAS W. ISZARD III DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the CVPA Alumni Chapter

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THE DISTINGUISHED LAMBDA ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by the Lambda Alumni Chapter

Lisa L. Lindley, BSEd Health Education ’91 THE DISTINGUISHED LATINO ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by the Latino Alumni Chapter

Maricé Morales, BA Global Affairs and Foreign Languages ’09, MPP ’11 THE NEW CENTURY COLLEGE DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by New Century College

Danah N. Telfaire, BA Integrative Studies ’04 THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by the School of Business and the School of Business Alumni Chapter

Joseph D. Ragan III, MS Accounting ’91 THE SCHOOL FOR CONFLICT ANALYSIS AND RESOLUTION DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

Tatsushi Arai, PhD Conflict Analysis and Resolution ’05 THE SCHOOL OF LAW DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by the School of Law and the School of Law Alumni Chapter

Kathryn Dickerson, JD ’99 THE SCHOOL OF POLICY, GOVERNMENT, AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs and the SPGIA Alumni Chapter

Holly K. Vineyard, MA International Transactions ’93 THE VOLGENAU SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Sponsored by the Volgenau School of Engineering and the Volgenau School Alumni Chapter

Brian M. Chromey, BS Urban Systems Engineering ’95

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George Mason University Alumni Association Awards THE ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Dayton I. Moore BSEd Physical Education ’91, MS Physical Education ’93 THE ALUMNI SERVICE AWARD

Michael P. Gallagher MBA ’94 THE FACULTY MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD

William B. Miller MFA Creative Writing ’87 THE SENIOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Raquel Friedmann Major, Environmental and Sustainability Studies

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Awa r d R e c i p i e n t s THE DISTINGUISHED BLACK ALUMNI AWARD Michael L. Whitlock, BA Government and Politics ’96, is a partner at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, a global law firm. At Morgan Lewis, Whitlock’s practice has focused on white-collar investigations, civil and criminal antitrust, and other complex civil litigation. His clients have included leading corporations and executives in the pharmaceutical, technology, media, and financial industries. Whitlock, a former federal prosecutor, earned his juris doctor from the University of Virginia. He also holds a master’s in public policy from Harvard University, and a bachelor of arts from George Mason University, of which he is an honorary member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Whitlock serves on the Board of Trustees of the George Mason University Foundation Inc. He also sits on the advisory boards of Mason’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Honors College. THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Tara Fitzpatrick-Navarro, BS Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources ’01, is executive director of the United States Tennis Association Mid-Atlantic Section (USTA/MAS). USTA/MAS, a part of America’s official governing body for tennis since 1923, serves more than 40,000 members. Previously, Fitzpatrick-Navarro served in increasingly prominent leadership positions at the National Recreation and Park Association, most recently as vice president of membership, research, and professional development. Her passion for the recreation industry and deep ties to the region is a running thread in Fitzpatrick-Navarro’s distinguished career, which has included management positions in Fairfax County, Virginia, government and at Splash Aquatic Management. Fitzpatrick-Navarro is a steadfast supporter of the recreation management program at Mason, providing industry insights regarding the curriculum, as well as mentoring interns and hiring students upon graduation. Fitzpatrick-Navarro is both a certified association executive and a certified park and recreation professional. THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Theresa M. Davis, BS Nursing ’98, MS Nursing Administration ’02, PhD Nursing ’13, is the clinical operations director of enVision eICU at Inova Health System. She joined Inova Health System in 1986, spent more than a decade as a trauma intensive care nurse, and has quickly advanced in her career. In her current position at Inova, she supports quality, safety, and best practices among Inova Health System 5


Awa r d R e c i p i e n t s organizations. She also is the clinical operations director for system-wide and community implementation of eICU programs. She is a member of the Inova Health System Research Committee, Philips VISICU Research Institute, and American Telemedicine Association, where she is currently the chair of TeleICU SIG. Davis also serves as a member of the nominating committee for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She has participated in many Mason alumni activities and has volunteered countless hours. This past April, she participated in the School of Nursing Student Alumni Networking Lunch. She also took on a leadership role as chair of the education committee for the School of Nursing 40th Anniversary Celebration. Her committee secured 13 extraordinary Mason alumni to volunteer their time and expertise to speak at the celebration. THE COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Mary L. Bauer, MA Foreign Languages ’90, is the widow of Jeffrey T. Chamberlain, a two-term chair of Mason’s Modern and Classical Languages Department and former university marshal. Together, they established the Jeffrey T. Chamberlain and Mary L. Bauer Modern and Classical Languages Endowment to support the continuing work of the department, particularly in support of faculty research and guest lecturers. After Professor Chamberlain’s death, Bauer turned to Mason for help in pursuing her passion for addressing the issue of homelessness. With the support of CHSS, she endowed the Mary’s Scholarship for Homelessness Awareness and Advocacy to encourage students to explore and to help address homelessness and its root causes. Now retired from federal government service, she currently works as an adjunct professor at Sacred Heart University, indulging her love of world literature. THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Kenneth D. Reid, BS Biology ’72, CAE, is executive vice president and chief executive officer of the American Water Resources Association, a scientific, educational association involved in water resources research, planning, and management. He has served in this capacity since 1981. He was a member of the American Society of Association Executives’ (ASAE) first class of Future Leaders and is a fellow member of ASAE. He has been active on numerous committees and is a former member of the ASAE Board of Directors. In 2000, Reid was selected as the recipient of the Key Award, the highest recognition given to an association executive by the American Society of Association Executives. He was a member of 6


Awa r d R e c i p i e n t s the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives (GWSAE) and served on the Board of Directors of the GWSAE Foundation. He is a member of the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives. Reid is past chair of the Northeast Board of Regents of the Institute for Organizational Management and is past chair of the National Institute for Organizational Management Board of Trustees. He served as one of the only elected four U.S. members of the Board of Governors of the World Water Council, an organization based in Marseilles, France, representing nearly 300 water-related groups worldwide. Reid is a member of the International Water Academy. He has a bachelor of science degree in biology from George Mason University and a master of science degree in environmental studies from Southern Illinois University. He is also past president of the George Mason University Alumni Association and has volunteered with University Career Services. THE THOMAS W. ISZARD III CVPA DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Daniel R. Hobson, BFA Theatre ’84. Hobson’s experiences at the old North Campus, and the main campus trailers have given him a unique perspective on the ever-changing face of Mason. Immediately following graduation, Hobson began working at Mason’s Center for the Arts as a stage manager and master electrician until becoming production manager of the Arts Support Umbrella in Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts in 2002. In this role he coordinates the production of hundreds of Mason student performances and exhibits each year. His many wonderful and influential connections through his years at Mason have led him all over the world. But he has always returned to Mason, drawn back by the vibrant community of students, faculty, and staff. The buildings, faces, and job titles may change, but that ever-present energy continues to fuel his spirit to this day. THE DISTINGUISHED LAMDA ALUMNI AWARD Lisa L. Lindley, BSEd Health Education ’91, is an associate professor in George Mason’s Department of Global and Community Health. A 1991 Mason graduate, Lindley earned her doctor of public health degree in 1997 from the University of South Carolina. She is highly regarded for her excellence in teaching and has mentored many students in their research. Lindley’s own research on the health disparities of sexual minority women has been widely published, including in the American Journal of Public Health. Lindley developed and taught Mason’s first LGBTQ health course. Among her co-curricular projects at Mason are her LGBTQ PhotoVoice Project and LGBTQ Campus Climate Task Force.

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Awa r d R e c i p i e n t s THE DISTINGUISHED LATINO ALUMNI AWARD Maricé Morales, BA Global Affairs and Foreign Languages ’09, MPP ’11, held multiple leadership positions for the Hispanic Student Association (HAS), Mariposas Mentoring Program, and the Provost Board of Student Leaders during her time at Mason. She also was resident life liaison for the Student Government Association and a lead International Week choreographer for the HSA dance team. Morales went on to pursue a law degree from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and has worked internationally and domestically at the federal, state, and local levels. In November 2014, Morales was elected state delegate for Maryland’s 19th District, representing parts of Silver Spring, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, and Wheaton. Morales, the first Peruvian-American to be elected in the Maryland General Assembly, is a founding member of the first Legislative Latino Caucus. She serves as the youngest female member of the Democratic Caucus. As a member of the House Judiciary Committee, Morales has introduced legislation seeking to reform our criminal justice system, study trends in human trafficking, and reform the Maryland criminal code on issues regarding sexual assault and crimes against women.  THE NEW CENTURY COLLEGE DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Danah N. Telfaire, BA Integrative Studies ’04, has worked tirelessly to support students, teachers, and administrators to attain educational excellence, regardless of their socio-economic status. She is currently the regional administrator of assessment, accountability, and student services for Imagine Schools, an organization that operates 39 charter schools and independent schools intent on “involving parents and guardians in the education of their children by creating learning communities of achievement and hope.” Passionate about positively affecting the trajectory of student achievement in Washington, D.C., Telfaire serves on a number of task force committees in support of D.C. Education at the Office of the State Superintendent of Education as well as local school boards. She credits her many experiential learning activities for providing a solid career base. THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Joseph D. Ragan III, MS Accounting ’91, serves as chief financial officer at Globe Specialty Metals Inc., a leading producer of Silicon Metal and Silicon Based Alloys, headquartered in Miami, Florida. Globe has locations in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Poland, South Africa, and China. In his role, Ragan leads the company’s efforts to effectively deploy cash flow to create value. By applying his broad base of 8


Awa r d R e c i p i e n t s expertise throughout the organization, Ragan is able to collaborate with strengthened operations to maintain financial discipline. Prior to joining Globe, Ragan spent five years as chief financial officer at Boart Longyear, the world’s largest drilling services contractor for the global mining sector operating in more than 40 countries and selling its products in nearly 100 countries. In addition, he has served as chief financial officer for GTSI Corporation, a leading technology solutions provider for the public sector, and spent time as chief financial officer of U.S. operations at Winstar Communications, an international telecommunications company. Ragan received his BS in accounting from the University of the State of New York and his MS in accounting from George Mason University, where he serves as a member of the School of Business Dean’s Advisory Council. THE SCHOOL FOR CONFLICT ANALYSIS AND RESOLUTION DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Tatsushi Arai, PhD Conflict Analysis and Resolution ’05, is an associate professor of peacebuilding and conflict transformation at the School for International Training Graduate Institute, a research associate at the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research, and a fellow of the Center for Peacemaking Practice at Mason’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. As a mediator, trainer, NGO adviser, and consultant to United Nations agencies, he has actively contributed to peacebuilding initiatives in Rwanda, Syria/Lebanon, Israel/Palestine, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Myanmar, Nepal, China-Japan relations, the Taiwan Strait, and the United States. His publications include Creativity and Conflict Resolution (Routledge, 2009) and Enacting a Culture of Peace (UNESCO Myanmar, forthcoming). THE SCHOOL OF LAW DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Kathryn Dickerson, JD ’99, is a principal at SmolenPlevy, where her practice focuses on civil litigation. Throughout her career, she has received numerous industry honors and was named one of the Top 100 Virginia Super Lawyers and Top 50 Virginia Women Super Lawyers in 2014. Dickerson is frequently sought out by media outlets such as the Associated Press, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, and the Huffington Post. She is the current president of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association and served as president of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Virginia from 2003 to 2007. Committed to her alma mater, Dickerson served as a member of the George Mason University School of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors from 2007 to 2014 and as its president 9


Awa r d R e c i p i e n t s from 2011 to 2013. She has volunteered at numerous events at the law school, including serving regularly as a judge in the First Year and Upper Class Moot Court competitions. THE SCHOOL OF POLICY, GOVERNMENT, AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Holly K. Vineyard, MA International Transactions ’93, serves as the deputy assistant secretary of commerce for Asia (which spans South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Asia and Oceania, but excludes China) in the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) Global Markets unit. Vineyard directs the department’s regional activities on market access, trade, and commerce. She is responsible for developing programs, policies, and strategies to strengthen the U.S. commercial position in Asia. Vineyard joined the Commerce Department in 1994. Prior to her current position, she served as the deputy assistant secretary of commerce for Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, director of the Office of Africa, as senior policy advisor to the Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, and as a desk officer for India and Singapore. She has been detailed twice to the Senate Finance Committee, where she worked with the Trade Subcommittee on a wide range of issues, including its consideration of the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Prior to joining the Commerce Department, Vineyard worked in the private sector. THE VOLGENAU SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD Brian M. Chromey, BS Urban Systems Engineering ’95, is the director of engineering at Wetland Studies and Solutions Inc., a Gainesville, Virginia-based company that is the leading provider of natural and cultural resource consulting services in Northern Virginia. He has 20 years’ experience in the environmental consulting industry, and specializes in stream and wetland restoration. Chromey is a registered professional engineer in several states. He earned his bachelor of science in 1995 from Mason’s Urban Systems Engineering Program, now known as Civil, Environmental, and Infrastructure Engineering. Chromey is on the board of directors of the Mason Civil Engineering Institute, where he has served as the treasurer for more than five years. He has been a guest speaker for the Mason student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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Awa r d R e c i p i e n t s THE ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR AWARD Dayton I. Moore Dayton I. Moore, BSEd Physical Education ’91, MS Physical Education ’93, begins his ninth full season with the Kansas City Royals, being named senior vice president of baseball operations/general manager on May 30, 2006. He became the sixth general manager in franchise history on June 8, 2006. Moore, a native of Wichita, Kansas, brought an impressive résumé to the Royals in 2006, having previously worked for the Atlanta Braves organization during its run of 13 straight division titles. In 2014, the Royals stormed to 89 victories and qualified for the postseason for the first time in 29 years. Kansas City reeled off eight straight wins to open the playoffs and qualify for the World Series for the first time since 1985. Moore’s tenure in Kansas City has been one of the most successful runs in franchise history as the Royals have boasted nine Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, 13 All-Star Game selections, and a Cy Young Award winner in his first nine seasons. He has received several accolades over the last few months, being named to the Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame and as a Kansan of the Year, while he has also been named Executive of the Year by Major League Baseball (GIBBY Awards) as well as the Kansas City Sports Commission. For the Braves, Moore served three years as director of player personnel, beginning in 2002. He originally joined the Braves organization as an area scouting supervisor and was promoted to the front office in August 1996 as an assistant in the baseball operations department. Before joining the Braves, Moore served as an assistant baseball coach at Mason from 1990 to 1994.

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Awa r d R e c i p i e n t s THE ALUMNI SERVICE AWARD Michael P. Gallagher Michael P. Gallagher, MBA ’94, has a career that reflects his passion for recognizing achievement across the diverse spectrum of business. In 2002, to honor the millions of business executives and workers worldwide who quietly accomplish innovative and extraordinary things in the workplace every day, Gallagher founded the Stevie® Awards. The name Stevie comes from the Greek name Stefanos, which means “crowned.” Gallagher’s commitment to honoring excellence was sparked during his tenure as vice president of the New York Festivals, organizer of some of the world’s largest international awards competitions for film, television, advertising, and other media. Under his leadership from 1982 to 1988, the New York Festivals significantly expanded its global influence by adding new awards competitions in fields such as radio and print advertising. Aside from his success in the business world, Gallagher has made a point to stay involved at Mason. Since 2009, he has been involved with the School of Business’s Alumni Chapter. He began his journey on the chapter’s board of directors as vice president of events from 2009 to 2010, followed by leading the group as president for the next two years. This past year, Gallagher served as an at-large member and has recently taken the reins to lead the chapter’s fundraising committee.

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Awa r d R e c i p i e n t s THE FACULTY MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD William B. Miller William B. Miller, MFA Creative Writing ’87, has taught in the English Department continuously for 30 years, and he has directed the graduate Creative Writing Program for 22 of those years. As a professor, he has established a high standard, his courses having ranged from first-semester composition to advanced composition to sophomore literature to creative writing to graduate courses in graphic design for writers and editors. His student evaluations have ranked consistently among the highest even in the department’s higher-than-average marks. As director of the graduate Creative Writing Program, he has been instrumental in forming Mason’s BFA in Creative Writing, and in setting up numerous endowment accounts within the George Mason University Foundation to support students in creative writing. Certainly not least among his accomplishments has been shaping the Fall for the Book festival into a vital annual event for the region that also greatly enriches Mason’s campus life and integrates academics, university life, and the university’s important culture of reading all under one tent—often both literally and metaphorically.

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Awa r d R e c i p i e n t s THE SENIOR OF THE YEAR AWARD Raquel Friedmann Raquel Friedmann is a senior environmental and sustainability studies major from Costa Mesa, California. On campus, she is involved in the Sustainability Living Learning Community, Mason Honey Bee Initiative, Alpha Phi Omega Co-ed Service Fraternity, Christians on Campus, Mason Ambassadors, Student Government, and New Century College Envoys. She also has worked as an Environment America Clean Water intern, resident advisor, University 100 peer advisor, EDGE facilitator, Orientation Leadership Team member, Meaningful Watershed Education field interpreter, and Fairfax County substitute teacher over the past few years. Through her sustainability studies and her work on a variety of sustainability projects, Friedmann developed a continued passion for environmental justice and sustainable community development. She is very interested in environmental policy and will be attending the Monterey Institute of International Studies this fall to pursue an MA in international environmental policy. She also enjoys traveling and international service projects. She has done service projects in El Salvador and Guatemala, and studied abroad in Ecuador. She co-leads an Alternative Break service trip to Jamaica this spring as well. In the future Friedmann hopes to work with sustainable community development and international environmental justice. She has earned a variety of other awards including the Peter and Marjorie Storm Sustainability Endowed Scholarship recipient (2014); The Peter C. Forame Student Leader Scholarship recipient (2014); Student Government Executive Branch Member of the Year (2013-14); Golden Key International Honor Society (2013-14); George Mason University Dean’s List (Fall 2012 to Spring 2014); and College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Academic Achievement Award (2013).

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Pa s t R e c i p i e n t s o f A lu m n i A s s o c i at i o n Awa r d s THE ALUMNUS/ALUMNA OF THE YEAR 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978

1977 Anita L. Capps 1976 Michael A. Alexander

Dale “Dusty” Wince Patricia H. Roberts Sean T. Connaughton Anne K. Altman Deborah A. P. Hersman John Paul Phaup Jeffery K. Taubenberger Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda D. Jean Wu Edward J. Newberry Zainab T. Salbi J. Gregory Bedner Michael G. Anzilotti Julie A. Holdren Teresa M. Klaassen Jonathan C. Thacher Thomas J. Webb Lovey L. Hammel Katherine K. Clark Susan E. Rook Barbara A. Esstman Rob S. Muzzio Camille T. Barry James S. Corrigan S. Anna Kondratos Jay W. Marsh Ray F. Smith James W. Hazel Bruce E. Johnson Mariann H. Johnson Richard C. Bausch Dennis C. Daley Judith M. Garcia Kathleen S. Katz M. Constance Bedell Nancy L. Zimmerman Frances F. Batchelder Gilbert L. Sager Carl F. Henrickson Joann P. DiGennaro Elizabeth G. Clements James W. McCarthy Elbert J. Jarvis II

THE ALUMNI SERVICE AWARD 2014 2013 2012 2011 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989

Sirena Johnson Helen J. Ackerman David C. Atkins Kaylene H. Green Robert E. Green III John T. Niehoff Jeffrey R. Johnson Penny C. Welke Bruce E. and Mariann H. Johnson James J. Laychak Alan H. Harbitter Barbara Parker Granieri Jennifer A. Hess Carolyn A. Taylor Craig B. Young Joseph A. Heastie Juliana Kuo Lisa A. Mayne Lucy Canary Church (See Golden Medallion Award) Doris H. Kidwell Brian C. Drummond Scott McGeary Donna S. Mills Eileen J. Feuerbach Jonathan C. Thacher Mark W. Bisbee

THE FACULTY MEMBER OF THE YEAR 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 15

Padmanabhan Seshaiyer Marion F. Deshmukh Linda Apple Monson Don M. Boileau Todd B. Kashdan Peter J. Boettke Harold A. Geller Roger W. Wilkins Rick S. Davis Cynthia M. Lont


Pa s t R e c i p i e n t s o f A lu m n i A s s o c i at i o n Awa r d s 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975 1974

James B. Young Doris A. Bitler Lloyd E. Duck Don E. Kash Stuart S. Malawer Karen K. Oates Toni-Michelle Travis Anthony J. Maiello Robert T. Hawkes Kenneth A. Kovach Roberta M. Conti Bruce B. Manchester Kevin A. Avruch Henry J. Bindel Jr. Mary C. Silva Sheryl A. Friedley Peter Klappert Brack Brown Lloyd de Boer Hale N. Tongren Walter E. Williams Warren D. Decker Michael R. Kelley Carol J. Sears Kenneth A. Kovach Kitty P. Smith Michael G. Emsley Bruce B. Manchester John A. Oppelt Hyman I. Feinstein John R. Linn Stephen T. Early Jr. Margaret C. Duffner

2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981 1980 1979 1978 1977 1976 1975 1974

THE SENIOR OF THE YEAR 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

David Lucas Quoc “Ricky” Tran Kevin R. Loker Mariana X. Cruz Devraj Dasgupta David W. Lieu Mona K. Singh Andres G. Maldonado Ryan M. Lowry Rysheda M. McClendon

Edwinna T. Smith Amit Sinha Cassandra P. Foster Sabrina Dagostino Maria Sonia Montero Jason William Eakes Nancy A. Riffe Heather D. Dawson Jenna Van Hook Angela Y. Peabody Vickie O. Tyler Denise E. Marriott James W. Yoo Julie Ann Austin Mary D. Ryabik Donald G. Cooper Catherine J. Rogers Felicia H. Johnson Richard Vergot Judy Bray Cook David A. Ehrlich Kimberly Jones Karen A. DeMartino Frank J. Doherty Debora A. Drury Barry L. Mark Michael C. Cooper Kathryn L. Kafka Lisa McGrady Anthony J. Young Margaret C. Langford Jeffrey W. Hetrick John R. Willett Diane S. Erickson Bernard W. Hite Michael D. Pritz John L. Wiley

THE GOLDEN MEDALLION AWARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE 2012 1996 1984 1983 16

Alan G. Merten George W. Johnson John C. Wood John T. Hazel Jr.


T h e 2014–15 G e o r g e M a s o n U n i v e r s i t y A lum n i A s s o c i at i o n BOARD OF DIRECTORS Christopher M. Preston BS Management ’96 President Brian R. Jones MA International Commerce and Policy ’06 President Elect Rodney W. Turner JD ’93 Immediate Past-President Conaway B. Haskins BS Government and Politics ’99 Vice President, Advocacy Jennifer Shelton BS Public Administration ’94 Vice President, Member Involvement Andreas V. Gibson BA History ’92 Treasurer Linda A. Franklin BA English ’90 Secretary AT-LARGE DIRECTORS Allen Johnson BA English ’99 Scott E. Hine BS Decision Science ’85 Jed R. Bullock BA Government and Politics ’00 Ednamae H. Trevey MEd Elementary Education ’72 Christina C. Vanecek BS Marketing ’06 Sirena G. Johnson BS Accounting ’99

CHAPTER REPRESENTATIVES Black Alumni Chapter David C. Atkins, BS Decision Science ’90 College of Education and Human Development Daniel A. Zimmet, BS Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources ’13 Morgan C. Maravich, BS Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources ’09 College of Health and Human Services Ana M. Stoehr, BSN ’98 College of Humanities and Social Sciences Jason Reis, BA Economics ’93 College of Science Walter L. McLeod, MS Chemistry ’94 College of Visual and Performing Arts Shannon L. Baccaglini, MM Performance ’06 Lambda Alumni Chapter Alex M. Gant, BA History ’08 Latino Alumni Chapter Andres G. Maldonado, BS Management ’07, MAIS ’12 School of Business Mark E. Cummings, Executive MBA ’94 School of Law Kate A. McSweeny, JD ’04 School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs Alison J. Germak, MA International Commerce and Policy ’10 Volgenau School of Engineering Jeff Fissel, BS Information Technology ’06


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