Botswana, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Niger, Sierra Leone, Chile, Guatemala, Honduras, Senegal, Thailand, Uruguay, Zambia
By JoAnna Haugen on Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010
Alice Fitzpatrick (88-89), head of the New London-based Community Foundation of Southeastern Connecticut, has been honored by the Connecticut Council for Philanthropy with the 2010 Martha S. Newman Award for her service to her organization and to the state’s philanthropic sector. She recently oversaw the merger of two community foundations and serves on many statewide committees and boards.
CAMEROON, CONGO, GABON, NIGER, SIERRA LEONE
Roger A. Meece (Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Niger, Sierra Leone 73-75) has been appointed as a special representative for the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Meece has three decades of international experience in the Foreign Service including posts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Malawi, Cameroon and Nigeria. He has also served in Washington, D.C., as the director of Central African Affairs at the State Department and in the Office of the Vice President.
Ed Dove recently became the president of the University of Iowa Faculty Senate. A professor in the biomedical engineering program at the university, Dove has had a career that includes teaching and developing medical breakthroughs by using mathematical modeling to solve physiological problems. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Virginia Tech and a doctorate from Case Western Reserve University. Dove has been teaching at the University of Iowa for 22 years.
Dr. Peter Rogers (97-99), an assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Texas at Tyler, was recently appointed to the International Rural Water Association Board of Directors. During his three-year term, Rogers will oversee governance issues, partake in fundraising and enhance the overall functionality capabilities of the organization. He has worked with several international engineering and aid organizations, including a stint as the national supervisor with the United States Agency for International Development. Rogers is also active in Engineers Without Borders, serves on the program committee of Water for People and has leadership roles on many committees within the American Water Works Association.
Allegra Troiano (80-82) received an award of appreciation from Ambassador Brownfield and the U.S. State Department for training teachers in ten different Colombian cities as well as training the handicapped Colombian military and police. She is a Senior English Language Fellow in Bogota, Colombia, and recently finished a term on the National Peace Corps Association Board.
William Warshauer (86-88) has been appointed chief operating officer of Pact Inc. in Washington, D.C. In his position, Warshauer will oversee new business development, program development and delivery, policy/advocacy, strategic partnerships and overall operations. Prior to joining Pact Inc., he served as a consultant to international organizations such as UNICEF and UNAIDS, was executive vice president for health and development solutions with Voxiva Inc. and was executive vice president at Population Services International.
Chris Morrow (89-91) recently joined the Board of Trustees for Long Trail School. Currently the general manager of the Northshire Bookstore, Morrow has worked as a project assistant in Project CARE in Honduras. He also helped implement a geographic information system in Lahore, Pakistan, for the Department of Education in Pakistan and the Department of Health in Syria.
Kay Berthold Frishman (65-67) was recently honored with the 12th annual Eartha Dengler History Award, which highlights the accomplishments of people who have worked to bring development, prosperity and quality of life to Lawrence, Massachusetts. She was chosen for the award due to being an advocate for the local river and canal, and for preserving the city’s vistas in oil paintings. Frishman is a trustee of the Andover Village Improvement Society and Andover Conservation. She is also a member of the International Committee of the Rotary Club of Lawrence and has led four trips to install water filters in the Dominican Republic. Frishman has a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a master’s degree from Columbia University.
Gregg Hayward, who graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School in 2000, was presented with the school’s Lux in Tenebris Award for dedicating his life to the mission of St. Thomas Aquinas. In addition to his Peace Corps service, Hayward spent a year with AmeriCorps and more than a year doing marketing for Foster’s Daily Democrat. He now works as a waste reduction manager and actively educates the public about composting.