Dominican Republic, India, Sierra Leone, Tonga
By JoAnna Haugen on Monday, October 31st, 2011
Daniel Evans and Julia Tully were presented with the University of California-Davis’ Award of Distinction as outstanding alumni for their devotion to international development, conservation and volunteerism. The couple met while serving in the Peace Corps. In 1989 they moved to the Galapagos Islands where Evans worked as executive director of the Charles Darwin Research Station. In 1992, Evans became executive director of the Point Reyes Bird Observatory in California. In 1999, both Evans and Tully took jobs with USAID in Nairobi, Kenya, and in 2002, Evans took a new position with USAID in Mexico City while Tully worked at the U.S. embassy. In 2008, Evans became the Peace Corps country director in Guinea and Tully worked in the U.S. embassy. Today, the couple lives in Mexico, where Evans is the Peace Corps director in the country.
Dr. Harris Berman (65-67) recently took over as dean of the Tufts University School of Medicine. He has been serving as interim dean since December 2009. Prior to that position, Berman was the dean of public health and professional degree programs and served 17 years as chief executive officer of Tufts Health Plan. He was also a Peace Corps physician in New Delhi from 1965-67, in Nepal during the summer of 1966 and in Western Samoa during the summer of 1969. Berman has held leadership roles in several organizations including the American Association of Health Plans, the Massachusetts Association of HMOs and the Group Insurance Commission. He is also a board member at Tufts Medical Center, NEHI and Tufts Health Plan, and he is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Berman received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and studied medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Guy Sattley (66-68) has resumed his position on the Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly. This is his sixth term on the assembly; he has served as an assemblyman on and off since 1990. Sattley beat five other candidates who also ran for the position. He has lived in Fairbanks since 1972 and is retired after a career as a Bureau of Land Management firefighter and dispatcher, heavy equipment operator and postal worker.
Peter C. Andersen (79-82) has been notified that he won the Charles Turck Global Citizen Award given by Macalester College in Minnesota. The award is presented annually to alumni who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, achievement and active involvement with their community throughout their lifetime. Andersen currently lives in Sierra Leone and is the chief of outreach and public affairs at the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
Gary Schulze (61-63) received the “Who’s Who Award” presented by the Albert Academy Alumni Association in recognition of his service to the school. Schulze, who is on the NPCA Board, is largely responsible for initiating fundraising actions that restored the school to its former status as one of Sierra Leone’s finest.
Lia Valerio (98-00) is the founder of Stop Traffick, a non-profit organization to help stop human trafficking in Chicago and Cambodia. The organization has partnered with the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation and Goutte d’Eau, Domnok Toek in Cambodia, organizations that also fight child trafficking. Six years ago, Valero started Malia Designs, a fair trade company that sells purses and accessories made by women in Cambodia who were victims or are at risk of human trafficking. Part of the profits are donated to the women’s groups.