ROLAND STEWART was elected to serve as president of the Eighth Air Force Historical Society, Oregon Chapter. In July 1999, he and his wife, Velma, moved to Bend, Oregon, where their daughter, LINDA STEWART-JONES '73, lives.
WES MORGAN teaches entrepreneurship at Thunderbird, American School of Management. He specializes in IPOs, or initial price offerings of stock.
RAY MACBETH retired from the Free Methodist pastorate in 1993. For the past six years, he has been a chaplain with Hospital Chaplain Ministries of America. Ray lives with his wife, REE MACBETH '52, in Roseburg, Oregon.
JON "SKIP" FRUYTIER has been appointed principal of Drager Middle School in Adrian, Michigan. He and his wife, Linda, live in Clinton, Michigan, with their daughter.
DANIEL ADAMS teaches at Hanil University in Chonju, Korea. His academic work has taken him to the Eighth Assembly of the World Council of Churches in Zimbabwe in December 1998, to a summer school of theology at the University of Durham in England in July and August 1999, and to Laos with the Royal Asiatic Society in December 1999. His book, Cross-Cultural Theology: Western Reflections in Asia, originally published in the Unietd States in 1987, was translated into Czech by Metanoia Press in 1999.
DENNIS HORDYK has worked for the California Department of Finance for 28 years and is now one of three assistant directors of finance for the state of California. His wife, PAULETTE "PINKY" CLIFTON HORDYK, also works for the California Department of Finance. They live in Gold River.
KATHY FREDRICKSON HULET received her master's degree in nursing from the University of Washington in 1999. She is community health educator at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, Washington. SCOTT HULET was ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA) in January 1999. He is executive director of Narrows Glen Retirement and Assisted Living Commun- ity in Tacoma. Their daughter, SARAH HULET, graduated from SPU in December 1999.
RICK REYNOLDS, director of Operation Nightwatch in Seattle, received the 1999 Rudy Award from SAFECO. He took over as director in 1994 when the nonprofit agency was losing public support and money. "Rick's personal dedication has turned this agency around," says nominator John Fenlason, senior vice president of SAFECO Life and Investments and longtime Nightwatch supporter.
SARAH GUNTER CANEZ owns a health and life insurance agency in San Antonio, Texas. She and her husband, Daniel, have two children, including DAN CANEZ, a freshman at SPU.
PATTI MCDOWELL DELAMARTER is a mother of two and lives in Salem, Oregon. She works as a parish nurse and directs caring ministries at Salem Alliance Church.
MATTHEW WHITEHEAD was elected conference superintendent of the Pacific Northwest Conference of the Free Methodist Church and began serving in that role on February 1. A member of SPU's Board of Trustees, he has been pastor of Lakeview Free Methodist Church in Seattle for the past 10 years. Matt's wife, MELANIE BUCK WHITEHEAD, is assistant to SPU's associate vice president for business and facility services. She also serves as neighbor relations coordinator for SPU. Matt and Melanie have two teenage daughters and live in Shoreline.
TERRY BREUM is senior pastor of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Lindenhurst, Illinois. He has been a pastor in ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) churches since 1988. Terry's wife, Janet, is also an ordained pastor. She is homeschooling the couple's four children.
JOHN GOODALE recently completed his doctor of ministry degree at Fuller Theological Seminary. The topic of his dissertation was "Developing a Single-Parent Family Ministry Within the Church." John is minister of single adults at First Presbyterian Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and he and his wife, Deborah, have two children.
BETHANY GRAHAM-COLBER is in part-time private practice as a learning disabilities specialist in Chicago, Illinois. She lives with her husband, Douglas, and infant daughter.
KARL BURNS has worked for the Boeing Company for the past 13 years. He is the program manager for the 737-700 vertical fin that is built in X’an, China. Karl and his wife, Jackie, live in Marys-ville, Washington, and have two high school-age children. Jackie is working as a nurse assistant while pursuing a nursing degree.
GREG LUND and KIRSTEN AXE LUND have moved from Georgia to Milwaukie, Oregon, where Greg is now pastor of Oak Hills Presbyterian Church. "It's great to be close to our Northwest family and friends again," they write. The Lunds have two sons.
GALE RILEY became the first art teacher in Washington state to be awarded National Board Certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, a non-profit organization aimed at raising teaching standards throughout the nation. Gale teaches at Kenmore Junior High in Washington's Northshore School District.
KAREN HEDIN was appointed senior associate consultant of the Mayo Clinic, where she heads a research group that studies immune system responses to organ transplantation. An assistant professor at the Mayo Medical School and the Mayo Graduate School since 1997, Karen received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1991. She and her husband, Raul Urrutia, have two children and live in Rochester, Minnesota.
PATRICK BAKER and SHIRLEY COLEMAN BAKER moved from Stony Brook, New York, to Gainesville, Florida, in July 1999. They are both assistant professors in the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences at the University of Florida.
DON VAN DOORNIK has worked with the National Marine Fisheries Service for 10 years, and is active in the praise band at his church, playing harmonica, clarinet and synthesizer. Don and his wife, Mary Anne, live in Port Orchard, Washington.
KATHLEEN GOURAS is marketing communications manager for London Fog, which is moving its headquarters from the East Coast to Seattle. Kathleen is a graduate of both SPU and the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.
GLEN LAUGHTON works as a systems engineer for Hydraweb Technologies in San Jose, California.
LESLIE MCAULIFF LEBER and her husband, MATT LEBER, moved to London, England, in March. Matt is working for an Internet company there and Leslie is looking for a position in social services. Leslie received a master's degree in public administration from Seattle University in June 1999.
JOHNNY ANDREU is the director of junior high ministries at Presbyterian Church of the Master in Mission Viejo, California. His wife, Angie, is employed at Forest Home Christian Conference Center. The couple lives in Rancho Santa Margarita.
SHARON BARR-JEFFREY earned her master's degree in clinical counseling at Eastern College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in May 1999. She and her husband, Anthony, have returned to Seattle where he is enrolled in SPU's graduate psychology program, working toward a Ph.D. Sharon is now a counselor for Mercer Island Youth and Family Services. DANIEL HOUSER graduated from the University of Southern California Law School in May 1999 and passed the California Bar Exam in July 1999. He is now employed by the law firm of Pollak, Vida, and Fisher in Los Angeles.
MATHEW WESTMARK is a Peace Corps volunteer in Magude, Mozambique, teaching English and biology. Following the severe flooding experienced by Mozambique in February, schools were used as refugee sites and Matt was temporarily volunteering with other relief agencies until the crisis could be controlled.
KRISTY LAYTON joined Mercy Ships, an international Christian organization that brings medical assistance to people in developing nations, in June 1997. She is a crew member of M/V ANASTASIS, the world's largest non-governmental hospital ship, and has traveled to 14 nations in Europe and Africa. From January to June 2000, Kristy is stationed in Banjul, The Gambia, West Africa.
JASON BEST and PAULA FRIDENMAKER BEST are in new jobs. Jason is the enrollment services director at Western Seminary in Bothell, Washington, and Paula is working in international partner services at InterDev in Lynnwood.