Class Notes November 2018

November 01, 2018

Robert (Bob) Glasgow, BA ’66, has been married for 50 years, has two children, and two grandchildren. He practiced law for 40 years in Portland, OR before retiring. He was on many nonprofit boards, and was president of the local Legal Aid, Jewish Community Center, and AJC.

Karin Williamson Pedrick, BA ’67, authored the book Inside Affirmative Action: The Executive Order That Transformed America's Workforce that was released in July 2018.

Robert Dworkoski, BA ’68, applied the skills he learned at GW to earn a PhD from Columbia University in European history. He recently completed a career as a headmaster and teacher in a college prep school in Los Angeles, and now is editing a book about the religion of FDR.

Sheldon Franklin, BA ’69, is now retired, having served for 15 years as a New Jersey superior court judge. Franklin received his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers Law School, was elected to the Lakewood, New Jersey township committee, and served for one year as mayor.

Lynne Harkrader-Meyer, BA ’69, currently resides in Aurora, Colorado with her husband. She is retired from the field of social work and has been licensed for many years. She is currently volunteering with the Red Cross, doing casework.

Gregory Brown, BA ’73, recently retired as executive vice president, general counsel and chief administrative officer of a publicly traded energy company. He is the former mayor and current city council member of La Canada Flintridge, California.

Dan Beck, MA ’82, after 17 years in political communications, joined Boeing in 1997 and is communications director for Space and Launch in Arlington, Virginia. Boeing works with NASA to venture to the moon and Mars.

Mark Lerner, BA ’82, lives with his wife Michele (Vodneck) Lerner, BA ‘83, (they met at Thurston Hall) in Washington, D.C. He is currently the division director of radiological operations at the George Washington University Hospital.

Michael Delapena, BA ’86, has been a special agent with the FBI for 28 years. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dominic (Mick) Angelichio, BA ’87, is the president of Judge Healthcare and has been a leader in the healthcare staffing and search business for over 30 years.

David Brunori, MA ’95, was elected a fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration.

Erik Schelzig, BA ’97, MA ’00, left The Associated Press after 14 years as a reporter in Florida, West Virginia, and Tennessee to become the editor of The Tennessee Journal, an influential political newsletter in Nashville.

Christopher Teal, MA ’97, was recently promoted to the senior foreign service at the State Department and transferred back to D.C. to teach at the Inter-American Defense College. He is also completing a documentary about the first African American diplomat, Ebenezer Bassett.

Josh Douglas, BA ’02, is a law professor who focuses on voting rights and election law. He has a new book coming out in the spring that is now available for preorder. It's called Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting.

Naomi Schneidmill, BA ’02, has left NYC government after 12 years and is headed to Citigroup as senior vice president and CSIS investigations group manager in the regional investigations within Citi security and investing.

Noor Hassan, BA ’03, joined McKinsey and Company's Public Sector Practice in 2016. Prior to joining McKinsey, Hassan served Department of Defense and Intelligence Community clients in the private sector aerospace and defense industry for over a decade.

Daniel Schneiderman, BA ’06, recently completed a stint at the National Security Council under Presidents Obama and Trump as the director for Yemen. He is now the deputy U.S. program director at the International Crisis Group in Washington D.C.

Madison Calvert, BA ’08, is a global sales leader at Linkedin. He and his wife Victoria Devine, BA '10, live in New York City with their 1-year-old daughter.