Pictured above: ’70 Barbara Herzog (EHS) and ’75 (MST), of Oshkosh, is vice president of several organizations including the Oshkosh Area School District Board of Education, the Wisconsin Association of School Board’s Board of Directors and the Women’s Fund of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation.
’67 W. P. “Buz” Barlow, Jr. (LS), of Dallas, Texas, received the 2021 North American Interfraternity Conference Alumnus Award of Distinction. Barlow has provided 56 years of service to Sigma Tau Gamma as national president, foundation president, chairman of the housing corporation and most recently, COVID response chairman. Barlow is an attorney, international philanthropist and church leader.
’69 John Breaker (EHS) and ’75 (MSE), of Menasha, taught physical education classes for 30 years in the Menasha Joint School District. Breaker continues to substitute teach, coordinate the Menasha All City Grade School Track and Field Wellness Day and teach a summer school class called Field Trips and Fitness.
’70 Doug Feavel (LS), of Vincennes, Indiana, published an unabridged third edition of his book Uncommon Character, Stories of Ordinary Men and Women Who Did the Extraordinary.
’70 Barbara Herzog (EHS) and ’75 (MST), of Oshkosh, is vice president of several organizations including the Oshkosh Area School District Board of Education, the Wisconsin Association of School Board’s Board of Directors and the Women’s Fund of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation. Herzog is also president of the Oshkosh St. Vincent de Paul council. Herzog enjoys baking pies and spending time with her corgi Hank.
’71 James Toshner (EHS), of Sussex, and his wife Bonnie are retired with four grown kids. The Toshners enjoy playing pickle ball and spending time outdoors and in the gym.
’79 Jill (Knickel) Wagner (LS) and ’81 (EHS), of Fond du Lac, retired band director at Reedsville High School and Theisen Middle School in Fond du Lac, conducted the Fond du Lac Symphonic Band at Firemen’s Park in Campbellsport on July 8.
’82 Thomas Griffith (B), of Verona, co-founded Argent Brothers Custom Industrial Plating, a company that has discovered a way to replace traditional chromium acidic electroplating with an environmentally friendly alternative to create the look of chrome.
’90 Pat Zietlow Miller (LS) and ’00 (MS), of Sun Prairie, authored a new picture book Be Strong about finding strength in unlikely places. It follows her New York Times best-seller, Be Kind.
’97 Molly Gilbertson (LS), of Waupun, is the operations manager at the Beaver Dam National Exchange Bank & Trust.
’00 Trevr Smithlin (LS), of Neenah, is the co-founder of AdvertiseCast, a market leader in podcast advertising which was recently acquired by Liberated Syndication, Inc. Smithlin will continue to serve as chief innovation officer. Smithlin has been a guest speaker for the UWO Entrepreneurship Club.
’04 Ben Lampron (MBA), of Edina, Minnesota, published the book Jumpstart Your Future-Lessons Learned in Career Building, Personal Finance and Relationships to share his personal and professional life experiences with those who are entering the full-time workforce for the first time. Lampron is vice president of Metro Mold & Design.
’07 Kristi (Quant) Levy (EHS) and ’16 (MS), of Oshkosh, was named principal for Oshkosh Area School District’s planned “super middle school”, a new facility which will combine enrollments from Merrill and Webster Stanley middle schools in two years. Currently the principal at Washington Elementary, Levy will start as principal at Merrill Middle School.
’07 Ayse (Twit) Reyering (LS), of Los Angeles, California, is an Emmy-winning TV and film producer who has worked on series for Netflix, Amazon, Showtime, HBO and more. Reyering enjoys outdoor time with her husband and two children.
’08 Melissa (Riley) Fisher (LS), of Brookfield, was featured in Froedtert Today Magazine after her successful medical treatment for a hip condition. Fisher was a member of the Titan women’s gymnastics team.
’08 Liz (Lohuis) Stanislawski (LS), of Nashville, Tennessee, is a marketing and public relations manager for Cumberland Heights Foundation, a non-profit drug and alcohol treatment center. Previously, Stanislawski worked as a producer, field reporter and fill-in anchor for TV stations in Green Bay, Champaign, Illinois, Greenville, South Carolina and Nashville, Tennessee. Stainslawski married ’07 John Stanislawski (LS) and they are expecting their second child.
’10 Adam Gitter (LS) and ’17 (MPA), of Kewaskum, is the Kewaskum village administrator. Gitter has previous municipal experience in the Town of Buchanan and West Bend.
’11 Amy (Gearhart) Bahrani (LS), of Lake Bluff, Illinois, is a management consulting manger with Accenture. Bahrani and her spouse had their second child in March.
’11 Terrence “Timber” Smith (LS) and ’16 (MS), of Oshkosh, is the City of Appleton’s diversity, equity and inclusion coordinator. Smith was previously UW Oshkosh’s Veterans Resource Center coordinator.
’15 Rob Moss (B), of Fond du Lac, is a commercial underwriter with Society Insurance where he was hired seven years ago after serving as a UWO student intern.
’15 Courtney Ramsey (OCE), of Neenah, is a social media team leader with Alta Resources. Ramsey also runs two businesses in the Fox Valley and has three sons.
’16 Christiana (Gorchynsky) Trapani (LS), of Milwaukee, owns Door County Candle Company in Sturgeon Bay. Trapani is also a marketing team lead with Amla Commerce.
’19 Bill Gunckel (MBA), of Appleton, is the vice president of information security at Community First Credit Union. Gunckel has 23 years’ experience in information technology with Fox Valley companies, most recently at Navitus Health Solutions.