Pullman, April 5, 2008
Doris McGinty 39
Springfield, OR, February 23, 2009
Moscow/Mission Viejo, CA, March 2, 2009
Rosa Smith 82
New Plymouth, January 22, 2009
Marilyn Sweeney 54
Lewiston, January 27, 2009
Peter K. Wilson 51
Lapwai, March 30, 2009
ERIK KRIWOX 03 and AMANDA MOORE-KRIWOX 02, Jerome, welcomed a baby boy, Eli John, on March 12, 2009. He is held by sister Hannah.
HEIDI MARTIN 03, 08, Boise, is the dietician and coordinator of Child Nutrition Programs for the Idaho Department of Education.
MEGHAN MCCABE 08, Bigfork, MT, is working as a proof operator for Flathead Bank.
MARK 03, 05 and KATIE VAN ELDEREN 03, have moved to Meridian where Mark accepted a position with Crop Production Ser vices, a company providing agricultural inputs for specific crop markets. Mark is responsible for western region sales, traveling from the Washington coast to eastern Montana. Katie is employed with Farm Service Agency.
KODY 00 and MONICA YOUREE 01, Jerome, welcomed baby girl, Macie Layne, on October 10, 2008. Kody is farming in Kimberly and Monica is the assistant vice president and branch manager of Magic Valley Bank in Twin Falls.
WILLIAM BELL 96, Vancouver, WA, is feed division manager and president of Bellwether Trading Company.
BRIAN PARKS 91, Twin Falls, is vice president of Agribusiness Credit Management for Northwest Farm Credit Services in Twin Falls.
TIMOTHY MICHAEL TILLMAN 99 and MELISSA RAE TILLMAN 95, Lynchburg, VA, and their daughter E.J Elizabeth Joy, moved to Lynchburg. Tim was hired as a CFII helicopter instructor at Liberty University and will direct the Rotor Flight Program while Melissa is enjoying being a stay-at-home mom and running a small business selling flower girl dresses called Tillmans Treasures.
ALLISON TOUCHSTONE 95, 97, Boise, began a new stage in her career as senior instructor with the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education at the University of Idaho in October. Allison continued as the State Program Manager for Agriculture and Natural Resources until April, when she began her duties at UI full time.
SCOTT BREEDING 80, Hazelton, is the president of the Idaho Water Users Association. Scott and his wife, Diana, farm in Hazelton and Milner, growing a variety of crops including beans and wheat.
TIMOTHY HERRMAN 83, 84, 92, College Station, TX, is the Texas State chemist and director, providing regulatory oversight for the Texas feed and fertilizer industry with annual product sales exceeding 19 million tons and a market value of $6 billion dollars. Herrman is also a professor in the Department of Soil and Crops Sciences at Texas A&M University, leading a research and education program in feed and grain science.
PERFECTO SAEZ 84, Venezuela, began his own agribusiness, Distribuidora Saez Y Jaume, after working for Bayer of Venezuela in the veterinary department. As the president, Saez oversees the distribution of animal supplies.
ARTHUR ANTONELLI 74, Puyallup, WA, has worked for Washington State University Extension as an entomologist in Puyallup for the last 30 years and is nearing retirement.
LYN C. MERRICK 69, 73, Eagle, CO, is training commercial drivers, testing their capabilities, and presenting defensive driving classes for the town of Avons Transportation Department.
JOHN NALIVKA 76, Ontario, OR, is president of Sterling Marketing, an agribusiness in Vale, OR, serving clients nationally and internationally. John is also co-founder of Sterling Solutions, another agribusiness serving the agricultural industry in the Pacific Northwest.
DAN A. RIGGERS 75, Wenatchee, WA, received the 2008 Unsung Hero Award from the Wenatchee Apollo Club for volunteer ser vice. The Apollo Club is a group of 60 men who have sung in the Wenatchee area for the past 98 years. Dan, in the club a dozen years, serves as secretary.
JOHN BROCKERT 58, Salt Lake City, entered a career in public health with his masters in dairy science. In 1996 he retired from the Utah Department of Public Health.
THANK YOU to all alumni who returned their alumni updates by March 31, 2009. William Bell will receive a CALS travel mug. Everyone else will be sent a CALS luggage tag.