Archive for Gustavus Alumni

Emily Trnka Fischer ’01

Sophie Clara Fischer was born on August 6, 2015 to Emily Trnka Fischer ’01 and husband, Karl Fischer.

Bennett Thrash ’15

Bennett Thrash ’15 has been assigned his first duty station by the Army at 1st Armored Division “Old Ironsides” at Ft. Bliss, TX.

Sara Hauck Lester ’92

Sara Hauck Lester ’92 is currently working as a Nurse Educator in Interventional Radiology/Cath Lab at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, WI.

Sarah Holm Pospisil ’03

Sarah Holm Pospisil ’03 is currently teaching 4th grade in La Porte City, IA. She also took on a new role as 4th and 5th grade instructional coach at the school, which she says “has been a great addition to my regular classroom responsibilities!”

Kristine Haataja ’73

Kristine Haataja ’73 has been appointed to the Napa County Mental Health Board. The Board is responsible for reviewing and evaluating the mental health needs of the community, auditing services and facilities that receive county funding, and advising the county Mental Health Director and Board of Supervisors regarding any aspect of County Mental health programs.

Kristina Nordstrom ’93

Kristina Nordstrom ’93 is Principal, Product Management, at Amazon in the Prime Membership program.

Jill lindquist Hanson ’70

Jill Lindquist Hanson ’70 writes: “Daughter Carlie Hanson ’07 got married in Aruba on October 24, 2015. Just became grandparents to Emory Hanson, born July 3, 2015 in Melboune, Australia.”

Laura LeVander Peters ’96

Laura LeVander Peters ’96 works part-time at Trumi Training, leading the kids fitness programs.

Jessica Flannery ’13

Jessica Flannery ’13 is the Iowa organizing director for NARAL Pro-Choice America and lives in Des Moines, IA.

Richard Heinze ’68

Richard Heinze ’68 retired in February after 30 years as a scientist at Lord Corporation and is enjoying life.