Entries tagged with ‘2009’

Andrew ’08 and Amanda ’09 Klaers

Andrew Klaers ’08 and Amanda (George) Klaers ’09 were married on December 31st of 2021 in Eden Prairie, MN. Congratulations!  

Luke Garrison

  Luke Garrison ’09 is proud to be a Communications Director at Liberty Elementary School District in Buckeye, AZ. Liberty is a K-8 school district in a western Phoenix suburb. After 12 years in TV news, he has made the switch to a career in school communications.  

Gusties Meet at Disney

Emily McRae ‘09 and Amy Davis ‘90, while chatting in line waiting for the rope to drop at Hollywood Studios’ Tower of Terror Ride, discovered their Gustavus connection. After their meeting in July, Emily and Amy plan to meet again soon!


Christine Dornbusch ’09 is a Assistant Director of College Counseling at Verto Education. She helps high school graduates start college differently by spending their first year or semester studying abroad. Her role is focused on navigating students though the college counseling process by making plans for once they return from their Verto semester(s).


Birth of Arthur Jay to Kathleen Coughlin Coda ’09 and Nathan Coda in March 2021.

Colette Brandt ’09

It’s been a little while. In 2016 I accepted a new job as a Biological Scientist with the US Air Force at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson managing the Fisheries and Wildlife programs. Oct 2018 I married Martin “Gabe” Lipchik, and in March 2020 we welcomed our baby boy Desi Lipchik!

Steph (Peterson) Weldon ’09

Brooks Ryan to Steph (Peterson) Weldon ’09 and Jeff Weldon ‘, 04/08/2020

Steph (Peterson) Weldon ’09

Jeff Weldon and Steph Peterson ’09, 02/22/2020, Duluth, MN

Kayla (Flynn) Butler ’09

Simon King to Kayla Flynn Butler ’09 and Adam Butler ’08, 04/18/2020

Ryan Mather ’09

In August 2020, Ryan was conferred the degree of Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology from Adler University in Chicago, IL. He successfully defended his dissertation in June 2020. Ryan will be working in private practice as a staff psychotherapist in Chicago, where he resides with his partner Jesse.