CLASS REUNION YEAR
Class Agent Gary Thomas
James C. Orenstein was named
Interim Hampden County (MA) District Attorney by Gov. Deval Patrick
last June, succeeding Mark Mastroianni L’89, who was named U.S.
District Court Judge in Springfield.
Orenstein, who is not running for district attorney, is serving a seven-month term, ending when a new DA
takes office in January.
Class Agent Marty Martin email@example.com
Marty Martin was presented with the
Commissioner’s Award from the IRS
Tax Exempt and Government Entities
Division at a public meeting in Washington, DC. He served for three years
as a member of the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government
Entities and its Exempt Organization
subcommittee. Marty is principal for
the Martin Law Firm in Raleigh, NC.
Hon. Mitch Dembin is a U.S. Magistrate
Judge for the Southern District of
California. Before his 2011 appointment,
he was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in
San Diego and served as the cybercrime
coordinator for the office. Last December Mitch released his first CD of
original music: Fat Man on Thin Ice
( fatmanonthinice.com), which is available for download on i Tunes.
CLASS REUNION YEAR
Class Agent Bill Stevens
Jane H. Schussler, a family law
attorney, received York County’s (PA)
2014 ATHENA Award last March. The
Award is presented annually to a
woman in the community who exhibits
the qualities of outstanding leadership,
professional excellence, outstanding
community service, and is influential
in assisting other women in attaining
Class Agent Tina S. Page
Michael J. Lyon was appointed Vice
President-Tax at Kaman Corporation in
Bloomfield, CT. A CPA, he was previously Vice President-Corporate Tax at
Michael B. Powers was re-elected a
Trustee of the Historical Society of the
Courts of the State of New York last
March. Michael is a partner in Phillips
Lytle LLP and the town justice of
Class Agents: Maureen Burns
Hon. David S. Forrest is a Judge of
the Circuit Courts of New Hampshire.
He was nominated by Governor Maggie Hassan in December, 2013, and
confirmed by the Executive Council
last January. He was previously
judicial referee, Eighth Circuit Court,
Robert Hurwitz has for the 10th
consecutive year been named a Massachusetts and New England Super
Lawyer in the field of construction
law. Bob, a partner of Wayne, Richard
& Hurwitz LLP in Boston, has been
recognized every year since 2004.
Mary McNally was appointed Executive Director of the Springfield (MA)
Parking Authority. She most recently
served as Director of Operations and
Chief Financial Officer in the office of
Hampden County District Attorney
Mark Mastroianni ’89. Mary, who
had a private law practice in Springfield for 27 years, is a former Chair of
the SPA board and a former member
of the city’s police commission.
Class Agent Ina Forman
Andrew Rome is now General Counsel at the State (MA) Department of
Children and Families. He was formerly deputy general counsel.
Paul Speziale was recently admitted
to the bar of the United States District
Court, Northern District of New York.
He was also elected President of the
Northern Jersey Musicians’ Guild,
Local 16-248, American Federation of
Musicians. Paul is sad to report his
wife of 23 years, Joyce Speziale,
passed away on April 22, 2013.
Richard K. Sullivan Jr. recently
became Chief of Staff for Gov. Deval
Patrick. He will in this position until
the governor’s term ends on January
7, 2015. Richard was the Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs.
Marty Martin ’77 receives award from the IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division in Washington DC.