FACETIME FEBRUARY 2013 - 1980S
Chris Coder, ’83 MA, gave a talk
entitled “Water: Yavapai-Apache Source of Life” last month in Cottonwood, AZ,
along with alumnus Vincent Randall, ’63
BS. Chris is an employee of the Nation’s water team and specializes in
field mapping and indigenous cultures of the Colorado Plateau.
Rhodes, ’85BS, has spent the
last 17 years in Hong Kong founding a successful physiotherapy and holistic
clinic which employs 20 international professionals. Her company, The Body Group, offers a wide variety of
assessments and therapies for both physical and psychological conditions.
Former Flagstaff City Attorney Rosemary Rosales, ’85 BS (pictured above), is excited
to be starting her new position as a legal adviser to the Chandler police
department this month.
After serving the City of Flagstaff for nearly three years, Rosemary decided to
move to the Phoenix area to be closer to her family.
Louann Bierlein Palmer, ’87 EDD (photo left), a veteran faculty member at Western Michigan University,
was named an inaugural Graduate College Faculty Fellow. Louann is a professor
of educational leadership, research and technology, and serves as a coordinator
for the doctoral program in educational leadership. Her research focuses on
topics involving educational reform policy. She was one of a select few chosen
to serve as a peer reviewer for the U.S. Department of Educations’ Race to the
Top grant program.
Michael Sladek, ’88 BS, and Debbie (Ballou) Sladek ’88 BS, live
near Seattle, WA and have a 20 year old son, David. After NAU, Michael earned a
second bachelor’s in Youth Ministry at Trinity Lutheran College and today he is
the owner and principal of Impression Media Group, a graphic design firm. He also teaches digital photography at
Highline Community College. Debbie graduated with a professional certificate of
editing from the University of Washington and is operations and communications
coordinator for Catholic Community Services of Western Washington.