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Class Notes

Class Notes is a compilation of alumni submissions and reports from newspapers and other media outlets.


George Shuler, B.A. in history, was elected as Worshipful Master of Union Lodge No.7 of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, Grand Lodge of Kansas.


Marilyn Peterson, M.A. in education, has been named a Fellow in the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions. She is the director of continuing medical education at Texas Health Research & Education Institute, the research and continuing medical education arm of Texas Health Resources, one of the nation’s largest faith-based, nonprofit health care systems.


Linda M. Boehme, B.B.A. in accounting, has been promoted to treasurer and assistant secretary at Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio.


Kevin M. McGowan, B.B.A. in accounting, is vice president, regulatory affairs, for Pepco Holdings, Inc.


John G. Clamp, B.B.A. in accounting, M.B.A. in finance ’97, was named executive director of the San Antonio Hotel & Lodging Association. Clamp served on San Antonio’s City Council from 2007 to 2011.


Bryan Bunn, B.S. physical education, is a basketball coach at North Carolina University. He is also a former coach at Texas Lutheran University.


William Burwell, B.B.A. in management, is a regional sales manager for and is a member of the Village Council of the Village of Pinckney in Livingston County, Michigan.


Jana Duty, B.A. in English, is the district attorney for Texas’ Williamson County. She and her political consulting firm, KC Strategies, were recognized with a Reed Award for excellence by Campaigns & Elections magazine.


Elizabeth Garcia, B.S in biology, M.S. in biology ’95, is UTSA’s research concierge and serves as an on-call liaison, providing UTSA researchers with assistance in research administration.


Steve Barlow, B.S. in kinesiology, is a cross-country coach at Northside Independent School District’s Holmes High School in San Antonio. Each year, he runs around the Holmes campus to raise money to purchase Thanksgiving baskets for families in need.


Orlando Rummans, B.A. in interdisciplinary studies, co-chaired the 29th annual UTSA Alumni Diploma Dash 5K San Antonio City Championship Run.


Juanita “Janie” Martinez-Gonzalez, B.A. in sociology, is founder of Webhead, a San Antonio-based web site hosting company that offers cyber-security support, e-commerce system design and a number of digital analysis and advisory services.


Rob Killen, B.A. in political science, was selected by the San Antonio Business Journal for the 2012 Outstanding Lawyer Awards. He is an attorney with Kaufman Killen, practicing in the areas of land use, economic development and government relations.


Michelle Beadle, B.A. in communication, is now working at NBC’s Access Hollywood. She is also co-host of The Crossover with Beadle and Briggs on the NBC Sports Network.


Santiago Alaniz, B.A. in criminal justice and political science, is an attorney with Fisher & Phillips’ San Antonio office.

Alex Garner, B.B.A. in management with a concentration in small business and entrepreneurship, is the founder and CEO of YUMIX, an all-natural alternative to premixed alcoholic beverages.


Catherine Austin, B.B.A. in finance, co-chaired the 29th annual UTSA Alumni Diploma Dash 5K San Antonio City Championship Run.

Monique Broadnax, M.A. in education, is the owner of The Broadnax Place, a multi-use meeting room in San Antonio.

Dale G. Schlundt, B.B.A. in management, M.A. in adult learning and teaching ’11, is an adjunct professor at Palo Alto College in San Antonio.

Jill Tarpey, B.A. in American studies, is owner of San Antonio-based Eat Well SA, and is a yoga instructor and certified nutrition coach.


Andrea Anwei Chen, B.A. in communication, was the visual effects manager for the Oscar nominated film Beasts of the Southern Wild. The film earned a Sundance Film Festival award in 2012.

Christian Porter, B.B.A. in management, is working in Malawi with the Peace Corps.

Ajay Tejwani, M.B.A., recently published The Social Media Action Plan, a guide for planning, implementing and measuring social media efforts. He is the owner of Social Media Sapiens, an online marketing company in San Antonio, which he founded in 2008.


Michael J. Lewis, Ph.D. in environmental science and engineering, has been promoted to executive director of Southwest Research Institute’s Environmental, Safety and Quality Systems Program. He was previously director of the Environmental and Safety Systems Department.

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