Class Notes (September 2010)

Lynn Boughey (ND ’77)
now lives half time in Red Lodge Montana, the other half in Bismarck, ND,
where he continues to practice law as a sole practitioner.  Many of his cases involve public policy
issues, including a present case to determine if the ND economic development
program violates the ND Constitution and federal Constitutional
amendments.  He is also working on
another novel, this one a murder mystery. 
His twin daughters just started 2nd grade and his wife continues to
teach criminal justice and social work classes, but now via internet through
the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Pam Miller (MO ’78)
is now Development Manager – Planned Giving and Estate Administration for
Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics in Kansas City, Mo.

David M. Eastis (CA ‘83)
authored 7: The Magical, Amazing and Popular Number Seven, which explores
the magnetism that the vastly popular number 7 has exerted, from ancient
cultures to the present day. For more information, visit: http://www.theSevenBook.com.

Ted Deutch (PA ‘86) became
the first Truman Scholar to serve as a member of the United States Congress
when he was sworn in on April 13, 2010. A former State Senator, he represents Florida’s
19th Congressional District.

Dr. Christopher W.
Kersey (SC ‘89)
 was elected to the Boards of Trustees of Johns Hopkins Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Hospital. For more information, see Johns
Hopkins Medicine
.

Debra Shulman Shushan
(PA ’96)
, Assistant Professor of Government at the College of William &
Mary, and her husband have relocated to Doha, Qatar for the year so she could
take up a fellowship at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service there. While in
Doha, they would be delighted to host any Trumans who might be passing through!

Chiraag Bains (MA
’02)
moved to Washington, DC, where he will be working as a Trial Attorney
in the Criminal Section of the Civil Rights Division of the Department of
Justice.

Claudio Simpkins (NY
’05)
is engaged to marry Paloma Zepeda. 
He, his new fiancee, and their puppy, Gipper, are relocating to the
Washington, DC area in October.

Brett Keller (AR ’07)
is pursuing an MHS in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control through the
Department of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of
Public Health.

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