The 2017 Cornell Alumni Leadership Conference (CALC) was held at the Renaissance Baltimore Harbor Place Hotel on February 3-4. Attendees from the Class of 1961 included Class President Dick Tatlow, Reunion Co-Chair Paulene Degenfelder and husband Joe (Class of 1960), and Class Officers Marshall and Rosanna Frank. Class events included the annual class meeting (Click here for minutes) and a class dinner.
Marshall and Rosanna Frank
During the CALC Conference, The William "Bill" Vanneman '31 Outstanding Class Leader Award for 2017 was presented to Marshall and Rosanna Romanelli Frank for their remarkable contributions to their class and the Cornell community. Marshall has served as both Treasurer and President of our class, as well as being a Board Member of the Cornell Association of Class Officers (CACO) and a member of the Cornell University Council. Rosanna has been a long-time class officer, was President of the Human Ecology Alumni Association, and was a member of the Cornell University Council and the Cornell Alumni Association Board.
55th Reunion Report - Click here or select Reunion 2016 from the Site Index
New Class Officers
During the class meeting on Sunday morning of Reunion, a new slate of class officers was elected for 2016-2021. Thanks to our outgoing President, Peter Greenberg, and our other outgoing officers for all they have done to continue to make us the "Remarkable" Class of 1961. Following the meeting, Jim Moore was added to the slate as a third 60th Reunion Co-chair. The full slate is as follows:
President: Richard Tatlow
Executive Vice President: Douglas Fuss
Regional Vice Presidents: Susan Lewis Garrett, Jay Treadwell, Doug Uhler
Membership Chair, Treasurer: Walter Cottrell
Cornell Annual Fund Representative: William Eaton
Class Correspondents: Douglas Fuss, Susan Williams Stevens
Reunion Chairs: Pauline Sutta Degenfelder, Carol Gittlin Franklin, James Moore
Website Community Manager: Lawrence Wheeler
President Emeritus Advisor: Marshall Frank
Immediate Past President: Peter Greenberg
Nominations Chair: Pat Laux Richards
Nominations Committee: Carol Gittlin Franklin, Peter Greenberg, Jon Greenleaf, Diane Baillet Meakem
President's Council: Carol Gittlin Franklin, Peter Greenberg, Jon Greenleaf, Diane Baillet Meakem, Pat Laux Richards, John Sobke, Lawrence Wheeler
Class Advisors: Andrew Algava, Ken Blanchard, Virginia Buchanan Clark, Lassie Tischler Eicher, Rosanna Romanelli Frank, Edward Goldman, Philip Hodges, David Kessler, Robert Lurcott, Gail Smith Sullivan, Irene H. S. So, Gerritt White
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Date of Last Site Update: July 22, 2017 (In Remembrance, Class Notes)
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