Scott A. Davis,
Austin, has been appointed director of the Travis County Exposition
Prior to his appointment, he was a justice of the peace
for the county for 14 years. He has been involved with numerous
organizations, including the South Austin Civic Club, the Southwest
Austin YMCA and the Travis County Underage Drinking Prevention
Carol Sparkman Peters,
Plano, was promoted to tax manager for Esso Australia Pty. Ltd.
in Melbourne, Australia, in June. She was previously an adviser
for investor relations at Exxon Mobil Corp. in Irving.
('94 M.S.), Santa Fe, N.M., recently became operations
manager for the University of New Mexico at the Los Alamos and
Santa Fe Extended University Centers.
M.J.), Argyle, has received two journalism awards. The Association
of Women in Journalism recognized her for news reporting in the
small newspaper category, and she was the recipient of the Paul
R. Ellis Media Award from the American Heart Association Texas
Auburndale, Fla., was promoted to senior account manager with
Co. in Tampa. He is responsible for corrugated packaging sales
for the central and southeast regions of Florida. He and his
wife, Kathleen Hogan Kull ('83), have two boys, Andy, 16,
and John, 13.
(M.M.E., '02 D.M.A.), Cordova, Tenn., is professor of voice and
associate director of operations at the Scheidt School of Music
at the University of Memphis. In his fourth appearance at Carnegie
Hall, he will be tenor soloist in Bach's St. Matthew Passion
with the St. Cecilia Singers and Orchestra. He will also be the
tenor soloist in Handel's Messiah with the Chicago Symphony
and in the Verdi Requiem with the Memphis Symphony.
Canyon, was promoted to executive director of information technology
at the American Quarter Horse Association.
Flower Mound, is director of process improvement at Buchanan
Visual Communications, a large commercial printer in Dallas.
He is responsible for the implementation and certification of
the organization's quality control system. He says he and
his wife, Lisa Heronime Tveit, love raising dogs as pets.
Debbie Croff, Allen,
joined Aon Consulting in Dallas as an assistant vice president in its compensation
consulting service group.
Port Arthur, has been one of the most successful high school basketball coaches
in the state since his playing days with North Texas. In his 15 seasons of coaching,
he has more than 400 wins and three Class 4A state high school championships,
and he has taken the Beaumont Ozen High School boys team to the state finals
the last three years.
Fort Worth, is a partner in a design firm in downtown Fort Worth
called Murray Brown Creative Group and has had her own business
for more than 14 years. She says some of the best years of her
life were spent as an art student at North Texas, hanging out
Ypsilanti, Mich., has joined LexisNexis as senior vice president
of enterprise and library. Formerly a publishing executive with
the Thompson Corp. in London, she will be based in Bethesda, Md.,
with an office in the Dayton, Ohio, headquarters.
The Woodlands, was named the educational service manager at Eisenhower
High School in Houston. He was deployed with the Navy Reserves
in September 2001 and has just completed 15 years of service.
has received the Certified in Financial Management designation
from the Institute of Certified Management Accountants.
Croteau and Sue
Lewisville, welcomed their new son, Brenndan Paul, Feb. 24. He
joins his big sister, Madelynne Sue, who is 3.
('91 M.S.), Garland, is the president of CSD Sports Framing and
Memorabilia, which raises money for charities and provides framing
for professional teams in the United States and Canada. He and his
wife, Kimberly, celebrated the birth of their second child, Luke
Cole, Feb. 4.
Fort Worth, is the athletics coordinator for the North Richland
Parks and Recreation Department. The department won the National
Gold Medal Award from the National Recreation and Parks Association
Beaumont, is the interim coordinator of reference services at
the Mary and John Gray Library at Lamar University.
Marie O'Brien ('90 M.A.), Corsicana, has been elected chair of the Navarro
College Faculty Association. She is a mathematics instructor
at Navarro College and is also president of the Sunset Lions
Club and adviser of the LEO Club.
(M.B.A.), Melbourne, Fla., was elected president of the Florida
Medical Group Management Association. He is the chief administrative
officer of MIMA, a 100-physician, multi-specialty group practice.
Dana Point, Calif., is the owner of Blackberry Capital LLC, a
registered investment advisory firm.
Fort Worth, has been named vice president and chief technology
officer for the Container Store. He joined the company in 1994
as director of information systems.
(Ph.D.), Texarkana, has been promoted to associate professor
of biology at Texas A&M University-Texarkana. He also was
elected managing editor of the Journal of the Arkansas Academy
M.M.), Little Rock, Ark., was appointed assistant professor of
music at Philander Smith College and is head of vocal studies
and music history and director of opera workshop. His wife, Elizabeth
Jackson ('90), is assistant to the dean of education at
Dallas, has been named director of marketing for the Grapevine
Convention and Visitors Bureau. He worked as the director of
communications for five years.