selected as vice chair of the UNC Board of Visitors.
Zollicoffer is a physician specializing in pediatrics
and adolescent medicine.
’ 86 John Lacy Kennedy Jr. (’ 86 AB) of Riverside, Conn., was named to a four- year term on the UNC Board of Visitors.
Kennedy is vice president, corporate marketing, at
IBM. ◆ Jay Erskine Leutze (’ 86 AB, ’ 90 JD) of Minneapolis, N.C., published his debut book, Stand Up
That Mountain: The Battle to Save One Small Community
in the Wilderness Along the Appalachian Trail. The book
tells the story of Leutze’s unlikely alliance with a 14-
year-old girl and her aunt, who turned to him for help
stopping a mining company that was illegally tearing
down the mountain behind her house. ◆ Anthony
William Reevy (’ 86 MBA) of Durham published O.
Winston Link: Life Along the Line, a collection of
Link’s photographs of the last major steam railroad
in the U.S. and an account of the people and communities surrounding the railroad, including a CD of
recordings made by Link at the locations and time of
the photographs. ◆ Polly Winde Surhoff (’ 86 AB) of
Cockeysville, Md., was named to a four-year term on
the UNC Board of Visitors. Surhoff is a former championship swimmer who still holds two ACC records.
◆ Dr. Murphy Furman Townsend III (’ 86 BSBIO, ’ 90
MD) of Atlanta was named Physician of the Year by the
Georgia Association of Physician Assistants. Townsend
is a partner at Urology Associates at Wellstar
Kennestone Hospital. He received the Wellstar Hospital Quality and Safety Award in 2012 for the fourth
consecutive year and was named Atlanta Magazine’s
Top Doctor, in 2012, for the third year in a row.
’ 87 Margaret Gorman Diab (’ 87 AB, ’ 90 MAC) of Wilmington was named to a four-year term on the UNC Board of
Visitors. ◆ James Lawrence Hoffman (’ 87) of Gastonia published Day Trips the Carolinas, his third book on
day trips in the state. Hoffman is a freelance writer
and director of marketing and public relations for
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. ◆ Frank DeArmon
Whitney (’ 87 MBA, ’ 87 JD) of Charlotte received a
2012 Citizen Lawyer Award from the N.C. Bar Association in recognition of his role as a 30-year member of the Army Reserve and his deployment to
southwest Asia, where he became the first Article III
federal judge to serve as an Article I military judge.
Whitney, a judge in the U.S. District Court for the
Western District of N.C., presided over 25 courts
martial in a combat theater, including the last court
martial in Iraq, in November 2011.
Victoria Tippins Ray (’ 87), 51, of Tabor City; July 12,
2012. Ray’s volunteer activities included teaching
Sunday school. She also sang in a church choir. ◆ Lisa
Granfield Soong (’ 87 AB), 47, of Ashburn, Va.; May 31,
2012. Soong was senior manager of operations with
New Star. At UNC, she belonged to Marching Band.
’88 Brian David Bailey (’88 AB) of Char- lotte was named to a four-year term on the UNC Board of Visitors. Bailey is a
managing partner at Carmichael Partners. ◆ Durral
R. Gilbert (’88 AB) of Charlotte was promoted to
president of supply chain services for Premier health
care alliance, a performance improvement alliance
of 2,600 hospitals and 86,000-plus other care sites
nationwide. ◆ Terence Michael Healy (’88 AB) of
Falls Church, Va., has joined the Washington, D.C.,
office of Reed Smith LLP as a partner in its global
regulatory enforcement group. ◆ Rita Warwick
Moss (’88 MSLS) of Carrboro received the Gale
Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Business
Librarianship from the American Library Association.
Moss is business, economics and reference desk
section head at UNC Libraries. ◆ Ancrum Boykin
Newman (’88 AB) of Winston-Salem was named to a
four-year term on the UNC Board of Visitors. Newman
is a senior vice president with Aon Risk Services. ◆
Suzanne Lowe Weerts (’88 AB) of Burbank, Calif.,
was elected to the board of directors for the Burbank
Arts For All Foundation, a nonprofit organization that
works to ensure that every student in the Burbank
public schools receives a quality arts education as
part of the core curriculum. Weerts served on the
GAA Board of Directors (2006-09).
William Haywood Smith (’88 AB) and Susan Whittle
Kluttz (’ 98 AB) of Burlington.
Margaret Harper Tuttle (’88 AB), 46, of Greensboro;
July 16, 2012. For the past five years, she worked with
Relay for Life in Greensboro and the drama program
at Page High School. She began her career in banking,
then with the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce
and later as an executive in a cookie company.
’ 89 Susan McIntosh Allison (’ 89 AB) of Ann Arbor, Mich., was named to the board of directors for Ozone House, a
nonprofit serving teens and young adults in crisis.
◆ Christine Mennitt Beck (’ 89 ABJO) of Durham
was named general manager of The Chronicle by the
Duke Student Publishing Co. Beck, advertising director at The Chronicle since 2008, also served as
advertising director for The Daily Tar Heel for 11
years. ◆ Veronica Harbert Caldwell (’ 89 AB) of
Hagerstown, Md., served as campaign director for
the David Gysberts for Mayor of Hagerstown political
campaign. Caldwell is a principal in Harbert Partners
and “chief executive goddess” for Elektra Enterprises LLC. ◆ Deborah Coates Parce (’ 89 MSN) of
Hendersonville was named Park Ridge Health Nurse
of the Year. Parce, at Park Ridge Health since 2008,
is certified in wound and ostomy care.
Frederick Markland “Rick” Whittaker Jr. (’ 89 AB),
45, of Charlotte; June 19, 2012. Whittaker was
president of Home Realty & Management Co. of
Charlotte. Earlier, he was with RBC Bank. At UNC, he
belonged to Chi Phi.
’ 90 Kristin Duncan Carlson (’ 90 MA) of Glenwood Springs, Colo., earned a place in Chicago’s Snap Shot Festival
with her short play, The Interview, presented in August.
Carlson’s Eudora’s Box, winner of the 2010 new play
development series at Thunder River Theatre Company
in Carbondale, Colo., was produced by the company
in July. Unmarried in America: Prop 8 on Trial received
a staged reading at the Wheeler Opera House in Jan-
uary and was produced for the Colorado Community
Theatre Festival in August. ◆ Melody Gardner (’ 90
BSN) of Stone Mountain, Ga., published Christianity
and Politics, a book that addresses the importance
of having clear distinctions between the church and
government and the different roles they serve. Gard-
ner made a career with Campus Crusade for Christ
and The Impact Movement. ◆ Robert Beaudoin
Handfield (’ 90 PhD) of Chapel Hill published Biophar-
maceutical Supply Chains: Distribution, Regulatory,
Systems and Structural Changes Ahead, a study of
the need for patient-centric value chain collabora-
tion. Handfield is the Bank of America Distinguished
Professor of supply chain management at N.C. State
University, director of the Supply Chain Resource
Cooperative and an adjunct professor with the sup-
ply chain management research group at the Man-
chester Business School. ◆ Jane McColl Lockwood
(’ 90 AB) of Charlotte was named to a four-year term
on the UNC Board of Visitors. ◆ Sarah Robbins
Mars (’ 90 AB) of Boston was named to a four-year
term on the UNC Board of Visitors. ◆ John Peter
Preyer (’ 90 AB) of Chapel Hill was named to a four-
year term on the UNC Board of Visitors. Preyer is
COO of Restoration Systems. ◆ H. Alexander
Winters II (’ 90 AB) of Charleston, S.C., was named
to a four-year term on the UNC Board of Visitors.
Winters is a vice president with North Bridge Capital.
■ family addition
Elizabeth Wheless Miller (’ 90 BSBA) and Kyle
Matthew Miller of Atlanta; a daughter, Caroline Anne
Miller, on April 12, 2012.
Catherine Murphy Kernodle (’ 90 BSN), 47, of
Durham; July 16, 2012. Kernodle worked at Duke
University Hospital in the Pediatric Intensive Care
Unit, Rankin Research Ward and Division of
Infectious Diseases. At UNC, she received the
Michael B. Semon Award, which was given to the
nursing student who overcame the most obstacles
to graduation. ◆ Helen Jones Stanphill (’ 90 ABJO),
43, of Chesapeake, Va.; June 27, 2012. After gradu-
ation, Stanphill served for six years as a public
affairs officer in the Air Force. She also helped coor-
dinate the 50th anniversary celebration of the
Normandy Invasion with President Clinton and
British Prime Minister John Major. She left the Air
Force to become a youth minister at Annandale
United Methodist Church and a writer for Cokesbury
Press and Abingdon Press. Her novel, The Golden
Hour, was published in 2002. More recently, she
wrote children’s stories. At UNC, she was elected to
Phi Beta Kappa and belonged to AFROTC. She also
was on the staff of The Daily Tar Heel.
’ 91 J. Allen Barker Jr. (’ 91 BSBA) of Suwa- nee, Ga., was promoted to chief com- munity banking executive for the Bank
of North Georgia, a division of Synovus Bank. ◆
Peter Douglas Hans (’ 91 AB) of Raleigh, a senior
policy adviser with Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, was named chairman of the UNC Board
of Governors. ◆ Henry Brook Harvey III (’ 91 BSBA,
’ 91 MAC) of Baton Rouge, La., was elected to a two-year term as member-at-large on the board of directors for the Society of Louisiana Certified Public
Accountants. Harvey is a director in the CPA firm
Postlethwaite & Netterville. ◆ Christopher Howal
Hunter (’ 91 AB) of Lookout Mountain, Tenn., was
named senior vice president of TriZetto Group Inc.,
and president of the company’s physician market
group. ◆ Karen Dunn Lancaster (’ 91 ABJM) of Silver
Spring, Md., was named director of media relations
and corporate communications at the University of