John Busterud ’72

I was recently appointed as Regional Administrator for United States Environmental Protection Agency, ┬áRegion 9. The Region, headquartered in San Francisco, is responsible for administering and enforcing federal environmental laws and programs in California, Nevada, Arizona, Hawaii, 148 Tribes, and the Pacific Island Territories. I lead EPA efforts to protect the environment and advance public […]

Steve Peletz ’77

Steve and Kyra are looking forward to the class reunion in 2017! We became empty nesters in Sept 2016. While parenting and taking care of elderly parents still ranks high on the agenda, prospects for travel and adventure are looking pretty good right now. Steve has recently re-connected with his past love for scuba diving […]

Tony Oliver-Smith ’60

Now, 7 years after retirement from the University of Florida, I continue working as an independent consultant on issues of natural hazards, climate change, disasters and community displacement and resettlement. My latest project concerns the problems of sea level rise and displacement from their island homes faced by the Kuna Indians of the San Blas […]

Peter Thacher ’84

Three Toads in one month? I haven’t been visited by three Thacher grads in 20 years! Sarah Lavender Smith ’86 brought her and Morgan’s ’85 daughter Colly ’16 to look at Savannah College of Art and Design. It’s great when visitors stop and say, “Wow, it’s really beautiful here!” And then John Webb ’84 and […]