Ryan Meyer ’98

Ryan is executive director of UC-Davis Center for Community and Citizen Science which was recently asked by The Resources Legacy Foundation to develop a manual to help people who step forward to lead community restoration efforts to remove dams. ÔÇťOrganizations have recruited citizen-scientists for a long time, but the practice has really taken off in […]

Bill Rubenstein ’74

During 2018, thanks in part to Thacher-inspired outdoor skills, I enjoyed three rewarding volunteer adventures. First, in January, accompanied by a local guide and one porter, I trekked into a remote region of Nepal where villagers were still living in makeshift huts after the recent, devastating earthquake and hand delivered dozens of warm jackets. Later, […]

Bill Dawson ’72

Bill voluntarily removed himself from the corporate gene pool, retiring in July as CFO from Adamas Pharmaceuticals – a win-win for all concerned. Bill continues to serve on a few boards of directors in an effort to stay somewhat relevant. He and wife Becky look forward to traveling more (Ireland & Scotland with Alan and […]

Rebekah McFarland ’05

Lots of changes this year! I am busy but happy working as an archivist for the Sisters of the Living Word in Arlington Heights, IL; volunteering regularly as a book conservation assistant at Chicago’s Newberry Library; running my own bookbinding business, McFarland Book Repair; and making journals for my relatively new Etsy shop, LyranJournals. On […]

John Heard ’59

Anne and I are still cooking here in Albuquerque. I stay busy with volunteer board activity and consult from time to time, most recently in Colombia. We host many international visitors, mainly from Latin America. Anne gets to apply her superior Inn-keeping skills. We travel a lot ourselves. Our grandson, Andre, completed a Peace Corps […]

Nick Cunningham ’46

Hello classmates and other beneficiaries of Thacher’s exceptional growing up environment: Choosing between Thacher, Harvard College, and Johns Hopkins med school as my #1 priority in terms of loyalty is easy: it’s Thacher. I was SO fortunate, and am everlastingly grateful to my Thacher brothers Ty (’39) and Larry (’42) for telling my parents that […]

Elena McGahey ’13

Hi all! Writing to you as a sophomore from Manhattan. I had a great time this summer with many of our CdeP 2013 classmates, particularly at the Outside Lands Music Festival. Missing everyone I didn’t get to see! Earlier in the summer I was fortunate enough to have an internship at a cosmeceutical company in […]

Leo Turpan ’13

In late February I returned from a five and a half month backpacking trip throughout the west coast of South America. I traveled with my brother for the first three months as we made our way overland, by bus, through Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. We explored colonial towns and markets, summited our first mountain […]