John Aaron ’71

The non profit peace project John founded, CHALK4PEACE, presented its interactive chalk painting event at the United Nations on the UN Visitors’ Plaza in NYC for their Student Peace Day Summit 9/16/16. Peace Day 365 was their liaison to the UN. Team CHALK4PEACE came in from California and Washington, DC, to organize, encourage and document […]

Scott Ream ’71

Over the last year or so, I have really enjoyed reconnecting with many of my ’71 classmates. In particular, shout out to Kris Meisling & Ginger von Wening, Roger Hooper, Ron Gee—who surprisingly lives less than 1 hour from Debra and I here in Northern NJ (Ron and Gar are up in Warwick NY area), […]

Todd Oppenheimer ’71

After writing for others for others for 35 years, this January I finally launched my own publication — an online quarterly called CRAFTSMANSHIP: The Quest for Excellence. The magazine is doing fabulously already, and embodies my life-long interest in master craftsmen and the elusive qualities in their exceptional wares. I hope some of you will […]

Hans Nielsen ’71

My wife, Nancy, and I sold our mortgage company and home and journeyed south to Ojai end of June. Got to walk the changed campus, visit the dining hall, stand in my favorite room at the Upper School, and take in a sunset at the outdoor chapel. Ojai has a distinctive smell and the best […]

Kristian Meisling ’71

Ginger von Wening and I are settled in Palo Alto, playing lots of music, hiking, traveling, and enjoying life. I am now a Consulting Professor at Stanford, mentoring several PhD students and doing research on regional geologic evolution of the Arctic (one of the big remaining plate tectonic puzzles). My daughter Sarah was married last […]

Mark E. Masthoff ’71

A note to anyone who remembers me from my freshman year at Thacher (Class of ’71) . . . After leaving Thacher, I graduated from Laguna Blanca, attended Santa Barbara City College and graduated from UCSB. I spent seventeen years in the airline industry, domiciled in Washington, DC, Puerto Rico (briefly), Texas, and California. During […]