News from Recent Staff

March 23, 2009

Brad Sablosky married the lovely Sara in a fun filled Durango wedding last Spring—complete with bonfires, a rafting trip and mountains of Colorado fun.

Blake Shester married Katie Logan in Nashville, TN (where they also have a home) last August. Fellow NWL alumni staff Geoff Shester was best man, and Blake’s blue grass band, Off the Wagon, played the rehearsal dinner at The Station Inn.

John Booth was wed to Hanna MacNaughton in August as well; their ceremony took place on beautiful Manitoulin Island.

Blake Caplan married Ashley Kurz in December at a spectacular event in downtown Philadelphia. The Black Tie reception provided a rare opportunity for many NWL alumni to swap their Carharts for tuxes and gowns.

Thor Mann is a management consultant-psychologist living in Brooklyn, NY. He and wife Alice welcomed twins Julian and Sebastian last fall

Seth and Melissa Obetz welcomed a baby boy into the world in November. They named their new son Grady.

Jon Ehrenfeld is in the process of getting a Masters degree in International Security Studies, Energy Policy and Climate from the George Washington University.

Deshka Foster is a pre-med student at Mills College in the San Francisco Bay area while Lhotse Foster is attending the university of Montana.

Estair Van Wagner is articling in Toronto and about a millimeter away from being called to the bar

Alexandra Skinner is living in Chicago and attending Dominican University for a Masters in Library and Informational Science.

Tyler Hargreaves was admitted to the bar in both Quebec and Ontario, he is now a practicing Lawyer at a firm in Toronto.

Raurie O’Brien is pursuing a degree in Clinical Psychology at the American School of Professional Psychology.

John Bowie is in the process of getting a PhD in Depth Psychology from the Pacifica Graduate Institute.

Alexi Asselin is working at the Sierra Youth Coalition as the Evaluation Director for the Sustainable Campuses Project.

Petra Eperjesi is at the University of Toronto getting a teaching degree.

Laura Turley is in Montreal in her final semester at McGill studying International Development and Environmental Studies, and is currently finishing her theses on methane emissions in the livestock and agriculture sectors–any questions regarding the belching and flatulence of ruminants can be sent her way!  Most of the time Laura can be found reading in small Montreal cafes, running meetings for the McGill.

Joe Hirsch is travelling the world, and trying to make every day into an adventure

Philippe Berger is working hard at getting into McGill Physics. Rowing.

Shane Levine completed a 600-mile hike across Israel in the late fall (see blog post about his adventures!).

Laura Berger is off to France this spring for a semester of studying in Paris.

Jacob Torrey is working on a co-op in Rome, NY for the spring semester.

Swift Corwin has co-founded a foresting and arborist company in Peterborough, NH.

Liv Pedersen spent some time this fall working in the Westport office. In February she traveled to India and Nepal with Sam Obetz. She has temporarily settled in Burlington, VT and is interning with a graphic design studio.

Augusta Schaeffer is also in Burlington, VT pursuing a nursing degree and working part time at an assisted living community.

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