Joseph Pokoski '90 is one of 50 Air Force pilots assigned to U2 "Dragon Lady" reconnaissance planes based at Beale Air Force Base in California. Pokoski, who received a B.S. degree in business administration from UNH, recently flew peace-keeping missions 70,000 feet over Kosovo, Yugoslavia, to verify compliance with a United Nations resolution calling for withdrawal of troops. In the photo above, Pokoski, on the right, is helped into his pressurized flight suit by Staff Sgt. Julian Pacheco prior to an October 1998 flight.
Sally C. Holland '72 has been appointed director of development at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. Previously, Holland was Williams' director of capital giving, director of 25th reunions, and manager of a campaign for the new Simon Squash Center. During her 16 years in development, she also directed two independent school campaigns and staffed the major gifts effort at UNH. Holland received a B.A. degree in English literature from UNH.
Dr. Arthur C. Vailas '73, has been named vice chancellor for the University of Houston system, which includes five campuses in Texas. Vailas, who will also continue as vice president for research at the University of Houston, earned a B.S. in physical education from UNH and a Ph.D. in connective tissue physiology from the University of Iowa in 1979. He joined the University of Houston in 1995. Vailas has been principal investigator for more than 28 grants, and has served on a number of national scientific panels and advisory groups.
Gerald F. Duggan '65 has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing for Precise Technology, a custom injection molder in North Versailles, Penn. Prior to joining the company in July, 1998, Duggan was director of market development for health care at Nypro. Duggan received a B.A. degree in microbiology from UNH.
Dr. Todd A. Mooradian '85, an associate professor and director of the School of Business Administration's undergraduate program at the College of William and Mary, was awarded the alumni fellowship award by the Society of the Alumni. The award honors younger faculty members for excellence in teaching. A graduate of UNH with a B.S. degree in business administration, Moordian received an M.B.A. from Wake Forest University and a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts.
Van Uden '86
Maureen E. Van Uden '86 has been promoted to vice president at Peoples Heritage Bank in Scarborough, Maine. A graduate of UNH with a B.S. degree in business administration, she will continue to manage the Scarborough Banking Center as business development and commercial sales manager. Van Uden received a master's degree from New Hampshire College.