Gene Cordes, Ph.D. ’62, is a member of the board of directors of BioLeap, a drug design company. Gene has more than 20 years of management experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including serving as vice president for biochemistry and molecular biology in the Merck Research Laboratories.

Theodore Irving Reese III, M.A. ’65, Ph.D. ’72, a longtime wrestling coach in Maine, founded and coached programs at Camden, Georges Valley, Scarborough and Bonny Eagle high schools, as well as at the University of Southern Maine. He is currently an assistant coach at Mount Ararat High School. He also coached at Brandeis and was a four-time New England freestyle wrestling champion as an undergraduate at Yale.

Theodore P. Druch, M.A. ’66, recently published a book about his travels in Mexico and Central America, “Footprints on a Small Planet.” He is currently working on a series of books recounting 10 years of travel and living in many of today’s trouble spots.

Edward Green, M.A. ’68, Ph.D. ’73, professor of mathematics in the College of Science at Virginia Tech, has been conferred the professor emeritus title by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors. The title of emeritus may be conferred on retired professors and associate professors, administrative officers, librarians and exceptional staff members. A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1977, Edward wrote more than 100 articles and authored or edited four books as part of a research program that was consistently supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Security Agency.

H. David Sherman, Ph.D. ’69, is a director of China HGS Real Estate. Sherman, a CPA, has served as a professor at Northeastern University’s College of Business Administration since 1985. He has also been a director and chair of the Audit Committee of China Growth Alliance.

David Barker, Ph.D. ’69, joined the board of directors of BioNanomatrix, a developer of single-molecule genomic analysis technology. He served as vice president and chief scientific officer at Illumina from 2000 to 2006.

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