Class Correspondent

With Reunion 2011 recently behind us, there are so many wonderful memories to relive — both from our times together in June and from 20 years ago. Whether you were able to attend or not, please stay in touch and share your news through Class Notes. We can continue to celebrate with our classmates and give thanks for the many blessings in each of our lives.

The U.S. Senate confirmed Daniel Shapiro, a senior adviser who has helped shape the American response to the recent Middle East upheaval, as the country's ambassador to Israel. Daniel, a trusted aide who worked as a senior policy adviser on Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, had been serving as senior director for the Middle East and North Africa on the National Security Council (NSC). During the Clinton administration, Daniel was director for legislative affairs at the NSC.

Congratulations to Heather Boshak, who was named to the list of the Best 50 Women in Business by NJBIZ. A partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group in the Roseland, N.J., office of Fox Rothschild, Heather represents employers in cases alleging sexual harassment; race, national origin, gender, disability and age discrimination; breach of contract; violations of public policy; and tort claims. Active in her community, she is vice president of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association and a former board member of the Lawyers with Children Association.

In February, Jared Lighter completed the Fort Lauderdale A1A Half Marathon, running a time of 2 hours, 12 minutes and 57 seconds. Based on his experience, he is considering running another one soon. He continues to serve as vice president of sales for American Diesel & Gas, a position that has recently had him traveling to India for collaboration and market expansion with businesses there.

Congratulations to Jeffrey Goodell, who was promoted to vice president of government affairs at JetBlue. He joined the company in 2007.

Linda Schlossberg’s novel “Life in Miniature” was published in December 2010. She lives in Cambridge, Mass., and serves as assistant director of studies for the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at Harvard.

Ari Marcus wrote in to let us know that he was promoted to associate director of biostatistics at Outcome Sciences in Cambridge, Mass., where he is lead statistician on selected projects, working on business development and process improvement. He and his wife had a baby boy, Joseph Ezra, on Aug. 5, 2010.

Robert (Bobby) Herman was named program manager at CH2M HILL and is in charge of terminal maintenance and operations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest airport. He oversees a staff of about 80 people.

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