Class Notes • Nineties

After serving as a legal intern at Friesland Holdings, a brokerage intern at McDonald Investment, and as a statement analyst at Old Kent Bank, Zachary Bossenbroek '99 has joined the Grand Rapids, Mich., office of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, as an associate.

Mark Bennink '93 is serving as pastor of congregational life at First CRC of Fremont, Mich. Sheri Essenburg Bennink '93 is a stay-at-home mother to their two children.

Jeffrey Thomas Fartro '96 graduated from Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in May 2001 with his Master of Divinity and was ordained and installed on October 12, 2002 as the pastor of Cherry Hill Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Cherry Hill, N.J.

Jim LaGrand '90 has recently published Indian Metropolis: Native Americans in Chicago, 1945-75 with the University of Illinois Press. Jim is assistant professor and chair of the history department at Messiah College in Grantham, Pa.

Jeni Grasman '96 of Chicago, Ill., was recently appointed to the Make-A-Wish Foundation's 16th Annual Wish Ball Board. The Wish Ball is an annual black-tie gala that is the largest annual fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northern Illinois. Last year's gala raised nearly $330,000. Jeni is the marketing manager for Lason where she coordinates written and verbal communication, branding equity and support.

After working for Congressman Hoekstra for six years, Bill Huizenga '92 of Zeeland, Mich., has been elected to Michigan's House of Representatives (90th District).

Peter Roossien '91 recently became partner at Brown McCarroll, L.L.P. in the Austin, Texas, office of the statewide firm. Peter practices corporate law, health care law and general civil litigation, with a concentration on the formation of business entities, negotiation of contractual relationships, and the regulation of for-profit and non-profit entities.

Robin Marie Janssen Basselin '99 and her husband, Tim, graduated from Fuller Theological Seminary in June of 2002. Robin graduated with an M.A. in intercultural studies with a concentration in Islamic studies. She is currently working in the office of alumni/ae at Fuller and as the Islamic studies teaching assistant.

Kathryn Hanley Mast '92 and Richard Mast '92 are living in Birmingham, Mich. Richard recently received his MBA in finance from Wayne State University.

Anne Zaki Umran '99 and her family recently moved to Grand Rapids, Mich. from Cairo, Egypt where Anne earned her masters degree in social psychology from the American University.

Rachel A. Stevens ex'96 of Studio City, Calif., is assistant production coordinator and travel coordinator for a reality series. She was recently mentioned in Daily Variety as part of Diversity Awards crew and had an article featured in Produced By, the Producers Guild of America magazine.