At the annual meeting of the Board of Trustees in October, John
F. Horrigan, Jr., who has served as Chair of the Board since 1988,
passed the chairmanship to Trustee Salvatore M. Cutrona '73.
Cutrona was elected to the Board of Trustees in 1991 by the Albright
Alumni Association. In 1998-99 he served as co-chair of Albright's
Presidential Search Committee.
He is a partner with Andersen Consulting LLP and its global firm,
Andersen Worldwide Partnership in Geneva, Switzerland.
New officers are:
Leslie A. Mardenborough '68, Vice Chair John H. Broadbent, Vice
Chair Michael E. Greenberg '79, Secretary P. Sue Perrotty '75,
Chair, Executive Committee
Five new trustees were also welcomed to the Board at the October
Robert N. Cristadoro '72 of Stamford, Conn. is senior vice
president and director of the College Division of the American Institute
for Foreign Study. The Division is responsible for the recruiting
and processing of over 4,500 college student applicants who wish
to study abroad on one of over 19 international campuses yearly.
Before joining AIFS in 1993, he worked for four colleges and universities
for over 23 years. He introduced and implemented international recruiting
at all four institutions. He has also conducted and participated
in over 20 recruiting tours in Europe and Asia.
Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin '73, a King of Prussia, Pa. resident,
is the partner-in-charge, Family Law Department for Wolf, Block,
Schorr and Solis-Cohen LLP. She is formerly the president of Gold-Bikin,
Clifford & Young in Norristown. Gold-Bikin chaired the Domestic
Litigation Section of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers and the Montgomery
Bar Family Law Section, and has published a book, The Divorce Practice
Handbook. She is also on the editorial board of The Family Advocate
for the American Bar Association/Family Law Section, as well as
The Practical Lawyer published by the American Law Institute.
Alma Lakin '51 of Reading. Pa. has been an active volunteer
within the Reading community for the past 30 years. She has served
as president of Kesher Zion Sisterhood and the Jewish Federation
of Reading. She was a board member of Fellowship House and presently
serves as an honorary board member of Rainbow Home. In 1996, Lakin
was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Reading Chapter
Jack O. Peiffer '55, a Galena, Ohio resident, is retired
from General Electric Co. where he was employed for more than 38
years. He held a variety of financial and general management positions
prior to his appointment in 1990 as senior vice president of corporate
human resources. Since 1993, he has also served as director of Dreyers
Grand Ice Cream, Inc.
Barbara Thun, of Sinking Spring, Pa., received her MFA
in painting from Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., taught
at Plymouth State College in Plymouth, N.H. for two years, and has
presented workshops for teenagers and adults in Berks County. She
served as Gallery Director at Penn State Berks Campus from 1989
to 1991 and was president of the Penn State Berks Campus Fine Arts
Council from 1992 to 1995. Most recently, Thun was chair of the
"Landmarks" Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition in 1997.
Thun has exhibited her work at Lehigh University, the Freedman
Gallery at Albright, the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts,
the Allentown Biennial, Art Alliance Juried Exhibitions, Taylor
Backes Gallery and the Westown School.