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10th Annual Summer Picnic Participants

UAA 10th Annual Summer Picnic

Saturday, September 12, 2020, 4:00-5:30 PM Eastern Time

Participants list


Attended (50)  No Show (30)
Aarnes, Anne Baldwin, Pamela
Almaguer, Frank Birnbaum, Philip
Anderson, Bill Blakeslee, Katherine
Bennett, Barbara De Zalduondo, Barbara (Brazey)
Blane, Deedee Dickerson, Barbara
Bowers, Gerard Destler, Harriett
Britain, Gerard Etian, Sylva
Brown, Terrence Frischer, Ruth
Burns, Richard Gilbert, Fritz
Butler, Malcolm Grant, Steve
Butler, Tish Gedeon, Muhindo
Carrino, Connie Lester, Bob
Coles, Julius Liberi, Dawn
Cook, Bette Lovaas, John
Crowley, Chris MacDonald, Barry
Dabbs, Carol Malick, Susan
Depp, Rose Marie Maushammer, Robert
Dijkerman, Dirk Mullally, Kevin
Elliott, William Muncy, Don
Epstein, Sharon Orourke, Jon
Feeney, Paula Parker, Norma
Fine, Susan Sanjak, Jolyne
Fine, Patrick Sinding, Steve
Handler, Howard Staal, Thomas
Hirsh, Michael Stauffer, Donna
Hogan, Beth Taubenblatt, Sy
Kammerer, Kelly & Nancy Frame Traister, Robert
Kvitashvili, Elisabeth White, Pamela
Levin, Ronald Wood, Jerry
Martin, Raymond Zak, Marily
Moser, Patricia (Tricia)
Nicastro, Tom
Pielemeier, John
Pielemeier, Nancy
Razafindratovo, Ony
Resch, Tim
Rhodes, Stacy
Ryan, Joe
Sambunaris, Georgia
Shah, Satish
Slobey, Laura
Smith, Jay
Stein-Olson, Monica
Toder, Miles
Tumavick, Nancy
Vellenga, Tom
Whitlock-Brown, Linda
Williams, Aaron
Wingert, Stephen
Yamashita, Ken
11:53 pm

Nyle Brady

Nyle C. Brady died on November 24, 2015 in Colorado.

On the faculty of Cornell University from 1947 to 1973, Brady became the International Rice Research Institute’s third director general in 1973. During 8 years at the helm, he pioneered new cooperative relationships between the Institute and the national agricultural research systems in Asia. After IRRI, he served as senior assistant administrator for science and technology at USAID from 1981 to 1989 and was also a senior international development consultant for the United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank in Washington, D.C.

Born in Colorado in the United States, he earned his BS in chemistry from Brigham Young University in 1941 and his PhD in soil science from North Carolina State University in 1947. He was Emeritus Professor at Cornell and co-author (with Ray R. Weil) of the classic textbook, The Nature and Properties of Soils, now in its 14th edition. He and his wife Martha lived near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

11:27 am

Richard Newberg

Richard Newberg died peacefully on Monday, April 25, 2016 in Fairfax, VA after a long illness. He was born May 23, 1949 in San Francisco, CA to the late Dr. Waldo and Helen Lucille Newberg.

He graduated from Kansas University in 1971 and worked for Peace Corps in the Ivory Coast. He earned his Master”s degree from UC Davis in International Agricultural Development. Met his future wife, Ginny VanDerMeid, on his way to the Congo to work for the Paul Carlson Medical Program. Married in Chicago, Illinois on November 25, 1978 and moved back to Africa.

Rich later joined the US Agency for International Development and had the great pleasure to experience life in Mali, Burundi, Mozambique, Peru and finished his career as the USAID Rep to the UN Agencies in Rome, Italy.

His eldest daughter, Christina, predeceased him. He is survived by his wife, Ginny and two children, Alyssa and Thomas, as well as siblings, Eric, William, Robert, Karen, Kathryn and Merete, and numerous other relatives, friends and colleagues.

11:07 am

Marlies Backhous Murphy

Marlies Backhaus Murphy, 71, a project evaluator with the U.S. Agency for International Development from 1979 to 1993 who later founded an adoption service assisting Americans adopting children from Ukraine, died Aug. 16 at a hospital in Frederick, Md. The cause was pancreatic cancer, said her husband, Patrick Murphy.

Mrs. Murphy was born Marlies Backhaus in Uder, Germany, which became part of East Germany. She crossed the country’s border into West Berlin before the Berlin Wall was built in 1961, her husband said.

She later lived in France and England before coming to the United States. She worked at what was then the Washington Hospital Center and at the French Embassy before joining USAID. After adopting two children from Ukraine, she and her husband operated Adoption Consultants International from 1998 to 2008. She lived in Bethesda, Md., before moving to Frederick three years ago.

10:20 am