Alumnae & Alumni of Goucher College
2015-2016 Board of Directors
Todd Eric Hawkins MAAA ’10: In August of 2015, Hawkins was appointed executive director of the Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas. Prior to his move to Texas, he served as project manager for Public Art for Public Schools from 2008 to 2015. In addition, he was the managing director of Theatre East, a nonprofit, Off-Broadway theatre company in New York City. From 2013 – 2015, he served as co-chair of the Americans for the Arts Emerging Leaders Council, a nationally-elected body of individuals who advise the next generation of arts leaders through Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for the advancement of the arts and arts education. Hawkins has presented at conferences and served on top industry panels around the country including for the Connecticut Office of the Arts and the Arts Council of Indianapolis as well as for Americans for the Arts. Raised in Oklahoma, Hawkins completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Oklahoma and received his Master of Arts in Arts Administration from Goucher College in 2010.
Kara M. Bundy ’02: At Goucher, Bundy created her own major by combining sociology, psychology, women’s studies, and Spanish, which culminated in the production of a theatrical thesis, “We are the Ones: An Exploration of Resistance and Otherness.” Since graduating, Bundy has worked with several nonprofit and international education programs and studied marketing at the Wharton School of Business. She now runs a successful marketing and development consultancy. Bundy lives with her husband and two daughters in Bethesda, MD.
Jenifer Mitchell Reed ’86: Reed is program manager for NTT Com Security, an global internet security company. She earned a certificate in technical writing from Goucher College, a masters of science degree in management from the University of Management and Technology, and professional certifications in Six Sigma and project management. From 1999 to 2001, she served as a Goucher Trustee and was President of the AAGC Board. She also chaired the Alumnae/i Fund Committee for four years. A resident of Trophy Club, TX, Reed has one son.
Jerriann Myers Wilson ’62: After majoring in education, Wilson launched a 43-year career by joining the Child Life Department at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. There, she helped children adjust to healthcare experiences through play and preparation for procedures. She started a similar program at a sister hospital and directed the Hopkins program for 33 years. At Goucher, Wilson is a Class Fund Manager and in 2012 was awarded the AAGC Public Service Award. She volunteers with the Hopkins Medical Archives and several local organizations including the Village Learning Place and the Hamilton Street Club.
Jennifer Margolis Marquez ’01: A recipient of a Marvin Perry Merit Scholarship, Marquez was awarded Goucher’s Sarah T. Hughes Award for Academic Excellence in Politics and Public Policy and the Lee Snyder Lovett ‘33 Prize. Subsequently, Marquez graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was a member of the Inter-American Law Review and held positions as staff editor, symposium editor, and member of the Bylaws Revision Committee. She joined the Law Office of David E. Newman in September 2004. In 2012, she took over the firm and it was renamed Newman & Marquez, PA. She is a member in good standing of the Florida Bar, the United States District Court Southern District of Florida, and the United States District Court Middle District of Florida. Marquez lives in Miami, Florida, with her husband and two children.
Jesse J. Holland MFA ’12: Holland is a national writer covering race, ethnicity & demographics for The Associated Press in Washington, D.C. He is the author of the book, “Black Men Built The Capitol: Discovering African American History In and Around Washington, D.C.” (Globe Pequot, 2007) A former Supreme Court, White House and congressional reporter, Jesse was named one of TheRoot.com 100 Most Influential African Americans in 2011 and is the youngest person on the University of Mississippi’s Top 50 Journalism Graduates. Holland hails from Holly Springs, Miss., and lives in Bowie, Md. He is currently working on a book about slavery inside the White House, which began as his thesis for his MFA at Goucher College (2012).
Uneeda Brewer ’70: Since retiring from the Global Talent Management group at Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, NJ, Brewer started a life and executive coaching practice. She works with individuals who want to improve their work and personal lives in some way and who value having the support and expertise of an objective and caring coach. Brewer holds a masters degree in social work (MSW) from Atlanta University School of Social Work. She is a positive psychology coach and a certified practitioner in psychodrama, sociometry and group psychotherapy. Brewer has co-presented three workshops at the Psychodrama National Conference over the past 5 years. She previously served on the AAGC Board and was its secretary. Brewer volunteers with several mission activities in her local congregation and with a literacy program in St. Petersburg, Florida where she resides.
Jessica Fugate ’11: As a marketing specialist with Baltimore Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, Fugate is focused on promoting scouting to a new generation of youth with a focus on minorities in underserved communities through avenues such as the city Scoutreach and co-ed Venturing programs. She is a 2015 recipient of the Boy Scouts of America’s President’s Marketing Award for Best Multicultural Marketing. She is also serving a three-year term as Commissioner for the Baltimore County Commission on Arts and Sciences as the 5th district representative following her appointment in July 2013. She is a 2009 alumna of the Hansard Scholars Programme having completed a certificate in Parliamentary Politics and Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Born and raised in Baltimore, Fugate completed her undergraduate studies in Political Science and History with a focus on Russian policy as a Goucher II transfer student.
Jay Gilman ’09: Gilman is associate director for Education & Programs at Philadelphia Young Playwrights, and is pursuing an M.S. in Nonprofit Leadership, Management, & Social Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania. He has worked as an arts organization staffer and consultant, and is also a freelance theater director and sound designer. While at Goucher, Gilman studied Theatre, Anthropology, and Education (Interdisciplinary Major), with a Concentration in Arts Administration. He was also actively involved in Red Hot Blue, an acapella group devoted to fundraising for and serving the HIV/AIDS cause. His sister, Laura, is also a Goucher alum (’07) and manages social sector programming in their hometown, Kansas City.
Kimberley Gordy ’06: Now senior assistant director of admissions at George Washington University, Gordy worked for four years in Goucher’s Office of Admissions. A biology major, she was a member of the women’s basketball team as an undergraduate. Gordy also serves on the advisory board for Maryland Leadership Workshops Inc., a nonprofit that provides summer leadership development to middle and high school students. She plans to enroll in GW’s Master of Public Administration program in the fall.
Alice Kennedy ’97: As sustainability coordinator for the City of Baltimore, Kennedy provides legislative support, strategic planning, and community engagement strategies to forward the city’s Sustainability Plan and its complementary programs and projects. She also is responsible for the city’s Annual Sustainability Report and was the lead project manager in developing the city’s Climate Action Plan. Kennedy is currently focused on implementing a $52 million three year, multi-agency energy efficiency program geared to helping low-income residents, small businesses, and community facilities realize energy savings. Kennedy serves as a member of the Steering Committee of Baltimore Green Schools Network, and is a board member of Baltimore Green Works. Previously, Kennedy led the Baltimore Neighborhood Energy Challenge, the first project that the Office of Sustainability spearheaded as a direct result of the Sustainability Plan. She is also a licensed real estate agent with the Dudley Kennedy Team of Prudential PenFed Realty. She and her daughter live in Baltimore.
Eleanor Shriver Magee M.Ed. ’00: Eleanor Shriver Magee M.Ed. ’00: Shriver Magee’s career in higher education and nonprofit administration spans more than two decades. Her years as a National Collegiate Athletic Association head coach prepared Shriver Magee for a successful transition into alumni relations, advancement, and nonprofit administration. Many professional skills in coaching such as relationship building and the ability to multi-task prepared her well for both her career moves and volunteer commitments. She has worked for Loyola University, Washington College, Habitat for Humanity Choptank, and the Talbot Historical Society. Recently, she began her own consulting business. Shriver Magee lives in Easton, Md., with her husband and son, and she volunteers for the Rotary Club of Easton; Washington College; National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, Eastern Shore; Garrison Forest School; Wye River Upper School; Radcliffe Creek School; the Maryland Historical Society; and the Waterfowl Festival.
Jocelyn Reader ’02: A Biological Sciences major at Goucher, Reader was awarded the Ann M. Lacy Award in Genetics and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She received her doctorate in human genetics in 2009 from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She was recently promoted to research associate in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecologic and Reproductive Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Reader is also on the executive board for the Baltimore chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS).
Carol Hirschfeld Roth ’70: Roth is a retired educator living with her husband, Jeff, in Wilmington, DE. Her 38-year career with the School District of Philadelphia included work as a teacher, teacher coach, and administrator. She keeps busy with volunteer activities and travel. Roth has served Goucher in the past as an area admissions representative, a member of the Philadelphia alumnae club, and as an AAGC board member. She often attends Goucher events.
Alex J. Smith ’05: A managing director at Paul-McCoy Family Office Services, Smith helps oversee the financial affairs of multi-generational, high net-worth families. While at Goucher, he was involved in several leadership activities including serving as president of House Council. He and his wife, Christine Fodness Smith ’04, live in Boston, Mass., with their son, Oliver, and daughter, Nora.
J. Alice Nixon Thompson ’99: A doctoral candidate in the University of Maryland’s sociology program with concentrations in development and demography, Thompson plans to complete her dissertation this fall. She has worked most recently as a program officer and study director at the Institute of Medicine in Washington, D.C. During that time, she assisted in the execution and evaluation of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) mandated by the U.S. Congress, and acted as the study director for an evaluation of Department of Defense-Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System’s avian influenza/pandemic influenza activities. A sociology major at Goucher, Thompson holds a master’s degree in medical sociology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Craig Wolinski ’98: As a property manager with Corporate Office Properties Trust, Wolinski focuses primarily on meeting the specialized requirements of U.S. Government agencies and defense contractors engaged in defense information technology and national security-related activities. He has been serving as a board member for Goucher’s Blue & Gold Society for more than five years. He and his wife, Elizabeth “Beth” Edwards Wolinski ’98, live in Perry Hall, MD, with their daughter, Aubrey.